> Folk Music > Records > Alison McMorland and Geordie McIntyre

Alison McMorland and Geordie McIntyre

See also Alison McMorland and Geordie McIntyre's own discography.

> Folk Music > Records > Alison McMorland: Belt wi' Colours Three

Alison McMorland: Belt wi' Colours Three

Alison McMorland: Belt wi' Colours Three (Tangent TGS 125)

Belt wi' Colours Three
Scots Songs and Ballads
Alison McMorland

Tangent Records TGS 125 (LP, UK, 1977)

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Produced by Mike Steyn and Peter Cooke;
Liner notes by Hamish Henderson;
Cover design by Barbara Salisbury

Musicians

Alison McMorland, vocals;
Aly Bain, fiddle [5];
Rab Wallace, lowland bagpipes [6]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Skippin' Barfit Through the Heather (Roud 9750)
  2. Great Selkie of Sule Skerry (Roud 197; Child 113)
  3. The Blackbird (Roud 2375)
  4. Maybe I'll Be Mairriet (Roud 6278)
  5. The Swan Swims Sae Bonnie (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213)
  1. The Highland Widow's Lament (Roud V13721)
  2. A Foolish Young Girl (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1170; Henry H683)
  3. The Cruel Mother (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193)
  4. On Monday Nicht He Cam tae Ma Door
  5. The Cuckoo's Nest (Roud 1506, 5407)
  6. The Belt wi' Colours Three (Roud 5534)

All tracks trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Alison McMorland: The Funny Family

Alison McMorland: The Funny Family

Alison McMorland: The Funny Family (Big Ben BBX 504)

The Funny Family
Songs, Rhymes & Games for Children
Alison McMorland with The Excelsior Band

Big Ben Records BBX 504 (LP, UK, 1977)

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Produced by Alison McMorland with assistance from John Tams and Derek Pearce;
Recorded by John Gill at Riverside Studios in July 1977;
Front cover illustration by Helen Oxenbury

Musicians

Alison McMorland, vocals, 5-string banjo [2-3, 11-12];
Katy McMorland, vocals [9-10, 12];
Pete Bullock, clarinet [1, 8, 10-12], harmonium [2, 4], baritone saxophone [3, 6, 8], knees [12];
Alan Harris, double bass [1, 8], tenor banjo [1, 3, 6, 8], spoons [11];
Terry Loane, xylophone [1, 3, 6, 8], treble recorder [2], mouth organ [3], whistle [4, 12], Northumbrian smallpipes [7], paper and comb [11], flute [12], knees [12];
Derek Pearce, banjo [1, 3, 8], drum [1, 8], percussion [3], fiddle [5-6, 12], E-flat tuba [11], bass drum [11], knees [12];
John Tams, tenor banjo [1, 8], concertina [3], melodeon [3, 5-6, 8, 10], mouth organ [5, 11], saucepan lids [11], knees [12]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Funny Family
  2. Babes in the Wood (Roud 288; Laws Q34)
  3. When I Was One (Roud 19188)
  4. Finger Rhymes: Thumbkin (Roud 12837) / Two Little Dicky Birds (Roud 16401) / Here's the Church and Here's the Steeple (Roud 16226)
  5. I Have a Bonnet Trimmed with Blue (Roud 8212)
  6. Knee Jogging Rhymes: O Kafoozalum (Roud 13707) / Mrs Sippy O and Mrs Epplewhite / Up in the North
  7. Lullaby
  1. Band Medley
  2. We're Going on a Bear Hunt
  3. A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea (Roud 18338)
  4. Punchinello (Roud 13189)
  5. Singing Games Medley: Sally Go Round the Sun (Roud 11591) / The Farmer in His Den (Roud 6306) / Pee Pee Pollyana / Here Comes Mrs Macaroni (Roud 13203) / Lazy Katy Will You Get Up? (Roud 6561) / In and Out the Rushing Bluebells (Roud 13206) / London Bridge Is Falling Down (Roud 502; G/D 8:1566; Henry H48h)

All tracks trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Alison McMorland & Peta Webb

Alison McMorland & Peta Webb

Alison McMorland & Peta Webb: Alison McMorland & Peta Webb (Topic 12TS403)

Alison McMorland & Peta Webb
Alison McMorland & Peta Webb

Topic Records 12TS403 (LP, UK, 1980)
Topic Records TSDL403 (digital download, UK, March 2010)

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Recorded at Riverside Studios, London;
Engineered by Antony David;
Produced by Tony Engle;
Photography by Keith Morris;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle

Musicians

Alison McMorland, vocals;
Peta Webb, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Two Pretty Boys (Roud 38; Child 49) (4.11)
  2. What Can a Young Lassie? (Roud 1295) (2.28)
  3. Jogging Up to Claudy (Roud 6336; G/D 5:956) (1.57)
  4. In London So Fair (Roud 2989; G/D 1:178) (5.44)
  5. The Convict's Song (Roud 5122) (2.39)
  6. Sailing's a Weary Life (Roud 273; Laws K12; G/D 6:1245) (3.48)
  1. The Factory Girl (Roud 1659) (4.10)
  2. The May Morning Dew (Roud 5405) (2.50)
  3. The Green Banks of Yarrow (Roud 172; Child 24; G/D 6:1225) (2.26)
  4. The Dowie Dens of Yarrow (Roud 13; Child 214; G/D 2:215) (5.25)
  5. Our Ship Is Ready (Roud 2995) (4.33)

Tracks 1, 6-7, 9, 11 trad. arr. Alison McMorland, Peta Webb;
Tracks 2-5, 8, 10 trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Alison McMorland: Cloudberry Day

Alison McMorland: Cloudberry Day

Alison McMorland: Cloudberry Day (Tradition Bearers LTCD1003)

Cloudberry Day
Scots Songs & Ballads
Alison McMorland

The Tradition Bearers LTCD1003 (CD, UK, 2000)

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Recorded by Ian McCalman;
Notes to the songs by Geordie McIntyre, other notes by Pete Heywood;
Front cover detail from a painting by Gladys McMorland;
Sleeve design by John Slavin

Musicians

Alison McMorland, vocals, banjo;
Kirsty Potts, vocals [12];
Norman Chalmers, concertina, imbira (thumb piano);
Derek Hoy, fiddles

Tracks

  1. Traiveller's Joy (3.57)
  2. Sailing's a Wearie Life (Roud 273; Laws K12; G/D 6:1245) (3.40)
  3. Edom o' Gordon (Roud 80; Child 178; G/D 2:231) (4.40)
  4. Be Guid Tae Me (3.09)
  5. The Swan Swims Sae Bonnie (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (7.47)
  6. Twa Years Ower Young (Roud 380; G/D 6:1187) (3.22)
  7. Hap and Row (Roud 7252; G/D 7:1398) (2.31)
  8. The Flyting o' Life and Daith (4.28)
  9. The American Stranger (Roud 1081; G/D 7:1469) (4.01)
  10. Skippin' Barfit Through the Heather (Roud 9750) (2.56)
  11. Belt wi' Colours Three (Roud 5534) (5.15)
  12. Pullin' Hard Against the Stream (Roud 1958) (4.25)
  13. Cloudberry Day (4.20)

All tracks trad. arr. Alison McMorland except
Track 1 Helen Fullarton;
Track 8 Hamish Henderson;
Track 13 Geordie McIntyre

> Folk Music > Records > Alison McMorland & Geordie McIntyre: Rowan in the Rock

Alison McMorland & Geordie McIntyre: Rowan in the Rock

Alison McMorland & Geordie McIntyre: Rowan in the Rock (Tradition Bearers LTCD3002)

Rowan in the Rock
Songs of Love, Land and Nature
Alison McMorland & Geordie McIntyre with Kirsty Potts

The Tradition Bearers LTCD3002 (CD, UK, 2001)

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Produced by Alison McMorland;
Recorded by Ian McCalman at Kevck Digital, Lasswade;
Sleeve notes by Alison McMorland and Geordie McIntyre;
Cover photograph by Geordie McIntyre;
Sleeve design by John Slavin

Musicians

Alison McMorland, vocals [1, 3, 6-8, 10, 12-14], chorus [4], banjo [2, 7, 9, 11];
Geordie McIntyre, vocals [2, 4-5, 8-11, 13], guitar [6];
Kirsty Potts, vocals [1, 6];
Derek Hoy, fiddle [1, 7, 9, 13];
Norman Chalmers, whistle [2], concertina [1, 13], bodhrán [5], moothie [8];
Patsy Seddon, clarsach [14]

Tracks

  1. The A83 (3.55)
  2. Wild Geese / Norland Wind (3.18)
  3. Backies (3.16)
  4. Inveroran (2.48)
  5. Seven Men of Knoydart (3.24)
  6. Now Westlin Winds (Roud 6936) (5.29)
  7. The Silkie of Sule Skerry (Roud 197; Child 113) (6.33)
  8. Joy of Living (5.00)
  9. Another Valley (4.06)
  10. Braes o' Balquidder (Roud 541; G/D 4:862) (2.26)
  11. Quiet River (4.36)
  12. Mother Earth (5.04)
  13. John Muir (3.58)
  14. Rowan in the Rock (3.26)

