Familiar Songs - Their Authors & Histories

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Index,
Names of authors and composers, in small capitals ; titles of the songs, in italic*.
Adair, Sir Robert, sketch of, 356.
Adam, Jean, sketch of and song by, 394.
Adams and Liberty, 589.
Ae fond kiss, 317.
A frog he would a wooing go, 434.
After the Battle, 565.
Afton Water, 322.
Aileen Aroon, air of, 227.
Ainslie, Hew, sketch of and song by, 44
Allan Water, 300.
Allen, Elizabeth Akers, sketch of and song by,
71. Allingham, William, sketch of and song by, 423. All quiet along the Potomac, 563. All's Well! 637
" Alton Locke," quotation from, 187. A man's a man, for a' that, 603. Anacreon in Heaven, air of, 589. And ye shall walk in silk attire, 351. AngeFs Whisper, The. 392. Annie Laurie, 364. Appleton, Mrs. W. Stuart, her connection with
" The Star-Spangled Banner," 593. Araby's Daughter, 307. Are there Tidings ? 184. Arethusa, The, 167. Argyle, John, Duke of, 513. Arkwright, Mrs., songs by, 191, 340, 533, 628, 644.
(See also Browne, Miss.) Armistead, George, his connection with the " Star-
Spangled Banner," 592. Arne, Dr. Thomas, sketch of, 576 ; songs by, 426,
576. Arrow and the Song, The, 609. Arnold, Samuel, sketch of and song by, 589. Arnold, S. J., sketch of and song by, 553. As down in the sunless retreats, 639 As I was gwine down Shin-bone Alley, air of, 274. Attwood, Thomas, song by, 527. Auld Lang Syne, 7. Auld Robin Gray, 291 ; sequel to, 295.
Baillie, Joanna, sketch of and song by, 60. Balfe, Michael William, sketch of, 609 ; songs
by, 35, 609. Ball, Hon. Mr., claims " Rock me to Sleep," 71. Ballanttne, James, sketch of and song by, 47.
Barbara Allan, 327.
Barker, George A., sketch of and song by, 115.
Barker, Nathan, arranges " Graves of a House­hold," 74.
Barker, Theodore T., song by, 423.
Barnard, Lady Anne, sketch of and song by, 291.
Barnett, John, sketch of and song by, 560.
Barney Buntline, 114.
Barrington, Sir Jonah, quoted, 238.
Battle of the Baltic, 574.
Battle Prayer, The, 535.
Bayly, TnOMAS Haynes, sketch of, 3 ; anecdote ot, 221 ; songs by, 3, 88, 95, 98, 190, 221, 276, 28\, 299, 354, 504, 521.
Bay of Biscay, The, 175.
Bay of Dublin, 79.
Beaufort, Miss, quoted, 244.
Beers, Ethel Lynn, sketch of and song by, 563.
Beggar Girl, The, 614.
Begone ! Dull Care, 454.
Bells of St. Petersburg, the air of, 223.
Ben Bolt, 9.
Benjamin, Park, sketch of and song by, 632.
Bennt-t, Emerson, his connection with " Rain on the Roof," 56.
Bennet, Henry, song by, 441.
Best Scotch song, Burns's opinion as to the, 492.
Better Land, The, 628.
Bingen on the Rhine, 537.
Birks of Aberfeldy, The, 384.
Birks of Abergeldy, The, old song of, 384.
Bishop, Madame Anna, 184.
Bishop, Sir Henry Rowley, sketch of, 184 ; songs by, 98.184, 354, 444, 499, 505.
Black, John, quoted, 543, 604.
Black-eyed Susan, 125.
Blamire, Susanna, sketch of, 304 ; songs by, 304. 320, 351.
Blewitt, Jonathan, sketch of and song by, 447.
Blockley, John, sketch of, 13 ; songs by, 13, 236.
Blue bells of Scotland, The, 501.
Blue bonnets over the border, 518.
Blue eyed Mary, 275.
Blue Juniata, 7he. 279.
Boatie rows, the, 59.
Hob and Joan, air of, 457.
Bonnie Doon, 343.








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