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Scottish Traditional Tales


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Bruford, Alan J. (ed.): The Green Man of Knowledge. Aberdeen, 1982.

_____________ and Donald A. Macdonald (eds.): Scottish Traditional Tales. Edinburgh, 1994.

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Whyte, Betsy: The Yellow on the Broom. Edinburgh, 1979 

___________: Red Rowans and Wild Honey. Edinburgh, 1990 

Wilson, John Mackay: Tales of the Borders: with illustrative scenes and incidents 
(selected and edited by James Tait). London, (188-?). 


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Field Recordings: Hamish Henderson (tracks 2, 3, 4 & 6), Alan Bruford (tracks 7, 8, 9 &10), Peter Cooke (tracks 5 & 9(music)), and Linda Headlee (track 1).
Notes: Alan J. Bruford (AJB) and Hamish Henderson (HH), edited by John Shaw.
Transcriptions: Alan J. Bruford (all tracks), after Hamish Henderson (tracks 4 & 6) and Robert Garioch (track 3). "One-Eye, Two-Eyes, Three-Eyes" and "The Angel of Death" reproduced from Alan J. Bruford (ed.),The Green Man of Knowledge (1982) with kind permission of Aberdeen Univeristy Press. All others, except "Daughter Doris", reproduced from Alan J. Bruford and Donald A. Macdonald (eds.), Scottish Traditional Tales (1994) with kind permission of Polygon.
Cover illustration with kind permission of the Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent.
Mastering: Neil MacQueen

Series Editor: Mark Trewin

† In Memoriam Alan J. Bruford and Donald Archie MacDonald



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