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MARY ANDERSON "BALLADE ...VOYAGE"
A wonderful collection of traditional Celtic music, beautifully
played on a solo harp. Singing birds and
other natural sounds in the background of many of the pieces add
to the pastorale feelings evoked by
the music. Selections include Lark in the Clear Air; Carrickfergus;
The Parting Glass; Ye Banks
and Braes; and six others.
|TG058C - $14.00
||TG058 - $19.00
MARY ANDERSON AND KEN BROWN "OFF ON
A well-chosen selection of traditional Celtic jigs, reels, hornpipes,
and ballads featuring the gentle and
sensitive harp playing of Mary Anderson, plus the multi-instrument
talents of Ken Brown (vocals, flute,
guitars, alto sax, and bodhran), ably assisted by David Woodhead
on electric bass. Contents: Rusty
Gully; The Blarney Pilgrim/ The Rights Of Man; Loch Tay Boat Song;
Lochaber No More/
Gravel Walk; Off She Goes; Snowy Breasted Pearl; Farewell To Aberdeen/
I Will Go; My Lagan Love/ Lark In the Clear Air/ Whelan's Jig;
Eleanor Plunkett/ The
Flowing Tide; Willafiord, Farewell/ Massacre Of Glencoe; Caitlin
Triall/ Morrison's Jig.
|TG059C - $14.00
||TG059D - $ 22.00
MIKE BALLANTYNE "IN THE TRADITION"
Mike was born and raised in England, but has lived in Canada since
1973. Here he sings a wide variety
of folksongs, sea shanties, and blues. Contents: The Jug Of
Punch; MacPherson's Farewell; Johnny
I Hardly Knew Ye; The Flash Frigate; Liverpool Judies; Click Go
the Shears; Sally Free and
Easy; Darling (My Captain Blues); Willie the Weeper; And the Band
Played Waltzing Matilda;
Waltzing Matilda; The Pauper's Drive; Yarmouth Town; Long Gone
Lost John; Cocaine Blues;
Be Kind To Your Web-Footed Friends.
|TG043C - $ 14.00
MIKE BALLANTYNE "ENTERTAINER AT LARGE"
Mike's second album contains another fine collection of songs.
Contents: Worried Man Blues;
Barbara Allan; The Kettle Valley Line; Opus/2; Ain't Misbehavin';
Brave Benbow; The
Calico Printer's Clerk; The Badger Drive; Lowlands; The Lumber
Camp Song; Annie
May; (I Wish That I Could Shimmy)Like My Sister Kate; More Pretty
Girls Than One;
Bound For Baltimore.
|TG044C - $ 14.00
MIKE BALLANTYNE "PINT POT & PLOUGH"
English traditional songs sung a cappella. Contents: The Fourteenth
of July; Artichokes and
Cauliflowers; Adieu To Old England; Widecombe Fair; Our Good Ship
Lies In Harbour;
Farewell Nancy; William Brown; The Topman and the Afterguard;
The Beggar; Thousands
Or More; Twas On One April Morning; Tavistock Goosey Fair; Martha,
Girl; The Hard Times Of Old England; The Nutting Girl; The Sweet
Mullard; Babes In The Wood; The Jolly Waggoner.
|TG079C - $ 14.00
JON BARTLETT AND RIKA RUEBSAAT "THE
GREEN FIELDS OF CANADA"
Songs from varying regions of Canada performed by Vancouver's
Jon Bartlett and Rika Ruebsaat,
including some great Canadian traditional songs. Contents: The
Red River Valley; The Grand
Hotel/ The Peekaboo Waltz/ Buck's Camp Down At Monroe; It Was
Way Out West In Alberta;
The Hard Rock Miner; Far From Home; Saskatchewan; The Doryman;
The Homesick Trapper;
La Famille Latour; The Wreck Of the Mary Somers; Hard, Hard Times;
The Green Fields Of
Canada; Les Raftsmen; The Wild Goose; The Black Fly Song. (This
is the first production in the
CSMT cassette series). Liner notes are included.
|TG002C - $ 12.00
ANITA BEST AND PAMELA MORGAN "THE
COLOUR OF AMBER"
Pamela Morgan is well known for her work with the popular band
from Newfoundland, Figgy Duff.
