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The Journey Home

Paul Anderson: The Journey Home (Ross CDGR 162)

The Journey Home
Paul Anderson

Ross Records CDGR 162 (CD, UK, 1997)

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Produced by Paul Anderson and Niall Mathewson;
Recorded and mixed by Niall Mathewson at The Mill Studio, Crathes;
Photography by Mary Morton Wright, Kincardine O'Neil;
Sleeve photograph at Upper Deeside, pub photograh at The Aberdeen Arms, Tarland

Musicians

Paul Anderson, fiddle, backing vocals [16];
Margaret Smith, piano [3, 11, 16];
Brian Cruikshank, bass, backing vocals [16];
Gordon Middler, keyboards;
Michael Foy, guitar;
Kerry Fettes, piano [6];
David Anderson, second fiddle [14];
Lucy Dale, vocals [3, 12];
Jim Reid, vocals [16];
Niall Mathewson, guitar [16]

Tracks

  1. Pretty Peggy / The Haggis / Drowsy Maggie / The Mason's Apron / The Fairy Dance (3.36)
  2. Father John MacMillan of Barra / The MacNeils of Ugadale (3.18)
  3. MacPherson's Rant (Roud 2160; G/D 3:697) (3.33)
  4. Drummond Castle / The Stool of Repentance / Miss Stewart of Grantully / The Marquis of Huntly's Strathspey / Loch Earn (2.40)
  5. James F. Dickie's Delight / James F. Dickie's Reel / James Scott Skinner (2.27)
  6. The Journey Home (3.28)
  7. Hot Canary (1.58)
  8. Ossian / The Brig o' Potarch / The Mains of Gartly (4.09)
  9. Donna MacLeod of Carloway (2.36)
  10. The Countess Cathleen / Norman & Alice Anderson of Tarland / Calliope House / Stealing the Flags / The Lark in the Morning / The Humours of Tulla / Jean's Reel (6.08)
  11. Tarland Memories / The Marchioness of Huntly / The Marquis of Huntly (4.14)
  12. The Salley Gardens (Roud V28639) (3.57)
  13. Dumbarton Castle / The Miller o' Hirn / The Auld Wheel (3.03)
  14. Auld Robin Gray (2.11)
  15. Colonel MacBain / Athol Brose / Paula King's Reel / Sir David Davidson of Cantray / Carnie's Canter (3.05)
  16. The Black Velvet Band (Roud 2146) (5.14)

Tracks 1a-d, 4ab, 10ef, 12, 15ab, 16 trad.;
Tracks 1e, 4c Nathaniel Gow;
Track 2a Norman MacDonald;
Track 2b James MacKenzie;
Track 3 James MacPherson;
Track 4c Niel Gow;
Track 4d William Marshal;
Tracks 5a-c John Murdoch Henderson;
Tracks 6, 9, 10bd, 15c Paul Anderson;
Track 7 Paul Nero, Ray Gilbert;
Tracks 8a-c, 13a-c, 15e James Scott Skinner;
Track 10a Bill Whelan;
Track 10c Dave Richardson;
Track 10g Bobby MacLeod;
Tracks 11a-c Peter Milne;
Track 12 William Butler Yeats;
Track 14 Rev. William Leeves;
Track 15d John Lowe

> Folk Music > Records > Paul Anderson: Home+Beauty

Home+Beauty

Paul Anderson: Home+Beauty (Greentrax CDTRAX340)

Home+Beauty
Paul Anderson

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX340 (CD, UK, August 2009)

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Compiled by Greentrax and Paul Anderson;
Produced and mastered by Niall Mathewson and Paul Anderson;
Final mastering by Peter Haigh at Pier House Studios, Edinburgh;
Photographs of Paul Anderson by Anna Henly;
Landscape photography by James Dyas Davidson;
Design by Ali Napier

Musicians

Paul Anderson, fiddle;
George Donald, piano [1, 4, 6, 19];
Ali Napier, keyboards [2, 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 22], bouzouki [2, 12];
Margaret Smith, piano [3, 11, 16];
Dennis Morrison, piano [17, 20];
Brian Cruikshank, bass [2-3, 8, 10-11, 16, 21];
Pallas (Niall Mathewson, Ronnie Brown, Graeme Murray, Alan Reid, Colin Fraser) [7];
Tony McManus, guitar [9, 14];
Jim Reid, vocals [15, 18];
Keith Easdale, mandocello [12];
James Gorgon, drums [2, 21];
Ian Moore, guitar [21];
Dervek Mitchelson, keyboard [21];
Alan Graham, Sandy Bayne, snare drums [2]

