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John Burgess: King of Highland Pipers

John Burgess: King of Highland Pipers (Topic 12T199)

King of Highland Pipers
John Burgess (1934-2005)

Topic Records 12T199 (LP, UK, 1969)

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Recorded at the City of London Studios in 1969;
Produced by A.L. Lloyd;
Notes by Morag MacLeod and A.L. Lloyd

Musicians

John Burgess, Highland pipes

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Baldoozer / Center's Bonnet / Cork Hill / John McDonald's Jig jigs (3.37)
  2. Loch Monar air (2.02)
  3. Inveran / The Ewe wi' the Crookit Horn / The Rejected Suitor march, strathspey & reel (3.26)
  4. Donald MacLean / Paddy's Leather Breeches jigs (2.45)
  5. The Desperate Battle of the Birds pibroch (10.40)

All tracks trad. except
Track 8a Ferguson / Morrison;
Track 8b MacPherson / Wilson;
Track 10c James MacMillan Tait

  1. The Old Wife's Dance / The Kitchen Maid / The Irish Washerwoman jigs (2.44)
  2. The Wandering Piper air (2.10)
  3. Parker's Welcome to Perthshire / Achany Glen marches (3.28)
  4. The Duchess of Edinburgh / Thick Lies the Mist on Yonder Hill / Rose Among the Heather / The High Road to Linton march, strathspeys & reel (3.59)
  5. The Pretty Apron / The Highland Lassie Going to the Fair / The Ladies from Hell / Delvin Side marches (3.35)
  6. Hearken, My Love air
  7. John MacCall's March to Kilbowie Cottage / Athole Cummers / Thomson's Dirk march, strathspey & reel

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John Burgess: The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 1

John Burgess: The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 1 (Topic 12TS291)

The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 1
John Burgess (1934-2005)

Topic Records 12TS291 (LP, UK, 1976)

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Recorded by Nic Kinsey at Livingston Studios, Barnet, February 1976;
Produced by Tony Engle;
Notes by Seumas MacNeill;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle

Musicians

John Burgess, Highland pipes

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Bundle and Go / Over the Water to Charlie / Campbeltown Loch / Joy Go With My Love / Traigh Gruinard / Morag 6/8 marches (4.18)
  2. Bonnie Argyl slow air (2.26)
  3. The Stirlingshire Militia 2/4 march (1.47)
  4. The Taking of Beaumont Hamel / Pipe Major John MacDonald's Welcome to South Uist / Delvinside / John Morrison of Assynt House march, strathspey & reel (5.31)
  5. Salute on the Birth of Rory Mor MacLeod pibroch (6.45)

All tracks trad. or unknown except
Track 3 H.S. MacKay;
Track 4a J. MacLellan;
Track 4b D. MacMillan;
Track 4d P.R. MacLeod;
Track 6a MacDonald;
Tracks 6c, 9c G.S. MacLellan;
Tracks 7a, William Ross;
Tracks 8c, 10a Donald MacLeod;
Track 8d J. MacKay;
Tracks 8e,h John Burgess;
Track 9a Honeyman;
Track 10b D. Johnstone

  1. Colonel Robertson / The 72th Highlanders' Farewell to Edinburgh / Major John MacLennan 6/8 marches (3.18)
  2. Leaving Ardtornish / The Geese in the Bog slow air & jig (3.10)
  3. The Swallowtailed Coat / The Mallow Men / Pipe Major George S. Allan / Jockey on the Braes of Abernethy / Wee Alex - Fort William / Paddy Kelly's Stump / The Boys of Bluehill / The Ballachulish Walkabout hornpipes (6.39)
  4. Lord Alexander Kennedy / Tullach Gorum / Mrs MacPherson of Inveran march, strathspey & reel (4.32)
  5. Duncan Johnstone / Farewell to Nigg hornpipe & retreat march (3.50)

> Folk Music > Records > John Burgess: The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 2

John Burgess: The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 2

John Burgess: The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 2 (Topic 12TS326)

The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 2
John Burgess (1934-2005)

Topic Records 12TS326 (LP, UK, 1977)
Topic Records TSDL326 (digtal download, UK, July 2013)

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Recorded by Nic Kinsey at Livingston Studios, Barnet, December 1976;
Produced by Tony Engle;
Notes by Seumas MacNeill;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle

Musicians

John Burgess, Highland pipes

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Knightswood Ceilidh / Father John MacMillan of Barra 2/4 marches (2.42)
  2. Leaving Loch Boisdale / The Angler’s Lament slow air (4.10)
  3. Seumas MacNeill / John D. Burgess 6/8 marches (3.05)
  4. Johnnie Ross, Craigard / Captain Lachlan MacPhail of Tiree strathspey & reel (1.49)
  5. Daphne Shephard / The Herring Wife jigs (2.02)
  6. The Lament for Duncan MacRae of Kintail piobaireachd (9.09)
  1. John MacFadyen of Melfort / Willie MacLean / Jeannie Carruthers / The Conundrum 2/4 marches (7.11)
  2. Lady Loudon / The Rejected Suitor strathspey & reel (1.53)
  3. The Lament for Mary MacLeod piobaireachd (16.05)
  4. The Mason’s Apron hornpipe (1.57)

