> Folk Music > Records > Old Blind Dogs: Close to the Bone

Old Blind Dogs: Close to the Bone

Old Blind Dogs: Close to the Bone (Lochshore CDLDL 1209)

Close to the Bone
Old Blind Dogs

Lochshore Records CDLDL 1209 (CD, UK, 1993)

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Produced by Kevin Key;
Recorded and mixed at CAVA Sound Workshops, Glasgow in May/June 1993;
Artwork by Johanne M. Crawford;
Graphics by Donald George

Musicians

Ian F. Benzie, vocals [1, 3, 5, 7, 10, 12], guitar [2-8, 11-12];
Buzzby McMillan, cittern [1, 4, 6-9, 11-12], “G” banjo [2], bass [2-4, 8], low “D” whistle [3, 5-6], harmony vocals [3, 7, 10];
Jonny Hardie, fiddle [1-2, 4-9, 11-12], mandolin [1, 3, 7, 12], “D” whistle [4], guitar [], harmony vocals [3, 7, 10, 12];
Dave Cattanach, percussion [1-8, 11-12], xylophone [4, 6], drum kit [6], cittern [6], harmony vocals [3, 7, 10]

with
Iain Clavey, mandola [11]

Tracks

  1. Kilbogie (Roud 95; G/D 4:851) (2.57)
  2. Linden Rise (2.46)
  3. The Cruel Sister (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (5.40)
  4. The Honeymoon Reel / Kings / The Clayslaps Reel (3.16)
  5. Twa Corbies (Roud 5; Child 26) (3.32)
  6. The Universal Hall / The Nuptial Knot / The Barlinnie Highlander (5.15)
  7. MacPherson's Rant (Roud 2160; G/D 3:697) / The Winging (4.41)
  8. Seonaidh Mor / The Fall / Dick Gossops (3.48)
  9. Margaret Cromar (4.06)
  10. The Trooper and the Maid, or, The Trumpet Sounds at Burreldales (Roud 4596) (3.17)
  11. The Broken Pledge / Claggy's Dilemma / Hamilton's Jig (4.14)
  12. Jean O'Bethelnie (Glenlogie) (Roud 101; Child 238; G/D 5:973) (3.26)

Tracks 1, 3, 4ab, 5, 6b, 7a, 8c, 10, 11ac, 12 trad.;
Track 2 John Cunningham;
Tracks 4c, 7b, 8ab, 9 Jonny Hardie;
Track 6a Buzzby McMillan;
Track 6c Rob Wallace;
Track 11b Iain Clavey

> Folk Music > Records > Old Blind Dogs: Five

Old Blind Dogs: Five

Old Blind Dogs: Five (Lochshore CDLDL 1264)

Five
Old Blind Dogs

Lochshore Records CDLDL 1264 (CD, UK, 1997)

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Produced by Old Blind Dogs and Niall Mathewson;
Recorded by Niall Mathewson at The Mill Studios, Crathes, Banchory, Aberdeenshire;
Mastered at BBC Scotland Studios, Aberdeen;
Graphics by The Art House, Glasgow

Musicians

Ian F. Benzie, 6-string acoustic guitar, lead vocals;
Buzzby McMillan, cittern, electric bass, low “D” whistle, backing vocals;
Jonny Hardie, fiddle, mandolin, bouzouki, 12 &6-string guitar, backing vocals;
Fraser Fifield, border pipes, soprano saxophone, whistles;
Dave Cattanach, percussion, backing vocals

with
Niall Mathewson, 6-string acoustic and electric guitars [4]

