Robert Burns
The Stories behind
the Songs and Poems

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The Stories behind the Songs
Ye Banks and Braes
Man was Made to Mourn
To Mary in Heaven
The Lass of Ballochmyle
Where Helen Lies ( Kirkconnel Lee )

More Stories behind the Songs
The Highland Balou
The Winter it is Past
The Kirks Alarm
Cock up your Beaver

More Stories
A Rosebud by my Early Walk
MacPherson's Farewell
The Farewell
Up in the Morning Early
Miss Burns

More Stories
Such a Parcel of Rogues in a Nation
Epistle to James Tennant of Glenconner
Afton Water

Songs for Weddings
An' I'll Kiss thee yet
O were I on Parnassus Hill
Of a' the Airts
The Posie

The Story behind Tam o'Shanter

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