> Folk Music > Records > New Voices from Scotland: Gordeanna McCulloch, Norman Kennedy, The Exiles

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 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)
  5. [E] The Toon o' Kelso (Roud 183; Laws Q2; G/D 2:318; Henry H174)
  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 > The Clutha: Scotia!

The Clutha: Scotia!

The Clutha: Scotia! (Argo ZFB 18)

Scotia!
The Clutha

Argo ZFB 18 (LP, UK, 1971)

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Musicians

Gordeanna McCulloch, vocals;
Ronnie Alexander, vocals, guitar;
John Eaglesham, vocals, concertina;
Callum Allan, fiddle;
Erlend Voy, fiddle, concertina, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The John MacLean March (2.54)
  2. The Border Widow's Lament (Roud 199; Child 106; G/D 1:163) (3.15)
  3. Captain Ward and the Reindeer (Roud 224; Child 287; G/D 1:39) (1.47)
  4. Bride’s March / Foula Reel / The Merry Boys o’ Greenland (1.50)
  5. The Gauger (Roud 2343; G/D 5:1015) (1.53)
  6. We’re Geylie Yet (1.56)
  7. The Shearin’s No for You (Roud 4845; G/D 7:1486) (3.37)
  8. The Magdalene’s Lament (Roud 8153) (1.38)
  9. The Forfar Sodger (Roud 2857; G/D 1:69) (2.53)
  10. Tail Toddle (Roud 11275; G/D 8:1716) (0.58)
  1. Highland Division at Akarit / The Pibroch o’ Donal Dubh (2.22)
  2. John Anderson (Roud 6050; G/D 3:600) (3.39)
  3. Jock Hawk’s Adventures in Glasgow (Roud 2331; G/D 2:295) (3.21)
  4. Jenny’s Bawbee / Cauld Kail in Aberdeen (1.53)
  5. Doon in the Wee Room (2.18)
  6. The Banks o’ Red Roses (Roud 603; G/D 7:1444) (3.54)
  7. Bannocks of Barley Meal / Farewell to the Creeks (1.58)
  8. Harlaw (Roud 2861; Child 163; G/D 1:112) (3.02)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 Hamish Henderson;
Track 11a Piper W. McDonald

> Folk Music > Records > The Streets of Glasgow

The Streets of Glasgow

The Clutha et al.: The Streets of Glasgow (Topic 12TS226)

The Streets of Glasgow
Various Artists

Topic Records 12TS226 (LP, UK, 1973)

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Recorded by Dick Swettenham in Glasgow 1972;
Produced by Geordie McIntypre;
Notes by A.L. Lloyd and Geordie McIntypre;
Sleeve designs by Ken Lees;
Front cover photograph from Keystone Picture Library

Musicians

The Clutha [1, 6, 9, 15]:
    Ronnie Alexander, vocals, guitar;
    John Eaglesham, vocals [4], concertina [14];
    Callum Allan, fiddle;
    Erlend Voy, concertina [14], fiddle

Terry Dick with chorus [2];
Flora MacNeil, vocals [3];
Geordie McIntyre, vocals [4, 8, 11, 14];
Freddy Anderson, recitation [5];
Gordeanna McCulloch, vocals [7, 9-10];
Duncan Cameron, banjo [8], bass guitar [11, 13];
Johnny Cameron, acoustic guitar [8, 11, 13];
Sheila Christie, vocals [9];
Children of Barmulloch Primary School [12];
Mick Broderick, vocals [13]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [C] Dance Tune Medley: The Roving Bake frae Milgury / The Soor Mil Cairt / Kelvingrove jig, strathspey and reel
  2. [TD] Football Song Medley: Follow, Follow / Hampden in the Sun / The Only Catholic in the Rangers Team / Who Do You Think You're Kidding, Willie Waddell? / I'd Rather Be a Darkie
  3. [FMacN] MacDonald's First Visit to Glasgow
  4. [GMcI] The Sports o' Glasgow Green
  5. [FA] Let Glasgow Flourish recitation
  6. [JE, C] The Colliers' Eight-Hour Day (Roud 11274)
  7. [GMcC] The Weekend Song
  8. [GMcI] O'Reilly and the Big MacNeill
  1. [GMcC, SC, C] Bottling Songs: Hard Up, Kick the Can / Ah Widna Get Married If Ah Wis You / Ah, Ye'll Go
  2. [GMcC] The Bleacher Lassie o' Kelvinhaugh (Roud 3325; G/D 5:1041) (4.33)
  3. [GMcI] Three Nights and a Sunday Double Time
  4. [BPS] Children's Street and Playground Songs
  5. [MB] The Ballad of the Q4
  6. [GMcI] The Works Outing
  7. [C] March Tune Medley: The 93rd's Welcome to Glasgow / The Glasgow Highlanders' Volunteer March / The HLI's Welcome to Glasgow / The Glasgow Keelies' March

