There are 206 results for your search for '"Fisher, Ray, 1940-2011 (6622)"'
Donald's Return to Glencoe, 28 November 1986
Track ID : 83114
In this song, the singer encounters a girl in Glencoe and tries to woo her, only to be told she loves Donald of Glencoe, who went away to war long ago. The singer tries to convince her that Donald ...
Ray Fisher discusses her mother and her own connection to Ba..., 26 March 1985
Track ID : 83372
Ray Fisher talks about her mother and her own connection to Barra. Ray Fisher talks about her mother, who came to Glasgow from Barra to work in service. She eventually married Ray's father, who wa...
The Pressers, 01 April 1987
Track ID : 83629
Woman's plaint song for her sweetheart who has been taken to sea by a press gang.
High Jeannie High, 01 April 1987
Track ID : 83630
Unhappy marriage song in which the singer wishes she had a younger man, penniless if need be, rather than her wealthy husband. Ray Fisher learned the song from the singing of Jane Turriff.
I Am a Miller Tae my Trade, 01 April 1987
Track ID : 83635
In this mildly bawdy seduction song, a miller tries to win the affection of a maid as she passes by his mill. His perseverance eventually pays off, and she agrees to be his sweetheart. Learned fro...
Unknown, 01 April 1987
Track ID : 83636
A modern song in which the singer describes his discontent at being allocated council housing in a high-rise building. The song was composed by Alec Watts and sent to Ray Fisher by Bill Eddie of S...
The Weary Cutters, 01 April 1987
Track ID : 83637
Woman's plaint song for her sweetheart, who has been taken to sea by a press gang.
Monymusk Lads, 01 April 1987
Track ID : 83639
Bothy song in which a farmservant tries to slip into his sweetheart's house to see her. He is caught by her parents and ejected, but vows to return when he hears them snoring.
Johnny My Man, 01 April 1987
Track ID : 83640
In this temperance song, a woman comes to find her husband at the alehouse, in order to beg him to give up drinking and return to his family, describing how his children are starving. He comes to h...
Over Yonder Banks, 01 April 1987
Track ID : 83646
Contemporary song in which the singer recalls the house where he was brought up before it was demolished to make way for new building projects. Composed by Graham Miles.
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