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Mick West: Fine Flowers and Foolish Glances

Mick West: Fine Flowers and Foolish Glances (Lochshore CDLDL 1229)

Fine Flowers and Foolish Glances
Mick West

Lochshore Records CDLDL 1229 (CD, UK, 1995)

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Produced by Kevin Key;
Recorded at CaVa Studios, Glasgow;
Photograph by Gordon Hotchkiss;
Sleeve design by John Gahagan;
Graphics and design by DCC Origination, Glasgow

Musicians

Mick West: vocals, bodhran;
Tony McManus: guitar;
Brian Byrne: piano, keyboards, harmonica, vocals;
Fraser Fifield: saxophone, whistles, pipes, congas;
Siobhan Lynch: cello [2, 10]

Tracks

  1. Bonnie Jeanie Cameron (Roud 13082) (3.35)
  2. Lassie Lie Near Me (Roud V39584) (4.05)
  3. Chester City (Roud 542; G/D 4:746; Henry H532, H641) (4.15)
  4. The Seasons (4.11)
  5. Fine Flowers in the Valley (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193; TYG 73) (4.26)
  6. The Mission Hall (6.22)
  7. Braw Sailin' on the Sea (Roud 5537; G/D 6:1217) (4.49)
  8. Medley: Twa Bonnie Boys (Roud 38; Child 49) / Rip the Calico (5.02)
  9. Sean O'Dhuibhir a' Gleanna (Roud V7466) (7.26)
  10. The Blantyre Explosion (Roud 1014; Laws Q35) (4.30)
  11. Farewell to the Gold (4.41)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 words trad., melody Alan McFadyen;
Track 4 Lizzie Higgins;
Track 6 Pete Livingstone;
Track 7 words trad., melody Tony Cuffe;
Track 9 Patrick Sheehan;
Track 11 Paul Metsers

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The Mick West Band: Right Side o' the People

The Mick West Band: Right Side o' the People (Lochshore CDLDL 1262)

Right Side o' the People
The Mick West Band

Lochshore Records CDLDL 1262 (CD, UK, 1997)

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Produced by Donald Shaw;
Recorded by Grand Milne at Secret Music, Glasgow;
Photography by Gordon Hotchkiss;
Graphics by A & A Scott;
Sleeve Design by John Gahagan

Musicians

Mick West: vocals [1-6, 8-11, 13];
Brian Byrne: piano [1-10, 12-13], keys [4, 6-9];
Fraser Fifield: percussion [1, 3-4], low whistle [1, 3, 9], saxophone [2, 4, 8, 10, 12-13], Border pipes [2, 7, 11], tin whistle [6-7];
Malcolm Stitt: bouzouki [1, 7], guitar [2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 13];
Brendan Power: harmonica [1-2, 11, 13];
Neil Cameron: double bass [2-4, 6-8, 10, 12-13], vocals [13];
Gavin Livingston: harmony vocals [2], backing vocals [11], vocals [13], programming [6];
The Remedials: harmony vocals [4];
Guy Rickarby: drums [10, 12]

Tracks

  1. Young Munro (Roud 2316) (3.12)
  2. Shift and Spin (4.54)
  3. The Highland Muster Roll (Roud 9746) (3.25)
  4. Ballad of John MacLean (4.298
  5. Jamie Foyers (Roud 1941; G/D 1:106) [trad., Ewan MacColl] (4.54)
  6. The Propeller Song (3.01)
  7. Pipe Tunes: The Battle of Waterloo, The Braes of Melinish, Martin Ainsborough's (5.04)
  8. Road to Dundee (Roud 2300; G/D 5:971) (4.20)
  9. The January Man (4.39)
  10. Lord Randall (Roud 10; Child 12; G/D 2:209; Henry H814) (4.18)
  11. MacCrimmon's Lament (Roud 5134) (5.09)
  12. The Little Cascade (4.14)
  13. Freedom Come All Ye (4.07)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2 Ewan McVicar;
Track 4 Matt McGinn;
Track 5 words Ewan MacColl, tune trad.;
Track 6 Jim Brown;
Track 9 Dave Gpoulder;
Track 12 George S. MacLennan;
Track 13 words Hamish Henderson, tune trad.

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Mick West: Sark o' Snaw

Mick West: Sark o' Snaw (Greentrax CDTRAX344)

Sark o' Snaw
Mick West

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX344 (CD, UK, November 2009)

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Produced by Fraser Fifield;

Musicians

Mick West: vocals, guitar;
Fraser Fifield: whistle, saxophone, percussion;
Frank MacLaughlin: guitar;
Ali Hutton: pipes, whistle, bodhrán, guitar;
Stevie Lawrence: bouzouki

with
Graeme Stephen: electric guitar, acoustic guitar;
Kerry Fettes: vocals;
Mario Caribe: double bass;
Torlhild Ostad: vocals;
Lillebjorn Nilsen: Hardanger fiddle

Tracks

  1. The Gairdner Chiel (Roud 339; Child 219; G/D 4:840) (5.12)
  2. Matt Highland (Roud 2880) (5.52)
  3. Chylde Owlett (Roud 3883; Child 291) (3.35)
  4. Kelvin's Purling Stream (Roud 3947) (4.21)
  5. Kringsatt av fiender (Face the Foe) (5.07)
  6. My Last Farewell to Stirling (Roud 5160; G/D 8:1534) (3.25)
  7. The Well Below the Valley (Roud 2335; Child 21) (4.59)
  8. Tail Toddle (Roud 11275; G/D 8:1618) (3.46)
  9. When a Man's in Love (Roud 990; Laws O20; Henry H211) (3.38)
  10. Bloody Waterloo (Roud 622; Laws N31) (5.13)
  11. The Rambling Sailor (Roud 518; G/D 7:1477) (3.29)

All tracks trad. except
Track 5 poem by Nordahl Grieg;