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Adam has heard many versions of this song about prejudice and discrimination, in his version great vocals are perfectly complimented by fiddle from Ruairidh. This is the earliest Scottish anti-racist song that Adam is aware of and tells of a young highlander's trip to Auld Reekie ( Edinburgh) only to be mistaken for a Paddy (Irishman) due to his lilting accent and he is treated accordingly by the authorities! Times were extremely difficult for Irish immigrants arriving in Scotland, at the time, many found themselves facing extreme hardship and ill treatment.


from In These Times, released May 19, 2011



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Adam McCulloch Glasgow, UK

When I made this album I saw myself as a solo performer and purposely kept the whole feel very simple, having formed The Adam McCulloch Trio we're really keen to bring our new sound to a wider audience. Listeners can expect to find Gypsy Jazz, Bluegrass and country influences blending seamlessly with Scots traditional material In addition to this my own compositions will feature more prominently ... more

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