NEFA - The North East Folklore Archive

Resources - Audio Library

A collection of sound-bites from this web site.

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listen hereThe Drum - Gordon Easton.


listen hereBarnyards O' Delgaty - Ugie Fok Band.


listen hereBonnie Braes O' Kinnadie - Bill Buchan.


listen hereWhalers' Song - Bedlam Howe.


listen hereBonnie Ship the Diamond - Ugie Folk Band.


listen hereNora Black reads a short extract from the Christian Watt Papers.


listen hereI Aince Lo'ed A Lad - Barbara Ann Burnett.


listen hereMormond Braes - Barbara Ann Burnett.


listen hereWill your anchor hold? Cairnbulg and Inveralochy Flute Band, 1999.


listen hereChristine Kydd sings the Rovin' Plooboy-o.


listen hereThere are times in a fisherman's life - Peterhead's fisherman / poet, Peter Buchan.

listen hereElizabeth Stewart sings The Jolly Beggar one of the many songs she learned from her Aunt Lucy.

listen hereRoy's Wife of Aldivalloch sung by Stanley Robertson in the true style of the traditional baladeer.

listen here"A Stranger on the Bars" Norma Wilson reads a short extract from Christian Watt Marshal's memoirs.


Cullen fiddler Duncan Wood plays Skinner...


listen hereBonnie Lossie.


listen hereThe Left Handed Fiddler.

Buchan piper Pamela Smith plays...


listen hereThe 6 - 8 pipe march Redford Cottage.


listen hereJimmy Greig's Brandy Bottle a tune she wrote in memory of her grandfather.


listen hereFarewell to the Creeks by Pipe Major James Robertson, Gordon Highlanders. Composed in 1919 after release from a German prisoner of war camp, in memory of the creeks of Portsoy where he enjoyed his boyhood years.

Links to Audio Clips in the John Murdoch Henderson Collection
Alphabetical listing of the site's audio sound files.
Clicking on a link will take you to the relevant page within the site.



DW: Duncan Wood; DL: David Low; BM: Banish Misfortune;
ASRS: Aberdeen Strathspey and Reel Society.
The tunes performed by ASRS were recorded live at the Cowdray Hall, Aberdeen on May 25th 2002, at a fund raising concert for the upkeep of the James Scott Skinner Memorial, Allenvale Cemetery, Aberdeen.

Adam Glen (Air) DL
Alexander R Findlay (Hornpipe) DW
Because He Was A Bonnie Lad (Pipe Strathspey) DL
Bonnie Ann (Pipe March) DL
Bonnie Lass O' Bon Accord, The ASRS
C. D. Strathspey (Strathspey) BM
Cairdin' o't, The (2/4 Country Dance) DW
Charles Sutherland (Reel) BM
Coilsfield House (Slow Air) DW
Donald Morison, Beauly (Reel) DW
Donachd Head (Pipe Jig) DL
Duchess of Bedford, The (Slow Strathspey) DW
Duke of Atholl, The (Strathspey) DW
East Neuk o' Fife, The (2/4 Country Dance) DW
Fair John's Sister's Wedding (Pipe Jig) DL
Fill The Stoup (Reel) DL
Flowers of Edinburgh, The (2/4 Country Dance) DW
Gavin Greig (Strathspey) DW
George I. Taylor (Strathspey) DW
Gillan's Reel (Reel) DW
Gille Calum (Sword Dance) DL
Glengarry's March (Pipe March) DL
Go To Berwick Johnnie (Jig) DW
Gown and the Apron, The (Jig) DL
Greig's "Strathspey" (Pastoral) DW
Highland Ketty (6/8 jig) DL
House of Skene, The (Slow Air) DW
I Lo'oe Nae A Laddie But Ane (Air) DL
Iron Man, The
Isle of Skye Militia's March, The (March) BM
Jenny Dang the Weaver (2/4 Country Dance) DW
J F Dickie's Delight (Slow Strathspey) DW
Johnnie Lad (Reel) DL
J Scott Skinner, The Strathspey King (Reel) DW
Kenny Would Dance With The Maid (Jig) DL
Lady Charlotte Campbell (Strathspey) DW
Lady Macbeth's Lament, The (Strathspey) DL
Lochaber No More (Lament) DL
Loch Earn (Reel) DW
Loch Ericht Side (Pastoral) DW
Loch Riach (March) DW
Macpherson's Lament (Quickstep Pipe March) DL
Mallard,The (Hornpipe) DW
Marquis of Huntly, The (Strathspey) DW
Marquis of Huntly's Snuff Mull, The (Pastoral) DW
Mason's Apron,The (Reel) DW
Miss Edmonston of Muirton DW
Miss Forbes Farewell To Banff (March) DL
Miss Graham of Inchbrakie (Slow Air) DW
Money in Both Pockets BM
Mr Gordon of Hallhead (Strathspey) DW
Mr Pringle of Tarwoodlee's Favourite BM
Mrs Forbes Leith (Reel) DW
Mrs Gordon of Park (Slow Strathspey) DW
Mrs Johnston (later called Glen Ogle) DW
Mrs Shand, Aberdeen (Strathspey) DW
Muir o' Gellan, The (Strathspey) DW
New Brig o' Dee, The (2/4 Country Dance) DW
North Country Style, The (Reel) DW
Pease Stray (Reel) DL
Pennan Den (Slow Air) DW
Perth Assembly (reel) DW
Riches Denied (Pastoral) DW
Rob Roy McGregor (Quickstep Pipe March) DL
Roslin Castle (Slow Air) DW
Scottish Snap, The (Strathspey) DW
Sir David Davidson of Cantray, (Reel) BM
Speed The Plough, (Reel) DW
There Came A Braw Lad To My Daddy's Door (6/8 jig) DL
There Was A Lad Was Born In Kyle (2/4 Country Dance) DW
Tulach Gorum (Strathspey) DL
Urquhart Castle (Slow Strathspey) DW
White Cockade, The (2/4 Country Dance) DW
Wood Of Fyvie, The (Reel) DL
92nd Highlanders March, The (Pipe March) DL





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