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The Galliards

The Galliards (Decca / Beltona SEP 90)

The Galliards
The Galliards

Decca / Beltona SEP 90 (7" EP, UK, 1960)

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Musicians

Robin Hall, vocals;
Jimmie MacGregor, vocals, guitar, mandolin;
Shirley Bland, vocals;
Leon Rosselson, vocals, guitar, banjo

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Cumbaya
  2. MacPherson's Rant (Roud 2160; G/D 3:697)
  1. Zamar Noded
  2. Doodle Let Me Go (Yellow Girls) (Roud 3221)

Track 1 trad. African;
Tracks 2, 4 trad. arr. Galliards;
Track 3 Naomi Shemer arr. Leon Rosselson

> Leon Rosselson > Records > The Galliards: Black and White / Bahnuah

The Galliards: Black and White / Bahnuah

The Galliards: Black and White (Topic STOP101, side 1)

Black and White / Bahnuah
The Galliards

Topic Records STOP101 (single, UK, 1960)

The Galliards: Bahnuah (Topic STOP101, side 2)
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Musicians

Robin Hall, vocals;
Jimmie MacGregor, vocals, guitar, mandolin;
Shirley Bland, vocals;
Leon Rosselson, vocals, guitar, banjo

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Black and White
  1. Bahnuah

Track 1 David Arkin, Earl Robinson;
Track 2 trad. arr. Leon Rosselson

> Leon Rosselson > Records > Robin Hall: Last Leaves of Traditional Ballads

Robin Hall: Last Leaves of Traditional Ballads

Robin Hall: Last Leaves of Traditional Ballads (Collector JFS 4002)

Last Leaves of Traditional Ballads
Some Ballads from the Gavin Greig Collection
Robin Hall

Collector JFS 4002 (10" LP, UK, 1960)

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Last Leaves of Traditional Ballads and Ballad Airs Recorded by Bernard Mattimore in 1960;
Supervised and produced by Paul Carter;
Cover photo by Fred G. Sykes

The album title of course refers to Greig / Keith: Last Leaves of Traditional Ballads and Ballad Airs.

Musicians

Robin Hall, vocals;
Leon Rosselson, guitar, banjo

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Three Gipsy Laddies (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124)
  2. Mary Mild (Roud 79; Child 173; G/D 2:195)
  3. The Wee Cooper of Fife (Roud 117; Child 277; G/D 1282)
  4. The Cruel Mother (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193)
  1. Bawbie Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236)
  2. Lord Lovel (Roud 48; Child 75; G/D 6:1232)
  3. Inverey (Roud 4017; Child 203; G/D 2:234)
  4. The Trooper and the Maid (Roud 162; Child 299; G/D 7:1470)

> Leon Rosselson > Records > Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor: Scottish Choice

Scottish Choice

Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor: Scottish Choice (Decca Ace of Clubs ACL 1065)

Scottish Choice
Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor with The Galliards

Decca Ace of Clubs ACL 1065 (LP, UK, 1961)
Decca Eclipse ECS 2074 (LP, UK, 1971)

Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor: Scottish Choice (Decca Eclipse ECS 2074)
Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor: Scottish Choice (Decca Readers Digest RDS 7056)

Decca Readers Digest RDS 7056 (LP, UK, 1971) (without track 2)

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Musicians

Robin Hall, vocals [1-5, 7-14], guitar [1];
Jimmie MacGregor, vocals [1-8, 10-14], guitar [1-10, 12-14], mandolin [7];
Shirley Bland, vocals [3, 6-8, 10-11, 13];
Leon Rosselson, vocals [3, 7-8, 10-11, 13], banjo [3, 9], guitar [8, 10-14]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Tramps and Hawkers (Roud 1874; G/D 3:487)
  2. Brochan Lom, Tana Lom, and Bodachan A'Mhirein
  3. The Day We Went to Rothesay (Roud 2142)
  4. The Craw Killed the Pussie (Roud 9221; G/D 8:1678)
  5. The Stoutest Man in the Forty-Twa (Roud 1877; G/D 1:70)
  6. Highland Fairy Lullaby
  7. My Love, She's But a Lassie Yet (Roud 8879?)
  1. Mingulay Boat Song
  2. Nicky Tams (Roud 1875)
  3. The Piper o' Dundee
  4. The Bonny Earl o' Moray (Roud 334; Child 181)
  5. Mormond Braes (Roud 2171; G/D 6:1142)
  6. Coulter's Candy (Roud 19019)
  7. The Rovin' Ploughboy (Roud 2138)

