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Glasgow Pretty Girls

Mitchell Library, Glasgow Collection

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Glasgow Pretty Girls

"Glasgow Pretty Girls", a song in a scrapbook entitled Old Glasgow Street Songs etc, 1850 and held at the Mitchell Library.

"My song is of the Glasgow girls, dressed up in hoops with pretty curls." The songwriter waxes lyrical about the city's young women, "so nobby, white and clean, dressed up in crinolene."

Reference: GC 398.5 GLA

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

Keywords:
courting, crinolenes, fashions, flirting, folk songs, Glasgow Pretty Girls, lyrics, Old Glasgow Street Songs etc, 1850, poetry, romance, street songs, women



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