Friday, 10 February 2012

Splashback Blues

children in Fort Street, Leith - 1957 from
“There should always be an element of protest in music, as much as it should be about celebrating the good things in life.”- Leith musician, Wounded Knee, gets into his groove, with the really rather fantastic 'Splashback Blues' - Cheers Drew!
'Splashback Blues' written and performed by Drew Wright AKA Wounded Knee. Assisted by Johnny Gailey. The "Oh dear me" refrain and the first two lines of the third verse are taken from the "Jute Mill Song" by Dundee poet and activist Mary Brooksbank. You can listen to Mary at Tobar an Dualchais:

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