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Title:

He's dear dear to me

Tune:`6FG/8.A6bB8AG4F8GA/``8.F6D8C`6bBA4.G6FG/   (Plaine and Easie code)
Plaine and Easie code beginning on C: `6CD/8.E6F8ED4C8DE/``8.C`6A8G6FE4.D6CD/
Listen:MP3
Key signature:bB
Time Signature:4/4
Length (no. of bars):8
Verses and lines:4 x 4
Bibliographic references: Johnson, J. Scots MM VI, p.566, no.547 [1803]
Morine, C H. Maver's Scottish Melodies II, p.139 [1865]
Smith, R A. Scotish Minstrel III, p.2 [1821]
Thompson, G. Sel. Coll. Vol 1, p. 34 1822
Related names: Johnson, James, ca.1750-1811.
Morine, C. H. (Charles Harland), 1828-1879.
Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829.
Thomson, Mr. (George), 1757-1851.
Versions:

Song title: He's dear dear to me
First words: As I was walking by yon river side
References: Johnson, J. Scots MM VI, p.566, no.547 [1803] ; Smith, R A. Scotish Minstrel III, p.2 [1821] ;

Song title: Lullaby of an Infant Chief
First words: O hush thee my baby
Tune title: He's dear to me
References: Thompson, G. Sel. Coll. Vol 1, p. 34 1822 ;

Song title: The Gowden Ring
First words: O Whaur's the gowden ring
References: Morine, C H. Maver's Scottish Melodies II, p.139 [1865] ;

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