:: Title :: Bonny Portsoy, You're Aa Ma Ain
:: Genre :: spoken, story
:: Performers & Instruments ::
MacBeath, Jimmy [vocal]
:: Setting :: Probably Alan Lomax's flat
:: Location :: London (None), London (England)
:: Language :: Scots
:: Culture :: Scottish, Lowland Scots, Aberdonian, Scottish Traveller
:: Session :: Jimmy MacBeath 11/53
:: Date :: 11/14/1953
:: Reference Information :: T3479.0, Track 1 (00:06:42)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Interviews with and songs sung by Jimmy MacBeath. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - MacBeath recounts a story of devil-worshippers that his grandfather told him, at the end of which the Devil "wraps him roon the whole toon" and says "Bonny Portsoy, you're all mine." [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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