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Banks of Sweet Dundee

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Title - Banks of Sweet Dundee
Contributors - George Hay
Reporters - Hamish Henderson

Summary - In this song a girl is left orphaned but wealthy in the care of her uncle. She falls in love with a ploughboy, but her uncle wants to marry her to a rich squire. He arranges for the press gang to take William.

Mr Hay got the song at Kinminty.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:15
Date Recorded - 1952.01
Language - Scots
Genre - Song, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 19387
Original Tape ID - SA1952.020
Original Track ID - SA1952.20.A8
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - R2R

Classification - GD224; LM25; R148;


Recording Location:
  County - Aberdeenshire
  Parish - Turriff

Item Notes - 4 verses. Mr Hay hoped to recall more later.
See:
Greig-Duncan vol. 2, pp. 137-145; and cf. vol. 5, pp. 478-479, which is a sequel
Ord p. 406

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