CALEDONIA

Latest update on 15/07/2009

Artist: Dougie Maclean
Author: Dougie Maclean
Label: Plantlife
Year: 1978

With Alan Roberts; album title track. Caledonia stands for Scotland. The song holds a plea for repatriation: "Caledonia you are calling me and now I'm coming home".

Covers:

1988:

Dolores Keane

1992:

Frankie Miller [as a single; later used in a commercial for Tennent's Lager]

2005:

Fish

2007:

Lisa Kelly

2007:

Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

2007:

Amy MacDonald [hidden track on debut album This Is The Life]

2008:

Celtic Thunder

2009:

Homecoming Scotland cast [Granada TV ad feat Amy MacDonald, Chris Hoy, Brian Cox, Eddi Reader, Sandi Thom, Sean Connery and Lulu, all assembled to come celebrate the 250th anniversary of Scotland's national poet Robert Burns]

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