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Iona Fyfe: The First Sangs

Iona Fyfe: The First Sangs (Iona Fyfe IGF001)

The First Sangs
Iona Fyfe

Iona Fyfe IGF001 (CD EP, UK, 1 March 2015)

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Recorded live at Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, and at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall;
Photography by Gary Stewart, Aberdeen

Musicians

Iona Fyfe: vocals, piano

Tracks

  1. Logie o' Buchan (Roud 1994; G/D 4:828) (4.25)
  2. Mary of Argyle (Roud 12904) (1.57)
  3. Billy Taylor (Roud 158; Laws N11; G/D 1:169; Henry H231, H757) (3.03)
  4. Ae Fond Kiss (Roud V1011) (4.04)

All tracks trad. arr. Iona Fyfe

> Folk Music > Records > Iona Fyfe Band: East

Iona Fyfe Band: East

Iona Fyfe Band: East (Cairnie IFB16EAST)

East
Iona Fyfe Band

Cairnie Records IFB16EAST (CD EP, UK, 1 July 2016)
CPL Music CPL020 (CD EP, Germany, 6 October 2017)

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Produced and recorded by Euan Burton;
Recorded at GloWorm Studios, Glasgow;
Artwork and layout by Dougie Harley

Musicians

Iona Fyfe: vocals, piano, shruti box;
Christopher Ferrie: guitar, bodhrán;
Charlie Grey: fiddle, tenor guitar;
Callum Cronin: double bass;
Ross Miller: border pipes

Tracks

  1. Sleepytoon (Roud 3775; G/D 3:356) (4.10)
  2. Pride of Aberdeen (3.02)
  3. Queen Amang the Heather (Roud 375; G/D 5:962; Henry H177) (5.32)
  4. Cairn o' Mount (Roud 3794; G/D 5:1042) (5.13)
  5. Earl Richard (Roud 47; Child 68) (3.49)
  6. Bonny Udny (Roud 3450; G/D 6:1089) (4.45)

All tracks trad. arr. Iona Fyfe Band except
Track 2 words Iona Fyfe based on Ellen of Aberdeen (Roud 2179; G/D 6:1235), music Iona Fyfe

> Folk Music > Records > Iona Fyfe: Away from My Window

Iona Fyfe: Away from My Window

Iona Fyfe: Away from My Window (Cairnie IF18AWAY)

Away from My Window
Iona Fyfe

Cairnie Records IF18AWAY (CD, UK, 24 March 2018)
CPL Music CPL023 (CD, Germany, 26 October 2018)

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Produced, recorded and mixed by Jani Lang at Gran’s House Studio;
Mastered by Chris Waite at Gran’s House Studio;
Layout and booklet photography by Louise Bichan;
Photography by Martin Venherm;
Archive samples provided and granted permission for use by Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen and Springthyme Records.

Musicians

Iona Fyfe: vocals, harmonium [2-3];
Charlie Grey: fiddle [3-8];
Jani Lang: fiddle [1, 10];
Ross Miller: whistle [4], border pipes [4, 6, 10];
Graham Rorie: mandolin [1-2, 7-8, 10];
Tim Edey: melodeon [1, 5, 10], nylon guitar [1-2, 5], steel guitar [7];
Luc McNally: guitar [1-3, 5, 7, 10];
Aidan Moodie: guitar [4, 6], harmony vocals [7];
Simon Gall: piano [3-8], harmony vocals [7];
Charlie Stewart: double bass [1, 4-6, 10];
Callum Cronin: double bass [2-3, 5, 7-8];
Cameron Nixon: backing vocals [1, 4, 7-8, 10];
David Foley: bodhrán [1, 4, 6];
Laura Wilkie: violin [2, 5];
Alice Allen: cello [2, 5]

Tracks

  1. Guise o' Tough (Roud 3800; G/D 3:378) (5.22)
  2. Glenlogie (Roud 101; Child 238; G/D 5:973) (5.35)
  3. The Banks of Inverurie (Roud 1415; G/D 6:1263) (5.32)
  4. The Swan Swims (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (5.32)
  5. Away from My Window (Roud 966) (4.38)
  6. Bonny Udny (Roud 3450; G/D 6:1089) (7.06)
  7. Take Me Out Drinking Tonight (4.13)
  8. And So Must We Rest (4.30)
  9. Banks of the Tigris (4.02)
  10. Pitgair (Roud 2584; G/D 3:401) (5.19)

Tracks 1-6, 10 trad.;
Track 7 Michael Marra;
Track 8 Aidan Moffat;
Track 9 Iona Fyfe

Video

Iona Fyfe sings The Banks of Inverurie:

> Folk Music > Records > Iona Fyfe: Dark Turn of Mind

Iona Fyfe: Dark Turn of Mind

Iona Fyfe: Dark Turn of Mind (Cairnie IF19DARK)

Dark Turn of Mind
Iona Fyfe

Cairnie Records IF19DARK (CD EP, UK, 1 January 2019)

