Archie Fisher

Born 23 October 1939.
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Archie Fisher - Shepherd's Song

Archie Fisher plays The Shepherd's Song and speaks to Phil Cunningham about the traditional working songs.

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Archie Fisher MBE (born October 23, 1939) is a Scottish folk singer and song writer. He has released several solo albums since his first, self-titled album in 1968. Fisher composed the song, "The Final Trawl," which he recorded on the album, Windward Away. Several other groups and singers, including The Clancy Brothers, have also recorded it. Starting in the mid-1970s, he produced four folk albums with Makem and Clancy. He also performed with them and other groups as a backup singer and guitarist. He hosted his own radio show on BBC Radio Scotland for almost three decades.

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