BONNY LASS OF FYVIO, The

Latest update on 24/06/2014

Artist: John Strachan
Author: traditional
Label: Rounder
Year: 1951

Gentleman farmer from Crichie, Aberdeenshire (1875-1958). Earned his own volume in the Portrait Series of the Alan Lomax Collection: Songs From Aberdeenshire. See also: Erin Go Bragh.

Covers:

1952:

Jimmy McBeath

1960:

Ewan MacColl

1961:

Bob Dylan [as Pretty Peggy-O]

1961:

Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem [as The Maid Of Fife-E-O]

1961:

Journeymen [as Fennario]

1962:

Judy Collins [as Fannerio]

1962:

Hoyt Axton [as Peggy-O]

1963:

Joan Baez [as Fennario]

1963:

Chad Mitchell Trio

1963:

Burl Ives

1964:

Simon & Garfunkel [as Peggy-O]

1964:

Weavers [as Fyvio at Carnegie Hall]

1971:

Michael Chapman [as Fennario]

1972:

Martin Carthy [as Handsome Polly-O]

1973:

Grateful Dead

1991:

Andy Stewart

2006:

Phil Lesh feat John Scofield [as Peggy-O]

2008:

Jefferson Starship [as Fennario]

In radio series The Farm Years, broadcasted by the BBC live from Crichie, John Mearns sang The Bonnie Lass Of Fyvie in 1935. Fyvie's 3 miles from Crichie.

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