A SELECTION OF NORTH EAST MUSIC AND SONG

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Please Go To Scottish Folk Song For Recordings of Jeannie Robertson. John Strachan etc.

JUNE IMRAY - THE TORRY QUINE 

June Imray recorded two LPS in the 70s, ‘The Torry Quine’ and ‘The Torry Quine Again’.  The north east humour in a mixture of song and spoken word made her a huge success and an Aberdonian legend.  Both LPs are now released on 1 CD.

Twenty Two Tracks: The Quine Fa Dis The Strip at Inverurie,  Sally’s Wedding,  Castlegate Ina,  Hogmany,  Ida’s Diet,  The Lady’s Choice,  Granny’s Bucket,  The Café,  Quine’s Lament, The Schoolboy Ida, The Babysitter,  The Torry Quine,  Aiberdeen Ole΄,  Ida and the Sweepie,  The Aiberdeen Exile,  The Last Bus Hame,  Rita of the Regal,  The Fallen Woman,   The Flittin’,  Mary’s Party,   Carlos,  Ida’s Christmas,  The Torry Quine Again.     

CD

£13.69

THE BEST OF SCOTLAND THE WHAT 

More legendary Aberdonians in the form of George Donald, Buff Hardie and Stephen Robertson.

Fourteen Tracks : Old Meldrum Sports,  Our Glens,  The Baillie,  You’re the Top,  The Wedding Guests,  The Band,  Big Nose, The Will,  Trans-Buchan Airways,  Ice Cream, The Ashvale,  Bruce & the Spider,  Auntie Flo’s Tune,  Hospitals.                

CD

£13.69

ROBBIE SHEPHERD – READS DUFTON SCOTT  

Humorous Doric monologues written by Huntly born Dufton Scott and read by Radio Scotland’s Aberdeen presenter Robbie Shepherd.  The tales include The Old Bellman,  Drama in a Barn, Hugh McCurrie’s Marriage and several others. 

Cassette

£7.99

George Elrick – Mrs Elrick’s Wee Boy George

Aberdeen born George who started out in the Beach Ballroom went on to join Henry Hall’s Band, host Housewive’s Choice then sing with and manage Mantovani’s Orchestra.  This album contains fourteen tracks sung by George,   Eight are Harry Lauder songs and six are bothy ballads backed by Annie Shand and Bert Murray.  A very, very happy album to listen to.       

Cassette

£4.99

IAN MIDDLETON – TATTIES THROU’ THE BREE

Ian's own compositions of humorous Doric poems and songs performed by himself including The Futtret; The Twa Budgies; Teethache; The Humble Tattie; The Twa Budgies Second Meeting; 'X' Marks The Spot; The Geet's First Crop; The Traivlin' Mull; Lugs at the Fitba; An auld wye o' life wears awa' ; Feels on Wheels; A Fee'd Man looks back; A Taste of Honey.  

CD

£7.69

IAN MIDDLETON – TATTIES MILK AND MEAL

More Doric poems and songs from composer Ian Middleton. Aul' Davy's Dra'ers; Jock gets a Spring Clean; The Menu; Egg on his Face; A Sign o' the Times; A Nod's as guid's as a Wink; The Mither Tongue; The Diagnosis; When the dyow's aff the Gr'un' ; A Shortcut tae Siller; Look afore ye loup; A Heavy Mail.   

CD

£7.69

IAN MIDDLETON – A BRAND NEW BILIN’

More Doric poems and songs. The Dumplin' ; The Gale Warnin' ; A Lifetime on the Lan' ; It's a Sair Fecht; Lament for the Mini; The Lispin' Leghorn; The Neep; Fin the Binder's Laid-By; The Skweel Sports; A Kittly Problem; The Lang Life Recipe; For the Wint o' Education; Hame Comforts; The Awkward Ailment; Slippin' Standards; Road o' The Travellin' Man.    

CD

£7.69

IAN MIDDLETON – ANITHER DREEL

A Question o' Mainners; Beatin' the Budget; Green Fingers; A Feast or a Famine; Matrimonial Bliss; Teen Short; The Gairdener's Medley; Hame Truths; The Conversation; Geordie's Lament; A Chaip Wye tae Traivel; The Battle o' The Bulge; A Question o' Identity.  

CD

£7.69

SUSIE ALLAN – TIPSY COURTIN’

Highly talented daughter of Charlie Allan this is Susie’s debut album.  Backing from singer/songwriter husband Jim Malcolm, Ian McCalman and Nick Keir of The McCalmans and Mairi Campbell of The Cast  -  Pure quality!  Eleven tracks including Peggy Gordon,  Banks of Red Roses,  Hey Donal,  Generations of Change,  Flo’er o’ Northumberland,  Mill o’ Tifty’s Annie, Ploughman Laddies and an absolutely stunning version of Nicky Tams!      

CD

£12.69

ROBERT LOVIE – GENERATIONS OF CHANGE

Very Popular North East Singer : The songs include Generations of Change; The Buchan Vet; The Yellow on the Broom; Drumdelgie; North East Shore; The Wild Geese; MacFarlane o' the Sprots o' Burnieboozie; The Village where I went to School; It's Lonely in the Bothy; The Road and The Miles to Dundee; Chapelton; The Old House; Come a' ye Tramps and Hawker Lads; Auld Folks on the Wa' ; 'Tween Tyrie and the Dour.                

CD

£7.69

CHARLIE ALLAN – BLUE GRAY COO

Tracks:   Blue Grey Coo, A Pair O’ Nicky Tams, Bonnie Lass O’ Fyvie, Mormond Braes, McGinty’s Meal and Ale, MacFarlan O’ The Sprotts, Maggie Cockabendie, Ma Big Kilmarnock Bonnet, Bogie’s Bonnie Belle, Ricky Doo Dum Dee, The Dying Plooboy, Drumdelgie, Barnyards O’ Delgatie, Muckin O’ Geordie’s Byre.     

Cassette

£5.99

CHARLIE ALLAN – LONELY IN THE BOTHY

Tracks:   The Buchan Plooman, The Rovin’ Ploughboy, Princie and Jean, The Bonnie Wee Trampin’ Lass, Aikey Brae, The Moss O’ Burreldale, It’s Lonely In The Bothy, Gin I Were Where Gadie Rins, The Bucksburn Shoppie, Sleepytoon, Johnnie Scobbie, The Hash O’ Bennagoak.

Cassette

£5.99

CHARLIE ALLAN – LIVE IN CONCERT AT ABOYNE

Bothy songster Charlie with folk singers Susie Allan and Jim Malcolm, penny whistler Alec Green and accordionist Madeline Miller, fiddler Carol Anderson and instrumentalist Alistair Marshal.    Fourteen tracks of music and song.

Cassette

£5.99

CHARLIE ALLAN AND FRIENDS – THE OLD FOLKS ON THE WA’

Another dozen tracks from Charlie including the self penned ‘Auld Folks on the Wa’ and ‘Rent Oot Ma Grun?’.  Further tracks include Peggy Gordon, Drumallochy,  MacPherson’s Farewell, The Weddin’ o’ McGinnis and Generations of Change. 

Cassette

£5.99