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Blazin’ Fiddles: Live (Blazin’ Fiddles BRCD2007)

Blazin’ Fiddles

Blazin’ Fiddles BRCD2007 (CD, UK, 2007)

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Recorded live at Glenuig Hall and mastered by Calum Malcolm;
Photos by Louis DeCarlo;
Design by Gordon Webber


Allan Henderson, Catriona Macdonald, Ian MacFarlane, Bruce McGregor, Aidan O’Rourke: fiddle;
Marc Clement: guitar;
Andy Thorburn: piano


  1. Forgeron: Reel du Forgeron (Blacksmith’s Reel) / The Open Fence / The Appropriate Dipstick / The Crossing (5.49)
  2. I Laid a Herring: John Mirros Rankin’s / I Ha’e Lain a Herring in Salt / O’Dea’s (4.32)
  3. Fishponds: Lost in Fishponds / Riippusillan Hambo (4.07)
  4. Colonel Thornton’s: The Miller o’ Drone / Morag’s Wedding / Gloomy Winter / The Garron Trotting / Calam Breugach (Lying Malcolm) / Colonel Thornton’s Reel / Miss Hettie MacKenzie (4.50)
  5. Smirisary (4.32)
  6. Miss Jena: Miss Jena / Glen Road to Carrick / A Shepherd’s Dream / Man of Aran (5.57)
  7. Glenuig Bay: Glenuig Bay / San Rock (5.07)
  8. Murdo: Murachadh nan Gealaich (Murdo of the Moon) / The Eagles’s White (5.09)
  9. Highland Plaid: Highland Plaid / Cawdor Fair / Mrs Ramsay of Barton / McKinnon’s Rant / Jamie Mann’s Reel / The Marquis of Tullybardine (5.15)
  10. Mouseskin: The Mouseskin Shoe / Siobhán O’Donnall’s / Peter MacKinnon of Sheabost / Bonnie Mulligan (8.15)

Track 1a French Canadian trad.;
Track 1b Ian Hardie;
Track 1c Iain Macdonald, Phil Cunningham;
Track 1d Tim O’Brian;
Track 2a Jerry Holland;
Track 2b trad. / D. MacLeod;
Track 2c Charlie Lennon;
Track 3a The Famous Five;
Track 3b Arto Järvelä;
Tracks 4a-f, 6b, 8b, 9a-df trad.;
Track 5 Allan MacDonald;
Track 6a Hanneke Cassel;
Track 6a Hanneke Cassel;
Track 6c Jewish trad.;
Track 6d Darach de Brun;
Track 7a Michael McGoldrick;
Track 7b Asturian trad.;
Track 8a Phil Cunningham;
Track 9e Tom Anderson;
Track 10a Nollaig Casey;
Track 10b Siobhán O’Donnall;
Track 10c Dr John MacAskill;
Track 10d Peter Ostroushko

> Folk Music > Records > Blazin’ Fiddles: Solo


Blazin’ Fiddles: Solo (Blazin’ Fiddles BRCD2014)

Blazin’ Fiddles

Blazin’ Fiddles BRCD2014 (CD, UK, 2014)

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Produced by Angus Lyon and Blazin’ Fiddles;
Fiddles and guitar recorded by Angus Lyon at Gran’s House Studio;
Piano recorded by Iain Hutchison at GloWorm Recording;
Mixed and mastered by Iain Hutchison at GloWorm Recording;
Photography and layout by Louise Bichan


Jenna Reid: fiddle [1, 10];
Kristan Harvey: fiddle [2, 6];
Bruce McGregor: fiddle [3, 7];
Rua Macmillan: fiddle [4, 8];
Anna Massie: guitar, fiddle [5, 9];
Angus Lyon: piano


  1. [JR] Carnival / Lucky, Can You Link Ony / Arisdale Burn (3.24)
  2. [KH] Billy’s: Billy’s Short Leg / Ian MacLeod’s / Mind the Dresser (3.15)
  3. [BMcG] Donald’s Tunes: John MacFadyen of Melfort / The Honorable Mrs Rous (3.07)
  4. [RM] Glengrant / Ashley’s / Anna Thug Mi Gradh Dhuit (3.14)
  5. [AM] Mickey Finn’s (3.31)
  6. [KH] The Yow: Balchraggan / Netherbow / The Wan-Legged Yow (4.53)
  7. [BMcG] Nach Truagh Mo Chàs (Hard Is My Fate) (3.03)
  8. [RM] Henri the Lobster: Mahagow’s / Malt on the Optics / Henri the Lobster (4.13)
  9. [AM] Doon the Aisle / The Oyster Wives / Miss Grant of Cullen House / Cranford’s Delight (4.10)
  10. [JR] Da Feltar Lullaby (4.15)

