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For the past four years, Neil has been recording  regularly extracts from the works of Robert Burns. These can be heard here on the website or at the WordsofBurns Facebook page.  

Neil is always delighted to get feedback from listeners or suggestions for Burns works to record.

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May 25, 2017

Click here to listen: https://soundcloud.com/words-of-burns/pretty-peg

Another traditional song that Robert Burns collected and polished.

"As I gaed up by yon gate-end, when day was waxin' weary,

Wha did I meet come down the street, but pretty Peg, my dearie!

"Her air sae...

May 18, 2017

Click here to listen: https://soundcloud.com/words-of-burns/poem-on-sensibility

This is a poem that Robert Burns first included in a letter of condolence he sent to Mrs Dunlop on the death of her son in 1790. However, it appears that the following year he sent an almost...

May 12, 2017

Click here to listen: https://soundcloud.com/words-of-burns/their-groves-o-sweet-myrtle

In spite of all the diversions and infatuations in the last 10 years of his life, the central constant for Robert Burns was his wife Jean Armour. The long-suffering Jean must have ha...

May 4, 2017

Click here to listen: https://soundcloud.com/words-of-burns/the-charming-month-of-may

The beginning of May has been marked in Scotland with a lovely spell of dry and sunny weather. On the subject of this particular month, Robert Burns sent the following English reworkin...

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