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Come A' Ye Tramps and Hawkers

Jimmy McBeath: Come A' Ye Tramps and Hawkers (Collector JES10)

Come A' Ye Tramps and Hawkers
and other Bothy Ballads
Jimmy McBeath (1894-1972)

Collector Records JES10 (7" EP, UK, 1960)

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Recorded September 1959 at Linburn (Scottish National Institution for War Blinded);
Engineer Sandy Folkarde of the School of Scottish Studies;
Photograph by K.S. Goldstein

Musicians

Jimmy McBeath, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Come A' Ye Tramps an' Hawkers (Roud 1874; G/D 3:487)
  2. Nicky Tams (Roud 1875)
  1. The Moss o Burreldale (Roud 1876)
  2. The Gallant Forty-Twa (Roud 1877; G/D 1:70)

> Folk Music > Records > Jimmy McBeath: Wild Rover No More

Wild Rover No More

Jimmy McBeath: Wild Rover No More (Topic 12T173)

Wild Rover No More
Jimmy McBeath (1894-1972)

Topic Records 12T173 (LP, UK, 1967)
Springthyme Records SPRC 1020 (cass., UK, 198x)

Jimmy McBeath: Wild Rover No More (Springthyme SPRC 1020)
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Recorded by Sean Davies in his studio at Cecil Sharp House, Camden Town, London, 1966 or 1967;
Notes by Peter Hall;
Cover photograph by Brian Shuel

Musicians

Jimmy McBeath, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Bold English Navvy (Navvy' Boots, Wi' His Navvy Boots on, or With My Navvy Boots on) (Roud 516; G/D 4:787)
  2. Come A' Ye Tramps an' Hawkers (Roud 1874; G/D 3:487)
  3. Johnny McIndoe (Roud 3390)
  4. The Wind Blew the Bonnie Lassie's Plaidie Awa' (Roud 2574; G/D 7:1413)
  5. The Merchant and the Beggar Maid (The Beggar Wench, or The Merchants Son) (Roud 2153; G/D 2:303)
  6. Nicky Tams (Roud 1875)
  7. The Barnyards of Delgaty (Roud 2136; G/D 3:347)
  1. I'm a Stranger in This Country (The Darger Loon) (Roud 3388; G/D 4:832)
  2. The Moss o Burreldale (Roud 1876)
  3. The Highlandman's Ball (The Hielan Man's Fancy Ball) (Roud 3389)
  4. MacPherson's Rant (MacPherson's Lament) (Roud 2160; G/D 3:697)
  5. Grat for Gruel (Roud 935)
  6. Drumdelgie (The Hairst of Drumdelgie) (Roud 2180; G/D 3:384)
  7. Wild Rover No More (The Wild Rover) (Roud 1173; G/D 7:1480)

> Folk Music > Records > Jimmy McBeath: Bound to Be a Row

Bound to Be a Row

Jimmy McBeath: Bound to Be a Row (Topic 12T303)

Bound to Be a Row
Jimmy McBeath (1894-1972)

Topic Records 12T303 (LP, UK, 1978)
Topic Records TSDL303 (digtal download, UK, February 2013)

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Recorded by Peter Hall in a private house in Scotland, July 19-21, 1971;
Produced by Peter Hall and Tony Engle;
Notes by Peter Hall;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle;
Photography by Brian Shuel

Musicians

Jimmy McBeath, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Bound to Be a Row (Roud 1616; G/D 7:1287) (2.36)
  2. The Banks of Inverurie (Roud 1415; G/D 6:1263) (2.17)
  3. Ythanside (Roud 3783; G/D 5:951) (1.40)
  4. Erin Go Bragh (Roud 1627; Laws Q20; G/D 2:236) (2.11)
  5. Bogie's Bonnie Belle (Roud 2155; G/D 7:1396) (1.43)
  6. The Cow Wi’ the Iron Tail (Roud 5141) (1.41)
  7. Arlin’s Fine Braes (Roud 517; G/D 3:415) (2.06)
  8. The Bonny Lass o' Fyvie (Roud 545; G/D 1:84) (3.40)
  1. Pittenweem Jo (Roud 5142) (2.03)
  2. You Canna Put It On to Sandy (Roud 5143) (2.30)
  3. The Boston Smuggler (Roud 261; Laws L16; G/D 2:260; Henry H691) (2.21)
  4. Hielan' Rory (Roud 5146) (1.55)
  5. The Magdalen Green (Roud 2893) (3.03)
  6. Marnin' Fair (Roud 5144; G/D 4:885) (2.37)
  7. The Feeing Time (Roud 2516; G/D 4:883) (1.51)

> Folk Music > Records > Jimmy McBeath & Davie Stewart: Two Gentlemen of the Road

Jimmy McBeath & Davie Stewart: Two Gentlemen of the Road

Jimmy McBeath & Davie Stewart: Two Gentlemen of the Road (Rounder 82161-1793-2)

