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I'm a Stranger in this Country

Title - I'm a Stranger in this Country
Contributors - Jimmy MacBeath
Reporters - Hamish Henderson

Summary - In this song, a foreign man sitting drinking in a tavern spies a Scottish lass who takes his fancy. He is successful in seducing her, and the two spend the night together. He leaves her the next day, and she weeps as he boards the train.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:49
Date Recorded - 1952.10.15
Language - English, Scots
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 60890
Original Tape ID - SA1952.034
Original Track ID - SA1952.34.A2
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Classification - GD832; R3388;

Item Notes - 5 verses of 4 lines with vocable refrain; music transcribed in School of Scottish Studies.
See:
Greig-Duncan vol. 4 p. 247, no. 832


Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/60890/1




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