Fit are Muckle Sangs?
Muckle Sangs is anither name for the traditional ballads that hae been passed doon in faimlies an communities for hunners o years. They’re really jist stories wi a tune, and because they wir passed on bi wird-
Awa back in the 18th & 19th centuries, a lot o cliver fowk collected these sangs so they widna be lost. Then, in the second half o the 19th century an American Professor caed Francis James Child gaithered a these sangs the-
The ful collection is three hunner an five ballads, but we’re jist gan tae look at a puckle o them wi gweed stories.