> Folk Music > Records > Jeannie Robertson: Songs of a Scots Tinker Lady

Songs of a Scots Tinker Lady

Jeannie Robertson: Songs of a Scots Tinker Lady (Riverside RLP 12-633)

Songs of a Scots Tinker Lady
Jeannie Robertson (1908-1975)

Riverside Records RLP 12-633 (LP, USA, 1957)

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Recorded by probably Hamish Henderson or Kenneth S. Goldstein in the singer's home, Aberdeen, 1955;
Edited by Kenneth S. Goldstein;
Sleeve notes by Hamish Henderson;
Cover by Darth

Musicians

Jeannie Robertson, vocals;
Josh McCrae, guitar [1, 3, 5, 7, 10]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Broken Token (Roud 264; Laws N42; G/D 5:1038, 6:1201; Henry H471) (4.23)
  2. When I Was Noo But Sweet Sixteen (Roud 5138) (1.23)
  3. The Butcher Boy (Roud 263; Laws P35; G/D 2:200) (5.34)
  4. Brennan on the Moor (Roud 476; Laws L7; G/D 2:258) (4.57)
  5. Go from My Window (Roud 966) (1.38)
  6. Lord Lovat (Roud 48; Child 75; G/D 6:1232) (5.25)
  1. The Overgate (Roud 866) (2.32)
  2. The Four Marys (Roud 79; Child 173; G/D 2:195) (4.32)
  3. The Bonny Wee Lassie Who Never Said No (Roud 2903) (1.54)
  4. The Gypsy Laddies (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278) (5.16)
  5. MacCrimmon’s Lament (Roud 5134) (5.19)
  6. What a Voice (Roud 495; G/D 6:1189) (5.39)

> Folk Music > Records > Jeannie Robertson: Jeannie's Merry Muse

Jeannie's Merry Muse

Jeannie Robertson: Jeannie's Merry Muse (EMI/HMV 7EG 8534)

Jeannie's Merry Muse
Tender and Ribald Songs of Scotland sung by
Jeannie Robertson (1908-1975)

EMI/HMV 7EG 8534 (7" EP, UK, 1959)

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Notes by Hamish Henderson

Musicians

Jeannie Robertson, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Eenst Upon a Time (Roud 3361; G/D 7:1399)
  2. The Laird o' Windy Wa's (Roud 135; G/D 4:778)
  3. Bonnie Wee Grainne
  1. Killiecrankie (Roud 3363)
  2. I'll Lay Ye Doon (Roud 3353)
  3. Busk, Busk, Bonnie Lassie (Roud 832; G/D 5:1053)

> Folk Music > Records > Jeannie Robertson: The Gallowa' Hills

The Gallowa' Hills

Jeannie Robertson: The Gallowa' Hills (Collector JES1)

The Gallowa' Hills
Jeannie Robertson (1908-1975)

Collector Records JES1 (EP, UK, 1958)

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Recorded in London on October 13, 1958;
Session supervised by Hamish Henderson and Colin Pomroy;
Recording engineer Bernard Mattimore;
Notes by Hamish Henderson

Musicians

Jeannie Robertson, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Gallowa' Hills (Roud 3358)
  2. The Reel of Tullochgorm (Roud 5668)
  1. Oh Jeannie My Dear Would You Marry Me (Roud 3362)
  2. Bonnie Lass Come Ower the Burn (Roud 3359)
  3. Cuttie's Waddin' (Roud 3357; G/D 3:608)
  4. The Yowie Wi' the Crookit Horn (Roud 2140)

> Folk Music > Records > Jeannie Robertson: I Ken Where I'm Going

I Ken Where I'm Going

Jeannie Robertson: I Ken Where I'm Going (Collector JES8)

I Ken Where I'm Going
Jeannie Robertson (1908-1975)

Collector Records JES8 (EP, UK, 1959)

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Recorded in London in January 1959 on an Ampex recorder;
Engineered by Bernard Mattimore;
Supervised by Colin Pomroy and Paul Carter;
Notes by Norman Buchan

Musicians

Jeannie Robertson, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. I Ken Where I'm Going (Roud 18663)
  2. The Cuckoo's Nest (Roud 1506)
  3. MacPherson's Farewell (Roud 2160; G/D 3:697)
  1. Oh Nellie My Darling
  2. The Handsome Cabin Boy (Roud 239; Laws N13; G/D 1:181)

All tracks trad. except
Track 4 Jeannie Robertson

> Folk Music > Records > Jeannie Robertson: Lord Donald

Lord Donald

Jeannie Robertson: Lord Donald (Collector JFS 4001)

Lord Donald
Jeannie Robertson (1908-1975)

