Portraits: Jimmy MacBeath: Tramps & Hawkers
CAT # 82161-1834-2
1. Tramps and Hawkers 2:53 2. Drumdelgie 3:18 3. The Jolly Carter Lad 4. A dash good drink from the farm servants (interview) 4:48 5. The Moss O Burreldale 4:03 6. The Muckin O Geordie's Byre 2:42 7. MacPherson's Lament 3:11 8. It Always Beats Up the Ten Minutes Yet (interview) 3:32 9. Mormond Braes 3:21 10. Bonny Portsoy, you're aa ma ain (interview and story) 6:43 11. The Dowie Dens O Yarrow 2:39 12. A threed of blue song (interview) 13. Oh, Mama, Red-Eye 14. Fined five pounds (interview) 1:42 15. Teribus 16. Pirns o thread an needles an packets o preens (interview) 1:49 17. The Gallant Forty-Twa 2:53 18. Too verocious, like they were hot in the blood (interview) 3:01 19. McCafferty was a great soldier (interview) 2:08 20. McCafferty 3:12 21. I'd Get Shot (interview) 1:49 24. Bogie's Bonny Belle 2:34 25. Neeps Tae Pluck 2:46 26. Tramps and Hawkers (performance version) 2:42
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Jimmy MacBeath Jimmy MacBeath's warm and husky voice made him one of Scotland's greatest and most beloved traditional singers. This unique collection of songs, stories, and reminiscences draws from his varied life as soldier, farm laborer, and traveling singer in the British Isles, France, and Canada. Portraits Throughout his career, Alan Lomax worked extensively with some of the greatest artists in folk music, many of whom he was the first to record. The Portraits series focuses in depth on these brilliant artists and heroes of traditional music. The Alan Lomax Collection The Alan Lomax Collection gathers together the American, European and Caribbean field recordings, world music compilations, and ballad operas of writer, folklorist and ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax. Recordings by Alan Lomax. Remastered to 24-bit digital from the original field recordings.
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