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Janet Russell & Christine Kydd

Janet Russell & Christine Kydd (Greentrax CDTRAX 011)

Janet Russell & Christine Kydd
Janet Russell & Christine Kydd

Greentrax Recordings (LP, UK, 1987)
Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX 011 (CD, UK, 1994)

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Produced by Peter Haigh with Janet Russell and Christine Kydd;
Recorded and mixed at Pier House Studios, Edinburgh, by Peter Haigh;
Photography by Norman Chalmers;
Artwork by John Haxby, art surgery

Musicians

Janet Russell, vocals, guitar;
Christine Kydd, vocals, guitar;
with
Jim Sutherland, percussion [6];
Ron Shaw, cello [7b];
Norman Chalmers, concertina [12a]

Tracks

  1. Buy Broom Besoms (Roud 910) (2.13)
  2. Dainty Davie (Roud 2387) (4.07)
  3. Up wi' the Carls o' Dysart / The Deil's Awa wi' the Exciseman (Roud 16787) (1.52)
  4. Deja Mal Mariée (3.40)
  5. Bonny at Morn (Roud 3064) (3.28)
  6. Children of Africa (2.22)
  7. My Donal / Ode to Big Blue (5.50)
  8. Tae the Weavers (3.14)
  9. Old & Strong / The Mountain Song (2.21)
  10. Do You Love an Apple? (Roud 654) (2.44)
  11. Last Carol (2.42)
  12. Stand Up, Fight for Your Rights / Everyone 'Neath a Vine & Fig Tree (1.46)

Tracks 1-2, 10 trad. arr. Janet Russell, Christine Kydd;
Track 3, 8 Robert Burns;
Tracks 4-5, 12 origin unknown arr. Janet Russell, Christine Kydd;
Track 7a Owen Hand;
Track 7b Gordon Lightfoot;
Track 9a Littlebear Morena;
Track 9b Holly Near;
Track 11 Nancy Nicolson

> Folk Music > Records > Janet Russell: Gathering the Fragments

Janet Russell: Gathering the Fragments

Janet Russell: Gathering the Fragments (Harbourtown HARC 003)

Gathering the Fragments
Janet Russell

Harbourtown Records HAR/HARC 003 (LP/cassette, UK, 1988)
Harbourtown Records HARCD 003 (CD, UK, 2005)

Janet Russell: Gathering the Fragments (Harbourtown HARCD 003)
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Recorded and mixed at Pier House Studios, Granton Square, Edinburgh;
Produced by Peter Haigh, Janet Russell and Jim Woodland;
Photography and design Jini Rawlings

Musicians

Janet Russell, vocals [1-12], guitar [1-10, 12];
with
Mary Macmaster, electro harp [1];
Nick Keir, whistle [2];
Paul Stevens, fiddle [3-4];
Jack Evans, bass guitar [4, 9];
Tom McConville, fiddle [5-6, 9];
Sally Barker, backing vocals [6], keyboards [9]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Old Woman Is Watching (2.30)
  2. The Children Are Running (4.13)
  3. The Blude Red Rose (3.50)
  4. The Band of Shearers / The Musical Priest / The Wind That Shakes the Barley (3.50)
  5. The Hills of Artmorn (3.10)
  6. All the Tunes in the World (3.20)
  1. The Secretary's Song (3.53)
  2. Sanctuary (4.38)
  3. Fast Bright Nights (4.02)
  4. Choices (3.22)
  5. Land o' the Leal (Roud 8999) (3.36)
  6. Curtain Call (3.36)

Track 1 Anne Cameron, Mary Troup;
Track 2 Nick Keir;
Track 3 Robert Burns;
Track 4 trad.;
Track 5 Roy Williamson;
Track 6 Ewan McVicar;
Tracks 7, 9-10, 12 Janet Russell;
Track 8 Jim Woodland;
Track 10 Lady Nairne

> Folk Music > Records > Janet Russell: Bright Shining Morning?

Janet Russell: Bright Shining Morning?

