FTX-061 - THE ROVING PLOUGHBOY

JOHN & ENA MacDONALD

John MacDONALD (1905-1977) - shepherd & ploughmen's ballads and melodeon tunes from the North East of Scotland vigorously performed by the mole-catcher and gamekeeper of Pitgaveny, Elgin, in Morayshire- with talk and 7 tunes on the melodeon, some children's songs and his prize-winning "diddling" (mouth-music). His daughter, Ena, joins him on two ballads. Recorded by Peter Kennedy 1955
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THE BERRYFIELDS O' BLAIR (composed by Belle Stewart) - AUCHAN LOCHAN - LODGIN' HOOSE (MacDonald) - BRAES OF DUNPHAIL - HAUGHS OF CROMDALE - THE DYING PLOUGHBOY - McGUINESS'S CROSS-EYED PET - BUCHAN MILLER - MAINS O FOGGIELOAN - FAREWELL TOMINTOUL - LUCKY PLOUGHBOY - GEORGE MORRIS (MacDonald) - HARVEST HOME - BONNY BANKS OF ROSS-SHIRE - MOTOR CAR - REEL O TULLOCH - BONNY LADY (MacDonald) - SHEPHERD LAD O RHYNIE - MARLIN' FAIR - HOTCHIE POTCHIE - FROGGIE SONG - I WAS KISSED YESTREEN - THE PIBROCH OF DONALD DHU

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