Dick Commented that what most people regard as being ‘Scotland’ is largely a work of fiction. This song deals with some of those fictions
Dick is one of the foremost and most highly respected folksingers in the United Kingdom. He is also one of the most sought-after artists who commits himself to regular nationwide tours, plus tours abroad, particularly North America and Australia.
He is an honest and committed artist who lists amongst his greatest influences Karl Marx, John Lennon, Hugh MacDiarmid, Jeannie Robertson, Ewan MacColl, Martin Carthy, John MacLean, Hamish Henderson and Robert Burns, to name but a few.
Artist website: http://www.greentrax.com
Single title: No Gods & Precious Few Heroes
Album title: Sail On
Release Date: 01/06/1996
Single artist: Dick Gaughan
Single duration: 3:55
Record Label: Greentrax Recordings Ltd
Catalogue No: CDTRAX109
Writers: Dick Gaughan
Publishers: Brian McNeill/Hamish Henderson/Grian Music
Explicit?: yes (bloody)