:: Title :: Rothsay-O
:: Genre :: ballad, comic song, skiffle
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Bray, Jim [bass (double), vocal]
Brown, Sandy [vocal]
Collins, Shirley [vocal]
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Miller, Jimmy (Ewan MacColl)
Seeger, Peggy [banjo (five-string), vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: London (Greater London), London (England)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Scottish, British Pop
:: Session :: Alan Lomax and the Ramblers
:: Date :: 1955-1957
:: Reference Information :: T1037.0, Track 7 (00:02:58)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Sound engineered recordings of Alan Lomax and the Ramblers, a skiffle group, with Alan Lomax (guitar, vocal), Ewan MacColl (vocal), Peggy Seeger (banjo, vocal), Shirley Collins (vocal), Sandy Brown (clarinet, vocal), and Jim Bray (bass, vocal)]. Other performers may have been present. Few notes exist for this session, which was recorded on August 6, 1956.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Popular in the 1960s British folk revival, this early 19th century song was written by William Watt, a weaver (b. 1792) Also called "The Tinker' Waddin." Watt also wrote "Kate Dalrymple."
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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