Wild Mountain Thyme

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Title - Wild Mountain Thyme
Alternate Title - Will You Go, Lassie, Go?
Contributors - Pat Shuldham-Shaw
Reporters - Peter R. Cooke

Summary - Pastoral invitation song in which the singer bids his sweetheart come with him to share their love amidst the mountains.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:12
Date Recorded - 1974.11.07
Language - English
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 88226
Original Tape ID - SA1974.222
Original Track ID - SA1974.222.3
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Classification - GD862; R541;

Recording Location:
  County - Midlothian
  Parish - Edinburgh
  Village - School of Scottish Studies

Item Notes - Guitar accompaniment. Popularised by the McPeake family of Ulster, who still own the copyright to the words and music. Whatever the true origin of this song, it is generally considered a popular variant of 'The Braes o Balquhither' by Robert Tannahill (1774-1810).

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