FTX-058 - TRAMPS & HAWKERS

JIMMY MacBEATH -1-

Jimmy MacBEATH (1894-1974) First of a 3-part documentary of songs and stories from this famous Scottish super-tramp. Here he talks about his life as a traveller and his unusual encounters on the road. Recorded by Peter Kennedy and Alan Lomax in Scotland and England 1951-1953
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Talk about tinkers & cant - THE NEXT PUDDEN KEN (cant song) - THE MOSS O'BURRELDALE - his family, Shakespeare, a female in England - THE MUCKIN' O GEORDIE'S BYRE - THE DOWIE DENS O YARROW - HAWICK COMMON RIDING SONG - a lodging house in Hawick - THE DAY WE WENT TO ROTHSAY-O - JOHN ANDERSON MY JO JOHN - working as a peddler, shoeing horses & harvesting - THE FORFAR SOLDIER - Army - herring fishing - DOWN BY THE MAGDALEN GREEN

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