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Scottish Ballads and Broadsides

  • Bothy Ballads

    An article exploring the tradition of balladry and folk song of Buchan in north east Scotland, source of many of Francis James Child's collection.

  • Tales From Scottish Ballads by Elizabeth Wilson Grierson

    Project Gutenberg provides electronic texts for a collection of tales first published in 1906.

  • The Word on the Street

    The National Library of Scotland's online collection of broadsides, predecessors of the tabloid press, from 1650 to 1910. Includes an introduction and background materials, with facsimiles and transcriptions of ballads.

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