The Tarves Rant

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Title - The Tarves Rant
Contributors - Jimmy MacBeath
Reporters - Hamish Henderson

Summary - The singer is a baillie promising to tell a true story from near Tarves. He is not a horseman or ploughman but a cattleman. One night he gos to Tarves for a drink and some fun. It all goes wrong and he ends up in court and is fined.

Jimmy MacBeath had the song from Jimmy Craib on whose family's farm at Moss-side in Deskford he was working.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:32
Date Recorded - 1952.10.15
Language - Scots
Genre - Song, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 21338
Original Tape ID - SA1952.028
Original Track ID - SA1952.28.B5 (B20)
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Classification - GD576; R4847;

Recording Location:
  County - Moray
  Parish - Elgin

Item Location:
  County - Aberdeenshire
  Parish - Tarves

Item Notes - 8 verses.
Greig-Duncan vol. 3, pp. 391-396

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