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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4871

Title: Uncle Ned

First Line: I once knew a nigger and his name was Uncle Ned

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8694

Title: Come under my plaidie

First Line: Come under my plaidie, the nights gaun to fa'

Authors:  Macneill, Hector, 1746-1818


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Poor Mary of the wild moor

First Line: 'Twas one cold winter's night, when the wind


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A131: Bourgeoisie, middle class, citizens, burghers
48C7322: Harp
48C7522: One person playing string instrument (plucked)
48C7542: Musician(s) accompanying singer(s)
48C741: Printed edition of musical score



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