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Jock Tamson's Bairns

Jock Tamson's Bairns (Temple TP 002)

Jock Tamson's Bairns
Jock Tamson's Bairns

Temple Records TP 002 (LP, UK, 1980)

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Recorded and produced by Robin Morton at Temple Records Studios;
Cover photograph courtesy of Mr Ness, Kincaldrum, Angus, and the Country Life Section of the National Museum of Antiquies of Scotland, Queen Street, Edinburgh;
Sleeve design by Jack Evans and Norman Chalmers

Musicians

Tony Cuffe: vocals [3, 11], guitar [2-6, 8, 10-11], whistle [2, 9], tiple [1, 7];
John Croall: vocals [2, 5, 11], bodhrán [1, 3-4, 9-10];
Rod Paterson: vocals [2, 5-6, 8, 11], mandola [1-2, 4-5, 7, 9-10];
Adam Jack: fiddle [1, 3-4, 6-7, 9-10], vocals [2, 11];
Ian Hardie: fiddle [1, 3-4, 6-7, 9-11], vocals [5];
Norman Chalmers: concertina [1, 4-7, 9-10], whistle [2-3];
Jack Evans: guitar [1, 3, 7, 9-10], mandolin [1-2, 5, 10], Overtone low D whistle [4, 6], whistle [4], moothie [5], melodeon [11]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Arthur Bignold of Lochrosque / Hugh MacDonald / Sandy Duff (4.05)
  2. The Birken Tree (Roud 5069; G/D 4:802) (2.45)
  3. The Hieland Soldier / Mullindhu (4.20)
  4. The Skyeman's Jig (3.09)
  5. Jenny Dang the Weaver (Roud 2595; G/D 4:911) (2.30)
  6. Brave Lewis Roy / Wantonness (4.52)
  1. Cathkin Braes (2.35)
  2. Clarke Saunders (Roud 3855; Child 69) (4.23)
  3. Miss Grace Hay's / The Shepherdess / In Dispraise of Whisky (3.22)
  4. The Hills of Perth / Mrs MacDougall (4.59)
  5. Sae Will We Yet (Roud 5611; G/D 3:552) (5.10)

All tracks trad. arr. Jock Tamson's Bainrs except
Track 1a John MacColl;
Track 1b John MacKay;
Track 4 trad., parts 3 & 4 Duncan Johnstone;
Track 6b attributed to Robert Burns arr. Jock Tamson's Bainrs;
Track 9c Niel Gow arr. Jock Tamson's Bainrs;
Track 11 words trad., music Tony Cuffe

> Folk Music > Records > Jock Tamson's Bairns: The Lasses Fashion

Jock Tamson's Bairns: The Lasses Fashion

The Lasses Fashion (Topic 12TS424)

The Lasses Fashion
Jock Tamson's Bairns

Topic Records 12TS424 (LP, UK, 1982)

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Recorded at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland, East Lothian;
Recording engineer Calum Malcolm;
Produced by Jock Tamson's Bairns;
Sleeve design by James Hutcheson;
Back cover photograph by Gus Campbell

Musicians

Ian Hardie: fiddle [1, 4-8, 10], viola [1, 3-5, 9], bass [2, 5, 10], vocals [2, 6];
John Croall: bodhrán [1, 5-7, 10], vocals [2, 9], whistle [4, 6], bones [7, 9];
Jack Evans: guitar [1, 4-7], flute [2], cittern [3, 10], mandolin [5], bass [7], melodeon [9];
Derek Hoy: fiddle [1-10];
Norman Chalmers: concertina [1-5, 7, 10], whistle [1-2, 5-6], piano [9];
Rod Paterson: mandola [1, 5-7, 9], guitar [2-4, 8, 10], vocals [2, 4, 6, 8], cittern [7], trump [9]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Lasses Fashion / Robin / Merry Nicht under the Tummel Brig (3.20)
  2. The Braes o’ Balquhidder (Roud 541; G/D 4:862) (3.08)
  3. Greig’s Strathspey / Miss Wharton Duff (4.20)
  4. When the King Comes O'er the Water (Lady Keith’s Lament) (Roud V42891) (4.55)
  5. The Gates of Edinburgh / O’er Bogie / Mrs Gordon of Uvie (3.00)
  1. Tibbie Fowler (Roud 5504; G/D 8:1691) (3.25)
  2. Strathspey: The Shetland Fiddlers Society / Grant’s Reel / Gladstone’s Reel (3.45)
  3. The Laird o’ Drum (Roud 247; Child 236; G/D 4:835) (5.49)
  4. Kempy Kaye (Roud 32; Child 33; G/D 7:1505) (3.49)
  5. Donald, Willy and His Dog / Peter MacKinnon of Skeabost (3.18)

