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The Foundry Bar Band

The Foundry Bar Band: The Foundry Bar Band (Springthyme SPR 1007)

The Foundry Bar Band
The Foundry Bar Band

Springthyme Records SPR/SPRC 1007 (LP/cass., UK, 1981)
Springthyme Records SPRCD 1007 (CD, UK, 2006)

The Foundry Bar Band: The Foundry Bar Band (Springthyme SPRCD 1007)
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Produced by Peter Shepheard;
Recorded and mixed by Neil at REL in Edinburgh in March 1981;
Sleeve notes by Jim Reid and Peter Shepheard;
Photography taken by Peter Shepheard at The Foundry Bar in Arbroath

Musicians

Jim Reid, moothie, guitar, concertina, vocals;
Bobby Reid, moothie, guitar;
Bobby Dewars, piano accordion;
Terry Beattie, button key accordion;
Geordie Anderson, Chae Geddes, Jim Gray, fiddles;
Peter Forbes, flute;
Helen Forbes, tin whistle;
Sandy Beattie, double bass

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Marches: Willie John McAuley / Benawe Highlanders (3.09)
  2. Song (Scottish Waltz): Auchmithie (2.11)
  3. Strip the Willow (Jig Time): Hot Punch / Farewell to the Tay / Bearsden Fiddler / Donald's Awa tae the War (4.34)
  4. Scottish Waltz: O Nach Aghmor / Karen Ann (2.57)
  5. Bothy Ballad: Guise o Tough (Roud 3800; G/D 3:378) (2.45)
  6. Irish Jig: Out on the Ocean (1.43)
  7. Eightsome Reel: Roxburgh Castle / Mrs McLeod / Fairy Dance / The Brolum / High Road to Linton (3.17)
  1. Pipe Marches: Mrs H. L. MacDonald of Dunach / Lochaber Gathering / Sweet Maid of Mull (4.47)
  2. March and Hornpipe: Grant Farquharson of Inveravon / Bella and Roy (2.04)
  3. Song (Scottish Waltz): Catherine Street (2.33)
  4. Barn Dance (2/4 Marches): Rhodesian Regiment / Willie Gray / Lewis and Harris Gathering (4.08)
  5. Song (Scottish Waltz): Tramps and Hawkers (Roud 1874; G/D 3:487) (3.26)
  6. Gay Gordons (6/8 Marches): Wee Tod / Kenmure's Up and Awa / Atholl Highlanders / Bonnie Dundee (2.51)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2 poem Norman Buick, music Jim Reid;
Track 4b Bobby Dewars;
Track 5 William Clark;
Tracks 9ab Chae Geddes;
Track 10 Jim Reid

> Folk Music > Records > The Foundry Bar Band: On the Road

On the Road with The Foundry Bar Band

The Foundry Bar Band: On the Road (Springthyme SPR 1012)

On the Road
The Foundry Bar Band

Springthyme Records SPR/SPRC 1012 (LP/cass., UK, 1983)

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Produced by Peter Shepheard;
Recorded at Craighall Studios and at REL in Edinburgh in November 1983;
Sleeve notes by Jim Reid and Peter Shepheard;
Front sleeve photo: Lochrannoch, Perthshire, The Tony Stone Photolibary;
Rear sleeve photo by Iain Wright;
Design by Peter Shepheard

Musicians

Jim Reid, vocals [2, 5, 8], moothie, guitar, concertina;
Jim Dewars, guitar;
Bob Reid vocals [12], guitar;
Geordie Anderson, fiddle;
Jim Gray, fiddle;
Peter Forbes, pipes;
Bill Tosh, button accordion;
Bobby Dewars, piano accordion;
Helen Forbes, tin whistle;
Sandy Beattie, double bass

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Barn Dance (2/4 Marches): Jim McBay's Welcome / Fine Ten Pointer / Fear A'phige (or, The Man With the Pitcher) (3.17)
  2. Song: Festival o Keith (2.26)
  3. Irish / Scottish Reels: Roaring Mary / Woman of the House / Calum Beg (2.49)
  4. Broun's Reel: Rattlin' Bog / White Cockade / Soldier's Joy / Rakes of Mallow / Waves of Torry (2.46)
  5. Song / Scottish Waltz: The Banks of the Roses (Roud 603; G/D 7:1444) (3.15)
  6. Strip the Willow (Jigs): Banks of the Allan / Blackthorn Stick / Haste to the Wedding / Stool of Repentance (4.23)
  1. Schottische (2/4 Marches): Donald MacLean's Farewell to Oban / Sprig of Ivy (3.34)
  2. Song / Scottish Waltz: I'll Follow the Ploo (2.41)
  3. Slow Air and March: Banks of Lochiel / Pibroch o Donald Dhu (or, Lochiel's March) (2.47)
  4. Scottish Waltz: Gentle Mother / Bonny Boy Is Young But A-Growin / Treat My Daughter Kindly (3.58)
  5. La Russe: La Russe / Tullochgorum / Betty Paton / Aikendrum (4.21)
  6. Farewell Song: Festival at Muchty

