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"Both sides the Tweed" is a reworking by singer Dick Gaughan of a traditional song from 1707 attributed to James Hogg *about the Treaty of Union between Scotland and England. Gaughan made minor changes to the words and added his own tune . The song was written in 1979 and first appeared on Gaughan's 1981 album Handful of Earth. Though Gaughan's recording was embraced by music critics at the time, the song achieved wide popularity only later when it… read more

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  • Avatar for smeghead1851
    @DHC(@- Why does the thought of a national anthem for an autonomous Scotland, living in union with England, make you unwell ? You do realize that is exactly what the words of this song are implying, hence " flourish on both sides the Tweed."
  • Avatar for BILLTHEBEARD
    One of the greatest Scottish musicians to ever live. Thank you for sharing your convictions, your soul, with us all. [2]
  • Avatar for Dette04
    Great .!!!
  • Avatar for FredaPeople
    Stunning.
  • Avatar for breitheamhnaig
    which part of national anthem or autonomous or Scotland is it that makes you feel deeply unwell , or is it just the word "for" ?
  • Avatar for DHC92
    ''the national anthem for an autonomous Scotland'' The very thought makes me feel DEEPLY unwell.
  • Avatar for roysam
    acknowleged that this is a great song, one of the best but what is up with the tetris synth on this recording?
  • Avatar for smeghead1851
    the national anthem for an autonomous Scotland
  • Avatar for TruthBeToldToda
    One of the greatest Scottish musicians to ever live. Thank you for sharing your convictions, your soul, with us all. Wish I were in the UK to catch your show.

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