If I Go, I'm Goin'
Iona Fyfe

Cairnie Records IF18IF (DL single, UK, 10 November 2018)

Iona Fyfe: If I Go, I'm Goin' (Cairnie IF18IF)
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Iona Fyfe at the Young Scots Trad Awards Winner Tour in Syke, Germany, on  9 February 2019; photo Roland Wolter
Iona Fyfe at the Young Scots Trad Awards Winner Tour in Syke, Germany, on 9 February 2019; photo Roland Wolter

Produced, recorded and mixed by Graham Rorie at Rumley Sounds;
Mastered by Chris Waite at Gran's House Studio;
Photography by Martin Venherm;
Design and layout by Elly Lucas;
Single artwork by Orla Stevens

Musicians

Iona Fyfe: vocals;
Aidan Moodie: guitar, harmony vocals;
Graham Rorie: mandolin;
Rory Matheson: piano

Tracks

  1. Dark Turn of Mind (3.48)
  2. Swing and Turn (Roud 7403) (2.34)
  3. If I Go, I'm Goin' (3.22)
  4. The Golden Vanity (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37) (3.58)
  5. Let Him Sink (Roud 1034; Henry H504) (5.35)
  6. Little Musgrave (Roud 52; Child 81) (4.15)

All tracks trad. arr. Iona Fyfe except
Track 1 Gillian Welch;
Track 3 Gregory Alan Isakov

Video

Iona Fyfe and band perform Dark Turn of Mind live in Braemar Gallery, Scotland, in March 2018:

> Folk Music > Records > Iona Fyfe: Bonnie Lass of Fyvie

Iona Fyfe: Bonnie Lass of Fyvie

Iona Fyfe: Bonnie Lass of Fyvie (Cairnie IF20FYVIE)

Bonnie Lass of Fyvie
Iona Fyfe

Cairnie Records IF20FYVIE (DL single, UK, 29 January 2020)

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Produced, recorded and mixed by Graham Rorie at Rumley Sounds;
Mastered by Chris Waite at Gran's House Studio;
Illustration by Chris Riddell;
Design by Orla Stevens

Musicians

Iona Fyfe: vocals;
Aidan Moodie: guitar, harmony vocals;
Graham Rorie: mandolin

Tracks

  1. Bonnie Lass of Fyvie (Roud 545; G/D 1:84) (3.48)

Track 1 trad. arr. Iona Fyfe

> Folk Music > Records > Iona Fyfe: Baltic Street

Iona Fyfe: Baltic Street

Iona Fyfe: Baltic Street (Cairnie)

Baltic Street
Iona Fyfe

Cairnie Records (DL single, UK, 20 March 2020)

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Produced, recorded and mixed by Graham Rorie at Rumley Sounds;
Mastered by Chris Waite at Gran's House Studio;
Illustration and design by Orla Stevens

Musicians

Iona Fyfe: vocals;
Aidan Moodie: guitar;
Graham Rorie: mandolin

Tracks

  1. Baltic Street (3.48)

Track 1 words Violet Jacob, melody Carole Prior

> Folk Music > Records > Iona Fyfe: Ballads Vol. I

Iona Fyfe: Ballads Vol. I

Iona Fyfe: Ballads Vol. I (Cairnie)

Ballads Vol. I
Iona Fyfe

Cairnie Records (DL, UK, 22 July 2020)

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Photo by Martin Venherm Photography

Musicians

Iona Fyfe: vocals

Tracks

  1. Mill o' Tifty's Annie (Roud 98; Child 233; G/D 5:1018) (5.10)
  2. Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236) (4.42)
  3. The Gaberlunzie Man (Roud 118; Child 279; G/D 2:274) (4.54)
  4. Johnnie o' Breadisley (Roud 69; Child 114; G/D 2:250) (5.00)
  5. Edom o Gordon (Roud 80; Child 178; G/D 2:231) (3.59)
  6. Jock o' Hazeldean (Roud 250; Child 293; G/D 5:1029) (2.49)

All tracks trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Iona Fyfe: In the Bleak Midwinter (Scots)

Iona Fyfe: In the Bleak Midwinter (Scots)

Iona Fyfe: In the Bleak Midwinter (Cairnie)

In the Bleak Midwinter (Scots)
Iona Fyfe

Cairnie Records (DL single, UK, 4 December 2020)

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Mixed and Mastered by Chris Waite at Gran's House Studio;
Artwork by Seth Tinsley Illustration

FATEA Magazine review by Bob Leslie

Musicians

Iona Fyfe: vocals;
Michael Biggins: piano

Tracks

  1. In the Bleak Midwinter (Scots) (5.01)

Track 1 words Christina Rossetti, translated by Iony Fyfe, third verse Iona Fyfe, music Gustav Holst

> Folk Music > Records > Iona Fyfe: The Wild Geese

Iona Fyfe: The Wild Geese

Iona Fyfe: The Wild Geese (Cairnie)

