In honour of Remembrance, Armistice Day, and our great-uncle killed at Ypres 1917, I recorded Les Sullivan’s The Menin Gate – see Other videos https://linnphippsfolk.co.uk/other-videos/, with Les’s kind permission.
As the Sillertides with Doug Huggins, I recorded Les’s song Jutland, with his kind permission, which commemorates the WW1 naval battle 31 May- 1 June 1916 and is on Youtube here https://youtu.be/6u6Ct3gusLM
Tha mi duilich, cianail, duilich – Gaelic Youtube song video
Tha mi duilich, cianail, duilich is a First World War song by Dòmhnall Ruadh Chorùna. Sung by Linn, with piping by Ashley MacDonald, contemporary images. The collaboration was produced by Australian singer-songwriter Adrian Newington and is on Youtube here https://youtu.be/yPbtDwyFZiU
In Flanders Fields
For Armistice Day 2022, I recorded John McCrae’s poem “In Flanders Fields” to the tune of “The King’s Navy” by Tony Phillips, and with his kind permission, here https://youtu.be/oPXaSUFXNpE