One of Scotland’s best known traditional singers, Jimmy McBeath, was a former farm servant and traveller from Banffshire. He sang in a direct any authoritative style bothy ballads and songs learnt on the road. His 1967 album has long been regarded as a very important collection of traditional song.

1 The Bold English Navvy
2 Come A’ Ye Tramps an’ Hawkers
3 Johnny McIndoe
4 The Wind Blew The Bonnie Lassie’s Plaidie Awa’
5 The Merchant and the Beggar Maid
6 Nicky Tams
7 The Barnyards o’ Delgaty
8 I’m A Stranger in this Country
9 The Moss O’ Burreldale
10 The Highlandman’s Ball
11 McPherson’s Rant
12 Grat For Gruel
13 Drumdelgie
14 Wild Rover No More

First published by Topic 1967

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