Popular Scottish folk duo Gaberlunzie will play a concert at Airdrie's Sir John Wilson town hall next month - and tickets are on sale now.
Gaberlunzie, which means wandering beggar, will take to the town hall stage on Friday, April 6.
Faced with an extensive short-list of 68 songs, ranging from more traditional offerings from Gaberlunzie
and The Corries to more modern tunes from The Ramones and Fatboy Slim, the Tartan Army have plumped for the tracks that have got Hampden jumping at matches for years.
Handsomely lettered and with a Grecian urn, it is inscribed 'in Memory of George Wilson Alias PUDDIN died 1853, the celebrated Gaberlunzie (beggar)' (McWilliam 1978: 95-6).
This ciobarlan in northern dialects of Irish allows an explanation of 'gaberlunyie' or gaberlunzie as a loan from Scottish Gaelic.
Undecimus Scott, the eleventh child of Lord Gaberlunzie
in The Three Clerks [Trollope, 1858b, Vol.
Lady Wardlaw's Hardyknute of 1719 is another good example, as is David Mallet's William and Margaret of 1725; James V was supposed to have written The Gaberlunzie
Man and The Jolly Beggar.
I WOULD like to obtain a copy of a cassette called Scotland Again by Gaberlunzie