There Was a Piper Had a Coo
There was a piper had a coo,
And he'd no hay to gie her.
He took his pipes and played a tune,
Consider, auld coo, consider.
The coo considered verra weel,
For she gave the piper a penny,
That he might play the tune again
Of Corn Rigs are Bonny.
Nicht at Eenie (1932), 15; Montgomerie SNR (1946), 87
(no. 108). Gregor (1881), 133, has a few differs: 2 he hid
nocht 4 An bad her weel consider. 6 An gave 7 T' play
the same tune ouer again 8 The corn rigs. ODNR 351