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Title:

Ann thou were my ain thing

Tune:`4.G8A``8.C_6D4E/4.D_8C`2A/   (Plaine and Easie code)
Plaine and Easie code beginning on C: `4.C8D8.F6G4A/4.G8F2D/
Listen:MP3
Time Signature:4/4
Length (no. of bars):16
Verses and lines:5 x 4 S + R
Bibliographic references: Bremner, R. 12 Scots Songs, p. 14, [1760].
Bremner, R. 30 Scots Songs, p. 13, [1759].
Corri, D. Collection Vol. II, p.21, [1783].
Dale, J. Collection, Vol. I, p. 12, [1795].
Graham, G. F. Songs of Scotland, p. 175, 1857.
Johnson, J. Scots MM, Vol. I, p. 2, [1787].
Napier, W. Selection, Vol. I, p. 34, [1790].
Ritson, J. Scottish Songs, Vol. I, p. 11, 1794.
Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel, Vol. IV, p. 2, [1824].
Stewart, N. 30 Scots Songs Vol. I, p. 14, [c.1780].
Stuart, A. Music for A. Ramsay's Coll. of Scots Songs, p. 138, [c.1725].
Thomson, G. Melodies of Scotland, Vol. III, p. 120, [1839].
Thomson, G. Selected Collection, Vol. III, p. 20, [1802].
Thomson, W. Orpheus Caledonius, p. 23, [1725].
Thomson, W. Orpheus Caledonius, p. 23, [1733].
Urbani, P. Selection of Scots Songs, Vol. I, p. 6, [1792].
Walsh, J. Collection of Original Scots Songs, p. [42], [1732?].
Related names: Bremner, Robert, d. 1789.
Corri, D.
Dale, Joseph, 1750-1821.
Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867.
Johnson, James, ca.1750-1811.
Napier, William, 1740?-1812.
Ritson, Joseph, 1752-1803.
Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829.
Stewart, Neil.
Stuart, Alexander.
Thomson, Mr. (George), 1757-1851.
Thomson, William
Urbani, P.
Walsh, J.
Versions:

Song title: Ann thou were my ain thing
First words: An thou were my ain thing
References: Bremner, R. 30 Scots Songs, p. 13, [1759]. ;

Song title: Ann thou were my ain thing
First words: Ann thou were my ain thing
References: Bremner, R. 12 Scots Songs, p. 14, [1760]. ; Corri, D. Collection Vol. II, p.21, [1783]. ; Stewart, N. 30 Scots Songs Vol. I, p. 14, [c.1780]. ; Johnson, J. Scots MM, Vol. I, p. 2, [1787]. ; Napier, W. Selection, Vol. I, p. 34, [1790]. ; Urbani, P. Selection of Scots Songs, Vol. I, p. 6, [1792]. ; Ritson, J. Scottish Songs, Vol. I, p. 11, 1794. ; Dale, J. Collection, Vol. I, p. 12, [1795]. ; Stuart, A. Music for A. Ramsay's Coll. of Scots Songs, p. 138, [c.1725]. ; Thomson, W. Orpheus Caledonius, p. 23, [1725]. ; Walsh, J. Collection of Original Scots Songs, p. [42], [1732?]. ; Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel, Vol. IV, p. 2, [1824]. ; Thomson, W. Orpheus Caledonius, p. 23, [1733]. ;

Song title: Ann thou were my ain thing
First words: How slow in absence moves the day
References: Thomson, G. Melodies of Scotland, Vol. III, p. 120, [1839]. ;

Song title: Ann thou were my ain thing
First words: Thy fatal shaft's unerving move
References: Thomson, G. Selected Collection, Vol. III, p. 20, [1802]. ;

Song title: The Homeless Heart
First words: From wand'ring long on foreign shore
References: Graham, G. F. Songs of Scotland, p. 175, 1857. ;

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