With this beautifully produced and comprehensive 4-volume collection of Scottish songs and ballads, Waltons have expanded their great collections. Each book contains 50 enduring favourites and modern classics from the great Scottish song tradition.
From the tragic and celebratory historic ballads to the great poetic love songs and bawdy comic turns, the turbulent political, personal and social history of Scotland can be traced in the great songs and ballads of this wonderful collection. Each book includes charming illustrations and photographs depicting scenes and figures from Scotland's past, as well as a helpful glossary.
The Very Best Scottish Songs and Ballads, Volume 1 includes:
The Blue Bells of Scotland, Bonnie George Campbell, The Band o' Shearers, The Rowan Tree, The Battle of Stirling, Caller O'u, Come o'er the Stream Charlie, Coorie Doon, John Anderson My Jo, Green Grow the Rashes O, Flora Macdonald's Lament, Comin' Through the Rye, Farewell to Tarwathie, Roslin Castle, Sally Munro, The Skye Boat Song, The White Cockade, When the Kye Comes Hame, The Mother's Malison, I'll Lay Ye Doon Love, My Heart's in the Highlands and many more.