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Cock o the Midden

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Title - Cock o the Midden
Contributors - Ewan MacColl
Reporters - Hamish Henderson; J. Anthony

Summary - A street song collected in Aberdeen [by A. L. Lloyd]:

Oh I thocht when I wore the kilt
I could dance frae Tay tae Forth
Trauchlin up and doon the street
Whistlin the 'Cock o the North'.
But aa the kids they shouted,
"Awa mon wha're ye kiddin?
"Instead o bein the Cock o the North
"Ye're only the cock o the midden."


Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:00:25
Date Recorded - 1953.08
Language - Scots
Genre - Song, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 41618
Original Tape ID - SA1953.243
Original Track ID - SA1953.243.A3b
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - R2R

Classification - R9749;


Recording Location:
  County - Midlothian
  Parish - Edinburgh
  Village - Edinburgh

Item Notes - 1 verse of 8 lines.
See:
'Personal Choice of Scottish Folksongs and Ballads' (E. MacColl, 1953) p. 65

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/41618/1




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