O I forbid you, maidens a', That wear gowd on your hair,
To come or gae by Carterhaugh, For young Tam Lin is there.
Tam Lin Balladry: A website of folklore and discovery.
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- The band Thumpermonkey Lives! has recorded a version of Tam Lin. It's available for free from their website. Great version in the folk rock tradition, updated as progressive metal, made even better by the evident fun they had in recording it. Go give it a listen!
- If you want to see an amazing performance of the reel of Tam Lin on hammered dulcimer, check out this youtube video of a performance by Vince Conaway
- Other new recordings added to the music page
Introduction to this site Detailed Homepage Site Updates (last update 24 October 2007)
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Ties to Scotland, families of note, and historical locations.
Explorations of related tales
Parodies, tangents, and speculations.
Languages - Tam Lin in translation
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