Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

With guidance from Hamish Henderson, the MacLeans of Raasay, and William Montgomerie, Alan Lomax recorded dozens of hours of ancient ballads, Gaelic work songs, children’s songs, and contemporary folk songs from all over Scotland. The performers included Jeannie Robertson, John Burgess, John Strachan, Jimmy MacBeath, Flora MacNeil, Isla Cameron, Ewan MacColl, and Hamish Henderson, recorded in Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Elgin, and the Hebrides, and in London. The field recordings in Scotland were made with the cooperation of the British Broadcasting Corporation.

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Session Region,Country Date
Aberdeen II 7/51 East, Scotland 7/16/1951
Balivanich 6/51 North-west, Scotland 6/24/1951
Daliburgh I 6/51 North-west, Scotland 6/20/1951
Daliburgh II 6/51 North-west, Scotland 6/21/1951
Daliburgh III 6/51 North-west, Scotland 6/25/1951
Davie Stewart 1957 London, England 12/1957
Dundee 7/51 East, Scotland 7/26/1951
Earsary 6/51 North-west, Scotland 6/27-6/30, 1951
Edinburgh 6/51 South-east, Scotland 6/14/1951
Edinburgh II 7/51 South-east, Scotland 7/12/1951
Edinburgh IV 7/51 South-east, Scotland 7/13/1951
Ewan MacColl 1957/58 London, England 1957-1958
Ewan MacColl 2/51 London, England 2/12/1951
Garrygall 8/51 North-west, Scotland 8/1/1951
Garrynamonie I 6/51 North-west, Scotland 6/22/1951
Garrynamonie II 6/51 North-west, Scotland 6/25-6/30, 1951
Glasgow 1951 Central, Scotland 1951
Glasgow 8/51 Central, Scotland 08/1951
Hamish Henderson 3/51 London, England 3/6/1951
Hamish Henderson 4/51 London, England 4/2/1951
Inverness 7/51 North, Scotland 7/23/1951
Isla Cameron 2/51 London, England 2/11/1951
Jeannie Robertson 5/58 London, England 5/30/1958
Jeannie Robertson I 11/53 London, England 11/1/1953
Jeannie Robertson II 11/53 London, England 11/30/1953
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