"The Parkhead Weaver", a song which preserved in a scrapbook entitled Old Glasgow Street Songs etc, 1850 which is held at the Mitchell Library.
This nonsense song is about a young weaver, Jamie Tak'-a-Tattie, who was jilted by the crinolene-wearing engineer Joanna.
Reference: GC 398.5 GLA
Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning
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