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For You've Sold us Up the River

Title - For You've Sold us Up the River
Contributors - Andrew Robb Hunter
Reporters - Hamish Henderson

Summary - The song scorns the type of Scot who kowtows to the English and who ignores the history of the Clearances. He says they do not care about Scotland and the working class has been pacified by material goods.

Andy Hunter wrote the song in his first year of university. He has modified his views on English people and agrees with Hamish Henderson that the Scot who apes the English is a worthier subject for ridicule.


Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:19
Date Recorded - 1964.07.23
Language - Scots
Genre - Song, Information, Other
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 50844
Original Tape ID - SA1964.040
Original Track ID - SA1964.40.A5
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R


Item Notes - 6 verses. Andy Hunter's own composition.

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/50844/1




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