Sam McGuffin's Kitchen
This second CD from County Antrim group, Ailsa, contains their musical versions of ten poems by vernacular poets of Country Antrim: Samuel Thomson, David Herbison, Samuel Turner, Thomas Given and Padraic Gregory.
An accompanying booklet gives the full poems and side notes to help with unusual or unfamiliar braid-Scots words and phrases. The songs give the ordinary person’s view of local life.
- The Hawk and Weazle (2.19)
- I’ve Mark’d the Fairest (4.32)
- Voice from the Sea (6.03)
- ‘Air’ from the Henrietta Suite (2.15)
- The Spinning Match (4.46)
- I’m Young an’ Wee (6.45)
- The Weaver Question (2.47)
- The Besom-Man (3.18)
- Lines to Mrs —, Broadisland (3.07)
- The Group (6.00)
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