Tracks

  1. Glen Kabul / Trip to Pakistan / The Fourth Floor (5.04)
  2. The Battle of Harlaw (Roud 2861; Child 163; G/D 1:112) (4.58)
  3. Lord MacDonald's March to Harlaw / The Mither Tap / The Cauldron (4.05)
  4. Parcel o' Rogues (Roud 5516) (6.07)
  5. The Walking Nightmare / The Shopgirl /Croix Rousse (4.35)
  6. Janine's Reel / In and Out of the Harbour (3.48)
  7. The Lowlands of Holland (The Jolly Sailor) (Roud 7131) (5.06)
  8. Johnny o' Braidislee (Roud 69; Child 114; G/D 2:250) (4.35)
  9. Leaving Lochboisdale (4.11)
  10. Summerside / Mouy'ton Mayo / Andros 2 / Andros 3 (5.14)

Track 1a Fraser Fifield;
Track 1b Niall Kenny;
Track 1c Gordon Duncan;
Tracks 2, 3a, 4, 6b, 7-8, 10cd trad.;
Tracks 3b Jonny Hardie;
Tracks 3c, 5bc Buzzby McMillan;
Track 5a Andy Thorburn;
Track 6a Jim Sutherland;
Track 6c James Hill;
Track 9 John Wilson;
Track 10a R.S. MacDonald;
Track 10b J. Moland

> Folk Music > Records > Old Blind Dogs: The World's Room

Old Blind Dogs: The World's Room

Old Blind Dogs: The World's Room (Green Linnet GLCD 1201)

The World's Room
Old Blind Dogs

Green Linnet GLCD 1201 (CD, UK, 1999)

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Produced by Old Blind Dogs;
Recorded, mixed and mastered at Watercolour Music, Ardgour, Luckaber, Scotland;
Recorded by Nick Tucker;
Mixed by Alan Morrison and Alan Tucker;
Sleeve notes by Susan Malcolm and Old Blind Dogs;
Photography by Deborah McKeever;
Band photography by Euan Myles;
Art direction and design by Ioannis and Alan Chappell for Vivid Images Worldwide

Musicians

Jim Malcolm, lead vocals [1, 3-4, 6, 9], backing vocals [2], guitar [3-8], Rickenbacker 12-string guitar [10], harmonica [3-4, 7];
Buzzby McMillan, bass [1-7, 9-10], cittern [2, 5, 10], backing vocals [1-3];
Jonny Hardie, fiddle [2-3, 5-6, 8, 10], guitar [1-2, 9-10], mandolin [1, 7, 9], bouzouki [1, 10], cittern [10], backing vocals [1-3, 6];
Rory Campbell, whistle [1-3, 5-6, 8-10], Border pipes [2, 5, 7, 10], backing vocals [1-3];
Paul Jennings, djembe [1-6, 9-10], conga [3-6], percussion [1-7, 9-10] drums [7], darabuka [2, 9], dustbin [2]

Tracks

  1. To the Beggin' I Will Go (Roud 286; G/D 3:488) (3.27)
  2. The Branle: The Aird Ranters strathspey / The Branle (4.53)
  3. The Forfar Sodger (Roud 2857; G/D 1:69) / Trip to Skye / The Bridie (5.50)
  4. Mill o' Tifty (Roud 98; Child 233; G/D 5:1018) (6.53)
  5. Bannockburn Road: Chuir I Gluin Air A Bhodach / Bannockburn Road / Inspector Campbell of Ness / The Left-Handed Fiddler (5.38)
  6. Battle of Waterloo (5.39)
  7. Soup of the Day (4.03)
  8. Roslin Castle (5.57)
  9. Edward (Roud 200; Child 13; TYG 35) / The Ed (5.04)
  10. The Ritual: The Ritual / The Leap Year / Johnnnie Macdonald's Reel (4.39)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2a Fred Morrison;
Track 3b, 5b, 7, 9b, 10a Rory Campbell;
Track 3c Jonny Hardie;
Track 5c Donald MacLeod;
Track 5d James Scott Skinner;
Track 6 words Jim Malcolm, music trad. pipe march;
Track 8 attributed to James Oswald;
Track 10c J.A. Center (1906)

> Folk Music > Records > Old Blind Dogs: Fit?

Old Blind Dogs: Fit?

