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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, March 1, 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

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Iona Fyfe Band: East

Iona Fyfe Band: East (Cairnie IFB16EAST)

East
Iona Fyfe Band

Cairnie Records IFB16EAST (CD EP, UK, July 1, 2016)
CPL Music CPL020 (CD EP, Germany, October 6, 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, March 24, 2018)
CPL Music CPL023 (CD, Germany, October 26, 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, January 1, 2019)

If I Go, I'm Goin'
Iona Fyfe

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

Iona Fyfe: If I Go, I'm Goin' (Iona Fyfe IF18IF)
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Iona Fyfe at the Young Scots Trad Awards Winner Tour in Syke, Germany, on 09.02.2019; 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:

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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)