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Fair Annie-o

Title - Fair Annie-o
Alternate Title - Lord Thomas and Fair Eleanor
Contributors - Franz Berchman
Reporters - Hamish Henderson

Summary - The man asks his mother whether he should marry the dun brown bride or fair Annie. His mother says that the dun brown girl is rich and Annie is poor, so her advice is not to stay at home.

Franz Bergsman, who is 28, heard the song from Peter Shepheard, at Blairgowrie.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:42
Date Recorded - 1971.09
Language - Scots
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 66913
Original Tape ID - SA1971.298
Original Track ID - SA1971.298.A11
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Classification - C73; GD212; R4;


Recording Location:
  County - Midlothian
  Parish - Edinburgh
  Village - Edinburgh

Item Notes - 2 verses. Fragment.
See:
Greig-Duncan vol. 2, pp. 71-75
'Ancient & Modern Scottish Songs' vol.1 (D. Herd, 1869, 1973) pp. 24-28

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/66913/1




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