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Saa You My Maggie

Saa You My Maggie - a traditional song sung by Elizabeth Morewood and Alan Slater.


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Traditional Shetland Songs Traditional Shetland Songs Saa You My Maggie is known from the singing of the late Jamsie Laurenson from Aithbank, Fetlar.  This version is sung by Elizabeth Morewood and Alan Slater.  Elizabeth Morewood felt people were forgetting about the older traditional Shetland songs and that prompted her to gather what she could find from a variety of sources.  The result is a CD Traditional Shetland Songs which  she recorded in Unst with Dave Sinton.

 


Saw you me Maggie?
Saw you me Maggie?
Saw you me Maggie linkin ower de lee?

Hoo wid you keen her?
Hoo wid you keen her?
Hoo wid you keen her comin ower de lee?

Shu wis aa dressed in yallow
Aa dressed in yallow,
Aa dressed in yallow wi her cots abune her knee.

Shu wis seen wi your Johnnie,
Seen wi your Johnnie,
Shu wis seen wi your Johnnie; he'll be takin her ta dee.

Shu's baith blithe an shu's boannie,
Blithe an shu's boannie.
Shu's baith blithe an shu's boannie an shu'll be göd wi me.

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