Works with a theme of marriage (56)

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  1. John Gordon Sinclair

    A Lass Wi A Tocher

    “Awa' wi' your witchcraft o' Beauty's alarms ...”

    A song written in 1796 and performed by John Gordon Sinclair

  2. Joyce Falconer

    Altered from an old English song

    “How cruel are the Parents ...”

    A song written in 1795 and performed by Joyce Falconer

  3. Billy Boyd

    At Roslin Inn

    “My blessings on ye, honest wife ...”

    A poem written in 1787 and performed by Billy Boyd

  4. Gary Lewis

    Blyth Will an' Bessie's Wedding

    “There was a weddin' o'er in Fife ...”

    A song performed by Gary Lewis

  5. Phyllis Logan

    Braw Lads O Galla Water

    “Braw, braw lads on Yarrow-braes ...”

    A song written in 1793 and performed by Phyllis Logan

  6. Alex Norton

    Broom Besoms [A]

    “I maun hae a wife, whatsoe'er she be ...”

    A poem performed by Alex Norton

  7. Alex Norton

    Broom Besoms [B]

    “Young and souple was I, when I lap the dyke ...”

    A poem performed by Alex Norton

  8. Alison Peebles

    Country Lassie

    “In simmer when the hay was mawn ...”

    A poem written in 1792 and performed by Alison Peebles

  9. Juliet Cadzow

    Duncan Gray

    “Can ye play me Duncan Gray ...”

    A song performed by Juliet Cadzow

  10. Alison Peebles

    English Song

    “Husband, husband cease your strife ...”

    A song written in 1793 and performed by Alison Peebles

  11. Eddi Reader

    Geordie - An old Ballad

    “There was a battle in the North ...”

    A song written in 1792 and performed by Eddi Reader

  12. Dougray Scott

    Green grow the rashes [alternate version]

    “Green grow the rashes o ...”

    A song written in 1793 and performed by Dougray Scott

  13. Ralph Riach

    Halloween

    “Upon that night, when fairies light ...”

    A poem written in 1785 and performed by Ralph Riach

  14. Midge Ure

    Here's to thy health my bonie lass

    “Here's to thy health, my bonie lass ...”

    A song written in 1780 and performed by Midge Ure

  15. Simon Donald

    Hey for a Lass wi' a Tocher

    “Awa wi' your witchcraft o' beauty's alarms ...”

    A song written in 1796 and performed by Simon Donald

  16. Alex Norton

    I hae a wife o my ain

    “I hae a wife o my ain ...”

    A song written in 1788 and performed by Alex Norton

  17. Daniela Nardini

    I'm o'er young to Marry Yet

    “I'm o'er young, I'm o'er young, ...”

    A song written in 1788 and performed by Daniela Nardini

  18. Gerry Carruthers

    In the character of a ruined Farmer

    “The sun he is sunk in the west ...”

    A song written in 1771-9 and performed by Gerry Carruthers

  19. Juliet Cadzow

    Johnie Blunt

    “There liv'd a man in yonder glen ...”

    A song written in 1792 and performed by Juliet Cadzow

  20. Daniela Nardini

    Jumpin John

    “The lang lad they ca' jumpin John ...”

    A song written in 1788 and performed by Daniela Nardini

  21. Paul Higgins

    Kellyburnbraes

    “There lived a carl in Kellyburn Braes ...”

    A song written in 1792 and performed by Paul Higgins

  22. Ralph Riach

    Merry Hae I Been Teethin A Heckle

    “O Merry hae I been teethin' a heckle ...”

    A poem written in 1785 and performed by Ralph Riach

  23. Eddi Reader

    My Tochers the Jewel

    “O meikle thinks my Luve o' my beauty ...”

    A song written in 1792 and performed by Eddi Reader

  24. Denis Lawson

    My Wife's a wanton wee thing

    “My wife's a wanton, wee thing, ...”

    A song written in 1790 and performed by Denis Lawson

  25. Dougray Scott

    My wife's a winsome wee thing

    “She is a winsome wee thing ...”

    A song written in 1792 and performed by Dougray Scott

  26. Gary Lewis

    Nae Hair On't

    “Yestreen I wed a lady fair ...”

    A poem performed by Gary Lewis

  27. Brian Cox

    O That I Had Ne'er Been Married

    “O That I Had Ne'er Been Married ...”

    A song written in 1795 and performed by Brian Cox

  28. Alex Norton

    O ay my wife she dang me

    “O ay my wife she dang me ...”

