Johnie Scott

No: 99; variant: 99P

  1. JOHNIE’S up to England gone, Three quarters of a year; Johnie’s up to England gone, The king’s banner to bear.
  2. He hadna been in fair England A month but only three, The king he had but one dochter, And she fell in love with he.
  3. And word is up, and word is down, And word is to the ha, And word is to the king’s court gane, Amang the nobles a’.
  4. Now word is to the king himsell, On throne where he did sit, That his ae dochter goes wi child To John that little Scot.