Familiar Songs - Their Authors & Histories

300 traditional songs, inc sheet music with full piano accompaniment & lyrics.

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in love with the sweet Jessie of one of my earliest lays. Being about my own age and size, she used to loan me some of her ' braws' to busk me up for my parts, and instruct me how to deport myself in gown and kirtle. Then her gentle hands would arrange my kerchief and fix flowers in my cap, her pretty face bobbiug, and her sweet breath blowing all the time about my bewildered head, till,—how could I help it, Jessie?—I fell owre the lugs in love wi' thee."
Mr. Ainslie paid a visit to his native land, and, before returning, published a volume entitled " A Pilgrimage to the Land of Burns." He spent the last years of his life in St. Louis, where he died in March, 1878.
The music of " The Ingle Side " was composed by T. V. Wiesenthal, a German music-teacher, in Pennsylvania.