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Sheena Wellington

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b. 29 August 1944, Dundee, Scotland, right into a family of performers who offered her with lots of the tunes and ballads she actually is known for performing today. Wellington produced her 1st appearance at age two, performing ‘Gorgeous Dreamer’ inside a competition. Through the 50s and 60s the folk revival launched Wellington towards the performing of Jeannie Robertson, and Belle Stewart. Later on, becoming a member of the Wrens, and marrying a sailor, alongside family commitments, designed that she was from the folk picture for quite a while. Upon her hubby’s retirement through the Navy they bought a visitor home in St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland, and she became citizen singer on the St. Andrews Folk Membership. Furthermore to performing, for quite some time she shown a every week folk program for Radio Tay, in addition to getting airplay in her very own right. Wellington provides appeared at lots of the main folk celebrations and night clubs in Scotland, and toured thoroughly in america and Canada. In 1993 she made an appearance at the United kingdom Council’s Celebration of Celtic Music, in Barcelona. Her documented functions, on Dougie MacLean’s Dunkeld label, encompass her very own compositions alongside traditional materials. Wellington may be the Country wide Convenor of the original Music and Tune Association of Scotland (TMSA). Within this role she’s campaigned for the reason for the recognition, position, and financing of Scottish traditional arts. In 1991 she became the very first traditional musician to become appointed towards the Music Committee from the Scottish Arts Council, and, in 1993, she was asked to become listed on the Professional Committee from the Advisory Council for the Arts in Scotland. Solid Ladies captured Wellington live in the Nitten folk golf club.

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Music Songs It Was A For Oor Rightfu King, Partans In The Creel, Bonnie Susie Cleland, Parcel O Rogues, Hallowe'en, The Christ Child's Lullaby, Thomas Muir Of Huntershill, Whaur Dae Ye Lie, Granny's Warning, Strong Women Rule Us All With Their Tears, The Laird O Cockpen, My Luv's Like A Red, Red Rose, Ae Fond Kiss, Silver Tassie, Address to a Haggis, The 8-3-0, The Shearin', Mill o' Tifty's Annie, The Great Silkie O'Sule Skerrie, The Slave's Lament, A Man's A Man, The Glasgow Councillor, The Fair Flooer O Northumberland, A Man's A Man For A' That, Dark Eyed Molly, A Waukrife Minnie, The Little Sunday School, The Tryst, The False Bride, My Love is Like a Red Red Rose, Now Westlin Winds, My Son David
Albums Hamely Fare, Strong Women, Strong Women Rule Us By Their Tears

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