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Jeannie Robertson

Jeannie Robertson has been played on NTS in shows including 150 Session, featured first on 14 June 2021. Songs played include Wi' My Rovin' Eye.

Jeannie Robertson (1908 - 13 March 1975) was a Scottish folk singer.

It is not known where Jeannie Robertson was born but she did live at 90, Hilton Street in Aberdeen, where a plaque now commemorates her. Like many of the Scottish Travellers from Aberdeen, Glasgow and Ayrshire, she went to Blairgowrie to pick raspberries once a year. Hamish Henderson was born in Blairgowrie and tried to track down the best singers there. In 1953 he followed her reputation to her…

Wi' My Rovin' Eye
Jeannie Robertson
Prestige International1961
Wi' My Rovin' Eye
Jeannie RobertsonPrestige International1961