Janet Russell: Bright Shining Morning? (Harbourtown HARCD 026)

Bright Shining Morning?
Janet Russell

Harbourtown Records HARC/HARCD 026 (cassette/CD, UK, 1993)

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Recorded and mixed at Pier House Studios, Granton Square, Edinburgh;
Produced by Peter Haigh, Janet Russell and Jim Woodland;
Photography and design Jini Rawlings

Musicians

Janet Russell, vocals, guitar;
Mary Macmaster, clarsach, electro harp;
Tom McConville, fiddle;
Sara Grey, vocals;
Linda Hardcastle, Maggie Boyle, Helen Hockenhull, Alan Rose, Tim Moon, Jim Ellison, vocals [1, 14]

Tracks

  1. Bright Shining Morning? (3.17)
  2. Ettrick (3.32)
  3. Childminder's Song (2.24)
  4. Can't Hug You (3.44)
  5. Fly Away (4.20)
  6. Sheath and Knife (Roud 3960; Child 16) (5.25)
  7. Gartan Mother's Lullaby (4.47)
  8. Mouth Music (2.22)
  9. Jeannie Jenkins (2.21)
  10. Song for a Seafarer (4.15)
  11. Soweto (4.20)
  12. Accidents (2.10)
  13. Bury My Heart (3.22)
  14. St. Peter's Fields (3.22)
  15. I Know Love (5.22)
  16. The Bluebell Polka (1.23)

Tracks 1, 4 Janet Russell, Jim Woodland;
Track 2 poem by Lady John Scott, tune Archie Fisher;
Track 3 Janet Russell;
Tracks 5, 10 Jan Harmon;
Tracks 6, 8-9 trad. arr. Janet Russell;
Track 7 words Seosamh MacCathmhaoil (Joseph Campbell), music trad. arr. Janet Russell, Ianto Thornber;
Track 11 Eileen Penman;
Tracks 12-15 Jim Woodland;
Track 16 Jimmy Shand

> Folk Music > Records > Janet Russell & Christine Kydd: Dancin' Chantin'

Janet Russell & Christine Kydd: Dancin' Chantin'

Janet Russell & Christine Kydd: Dancin' Chantin' (Greentrax CDTRAX 077)

Dancin' Chantin'
Janet Russell & Christine Kydd

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX 077 (CD, UK, 1994)

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Produced by Jack Evans;
Recorded at CaVa East Studios, Edinburgh, by Nik Kinloch;
Cover illustration by John Gibb;
Design by John Haxby, art surgery

Musicians

Janet Russell, vocals, guitar;
Christine Kydd, vocals, guitar;
with
James Mackintosh, bongos and kashishi [6];
Michel Byrne, additional vocals [4];
Jim Sutherland, bodhrán [1, 14];
Mairi Campbell, stepping [2], viola [3, 9];
Jack Evans, Ashbory bass [3, 9, 11, 13], Overton whistle [13]

Tracks

  1. Rattlin' Roarin' Willie (Roud 6192; G/D 4:776) (2.12)
  2. The Fisherman's Wife (2.20)
  3. Logan Water (Roud 6842) (3.36)
  4. Les Filles des Forges / Faca sibh Mairi nighean Alastair / Up & Awa' wi' the Laverock (3.53)
  5. Duncan Gray (Roud 8688) (2.22)
  6. Lady Mary Anne (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) / Reel o' Stumpie, O (Roud 7252; G/D 7:1398) / Tail Toddle (Roud 11275; G/D 8:1716) (2.47)
  7. The Terror Time (4.29)
  8. Strathmartine Braes (1.23)
  9. Clerk Saunders (Roud 3855; Child 69) (4.57)
  10. La Caille (2.36)
  11. Pride's Awa' (4.04)
  12. The Bluebell Polka (1.19)
  13. The Parting Glass (Roud 1801; G/D 8:1516) (3.35)
  14. Jock Since Ever / Macaphee (Roud 20741) / Ho Ho Bonny Lass (2.28)

All tracks trad. arr. Janet Russell, Christine Kydd except
Tracks 3, 5 Robert Burns;
Track 4c Andy Hunter;
Track 7 Ewan MacColl;
Track 8 Mary Brooksbank;
Track 11 Davie Robertson;
Track 12 F. Stanley, Paddy Roberts;

> Folk Music > Records > Janet Russell: Love Songs and Fighting Talk

Janet Russell: Love Songs and Fighting Talk

Janet Russell: Love Songs and Fighting Talk (Harbourtown HARCD 052)

