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Jim Reid: I Saw the Wild Geese Flee

Jim Reid: I Saw the Wild Geese Flee (Springthyme SPR 1015)

I Saw the Wild Geese Flee
Jim Reid

Springthyme Records SPR 1015 (LP, UK, 1984)
Springthyme Records SPRCD 1015 (CD, UK, 1996)

Jim Reid: I Saw the Wild Geese Flee (Springthyme SPRCD 1015)
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Recorded at REL in Edinburgh in September/October 1984;
Produced by Peter Shepheard;
Photography by Jim Reid;
Sleeve notes by Jim Reid and Peter Shepheard;
Original design by Colin Browne / Dean Park Associates

Song texts and notes

Musicians

Jim Reid, vocals, guitar

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Wild Geese (2.57)
  2. Lassie wi the Yellow Coatie (Roud 2582; G/D 4:870) (2.38)
  3. The Shearin's No for You (Roud 4845; G/D 7:1486) (3.41)
  4. Stobbie Parliament Picnic (2.45)
  5. Upon the Moss o Burreldale (Roud 1876) (1.15)
  6. Up the Noran Water (Shy Geordie) (Roud 23398) (2.15)
  7. Bogie's Bonnie Belle (Roud 2155; G/D 7:1396) (2.50)
  8. Flower of Northumberland (Roud 25; Child 9; G/D 6:1149) (2.46)
  1. The Foundry Bar (2.53)
  2. Busk Busk Bonnie Lassie (Roud 832; G/D 5:1053) (3.17)
  3. The Spark Among the Heather (2.49)
  4. Rowan Tree (Roud V16412) (3.01)
  5. Bogheid (2.06)
  6. Vinney Den (4.25)
  7. Rohallion (2.33)

Tracks 1, 15 words Violet Jacob, music Jim Reid;
Tracks 2-3, 5, 7-8, 10, 12 trad. arr. Jim Reid;
Tracks 4, 9, 11, 13-14 Jim Reid;
Track 6 poem by Helen Cruickshank, music Jim Reid

> Folk Music > Records > Jim Reid & John Huband: Freewheeling Now

Jim Reid & John Huband: Freewheeling Now

Jim Reid & John Huband: Freewheeling Now (Springthyme SPR 1030)

Freewheeling Now
Jim Reid & John Huband

Springthyme Records SPRCD 1030 (CD, UK, 1990, 2010)

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Produced by Peter Shepheard;
Recorded by Peter Haigh at Pier House, Edinburgh, in July/August 1990;
Sleeve notes by Jim Reid and Peter Shepheard;
Photography by Pete Boardman;
Design by John Haxby

Song texts and notes

Musicians

Jim Reid, vocals, guitar, mouth organ, concertina;
John Huband, accordion, Roland U-220;
Jim Sutherland, percussion [1, 6, 9, 17];
Gus Millar, snare drum [4, 8 ,15], kettle drum [1, 3, 12, 14]

Tracks

  1. Hey Donald (Roud V5326) (2.00)
  2. Whar the Dichty Rins (3.03)
  3. Queer Fowk (2.20)
  4. Cruachan Ben (3.48)
  5. O Gin I Were a Baron’s Heir (Roud V20481) (3.50)
  6. The Great Storm Is Over (3.08)
  7. Music on His Mind (2.16)
  8. Back in Scotland (3.36)
  9. The Balaena (Roud 285) (3.26)
  10. An t-Eilean Muileach (3.39)
  11. The Lassie o the Morning (3.53)
  12. The Moothie Man (2.26)
  13. Oh Dear Me / The Jute Mill Song (3.07)
  14. Scattered (4.20)
  15. There’s No Indispensable Man (2.20)
  16. The Auld Beech Tree (2.57)
  17. Freewheeling Now (3.53)

Tracks 1, 13 Mary Brooksbank;
Track 2 James Lowe, Jim Reid;
Tracks 3, 9 trad. arr. Jim Reid;
Track 4 Patrick MacIntyre, Jim Reid;
Tracks 5 William Holder arr. Jim Reid;
Track 6 Bob Franke;
Tracks 7-8, 16-17 Jim Reid;
Track 10 Dufald MacPhail, Jim Reid;
Track 11 Jack Foley;
Track 12 John Huband, Jim Reid;
Track 14 Eliza Duthie, Jim Reid;
Track 15 anon., Jim Reid

