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Borders Young Fiddles

Borders Young Fiddles (ISLE ISLE01CD)

Borders Young Fiddles
Borders Traditions Volume 3
Borders Young Fiddles

ISLE Music Scotland ISLE01CD (CD, UK, 2004)

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Production and musical direction: Lori Watson;
Musical arrangement: Lori Watson and Borders Young Fiddles;
Executive producer: Sandy Watson;
Recorded by Tome Roseburgh at Big Sky Studios, Tweedbank, Scottish Borders;
Pictures of the band by Derek Lunn of Hawick;
Pictures of Eildon Hills by Sandy Watson;
Cover design and layout by Lori Watson, Sandy Watson and Paul Grime

Musicians

Lori Watson, Shoona Mooney, Innes Watson, Rachel Cross, Allan Hyslop, fiddles;
Sandy Watson, guitar and bouzouki

Tracks

  1. Borders Young Fiddles: Hobkirk Strathspey / The Borders Young Fiddles / The Trewhitt Road Clan / The Commentator (5.07)
  2. Great Bowls of Fire: Beltane Time / Kelso Bowling Green / We'll A' to Kelso Go / Rattlin Roarin Willie (4.25)
  3. Schmaltzin: Lori's Waltz / Takin the Mick (3.13)
  4. Tam's Favourites: Slow March / Auld Graden Kirn (5.10)
  5. Contorting: Leaving Mull for the Mainland / The Contortionist / Meg's Reel (4.22)
  6. Braes an Nobles: The Eildonn Hills / The Braes of Waughope / Miss Katty Gordon of Earlston / The Earl of Lauderdale (3.58)
  7. Absolutely Jiggered: “What's That All About?” / The Auld Hoose Gaitherin / Summer on the Tweed (4.07)
  8. Jimmy an the Duke: The Carter Bar / His Grace the Duke of Buccleuch's (3.07)
  9. Swedes an Bagies: Shona's Swede / The Hassington Hornpipe / Aiofe's (5.53)
  10. Bob's Favourites: The Faudenside Polka / Bob Hobkirk's Polka (4.35)
  11. The Souter's Return: The Souter's Return from Flodden (3.51)
  12. Home Improvement: Treelights / Up a Tree (3.10)
  13. The Dukes: The Duke of Buccleuch / The Duke of Roxburgh / The Borthwick Reel (2.52)
  14. The First Set: Emma and Sandy Watson / Top Gallant Sail / D to B / Hurricaine Floydd (6.17)
  15. Lads an Lasses: Kelso Races / Lassies o Duns / Lads o Duns / Lasses o Hawick / The Masked Rider / Kelso Races (5.18)
  16. Colin Bryan's: Colin Bryan's Waltz (3.18)

Tracks 1ab, 5b, 7c, 12a, 14a, 16 Lori Watson;
Tracks 1c, 7a, 9a, 12b, 14d Shona Mooney;
Tracks 1d, 9c, 14c Allan Hyslop;
Tracks 2a-d, 6a-d, 8b, 10a, 13ab, 15a-f trad.;
Tracks 3a, 5c, 14b Innes Watson;
Tracks 3b, 5a, 7b, 9b Rachel Cross;
Tracks 4ab Tom Hughes;
Track 8a Jimmy Nagle;
Track 10b, 13c Bob Hobkirk;
Track 11 Alex J. Lawson

> Folk Music > Records > Lori Watson: Three

Lori Watson: Three

Lori Watson: Three (ISLE ISLE02CD)

Three
Lori Watson

ISLE Music Scotland ISLE02CD (CD, UK, October 30, 2006)

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Produced by Lori Watson;
Engineered and mixed by Kim Planert and Lori Watson;
Mastered by Richard Werner, Peter Haigh, Sandy Watson and Lori Watson;
Photos by Tim Morozzo;
Sleeve design by Paul Grime and Lori Watson

Musicians

Lori Watson, fiddle [1-3, 5, 7-11], vocals [2, 4, 6, 8, 10];
Fiona Young, accordion [2-3, 5, 7-10], piano [1];
Innes Watson, guitars [2-3, 5-10];
Barry Reid (Spad), guitar [6-7]

