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Stra'ven Jock

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Stra'ven Jock

"Stra'ven Jock", a song preserved in a scrapbook entitled Old Glasgow Street Songs etc, 1850 which is held at the Mitchell Library.

The song describes the activities of Jock, a travelling salesman from Strathaven, when he comes offering all manner of goods for sale to the inhabitants of Larkhall in Lanarkshire.

Reference: GC 398.5 GLA

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

Keywords:
folks songs, lyrics, Old Glasgow Street Songs etc, 1850, poetry, street songs, street traders



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