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My Highland Lassie O

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Title - My Highland Lassie O
Contributors - Lucy Stewart
Reporters - Prof. Kenneth Goldstein

Summary - This pastoral love song praises the virtues of the singer's Highland sweetheart over high-born ladies. He must leave his native country, but will always love her.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:24
Date Recorded - 1960.01.16
Language - English, Scots
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 56077
Original Tape ID - SA1960.147
Original Track ID - SA1960.147.A1
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Aberdeenshire
  Parish - Old Deer
  Village - Fetterangus

Item Notes - 7 verses of 4 lines. Composed by Robert Burns in 1786.
See:
'Select Scotish Songs' (R. Cromek, 1810) pp. 114-117
'The Scotish [sic] Minstrel' vol. 6 (R. A. Smith, 1820) p. 1
'Scots Minstrelsie' vol. 6 (J. Greig, 1895) pp. 312-314
'Scottish Songs Ancient & Modern' (J. Gilchrist, 1865) pp. 183-184
'The Scots Musical Museum' vol. 2 (J. Johnson & R. Burns, 1853) p. 121, no. 117

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