Tracks

  1. Treaty: Little Robin Mazurka / The Treaty (4.57)
  2. Maggie: When Maggie Gangs Away / Border Gaitherin (5.09)
  3. Euro: Knit The Pocky / Danish dance tune / Kas-ha-Bas / Bransle d' Ecosse (3.12)
  4. Lassie: What Can a Young Lassie? (Roud 1295) (3.38)
  5. Lowlands: Auld Graden Kirn / Lasses o Hawick / Lowlands of Scotland / Untitled Reel (5.23)
  6. Merl: The Merl on the Tree (a version of The Yella-Haired Laddie) (Roud 6930) (4.02)
  7. Ursus: Mr James Boswell's / Rule of Three / Ursus, Philosopher / Summer on the Tweed (3.58)
  8. Riddles: Riddles Wisely Expounded (Roud 161; Child 1) / Silver Pin (3.39)
  9. Capon: Capon Tree / The Physicist / Hot Trod (5.08)
  10. Healths: The Three Healths / In Dispraise of Whisky (5.08)
  11. Dreamer: The Dreamer air & reel (4.40)

Tracks 1ab, 7b-d, 8b, 9a-c, 11ab Lori Watson;
Track 2 words James Hogg, music Lori Watson;
Tracks 3a-d, 5, 8a, 10ab trad.;
Track 4 trad., collected by Robert Burns;
Track 6 words trad., music Lori Watson;
Track 7a John French;
Track 10 trad., collected by James Hogg

> Folk Music > Records > Lori Watson and Rule of Three: Pleasure's Coin

Lori Watson and Rule of Three: Pleasure's Coin

Lori Watson and Rule of Three: Pleasure's Coin (ISLE ISLE03CD)

Pleasure's Coin
Lori Watson and Rule of Three

ISLE Music Scotland ISLE03CD (CD, UK, 2009)

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Produced and engineered by Duncan ‘The Precipice’ Lyall;
Co-produced by Lori Watson and Innes Watson;
Recorded at Heriot Toun Studio and Gran's House Studio;
Additional recording at Secret Music and La Chunk;
Mastered at CaVa Studios, Glasgow, by Brian McNeill;
Photography by Louis DeCarlo;
Artwork by Lori Watson

Musicians

Lori Watson, fiddle, vocals;
Innes Watson, guitars, backing vocals, fiddle [7];
John Somerville, accordion

with
Duncan Lyall, double and electric bass;
Donald Hay, percussion;
Fiona Young, accordion, harmony vocals [6];
Kris Drever, harmony vocals [1, 3];
Karine Polwart, harmony vocals [1, 5, 11];
Aidan O'Rourke, fiddle [1, 9]

Tracks

  1. Pleasure (Roud V11824) (3.01)
  2. Hogg: Johnny Faa / Tushielaws Lines / Laird O Lammington (4.12)
  3. Plooman Laddie (Roud 3447; G/D 3:445) (7.01)
  4. Valkyrie (2.47)
  5. Gowany Banks (2.53)
  6. Nell: Carbost Polka / For Queen Nell / A Bucketfill (3.58)
  7. Floor o Northumberlan (Roud 25; Child 9; G/D 6:1149) (5.44)
  8. Poppies: Miss Meg Barsali Buchanan / Ken? / Poppies (4.29)
  9. Golden Vanity (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37) (6.17)
  10. Tiree: Clansman / Claymore / Columba (5.13)
  11. In Frienship's Name (Roud 21761) (3.40)

Track 1 lyrics trad., music Lori Watson;
Track 2 attr. James Hogg;
Track 3 trad. from Anne Neilson;
Track 4 Fiona Young;
Track 5 words Lori Watson, music Mairi Campbell;
Tracks 6ac, 8, 10 Lori Watson;
Track 6b Innes Watson;
Tracks 7, 9 trad.;
Track 11 trad. from Willie Scott

