Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

The Thistle & Shamrock: Ballads Of The Border

Karine Polwart is featured on this week's episode of <em>The Thistle & Shamrock</em>.
Karine Polwart is featured on this week's episode of <em>The Thistle & Shamrock</em>.

Cattle raids, battles, betrayals and family loyalties are all commemorated in the ballads of the borderlands between Scotland and England, sometimes referred to as "the debatable lands."

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.