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Davy Steele: Summerlee

Davy Steele: Summerlee (Celtic Music CMCD 046)

Summerlee
Davy Steele (1948-2001)

Celtic Music CMCD 046 (CD, UK, 1990)

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Recorded by Peter Haig at Pier House Studio Edinburgh in March 1988;
Produced by Dick Gaughan;
Photography by Mary Macmaster

Musicians

Davy Steele, acoustic guitar, bouzouki, lead vocals;
Patsy Seddon, clarsach, electroharp, backing vocals;
Andy Thorburn, keyboards, backing vocals;
Ron Shaw, cello;
Donald McDougall, electric guitar [1, 5, 8];
Dick Gaughan, electric guitar [4], acoustic guitar [9];
Johnny Martin, fiddle;
Mary Macmaster, Kathy Stewart, backing vocals

Tracks

  1. We're No Gonnae Leave Here (4.12)
  2. Eyes of Child (3.24)
  3. The Lea-Rig (Roud 8516) (5.18)
  4. Quietly Sing You to Sleep (5.03)
  5. Jenny's Story (4.51)
  6. Johnny Moat (4.18)
  7. Part Time Friendship (4.36)
  8. Lost in the Long Grass (3.52)
  9. The Rose o' Summer Lee (3.26)
  10. The Ballad of Jimmy Steele (6.25)

All tracks written by Davy Steele

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Davy Steele: Chasing Shadows

Davy Steele: Chasing Shadows (Fenn FMS 2073)

Chasing Shadows
Davy Steele (1948-2001)

Fenn Music Service FMS 2073 (CD, Germany, 1997)

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Recorded by Nick Turner at Watercolour Studios in September 1996
except [11], the harps on [6], and the piano on [8] recorded by Roy Ashby at Hart Street Studios;
Mastered by Peter Haigh at Pier House Studios

Musicians

Davy Steele, vocals, bodhrán [1, 9], talking drum [1], guitar [2, 7-8, 10], bouzouki [10];
Mike Travis, Jembe congas [1], toms [1], drums [10];
Nick Turner, didgeridoo [1], reverse thumb [9];
Patsy Seddon, vocals [1], electroharp [3, 6], gut-strung harp [6];
Aaron Jones, cittern [2, 8], 5-string bass guitar [2], guitar [3], bass [10];
Brian McAlpine, piano [2, 5, 7, 10], organ [2-3], accordion [7], Hammond organ [10];
Alan Henderson, bagpipes [2], fiddle [7], whistle [7];
Mary Macmaster, wire-strung harp [6];
Rob Handley, piano [8];
Peter Haigh, ‘mind yer speakers’ boom [9];
Dick Gaughan, guitar [11]

Tracks

  1. Kishmul's Galley (Henry H535(b)) (3.48)
  2. Brand New Day (5.39)
  3. Loch Tay Boat Song (Roud S243064) (4.31)
  4. Jimmy Waddell / Lochanside (5.21)
  5. Long Hellos Short Goodbyes (4.49)
  6. Tam Glen / Dancing in Dinan (4.18)
  7. Tibby Dunbar / The Brothers' Reconciliation (5.11)
  8. Calton Weaver (Roud 883; G/D 3:603; Henry H745) (5.57)
  9. Leave Her, Johnny, Leave Her (Roud 354; Henry H53b) (3.56)
  10. Chasing Shadows (5.08)
  11. Scotland Yet (4.45)

Tracks 1, 8, 9 trad.;
Tracks 2, 4a, 5, 7b, 10-11 Davy Steele;
Track 3 Harold Boulton;
Track 4b Pipe Major John MacLellan;
Track 6a Robert Burns;
Track 6b Davy Steele, Mary Macmaster;
Track 7a trad. collected by Robert Burns

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Davy Steele: Steele the Show

Davy Steele: Steele the Show (Greentrax CDTRAX 358)

Steele the Show
Davy Steele (1948-2001)

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX 358 (CD, UK, February 2011)

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Recorded for the 10th anniversary of Davy Steele's death

Recorded and mixed by Ian McCalman at Kevock Digital in November/December 2010;
Produced by Patsy Seddon and Ian McCalman;
Mastered by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland;
[4] recorded by Joe Rusby at Pure Records Studio, South Yorkshire, in November 2010;
[10] recorded by Jon Turner at Palladium Studios, Straiton, in 1990;
[16] recorded by Nick Turner at Watercolour Studions, in September 1996;
Sleeve notes by Patsy Seddon, edited by Mike Lean