All tracks trad. arr. Jock Tamson's Bairns except
Track 1b Peter McClements;
Track 5c William Marshall;
Track 7a Ronnie Cooper;
Track 10a Pipe Major Donald Morrison;
Track 10b Dr. John N. MacAskill

> Folk Music > Records > Ian Hardie: A Breath of Fresh Airs

Ian Hardie: A Breath of Fresh Airs

Ian Hardie: A Breath of Fresh Airs (Greentrax CDTRAX001)

A Breath of Fresh Airs
Ian Hardie (11.11.1952-16.10.2012)

Greentrax Recordings TRAX001 (lP, UK, 1986)
Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX001 (CD, UK, April 2012)

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Produced by Ian Hardie;
Recorded by Robin Morton at Temple Studios, near Edinburgh;
Sleeve design and artwork by John Haxby

Musicians

Ian Hardie: fiddle, viola, Scottish smallpipes [3, 5, 7], acoustic bass [4-8, 10], double bass [1, 9];
Jack Evans: guitar [1, 6, 8];
Ian MacFadyen: piano [2, 6, 8, 10];
Patsy Seddon: clarsach [7];
John Croall: bodhrán [9];
Isla St Clair: vocals [11]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Cheviot Blast / The Poetic Milkman jigs / Kelsae Brig reel (4.06)
  2. The Bull Ring / The Omnibus / The Tuneless Clock reels (3.53)
  3. The Junction Pool 6/8 march / The Duke's Dyke strathspey / The Eight Sided Square reel (3.43)
  4. The Damside hornpipe / Bowmont Water / Border Worthies' Burns Club reels (3.37)
  5. Pipe Major Rev. Joe Brown 2/4 march / The Cleek / The Flooded Goat reels (4.14)
  1. Catch-a-Penny Fox jig / The Red Herring / Venchen Circle reels (3.46)
  2. Old Bean Waltz waltz / Hospital Wood 6/8 march / Auchope Cairn reel (4.28)
  3. North to England hornpipe / Hoselaw Chapel strathspey / The Black Hag reel (4.22)
  4. Schoolroom Pipers hornpipe / Yetholm Haugh jig / Tobermory Wedding reel (3.58)
  5. The Late White Swan / The Leg-up jigs / Tanner's Swee / The Hen Hole / Mabon of Torwoodlee reels (4.14)
CD Bonus Track
  1. Isla St Clair and Ian Hardie: Glen Isla / Green Ruby Waltz (4.25)

All tracks composed by ian Hardie except
Track 11a Zeta Sinclair;
Track 11b composed by Ian Hardie on the occasion of June and Ian Green's Ruby Wedding in 1996

> Folk Music > Records > Ian Hardie: A Breath of Fresher Airs

Ian Hardie: A Breath of Fresher Airs

Ian Hardie: A Breath of Fresher Airs (Greentrax CDTRAX049)

A Breath of Fresher Airs
Ian Hardie (11.11.1952-16.10.2012)

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX049 (CD, UK, January 1992)

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Produced by Jack Evans;
Recorded by Terry Small at Findhorn Music, Findhorn, Moray ;
Photograph by Les Hester, Forres;
Sleeve design and artwork by John Haxby

Musicians

Ian Hardie: fiddle, double bass;
George McIntosh: piano, synthesiser;
Duncan MacGillivray: Highland pipes, whistle, moothie;
Jack Evans: guitar;
Viv Hardie: vocals

