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Jack Beck: Half Ower, Half Ower tae Aberdour

Jack Beck: Half Ower, Half Ower tae Aberdour (Tradition Bearers LTCD1006)

Half Ower, Half Ower tae Aberdour
Scots Songs & Ballads
Jack Beck

The Tradition Bearers LTCD1006 (CD, UK, August 2001)

Recorded by George Haig at Pickled Egg Audio;
Photography of Jack Beck by Pete Heywood;
Frnt cover photograph of Sir Patrick Spens' ship by Pete Heywood, courtesy of Abbot House Museum, Dunfermline;
Notes by Jack Beck and Wendy Welch;
Sleeve design by Jack Slavin

Musicians

Jack Beck, vocals, guitar;
Neil Paterson, pipes, whistle;
Pete Clark, fiddle;
George Haig, concertina, autoharp

Tracks

  1. Fordell Ball (4.10)
  2. The Donibristle Moss Moran Disaster (Roud 3509) (3.53)
  3. The Twa Sisters (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (4.01)
  4. Tramps and Hawkers (Roud 1874; G/D 3:487) (3.17)
  5. Tattie Time (Roud 2162) (2.51)
  6. McCann (Roud 25513) (2.29)
  7. The Night Visiting Song (Roud 22568; G/D 4:783) (4.34)
  8. The Plaidie Awa (Roud 2574; G/D 7:1413) (2.43)
  9. The Hielan' Sojer (Roud 2496; G/D 1:91; Henry H782) (3.07)
  10. The Gypsy Laddies (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124) (4.16)
  11. The Pills of White Mercury (Roud 2; Laws Q26/B1; G/D 7:1404; Henry H680) (5.04)
  12. Dunfermline Feein' Mercat (2.49)
  13. Willie's Fatal Visit (Roud 244; Child 255) (3.50)
  14. Band o' Shearers (Roud 1524; G/D 3:406) (4.06)
  15. Tattie Jock (Roud 5915; G/D 3:377) (5.03)
  16. Sir Patrick Spens (Roud 41; Child 58; G/D 1:17) (6.54)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 words Jimmy Dunn, tune trad.