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The Story of Jack and the Big Wind
Bella Higgins

Recorded in 1956, Bella Higgins tells the tale of how clever Jack has his revenge on Big Wind who has blown away his hay and thatch. Big Wind was a two-headed giant who lived in a castle.

The story was recorded in 1955 by the School of Scottish Studies. You can listen to the original tape on the online archive resource Tobar an Dualchais: Track ID 14393