LOWLANDS OF HOLLAND

Latest update on 23/03/2019

Artist: Belle Higgins
Author: traditional
Label: Kyloe
Year: 1954

Hamish Henderson recording. Scottish press gang song. No direct link with the Netherlands. Sugarcane crops in one lyric line suggest colonial trade.

Covers:

1955:

Charlotte Higgins

1956:

Paddy Tunney

1956:

Isla Cameron

1957:

Ewan MacColl [as The Cold Coast Of Greenland]

1960:

Shirley Collins

1961:

Tommy Makem

1966:

Martin Carthy [on his Second Album]

1968:

Corries

1969:

Dubliners

1970:

Steeleye Span [vocal: Gay Woods]

1970:

Fotheringay [BBC recording; vocal: Sandy Denny]

1971:

Sandy Denny [BBC recording]

1976:

Swan Arcade

1994:

Levellers

1996:

Waterson-Carthy

1999:

Chieftains [vocal: Natalie Merchant]

1999:

Jody Stecher

2005:

Zydepunks [as Lowlands Of Bagdad]

2014:

Martha Tilston

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