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Here's a Health to the Company

Here's a Health to the Company (Autumn Harvest AH 002)

Here's a Health to the Company
Old Songs & Bothy Ballads Volume 1
Various Artists

Autumn Harvest AH 002 (CD, UK, 2005)

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Recorded during the Fife Traditional Singing Festival, Collessie, Fife in May 2003 and May 2004

Song texts and notes

Tracks

  1. Gordon Easton: The Bonnie Lass o' Fyvie (Roud 545; G/D 1:84) (4.33)
  2. Jock Duncan: For Greenland We Are Bound (Roud 970; G/D 1:10) (3.22)
  3. Roisin White: Down the Moor (Roud 375; G/D 5:962) (2.50)
  4. Ron Bissett: Ye Canna Pit It on tae Sandy (Roud 5143) (2.44)
  5. Duncan Williamson: Sir Patrick Spens (Roud 41; Child 58; G/D 1:17) (6.04)
  6. Sheila Stewart: Maids When You’re Young (Roud 210) (3.11)
  7. Stanley Robertson: The Bonnie Hoose o' Airlie (Roud 794; Child 199; G/D 2:233) (5.27)
  8. Alison McMorland & Kirsty Potts: The Lover's Ghost (Roud 179; Child 248) (3.58)
  9. Geordie Murison: The Muckin o' Geordie’s Byre (Roud 2137; G/D 7:1303) (3.45)
  10. Elizabeth Stewart & Alison McMorland: The Plooman Laddies (Roud 3448) (3.30)
  11. Gordon Easton: Bonnie Bessie Logan (Roud 21824) (2.20)
  12. Arthur Watson with Peter Shepheard & Tom Spiers: Jock Hawk’s Adventures (Roud 2331; G/D 2:295) (3.25)
  13. Roisin White: The Moorlough Shore (Roud 2946) (3.20)
  14. Jim Taylor: Muckle Friday Fair (Roud 15808) (3.24)
  15. Jock Duncan: Sae Will We Yet (Roud 5611; G/D 3:552) (3.05)
  16. Maggie Macrae: Dae Ye Mind on Lang Lang Syne (Roud 6322) (3.18)
  17. Norman Stewart: The Bonnie Hind (Roud 205; Child 50) (4.23)
  18. Geordie Murison: Twa Recruiting Sergeants (Roud 3356; G/D 1:77) (3.33)
  19. Elizabeth Stewart & Tom McKean: The Jolly Beggar (Roud 118; Child 279; G/D 2:274) (3.31)
  20. Sheila Stewart: The Parting Glass (Roud 1801; G/D 8:1516) (3.24)

> Folk Music > Records > For Friendship and for Harmony

For Friendship and for Harmony

For Friendship and for Harmony (Autumn Harvest AH 003)

For Friendship and for Harmony
Old Songs & Bothy Ballads Volume 2
Various Artists

Autumn Harvest AH 003 (CD, UK, 2006)

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Recorded during the Fife Traditional Singing Festival, Collessie, Fife in May 2005

Song texts and notes

Tracks

  1. Joe Aitken: Hairst o' Rettie (Roud 3512; G/D 3:408) (3.37)
  2. Stanley Robertson: When I Wis New But Sweet Sixteen (Roud 5138) (1.44)
  3. Elizabeth Stewart: The Butcher Boy (Roud 263; Laws P35; G/D 2:200) (6.30)
  4. Jock Duncan: Ythanside (Roud 3783; G/D 5:951) (3.13)
  5. Louis Killen: The Bold Princess Royal (Roud 528; Laws K29; G/D 1:47) (3.49)
  6. Chris Miles: I Am Wearin Awa John (Roud 8999) (4.36)
  7. Stanley Robertson: Up a Wild and Lonely Glen (Roud 375; G/D 5:962) (4.02)
  8. Norman Kennedy: Binnorie (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (7.39)
  9. Joe Aitken: Bogie's Bonnie Belle (Roud 2155; G/D 7:1396) (3.56)
  10. John Malcolm: Ferretin' (Roud 21610) (2.412
  11. Elizabeth Stewart: The Cruel Mother (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193) (7.21)
  12. Jock Duncan: Guise o' Tough (Roud 3800; G/D 3:378) (3.47)
  13. Louis Killen: When Fortune Turns the Wheel (Roud 3798; G/D 3:667) (2.31)
  14. Sheila Stewart: Lakes o' Shillin (Roud 189; Laws Q33; G/D 2:228) (3.34)
  15. Joe Aitken: Ellon Feeing Market (Roud 21611) (3.05)
  16. Elizabeth Stewart: Yowie wi the Crookit Horn (Roud 2140) (3.54)
  17. Norman Kennedy: The Castlegate (Roud 866) (3.30)

