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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8205

Titles:
Ye'll find I've seen my granny

First Lines:
I'm what they ca' a Johnny Raw

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Countryman in Glasgow

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V303

Titles:
The Caledonian maid

First Lines:
Oh say ye virgins, have you seen
O say ye virgin have ye seen
Oh, say ye virgins, have you seen

Subjects:
Scotland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 5960

Titles:
The crook & plaid
The crook and plaid

First Lines:
If lasses lo'e the laddies, they surely should confess
If lassies lo'e the laddies they should like me confess
If lassies like the laddies they should like me confess
If lasses like the laddies, they should, like me, confess

Subjects:
Scotland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9349

Titles:
Bravest fellows out

First Lines:
There's been a great deal said and sung, of late there is no doubt

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Crimean War, 1853-1856
India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5060

Titles:
Willie brew'd a peck o' moat [sic]
O Willie brew'd a peck o' maut
Willie brew'd a peck o' maut

First Lines:
O, Willie brew'd a peck o' maut
O Willie brew'd a peck o' maut
Oh, Willie brew'd a peck o' maut

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Drinking

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8203

Titles:
She called in a broker
I wish my granny saw ye

First Lines:
I'm not going to sing that she's marmalade jam
I am Johnny Raw, a civil chiel
I'm not going to sing that she's marmalade jam, or anything like it so sweet

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Countryman in Glasgow
Domestic relations
Paternity

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1528

Titles:
Sodger Jock

First Lines:
Noo, chaps and wunches a'

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3882

Titles:
Moggy's confession. Or, A A [sic] comical dialogue between the mother and daughter, about blith Jockey's love and kindness

First Lines:
Young Jockey a muckle lad, bonny and boon

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Women

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3013

Titles:
The Scotch wedding, or, A short and pretty way of wooing

First Lines:
In January last, upon a Munday on the morn

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Weddings

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 16967

Titles:
John Anderson my Jo
John Anderson my joe
[John] Anderson my Joe
John Anderson my jo, John
John Anderson, my jo
John Anderson my joe, John
John Anderson my jo

First Lines:
John Anderson m[y] jo when we were first acqua'nt
John Anderson, my Jo, John
John Anderson, my jo, John, when nature first began
John Anderson, my joe, when we were first acquent
John Anderson, my jo, John
[John] Anderson my Joe, I wondor [sic] wha ye mean
John Anderson, my jo, when we were first acquent
John Anderson my jo John
John Anderson my jo, John
John Anderson, my jo, John, I wonder what you mean
John Anderson my jo, John, I wonder what you mean

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Age
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13849

Titles:
Blue bells of Scotland
The blue bells of Scotland
The blue bell of Scotland
The Scottish blue bells

First Lines:
Let the proud Indian boast of his jessamine bow'rs
Oh, where and oh, is my Highland laddie gone
O where, and O where is your Highland laddie gone
Ah, where and ah, where, is your Highlaud [sic] laddie gone
Oh, where, and oh where is your highland laddie gone?
Oh, where, and oh, where, is my Highland laddie gone
O where and O where does your highland laddie dwell
O where, and O where does your Highland laddie dwell?
Ah! where and ah where is your highland laddie gone

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11528

Titles:
The Clydesdale wedding
Clydesdale wedding
The Clydesdale wedding. 6th issue

First Lines:
Come owre by and tell us your crack
Come ower by and tell us your crack
Come oure by, and tell us your crack

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Weddings
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 867

Titles:
Brewer laddie

First Lines:
In Perth there liv'd a bonnie lad

Subjects:
Scotland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3090

Titles:
Auld Robin the laird

First Lines:
Auld Robin, our laird thought o' changin' his life

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Weddings
Servants

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 3138

Titles:
Lord Ullin's daughter
Lord Ullin['s] daught[er]

First Lines:
A chieftain to the Highlands boun[d]
A chieftain to the Highlands bound

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Cruel father
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 292

Titles:
The lass o' Glenshee
The lass o' Glenshea
The lass of Glenshee

First Lines:
On a bonny day, when the heather was blooming
On a bonnie day, when heather was blooming
On a bonny day when heather was blooming
On a bonny day when the heather was blooming
In a bonny day when heather was blooming

Subjects:
Scotland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5494

Titles:
Over the water my Jemmy is gone

First Lines:
Over the water my Jemmy is gone

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Shipwreck
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3021

Titles:
The golden act. A new song
The widower that leeves on our stair
The old mountain tree
A new song, called the Golden act
Under the parlor stairs

First Lines:
Oh! the home we loved by the bounding deep
Noo, I'm a young lass, my age is just thirty-five
What confusion this act has made
O! the happiest time that ever I spent

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Fairs
Money
Marriage prospects

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1355

Titles:
A new song, called The distressed sons of Scotia

First Lines:
Sweet Scotia, my country, how long wilt thou grieve

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Taxation
Politics and government - Scotland, 19th century
Emigration - Scots

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1096

Titles:
The braes of Strathblane
Braes of Strathblane

First Lines:
As I was walking one morning in May
As I went a walking one morning in May

Subjects:
Scotland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1526

Titles:
Poor and honest sodger
Poor but honest sodger

First Lines:
When wild war's deadly blast was blown and gentle peace returning
When wild war's deadly blast was blown, and gentle peace returning
When wild wars deadly blast was blawn, and gentle peace returning
When wild wars deadly blast was blown and gentle peace returning

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Soldiers
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 22818

Titles:
Sandy & Jenny
Sandy and Jenny. A favorite Scotch song
Sandy and Jenny

First Lines:
Come, come, bonnie lassie, cry'd Sandy, a-wa
Come, come bonny lassie, cry'd Sandy, away
Come, come, bonny lassie, cried Sandy awa'
Come come bonny lassie cry'd Sandy awa'
Come come, bonny lassie, cried Sandy, awa
Come, come bonnie lassie, cried Sandy away
Come, come bonny lassie cried Sandy away
Come bonny lassie, cry'd Sandy awa
Come come bonny lassie cried Sandy away
Come, come, bonny lassie, cri'd Sandy away!
Come, come, bonny lassie, cry'd Sandy awa'

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4975

Titles:
The Rose of Dundee
With lowly suit. As sung in No song no supper
The Rose o' Dundee

First Lines:
With lowly suit and plaintive ditty
Early one Monday morning as I walked Dundee street
Early one Mondy [sic] morning, as I walked Dundee street
Early one morning as I walked Dundee street

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1078

Titles:
Sandy and Jessy

First Lines:
The moon shed her rays on the top of Ben Lomond
The moon shed her rays on the top o' Ben Lomond

Subjects:
Scotland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7380

Titles:
Jamie of Dundee

First Lines:
I canna like ye, gentle sir
I Canna like ye, gentle Sir

Subjects:
Scotland

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