:: Title :: The Wind Blew The Bonnie Lassie's Plaidie Awa
:: Genre :: ballad, bawdy song, broadside ballad
:: Performers & Instruments ::
MacBeath, Jimmy [vocal]
:: Setting :: Probably Alan Lomax's flat
:: Location :: London (None), London (England)
:: Language :: Scots
:: Culture :: Scottish, Lowland Scots, Aberdonian, Scottish Traveller
:: Session :: Jimmy MacBeath 11/53
:: Date :: 11/14/1953
:: Reference Information :: T3436.0, Track 7 (00:00:33)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Interviews with and songs sung by Jimmy MacBeath. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - The wind blew it awa and she grew thick about the waist, but all was put to rights when the couple was later married. We hear only a fragment of this not very indecent broadside ballad.
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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