Old Blind Dogs: Fit? (Green Linnet GLCD 1214)

Fit?
Old Blind Dogs

Green Linnet GLCD 1214 (CD, UK, 2001)

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Produced by Old Blind Dogs;
Recorded by Dave Gray at Sound Cafe, Ninemileburn, Scotland;
^ Sleeve notes by Susan Malcolm;
Cover image by Paddy Riley Photography;
Band photos taken on tour in Germany im February 2001;
Design by Brad Wrolstad

Musicians

Jim Malcolm, lead vocals [1-2, 4, 7, 9], backing vocals [12], guitar [1-4, 6-8, 10-11], harmonica [1-2, 6], jew's harp [9];
Buzzby McMillan, lead vocals [12], bass [2-3, 5-8, 10-11], cittern [1, 4, 6, 8, 11], banjo [9], backing vocals [1-2, 4, 7, 9];
Jonny Hardie, lead vocals [12], fiddle [1-11], guitar [3-6, 10], backing vocals [1-2, 4, 9];
Rory Campbell, whistle [1-2, 4-11], Border pipes [1, 3-6, 8, 11], backing vocals [1-2, 4, 9, 12];
Paul Jennings, djembe [1-4, 6, 8, 10-11], conga [1-4, 6, 8, 10-11], percussion [1-8, 10] drums [5], bongos [8, 11], shaker [9], zendrum [11]

Tracks

  1. Is There for Honest Poverty? (Roud V8676) (4.34)
  2. Come A' Ye Kincardine Lads (3.42)
  3. Much Better Now: Much Better Now / Bear Dance / Alex MacDonald / An Gun's T-Apron (5.18)
  4. Tramps and Hawkers (Roud 1874; G/D 3:487) / The Elevator (5.21)
  5. Country Girl: The Pearl Wedding Reel / Country Girl and the Hungarian Fiddler (3.56)
  6. Sky City: Sky City / Lovely Basket of Nice-Smelling Flowers / Galician Jig (5.15)
  7. Reres Hill (Roud 6847; G/D 6:1133) (4.41)
  8. The Rejected Suitor: Sweet Molly / Periwig / The Rejected Suitor (3.36)
  9. Awa' Whigs Awa' (Roud 8686) (2.55)
  10. Cuilfhionn (3.08)
  11. Black-Haired Lad: The Black-Haired Lad / The Bedding of the Bride / Ruidhle Mo Nighean Donn / Same as a Reel (3.54)
  12. Tatties and Herrin' (Roud 16927) (2.54)

All tracks trad. except
Tracks 1, 9 Robert Burns;
Tracks 3a, 6b Rory Campbell;
Track 3c Norman MacDonald;
Track 4b Jonny Hardie;
Track 5a Willie Taylor;
Track 5b Calum Campbell;
Track 6a Gavin Marwick

> Folk Music > Records > Old Blind Dogs: The Gab o Mey

Old Blind Dogs: The Gab o Mey

Old Blind Dogs: The Gab o Mey (Green Linnet GLCD 1223)

The Gab o Mey
Old Blind Dogs

Green Linnet GLCD 1223 (CD, UK, 2003)

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Produced by Old Blind Dogs;
Recorded by Niall Mathewson at The Mill Studios, Crathes, Banchory, Aberdeenshire;
Band photography by Charlotte Cunningham;
Design by Brad Wrolstad

Musicians

Jim Malcolm, lead vocals [1, 3, 5, 8, 10], guitar [3, 7-8, 10], harmonica [4];
Buzzby McMillan, bass [1-7, 9-10], cittern [8-10], backing vocals [1, 3, 5, 8, 10];
Jonny Hardie, fiddle [1-10], guitar [1-2, 4-6, 9], backing vocals [1, 3, 5, 8, 10];
Rory Campbell, low whistle [1, 4, 6, 8-10], whistle [3. 9], Border pipes [2, 4, 6, 10], gaita (Galician pipes) [5, 7], backing vocals [1, 5, 8, 10];
Fraser Stone, percussion [1-10] backing vocals [10]