Collector Records JFS 4001 (10" LP, UK, 1960)

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Recorded in London in 1959;
Engineered by Bernard Mattimore;
Supervised by Colin Pomroy and Paul Carter;
Photograph by Fred G. Sykes;
Notes by Hamish Henderson

Musicians

Jeannie Robertson, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Twa Recruitin' Sergeants (Roud 3356; G/D 1:77)
  2. Rolling in the Dew (Roud 298; G/D 4:812)
  1. Haud Yer Tongue, Dear Sally (Roud 2897; G/D 7:1362)
  2. Braes o' Balquhidder (Roud 541; G/D 4:862)

All tracks trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Jeannie Robertson: The Great Scots Traditional Ballad Singer

The Great Scots Traditional Ballad Singer

Jeannie Robertson: The Great Scots Traditional Ballad Singer (Topic 10T52)

Jeannie Robertson
Jeannie Robertson (1908-1975)

Topic Records 10T52 (LP, UK, 1959)

Jeannie Robertson: The Great Scots Traditional Ballad Singer (Topic 12T96, 1963)
Jeannie Robertson: The Great Scots Traditional Ballad Singer (Topic 12T96, 1968)

The Great Scots Traditional Ballad Singer
Jeannie Robertson (1908-1975)

Topic Records 12T96 (LP, UK, 1963)
Ossian Records OSS CD92 (CD, UK, 1994)

Jeannie Robertson: The Great Scots Traditional Ballad Singer (Topic 12T96, 1968)
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Recorded by Bill Leader in 1959

Musicians

Jeannie Robertson, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Bonny Wee Lassie Who Never Said No (Roud 2903) (1.48)
  2. What a Voice (Roud 495; G/D 6:1189) (5.40)
  3. My Plaidie's Awa' (Roud 2574; G/D 7:1413) (1.04)
  4. The Gypsy Laddies (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278) (6.11)
  1. When I Was Noo But Sweet Sixteen (Roud 5138) (1.25)
  2. MacCrimmon’s Lament (Roud 5134) (4.18)
  3. Roy's Wife of Aldivalloch (Roud 5137; G/D 4:748) (2.30)
  4. Lord Lovat (Roud 48; Child 75; G/D 6:1232) (5.27)

> Folk Music > Records > Jeannie Robertson: Scottish Ballads and Folk Songs

Jeannie Robertson: Scottish Ballads and Folk Songs

Jeannie Robertson: Scottish Ballads and Folk Songs (Prestige INT 13006)

Scottish Ballads and Folk Songs
Jeannie Robertson (1908-1975)

Prestige Records INT 13006 (LP, USA, 1960)

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Recorded by Alexander Folkarde;
Produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein and Hamish Henderson;
Notes by Hamish Henderson

Musicians

Jeannie Robertson, vocals;
Lizzie Higgins, vocals [14]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. A Aul' Man Cam' Coortin' Me (Roud 210) (3.22)
  2. Son David (Roud 200; Child 13) (5.51)
  3. My Rovin' Eye (Roud 866) (1.58)
  4. The Deadly Wars (Roud 7284) (2.48)
  5. Tak' the Buckles frae Your Sheen (Roud 4845; G/D 7:1486) (1.52)
  6. The Laird o' the Dainty Doon-By (Roud 864; G/D 7:1488) (2.54)
  7. Ten O'Clock Is Ringing (Roud 12986; G/D 8:1623) (0.33)

All tracks trad. except
Track 4 Robert Burns;
Track 8 Jeannie Robertson

  1. Twa Bonny Black Een (Roud 18660) (1.25)
  2. Johnny the Brine (Roud 69; Child 114; G/D 2:250) (8.10)
  3. The Laird o' Windywa's (Roud 135; G/D 4:778) (2.11)
  4. Soo Sewin' Silk (Roud 473; G/D 8:1703) (0.24)
  5. I'm a Man Youse Don't Meet Every Day (Roud 975) (2.58)
  6. A Maiden Come from London Town (Roud 168) (1.39)
  7. Aberdeen Street Games and Songs: Three Wee Glasgow Molls (Roud 6960) / Three Times 'Round Went Oor Gallant Ship (Roud 124; Child 289; G/D 1:27) / I Ken Whaur I'm Gaun (Roud 18663) / What's Poor Mary Weeping For (Roud 2118; G/D 8:1606) (2.39)

> Folk Music > Records > Jeannie Robertson: The Cuckoo's Nest and Other Scottish Folk Songs

Jeannie Robertson: The Cuckoo's Nest and Other Scottish Folk Songs

Jeannie Robertson: The Cuckoo's Nest and Other Scottish Folk Songs (Prestige INT 13075)

