Songs of Tannahill

Week 28 190711 (#1885)
Explore the songs of 17th-century "weaver poet" Robert Tannahill, who wrote verses in the style of Robert Burns. Tannahill's work is still widely sung and has been immortalized internationally in folk songs he influenced, including "Wild Mountain Thyme" and "Waltzing Matilda."

Are Ye Sleepin' Maggie?...by Dougie MacLean from Tribute (Dunkeld)
The Braes o' Balquidder...by The Tannahill Weavers from Capernaum (Green
Linnet)
Farewell to Whisky...by Dougie MacLean from Tribute (Dunkeld)
Thou Bonnie Wood o' Craiglea...by Claire Hastings from The Complete Songs of
Robert Tannahill, Vol IV (Brechin All Records)
Gloomy Winter's Noo Awa...by Sedrenn from Sedrenn (Keltia Musique)
Prince Charlie's March/Joy Gae Wi' My Love/Ho Mo Chaileagan ...by Jock
Tamson's Bairns from May You Never Lack a Scone (Greentrax)
Braes o' Gleniffer...by Jock Tamson's Bairns from May You Never Lack a Scone
(Greentrax)
[ID excerpt] Mazurka Polonaise...by Sedrenn from Sedrenn (Keltia Musique)
Och Hey! Johnnie Lad...by Emily Smith from The Complete Songs of Robert
Tannahill, Vol I (Brechin All Records) Adieu! Ye Cheerful Native Plains...by
Brian Ó hEadhra from The Complete Songs of Robert Tannahill, Vol III
(Brechin All Records) Thou Cauld Gloomy Feberwar...by Fiona Hunter from The
Complete Songs of Robert Tannahill, Vol III (Brechin All Records)
Fly We To Some Desert Isle...by Emily Smith from The Complete Songs of
Robert Tannahill, Vol I (Brechin All Records
Loudon's Bonnie Woods and Braes...by Rod Paterson from The Complete Songs of
Robert Tannahill, Vol IV (Brechin All Records)
Killoch Burn & Ye Dear Romantic Shades...by Wendy Weatherby from The
Complete Songs of Robert Tannahill, Vol IV (Brechin All Records)
O Laddie, Can Ye Lea Me & How Can Ye Gang Laddie?...by Fiona Hunter from The
Complete Songs of Robert Tannahill, Vol IV (Brechin All Records)
Andro...by The Tannahill Weavers from Capernaum (Green Linnet)