Tracks

  1. The Duke of Fife's Welcome to Deeside / The Marquis of Huntly's Farewell / John MacNeil (3.13)
  2. The Mighty Norman Anderson (4.00)
  3. J.F. Dickie's Delight / J.F. Dickie / James Scott Skinner (2.30)
  4. Hungarian Dance No 5 (2.33)
  5. Heather and Eilidh / A Hoqmanay Engagement (3.15)
  6. The Bloody Field of Culloden (2.10)
  7. Ghost Dancers (7.31)
  8. A Waltz for Alice / Ann Anderson's Waltz (3.53)
  9. The Favourite Dram / Miss Anne Cameron of Balvenie / The Marchioness of Huntly's Favourite (3.15)
  10. Beeswing / Harvest Home / The Clutha / Millicent's Favourite (4.13)
  11. Ossian / The Brig o' Potarch / The Mains of Gartly (4.10)
  12. Beinn Dhubh / The MacLeod Stone / The Harris Tweed Weaver / Rodel Kirk (3.22)
  13. Lament for MacCrimmon (2.25)
  14. Balvenie / Alastrean House / Douglas Lawrence / The Tarland Curlers (3.04)
  15. By the Mountain Streams (Roud 2124; Henry H32) (3.59)
  16. Drummond Castle / The Stool of Repentance / Miss Stewart of Grandtully / The Marquis of Huntly / Loch Earn (2.43)
  17. Gight Castle (1.53)
  18. The Black Velvet Band (Roud 2146) (5.16)
  19. Fingal's Cave (2.26)
  20. The Pass of Ballater / Aikey Brae / Carradale Cottage (2.39)
  21. The Orange Blossom Special (2.39)
  22. Luskentyre (3.44)

Tracks 1a, 11a-c, 15, 16a, 18 James Scott Skinner;
Tracks 1b, 9bc, 10b-d, 16d William Marshall;
Track 1c Peter Milne;
Tracks 2, 5ab, 6, 8ab, 12a-d, 14a-d, 19, 22 Paul Anderson;
Tracks 3ab, 9a trad.;
Track 3c John Murdoch Henderson;
Track 4 Johannes Brahms;
Tracks 7 Niall Mathewson, Ronnie Brown, Graeme Murray, Alan Reid, Colin Fraser;
Track 10a James Hill;
Track 13 D.B. MacCrimmon;
Tracks 16bc Niel Gow;
Track 16e Nathaniel Gow;
Tracks 17, 20ab Hector MacAndrew;
Track 21 Ervin T. Rouse

> Folk Music > Records > Paul Anderson: Land of the Standing Stones

Land of the Standing Stones

Paul Anderson: Land of the Standing Stones (Fingal FINCD505)

Land of the Standing Stones
Paul Anderson

Fingal Records FINCD505 (CD, UK, 2013)

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Recorded and mastered by Niall Mathewson at The Mill Studios, Mill of Hirn, Crathes, Kincardineshire;
Images by James Dyas Davidson;
Sleeve design by Ali Napier

Musicians

Paul Anderson, fiddle, hunting horn;
Ale Carr, cittern;
Norman Conboy, guitar;
Niall Mathewson, bass, guitar;
Ali Napier, keyboards, percussion;
Dave Martin, cajon, bodhrán;
Shona Donaldson, vocals, keyboards [25];
Ronnie Brown, keyboards [15];
Kevin McKidd, vocals, guitar [8]

Tracks

  1. Logie Coldstone / Brian Cruickshank's Capers jigs / The Twa Nickums / The Banks o' Dee reels (3.23)
  2. The Beauty of Cromar Before Me slow air (5.10)
  3. Elsie Cromar of Glenbervie / The Moose Hoose waltzes (1.36)
  4. The Braes o' Cromar / The Earl of Aboyne strathspeys / Aboyne Castle / Nicola Auchnie of Auchterless reels (3.14)
  5. Farewell to St Kilda slow air (2.23)
  6. The Warlock Stone / The Gills o' Banffshire strathspeys / Bob o' Tillyhermack reel (3.24)
  7. Farewell to the King (Lament to Macbeth) (4.38)
  8. Bonnie Henry Gordon ballad (4.36)
  9. Lament for the Gordons of Knock pibroch (4.45)
  10. Charlie Ritchie / The Piper's Knowe / The Auld Invercauld Brig o' Dee / Matt Milne's Hasty Retreat 9/8 jigs (3.47)
  11. Lament for the Mighty Norman Anderson (1.50)
  12. The Battle of Culblean / Geldie Cottage marches (3.24)
  13. Gordon Gray / Paddy of Drumniall strathspeys / The Laird of Tillypronie / Sandy Cromar of Finzean reels (3.13)
  14. Balmoral Castle / The Reverend Kenneth Mackenzie (2.11)
  15. Land of the Standing Stones slow air (2.28)
  16. The Tarland Rant / The Coyles o' Muick / The Mackies of Balquhindachy / Neil Gow Stewart reels (2.36)

Sunset Song

  1. Blawearie (1.52)
  2. The Standing Stones (1.40)
  3. John Guthrie (1.17)
  4. The Rev. Gibbon (The Cromar Hymn) (0.58)
  5. Lament for Jean Guthrie (1.30)
  6. The Kinraddie Hairst (1.16)
  7. “Look at that Sunset” (0.28)
  8. Chris Guthrie (2.24)
  9. Tears for Me, Father (0.42)
  10. Love in the Howe (1.52)
  11. Let Tomorrow Come (1.08)
  12. The Harvest of Men (Slaughter on the Somme) (1.13)
  13. The Flooers o' the Forest (Roud 3812) (1.04)

