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Title:

She's fair and fause

Tune:`6bAbB/``8.C6bD8C`4bB8bA/8.G6bA8F4nE8C/   (Plaine and Easie code)
Plaine and Easie code beginning on C: ``6CD/8.E6F8E4D8C/`8.B``6C`8A4xG8E/
Additional Information:This is The Lads of Leith in Tune Index
Listen:MP3
Key signature:bBEAD
Time Signature:6/8
Length (no. of bars):16
Verses and lines:2 x 8 S
Bibliographic references: Graham, G. F. Popular Songs of Scotland, p.146, 1887
Johnson, J. Scots M.M., vol. IV, p.411, no.398, [1792]
Napier, W. Selection, vol. III, p.22, [1795]
Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel I, p.81, [1821]
Thomson, G. Sel. Coll. Set 2, p.40 [1798]
Thomson, G. Sel. Melodies, vol. VI, p.9, [1825]
Urbani, P. Selection, vol. IV, p.45, [1799]
Related names: Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867.
Johnson, James, ca.1750-1811.
Napier, William, 1740?-1812.
Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829.
Thomson, Mr. (George), 1757-1851.
Urbani, P
Versions:

Song title: She's fair and fause
First words: She's fair and fause
References: Johnson, J. Scots M.M., vol. IV, p.411, no.398, [1792] ; Napier, W. Selection, vol. III, p.22, [1795] ; Thomson, G. Sel. Coll. Set 2, p.40 [1798] ; Urbani, P. Selection, vol. IV, p.45, [1799] ; Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel I, p.81, [1821] ; Graham, G. F. Popular Songs of Scotland, p.146, 1887 ;

Song title: She's fair and fause
First words: The Hero may perish
References: Thomson, G. Sel. Melodies, vol. VI, p.9, [1825] ;

Song title: She's fair and fause
First words: Why will Florella when I gaze
References: Thomson, G. Sel. Coll. Set 2, p.40 [1798] ;

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