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Alistair Russell: Getting to the Border

Alistair Russell: Getting to the Border (Sound Out SOM 1)

Getting to the Border
Alistair Russell

Sound Out Music SOM 1 (LP, UK, 1983)

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Recorded by John Dee at Slane Studios, Co. Meath and Cliff Dennell at Evergreen Studios, North Yorkshire;
Produced by Alistair Russell;
Sleeve photographs by John Wilson and Graham Whitley

Musicians

Alistair Russell, vocals, guitar, cittern [11];
Davy Spillane, uilleann pipes;
Kieran Halpin, backing vocals, guitar [5];
Tom McConville, fiddle;
John Campbell, cittern;
Colin Scarth, guitar, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Laird o' Udny's Wa's (Roud 135; G/D 4:778) / Hardiman the Fiddler slip jig
  2. The Bonny Labouring Boy (Roud 1162; Laws M14; Henry H576)
  3. Jackie Was a Racer
  4. The Poor Ditching Boy
  5. The Soor Milk Cairt (Roud 6336; G/D 5:956)
  6. Full Circle
  1. Salonika
  2. Jamie Raeburn (Roud 600; G/D 8:1535; Henry H151)
  3. The Funeral / The Teetotaller reel
  4. Will Ye Go to Flanders? (Roud 8544)
  5. When I Get to the Border / Silver Spear reel

All tracks trad. arr. Alistair Russell except
Track 3 Colin Scarth, Rayner;
Tracks 4, 11a Richard Thompson;
Track 6 John Campbell;
Track 10 trad., Billy Ross

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Alistair Russell: A19

Alistair Russell: A19 (Glade GLDCD0202)

A19
Alistair Russell

Glade Recordings GLDCD0202 (CD, UK, 2002)

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Recorded at Glade Recordings, Leeds, and with the “Glade Mobile” in Barsley, Edinburgh and Barford St Michael;
Engineered, mixed and mastered by Alistair Russell at Glade Recordings;
Mixing assistance from Chris Parkinson and Kieran Halpin;
Photography by StuartTrumper and Alistair Russell;
Sleeve design by Bryan Ledgard

Musicians

Alistair Russell, vocals, backing vocals [2, 6, 11], acoustic guitar [1-12], cittern [6], electronic percussion [2];
Maartin Allcock, acoustic guitar [3, 9], acoustic fretless bass [1, 10];
Brian Aylward, flute [4, 8, 12];
Dave Burland, backing vocals [1, 4, 12];
Mick Doonan, uilleann pipes [4];
Ian Fairbairn, acoustic guitar [2, 6], electric guitar [11];
Paul Flannery, backing vocals [2, 5-6, 9-10];
Kieran Halpin, backing vocals [11];
John Martin, fiddle [8-9], octave strung fiddle [5];
John McCusker, fiddle [3, 12], viola [1], low whistle [9];
Chris Parkinson, keyboards [2, 5, 8-9, 10-12];
Karine Polwart, backing vocals [3, 7-8];
Chris Sherburn, anglo concertina [7-8];

Tracks

  1. Bogie's Bonnie Belle (Roud 2155; G/D 7:1396) (3.28)
  2. Rage in the Cage (3.15)
  3. The Recruited Collier (Roud 3503) (3.42)
  4. Slieve Gallion Braes (Roud 1420) (3.19)
  5. The Rose of Allendale (Roud 1218) (4.40)
  6. Never Tire of the Road (3.09)
  7. The Pleasure Will Be Mine (4.52)
  8. Rambling Irishman (Roud 360; G/D 7:1397) (5.05)
  9. The Ceilidh in the Kitchen (3.02)
  10. Farewell Johnny Miner (3.55)
  11. You Must Go (4.09)
  12. The Shipyard Apprentice (3.28)
  13. The Ship in Distress (Roud 807) (2.30)

Tracks 1, 3-5, 8, 13 trad.;
Tracks 2, 9 Alistair Russell;
Track 6 Andy Irvine;
Track 7 Alan Reid;
Track 10 Ed Pickford;
Track 10 John Hiatt;
Track 12 Archie Fisher, Norman Buchan, Bobby Campbell