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Sheepdogs can take to worrying sheep; training of sheepdogs...., 1969

Track ID : 5083

Sheepdogs can take to worrying sheep; training of sheepdogs. Dogs, especially collies, can be sheep worriers, killing or damaging up to 80 sheep at a time. Some sheep would be killed by a bite to ...

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Herds' suppers., 1969

Track ID : 4175

Herds' suppers. Herds' suppers died out and were revived. Originally, the Pentland herds used to meet at the Cauldstane Slap and come round to the Wolf Craigs. It was held outside, with singing an...

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The Derby Ram, 1969

Track ID : 4176

A song describing a wonderous ram with features of fantastic proportions.

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Droving; sheep markets., 1969

Track ID : 4178

Droving; sheep markets. Sheila Scott asks about the old drove road over the Pentlands. When Andrew Gibson's father took sheep to Lanark market, they lay out on Lanark Moor the night before. The sa...

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Field names on farms in Peeblesshire; anecdote about an infe..., 1970

Track ID : 27548

Field names on farms in Peeblesshire; anecdote about an infertile upland field. The glens in Peeblesshire are called 'hopes'. Mr Gibson lists field names. The Angle Park was so-called because of i...

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Dae Ye Mind Lang Lang Syne?, 1970

Track ID : 27549

A nostalgic song, recalling idyllic days of youth as a boy in Newmilns, rural Ayrshire; the singer reflects on those he knew in his youth who are no longer around, and is philosophical about his ow...

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A herd who cleaned his chimney by discharging a blunderbuss..., 1970

Track ID : 27552

A herd who cleaned his chimney by discharging a blunderbuss up it denied all knowledge of the broken chimney can. A herd who was about to retire asked a neighbour to sweep his chimney for him beca...

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Lambing in the Pentlands; the blizzard of 1917., 1969

Track ID : 5088

Lambing in the Pentlands; the blizzard of 1917. When a ewe lost her lamb, she was given a twin from another ewe. The replacement was covered with the dead lamb's skin overnight, and the ewe would ...

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Music and dancing in the Pentland Hills before the First Wor..., 1969

Track ID : 5170

Music and dancing in the Pentland Hills before the First World War. Andrew Gibson taught himself to play the fiddle about the age of twenty. He would play at barn dances from 8.00 p.m. till 4.00 a...

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Reading of extracts from the diary of a 19th century Pentlan..., 1969

Track ID : 5084

Reading of extracts from the diary of a 19th century Pentland herd. Andrew Gibson reads copied extracts from the diary of William Laidlaw, shepherd in Wakefield. It lists those present at a herds'...

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