Category Archives: Scotland

Bessie Bell and Mary Grey

A simple rendition of another of my archive discoveries. The story behind this one is that Bessie and Mary were two Scottish girls who built themselves a shelter to stay away from the plague. A boy who was in love … Continue reading

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Babbity Bowster

A singing game from Scotland, from the Anne Geddes collection. This was sung by ‘the Greigs’ maids at Loch Awe, 1900′. It’s a really sweet tune. Sorry- tracks are only up for a while. There are plenty of new ones … Continue reading

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