    A song written in 1795 and performed by Alex Norton

  29. Elaine C Smith

    O ken ye what Meg o' the mill has gotten

    “O ken ye what Meg o' the mill has gotten ...”

    A song written in 1793 and performed by Elaine C Smith

  30. Juliet Cadzow

    O, for ane and twenty Tam

    “An O, for ane and twenty Tam! ...”

    A song written in 1792 and performed by Juliet Cadzow

  31. Tom Fleming

    On Marriage

    “That hackney'd judge of human life ...”

    An epigram performed by Tom Fleming

  32. Clare Grogan

    Sandy and Jockie

    “Twa bony lads were Sandy and Jockie ...”

    A song written in 1790 and performed by Clare Grogan

  33. Eddi Reader

    Scotish Ballad

    “Last May a braw wooer cam down the lang glen ...”

    A song written in 1795 and performed by Eddi Reader

  34. Jonathan Watson

    She Rose and Loot Me In

    “The night her silent sable wore ...”

    A song performed by Jonathan Watson

  35. Paul Young

    Sic a wife as Willie's Wife

    “Willie Wastle dwalls on Tweed ...”

    A song written in 1792 and performed by Paul Young

  36. Brian Cox

    Stanzas On the Same Occasion

    “Why am I so loth to leave this earthly scene ...”

    A poem written in 1781 and performed by Brian Cox

  37. Joyce Falconer

    Tam Glen

    “My heart is a breaking, dear Tittie ...”

    A song written in 1788 and performed by Joyce Falconer

  38. Brian Cox

    Tam o' Shanter

    “When chapman billies leave the street ...”

    A poem written in 1790 and performed by Brian Cox

  39. Alan Cumming

    The Bonniest Lass

    “The bonniest lass that ye meet neist ...”

    A song written in 1785 and performed by Alan Cumming

  40. Tom Fleming

    The Cotter's Saturday Night

    “My lov'd, my honour'd, much respected friend ...”

    An epigram performed by Tom Fleming

  41. Paul Higgins

    The Deuks dang o'er my Daddie

    “The bairns gat out wi' an unco shout ...”

    A song written in 1792 and performed by Paul Higgins

  42. Annette Crosbie

    The Gallant Weaver

    “Where Cart rins rowin to the sea ...”

    A song written in 1791 and performed by Annette Crosbie

  43. Denis Lawson

    The Henpecked Husband

    “Curs'd be the man, the poorest wretch in life, ...”

    A poem written in 1788 and performed by Denis Lawson

  44. Gerry Carruthers

    The Lass of Ecclefechan

    “Gat ye me, O gat ye me ...”

    A song written in 1795 and performed by Gerry Carruthers

  45. Alan Cumming

    The Mauchline Wedding

    “When Eighty five was seven month auld ...”

    A song written in 1785 and performed by Alan Cumming

  46. Shirley Henderson

    The Seventh of November

    “The day returns, my bosom burns ...”

    A song written in 1788 and performed by Shirley Henderson

  47. Alison Peebles

    The Shepherd's Wife

    “The Shepherd's wife cries o'er the knowe ...”

    A song written in 1792 and performed by Alison Peebles

  48. David Rintoul

    The Weary Pund O Tow

    “The weary pund, the weary pund ...”

    A song written in 1792 and performed by David Rintoul

  49. Alex Norton

    They took me to the Haly Band

    “They took me to the haly band ...”

    A poem performed by Alex Norton

  50. Phil McKee

    Tibbie Dunbar

    “O Wilt thou go wi' me, sweet Tibbie Dunbar ...”

    A song written in 1789 and performed by Phil McKee

  51. Denis Lawson

    Tibbie Fowler

    “Tibbie Fowler o' the glen ...”

    A song written in 1796 and performed by Denis Lawson

  52. Billy Boyd

    To Alexander Cunningham

    “My godlike Friend - nay do not stare ...”

    A poem written in 1787 and performed by Billy Boyd

  53. Joyce Falconer

    To Daunton Me

    “The blude-red rose at Yule may blaw ...”

    A song written in 1788 and performed by Joyce Falconer

  54. Eddi Reader

    What can a young lassie do wi' an auld man

    “What can a young lassie, what shall a young lassie ...”

    A song written in 1792 and performed by Eddi Reader

  55. Ian McDiarmid

    Whistle O'er The Lave O't

    “First when Maggie was my care ...”

    A poem written in 1789 and performed by Ian McDiarmid

  56. Phil McKee

    Will ye go to the Indies, my Mary

    “Will ye go to the Indies, my Mary ...”

    A song written in 1792 and performed by Phil McKee

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