Scotland the Brave/Alba an Aigh – Pipes and Drums
Performed by The Pipes & Drums of The Royal Tank Regiment. My school’s pipe band used to play this as they marched back and forth across the playing field.
Melody by Charles Miller; lyrics by Robbie Burns; performed by James Malcolm.
Skye Boat Song
Performed by the Corries. The number of times I have sung this in school choirs…
The News Frae Moirdart/Wha’ll Be King But Charlie
Performed by the McCalmans.
Ye Jacobites By Name
Lyrics by Robbie Burns; performed by Ian Bruce.
Sound the Pibroch
Performed by the Corries.
Scots Wha Hae
Performed by Scocha.
It’s amazing to think that all these songs hold fond memories from my childhood, whether I heard them at school or on dad’s folk CDs in the car. No wonder I used to dream about the ’45 Rebellion…