Tracks

  1. Mrs.Elspeth Hardie / The Goat in a Boat / Fiona's Jig / The New 19th reels (2.16)
  2. Mellerstain House slow air / The Knock of Braemoray strathspey / Andrew James Hardie reel (4.15)
  3. Cawdor Wood march / The Palpitation Reel / Mrs Willie Wastle reels (3.26)
  4. The ‘Compose Yourself’ Waltz waltz / Segs Hornpipe hornpipe / The MacBeaths of Tulloch Castle reels (3.27)
  5. The Invernairn Two-Step (2.11)
  6. Lochindorb slow air / The Lochdhu Waltz waltz (2.30)
  7. March:The Grand Slam - Horseburgh Castle (2.18)
  8. Vivianae slow air / Helsinki Harbour / Lethen Bar / White in the Heather reels (3.56)
  9. The Suitors Waltz / The Bonnie Lass o' Wark / The Lights of Balintore waltzes (3.47)
  10. Liathach slow air (3.36)
  11. Dulsie Bridge reel / The Locked Bucket hornpipe / Shifting Sands reel (3.29)
  12. Esther Stephenson of Embleton slow air (1.54)
  13. Chatterin' Teeth / The Nigg Rigs Jig / The Oystercatcher jigs (3.30)
  14. Drumochter Sun slow air / The Crown Knot reel (3.19)
  15. Snow on the Ben waltz / The Up an' Doon Reel / The Lost Village of Culbin / Tarbat Ness Light reels (3.12)
  16. Drummossie Moor slow air (1.55)

All tracks composed by ian Hardie

> Folk Music > Records > Jock Tamson's Bairns: A' Jock Tamson's Bairns

Jock Tamson's Bairns: A' Jock Tamson's Bairns

 A' Jock Tamson's Bairns (Greentrax CDTRAX112)

A' Jock Tamson's Bairns
Jock Tamson's Bairns

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX112 (CD, UK, 1996)

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Thisis a compilation of all but one track from the above two albums, Jock Tamson's Bairns and The Lasses Fashion.

Musicians

see the above albums

Tracks

From The Lasses FashionFrom Jock Tamson's Bairns
  1. The Lasses Fashion / Robin / Merry Nicht under the Tummel Brig (3.20)
  2. The Braes o’ Balquhidder (Roud 541; G/D 4:862) (3.08)
  3. Greig’s Strathspey / Miss Wharton Duff (4.20)
  4. When the King Comes O'er the Water (Lady Keith’s Lament) (Roud V42891) (4.55)
  5. The Gates of Edinburgh / O’er Bogie / Mrs Gordon of Uvie (3.00)
  6. Tibbie Fowler (Roud 5504; G/D 8:1691) (3.25)
  7. Strathspey: The Shetland Fiddlers Society / Grant’s Reel / Gladstone’s Reel (3.45)
  8. The Laird o’ Drum (Roud 247; Child 236; G/D 4:835) (5.49)
  9. Kempy Kaye (Roud 32; Child 33; G/D 7:1505) (3.49)
  10. Donald, Willy and His Dog / Peter MacKinnon of Skeabost (3.18)
  1. Arthur Bignold of Lochrosque / Hugh MacDonald / Sandy Duff (4.05)
  2. The Birken Tree (Roud 5069; G/D 4:802) (2.45)
  3. The Hieland Soldier / Mullindhu (4.20)
  4. The Skyeman's Jig (3.09)
  5. Jenny Dang the Weaver (Roud 2595; G/D 4:911) (2.30)
  6. Brave Lewis Roy / Wantonness (4.52)
  7. Cathkin Braes (2.35)
  8. Clarke Saunders (Roud 3855; Child 69) (4.23)
  9. Miss Grace Hay's / The Shepherdess / In Dispraise of Whisky (3.22)
  10. The Hills of Perth / Mrs MacDougall (4.59)

> Folk Music > Records > Ian Hardie & Andy Thorburn: The Spider's Web

Ian Hardie & Andy Thorburn: The Spider's Web

Ian Hardie & Andy Thorburn: The Spider's Web (Greentrax CDTRAX152)

The Spider's Web
Ian Hardie & Andy Thorburn

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX152 (CD, UK, April 1998)

