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A Song by

Mairi Campbell

& David Francis

Innovative yet steeped in tradition, this duo became internationally famous as The Cast, which recorded the “Auld Lang Syne” heard on Sex and the City.  David is a storyteller, musician, composer, and dance caller, while Mairi has won awards as singer, fiddler, songwriter, teacher and has a one-woman show called “Pulse”.

SOME WAD SAY - lyrics by David Francis, music by Mairi Campbell - Mairi Campbell voice, piano

This song was written as a commission inviting us to write a new song inspired by the work of Robert Burns. I picked out a line, 'Twas pibroch, sang, strathspeys and reels' from Burns's poem, 'A Fiddler in the North' and the song coalesced round that. It would be tempting to...


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