Musicians

Karine Polwart, vocals [1, 13], backing vocals [3];
Sally Barker, vocals [2, 7, 15], backing vocals [6, 8], guitar [1-2, 6, 11, 13, 15];
Dick Gaughan, vocals [3, 12], guitar [3, 12];
Kate Rusby, vocals [4], guitar [4];
Damien O'Kane, tenor guitar [4];
Patsy Seddon, vocals [5, 9, 15], backing vocals [1, 6, 11, 13], clarsach [6, 8, 13];
Siobhan Miller, vocals [6, 14-15], backing vocals [1-2, 8-9, 13];
Kathy Stewart, vocals [8-9, 15], backing vocals [2, 6, 11, 13], guitar [8];
Ian McCalman, vocals [10], backing vocals [3, 9], guitar [10];
Andy M. Stewart, vocals [11];
Jamie Steele, vocals [15];
Davy Steele, vocals [16];
Brian McAlpine, piano [16];
Andy Thorburn, piano [2, 6-8, 11, 13, 15], backing vocals [11];
Mary Macmaster, camac electro-harp [1-3, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15], backing vocals [1-2, 9, 13];
Donald Hay, drums and percussion [1-3, 6, 8-9, 11, 13, 15];
Eilidh Shaw, fiddle [1, 5-6, 8, 11, 15], backing vocals [1-2, 9, 13];
Mairearad Green, accordion [1, 5-6, 8, 13, 15], backing vocals [9];
Gary West, bagpipes [3]

Tracks

  1. [KP] Scotland Yet (3.24)
  2. [SB] Lost in the Long Grass (2.54)
  3. [DG] The Last Trip Home (6.19)
  4. [KR, DO'K] Butterfly (6.09)
  5. [PS] The Rose o' Summerlee (2.55)
  6. [SM] Chasing Shadows (5.15)
  7. [SB] Quietly Sing You to Sleep (3.57)
  8. [KS] Friends (5.36)
  9. [KS, PS] Sliding (3.21)
  10. [IMcC] Farewell tae the Haven (4.04)
  11. [AMS] Here's a Health tae the Sauters (3.33)
  12. [DG] The Ballad of Jimmy Steele (7.33)
  13. [KP] Heave Ya Ho (3.58)
  14. [SM] Eyes of a Child (3.09)
  15. [JS, SM, KS, SB, PS] Just One More Chorus (4.13)
  16. [DS, BMcA] Long Hellos and Short Goodbyes (4.49)

Track 13 first recorded on When the Kye Comes Hame (Drouth, 1982);
Tracks 4, 8-9 first recorded on Long Time Getting Here (Bracken, 1983);
Tracks 2, 5, 7, 12, 14 first recorded on Summerlee (Celtic Music, 1990);
Track 10 from The McCalmans: Flames on the Water (Greentrax 1990); first recorded on Ceolbeg: Not the Bunny Hop (Greentrax, 1990);
Track 11 first recorded on Ceolbeg: Seeds to the Wind (Greentrax, 1991);
Tracks 1, 6 first recorded on Chasing Shadows (FMS, 1997);
Tracks 16 from Chasing Shadows (FMS, 1997);
Track 3 first recorded on Battlefield Band: Leaving Friday Harbour (Temple, 1999)

Video

Jamie Steele sings Just One More Chorus at the ‘Steele the Show’ concert at Celtic Connections in Glasgow, 2011:

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Groups and Projects featuring Davy Steele

Drinkers Drouth, When the Kye Comes Hame, LP, Drouth DD 01, 1982

Drinkers Drouth, Bound to Go, LP, Drouth DD 02, 1984

Ceolbeg, Not the Bunny Hop, LP, Ceolbeg CB 001, 1990

Ceolbeg, Seeds to the Wind, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 048, 1991

Ceolbeg, An Unfair Dance, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 058, 1993

Clan Alba, Clan Alba, 2 CD, Clan Alba CLANCD001, 1995

Caledon, The Noble Trousers, CD, Fenn FMS 2071, 1996

Battlefield Band, Rain, Hail or Shine, CD, Temple COMD2074, 1998

Battlefield Band, Leaving Friday Harbour, CD, Temple COMD2080, 1999

Drinkers Drouth with Davy Steele, A Tribute, CD anthology, Greentrax CDTRAX 223, 2001

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Other records with Davy Steele

Dick Gaughan, Sail On, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 109, 1996

Kate Rusby, Hourglass, CD, Pure PRCD02, 1997

Kate Rusby, Cowsong, CD EP, Pure PRCD04, 1998

Various Artists, The Complete Songs of Robert Burns Volume 4, CD, Linn CKD 083, 1998

Various Artists, The Complete Songs of Robert Burns Volume 5, CD, Linn CKD 086, 1998

Malinky, Last Leaves, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 190, 2000 (producer)

Sangsters, Sharp and Sweet, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 207, 2000

Kate Rusby, 10, CD, Pure PRCD10, 2002

Various Artists, Favourite Scottish Songs (Celtic Collections Volume 16), CD, Greentrax CDGMP8016, 2014