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Bonnie Glenshee



TRACK DURATION: 0:03:51

  • LANGUAGE:
  • Scots

GENRE: Song, Information

COLLECTION: SOSS

RECORDING LOCATION

  • County - Perthshire
  • Parish - Blairgowrie
  • Village - Blairgowrie

ITEM LOCATION

  • County - Perthshire
  • Parish - Kirkmichael
  • Village - Glenshee

TRACK ID: 27849

ORIGINAL TAPE ID: SA1955.014

ORIGINAL TRACK ID: SA1955.14.A1

AUDIO QUALITY: Fair

SOURCE TYPE: Reel to Reel tape

ITEM NOTE: 3 verses with chorus after each, plus chorus at start with slightly different melody to chorus line in the rest of song. Also known as 'Busk Busk Bonnie Lassie'. Most commonly associated with the singing of the Stewarts of Blair. Said to be related to PM John MacLellan's First World War pipe tune 'The Bloody Fields of Flanders'.

See:
Ord pp. 136-137
Greig, 'Folk-Song of the North-East', Art. CVII, CXLI
Greig-Duncan vol 5, pp. 494-498, no. 1053 'Oh No No'

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