> Folk Music > Records > Ian Bruce: Blodwen’s Dream

Ian Bruce: Blodwen’s Dream

Blodwen’s Dream Promo Letter: Fellside’s First CD Release

Ian Bruce: Blodwen’s Dream (Fellside FECD76)

Blodwen’s Dream
Ian Bruce

Fellside Recordings FECD76 (CD, UK, 1990)

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Recorded October/November 1989 at Fellside by Paul Adams and Graham Bell;
Produced by Paul Adams;
Cover photograph by Castle Photographics;
Artwork and layout by Mary Blood

Musicians

Ian Bruce: vocals, acoustic guitar;
Marysia Lessnau: harmony vocals;
Jim Yule: acoustic and electric guitars, backing vocals, drums on [2];
Clark Sorley: keyboards;
Andy McGlasson: drums, percussion;
Isobel Hirst: accordion;
Harry King: pipe

Tracks

  1. John (3.48)
  2. Factory Life (3.38)
  3. My Eldorado (6.57)
  4. Classical Music (5.15)
  5. Ghost of the Chair (5.15)
  6. Farewell Deep Blue (3.35)
  7. No Noise (4.02)
  8. This Peaceful Evening (3.00)
  9. I Can Play You Anything (3.42)
  10. Black Fog (4.54)
  11. Blodwen’s Dream (4.11)

All tracks written by Ian Bruce except
Track 1 Ian Bruce, Stanage;
Track 3 Graeme Miles;
Track 6 Ian Bruce, Clark Sorley

> Folk Music > Records > Ian Bruce: Out of Office

Ian Bruce: Out of Office

Ian Bruce: Out of Office (Fellside FECD85)

Out of Office
Ian Bruce

Fellside Recordings FECD85 (CD, UK, 1992)

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Recorded January/February 1992 at Fellside by Paul Adams and Graham Bell;
Produced by Paul Adams;
Cover photograph by Ian McCalman, Castle Photographics;
Artwork and layout by Mary Blood

Musicians

Ian Bruce: vocals, harmony vocals, acoustic guitar, mandolin, bass, Scotsman’s skull;
Jim Yule: acoustic and electric guitars, keyboards, backing vocals;
Marysia Lessnau: harmony vocals, duet vocals, scream;
Ian ‘Skippy’ Murray: drums, percussion;
Isobel Hirst: accordion, vibraslap;
Tracy Gilbert: bass;
Tom McConville: fiddle, violin

Tracks

  1. Night Time Cowboys (3.58)
  2. All Roads Lead to Home (5.46)
  3. (You Have to) Believe in Love (3.37)
  4. The Touch and the Go (5.01)
  5. Rattlers (2.37)
  6. When the Bough Breaks (2.58)
  7. Had to Find a Phone (3.03)
  8. All Used Up (4.01)
  9. Jimmy Come Solo (3.21)
  10. (The Irony of) No Smoking Day, March ’87 (3.54)
  11. Butlins Girl (3.50)
  12. Labyrinth of Chance (5.33)

All tracks written by Ian Bruce except
Tracks 2, 4, 6 Ian Bruce, Ian Walker;
Track 3 Ian Bruce, Ian Murray;
Track 8 Bruce ‘Utah’ Phillips

> Folk Music > Records > Ian Bruce: The Naked Truth

Ian Bruce: The Naked Truth

Ian Bruce: The Naked Truth (Ruglen LUMS CD0102)

The Naked Truth
Ian Bruce

Ruglen Record Company LUMS CD0102 (CD, UK, 1 August 1995)

The Naked Truth Volume One Remastered
Ian Bruce

Ruglen Record Company LUMS CD0114 (CD, UK, 18 February 2019)

Ian Bruce Breeze Band: The Naked Truth Volume One Remastered (Ruglen LUMS CD0114)
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Produced by Ian Bruce and Ian McCalman;
Recorded at Kevock Digital

Musicians

Ian Bruce: vocals, guitar

Tracks

  1. Too Far From She (4.16)
  2. Factory Life (3.18)
  3. From a Distance (2.54)
  4. Free Agents (4.22)
  5. This Peaceful Evening (2.50)
  6. The Touch and the Go (4.38)
  7. The Anchor Line (2.53)
  8. Will There Be a Concert? (4.34)
  9. Nightime Cowboys (3.30)
  10. Ghost of the Chair (4.48)
  11. Hearts of Ohio (2.20)
  12. Black Fog (4.51)
  13. Top Hat ’n’ Tails (2.28)
  14. Find Out Who Your Friends Are (3.08)
  15. Blodwen’s Dream (3.09)
  16. Gone For The Day (3.36)
  17. The Dawn of a Brand New Day (4.10)
  18. All Roads Lead to Home (5.48)
  19. Child on the Green (3.33)
  20. Blue Denim Days (3.26)

