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The Tarves Rant



TRACK DURATION: 0:02:34

  • LANGUAGE:
  • Scots

GENRE: Song, Information

COLLECTION: SOSS

RECORDING LOCATION

  • County - Aberdeenshire
  • Parish - Ellon
  • Village - Ellon

ITEM LOCATION

  • County - Aberdeenshire
  • Parish - Tarves
  • Village - Little Meldrum

TRACK ID: 17544

ORIGINAL TAPE ID: SA1952.010

ORIGINAL TRACK ID: SA1952.10.A10; SA1952.10.A11

AUDIO QUALITY: Good

SOURCE TYPE: Reel to Reel tape

ITEM NOTE: Text transcribed in School of Scottish Studies. 4 verses. 12 verses in Willie Mathieson's MSS (I:180). The full song involves the young man getting drunk, arrested and fined. Tune may be a variant of 'Nicky Tams'.

See:
Greig-Duncan vol. 3, pp. 391-396

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