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Title:

Happy Mother, The

Tune:``8D/`8.A6D8D8.D6E8G/8.A6G8A``4C`8A/   (Plaine and Easie code)
Plaine and Easie code beginning on C: ``8C/`8.G6C8C8.C6D8F/8.G6F8G4bB8G/
Listen:MP3
Key signature:bB
Time Signature:6/8
Length (no. of bars):16
Verses and lines:3 x 8
Bibliographic references: Ballantine, J. 100 Songs p.160 1866
Morine, C H. Maver's Scottish Melodies II, p.124 [1865]
Related names: Ballantine, James, 1808-1877.
Morine, C. H. (Charles Harland), 1828-1879.
Versions:

Song title: Bessy's Wooing
First words: O guess ye wha's gane
References: Ballantine, J. 100 Songs p.160 1866 ;

Song title: The Happy Mother
First words: An O' may I never live single again
Tune title: The Hills of Glenorchy
References: Morine, C H. Maver's Scottish Melodies II, p.124 [1865] ;

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