The north east there are two distinct types of ballads. The first, the popular ballad or ‘muckle sang’, can further be sub divided into two categories; the historical ballads which relate actual events such as ‘The Fire Of Frendraught’ (1630), and ‘The Battle Of Harlaw’ (1411), and, the romantic ballads often telling of true love and its erratic path; songs of deceit ‘I Aince Hid A Lass’, and tragedy ‘The Mill 0′ Tifty’s Annie’, sometimes known as ‘Andrew Lammie’, (Annie…