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Produced by Jack Evans;
Recorded by Stuart Hamilton at Millenium Studios, Haddington, East Lothian;
Photographs of Ian Hardie and Andy Thorburn by Rebecca Marr;
Frontcover photograph by Rob Atkins, The Image Bank;
Sleeve design and artwork by John Haxby, Art Surgery

Musicians

Ian Hardie: fiddle, viola;
Andy Thorburn: piano, keyboards

Tracks

  1. Tweedledee Reel / Tweedledum Reel / The Open Fence reels (3.31)
  2. My Compiments to the Biochemist air / The Birdsong Reel / The Calfburn Reel reels (4.55)
  3. The Brackla Waltz / The Green Ruby Waltz / Juniper Hill waltzes (4.12)
  4. Jig of the Clan Beag / Hit the Horsebox / The Turn of the Tide / In the Gun Room jigs (4.34)
  5. The Last Farewell air (2.36)
  6. Glenkinchie's Compliments to Lord and Lady MacFarlane of Bearsden strathspey & reel (3.03)
  7. Lime Hill / Carn Glas Coire / The Crow Step Gable strathspeys / The Falls of Altnarie / The Strathfarrar Reel / The Breakdown reels (5.29)
  8. The Camembert Waltz waltz / The Silver Tree / The Stutterer / Rait Castle jigs (4.24)
  9. The Setting Sun air (3.59)
  10. Streens strathspey / The Witch of Auldearn / Dunearn Fort / Just a Small One - I Have to Dance! reels (4.38)
  11. The 31 Steps air & reel / The Unreel air (4.50)
  12. The Gallowhill Reel / The Spider's Web / The Road to Diabaig reels (3.20)
  13. Torgarrow strathspey / Banchor Bridge / The Minor General Reel / The Major General Reel reels (3.41)

All tracks composed by ian Hardie except
Tracks 2a, 4a, 8b Andy Thorburn;
Track 7a Dan R. MacDonald

> Folk Music > Records > Jock Tamson's Bairns: May You Never Lack a Scone

Jock Tamson's Bairns: May You Never Lack a Scone

May You Never Lack a Scone (Greentrax CDTRAX206)

May You Never Lack a Scone
Jock Tamson's Bairns

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX206 (CD, UK, 2001)

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Produced by Jock Tamson's Bairns;
Recorded by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland, East Lothian;
Photograph by Robin Gillanders;
Cover artwork by Michael McVeigh;
Sleeve design by Mad Design

Musicians

Ian Hardie: vocals [1, 3, 7, 9, 13], fiddle [1-13], baritone fiddle [13], fiddlesticks [13], double bass [8], feet [6];
John Croall: vocals [1, 3, 7, 11, 13], bodhrán [1-2, 4, 6, 10, 12], whistle [3, 5, 8, 10], bones [6, 8], feet [6];
Derek Hoy: fiddle [1-4, 6-13], baritone fiddle [5, 11], feet [6];
Norman Chalmers: baritone concertina [1-2, 4, 11], treble concertina [2, 4, 11], concertina [6, 8-10, 12-13], melodeon [7], whistle [2, 4-5, 7, 12-13], mouth organ [3, 13], bass drum [1], percussion [2], bodhrán [13], feet [6];
Rod Paterson: vocals [1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13], guitar [1-5, 8-13], trump [13], bones [6, 13], feet [6]

