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  1. Skye Boat Song

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1. The Skye Boat Song - Traditional (Arranged by Murray Webster, Krista Grant and Randy Waugh - Feat. Guitar solo by Pedro Remiz [The Autist])
Vocals – Krista Grant; Keyboards, Guitars – Murray Webster, Pedro Remiz, The Autist (solo); Drums – Mike Wetmore; Bass and Bagpipes – Randy Waugh.

This is possibly one of the most performed and recorded Scottish folk songs of all time. It tells how Bonnie Prince Charlie, disguised as a serving maid, escaped in a small boat after the defeat of his Jacobite rising of 1745, with the aid of Flora MacDonald. The song is a traditional expression of Jacobitism and its story has entered Scotland as a national legend. Currently, it serves as the theme song for Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander television series.