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Bothy Ballads of Scotland

Ewan MacColl: Bothy Ballads of Scotland (Folkways FW 8759)

Bothy Ballads of Scotland
Ewan MacColl

Folkways FW 8759 (LP, USA, 1961)
Ossian OSS CD 101 (CD, Ireland, 1994)

Ewan MacColl: Bothy Ballads of Scotland (Ossian OSS CD 101)

Recorded by Moses Ash;
Liner notes by Ewan MacColl;
Cover design by Ronald Clyne

Liner notes (PDF) at Smithsonian Global Sound

Musicians

Ewan MacColl: vocals;
Peggy Seeger: concertina, five-string banjo;
Alf Edwards: ocarina

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Keach in the Creel (Roud 120; Child 281; G/D 2:317; Henry H201) (4.29)
  2. I'm a Rover (Roud 3135) (3.05)
  3. The Scranky Black Farmer (Roud 2872; G/D 3:357) (3.00)
  4. The Band of Shearers (Roud 1524; G/D 3:406) (1.42)
  5. Jock Hawk's Adventure in Glasgow (Roud 2331; G/D 2:295) (3.37)
  6. The Brewer Laddie (Roud 867; G/D 4:916) (3.36)
  7. The Wind Blew the Bonnie Lassie's Plaidie Awa' (Roud 2574; G/D 7:1413) (3.13)
  8. The Monymusk Lads (Roud 5568; G/D 3:375) (2.39)
  9. The Muckin' o' Geordie's Byre (Roud 2137; G/D 7:1303) (2.56)
  1. Bogie's Bonnie Belle (Roud 2155; G/D 7:1396) (3.22)
  2. Lamachree and Megrum (Roud 2873; G/D 3:398) (2.45)
  3. The Road and the Miles to Dundee (Roud 2300; G/D 5:971) (3.58)
  4. The Lothian Hairst (Roud 2165; G/D 3:404) (2.46)
  5. It Happened on a Day (Roud 5530; G/D 6:1136) (3.09)
  6. I'm a Working Chap (Roud 5591; G/D 3:656) (2.41)
  7. Johnny Sangster (Roud 2164; G/D 3:407) (2.56)
  8. Drumdelgie (Roud 2180; G/D 3:384) (3.18)
  9. She was a Rum One (Roud 2128; G/D 7:1445) (2.35)