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John Burgess: King of Highland Pipers

John Burgess: King of Highland Pipers (Topic 12T199)

King of Highland Pipers
John Burgess (1934-2005)

Topic Records 12T199 (LP, UK, 1969)

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Recorded at the City of London Studios in 1969;
Produced by A.L. Lloyd;
Notes by Morag MacLeod and A.L. Lloyd

Musicians

John Burgess, Highland pipes

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Baldoozer / Center's Bonnet / Cork Hill / John McDonald's Jig jigs (3.37)
  2. Loch Monar air (2.02)
  3. Inveran / The Ewe wi' the Crookit Horn / The Rejected Suitor march, strathspey & reel (3.26)
  4. Donald MacLean / Paddy's Leather Breeches jigs (2.45)
  5. The Desperate Battle of the Birds pibroch (10.40)

All tracks trad. except
Track 8a Ferguson / Morrison;
Track 8b MacPherson / Wilson;
Track 10c James MacMillan Tait

  1. The Old Wife's Dance / The Kitchen Maid / The Irish Washerwoman jigs (2.44)
  2. The Wandering Piper air (2.10)
  3. Parker's Welcome to Perthshire / Achany Glen marches (3.28)
  4. The Duchess of Edinburgh / Thick Lies the Mist on Yonder Hill / Rose Among the Heather / The High Road to Linton march, strathspeys & reel (3.59)
  5. The Pretty Apron / The Highland Lassie Going to the Fair / The Ladies from Hell / Delvin Side marches (3.35)
  6. Hearken, My Love air
  7. John MacCall's March to Kilbowie Cottage / Athole Cummers / Thomson's Dirk march, strathspey & reel

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John Burgess: The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 1

John Burgess: The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 1 (Topic 12TS291)

The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 1
John Burgess (1934-2005)

Topic Records 12TS291 (LP, UK, 1976)

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Recorded by Nic Kinsey at Livingston Studios, Barnet, February 1976;
Produced by Tony Engle;
Notes by Seumas MacNeill;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle

Musicians

John Burgess, Highland pipes

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Bundle and Go / Over the Water to Charlie / Campbeltown Loch / Joy Go With My Love / Traigh Gruinard / Morag 6/8 marches (4.18)
  2. Bonnie Argyl slow air (2.26)
  3. The Stirlingshire Militia 2/4 march (1.47)
  4. The Taking of Beaumont Hamel / Pipe Major John MacDonald's Welcome to South Uist / Delvinside / John Morrison of Assynt House march, strathspey & reel (5.31)
  5. Salute on the Birth of Rory Mor MacLeod pibroch (6.45)

All tracks trad. or unknown except
Track 3 H.S. MacKay;
Track 4a J. MacLellan;
Track 4b D. MacMillan;
Track 4d P.R. MacLeod;
Track 6a MacDonald;
Tracks 6c, 9c G.S. MacLellan;
Tracks 7a, William Ross;
Tracks 8c, 10a Donald MacLeod;
Track 8d J. MacKay;
Tracks 8e,h John Burgess;
Track 9a Honeyman;
Track 10b D. Johnstone

  1. Colonel Robertson / The 72th Highlanders' Farewell to Edinburgh / Major John MacLennan 6/8 marches (3.18)
  2. Leaving Ardtornish / The Geese in the Bog slow air & jig (3.10)
  3. The Swallowtailed Coat / The Mallow Men / Pipe Major George S. Allan / Jockey on the Braes of Abernethy / Wee Alex - Fort William / Paddy Kelly's Stump / The Boys of Bluehill / The Ballachulish Walkabout hornpipes (6.39)
  4. Lord Alexander Kennedy / Tullach Gorum / Mrs MacPherson of Inveran march, strathspey & reel (4.32)
  5. Duncan Johnstone / Farewell to Nigg hornpipe & retreat march (3.50)

> Folk Music > Records > John Burgess: The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 2

John Burgess: The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 2

John Burgess: The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 2 (Topic 12TS326)

The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 2
John Burgess (1934-2005)

Topic Records 12TS326 (LP, UK, 1977)
Topic Records TSDL326 (digtal download, UK, July 2013)

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Recorded by Nic Kinsey at Livingston Studios, Barnet, December 1976;
Produced by Tony Engle;
Notes by Seumas MacNeill;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle

Musicians

John Burgess, Highland pipes

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Knightswood Ceilidh / Father John MacMillan of Barra 2/4 marches (2.42)
  2. Leaving Loch Boisdale / The Angler’s Lament slow air (4.10)
  3. Seumas MacNeill / John D. Burgess 6/8 marches (3.05)
  4. Johnnie Ross, Craigard / Captain Lachlan MacPhail of Tiree strathspey & reel (1.49)
  5. Daphne Shephard / The Herring Wife jigs (2.02)
  6. The Lament for Duncan MacRae of Kintail piobaireachd (9.09)
  1. John MacFadyen of Melfort / Willie MacLean / Jeannie Carruthers / The Conundrum 2/4 marches (7.11)
  2. Lady Loudon / The Rejected Suitor strathspey & reel (1.53)
  3. The Lament for Mary MacLeod piobaireachd (16.05)
  4. The Mason’s Apron hornpipe (1.57)

