Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

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Stirling. Printed by W. Macnie. 1825


An eight-page songbook


1st Ballad

Title: Robin A'boon

First Line: My name is Robin A'boon

Themes:  WealthMarriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V29626

Title: Steer her up and ha'd her gaw'n

First Line: O steer her up and ha'd her gaw'n

Themes:  SeductionDrinking

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4795

Title: Steer her up and ha'd her gaw'n

First Line: A sup of good whisky will make you glad

Themes:  Drinking

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: A Highland lad my love was born

First Line: A Highland lad my love was born

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Drinking


IconClass Codes:
49L51: Pen
49L66: Writing-table, writing-desk
48C911: Author, poet writing


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