All tracks written by Paul Anderson except
Tracks 25, 27 words Alastair Cording;
Track 29 trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Paul Anderson: The High Summit

The High Summit

Paul Anderson: The High Summit (Fingal FINCD506)

The High Summit
Paul Anderson

Fingal Records FINCD506 (CD, UK, 2017)

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Produced by Paul Anderson and Ali Napier;
Recorded and mastered by Ali Napier at Mains of Kincraigie, Tarland, Aberdeenshire except
Tracks 2 and 11 recorded at Captain Tom's REcording studio in Aberdeen;
Photography and sleeve design by Steven Rennie

Musicians

Paul Anderson, fiddle;
Ali Napier, keyboards;
Tony McManus, guitar;
Ale Carr, cittern;
Malcolm Jones, guitar;
Shona Donaldson, vocals;
James Gorgon, percussion

Tracks

  1. Return to Kincraigie (2.01)
  2. The Rose of Glen Davan (2.00)
  3. Corporal Hare of the Royal Marines / The Diamond Special (2.45)
  4. Andrew Smith of Torphins / The Philosophical Fiddler (2.30)
  5. Bonnie Glen Quoich (2.27)
  6. The Mountain Men: Gilderoy MacGegor's Rant / The Black Colonel / The Rhynie Man (1.33)
  7. Loch Muick / Ann Riordan's Fancy (2.55)
  8. The Mar Gathering / Ian Murray's Awa tae Ballochbuie / The Muckle Spate (4.11)
  9. Braeriach (2.35)
  10. The Kincraigie Hairst / The Stockmen / Anne Cromar of Morpeth (3.02)
  11. The Bonnie Banks o' Dee (4.23)
  12. The Coull Wedding (2.39)
  13. Norman Conboy (Guardian of the Taj Mahal) / Jim Milne / Alasdair MacDougall of Hopewell / The Dee Fisherman (2.28)
  14. Jennifer Masson Hay (5.34)
  15. Hornpipes: Eleanor Henderson / Ali Napier (2.34)
  16. Balmoral (2.41)
  17. Loch Davan / The Braes o' Finzean / Birkhall (2.27)
  18. Shona Donaldson (2.08)

All tracks written by Paul Anderson except
Tracks 10 lyrics Paul Anderson, Shona Donaldson

> Folk Music > Records > Paul Anderson: Beauties of the North

Beauties of the North

Paul Anderson: Beauties of the North (Fingal FINCD507)

Beauties of the North
Paul Anderson

Fingal Records FINCD507 (CD, UK, 15 February 2019)

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Recorded live at Saxa Vord, Unst, the Shetland Islands, 12 Kincarrathie Crescent, Perth, Dunkinty Cottage, Linkwood Road, Elgin and Captain Tom's Studio, Aberdeen;
Recorded and mastered by Dave Sinton and Alan Spence;
Photography and sleeve design by Steven Rennie

Musicians

Paul Anderson, fiddle;
George Donald, piano;
Tony McManus, guitar;
Dave Sinto, combolins

Tracks

  1. Niel Gow's Lament for the Death of His Second Wife (3.05)
  2. Macpherson's Rant (2.01)
  3. Luskentyre (2.04)
  4. Gight Castle (2.11)
  5. The Stone of Destiny (2.57)
  6. The Braes of Auchtertyre (1.37)
  7. Miss Hamilton of Pentcaitland (2.16)
  8. Hector the Hero (2.57)
  9. Farewell to Whisky (2.30)
  10. Lament for Sir Harry Niven Lumsden of Auchendoir (2.58)
  11. Fyvie Castle (2.36)
  12. Farewell to St Kilda (2.10)
  13. Bovaglie's Plaid (2.31)
  14. Lament for King George V (4.53)
  15. Tap o' Noth (2.20)
  16. Greig's (1.56)
  17. Prince Charlie's Last View of Scotland (3.25)
  18. Mrs Jamieson's Favourite (1.34)
  19. Auld Robin Gray (2.25)
  20. The Unst Bridal March (1.38)
  21. Caledonia's Wail for Niel Gow Her Favourite Minstrel (2.26)
  22. The Beauty of Cromar Before Me (5.11)
  23. The Loch Tay Boat Song (5.33)

Tracks 1, 9 Niel Gow;
Track 2 James Macpherson;
Trakcs 3, 5, 12, 15, 22 Paul Anderson;
Track 4 Hector MacAndrew;
Track 6 James Crockat;
Track 7 Nathaniel Gow;
Tracks 8, 11, 13 James Scott Skinner;
Track 10 William Marshall;
Track 14 Donald Riddell;
Tracks 16-17, 20, 23 trad.;
Track 18 Charles Grant;
Track 19 Rev. William Leeves (1748-1828);
Track 21 Capt. Simon Fraser