FTX-189 - THE GREAT SILKIE

SONGS FROM THE ORKNEYS

A selection of recordings from Orkney singers that supplement those sung by John & Ethel FINDLATER - including John SINCLAIR (Flotta), Johina LEITH (Stenness), Sidney SCOTT & chorus (N Ronaldsay), Dorothy FOURBISTER (Kirkwall), Annie PATTERSON (Harray), Dave LAUGHTON & Kate NEWLANDS (tinker) & Peter PRATT (Toab) - recorded by Peter Kennedy 1955

LULLABY - FAREWELL TO STROMNESS - AULD MAID'S LAMENT - SAILOR'S RETURN - WE ARE A ST MARY'S MEN (New Years Eve Carol) - BRIG COLUMBUS - FROG SONG - TAM GIBB'S SOO - WEE COOPER O FIFE - WILL O THE LUM - BOLD DIGHTON - HOY'S DARK LOFTY ISLE - SPANISH PLAY - SALLY MUNRO - SIR JAMES THE ROSE - PAINFUL PLOO - TWO SOLDIERS - WILLIAM & MARY

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