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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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April 26, 2018

Click to listen: https://soundcloud.com/words-of-burns/ay-waukin-o

As my new studio is still not fully functioning, I have again dredged through the archive and am reprising this from last year.

"Today I was discussing this week’s reading with my friend, the hugely talen...

April 19, 2018

Click here to listen: https://soundcloud.com/words-of-burns/john-anderson-my-jo    

  

I have been busy moving home and my recording studio is being re-built so I’m delving back into the archive this week – the following is from April last year:

I have been...

April 12, 2018

Click here to listen: https://soundcloud.com/words-of-burns/the-young-highland-rover

This April is the 272nd anniversary of the Battle of Culloden. Robert Burns wrote frequently in praise and memory of the Jacobite cause, not a popular opinion in his native Ayrshire. Th...

April 5, 2018

Click here to listen: https://soundcloud.com/words-of-burns/epigram-to-miss-ainsley-in-church

Rachel Ainslie was the sister of Robert Ainslie, the poet’s companion on his tour of the Border country. Robert Burns met the young lady during that trip and sat next to her wh...

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