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Breabach: The Big Spree

Breabach: The Big Spree (Vertical VERTCD 081)

The Big Spree
Breabach

Vertical Records VERTCD 081 (CD, UK, July 16, 2007);
Compass Records 974481 (CD, USA, June 24, 2008)

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Produced by Duncan Lyall;

Musicians

Donal Brown, whistles, flutes, Highland bagpipes;
Calum MacCrimmon, Highland bagpipes, whistles, harmony vocals;
Patsy Reid, fiddle, viola, cello, vocals;
Ewan Robertson, guitar, vocals

with
Ewen Vernal, double bass [1-3, 5];
Duncan Lyall, double bass [4, 7, 10]

Tracks

  1. Kilbowie Cottage: John Maccoll's March to Kilbowie Cottage / Davy Webster (4.34)
  2. Chloe's Passion: Chloe's Passion / The Snuff Wife / Merrily Danced the Quaker's Wife (3.43)
  3. The Rolling Hills of the Borders (4.21)
  4. George White's Favourite: George White's Favourite / The Green Fields of Glentown / Hull's (3.33)
  5. The Full Booner: Nameless / Brose and Butter / The Full Booner (3.56)
  6. Hector the Hero (4.00)
  7. Under the Influence: Sheepskin and Beeswax / The Ballivanich Reel / No More Cages / Under the Influence (3.55)
  8. James Gunn Henderson: James Gunn Henderson / Dusky Meadow / Rod Alexander's / The Maiden's Dream / Marcelle Martin (4.47)
  9. Lochaber No More (Roud 8497) (4.21)
  10. Cockerel in the Creel: Cockerel in the Creel / Bonnie Isle o' Whalsay / Ruidhle Mo Nighean Donn (3.11)
  11. Caber Feidh: Paul K's Strathspey / Miss Drummond of Perth / The Man from Glengarry / Caberfeidh (5.28)

Track 1a Gordon Duncan;
Track 1b William Lawrie;
Track 2a Dr Angus Macdonald;
Tracks 2bc, 4c, 5b, 6, 7c, 8bc, 9, 10bc, 11abc trad.;
Track 3 Matt McGinn;
Track 4a Tommy Peoples;
Track 4b John Morris Rankin;
Track 5a, 7b Calum MacCrimmon;
Track 7a Ian Kirkpatrick;
Track 8a Patsy Reid;
Track 10a Donald MacLeod

> Folk Music > Records > Breabach: The Desperate Battle of the Birds

Breabach: The Desperate Battle of the Birds

Breabach: The Desperate Battle of the Birds (Breabach BRE001CD)

The Desperate Battle of the Birds
Breabach

Breabach Records BRE001CD (CD, UK, March 29, 2010)

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Produced by Duncan Lyall;
Mixed by Duncan Lyall;
Mastered by Denis Blackham;
CD artwork by James Morrison at Mojo Creative

Musicians

Donal Brown, flute, Highland bagpipes, whistle;
Calum MacCrimmon, bouzouki, Highland bagpipes, whistles, vocals;
Patsy Reid, viola, violin, vocals;
Ewan Robertson, guitar, vocals

with
Duncan Lyall, double bass

Tracks

  1. Father Michael's: Father Michael MacDonald's Silver Jubilee / The '98 Jig / Vig the Jig (5.24)
  2. Baby Broon's: The Shetland Turtle / Baby Broon's (4.15)
  3. Greenfields (4.54)
  4. The Desperate Battle: The Last Tango in Harris / Duncan the Gauger / The Desperate Battle of the Birds (5.55)
  5. Rescue Me (4.43)
  6. Clueless: Captain Campbell's / Clueless / Murdo Took the Stoup (6.03)
  7. Shoals of Herring (3.44)
  8. Scott Drive: The Reel of Bogie / Jobs Are Good / Scott Drive (4.49)
  9. The Morning Lies Heavy (4.51)
  10. The Waterhorse's Lament (4.24)
  11. Good Drying: The Plagiarist / Good Drying (2.59)

Track 1a Gordon Duncan;
Track 1b Cam Keating;
Track 1c Iain MacDonald;
Track 2a, 8b Calum MacCrimmon;
Track 2b Patsy Reid;
Track 3 David Francey;
Track 4a Evan MacRae;
Tracks 4b, 11b R.S. Macdonald;
Tracks 4c, 6bc, 8c, 10 trad.;
Track 5 Dougie MacLean;
Track 6a Gordon Duncan;
Track 7 Ewan MacColl;
Track 8a Donal Brown;
Track 9 Allan Taylor;
Track 11a Allan MacDonald

