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Date Added: Sunday 18 June, 2006

by David Gow

Waited for this one to appear in CD format for years !!!!!.
My original copy on the cheapie Contour label sold in Woolworths shops now sounds like Martian static. So I was over the moon when I found and bought a nearly mint copy at the Radio Forth Charity Auction, 2 years ago at the Roxburghe Hotel in Edinburgh, it having lain in their vaults untouched for years. However, at last....CD re-masteredquality.
This contains without a doubt the most beautiful version one will ever hear of "Busk, Busk, Bonnie Lassie", simplicity itself in it's recording. A song amazingly not often recorded. Having grown up in Blairgowrie and spent my summer holidays with relatives in Bonnie Glenshee, I still get tingles every time I hear this song.
Being one of the minor less well know albums, I never thought this would see light of day on CD and I remember discussing it with Gavin after I found the mint LP.
Hats off to Gavin, you have re-found for everybody, a vital piece of Corries history with this one.
Damn shame I can only give it 5 stars on this bloody's beyond a classic !!. Muchos thanks.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]

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