All tracks written by Ian M. Bruce except
Track 3 Julie Gold;
Tracks 6-7, 18 Ian M. Bruce, Ian J. Walker;
Track 17 Ian M. Bruce, Gavin Stevenson

> Folk Music > Records > Ian Bruce Breeze Band: A Kind and Gentle Nature

Ian Bruce Breeze Band: A Kind and Gentle Nature

Ian Bruce Breeze Band: A Kind and Gentle Nature (WildGoose WGS277CD)

A Kind and Gentle Nature
Ian Bruce Breeze Band

WildGoose Studios WGS277CD (CD, UK, 1996)

Ian Bruce Breeze Band: A Kind and Gentle Nature (WildGoose WGS277CD)
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Produced and recorded by Doug Bailey at WildGoose Studios, May Cottage, Wherwell, Hampshire;
Photographs of Ian Bruce by Dieter Weiser, Worpswede, Germany;
Photographs of Paul Sartin and Paul Hutchinson by Saffron Summerfield, London

Musicians

Ian Bruce: vocals, guitar;
Paul Sartin: oboe, violin;
Paul Hutchinson: accordion;
Ian Murray: percussion

Tracks

  1. Blue Denim Days (4.22)
  2. Lincoln and My Brothers (4.47)
  3. Her Daddy’s Eyes (3.57)
  4. The Rest of the World (3.40)
  5. Speakin’ Free (3.25)
  6. All or Nothing (3.30)
  7. Me and My Home (3.52)
  8. Lonely Old Lady (4.51)
  9. Mind of a Child (5.27)
  10. I Can’t Sit Still (4.22)
  11. Up There With ’Em (3.42)

All tracks written by Ian M. Bruce

> Folk Music > Records > Ian Bruce Breeze Band: Annie Laurie

Ian Bruce Breeze Band: Annie Laurie

Ian Bruce Breeze Band: Annie Laurie (Ruglen LUMS CD0103)

Annie Laurie
Ian Bruce Breeze Band

Ruglen Record Company LUMS CD0103 (CD EP, UK, 1997)

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Produced by Mark Powell;
Recorded at Wild Goose Studios;
Cover photos: Maxwellton Hous (Annie’s home) and Annie Laurie;
Band photos: Zoe Adamovich;
Graphic design by Stewart James

Musicians

Ian Bruce: vocals, guitar;
Paul Hutchinson: accordion;
Costa Perstianis: percussion, violin, backing vocals;
Paul Sartin: violin, oboe, backing vocals

Tracks

  1. The Best of Friends (5.04)
  2. Annie Laurie (Roud 8179) (4.19)
  3. Dollar a Dream (2.37)
  4. Prisoner of War (4.06)

All tracks written by Ian M. Bruce except
Track 1 counter melody Paul Sartin;
Track 2 William Douglas, Lady John Douglas Scott

> Folk Music > Records > Ian Bruce: Hodden Grey

Ian Bruce: Hodden Grey

Ian Bruce: Hodden Grey (Greentrax CDTRAX156)

Hodden Grey
Ian Bruce

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX156 (CD, UK, January 1998)

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Produced by Dr Fred Freeman;
Recorded by Ian Bruce at Ruglen Records Mobile Studios;
Mixed by Peter Haigh and Dr Fred Freeman at Pier House Studios, Edinburgh;
Cover photographs by Douglas Gibb, Maté Gibb Photography;
Original recording session photographs by Dr Fred Freeman;
Digital graphics design and photo-montages by John Haxby, art surgery

Musicians

Ian Bruce: vocals, guitar;
Dougie Pincock: tin whistle, wooden flute, percussion;
Malcolm Stitt: low whistle, bouzouki;
Ian Lowthian: accordion, keyboards;
Catriona Macdonald: fiddle

