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Thread #7739   Message #1266390
Posted By: Susanne (skw)
07-Sep-04 - 08:26 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Recruiting Sergeant
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Recruiting Sergeant
John, maybe the name Thurso Berwick is more familiar to you? That was Morris's alias. From what I've read about him, he was the single moving force behind the Scottish folk revival, starting with songs about the repatriation of the Stone of Destiny and the Polaris protests. See e.g. Ailie Munro, The Democratic Muse, for more info. And maybe Jim McLean is in the mood to tell us more about him and those days ...