Works with a theme of war (39)

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  1. David Rintoul

    A Fiddler In The North

    “Amang the trees, where humming bees ...”

    A song written in 1794 and performed by David Rintoul

  2. Alex Norton

    A Fragment [Ballad on the American War]

    “When Guilford good our Pilot stood ...”

    A song written in 1784 and performed by Alex Norton

  3. David Hayman

    A Toast. Lines on the Commemoration of Rodney's Victory

    “Instead of a song, boys, I'll give you a toast ...”

    A poem written in 1793 and performed by David Hayman

  4. Liz Lochhead

    Address to General Dumourier

    “You're welcome to Despots, Dumourier ...”

    A poem written in 1793 and performed by Liz Lochhead

  5. Annette Crosbie

    Bonie Laddie, Highland Laddie

    “I hae been at Crookieden ...”

    A song written in 1791 and performed by Annette Crosbie

  6. Dawn Steele

    Castle Gordon

    “Streams that glide in orient plains ...”

    A poem written in 1787 and performed by Dawn Steele

  7. John Shedden

    Contented wi little

    “Contented wi' little, and cantie wi' mair ...”

    A song written in 1794 and performed by John Shedden

  8. Ralph Riach

    Does Haughty Gaul Invasion Threat

    “Does haughty Gaul invasion threat? ...”

    A song written in 1795 and performed by Ralph Riach

  9. Eddi Reader

    Geordie - An old Ballad

    “There was a battle in the North ...”

    A song written in 1792 and performed by Eddi Reader

  10. Ralph Riach

    Gude Wallace

    “'O, for my ain king,' quo' gude Wallace ...”

    A song written in 1796 and performed by Ralph Riach

  11. Multiple Readers

    Highland Laddie

    “The bonniest lad that e'er I saw ...”

    A song written in 1796 and performed by Multiple Readers

  12. Phil McKee

    I'll mak you be fain to follow me

    “As late by a sodger I chanced to pass ...”

    A song written in 1790 and performed by Phil McKee

  13. Annette Crosbie

    It Was A' For Our Rightfu' King

    “It was a' for our rightfu' king ...”

    A song written in 1794 and performed by Annette Crosbie

  14. Alison Peebles

    Johnie Cope

    “Sir John Cope trode the north right far ...”

    A song written in 1790 and performed by Alison Peebles

  15. Alison Peebles

    Killiecrankie

    “Whare hae ye been sae braw, lad! ...”

    A song written in 1790 and performed by Alison Peebles

  16. Gerda Stevenson

    Logan Braes

    “O Logan, sweetly didst thou glide ...”

    A song written in 1793 and performed by Gerda Stevenson

  17. John Bett

    My bony Mary

    “Go fetch to me a pint o' wine ...”

    A poem written in 1788 and performed by John Bett

  18. David Rintoul

    O Kenmure's On And Awa , Willie

    “O Kenmure's on and awa, Willie ...”

    A song performed by David Rintoul

  19. Phyllida Law

    Ode, sacred to the memory of Mrs Oswald of Auchencruive

    “Dweller in yon dungeon dark ...”

    A poem written in 1788 and performed by Phyllida Law

  20. Lorraine McIntosh

    On Mr Pit's hair-powder tax

    “Pray Billy Pit expain thy rigs ...”

    A poem written in 1795 and performed by Lorraine McIntosh

  21. Clare Grogan

    On the seas and far away

    “How can my poor heart be glad ...”

    A song written in 1794 and performed by Clare Grogan

  22. John Cairney

    Orananaoig, or The Song of Death

    “Farewell, thou fair day; thou green earth; and ye skies, ...”

    A song written in 1791 and performed by John Cairney

  23. John Sessions

    Such A Parcel Of Rogues In A Nation

    “Fareweel to a' our Scottish fame ...”

    A song written in 1791 and performed by John Sessions

  24. Gerry Carruthers

    Sutors o' Selkirk

    “Its up wi' the Sutors o Selkirk ...”

    A song written in 1796 and performed by Gerry Carruthers

  25. Robert Carlyle

    The Battle Of Sherramuir

    “O cam ye here the fight to shun, ...”

    A song written in 1790 and performed by Robert Carlyle

  26. Alison Peebles

    The Campbells are coming

    “The Campbells are comin, Oho, Oho! ...”

    A song written in 1790 and performed by Alison Peebles

  27. Billy Boyd

    The Captain's Lady

    “O mount and go ...”

    A song written in 1790 and performed by Billy Boyd

  28. Douglas Henshall

    The Jolly Beggars : I am a son of Mars

    “I am a Son of Mars who have been in many wars ...”

    A song written in 1785 and performed by Douglas Henshall

  29. Hannah Gordon

    The Jolly Beggars : John Highlandman

    “A Highland lad my love was born, ...”

    A song written in 1785 and performed by Hannah Gordon

  30. Maureen Beattie

    The Jolly Beggars : Sodger Laddie

    “I once was a maid, tho' I cannot tell when ...”

    A song written in 1785 and performed by Maureen Beattie

  31. Kate Dickie

    The Kirk of Scotland's Garland

    “Orthodox, orthodox, who believe in John Knox ...”

    A poem written in 1789 and performed by Kate Dickie

  32. Juliet Cadzow

    The Minstrel at Lincluden

    “As I stood by yon roofless tower ...”

    A song performed by Juliet Cadzow

  33. Dougray Scott

    The Whistle

    “I sing of a whistle, a whistle of worth ...”

    A song written in 1789 and performed by Dougray Scott

  34. Phyllida Law

    The laddies by the banks o' Nith

    “The ladies by the banks o' Nith ...”

    A poem written in 1789 and performed by Phyllida Law

  35. Juliet Cadzow

    There was a bonie lass

    “There was a bonie lass ...”

    A song performed by Juliet Cadzow

  36. Gerry Mulgrew

    To Renton of Lamerton

    “Your billet, sir, I grant receipt ...”

    A poem written in 1787 and performed by Gerry Mulgrew

  37. John Shedden

    Up and warn a' Willie

    “Up and warn a' Willie ...”

    A song written in 1788 and performed by John Shedden

  38. Crawford Logan

    When Wild War's Deadly Blast Was Blawn

    “When wild war's deadly blast was blawn ...”

    A song written in 1793 and performed by Crawford Logan

  39. David Rintoul

    Ye Jacobites By Name

    “Ye Jacobites by name, give an ear, give an ear ...”

    A song written in 1791 and performed by David Rintoul

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