The Drummer Maid
Date 13 April 1973
Track ID 75663
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1973.62.A5

Original Tape ID

SA1973.062

Summary

Fragments of a song in which a girl runs away from home to become a soldier. She ends up in London, where she is taught to play the marching drum. She is later betrayed by a comrade.

Recording Location

County - Shetland

Parish - Fetlar

Island - Fetlar

Language

English

Genre

Song

Collection

SoSS

Classification

R226; GD182;