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North East Tradition I

Various Artists: North East Tradition I (Springthyme SPRC 1040)

North East Tradition I
New recordings from the North East Folklore Archive
Various Artists

Springthyme Records SPRC 1040 (cass., UK, 1997)

Recorded and produced by James Hunter (Beechwood Studio, Buckie) and Tom McKean;
Recordings, sleeve notes and design by Tom McKean, Traditional Music Resident, Banff and Buchan, 1994/1996

Musicians

see the individual tracks

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. George Murray: Kenny Gillies of Portnalong / I'll Aye Cry in by Yon Toon (2.17)
  2. William McKinnon: The Demise o the Craftie (3.07)
  3. Jane Turriff: Down by Yon Green Bushes (Roud 1040; Laws P2; Henry H143) (2.41)
  4. Robert Lovie: The Dying Ploughboy (Roud 2514; G/D 3:700) (2.35)
  5. Gordon Easton: Coortin in the Stable (Roud 3793; G/D 2:288) (4.41)
  6. Barbara-Ann Burnett: Oh for Friday Nicht (3.46)
  7. Gordon Easton: Jamie Raeburn (Roud 600; G/D 8:1535; Henry H151) (3.18)
  8. George Murray: Fareweel to Tarwathie (Roud 2562; G/D 1:15) / Lord Lindoch (2.13)
  9. Jock Duncan: The Battle of Harlaw (Roud 2861; Child 163; G/D 1:112) (4.57)
  1. Marion Johnston: Children's Rhymes (3.18)
  2. Jane Turriff: I'm Jist a Braw Young Sailor Lad (Roud 5810; G/D 1057) (1.51)
  3. George Barclay: The Flech (2.45)
  4. Jock Duncan: John Bruce o the Forest (Roud 3937; G/D 3:372) (4.30)
  5. Andrew Dey: The Deil's a Busy Bishop (2.26)
  6. Andrew Dey: The Linn Waltz (1.59)
  7. Barbara-Ann Burnett: The Alford Cattle Show (3.36)
  8. William McKinnon: Ful Cycle o the Grun (4.23)
  9. Elizabeth Stewart: The Jolly Beggar (Roud 118; Child 279; G/D 2:274) (3.20)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2 William McKinnon;
Track 6 poem by J.C. Milne, 1964;
Track 8a George Scroggie;
Track 12 classic poem, author unknown;
Track 14 poem by Dr David Rorie, extra verses and music Andrew Dey;
Track 15 Andrew Dey;
Track 16 Jimmy Wright;
Track 17 words William McKinnon, tune trad. The Moss o Burreldale