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Mitchell Library, Glasgow Collection

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The Storm On The Paisley Canal

"The Storm On The Paisley Canal", a song preserved in a scrapbook entitled Old Glasgow Street Songs etc, 1850 which is held at the Mitchell Library.

This comic song is about a weaver who takes his girlfriend for a Hogmanay trip along the Glasgow, Paisley and Ardrossan Canal, but loses her to the ship's captain after they are shipwrecked and separated in a storm.

Reference: GC 398.5 GLA

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

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