All tracks trad. except
Track 1a Pipe Major James B. Robertson;
Track 2 Ian Middleton;
Track 7a Archie MacNeill;
Track 8 Jim Reid;
Track 10c Cyril Curran;
Track 12 Bob Reid

> Folk Music > Records > Jim Reid: I Saw the Wild Geese Flee

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 (1934-2009)

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 > The Foundry Bar Band: Rolling Home

The Foundry Bar Band: Rolling Home

The Foundry Bar Band: Rolling Home (Springthyme SPRCD 1026)

Rolling Home
Scottish Songs & Ceilidh Music
The Foundry Bar Band

Springthyme Records SPR/SPRC 1026 (LP/cass., UK, 1988)
Springthyme Records SPRCD 1026 (CD, UK, 200x)

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Produced by Peter Shepheard;
Recorded and mixed by Neil at REL in Edinburgh in September 1988;
Sleeve notes by Jim Reid and Peter Shepheard;
Photography taken by Colin Wight and Peter Shepheard at Pitmuies, Agus;
Design by Peter Shepheard

Musicians

Jim Reid, vocals [2], guitar, moothie, concertina, pipes;
Christine Stewart, vocals [11], guitar;
Jim Thompson, piano accordion;
Jim Brown, Harry Scott, button accordion;
Geordie Anderson, vocals [9], fiddle;
Sandy Beattie, double bass

with special guest
Marshall Rae, drums

Tracks

  1. Medley (2/4, 6/8 Marches): The Conundrum / Ballochyle (2.43)
  2. Song: Rolling Home (Roud 4766) (3.33)
  3. Gay Gordons (4/4 Marches): Murdo's Wedding / The Yellow Corn (4.34)
  4. Strip the Willow (Jigs): The Weaver and His Wife / Humours of Glendark / Sweet Biddy Bailey / Shandon Bells (4.15)
  5. Barn Dance (2/4 Marches): The Braes of Castle Grant / Tam Bain's Lum (3.17)
  6. Scottish Waltz: Come By the Hills / Leezie Linday / Piper's Weird (2.49)
  7. Dashing White Sergeant (Reels): Dashing White Sergeant / The Girl Left Behind Me / My Love She's But a Lassie Yet / Caddam Woods (1.43)
  8. Strip the Willow (Jigs): The Muckin o' Geordie's Byre / I Loe Nae a Laddie But Ane / The Bugle Horn / The Express (4.11)
  9. Song / Waltz: Row Her in Ma Plaidie (Roud 3948) (2.24)
  10. Gay Gordons (2/4 Marches): The Barren Rocks of Aden / Campbell#s Farewell to Redcastle / Teribus / Dornoch Links (2.20)
  11. Song: Aince Upon a Time (Roud 3361; G/D 7:1399) (2.03)
  12. Barn Dance (2/4 Marches): TheSkye Gathering / McLean of Pennycross (3.17)
  13. Broun's Reel: Angus MacLeod / Hunter's Hill / The Rose Tree / Geordie Wark (4.10)
  14. Song / Two-Step: All for Me Grog (Roud 475; G/D 3:580) (2.18)
  15. Gay Gordons (4/4 Marches): Scotland the Brave / Rowan Tree / Bonnie Galloway / Flett from Flotta / Scotland the Brave (2.52)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1a Peter McLeod;
Track 1b Pipe Major John McLellan;
Track 3b Addie Harper;
Tracks 4a, 13a Andrew Rankine;
Track 5a Duncan MacDonald;
Track 5b Pipe Major Donald Shaw Ramsay;
Track 6c James Scott Skinner;
Track 7d John Y. Cameron, Adam Rennie;
Track 12b Pipe Major Allan Ferguson;
Track 13b Cameron;
Track 13d G. Bell;
Track 15d Pipe Major Donald MacLeod;

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

Jim Reid & John Huband: Freewheeling Now

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

Freewheeling Now
Jim Reid & John Huband

Springthyme Records SPRC 1030 (cass., UK, 1990)
Springthyme Records SPRCD 1030 (CD, UK, 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 (Strathmartine Braes) (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: The Better o' a Sang

