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Title:

Auld Rob Morris

Tune:`4B/4.G_8E4D/4EG``G   (Plaine and Easie code)
Plaine and Easie code beginning on C: ``4C/4.A_8F4E/4FA``A/
Listen:MP3
Key signature:xF
Time Signature:3/4
Length (no. of bars):16
Verses and lines:6 x 4
Bibliographic references: Corri, D. Collection, vol II, p.15, [1783]
Dale, J. Collection, vol. II, p.76, 1795
Graham, G. F. Popular Songs of Scotland, p.90, 1887
Johnson, J. Scots M.M., vol. II, p.200, no. 192, [1788]
Napier, W. Selection, vol. I, p.20, [1790-5]
Ritson, J. Scotish Songs, vol. I, p.176, 1794
Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel, vol. II, p.60, [1821]
Stewart, N. Coll. Of Scots Songs, p.10, [c.1770]
Stuart, A. Music for A Ramsay's Scots Songs, p.116, [c.1725]
Thomson, G. Sel. Coll., set I, p.17, [1793]
Thomson, W. Orpheus Caledonius, p.30, 1733
Thomson, W. Orpheus Caledonius, p.30, [1725]
Walsh, J. Coll. Of Orig. S. S. A Scotch Dialogue, p.[26], [1732?]
Related names: Corri, D. (Domenico), 1746-1825.
Dale, Joseph, 1750-1821.
Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867.
Johnson, James, ca.1750-1811.
Napier, William, 1740?-1812.
Ritson, Joseph, 1752-1803.
Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829.
Stewart, Neil.
Stuart, Alexander.
Thomson, Mr. (George), 1757-1851.
Thomson, William
Walsh, J.
Versions:

Song title: Auld Rob Morris
First words: The nymph that undoes me is fair and unkind
References: Thomson, G. Sel. Coll., set I, p.17, [1793] ;

Song title: Auld Rob Morris
First words: There's auld Rob Morris
References: Stewart, N. Coll. Of Scots Songs, p.10, [c.1770] ; Stuart, A. Music for A Ramsay's Scots Songs, p.116, [c.1725] ; Thomson, W. Orpheus Caledonius, p.30, [1725] ; Walsh, J. Coll. Of Orig. S. S. A Scotch Dialogue, p.[26], [1732?] ; Thomson, W. Orpheus Caledonius, p.30, 1733 ; Napier, W. Selection, vol. I, p.20, [1790-5] ; Corri, D. Collection, vol II, p.15, [1783] ; Johnson, J. Scots M.M., vol. II, p.200, no. 192, [1788] ; Ritson, J. Scotish Songs, vol. I, p.176, 1794 ; Dale, J. Collection, vol. II, p.76, 1795 ; Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel, vol. II, p.60, [1821] ; Graham, G. F. Popular Songs of Scotland, p.90, 1887 ;

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