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Peggy on the Banks o Nith



TRACK DURATION: 0:02:55

  • LANGUAGE:
  • English,
  • Scots

GENRE: Song

COLLECTION: SOSS

RECORDING LOCATION

  • County - Wigtownshire
  • Parish - Penninghame
  • Village - Waterside Farm

ITEM LOCATION

  • County - Kirkcudbrightshire
  • Village - River Nith

TRACK ID: 91420

ORIGINAL TAPE ID: SA1962.077

ORIGINAL TRACK ID: SA1962.077

AUDIO QUALITY: Fair

SOURCE TYPE: Reel to Reel tape

ITEM NOTE: This is the rare original version of this song. Most versions have been conflated with the seduction and abandonment song 'When I was Noo but Sweet Sixteen' (Roud Folk Song Index no. 5138), also known as 'Hishie Ba' (Roud 3449).

See:
Greig-Duncan vol. 6, p. 132, no. 1131
'The Seeds of Love' (S. Sedley, 1967) pp. 106-107
'The Scottish Folksinger' (Buchan & Hall, 1973) p. 81
'Scottish Studies' 1 (H. Henderson, 1957) pp. 246-248
'Jeannie Robertson' (J. Porter & H. Gower, 1995) pp. 233-234
'A Collection of Scots Songs' (A. Munro & H. Henderson, 1972) p. 18
'Scottish Studies' 21 (H. Gower & J. Porter, 'Jeannie Robertson: The Lyric Songs', 1977) pp. 74-76
'Lyrica Erotica' vol. 2 'A Wee Thread o Blue' LP (Arthur Argo), Prestige International PR-INT 13048, Side 1, track 4

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