Jim Reid: The Better o' a Sang

Jim Reid: The Better o' a Sang (Greylag GLAGCD001)

The Better o' a Sang
Jim Reid (1934-2009)

Greylag Music GLAGCD01 (CD, UK, 1996)

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Produced by Jim Reid;
Recorded by Stuart Duncan at Redbarn Studios, Longforgan by Dundee

Musicians

Jim Reid, vocals, guitar, mouth organs, concertina, bagpipes, electric pipes

with
Scott Carnegie, piano accordion;
Stuart Duncan, bass guitar, keyboard

Tracks

  1. The Better o' a Sang (2.27)
  2. Loch Duich (Roud 21434) / The Stewarts of Blair (3.39)
  3. We Didn't Know (2.29)
  4. Loch Lomond (Roud 6929) (2.26)
  5. The Bonnie Banks o' Loch Lomond (Roud 13168) (3.48)
  6. Faur Ye Weel (2.41)
  7. The Cuckoo's Call (3.15)
  8. The Hills o' Gallowa (Roud 5989; G/D 3:504) (2.31)
  9. The Dixie Fu o' Beans (1.40)
  10. The Greylag (2.11)
  11. The Braes o' Balquhidder (Roud 541; G/D 4:862) (2.17)
  12. Lochnagar (Roud 2436; G/D 3:508) (3.51)
  13. The Deein' Stag (2.06)
  14. Flechy Eck (1.45)
  15. The Fiddler (2.04)
  16. The Linen of Loch Lee (2.46)
  17. Hallowe'en (2.24)
  18. Back in Time (2.53)
  19. It Took You Long Enough (2.32)

Track 1 Mary Brooksbank, Jim Reid;
Track 2a Belle Stewart;
Tracks 2b, 3, 9-10, 13, 18-19 Jim Reid;
Tracks 6, 17 Violet Jacob (1863-1946), Jim Reid;
Track 5, 14 trad. arr. Jim Reid;
Track 4 Neil McFadyen (1873-1946);
Track 7 Lauchlan MacLean Watt (1867-1957), Jim Reid;
Track 8 trad. Thomas Cunningham (1776-1854), arr. Jim Reid;
Track 11 trad. Robert Tannahill (1774-1810), arr. Jim Reid;
Track 12 trad. Lord Byron, arr. Jim Reid;
Track 15 Marion Angus (1866-1946), Jim Reid;
Track 16 John Angus (1906-1968), Jim Reid

> Folk Music > Records > Jim Reid: Emfae Dundee

Jim Reid: Emfae Dundee

Jim Reid: Emfae Dundee (Greylag GLAGCD002)

Emfae Dundee
Jim Reid (1934-2009)

Greylag Music GLAGCD02 (CD, UK, 2001 / 2010)

Jim Reid: Emfae Dundee (Greylag GLAGCD002)
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Recorded at Red Barn Studios, Longforgan

Musicians

Jim Reid, vocals, guitar, mouth organs, banjo, concertina, electronic pipes, tin whistle

Tracks

  1. Em Fae Dundee (2.23)
  2. Ma Rollin' Eye (Roud 277; Laws O17; G/D 4:791; Henry H152, H793) (4.25)
  3. Auld Maid in a Garret (Roud 802; G/D 7:1378; Henry H138) (2.29)
  4. Grizzel Jaffray (5.32)
  5. Beware o' an Aberdonian (Roud 22214) (3.28)
  6. The Road to Dundee (Roud 2300; G/D 5:971) (2.57)
  7. The Beefcan Close (Roud 11277) (1.51)
  8. Adieu Dundee (2.57)
  9. Granny & Robbie (Roud 1579) (2.10)
  10. Auld Ballumbie (4.49)
  11. The Shipbuilders (2.28)
  12. Bonnie Susie Cleland (Roud 45; Child 65) (5.20)
  13. The Dundee Weaver (Roud 7286, 8108) (1.36)
  14. Ordinary Genius (2.18)
  15. I'll Meet You at Braedoonie (1.59)
  16. The Banks o' the Tay (1.59)
  17. We're No Awa (Roud 22217) (1.40)

Tracks 1, 10, 14 Jim Reid;
Tracks 2-3, 5-9, 12-13, 16-17 trad. arr. Jim Reid;
Track 4 J. Lee, Jim Reid;
Track 11 Mary Brooksbank, Jim Reid;
Track 15 Syd Scroggie

> 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 (1934-2009)

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

> Folk Music > Records > Jim Reid

Other records with Jim Reid

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 CDBAR003, 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