Drumdelgie
Date 1952
Track ID 80798
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1952.39.B3 (B13)

Original Tape ID

SA1952.039

Summary

This bothy ballad describes working life at Drumdelgie farm. The men are up early in the morning and work hard in difficult conditions. The singer is leaving Drumdelgie and its characters, whom he calls "a most infernal crew".

Item Notes

Recorded at the People's Festival Cèilidh in honour of Hugh MacDiarmid's 60th birthday.

Recording Location

County - Midlothian

Parish - Edinburgh

Village - Edinburgh

Language

Scots

Genre

Song

Collection

SoSS

Classification

R2180; GD384;