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Gordon Mooney: O'er the Border

Gordon Mooney: O'er the Border (Temple TP 031)

O'er the Border
Music of the Scottish Borders played on the Cauld Wind Pipes
Gordon Mooney

Temple Records TP 031 (LP, UK, 1998)
Temple Records COMCD 2031 (CD, UK, 1998)

Gordon Mooney: O'er the Border (Temple COMCD 2031)

Recorded and produced by Robin Morton at Temple Records Studio, Scotland;
Front cover painting and sleeve design by John Haxby, Edinburgh;
Photography by Ron Ballantyne, Selkirk

Musicians

Gordon Mooney, Scottish smallpipes (A) [1, 12], (D) [2, 6, 10, 13-14], (E minor) [4, 11], Northumbrian smallpipes (D) [3], (G minor) [5], (F) [8], (unspecified) [9], Border bagpipes (B flat) [7, 15];
Barbara Mooney, flute [2-3, 8], bassoon [9, 14];
Douglas Pincock, whistle [2-3, 8], flute [3, 9];
Brian Miller, guitar [3, 8-10, 15], mandolin [14];
Charlie Soane, fiddle [3, 8, 14];
Jo Miller, vocals [4, 11];
Alan Reid, harmony vocals [4], keyboard [6, 11, 15];
Nigel Richard, mandola [8, 14-15];
Robin Morton, bodhrán [14-15]

Tracks

  1. Willie Allan's Fancy (Dorrington Lads) / Jimmy Allan's Fancy (Coffee & Tea) / Wee Totum Fogg (2.22)
  2. Mount Your Baggage / Go to Berwick, Johnny (2.30)
  3. The Bonnie Mill Dams o' Norham (1.50)
  4. Twa Corbies (Roud 5; Child 26) (3.48)
  5. Hollin Green Hollin (Roud 1264) / Thomas the Rhymer (Roud 219; Child 37) / Young Benjie (Roud 3911; Child 86) / Tam Lin (Roud 35; Child 39; G/D 2:330) (3.24)
  6. The Last Cradle Song / Duns Dings A' (2.30)
  7. The Highway to Linton / Cuddy's Wedding / The Douglas Tragedy (Lord Douglas) (Roud 23; Child 7; G/D 2:220) / The Flower o' Yarrow (4.15)
  8. The Broom o' the Cowdenknowes (Roud 92; Child 217; G/D 4:838) / Johnny Armstrong / Jamie Telfer in the Fair Dodhead (3.44)
  9. Willie's Drowned in Yarrow (Roud 206; Child 215; G/D 6:1227) (2.00)
  10. Teribus Ye Terioden (2.46)
  11. Lord Randall (Roud 10; Child 12; G/D 2:209; Henry H814) (3.36)
  12. Tweedside (3.00)
  13. The Souters o' Selkirk (Roud 5505) / Seeking the Galloway / Jock o' the Side (Roud 82; Child 187) (2.57)
  14. John Anderson My Jo (Roud 16967) / Roxburgh Castle / The Braw Lads o' Jethart / Keiso Lasses (3.33)
  15. O'er the Border (7.40)

All tracks trad. arr. Gordon Mooney except
Tracks 2, 3, 14 trad. arr. Gordon Mooney, Barbara Mooney;
Tracks 4, 11, 15 trad. arr. Gordon Mooney, Robin Morton;
Track 6 trad. arr. Gordon Mooney, Alan Reid