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Fair Kirkconnell Lea

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Title - Fair Kirkconnell Lea
Alternate Title - Helen of Kirkconnell
Contributors - John Brune
Reporters - Hamish Henderson

Summary - The singer longs to be in the grave with Helen, who has died to save him, and curses the man who shot her. He follows the murderer and hacks him to pieces. He vows to make a garland of her hair and wear it until his own death.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:07
Date Recorded - 1958
Language - English, Scots
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 39750
Original Tape ID - SA1958.198
Original Track ID - SA1958.198.A13
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Classification - R8191;

Item Notes - 5 verses. Based on a true story.

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/39750/1




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