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Bothy Ballads

Duration: 01:22

Euan takes on some of the North east’s most talented singers of Bothy Ballads. Bothy Ballads are the traditional narrative songs of the North East of Scotland. Many of the songs are hundreds of years old but there are still regular competitions to find the best ballad singer. But before he takes to the stage he gets some advice from Bothy Ballad legend and judge, Jock Duncan.

Available since: Tue 13 Nov 2012


Series Producer
Simon Cousins
Dougie Vipond
Nick Nairn
Euan McIlwraith

This clip is from

Landward 2012/2013, Episode 21

21/26 Euan enters a bothy ballad singing contest and Dougie helps move 1300 beehives.

First broadcast: 16 Nov 2012

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