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Migrating Bird: The Songs of Lal Waterson

Migrating Bird: The Songs of Lal Waterson (Honest Jon's HJP40)

Migrating Bird: The Songs of Lal Waterson
Various Artists

Honest Jon's Records HJRCD31 (CD, UK, October 2007)
Honest Jon's Records HJP40 (12" EP, UK, October 2007)

Migrating Bird: The Songs of Lal Waterson (Honest Jon's HJRCD31)

Compilation by Charlotte Greig and John Williams with Honest Jon's;
Mastered at Abbey Road;
Painting by Ski Williams;
Lal Waterson photographs by Brian Shuel;
Design by Will Bankhead

Tracks

EP Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Alasdair Roberts: The Bird (2.42)
  2. Nancy Elizabeth: Cornfield (2.51)
  3. Michael Hurley: How Can I Leave? (2.47)
  1. James Yorkston: At First She Starts (3.22)
  2. Victoria Williams: Red Wine Promises (3.24)
  3. Richard James: Memories (3.11)

CD Tracks

  1. King Cresote: Fine Horseman (3.26)
  2. Nancy Elizabeth: Cornfield (2.51)
  3. James Yorkston: At First She Starts (3.22)
    James Yorkston, vocals, guitar; Emma Smith, violin, piano; Jon Thorne, bass
  4. Victoria Williams: Red Wine Promises (3.24)
    with Michelle Gazich, violin
  5. Lavinia Blackwell & Alex Neilson: So Strange Is Man (2.41)
  6. Alasdair Roberts: The Bird (2.42)
  7. Michael Hurley: How Can I Leave? (2.47)
    with Kornbred Greenbriar, accordion
  8. Danny & the Champions of the World: Wilson's Arms (4.14)
    Danny George Wilson, Garo Nahoulakian, Robin Bennet, Joe Bennett, Andrew Mitchell, Rowland Prytherch
  9. Charlotte Greig: Her White Gown (2.41)
  10. Jeb Loy Nichols: Stumbling On (2.49)
  11. Adrian Crowley: Never the Same (2.50)
    with Kevin Murphy, cello
  12. Richard James: Memories (3.11)
  13. Willard Grant Conspiracy: Phoebe (3.10)
    Malcolm Lindsay, Robert Fisher
  14. Sabbath Folk: Dazed (4.19)
    Jo Bartlett, Rudy Carroll
  15. Lindsey Woolsey: Song for Thirza (3.41)
    Elle Osborne, vocals; arranged and processed by Melanie Wilson
  16. Richard Youngs: The Welcome Sailor (3.14)
    featuring Sorley Youngs
  17. The Memory Band: To Make You Stay (4.53)
    Stephen Cracknell, guitar, percussion; Jennymay Logan, violin; Simon Lord, banjo; Rob Spriggs, viola; Nancy Wallace, guitar, vocals
  18. Mark Olson: John Ball (3.13)
    Mark Olson, guitar, vocals; Michelle Gazich, violin; Ingunn Ringvold, vocals
  19. Vashti Bunyan: Migrating Bird (1.41)
    Vashti Bunyan, Gareth Dickson

CD tracks 1, 3-4, 6, 11, 15, 17 Lal Waterson;
Tracks 2, 5, 7-10, 12-13, 19 Lal Waterson, Oliver Knight;
Track 14 adapted from a poem by Arthur Rimbaud;
Track 16 trad. arr. Lal Waterson;
Track 18 Sydney Carter