Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Poems And Songs

Many Scottish Country Dances share their names and inspiration with poems or songs. The links below take you directly to pages containing poems and songs along with links to the dance cribs and song performances (where available).

Alphabetical List Of Poems And Songs:

Address To The Haggis
Auld Lang Syne
Auld Robin Gray
Awa' Whigs Awa'
Back O' Bennachie
Banks O'Doon
Banks Of Allan Water
Birks Of Aberfeldy
Birks Of Abergeldie
Birks Of Invermay
Birnie Bouzle
Bonnie Charlie
Bonnie Lass O' Bon Accord
Braes Of Balquhither
Bratach Bàna
Braw Wooer
Brigs Of Ayr
Brisk Young Lad
British Man O' War
Brochan Lom
Brownie Of Blednoch
Ca' The Yowes To The Knowes
Caller Herrin'
Campbells Are Coming
Coulter's Candy
Cradle Song
Crooket Horned Ewie
Dainty Davie
Deil's Awa Wi' The Exciseman
Deuks Dang Ower My Daddie
Dumbarton Drums
Duncan Gray
Dusty Miller
Everything Stops For Tea
Fête Champêtre
Flowers Of Edinburgh
For Lack Of Gold
Gallant Weaver
Garb Of Old Gaul
Green Grow The Rashes
Haste Ye Back
Hey, Johnnie Cope
Hey, The Dusty Miller
Highland Mary
Jenny's Bawbee
Jute Mill Song
Kenmure's On And Awa'
Lachin y Gair
Lass Of Cessnock Banks
Lassie Wi' The Lint White Locks
Maggie Lauder
Mairi's Wedding
Man's A Man For A' That
Mary Morison
Mauchline Lady
Muirland Willie
My Heart's In The Highlands
My Love She's But A Lassie Yet
My Mither's Aye Glow'rin' Owre Me
My Spouse Nancy
My Tocher's The Jewel
My Wife's A Winsome Wee Thing
Nickie Tams
O Kenmure's On And Awa'
Old Molly Metcalfe
Owl And The Pussy Cat
Pelorus Jack
Pop! Goes The Weasel
Rantin' Rovin' Robin
Road To The Isles
Rock And Wee Pickle Tow
Rowan Tree
Sorcerer's Apprentice
Tam O' Shanter
There Was A Lad
There's Nae Luck Aboot The House
This Is No My Ain Lassie
To A Haggis/Address To The Haggis
To A Louse
Twa Rogueish E'en
Wee Cooper O' Fife
Wha'll Be King But Charlie?
Whaur Gadie Rins
Will Ye Go, Lassie, Go?
Will Ye No Come Back Again?
Wild Mountain Thyme
Willie Wastle
Yan Tan Tethera
Yellow-Haired Laddie

Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing 'Poems And Songs' page