Track 1a Gideon Stove;
Track 1b trad. Shetland;
Track 1c Bobby Tulloch;
Track 2a Kristan Harvey;
Track 2b Charlie McKerron;
Track 2c Liz Carroll;
Track 3a PM John McColl;
Track 3b Donald Riddell;
Track 4a Jakes Scott Skinner;
Track 4b Allan Henderson;
Tracks 4c, 7, 9b trad.;
Track 5 Mickey Finn;
Track 6a John Somerville;
Track 6b Jim Craigie;
Track Tommy Mainland;
Track 8a Suzanne Houston;
Track 8b Hamish Moore;
Track 8c Ruairidh Macmillan;
Track 9a Bob Massie;
Track 9c William Marshall;
Track 9d Jerry Holland;
Track 10 Sinclair Shewan

> Folk Music > Records > Blazin’ Fiddles: North


Blazin’ Fiddles: North (Blazin’ Fiddles BFCD2015)

Blazin’ Fiddles

Blazin’ Fiddles BFCD2015 (CD, UK, 2015)

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Recorded, mixed and mastered by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland;
Photography by Mike Guest;
Design by Louise Bichan


Kristan Harvey, Bruce McGregor, Rua Macmillan, Jenna Reid: fiddles;
Anna Massie: guitar, fiddle [5-6];
Angus Lyon: piano


  1. Shetland Night: Shetland Night in London / Trip to Dingle (4.10)
  2. Arran Ceilidh: The Bacon Allocation / The Killarney Boys of Pleasure / The Arran Ceilidh (4.40)
  3. Gamekeeper’s: Gamekeeper’s Cottage (5.02)
  4. Braehead Cottage: Troy’s Wedding / Freya’s Fancy / Braehead Cottage (4.11)
  5. Catch and Kiss: Taighean Ghealla Shieldaig / Druim-Uiachdar (The high Road to Inverness) / Catch and Kiss the Romp (2.54)
  6. Java: Mrs. Major L. Stewart of the Island of Java (5.12)
  7. Uist Dance / Slängspolska (4.00)
  8. Garfield’s: President Garfield’s / Dr Flora McCauley, Carradale / Gingerhogs No. 2 (5.33)
  9. Pat the Budgie: The Inside-Oot Fish Eater / Peerie Willie / Pat the Budgie (4.20)
  10. Taigh Sia (3.19)
  11. Archie: The Cambridge Caravan Catastrophe / Rob an Lugi / Traditional Strathspey / Sir Archibald Dunbar’s / The Road to Recovery / Return to Viljandi (5.08)

Tracks 1a, 3 Jenna Reid;
Track 1b Allan Kelly;
Track 2a Anna Massie;
Track 4a Colin Magee;
Tracks 4b, 11a Bruce MacGregor;
Track 4c Kristan Harvey;
Tracks 5abc, 7a, 11bcd trad.;
Track 6 William Marshall;
Track 7b trad. Swedish;
Track 8a Harry Carleton;
Track 8b Allan MacDonald;
Track 8c Phil Cunningham;
Track 9a Peter Wood;
Track 9b Willie Hunter;
Track 9c Graham Townsend;
Track 10 Angus Lyon;
Track 11d Liz Carroll;
Track 11e Jamie Ross

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The Key

Blazin’ Fiddles: The Key (Blazin’ Fiddles BFCD2017)

The Key
Blazin’ Fiddles

Blazin’ Fiddles BFCD2017 (CD, UK, 8 December 2017)

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Recorded, mixed and mastered by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland;
Live photography by Sean Purser;
Sleeve design and layout by Ewan MacPherson


Kristan Harvey, Bruce McGregor, Rua Macmillan, Jenna Reid: fiddles;
Anna Massie: guitar, fiddle;
Angus Lyon: piano

