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Last Leaves of Traditional Ballads and Ballad Airs

Last Leaves of Traditional Ballads and Ballad Airs

Alexander Keith (editor),
Last Leaves of Traditional Ballads and Ballad Airs,
collected in Aberdeenshire by the late Gavin Greig.
Aberdeen: The Buchan Club, 1925. pp. xliv + 320.

See also the albums
Robin Hall, Last Leaves of Traditional Ballads, LP, Collector JFS 4002, 1960;
Malinky, Last Leaves, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 190, 2000

The Ballads

  1. The Elfin Knight (Roud 12; Child 2; G/D 2:329) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  2. May Colvin (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225) (1 text)
  3. Simon's Lady (Roud 220; Child 6; G/D 2:346) (1 text)
  4. The Douglas Tragedy (Roud 23; Child 7; G/D 2:220) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  5. The Fair Flower of Northumberland (Roud 25; Child 9; G/D 6:1149) (1 text, 1 tune)
  6. Binorie (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  7. Lord Ronald (Roud 10; Child 12; G/D 2:209) (1 text, 3 tunes)
  8. The Banks o' Airdrie (Roud 27; Child 14; G/D 2:199) (1 fragment)
  9. Lishen Brand (Roud 3301; Child 15; G/D 2:335) (1 text)
  10. Hind Horn (Roud 28; Child 17; G/D 5:1022) (2 texts, 1 tune)
  11. The Cruel Mother (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193) (1 text, 3 tunes)
  12. Bonnie Annie (Roud 172; Child 24; G/D 6:1225) (2 texts, 1 tune)
  13. Among the Blue Flowers and the Yellow (Roud 30; Child 25; 4:843) (1 text, 1 tune)
  14. Kempy Kay (Roud 32; Child 33; G/D 7:1505) (1 text)
  15. True Tammas (Roud 35; Child 39; G/D 2:330) (1 text)
  16. Young Akin (Roud 33; Child 41; G/D 2:331) (1 text, 1 tune)
  17. The Broomfield Hill (Roud 34; Child 43; G/D 2:322) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  18. The Twa Magicians (Roud 1350; Child 44; G/D 2:334) (1 fragment)
  19. Captain Wedderburn's Courtship (Roud 36; Child 46; G/D 4:842) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  20. Proud Lady Margaret (Roud 37; Child 47; G/D 2:336) (1 text, 1 tune)
  21. Fair Rosie Ann (Roud 39; Child 52; G/D 7:1395) (1 text, 1 tune)
  22. Young Beichan (Roud 40; Child 53; G/D 5:1023) (1 text, 1 tune)
  23. The Cherry-Tree Carol (Roud 453; Child 54; G/D 2:327) (1 text)
  24. Sir Patrick Spens (Roud 41; Child 58; G/D 1:17) (2 texts, 1 tune)
  25. Fair Annie (Roud 42; Child 62; G/D 6:1161) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  26. Fair Ellen (Roud 43; Child 63; G/D 6:1229) (1 text, 1 tune)
  27. The Bents Sae Broon (Roud 3322; Child 71; G/D 2:219) (1 text)
  28. Sweet William and Fair Annie (Roud 4; Child 73; G/D 2:212) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  29. Lord Lovel (Roud 48; Child 75; G/D 6:1232) (1 text, 1 tune)
  30. Lord Gregory (Roud 49; Child 76; G/D 6:1226) (2 texts, 2 tunes)
  31. Gil Morice (Roud 53; Child 83; G/D 2:214) (1 text, 3 tunes)
  32. Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193) (1 text, 4 tunes)
  33. Jellon Graeme (Roud 58; Child 90; G/D 2:198) (1 text, 1 tune)
  34. Lamkin (Roud 6; Child 93; G/D 2:187) (1 text)
