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Princess of the Thistle

Lizzie Higgins: Princess of the Thistle (Topic 12T185)

Princess of the Thistle
Scots Songs and Ballads
Lizzie Higgins (1929-1993)

Topic Records 12T185 (LP, UK, 1969)
Springthyme Records SPRC 1021 (cass., UK, 198x)
Topic Records TSDL185 (digital download, UK, January 2010)

Lizzie Higgins: Princess of the Thistle (Springthyme SPRC 1021)
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Recorded by Bill Leader in his own home, Camden Town, London, January 5, 1968;
Notes by Peter Hall;
Photograph by Brian Shuel

Musicians

Lizzie Higgins, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Wha’s at the Windy (Roud 2590) (2.10)
  2. Lovely Molly (Roud 1446; Henry H780) (4.06)
  3. The Fair of Balnafannon (Roud 2894; G/D 4:873) (2.27)
  4. Young Emsley (Roud 182; Laws M34; G/D 2:189; Henry H113) (4.14)
  5. Bonny Udny (Roud 3450; G/D 6:1089) (4.00)
  6. Far Over the Forth (Roud 3360) (3.40)
  1. The Laird o' the Dainty Doonby (Roud 864; G/D 7:1488) (2.55)
  2. The Seasons (Roud 16929) (1.23)
  3. Davie Faa (Roud 118; Child 279; G/D 2:274) (4.15)
  4. The Banks of Red Roses (Roud 603; G/D 7:1444) (1.29)
  5. The Maid of Glenshee (Roud 292; Laws O6; G/D 5:953; Henry H590) (5.20)
  6. The College Boy (Young Craigston) (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (3.21)

> Folk Music > Records > Lizzie Higgins: Up and Awa' Wi' the Laverock

Up and Awa' Wi' the Laverock

Lizzie Higgins: Up and Awa' Wi' the Laverock (Topic 12TS260)

Up and Awa' Wi' the Laverock
Lizzie Higgins (1929-1993)

Topic Records 12TS260 (LP, UK, 1975)

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Recorded by Tony Engle in Lizzie Higgins' home, Aberdeen, January 1975;
Notes by Peter Hall;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle;
Photographs by Peter Hall and Popperphoto

Musicians

Lizzie Higgins, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Up and Awa' Wi' the Laverock (Roud 5133)
  2. Lord Lovat (Roud 48; Child 75; G/D 6:1232)
  3. Soo Sewin' Silk (Roud 473; G/D 8:1703)
  4. Lady Mary Ann (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (1.49)
  5. MacDonald of Glencoe (Roud 515; Laws N39; G/D 5:1044; Henry H655)
  1. The Forester (Roud 67; Child 110; G/D 7:1465 UAL) (3.13)
  2. Tammy Toddles (Roud 2497)
  3. Aul' Roguie Gray (Roud 5132)
  4. The Twa Brothers (Roud 38; Child 49)
  5. The Cruel Mother (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193 UAL) (2.26)
  6. The Lassie Gathering Nuts (Roud 5131)

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What a Voice

Lizzie Higgins: What a Voice (Lismor LIFL 7004)

What a Voice
Pipe Tunes, Folk Songs and Balladry
Lizzie Higgins (1929-1993)

Lismor LIFL 7004 (LP, UK, 1985)

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Produced by Bob McDowall at Northsound Studio;
Photograph by Mike Craig;
Graphics by Donnie George

Musicians

Lizzie Higgins, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. What a Voice, What a Voice (Roud 495) (5.50)
  2. Willie's Ghost (Roud 5136) (3.52)
  3. MacPhee (0.58)
  4. Glenlogie (Roud 101; Child 238; G/D 5:973) (8.17)
  5. Tammy Toddles (Roud 2497) (1.17)
  6. An Old Maid in a Garrett (Roud 802; G/D 7:1378; Henry H138) (3.13)
  1. Tak' the Buckles fae Your Shin (Roud 4846) (2.16)
  2. MacCrimmon’s Lament (Roud 5134) (6.51)
  3. Cindy (Roud 836) (1.59)
  4. A Beggar, A Beggar (Roud 5135) (3.02)
  5. Alison Cross (Roud 3212; Child 35) (6.42)
  6. Mankind (1.53)
MP3 Download Bonus Tracks
  1. Flower of Northumberland (Roud 25; Child 9; G/D 6:1149) (10.44)
  2. The Gaslight Glitters (1.49)
  3. Jock Stewart (Roud 975) (4.00)
  4. Little Motor Car (0.38)
  5. Beggar Man Dressed in Green (7.11)
  6. The Pawn Shop (0.56)
  7. Jimmy Raeburn (Roud 600; G/D 8:1535; Henry H151) (3.54)
  8. The Golden Victory (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37) (4.14)

All tracks trad. arr. Lizzie Higgins except
Track 12 Lizzie Higgins

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In Memory of Lizzie Higgins

Lizzie Higgins: In Memory of Lizzie Higgins (Musical Traditions MTCD337/8)

In Memory of Lizzie Higgins
Lizzie Higgins (1929-1993)

Musical Traditions Records MTCD337/8 (2 CD, UK, 2006)

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Musical Traditions booklet notes by Rod Stradling