Duncan Lyall: double bass


  1. Break the Light: The Devil’s Delight / Break the Light / Da Lerwick Lasses (3.06)
  2. Double Rise: The Goatherd and the Shepherd / Anlon McKinney / Double Rise (4.16)
  3. The Black Pig: McFall’s March / Lucy Campbell / The Black Pig (5.09)
  4. Annie’s Waltz (3.48)
  5. Picnic in the Sky: John MacDonald of Coll View / Anne Grace Henderson / Picnic in the Sky (4.27)
  6. The Rose of St. Magnus (5.43)
  7. The Ox / Niel Gow’s Style / The Gentle Milkmaid / Unknown Reel (4.23)
  8. The Beeswing: Mr Michie / The Beeswing / The Merrymaking (4.16)
  9. The Highlander’s Revenge / Mutt’s Favourite (4.45)
  10. Wind Song: The Silent Command / Wind Song (4.21)
  11. Harris Dance: Violet Tulloch’s / The Old Box / Harris Dance (4.02)

Track 1a Dan R. MacDonald;
Track 1b Marie Fielding;
Tracks 1c, 7c, 8d, 11c trad.;
Track 2a trad., from the Patrick Macdonald Collection;
Track 2b Carroll;
Track 2c Phil Cunningham;
Track 3a Jenna Reid;
Track 3b trad., Skye Collection;
Tracks 3c, 9b Jerry Holland;
Tracks 4, 7a, 9a Bruce MacGregor;
Track 5a Mary-Ann Kennedy;
Track 5b Debbie Scott;
Track 5c Matheu Watson;
Track 6 Ivan Drever;
Track 7b trad., from the Simon Fraser Collection;
Track 8a Angus Fitchet;
Track 8b James Hill;
Track 10a Dinny McLaughlin;
Track 10b Hamish Napier;
Track 11a Tom Anderson;
Track 11b Otis Tomas

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Blazin’ Fiddles: XXV (Blazin’ Fiddles BFCD2023)

Blazin’ Fiddles

Blazin’ Fiddles BFCD2023 (CD, UK, 22 September 2023)

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Recorded by Katie May at Real World Studios;
Mixed by Angus Lyon and Chris Waite at Gran’s House Studio;
Mastered by Sam Proctor at Lismore Mastering;
Band photography by Archie MacFarlane;
Design by Ewan MacPherson (Quiet Design)

Folking.com review by Dai Jeffries


Kristan Harvey, Bruce McGregor, Rua Macmillan, Jenna Reid: fiddles;
Anna Massie: guitar, fiddle;
Angus Lyon: piano


  1. Jukebox: Young Alumnus / Vladimir’s Steamboat / The Tønder Jukebox (4.25)
  2. Strone Point / Anne Lacey’s (5.36)
  3. Call Her Mum (5.41)
  4. Devil: Devil’s Polska / Washington Square Park (6.20)
  5. Maguire and Paterson: Bouchard Quadrille / Maguire and Paterson (5.08)
  6. The Windmill: Sarah Jane’s / Chris and Tully’s / El Molín Del Puirtu (4.43)
  7. Goodfellow’s: The Creaking Ceilidh Crew / Kristan’s Bluesy Tune / Telfer’s Tune / Cameron’s Gamble (5.20)
  8. The Road to Skye (3.07)
  9. Larry: Coir’-Iararaidh / The Lollipop Waltz / Willie’s Auld Trews / Maurice Lennon’s Tribute to Larry Reynolds (6.00)

Track 1a Andrea Beaton;
Track 1b Jay Ungar;
Track 1c Mairearad Green;
Tracks 2a, 8, 9a Bruce McGregor;
Track 2b Liz Carroll;
Track 3 Ruairidh Gollan;
Track 4a Marieke Van Ransbeeck;
Track 4b Angus Lyon, Ruarídh Cambell;
Tracks 5a, 9c trad.;
Track 5b Robbie Overson;
Tracks 6a, 7d Jenna Reid;
Tracks 6bc Simon Bradley;
Tracks 7a, 9b Anna Massie;
Track 7b Kristan Harvey;
Track 7c Rua Macmillan;
Track 9d Maurice Lennon


Blazin’ Fiddles play The Windmill live at Real World Studios:

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Other records with Blazin’ Fiddles

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