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The Scottish Folksinger

The Scottish Folksinger

Norman Buchan and Peter Hall,
The Scottish Folksinger
Glasgow: Collins, 1973
ISBN 0 00 41115 X

Songs

The songs are referenced by page numbers.

The Warld's Ill-Divided

  1. We Never Had Such Taxes
  2. The Scranky Black Farmer (Roud 2872; G/D 3:357)
  3. Three Nights and a Sunday [Matt McGinn]
  4. The Means Test Man
  5. The Deserter (Roud 493; G/D 1:83)
  6. Jock Hawk (Roud 2331; G/D 2:295)
  7. Ludgin' wi' Big Aggie
  8. Bogie's Bonnie Belle (Roud 2155; G/D 7:1396)
  9. The Shira Dam [Helen Fullerton]
  10. The Freedom Come-All-Ye [Hamish Henderson]
  11. The Donibristle Disaster (Roud 3509)
  12. The Shuttle Rins
  13. Skyscraper Wean [Adam McNaughtan]
  14. Tattie Jock (Roud 5915; G/D 3:377)
  15. Tatties an' Herrin' (Roud 16927)
  16. The Sailor's Life (Roud 273; Laws K12; G/D 6:1245)
  17. Lamkin (Roud 6; Child 93; G/D 2:187; Henry H735)
  18. When I Was Single (Roud 2593)
  19. The Mains o' Culsh (Roud 5925; G/D 3:397)
  20. Miner's Lullaby [Matt McGinn]
  21. My Donald [Owen Hand]
  22. Fisherman's Wife [Ewan MacColl]
  23. Oh Dear Me [Mary Brooksbank] (Roud 2585)

Come, Lay Your Disputes

  1. The Burning of Auchindoon (Roud 4010; Child 183)
  2. The Hole in Me Can (Roud 23886)
  3. Jock Since Ever
  4. The Ewie Wi' the Crookit Horn (Roud 2140)
  5. Skinny Malinky Lang Legs (Roud 19020)
  6. The Maskin Rung (Roud 5858; G/D 2:323)
  7. Wha's Fu'? (Roud 473; G/D 8:1703)
  8. The Forester (Roud 67; Child 110; G/D 7:1465)
  9. Fisherrow (Roud 8702)
  10. Hame Drunk Cam' I (Roud 114; Child 274; G/D 7:1460; Henry H21ab)
  11. Such a Parcel of Rogues (Roud 5516)
  12. Wha'll Be King But Charlie (Roud 729; G/D 1:135)
  13. The Blackbird (Roud 2375)
  14. vThe Border Widow's Lament (Roud 199; Child 106; G/D 1:163)
  15. The Merchant's Son (Roud 2153; G/D 2:303; TYG 65)
  16. Fine Flowers in the Valley (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193; TYG 73)
  17. The Banks o' Red Roses (Roud 603; G/D 7:1444)
  18. A Peer Rovin' Lassie (Roud 387; Henry H79)
  19. The Cruel Brither (Roud 26; Child 11)
  20. Where is the Glasgow [Adam McNaughtan]
  21. Tullochgorum (Roud 5658)

