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Auntie Lizzie's Currant Bun/Stot, Stot, Ba, Ba

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Title - Auntie Lizzie's Currant Bun/Stot, Stot, Ba, Ba
Contributors - Jean Rodger
Reporters - Dr Emily Lyle

Summary - Children's rhymes; a saying when flying kites.

Jean Rodger recites three children's rhymes:

Auntie Lizzie's currant bun,
Auntie Lizzie's currant bun,
We sat on the stairs and we a' had fun
Wi Auntie Lizzie's currant bun.

A stotting [ball bouncing] rhyme:

Stot, stot, ba, ba
Twenty lassies in a raw
No a lad among them a'
Stot, stot, ba, ba.

There was an incantation for flying dragons [kites]: "Aw the birdies in the air come and tickle on my tailie."


Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:00:59
Date Recorded - 1976.07.11
Language - Scots
Genre - Verse, Information, Other
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 31344
Original Tape ID - SA1976.078
Original Track ID - SA1976.78.B4; SA1976.78.B5; SA1976.78.B6
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Angus
  Parish - Forfar
  Village - Forfar

Item Notes -

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/31344/1




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