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Gill Bowman: City Love

Gill Bowman: City Love (Fellside FECD80)

City Love
Gill Bowman

Fellside Recordings FECD80 (CD, UK, 1990)

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Recorded and mixed by Peter Haig at Pier House Studio, Edinburgh;
Produced by Rodd Patterson and Jack Evans;
Executive producer Paul Adams;
Photography by Norman Chalmers;
Artwork by Mary Blood

Musicians

Gill Bowman, vocals [1-11], acoustic guitar [1-2, 4-9, 11];
Jack Evans, bass guitar [1-3, 7, 8, 10-11], rhythm guitar [2], acoustic guitar [3, 10], whistle [4];
Murray Briggs, drums [2-3, 7, 10];
Rod Paterson, acoustic guitar [3], backing vocals [2];
Wendy Weatherby, cello [4, 6, 11];
Jock Brown, mandola [4, 6, 9];
Ann Wood, violin [5];
Christine Kydd, backing vocals [1, 8];
Lindsey Spowage, backing vocals [6, 9-10];
Jim Malcolm, backing vocals [6, 10-11]

Tracks

  1. Your Average Woman (3.30)
  2. A Very Good Year (3.38)
  3. Verses (3.10)
  4. The Ballad of the Four Marys (Roud 79; Child 173; G/D 2:195) (4.00)
  5. Make it Good (2.10)
  6. City Love (4.26)
  7. Psychics in America (3.03)
  8. A Story Today (5.11)
  9. Lang A-Growin' (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (3.44)
  10. A Different Game (2.12)
  11. If I Didn't Love You (4.40)

All tracks written by Gill Bowman except
Tracks 4, 9 trad.

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Gill Bowman: Perfect Lover

Gill Bowman: Perfect Lover (Greentrax CDTRAX 081)

Perfect Lover
Gill Bowman

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX 081 (CD, UK, 1994)

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Recorded and mixed by Nick Kinloch at Çava East, Edinburgh, in December 1993;
Produced by Jack Evans;
Photographs by John Gibb;
Sleeve design and photo grafting John Haxby

Musicians

Gill Bowman, vocals [1-11], acoustic guitar [1-2, 5-8, 10-11];
Olly Blanchflower, double bass [1-2, 5, 7, 10];
Mairi Campbell, viola [1-3], fiddle [5], vocals [6], backing vocals [5-6];
Jim Malcolm, harmonica [2, 9, 11], backing vocals [9-10];
Christine Kydd, backing vocals [2, 5, 10];
Wendy Stewart, clarsach [3], electro harp [4, 7, 9, 11];
Jack Evans, bass guitar [8]

Tracks

  1. Take Me Home (4.48)
  2. Walking Away (4.07)
  3. Sweet Tibbie Dunbar (Roud V29162) / Rantin' Dog (Roud V5348) (4.21)
  4. Dear Friend (3.18)
  5. Comin' Thro' the Rye (Roud 5512) (2.54)
  6. This Time (4.23)
  7. To Be Like You (3.20)
  8. Ae Fond Kiss (Roud V1011) (3.47)
  9. Dream Angus (2.48)
  10. Making Friends (4.34)
  11. Somebody's Baby (4.15)

All tracks written by Gill Bowman except
Tracks 3, 5, 8 Robert Burns, tune of 3b Derek Hoy;
Track 9 trad. arr. Gill Bowman, Wendy Stewart

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Gill Bowman: Toasting the Lassies

Gill Bowman: Toasting the Lassies (Greentrax CDTRAX 085)

Toasting the Lassies
A selection of the love songs of Robert Burns
Gill Bowman

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX 085 (CD, UK, 1994)

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Produced by Gill Bowman and Ian McCalman;
Recorded by Ian McCalman at Kevock Digital Studios, Lasswade, Midlothian;
Edited at Pier House Studio, Edinburgh;
Cover photographs by John Gibb;
Illustration by James Bowman

Musicians

Gill Bowman, vocals, acoustic guitar;
Wendy Stewart, clarsach, concertina;
Derek Hoy, fiddle;
Rebecca Knorr, flute;
Murray Briggs, percussion

Tracks

  1. Green Grow the Rashes (Roud 2772; G/D 7:1297) (3.50)
  2. Now Westlin Winds (Roud 6936) (4.04)
  3. The Banks o' Doon (Roud 13889) (3.08)
  4. Sweet Tibbie Dunbar (Roud V29162) / Rantin' Dog (Roud V5348) (3.35)
  5. Sweet Afton (Roud 5512) (4.11)
  6. Comin' Thro' the Rye (Roud 5512) (2.58)
  7. Ae Fond Kiss (Roud V1011) (4.06)
  8. The Deil's Awa Wi' th' Exciseman (Roud 16787) (3.02)
  9. The Lea-Rig (Roud 8516) (4.27)
  10. A Rose-bud, by My Early Walk (Roud V16946) (3.45)
  11. O, This Is No My Ain Lassie (Roud 6156) (2.47)
  12. Auld Lang Syne (Roud 13892) (4.03)

All tracks Robert Burns