The Great Silkie of Sule Skerry (trad tune: if you don't know which tune, it's probably the Waters tune, not this one)

~ Song

Annotation

Annotation last modified on 2015-01-13 17:45 UTC.

Relationships

composer: [traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
lyricist: [traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of: Child Ballads (number: 113)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 197)
Wikidata: Q7737934 [info]
Wikipedia: en: The Great Silkie of Sule Skerry [info]
other databases: https://mainlynorfolk.info/steeleye.span/songs/greatsilkieofsulesskerry.html [info]
later versions: The Great Silkie of Sule Skerry (Jim Waters tune)
The Selkie (Wendy Weatherby tune)

Recordings

Date Title Artist Length
performance
1955-07 The Grey Silkie John Sinclair 3:04
2010-04 The Great Selkie of Sule Skerry June Tabor 7:16
The Great Silkie of Sule Skerry Paul Clayton 5:03
The Grey Selkie Maz O'Connor 5:08
The Grey Selkie Lady Maisery 5:22