The Scots language is rich in song.
Singers have been expressing their thoughts and emotions through Scots for hundreds of years.
And a new generation of singers and songwriters is using the beauty and boldness of the language for their songs too.
Listen to this selection of old and new Scots sangs here and enjoy.
| ||SAM THE SKULL|
Alistair McDonald's classic ballad aboot a Glesga cat
|IT'S ONLY ME|
Young Scots singer Ryan Hughes' take on loneliness
Gallus love song by Glasgow singer Ryan Hughes
The great Michael Marra's unofficial Scottish national anthem
| ||YELLOW ON THE BROOM |
Popular folk song about the lives of Scottish travelling folk
| ||HEY JOHNNIE COPE|
Powerful song about the 1745 Battle of Prestonpans in East Lothian
| ||THE FLOWERS O THE FOREST|
Haunting lament for the Scottish soldiers who fell at the Battle of Flodden in 1513
|THE WILD GEESE|
Emotional song about being far from home
|SCOTS SANGS FUR SCHOOLS|
Find hunners mair guid sangs at Ewan MacVicar's splendid Scots Sangs Fur Schools