Knacker's Yard - Farewell To Nova Scotia (The New West Session)
Knacker's Yard performing the East Coast classic "The Nova Scotia Song" or "Farewell to Nova Scotia," as collected by Folklorist Helen Creighton. A long-standing staple in the folk and traditional music repertoire, this song has been recorded by The Irish Rovers, Gordon Lightfoot, Tommy Makem, Stan Rogers and Ryan's Fancy among others.
Recorded live off the floor and filmed by Len Osanic at Fiasco Bros Recording Studio, November 9th, 2018.
Hailing from Victoria, British Columbia (Coast Salish Territories), Knacker’s Yard has been arranging and performing traditional Irish, Scottish, English, Australian, and original music since 2013.
The band pays tribute to, and takes inspiration from, legendary predecessors such as The Dubliners, Pogues, Planxty, The Battering Ram, The Clancy Brothers, The Chieftains, and The Wolfe Tones.
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