Blanche Rowen, Mike Gulston - Watching the White Wheat

Blanche Rowen, Mike Gulston
Song Name: Watching the White Wheat
By: Blanche Rowen, Mike Gulston ( Blanche Rowen, Mike Gulston )
Country: Wales
Song Local Name: Bugeilio'r Gwenith Gwyn
Album: Sorta Kinda
Genre: Folk , Celtic , folk music of Wales , Welsh folk music
Date Added: 24 Mar 2020
Blanche Rowen

One of Wales' great traditional love songs. A poor local poet falls for a high-born young lady wh ois promised to another. He writes this song for her: "I watch the wheat ripen though another will reap the harvest". The song is based on a true story, from thevillage of Llangynwyd in south Wales, in the 17th century.

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