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The wee cooper o' Fife

First line:
There was a wee cooper wha lived in Fife
traditional Scottish ballad
author of text

A traditional Scottish ballad telling a traditional tale of gentility tamed. The comprehensible words relate the narrative, the others are picturesque vocables meaning little or much according to inflection.

from notes by John Currie © 2000


Songs of Scotland


Track 33 on CDH55336 [1'45]

Track-specific metadata for CDH55336 track 33

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 33
    Release date: March 2000
    Deletion date: October 2007
    Superseded by CDH55336
  2. Songs of Scotland (CDH55336)
    Disc 1 Track 33
    Release date: July 2009
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