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Ceolbeg: Ceolbeg

Ceolbeg: Ceolbeg (Last Track LTR 001)

Ceolbeg
Ceolbeg

Last Track Records LTR 001 (LP, UK, 1984)

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Produced by Robin Morton;
Recorded at Temple Studios, Temple, Midlothian, in September 1984;
Notes by Ceolbeg;
Sleeve design by John Gahagan

Musicians

Dave Whyte, lead vocals, guitar, keyboards;
Kenny Hadden, flute, whistles;
Peter Boond, cittern, vocals, whistles;
Stuart Morison, fiddles, viola;
Davey Carmichael, mandola, tenor banjo, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Royal Scots Polka march / Lad wi' the Plaidie strathspey / A Cup of Tea reel (5.00)
  2. Irish Emigrants Farewell (2.30)
  3. -The Men Went to Drink air and jig (3.15)
  4. Bonny Mary Hay (Roud 7975; Henry H568) (2.30)
  5. The Tryst (3.30)
  6. The Lads of Duns / Middling Thank You / Mary Horne's jigs (3.05)
  1. The Kiwi / Willie's Brouges (3.10
  2. Oysters (Roud 875; Laws Q13; G/D 2:304; Henry H725) song / The Jiggernaut jig (4.00
  3. Not a Swan on the Lake air / The Blackbird hornpipe / Bob McPherson's jig (4.50
  4. I Will Make You Brooches (2.38
  5. The Highland Brigade at Waterloo air / The Gale Warning hornpipe (4.45

All tracks trad. arr. Ceolbeg except
Track 1a Pipe Major Willie Denholm;
Track 2 William Kennedy;
Track 3 air by R.S. Burns (1965);
Track 4 words Archibald Crawford (1785-1843), music Dave Whyte;
Track 5 words William Soutar (1898-1934), music Dave Whyte;
Track 6c Donald Shaw Ramsay;
Track 7a Pipe Major Donald McLeod OBE;
Track 7b Angus Laurie;
Track 8a trad. / Dave Whyte;
Track 8b Pipe Major Robert Mathieson;
Track 9c Pipe Major D.S. Ramsay;
Track 10 words Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), music Dave Whyte;
Track 11b Drum Major Rober Bruce

> Folk Music > Records > Ceolbeg: Not the Bunny Hop

Ceolbeg: Not the Bunny Hop

Ceolbeg: Not the Bunny Hop (Fenn FMS 2038)

Not the Bunny Hop
Ceolbeg

Ceolbeg Music CB 001 (LP, UK, 1990)
Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX053 (CD, UK, 1990)
Fenn Music Service FMS 2038 (CD, Germany, 1990)

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Produced by Phil Cunningham;
Recorded at Hart Street Studios, Edinburgh, in January 1990;
Engineered by Roy Ashby, assisted by Stuart Hamilton;
Mixed by Roy Ashby and Phil Cunningham;
[4] remixed by Andy Thorburn and Adie Bolton with drums played by Jim Walker at Jewel and Esk Valley Studio, Edinburgh;
Artwork by Iain McQueen

Musicians

Davy Steele, lead vocals, guitar, bouzouki, bodhrán;
Peter Boond, flute, whistle, cittern, vocals;
Gary West, Scottish smallpipes, whistles, vocals, great Highland warpipes;
Katie Harrigan, clarsach, electroharp, vocals;
Andy Thorburn, keyboards, keyboad bass, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Big Parcel / Not the Bunnyhop (3.03)
  2. Queen of Argyll (5.45)
  3. Tam Billy's Jig / Archie Beag and Calum Mor / Miss Donella Beaton jigs (3.46)
  4. The High and Mighty (4.20)
  5. Arthur Gillies (6.44)
  1. Farewell tae the Haven (6.12)
  2. It Was Long Ago / The Three-Wheeled Rabbit / My Lass Has A Lovely Red Schleppack (4.50)
  3. The Deil's Awa' Wi' the Exciseman (Roud 16787) / The Seagull (3.31)
  4. The Soft Horse Reel / Pumpkin's Fancy / Snug in a Blanket (4.12)
  5. Otago River / Iain Ghlinn Cuaich / The Shores of Lough Bea (5.33)

