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Shores of the Forth

John Watt and Davey Stewart: Shores of the Forth (Springthyme SPR 1002)

Shores of the Forth
John Watt and Davey Stewart
with The Beggar's Mantle Ceilidh Band

Springthyme Records SPR/SPRC/SPRCD 1002 (LP/cass./CD, UK, 1976)

John Watt and Davey Stewart: Shores of the Forth (Springthyme SPRC 1002)

Recorded and produced by Peter Shepheard;
Recorded on February 13-15,1976 at Balcanquhal Farm Cottage, Gateside Fife;
Mixed by Ian Sinclair at GRF Studios, Glasgow;
Sleeve notes by John Watt;
Cover photo taken at Pittenweem by Kenny Thompson;
Artwork by Lynn Sheridan

Musicians

John Watt, vocals [3, 5, 7, 9, 11-12, 15-16];
Davey Graham, vocals [2a, 4, 8-9, 11, 13, 16]

The Beggar's Mantle Ceilidh Band [1, 2b, 6, 9-10, 14, 16]:
Jock Ritchie, fiddle;
Jock Mullen, accordion;
Brian Miller, guitar, mandolin;
Robin McKidd, guitar, bass

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Lochaber Gathering / Tam Bain's Lum marches (3.25)
  2. Shores of the Forth / The Fisher's Hoenpipe (3.45)
  3. Dunfermline Linen (1.10)
  4. Pittenweem Jo (2.12)
  5. My Wee Dog (0.38)
  6. Dundee City Police Pipe Band / Hills of Glenorchy marches (1.58)
  7. The Eyemouth Disaster / The Boatie Rows (3.20)
  8. Annabelle Rosabella (2.07)
  9. The Kelty Clippie (3.21)
  1. Barbara Donnachie / Coolie's Reel / The Ash Plant / The Corner House reels (2.47)
  2. Anthony Reilly / Eany Meany / Schooldays Over / (4.40)
  3. Bobby Muldoon (2.26)
  4. The Poachers (3.30)
  5. The New Toon Hall / There Cam a Young Man / The Goby O / Rosin the Beau jigs (2.15)
  6. Farewell tae the Ferries (2.18)
  7. Fife's Got Everything / Blue Skies (3.18)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1a G.S. MacLennan;
Track 1b D.S. Ramsay;
Track 2a Matt Armour;
Tracks 4-5, 7a, 9, 12, 16, 17a John Watt;
Track 6a Jimmy Shand;
Tracks 7b, 10d, 14d trad. arr. Jock Ritchie;
Track 8 Donovan Leitch, John Watt;
Tracks 10a, 14a Jock Ritchie;
Track 11a Archie Fisher, Ivan Frieman;
Track 11c Ewan MacColl;
Track 13 trad. arr. Davey Stewart;
Track 17b Irving Berlin

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John Watt: Heroes

John Watt: Heroes (Tradition Bearers LTCD3001)

Heroes
John Watt

The Tradition Bearers LTCD3001 (CD, UK, 2000)

Produced by Rab Noakes;
Recorded by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studio, Pencaitland;
Mixed by Geoff Allan at Ca Va 2, Glasgow;
Mastered by Robin Rankin

Musicians

John Watt, vocals;
Jack Beck, guitar, backing vocals;
Pete Clark, fiddles;
Erik Knussen, double bass;
Colin Macfarlane, guitar, dobro, mandolin, banjomandoin, percussion;
Rab Noakes, guitar, backing vocals;
Neil Paterson, smallpipes, whistle;
David Vernon, accordion;
Fraser Speirs, harmonica;
Ken Muir, clarinet;
Archie MacPherson, football commentary

Tracks

  1. The Day That Bill Cody Played the Auld Green Toon (2.08)
  2. Big Neil (3.08)
  3. Pittenweem Jo (2.46)
  4. Charlie Dickson (2.52)
  5. Herzogin Cecile (4.18)
  6. Kentucky Saturdy Night (3.16)
  7. It's Fine to Keep in wi' the Gaffer / Bonnie Dundee (2.46)
  8. Ode to Joe Corrie (3.37)
  9. I Don't Like Dundee (3.12)
  10. The Kelty Clippie (3.05)
  11. John Thompson / Flowers o' the Forest (5.02)
  12. Set of Tunes: Inverkeithing Bay / The Kingdom of Fife / The New Brig (3.40)
  13. Jocky's Incredible Flight (2.30)
  14. Owt for Nowt / Avanti Popolo (3.30)
  15. Now Snow Falls Today (3.50)
  16. Wild West Show (4.17)
  17. Sweet Sue (2.27)

All tracks written by John Watt except
Track 7 Joe Corrie;
Track 12a-c Jock Ritchie;
Track 17 Victor Young, Will Harris