Gaelic Scotland is one of the world's great treasure-houses of song. This work is an anthology of music and lyrics from the Gaelic-speaking Highlands and Islands. It provides an introduction to Gaelic tradition, musical transcriptions, and English translations. It portrays the social and historical background of the songs.
'Leave it to Scott-Heron to save some of his best for last . . . He's a real writer, a word man, and The Last Holiday is as wriggling and vital in its way as Bob Dylan's Chronicles: Volume One' New York Times
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