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Folk Songs of North-East Scotland

Folk Songs of North-East Scotland (Greentrax CDTRAX 5003)

Folk Songs of North-East Scotland
Songs from the Greig-Duncan Collection as performed at the Edinburgh International Festival
Various Artists

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX 5003 (CD, UK, 1995)

Released by Greentrax Recordings in association with the Edinburgh International Festival;
Produced by Peter Hall and Arthur Watson,
Recorded and mixed by Peter Haigh;
Field recording of [3, 8, 12, 18] by Peter Hall;
Studio recordings and mixing at Pier House Studios, Granton, Scotland;
[2] recorded by Upstreet Productions, Vermount, USA;
[5] is from the BBC Radio 2 series Tatties & Herrin';
Notes and transcriptions by Peter Hall

Musicians

see the individual tracks

Tracks

  1. Aileen Carr: The Forfar Sodger (Roud 2857; G/D 1:69) (3.02)
  2. Norman Kennedy: The Gaberlunzie Man (Roud 118; Child 279; G/D 2:274; Henry H183) (3.54)
  3. Sheila Stewart: The Lass Amang the Heather (Roud 375; G/D 5:962; Henry H177) (4.27)
  4. Peter Hall: The Diamond Ship (Roud 2172; G/D 1:11) (2.39)
  5. Isla St.Clair: Johnny My Man (Roud 845; G/D 3:587; Henry H807) (3.35)
  6. Gordeanna McCulloch: Lord William & Lady Margaret (Roud 43; Child 63; G/D 6:1229) (4.32)
  7. Adam McNaughtan: Pirn-Taed Jockie (Roud 6315; G/D 6:1220) (2.58)
  8. Jane Turriff: Bonny Udny (Roud 3450; G/D 6:1089) (4.04)
  9. Arthur Watson: Mullnabeeny (Roud 5576; G/D 3:441) (2.08)
  10. Andy Hunter: The Gallant Forty-Twa (Roud 1877; G/D 1:70) (3.58)
  11. Sheena Wellington: Captain Wedderburn's Courtship (Roud 36; Child 46; G/D 4:842; Henry H681) (5.46)
  12. Jock Duncan: Drumdelgie (Roud 2180; G/D 3:384) (3.42)
  13. Hamish Henderson: The Ballad of the Speaking Heart (1.32)
  14. Palaver: The Brisk Young Lad (Roud 6139; G/D 4:892) (2.25)
  15. Brian Miller: Johnnie o' Braidisleys (Roud 69; Child 114; G/D 2:250) (5.41)
  16. Elaine Petrie: The Rue and the Thyme (Roud 858; G/D 6:1139) (2.03)
  17. Stramash: The Banks o' Skene (Roud 5613; G/D 1:164) (5.36)
  18. Elizabeth Stewart: In London Town (Roud 1414; G/D 6:1155) (3.46)

All tracks trad. except
Track 13 translated from Jean Richepin's La Chanson de Marie des Anges by Hamish Henderson;
Track 7 by George B. Thomson