Tracks

  1. The Stoutest Man in the Forty Twa (Roud 1877; G/D 1:70) (3.36)
  2. The Trumpet Sounds (Roud 4596) (2.07)
  3. The Jute Mill Song (Roud 2585) (2.20)
  4. Will Ye Go tae Flanders? (Roud 8544) (3.29)
  5. She Was a Rum One (Roud 2128; G/D 7:1445) (1.52)
  6. The Diamond Ship (Roud 2172; G/D 1:11) (2.56)
  7. List Bonnie Laddie (Roud 3356; G/D 1:77) (2.34)
  8. Johnnie Gallacher (Roud 920; G/D 1:80; Henry H574) (2.35)
  9. Gi’e Me a Lass Wi’ a Lump o’ Land (Roud 8463) (2.12)
  10. Kiss the Children for Me Mary (3.19)
  11. Tatties an’ Herrin’ (Roud 16927) (2.01)
  12. The Yella Haired Laddie (Roud 8696) (2.59)
  13. The Forfar Sodger (Roud 2857; G/D 1:69) (3.36)
  14. The Bleacher Lassie of Kelvinhaugh (Roud 3325; G/D 5:1041) (4.43)
  15. Slippy Stane (Roud V13227) (1.37)

All tracks trad. except
Track 3 Mary Brooksbank;
Track 4 Billy Ross;
Track 9 Allan Ramsay;
Track 10 Ewan MacColl

> Folk Music > Records > Ian Bruce: Alloway Tales

Ian Bruce: Alloway Tales

Ian Bruce: Alloway Tales (Linn CKD 112)

Alloway Tales
Ian Bruce

Linn Records CKD 112 (CD, UK, 11 November 1999)

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Produced and compiled by Fred Freeman;
Recorded in 1996-1999;
Mixed by Ian Bruce and Fred Freeman

Musicians

Ian Bruce: vocals, guitar, bodhrán;
Ian Anderson: banjo, bouzouki;
John Martin: fiddle, viola;
Tony McManus: guitar, mandolin;
Ian Lowthian: accordion;
Catriona Macdonald: fiddle;
Marc Duff: recorder, bodhrán, whistle, recorder;
William (Billy) Jackson: whistle, clarsach;
Dougie Pincock: small pipes, whistle;
Jack Evans: guitar

Tracks

  1. Ye Jacobites by Name (Roud 5517) (3.00)
  2. Lassie Wi’ the Lintwhite Locks (Roud V3063) (3.03)
  3. Galloway Tam (Roud V31014) (1.49)
  4. Ye Banks and Braes (Roud 13889) (3.43)
  5. The Soldier’s Return (Roud 31438) (5.29)
  6. Such a Parcel of Rogues in a Nation (Roud 5516) (2.35)
  7. A Man’s a Man for A’ That (Roud 30953) (3.05)
  8. The Auld Man’s Winter Thought (2.03)
  9. Craigieburn Wood (Roud V1196) (3.27)
  10. Auld Lang Syne (Roud 13892) (3.24)
  11. O, When She Comes Ben, She Bobbed (Roud 5519) / O Mally’s Meek (Roud V33186) (2.38)
  12. Now Westlin Winds and Slaught’ring Guns (Roud 6936) (5.05)
  13. Ca’ the Yowes (Roud 857; G/D 5:1014; Henry H175) (3.53)
  14. The Thames Flows Proudly to the Sea (Roud V31124) (2.10)

Tracks 1, 5, 12 are from The Complete Songs of Robert Burns Volume 2 (rec. 1995, 1996);
Tracks 2, 6, 9, 13-14 are from The Complete Songs of Robert Burns Volume 3 (rec. 1997);
Track 11 is from The Complete Songs of Robert Burns Volume 4 (rec. 1997);
Tracks 3-4, 7-8, 10 recorded 1999

> Folk Music > Records > Ian Bruce: The Naked Truth Volume Two

Ian Bruce: The Naked Truth Volume Two

Ian Bruce: The Naked Truth Volume Two (Ruglen LUMS CD0109)

The Naked Truth Volume Two
Ian Bruce

Ruglen Record Company LUMS CD0109 (CD, UK, 1 July 2004)

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Produced by Ian Bruce and Ian McCalman;
Recorded and mixed by Ian Bruce with help from Shaun Blandford at Raglen Recoeding Studios, Castle Douglas, Scotland, in March-May 2004;
Photographs by Tony Borthwick and Ealine Hawkins;
Sleeve layout and design by Ian M. Bruce

Musicians

Ian Bruce: vocals, guitar

Tracks

  1. Labyrinth of Chance (5.13)
  2. Stan The Singer (2.56)
  3. Northwest Passage (3.56)
  4. Bizzie Lizzie (3.37)
  5. Speakin’ Free (3.42)
  6. Recovery (2.52)
  7. All or Nothing (3.03)
  8. No Noise (3.47)
  9. When the Bough Breaks (2.50)
  10. Corners (4.28)
  11. Lincoln and My Brothers (3.17)
  12. Yours for the Night (3.31)
  13. Lonely Old Lady (4.35)
  14. A Dollar a Dream (2.19)
  15. Love at the Five and Dime (4.25)
  16. Believe in Love (3.02)
  17. The Ladies Left Behind (2.25)
  18. The Mind of a Child (4.08)
  19. I Can’t Sit Still (3.54)
  20. My Eldorado (6.59)