She is joined by Anita Best (vocals), and a group of her friends
who provide excellent instrumental
support. The songs they sing have been collected by other Newfoundlanders
and form a wonderful
collection of less-familiar ballads. Contents: Súil
a Grá; She's Like the Swallow; The Lowlands
Of Holland; Le vingt-cinq de juillet; A Sailor's Trade Is A Weary
Life; The Two Sisters; The
Green Mossy Banks Of the Lee; John Barbour (Willy O'Winsbury);
Brave Marin; The Maid
On the Shore; Lowlands Low.
|TG060C - $ 14.00
||TG060D - $ 22.00
CEARD "HOME BREW"
Ceard is the house band for the Rocky Mountain Folk Club in Calgary.
A great collection of
traditional songs. Contents: Nova Scotia Farewell; Spinning
Wheel; Lads O' The Fair;
Southwind; Jolly Roving Tar; The Broom O' The Cowdenknowes; Fiddler's
Bother Jimmy; Lammas Tide; Fields of Athenrye; Jamie Allen; Horn
Of the Hunter.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 31 No. 2 (June 1997)
|TG081C - $ 13.00
||TG081D - $ 19.00
NATHAN CURRY "THE GREAT WAVE"
Nathan Curry, who comes from the Ottawa Valley, plays many instruments
including guitar, violin,
viola, mandolin, cittern, dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, whistle,
bodhran, and synthesizer. He is not
only a fine singer and musician, but builds many of his own instruments
as well. Contents: Carolan's
Welcome; Sally Wheatley; Will Ye Go To Flanders; Lazlo Faher;
King Of the Pipers; Johnny
Harling; Carnlough Bay; High Bass Set; The Lake Of Cagoma; Spencer
|TG019C - $ 12.00
ELYSIAN DREAM "TOUCH ME IF YOU DARE"
"Elysian Dream" is Dave Pearson and T.C. Pettit, and
between the two of them, they have put
together a highly varied and entertaining album of primarily Celtic
music. All but one of the cuts
are traditional. The contemporary piece (Banks of the Grand,
written by Dave) is great and
blends in easily with the rest. The vocals and harmonies are excellent
and there are some super
instrumental numbers to balance it all out.. Contents: Jolly
Beggarman; Operator Reel/Lou
Sullivan Breakdown; Farewell To Aberdeen; Hills Of Connemara;
Merrily Dance the
Quaker; Banks Of the Grand; Harvest Excursion; The Jolly Beggar;
Touch Me If You
Dare/Humors of Schull; Greenland Whale Fishery; The Blacksmith;
|TG076C - $ 14.00
ELYSIAN DREAM "A PLACE OF DREAMS"
All of the songs and music are traditional, and this duo once
again strikes a nice balance
between vocal and instrumental material. Contents: Star Of
the County Down; Blarney
Pilgrim; Fiddler's Green; Rosin the Bow; Bolt the Door/Geud Man
Place Of Dreams; Childgrove/Grey Grisold; Humours of Ballyloughlin
For Ireland; Swedish Walking Tune; Raggle Taggle Gypsy O/Jack
|TG078C - $ 14.00
EVANS & DOHERTY "ROAD NOT TAKEN"
A varied collection of traditional and traditional-sounding songs,
all of which are performed
well by this talented duo from Halifax, N.S. Contents: Road
Not Taken; A Drink For My
Father; Christmas In the Trenches; Save the Whales; Lady In Montana;
London; Carrickfergus; Wave To the Water/The Day the Tall Ships
My Hometown; The Mermaid; Wild Mountain Thyme.
