Works read by John Shedden

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  1. John Shedden

    Contented wi little

    “Contented wi' little, and cantie wi' mair ...”

    A song written in 1794 and performed by John Shedden

  2. John Shedden

    Extempore epistle to Mr McAdam of Craigengillan

    “Sir, o'er a gill I gat your card, ...”

    A poem written in 1787 and performed by John Shedden

  3. John Shedden

    Graces at the Globe Tavern

    “O Lord, when hunger pinches sore, ...”

    A poem performed by John Shedden

  4. John Shedden

    On Fergusson A

    “Curse on ungrateful man, that can be pleas'd ...”

    A poem written in 1787 and performed by John Shedden

  5. John Shedden

    On Fergusson B

    “Ill-fated genius! Heaven-taught Fergusson ...”

    A poem written in 1787 and performed by John Shedden

  6. John Shedden

    Tail Todle

    “Our gudewife held o'er to Fife ...”

    A poem performed by John Shedden

  7. John Shedden

    The Jolly Beggars : See the Smoking Bowl Before us

    “See the smoking bowl before us ...”

    A song written in 1785 and performed by John Shedden

  8. John Shedden

    The Northern Lass

    “Though cruel fate should bid us apart ...”

    A song written in 1786 and performed by John Shedden

  9. John Shedden

    The auld man's winter thought

    “But lately seen in gladsome green ...”

    A song written in 1794 and performed by John Shedden

  10. John Shedden

    To Dr John MacKenzie

    “Friday first's the day appointed ...”

    A poem written in 1786 and performed by John Shedden

  11. John Shedden

    To John Kennedy

    “Farewel, dear Friend! May Guid luck hit you ...”

    An epitaph written in 1786 and performed by John Shedden

  12. John Shedden

    To Miss Ferrier

    “Nae heathen name I shall prefix ...”

    A poem written in 1787 and performed by John Shedden

  13. John Shedden

    To Miss Isabella MacLeod

    “The crimson blossom charms the bee ...”

    A poem written in 1787 and performed by John Shedden

  14. John Shedden

    Up and warn a' Willie

    “Up and warn a' Willie ...”

    A song written in 1788 and performed by John Shedden

  15. John Shedden

    Where Helen Lies

    “O that I were where Helen lies ...”

    A song written in 1788 and performed by John Shedden

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