"Nanny That Leeves Next Door", a song preserved in a scrapbook entitled Old Glasgow Street Songs etc, 1850 which is held at the Mitchell Library.
This cheerful song is about a shy man courting the girl next door. "For she took my heart when sittin' and knittin', the time that I was smokin' and spittin'."
Reference: GC 398.5 GLA
Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning
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