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Rise up Guid Wife and Shak yer Feathers

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Title - Rise up Guid Wife and Shak yer Feathers
Contributors - Alexander Smith
Reporters - Dr Emily Lyle

Summary - Alexander Smith recites then sings the song that children used to sing at New Year when he was a boy [in Buckie]:

Rise up guid wife and shak yer feathers,
Dinna think that we are beggars,
We're wee bairnies come to play,
Rise up and gie's wur Hogmanay.
Hogmanay's a bawbee [halfpenny], a bawbee, a bawbee,
Hogmanay's a bawbee to greet the New Year.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:00:48
Date Recorded - 1976.11.27
Language - English, Scots
Genre - Song, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 39809
Original Tape ID - SA1976.256
Original Track ID - SA1976.256.A7
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Classification - GD639; R5887;


Item Location:
  County - Banffshire
  Parish - Rathven
  Village - Buckie

Item Notes - Transcribed in School of Scottish Studies.

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/39809/1




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