> Folk Music > Records > Some Rants o' Fun

Some Rants o' Fun

Some Rants o' Fun (Autumn Harvest AH 004)

Some Rants o' Fun
Old Songs & Bothy Ballads Volume 3
Various Artists

Autumn Harvest AH 004 (CD, UK, 2007)

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Recorded during the Fife Traditional Singing Festival, Collessie, Fife in May 2006

Song texts and notes

Tracks

  1. Gordon Easton: Barnyards o' Delgaty (Roud 2136; G/D 3:347) (4.09)
  2. Anita Best: In Bristol There Lived a Fair Damsel (Roud 3232; Laws K15) (3.51)
  3. Bob Blair: The Collier Laddie (Roud 3787; G/D 5:991) (6.12)
  4. Maureen Jelks: Bonnie Susie Cleland (Roud 45; Child 65) (6.40)
  5. Geordie Murison: Atween Stanehive and Laurenkirk (Roud 5589; G/D 3:376) (6.40)
  6. Ellen Mitchell: Young Johnstone (Roud 56; Child 88; G/D 8:1929) (6.19)
  7. Anita Best: The Bonny Banks of Fordie (Roud 27; Child 14; G/D 2:199) (4.03)
  8. Ron Bissett: Amang the Neeps and the Barley (Roud 22012) (2.22)
  9. Margaret Spiers: A Fair Maid in Her Garden Walking (Roud 264; Laws N42; G/D 5:1038, 6:1201) (4.02)
  10. Gordon Easton: Briggie's Gerse Park (Roud 22007) (3.42)
  11. Duncan Williamson: John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559) (3.53)
  12. Anita Best: The Union from St John's (Roud 4371) (4.48)
  13. Hamish Grant: The Lassie and the Butcher (Roud 2574; G/D 7:1413) (4.02)
  14. Susan McClure: Traiveller's Joy (Roud 22011) (6.18)
  15. Gordon Easton: The Beggar Man (Roud 118; Child 279; G/D 2:274) (5.14)
  16. Henry Douglas: The Brundenlaws (Roud 9257) (3.59)
  17. Maureen Jelks: Bonnie Glenshee (Roud 832; G/D 5:1053) (4.15)

> Folk Music > Records > Gordon Easton: The Last of the Clydesdales

Gordon Easton: The Last of the Clydesdales

The Last of the Clydesdales (Autumn Harvest AH 005)

The Last of the Clydesdales
Gordon Easton (1924-2014)

Autumn Harvest AH 005 (CD, UK, 2007)

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Recorded by Tom Spiers at the Fife Traditional Singing Festival, Collessie, Fife in May 2004 - May 2007;
Production, design and song transcriptions by Peter Shepheard.

Song texts and notes

Musicians

Gordon Easton, vocals

Tracks

  1. The Last of the Clydesdales (Roud 22005) (1.52)
  2. The Banks of Inverurie (Roud 1415; G/D 6:1263) (4.41)
  3. The Bonnie Lass o Fyvie (Roud 545; G/D 1:84) (4.32)
  4. The Barnyards o Delgaty (Roud 2136; G/D 3:347) (4.10)
  5. Bonnie Bessie Logan (Roud 21824) (2.12)
  6. Briggie’s Gerse Park (Roud 22007) (3.19)
  7. Fee’d tae the Drum (Roud 15812) (3.05)
  8. Jimmy Raeburn (Roud 600; G/D 8:1535) (2.29)
  9. My ain Native Buchan (Roud 22009) (2.53)
  10. The Laird o Drum (Roud 247; Child 236; G/D 4:835) (6.48)
  11. The Randy Piper (Roud 22008) (2.17)
  12. Yellow on the Broom (Roud 22006) (3.45)
  13. Mains o Pittendree (Roud 15811) (3.59)
  14. Muckin o Geordie’s Byre (Roud 2137; G/D 7:1303) (3.29)
  15. The Beggar Man (Roud 119; Child 280; G/D 2:277) (4.55)
  16. The Tyrie Song (Roud 22010) (5.08)
  17. The Bleacher Lassie o Kelvinhaugh (Roud 3325; G/D 5:1041) (3.34)

