Familiar Songs - Their Authors & Histories

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xii                                                                     CONTENTS.
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MARTIAL AND PATRIOTIC SONGS.
Author.                          Composer.                    Page
Bonnie Dundee..................................Scott..............Old air........... 497
Hail to the Chief !..............................Scott..............Bishop............ 499
The Blue Bells of Scotland.....................Grant............Jordan............ 501
The girl I left behind me .... ..................Unknown..........Old air........... 508
The Soldier's Tear..............................Bayly.............Lee............... 504
The Dashing White Sergeant.....................Unknown..........Bishop............ 505
The Gallant Troubadour.........................Unknown..........French air........508
Dunois the Brave................................Queen Hortense.....Queen Hortense..... 509
The March of the Cameron Men.................Campbell..........Old air........... 510
1 see them on their winding way.................Heber.............Old air........... 512
The Campbells are comin'........................Unknown..........Old air........... 513
To Greece we give our shining blades...........Moore.............Bishop............ 515
Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled................Burns.............Old air........... 516
Blue Bonnets over the border...................Scott.............Old air........... 518
The Soldier's Return.............................Burns............Old air........... 519
Gaily the troubadour............................Bayly.............Bayly............. 521
The Minstrel's Return___,......................Scott..............Old air........... 522
The Minstrel Boy................................Moore.............Old air............ 523
Tenting on the old camp ground..............Kittredge..........Kittredge.........524
The Soldier's Dream. :............................Campbell..........Attwood........... 527
The Captive Knight..............................Hemans...........Arkwright......... 533
The Battle Prayer...............................Kiirner............Himmel............ 535
Bingen on the Rhine.............................Norton............Hutchinson......... 537
The Heath this night............................Scott..............Mazzinghi.......... 541
The Wounded Hussar..............................Campbell..........Hewitt............ 543
The Death of Warren...........................Sargent............Dempster.......... 544
The Sword of Bunker Hill.......................Wallace...........Covert............. 552
The Death of Nelson........................... .Arnold............Braham..........553
The Grave of Bonaparte........................Washburn.........Heath............. 558
The Burial of Sir John Moore..................Wolfe.............Barnett........... 560
All quiet along the Potomac.....................Beers..............Dayton............ 563
After the Battle...............................Moore.............Old air........... 565
While History's muse.............................Moore.............Old air............ 567
The harp that once thro' Tara's halls..........Moore.............Old air............ 568
Flowers of the Forest..........................Elliot.............Old air............ 569
The Tight LrrTLE Island..........................Dibdin............Reeve.............. 571
Ye Mariners of England ........................Campbell..........Callcott........... 573
Battle of the Baltic.............................Campbell...........Purday............ 574
Rule, Britannia !..................................Mallet............Arne.............. 576
God Save the King................................Unknown..........Bull.............. 578
Dixie..............,................... ...........Pike..............Unknown.......... 580
Yankee Doodle...................................Unknown..........Unknown.......... 583
Hail, Columbia !..................................Hopkinson.........Phyla............. 586
Adams and Liberty...............................Paine.............Arnold............ 589
The Star-Spangled Banner.......................Key..............Arnold............ 592
My Country, 'tis of thee.........................Smith............Unknown.......... 595
MORAL AND RELIGIOUS SONGS.
The Spider and the Fly..........................Howitt............Old air.......... 599
The Flowers of the Forest......................Cockburn..........Unknown.......... 601
A man's a man for a' that........................Burns.............Scotch air......... 603
There's a Good Time coming......................Mackay............English air......... 604
Caller Herrin'................................Nairne............Gow............. 606








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