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Clyde's Water

Title - Clyde's Water
Contributors - Jeannie Robertson
Reporters - Hamish Henderson

Summary - A fragment of the ballad 'Clyde's Water'.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:00:34
Date Recorded - 1953.10
Language - Scots
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 25373
Original Tape ID - SA1953.247
Original Track ID - SA1953.247.B3
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - R2R

Classification - C216; GD1231; R91;


Recording Location:
  County - Aberdeenshire
  Parish - Aberdeen
  Village - Aberdeen

Item Notes - One verse only. This fragment belongs to a ballad about two lovers, usually named Willie and Maggie, whose mothers disapprove of their love, and who are both drowned owing to a curse placed upon them.
See:
Greig-Duncan vol. 6, no. 1231
'Last Leaves of Traditional Ballads' (A. Keith & G. Greig, 1925) pp. 146-150

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/25373/1




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