Scotlands Songs

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Songs About Scotland's History

1690 The freebooter James MacPherson is condemned to die in Banff, and makes his protest - McPherson's Rant.

1707 The Union of the Parliaments
Lamented in Sic A Parcel Of Rogues, usually credited to Burns but with a longer history

1943 Scottish soldiers, part of the invasion of Sicily from North Africa now are leaving - The 51st Highland Division's Farewell To Sicily 

1960 Scottish protest demonstrations against the siting of the Holy Loch nuclear submarine base leads to a number of songs being created - Ding Dong Dollar and The Freedom Come-All-Ye 

(above dates to be checked!)