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Far, Far from Ypres

Far, Far from Ypres (Greentrax CDTRAX1418)

Far, Far from Ypres
Songs, Poems and Music of World War 1
Various Artists

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX1418 (2 CD, UK, April 2018)

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Musicians

The ‘Scottish Pals’ singers on CD 1: Ian Bruce, Fiona Forbes, Stephen Quigg, Ian McCalman, Tich Frier, Nick Keir and Hamish Bayne;
Maartin Allcock, keyboards, guitar, banjo, percussion;
Hamish Bayne, concertina;
Nick Keir, mouth organ, whistle;
Ian McCalman, guitar, keybords;
Pipe Major Neil Hall, Pipe Sergeant Paul Tweedley, Corporal Peter MacGregor, Corporal David Dodds, Corporal Neil McNaughton, Piper James Craig, pipes;
Drum Major, Brian Alexander, Corporal Simon Grant, Corporal Allan Campbell, Corporal Simon Phillipps, Lance Corporal Martin Brown, drums

Musicians on CD 2 see the individual tracks

Tracks

CD 1CD 2
  1. Iain Anderson: Your King and Country Need You (spoken word) (0.04)
  2. The Scottish Pals Singers: Your King and Country Need You (1.38)
  3. The Army School of Piping and Highland Drumming: Regimental Tunes: The Garb od Old Gaul / Cabar Feidh / Cock o' the North / Pibroch of Donal Dubh / Blue Bonners / Highland Laddie (4.09)

Soldier's Trench Songs—The ‘Scottish Pals’

  1. The Last Mile Home (1.53)
  2. It’s a Long Way to Tipperary (0.43)
  3. Mademoiselle from Armentieres (0.39)
  4. Fred Karno’s Army (0.41)
  5. We’re Here (0.24)
  6. Living in a Trench (0.26)
  7. Raining (0.56)
  8. Minor Worries (0.36)
  9. If the Sergeant Steals Your Rum (1.02)
  10. Oh! It’s a Lovely War (1.02)
  11. Hush! Here Comes the Whizz-bang (0.40)
  12. Bombed Last Night (0.44)
  13. Gassed Last Night (0.42)
  14. Fritz Boy (0.43)
  15. Forward Joe Soap’s Army (1.08)
  16. Pack up Your Troubles into Your Old Kit Bag (0.39)
  17. Whiter Than Whitewash (0.20)
  18. Far, Far from Wipers I Long to Be (0.51)
  19. Take Me Back to Dear Old Blighty (0.59)
  20. I’ll Make a Man of You (0.36)
  21. I Wore a Tunic (0.47)
  22. Goodbye (1.10)
  23. When this Bloody War is Over (3.13)
  24. I Don’t Want to Be a Soldier (0.33)
  25. I Want to Go Home (0.47)
  26. The Old Battalion (1.41)
  27. The Bells of Hell (0,36)

The Music Hall Songs —The ‘Scottish Pals’

  1. It’s a Long Way to Tipperary (2.51)
  2. Keep the Home Fires Burning (2.11)
  3. Sister Suzie Sewing Shirts for Soldiers (1.10)
  4. The Only Girl in the World (2.05)
  5. Roses of Picardy (1.39)
  6. Harry Lauder: Keep Right on to the End of the Road (2.50)
  7. Corporal Neil McNaughton: The Flowers of the Forest (2.44)
  8. John Samson: The Last Post (1.09)
  1. The Army School of Piping and Highland Drumming: The Bloody Fields of Flanders Set: The Taking of Beaumont Hamel / King George V's Army / The Battle of the Somme / The Bloody Fields of Flanders (3.58)
  2. Iain Anderson: In Flanders Fields poem (1.02)
  3. The Corries: The Green Fields of France / No Man’s Land / Willie McBride (5.43)
  4. Jim Malcolm: Jimmy’s Gone tae Flanders (4.43)
  5. Stevie Palmer: Black Is the Sun (3.45)
  6. The McCalmans: Mothers, Daughters, Wives (4.52)
  7. Robin Laing: Geordie McCrae (2.29)
  8. Eric Bogle: And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda (7.01)
  9. Iain Anderson: In Memorium poem (1.55)
  10. Roddy MacLeod: An Eala Bhan (5.47)
  11. Sheena Wellington and Karine Polwart: Hallowe'en (3.52)
    from Scots Women (CDTRAX213D, 2002)
  12. Dick Gaughan: Why Old Men Cry (5.57)
    from Redwood Cathedral (CDTRAX158, 1998)
  13. Eric Bogle: As If He Knows (4.30)
  14. Malinky: Jimmy Waddell / Battle of the Somme (4.46)
    from Last Leaves (CDTRAX190, 2000)
  15. Alan Bell: Letters from Wilfred (5.52)
  16. The McCalmans: Only Remembered (3.22)
  17. Iain Anderson: Cha Till MacCruemen poem / Heather Heywood: MacCrimmon’s Lament / Dougie Pincock: MacCrimmon’s Sweeheart (3.19)
    last two from By Yon Castle Wa' (CDTRAX054, 1993)

