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Glenlogie, 1952

Track ID : 19961

In this ballad, Jeannie of Bethelnie falls in love with Lord John Glenlogie. She tells him she loves him but he says her dowry is too small. She becomes ill and her father's clerk writes to Glenlog...

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Anecdote about a girl amusing the Prince of Wales by her vig..., 1952

Track ID : 10102

Anecdote about a girl amusing the Prince of Wales by her vigorous dancing at a gillies' ball. A young woman, a relation of the contributor's mother, was invited to the gillies' ball at Balmoral, w...

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Ye Girls of Equal Station on whom Love's Made Impression, 1952

Track ID : 10104

The singer appeals to other girls who have known love, asking them for comfort and advice. A young man pays court to her, and she softens towards him, but he leaves her for another girl. She will n...

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Information about historic Fyvie and its war memorial.

Track ID : 10105

Information about historic Fyvie and its war memorial. A cross in a field near Fyvie marks the place where the priory formerly stood. Fyvie was once an important place. Robert the Bruce dispensed ...

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A Foolish Young Girl, 1952

Track ID : 10107

The woman regrets that she fell in love with a student who turned out to be a thief, and says that things were different when she was young John Strachan heard the song as a child. His mother used...

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The Bonnie Hoose o Airlie, 1952

Track ID : 10109

There was a great dispute between [the Earls of] Argyll and Airlie. Argyll took a force to Airlie Castle and asked Lady Margaret [Countess of Airlie] to come down and kiss him or he would destroy h...

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Anecdote about a telephone call to a wrong number and the di..., 1952

Track ID : 10116

Anecdote about a telephone call to a wrong number and the difficulty of making out English accents. John Strachan was sitting at home one night with a book when he got a phone call. He could not m...

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A farmservant refused to take a job when he found out the ch..., 1952

Track ID : 10125

A farmservant refused to take a job when he found out the character of the farmer. A farmer who wanted to hire a man told him to get a character [reference]. Later, when asked if he had got his ch...

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Historical tale of Lady Godiva and humorous anecdote about a..., 1952

Track ID : 10126

Historical tale of Lady Godiva and humorous anecdote about a local play based on the story. In about 1037 an earl was going to punish some of his retainers. His wife, Lady Godiva, interceded. The ...

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Anecdote about a farmservant who only went to church to help..., 1952

Track ID : 10130

Anecdote about a farmservant who only went to church to help with the organ. Sandy Nimmo was second horseman on John Strachan's farm. One Sunday he was holding the horse while Mr Strachan and his ...

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