The Fair o Balnafinnan
On Springthyme SPRCD 1042
Shepheard, Spiers & Watson - They Smiled as We Cam In
Tom Spiers: I learned this from a recording of Jeannie Robertson made by Peter Hall in the 1960s. It was a poor recording so I adapted some of the words which I couldn’t make out. Subsequently I discovered that the line that I had converted into ‘She was the flooer o the evening’ was sung by Jeannie as ‘She was fair as the Annan’ - but by then I had taken a liking to my way of it.
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