The emotions described in the song are universal, and resonate throughout our own century. In one of the bloodiest battles ever fought between the two nations, the huge armies of Scotland and England met on the border grasslands of Flodden on 9 September In the awful carnage of battle King James himself was slain alongside many noblemen from great Scottish families.
Among the dead were twelve Earls, thirteen Lords and almost countless Gentlemen of Birth as scarcely a family of Album) did not sacrify a member that day. Scottish dead numbered some 10, men.
The suffering and loss to the country's fabric was inestimable in the bleak aftermath as so many of rank, education and nobility had fallen. The ancient air, The Flowers of the Forest.
We were brought up by my gran when me mam and dad died. She brought up—as well as bringing three of us up—she'd also brought up six kids of her own when my grandfather died, when he was thirty-two. He enlisted in the First World War, on the first day, went right through the trenches, went right through the fighting and everything, came out inand died about three weeks later of the Spanish Flu that absolutely swept the world, killed millions and millions of people, much more than had died in the First World War.
And Flowers O The Forest - Various - Best Of Folk (CD is a song from about that time. It appeared in the Yorkshire dialect little booklets that they used to put out. And the song's called The Flowers of Knaresborough Forest.
Me and my sister used to sing it together and recorded it many years ago. The names of the places in the song are villages round Knaresborough, where the song, where the originator of the song obviously came from. But the basis of the song itself is a much older song, it's a song from the Battle of Flodden.
I've heard the liltin' at the yowe milkin', The assies a' liltin' at dawnin' o' day. But now they are moanin' on ilka green loanin'The floo'ers o' the forest are a' wi'ed awa'. Album) heard the liltin' at the ewe milkin' And I've heard them liltin' afore break o' day Now there's a moanin' on ilka green loanin', The floo'ers o' the forest are a' wi'ed awa'. At buchts in the mornin', nae blithe lads are scornin'Lassies are lanelyan dowiean wae.
Nae daffinnae gabbin'but sighin' an' sobbin', The floo'ers o' the forest are a' wi'ed awa'. At buchts in the mornin', nae blithe lads are scornin', Lassies are lanely, an dowie, an wae. Nae daffin, nae gabbin', but sighin' an' sabbin', Ilk, ane lifts her laglin, an hies her awa'.
Oh cursed be the order sent our lads to the Border, The English, for ainceFlowers O The Forest - Various - Best Of Folk (CD, twas by guilewon Album) day. The floo'ers o' the forest, that focht aye theforemost, The prime o' oor land noo lie cold in the clay.
We'll hae nae mair liltin' at the ewe milkin', Women and bairns are heartless and wae. Sighin' and moanin' on ilka green loanin', The floo'ers o' the forest are a' wi'ed awa'.
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The Flowers o' The Forest Lyrics: I've heard them lilting at our ewe-milking / Lasses a-lilting before dawn o' day / Now they are moaning on ilka green loaning / The flowers o' the forest are a. The flowers of the forest are a' wede away. Dool for the order sent our lads to the Border, the English for ance by guile wan the day. The flowers of the forest, that fought aye the foremost, The prime of our land lie cauld in the clay. We'll hae nae mair liltin', at the . Folk; Hard Rock & Metal; Holiday; Indie & Alternative; International; Jazz; Latin Music; London Symphony Orchestra; Santec Music Orchestra; Deuter; Lefty Frizzell; See more; Category. Albums; Songs; New Releases. Last 30 days; Last 90 days; Advertisement Flowers of the Forest. by Mike Flowers O' the Forest. by Derek Potter. MP3 Music. Feb 15, · Flowers Of The Forest(Key A tune-song) – Traditional Bluegrass & Old-time acoustic music played using Guitar, Banjo, Fiddle, Bass, Mandolin, Dulcimer, Dobro etc. Info: Flowers of the Forest . The Flow'rs o' the Forest are a' wede awa'. Dool for the order sent our lads to the Border, The English, for ance, by guile, won the day; The Flow'rs o' the Forest that fought aye the foremost, The prime o' our land lie cauld i' the clay. We'll hae nae mair liltin' at the ewe . Product Description. The Eighteenth Day Of May formed a couple years ago, appropriately on a sunny evening in the month of May. Allison Brice (a New Orleans native with a beautifully mellifluous voice), Richard Olson (a Swedish-born singer and guitarist) and Ben Phillipson (a gifted guitarist and mandolin player who has been playing folk music since his childhood in Oxford) were high on a /5(12). Folk, Scottish. Sheet Music. 80 pages. Published by Music Sales. $ - See more - Buy online By Various. CD ROM SHEET MUSIC. CD-ROM. Published by Hal Leonard. $ - See more - Buy online Many great Scottish traditional tunes such as Flowers Of The Forest can be traced back to the 17th century—a period when writing down tunes in. Forest, is the producer and host of the radio and internet program 'Musical Starstreams.' Along with Beyond label owner Michael Barnett of the UK, he co-founded Waveform Records in He also produces and hosts the radio programs 'The Blue Bus' and 'earotica' from his current location on Maui. Nov 23, · The Flowers of the Forest are a' wede away. Dule and wae for the order sent our lads to the Border; The English, for ance, by guile wan the day: The Flowers of the Forest. Some of Fairport's finest musical moments are on this album; Dirty Linen, Sloth, Sir Patrick Spen, Flatback Caper and Flowers of the Forest are the standout moments, in fact there is not a dull moment on the album. A fine mix of trad and rock. The CD version also includes a mono and stereo release of their single Now Be Thankful, all in all I would highly recommend this as a must have alongside /5(77).
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