The Cuckoo's Nest and Other Scottish Folk Songs
Jeannie Robertson (1908-1975)

Prestige Records INT 13075 (LP, USA, 1963)
Transatlantic Records XTRA 5041 (LP, UK, 1967)

Jeannie Robertson: The Cuckoo's Nest and Other Scottish Folk Songs (Transatlantic XTRA 5041)
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Produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein in cooperation with The School of Scottish Studies, Edinburgh;
Notes by Hamish Henderson

Musicians

Jeannie Robertson, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Cuttie's Weddin' (Roud 3357; G/D 3:608)
  2. The Moon Shined on My Bed Last Night (Roud 6959)
  3. Roy's Wife of Aldivalloch (Roud 5137; G/D 4:748)
  4. Bonnie Lass Come Ower the Burn (Roud 3359)
  5. I Once Was a Ploughboy (Roud 1446; Henry 780)
  6. Connemara Dan (Roud 11565)
  7. I Hae ae Bit Son (Roud 7287)
  1. The Overgate (Roud 866)
  2. The Dottered Auld Carle (Roud 362; G/D 4:815)
  3. The Laird o' Drum (Roud 247; Child 236; G/D 4:835)
  4. The Cuckoo's Nest (Roud 1506)
  5. O Are Ye Sleepin', Maggie? (Roud 4897)

All tracks trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Jeannie Robertson: Up the Dee and Doon the Don

Jeannie Robertson: Up the Dee and Doon the Don

Jeannie Robertson: Up the Dee and Doon the Don (Lismor LIFL 7001)

Up the Dee and Doon the Don
Jeannie Robertson (1908-1975)

Lismor Records LIFL 7001 (LP, UK, 1984)

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Recorded live with audience participation by Hamish Henderson in Edinburgh in 1958

Musicians

Jeannie Robertson, vocals;
occasional audience chorus

Tracks

  1. The Overgate (Roud 866) (2.24)
  2. The Battle of Harlaw (Roud 2861; Child 163; G/D 1:112) (5.26)
  3. Busk Busk Bonnie Lassie (Roud 832; G/D 5:1053) (2.32)
  4. The Laird o' Windywa's (Roud 135; G/D 4:778) (2.24)
  5. The Jolly Beggar (Roud 118; Child 279; G/D 2:274; Henry H183) (7.00)
  6. I Saw My Own Bonnie Lass (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (4.56)
  7. Ten O'Clock Is Ringing (Roud 12986; G/D 8:1623) (1.02)
  8. For I Will Lay You Doon (Roud 3355) (2.25)
  9. Twa Recruiting Sergeants (Roud 3356; G/D 1:77) (3.45)
  10. Busk and Go (Cuttie's Wedding) (Roud 3357; G/D 3:608) (1.28)
  11. A Dottered Auld Carle (Roud 362; G/D 4:815) (4.13)
  12. Far Over the Forth (Roud 3360) (2.50)
  13. Eenst Upon a Time (Roud 3361; G/D 7:1399) (1.08)
  14. An Auld Man Cam' Coortin' Me (Roud 210) (1.56)
  15. Sequence: The Gallowa' Hills (Roud 3358) / My Son David (Roud 200; Child 13) / Bonnie Lass Come Ow'r The Burn (Roud 3359) / Jeannie My Dear (Roud 3362) / The Braes o' Killiecrankie (Roud 3363) (12.34)

> Folk Music > Records > Jeannie Robertson: The Queen Among the Heather

Jeannie Robertson: The Queen Among the Heather

Jeannie Robertson: The Queen Among the Heather (Rounder 11661-1720-2)

The Queen Among the Heather
Jeannie Robertson (1908-1975)

Rounder Records 11661-1720-2 (CD, UK, September 15, 1998)

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Recorded by Alan Lomax in London in November 1953

Muscical Traditions Review by Vic Smith

Musicians

Jeannie Robertson, vocals

Tracks

  1. The Reel of Tullochgorum (Roud 5658) (0.45)
  2. When My Apron Hung Low (Roud 495; G/D 6:1189) (6.24)
  3. She'd a Lot of Old Songs (interview) (2.48)
  4. Son David (Roud 200; Child 13) (2.35)
  5. It's a True Song (interview) (1.00)
  6. The Battle of Harlaw (Roud 2861; Child 163; G/D 1:112) (4.24)
  7. Wi' My Rovin' Eye (Roud 866) (1.38)
  8. Never Wed an Old Man (Roud 210) (2.14)
  9. The Moon Shined on My Bed Last Night (Roud 6959) (3.40)
  10. The Laird of the Dentidoonbye (Roud 864; G/D 7:1488) (2.54)
  11. The Handsome Cabin Boy (Roud 239; Laws N13; G/D 1:181) (3.42)
  12. I Doubt She Could Have Been a Good Girl! (interview) (1.06)
  13. She Was a Rum One (Roud 2128; G/D 7:1445) (2.45)
  14. Lord Lovatt (Roud 48; Child 75; G/D 6:1232) (5.12)
  15. Introduction to Bonnie Annie and Andrew Lammie (interview) (2.16)
  16. Bonnie Annie and Andrew Lammie (Roud 98; Child 233; G/D 5:1018) (13.21)
  17. Commentary on Bonnie Annie and Andrew Lammie (interview) (3.18)
  18. The Queen Among the Heather (Roud 375; G/D 5:962; Henry H177) (5.35)