All tracks written by Ian M. Bruce except
Track 3 Stan Rogers;
Tracks 9-10 Ian M. Bruce, Ian J. Walker;
Track 12 Ian M. Bruce, Sandy Stanage;
Track 15 Nanci Griffith;
Track 16 Ian M. Bruce, Ian Murray;
Track 20 Graeme Miles

> Folk Music > Records > Ian Bruce: Rhythm & Burns

Ian Bruce: Rhythm & Burns

Ian Bruce: Rhythm & Burns (Lochshore CDLDL1317)

Rhythm & Burns
Ian Bruce

Lochshore CDLDL1317 (CD, UK, 5 January 2010)

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Produced by Dr. Fred Freeman;
Recorded and mixed at Raglen Digital & B&B Studios, Leith, Edinburgh

Musicians

Ian Bruce: vocals, guitar, keyboard, percussion
Stevie Lawrence: slide guitar, bouzouki, mandolin, Appalachian dulcimer, hurdy-gurdy, bodhrán, log drum, etc.;
Chris Agnew: acoustic bass, harmony vocals [10];
Richard Werner: all kinds of percussion;
Chris Wright: tablas

Tracks

  1. Robin Shure in Hairst (Roud 32554) (2.13)
  2. Charlie Is My Darling (Roud 5510) (2.05)
  3. Hughie Graham (Roud 84; Child 191; G/D 2:271) (3.53)
  4. It Was A’ for Our Rightfu’ King (Roud 5789) (2.48)
  5. The Taylor Fell Through the Bed (Roud 13597; G/D 8:1843) (2.02)
  6. Rattlin’, Roarin’ Willie (Roud 6192; G/D 4:776) (2.19)
  7. Raving Winds (Roud V29388) (2.52)
  8. Comin Thro’ the Rye (Roud 5512; G/D 8:1860) (1.22)
  9. Wha Will Buy My Troggin (RoudBS B250017) (2.48)
  10. The Weary Pund o’ Tow (Roud 435; G/D 8:1867) (2.01)
  11. The Lea-Rig (Roud 8516) (3.11)
  12. Duncan Gray (Roud 8688) (2.10)
  13. MacPherson’s Farewell (Roud 2160; G/D 3:697) (5.16)
  14. Brose and Butter (Roud 12585) (1.28)
  15. Green Grow the Rashes (Roud 2772; G/D 7:1297) (4.06)
  16. Scots Wha Hae (Roud V1089) (3.12)

Tracks 1-12, 14-15 Robert Burns arr. Ian M. Bruce, Dr. Fred Freeman;
Tracks 13, 16 Robert Burns arr. Ian M. Bruce

> Folk Music > Records > Bruce & Walker: Born to Rottenrow

Bruce & Walker: Born to Rottenrow

Bruce & Walker: Born to Rottenrow (Greentrax DVTRAX2023)

Born to Rottenrow
Bruce & Walker

Greentrax Recordings DVTRAX2023 (CD+DVD, UK, February 2014)

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Recorded by Richard Werner and Ian Bruce;
DVD edit, cover design and album production by Ian Bruce;
Cover painting and Bruce & Walker photography by Louise Mairs

Musicians

Ian Bruce: vocals, acoustic guitar, mandolin, bass, percussion;
Ian Walker: vocals, banjo, acoustic guitar, autoharp;
Carol Jamieson, keyboards, backing vocals;
Fraser Bruce, vocals, acoustic guitar;
Moe Walker, backing vocals;
Richard Werner, drums, percussion;
Sháun Blandford, vocals, electric guitars, bass;
Stewart Hardy, violin, vocals;
Victor Besch, accordion, bagpipes, vocals, recorder, percussion

Tracks

CD

  1. I Stand Tall (4.26)
  2. Miss Salfka Sings (4.52)
  3. November Grey (4.55)
  4. The Shawl (4.00)
  5. When I Spoke to Felix (5.06)
  6. Ode to an Old Friend (4.17)
  7. Mary Button (4.38)
  8. Lucie’s Song (5.21)
  9. This Road (5.14)
  10. Honest Man (3.16)
  11. Old Love (4.36)
  12. If I Live to the Same Old Age as Mama. (6.12)