> Folk Music > Records > Nick-Knack on the Waa

Nick-Knack on the Waa

Nick-Knack on the Waa (Autumn Harvest AH 006)

Nick-Knack on the Waa
Old Songs & Bothy Ballads Volume 4
Various Artists

Autumn Harvest AH 006 (CD, UK, 2008)

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Recorded during the Fife Traditional Singing Festival, Collessie, Fife in May 2007

Song texts and notes

Tracks

  1. Gordeanna McCulloch: The Wee Toun Clerk (Roud 120; Child 281; G/D 2:317) (2.55)
  2. Alex Clarke: Beside Her Faither's Cottage [Harry Lauder] (2.02)
  3. Gordon Easton: Fee'd tae the Drum (Roud 15812) (3.02)
  4. Elizabeth Stewart: The Gallant Forty Twa (Roud 1877; G/D 1:70) (3.48)
  5. Duncan Williamson: I Must Away (Roud 179; Child 248) (3.16)
  6. Hector Riddell: The Moss o Burreldale (Roud 1876) (5.12)
  7. Gordeanna McCulloch: I'm a Peer Rovin Lassie (Roud 387) (4.44)
  8. Alex Clarke: The Bureau (Roud 22212) (2.18)
  9. Gordon Easton: The Muckin o' Geordie's Byre (Roud 2137; G/D 7:1303) (4.24)
  10. Elizabeth Stewart: The Twa Brothers (Roud 38; Child 49) (4.24)
  11. Hector Riddell: Bogie's Bonnie Belle (Roud 2155; G/D 7:1396) (3.29)
  12. Jock Duncan: The Farmyard Gate (4.02)
  13. Vic Gammon: The Winter It Is Past (Roud 583; G/D 6:1104) (2.58)
  14. Ron Bissett: It's Aa Yin tae Me (2.06)
  15. Chris, Aileen & Gordeanna: Parting Song [Dave Webber] (2.52)
  16. Peter Shepheard: Robin Hood and the Pedlar (Roud 333; Child 132) (4.06)
  17. Steve Black: Nancy's Whisky (Roud 883; G/D 3:603) (3.07)
  18. Pete Coe: Catch Me If You Can (Roud 1028) (4.05)

> Folk Music > Records > Grand to Be a Working Man

Grand to Be a Working Man

Grand to Be a Working Man (Autumn Harvest AH 007)

Grand to Be a Working Man
Old Songs & Bothy Ballads Volume 5
Various Artists

Autumn Harvest AH 007 (CD, UK, 2009)

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Recorded during the Fife Traditional Singing Festival, Collessie, Fife in May 2008

Song texts and notes

Tracks

  1. Alex Clarke: In the Shade of the Lamp (2.11)
  2. Sara Grey: Pretty Saro (Roud 417) (3.25)
  3. Brian Watson: Grand to Be a Working Man (3.32)
  4. Ellen Mitchell: I Once Loved a Boy (Roud 293; G/D 6:1141) (3.12)
  5. Jimmy Hutchison: Often Drunk and Seldom Sober (Roud 3135) (5.59)
  6. Shona Donaldson: Low Down in the Broom (Roud 1644) (2.13)
  7. Jock Duncan: Pirn-Taed Jockie (Roud 6315; G/D 6:1220) (3.48)
  8. Chris Coe: Redesdale and Wise William (Roud 243; Child 246) (4.15)
  9. Alex Clarke: John Riley's Always Dry (Roud 21750) (2.02)
  10. Sara Grey: The Merry Willow Tree (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37) (4.55)
  11. Tom Spiers: Bonnie Wee Lassie (Roud 2903) (2.24)
  12. Ellen Mitchell: The Rue and the Thyme (Roud 858; G/D 6:1139) (4.41)
  13. Brian Watson: The Kielder Hunt (Roud 5126) (5.11)
  14. Shona Donaldson: The Gypsy Laddies (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278) (4.00)
  15. Rod Stradling: The Banks of Green Willow (Roud 172; Child 24; G/D 6:1225) (6.41)
  16. Sara Grey: Young Hunting (Roud 47; Child 68) (3.09)
  17. Jock Duncan: Fair Drumallachie (Roud 2481; G/D 5:1043) (3.34)
  18. Jimmy Hutchison: The Overgate (Roud 866) (2.58)

> Folk Music > Records > There's Bound to Be a Row

There's Bound to Be a Row

There's Bound to Be a Row (Autumn Harvest AH 008)

