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Free and Easy

Kevin Mitchell: Free and Easy (Topic 12TS314)

Free and Easy
Irish Traditional Songs and Ballads
Kevin Mitchell

Topic Records 12TS314 (LP, UK, 1977)
Topic Records TSDL314 (digital download, UK, February 2013)

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Recorded by Calum Malcolm at Castlesound Studios, Edinburgh, September 1976;
Produced by Robin Morton;
Notes by John Moulden;
Photography by Ian Ruthven;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle

Musicians

Kevin Mitchell, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Free and Easy (Roud 1084) (3.53)
  2. The Lurgy Streams (4.17)
  3. The Mickey Dam (2.20)
  4. Nancy Bell (Roud 5289) (4.20)
  5. The Boys of Mullaghbawn (Roud 2362) (3.13)
  6. Going to Mass Last Sunday (Roud 454; G/D 6:1192; Henry H625) (4.16)
  1. The Magherafelt May Fair (Roud 366; G/D 7:1424; Henry H748) (3.14)
  2. The Light Horse (Roud 3027; Henry H586) (4.38)
  3. The Moorlough Shore (Roud 2946; Henry H34b, H27a) (3.37)
  4. Two Strings on a Bow (Roud 747) (2.08)
  5. Sean O’Duibhir (Sean O Dwyer) (4.30)
  6. The Oul’ Grey Man (Roud 362; G/D 4:815) (3.59)

All tracks trad. arr. Kevin Mitchell

> Folk Music > Records > Kevin Mitchell: I Sang That Sweet Refrain

Kevin Mitchell: I Sang That Sweet Refrain

Kevin Mitchell: I Sang That Sweet Refrain (Greentrax CDTRAX 108)

I Sang That Sweet Refrain
Kevin Mitchell

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX 108 (CD, UK, March 1996)

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Recorded at Pier House Studios by Peter Haigh;
Mixed by Peter Haigh and Kevin Mitchell;
Front cover painting by Jan Miller;
Sleeve notes by Adam McNaughtan

Musicians

Kevin Mitchell, vocals;
Brian Miller, guitar, mandolin [1, 4, 9, 13, 16];
Charlie Soane, fiddle [1, 4, 9, 13, 16]

Tracks

  1. Paddy in Glasgow (Roud 5859) (3.05)
  2. The Maid of Ballydoo (Roud 3477) (2.34)
  3. Granuaile (Roud 3034) (5.03)
  4. The Banks of Brandywine (Roud 1970; Laws H28) (4.15)
  5. The Red-Haired Man's Wife (Roud 3046) (4.53)
  6. Inishfree (Roud 8218) (3.58)
  7. The Rangy Ribs I Bought From Micky Doo (5.37)
  8. The Blue Tar Road (3.46)
  9. Paudeen Roe (3.07)
  10. False Lover John (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225; Henry H163) (6.06)
  11. The Fanad Mare (1.50)
  12. The Mantle So Green (Roud 714; Laws N38; G/D 5:1033; Henry H76) (6.06)
  13. The Flower of Corby's Mill (Roud 2928; Henry H612) (2.55)
  14. Gosforth's Fair Demesne (Roud 5176) (3.32)
  15. The Granemore Hare (Roud 2883) (3.43)
  16. Johnnie Gallagher (Roud 920; G/D 1:80; Henry S574) (5.02)

All tracks trad. except
Track 7 B. McGinnis;
Track 8 Liam Weldon;
Track 15 O. McMahon;
Tracks 1, 4, 9, 13, 16 trad. arr. Brian Miller, Charlie Soane

> Folk Music > Records > Kevin and Ellen Mitchell: Have a Drop Mair

Kevin and Ellen Mitchell: Have a Drop Mair

Kevin and Ellen Mitchell: Have a Drop Mair (Musical Traditions MTCD315-6)

Have a Drop Mair
Kevin and Ellen Mitchell

Musical Traditions Records MTCD315-6 (2 CD, UK, 2001)

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Recorded by Rod Stradling at his house in Stroud, Gloucestershire, on March 18-19, 2000 and at Kevin and Ellen Mitchell's house in Partick, Glasgow, on September 28, 2001;

Musical Traditions booklet notes by Kevin and Ellen Mitchell and Rod Stradling

Musicians

Kevin Mitchell, vocals [1, 3, 5, 7, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20-21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, 36, 39];
Ellen Mitchell, vocals [2, 4, 6, 8-9, 11-12, 14, 16, 18-19, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34-35, 37-38]

