:: Title :: Blue Bonnets Over The Border
:: Genre :: Jacobite song, march, soldier's song, topical song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Henderson, Hamish [vocal]
:: Setting :: 4 Downshire Hill
:: Location :: London (None), London (England)
:: Language :: Scots
:: Culture :: Scottish, Lowland Scots
:: Session :: Hamish Henderson 4/51
:: Date :: 4/2/1951
:: Reference Information :: T3274.0, Track 1 (00:00:40)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Alan Lomax: "Hamish says most of these songs have still some amount of oral currency - however all have a certain amount of literary influence - all have been pivotal in various forms in some of these books: Hogg's 'Jacobite Relics,' Scott's 'Minstrelsy of the Scots Border,' Povey's 'Reliques.' " [Source: Tape box]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - The words are by Sir Walter Scott and were first published in his novel, The Monastery (1820).
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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