|TG067C - $ 15.00
||TG067D - $ 24.00
FRIENDS OF FIDDLER'S GREEN "THIS SIDE OF THE OCEAN"
Now on CD here is the repertoire of this "fine group of ruffians
and rogues from Toronto's
Fiddler's Green. Includes some exceptionally rich arrangements
of traditional British and
Scottish songs and tunes as well as a great recitation" (1990
catalogue). Also includes an
additional 30 minutes of live performance. Contents: Oats and
Beans; Polkas: Salmon
Tails Up the Water/ Harper's Frolic; Kelty Clippie; Down In the
Golden Vanity; Come Me Little Son; The Shetland Fiddler/ High
Road To Linton;
The Oily Rig; Hornpipes: The Black Swan/ The High Level Bridge;
Outing; Torn a' Ma Goon/ Captain Ross; Kiss Me Goodnight, Sergeant
Bless'em All; The Hole In the Wall/ Once I Loved A Maiden Fair;
Hell-For-Leather Polkas; Freedom Come All Ye; Over the Gate; Arky's
Malpas Wassail; Miss McLeod Of Raasay/ The Mason's Apron; The
Originally reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 16, No. 2 (1982)
|TG028D - $ 21.00
KILLIECRANKIE "HIGH ROAD TO LINTON"
Celtic music fans will be delighted with this fine first album
from the group called
Killiecrankie, who are based in Cambridge, Ontario. They are talented
musicians, and the album contains a good mix of both instrumentals
Contents: Broom O' the Cowdenknowes/ Drummond Castle; Stool
Peerie Hoose Ahint the Burn/ Inisheer/ Tae the Beggin/ Air:The
The Houghs Of Cromdale; Sherrifmuir; Drowsy Maggie; Bill's Reel;
The Hills of Zorra/ Maid behind the Bar; The Merry Blacksmith/
Niel Gow's Lament for the Death Of His Second Wife/ Bonnie Charlie;
A.A.Cameron's Strathspey; High Road To Linton.
|TG066C - $ 13.00
KINDRED SPIRITS "CANADIAN HARMONY"
Enjoyable harmonies from this B.C. duo of Charlene Beck and Lori
Treloar. Their voices
are the dominant instrument on this tape which illustrates Canada's
rich heritage of song.
Contents: The Ballad Of the Bluenose; I'm Going To Get Married;
When the Ice
Worms Nest Again; A Scarborough Settler's Lament; Farewell To
A La Claire Fontaine; A Kangaroo Sat On An Oak; Crow's Nest Pass;
Of Springhill; Four Strong Winds; The Logdriver's Waltz; Lullaby
Medley; Red River
Valley II; Mary Ann; The Maid On the Shore; The Kelligrew's Soiree.
|TG085C - $ 14.00
ANNE LEDERMAN "NOT A MARK IN THIS
A superb album from one of Canada's premier traditional folk music
It represents a collection of her favourite songs that "
... come from many times, places
and languages of origin in Canada, but all have been part of Canadian
life of the
past 200 years and all reflect that life". Contents:
Rattle On the Stovepipe; Banks
Of Newfoundland; The Freebooter/ New Scotland; Teist Dhomhnaill
Les Draveurs de la Gatineau; Toronto Volunteers; Indian's Lament;
Schmulik Gavrulik; Auction Block Medley; Jones Boys; Toper's Lament;
Today To the School, Maggie; Pauper's Last Ride; When I Went Up
Hard Times. Extensive notes are provided with both the cassette
and the CD. Even more
detailed notes that come with the CD can be ordered using a special
coupon that comes
with the cassette.
| TG057C - $ 14.00
|| TG057D - $ 19.00
BARRY LUFT AND TIM ROGERS WITH GRIT LASKIN
"SONGS OF THE IRON TRAIL:
THE CANADIAN RAILROAD EXPERIENCE IN SONG"
The railroad has come to occupy an important place in Canadian
symbolism, and this album
of Canadian railroad songs reflects this. Contents: C.P.R.
Line; Drill Ye Tarriers, Drill;
Railroad Boy; Hudson Bay Line; Hobo's Song To the Mounties; B.C.
Rail; Wreck Of
the Evening Mail; Kettle Valley Line; P.E.I. Express; Train Wreck
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 19, No. 2 (June, 1985)
|TG008C - $ 13.00
EILEEN McGANN "HERITAGE"
Beautiful renditions of traditional songs of Ireland, Scotland,
England and Canada.
Contents: Blackwaterside; Lowlands; Peggy Gordon; My Grief
On the Sea/
Cape Clear; The Rolling Of the Stones; Faithful Johnny; A Beggin'
I Will Go/
Tae the Beggin' I Will Go/ The Little Beggarman; Lord Franklin;
As I Walked Out/ Farewell To Erin; The Beltane; Female Drummer;
Be More Joy. Lyrics enclosed.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 33, No. 2 (June 1999)
|TG086C - $ 15.00
||TG086D - $ 23.00
LOREENA MCKENNITT "ELEMENTAL"
As well as having a superbly clear and pure singing voice, Loreena
McKennitt is also
an accomplished harpist in the finest traditional style. Contents:
Blacksmith; She Moved
Through the Fair; Stolen Child; The Lark In the Clear Air;
Banks Of Claudy; Come By the Hills; Lullaby.
|TG046C - $ 14.00
||TG046D - $ 23.00
LOREENA MCKENNITT "TO DRIVE THE COLD
This album has a seasonal theme (Christmas) but will be good listening
all year round.
