Jamie Raeburn
Date September 1959
Track ID 59447
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1959.108.B7

Original Tape ID

SA1959.108

Summary

Jeannie Robertson sings the opening of the song 'Jamie Raeburn', in which the titular character laments leaving Scotland after being sentenced to transportation [for an unspecified crime].

Item Notes

1 verse of 4 lines.

See:
Greig-Duncan vol. 8, pp. 52-63, no. 1535
'Flying Cloud' (M. C. Dean, 1922) pp. 90-91
'101 Scottish Songs' (N. Buchan, 1962) p. 40
'Come Gie's a Sang' (S. Douglas, 1995) pp. 58-59
Bodleian Library Broadside Ballads, 2806 c.14(19)
'Bothy Songs & Ballads' (J. Ord, 1930) pp. 357-358
'Singing Island' (E. MacColl & P. Seeger, 1960) p. 80
'The Sang's the Thing' (S. Douglas, 1992) pp. 163-164
'Flower of Dunaff Hill' (J. McBride, 1988) pp. 100-101
'Herd Laddie o the Glen' (A. McMorland, 2006) pp. 47-48
'Vagabond Songs & Ballads' vol. 2 (R. Ford, 1901) pp. 55-56
'Sam Henry's Songs of the People' (G. Huntington, 1990) p. 124
Murray Collection (Broadsides), Glasgow University Library, mu23-y1:106
'Travellers' Songs from England and Scotland' (E. MacColl & P. Seeger, 1977) pp. 288-290
National Library of Scotland, Broadside Ballad collection, RB.m.143(121) (Poets' Box, Dundee, 1880-1900) & L.C.1270(013) (1840-1850)

Item Subject/Person

Raeburn, Jamie

Recording Location

County - Kincardineshire

Parish - Fetteresso

Village - Stonehaven

Item Location

County - Lanarkshire

Parish - Glasgow

Village - Glasgow

Language

Scots

Genre

Song

Collection

SoSS

Classification

R600; GD1535;