  35. Brown Edom (Roud 482; Child 98; G/D 5:994) (1 text)
  36. Love Johnnie (Roud 63; Child 99; G/D 5:1013) (1 text, 1 tune)
  37. Thomas o' Winsbury (Roud 64; Child 100; G/D 5:999) (1 text, 1 tune)
  38. Dame Oliphant (Roud 65; Child 101; G/D 5:1010) (1 text)
  39. Rose the Red and White Lily (Roud 3335; Child 103; G/D 1:162) (1 text)
  40. Prince Heathen (Roud 3336; Child 104; G/D 7:1497) (1 text)
  41. The Bailie's Daughter of Islington (Roud 483; Child 105; G/D 1:168) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  42. Sweet William (Roud 199; Child 106; G/D 1:163) (1 text, 1 tune)
  43. The Knight and the Shepherd's Daughter (Roud 67; Child 110; G/D 7:1465) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  44. The Shepherd Laddie (Roud 11; Child 112; G/D 2:301) (1 text, 1 tune)
  45. Johnnie o' Braidisleys (Roud 69; Child 114; G/D 2:250) (1 text, 1 tune)
  46. Robin Hood and the Beggar (Roud 3392; Child 134; G/D 2:264) (1 fragment)
  47. Robin Hood and Allen-a-Dale (Roud 3298; Child 138; 2:272) (1 text)
  48. Robin Hood Rescuing the Squires (Roud 71; Child 140; G/D 2:243) (1 text)
  49. Queen Eleanor's Confession (Roud 74; Child 156; G/D 2:208) (1 text)
  50. The Battle of Harlow (Roud 2861; Child 163; G/D 1:112) (1 text, 1 tune)
  51. The Death of Queen Jane (Roud 77; Child 170; G/D 3:693) (1 text)
  52. Mary Mild (Roud 79; Child 173; G/D 2:195) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  53. Captain Car, or, Edom o' Gordon (Roud 80; Child 178; G/D 2:231) (3 texts, 1 tune)
  54. The Laird o' Logie (Roud 81; Child 182; G/D 2:247) (1 text)
  55. Johnnie Ha', or, Archie o' Cawfield (Roud 83; Child 188; G/D 2:244) (1 text)
  56. Hughie Graeme (Roud 84; Child 191; G/D 2:271) (1 text, 1 tune)
  57. The Lochmaben Harper (Roud 85; Child 192; G/D 2:270) (1 text)
  58. The Fire of Frendraught (Roud 336; Child 196; G/D 2:232) (1 text, 1 tune)
  59. The Bonnie Hoose o' Airlie (Roud 794; Child 199; G/D 2:233) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  60. The Three Gypsy Laddies (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278) (2 texts, 2 tunes)
  61. Bessie Bell and Mary Gray (Roud 237; Child 201; G/D 6:1257) (1 text, 1 tune)
  62. Geordie (Roud 90; Child 209; G/D 2:249) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  63. The Duke of Athole's Nurse (Roud 3393; Child 212; G/D 1:160) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  64. Sir James the Rose (Roud 2274; Child 213; G/D 2:235) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  65. The Dowie Dens o' Yarrow (Roud 13; Child 214; G/D 2:215) (1 text, 1 tune)
  66. Willie's Drowned in Gamrie (Roud 206; Child 215; G/D 6:1227) (1 text)
  67. Clyde's Water, or, The Mother's Malison (Roud 91; Child 216; G/D 6:1231) (1 text, 4 tunes)
  68. The Broom of Cowdenknowes (Roud 92; Child 217; G/D 4:838) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  69. The False Lover Won Back (Roud 201; Child 218; G/D 5:974) (1 text, 3 tunes)
  70. The Gardener (Roud 339; Child 219; G/D 4:840) (1 text, 1 tune)
  71. Katharine Jaffray (Roud 93; Child 221; G/D 5:1024) (2 texts, 1 tune)
