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Bob Blair: Reachin' for the High, High Lands

Bob Blair: Reachin' for the High, High Lands (Tradition Bearers LTCD1001)

Reachin' for the High, High Lands
Scots Songs & Ballads
Bob Blair

The Tradition Bearers LTCD1001 (CD, UK, 2000)

Produced by Pete Heywood;
Recorded by Ian McCalman at Kevock Digital Studios, Lasswade, Scotland;
Cover photo by Pete Heywood;
Photo of Bob Blair by Colin Clark;
Notes to the songs by Adam McNaughtan;
Sleeve design by Jack Slavin

Musicians

Bob Blair, vocals, concertina [2];
Finlay Allison, fiddle [10]

Tracks

  1. Kissin's Nae Sin (Roud 2579) (0.46)
  2. Cairn o' Mount (Roud 3794; G/D 5:1042) (6.22)
  3. Bonny Peggy (Roud 3875; Child 298) (5.25)
  4. A Wee Drappie O't (Roud 5610; G/D 3:560) (2.43)
  5. Waly, Waly (Roud 87; Child 204) (5.05)
  6. Duncan Gray (Roud 8688) (1.16)
  7. It Was in the Toon o' Kelso (Roud 183; Laws Q2; G/D 2:318; Henry H174) (2.00)
  8. O Gin My Love Were a Pickle o' Wheat (Roud V2890) (1.38)
  9. The Collier Laddie (Roud 3787; G/D 5:991) (6.34)
  10. The Great Silkie of Sule Skerry (Roud 197; Child 113) (3.39)
  11. Johnny Lad (Roud 6131; G/D 4:756) (1.46)
  12. Ye Hae Lien Wrang (Roud V22659) (1.24)
  13. The Bonnie Lassie o' the Mornin' (5.11)

All tracks trad. arr. Bob Blair except
Track 2 tune Tony Cuffe;
Track 13 Jack Foley