Tracks 1a, 3a, 7bd P.R. MacLeod;
Track 1b MacDonald;
Track 2a Wilson;
Track 2b MacLean, Lewis;
Track 3b Cockburn;
Track 4a Burgess;
Track 4b MacFarquahar;
Track 5a Scott;
Tracks 5b, 6, 8, 10 trad.;tbr /> Tracks 7ac MacColl;
Track 9 Patrick Og MacCrimmon

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John Burgess: The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 3

John Burgess: The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 3 (Topic 12TS393)

The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 3
John Burgess (1934-2005)

Topic Records 12TS393 (LP, UK, 1980)

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Recorded at Livingston Studios, London by Nic Kinsey and at Castlesound Studios, Edinburgh by Calum Malcolm;
Produced by Tony Engle;
Notes by Seumas MacNeill;
Photography by A. Zamrej;
Design by Tony Engle

Musicians

John Burgess, Highland pipes

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Alexandria Place / The Banks of the Farrar 6/8 marches (3.05)
  2. Struan Robertson / Broadford Bay strathspey and reel (1.44)
  3. Mrs William Ross / Corriechoillie Blend 2/4 marches (3.25)
  4. Irish Slow Air / The Little House Under the Hill slow air and jig (3.44)
  5. Too Long in this Condition pibroch (9.04)
  1. The Pap of Glencoe / Campbell of Southall / The Braes of Castle Grant 2/4 marches (5.28)
  2. Malcolm Macpherson Lullaby slow air (2.02)
  3. The Piper’s Bonnet / The Grey Bob strathspey and reel (1.46)
  4. The Lament for Sir James / MacDonald of the Isles pibroch (10.08)
  5. The Heroes of St. Valerie / Pipe Major Donald McCloud retreat marches (4.01)

Track 1a D. MacFarlane;
Track 1b Ross;
Tracks 2a, 4, 6c, 7-9 trad.;
Track 2b W. Frazer;
Track 3a J.A. Gordon;
Track 3b J. MacColl;
Track 5 MacCrimmon;
Track 6a W. Laurie;
Track 6b John MacClellan;
Track 10a Pipe Major Donald Maclean Lewis;
Track 10b William Barrie

> Folk Music > Records > John Burgess: King of the Highland Pipers

John Burgess: King of the Highland Pipers

John Burgess: King of the Highland Pipers (Topic TSCD466)

King of the Highland Pipers
John Burgess (1934-2005)

Topic Records TSCD466 (CD, UK, 1993)

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This collection is a (shortened) compilation of two Topic albums of John Burgess, released in 1969 and 1976.

Musicians

John Burgess, Highland pipes

Tracks

From The Art of the Highland Bagpipe Vol. 1

  1. Bundle and Go / Over the Water to Charlie / Campbeltown Loch / Joy Go With My Love / Traigh Gruinard / Morag 6/8 marches (4.18)
  2. Bonnie Argyl slow air (2.26)
  3. Salute on the Birth of Rory Mor MacLeod pibroch (6.45)
  4. Colonel Robertson / The 72th Highlanders' Farewell to Edinburgh / Major John MacLennan 6/8 marches (3.18)
  5. Leaving Ardtornish / The Geese in the Bog slow air & jig (3.10)
  6. The Swallowtailed Coat / The Mallow Men / Pipe Major George S. Allan / Jockey on the Braes of Abernethy / Wee Alex - Fort William / Paddy Kelly's Stump / The Boys of Bluehill / The Ballachulish Walkabout hornpipes (6.39)
  7. Lord Alexander Kennedy / Tullach Gorum / Mrs MacPherson of Inveran march, strathspey & reel (4.32)
  8. Duncan Johnstone / Farewell to Nigg hornpipe & retreat march (3.50)

From King of Highland Pipers

  1. The Baldoozer / Center's Bonnet / Cork Hill / John McDonald's Jig jigs (3.37)
  2. Loch Monar air (2.02)
  3. Inveran / The Ewe wi' the Crookit Horn / The Rejected Suitor march, strathspey & reel (3.26)
  4. Donald MacLean / Paddy's Leather Breeches jigs (2.45)
  5. The Desperate Battle of the Birds pibroch (10.40)
  6. The Old Wife's Dance / The Kitchen Maid / The Irish Washerwoman jigs (2.44)
  7. The Wandering Piper air (2.10)
  8. Parker's Welcome to Perthshire / Achany Glen marches (3.28)
  9. The Duchess of Edinburgh / Thick Lies the Mist on Yonder Hill / Rose Among the Heather / The High Road to Linton march, strathspeys & reel (3.59)
  10. The Pretty Apron / The Highland Lassie Going to the Fair / The Ladies from Hell / Delvin Side marches (3.35)

All tracks trad. except
Track 4a MacDonald;
Tracks 5a, 10 William Ross;
Tracks 6c, 8a Donald MacLeod;
Track 16a Ferguson / Morrison;
Track 16b MacPherson / Wilson;
Track 18c James MacMillan Tait

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Other records with John Burgess

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

1951 Edinburgh People's Festival Ceilidh (Rounder CD 1786) Various Artists, 1951 Edinburgh People's Festival Ceilidh, CD, Rounder CD 1786, 2005

Three Score and Ten (Topic TOPIC70) 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