Two Gentlemen of the Road
Jimmy McBeath & Davie Stewart

Rounder Records 82161-1793-2 (2 CD, UK, 2002)

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Recorded 1951-57 by Alan Lomax and Hamish Henderson;
Introduction and notes by Ewan McVicar

Musicians

Jimmy McBeath, vocals;
Davie Stewart, vocals, accordion

Tracks

CD 1CD 2
  1. [DS] The Merchant’s Son (Roud 2153; G/D 2:303) (3.26)
  2. [DS] Cowpin the Dishes (interview) (4.25)
  3. [JMcB] Hey Barra Gadgie (a song in cant) (1.16)
  4. [JMcB] It Wis a Beggin That We Did (interview) (0.41)
  5. [JMcB] Kindness from a Policeman (interview) (3.10)
  6. [JMcB] Grat for Gruel (Roud 935) (2.29)
  7. [DS] How To Build a Bender (interview) (6.08)
  8. [JMcB] Chantin Griddlin, and Laldyin (interview with two song fragments) (8.35)
  9. [DS] The Day We Went to Rothesay-O (Roud 2142) (3.24)
  10. [DS] Playing for an All-Night Hooley (interview) (6.09)
  11. [DS] March, Strathspey and Reel (accordion) (1.32)
  12. [DS] Were You Always Alone? (interview) (3.50)
  13. [JMcB] The Forfar Sodger (Roud 2857; G/D 1:69) (2.41)
  14. [DS] They Put a Different Turn in Their Tunes / Diddling (interview) (2.32)
  15. [DS] Outside, on the Safe Side (interview) (1.39)
  16. [JMcB] The Ox and the Fox Dug a Hole for Me (story) (2.59)
  17. [DS] It's a Long Drow at the End (interview) (2.20)
  18. [DS] Old Bodies, Five or Six Pounds Each (berker story) (3.09)
  19. [DS] Did they Kill Children As Well? (berker story continued) (10.09)
  1. [JMcB] My Darling Ploughman Boy (Roud 843; Laws M22) (1.54)
  2. [JMcB] From the Top of the Deck (interview) (3.18)
  3. [JMcB] Ah Likit Ma Mother (interview with four song fragments) (3.46)
  4. [JMcB] He Used to Diddle a Lot o Songs (interview) (2.22)
  5. [DS] We Are Called the Buchan Stewarts (interview) (4.43)
  6. [DS] Dark-Eyed Lover (Roud 16637) (2.34)
  7. [JMcB] It Wis a Slave Drivery (interview) (2.46)
  8. [JMcB] The Barnyards of Delgaty (Roud 2136; G/D 3:347) (2.51)
  9. [JMcB] Singin Along at Their Plough (interview) (5.37)
  10. [DS] The Laird o Dainty Doonby (Roud 864; G/D 7:1488) (3.08)
  11. [JMcB] The Horseman's Grip and Word (ritual initiation story) (5.10)
  12. [JMcB] It Wis Torn, Rippit, Tattered (song fragment and interview) (3.04)
  13. [JMcB] The Trooper and the Maid (Roud 162; Child 299; G/D 7:1470) (3.32)
  14. [DS] The Story Lives Forever (a story of fairy abduction) (19.24)

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Jimmy McBeath: Tramps and Hawkers

Jimmy McBeath: Tramps and Hawkers (Rounder 82161-1834-2)

Tramps and Hawkers
Jimmy McBeath (1894-1972)

Rounder Records 82161-1834-2 (CD, UK, 2002)

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Recorded by Alan Lomax and Hamish Henderson, see below for details;
Produced by Alan Lomax;
All tracks except [1, 7, 9, 11] are previously unreleased.

Musical Traditions CD review by Vic Smith

Musicians

Jimmy McBeath, vocals;
John Strachan and others, chorus [6, 17, 24]

Tracks

  1. Tramps and Hawkers (Roud 1874; G/D 3:487) (2.53)
  2. Drumdelgie (Roud 2180; G/D 3:384) (3.18)
  3. The Jolly Carter Lad (Roud 1080; G/D 3:457; Henry H171) (0.47)
  4. A dash good drink from the farm servants interview (4.48)
  5. The Moss o Burreldale (Roud 1876) (4.03)
  6. The Muckin o' Geordie's Byre (Roud 2137; G/D 7:1303) (2.42)
  7. MacPherson's Lament (Roud 2160; G/D 3:697) (3.11)
  8. It always beats up the ten minutes yet interview (3.32)
  9. Mormond Braes (Roud 2171; G/D 6:1142) (3.21)
  10. Bonny Portsoy, you're aa ma ain interview and story (6.43)
  11. The Dowie Dens o' Yarrow (Roud 13; Child 214; G/D 2:215) (2.39)
  12. A threed o' blue song interview (0.39)
  13. John Anderson, My Jo (Roud 16967) (0.34)
  14. Fined five pounds interview (1.42)
  15. Teridus (Roud 6922) (0.22)
  16. Pirns o' thread an needles an packets o' preens interview (1.49)
  17. The Gallant Forty-Twa (Roud 1877; G/D 1:70) (2.53)
  18. Too verocious, like they were hot in the blood interview (3.04)
  19. McCafferty was a great soldier interview (2.08)
  20. McCafferty (Roud 1148) (3.12)
  21. I'd get shot interview (1.49)
  22. I wasn't so far advanced as to get tied up interview (1.32)
  23. Down By the Magdalene Green (Roud 2893) (3.23)
  24. The Auld Quarry Knowe (Roud 6147; G/D 4:927) (3.36)
  25. Bogie's Bonnie Belle (Roud 2155; G/D 7:1396) (2.34)
  26. Neeps tae Pluck (Roud 6923) (2.46)
  27. Tramps and Hawkers (Roud 1874; G/D 3:487) (2.42)

