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Title:

Happy Clown

Tune:`4G/``2C4DEDC/2G4G2G```4C/   (Plaine and Easie code)
Plaine and Easie code beginning on C: `4C/2F4GAGF/``2C4C2C4F/
Listen:MP3
Time Signature:6/4
Length (no. of bars):16
Verses and lines:2 x 8
Bibliographic references: Ballantine, J. 100 Songs p.200 1866
Bremner, R. Gentle Shepherd. p.11 [1759]
Johnson, J. Scots MM III, p.260 no 251 [1790]
Ritson, J. Scotish Songs I, p.92 1794
Related names: Ballantine, James, 1808-1877.
Bremner, Robert, d. 1789.
Johnson, James, ca.1750-1811.
Ritson, Joseph, 1752-1803.
Versions:

Song title: Happy Clown
First words: Hid from himself now by the dawn
Tune title: Happy Clown
References: Bremner, R. Gentle Shepherd. p.11 [1759] ; Johnson, J. Scots MM III, p.260 no 251 [1790] ;

Song title: Happy Clown
First words: How happy is the rural clown
References: Ritson, J. Scotish Songs I, p.92 1794 ;

Song title: The Queen's Maries
First words: The Queen's Maries are blooming fair
References: Ballantine, J. 100 Songs p.200 1866 ;

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