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The keel row

First line:
As I cam' doun the Canongate, I he'rd a laddie sing
author of text

A keel is a small boat or vessel. ‘Row’ (pronounced same as ‘thou’ in English) can mean row as in rowingboat, but also means simply to go or move. The title as such is untranslatable.

from notes by John Currie © 2000


Songs of Scotland


Track 13 on CDH55336 [0'56]

Track-specific metadata for CDH55336 track 13

Recording date
16 April 1999
Recording venue
St George's, Brandon Hill, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Martin Compton
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
Hyperion usage
  1. Songs of Scotland (CDA67106)
    Disc 1 Track 13
    Release date: March 2000
    Deletion date: October 2007
    Superseded by CDH55336
  2. Songs of Scotland (CDH55336)
    Disc 1 Track 13
    Release date: July 2009
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