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Bothy Greats

Various Artists: Bothy Greats (Springthyme SPR 1014)

Bothy Greats
Various Artists

Springthyme Records SPR 1014 (LP, UK, 1984)

Recorded by Bruce Watson at Elgin High School in October 1984;
Produced by Peter Shepheard;
Sleeve notes by Peter Shepheard;
Front sleeve photo taken at Elgin Meal Mill by Mike Sirett;
Rear sleeve photo: Peter Hall Collection;
Sleeve design by Associate Creative Services

Musicians

The Sair Heidies (John Malcolm, Richard McDonald, lead vocals; Raymond Wood, fiddle, mandolin; John Raine, accordion; Kate McKenzie, vocals; Louise Cameron, dancer; Millie Herd, piano, vocals) [1, 6-7, 12-13];
Willie Clark, vocals [2, 5, 8, 12];
Duncan Durno, vocals [3, 10];
Ian Middleton, vocals [4, 9];
John Malcolm, vocals [11]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [SH] Back to the Bothy: It's Loney in the Boothy / Moss o Burreldale / Deil Amang the Tailors / Princie and Jean (6.28)
  2. [WC] Brose (3.07)
  3. [DD] Hills o Culdrain (2.14)
  4. [IM] A Fee'd Man Looks Back (3.33)
  5. [WC] Coortin in the Stable O (Roud 3793; G/D 2:288) (5.04)
  6. [SH] It's Lonely in the Bothy (0.48)
  1. [SH] Lowsin Time: A Miller tae Ma Trade / Auld Meal Mill / Caddam Woods / Bonnie Wee Trampin Lass (5.11)
  2. [WC] Drumdelgie (Roud 2180; G/D 3:384) (2.42)
  3. [IM] The Humble Tattie (2.44)
  4. [DD] Dual Power Major (1.54)
  5. [JM] The Far-Faned Fite Turra Coo (3.10)
  6. [WC, SH] Barnyards o Delgaty (Roud 2136, G/D 3:347) (3.37)
  7. [SH] Auld Meal Mill (1.30)

Tracks 1, 6-7, 12 John Malcolm, Richard MacDonald;
Track 2 Willie Clark;
Tracks 3, 10 Duncan Durno;
Tracks 4, 9 Ian Middleton;
Track 5, 8, 12 trad. arr. Willie Clark;
Track 11 John Malcolm