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Broome -- The bonny bonny Broome

Title     Broome
  The bonny bonny Broome
History     The tune "The Broom of Cowdenknows" was listed in 1632 with a ballad
  entitled:
  The lovely northern lasse, who in the ditty here
  complaining shews what harme she got milking her Daddies
  ewes.
  Cowdenknows was a Scottish estate and barony on the east bank
  of the river Leander, 32 miles SE of Edinburgh, close to the English
  border. The broom, a shrub which blooms with spikes of small golden
  flowers, once grew plentifully of its hillsides but was stripped away
  for turnip farming in the 19th century.
Time_Signature     4/4
Key_Signature     G

This tune occurs in 1 document :- Playford

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Contributed by Paul Sherwood Sun Mar 2 21:22:44 2008
Last edited Sun May 20 13:39:18 2012

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