DVD

  1. A Flicker of Vic
  2. Hawks and Eagles
  3. Grey Funnel Line
  4. Blodwen’s Dream
  5. The Lea-Rig (Roud 8516)
  6. Mr Bloom
  7. Some Hae Meat
  8. Mellow
  9. Child on the Green
  10. Singing the River
  11. The Hills of Isle Au Haut
  12. Blue Denim Days
  13. Thank Yous
  14. The Beans Joke
  15. A Call from the Agent

Tracks CD 1, 3-7, 9, 12 Ian M. Bruce, Ian Walker;
Tracks CD 2, 10, DVD 4, 8-9, 12 Ian M. Bruce;
Tracks CD 8, 11, DVD 2, 6-7, 10 Ian J. Walker;
Track DVD 5 trad. arr. Ian M. Bruce;
Track DVD 3 Cyril Tawney;
Track DVD 11 Gordon Bok

> Folk Music > Records > Fraser and Ian Bruce: The Best of Mrs Bruce’s Boys

Fraser and Ian Bruce: The Best of Mrs Bruce’s Boys

Fraser and Ian Bruce: The Best of Mrs Bruce’s Boys (Greentrax CDTRAX385)

The Best of Mrs Bruce’s Boys
Fraser and Ian Bruce

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX385 (2 CD, UK, September 2015)

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Remastered by Peter Haigh at Pier House Studios;
Front cover photo by Caroline MacRobert;
Graphic design by John Slavin

Musicians

Fraser and Ian Bruce: guitar, vocals;
Alan Mairs: fiddle, mandolin [2, 4-5, 7-10, 12-15];
Rob Mairs: banjo, guitar [2, 4-5, 7-10, 12-15];
Ian Mairs: guitar [8-9];
Colin Forgrieve: accordion, drums [2, 4-5, 7-10, 12-15];
‘Stevie’ Stevenson: bass [8-9];
Donnie ‘Large’ MacDonald: tenor banjo [8-9];
Margaret Steel: piano [8-9];
Carol Jamieson: piano, brass, harpsichord, vocal harmonies [2, 4-5, 7, 10, 12-15];
Ian Harkness: bass [2, 4-5, 7, 10, 12-15];
Kenneth Meikle: drums [2, 4-5, 14-15];
Chris Miller: fiddle and Northumbrian pipes [2, 4-5, 14-15];
John Gahagan: whistles [7, 10, 12-13];
Tom Doyle: drums [7, 10, 12-13];
Ron Gardner: electric keyboards [7, 10, 12-13]

Tracks

  1. The King’s Shilling (4.05)
  2. Farewell to the Gold (4.55)
  3. Rise up Jock (4.13)
  4. Can Ye Sew Cushions? (Roud 5527) (4.18)
  5. Broken-Down Squatter (Roud 8392) (4.23)
  6. The Hills of Isle of Haut (3.28)
  7. Catch Me If You Can (3.55)
  8. Down Where the Drunkards Roll (3.10)
  9. Ring-a-Ring-a-Rosie (5.02)
  10. The Weddin’ (3.11)
  11. A Man You Don’t Meet Every Day (Roud 975) (5.29)
  12. Bonnie Susie Clelland (Roud 45; Child 65) (5.18)
  13. Edinburgh (5.14)
  14. The Grey Funnel Line (3.33)
  15. Nostradamus (5.20)
  16. White Flower (3.22)

Track 1 Ian Sinclair;
Track 2 Paul Metsers;
Track 3 Bob and Carole Pegg;
Tracks 4-5, 7, 10-12 trad. arr. Fraser and Ian Bruce;
Track 6 Gordon Bok;
Track 8 Richard Thompson;
Track 9 Pete St. John;
Tracks 13, 16 Ian M. Bruce;
Track 14 Cyril Tawney;
Track 15 Al Stewart

Tracks 8-9 are from Mrs Bruce’s Boys, Vol. 1, Rickety Rackety Records, 1980;
Tracks 2, 4-5, 14-15 are from Veil of the Ages, Klub Records, 1982;
Tracks 7, 10, 12-13 are from Mrs Bruce’s Boys, Vol. 2, Klub Records, 1985;
Tracks 1, 3, 6, 11, 16 recorded live at The Royal Oak, Edinburgh, on 18 May 2015

> Folk Music > Records > Fraser and Ian Bruce, Pete Clark, Gregor Lowrey: Auld Hat New Heids