> Folk Music > Records > Ewan Robertson: Some Kind of Certainty

Ewan Robertson: Some Kind of Certainty

Ewan Robertson: Some Kind of Certainty (Greentrax CDTRAX 328)

Some Kind of Certainty
Ewan Robertson

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX 328 (2 CD, UK, 2010)

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Recorded at Watercolour Studio, Glasgow;
Additional recording at Grans House Studio, Lanarkshire;
Mixed by Angus Lyon and Keith Bird;
Mastered by Calum Malcolm;
Strings arranged and performed by Patsy Reid;
Brass arranged and performed by Rick Taylor;
Design and photography by Archie MacFarlane

Musicians

Ewan Roberson, vocals, guitar;
Angus Lyon, piano, wurlitzer, hammond organ, accordion, backing vocals;
Rick Taylor, trombone, backing vocals;
Ewan MacPherson, 12-string guitar, banjo, mandolin, jews's harp, backing vocals, guitar [4];
Alan Train, pedal steel;
Patsy Reid, violin, viola, cello;
Donald Hay, drums, percussion;
James Lindsay, double bass;
Emily Smith, backing vocals

Tracks

  1. One for the Ditch (5.20)
  2. 1952 Vincent Black Lightning (4.49)
  3. When I'm Gone (3.46)
  4. Man of War (3.37)
  5. The King of Rome (5.15)
  6. Ride Away (4.10)
  7. Oh Gin I Were (Roud V20841) (4.13)
  8. Doesn't Get Better Than This (2.56)
  9. Scarecrow Song (4.17)
  10. Ship in Order (Roud 402; G/D 4:792) (5.15)

Tracks 1, 6 Nick Turner, Findlay Napier;
Track 2 Richard Thompson;
Track 3 Phil Ochs;
Track 4 Steve Knightley;
Track 5 Dave Sudbury;
Tracks 7, 10 trad.;
Track 8 Rick Taylor, Angus Venters;
Track 9 James Grant

> Folk Music > Records > Breabach: Bann

Breabach: Bann

Breabach: Bann (Breabach BRE002CD)

Bann (Band)
Breabach

Breabach Records BRE002CD (CD, UK, September 10, 2012)

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Produced by Andy Thorburn and Breabach;
Recorded at Old Laundry Studios, Glenfinnan;
Mixing and additional recording at Glo-Worm Studios, Glasgow;
Engineered and mixed by Iain Hutchison;
Mastering by Brad Blackwood at Euphonic Masters, Memphis Tennessee;
Photography by Archie MacFarlane;
CD artwork by James Morrison at Mojo Creative

Musicians

Megan Henderson, fiddle, vocals;
James Lindsay, double bass, vocals, percussion;
Calum MacCrimmon, pipes, whistles, bouzouki, vocals, jew's harp;
James Duncan Mackenzie, pipes, flute, vocals;
Ewan Robertson, guitar, vocals, cajon

Tracks

  1. Glasgow of the Big Shops: Glasgow of the Big Shops / Joe MacKenzie (3.17)
  2. Mogaisean: Walter Graham MBE / Rørospols / Òran nam Mogaisean / Mogaisean Jig (3.27)
  3. Gig Face (5.44)
  4. Scotland's Winter / Scotland's Winter Instrumental / Park Píobaireachd (6.02)
  5. Farley Bridge (3.55)
  6. Western Skies (4.01)
  7. Donald's Rant: Dr. Who and the Harris Tweed Jacket / Tulloch Gorm / B’ fhearr mar a’ bha mi ‘n uiridh / Donald’s Rant (3.27)
  8. Rivers Run (3.34)
  9. Sorry I'm Late / Relief (4.35)
  10. The New Paradigm / Smelling Fresh (3.11)
  11. M’eudail, m’eudail Macmhic Ailean (3.16)
  12. Scotland's Winter (radio edit) (3.52)

