:: Title :: Interview with John Strachan about MacPherson's Rant
:: 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 7 (00:01:27)
:: 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 - Strachan explains the story of "MacPherson's Rant" and its protagonist, James MacPherson, a Robin Hood-type character who was hanged in Banff in 1700. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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