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Wha Saw the Forty-Second?

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Title - Wha Saw the Forty-Second?
Contributors - Rob Watt
Reporters - Arthur Argo

Summary - Wha saw the Forty-Second?
Wha saw them gyaan awa?
Wha saw the Forty-Second
Comin fae the wappenshaw [muster]?
Some o them had tattie [potato] medals,
Some o them had nane at aa,
Some o them had tattie medals,
Comin fae the wappen-shaw.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:00:21
Date Recorded - 1960
Language - Scots
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 80208
Original Tape ID - SA1960.249
Original Track ID - SA1960.249.A8
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Classification - GD1628; R13073; R8250;

Item Notes - One of many variants modelled on the Jacobite song 'Wha Wadna Fecht For Charlie?'. 'Wappenshaw' is a Scots word for a military muster.

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