Note: This is a traditional Scottish bothy ballad. In country areas of Scotland, farm workers were often hired for the following year at special fairs, organised for that purpose. Delgaty is in Aberdeenshire. Ewan MacColl sings solo, the others join him on the chorus.
About the session: Songs from Lomax's short-lived skiffle band's only recording date (for Decca Records). Joining Alan were Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger, Shirley Collins, Sandy Brown, John Cole, Bryan Daley, Jim Bray, and Alan Sutton.
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