Thomas Fraser lived on Burra Isle, in the Shetland Islands, the northern most set of islands in the United Kingdom. He died in 1978 aged 50.
He'd been a fisherman and crofter on one of the remotest, windiest, most desert-like regions in the world. Perhaps just an average man by day at his work, at night, when the Shetland sky darkened by early afternoon, he played some heartfelt, picked-perfect country and blues laments with plenty of added yodels.
He recorded… read more
|1||Brakeman's Blues||35 listeners|
|2||Star Spangled Waltz||33 listeners|
|3||Over The Rainbow||32 listeners|
|4||Lonely Boy On the Prairie||31 listeners|
|5||Traditional Reel||30 listeners|
|6||When Did You Leave Heaven?||30 listeners|
|7||Lonesome Town||29 listeners|
|8||Rye Whisky||29 listeners|
|9||I Saw Your Face in the Moon||28 listeners|
|10||Lullaby Yodel||28 listeners|