Flower of Scotland

30/11/2019

Music for St Andrew’s Day:

 

St Andrew is probably best known as the patron saint of Scotland.

He’s also the saint of:

Greece, Russia, Italy’s Amalfi and Barbados. As well as other countries, he’s the patront saint of singers, spinsters, maidens, fishmongers, fishermen, women wanting to be mothers, gout and sore throats. St Andrew is also the patron saint of the Order of the Thistle, one of the highest ranks of chivalry in the world, second only to the Order of the Garter. . . 

 


Mid-week music

05/08/2009

Yesterday was Scottish singer Harry Lauder’s birthday.

One of his best-known songs was Keep right On To The End Of The Road.

I couldn’t find a clip of him singing it, but here’s Kenneth McKellar’s version:


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