Auld Hat New Heids

Fraser and Ian Bruce, Pete Clark, Gregor Lowrey: Auld Hat New Heids (Rickety Rackety RRR005)

Auld Hat New Heids
Fraser Bruce, Ian Bruce, Pete Clark, Gregor Lowrey

Rickety Rackety Records RRR005 (CD, UK, 10 July 2017)

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Produced and mastered by Ian Bruce;
Recorded at The Raw Digital Studios, Letham, Fife;
Tracks 3, 5, 7-10 recorded live in front of an audience at Auchterarder Golf Club;
Booklet and label design by Mike Garden

Musicians

Fraser and Ian Bruce: guitar, vocals;
Pete Clark: fiddle;
Gregor Lowrey: accordion

Tracks

  1. Prelude (1.40)
  2. Doon in the Wee Room / Gallowa’ Hills (Roud 3358) (5.21)
  3. Shoals of Herrin’ (Roud 13642) (5.00)
  4. The Stoutest Man in the Forty Twa (Roud 1877; G/D 1:70) (3.40)
  5. Loch Tay Boat Song (Roud S243064) (4.15)
  6. The Jute Mill Song (Roud 2585) / Wark o’ the Weavers (Roud 374) (6.22)
  7. Silver Darlings (4.27)
  8. The Diamond Ship (Roud 2172; G/D 1:11) (3.31)
  9. The John MacLean March (4.15)
  10. The Fairfield Crane (The Shipyard Apprentice) (2.37)
  11. Jock o’ Hazeldean (Roud 250; Child 293; G/D 5:1029) (6.24)
  12. Three Nights and a Sunday Double Time (3.34)
  13. Been on the Road So Long (5.11)
  14. Twa Recruitin’ Sergeants (Roud 3356; G/D 1:77) (4.10)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 Ian and Fraser Bruce;
Track 3 Ewan MacColl;
Track 6a Mary Brooksbank;
Track 7 Jim McLean;
Track 9 Hamish Henderson;
Track 10 Archie Fisher, Bobby Campbell, Norman Buchan;
Track 12 Matt McGinn;
Track 13 Alex Campbell

> Folk Music > Records > Bruce, Besch & Bramkamp: Children of Blue

Bruce, Besch & Bramkamp: Children of Blue

Bruce, Besch & Bramkamp: Children of Blue (Ruglen LUMS CD0115)

Children of Blue
Bruce, Besch & Bramkamp

Ruglen Record Company LUMS CD0115 (CD, UK, 10 February 2020)

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Produced and recorded by Ian Bruce at The Row Digital Studios, Letham, Cupar, Fife

Musicians

Ian Bruce: vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, bass, keyboards, bouzouki, percussion;
Victor Besch: vocals, bagpipes, accordion, acoustic guitar, recorders, piano;
Katharina Bramkamp: vocals, recorders;
Frank Deckert: drums and percussion

Tracks

  1. The Mouse Suite (12.34)
  2. Dancing at Whitsun (2.15)
  3. Cecilia (4.54)
  4. Children of Blue (5.08)
  5. Eulogy for Alison (3.44)
  6. The Wife (3.33)
  7. Out in the Wildwood (3.51)
  8. Read It Again (4.17)
  9. Wenn sich die Riesen prügeln (4.07)
  10. Idside Out Bolero (7.52)

Tracks 1, 3, 7 Ian M. Bruce;
Track 2 Austin John Marshall;
Track 4 Ian M. Bruce, Katharina Bramkamp;
Track 5 Ian M. Bruce, Katharina Bramkamp, Naomi Joliffe;
Track 6, 8, 10 Ian M. Bruce, Victor C. Besch, Katharina Bramkamp;
Track 9 Katharina Bramkamp, Ian M. Bruce

> Folk Music > Records > Fraser Bruce: Every Song’s a Story

Fraser Bruce: Every Song’s a Story

Fraser Bruce: Every Song’s a Story (Greentrax CDTRAX413)

Every Song’s a Story
Fraser Bruce

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX413 (2 CD, UK, November 2020)

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Remastered by Peter Haigh at Pier House Studios;
Front cover photo by Caroline MacRobert;
Graphic design by John Slavin

Musicians

Fraser Bruce: lead vocals;
Gavin Paterson: piano, keyboards;
Yvonne McLeod: accordion;
Alastair McDonald: tenor banjo, mouth organ, guitar;
Rob Mairs: 5-string banjo;
Ian Bruce: guitars, bass, percussion, keyboards, backing vocals;
Sandy Gibbs: bagpioes;
Amelie Bruce, Connie Bruce, Hugh Bruce, Olivia Bruce, Tom Bruce, Woody Bruce: vocals

