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Title:

As I came down by you castle wa'

Tune:`8.G6xF/8ExFGAB``G8.xF6G/2E8-`B``C/   (Plaine and Easie code)
Plaine and Easie code beginning on C: `8.C,6B/8AB`CDE``C`8.B``6C/2A4-8EF/
Additional Information:Napier 1795 ed 4 x 4 S
Listen:MP3
Key signature:xF
Time Signature:4/4
Length (no. of bars):8
Verses and lines:5 x 4 S
Bibliographic references: Diack, J. M. The Scottish Orpheus, Vol. III, p. 12, [c.1924].
Johnson, J. Scots M. M., Vol. IV, p. 336, no.326, [1792].
Napier, W. Selection, Vol. III, p.15, no. 16B, [1795].
Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel, Vol. VI, p. 90, [1824].
Related names:
Diack, J. Michael (John Michael), 1869-1946.
Johnson, James, ca.1750-1811.
Napier, William, 1740?-1812.
Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829.
Versions:

First words: As I gaed up by yon gate-end
References: Diack, J. M. The Scottish Orpheus, Vol. III, p. 12, [c.1924]. ;

Song title: As I came down by yon castle wa'
First words: As I came down by yon castle wa'
References: Johnson, J. Scots M. M., Vol. IV, p. 336, no.326, [1792]. ; Napier, W. Selection, Vol. III, p.15, no. 16B, [1795]. ;

Song title: Mary Cunningham
First words: O say na sae Mary Cunningham
References: Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel, Vol. VI, p. 90, [1824]. ;

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