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== Comments ==
 
== Comments ==
* The song title could be a reference to 'Buckfast', colloquially "Buckie", a tonic wine infamous in Scotland for its potency and extremely high caffeine content. 'High' in this context would be a refrence to being intoxicated.<ref>[[wikipedia:Buckfast_Tonic_Wine]]</ref>
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* The title may be a reference (like "[[The Beach At Redpoint]]") to a real place in Scotland; "Buckie High" (now Buckie Community High School) was the name of the high school that the band attended. Buckie is a small fishing town in the county of Moray. Scottish schools are like their American Counterparts known as High Schools (Secondary in England). Coincidentally, there is a café near Buckie High School called Sandisons.<ref>https://www.facebook.com/Sandisons/</ref>
  
* Alternatively, the title may be a reference (like "The Beach At Redpoint") to a real place in Scotland; Buckie is a small fishing town in the county of Moray. Scottish schools are like their American Counterparts known as High Schools (Secondary in England). It's a possibility that they or friends/relatives may have attended this school, influencing the title. More nostalgia for their childhood?<ref>[[wikipedia:Buckie_High_School]]</ref> Coincidentally, perhaps, there is a café near Buckie High School called Sandisons.<ref>[https://plus.google.com/117646962799245837291/about?gl=uk&hl=en Google]</ref>
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* Alternatively, the song title could be a reference to 'Buckfast', colloquially "Buckie", a tonic wine infamous in Scotland for its potency and extremely high caffeine content. 'High' in this context would be a refrence to being intoxicated.<ref>[[wikipedia:Buckfast_Tonic_Wine|Buckfast Tonic Wine on wikipedia]]</ref>
  
* "Buckie High" (now Buckie Community High School) was the name of High School that Mike attended. '''Quoting ''Gaby Ghazi''': when I was a teenager having just finished school and turned 18, we made a bucket bong called Buckie and we filled it from the sea and smoked on the beach. I then went home a few days later and discovered the Old Tunes, and Buckie High specifically [...]'' <ref>[https://www.facebook.com/groups/boardsofcanada]</ref>
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* Quoting ''Gaby Ghazi: when I was a teenager having just finished school and turned 18, we made a bucket bong called Buckie and we filled it from the sea and smoked on the beach. I then went home a few days later and discovered the Old Tunes, and Buckie High specifically [...]'' <ref>https://www.facebook.com/groups/boardsofcanada</ref>
  
 
== Samples / Lyrics ==
 
== Samples / Lyrics ==
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== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
This track was written in 1994.<ref>[https://twitter.com/boctransmission/status/976783555677315072]</ref>
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This track was written in 1994.<ref>https://twitter.com/boctransmission/status/976783555677315072</ref>
  
 
== Videos ==
 
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== External links==
 
== External links==
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* [[wikipedia:Buckie_High_School|Buckie High School on wikipedia]]
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==

Revision as of 13:14, 31 December 2019

Buckie High
Running time 5:16
Appears on Old Tunes Vol. 2


Comments

  • The title may be a reference (like "The Beach At Redpoint") to a real place in Scotland; "Buckie High" (now Buckie Community High School) was the name of the high school that the band attended. Buckie is a small fishing town in the county of Moray. Scottish schools are like their American Counterparts known as High Schools (Secondary in England). Coincidentally, there is a café near Buckie High School called Sandisons.[1]
  • Alternatively, the song title could be a reference to 'Buckfast', colloquially "Buckie", a tonic wine infamous in Scotland for its potency and extremely high caffeine content. 'High' in this context would be a refrence to being intoxicated.[2]
  • Quoting Gaby Ghazi: when I was a teenager having just finished school and turned 18, we made a bucket bong called Buckie and we filled it from the sea and smoked on the beach. I then went home a few days later and discovered the Old Tunes, and Buckie High specifically [...] [3]

Samples / Lyrics

The beginning of the song sounds similar to: https://youtu.be/QRcviyhhpiQ?t=2m56s

Trivia

This track was written in 1994.[4]

Videos

External links

References

  1. https://www.facebook.com/Sandisons/
  2. Buckfast Tonic Wine on wikipedia
  3. https://www.facebook.com/groups/boardsofcanada
  4. https://twitter.com/boctransmission/status/976783555677315072

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