Tracks

  1. Monymusk Lads (Roud 5568; G/D 3:375) / The Grappa Groove (3.54)
  2. A Wild Rumpus: A Wild Rumpus / Roddy McDonald's Fancy / Willie Murray's Reel (4.06)
  3. Bogie's Bonny Belle (Roud 2155; G/D 7:1396) (6.03)
  4. The Whistler (3.31)
  5. The Wisest Fool (5.15)
  6. Archie Beag / Peter McKinnon of Skeabost (5.23)
  7. The Breton & Galician Set (4.04)
  8. Lads o the Fair (5.13)
  9. Lochanside: Morag Haig-Thomas / Lochanside (5.49)
  10. Rolling Home (Roud 4766) (5.44)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1b Eilid Shaw;
Tracks 2a Rory Campbell;
Track 2b trad., variations by Donald MacLeod;
Track 4 Archie Kennet;
Track 5 Jim Malcolm;
Track 6b John N. MacAskill;
Track 8 Brian McNeill;
Track 9a Donald Riddell;
Track 9b J. McLellan;
Track 10 trad., additional lyrics Jim Malcolm, tune Susan MacLeod

> Folk Music > Records > Jonny Hardie: Lucky Jonny

Jonny Hardie: Lucky Jonny

Jonny Hardie: Lucky Jonny (Jonny Hardie LJH2005)

Lucky Jonny
Jonny Hardie

Jonny Hardie LJH2005 (CD, UK, 2005)

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Produced by Rick Taylor and Jonny Hardie;
Recorded by Vince Verguson and Alan Benzie;
Front, back and left photos by Sheila Lithgow;
Inside photos by Kym Hardie, Aaron Jones, Fiona Scott

Musicians

Jonny Hardie, fiddle, guitar [2, 4, 7, 9-12], vocals [11], backing vocals [3-4, 13];
Aaron Jones, bouzouki [1-2, 4-5, 7-8, 11], bass [9-10, 12-13];
Gavin Marwick, fiddle [2, 10];
Zara Hobin, backing vocals [3-4, 13];
Davy Cattanach, percussion [7, 12-13], backing vocals [3-4, 13];
Rick Taylor, trombone [9-10, 12-13], backing vocals [3-4, 11, 13];
Mary Macmaster, harp [3-4];
Christine Hanson, cello [6-7], backing vocals [11];
Alyth McCormack, vocals [7];
Brian McAlpine, piano [10, 13], keyboards [9];
Fraser Stone, drums [9, 12], percussion [8];
Alan Benzie, trumpet [9];
Dave Shannon, guitar [13], vocals [13]

Tracks

  1. J O Forbes of Corse (3.00)
  2. Charlie Stewart / Sean Rong Mohr (2.57)
  3. Hannah (3.38)
  4. Kym's Lost Her Voice (3.27)
  5. John Hardie's / The Miller of Hirn / Bella Anderson's (4.30)
  6. Music of the Spey (2.37)
  7. Willie Brew'd a Peck o' Maut (Roud V5060) (3.18)
  8. The Barra Boys / Dark Days (3.52)
  9. The Seven Hunters (4.20)
  10. Gav's Reel for Jonny Hardie / Catherine Chalmers / Queen Mauve (2.45)
  11. The Nightingale (Roud 140; Laws P14; TYG 34) (4.07)
  12. Haarlem / Indy's Walk (3.59)
  13. The Bonniest Lass (Roud 8304) (4.12)

Track 1 Peter Milne;
Tracks 2ab, 11, 13 trad.;
Tracks 3-4, 5c, 8ab, 12ab Jonny Hardie;
Track 5a Hector McAndrew;
Track 5b, 6 James Scott Skinner;
Track 7 Robert Burns;
Track 9 Jonny Hardie, Aidan O'Rourke;
Tracks 10ac Gavin Marwick;
Track 10b Nathaniel Gow