> Folk Music > Records > Jim Reid: Yont the Tay

Jim Reid: Yont the Tay

Jim Reid: Yont the Tay (Greentrax CDTRAX 272)

Yont the Tay
Jim Reid

Greentrax Records CDTRAX 272 (CD, UK, April 2005)

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Produced by Dr Fred Freeman;
Recorded by Peter Haigh and Richard Werner at Pier House Studios, Edinburgh in September-November 2004
except track 9 recorded in November/December 2002;
Mixed by Dr Fred Freeman and Peter Haigh at Pier House Studios;
Mastered by Peter Haigh;
Cover photo by Gavin Kane;
Design by John Slavin at DesingFolk

Musicians

Jim Reid, vocals, moothie [2-4, 9-10, 15], guitar [4, 15], banjo [6], drum [6];
Aaron Jones, cittern [1-2, 5, 7, 12, 14];
Frank McLaughlin, guitar [1-2, 7];
Ross Kennedy, cittern [3], guitar [8], harmony vocals [6];
Sandy Brechin, accordion [3, 8, 15];
Ian Anderson, bouzouki [4], mandolin [4], harmony vocals [7];
Marc Duff, whistle [5, 11-13], recorder [14], bouzouki [12], bodhrán [5, 13];
Rod Paterson, guitar [9], harmony vocals [9];
Malcolm Stitt, bouzouki [11, 13]

Tracks

  1. Daft Donal (Roud 5140) (2.08)
  2. Up the Noran Water (Shy Geordie) (Roud 23398) (2.31)
  3. Mormond Braes (Roud 2171; G/D 6:1142) (2.40)
  4. The Sodger’s Cairn / Battle of the Somme (4.55)
  5. Tommy Curtiss (2.37)
  6. Harlaw (Roud 2861; Child 163; G/D 1:112) (2.27)
  7. The Tinkler’s Weddin (Roud 5408; G/D 3:609) (2.05)
  8. Cairn o Mount (Roud 3794; G/D 5:1042) (6.05)
  9. The Freedom Come All Ye (3.52)
  10. Bonnie Joann (3.56)
  11. The Band o Shearers (Roud 1524; G/D 3:406) (2.51)
  12. Baron o Brackley (Roud 4017; Child 203; G/D 2:234) (3.49)
  13. Sleepytoun (Roud 3775; G/D 3:356) (3.16)
  14. My Bonnie Moorhen (Roud 2944; G/D 7:1426) (2.49)
  15. The Wild Geese (3.31)

Tracks 1, 3, 6-8, 11-14 trad. arr. Jim Reid, Fred Freeman;
Track 2 poem by Helen Cruickshank, music Jim Reid;
Track 4a words Mary Symon, music Fred Freeman;
Track 4b William Lawrie /pub. dom. arr. Fred Freeman;
Track 5 poem by James Grewar, music Jim Reid;
Track 9 words Hamish Henderson, music (The Bloody Fields of Flanders) Pipe Major John MacLellan;
Tracks 10, 15 words Violet Jacob, music Jim Reid

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Various Artists, Coorse and Fine: Songs and Ballads of Dundee, LP, Springthyme SPR1017, 1985

Various Artists, The Complete Songs of Robert Burns Volume 9, CD, Linn CKD 156, 2001

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, CD, Linn CKD 200, 2002

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

Hamish Handerson et al, A' the Bairns o Adam, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 244, 2003

Various Artists, Where the Laverock Sings, CD, Ythan YCD08, 2004

Various Artists, The Complete Songs of Robert Tannahill Volume I, CD, Brechin All CDBRA003, 2006

Various Artists, The Rough Guide to Scottish Folk (Second Edition), 2 CD, World Music RGNET 1235 CD, 2010

Various Artists, Favourite Scottish Songs (Celtic Collections Volume 16), CD, Greentrax CDGMP8016, 2014