Johnny Lad Oh ken ye my love Johnny He's down on yonder lea, And he's looking and he's joking And he's aye watching me, He's pullin' and he's teasin' But his meanin's not so bad If it's ever goin' to be Tell me noo, Johnny lad. Tell me noo my Johnny laddie Tell me noo my Johnny lad If it's ever goin' to be Tell me noo, Johnny lad. Oh's Johnny blithe and bonny, He's the pride of all yon lea And I love him best of any Though he's aye teasin' me Though he teases me and squeezes me And tickles me like mad, Nane comes near me that can cheer me Like my ane Johnny lad. Aye it's you, my Johnny laddie Aye it's you my Johnny lad Nane can tease me and can please me Like my own Johnny lad. Oh, Johnny's not a gentlemen Nor yet is he a laird, But I would follow Johnny Although he was a caird. Oh Johnny is a a bonnie lad He was ainst a lad of mine, And I've never had a better lad Though I've had twenty-nine. And with you, my Johnny laddie And with you my Johnny lad, And I'll dance the buckles off my shoon With you, Johnny lad. Recorded by MacColl & Seeger, Ian Campbell Folk Group RG
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