:: Title :: Scots Wha Hae
:: Genre :: topical song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Budge, Mrs. [vocal]
Henderson, Hamish [vocal]
:: Setting :: The Ceilidh of the People's Festival Fringe, Oddfellows Hall
:: Location :: Edinburgh (Midlothian), South-east (Scotland)
:: Language :: Scots
:: Culture :: Scottish, Lowland Scots
:: Session :: Edinburgh 8/51
:: Date :: 8/30/1951
:: Reference Information :: T3433.0, Track 4 (00:02:13)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Recordings from the first People's Festival Ceilidh, part of the 1951 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Ballads sung by Jimmy MacBeath, John Strachan, Jessie Murray, and Blanche Wood; Gaelic songs by Calum Johnson and Flora MacNeil; piping by John Burgess; MC'd by Hamish Henderson. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Ewan McVicar: "Generally considered Scotland?s own national anthem. Robert Burns wrote the lyric as what 'one might suppose to be [King Robert the Bruce?s] address to his heroic followers on that eventful morning' of 24 June 1314, when the Scots routed the army of King Edward II of England and regained their independence." From "1951 Edinburgh People's Festival Ceilidh" CD, Rounder 2006. [Source: Album note]
0 - The audience and other singers in the Ceilidh join in singing. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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