"Flare-up in the Briggate", a song preserved in a scrapbook entitled Old Glasgow Street Songs etc, 1850 which is held at the Mitchell Library.
This song describes the misfortunes of a gullible country boy, who is lured to a house of ill-repute in the Bridgegate, and robbed of his belongings. The moral is plain: "Take care how you pick your loves, and all such lasses shun."
Reference: GC 398.5 GLA
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