Recordings were made on location at Annaghmakerrig (in County
Glenstal Abbey (near Limerick, Ireland), and in The Church of
Our Lady (Guelph, Ontario).
Contents: In Praise Of Christmas; The Seasons; The King; Banquet
Balulalow; Let Us The Infant Greet; The Wexford Carol; The Stockford
Let All That Are To Mirth Inclined.
|TG047C - $ 14.00
||TG047D - $ 22.00
MICHAEL MITCHELL "LEST WE FORGET"
This album is dedicated to the courageous men and women who have
peace and freedom of our nation on the field of honour. It contains
a mix of traditional
and contemporary songs relating to the military performed by Edmonton-based
Michael Mitchell. Contents: Banks Of Sicily; The Last Farewell;
Heaven Help the Devil; The Band Played Waltzing Matilda; Fare
Enniskillen; A Scottish Soldier; Arthur McBride; The Peat Bog
No Man's Land.
|TG011C - $ 12.00
MICHAEL MITCHELL "CANADA IS ..."
Michael calls this " .. a compendium of my perceptions of
what this country is all
about: its people, its history and its future." Contents:
Log Driver's Waltz; Sonny's
Dream; The Canadian Railroad Trilogy; Nous Vivons Ensemble; The
The York Boat Brigade; Rolling Down To Old Maui; Roseville Fair;
|TG039C - $ 12.00
BRENDAN NOLAN "TEMPUS FUGITIVE"
Brendan Nolan now makes his home in Montreal, but his roots are
Irish and so is much
of the music on this most enjoyable cassette. He has a fine strong
voice and has chosen
a well-balanced collection of songs to perform for us. Contents:
The Jack Of All Trades;
The Trees Are Growing Bare; Brian O'Linn; The Lakes Of Ponchartrain;
Road To Dublin; St. Patrick Was A Gentleman; The Greenland Whale;
The Lark In the Morning; Maureen's Theme; The Sally Gardens; Oh
To Be In Dublin.
|TG062C - $ 12.00
A variety of acoustic and electronic instruments are used by this
Montreal group to give
new and exciting sounds to traditional songs and instrumental
music. Includes some fine
vocals by lead singer Kirk McGeachy and they are accompanied on
several tracks of this
cassette by Kate and Anna McGarrigle. Contents: L'hiver sur
Richelieu; Spencer the Rover;
The Trooper and the Maid; Dream Angus/ Elgol; Highland Ways; Rob
Walker; Plaisir de la Table/ Eibhli Gheal Chuiun.
|TG027C - $ 14.00
THE PRAIRIE HIGGLERS "OVER TWENTY
An album which will be of particular interest to CSTM members
is THE PRAIRIE HIGGLERS
OVER TWENTY YEARS: THE HUGH E. HENDRY MEMORIAL RECORDING,
by the Development and Alumni Affairs Office of the University
Hugh Hendry was a director of the Society until his death in 1994.
He was also the leader of
The Prairie Higglers, a non-professional band which played
traditional music in Saskatoon
for twenty years. This album is a compilation of material recorded
between 1975 and 1993, so
the sound is variable, though never unacceptable. It is a treasury
of Scottish, English, Irish and
American songs. Since Hugh was originally from Scotland, the Scots
songs have an authentic
accent. The other continuous member of The Prairie Higglers
was Bill Sarjeant, a former
president of the Society, whose distinctive booming voice supports
the harmony in many of
the songs. The instruments include guitar, harmonica, fiddle,
The format is of a double cassette tracing their history. Each
side is of a different configuration
of the group, with two early configurations on side A. Contents:
(A) The Bonny Ship the
"Diamond"; The Shepherd Lad; C'est l'Aviron; Nellie
At the Wake; La Laine des Moutons;
The Bonny Lassie o' Fyvie; The Ballad Of Hairy Mary; Away With
Rum!; She Moved
Through The Fair (B) Chicken On A Raft; I'm An Old
Batchelor; Joseph Baker; The
Castle Of Dromore; Red Yo-Yo; The Yarn Of the "Nancy Belle";
Mrs. Ravoon; Bonnie Lassie I'll Lie Near Ye. (C)Mary
Mack; The Twa Corbies; My Love's
In Germany; Old Shoe Boots and Leggings; The Ballad Of Sammy's
Bar; Hewlett; T
ake Me Out Of Pity; Paradise; The Dundee Ghost; The Overgate..