There's Bound to Be a Row
Old Songs & Bothy Ballads Volume 6
Various Artists

Autumn Harvest AH 008 (CD, UK, 2010)

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Recorded during the Fife Traditional Singing Festival, Collessie, Fife in May 2009

Song texts and notes

Tracks

  1. Jim Taylor: Sleepytoon in the Morning (Roud 9140) (2.50)
  2. Bob Lewis: Robin Hood and the Tanner (Roud 332; Child 126) (3.53)
  3. Chris Miles: My Auld Sheen (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (4.35)
  4. Jimmy Hutchison: Erin Go Bragh (Roud 1627; Laws Q20; G/D 2:236) (3.01)
  5. Jo Miller: Lady Jean (Roud 39; Child 52; G/D 7:1395) (6.10)
  6. Henry Douglas: There's Bound to Be a Row (Roud 1616; G/D 7:1287) (3.06)
  7. Jim Taylor: Rigs o' Rye (Roud 985; Laws O11; G/D 5:1054) (3.23)
  8. Bob Lewis: The Oxen Ploughing (Roud 686) (4.21)
  9. Jimmy Hutchison: The False Lover Won Back (Roud 201; Child 218; G/D 5:974) (4.37)
  10. Jock Duncan: The Battle o' Harlaw (Roud 2861; Child 163; G/D 1:112) (4.51)
  11. Jo Miller: Whistle O'er the Lave O't (Roud 506; G/D 7:1414) (2.10)
  12. Bob Lewis: Spread the Green Branches (Roud 948) (3.36)
  13. Jimmy Hutchison: The Lothian Hairst (Roud 2165; G/D 3:404) (3.30)
  14. Jock Duncan: Sir Patrick Spens (Roud 41; Child 58; G/D 1:17) (5.07)
  15. Chris Miles: Mill o' Tiftie's Annie (Roud 98; Child 233; G/D 5:1018) (4.34)
  16. Jim Taylor: Bandy's Roup (Roud 15809) (4.23)
  17. Bob Lewis: The Drowned Lovers (Roud 466; Laws K17; G/D 6:1244) (3.51)
  18. Jo Miller: The Parting Glass (Roud 3004; G/D 8:1531) (3.15)

> Folk Music > Records > Bob Lewis: Drive Sorrows Away

Bob Lewis: Drive Sorrows Away

Drive Sorrows Away (Autumn Harvest AH 009)

Drive Sorrows Away
Bob Lewis

Autumn Harvest AH 009 (CD, UK, 2010)

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Recorded by Tom Spiers at the Fife Traditional Singing Festival, Collessie, Fife in May 2009;
Production, design and song transcriptions by Peter Shepheard.

Song texts and notes

Musicians

Bob Lewis, vocals

Tracks

  1. Drive Sorrows Away (Roud 1220) (2.59)
  2. A Sweet Country Life (Roud 2406) (4.35)
  3. The Lads that Follow the Plough (Roud 686) (3.59)
  4. The Bailiff’s Daughter of Islington (Roud 483; Child 105; G/D 1:168) (4.29)
  5. The Young and Single Sailor (Roud 264; Laws N42; G/D 5:1038, 6:1201) (5.43)
  6. The Noble Lord (Roud 6473) (4.32)
  7. Jim the Carter Lad (Roud 1080; G/D 3:457) (3.15)
  8. The Horn Fair Song (Roud 2482) (2.08)
  9. Farmer Giles (Roud 1744) (4.15)
  10. Robin Hood and the Tanner (Roud 332; Child 126) (3.56)
  11. The Golden Glove (Roud 141; Laws N20; G/D 1:166) (4.02)
  12. The Echoing Horn (Roud 878) (5.10)
  13. The Fisherman (Roud 291; Laws O24; G/D 4:834) (3.47)
  14. Carol for the Twelfth Day (Roud 3312) (4.09)
  15. Spanish Ladies (Roud 687) (3.51)
  16. Spread the Green Branches (Roud 948) (3.39)
  17. Lost Lady Found (Roud 901; Laws Q31) (4.08)
  18. The Rusty Highwayman (Roud 2638; Laws L2) (3.21)
  19. The Drowned Lovers (Roud 466; Laws K17; G/D 6:1244) (3.51)
  20. You've Got to Hit the Bullseye (Roud 1568) (3.00)

> Folk Music > Records > Hurrah Boys Hurrah!

Hurrah Boys Hurrah!