Tracks 1a, 3a, 7bd P.R. MacLeod;
Track 1b MacDonald;
Track 2a Wilson;
Track 2b MacLean, Lewis;
Track 3b Cockburn;
Track 4a Burgess;
Track 4b MacFarquahar;
Track 5a Scott;
Tracks 5b, 6, 8, 10 trad.;tbr /> Tracks 7ac MacColl;
Track 9 Patrick Og MacCrimmon

> Folk Music > Records > John Burgess: The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 3

John Burgess: The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 3

John Burgess: The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 3 (Topic 12TS393)

The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 3
John Burgess (1934-2005)

Topic Records 12TS393 (LP, UK, 1980)

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Recorded at Livingston Studios, London by Nic Kinsey and at Castlesound Studios, Edinburgh by Calum Malcolm;
Produced by Tony Engle;
Notes by Seumas MacNeill;
Photography by A. Zamrej;
Design by Tony Engle

Musicians

John Burgess, Highland pipes

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Alexandria Place / The Banks of the Farrar 6/8 marches (3.05)
  2. Struan Robertson / Broadford Bay strathspey and reel (1.44)
  3. Mrs William Ross / Corriechoillie Blend 2/4 marches (3.25)
  4. Irish Slow Air / The Little House Under the Hill slow air and jig (3.44)
  5. Too Long in this Condition pibroch (9.04)
  1. The Pap of Glencoe / Campbell of Southall / The Braes of Castle Grant 2/4 marches (5.28)
  2. Malcolm Macpherson Lullaby slow air (2.02)
  3. The Piper’s Bonnet / The Grey Bob strathspey and reel (1.46)
  4. The Lament for Sir James / MacDonald of the Isles pibroch (10.08)
  5. The Heroes of St. Valerie / Pipe Major Donald McCloud retreat marches (4.01)

Track 1a D. MacFarlane;
Track 1b Ross;
Tracks 2a, 4, 6c, 7-9 trad.;
Track 2b W. Frazer;
Track 3a J.A. Gordon;
Track 3b J. MacColl;
Track 5 MacCrimmon;
Track 6a W. Laurie;
Track 6b John MacClellan;
Track 10a Pipe Major Donald Maclean Lewis;
Track 10b William Barrie

> Folk Music > Records > John Burgess: King of the Highland Pipers

John Burgess: King of the Highland Pipers

John Burgess: King of the Highland Pipers (Topic TSCD466)

King of the Highland Pipers
John Burgess (1934-2005)

Topic Records TSCD466 (CD, UK, 1993)

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This collection is a (shortened) compilation of two Topic albums of John Burgess, released in 1969 and 1976.

Musicians

John Burgess, Highland pipes

Tracks

From The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 1

  1. Bundle and Go / Over the Water to Charlie / Campbeltown Loch / Joy Go With My Love / Traigh Gruinard / Morag 6/8 marches (4.18)
  2. Bonnie Argyl slow air (2.26)
  3. Salute on the Birth of Rory Mor MacLeod pibroch (6.45)
  4. Colonel Robertson / The 72th Highlanders' Farewell to Edinburgh / Major John MacLennan 6/8 marches (3.18)
  5. Leaving Ardtornish / The Geese in the Bog slow air & jig (3.10)
  6. The Swallowtailed Coat / The Mallow Men / Pipe Major George S. Allan / Jockey on the Braes of Abernethy / Wee Alex - Fort William / Paddy Kelly's Stump / The Boys of Bluehill / The Ballachulish Walkabout hornpipes (6.39)
  7. Lord Alexander Kennedy / Tullach Gorum / Mrs MacPherson of Inveran march, strathspey & reel (4.32)
  8. Duncan Johnstone / Farewell to Nigg hornpipe & retreat march (3.50)

From King of Highland Pipers

  1. The Baldoozer / Center's Bonnet / Cork Hill / John McDonald's Jig jigs (3.37)
  2. Loch Monar air (2.02)
  3. Inveran / The Ewe wi' the Crookit Horn / The Rejected Suitor march, strathspey & reel (3.26)
  4. Donald MacLean / Paddy's Leather Breeches jigs (2.45)
  5. The Desperate Battle of the Birds pibroch (10.40)
  6. The Old Wife's Dance / The Kitchen Maid / The Irish Washerwoman jigs (2.44)
  7. The Wandering Piper air (2.10)
  8. Parker's Welcome to Perthshire / Achany Glen marches (3.28)
  9. The Duchess of Edinburgh / Thick Lies the Mist on Yonder Hill / Rose Among the Heather / The High Road to Linton march, strathspeys & reel (3.59)
  10. The Pretty Apron / The Highland Lassie Going to the Fair / The Ladies from Hell / Delvin Side marches (3.35)

All tracks trad. except
Track 4a MacDonald;
Tracks 5a, 10 William Ross;
Tracks 6c, 8a Donald MacLeod;
Track 16a Ferguson / Morrison;
Track 16b MacPherson / Wilson;
Track 18c James MacMillan Tait