Silver Whistle, The

DESCRIPTION: Scots Gaelic, welcoming Bonnie Prince Charlie to Scotland: "Oh who will play the silver whistle? ... (when my) king's son to sea is going?" The singer describes those who will welcome Charlie, as well as the handsome prince himself
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1909 (Kennedy-Fraser)
KEYWORDS: Jacobites ship return travel
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1720-1788 - Life of Charles Edward Stuart, "Bonnie Prince Charlie"
1745 - The (last) Jacobite Rebellion
1746 - Prince Charlie's rebellion crushed at Culloden.
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Hebr))
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Kennedy 9, "Co Sheinneas an Fhideag Airgid? (O Who Will Play the Silver Whistle)" (1 text+ English translation, 1 tune)
Kennedy-Fraser I, pp. 134-135, "An Island Jacobite Song/The Silver Whistle (An Fhideag Airgid)" (1 text+ English translation, 1 tune)
DT, SILVWHIS

File: K009

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