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Calum's Road was written by Donald Shaw, the accordionist in Capercaillie. It commemorates Calum MacLeod of Raasay who, when the local council refused to build a road to his croft, hand-built the two-mile road himself, taking ten years to complete it.

This is a lovely tune which has gained in popularity since it was released on 'The Blood is Strong' in 1987. This version is slightly different to the one on the album, but closer to the one played in Edinburgh sessions, where the tune has become popular.

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Calum's Road
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