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Wild Hills o' Wannie

Wild Hills o' Wannie (Topic 12TS227)

Wild Hills o' Wannie
The Small Pipes of Northumbria
Various Artists

Topic Records 12TS227 (LP, UK, 1974)
Topic Records TSDL227 (digtal download, UK, February 2013)

Recorded by Bill Leader (1969) and Tony Engle (1973) with the permission and co-operation of the Northumbrian Pipers' Society;
Notes by Forster Charlton;
Sleeve design and front cover drawing by Ken Lees

Musicians

George Atkinson, Northumbrian small pipes [4, 7, 19];
Diana Blackett-Ord, Northumbrian small pipes [5, 8, 15];
Tommy Breckons, Northumbrian small pipes [3, 18];
Colin Caisley and Forster Charlton, Northumbrian small pipes [12, 21];
Joe Hutton, Northumbrian small pipes [6, 9, 11, 13, 16];
Billy Pigg (1902-1968), Northumbrian small pipes [1-2, 10, 14, 17, 20]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [BP] The Morpeth Rant (1.11)
  2. [BP] Skye Crofters / The Swallow's Tail (3.19)
  3. [TB] Sir Sidney Smith’s March
  4. [GA] The Barrington Hornpipe
  5. [DB] Blow the Wind Southerly
  6. [JH] Lovat Scouts / Roxborough Castle / Bonny North Tyne / Alston Flower Show (3.38)
  7. [GA] The Navvy on the Line / The Friendly Visit / Remember Me / Biddy the Bold Wife / Lamb Sklnnet / De’ll Amang the Tailors
  8. [DB] Londonderry Hornpipe / Boys of the Blue Hills / Corn Rigs / Harvest Home
  9. [JH] The Blackthorn Stick / Biddy the Bold Wife
  10. [BP] The Holey Ha'penny
  11. [JH] The Humours of Bandon / Saddle the Pony
  1. [CC, FC] Noble Squire Dacre
  2. [JH] Rowley Burn Hornpipe
  3. [BP] Wild Hills o' Wannie (1.55)
  4. [DB] Westering Home (1.42)
  5. [JH] The Midlothian Pipe Band / Charlie Hunter
  6. [BP] The Lark in the Clear Air
  7. [TB] Fenwick o’ Bywell
  8. [GA] Oh Dear, What Can the Matter Be? (4.57)
  9. [BP] The Gypsy's Lullaby / The Hawk / Memories / Coates Hall (4.57)
  10. [CC, FC] Salmon Tails up the Water / The Herd on the Hill / Sweet Hesleyside (2.46)

All tracks trad. except
Track 4 Thomas Todd;
Track 6c W. Ballantyne;
Track 13 Forster Charlton;
Tracks 19, 20c Tom Clough;
Tracks 20ad Billy Pigg;
Track 20b James Hill