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Bob Blair: Reachin' for the High, High Lands

Bob Blair: Reachin' for the High, High Lands (Tradition Bearers LTCD1001)

Reachin' for the High, High Lands
Scots Songs & Ballads
Bob Blair

The Tradition Bearers LTCD1001 (CD, UK, 2000)

Produced by Pete Heywood;
Recorded by Ian McCalman at Kevock Digital Studios, Lasswade, Scotland;
Cover photo by Pete Heywood;
Photo of Bob Blair by Colin Clark;
Notes to the songs by Adam McNaughtan;
Sleeve design by Jack Slavin

Musicians

Bob Blair: vocals, concertina [2];
Finlay Allison: fiddle [10]

Tracks

  1. Kissin's Nae Sin (Roud 2579) (0.46)
  2. Cairn o' Mount (Roud 3794; G/D 5:1042) (6.22)
  3. Bonny Peggy (Roud 3875; Child 298) (5.25)
  4. A Wee Drappie O't (Roud 5610; G/D 3:560) (2.43)
  5. Waly, Waly (Roud 87; Child 204) (5.05)
  6. Duncan Gray (Roud 8688) (1.16)
  7. It Was in the Toon o' Kelso (Roud 183; Laws Q2; G/D 2:318; Henry H174; TYG 6) (2.00)
  8. O Gin My Love Were a Pickle o' Wheat (Roud V2890) (1.38)
  9. The Collier Laddie (Roud 3787; G/D 5:991) (6.34)
  10. The Great Silkie of Sule Skerry (Roud 197; Child 113) (3.39)
  11. Johnny Lad (Roud 6131; G/D 4:756) (1.46)
  12. Ye Hae Lien Wrang (Roud V22659) (1.24)
  13. The Bonnie Lassie o' the Mornin' (5.11)

All tracks trad. arr. Bob Blair except
Track 2 tune Tony Cuffe;
Track 13 Jack Foley

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Various Artists, Some Rants o' Fun (Old Songs & Bothy Ballads Volume 3), CD, Autumn Harvest AH 004, 2007

The Rough Guide to Scottish Folk (World Music RGNET 1235 CD) Various Artists, The Rough Guide to Scottish Folk (Second Edition), 2 CD, World Music RGNET 1235 CD, 2010