Tracks

  1. When Times Are Tough (3.31)
  2. The Ground She Walks Upon (4.16)
  3. Big Al and Ibrox (3.53)
  4. The Last Leviathan (5.11)
  5. Now I’m Easy (3.24)
  6. Australian Wine (3.28)
  7. I’ll Lay Ye Doon, Love (Roud 3355) (4.11)
  8. Dolina (4.10)
  9. Oh How They All Grow Older (4.02)
  10. John Thomson (3.06)
  11. The Iolaire Disaster (3.05)
  12. Waiting for the Ferry (4.43)
  13. Sweet Fallen Angels of War (4.56)
  14. Ickle Dickle Dido (4.31)

Track 1 Brenda Heslop;
Track 2 Bob Knight;
Tracks 3, 9, 12, 14 Fraser Bruce;
Track 4 Andy Barnes;
Track 5 Eric Bogle;
Track 6 Colin Pitts;
Track 7 trad. arr. Ian M. Bruce;
Track 8 Dogie Maclean;
Track 10 John Watt;
Track 12 Graeme Miles;
Track 13 Ian M. Bruce, Fraser Bruce

> Folk Music > Records > Ian Bruce & The Tartan Spiders: Young Territorial

Ian Bruce & The Tartan Spiders: Young Territorial

Ian Bruce & The Tartan Spiders: Young Territorial (Greentrax CDTRAX414)

Young Territorial
Ian Bruce & The Tartan Spiders

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX414 (CD, UK, 1 May 2021)

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Produced, recoreded, mixed and mastered by Ian Bruce at The Row Studios, Letham, Cupar, Fife;
Executive producer Lt Col Rob Pitt, VR Rifles;
Licences to Greentrax Recordings by The London Scottish Volunteer Enterprises

Musicians

Ian Bruce: lead and harmony vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, bass, percussion;
Kev Green: lead and harmony vocals, recitations;
Charlie Milne: lead and harmony vocals, recitations;
Lt Col Rob Pitt, VR Rifles: recitations;
Carol Jamieson: backing vocals, whistling, piano;
Katharina Bramkamp: backing vocals, recorders;
Fiona Forbes, John Backwood, Janet Weatherston: backing vocals;
Alasdair ‘Sandy’ Gibbs: bagpipes;
Shaun Blandford: bass, electric guitar;
Denise Crighton-Ward: bass;
Gregor Lowrey: accordion, melodeon;
Pete Clark: fiddles;
Alastair ‘Aldo’ Morrow: drums

Tracks

  1. A-Diddleo (pipe tune) (0.40)
  2. Introduction by Maj Gen Alastair Bruce of Crionach, OBE, VR DL spoken word (1.21)
  3. Inverness (5.46)
  4. Soldiers in the Chapel (2.18)
  5. Sandy’s Conversion (2.09)
  6. Sandy the Piper (3.44)
  7. The Somme Offensive (pipe tune: William Lawrie) (4.09)
  8. Halloween (4.50)
  9. The Young Territorial (5.44)
  10. The Abbey (pipe tune: The Flowers of the Forest) (2.29)
  11. The Big Drum Major (4.00)
  12. The Auld Corps (3.21)
  13. The Glenworple Highlanders (3.51)
  14. Donald and the De’il (2.52)
  15. Grey Kilts (5.08)
  16. Wey Hey for the Hodden Grey (tune: Green Grow the Rushes O) (6.31)
  17. The Legend of Sheppey (4.10)

All tracks written by Ian M. Bruce except
Track 2 lyrics Rob Pitt, music Ian M. Bruce;
Track 4 music by Ian M. Bruce, reading from Scots in the Great War, by Paul McFarland;
Track 7 music by William Lawrie, reading from the L.S. Archive;
Track 10 tune The Flowers of the Forest, trad.;
Track 14 For Donald Dinnie’s Souvenir programme, 6 April 1913, music Ian M. Bruce;
Track 15 A Song of The London Scottish, 1908, music Ian M. Bruce;
Track 16 trad. arr. Ian M. Bruce

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Ian Bruce: Together Forever

Ian Bruce: Together Forever (Ruglen LUMS CD0117)

Together Forever
Ian Bruce

Ruglen Record Company LUMS CD0117 (2 CD, UK, 26 June 2023)

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Folking.com review by Mike Davies