Lassie Lie Near Me

  1. Lassie Wi' the Yellow Coatie [James Duff] (Roud 2582; G/D 4:870)
  2. Dainty Davie (Roud 2387)
  3. The Magdalen Green (Roud 2893)
  4. Eence Upon a Time (Roud 3361; G/D 7:1399)
  5. Barbara Allan (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236)
  6. Mary Mack (Roud 23905)
  7. I'll Lay Ye Doon, Love (Roud 3355)
  8. The Shepherd Laddie (Roud 11; Child 112; G/D 2:301)
  9. The Cuckoo's Nest (Roud 1506)
  10. Bonnie Lass Come Ower the Burn (Roud 3359)
  11. The College Boy (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222)
  12. The Birken Tree (Roud 5069; G/D 4:802)
  13. I Ken Whaur I'm Gaun (Roud 5701, 18663)
  14. Bonnie Lass Amongst the Heather (Roud 375; G/D 5:962; Henry H177)
  15. Mount and Go (Roud 3860; G/D 7:1361)
  16. The Kelty Clippie [John Watt]
  17. The Bonnie Fisher Lass (Roud 5881; G/D 3:485)
  18. The Band o' Shearers (Roud 1524; G/D 3:406)
  19. The Back o' Bennachie (Roud 5404; G/D 6:1223)
  20. Hishie Ba' (Roud 5138)
  21. The Bonnie Banks o' Aiddrie (Roud 27; Child 14; G/D 2:199)
  22. Roseberry Lane (Roud 269; Laws K43; G/D 7:1429; TYG 10)
  23. The Swans Swim Bonnie (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213)
  24. Yon High High Hill (Roud 277; Laws O17; G/D 4:791; Henry H152)
  25. Birnie Bouzle (Roud 3343; G/D 4:876)
  26. The Laird of the Dainty Doonby (Roud 864; G/D 7:1488)
  27. Bonnie Ythanside (Roud 3783; G/D 5:951)
  28. The Bonnie Lass o' Fyvie (Roud 545; G/D 1:84)
  29. The Spinner's Wedding [Mary Brooksbank] (Roud 12503)
  30. I Wish, I Wish (Roud 495)
  31. Lassie Lie Near Me (Roud V39584)

A Rovin' Tale

  1. I'm a Rover (Roud 3135)
  2. The Jolly Beggar (Roud 118; Child 279; G/D 2:274)
  3. The Bonny Ship the “Diamond” (Roud 2172; G/D 1:11)
  4. Song of the Fish-Gutters [Ewan MacColl]
  5. The Great Silkie o' Sule Skerry (Roud 197; Child 113)
  6. The Iron Horse (Roud 5834; G/D 2:291)
  7. Bonnie Udny (Roud 3450; G/D 6:1089)
  8. Fareweel tae Tarwathie [George Scroggie] (Roud 2562; G/D 1:15)
  9. The Banks of Newfoundland (Roud 1812; Laws K25)
  10. The Moss o' Burreldale (Roud 1876)
  11. Jeannie McPherson
  12. The Leaboy's Lassie (Roud 1645; G/D 4:725)
  13. The Lothian Hairst (Roud 2165; G/D 3:404)
  14. The Trooper and the Maid (Roud 162; Child 299; G/D 7:1470)
  15. Bonnie Glen Shee (Roud 832; G/D 5:1053)
  16. The Brewer Lad (Roud 867; G/D 4:916)
  17. Hieland Rory (Roud 5146)
  18. The Handsome Cabin Boy (Roud 239; Laws N13; G/D 1:181)
  19. Kilbogie (Roud 95; G/D 4:851)
  20. Jock Tamson's Tripe (Roud 5835; G/D 2:286)
  21. Guise o' Tough (Roud 3800; G/D 3:378)
  22. Tramps an' Hawkers (Roud 1874; G/D 3:487)

A Hero Bold

  1. Captain Ward (Roud 224; Child 287; G/D 1:39)
  2. The “Balena” (Roud 285)
  3. The Forfar Sodger (Roud 2857; G/D 1:69)
  4. Fa' Wid Be a Bobby? (Roud 23878)
  5. Prince Charlie (Roud 5778; G/D 1:126)
  6. Plooman Laddies (Roud 3448)
  7. The Stoutest Man in the Forty-Twa (Roud 1877; G/D 1:70)
  8. My Brither Bill
  9. Harlaw (Roud 2861; Child 163; G/D 1:112)
  10. The Soldier Maid (Roud 226; G/D 1:182; Henry H497)
  11. Katharine Jaffray (Roud 93; Child 221; G/D 5:1024)
  12. Hughie the Graeme (Roud 84; Child 191; G/D 2:271)
  13. Johnnie Sangster (Roud 2164; G/D 3:407)
  14. Erin-Go-Bragh (Roud 1627; Laws Q20; G/D 2:236)
  15. The Wark o' the Weavers (Roud 374)
  16. The Kielder Hunt (Roud 5126)
  17. Herrin's Heids (Roud 128; TYG 31)
  18. Hot Asphalt (Roud 2134)
  19. The Bonnie Bunch of Roses (Roud 664; Laws J5; G/D 1:155)
  20. Killiecrankie (Roud 3363)
  21. John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559)