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Complete Songs of Robert Tannahill Volume 2
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A weaver by trade and song-writer and poet by calling, Robert Tannahill of Paisley was born in 1774 and died in 1810. Over 100 songs, of a quality that compares with Robert Burns, constitute his great legacy.
Dr Fred Freeman, producer & musical director of the internationally acclaimed The Complete Songs Of Robert Burns (in 12 vols, on Linn Records), decided to record for posterity The Complete Songs Of Robert Tannahill in 5 volumes, in conjunction with Brechin All Records. 2010 will marks the bicentenary of Tannahill's death. This is volume one of a project that brings these songs to life in contemporary adaptations that retain all the tradition of the music and lyrics.
Disk 1 : My Mary (Jim Malcolm), Gloomy Winter's Noo Awa (Emily Smith), One Night In My Youth (Brian O' hEadhra), Brave Lewie Roy (Nick Keir), The Soldier's Adieu (Steve Byrne), While the Grey Pinioned Lark (Emily Smith), Fragment of A Scottish Ballad (Lucy Pringle), Bonnie Winsome Mary (Brian O hEadhra), Come Hame Tae Yer Lingels (Jim Malcolm), Oor Bonnie Scots Lads (Lucy Pringle), Hey Donald, How Donald (Marieke McBean), The Lomond (Steve Byrne), Peggy O'Rafferty (Brian O hEadhra), Mine Ain Dear Somebody (Emily Smith), O Lassie Will Ye Tak a Man? (Steve Byrne), Kitty Tyrell (Brian O hEadhra), O Sair I Rue the Witless Wish (Steve Byrne), Noo Winter Wi His Cloody Broo (Nick Keir), Poem: On Seeing A Spider (Fred Freeman), The Soldier's Widow (Lucy Pringle), Bonnie Hielan Laddie (Jim Malcolm)