Musicians

Ian Bruce: lead vocals [1], backing vocals [1], nylon string guitar [1];
Aleksander Mežek: lead and backing vocals [1];
Steve Smith: keyboard [1];
Robbie McIntosh: bass [1], acoustic guitar [1], electric guitar [1];
Paul Beavis: drums and percussion [1];

Tracks

  1. Ian Bruce & Aleksander Mežek: Cloonaholly (3.42)
  2. Ian Bruce & Sangsters: Windmills (4.14)
  3. Ian Bruce & Real Time: Norland Wind (4.16)
  4. Ian Bruce & Jez Lowe: False Knight on the Road (Roud 20; Child 3) (3.29)
  5. Ian Bruce & Jim Mageean: Going Down to Old Maui (Roud 2005) (5.17)
  6. Ian Bruce & Fraser Bruce: The Ballad of Johnny Ramensky (3.57)
  7. Ian Bruce & Paul Hutchinson: The Tinkerman’s Daughter (4.27)
  8. Ian Bruce & Debra Lyn: Sixteen Tons (Roud 15162) (3.24)
  9. Ian Bruce with Katharina Bramkamp & Frank Deckert: John Kanaka (Roud 8238) (2.25)
  10. Ian Bruce & Janet Weatherston: The Soldier Maid (Roud 226; G/D 1:182; Henry H497) (4.21)
  11. Ian Bruce with Carole & Alan Prior: The Last Trip Home (4.10)
  12. Ian Bruce & Allan Taylor: Together Forever (3.19)
  13. Ian Bruce & Carol Jamieson: Childhood’s End (3.57)
  14. Ian Bruce & Stephen Quigg: 1913 Massacre (Roud 17663) (4.20)
  15. Ian Bruce & Marilyn Middleton Mellor: Games People Play (4.21)
  16. Ian Bruce & Watt Nicoll: Cod Liver Oil & the Orange Juice (5.38)
  17. Ian Bruce & Lotus Wight: Waterbound (Roud S438997) (4.05)
  18. Ian Bruce & Barbara Dickson: The Earl o’ Moray (Roud 334; Child 181) (4.12)
  19. Ian Bruce & Mike Silver: Stay Young (4.16)
  20. Ian Bruce & Jim Malcolm: Jimmy’s Gone to Flanders (4.53)
  21. Ian Bruce & Gerry Ventilla: Whaur Dae Ye Gang tae Oor Darlin’ (4.40)
  22. Ian Bruce & Grant Maloy Smith: And the Angels Sang Along (3.14)
  23. Ian Bruce & Ragged Glory: Morningtown Ride (3.01)
  24. Ian Bruce & Kev Green: The Last Thing on My Mind (5.21)
  25. Ian Bruce & Bob Fox: Gently Does It (3.03)
  26. Ian Bruce & Alastair McDonald: I Can’t Help But Wonder Where I’m Bound (4.41)
  27. Ian Bruce & Sheena Wellington: The Spinner’s Wedding (Roud 12503) (2.32)
  28. Ian Bruce & Artie Trezise: Willie Taylor (Roud 158; Laws N11; G/D 1:169; Henry H213, H757) (4.19)
  29. Ian Bruce with Moe & Ian Walker: Unicorns (3.54)
  30. Ian Bruce & Arthur Johnstone: The Old Man’s Song (3.27)
  31. Allan Taylor, Rab Noakes, English Folk, Country: The Last Train (4.42)
  32. Ian Bruce & Noel Rocks: Raglan Road (4.27)
  33. Ian Bruce & Flekkefjord Sangforening: And We Sing (3.47 )

Track 1 words and music Aleksander Mežek, chorus Ian M. Bruce;
Track 2 Alan Bell;
Track 3 Violet Jacob, Jim Reid;
Tracks 4-5, 8-10, 17-18, 28 trad.;
Track 6 Norman Buchan;
Track 7 Michael McConnell;
Track 11 Davy Steele, John McCusker;
Tracks 12, 25 Rab Noakes;
Track 13 Dick Gaughan;
Track 14 Woody Guthrie;
Track 15 Joe South;
Track 16 Ron Clark, Carl MacDougall;
Track 19 Benny Gallagher, Graham Lyle;
Track 20 words Jim Malcolm, tune trad.;
Track 21 Peter Sarstedt;
Track 22 Grant Maloy Smith;
Track 23 Malvina Reynolds;
Track 24, 26 Tom Paxton;
Track 27 Mary Brooksbank;
Track 29 Bill Caddick;
Track 30 Ian Campbell;
Track 31 Allan Taylor;
Track 32 words P.J. Kavanaugh;
Track 33 Ian Bruce

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