Track 1 Stewart, arr. McBeath;
Track 2 trad. arr. Robin Hall, Jimmie MacGregor;
Track 3, 8, 10-11 trad. arr. Leon Rosselson;
Track 4, 9, 12 trad. arr. Jimmie MacGregor;
Track 5 trad. arr. Leon Rosselson, Jimmie MacGregor;
Track 6 trad. Trans. Lauchlan, MacBead; Robin Hall, Jimmie MacGregor;
Track 7 trad. arr. Leon Rosselson; Robert Burns;
Track 13 adapt. Robin Hall, Leon Rosselson;
Track 14 Henderson, MacDonald

> Leon Rosselson > Records > Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor: A Rovin'

A Rovin'

Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor: A Rovin' (Decca Ace of Clubs ACL 1100)

A Rovin'
Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor with The Galliards

Decca Ace of Clubs ACL 1100 (LP, UK, 1962)
Decca Eclipse ECS 2126 (LP, UK, 1973)

Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor: A Rovin' (Decca Eclipse ECS 2126)
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Musicians

Robin Hall, vocals [1-5, 7-11, 13-15], guitar [3, 15];
Jimmie MacGregor, vocals [1-3, 5, 7-15], guitar [1-3, 7-13, 15], mandolin [4];
Shirley Bland, vocals [1-2, 5-9, 11, 14];
Leon Rosselson, vocals [1-2, 5, 7-9, 11, 14], guitar [2, 4, 6-8, 11, 14], banjo [1, 9];
John Jobson, bass [1-3, 7-13, 15]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Dig My Grave (Roud 15633) [Bahamas]
  2. Villancico [Spain]
  3. Go Tell Aunt Rhody (Roud 3346) [USA]
  4. My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose (Roud 12946) [Scotland]
  5. Asikatali [South Africa]
  6. A Bold Young Farmer (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1170; Henry H683) [England]
  7. When I First Came to This Land (Roud 16813) [USA]
  1. Johnny, I Hardly Knew You (Roud 3137) [Ireland]
  2. Lamidbar [Israel]
  3. Up Among the Heather (Roud 1506) [Scotland]
  4. Ksekina Mia Psarapoula [Greece]
  5. A Bucketful of Mountain Dew (Roud 938) [Ireland]
  6. The Overgate (Roud 866) [Scotland]
  7. Lowlands (Roud 681; Henry H469) [England]
  8. Time for Man Go Home [Trinidad]

All tracks trad. except
Track 1-2, 7-8, 11, 14 trad. arr. Leon Rosselson;
Track 3, 10, 13, 15 trad. arr. Robin Hall, Jimmie MacGregor;
Track 4 trad. arr. Robin Hall; Robert Burns;
Track 5 trad. arr. Galliards;
Track 6 trad. arr. Shirley Bland;
Track 9 Argov;
Track 12 trad. arr. Jimmie MacGregor

> Leon Rosselson > Records > Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor: Two Heids Are Better Than Yin!

Two Heids Are Better Than Yin!

Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor: Two Heids Are Better Than Yin! (Monitor MFS 365)

Two Heids Are Better Than Yin!
Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor

Monitor MFS 365 (LP, USA, 1962)

Tonight and Every Night
Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor

His Master's Voice CLP 1646 (LP, UK, 1962)

Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor: Tonight and Every Night (His Master's Voice CLP 1646)
Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor: Scotland My Scotland (Pegasus PEG CD 069)

Scotland My Scotland
Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor

Pegasus PEG CD 069 (CD, UK, 1997)

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This album was released in the USA and the UK with different names and on different labels.