Hurrah Boys Hurrah! (Autumn Harvest AH 010)

Hurrah Boys Hurrah!
Old Songs & Bothy Ballads Volume 7
Various Artists

Autumn Harvest AH 010 (CD, UK, 2011)

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Recorded during the Fife Traditional Singing Festival, Collessie, Fife in May 2010

Song texts and notes

Tracks

  1. Jeff Warner: The Banks of Sacramento (Roud 319) (2.44)
  2. Phyllis Martin: The Nutting Girl (Roud 509; G/D 7:1475) (2.23)
  3. Geordie Murison: Foreman at Drum (Roud 15812) (2.45)
  4. Sheila Stewart: The Twa Brothers (Roud 38; Child 49) (4.57)
  5. Terry Conway: Cappy the Dog (Roud 3145) (4.30)
  6. Chris Coe & Annie Dearman: The Loss of the Royal George (Roud 2529) (3.17)
  7. Jimmy Hutchison: Lord Lovel (Roud 48; Child 75; G/D 6:1232) (5.49)
  8. Jill Pidd: The Girl I Left Behind Me (Roud 22020) (2.19)
  9. Joe Aitken: Barnyards o' Delgaty (Roud 2136; G/D 3:347) (3.51)
  10. Jeff Warner: Hurrah Boys Hurrah! (2.51)
  11. Phyllis Martin: Bobby Blue (2.23)
  12. Geordie Murison: The Bleached Mutch (Roud 5835; G/D 2:286) (4.45)
  13. Peter Shepheard: Johnnie o' Graidie (Roud 69; Child 114; G/D 2:250) (4.38)
  14. Sheila Stewart: Betsy Bell (Roud 5211) (3.54)
  15. Terry Conway: Dolli Ah (Roud 2611) (2.24)
  16. Jimmy Hutchison: The Deadly Wars (Roud 7284) (2.54)
  17. Jill Pidd: Bonnie Laddie Ye Gang By Me (Roud 1526) (4.42)
  18. Danny Couper & Carol Anderson: MacPherson’s Fareweel (Roud 2160; G/D 3:697) (7.52)

> Folk Music > Records > The Little Ball of Yarn

The Little Ball of Yarn

The Little Ball of Yarn (Autumn Harvest AH 011)

The Little Ball of Yarn
Old Songs & Bothy Ballads Volume 8
Various Artists

Autumn Harvest AH 011 (CD, UK, 2012)

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Recorded during the Fife Traditional Singing Festival, Collessie, Fife in May 2011

Song texts and notes

Tracks

  1. Len Graham: Green Grows the Laurel (Roud 279; G/D 6:1138) (3.55)
  2. Emily Portman: The Bold Fisherman (Roud 291; Laws O24; G/D 4:834) (2.46)
  3. Brian Dawson: Old Yorkie Watson (Roud 1408) (2.46)
  4. John Valentine: Nicky Tams (Roud 1875) (2.39)
  5. Elizabeth Stewart: The Russian Jew (Roud 13562; G/D 8:1902) (3.49)
  6. Len Graham: Willie O (Roud 22567) (3.05)
  7. Joe Aitken: Princie and Jean (Roud 11266) (3.59)
  8. Emily Portman: O Good Ale (Roud 203; G/D 3:590) (2.17)
  9. Brian Dawson: The Owls and the Mice (2.02)
  10. Duncan MacRae: Aikey Brae (Roud 2500) (4.38)
  11. Emma Spiers: Time Wears Awa (Roud 21760) (3.59)
  12. Len Graham: Dobbin’s Flowery Vale (Roud 999; Laws O29) (2.49)
  13. Emily Portman: Our Captain Calls (Roud 602) (2.48)
  14. Brian Dawson: Three Score and Ten (Roud 16873) (5.21)
  15. Jimmy Hutchison: My Last Fareweel tae Stirling (Roud 5160; G/D 8:1534) (4.38)
  16. Elizabeth Stewart: The Little Ball of Yarn (Roud 1404) (2.30)
  17. John Valentine: The Day I Met Wi Hector [Simon Brown] (2.29)
  18. Duncan MacRae: The Bonnie Wee Shirt [Harry Wincott] (2.52)
  19. Emily Portman: The Sweet Nightingale (Roud 371) (3.05)
  20. Len Graham: Over the Hills and Far Away (3.00)
  21. Peter Shepheard with Tom Spiers & Arthur Watson: Ye Boys o Callieburn (Roud 6932) (5.10)