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The Scottish Patriot

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Title - The Scottish Patriot
Alternate Title - Wendy Wood
Contributors - Bob Bertram
Reporters - Hamish Henderson
Item Person - Wood, Wendy

Summary - A comic song dedicated to Wendy Wood in recognition of her protest at the Post Office issuing a commemorative stamp of William Shakespeare, but not doing the same for Robert Burns. Wood sent a letter to the Prime Minister with a home-made Robert Burns stamp affixed, thus requiring him to pay postage.

Composed by Bob Bertram in April 1964.


Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:44
Date Recorded - 1964.11.22
Language - English, Scots
Genre - Song, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 58019
Original Tape ID - SA1964.147
Original Track ID - SA1964.147.A12
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R


Item Notes - 5 verses of 4 lines. Composed by Bob Bertram on 15th April 1964. Wendy Wood (1892-1981) was an ardent campaigner for Scottish independence.
See:
'Selected Songs and Poems of Bob Bertram' (B. Bertram, ed. N. I .M. Allan, 2008) p. 52

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/58019/1




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