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I'm Gaein in the Train I'm gaein in the train, And ye're no comin wi me; I've got a lad o my ain, And his name is Kilty Jeemie. Jeemy wears a kilt, He wears it in the fashion, And every time he twirls it roon, Ye canna keep frae laughin. ________________________________________________________ SC (1948), 114 (no.183); the tune is evidently "I know where I'm going". One of the many snatches poking fun at the kiltie, who of course wears no underwear. Var. in Buchan & Hall, Scottish Folksinger, 73: "Iken whaur I'm gaun", etc. Ritchie Singing Street (1964), 102, has what seems an earlier version, from Edinburgh: "I'm gaun to the Fair--/ You're no comin' wi' me:/ I'm gaun to the Fair/ To dance the Hieland Laddie!" In his 1965 volume (Golden City), 18, he has it as above, differs: going/ You're no/ fellie/ And they ca' him Bonnie Jimmie.//He has a tartan kilt// And every time I see him/ I canna help fae laughin'. Filename[ GAETRAIN MS OCT98
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