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Aly Bain & Mike Whellans

Aly Bain & Mike Whellans (Trailer LER 2022)

Aly Bain & Mike Whellans
Aly Bain, Mike Whellans

Trailer Records LER 2022 (LP, UK, 1971)

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Recorded and produced by Bill Leader;
Production master by Nic Kinsey, Livingston studios;
Sleeve photograph by Bill Leader;
Sleeve design by Janet Kerr

Musicians

Aly Bain: fiddle;
Mike Whellans: guitar, bodhrán, mouth organ, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Jake Broke the Prison Door / Donald Blue / Wha'll Dance wi' Wattie (1.46)
  2. Jimmy Clay (5.30)
  3. Maple Sugar (2.10)
  4. Whistlin' Through the Pines (2.34)
  5. The Buckin' Mule (3.02)
  6. Sweet Georgia Brown (2.50)
  1. Lucky Can Du Link Ony / Da Foostra / Aandowin' at the Bow (1.46)
  2. Fiddlers' Green (Roud 26370) (4.59)
  3. Willie MacIntosh; Cooley's Reel (2.26)
  4. Niel Gow's Lament for His Second Wife (4.24)
  5. Steppin' Out (5.43)

Tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 trad. arr. Aly Bain, Mike Whellans;
Track 2 Patrick Sky;
Tracks 4, 11 Mike Whellans;
Track 6 Maceo Pinkard;
Track 8 John Conolly;
Track 10 Niel Gow

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The Silver Bow

Tom Anderson, Aly Bain: The Silver Bow (Topic 12TS281)

The Silver Bow
Shetland Folk Fiddling Vol 1
Tom Anderson, Aly Bain

Topic Records 12TS281 (LP, UK, 1976)

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Recorded by Fred Kent, Edinburgh, October 1975;
Produced by Tom Anderson and Aly Bain;
Notes by Tom Anderson;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle

Musicians

Tom Anderson, Aly Bain: fiddles [1-6, 8-15];
Trevor Hunter, Davie Tulloch: fiddles [1-5, 7, 9, 11-13];
Violet Tulloch: piano [1, 3, 6-8, 10, 14-15]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Jack Broke da Prison Door / Donald Blue / Sleep Sound ida Mornin' / Lasses Trust in Providence / Bonnie Isle o' Whalsay (3.03)
  2. The Day Dawn / Da Cross Reel (3.00)
  3. Shive Her Up / Ahint da Deakes o' Voe (1.45)
  4. Da Silver Bow (1.29)
  5. Auld Foula Reel / Wynadepla (1.23)
  6. Da Slockit Light / Smith o' Couster / Da Grocer (4.13)
  7. Da Galley Watch / Kail and Knockit Corn (2.00)
  8. Da Auld Restin’ Chair / Hamnavoe Polka / Maggie's Reel (3.53)
  1. Unst Bridal March / Da Bride's a Boannie Ting (4.24)
  2. Jack Is Yet Alive / Auld Clettenroe (1.45)
  3. Da Mill / Doon da Rooth (3.00)
  4. Pit Haem da Borrowed Claes / Wha'll Dance wi' Wattie / Bush Below da Gairden (1.57)
  5. Soldier’s Joy (2.21)
  6. Shetland Moods / De'il Stick da Minister / Taste da Green (3.00)
  7. Dean Brig / Banks (3.33)

> Folk Music > Records > Tom Anderson, Aly Bain: Shetland Folk Fiddling Vol 2

Shetland Folk Fiddling Vol 2

Tom Anderson, Aly Bain: Shetland Folk Fiddling Vol 2 (Topic 12TS379)

Shetland Folk Fiddling Vol 2
Tom Anderson, Aly Bain

Topic Records 12TS379 (LP, UK, 1978)

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Recorded at Castlesound Studios, Edinburgh by Calum Malcolm;
Produced by Tom Anderson and Aly Bain;
Sleeve notes by Tom Anderson;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle;
Front sleeve illustration by Jim Moncrieff

Musicians

Tom Anderson, Aly Bain: fiddles;
Willie Johnson: guitar [1-3, 6-7, 10-11, 13];
Violet Tulloch: piano [1, 3-4, 6-9, 14];