Tracks 2, 6-8, 17, 24 recorded by Alan Lomax and Hamish Henderson in Turiff, Scotland, on July 17, 1951;
Tracks 1, 5 recorded by Alan Lomax and Hamish Henderson in Elgin, Scotland, on July 19, 1951;
Track 27 recorded by Alan Lomax and Hamish Henderson in Edinburgh, Scotland, on August 30, 1951;
Tracks 3-4, 9-16, 18-23, 25-26 recorded by Alan Lomax in his apartment in London on November 14, 1953

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Other records with Jimmy McBeath

Various Artists, The Columbia World Library of Folk and Primitive Music - Volume VI: Scotland, LP, Columbia SL-209, 1955

Various Artists, Heather and Glen: Folk Songs and Music from Aberdeenshire and the Hebrides, LP, Tradition TLP 1047, 1961

Various Artists, Songs of Courtship (The Folk Songs of Britain Vol. 1), LP, Caedmon TC1142, 1961; Topic 12T157, 1968

Various Artists, Songs of Seduction (The Folk Songs of Britain Vol. 2), LP, Caedmon TC1143, 1961; Topic 12T158, 1968; CD, Rounder 1778, 2000

Various Artists, Jack of All Trades (The Folk Songs of Britain Vol. 3), LP, Caedmon TC1144, 1961; Topic 12T159, 1968

Various Artists, The Child Ballads 2 (The Folk Songs of Britain Vol. 5), LP, Caedmon TC1146, 1961; Topic 12T161, 1968; CD, Rounder 1776, 2000

Various Artists, Fair Game and Foul (The Folk Songs of Britain Vol. 7), LP, Caedmon TC1163, 1961; Topic 12T195, 1970

Various Artists, A Soldier's Life for Me (The Folk Songs of Britain Vol. 8), LP, Caedmon TC1164, 1961; Topic 12T196, 1970

Various Artists, Songs of Animals and Other Marvels (The Folk Songs of Britain Vol. 10), LP, Caedmon TC1225, 1961; Topic 12T198, 1970

Various Artists, Bothy Ballads (Scottish Tradition 1), LP, Tangent TNGM 109, 1971, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 9001, 1993

Various Artists, The Muckle Sangs (Scottish Tradition 5), LP, Tangent TNGM 119, 1975, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 9005, 1992

Various Artists, Songs of the Travelling People: Music of the Tinkers, Gipsies and Other Travelling People of England, Scotland and Ireland, CD, Saydisc CD-SDL 407, 1994

Various Artists, Come Let Us Buy the Licence (The Voice of the People Vol. 1), CD, Topic TSCD651, 1998

Various Artists, Come All My Lads That Follow the Plough (The Voice of the People Vol. 5), CD, Topic TSCD655, 1998

Various Artists, First I'm Going to Sing You a Ditty (The Voice of the People Vol. 7), CD, Topic TSCD657, 1998

Various Artists, Who's That at My Bed Window? (The Voice of the People Vol. 10), CD, Topic TSCD660, 1998

Various Artists, Troubles They Are But Few (The Voice of the People Vol. 14), CD, Topic TSCD664, 1998

Various Artists, There Is a Man Upon the Farm (The Voice of the People Vol. 20), CD, Topic TSCD670, 1998

Various Artists, The Bothy Songs and Ballads of North East Scotland Vol. 3, CD, Sleepytown SLPYCD011, 2001

Various Artists, Up in the North and Down in the South: Songs and Music from the Mike Yates Collection1964-2000, 2 CD, Musical Traditions MTCD311/2, 2001

Various Artists, 1951 Edinburgh People's Festival Ceilidh, CD, Rounder CD 1786, 2006

Various Artists, The Bothy Songs and Ballads of North East Scotland Vol. 4, CD, Sleepytown SLPYCD012, 2009

Various Artists, Three Score and Ten: 70 Years of Topic Records, 7 CD, Topic TOPIC70, 2009

Various Artists, Whaur the Pig Gaed on the Spree, LP, Drag City DC488, 2011

Various Artists, Scotland's Voices, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 400, 2018