All tracks trad. arr. Ceolbeg except
Track 1a Roddy McDonald;
Track 1b Neil Dickie;
Tracks 4, 6 Davy Steele;
Track 8a Robert Burns;
Track 8b Donald Mcleod;
Track 9a Phil Cunningham;
Track 9b Terry Trully;
Track 10a Donald Shaw;
Track 10b trad. arr. Anne MacDearmid

> Folk Music > Records > Ceolbeg: Seeds to the Wind

Ceolbeg: Seeds to the Wind

Ceolbeg: Seeds to the Wind (Greentrax CDTRAX048)

Seeds to the Wind
Ceolbeg

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX048 (CD, UK, January 1991)

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Produced by Dick Gaughan;
Recorded by Roy Ashby at Hart Street Studios, Edinburgh;
Mixed by Dick Gaughan and Roy Ashby;
Cover painting by Karen Tweed;
Sleeve design by Dr Le Kroeg

Musicians

Davy Steele, guitar, bouzouki, lead vocals;
Peter Boond, flute, cittern, whistles, backing vocals;
Gary West, Great Highland war pipe, whistles, kabassa, backing vocals;
Colin Matheson, keyboards, synthesiser, backing vocals;
Wendy Stewart, clarsach, concertina, backing vocals

with
Ian McQueen, percussion;
Roy Ashby, additional percussion;
Dick Gaughan, midi production

Tracks

  1. Mazurka Set: Mazurka du Morvan / Hip Hip Bourée / Ian Green's Appendix (renamed) (5.49)
  2. Senorita Ana Roçio / Seeds to the Wind (5.46)
  3. The Coupit Yowe Set: Alan MacPherson of Mosspark / Duncan the Gauger / The Coupit Yowe / The Lady in the Bottle (5.07)
  4. Glenlivet (2.30)
  5. A' the Airts (7.34)
  6. Here's a Health tae the Sauters / Cajun Two Step (4.45)
  7. Johnnie Cope (5.09)
  8. Galician Set (4.48)
  9. See the People Run (7.05)
  10. Lord Galloway's Lamentation (5.31)

All tracks trad. arr. Ceolbeg except
Track 1b Wendy Stewart;
Track 1c trad. from Galicia, arr. Ceolbeg;
Tracks 2a, 3c Gary West;
Tracks 2b, 6a, 9 Davy Steele;
Track 3a Pipe Major A. MacDonald;
Track 3b Pipe Major E. Macrae;
Track 3d A.G. Kenneth;
Track 4 trad. arr. Wendy Stewart;
Track 5 Robert Burns;
Track 7 words A. Skrivine, arr. Ceolbeg;
Track 10 Turlough O'Carolan

> Folk Music > Records > Ceolbeg: An Unfair Dance

Ceolbeg: An Unfair Dance

Ceolbeg: An Unfair Dance (Fenn FMS 2049)

An Unfair Dance
Ceolbeg

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX058 (CD, UK, 1993)
Fenn Music Service FMS 2049 (CD, Germany, 1993)

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Recorded by Roy Ashby at Hart Street Studios, Edinburgh;
Mixed by Dick Gaughan and Roy Ashby;
Cover painting: ‘Zito the Bubblemann’ by Simon Manfield;
Sleeve design by John Haxby

Musicians

Davy Steele, vocals, guitar, bouzouki, bodhrán;
Peter Boond, flute, whistle, cittern, harmonica;
Gary West, Highland & Lowland pipes, whistle;
Colin Matheson, keyboards, guitar, accordion;
Wendy Stewart, electro-harp, concertina;
Jim Walker, percussion

