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Travellers' Tales Volume 1

Travellers' Tales Volume 1 (Kyloe 100)

Travellers' Tales Volume 1
Songs, stories and ballads from Scottish Travellers
Various Artists

Kyloe Records Kyloe 100 (CD, UK, 2002)

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Recordings made by Mike Yates in Ladybank, Fife, and in Aberdeen, 2001-2002;
Cover painting: Untitled (detail) by Robert Kenny Smith

Musical Traditions review

Musicians

Stanley Robertson (1940-2009), vocals [5, 9];
Duncan Williamson (1928-2007), vocals [1-4, 7-8, 10-11];
William Williamson (son of Duncan Williamson), vocals, guitar [6]

Tracks

  1. [DW] Johnny You're a Rover (Roud 9570) (1.26)
  2. [DW] The Lady and the Blacksmith (Roud 1350; Child 44; G/D 2:334) (2.33)
  3. [DW] Bonny George Campbell (Roud 338; Child 210) (2.55)
  4. [DW] Conversation on Jack Tales (2.17)
  5. [SR] Hump-Back Jack (story) (16.24)
  6. [WW] The Dowie Dens of Yarrow (Roud 13; Child 214; G/D 2:215) (4.03)
  7. [DW] The White Butterfly (story) (6.57)
  8. [DW] Down in Yonder Bushes (Roud 21092) (1.23)
  9. [SR] Tifty's Annie (Roud 98; Child 233; G/D 5:1018) (15.32)
  10. [DW] Jack Goes Back to School (story) (12.54)
  11. [DW] Hind Horn (Roud 28; Child 17; G/D 5:1022) (7.19)

Tracks 1-2 recorded in Ladybank, Fife, on August 13, 2001;
Tracks 3-4, 8, 10-11 recorded in Ladybank, Fife, on August 14, 2001;
Tracks 6-7 recorded in Ladybank, Fife, on September 3, 2001;
Tracks 5, 9 recorded in Aberdeen on March 23, 2002

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Travellers' Tales Volume 2

Travellers' Tales Volume 2 (Kyloe 101)

Travellers' Tales Volume 2
Songs, stories and ballads from Scottish Travellers
Various Artists

Kyloe Records Kyloe 101 (CD, UK, 2002)

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Recordings made by Mike Yates in Ladybank, Fife, and in Aberdeen, 2001-2002;
Cover painting: Untitled (detail) by Robert Kenny Smith

Musical Traditions review

Musicians

Gabrielle Ijdo (daughter of Stanley Robertson), vocals [7];
Stanley Robertson (1940-2009), vocals [1, 4, 10];
Duncan Williamson (1928-2007), vocals [2-3, 5-6, 8-9, 11-13]

Tracks

  1. [SR] Medley of Children's Songs: Ding-Dong the Catholic Bells / The Wee Wee Man (Roud 2865; Child 38) / Twelve o' Clock is Ringing / Archiball / Down in Easter Lane (Roud 20029) (2.52)
  2. [DW] The Trees They Are High (Roud 5530; G/D 6:1136) (3.09)
  3. [DW] Those Men of the Forest (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (4.33)
  4. [SR] Jack and the Three Jewels (story) (16.34)
  5. [DW] John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559) (4.53)
  6. [DW] The Golden Vanity (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37) (3.12)
  7. [GI] Young Emslie (Roud 182; Laws M34; G/D 2:189; Henry H113) (4.11)
  8. [DW] Queen Jane (Roud 77; Child 170; G/D 3:693) (3.31)
  9. [DW] The Butcher Boy (Roud 409; Laws P24) (2.21)
  10. [SR] Johnnie o the Brine (Roud 69; Child 114; G/D 2:250) (7.30)
  11. [DW] Fortune Turns the Wheel (Roud 3798; G/D 3:667) (3.44)
  12. [DW] The Silkie's Revenge (story) (12.43)
  13. [DW] Closing Our Camping Grounds Down (Roud 17565) (3.16)

Tracks 2-3, 6, 11 recorded in Ladybank, Fife, on August 13, 2001;
Tracks 5, 9 recorded in Ladybank, Fife, on August 14, 2001;
Tracks 8, 12-13 recorded in Ladybank, Fife, on September 3, 2001;
Tracks 1, 4, 7, 10 recorded in Aberdeen on March 23, 2002