> Folk Music > Records > Borders Tunesmiths

Borders Tunesmiths

Borders Tunesmiths (Borders Traditions LTCD4003)

Borders Tunesmiths
Borders Traditions Volume 6
Borders Tunesmiths

Borders Tradition LTCD4003 (CD, UK, 2009)

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Recorded by Sound Sense;
Produced by Shona Mooney;
Photography by Christopher Keatinge;
Design by Lilleas Kinsman-Blake

Musicians

Shona Mooney, fiddle, viola, cello, glockenspiel;
Iain Fraser, fiddle, cello;
Lori Watson, fiddle, stomp box;
Martin Marroni, flute, spoken word;
Matt Seattle, fiddle, border pipes;
Chris Waite, low whistle, bodhrán, border pipes;
Christopher Keatinge, accordion;
Innes Watson, fiddle, guitar, cajon;
Elspeth Smellie, Scottish harp

Tracks

  1. Cheviot Summit: Chisholm House / Cheviot Summit / Linhope Spout (6.51)
  2. Gypsies: Charlie Faa Blyth / Ester Blith (5.16)
  3. Twairse (4.21)
  4. Teviot Stepping Stones (3.49)
  5. Aye Bean: Aye Bean / Phit Daeadae / Wade on the Water (3.33)
  6. Fisherman's Return: The Fisherman's Return (2.31)
  7. Kalemouth Brig Jigs: Kalebouth Brig / The Melrose Tart (3.33)
  8. On Auld Lauder Licht: Auld Lauder Licht (4.09)
  9. Mary Ford Munn (4.42)
  10. Sweet Suite: Moffat Toffee / Hawick Balls / Jethart Snails / The New Soor Pools o' Galashiels (7.06)
  11. Write a Bar or Two: Write a Bar or Two … (5.04)
  12. Harp vs. Accordion: Harper's Revenge / Accordion with Flares (6.27)
  13. The Hill Road to Roberton (4.04)
  14. Cheese Well: Hume Castle / Waverley Route / The Cheese Well (6.07)

Track 1a Matt Seattle;
Tracks 1bc, 2b, 7ab, 13abc Borders Tunesmiths;
Tracks 2a, 4 Lori Watson, Martin Marroni;
Tracks 5abc Innes Watson;
Tracks 6, 10d Lori Watson;
Track 8 Iain Fraser, Shona Mooney;
Track 9 Elspeth Smellie;
Track 10a Christopher Keatinge;
Tracks 10bc Shona Mooney;
Track 11 Elspeth Smellie, Innes Watson;
Track 12a Christopher Keatinge, Elspeth Smellie, Innes Watson;
Track 12b Christopher Keatinge, Matt Seattle;
Track 13 words W.H. Ogilvie, music Martin Marroni

> Folk Music > Records > Boreas: Live in 2011

Boreas: Live in 2011

Boreas: Live in 2011

Live in 2011
Boreas

ISLE Music Scotland (DL, UK, January 31, 2012)

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Produced by Boreas;
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Spad at La Chunky Studio, Innes Watson, Jørgen Karlstrøm

Musicians

Lori Watson, fiddle, vocals;
Britt Pernille Frøholm, Hardanger fiddle;
Irene Tillung, chromatic accordion;
Innes Watson, guitars

Tracks

  1. Hawthorn (live in Oslo) (5.33)
  2. Samueline (live in La Chunky) (5.30)
  3. Happy Set (live in La Chunky) (5.08)
  4. Lars: Lars Krokar, Laughing Man, Shepherd's Crook (live in La Chunky) (3.54)

Video

Boreas play Hawthorn live in Haugesund on October 16, 2011:

Boreas play Lars live at Celtic Connections 2011:

> Folk Music > Records > Lori Watson: Born in the Borders

Lori Watson: Born in the Borders

Lori Watson: Born in the Borders (ISLE)

Three
Lori Watson

ISLE Music Scotland (DL single, UK, April 13, 2015)

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Commissioned by John Henderson to celebrate the opening of the Born in the Borders visitor centre at Lanton Mill, Jedburgh.
Produced by Duncan Lyall at Red Deer