Musicians

Lizzie Higgins, vocals

Tracks

CD 1CD 2
  1. Three Gypsies (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124) (5.14)
  2. Johnny My Man (Roud 845; G/D 3:587; Henry H807) (3.01)
  3. Bonny Udny (Roud 3450; G/D 6:1089) (5.21)
  4. The Banks of Red Roses (Roud 603; G/D 7:1444) (1.31)
  5. Proud Lady Margaret (Roud 37; Child 47; G/D 2:336) (14.32)
  6. Tammie Toddles (Roud 2497) (1.08)
  7. The Beggarman (The Gaberlunzie Man) (Roud 118; Child 280 + 279 App; G/D 2:274/5) (3.33)
  8. Adieu to Bogieside (Roud 4593; G/D 8:1517) (3.05)
  9. The College Boy (Young Craigston) (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (5.29)
  10. Sandy is a Sailor (Roud 12924) (1.32)
  11. Twa Brothers (Roud 38; Child 49) (9.01)
  12. The Dottered Auld Carle (Roud 362; G/D 4:815) (5.06)
  13. The Deein Plooboy (The Term) (Roud 2514; G/D 3:700) (3.11)
  14. The Maid of Glenshee (Roud 292; Laws O6; G/D 5:953; Henry H590) (3.17)
  15. The Forester (Roud 67; Child 110; G/D 7:1465 UAL) (3.10)
  16. She's Only My Old Shoes (The False Bride) (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (6.00)
  1. Alison Gross (Roud 3212; Child 35) (5.49)
  2. Auld Roguie Grey (Roud 5132) (1.37)
  3. The Lassie Gatherin Nuts (Roud 5131) (4.15)
  4. Lord Lovat (Roud 48; Child 75; G/D 6:1232) (5.55)
  5. Macaphee Turn the Cattle (Roud 20741) (0.51)
  6. MacCrimmon’s Lament (Cumha Mhic Criomain) (Roud 5134) (8.16)
  7. The Cruel Mother (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193 UAL) (2.54)
  8. Soo Sewin' Silk (Roud 473; G/D 8:1703) (1.15)
  9. What a Voice (I Wish, I Wish) (Roud 495) (6.19)
  10. The Muir o Culloden (Roud 3777; G/D 1:127) (3.02)
  11. Up and Awa wi the Laverock (Roud 5133) (1.32)
  12. The Butcher Boy (Roud 263; Laws P35; G/D 2:200) (6.09)
  13. London Lights (Roud 18815) (3.56)
  14. My Son David (Roud 200; Child 13) (5.48)
  15. Betsy Bell (Roud 5211) (1.12)
  16. MacDonald of Glencoe (Roud 515; Laws N39; G/D 5:1044; Henry H655) (10.14)
  17. Johnny Sangster (Roud 2164; G/D 3:407) (3.41)
  18. Young Emsley (Roud 182; Laws M34; G/D 2:189; Henry H113) (5.42)

Tracks 1, 22 recorded by Peter Cooke and Ailie Munro, Aberdeen, 1970;
Tracks 2, 4-6, 8, 10, 14-15, 18, 20, 24, 32 recorded by Peter Hall, 1970s;
Tracks 3, 28, 30, 34 recorded by Ailie Munro, Aberdeen, 1970;
Tracks 7, 11-12, 17, 21, 25 recorded by Peter Hall at the Jeannie Robertson Memorial Concert, 1977;
Tracks 9, 23, 27 recorded by Peter Hall at the Aberdeen Folk Festival, 1973;
Track 13, 33 recorded by Vic Smith at the Royal Oak Folk Club, Lewes, 21.3.1973;
Tracks 16, 29, 31 recorded by Rod Stradling at the King's Head Folk Club, Islington, 11.3.1970;
Tracks 19, 26 recorded by Tom Spiers, mid 1970s

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Jeannie Robertson, Scottish Ballads and Folk Songs, LP, Prestige INT 13006, 1960

Various Artists, The Travelling Stewarts, LP, Topic 12T179, 1968

Various Artists, Folksongs & Music from the Berryfields of Blair, LP, Prestige INT 25016, 196x

Various Artists, Back o' Benachie: Songs and Ballads from the Lowland East of Scotland, LP, Topic 12T180, 1968

Jean Readpath with guests, Ballad Folk, LP, BBC REC 293, 1977

Various Artists, The Muckle Sangs (Scottish Tradition 5), LP, Tangent TNGM 119, 1975, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 9005, 1992

Various Artists, Scottish Voices, CD, Topic TSCD703, 1996

Various Artists, My Ship Shall Sail the Ocean (The Voice of the People Vol. 2), CD, Topic TSCD652, 1998

Various Artists, O'er His Grave the Grass Grew Green (The Voice of the People Vol. 3), CD, Topic TSCD653, 1998

Various Artists, Come All My Lads That Follow the Plough (The Voice of the People Vol. 5), CD, Topic TSCD655, 1998

Various Artists, Tonight I'll Make You My Bride (The Voice of the People Vol. 6), CD, Topic TSCD656, 1998

Various Artists, Who's That at My Bed Window? (The Voice of the People Vol. 10), CD, Topic TSCD660, 1998

Various Artists, It Fell on a Day, a Bonny Summer Day (The Voice of the People Vol. 17), CD, Topic TSCD667, 1998

Various Artists, The Blair Tapes: Recordings from Blairgowrie Folk Festival 1986-1995, CD, Ericht Trust ETCD01, 2000

Various Artists, Ballads and Songs of Tradition, CD, Folk-Legacy CD-125, 2000

Various Artists, The Carrying Stream (Scottish Tradition 20), CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 9020, 2004

Various Artists, Wooed and Married and Aa (Scottish Tradition 23), CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 9023, 2008

Various, Rhythms of Labour: Music at Work in Britain, 2 CD, Harbourtown HARDCD055, 2013