> Folk Music > Records > Old Blind Dogs: Four on the Floor

Old Blind Dogs: Four on the Floor

Old Blind Dogs: Four on the Floor (Compass 7 4461 2)

Four on the Floor
Old Blind Dogs

Compass Records 7 4461 2 (CD, USA, July 7, 2007);
Vertical Records VERTCD083 (CD, UK, 2007)

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Recorded by Grant Milne, Ian Graham and Ian Huchinson at Secret Music Studios, Glasgow, and by Ian Graham at Park Lane Studios, Glasgow;
Live recordings were made somewhere in Michigan, USA;
Mixed by Ian Huchinson, Donald Shaw and Old Blind Dogs;
Mastered by Randy LeRoy at Final Stage, Nashville, TN;
Photographs by Louis de Carlo

Musicians

Aaron Jones, bass, bouzouki, guitar, vocals;
Rory Campbell, border (reel) pipes, whistles, vocals;
Jonny Hardie, fiddle, guitar, vocals;
Fraser Stone, drums, percussion

with
Paul Jennings, bongs, shaker, tambourine [4]

Tracks

  1. Terror Time (3.43)
  2. Harris Dance: Jan Alexander's Fancy / The Harris Dance / Unknown (3.46)
  3. Star o' the Bar (3.57)
  4. Breton: Traditional Breton / Traditional Breton / Donald, Hugh and His Dog (4.56)
  5. Gaelic Song (Henry H535(b)) (4.18)
  6. Jigs: Put the Gown on the Bishop / The Old Country Bumkin / The Kilkenny Jig / Danza de Liõ (7.17)
  7. Braw Sailin' (Roud 5537; G/D 6:1217) (4.03)
  8. Goats: The Maid That Tends the Goats / Lord of the Manor / Innes Campbell (4.41)
  9. Cairn o' Mount (Roud 3794; G/D 5:1042) (5.52)
  10. Bedlam Boys (Roud V16366) / The Rights of Man (5.04)
  11. Branle: The Aird Ranters / Scottish Branle (4.47)
  12. The Bonnie Earl o Moray (Roud 334; Child 181) (4.57)

Track 1 Ewan MacColl;
Track 2a Willie Morrison;
Tracks 2bc, 4ab, 5, 6a-d, 7, 8ab, 9, 10ab, 11b, 12 trad. arr. Old Blind Dogs;
Track 3 Davie Robertson;
Track 4c Donald Morrison;
Track 8c Rory Campbell;
Track 11a Fred Morrison

> Folk Music > Records > Old Blind Dogs: Wherever Yet May Be

Old Blind Dogs: Wherever Yet May Be

Old Blind Dogs: Wherever Yet May Be (Compass 7 4542 2)

Wherever Yet May Be
Old Blind Dogs

Compass Records 7 4542 2 (CD, USA, September 13, 2010)

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Produced by Old Blind Dogs;
Recorded by Keith Bird at Grand's House, Lamington, Scotland;
Additional recording by Angus Lyon at House of News and by Duncan Lyall at his house;
Photography by Archie McFarlane;
Package design and image treatment by Robert Hakalski;
Design concept by Fraser Stone and Ali Hutton;
Design development by Fraser Stone

Musicians

Ali Hutton, pipes, whistles, acoustic guitar [3, 6-7, 9];
Aaron Jones, bouzouki, guitar, lead vocals;
Jonny Hardie, fiddle, acoustic guitar [4, 10], electric guitar [1-2], lead and backing vocals;
Fraser Stone, drums, backing vocals

