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Scottish Songs and Ballads

Rory and Alex McEwen
Scottish Songs and Ballads

Released in 1957, Scottish Songs and Ballads by brothers Rory and Alex McEwen is an example of the British folk revival at its peak. Singing in a simple and pure style, the McEwens let the narratives of the songs flow as easily as the melodies. Though many of the ballads are traditional, some adopt the words of noted Scottish poets such as Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott. Liner notes include a brief biography of the artists as well as notes and lyrics for each song.

Track Listing

101
A Lum Hat Wantin' a Croon Rory and Alex McEwen 1:56
102
Jock O'Hazeldean Rory and Alex McEwen 2:02
103
The Lass O' Patie's Mill Rory and Alex McEwen 2:14
104
The Lowlands of Holland Rory and Alex McEwen 1:29
105
Leezey Lindsey Rory and Alex McEwen 1:14
106
The Twa Rivers Rory and Alex McEwen 0:28
107
Father Adam Rory and Alex McEwen 3:25
201
The Soor Milk Cairt Rory and Alex McEwen 2:15
202
Ca' the Ewes Rory and Alex McEwen 2:35
203
Palworth on the Green Rory and Alex McEwen 1:31
204
Peerie Fairies Rory and Alex McEwen 1:48
205
The Craw Killed the Pussie Rory and Alex McEwen 1:58
206
Lo! What It Is to Love Rory and Alex McEwen 3:04

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