Tracks 1, 3 words Helen Fullerton, music trad.;
Track 2 word Violet Jacob, music Jim Reid;
Tracks 4, 9 Geordie McIntyre;
Track 5 words Hamish Henderson, music trad.;
Track 6 words Robert Burns, music trad.;
Tracks 7, 10 trad.;
Track 8 words Ewan MacColl, music trad.;
Track 11 Jim Brown;
Track 12 Frankie Armstrong;
Tracks 13-14 words Geordie McIntyre, music trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Alison McMorland & Geordie McIntyre: Ballad Tree

Alison McMorland & Geordie McIntyre: Ballad Tree

Alison McMorland & Geordie McIntyre: Ballad Tree (Tradition Bearers LTCD1051)

Ballad Tree
Alison McMorland & Geordie McIntyre with Kirsty Potts

The Tradition Bearers LTCD1051 (CD, UK, September 2003)

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Produced by Alison McMorland;
Recorded by Peter Haigh at Pier House Studios, Edinburgh;
Mixed by Alison McMorland and Peter Haigh;
Sleeve notes by Geordie McIntyre;
Sleeve design by John Slavin

Musicians

Alison McMorland, vocals [1, 3-4, 6-7, 9, 11];
Geordie McIntyre, vocals [2, 5, 7-8, 10];
Kirsty Potts, vocals [3, 6, 11];
Rob MacKillop, lute [1];
Steve Sutcliffe, concertina [5, 7];
Bill Taylor, psaltery [9], bray harp [11]

Tracks

  1. The Wife of Usher's Well (Roud 196; Child 79) (5.32)
  2. Lamkin (Roud 6; Child 93; G/D 2:187; Henry H735) (4.05)
  3. The Two Brothers (Roud 38; Child 49) (4.15)
  4. May Colvin (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225; Henry H163) (4.05)
  5. Braes o' Yarrow (Roud 13; Child 214; G/D 2:215) (3.40)
  6. Lover's Ghost (Roud 179; Child 248) (3.42)
  7. The Wee Toon Clerk (Roud 120; Child 281; G/D 2:317; Henry H201) (5.10)
  8. Tam Lin (Roud 35; Child 39; G/D 2:330) (5.51)
  9. Clerk Saunders (Roud 3855; Child 69) (6.40)
  10. The Daemon Lover (Roud 14; Child 243; G/D 2:332) (3.15)
  11. King Orfeo (Roud 136; Child 19) (5.15)

All tracks trad. arr. Alison McMorland, Geordie McIntyre, Kirsty Potts except
Track 1 tune Geordie McIntyre arr. Alison McMorland, Rob MacKillop;
Track 5 trad. arr. Geordie McIntyre, Steve Sutcliffe;
Track 7 trad. arr. Alison McMorland, Geordie McIntyre, Steve Sutcliffe;
Track 9 trad. arr. Alison McMorland, Bill Taylor;
Track 11 trad. arr. Alison McMorland, Bill Taylor, instrumental piece Gaber Reel by Bill Taylor

> Folk Music > Records > Alison McMorland & Geordie McIntyre: White Wings

Alison McMorland & Geordie McIntyre: White Wings

Alison McMorland & Geordie McIntyre: White Wings (Greentrax CDTRAX 306)

White Wings
Alison McMorland & Geordie McIntyre

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX 306 (CD, UK, April 2007)

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Produced by Alison McMorland;
Recorded at Kevock Digital, Lasswade;
Booklet notes and cover photo by Geordie McIntyre;
Sleeve design by John Slavin

Musicians

Alison McMorland, vocals [1-8, 10, 12-13];
Geordie McIntyre, vocals [1, 4, 6, 8-9, 11, 14], guitar [11];
Kirsty Potts, vocals [1, 3, 13];
Derek Hoy, fiddle [1, 4-5, 8, 12, 14], viola [12, 14];
Norman Chalmers, concertina [1, 4-5, 8, 14], whistle [8], jaw harp [8], mouth organ [14]