All tracks trad. except
Track 5 Freddy Anderson;
Track 7 words Geordie McIntyre;
Track 8 words, 14 Donneil Kennedy;
Tracks 11, 13 Matt McGinn;
Track 14 Donnell Kennedy

> Folk Music > Records > The Clutha: Scots Ballads, Songs & Dance Tunes

The Clutha: Scots Ballads, Songs & Dance Tunes

The Clutha: Scots Ballads, Songs & Dance Tunes (Topic 12TS242)

Scots Ballads, Songs & Dance Tunes
The Clutha

Topic Records 12TS242 (LP, UK, 1974)

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Recorded at G.R.F. Enterprises Ltd. Studios, Glasgow;
Produced by Geordie McIntyre;
Sleeve notes by Don Martin;
Photograph and sleeve design by John Lyons

Musicians

Gordeanna McCulloch, vocals;
Ronnie Alexander, vocals, guitar;
John Eaglesham, vocals, concertina;
Callum Allan, fiddle;
Erlend Voy, fiddle, concertina, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Soor Milk Cairt (Roud 6336; G/D 5:956)
  2. Donald Blue (Roud 3799; G/D 3:581; SH835ab)
  3. Mount and Go (Roud 3860; G/D 7:1361)
  4. Deil in the Lum
  5. The Moudiewort / The Caledonian Hunt's Delight / The Shepherd's Wife
  6. Andro and His Cutty Gun (Roud 2868)
  7. The Rigs o' Rye (Roud 985; Laws O11; G/D 5:1054)
  1. The Dark Island / Battle of the Somme / Greenwoodside / Campbell's Farewell to Redcastle / Invercauld Gathering / Paddy's Leather Breeches
  2. Johnnie Sangster (Roud 2164; G/D 3:407)
  3. Wha's Fu' (Roud 473; G/D 8:1703)
  4. Andrew Ross (Roud 623; G/D 1:6)
  5. Corn Rigs / Soldier's Joy / Mrs McLeod
  6. The Gaberlunzie Man (Roud 118; Child 279; G/D 2:274)

All tracks trad.

> Folk Music > Records > The Clutha: The Bonnie Mill Dams

The Clutha: The Bonnie Mill Dams

The Clutha: The Bonnie Mill Dams (Topic 12TS330)

The Bonnie Mill Dams
The Clutha

Topic Records 12TS330 (LP, UK, 1977)

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Recorded and produced by Peter Shepheard in Edinburgh, December 1976;
Notes by Don Martin;
Photography by John Fox;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle;
Hand-tinting by Julia Bennett Studion

Musicians

Gordeanna McCulloch, vocals;
Ronnie Alexander, vocals, guitar;
Jimmy Anderson, pipes;
Callum Allan, fiddle;
Erlend Voy, fiddle, concertina, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. My Apron (2.48)
  2. Bonnie Susie Cleland (Roud 45; Child 65) (5.10)
  3. Farewell tae Kemper / The Kilworth Hills (4.28)
  4. High, Jeanie, High (Roud 2897; G/D 7:1362) (2.32)
  5. The Braes o’ Lochiel / The Terrible Twins / The Banks o' the Allan (4.57)
  6. Ochiltree Walls (Roud 92) (3.42)
  1. Binnourie (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (3.35)
  2. Logan Water / Niel Gow / Captain MacDuff’s Reel (2.08)
  3. Amang the Blue Flowers and the Yellow (Roud 30; Child 25; G/D 4:843) (3.15)
  4. The False Bride (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (5.00)
  5. Maids o’ the Black Glen / Back o’ the Moon / Donald Willie and His Dog / I Laid a Herrin’ in Saut (3.38)
  6. Mossie and His Mare (Roud 6104; G/D 3:677) (3.13)

