THE SCOTS LANGUAGE SOCIETY/THE SCOTS LEID ASSOCIE

 NEWS

 


NEW CD

 

 

Oor latest CD is noo available. Scotsoun SSCD 819 'Somewhaur in the Daurk' features some o the maist important an exceptional poesy o recent years. Rab gaes vyce tae thaim faw haed nae vyce durin the miners' strike o the 1980s fan the industry wis destroyed by Thatcherism.

 


 Les MacConnell B/W Illustration featuring two shadows overlooking a cat standing in front of a tramp lying down

 illustration bi Les McConnell for Hard Times in Auld Reekie Toun

 

Commattee memmer, Wullie Hershaw and his band, the Bowhill Players hae released a new track cried Hard Times in Auld Reekie Tounfit ye can listen till on their Bandcamp page - https://thebowhillplayers.bandcamp.com/track/haurd-times-in-auld-reekie-toun

Wullie scrieved the wirds and music; Les MacConnell drew some braw line picters as illustrations.  David Hershaw jyned wirds, picters an soons in a braw wee video ye can fin on their YouTube page. Wi digital photography bi Bill Paton.  It's a thochtfu sang aboot peer folk in Edinburgh throwe the centuries, and maks reference tae "Hingin Judge" Braxfield, fa wis Lord Advocate and a nesty piece o work that pit doon the peer and ill-daen.