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The Bridegroom Wore a Rob Roy Kilt

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Title - The Bridegroom Wore a Rob Roy Kilt
Contributors - Lucy Stewart
Reporters - Prof. Kenneth Goldstein

Summary - A nonsense song composed of the titles of other songs.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:16
Date Recorded - 1960.01-02
Language - Scots
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 22181
Original Tape ID - SA1960.144
Original Track ID - SA1960.144.B8
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Aberdeenshire
  Parish - Old Deer
  Village - Fetterangus

Item Notes - 3 verses of 4 lines. Sung to the tune of 'The Smith's a Gallant Fireman' (Roud Folk Song Index no. 5899).
Some of the songs referenced:
'O A' the Airts the Wind Can Blaw' (Robert Burns)
'A Man's a Man for A' That' (Robert Burns)
'Get Up and Bar the Door' (Child 275; Roud 115)
'Maggie Murphy' (Roud 10146)
'O'er The Muir Amang The Heather' (Roud 375)
'Hieland Rory' (Roud 5146)
'Annie Laurie' (Roud 8179)
'Caller Herrin' (Roud 18353)
'The Piper o Dundee' (see Hogg's 'Jacobite Relics')
'Robin Tamson's Smiddy' (Roud 939)
Geordie Stewart (Lucy Stewart's brother) also sings a mixed-title song like this on tape SA1961.040.


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