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New Voices from Scotland:
Gordeanna McCulloch, Norman Kennedy, The Exiles

Gordeanna McCulloch, Norman Kennedy, The Exiles: New Voices from Scotland (Topic 12T133)

New Voices from Scotland
The Recording Debut of
Gordeanna McCulloch, Norman Kennedy, The Exiles

Topic Records 12T133 (LP, UK, 1965)

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Recording supervised by Bill Leader in 1965;
Photographs by Douglas Baton;
Notes by Arthur Argo and Peter Hall

Musicians

Gordeanna McCulloch: vocals [2-3, 8-9];
Norman Kennedy: vocals [5-7, 10];
The Exiles:
    Bobby Campbell: vocals [11], fiddle [1, 4, 12];
    Enoch Kent: vocals [4, 11], guitar [1, 12];
    Gordon McCulloch: vocals [1, 11], chromatic harmonica [4], banjo [12]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [E] Soldier's Joy (Roud 13513)
  2. [GMC] The Kirk o' Birnie Bouzle (Roud 3343; G/D 4:876) (1.36)
  3. [GMC] The Dowie Dens o' Yarrow (Roud 13; Child 214; G/D 2:215) (4.14)
  4. [E] Tae the Beggin' (Roud 286; G/D 3:488)
  5. [NK] Sleepytoon (Roud 3775; G/D 3:356)
  6. [NK] Peurt a Beul march, strathspey and reel
  1. [NK] The Haughs o' Cromdale (Roud 5147; G/D 1:113)
  2. [GMC] The Lichtbob's Lassie (Roud 1645; G/D 4:725) (2.00)
  3. [GMC] Will Ye Gang, Love (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1170) (2.35)
  4. [NK] My Son David (Roud 200; Child 13; TYG 35)
  5. [E] The Toon o' Kelso (Roud 183; Laws Q2; G/D 2:318; Henry H174; TYG 6)
  6. [E] The Bonny Lass o' Bon Accord air /
    The Haughs o' Cromdale strathspey /
    Campbell's Farewell to Redcastle / Moulin Dhu reels

> Folk Music > Records > Norman Kennedy: Ballads & Songs of Scotland

Norman Kennedy: Ballads & Songs of Scotland

Norman Kennedy: Ballads & Songs of Scotland (Folk-Legacy FSS-34)

Ballads & Songs of Scotland
Norman Kennedy

Folk-Legacy Records FSS-34 (LP, USA, 1968)
Folk-Legacy Records CD-34 (CD, USA, 2002)

Norman Kennedy: Ballads & Songs of Scotland (Folk-Legacy CD-34)
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Recorded by Sandy Parton in 1968;
Notes by Peter Hall

Folk-Legacy album booklet

Musicians

Norman Kennedy: vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Night Visiting Song (Roud 22568; G/D 4:783) (3.24)
  2. Sixteen Come Sunday (Wi My Rovin Eye) (Roud 277; Laws O17; G/D 4:791; Henry H152) (3.29)
  3. A Student Boy Cam' Courting Me (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1170; Henry H683) (2.13)
  4. The Auld Beggar Man (A Beggarman Cam' O'er Yon Lea) (Roud 212; Child 279 Appendix; Henry H810) (4.40)
  5. The Fause Knight Upon the Road (Roud 20; Child 3) (1.23)
  6. Mouth Music (Puirt-a-beul) (3.20)
  7. My Highland Soldier (Roud 2496; G/D 1:91; Henry H782) (2.13)
  8. Johnny, My Man, Dae Ye Nae Think o' Rising? (Roud 845; G/D 3:587; Henry H807) (3.14)
  1. Oh, Hae Ye Heard o' the Merchant’s Son (Roud 2153; G/D 2:303; TYG 65) (2.45)
  2. Corachree (Roud 7184; G/D 7:1468) (2.43)
  3. I'm a Forester in the Wood (Roud 67; Child 110; G/D 7:1465) (3.56)
  4. I'll Lay Ye Down, Love, I'll Treat Ye Decent (Roud 3355) (2.15)
  5. There Was a Jolly Beggar (Roud 118; Child 279; G/D 2:274) (5.14)
  6. Kishmul's Galley (Henry H535(b)) (1.43)
  7. Guise o' Tough (Roud 3800; G/D 3:378) (1.52)
  8. Talk of Bothies (1.55)
  9. (The Hash o') Drumdelgie (Roud 2180; G/D 3:384) (2.14)

