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1951 Edinburgh People's Festival Ceilidh

1951 Edinburgh People's Festival Ceilidh (Rounder CD 1786)

1951 Edinburgh People's Festival Ceilidh
Various Artists

Rounder Records CD 1786 (CD, USA, 2005)

Song notes by Ewan McVicar;
Notes on piping by Dougie Pincock;
Translations from Gaelic by Morag NicLeod

Musical Traditions album review by Vic Smith

Tracks

  1. John Strachan: The Hairst o Rettie (Roud 3512; G/D 3:408) (3.47)
  2. Jessie Murray: Skippin' Barfit Through the Heather (Roud 9750) (2.43)
  3. Hamish Henderson: The Tay Bridge Disaster (introduction) (0.42)
  4. Jimmy McBeath: The Gallant Forty Twa (Roud 1877; G/D 1:70) (1.22)
  5. John Burgess bagpipes: Blue Bonnets Over the Border (Roud 14076) (.137)
  6. Hamish Henderson: Great My Joy (introduction) (0.45)
  7. Calum Johnston: Oran Eile Don Phrionnsa (2.22)
  8. Flora MacNeil: Mo Run Geal Og (My Fair Young Love) (3.01)
  9. John Burgess bagpipes: Failte Rudha Bhatairnis (2.39)
  10. John Strachan: The Bonnie Lass o Fyvie (Roud 545; G/D 1:84) (0.44)
  11. John Strachan: Mormond Braes (Roud 2171; G/D 6:1142) (4.10)
  12. Hamish Henderson: Not Just Elderly People (introduction) (0.27)
  13. Blanche Wood: I'm a Young Bonnie Lassie (Roud 387; Henry H79) (1.52)
  14. Jessie Murray: The Ale House (Roud 845; G/D 3:587; Henry H807) (1.40)
  15. Hamish Henderson: The Big Stuff (introduction) (1.15)
  16. Jessie Murray: Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236) (2.21)
  17. John Strachan: Johnnie o Braidislie (Roud 69; Child 114; G/D 2:250) (2.19)
  18. Jessie Murray: Lord Thomas and Fair Ellen (Roud 4; Child 73; G/D 2:212) (2.53)
  19. Hamish Henderson: Tea and Cakes (introduction) (0.14)
  20. Hamish Henderson: Too Good to Stop at Ten O'Clock (introduction) (1.37)
  21. John Burgess bagpipes: Donald MacLean / The Irish Washerwoman (2.18)
  22. John Strachan: Erin Go Bragh (Roud 1627; Laws Q20; G/D 2:236) (2.44)
  23. Blanche Wood: Portnockie Girl (Roud 5583; G/D 6:1143) (1.17)
  24. Blanche Wood: The Reid Road (Roud 9649) (1.13)
  25. Jimmy McBeath: The Moss o Burreldale (Roud 1876) (4.05)
  26. Flora MacNeil: Co Siod Thall Air Sraid Na H-Eala? (2.54)
  27. Flora MacNeil: Mo Nighean Donn Bhòidheach (2.44)
  28. Calum Johnston: Fuirich An Diugh Gus Am Maireach (1.58)
  29. John Strachan & Hamish Henderson: I Don't Think We Should Sing Any More (introduction) (0.35)
  30. Jessie Murray: Jimmy Raeburn (Roud 600; G/D 8:1535; Henry H151) (2.48)
  31. Hamish Henderson: A Great Song at That (introduction) (1.03)
  32. Calum Johnston: Oran Do Mhacleoid Dhunbheagain (3.13)
  33. Mrs Budge: Hamish Once Wrote a Song (0.51)
  34. Mrs Budge & Hamish Henderson: The John MacLean March (2.11)
  35. Hamish Henderson with singers and audience: Scots Wha Hae (2.02)