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Illicit whisky distilling., 1956

Track ID : 3171

Illicit whisky distilling. A man hid his whisky in a mossy [boggy] area, and didn't manage to find it again. A local man supposedly knows where a pot is buried but won't tell. The last whisky was ...

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Glenlivet support for the land raids in Skye. , 1956

Track ID : 3174

Glenlivet support for the land raids in Skye. Donald MacPherson from Larryvarry, a nephew of Aidan MacPherson, was raging about the land raiders in Skye when everybody was at the moss [i.e. cutti...

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King Fareweel, 1956

Track ID : 3178

A recited fragment: At Prestonpans we arranged our clans, And mony a baby lost its daddy; Like winds on the sky we made them fly, Wi every wave o the tartan plaidie.

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Bothy ballads were not sung in Glenlivet., 1956

Track ID : 3180

Bothy ballads were not sung in Glenlivet.

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Lord Barnaby, 1956

Track ID : 3181

Fragments of the ballad 'Lord Barnaby'. Adam Lamb recites a verse: "Rise up, rise up, you little Lord Gray, Pit on your stockins an sheen, Let it never be said when we are dead That I slew a naked...

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The Baron o Braikley, 1956

Track ID : 3187

Fragments recited, with a narrative account interspersed. Brackley's wife calls on him, saying there are swords at the castle gate. He goes out and challenges the men either to come in peacefully, ...

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Adam Cameron, 1956

Track ID : 3191

Recited fragments of the song 'Adam Cameron': Adam Cameron is my name, I'm the second son o a' Boyndie, My elder brother he heirs the land, I'm a soldier true and you'll find me. O I took leave f...

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Edom o Gordon, 1956

Track ID : 3192

A recited fragment of the ballad 'Edom o Gordon': Edom o Gordon says til his men, "We maun draw til a ha. And whatna ha will we go til, My merry men and me? We'll off to the castle [o] Corgarff, ...

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Tam Lin, 1956

Track ID : 3194

A recited fragment of the ballad 'Tam Lin': The Elfin Queen'll gie a shout, "Tam o Lin's awa!" The contributor explains that Tam Lin had been captured by the fairies and couldn't escape until a w...

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Songs recited rather than sung in Glenlivet. , 1956

Track ID : 3195

Songs recited rather than sung in Glenlivet. Hamish Henderson asks if songs were sung, or just said in a sing-song. Adam Lamb says that in his day, people just said the words over to remember them.

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