Tracks 1a, 3, 6, 9b Calum MacCrimmon;
Track 1b John Mackay;
Track 2a Pipe Major Angus MacDonald;
Tracks 2b, 4b, 7bcd trad. arr. Breabach;
Track 2c Murdo MacArthur arr Breabach;
Tracks 2c, 7a, 10b James Duncan Mackenzie;
Tracks 4a, 12 words Edwin Muir, music Ewan MacPherson, instrumental Calum MacCrimmon;
Track 5 Duncan Chisholm;
Track 8 Karine Polwart, instrumentals Calum MacCrimmon, James Lindsay;
Track 9a Allan MacDonald;
Track 10a 1st and 2nd part Mark Saul, bridge Calum MacCrimmon;
Tracks 11 trad. arr. Breabach, instrumental James Duncan Mackenzie;

> Folk Music > Records > James Duncan Mackenzie: James Duncan Mackenzie

James Duncan Mackenzie

James Duncan Mackenzie: James Duncan Mackenzie (James Mackenzie Music JMMCD001)

James Duncan Mackenzie
James Duncan Mackenzie

James Mackenzie Music JMMCD001 (CD, UK, September 2, 2013)

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Produced by James Duncan Mackenzie and Matheu Watson;
Recorded by Jamie Savage at Chem19, Blantyre;
Mixed and mastered by Paul McGeechan;
Design and photography by Somhairle Macdonald

Musicians

James Duncan Mackenzie, Highland bagpipe, wooden flutes, whistles;
Matheu Watson, guitar [1-3, 5-6, 8-9];
Seán Grey, guitar [3, 5, 9];
Alasdair White, fiddle;
Hamish Napier, piano, harmonium;
Robert Nairn, three row button accordion;
James Lindsay, double bass

Tracks

  1. Smelling Fresh: Back to Glasgow and Back to Back Again / Mary MacDonald's Reel / Willie Bucach Macleod of Stornoway / Smelling Fresh (5.25)
  2. Bridge to Nowhere: Bridge to Nowhere Waltz / Bridge to Nowhere Jig / Lisnagun Jig / The Seagull (5.58)
  3. Second Sight (4.50)
  4. 2/4 Marches: Donald Maclellan of Rothesay / Morag Ramsay (3.52)
  5. Eyes to the Sky: Eyes to the Sky / Iain Donald MacGillivray / Barbara Anne MacKenzie's Jig (4.33)
  6. Anna MacKenzie's: Anna Elisabeth MacKenzie / No Time Like the Present (5.00)
  7. Strathspeys & Reels: Davidson of Tulloch's Strathspey / Kames Lassies / Hoch! Hey! Johnnie Lad / Wiseman's Exercise / Pipe Major Calum Campbell / The Piper and the Dairy Maid / Selma / The Sandwich Maker (3.57)
  8. A Mhairead Óg: A Mhairead Óg / Airidh Nam Badan (4.12)
  9. Quickstep & 9/8 Marches: The Cobbler Quickstep / Donald Macphee / Heights of Dargai (7.22)
  10. Lament for the Iolaire (3.22)

All tracks by James Duncan Mackenzie except
Tracks 1b, 7f, 8ab trad. arr. James Duncan Mackenzie;
Track 2c Brendan Ring;
Tracks 4a, 10 Pipe Major Donald Macleod;
Track 4b Pipe Major Peter Rorderick Macleod;
Track 7a J.J. Connan;
Track 7d Pipe Major Calum Campbell;
Track 7e Pipe Major Angus Macdonald;
Track 7g Pipe Major Donald Maclean;
Track 7h Anna Murray;
Track 9b Angus Macphee;
Track 9c James Wallace

> Folk Music > Records > Breabach: Ùrlar

Breabach: Ùrlar

Breabach: Ùrlar (Breabach BRE003CD)

Ùrlar (Theme)
Breabach

Breabach Records BRE003CD (CD, UK, October 21, 2013)

Breabach: Ùrlar (Breabach BRE003CD)
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Produced by Kris Drever and Breabach;
Recorded at Castlesounds Studios;
Engineered by Stuart Hamilton;
Additional Engineering by Euan Burton at Southpark Studios;
Mixed by Andy Seward and Kris Drever;
Illustration by Magdalena Werner;
Sleeve design by James Morrison

Musicians

Megan Henderson, fiddle, vocals;
James Lindsay, double bass, vocals;
Calum MacCrimmon, bagpipe, whistles, bouzouki, vocals;
James Duncan Mackenzie, bagpipe, flute, whistles, vocals;
Ewan Robertson, guitar, cajon, vocals

