Scotland’s Voices

$24.95

Description

The album includes tracks by the monumental Jeannie Robertson MBE (MacCrimmon’s Lament and The Battle of Harlaw); matriarch of The Stewarts of Blair, Belle Stewart MBE (The Berryfields of Blair and The Queen Among The Heather); bearing a wealth of Gaelic song and originally from Lewis, Dolina MacLennan (Tha Mi Duillich); the Border Shepherd, Willie Scott (Jamie Telfer of The Fair Dodheid and The Kielder Hunt); King of the Cornkisters, Jimmy MacBeath (Come All Ye Tramps and Hawkers and Drumdelgie); the internationally renowned revivalist Jean Redpath MBE (Auld Lang Syne); Shetland’s ambassador for the fiddle, Aly Bain MBE (Hector The Hero); and one of the three piping MacDonald brothers of Glenuig, Allan MacDonald (Thogail nam Bó).16 tracks: Jeannie Robertson ‘MacCrimmon’s Lament’ * Jimmy MacBeath ‘Tramps and Hawkers’ * Jean Redpath ‘Auld Lang Syne’ * Willie Scott ‘Jamie Telfer of The Fair Dodheid’ * Dolina MacLennan ‘Tha Mi Duilich’ (I Am Sorrowful) * Davie Stewart ‘McGinty’s Meal and Ale’ * Aly Bain (with Ale Möller) ‘Hector The Hero’ * Belle Stewart ‘The Berryfields of Blair’ * Allan MacDonald (with Seudan) ‘Thogail nam Bó’ (MacFarlane’s Gathering) * Willie Scott ‘The Kielder Hunt’ * Jimmy MacBeath ‘Drumdelgie’ * Flora MacNeil ‘Mhic Iain ‘Ic Sheumais’ (Son of John, Son of James) * Belle Stewart ‘Queen Among The Heather’ * Jeannie Robertson ‘The Battle of Harlaw’ * Hugh MacDiarmid ‘The Watergaw’ (poem) * Hamish Henderson ‘The Freedom Come All Ye’.