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Ferrie Reel / Lay Dee at Dee / Spencie's Reel (2.59)
  2. Up an’ Doon da Harbour / Lucky Can You Link Ony / Da Trig Bag (1.53)
  3. The Silvery Voe / Mrs. Babs Anderson / Pottinger's Reel (3.38)
  4. If I Get a Bonnie Lass / Jeannie Shoke da Bairn / Oo't Be Est da Vong (1.48)
  5. Auld Swaara (1.50)
  6. Faroe Rum / Aandowin' at da Bow / Da Forefit o' da Ship (1.50)
  7. Mrs Jamieson’s Favourite / Lady Mary Ramsay / Mary Ramsay (3.41)
  1. All da Ships ir Sailin’ / Sheldoe Geo / Mak a Kishie Needle Dye (1.53)
  2. Freddie’s Tune / Da Blue Yow (2.56)
  3. The Full Rigged Ship / The New Rigged Ship (3.02)
  4. Naanie an’ Betty / A Yow Cam' to Wir Doon Yarmin (1.55)
  5. Maggie O’Ham / Da Foula Shaalds (2.47)
  6. Come Agen Ye’re Welcome / Da Corbie an' da Crow (1.50)
  7. Ian S. Robertson / Madam Vanoni (4.29)

All tracks trad. except
Track 3 Tom Anderson;
Track 7a Charles Grant;
Track 7b Niel Gow;
Track 9a F Stickle;
Track 14a Arthur S. Robertson;
Track 14b J.S. Skinner

> Folk Music > Records > Tom Anderson, Aly Bain: The Silver Bow

The Silver Bow

Tom Anderson, Aly Bain: The Silver Bow (Topic TSCD469)

The Silver Bow
The Fiddle Music of Shetland
Tom Anderson, Aly Bain

Topic Records TSCD469 (CD, UK, 1998)

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This collection is a (shortened) compilation of two Topic albums by Tom Anderson and Aly Bain, released in 1975 and 1978.

Tracks 1-14 recorded by Fred Kent, Edinburgh, October 1975;
Tracks 15-28 recorded by Calum Malcolm at Castlesound Studios, Edinburgh in 1978

Musicians

Tom Anderson, Aly Bain: fiddles;
Trevor Hunter, Davie Tulloch: fiddles [1-5, 8, 10-12];
Violet Tulloch: piano [1, 3, 6-7, 9, 13-15, 17, 20-23, 28];
Willie Johnson: guitar [15-17, 20-21, 24-25, 27]

Tracks

  1. Jack Broke da Prison Door / Donald Blue / Sleep Sound ida Mornin' / Lasses Trust in Providence / Bonnie Isle o' Whalsay (3.03)
  2. The Day Dawn / Da Cross Reel (3.00)
  3. Shive Her Up / Ahint da Deakes o' Voe (1.45)
  4. Da Silver Bow (1.29)
  5. Auld Foula Reel / Wynadepla (1.23)
  6. Da Slockit Light / Smith o' Couster / Da Grocer (4.13)
  7. Da Auld Restin’ Chair / Hamnavoe Polka / Maggie's Reel (3.53)
  8. Unst Bridal March / Da Bride's a Boannie Ting (4.24)
  9. Jack Is Yet Alive / Auld Clettenroe (1.45)
  10. Da Mill / Doon da Rooth (3.00)
  11. Pit Haem da Borrowed Claes / Wha'll Dance wi' Wattie / Bush Below da Gairden (1.57)
  12. Soldier’s Joy (2.21)
  13. Shetland Moods / De'il Stick da Minister / Taste da Green (3.00)
  14. Dean Brig / Banks (3.33)
  15. Ferrie Reel / Lay Dee at Dee / Spencie's Reel (2.59)
  16. Up an’ Doon da Harbour / Lucky Can You Link Ony / Da Trig Bag (1.53)
  17. The Silvery Voe / Mrs. Babs Anderson / Pottinger's Reel (3.38)
  18. If I Get a Bonnie Lass / Jeannie Shoke da Bairn / Oo't Be Est da Vong (1.48)
  19. Auld Swaara (1.50)
  20. Faroe Rum / Aandowin' at da Bow / Da Forefit o' da Ship (1.50)
  21. Mrs Jamieson’s Favourite / Lady Mary Ramsay / Mary Ramsay (3.41)
  22. All Da Ships ir Sailin’ / Sheldoe Geo / Mak a Kishie Needle Dye (1.53)
  23. Freddie’s Tune / Da Blue Yow (2.56)
  24. The Full Rigged Ship / The New Rigged Ship (3.02)
  25. Naanie an’ Betty / A Yow Cam' to Wir Doon Yarmin (1.55)
  26. Maggie O’Ham / Da Foula Shaalds (2.47)
  27. Come Agen Ye’re Welcome / Da Corbie an' da Crow (1.50)
  28. Ian S. Robertson / Madam Vanoni (4.29)