Tracks 1-3, 5-6, 9-12, 14-18 are previously unreleased;
Tracks 4, 7-8 were released in 1961 on Heather and Glen;
I don't know where track 13 had been released previously

> Folk Music > Records > Jeannie Robertson

Other records with Jeannie Robertson

Various Artists, Folk Song Today, LP, HMV DLP 1143, 1955

Various Artists, Heather and Glen: Folk Songs and Music from Aberdeenshire and the Hebrides, LP, Tradition TLP 1047, 1961

Various Artists, A Prospect of Scotland (Topic Sampler No 5), LP, Topic TPS169, 1966

Various Artists, The Travelling Stewarts, LP, Topic 12T179, 1968

Various Artists, Festival at Blairgowrie, LP, Topic 12T181, 1967

Various Artists, Songs of Courtship (The Folk Songs of Britain Vol. 1), LP, Caedmon TC1142, 1961; Topic 12T157, 1968

Various Artists, Songs of Seduction (The Folk Songs of Britain Vol. 2), LP, Caedmon TC1143, 1961; Topic 12T158, 1968; CD, Rounder 1778, 2000

Various Artists, The Child Ballads 1 (The Folk Songs of Britain Vol. 4), LP, Caedmon TC1145, 1961; Topic 12T160, 1968; CD, Rounder 1775, 2000

Various Artists, The Child Ballads 2 (The Folk Songs of Britain Vol. 5), LP, Caedmon TC1146, 1961; Topic 12T161, 1968; CD, Rounder 1776, 2000

Various Artists, Sailormen and Servingmaids (The Folk Songs of Britain Vol. 6), LP, Caedmon TC1162, 1961; Topic 12T194, 1970

Various Artists, Fair Game and Foul (The Folk Songs of Britain Vol. 7), LP, Caedmon TC1163, 1961; Topic 12T195, 1970

Various Artists, A Soldier's Life for Me (The Folk Songs of Britain Vol. 8), LP, Caedmon TC1164, 1961; Topic 12T196, 1970

Various Artists, Songs of Animals and Other Marvels (The Folk Songs of Britain Vol. 10), LP, Caedmon TC1225, 1961; Topic 12T198, 1970

Various Artists, The Muckle Sangs (Scottish Tradition 5), LP, Tangent TNGM 119, 1975, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 9005, 1992

Various Artists, Songs of the Travelling People: Music of the Tinkers, Gipsies and Other Travelling People of England, Scotland and Ireland, CD, Saydisc CD-SDL 407, 1994

Various Artists, Scottish Voices, CD, Topic TSCD703, 1996

Various Artists, Ancient Celtic Roots, CD, Topic TSCD704, 1996

Various Artists, Come Let Us Buy the Licence (The Voice of the People Vol. 1), CD, Topic TSCD651, 1998

Various Artists, Who's That at My Bed Window? (The Voice of the People Vol. 10), CD, Topic TSCD660, 1998

Various Artists, They Ordered Their Pints of Beer and Bottles of Sherry (The Voice of the People Vol. 13), CD, Topic TSCD663, 1998

Various Artists, It Fell on a Day, a Bonny Summer Day (The Voice of the People Vol. 17), CD, Topic TSCD667, 1998

Various Artists, Ballads and Songs of Tradition, CD, Folk-Legacy CD-125, 2000

Various Artists, Scottish Traditional Tales (Scottish Tradition 17), 2 CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 9017D, 2000

Hamish Handerson et al, A' the Bairns o Adam, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 244, 2003

Various Artists, The Carrying Stream (Scottish Tradition 20), CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 9020, 2004

Various Artists, Three Score and Ten: 70 Years of Topic Records, 7 CD, Topic TOPIC70, 2009

Various Artists, Whaur the Pig Gaed on the Spree, LP, Drag City DC488, 2011

Various Artists, Good People, Take Warning (The Voice of the People Vol. 23), 3 CD, Topic TSCD673T, 2012