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Title:

How shall I be sad on my wedding day

Tune:``4D/4.F8G4FDC`bB/``DFbB2A4F/   (Plaine and Easie code)
Plaine and Easie code beginning on C: ``4C/4.bE8F4EC`bBbA/``CbEbA2G4E/
Listen:MP3
Key signature:bB
Time Signature:6/4
Length (no. of bars):16
Verses and lines:1 x 8 S
Bibliographic references: Bremner, R. Gentle Shepherd, p.5, [1759]
Johnson, J. Scots MM II, p.151, no.145 [1788]
Napier, W. Selection II, p.37, [1792]
Related names: Bremner, Robert, d. 1789.
Johnson, James, ca.1750-1811.
Napier, William, 1740?-1812.
Versions:

Song title: How shall I be sad on my wedding day
First words: How shall I be sad when a Husband I hae
Tune title: How shall I be sad on my wedding day
References: Bremner, R. Gentle Shepherd, p.5, [1759] ; Johnson, J. Scots MM II, p.151, no.145 [1788] ; Bremner, R. Gentle Shepherd, p.5, [1759] ; Napier, W. Selection II, p.37, [1792] ;

Song title: The Wedding Day
First words: One night as young Colin lay
References: Johnson, J. Scots MM II, p.151, no.145 [1788] ;

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