A unique and ground-breaking collection of songs which focuses on the singers, their background and the place of the songs in Ulster history and society. The collection was originally published in 1970, but was re-edited and updated by Robin Morton, just before his death in 2021.
The new edition contains a wide range of songs – humorous, tragic, political and historical. Robin’s notes are informative, deeply researched, often amusing and easy to read.
Additionally, the reader can now hear the original source singers on a 22 track CD included with the book.
A book launch and celebration of Robin’s life was held in December 2022 in Edinburgh, and the book is now available directly from www.templerecords.co.uk and selected book sellers. Only £12.95 with free UK shipping from Temple Records.
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