Tracks

  1. The Poetic Milkman: The Braes of Mellinish / The Poetic Milkman / The Milkman’s Bridge / Ray Anderson (4.19)
  2. Hi Ho Ro Tha Mi Duilich (3.32)
  3. I Am Proud to Play a Pipe (6.43)
  4. Forvie Sands (6.06)
  5. The Orangedale Whistle (4.01)
  6. Bowmore Fair: Dookin’ for Beetroot / The Bowmore Fair / Fiona Macleod (3.57)
  7. Bha Mise Raoir an Airigh (4.38)
  8. Monday Night at Riccardo’s: The Dudes of Hazzard / Monday Night at Riccardo’s (4.55)
  9. The Seven Men of Knoydart (5.17)
  10. The Old Hill: Peter MacCrimmon’s / Seana Bheinn / Dr MacInnes’ Fancy (6.06)

Tracks 1a, 3, 6bc, 7 trad. arr. Breabach;
Track 1b Ian Hardie;
Tracks 1c, 8b, 10a Calum MacCrimmon;
Track 1d Duncan Johnstone;
Track 2 trad. arr. Breabach, instrumentals James Duncan Mackenzie;
Track 4 James Lindsay;
Track 5 Jimmy Rankin, instrumentals James Duncan Mackenzie;
Track 6a Mike Katz;
Track 8a Megan Henderson;
Track 9 words Hamish Henderson, music Ewan Robertson, instrumentals Calum MacCrimmon;
Track 10b James Duncan Mackenzie;
Track 10c Pipe Major Donald Macleod

> Folk Music > Records > Breabach: Astar

Breabach: Astar

Breabach: Astar (Breabach BRE004CD)

Astar (Journey)
Breabach

Breabach Records BRE004CD (CD, UK, March 11, 2016)

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Produced by Greg Larson;
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesounds Studios, Pencaitland;
Additional recording by Olivier Demers (Quebec) Phil Woollams (New Zealand), Steve Newton at Enrec studio Tamworth, Australia, and Tim Johnson at RMIT studio Melbourne, Australia;
Photo by Stuart Curnow;
Design by James Morrison

Musicians

Megan Henderson, fiddle, step-dance, lead vocals [5, 7, 10];
James Lindsay, double bass, backing vocals;
James Duncan Mackenzie, Highland bagpipe, flute, whistles, backing vocals;
Calum MacCrimmon, Highland bagpipe, whistles, bouzouki, lead vocals [11];
Ewan Robertson, guitar, cajon, lead vocals [3, 11]

with
Greg Lawson, violin [1, 7, 11-12];
Olav Luksengård Mjelva, Hardanger fiddle [3-4, 7, 12];
Olivier Demers, fiddle, foot tapping, vocals [8, 12];
Nicola Boulerice, Simon Beaudry, Réjean Brunet, vocals [8];
Mark Atkins, yiḏaki (didgeridoo) [7, 9, 12];
Yirrmal Marika, vocals [7];
Scott Morrison, vocals [2]

Tracks

  1. The Midnight Sun (5.04)
  2. Muriwai: Hautapu / Hautapu Haka / Muriwai (5.59)
  3. Outlaws and Dreamers / De Drammende (5.22)
  4. Farsund: Farsund / The Night Crawler / Wee Totum Fog (4.37)
  5. Mo Thruaigh Léir Thu 'Ille Bhuidhe (3.12)
  6. The Ramparts: The Ramparts / We Were Poor But We Were Miserable (3.05)
  7. The White Sands of Jervis Bay: Guku Manikay / The White Sands of Jervis Bay (7.30)
  8. Les Pieds Joyeux: Maggie Cameron / Lochiel's Away to France / The Eight Men of Moidart / Les Pieds Joyeux (4.56)
  9. The Striking Clock: Mrs Angus Macdonald of Tiree / The Striking Clock (4.32)
  10. Coisich a' Rùin (4.22)
  11. Ribbon of Fire (5.03)
  12. The Last March (4.47)