Tracks

  1. White Wings (3.16)
  2. The Rocks o Gibraltar (Roud 2174; G/D 6:1118) (4.50)
  3. The Virginnia Maid (3.39)
  4. The Shoreheid Boat (4.01)
  5. Time Wears Awa (Roud 21760) (4.46)
  6. Here's a Health to All True Lovers (Roud 1235) (3.07)
  7. The Gairdner (Roud 339; Child 219; G/D 4:840) (4.26)
  8. John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559) (3.01)
  9. The Shira Dam (4.04)
  10. MacCrimmon’s Lament (Roud 5134) (5.19)
  11. Last Farewell to the Bens (2.44)
  12. In Freenship's Name (Roud 21761) (3.53)
  13. Our Ship Is Ready (Roud 2995) (3.40)
  14. My Last Farewell tae Stirling (Roud 5160; G/D 8:1534) (4.23)

Track 1 Geordie McIntyre arr. Geordie McIntyre, Derek Hoy, Norman Chalmers;
Tracks 2-3, 6-7, 10, 13 trad. arr./adapt Alison McMorland;
Track 4 words Ian Philip, tune trad. arr./adapt Geordie McIntyre, Norman Chalmers, Derek Hoy;
Track 5 trad arr./adapt Alison McMorland, Derek Hoy, Norman Chalmers;
Track 8 trad. arr./adapt Geordie McIntyre, Derek Hoy, Norman Chalmers;
Track 9 words Helen Fullerton, tune trad. arr./adapt Geordie McIntyre;
Track 11 words Gaelic translation George Buchanan, tune trad. arr./adapt Geordie McIntyre;
Track 12 trad. arr./adapt Alison McMorland, Dered Hoy;
Track 14 trad. arr./adapt Geordie McIntyre, Norman Chalmers, Derek Hoy, Alison McMorland

> Folk Music > Records > Geordie McIntyre & Alison McMorland: Where Ravens Reel

Geordie McIntyre & Alison McMorland: Where Ravens Reel

Geordie McIntyre & Alison McMorland: Where Ravens Reel (Rowan ROWR01CD)

Where Ravens Reel
Geordie McIntyre & Alison McMorland

Rowan Records ROWR01CD (CD, UK, 2010)

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Produced by Alison McMorland and Geordie McIntyre;
Recorded at Shirramuir Studios, Dunblane, Scotland, in February 2010;
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Micah Gilbert and Paul Syme;
Booklet notes by Geordie McIntyre;
Photography by Stuart Ogg;
Sleeve design by John Slavin

Musicians

Geordie McIntyre, vocals [1, 5, 7, 9, 11-14], guitar [4, 14];
Alison McMorland, vocals [2-4, 6, 8, 10-13], banjo [1, 7, 9, 12];
Kirsty Potts, vocals [3, 6];
Jo Miller, fiddle [1];

Tracks

  1. From Gulabeinn (3.20)
  2. Thomas Rymer (Roud 219; Child 37) (6.38)
  3. The Factory Girl (Roud 1659) (4.45)
  4. Love Song (3.20)
  5. Tam Chambers (2.25)
  6. Mary Slessor (2.26)
  7. Clyde's Water (Roud 91; Child 216; G/D 6:1231) (5.36)
  8. Burns and Highland Mary (Roud Roud 820; Laws O34; G/D 6:1249) (6.55)
  9. The Lights of Home (3.50)
  10. The Cruel Grave (Roud 179; Child 248) (9.05)
  11. The Tryst (2.15)
  12. Winter in Glencoe (3.45)
  13. Gloomy Winter's Noo Awa (Roud V703) (2.20)
  14. Where Ravens Reel (3.02)

Tracks 1 words Geordie McIntyre, tune trad. arr. Alison McMorland, Jo Miller;
Track 2 words trad., tune Alison McMorland arr. Alison McMorland;
Tracks 3, 8, 10, 13 trad. arr. Alison McMorland;
Track 4 words Hamish Henderson, tune trad. arr. Alison McMorland, Geordie McIntyre;
Track 5 words Geordie McIntyre, tune trad. arr. Geordie McIntyre;
Track 6 words Geordie McIntyre, tune trad. arr. Alison McMorland;
Track 7 trad. arr. Alison McMorland, Geordie McIntyre;
Track 9 words Geordie McIntyre, tune trad. arr. Alison McMorland, Geordie McIntyre;
Track 11 words William Soutar, tune Geordie McIntyre arr. Alison McMorland;
Track 12 words Helen Fullerton, tune Geordie McIntyre arr. Alison McMorland;
Track 14 Geordie McIntyre

> Folk Music > Records > Kirsty Potts: The Seeds of Life

Kirsty Potts: The Seeds of Life

Kirsty Potts: The Seeds of Life (Kirsty Potts KP227)

