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Burns’ role in reviving old songs

Burns’ role in reviving old songs

Exploring the life of Robert Burns, Burt Tosh chats with Dr Kirsteen McCue – Co-director of the Centre for Robert Burns Studies, and drummer Mark Wilson. Mark shares some fond childhood memories, of visiting Burns’ birthplace in Alloway. Kirsteen talks about the significant and important role Burns played in collecting and reviving old songs, and of his passion for melody and the women. (Broadcast 25th January 2012)


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