The Banff and Buchan Collection

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Jane Turriff is one of Scotland's most remarkable singers. Of Traveller stock, she sets great store by the oral tradition of stories and songs with which she was brought up. Even now, in her eighties, she longs for the freedom of the road. Her songs range from ancient ballads, picked up from her mother Christina, a powerful singer, to country and western classics of the 30s and 40s, such as Jimmie Rogers's yodelling songs. (NEFA 1994.041.01).

Listen to Jane Turriff sing the last two verses of 'My Wee Doggie' live audio icon