101 Scottish Songs: The Wee Red Book

Stock No 48947
EAN/ISBN 9780008136611
Author: Buchan N
Publisher: Collins
Format: PB 160pp

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A small format gift book which is a reproduction of the popular book ‘101 Scottish Songs’ published by Collins in 1962. Popularized as ‘the wee red songbook’ in Scottish folk circles, this publication was in print for 26 years. One of the most influential books of folk songs ever, compiled by Norman Buchan, and the book which provided a foundation repertoire to many a young singer in the 60s. These songs were a collection of the most significant and influential traditional Scottish folk songs in 1962 and many are still widely sung today. Popular traditional songs are featured, such as ‘A Man’s A Man’, ‘Auld Lang Syne’, ‘Mingulay Boat Song’, ‘Coulter’s Candy’, ‘The Ballad of Johnny Ramensky’, ‘Jamie Raeburn’ and ‘Katie Bairdie’. This unique collection from children’s to bothy songs and traditional to love songs celebrate Scottish music at it's best.

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