:: Title :: Huntingtower (When Ye Gang Awa, Jamie) (fragment)
:: Genre :: ballad, Child ballad
:: 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 :: T3277.0, Track 25 (00:01:24)
:: 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 - This song, under the title "The Duke of Athol," appears as an appendix to "Richie Story," Child Ballad No. 232, which Child called "too well known to require citing" (Child, Vol. IV, 299). In the song Jamie turns out to be a wealthy landowner whose properties include Huntingtower Castle in Perthshire.
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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