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Scots Women

Scots Women (Greentrax CDTRAX 213D)

Scots Women
Live from Celtic Connections 2001
Various Artists

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX 213D (2 CD, UK, 2002)

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Produced by Brian McNeill;
Recorded by Peter Haigh and Ally Burt at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall in January 2001;
Edited and mixed by Brian McNeill and Peter Haigh at High Hold Productions and Pier House Studios in January-September 2001;
Artwork by Brian McNeill;
Photography by Gordon Hotchkiss

Musicians

Aileen Carr, vocals [9, 24];
Elspeth Cowie, vocals [20, 23];
Cilla Fisher MBE, vocals [7, 13];
Annie Grace, vocals [5, 12, 24], low and high whistles;
Corrina Hewat, vocals [1, 18], harp;
Heather Heywood, vocals [1, 17];
Maureen Jelks, vocals [6, 24];
Geordeanna McCulloch, vocals [8, 12, 19];
Alison McMorland, vocals [4, 12, 23];
Chris Miles, vocals [1, 14];
Anne Neilson, vocals [3, 8];
Karine Polwart, vocals [15-16, 24], guitar [15];
Sheila Stewart, vocals [2, 22];
Stravaig (Phyllis Martin, Susie Kelly, Jean McMonies, Moira Greenwood), vocals [10-11, 23];
Sheena Wellington, vocals [16, 21, 23];
Brian McNeill, bouzouki, fiddle;
Andy Thorburn, keyboards, accordion;
Mike Travis, drums, percussion;
Duncan MacGillivray, bagpipes, whistles, guitar, harmonica;
Brian MacNeill, fiddle, bouzouki, concertina, guitar, mandola

Tracks

CD 1CD 2
  1. [HH, CH, CM] The Sands o' the Shore (3.54)
  2. [SS] The Twa Brothers (Roud 38; Child 49) (4.32)
  3. [AN] The Good-Looking Widow (Roud 7199; G/D 7:1302) (3.15)
  4. [AMcM] Time Wears Awa' (Roud 21760) (5.24)
  5. [AG] Fause Fause Ha'e Ye Been (Roud 8276) (4.00)
  6. [MJ] Fair Rosie Ann (Roud 39; Child 52; G/D 7:1395) (7.44)
  7. [CF] What Can a Young Lassie? (Roud 1295) (3.46)
  8. [AN, GMcC] Oh Tae Be in My Bed And Happit (Roud 6753; G/D 5:938) (1.23)
  9. [AC] The Braes o' Strathdon (Roud 1096; G/D 6:1132) (3.41)
  10. [S] The Pier o' Leith (Roud 8650) (1.58)
  11. [S] Ye Banks and Braes (Roud 13889) (6.09)
  12. [AMcM, AG, GMcC] A Wee Bird Cam' tae My Apron (4.39)
  1. [CF] The Sodger Laddie (Roud 4404) (4.13)
  2. [CM] Jamie Foyers (Roud 1941; G/D 1:106) (3.41)
  3. [KP] Whaur Dae Ye Lie? (6.02)
  4. [SW, KP] Hallowe'en (3.49)
  5. [HH] Fisherman's Wife / The Arran Boat Song (5.11)
  6. [CH] Annachie Gordon (Roud 102; Child 239; G/D 5:1021) (5.51)
  7. [GMcC] Tam I' the Kirk (2.54)
  8. [EC] Alison Cross (Roud 3212; Child 35) (5.36)
  9. [SW] A Man's a Man For A' That (Roud 5536) (3.48)
  10. [SS] Mickey's Warning (Roud 6333) (1.43)
  11. [SW, AMcM, EC, S] The Shearin's No' for You (Roud 4845; G/D 7:1486) (5.40)
  12. [AC, AG, MJ, KP] The Lichtbob's Lassie (Roud 1645; G/D 4:725) (6.27)

All tracks trad. except
Tracks 14, 17a Ewan MacColl;
Track 15 Karine Polwart;
Track 16 words Violet Jacob, music Jim Reid;
Track 19 words Violet Jacob, music trad.

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Scottish Women

Scottish Women (Greentrax CDTRAX 261)

Scottish Women
Scotland's Queens of Songs Recorded Live on Tour 2002
Various Artists

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX 261 (CD, UK, 2004)

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Recorded on the Sound Sense mobile by Kris Koren, Scotland, March 2002;
Mixed by Brian McNeill and Kris Koren, 2002-3;
Produced by Brian McNeill;
Artwork by Brian McNeill and Jacqueline France

Musicians

all singers [1, 3, 5, 16];
Margaret Bennett, vocals [3, 16];
Elspeth Cowie, vocals [3, 6, 8, 12];
Ray Fisher, vocals [14, 16];
Mackenzie, vocals [11];
Ishbel MacAskill, vocals [1, 3-4, 12, 16];
Mairi MacInnes, vocals [1, 7, 13, 15];
Maggie MacInnes, vocals [1, 3, 13, 16];
Sheila Stewart, vocals [10];
Sheena Wellington, vocals [12];
Annie Grace vocals [6, 8, 12], whistle, small pipes;
Corrina Hewat, vocals [2, 6, 8, 12], harp;
Anna Murray, vocals [1, 3, 7, 9, 13], small pipes;
Karine Polwart, vocals [2, 6, 8, 12], guitar [15];
Emily Smith, backing vocals [6, 8, 12];
Catriona McAffer, pipes, whistle, accordion;
Brian McNeill, bouzouki, fiddle [15];
Andy Thorburn, accordion, keyboards;
Mike Travis, drums, percussion [5, 7]

Tracks

  1. [all] Canan Nan Gaidheal (5.35)
  2. [KP] Reres Hill (Roud 6847; G/D 6:1133) (5.28)
  3. [all] Griogal Cridhe (Beloved Gregor; Glen Lyon's Lament) (6.24)
  4. [IMacA] Gràdh Geal Mo Chridhe (4.03)
  5. [all] Hey Donald (Strathmartine Braes) (Roud 6258) (2.51)
  6. [AG] The Slaves' Lament (Roud 3919; G/D 6:1095) (4.34)
  7. [MaiMacI, AM] Puirt A Beul (3.38)
  8. [CH] Lassie, Lie Near Me (Roud V39584) (4.03)
  9. [AM] O'n Dh'fhag Thu Mi 'S Mulad Orm (Since You've Left Me, I'm Sad) (5.36)
  10. [SS] Maids When You’re Young (Roud 210) (3.41)
  11. [Mac] Leabaidh Naoimh Aula (The Bed of Sait Aula) (5.22)
  12. [SW, IMacA, EC] Strong Women Rule Us All With Their Tears (4.24)
  13. [MagMacI] A Fhleasgaich Oig Is Ceanalta (5.19)
  14. [RF] Mother's Ruin (story) (2.24)
  15. [MaiMacI] Is Gaidheal Mi (3.58)
  16. [all] I Am a Miller tae My Trade (Roud 210) / Gaelic Work Songs (5.17)

Track 1 Murchadh MacPharlain;
Tracks 2-4, 7-8, 10, 13, 16 trad.;
Track 5 Mary Brooksbank;
Track 6 Robert Burns;
Track 9 Norman Murray, ca. 1870;
Track 11 Eilidh Mackenzie;
Track 12 Brian MacNeill;
Track 15 words S. Evans, music Mairi MacInnes