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Portobelly's Like a Sewer

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Title - Portobelly's Like a Sewer
Contributors - Bob Bertram
Reporters - Hamish Henderson; Ailie Edmunds Munro

Summary - Bob Bertram introduces his own humorous song and teaches the chorus to the audience. The song is about sewerage problems at Seafield (between Portobello and Leith) and the Council's apparent lack of haste to resolve the problem.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:04:28
Date Recorded - 1971.02.18
Date of Content - 1971 to 1971
Language - Scots
Genre - Song, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 76453
Original Tape ID - SA1971.014
Original Track ID - SA1971.14.A1
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Midlothian
  Parish - Edinburgh
  Village - Edinburgh


Item Location:
  County - Midlothian
  Parish - Edinburgh
  Village - Portobello

Item Notes - 4 verses, with a chorus after each, and chorus at start. Bob Bertram's own composition. Tune 'The Road to the Isles'. The audience joins in the choruses. Recorded at Heriot-Watt University Students' Union, at a cèilidh in aid of 'Stampede', an Edinburgh people's newspaper.

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