The Seeds of Life
Kirsty Potts

Kirsty Potts KP227 (CD, UK, November 27, 2015)

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Tracks 1, 4, 6-11, 13-14, 17 recorded, edited and mixed at Heriot Toun by Mattie Foulds in 2014 and 2015;
Tracks 3, 5, 12, 16 recorded by Jim Hunter at ARC recording studio, Mintlaw, in July 2014;
Tracks 2, 15 recorded by Marcus Mackay at Diving Bell Lounge, Glasgow, in October 2014;
Additional recording, editing and mixing by Mattie Fould at Heriot Toun;

Musicians

Kirsty Potts, vocals [1-5, 7-13, 15-16], chorus [1-5, 7-8, 10-11, 13, 15-16], Fender Rhodes [1-2, 4-5, 15], piano [1, 3-4, 8, 10-11, 13], accordion [2, 5, 9, 16], hand claps [1, 13];
Mattie Foulds, drums [1, 4, 7-8, 11, 13], percussion [1-2, 11, 13, 15], hand claps [1, 13];
Alasdair Roberts, chorus [1-2, 4, 8, 13, 15], electric guitar [1-2, 8, 13, 15], acoustic guitar [9], bass [1, 4, 11], hand claps [1];
Anne Wood, chorus [2, 15], fiddle [2, 9, 15], viola [8-9];
Frances Wilkins, concertina [3, 5, 12, 16];
Claire White, fiddle [3, 5, 12, 16];
Geordie McIntyre, chorus [3];
Alison McMorland, chorus [3, 5, 7-8, 11, 13, 16], banjo [7, 10, 13];
Rise Kagona, chorus [4], electric guitar [4, 11];
Donald Lindsay, chorus [4], small pipes [4], small whistle [11];

Tracks

  1. Scotland's Peace Train (4.43)
  2. Binnorie (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (5.59)
  3. The Shepherd's Song (Roud 5124) (4.05)
  4. Cuckoo's Nest (Roud 1506, 5407) (7.08)
  5. Will Your Anchor Hold? (3.39)
  6. Space Storm at Sea (0.59)
  7. Now More Than Ever (2.57)
  8. If I Had a Hammer (4.17)
  9. College Boy (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (4.43)
  10. Betsy Belle (Roud 5211) (4.13)
  11. A Wee Bird Cam tae My Apron (6.53)
  12. The Seeds of Love (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (4.42)
  13. Bonnie Annie (Roud 172; Child 24; G/D 6:1225) (6.38)
  14. Space Percussion (0.24)
  15. Woe Is Me (Shame and Scandal in the Family) (3.31)
  16. Pulling Hard Against the Stream (5.02)
  17. Waterfall in Space (0.40)

Track 1 Kirsty Potts;
Track 2-4, 9-13, 15 trad. arr. Kirsty Potts;
Track 5 Priscilla Owens, William Kirkpatrick;
Tracks 6, 14, 17 Professor Wanda Diaz-Merced;
Track 7 words Geordie McIntyre, music trad. arr. Kirsty Potts;
Track 8 words Lee Hayes, music Pere Seeger;
Track 16 Harry Clifton

> Folk Music > Records > Alison McMorland

Other records with Alison McMorland

Various Artists, Scots Songs and Music Live from the Kinross Festival 2, LP, Springthyme SPR 1003, 1975

Frankie Armstrong, Kathy Henderson, Sandra Kerr, Alison McMorland, My Song Is My Own, LP, Plane TPL 0001, 1980

Various Artists, Nuclear Power: No Thanks, LP, Plane IMP 2, 1981

Various Artists, The Good Old Way, LP, Topic TPSS412, 1980

Various Artists, Scots Women: Live from Celtic Connections 2001, 2 CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 213D, 2002

Hamish Handerson et al, A' the Bairns o Adam, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 244, 2003

Various Artists, The Rough Guide to Scottish Music (Second Edition), CD, World Music RGNET 1110 CD, 2003

Elizabeth Stewart, Binnorie, 2 CD, Elphinstone Institute EICD002, 2004 (producer)

Various Artists, Here's a Health to the Company (Old Songs & Bothy Ballads Volume 1), CD, Autumn Harvest AH 002, 2005

Various Artists, Three Score and Ten: 70 Years of Topic Records, 7 CD, Topic TOPIC70, 2009

Various Artists, The Scottish Diaspora, 2 CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 380, 2014

Various, 101 Scottish Songs: The Wee Red Book, DVD, TMSA DVD101, 2016