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Title:

Highland Laddie (2), The

Tune:`4A/F8ED8.F6G8AF/BAGF4.E8F/   (Plaine and Easie code)
Plaine and Easie code beginning on C: ``4C/`A8GF8.A6bB``8C`A/``DC`bBA4.G8A/
Additional Information: Johnson's SMM 2x4 S+R, the tune is sometimes know as The Highland Lassie and as Bessie's Haggis
Listen:MP3
Time Signature:3/4
Length (no. of bars):16
Verses and lines:4 x 6 S+R
Bibliographic references: Johnson, J. SMM, V, p. 480 no. 467, [1796]
Napier, W. Selection, I, p. 75, [1790]
Smith, R.A. Scotish Minstrel, V, p. 92, [1824]
Thomson, G,. Sel. Coll. , vol IV, p. 189, [1805]
Thomson, G,. Sel. Mel., vol V, p. 23, [1823]
Related names: Johnson, James, ca.1750-1811.
Napier, William, 1740?-1812.
Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829.
Thomson, Mr. (George), 1757-1851.
Versions:

Song title: As I came o'er the Cairney mount
First words: As I came o'er the Cairney mount
References: Johnson, J. SMM, V, p. 480 no. 467, [1796] ;

Song title: As I came o'er the Cairney mount
First words: O my bonie Highland Lad [refrain]
References: Johnson, J. SMM, V, p. 480 no. 467, [1796] ;

Song title: Highland Laddie
First words: As I came o'er the Cairney mount
References: Smith, R.A. Scotish Minstrel, V, p. 92, [1824] ;

Song title: Highland Laddie
First words: Come fetch to me a pint o' wine
References: Thomson, G,. Sel. Coll. , vol IV, p. 189, [1805] ;

Song title: Highland Laddie
First words: O my bonnie bonnie Highland Laddie [refrain]
References: Johnson, J. SMM, V, p. 480 no. 467, [1796] ;

Song title: Highland Laddie
First words: Sweet carols wake the blythe at Yule
References: Thomson, G,. Sel. Mel., vol V, p. 23, [1823] ;

Song title: Highland Laddie
First words: The Lowland lads think they are fine
References: Napier, W. Selection, I, p. 75, [1790] ;

Song title: Highland Laddie
First words: The lowland maids gang brig and fine
References: Thomson, G,. Sel. Coll. , vol IV, p. 189, [1805] ;

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