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  • Alistair Braidwood

Breaking Trad: The Scots Whay Hae! Podcast Talks To Iona Fyfe...

Updated: Apr 18, 2021

For the latest podcast Ali spoke folksinger Iona Fyfe about her exceptional musical career, as well as her work in support of Scots language.

They talk about her unconventional time at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, the inspirational lecturers she encountered, her deep roots in traditional music, the recent changes she has seen in Folk, as well as her work with 'Oor Vyce - the campaign for the legal recognition of the Scots language', translating songs into Scots, the importance of representation, and a whole lot more.

It's an insightful conversation with someone who is at the heart of many of the current cultural discussions and debates.

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If you are new to the Scots Whay Hae! podcast there is quite a substantial back-catalogue for you to discover. If you aren’t yet a subscriber you can do so, (or simply listen) at iTunes, on Podbean, with Spotify,by RSS (but you’ll need to have an RSS reader to do so) or on MixCloud.

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We will continue to bring you many and varied SWH! podcasts over the coming weeks and months in 2021.

In the meantime you can always check out our back catalogue of over 180 interviews with some of the most interesting names in Scottish culture.


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