The History of Leith

November 6, 2013

Broadside entitled ‘Answer to Ladies Crinolines’

Verse 1 begins: ‘Come all you young ladies and listen awhile, / I’ll sing you a song that will cause you to smile’. There are no details attached to this publication, although ‘answers’ were usually published in reply to a letter or text and so can often be found in pairs. The partner of this is, unfortunately, untraceable. There are no publication details given, but this is one of two songs – printed by James Lindsay – on this sheet. for more click here

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