Tracks 1, 2c, 3 outro, 6b James Duncan Mackenzie;
Tracks 2a, 4b Calum McCrimmon;
Tracks 2b Scott Morrison;
Track 3 Dick Gaughan;
Track 3b James Linday;
Tracks 4a, 8d Megan Henderson;
Tracks 4c, 5, 8abc trad. arr. Breabach;
Track 6a Pipe Major Donald Macleod;
Track 7a trad. from Arnham Land, Northern Australia;
Track 7b lyrics Darren Maclean, music Calum McCrimmon, James Duncan Mackenzie;
Track 9a Dr John MacAskill;
Track 9b Alan Doherty;
Track 7b Alan Doherty;
Track 10 trad. arr. Breabach, instrumentals James Duncan Mackenzie;
Track 11 Ewan Robertson, instrumentals Calum MacCrimmon;
Track 12 John Morris Rankin

> Folk Music > Records > James Duncan Mackenzie: Sròmos

James Duncan Mackenzie: Sròmos

James Duncan Mackenzie: James Duncan Mackenzie (James Mackenzie Music JMMCD02)

Sròmos
James Duncan Mackenzie

James Mackenzie Music JMMCD002 (CD, UK, February 12, 2018)

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Produced by James Duncan Mackenzie and John Lowrie;
Recorded and mixed by Iain Hutchinson at Gloworm Studios, Glasgow;
Additional recording at Geal Studios, Florida;
Mastered by Michael Fossenkemper at Turtletone Studios, New York;
Photography by Sean Purser and Dan Froese;
Design by James Morrison

Musicians

James Duncan Mackenzie, Highland bagpipe, border pipes, wooden flutes;
John Lowrie, drums, percussion, piano, Rhodes piano, harmonium;
Allan Nairn, electric guitar, melodeon, banjo;
Innes White, acoustic guitar, mandolin;
James Lindsay, bass;
Alasdair White, fiddle [2-3, 5, 11];
Jack Smedley, fiddle [1-2, 6-7, 9]

Tracks

  1. Sròmos (3.36)
  2. Lazy Beds (3.27)
  3. Plough on the Cross-Beam (5.44)
  4. Stornoway Waltz (4.22)
  5. Land Raiders (3.56)
  6. Next Tide (1.00)
  7. Walk Home (4.08)
  8. Langavat (4.45)
  9. Tormod (4.39)
  10. Leverhulme (4.23)
  11. Every Little Detail (5.10)

All tunes composed by James Duncan Mackenzie

> Folk Music > Records > Breabach

Other records with Breabach

Various Artists, The Rough Guide to Scottish Folk (Second Edition), 2 CD, World Music RGNET 1235 CD, 2010

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2011, 2 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK11, 2011

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014, 2 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK15, 2014

Various Artists, Cambridge Folk Festival: Celebrating 50 Years, download, Delphonic DELPH100, 2014

Various Artists, The Rough Guide to Scottish Music (Third Edition), 2 CD, World Music RGNET 1310 CD, 2014

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017, 2 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK18, 2017

> Folk Music > Records > Breabach

Other records with Megan Henderson

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2007, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK03, 2007

Mike Vass, String Theory, CD, Rusty Squash Horn RSH001CD, 2011

Kris Drever, Éamonn Coyne & Megan Henderson, Kris Drever, Éamonn Coyne & Megan Henderson, EP, Reveal REVEAL008CDX, 2013

Éamonn Coyne & Kris Drever, Storymap, CD, Reveal REVEAL014CDX, 2013

Heidi Talbot, Here We Go 1, 2, 3, CD, Navigator NAVIGATOR101, 2016

Siobhan Miller, Strata, CD, Songprint SPR001CD, 2017

Lauren MacColl, The Seer, CD, Fèis Rois FEISROIS005, 2017

Kim Carnie, In Her Company (Na Cuideachd), CD EP, own label, 2017

> Folk Music > Records > Breabach

Other records with James Lindsay

Bella Hardy, Bright Morning Star, CD, Noe NOE05, 2012

Bella Hardy, Battleplan, CD, Noe NOE06, 2013

Jenna and Bethany Reid, Escape, CD, Lofoten LOFCD001, 2012

Laura-Beth Salter, Breathe, CD, Shee LBSHEE01, 2013

Various Artists, Songs from Inspire!, DL EP, Scots Music Group, 2013

Fiona Hunter, Fiona Hunter, CD, Rusty Squash Horn RSH004CD, 2014

Sarah Hayes, Woven, CD, Night Vad NV003, 2015

Wildings, Wildings, DL, Night Vad NV002, 2015

Heidi Talbot, Here We Go 1, 2, 3, CD, Navigator NAVIGATOR101, 2016

Blue Rose Code, The Water of Leith, CD, Navigator NAVIGATOR103, 2017