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> Folk Music > Records > Norman Kennedy: Scots Songs and Ballads

Norman Kennedy: Scots Songs and Ballads

Norman Kennedy: Scots Songs and Ballads (Topic 12T178)

Scots Songs and Ballads
Norman Kennedy

Topic Records 12T178 (LP, UK, 1968)

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This is a UK reissue of the above Folk-Legacy LP Ballads & Songs of Scotland with the sides swapped and a few tracks left out. Also, the song titles have changed somewhat on the Topic LP; I have added the original titles in parentheses.

Recorded by Sandy Parton in 1968;
Notes by Peter Hall;
Photography by Douglas Baton;
A Folk-Legacy Recording

Musicians

Norman Kennedy: vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Oh, Hae Ye Heard o' the Merchant’s Son (Roud 2153; G/D 2:303; TYG 65) (2.45)
  2. Corachree (Roud 7184; G/D 7:1468) (2.43)
  3. The Forester (I'm a Forester in the Wood) (Roud 67; Child 110; G/D 7:1465) (3.56)
  4. The Jolly Beggar (There Was a Jolly Beggar) (Roud 118; Child 279; G/D 2:274) (5.14)
  5. Kisimul’s Galley (Kishmul's Galley) (Henry H535(b)) (1.43)
  6. The Guise o' Tough (Roud 3800; G/D 3:378) (1.52)
  7. Drumdelgie (Roud 2180; G/D 3:384) (2.14)
  1. Night Visiting Song (Roud 22568; G/D 4:783) (3.24)
  2. Wi My Rovin Eye (Sixteen Come Sunday) (Roud 277; Laws O17; G/D 4:791; Henry H152) (3.31)
  3. I Wish, I Wish (A Student Boy Cam' Courting Me) (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1170; Henry H683) (2.13)
  4. The Auld Beggar Man (A Beggarman Cam' O'er Yon Lea) (Roud 212; Child 279 Appendix; Henry H810) (4.40)
  5. Puirt-a-beul (Mouth Music) (3.20)
  6. The Bonnie Highland Soldier (My Highland Soldier) (Roud 2496; G/D 1:91; Henry H782) (2.13)
  7. Johnny My Man (Johnny, My Man, Dae Ye Nae Think o' Rising?) (Roud 845; G/D 3:587; Henry H807) (3.14)

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Track 8 was included on the CD The Bird in the Bush (TSCD479, 1996);
Tracks 3, 7 were included on the CD English and Scottish Folk Ballads (TSCD480, 1996);
Track 8 was included on the box set Three Score and Ten (TOPIC70, 2009)

> Folk Music > Records > Norman Kennedy: Live in Scotland

Norman Kennedy: Live in Scotland

Norman Kennedy: Live in Scotland (Tradition Bearers LTCD2002)

Live in Scotland
Norman Kennedy

The Tradition Bearers LTCD2002 (CD, UK, January 2002)

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Recorded and produced by Tom Spiers at three live concerts in Aberdeen over two weekends in 1996;
Song notes by Norman Kennedy, other notes by Tom Spiers;
Front cover photography by Dennis Cook

