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Set 08: Baron's Heir
O Gin I Were a Baron's Heir/When the Kye Comes Hame

O Gin I Were a Baron's Heir

This tune is part of the following collections:

Both of these tunes are primarily known as songs. The words of O Gin I Were a Baron's Heir are traditional, but the tune was composed by Londoner Joseph William Holder (1764-1832).

When the Kye Comes Hame was written by James Hogg (the "Ettrick Shepherd" 1770-1835) to a setting of an old tune called The Blaithrie O't.

Nigel Gatherer, Crieff, Perthshire |