Tracks

  1. Zito the Bubbleman (2.46)
  2. Galicia Revisited (6.14)
  3. The Jolly Beggar (Roud 118; Child 279; G/D 2:274) / The Man in Black (5.15)
  4. Gale Warning: The Gale Warning / Dancing Feet / The Clumsy Lover reels (5.29)
  5. The Collier's Way (5.07)
  6. Stand Together (5.15)
  7. Wild West Waltz (3.07)
  8. Ceol Beag: The Caledonian Society of London / The Birmingham Breakdown / The Old Mountain Road / An Unfair Dance / The Eavesdropper (5.09)
  9. Seton's Lassie (4.48)
  10. Train Journey North: Farewell to Nigg / Dinkies / Train Journey North (4.28)
  11. My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose (Roud 12946) / The Mermaid (6.49)
  12. The Sleeping Tune (3.31)

All tracks trad. arr. Ceolbeg except
Tracks 1, 12 Gordon Duncan;
Tracks 3b, 7, 8d Wendy Stewart;
Tracks 5-6, 9 Davy Steele;
Track 4a R. Bruce;
Track 4b G.S. Maclennan;
Track 4c Neil Dickie;
Track 8b Gary West;
Track 10a Duncan Johnston;
Track 10c T. Anderson;
Track 11 Robert Burns

> Folk Music > Records > Ceolbeg: Five

Ceolbeg: Five

Ceolbeg: Five (Greentrax CDTRAX100)

Five
Ceolbeg

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX100 (CD, UK, 1996)

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Produced by Jack Evans;
Recorded by Roy Ashby at Hart Street Studios, Edinburgh;
Photograph by Norman Chalmers;
Sleeve design and motage by John Haxby, Art Surgery

Musicians

Peter Boond, flute, whistle, cittern, vocals;
Mike Katz, Highland bagpipes, electric bass guitar;
Colin Matheson, keyboards, guitar, accordion, vocals;
Rod Paterson, guitar, vocals;
Wendy Stewart, electro-harp, clarsach, concertina, vocals;
Jim Walker, drums, percussion, ud

Tracks

  1. Mother Farquhar / A Skate in the Hand Is Worth Two on the Beach / Gillie's Favourite (4.21)
  2. Willie Wastle (Roud 2702) (3.34)
  3. The Chow Man / Catriona Og (4.39)
  4. Cadal Cha (3.48)
  5. Cockrel in the Creel / Duncan Finlay's / Black Cocks of Berriedale (3.06)
  6. The Presence / The Old Maid's Dream (5.06)
  7. Borderline / Les Freres Denis (7.39)
  8. India (4.24)
  9. The Nodding Song—Gude'en tae Ye Kimmer / The Skye Bridge Dance (3.49)
  10. Duncan Cla's / Dr.Iain MacAonghais / Finlay Mackenzie (3.10)
  11. The Gaberlunzie Man (Roud 118; Child 279; G/D 2:274) (7.13)

Tracks 1ab, 7b, 9b Mike Katz;
Tracks 1c, 3b, 4, 5c, 11 trad. arr. Ceolbeg;
Tracks 2, 9a Robert Burns arr. Ceolbeg;
Track 3a Ewan MacDonald;
Track 5a Donald MacLeod;
Track 5b Jack Smith;
Track 6a words Stuart McGregor, music Archie Fisher;
Tracks 6b, 7a Wendy Stewart;
Track 8 Rod Paterson;
Track 10a Hector MacFadyen, Mull;
Track 10b Allan MacDonald;
Track 10c Neil MacLennan, Lochboisdale

> Folk Music > Records > Ceolbeg: Cairn Water

Ceolbeg: Cairn Water

Ceolbeg: Cairn Water (Greentrax CDTRAX188)

Cairn Water
Ceolbeg

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX188 (CD, UK, February 2000)

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Executive producer Aidie Boltan;
Recorded by Dave Grey at Sound Café near Ninemileburn nr. Edinburgh;
Front cover photo: Pinhole Productions / Still Moving Picture Company;
Band photo by Douglas Gibb;
Sleeve design by MAD Design

