Collection of eighty street ballads on forty sheets, mostly with a woodcut printed at London, the majority by J. Catnach (1820ñ1830). London: n.p., n.d. University of Minnesota Libraries. WILSON Rare Books Quarto 820.1 C683.
Broadside pasted to album leaf 8, containing "The
Battle Field," "Mary's Love," and "Answer to my
Heart and Lute" (all in the left column); and "Blue-Bonnets
over the Border" and "Buy a Broom"
(right column). Colophon at lower right: "Printed by J. CATNACH,
2 Monmouth-C<o>u<r>t <7> D<ials>."
MARCH! March! Ettrick and Teviodal<et>,
Basic transcription by Eric Welle. Pointed brackets mark emendations. Compare "The Blue Bonnets Are over the Border," printed by James Paul and Co., on album leaf 25.
"Blue Bonnets over the Border" is still an authorized march of several regiments, including The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's), which has posted an instrumental MIDI version; hear also another version. Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index lists several published recordings.
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