Glencoe: The Glen of Weeping
Much of Scotland's early recorded history is full of violence but the massacre of the MacIans (a sept of the clan Donald) in Glen Coe in 1692 still arouses the strongest passions to this day. 38 clansmen were murdered by government troops on orders approved by King William in London in an attempt at what today would be called "ethnic cleansing."
Moira also has close ties with Glencoe - her partner Hamish MacInnes was a founder member of the Mountain Rescue Team there.
The playlist for the CD (which also includes the chilling words of the orders given to the soldiers) covers:
Closer to Heaven (Words and music by Moira Kerr)
This Child (Words and music by Moira Kerr)
Oban Bay (Words and music by Moira Kerr)
Loch Lomond Hills (Words and music by Moira Kerr)
Three Months of the Year (Words and music by Moira Kerr)
The Glen of Weeping (Words and music by Moira Kerr)
Glean Bhaile Chaoil (Gaelic Traditional)
When I Dream (Traditional)
The Curragh of Kildare (Traditional)
Isle of Innesfree (Traditional)
Arran the Island I Love (Words by Moira Kerr)
You'll Be There (Words and music by Moira Kerr)
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