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Thread #169843   Message #4106686
Posted By: Tattie Bogle
19-May-21 - 01:26 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Baltic Street (Violet Jacob)
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Baltic Street (Violet Jacob)
The melody is by Carole Prior, (first name and surname both mis-spelled in an earlier thread on this!)and she sings it with her husband, Alan: 2 very fine singers, who live less than half a mile from us.
Also good versions by Sylvia Barnes, and Duncan McCrone.
Here is Sylvia's: Baltic Street/Sylvia Barnes

Montrose is very close to "The House of Dun" - now managed by the National Trust for Scotland - where Violet Jacob lived.

There are "Baltic Streets" in a number of Scottish and other ports, reflecting the trade that went on with the Baltic states - the Hanseatic League.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scottish_trade_in_the_Middle_Ages