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Borderers

Borderers (Kyloe 102)

Borderers
Ballads, songs and tune from the Scottish Borders
Various Artists

Kyloe Records Kyloe 102 (CD, UK, 2003)

Recorded by Michael and Emma Yates in 2000-03;
Cover painting: Border Landscape Near Longformacus, 06.09.2000 (detail) by Michael Thorp

Musicians

David Anderson, fiddle [9, 19, 27];
Jock Anderson, vocals [5, 14, 24];
Marian Anderson, accordion [1, 13, 23];
Fred Baxendale, fiddle [29];
Willie Beattie, vocals [3, 17, 22, 28];
Douglas Birch, vocals [6, 20];
Elsie Birch, vocals [8b];
George Brown, whistle [4, 21];
Kathy Hobkirsk, vocals [7, 18];
Cathie Johnson, vocals [2, 11, 26];
Wendy Lough, vocals [8a];
Dougie Scott, vocals [10, 16, 25];
Sandy Scott, recitation [15];
Duncan Williamson, vocals [12];

Tracks

  1. [MA] Provost of Ednam / Castle Hill / Coldingham jigs (1.52)
  2. [CJ] The Canny Shepherd Laddie o the Hills (Roud 3088) (3.34)
  3. [WB] The Brundenlaws (Roud 9257) (3.08)
  4. [GB] Parnell's March / The Marquis of Lorne (3.08)
  5. [JA] Hmm, Hmm (Roud 2858) (2.03)
  6. [DB] The Wee Toon Clerk (Roud 120; Child 281; G/D 2:317; Henry H201) (2.08)
  7. [KH] Boys O Boys (Roud 6937) (3.08)
  8. [WL] Get Up Old Wife (Roud 5887; G/D 3:639) / [EB] Medey of Children's Songs (4.34)
  9. [DA] Two Marches: Lord Lovat's Lament / The Old Rustic Bridge (1.44)
  10. [DS] Jimmy Raeburn (Roud 600; G/D 8:1535; Henry H151) (2.57)
  11. [CJ] The Border Hunt Ball (2.28)
  12. [DW] The Brothers (Roud 83; Child 188; G/D 2:244) (5.19)
  13. [MA] Marian waltz (2.39)
  14. [JA] The Lads That Were Reared Among Heather (Roud 5127) / (1.31)
  15. [SS] MacAllister's Dance Before the King (1.39)
  16. [DS] The Threshing Machine (Roud 1491) (1.23)
  17. [WB] The Dowie Dens of Yarrow (Roud 13; Child 214; G/D 2:215) (2.53)
  18. [KH] The Christenin' (2.12)
  19. [DA] The Stool od Repentance / Kenmure's Up and Awa / Charlie Hunter reels (1.48)
  20. [DB] Lassie wi the Yellow Coatie (Roud 2582; G/D 4:870) (3.00)
  21. [GB] The Belfast Hornpipe (1.10)
  22. [WB] Johnny Armstrong (Roud 76; Child 169) (4.49)
  23. [MA] Hutchie's Bash / John Keith Laing / Randall's Reel / The Crackens reels (2.29)
  24. [JA] Pete McGee (He'll No Hae Liver!) (1.53)
  25. [DS] Whack-Fa-Doodle (Roud 1212) (1.59)
  26. [CJ] The Packman (Wild Gallowa') (Roud 11262) (1.47)
  27. [DA] Tunes for the Gay Gordons: The Queen' Welcome to Invercauld / Invercauld / The 79th's Fareweel tae Meerut (2.15)
  28. [WB] Bruntfauld (3.35)
  29. [FB] The Flowers of the Forest (1.27)