:: Title :: Lang Johnnie More
:: Genre :: ballad, Child ballad
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Henderson, Hamish [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 :: T3414.0, Track 1 (00:12:57)
:: 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 - Child ballad No. 251. [Source: Editor]
0 - Alan Lomax: "Sung by John Strachan with Hamish Henderson joining refrains ? almost ten minutes long. He was singing from a handwritten ms given him by someone years ago. He has forgotten whom. Thought the song was too long but agreed anyhow to do it to please us." [Source: Tape box]
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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