Musical Traditions review by Vic Smith

Musicians

Norman Kennedy: vocals

Tracks

  1. Nancy Whisky (Roud 883; G/D 3:603; Henry H745) (2.40)
  2. Johnny o Brime (Roud 69; Child 114; G/D 2:250) (5.24)
  3. The Earl o Cassillis Lady (The Gyspie Laddies) (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124) (3.20)
  4. Lord Donald (Roud 10; Child 12; G/D 2:209; Henry H814) (4.57)
  5. The Ale Wife (Roud 6031; G/D 3:555) (2.13)
  6. The Auld Beggar Man (Roud 118; Child 279; G/D 2:274) (2.18)
  7. Molly Baun (Roud 166; Laws O36; Henry H114) (3.42)
  8. The Tinkler’s Waddin (Roud 5408; G/D 3:609) (3.10)
  9. The Lassie Gaitherin Nuts (Roud 5131) (2.18)
  10. The Beggar’s Daughty (Roud 119; Child 280; G/D 2:277; Henry H810) (5.12)
  11. The Cruel Mother (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193; TYG 73) (5.46)
  12. The Band o Shearers (Roud 1524; G/D 3:406) (2.31)
  13. She's Only My Auld Sheen (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (3.22)
  14. The Rigs o Rye (Roud 985; Laws O11; G/D 5:1054) (3.31)
  15. The Laird o Drum (Roud 247; Child 236; G/D 4:835) (3.52)
  16. Waulkin’ Song (2.23)

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> Folk Music > Records > Norman Kennedy: I Little Thocht My Love Wid Leave Me

Norman Kennedy: I Little Thocht My Love Wid Leave Me

Norman Kennedy: I Little Thocht My Love Wid Leave Me (Autumn Harvest AH 001)

I Little Thocht My Love Wid Leave Me
Norman Kennedy

Autumn Harvest AH 001 (CD, UK, 2004)

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Recorded live by the Folk Song Society of Greater Boston at a concert held at the First Parish of Watertown Unitarian Universalist Church on 23 October 1999;
Edited and mastered in Scotland by Tom Spiers;
Cover photograph provided by Norman Kennedy;
Cover background: detail of a Norman Kennedy rug weave;
Song notes by Norman Kennedy, additional notes by Tom Spiers and Peter Shepheard

Musicians

Norman Kennedy: vocals

Tracks

  1. Introduction (1.24)
  2. Dainty Davie (Roud 2387) (3.51)
  3. Jock o Hazeldean (Roud 250; Child 293; G/D 5:1029) (3.30)
  4. The Plooman Laddies (Roud 3448) (3.56)
  5. Busk Bonnie Lassie (Roud 832; G/D 5:1053) (4.59)
  6. Binnorie (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (8.21)
  7. Brennan on the Moor (Roud 476; Laws L7; G/D 2:258) (3.48)
  8. Nancy Whisky (Roud 883; G/D 3:603; Henry H745) (4.13)
  9. The Flooers o the Forest (Roud 3812) (4.37)
  10. The Haughs o Cromdale (Roud 5147; G/D 1:113) (1.58)
  11. Story: The Smelly Ghost (9.53)
  12. The Gallowa Hills (Roud 3358) (7.01)
  13. The Gypsy Laddies (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124) (4.55)
  14. Peacock’s Close (Roud 866) (3.44)
  15. I Little Thocht My Love Wid Leave Me (Roud 1049) (3.12)
  16. Mouth Music / Puirt a Beul (4.00)

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Other records with Norman Kennedy

Topic Sampler No 5 (Topic TPS169) Topic Sampler No 5 (Topic TPS169) Various Artists, A Prospect of Scotland (Topic Sampler No 5), LP, Topic TPS169, 1966

Folk Songs of North-East Scotland (Greentrax CDTRAX5003) Various Artists, Folk Songs of North-East Scotland, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX5003, 1995

Various Artists, The Bird in the Bush: Traditional Songs of Love and Lust, CD, Topic TSCD479, 1996

Various Artists, English and Scottish Folk Ballads, CD, Topic TSCD480, 1996

For Friendship and for Harmony (Autumn Harvest AH 003) Various Artists, For Friendship and for Harmony (Old Songs & Bothy Ballads Volume 2), CD, Autumn Harvest AH 003, 2006

Three Score and Ten (Topic TOPIC70) Various Artists, Three Score and Ten: 70 Years of Topic Records, 7 CD, Topic TOPIC70, 2009

Folk Legacy: The 40th Girvan Traditional Folk Festival (Traditional Arts Development) Various Artists, The 40th Girvan Traditional Folk Festival, 2 CD, Traditional Arts Development, 2014