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From: Fred Halkett <>
Subject: BALLAD 'LOGIE of BUCHAN'
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 1998 14:41:55 -0400


Hi,

The popular ballad of 'Logie of Buchan' was composed by one George Halket,
a schoolmaster at the Rathen, in Aberdeenshire, in 1736 and 1737. George
was also the author of the well-known Jacobite song 'Whirry higs awa, man'
although he fathered it on one William Jack. George died in 1756.

Would appreciate receiving the text of these tunes and any info that one
may have on George Halkett. Or, being directed to where this type of info
can be obtained.

Thanks,


Fred Halkett
Asheville, NC, USA





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