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Huntingtower



TRACK DURATION: 0:03:17

  • LANGUAGE:
  • Scots

GENRE: Song

COLLECTION: SOSS

RECORDING LOCATION

  • County - Aberdeenshire
  • Parish - Strichen
  • Village - Strichen

ITEM LOCATION

  • County - Perthshire
  • Parish - Tibbermore
  • Village - Huntingtower

TRACK ID: 61524

ORIGINAL TAPE ID: SA1960.136

ORIGINAL TRACK ID: SA1960.136.A1

AUDIO QUALITY: Good

SOURCE TYPE: Reel to Reel tape

ITEM NOTE: 12 verses of 4 lines; last verse repeated (normally by both singers in a dialogue).

Huntingtower lies three miles north-west of Perth.

See:
Greig-Duncan vol. 5, pp. 491-493, no. 1052
'Harp of Perthshire' (R. Ford, 1893) pp. 121-123
'Book of Scottish Ballads' (A. Whitelaw, 1845) p. 556
'Ancient Scottish Ballads' (G. R. Kinloch, 1827) pp. 170-173
'Traditional Ballad Airs' vol. 1 (W. Christie, 1876) pp. 166-167
National Library of Scotland, Broadside Ballad collection, RB.m.143(127)
'Till Doomsday in the Afternoon' (E. MacColl & P. Seeger, 1986) pp. 189-191
'Traditional Tunes of the Child Ballads' vol. 3 (B. H. Bronson & F. J. Child, 1959) pp. 380-384

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