:: Title :: Roy's Wife Of Aldivalloch (I)
:: Genre :: ballad, love song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Miller, Jimmy (Ewan MacColl) [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: London (None), London (England)
:: Language :: Scots
:: Culture :: Scottish, Lowland Scots
:: Session :: Ewan MacColl 2/51
:: Date :: 2/12/1951
:: Reference Information :: T3264.0, Track 1 (00:00:34)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Ballads, work songs, and diddling songs performed by Ewan MacColl in London. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Words by Elizabeth Grant (1745-1814), collected by Robert Burns, who wrote in a letter (1793) that he had transcribed the words for "Roy's Wife" from "the lady who composed it." The tune appears as "Ruffian's Rant." in The Scots Musical Museum (1787-1802).
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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