> Folk Music > Records > Gordeanna McCulloch: Sheath and Knife

Gordeanna McCulloch: Sheath and Knife

Gordeanna McCulloch: Sheath and Knife (Topic 12TS370)

Sheath and Knife
Gordeanna McCulloch with The Clutha

Topic Records 12TS370 (LP, UK, 1978)
Fellside Recordings FECD117 (CD w/ bonus tracks, UK, 1997)

Gordeanna McCulloch: Sheath and Knife (Fellside FECD117)
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Produced by Peter Shepheard;
Recorded by Colin Nicholson at Pan-Audio Studios, Edinburgh;
Back sleeve photography by Alex Robertson;
Front sleeve design by Eddie Robertson

Musicians

Gordeanna McCulloch, vocals;
Erlend Voy, fiddle [6, 8, 12, 14, 16], concertina [11, 13, 15];
Callum Allan, fiddle [6, 8, 11-12, 14, 16];
Jimmy Anderson, Scottish lowland pipes [10];
Ronnie Alexander, guitar [6, 11-12, 16], chorus [6, 13, 16]

Tracks

CD bonus tracks from New Voices from Scotland CD bonus track from The Streets of Glasgow
  1. The Kirk o' Birnie Bouzle (Roud 3343; G/D 4:876) (1.36)
  2. The Dowie Dens o' Yarrow (Roud 13; Child 214; G/D 2:215) (4.14)
  3. The Lichtbob's Lassie (Roud 1645; G/D 4:725) (2.00)
  4. Will Ye Gang, Love (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1170; Henry H683) (2.35)
  1. The Bleacher Lassie o' Kelvinhaugh (Roud 3325; G/D 5:1041) (4.33)
LP Side 1LP Side 2
  1. The Yowie wi the Crookit Horn (Roud 2140) (4.16)
  2. There's a Herrin in the Pan (1.12)
  3. Sheath and Knife (Roud 3960; Child 16) (7.06)
  4. Jock Since Ever I Saw Yer Face (0.33)
  5. Chevy Chase (Roud 223; Child 162) (3.40)
  6. Captain Wedderburn (Roud 36; Child 46; G/D 4:842; Henry H681) (4.30)
  1. The Gallant Weaver (Roud V7499) (1.31)
  2. Eence Upon a Time (Roud 3361; G/D 7:1399) (2.59)
  3. Caw the Yowes (Roud 857; G/D 5:1014; Henry H175) (3.30)
  4. Bawbie Allan (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236) (5.13)
  5. The Hielan Laddie (Roud 5524) (1.48)
  6. Be Kind tae Yer Nainsel (Roud 2480; G/D 3:706) (4.45)

All tracks trad. arr. The Clutha except
Tracks 5, 17 trad. arr. Gordeanna McCulloch;
Track 6 Rev. John Skinner;
Track 13 trad. arr. Ray Fisher

> Folk Music > Records > The Clutha: On the Braes

The Clutha: On the Braes

The Clutha: On the Braes (CLCD01)

On the Braes
The Clutha

CLCD001 (CD, UK, 1996)

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Musicians

Gordeanna McCulloch, vocals;
Ronnie Alexander, vocals, guitar;
Tom Johnstone, small pipes;
Callum Allan, fiddle;
Erlend Voy, fiddle, concertina, vocals