Love Songs and Fighting Talk
Janet Russell

Harbourtown Records HARC/HARCD 052 (CD, UK, 2012)

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Recorded at Shireshead Studio, Lancaster, by Tony Bonner;
Produced by Gordon Jones;
Photographs by Lizzie Coombes;
Design by Joe Pieczenko

Musicians

Janet Russell, vocals, guitar;
Najam Jawed, tabla [2, 10, 14];
Steve Tilston, guitar [6];
Tom McConville, fiddle [7];
Gill Redmond, cello [14]

Tracks

  1. Pretty Polly (Roud 15; Laws P36B) (3.39)
  2. Eppie Morrie (Roud 2583; Child 223) (4.00)
  3. The Creole Girl’s Lament (3.20)
  4. Steely Water / Donal Óg (Roud 3379) (6.33)
  5. Waxie’s Dargle (2.14)
  6. Mary Ambree (Roud V41815) (3.05)
  7. Sodger’s Cairn (5.41)
  8. Matt Hyland (Roud 2880) (6.54)
  9. Collier Laddie (Roud 3787; G/D 5:991) (2.50)
  10. Banks of Sweet Dundee (Roud 148; Laws M25; G/D 2:224) (4.33)
  11. My Laddie Sits (Roud 3181) / Maire Nighean Alastair / Gie My Love Brose (1.53)
  12. The Pigeon and the Sparra (2.21)
  13. Waly Waly Up the Bank (Roud 87; Child 204) (3.30)
  14. Wexford Lullaby (5.03)
  15. Willie Brewed a Peck o’ Maut (Roud V5060) / Barren Rocks of Aden / Swing Yer Maw (3.03)

Tracks 1-2, 13 trad. Scots;
Tracks 3, 12 words Janet Russell, tune trad.;
Track 4a Nancy Kerr;
Tracks 4b, 8 trad. Irish;
Track 5 trad.;
Tracks 6, 10 trad. English;
Track 7 poem by Mary Symon, tune Janet Russell;
Track 9 trad. Scots / Robert Burns;
Track 11a trad. N.E. England;
Track 11b trad. Scots Gaelic;
Track 11c, 15a Robert Burns;
Track 14 trad. / John Renbourn;
Track 15c Glasgow Music Hall song

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Other records with Janet Russell

Various Artists, The Stones of Callanish, 2 LP/CD, Mrs Ackroyd DOG 005/6, 1989

Sisters Unlimited, No Limits, CD, Harbourtown HARCD 013, 1991

Various Artists, Undefeated, 2 cassettes, Fuse M100, 1993

Sisters Unlimited, No Bed of Roses, CD, Fellside FECD104, 1995

Various Artists, The Complete Songs of Robert Burns Volume 1, CD, Linn CKD 047, 1996

Various Artists, The Complete Songs of Robert Burns Volume 2, CD, Linn CKD 052, 1996

Various Artists, Fyre & Sworde: Songs of the Border Reivers, CD, Fellside FECD131, 1998

Various Artists, The Wings of Butterflies: Songs by Les Barker, CD, Mrs Ackroyd DOG 013, 1999

Chumbawamba, Readymades, CD, Mutt CD001, 2002

Leon Rosselson, The Last Chance, CD, Fuse CFCD008, 2002

Various Artists, The Complete Songs of Robert Burns Volume 10, CD, Linn CKD 199, 2002

Various Artists, The Complete Songs of Robert Burns Volume 11, 2 CD, Linn CKD 200, 2002

Various Artists, The Complete Songs of Robert Burns Volume 12, CD, Linn CKD 201, 2002

Various Artists, And They All Sang RosselSonGs, CD, Fuse CFCD012, 2005

Various Artists, Women Folk, CD, Fellside FECS2, 2005

Various Artists, Landmarks: 30 Years of a Leading Folk Music Label, 3 CD, Fellside FECD203, 2006

Leon Rosselson, The World Turned Upside Down, 4 CD, Fuse CFCD077, 2011

Sisters Unlimited, No Change of Heart, CD, SISU 003, 2013

Various Artists, The Journey Continues: Fellside at 40, 3 CD, Fellside FECD272, 2016