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Title:

Auld wife ayont the fire, The

Tune:``8C/`AAGFDDbB``C/`AAGFFF``FC/   (Plaine and Easie code)
Plaine and Easie code beginning on C: ``8C/`AAGFDDbB``C/`AAGFFF``FC/
Listen:MP3
Key signature:bB
Time Signature:4/4
Length (no. of bars):8
Verses and lines:11 x 4
Bibliographic references: Hogg, J. Jacobite Relics, vol. II, p.143, 1821
Johnson, J. Scots M.M., vol. V, p.446, no. 435, [1796]
Parry, J. Beauties of Caledonia, p.126, [c.1815]
Ritson, J. Scotish Songs, vol. I, p.273, 1794
Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel, vol. II, p.81, [1821]
Thomson, G. Sel. Coll. set 2, p.39, [1798]
Thomson, G. Sel. Coll. vol. I, p.39, 1822
Related names: Hogg, James, 1770-1835.
Johnson, James, ca.1750-1811.
Parry, John, 1776-1851.
Ritson, Joseph, 1752-1803.
Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829.
Thomson, Mr. (George), 1757-1851.
Versions:

Song title: The auld wife ayont the fire
First words: There was a wife won'd in a glen
References: Ritson, J. Scotish Songs, vol. I, p.273, 1794 ; Johnson, J. Scots M.M., vol. V, p.446, no. 435, [1796] ;

Song title: The auld wife ayont the fire
First words: Where cart rins rowing to the sea
References: Thomson, G. Sel. Coll. set 2, p.39, [1798] ;

Song title: Welcome Royal Charlie
First words: Arous, arous ilk killed clan
References: Parry, J. Beauties of Caledonia, p.126, [c.1815] ;

Song title: Welcome Royal Charlie
First words: Our gallant Scottish Prince was clad
References: Thomson, G. Sel. Coll. vol. I, p.39, 1822 ;

Song title: Welcome Royal Charlie
First words: The man that should our king hae been
References: Hogg, J. Jacobite Relics, vol. II, p.143, 1821 ;

Song title: Welcome Royal Charlie
First words: When France had her assistance lent
References: Smith, R. A. Scotish Minstrel, vol. II, p.81, [1821] ;

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