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Coorse and Fine

Various Artists: Coorse and Fine (Springthyme SPR 1017)

Coorse and Fine
Songs and Ballads of Dundee
Various Artists

Springthyme Records SPR 1017 (LP, UK, 1985)

Recorded at Inner City Sound, Dundee;
Produced by Peter Shepheard;
Design and sleeve notes by Peter Shepheard;

Musicians

Lowland Folk (Stewart Brown, vocals, concertina, banjo; Anne Brown, vocals; Ramsay Brown, vocals, guitar; with Allan Barty, fiddle, mandolin; Sandy Beattie, bass) [1a, 2b, 8bc, 10, 11c];
Jim Reid, guitar, vocals [1, 5, 11b, 14];
Maureen Jelks, vocals [2a, 4, 11a];
Charlie Lamb, vocals [3, 8a];
The Foundry Bar Band (Jim Reid, guitar, vocals; Jim Brown, button accordion; Jim Thomson, piano accordion; Geordie Anderson, Gus Scott, fiddles; Sandy Beatie, bass; with Christine Stewart, guitar, vocals) [5, 7, 9, 14];
Annie Watkins, vocals [6-7, 9, 13];
Christine Stewart, vocals [11b];
Alex Clarke, vocals [11c];
Stuartie Foy, vocals [12]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [LF] Bonnie Dundee / [JR] The Scots Callan (Roud 8513) (3.14)
  2. [MJ] I'm a Dundee Lassie / [LF] The Spinner's Wedding (3.40)
  3. [CL] The Nicht That Oor Mag Had Her Bairn (2.33)
  4. [MJ] Back o Reres Hill (Roud 6847; G/D 6:1133) (3.53)
  5. [JR, FBB] The Magdalen Green (Roud 2893) (4.39)
  6. [AW] I'll Awa Hame (Roud 6140) (0.42)
  7. [AW, FBB] Ma Bonnie Wee Lochee Lass (4.24)
  1. [CL] Road and the Miles to Dundee (Roud 2300; G/D 5:971) / [LF] Dundee Once More / The Balaena (Roud 285) (5.11)
  2. [AW, FBB] The Beefcan Close (Roud 11277) (2.02)
  3. [LF] Foondry Lane / The Jute Mill Song (4.45)
  4. [MJ] Strike Song / [JR, CS] Tired o' Workin / [AC, LF] The Bureau (4.15)
  5. [SF] Comin Ower the Tay Brig (1.57)
  6. [AW] Betsy Bell (Roud 5211) (1.36)
  7. [JR, FBB] The Road and the Miles to Dundee (Roud 2300; G/D 5:971) (2.33)

Track 1a, 8bc trad. arr. Stewart Brown;
Tracks 1b, 5, 14 trad. arr. Jim Reid;
Tracks 2, 10 Mary Brooksbank;
Track 3 Charlie Lamb;
Track 4 coll. Eck Harley;
Tracks 6, 9, 13 trad. arr. Annie Watkins;
Track 7 Annie Watkins;
Track 8a coll. Charlie Lamb;
Track 11a trad. arr. Maureen Jelks;
Track 11b Jim Reid;
Track 11c trad. arr. Alex Clarke;
Track 12 Stuartie Foy