  72. Bonnie Bawbie Livingstone (Roud 100; Child 222; G/D 6:1264) (1 text)
  73. Lizzie Lindsay (Roud 94; Child 226; G/D 4:854) (2 texts, 1 tune)
  74. Glasgow Peggy (Roud 95; Child 228; G/D 4:850) (1 text, 1 tune)
    74a. Kilboggie, or, Macdonald o' the Isles (Roud 95; G/D 4:851) (1 text, 1 tune)
  75. The Earl of Error (Roud 96; Child 231; G/D 7:1366) (2 texts, 2 tunes)
  76. The Earl of Weymss (Roud 97; Child 232; G/D 5:1051) (1 text, 3 tunes)
  77. Tifty's Annie (Roud 98; Child 233; G/D 5:1018) (1 text, 4 tunes)
  78. The Earl o' Aboyne (Roud 99; Child 235; G/D 6:1159) (1 text, 3 tunes)
  79. The Laird o' Drum (Roud 247; Child 236; G/D 4:835) (1 text, 3 tunes)
  80. The Duke of Gordon's Daughters (Roud 342; Child 237; G/D 6:1099) (1 text, 3 tunes)
  81. Glenlogie (Roud 101; Child 238; G/D 5:973) (1 text, 1 tune)
  82. The Rantin' Laddie (Roud 103; Child 240; G/D 5:976) (1 text, 1 tune)
  83. The Baron o' Leys (Roud 343; Child 241; G/D 7:1491) (1 text, 1 tune)
  84. James Harris, or, The Daemon Lover (Roud 14; Child 243; G/D 2:332) (1 text, 1 tune)
  85. Young Allan (Roud 242; Child 245; G/D 2:326) (1 text, 3 tunes)
  86. Lang Johnnie More (Roud 3100; Child 251; G/D 2:246) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  87. The Kitchie-Boy (Roud 105; Child 252; G/D 5:1048) (2 texts, 2 tunes)
  88. The White Fisher (Roud 3888; Child 264; G/D 2:197) (2 texts)
  89. The Heir of Linne (Roud 111; Child 267; G/D 2:273) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  90. Lady Diamond (Roud 112; Child 269; G/D 6:1224) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  91. Our Goodman (Roud 114; Child 274; G/D 7:1460) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  92. Get Up and Bar the Door (Roud 115; Child 275; G/D 2:321) (1 text, 1 tune)
  93. The Cooper of Fife (Roud 117; Child 277; G/D 7:1282) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  94. The Farmer's Curst Wife (Roud 160; Child 278; G/D 2:320) (no text, 1 tune)
  95. The Jolly Beggar (Roud 118; Child 279; G/D 2:274) (1 text, 3 tunes)
  96. The Gaberlunzie Man (Roud 118; Child 279 Appendix; G/D 2:274) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  97. The Beggar Laddie (Roud 119; Child 280; G/D 2:277) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  98. The Keach in the Creel (Roud 120; Child 281; G/D 2:317) (1 text, 4 tunes)
  99. Jock the Leg (Roud 3856; Child 282; G/D 2:263) (1 text, 2 tunes)
  100. The Crafty Farmer (Roud 2640; Child 283; G/D 2:267) (1 text, 1 tune)
  101. The Sweet Trinity (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37) (1 text, 1 tune)
  102. Captain Ward and the Rainbow (Roud 224; Child 287; G/D 1:39) (1 text, 1 tune)
  103. The Earl of Essex (Roud 123; Child 288; G/D 1:36) (1 text, 1 tune)
  104. The Mermaid (Roud 124; Child 289; G/D 1:27) (1 text, 1 tune)
  105. The Wylie Wife of the Hie Toun Hie (Roud 125; Child 290; G/D 7:1499) (1 text)
  106. Jock o' Hazelgreen (Roud 250; Child 293; 5:1029) (1 fragment)
  107. Dougal Quin (Roud 3928; Child 294; G/D 6:1267) (1 text)
  108. Trooper and Maid (Roud 162; Child 299; G/D 7:1470) (1 text, 1 tune)