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Far, Far from Ypres—The Concert

Far, Far from Ypres—The Concert (Greentrax CDTRAX2024)

Far, Far from Ypres—The Concert
Various Artists

Greentrax Recordings DVTRAX2014 (2 CD, UK, September 2018)

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Devised, written and directed by Ian McCalman;
Filmed in the Victoria Halls, Selkirk, on August 5, 2018

Musicians

Gary West, Highland bagpipes, D low whistle [1, 18];
Ian Bruce, vocals [2, 6, 10, 19, 23];
George Archibald, vocals [2, 5-6];
Siobhan Miller, vocals [3, 16, 21];
Fiona Forbes, vocals [3,24, 27, 31];
Anne Murray, vocals [3, 9, 27];
May Weatherston, vocals [3];
Carole Prior, vocals [3];
Stephen Prigg, vocals [4];
Charlie Milne, vocals [5, 23, 25, 28,32];
Jim Weatherston, vocals [5];
Iain Anderson, recitation [7, 20, 22];
Stevie Palmer, vocals [8, 14, 17];
Barbara Dickson, vocals [11, 26];
Stephen Quigg, vocals [12, 24, 28, 30, 34], guitar;
Mairi MacInnes, vocals [13, 29];
Dick Gaughan, vocals [15], guitar;
Allan Prior, vocals [27];
John Blackwood, vocals [27];
Ian McCalman, Brian Miller, guitars;
Mairearad Green, accordion;
Tom Ward, concertina;
Norman Gore, Donald Hay, snare drums

Tracks

First HalfSecond Half
  1. [GW] Battle of the Somme pipes
  2. [IB, GA] Last Mile Home / Mademoiselle from Armentiers / We’re Here
  3. [SM, FF, AM, MW, CP] Your King and Country Need You
  4. [SPr] Victory Parade
  5. [CM, FA, JW] Geordie McCrae
  6. [GA, IB] Hush! Here Comes a Whizz Bang / Bombed Last Night
  7. [IA] Dulce Et Decorum Est poem
  8. [SPa] Black Is the Sun
  9. [AM] Hallowe’en
  10. [IB] Fritzy Boy / The Old Battalion
  11. [BD] Keep The Home Fires Burning
  12. [SQ] And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda
  13. [MMacI] Tha ar ‘n ainm ard air Menheim (Our Names Upon the Menin Gate)
  14. [SQ] Victory Parade
  15. [DG] Childhood’s End
  16. [SM] Look for a Silver Lining
  17. [SQ] It’s a Long Way to Tipperary
  1. [GW] Farewell to the Creeks pipes
  2. [IB] Goodbyeee
  3. [IA] In Flanders Fields poem
  4. [SM] Jimmy’s Gone tae Flanders
  5. [IA] Proof That We Are Winning the War story
  6. [IB, CM] Whiter Than the Whitewash / I Want to Go Home / I Don’t Want to Be a Soldier
  7. [FF, SQ] The Only Girl in the World
  8. [CM] The Bells of Hell / Raining
  9. [BD] Roses of Picardy
  10. [FF, AM, AP, JB] The Devonshire Carol
  11. [CM, SQ] I Wore a Tunic / Far, Far from Wipers / When This Bloody War Is Over
  12. [MMacI] An Eala Bhan (The White Swan)
  13. [SQ] Victory Parade
  14. [FF] The Bells of Hell
  15. [CM] Keep Right on to the End of the Road / It’s a Long Way to Tipperary / Pack Up Your Troubles
  16. [SQ] Only Remembered