FTX 262 - THE HILLS O' GALLOWA'

SONGS OF SOUTH-WEST SCOTLAND

Songs recorded in Kircudbrightshire by Seamus Ennis in May 1953 and by Peter Kennedy in July 1954. The main contributors were two brothers, Togo and Burns Crawford living and working on farms near Mossdale. Two of their songs can be heard on other Folktrax albums CA THE YOWES on FTX 013 and THE BEGGARMAN on FTX 503. The other singers include two more brothers, Sam & Willie McNeily, James McGravey, Billy Gordon and William Wallace.
  Togo Crawford - Galloway shepherd (Photo by Peter Kennedy 1954)

THE PLOOIN' MATCH AT DINWIDDIE GREEN - KIRKCUDBRI' TOON - THE BRAES O STRATHBLANE - TAMU - THE FARMER'S BOY - THE BULLOCK-MAN FRAE MIDTOWN - CORUNNA'S LONE SHORE - THE GATES OF DRUM - FAREWEEL YE AULD FAITHFUL -THE HAYMAKING SONG - THE PLOOMEN'S FAREWELL TO HIS HORSES - JIMMY RAEBURN - I'M MARRIED TO AN ENGLISH WIFE - PUT YOUR PEN TO PAPER, JOHN - TYNRON GLEN - THE SOLDIER'S FAREWELL - THE BANKS OF CLYDE - THE BANKS OF LOCH RYAN -. CANADIE-I-O - BONNY JEANNIE SHAW - THE BEGGARMAN - KIRCUDBRIGHT'S PRAISES - THE FEEIN TIME AT DUMFRIES HIRING FAIR - THE HILLS O' GALLOWA

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