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A9 to Wick

20th August 2014

This neat take off of a well known song highlights Wick by the well known character Mr Boom aka Andy Munro and added here for those of you who have not seen it before or if you have for another smile.

Published on 20 Aug 2012
"Golspie, Brora, the northern aurora, Helmsdale, Berriedale, Dunbeath and Lybster..." Andy Munro (aka Mr Boom, the one-man band from the Moon) points his spaceship northwards in the direction of Wick, on a mission to Orkney - his annual visit to the Orkney International Science Festival. The Festival, one of the longest-running of its type, has for the past 21 years been bringing together speakers and audiences from many places to discuss ideas at the frontiers of science, visit the islands' historic sites, and sing with Mr Boom at the Saturday evening ceilidh.

This is a track from his new CD, 'Come to the Festival', produced specially for the occasion, with guests joining in. More details of the CD and of the Festival can be found on the OISF website and on Mr Boom's own lunar one. A further track, James Clerk Maxwell, can also be found on YouTube.