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Title:

Humble beggar, The

Tune:``8C/6C8.C8C4C8C/4C6DE8D8.(C)``6GF/   (Plaine and Easie code)
Plaine and Easie code beginning on C: ``8C/6C8.C8C4C8C/4C6DE8D8.(C)``6GF/
Listen:MP3
Time Signature:3/4
Length (no. of bars):8
Verses and lines:10 x 4
Bibliographic references: Johnson, J. Scots MM V, p.435, no.423, [1796]
Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel VI, p.94, [1824]
Related names: Johnson, James, ca.1750-1811.
Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829.
Versions:

Song title: The Humble Beggar
First words: In Scotland there liv'd a humble beggar
References: Johnson, J. Scots MM V, p.435, no.423, [1796] ; Johnson, J. Scots MM V, p.435, no.423, [1796] ; Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel VI, p.94, [1824] ;

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