Musicians

Peter Boond, flute, whistles, cittern, vocalx;
Colin Matheson, keyboards, guitar, accordion, vocals;
Rod Paterson, guitar, lead vocals;
Wendy Stewart, electro-harp, clarsach, concertina, lead vocals;
Gary West, great Highland war pipe, small pipes, whistles, vocals;
Mike Travis, drums, percussion, vocals

Tracks

  1. Cantabrian Jig / Billy Forsyth's Dancing Shoes (4.22)
  2. The Shoals of Herring (Roud 13642) (4.21)
  3. Cairn Water (4.15)
  4. Working Shifts (3.59)
  5. The Scottish Branle (4.43)
  6. Eppie Moray (Roud 2583; Child 223) (6.20)
  7. Oh, Were I on Parnassus’ Hill (Roud V31751) (4.11)
  8. Drumchorrie (4.28)
  9. Return of the Bunny: Angus MacKenzie of Dumbarton / Not the Bunnyhop (4.46)
  10. To Each and Every One of You (4.12)
  11. Reels: The Congress Reel / Elizabeth's Big Coat / The Champion of the Seas / Jack Daniels (4.13)
  12. Like Another Rolling Stone (4.09)

Tracks 1a, 5a, 6, 11a-d trad. arr. Ceolbeg;
Track 1b Rdddy S. MacDonald, Benbecula;
Track 2 Ewan MacColl;
Tracks 3, Wendy Stewart;
Track 4 Gary West, Colin Matheson;
Track 5b Andy Hornby;
Track 7 Robert Burns;
Track 8 Gary West;
Track 9a Colin McPhedran;
Track 9b Neil Dickie;
Track 10 Gerry Rafferty;
Track 12 Michael Marra

> Folk Music > Records > Ceolbeg: Collected

Ceolbeg: Collected

Ceolbeg: Collected (Greentrax CDTRAX374)

Collected
Ceolbeg

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX374 (CD, UK, 2013)

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Track selection by Wendy Stewart, Colin Matheson, Gary West and Ian Green;
Album mastered by Peter Haigh at Pier House Studios;
Design by John Slavin ar DesignFolk

Musicians

Davy Steele, vocals, guitar, bouzouki, bodhrán;
Peter Boond, flute, whistle, cittern, harmonica;
Gary West, Highland & Lowland pipes, whistle;
Colin Matheson, keyboards, guitar, accordion;
Wendy Stewart, electro-harp, concertina;
Jim Walker, percussion

Tracks

  1. March, Strathspey and Reel: Royal Scots Polka / Lad wi' the Plaidie / A Cup of Tea (4.41)
  2. Farewell tae the Haven (6.08)
  3. Arthur Gillies (6.46)
  4. See the People Run (7.09)
  5. Here’s a Health tae the Sauters / Cajun Two-Step (4.45)
  6. Lord Galloway’s Lamentation (5.32)
  7. Johnnie Cope (4.34)
  8. Zito the Bubbleman (2.50)
  9. The Sleeping Tune (3.36)
  10. The Gaberlunzie Man (Roud 118; Child 279; G/D 2:274) (7.06)
  11. Mother Farquhar / A Skate in the Hand Is Worth Two on the Beach / Gillie's Favourite (4.20)
  12. Willie Wastle (Roud 2702) (3.33)
  13. Cantabrian Jig / Billy Forsyth's Dancing Shoes (4.19)
  14. Cairn Water (4.11)
  15. To Each and Every One of You (4.10)
  16. Return of the Bunny: Angus MacKenzie of Dumbarton / Not the Bunnyhop (4.43)

Track 1 from Ceolbeg 1;
Tracks 2-3 from Not the Bunny Hop;
Tracks 4-7 from Seeds to the Wind (CDTRAX048);
Tracks 8-9 from An Unfair Dance (CDTRAX058);
Tracks 10-12 from Five (CDTRAX 100);
Tracks 13-16 from Cair Water (CDTRAX188)