Life and Songs of Matt McGinn of the Calton - MattMcGinn.info Matt McGinn of the Calton was one of Scotland's greatest song writers. He died in 1977 but he left us with songs such as the Red Yo-Yo, Depth of my Ego, the Wee Kirkcudbright Centipede, Troubled Waters, Benny Lynch, Bingo Bella, the Ballad of John McLean, Gallowgate Calypso, Coorie Doon and poems like the Big Effen Bee.