Harry Lauder spent some nine years of his early life as a coal miner, in Hamilton. After a period as an amateur entertainer, Harry Lauder progressed to professional appearances in Scotland and subsequently the North of England. In London, Harry Lauder was an immediate success, and went on to be one of the highest paid performers of his generation.
The CD contains 26 tracks by Harry Lauder, the first 20 tracks being recorded between 1903 and 1910. Included are some early versions with piano accompaniment and spoken announcements.
Stop your tickling Jock, A Trip to Tobermorey, She’s ma Daisy, Killiecrankie, Mister John MacKay, Foo’ th’ Noo or I’ve something in the bottle for the morning, I love a Lassie, Ticklie Geordie - Laughing Song,
We parted on the Shore, Sound Advice, Bonnie Wee Man, A Cough Lozenge, The Reason now I wear a Kilt, Aye Awaken O, Jean MacNeil,
When I get back again tae Bonnie Scotland, MacGregor’s Toast,
The Referee, I’ve loved her ever since she was a baby,
The Bounding Bounder, Breakfast in Bed, Roamin’ in the Gloamin’,
Portobello Lass, Loch Lomond, Just a Wee Deoch-an-Doris,
Keep right on to the end of the Road.
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Listen to part of a sample track - Stop your tickling, Jock