Tracks

CD 1CD 2
  1. False Lover John (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225; Henry H163) (5.46)
  2. Feein Day (Roud 2516; G/D 4:883) (3.41)
  3. The Hills of Glen Swilly (Roud 5087) (3.56)
  4. Far O'er the Forth (Roud 3360) (3.36)
  5. Miss Mouse’s Ball (Roud 16903) (1.51)
  6. Wae’s Me for Prince Chairlie (Roud 16902) (3.57)
  7. The Wind That Shakes the Barley (Roud 2994) (3.32)
  8. An Old Maid in a Garrett (Roud 802; G/D 7:1378; Henry H138) (2.52)
  9. Border Widow's Lament (Roud 199; Child 106; G/D 1:163) (3.20)
  10. The Boston Burglar (Roud 261; Laws L16A/N) (3.29)
  11. Lady Mary Ann (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (2.09)
  12. Clyde's Water (Roud 91; Child 216; G/D 6:1231) (6.11)
  13. Seán Ó Duibhir a’Ghleanna (Roud 16907) (4.36)
  14. Queen Among the Heather (Roud 375; G/D 5:962; Henry H177) (4.07)
  15. Old Ardboe (Roud 2984; Henry H505) (3.57)
  16. Johnston and the Young Colonel (Roud 56; Child 88; G/D 8:1929) (6.11)
  17. The Creggan White Hare (Roud 9633) (4.51)
  18. As I Cam In By Yon Castle Wall (Roud 16906) (2.43)
  19. The Lea-Rig (Roud 8516) (2.40)
  20. Have a Drop Mair (Roud 6033; G/D 3:557) (2.57)
  1. Sarah Jane (Roud 16904) (4.39)
  2. Young Emsley (Roud 182; Laws M34; G/D 2:189; Henry H113) (3.56)
  3. Dobbin’s Flowery Vale (Roud 999; Laws O29; Henry H85) (4.40)
  4. The Echo Mocks the Corncrake (Roud 2736; G/D 5:945; Henry H18b) (2.28)
  5. The Shamrock Shore (Roud 1419; Henry H192) (5.33)
  6. Willie's Fatal Visit (Roud 244; Child 255) (3.40)
  7. The Bold Rogue (Roud 5132) (2.44)
  8. Mary Mild (Roud 79; Child 173; G/D 2:195) (3.09)
  9. Erin’s Farewell (Roud 16905) (3.53)
  10. It Was Aa for Oor Rightfu' King (Roud 5789) (2.58)
  11. Captain Coulston (Roud 1695; Henry H562) (5.10)
  12. I Must Away, Love (Roud 22568; G/D 4:783) (3.47)
  13. The Wheels of the World (Roud 16901) (3.39)
  14. The Birken Tree (Roud 5069; G/D 4:802) (2.44)
  15. The Braes o’ Stra’blane (Roud 1096; G/D 6:1132) (5.02)
  16. O'Reilly from the County Cavan (Roud 267; Laws N37; Henry H826) (4.12)
  17. The Calton Weaver (Roud 883; G/D 3:603; Henry H745) (2.57)
  18. Twa Brithers (Roud 38; Child 49) (6.11)
  19. The Royal Blackbird (Roud 2375) (5.28)

> Folk Music > Records > Ellen Mitchell: On Yonder Lea

Ellen Mitchell: On Yonder Lea

Ellen Mitchell: On Yonder Lea (Tradition Bearers LTCD1008)

On Yonder Lea
Ellen Mitchell

The Tradition Bearers LTCD1008 (CD, UK, October 2002)

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Recorded by Tom Spiers;
Front cover shot by Ellen Mitchell;
Photograph of Ellen by Pete Heywood;
Sleeve design by John Slavin

Musicians

Ellen Mitchell, vocals;
Jack Beck, guitar, vocals;
Tom Spiers, viola, fiddle

Tracks

  1. Willie Brewed a Peck o' Maut (Roud V5060) (2.42)
  2. Clyde's Waters (Roud 91; Child 216; G/D 6:1231) (7.08)
  3. Bonny Boy (Roud 293; G/D 6:1141; Henry H215) (3.12)
  4. Mary Mild (Roud 79; Child 173; G/D 2:195) (3.15)
  5. The Ewe Bughts (6.27)
  6. The Feein' Time (Roud 2516; G/D 4:883) (3.37)
  7. Wae's Me for Prince Charlie (Roud 16902) (4.28)
  8. Far O'er the Forth (Roud 3360) (3.44)
  9. Lady Mary Anne (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (2.14)
  10. Rue and Thyme (Roud 858; G/D 1:52, 6:1139) (4.55)
  11. The Birken Tree (Roud 5069; G/D 4:802) (2.50)
  12. Aince Upon a Time (Roud 3361; G/D 7:1399) (2.00)
  13. The Twa Brithers (Roud 38; Child 49) (7.20)
  14. O Wert Thou in the Cauld Blast (Roud V18272) (2.56)

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Other records with Kevin and/or Ellen Mitchell

Various Artists, Folk Festival: A Celebration of Music Recorded at the Sidmouth International Festival, 2 CD, Gott Disks GOTTBOX 011, 2004

Various Artists, Some Rants o' Fun (Old Songs & Bothy Ballads Volume 3), CD, Autumn Harvest AH 004, 2007

Various Artists, Grand to Be a Working Man (Old Songs & Bothy Ballads Volume 5), CD, Autumn Harvest AH 007, 2009

Various, 101 Scottish Songs: The Wee Red Book 3, DVD, TMSA DVD103, 2018