Musicians

Lori Watson, vocals, fiddle;
Duncan Lyall, bass guitar;
Innes Watson, guitars

Tracks

  1. Born in the Borders (2.50)

Track 1 Lori Watson

> Folk Music > Records > Lori Watson and Rule of Three: Live in Stonehaven

Lori Watson and Rule of Three: Live in Stonehaven

Lori Watson and Rule of Three: Live in Stonehaven (ISLE)

Three
Lori Watson and Rule of Three

ISLE Music Scotland (DL, UK, August 15, 2015)

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Produced by Lori Watson;
Recorded live at Stonehaven Folk Festival by Simon Fisher (Pro Sound Services)

Musicians

Lori Watson, fiddle, vocals;
Innes Watson, guitar, vocals;
John Somerville, accordion

Tracks

  1. McKechnie's: McKechnie's Farewell (7.02)
  2. Maggie: When Maggie Gangs Away / Border Gaitherin (6.40)
  3. Hogg: Johnny Faa / Tushielaws Lines / Laird O Lammington (4.10)

Track 1 John Somerville;
Track 2a words James Hogg, music Lori Watson;
Track 2b Lori Watson;
Track 3abc trad., collected by James Hogg

> Folk Music > Records > Boreas: Ahoy Hoy

Boreas: Ahoy Hoy

Boreas: Ahoy Hoy (ISLE ISLE04CD)

Ahoy Hoy
Boreas

ISLE Music Scotland ISLE04CD (CD, UK, January 29, 2016)

North Sea Holes
Boreas

ISLE Music Scotland (DL single, UK, September 18, 2015)

Boreas: North Sea Holes (ISLE)
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Produced by Duncan Lyall and Boreas;
Recorded and mixed by Duncan Lyall at Carrier Waves and Red Deer Studios, Glasgow;
Mastered by Nick Cooke;
Sleeve design by Lillias Kinsman-Blake

Musicians

Britt Pernille Frøholm, Hardanger fiddle;
Lori Watson, fiddle, vocals;
Irene Tillung, chromatic accordion;
Rachel Newton, clarsach, electroharp, vocals

Tracks

  1. SidVoss: Didney Grove / Vossastril (4.34)
  2. Sillery: Red Earth / Sillery 1853 (3.48)
  3. North Sea Holes (Come All You Gallant Fishermen) (3.18)
  4. Bjørnen: Bjørnen / Facing the Bear (5.41)
  5. Is Truagh Nach Robh Mi Còmhla Riut (Would That I Were With You Now) (3.24)
  6. Happy Set: Hamborgar etter Lars Lefdalsnes / Bat' an Tàilleir (The Taylor's stick) / The Shepherd's Crook / Geld Him Lasses, Geld Him (5.03)
  7. Samueline: Vals til Hilde og Lars / Reinlender etter Samueline Frøholm (4.38)
  8. Braw Sailin (3.50)
  9. Claret: Springar etter Lars Kroken / Ursus, Philisopher / New Claret (3.54)
  10. Rudl: The Three at the Back / Rodula (5.25)
  11. Lullaby: nam bu leam fhin thu, thàlaidhean thu (If You Were Mine I Would Lull You) / Bånsull (Lullaby) (3.41)

Tracks 1a, 10a Rachel Newton;
Track 1b Tellef Kvifte;
Tracks 2ab, 9b Lori Watson;
Track 3 Ewan MacColl, from the Radio Ballad Singing the Fishing, instrumental break by Britt Pernille Frøholm and Irene Tillung;
Tracks 4, 7a Britt Pernille Frøholm;
Track 5 Alasdair Grant, Charlie MacFalane;
Tracks 6a-d, 7b, 9ac, 11ab trad. arr. Boreas;
Track 8 trad. / Lori Watson;
Track 10b Irene Tillung

> Folk Music > Records > Lori Watson: Yarrow Acoustic Sessions

Lori Watson: Yarrow Acoustic Sessions

Lori Watson: Yarrow Acoustic Sessions (ISLE ISLECD05)

Yarrow Acoustic Sessions
Lori Watson

ISLE Music Scotland (DL singles, UK, Feb-Nov 2017)
ISLE Music Scotland ISCLE05CD (CD, UK, February 2, 2018)

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Yarrow is a project of Lori's in which she released monthly singles from February 2017 on. They are available on Bandcamp. Most of these tracks were included on her 2018 CD.

