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SCOTTISH HALF-HOUR

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' We've winter the nicht'
A ' Meal and Ale ' to celebrate the end of the harvest and to mark the start of winter
From a farmsteading' in the North-
East of Scotland
This week's programme of genuinely Scottish fare for listeners North of the Tweed should also have a curiosity value for the Sassenach. The microphone is going out to a bothy at a farmsteading in the North-East. of Scotland for one of the roistering, unsophisticated, good-humoured concerts where farm workers make merry. They have gathered to celebrate the harvest home, and this is an occasion for such rejoicing as the poor townsman has small opportunity of enjoying, even though he is surrounded by cinemas, theatres, dance halls, and every type of sophisticated amusement.

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