:: Title :: Interview with John Strachan about The Beggar Man
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Strachan, John [vocal]
:: Setting :: Probably the home of John Strachan
:: Location :: Crichie, near Fyvie (Aberdeenshire), North-east (Scotland)
:: Language :: Scots
:: Culture :: Scottish, Lowland Scots, Aberdonian
:: Session :: Crichie 7/51
:: Date :: 7/16/1951
:: Reference Information :: T3407.0, Track 6 (00:00:25)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Bothy ballads sung and stories told by Aberdeenshire farmer and singer John Strachan. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Discussion of "The Beggar Man." Strachan says the song is supposed to be about King James IV of Scotland, who would go around in disguise to see what "folk were up to." [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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