Bob Leslie | The Barren Fig

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The Barren Fig

by Bob Leslie

Scots Celtic traditional-style songs dealing with life, love, peace, war, humor, & history.
Genre: Folk: Scottish Contemporary
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Up, Carles, Dance!
2:59 $0.99
2. Drover Tae Cowboy
4:51 $0.99
3. Upon a Foreign Shore
3:26 $0.99
4. Westray Dons
4:08 $0.99
5. I Thowt I Liked Winter
3:14 $0.99
6. Nothing Else to Do
3:56 $0.99
7. The Doodlemychat
1:51 $0.99
8. Already Walking so Tall
6:20 $0.99
9. Ye'll Nivver Find a Souter Doun in Hell
4:30 $0.99
10. Lands O the Sioux an the Cree
3:47 $0.99
11. Hauf the Brains O Me
3:47 $0.99
12. Beira
5:06 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.


Album Notes
Reviews for last album: Land and Sea (2017) -

"Seriously well-crafted songs” - Mick Tems, FolkWales Online Magazine

"Comes with a guarantee that you’ll listen and enjoy” - Charlie Elland, Folk Words

"The man can write, all right - Her Father Called Me Frankenstein was the track of the album, for me, and had me laughing out loud" - Dai Woosnam, The Living Tradition

"A gemstone of the folk genre” - Ian D. Hall, Liverpool Sound and Vision

"More gusto than a chill Highland wind” - Liam Wilkinson, Northern Sky Magazine

"A folk club favourite” - Colin Bailey, RnR Magazine

Artist Endorsements -

“I can think of no other songwriter who has mined this rich vein
with such lyrical ease and with no mean ear for melody. ”
Alan Reid, Battlefield Band

"Bob’s songs are imaginative, well researched, witty and thought provoking .”
Wendy Weatherby
Nominated Scots Trad Awards 2010 ‘Traditional Singer of the Year’

“Bob’s material is beautifully crafted and reflects a deep connection to his Scottish roots.”
Allison Lupton
Folk Music Ontario ‘Songs from the Heart’ Grand Prize Winner



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