THE ROUNDER SERIES 

ALAN LOMAX 'PORTRAIT' COLLECTION

OF TRADITIONAL NORTH EAST SINGERS

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JEANNIE ROBERTSON - THE QUEEN AMONG THE HEATHER

Rounder album in the 'Portrait' series.  Here, in songs - sad, and sometimes bawdy; in interviews, and through her renditions of the great traditional ballads of Scotland's past, acclaimed spellbinding balladeer of Scotland's travelling clans, Jeannie Robertson brings to life the story of her life and art. Includes a hefty booklet.

Tracks:The Reel of Tullochgorum, When My Apron Hung Low. She'd a lot of old songs (interview), Son David, It's a true song (interview), The Battle of Harlaw, Wi' My Rovin' Eye, Never Wed an Old Man, The Moon Shined on My Bed Last Night, The Laird of the Dentidoonbye, The Handsome Cabin Boy, I doubt she could have been a good girl!(interview), She Was a Rum One, Lord Lovatt, Introduction to "Bonnie Annie and Andrew Lammie", Bonnie Annie and Andrew Lammie, Commentary on "Bonnie Annie and Andrew Lammie", The Queen Among the Heather

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DAVIE STEWART - GO ON SING ANOTHER SONG

Rounder album released January 2002.  Davie Stewart's plaintive singing and utterly unique accordion playing are captured memorably in this collection, which includes Davie's reminiscences of life as one of Scotland's traveling people and even a short lesson in their secret language.  Includes a hefty booklet.

Tracks: The Tarves Rant, The Hash O Bennagoak, Last Night I Was in the Granzie, Onything at all for a few coppers (interview), Mormond Braes, Go on, sing another song (interview), Tramps and Hawkers, A wagon of their own, maybe three or four ponies (interview), McGinty's Meal and Ale, The first song that I ever learned (interview), MacPherson's Rant,  Jock Bruce O the Fornet, Nicky Tams, The Highland Tinker, Maggie the Milkmaid, The Dying Ploughboy, Jamie Raeburn, Bing Avree, Billy (interview), The Dowie Dens of Yarrow

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14.49

JOHN STRACHAN - SONGS FROM ABERDEENSHIRE

Rounder album released January 2002.  John Strachan, born in 1875 near Fyvie in Aberdeenshire, was one of Scotland's greatest folk singers, yet this is the first album devoted entirely to him. Here he is in a collection of songs and stories both romantic and racy, all delivered in his inimitable Doric fashion.  Includes a hefty booklet.

Tracks: The Hairst O Rettie, The Miller of Straloch, Glenlogie, The Beggar Man, Rhynie, The Merchant's Son, The Minister's Daughters They Were There, Fin the Bed Began tae Heat, Binnorie, O Binnorie, The Knight and the Shepherd's Daughter, The Stootest Man in the Forty Twa, Bonny Udny, The Bonny Lass of Fyvie, Clyde's Water, The Laird O Drum, Robin Hood, MacPherson's Rant, Johnnie O Braidislie, The Guise O Tough, The Bogheid Crew, Harrowing Time, Where the Gadie Rins, Lang Johnnie More.

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14.49

JIMMY McBEATH - TRAMPS AND HAWKERS

Rounder album released January 2002. Jimmy MacBeath's warm and husky voice made him one of Scotland's greatest and most beloved traditional singers. This unique collection of songs, stories, and reminiscences draws from his varied life as soldier, farm labourer, and travelling singer in the British Isles, France, and Canada.  Includes a hefty booklet.

Tracks: Tramps and Hawkers, Drumdelgie, The Jolly Carter Lad, Moss O Burreldale, The Muckin O Geordie's Byre, MacPherson's Lament, It Always Beats Up the Ten Minutes Yet, Mormond Braes, Bonny Portsoy, The Dowie Dens O Yarrow, A Threed of Blue Song, John Anderson, My Jo, Fined five pounds, Teribus, Pirns o thread an needles an packets o preens, The Gallant Forty-Twa, McCafferty, Down by the Magdalene Green,  Bogie's Bonny Belle, Neeps Tae Pluck, Tramps and Hawkers.

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14.49