Produced, recorded and mixed by Duncan Lyall at Red Deer Studios;
Mastered by Iain Hutchison at Glo Worm Studios;
Photos by Lori Watson, Photo of Lori by @jenningsphoto;
Illustrations by Jennifer Austin;
Design by BirnamCD;
Supported by Creative Scotland

Musicians

CDMonthly Digital Singles

Lori Watson, vocals, fiddle;
Duncan Lyall, keyboards, harmonium, double bass [1-2, 4-7, 9-10];
Steve Byrnes, guitar [2, 7, 9-10];
Fiona Black, accordion [5]

Lori Watson, vocals, fiddle [3-5, 7, 9];
Innes Watson, guitar [1, 4];
Duncan Lyall, harmonium [2], double bass [4, 6], bass guitar[12], Wurlitzer [7, 9], piano [8, 10], keys [15-16], programming [13, 15];
Fiona Black, accordion [5];
Steve Byrnes, guitar [7, 9-10]

Tracks

CDMonthly Digital Singles
  1. Yarrow (A Charm)
  2. The Flytin o Life an Daith (5.10)
  3. Fause Fause (Roud 8276)
  4. The Sense of Being Lonely
  5. Fine Floors in the Valley (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193)
  6. Dowie Dens o Yarrow (Roud 13; Child 214; G/D 2:215)
  7. Capernaum
  8. Flooers o the Forest (Roud 3812)
  9. What a Voice (Blackbird) (Roud 495; G/D 6:1189)
  10. October Song

Track 1 words Walter Elliot, music Lori Watson;
Track 2 Hamish Henderson (1919-2002);
Tracks 3, 5-6, 9 trad;
Track 4 Alexander Anderson (1845-1909);
Track 7 words Lewis Spence (1874-1955), music Ed Miller;
Track 8 trad., lyrics Alison Rutherford (1712-1794), Jean Elliot (1727-1805);
Track 10 Robin Williamson

  1. [10.02.17] Johnny Armstrang (Roud 76; Child 169) (4.22)
  2. [10.03.17] Yarrow (A Charm) (3.51)
  3. [14.04.17] Fause Fause (Roud 8276) (3.51)
  4. [19.05.17] Born in the Borders (2.55)
  5. [23.06.17] Fine Floors in the Valley (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193) (5.25)
  6. [21.07.17] Capernaum (4.41)
  7. [25.08.17] The Flytin o Life an Daith (5.17)
  8. [29.09.17] Dowie Dens o Yarrow (Roud 13; Child 214; G/D 2:215) (5.17)
  9. [27.10.17] October Song (4.10)
  10. [29.11.17] Flooers o the Forest (Roud 3812) (5.29)
  11. [22.12.17] Winter Cheer (4.12)
  12. [CD only] What a Voice (Blackbird) (Roud 495; G/D 6:1189)
  13. [01.03.18] Smile (4.26)
  14. [06.04.18] Twa Corbies (Roud 5; Child 26) (3.14)
  15. [09.07.18] Is It Over?
  16. [27.08.18] Pleasure (Roud V11824)

Track 1, 3, 5, 8, 14, 16 trad;
Track 2 words Walter Elliot, music Lori Watson;
Tracks 4, 15 Lori Watson;
Track 6 words Lewis Spence, music Ed Miller;
Track 7 Hamish Henderson;
Track 9 Robin Williamson;
Track 10 trad., lyrics from Alison Rutherford and Jean Elliot, 1700s;
Track 11 lyrics Prof John Veitch (1829-1894), Lori Watson, music Lori Watson;
Track 12 lyrics John Turner, Geoffrey Parsons, music Charlie Chaplin;
Track 13 trad., collected from Thomas Shortreed of Jedburgh