Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
Drumshanty Lyr Req: What a Voice (from Lizzie Higgins) (28) RE: Lyr Req: Blackbird/What a Voice 13 Dec 05


During the recent documentary about the gypsy travellers that was shown on BBC tv, Martin Taylor told Sheila Stewart that when he hears her sing, he's not listening to her voice, he's listening to history. That is exactly how I feel about the few recordings of Jeannie Robertson and Lzzie Higgins that I have; they take my breath away too, and this song in particular. I wish I could have heard these women singing in person.

There is also a very young Scottish singer called Siobhan Miller who has been doing an excellent and powerful version of "What a Voice". It's good to know these songs are still being loved and sung.


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.