Tracks

  1. Gude Claret / Wee Hieland Laddie song and march (3.02)
  2. Prince Charlie's March / Joy Gae Wi' My Love / Ho Mo Chaileagan jigs (4.03)
  3. Braes o’ Gleniffer (Roud V5009) (4.21)
  4. Macgregor of Ruara / The King's House retreat marches (4.59)
  5. Bogie's Bonnie Belle (Roud 2155; G/D 7:1396) (4.43)
  6. The Back of the Change House / Miss Girdle / The Bristly Beard / Barney's Balmoral strathspey and reels (3.21)
  7. Woo'd and Married and A' (Roud 7159; G/D 7:1370) (4.03)
  8. Loch Etive Side / South Uist Golf Club / The Country Girl and the Hungarian Fiddler / Mrs Willie Wastle air, strathspey and reels (6.51)
  9. Dusty Miller (Roud 5959) / Wee Willie Gray (Roud V5050) (3.38)
  10. Duncan McNeill's Farewell to Melfort / Boc Liath Nan Gobhar (The Grey Buck) / The Rock and the Wee Pickle Tow marches (4.20)
  11. Johnny Sangster (Roud 2164; G/D 3:407) (3.40)
  12. The Unreel / Les Trois Grands Luthers airs (5.55)
  13. Donal Don (Roud 13125) / Piper's Cave march (3.47)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1a Allan Ramsay;
Track 3 Robert Tannahill;
Track 7 Alexander Ross;
Track 8b Lachlan MacCormick;
Tracks 8c, 12a Ian Hardie;
Track 9ab Robert Burns;
Track 10a Captain N. A. McNeill;
Track 11 William Scott;
Track 12b James Scott Skinner

> Folk Music > Records > Jock Tamson's Bairns: Rare

Jock Tamson's Bairns: Rare

Rare (Greentrax CDTRAX266)

Rare
Jock Tamson's Bairns

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX266 (CD, UK, 2005)

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Produced by Jock Tamson's Bairns;
Recorded by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland, East Lothian;
Photos by Mario Gulisano and Catriona Rioch;
Cover artwork from painting “A9, Night” by Kate Downie;
Layout by John Slavin at DesignFolk

Musicians

Ian Hardie: vocals [1, 5, 8, 10, 12], fiddle [1-12], double bass [2-4, 7, 9-10];
John Croall: lead vocals [3, 8, 10, 12], vocals [1, 5], bodhrán [1-10], whistle [4, 11-12], bones [7];
Derek Hoy: fiddle [2-11], baritone fiddle [1, 4, 9, 12];
Norman Chalmers: jew's harp [1], concertina [2, 4-7, 9, 11], whistle [7-9, 11], low whistle [4], harmonica [10, 12], triangle [10];
Rod Paterson: lead vocals [1, 5, 12], vocals [8, 10], guitar [1-12], jew's harp [2, 10]

Tracks

  1. Blythe, Blythe and Merry Was She (Roud 6123) (3.30)
  2. Scotch Cap (Edinburgh Castle) slow air / The Faerie Boys of Leith march / The New Way to Edinburgh (Women's Work Will Never Done) reel / The Leith Scots Measure (5.38)
  3. Fause Knicht on the Road (Roud 20; Child 3) (3.04)
  4. Coire Mhic Fhearchair (McFarquhar's Corrie) slow air / The Fishertown Jig / The Iona Hop jigs / The Iona Shuffle reel (5.40)
  5. The Bonnie Earl o' Moray (Roud 334; Child 181) (4.55)
  6. The Mull Waltz waltz / Castle Stalker march (4.16)
  7. Da Grocer / Pottinger’s Compliments to Ronnie Cooper / The Marquis of Huntly’s Reel reels (4.12)
  8. Aye Waukin' O (Roud 6749, V16870; G/D 5:933) (4.27)
  9. The Grave of the Unknown Clansman slow air / The Highlands of Banffshire / Trip to Skye strathspeys / Logie Bridge reel (5.44)
  10. The Soor Milk Cairt (Roud 6336; G/D 5:956) (4.08)
  11. Baba Mo Leanabh (Baba My Baby) air (3.25)
  12. The Bogend Hairst (Roud 3090; G/D 3:348) (3.50)

All tracks trad. arr. Jock Tamson's Bairns except
Tracks 4abcd, 9ad Ian Hardie;
Track 7a Tom Anderson;
Track 7b John Pottinger;
Track 7c William Marshall;
Track 8 trad. attr. Robert Burns;
Track 10 Tom Johnston

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Other records with Ian Hardie and/or Jock Tamson's Bairns

Music & Song of Scotland (Greentrax CDGMP8017) Various Artists, Music & Song of Scotland, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX030, 1989; CD, Greentrax CDGMP8017, June 2021

Isla St Clair: Scenes of Scotland (Greentrax CDTRAX119) Isla St Clair, Scenes of Scotland, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX119, 1996

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