Tracks 1-14 are from The Silver Bow: Shetland Fiddling Vol 1 (12TS281, 1975);
Tracks 15-28 are from Shetland Folk Fiddling Vol 2 (12TS379, 1978)

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Aly Bain & Young Champions

Aly Bain & Young Champions (Springthyme SPRCD 1032)

Aly Bain & Young Champions
Aly Bain

Springthyme Records SPRC/CD 1032 (cass./CD, UK, 1992)

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Produced by Peter Shepheard for Springthyme Records in association with the Traditional Music and Song Assiciation of Scotland (TMSA);
Recorded live during a week long tour of Aly Bain with young Scots musicians

Album notes

Musicians

Aly Bain: fiddle [1-2, 10, 19, 21, 23, 24];
Violet Tulloch: piano [1-2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 13, 16, 21, 23];
Scott Williams: flute [2];
Gail Ross: clarsach [3, 15];
Vicki Ferguson: clarsach [3, 7], vocals [7];
Bruce Lindsay: accordion [4, 16];
Scott Gardiner: vocals [5, 14];
Russell Kostulin: fiddle [6, 11];
Scott Williams: tin whistle [8];
Simon Thoumire: accordion [9];
Martyn Bennett: chamber pipes [12];
Angie Smith: fiddle [13, 21];
Nicole Robertson: vocals [17];
all musicians [24]

Tracks

  1. [AB, VT] Dr Donaldson march / The Anvil reel (2.50)
  2. [AB, SW, VT] The Ross Memorial Hospital slow air (4.43)
  3. [BL, VT] Buain An Rainich / Brochan Lom / The Cockle Gatherers (3.20)
  4. [AB, VT] Balkan Hills / Duke of Gordon / The Deil & Dirk (3.22)
  5. [SG] The Pear Tree (2.39)
  6. [RK, VT] Mr Michie / J.F. Dickie's Reel (4.09)
  7. [VF] An Ataireachd Ard (3.24)
  8. [SW, VT] Brig. Gen. Ronald Cheape of Tioran / Aspen Bank / Major David Manson (3.54)
  9. [ST] Ardgualich / High Road to Linton / Dookin For Apples (4.47)
  10. Introduction (1.12)
  11. [AB, RK, VT] Heaven's Gate / Le Grande Chaine / Waiting for the Federals (4.33)
  12. [MB] The Conundrum / Mrs Stewart of Grandtully / The Morning Dew / The Blarney Pilgrim / Langstom's Pony (5.35)
  13. [AS, VT] Helen Robertson (2.56)
  14. [SG] The Humble Tattie (3.34)
  15. [GR] Ballachulish Glen (2.31)
  16. [BL, VT] Leaving Lismor / Heights of Dargai / Kilt Is My Delight (2.03)
  17. [NR] A Wee Burr Stuck tae ma Apron (3.54)
  18. Introduction (0.43)
  19. [AB] Midnight on the Water / Bonaparte's Retreat (4.51)
  20. Introduction (0.14)
  21. [AB, AS, VT] A Music of Spey (2.49)
  22. Introduction (0.48)
  23. [AB, VT] The Sixereen / The Barrowburn / Fairy Dance (3.53)
  24. [all] Margaret's Waltz / Laird o Drumblair / Deil Among the Tailors (4.50)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1ab Ronnie Cooper;
Track 2 Phil Cunningham;
Track 4a J. Gillan;
Track 6a A. Fitchet;
Track 6bc J.M. Henderson;
Track 8a W. Ross;
Track 8c, 12a Peter R. MacLeod;
Track 9a Simon Thoumire;
Track 11a D.M. Mansfield;
Track 12b Wm. Marshall;
Track 13 A. Scott Robertson;
Track 14 J. Middleton;
Track 16a M. Hardie;
Track 16b J. Wallace;
Track 19a B. Thomasson;
Track 21, 24b James Scott Skinner;
Track 23a Tom Anderson;
Track 23b A. Harper;
Track 24a Pat Shuldham-Shaw