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Title:

John Hay's Bonny Lassie

Tune:`8C/CD4FF/4.F8GAF/   (Plaine and Easie code)
Plaine and Easie code beginning on C: `8C/CD4FF/4.F8GAF/
Listen:MP3
Key signature:bB
Time Signature:3/4
Length (no. of bars):32
Verses and lines:5 x 4 S
Bibliographic references: Bremner, R. 2nd Set of Scots Songs, p.23 [1759]
Dale, J. Collection, Vol.I, p.49 [1795]
Johnson, J. Scots M.M., Vol.I, p.68, no.67 [1787]
Napier, W. Selection, Vol.I, p.50 [1790]
Sime, D. Edin. Musical Miscellany, Vol.II, p.338 1793
Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel, Vol.IV, p.34 [1824]
Stewart, N. 30 Scots Songs, Vol.II, p.5 [c.1780]
Stuart, A. Music for A Ramsay's Scots Songs, p.132 [c.1725]
Thomson, W. Orpheus Caledonius, p.35 [1726]
Thomson, W. Orpheus Caledonius, p.35 1733
Related names: Bremner, Robert, d. 1789.
Dale, Joseph, 1750-1821.
Johnson, James, ca.1750-1811.
Napier, William, 1740?-1812.
Sime, D. (David), d. 1807.
Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829.
Stewart, Neil.
Stuart, Alexander.
Thomson, William
Versions:

Song title: John Hay's Bonny Lassie
First words: By smooth winding Tay a Swain was reclining
References: Thomson, W. Orpheus Caledonius, p.35 [1726] ; Thomson, W. Orpheus Caledonius, p.35 1733 ; Stuart, A. Music for A Ramsay's Scots Songs, p.132 [c.1725] ; Bremner, R. 2nd Set of Scots Songs, p.23 [1759] ; Stewart, N. 30 Scots Songs, Vol.II, p.5 [c.1780] ; Napier, W. Selection, Vol.I, p.50 [1790] ; Johnson, J. Scots M.M., Vol.I, p.68, no.67 [1787] ; Sime, D. Edin. Musical Miscellany, Vol.II, p.338 1793 ; Dale, J. Collection, Vol.I, p.49 [1795] ; Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel, Vol.IV, p.34 [1824] ;

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