Braes o' Ballochmyle, The

DESCRIPTION: In winter Maria sang "Fareweel the braes o' Ballochmyle." While the birds, silent now, will sing again in spring, she won't be here to hear them.
AUTHOR: Robert Burns
EARLIEST DATE: 1803 (Scots Musical Museum)
KEYWORDS: farewell nonballad bird
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REFERENCES (2 citations):
ADDITIONAL: James Kinsley, editor, Burns: Complete Poems and Songs (shorter edition, Oxford, 1969) #96, pp. 96-97, "The Braes o' Ballochmyle" (1 text, 1 tune, from before 1796)
James Johnson, Editor, _The Scots Musical Museum_ [1853 edition], volume III, #276, p. 285, "The Braes o' Ballochmyle" (1 text, 1 tune)

ST BrdBrBal (Partial)
Roud #6168
BROADSIDES:
LOCSheet, sm1852 501500, "The Braes o' Ballochmyle," Sarles and Adey (Springfield), 1852 (tune)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Lass o' Ballochmyle" (form, rhyme and reference to "The Braes o' Ballochmyle") and references there
File: BrdBrBal

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