FTX-060 - McCAFFERY & McPHERSON

JIMMY MacBEATH -3-

Jimmy MacBEATH (1894-1974) with 16 songs and 4 stories - some background to the song about MacCaffery, the soldier condemned for shooting his colonel - and MacPherson, the freebooter, who smashed his fiddle before dying at the gallows, a few moments before the arrival of the royal reprieve over Banff bridge
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THE WIND BLEW THE BONNY LASSIE'S PLAIDIE AWA' - HEY JUMP AND ON YOU GO - AWA TAE THE SCAP I THE MORNING - TOBACCO, PIPES & PORTER - SMITH'S A GALLANT FIREMAN - WHEN THE BOAT COMES IN - SKIPPIN' BARFIT' THROUGH THE HEATHER - games, fights, football, playing truant - VAN DIEMAN'S LAND - poaching - MacCALLUM - A Dark Wood - HE WIDNA WANT HIS GRUEL - The rich girl and the robbers - GALLANT FORTY TWA - EPPIE MORRIE - The devil of Portsoy - TORN-A-GOON - Scots poets - THE TROOPER LAD

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