Tracks

  1. St. Kilda (3.28)
  2. Lough Erne's Shore (Roud 3476) (2.58)
  3. Psychopomps: Fouller's Rant / Psychopomps (4.15)
  4. Scotland Yet (3.27)
  5. Portobello: Portobello / Miss Brady's / Hugie Shortie's Reel / Kent Road (6.06)
  6. Copper Kettle (4.15)
  7. Sir Steve Huska of Bryce Canyon (4.52)
  8. Broken Ring (Roud 264; Laws N42; G/D 5:1038, 6:1201; Henry H471) (4.04)
  9. Room With a View: Room With a View / Trip to Moreda / Danny's Birthdays (5.35)
  10. Banks of the Nile (Roud 950; Laws N9; G/D 1:99; Henry H238a) (4.03)
  11. Where Are You? (5.54)
  12. Desperate Fishwives: Desperate Fishwives / Frankie Drain's / The Golden Stud (6.18)

Tracks 1-2, 3a, 5b, 6, 8, 10, 12c trad. arr. Old Blind Dogs;
Tracks 3b, 7, 12a Ali Hutton;
Track 4 Davy Steele;
Track 5a Fred Morrison, Charlie McKerron, Donald Shaw;
Track 5c Johnny Wilmot;
Tracks 5d, 9c Matheu Watson;
Track 9a Jamie Smith;
Track 9b Gordon Duncan;
Track 11 Andy M. Stewart;
Track 12b Alasdair White

> Folk Music > Records > Old Blind Dogs: Room With a View

Old Blind Dogs: Room With a View

Old Blind Dogs: Room With a View (OBDmusic OBD013)

Room With a View
Old Blind Dogs

OBDmusic OBD013 (CD, UK, March 31, 2017)

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Produced by Old Blind Dogs and Andrea Gobbi;
Recorded and mixed by Andrea Gobbi at Carrier Waves Studio;
Mastered by Nick Cooke at Nim Mastering;
Photography by Archie McFarlane;
Design and layout by Van Gill Media

Musicians

Jonny Hardie, fiddle, vocals;
Aaron Jones, bouzouki, cittern, guitar, vocals;
Ali Hutton, pipes, whistles, vocals;
Donald Hay, percussion, vocals

Tracks

  1. Bunker Hill: Bunker Hill / Sandy Boys (5.50)
  2. A Ring on Her Hand: A Ring on Her Hand / Cairo Day (4.32)
  3. Newe: John McCall's March to Kilbowie Cottage / Joel Turk's / An Iuchair (6.52)
  4. Earl o March’s Daughter (5.08)
  5. Nevertheless: Billy Rush's / Nina's Jig / The North Star (5.19)
  6. Sawney Bean (4.19)
  7. Gavottes Des Montagnes (4.17)
  8. Warlike Lads of Russia (3.22)
  9. Died and Gone: Abair Thusa Mi Bhi Tarraing / Highland Harry / Died and Gone to Prague / Sisters Reel (5.58)

Track 1a trad., tune setting Allan MacDonald;
Tracks 1b, 5a, 7-8, 9bd trad.;
Track 2a Brian Cromarty;
Track 2b Ali Hutton;
Track 3a William Laurie;
Track 3b Gavin Marwick;
Track 3c Alasdair White;
Tracks 4, 6 Lionel McLelland;
Track 5b Niall Keegan;
Track 5c Brian Finnegan;
Track 9a Allan MacDonald;
Track 9c Finlay MacDonald

> Folk Music > Records > Old Blind Dogs

Other records with Jonny Hardie

Various Artists, The Complete Songs of Robert Burns Volume 1, CD, Linn CKD 047, 1996

Various Artists, The Complete Songs of Robert Burns Volume 5, CD, Linn CKD 086, 1998

Various Artists, The Rough Guide to Scottish Folk (First Edition), CD, World Music RGNET 1038 CD, 2002

Clype, Clype, CD, Other Music CLYPE01CD, 2015

Jenny Sturgeon, Source to Sea, EP, Tamarach Records JS338, 2015

Pete Coutts, Northern Sky, CD, Fitlike FITLIKE012, 2016

Jenny Sturgeon, From the Skein, CD, Tamarach Records TAMARAC001, 2015

Jenny Sturgeon, The Wren and the Salt Air, EP, Fitlike Records, 2017