Lord Lovat

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Title - Lord Lovat
Contributors - Charlotte Higgins
Reporters - Hamish Henderson

Summary - In this ballad, Lord Lovat departs on a long voyage, leaving behind his lover Lady Nancybell. After years of journeying, he has a foreboding dream one night, causing him to return at once. When he arrives he finds ladies weeping and learns that his beloved has died out of love for him. He holds her body one last time and weeps.

Learned from John [the contributor's husband].

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:00
Date Recorded - 1953
Language - English
Genre - Song, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 26108
Original Tape ID - SA1953.238
Original Track ID - SA1953.238.B4
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - R2R

Classification - C75; GD1232; R48;

Recording Location:
  County - Perthshire
  Parish - Blairgowrie
  Village - Blairgowrie

Item Notes - Six verses; last line of each verse is repeated; first two lines of verse four only, followed by brief interruption, then resumption of song.
Greig-Duncan vol. 6, no. 1232
'The English and Scottish Popular Ballads' vol. 2 pp. 204-213

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