Musicians

Robin Hall, solo vocals [3, 15], vocals;
Jimmie MacGregor, solo vocals [5, 11], vocals, guitar, mandolin;
Leon Rosselson, vocals, banjo, accordion;
John Jobson, bass

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Johnnie Lad (Roud 2587; G/D 4:755) (2.15)
  2. Hares on the Mountain (Roud 329) (2.01)
  3. Inverey (Roud 4017; Child 203; G/D 2:234) (3.25)
  4. Scottish Medley: The 42nd (Roud 13073) / My Love She's But a Lassie Yet (Roud 8879?) /
  5. Mormond Braes (Roud 2171; G/D 6:1142) (1.49)
  6. Twa Heids Are Better Than Yin (Roud 4848) (2.09)
  7. Cuttie's Waddin' (Roud 3357; G/D 3:608) (1.09)
  8. Ye Banks and Braes (Roud 13889) (2.12)
  9. Glasgow Street Song Medley: There Is a Happy Land Down in Duke Street Gaol / You Cannae Shove Your Grannie off a Bus / The World Must Be Coming to an End (2.06)
  1. Mick Maguire (Roud 4249) (1.59)
  2. Davy Faa (Roud 118; Child 279; G/D 2:274; Henry H183) (3.52)
  3. The Recruiting Sergeant (1.42)
  4. The Wild Mountain Thyme (Roud 541; G/D 4:862) (2.53)
  5. Gin I Were Where the Gaudie Rins (2.17)
  6. The Old Triangle (2.51)
  7. Ca' the Ewes to the Knowes (Roud 857; G/D 5:1014; Henry H175) (2.35)
  8. Three Craws (Roud 4581) (0.56)

Track 1 trad. arr. Jordan;
Track 2, 3, 4a, 8a, 10 trad.;
Tracks 4b, 15 trad. / Robert Burns arr. Robin Hall, Jimmie MacGregor;
Tracks 4c, 6, 8b, 9, 13 trad. arr. Robin Hall, Jimmie MacGregor;
Tracks 5, 8c, 16 trad. arr. Jimmie MacGregor;
Track 7 trad. / Robert Burns;
Track 11 trad. arr. McLean;
Track 12 Jimmy McPeake;
Track 14 trad. / Brendan Behan

> Leon Rosselson > Records > The Galliards: England's Great Folk Group

England's Great Folk Group

The Galliards: England's Great Folk Group (Monitor MF 407)

England's Great Folk Group
The Galliards

Monitor MF/MFS 407 (LP, USA, 1963)

The Next Tonight Will Be With …
Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor

His Master's Voice CLP 1715 (LP, UK, 1963)

Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor: The Next Tonight Will Be With … (His Master's Voice CLP 1715)
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This album was released in the USA and the UK with different names and on different labels.

Musicians

Robin Hall, vocals [1-3, 5-8, 10-12, 14], percussion [4];
Jimmie MacGregor, vocals [1-8, 10-12, 14], guitar [1-8, 10-11, 12, 14];
Shirley Bland, vocals [1-5, 7-11];
Leon Rosselson, vocals [1-3, 5, 7-8, 10-11], guitar [1, 3-5, 8-9, 11, 13], banjo [2, 7, 10];
Bill Sutcliffe, bass [2, 3, 5, 8, 10];
Brian Brocklehurst, bass [1, 4, 7, 12];
Pete Turner, percussion [4]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Drill Ye Tarriers Drill (Roud 4401) (2.12)
  2. New York Girls (Roud 486) (1.45)
  3. Johnny Todd (Roud 1102; G/D 8:1583) (1.56)
  4. Linstead Market (Roud 16397) (2.32)
  5. The Jug of Punch (Roud 1808; Henry H490) (1.55)
  6. A Sailor Courted a Farmer's Daughter (Roud 993; Laws O41; G/D 6:1093; Henry H634) (1.32)
  7. The Wild Colonial Boy (Roud 677; Laws L20; Henry H750) (3.50)
  1. Hinei Ma Tov (1.56)
  2. Lowlands of Holland (Roud 484; G/D 6:1116; Henry H180) (2.52)
  3. The Quality of Mersey (1.38)
  4. Derriere Chez Nous (2.55)
  5. The Barnyards o' Delgaty (Roud 2136; G/D 3:347) (2.33)
  6. North Country Maid (Roud 1367; G/D 5:1058) (2.05)
  7. Birlinn Ghoraidh Chrobhain (2.36)

All tracks trad.

Acknowledgements

I found a lot of the information on and some pictures of the Galliards' records at Nic Kelly's fantastic The Balladeers Scotland website as I only have nine of the twelve shown albums. Thanks to Alistair Banfield for the picture of the single Black and White.