Works read by John Bett

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  1. John Bett

    Elegy on Mr William Cruikshank A.M.

    “Now honest William's gaen to Heaven ...”

    An elegy written in 1795 and performed by John Bett

  2. Blythe Duff

    Epitaph on a Wag in Mauchline

    “Lament 'im, Mauchline husbands a' ...”

    An epitaph written in 1785 and performed by John Bett and Blythe Duff

  3. Blythe Duff

    For the sake o' Somebody

    “My heart is sair, I dare na tell ...”

    A song written in 1794 and performed by John Bett and Blythe Duff

  4. Alex Norton

    I hae a wife o my ain

    “I hae a wife o my ain ...”

    A song written in 1788 and performed by John Bett and Alex Norton

  5. John Bett

    Lines Written on a window at the King's Arms Tavern, Dumfries

    “Ye men of wit and wealth, why all this sneering ...”

    A poem written in 1795 and performed by John Bett

  6. John Bett

    My bony Mary

    “Go fetch to me a pint o' wine ...”

    A poem written in 1788 and performed by John Bett

  7. John Bett

    O poortith cauld and restless love

    “O Poortith cauld and restless love ...”

    A song written in 1793 and performed by John Bett

  8. John Bett

    O wat ye wha that lo'es me

    “O wat ye wha that lo'es me ...”

    A song written in 1795 and performed by John Bett

  9. John Bett

    On Jessy Lewars

    “Talk not to me of savages ...”

    A poem written in 1796 and performed by John Bett

  10. Clare Grogan

    The Deil's awa wi' the Exciseman

    “The deil cam fiddlin' thro' the town ...”

    A song written in 1792 and performed by John Bett and Clare Grogan

  11. John Bett

    The Heron Ballads : Buy Braw Troggin

    “Wha will buy my Troggin ...”

    A song written in 1795 and performed by John Bett

  12. Alan Cumming

    The Jolly Beggars : Fiddlers Tune

    “Let me ryke up to dight that tear ...”

    A song written in 1785 and performed by John Bett and Alan Cumming

  13. John Bett

    The Solemn League and Covenant

    “The Solemn League and Covenant ...”

    A poem written in 1794 and performed by John Bett

  14. John Bett

    The Toadeater

    “No more of your titled acquaintances boast ...”

    A poem performed by John Bett

  15. John Bett

    To Chloris

    “'Tis Friendship's pledge, my young, fair Friend ...”

    A poem written in 1795 and performed by John Bett

  16. John Bett

    To Robert Graham Esq of Fintry Esq with a Request for an Excise Division

    “When Nature her great Masterpiece designed ...”

    A poem written in 1788 and performed by John Bett

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