The Wild Geese
Iona Fyfe

Cairnie Records (DL single, UK, 5 March 2021)

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Produced, recorded and mixed by Graham Rorie at Rumley Sounds;
Mastered by Chris Waite;
Artwork by Seth Tinsley Illustration

Musicians

Iona Fyfe: vocals, piano;
Jack McRobbie: guitar;
Charlie Stewart: double bass;
Graham Rorie: fiddle, electric tenor guitar

Tracks

  1. The Wild Geese (3.44)

Track 1 words Violet Jacob, music Jim Reid

> Folk Music > Records > Iona Fyfe: Scotland Yet

Iona Fyfe: Scotland Yet

Iona Fyfe: Scotland Yet (Cairnie IF21SCOT)

Scotland Yet
Iona Fyfe

Cairnie Records IF21SCOT (DL single, UK, 2 April 2021)

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Produced, recorded and mixed by Graham Rorie at Rumley Sounds;
Mastered by Chris Waite;
Artwork by Seth Tinsley Illustration

Musicians

Iona Fyfe: vocals, piano;
Jack McRobbie: guitar;
Charlie Stewart: double bass;
Graham Rorie: fiddle, electric tenor guitar

Tracks

  1. Scotland Yet (4.55)

Track 1 Davy Steele

> Folk Music > Records > Iona Fyfe: The Northern Lights

Iona Fyfe: The Northern Lights

Iona Fyfe: The Northern Lights (Cairnie)

The Northern Lights
Iona Fyfe

Cairnie Records, in collaboration with Aberdeen Football Club (DL single, UK, 29 April 2021)

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Produced, recorded and mixed by Graham Rorie at Rumley Sounds;
Mastered by Chris Waite;
Photography by Elly Lucas;
Design by Aberdeen Football Club

Musicians

Iona Fyfe: vocals, piano;
Graham Rorie: electric guitar;
Aidan Moodie: guitar;
Michael Biggins: piano

Tracks

  1. The Northern Lights (5.02)

Track 1 Mary Webb

> Folk Music > Records > Whisky Kiss: Letter to Europa (Leave a Light On)

Whisky Kiss: Letter to Europa (Leave a Light On)

Whisky Kiss: Letter to Europa (Leave a Light On) (Whisky Kiss)

Letter to Europa (Leave a Light On)
Whisky Kiss feat. Iona Fyfe & Guests

Whisky Kiss (DL single, UK, 5 May 2021)

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Recorded by Pablo Lafuente ar Gran's House Studio, Scotland;
Mastered by Chris Waite;
Artwork by Stewaert Brenner, Indy Prints

Musicians

Murray Ferguson, violin;
Iain MacPhail, bass, accordion;
Larry Deveney, drums;
Ali Levack, David Shedden, Ciaren Ross, bagpipes and whistles

Iona Fyfe: vocals;
Michael Biggins: piano

Tracks

  1. Letter to Europa (Leave a Light On) (3.26)

Video

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Other records with Iona Fyfe

Various, Even in Winter, CD, Fitlike, 2016

Best Girl Athlete, Best Girl Athlete, CD, Fitlike FITLIKE018, 2017

CS Buchan, CS Buchan & Friends, CD, Fitlike FITLIKE019, 2018

Talisk: Beyond (Talisk TALISK02CD) Talisk, Beyond, CD, Talisk TALISK02CD, 2018

TMSA Young Trad Tour 2017 (TMSA TMSA17) Various Artists, TMSA Young Trad Tour 2017, CD, TMSA TMSA17, 2018

Various Artists, 101 Scottish Songs: The Wee Red Book 3, DVD, TMSA DVD103, 2018

Cèilidh Air Chuairt: 21 Years on the Fèis Rois Ceilidh Trail (Fèis Rois FEISROIS006) Various Artists, Cèilidh Air Chuairt: 21 Years on the Fèis Rois Ceilidh Trail, 2 CD, Fèis Rois FEISROIS006, 25 September 2020

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Links

  1. I Will Lay Ye Doon, Love – The Exiles, The Hale and the Hanged (1967)
  2. When I Was Noo But Sweet Sixteen – Jeannie Robertson, Songs of a Scots Tinker Lady (1957)
  3. The Battle of Harlaw – Old Blind Dogs, Five (1957)
  4. The Wife of Usher's Well – Hedy West, Old Times and Hard Times (1965)
  5. Glenlogie – Back of the Moon, Luminosity (2005)
  6. Bonny Udny – Lizzie Higgins, Princess of the Thistle (1969)
  7. If I Die Young – The Band Perry, The Band Perry (2010)
  8. It Is What It Is – Kacey Musgraves, Same Trailer Different Park (2013)
  9. Barbara Allen – Dolly Parton & Altan, Heartsongs: Live from Home (1994)
  10. Jaqueline – Sarah Jarosz, Undercurrent (2016)