Tracks

  1. The Braes o' Bonill
  2. The Dun Broon Bride
  3. The Forester
  4. Lord Ronald (Roud 10; Child 12; G/D 2:209; Henry H814)
  5. The Sodger Maid
  6. The Silkie o' Sule Skerry (Roud 197; Child 113)
  7. The Barrin o' the Door (Roud 115; Child 275; G/D 2:321)
  8. The Maid Gaed tae the Mill (Roud 2575; G/D 7:1436)
  9. The Parson's Sheep (Roud 2498; G/D 2:309)
  10. Glesga Jean
  11. Ye Hae Lien Wrang Lassie (Roud V22659)
  12. The Deerness Ram
  13. The Braes o' Strathblane (Roud 1096; G/D 6:1132)
  14. Wi Ma Big Kilmarnock Bunnit (Roud 5861; G/D 2:296)

> Folk Music > Records > Gordeanna McCulloch: In Freenship's Name

Gordeanna McCulloch: In Freenship's Name

Gordeanna McCulloch: In Freenship's Name (Greentrax CDTRAX 123)

In Freenship's Name
Gordeanna McCulloch

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX 123 (CD, UK, March 1997)

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Produced in Scotland

Musicians

Gordeanna McCulloch, vocals;
William Jackson, clarsach, whistle;
Brian Miller, harmony and spoken vocals, guitar;
Stuart Morison, Charlie Soane, fiddles;
Dougie Pincock, harmony vocals, bodhrán, flute, whistles

Tracks

  1. The Shuttle Rins (3.41)
  2. The Bawbee Birlin' (2.26)
  3. Johnny My Lad (Roud 845; G/D 3:587; Henry H807) (2.53)
  4. The Laird o' the Dainty Dounby (Roud 864; G/D 7:1488) (2.47)
  5. My Bonnie Laddie's Lang a' Growin (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (3.23)
  6. The Shepherd's Wife (Roud 1055; G/D 7:1513) (2.16)
  7. Skippin Barfit Thro' the Heather (Roud 9750) (3.48)
  8. Tam Bowie (Roud 366; G/D 7:1424; Henry H748) (2.53)
  9. The Laird o' Warriston (Roud 3876; Child 194) (4.56)
  10. Tail Toddle (Roud 11275; G/D 8:1716) (1.42)
  11. The Plooman Laddies (Roud 3448) (3.41)
  12. Willie's Droon'd in Yarrow (Roud 206; Child 215; G/D 6:1227) (3.17)
  13. The Laird o' Drum (Roud 247; Child 236; G/D 4:835) (5.47)
  14. In Freenship's Name (Roud 21761) (3.48)

All tracks trad. arr. except
Tracks 1, 4, 11 trad., source The Scottish Folksinger;
Track 2 words Rod Paterson, Michael Marra, tune Farewell tae Whisky by Niel Gow;
Track 3 trad., source The Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection Vol. 3;
Track 5 trad., personal choice;
Track 6 trad., source Songs from David Herd's Manuscripts;
Tracks 7, 12 trad., source 101 Scottish Songs;
Track 8 trad., from the singing of Norman Kennedy;
Tracks 9, 13 trad., from the singing of Ewan MacColl;
Track 10 trad., from the singing of Hamish Henderson;
Track 14 trad., source Herd Laddie o' the Glen

> Folk Music > Records > The Clutha and Gordeanna McCulloch

Other records with The Clutha and Gordeanna McCulloch

Various Artists, The World of Folk, LP, Argo SPA-A 132, 1971

Various Artists, Scots Songs and Music, LP, Springthyme SPR 1001, 1973

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

Various Artists, Folk Songs of North-East Scotland, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 5003, 1995

Various Artists, The Complete Songs of Robert Burns Volume 2, CD, Linn CKD 052, 1996

Various Artists, Ancient Celtic Roots, CD, Topic TSCD704, 1996

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

Various Artists, Ballads, CD, Fellside FECD110, 1997

Various Artists, The Complete Songs of Robert Burns Volume 3, CD, Linn CKD 062, 1997

Various Artists, Scots Women: Live from Celtic Connections 2001, 2 CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 213D, 2002

Hamish Handerson et al, A' the Bairns o Adam, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 244, 2003

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