:: Title :: Saw Ye The Cotton Spinners (Boer War parody)
:: Genre :: parody, topical song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Henderson, Hamish [vocal]
:: Setting :: Hotel Meurice
:: Location :: London (None), London (England)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Scottish, Lowland Scots
:: Session :: Hamish Henderson 3/51
:: Date :: 3/6/1951
:: Reference Information :: T3266.0, Track 6 (00:00:40)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Ballads, cornkisters, and mouth music sung by Scottish folklorist, poet, and radical Hamish Henderson. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Parodic verses of "Saw Ye the Cotton Spinners" sung for the 42nd Regiment (the Black Watch, the Royal Highland Regiment) in the Boer War. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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