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Melodeon Greats

Melodeon Greats (Topic 12T376)

Melodeon Greats
A Collection of Melodeon Masterpieces
Various Artists

Topic Records 12T376 (LP, UK, 1978)
Topic Records TSCD601 (CD, UK, 1994)

Melodeon Greats (Topic TSCD601)

Recorded 1909-1920, mostly in London, and published on 78rpm records;
Production, remastering and design for Topic by Tony Engle;
Sleeve notes by Tony Engle and Tony Russell;
Thanks to Peter Wyper and Mrs Margaret Price for assistance and information

Musicians

Peter Wyper [3, 7, 12, 17, 22, 24];
Daniel Wyper [3, 15, 24];
James Brown [1, 4, 6, 9, 14];
Fred Cameron [23];
Peter Leatham [11, 13, 19, 21];
George “Pamby” Dick [8, 16, 25];
Jack Williams [10, 18];
W.F. Cameron [2];
William Hannah [5, 20]

The track numbers refer to the CD tracks. For the LP, refer to the musician's initials in the track list.

Tracks

LP Side 1LP Side 2
  1. [PW, DW] Stranger March march (3.01)
  2. [JB] Miss Drummond of Perth Highland fling (2.30)
  3. [WFC] Flowers of Edinburgh / The Old Grey Cat reels (2.47)
  4. [PL] The Johnson Hornpipe / Jessie Smith hornpipe medley (2.46)
  5. [PW] Silverton Polka polka (2.35)
  6. [PD] Boston Bells barn dance (2.32)
  7. [JW] Queen Mary Waltz waltz (2.48)
  8. [PW] 79th Highlanders & Champion marches (2.42)
  1. [JB] Rose Polka polka (2.44)
  2. [PL] Shufflin' Samuel (2.44)
  3. [PL] The Laird of Drumblair / Miss McLeod strathspey and reel (2.41)
  4. [PD] Stirling Castle / Arthur's Seat / Eugene Stratton strathspey (2.17)
  5. [PW] The Dancing Dustman two step (2.55)
  6. [PL] Sammie's Schottische schottische (2.58)
  7. [PW] Lion Quadrilles Figure 4 jigs (2.47)
  8. [PW, DW] Doon the Burn March march (2.25)

CD Tracks

  1. [JB] Irish Jigs (Zonophone Twin 716) jigs (3.28)
  2. [WFC] Flowers of Edinburgh / The Old Grey Cat reels (2.47)
  3. [PW, DW] Stranger March march (3.01)
  4. [JB] The Thistle schottische (2.57)
  5. [WH] Pibroch o' Donald Dhu (2.49)
  6. [JB] Miss Drummond of Perth Highland fling (2.30)
  7. [PW] Silverton Polka polka (2.35)
  8. [PD] Boston Bells barn dance (2.32)
  9. [JB] Irish Jigs (Zonophone Twin 1150) jigs (2.39)
  10. [JW] Queen Mary Waltz waltz (2.48)
  11. [PL] Shufflin' Samuel (2.44)
  12. [PW] 79th Highlanders & Champion marches (2.42)
  13. [PL] The Johnson Hornpipe / Jessie Smith hornpipe medley (2.46)
  14. [JB] Rose Polka polka (2.44)
  15. [DW] Roll Her on the Hill / Soldier's Joy / Clean Peastrae / Fairy Dance Scotch reels (4.06)
  16. [PD] Stirling Castle / Arthur's Seat / Eugene Stratton strathspey (2.17)
  17. [PW] The Dancing Dustman two step (2.55)
  18. [JW] Bit o' Blarney (2.53)
  19. [PL] The Laird of Drumblair / Miss McLeod strathspey and reel (2.41)
  20. [WH] Duke of Perth (3.16)
  21. [PL] Sammie's Schottische schottische (2.58)
  22. [PW] Lion Quadrilles Figure 4 jigs (2.47)
  23. [FC] Fred Cameron: The Rights of Man hornpipe (2.51)
  24. [PW, DW] Doon the Burn March march (2.25)
  25. [PD] Irish Reels reels (2.42)