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Description of Glasgow Fair

Mitchell Library, Glasgow Collection

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Description of Glasgow Fair

"Jock Clarkstone's Description Of Glasgow Fair", a song preserved in a scrapbook entitled Old Glasgow Street Songs etc, 1850 which is held at the Mitchell Library.

This song by Daniel Norris is about a naive farmer's experiences and misadventures at the Glasgow Fair.

Reference: GC 398.5 GLA

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

Keywords:
circuses, dancing bears, drinking, fairs, fiddlers, folk songs, Glasgow Green, Jock Clarkston's Description Of Glasgow Fair, lyrics, magicians, monkeys, Old Glasgow Street Songs etc, 1850, parks, poetry, street entertainers, street songs, sweets



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