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Janet Russell & Christine Kydd

Janet Russell & Christine Kydd (Greentrax CDTRAX 011)

Janet Russell & Christine Kydd
Janet Russell & Christine Kydd

Greentrax Recordings (LP, UK, 1987)
Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX 011 (CD, UK, 1994)

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Produced by Peter Haigh with Janet Russell and Christine Kydd;
Recorded and mixed at Pier House Studios, Edinburgh, by Peter Haigh;
Photography by Norman Chalmers;
Artwork by John Haxby, art surgery

Musicians

Janet Russell, vocals, guitar;
Christine Kydd, vocals, guitar;
with
Jim Sutherland, percussion [6];
Ron Shaw, cello [7b];
Norman Chalmers, concertina [12a]

Tracks

  1. Buy Broom Besoms (Roud 1623; G/D 3:489) (2.13)
  2. Dainty Davie (Roud 2387) (4.07)
  3. Up wi' the Carls o' Dysart / The Deil's Awa wi' the Exciseman (Roud 16787) (1.52)
  4. Deja Mal Mariée (3.40)
  5. Bonny at Morn (Roud 3064) (3.28)
  6. Children of Africa (2.22)
  7. My Donal / Ode to Big Blue (5.50)
  8. Tae the Weavers (3.14)
  9. Old & Strong / The Mountain Song (2.21)
  10. Do You Love an Apple? (Roud 654) (2.44)
  11. Last Carol (2.42)
  12. Stand Up, Fight for Your Rights / Everyone 'Neath a Vine & Fig Tree (1.46)

Tracks 1-2, 10 trad. arr. Janet Russell, Christine Kydd;
Track 3, 8 Robert Burns;
Tracks 4-5, 12 origin unknown arr. Janet Russell, Christine Kydd;
Track 7a Owen Hand;
Track 7b Gordon Lightfoot;
Track 9a Littlebear Morena;
Track 9b Holly Near;
Track 11 Nancy Nicolson

> Folk Music > Records > Christine Kydd: Heading Home

Heading Home

Christine Kydd: Heading Home (Fellside FECD93)

Heading Home
Christine Kydd

Fellside Recordings FECD93 (CD, UK, 1993)

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Recorded and mixed by Olivia Elliot at Studio 9;
Produced by Olivia Elliot, Christine Kydd and Steafan Hannigan;
Photography by Heidi Pearson;
Artwork by Mary Blood

Musicians

Christine Kydd, guitar, vocals, backing vocals;
Steafan Hannigan, bouzouki, banjo, uilleann pipes, bodhrán, whistles;
Fiona Larcombe, fiddle;
Mary McLaughlin, Jackie Summers, backing vocals

Tracks

  1. The Sailor Laddie (Roud 506) (4.18)
  2. Can Ye Sew Cushions (Roud 5527) / On Children (4.52)
  3. My Darling Ploughman Boy (Roud 843; Laws M22) (1.19)
  4. Tired o' Working (4.30)
  5. The Lonesome Roving Wolves (Roud 10819) (4.05)
  6. The Snows They Melts the Soonest (Roud 3154) (5.13)
  7. The Weekend Song (2.40)
  8. Cotton Mill Girls (3.32)
  9. I Know Moonlight (4.12)
  10. The Old Man's Mare's Dead (Roud 5880) (1.30)
  11. Letter to Syracuse (4.25)
  12. Gloomy December (3.41)

Tracks 1-3, 5-6, 8-9 trad.;
Track 4 Jim Reid;
Track 7 words Geordie McIntyre, music trad.;
Track 10 Pate Birnie;
Track 11 Dave Cartwright, Bill Caddick;
Track 11 Robert Burns

> Folk Music > Records > Janet Russell & Christine Kydd: Dancin' Chantin'

Janet Russell & Christine Kydd: Dancin' Chantin'

Janet Russell & Christine Kydd: Dancin' Chantin' (Greentrax CDTRAX 077)

Dancin' Chantin'
Janet Russell & Christine Kydd

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX 077 (CD, UK, 1994)

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Produced by Jack Evans;
Recorded at CaVa East Studios, Edinburgh, by Nik Kinloch;
Cover illustration by John Gibb;
Design by John Haxby, art surgery

Musicians

Janet Russell, vocals, guitar;
Christine Kydd, vocals, guitar;
with
James Mackintosh, bongos and kashishi [6];
Michel Byrne, additional vocals [4];
Jim Sutherland, bodhrán [1, 14];
Mairi Campbell, stepping [2], viola [3, 9];
Jack Evans, Ashbory bass [3, 9, 11, 13], Overton whistle [13]

Tracks

  1. Rattlin' Roarin' Willie (Roud 6192; G/D 4:776) (2.12)
  2. The Fisherman's Wife (2.20)
  3. Logan Water (Roud 6842) (3.36)
  4. Les Filles des Forges / Faca sibh Mairi nighean Alastair / Up & Awa' wi' the Laverock (3.53)
  5. Duncan Gray (Roud 8688) (2.22)
  6. Lady Mary Anne (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) / Reel o' Stumpie, O (Roud 7252; G/D 7:1398) / Tail Toddle (Roud 11275; G/D 8:1716) (2.47)
  7. The Terror Time (4.29)
  8. Strathmartine Braes (1.23)
  9. Clerk Saunders (Roud 3855; Child 69) (4.57)
  10. La Caille (2.36)
  11. Pride's Awa' (4.04)
  12. The Bluebell Polka (1.19)
  13. The Parting Glass (Roud 1801; G/D 8:1516) (3.35)
  14. Jock Since Ever / Macaphee (Roud 20741) / Ho Ho Bonny Lass (2.28)

All tracks trad. arr. Janet Russell, Christine Kydd except
Tracks 3, 5 Robert Burns;
Track 4c Andy Hunter;
Track 7 Ewan MacColl;
Track 8 Mary Brooksbank;
Track 11 Davie Robertson;
Track 12 F. Stanley, Paddy Roberts;

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Other records with Christine Kydd

Gill Bowman, City Love, CD, Fellside FECD80, 1990

Gill Bowman, Perfect Lover, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 081, 1994

Various Artists, The Complete Songs of Robert Burns Volume 1, CD, Linn CKD 047, 1996

Various Artists, The Complete Songs of Robert Burns Volume 2, CD, Linn CKD 052, 1996

Various Artists, Ballads, CD, Fellside FECD110, 1997

Chantan, Primary Colours, CD, Culburnie CUL108D, 1998

Various Artists, The Complete Songs of Robert Burns Volume 11, 2 CD, Linn CKD 200, 2002

Various Artists, The Complete Songs of Robert Burns Volume 12, CD, Linn CKD 201, 2002

Various Artists, Landmarks: 25 Years of a Leading Folk Music Label, 3 CD, Fellside FECD203, 2006