Scottish Music (07/23/1985)

June 17, 2022, 11:00 pm

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From the Tweed, Abbotsford, Scotland, ca. 1890 (Library of Congress)

In 1985, WFMT received a shipment of recordings from Glasgow, Scotland. This windfall of musical riches provided the material for a memorable Studs Terkel program filled with poetry and folk music. The hour begins with a song by Jeannie Robertson, the mother of the Scottish ballad. The Scottish Festival & Highland Games return to the Chicago suburb of Itasca on June 17 & 18, 2022.