(D) By the Hush;
Save Your Money When You're Young; The Lark In the Morning; The
Man That Waters
the Workers' Beer; Life In A Prairie Shack; My Keel Laddie; The
Black Fly; The High Part
Of the Town; Ratcliffe Highway; Will Ye Go to Sheriffmuir?
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 29, No. 2 (June 1995)
|TG080C - $ 22.00
BARBARA ANN QUIGLEY "COLLAGE"
Barbara Ann Quigley is a native of Nova Scotia and she has been
blessed with a beautiful
clear voice that she uses to great advantage on this excellent
cassette. It contains a mix of
mostly traditional English and French songs, most with very fine
accompaniment, but some
that are simply performed a cappella. Regardless of the musical
arrangements, you will
remember her voice. Contents: Dance To Your Daddy; Aux Marches
The Parting; The Messenger; Le Pommier Doux; Cry Of the Loons;
Le Roi a fair
Battre Tambour; Fare Thee Well; Swing Low; J'ai Cueilli la Belle
|TG063C - $ 15.00
LORETTO REID AND BRIAN TABENY "THE
Loretto and Brian emigrated to Canada in 1988 from County Sligo
in Ireland and this
album is proof of the musical enrichment all Canadians gained
in the process. Between
the two of them, they play the flute, tin whistle, concertina,
guitar, dobro, fiddle, banjo,
and mandolin. They are joined on several pieces by friends playing
the piano and other
keyboards, bass guitar, and bodhran. Contents: Leon's Waltz;
Trip To Kingswood; T
he Ivy Leaf; Rowena the Child; The Wind and the Willow; Ballisodare;
To Sligo; The Golden Dawn.
|TG070C - $ 14.00
||TG070D - $ 19.00
STAN ROGERS "FOR THE FAMILY"
A delightful compendium of traditional and modern Canadian songs.
Contents: Lookout Hill; Cliffs of Baccalieu; Strings and Dory
Plug; The Badger
Drive; Cape St. Mary's; Two Bit Cayuse; Scarborough Settler's
Yeastcake Jones; Up in Fox Island; Three Fishers.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 18, No. 2 (April, 1984)
|TG013C - $ 13.00
||TG013D - $ 22.00
DENIS RYAN "MIST COVERED MOUNTAINS"
Denis Ryan was for many years the lead singer and mainstay of
the very popular
and talented group Ryan's Fancy. Contents: Paddy's Green Shamrock
Tiree Love Song; Newport Town; Sweet Forget Me Not; Cape Breton
Let Me Fish Off Cape St. Mary's; Mist Covered Mountains Of Home;
Go Lassie Go; For Now I'm Sixty-Four; I'll Take You Home Again
Isle of Inisfree; Dark Island. Lyrics enclosed.
|TG064C - $ 15.00
||TG064D - $ 24.00
PENNY SIDOR "PAST LIVES"
This is Penny Sidor's first album, but she is a well-known singer/performer
current hometown of Vancouver. It is a collection of some of her
old ballads, all sung a cappella. Selections include Tarry
Trousers, Willie of Winsbury,
Yarrow, The Cutty Wren, and five others.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 26, No. 2 (Fall 1992)
|TG050C - $ 13.00
TAMARACK "THE TAMARACK COLLECTION"
This is a compendium of the best of Tamarack's recordings from
1980 to 1985.
Contents: Mining For Gold; Tamarack; The Banks Of the Nile;
Three Cats and
A Dog; Maryann; The Old Ragadoo; The Buffalo Skinners; Davey Lousdon;
Scarborough Settlers' Lament; Un Beau Matin; When You and I Were
Maggie; Dennis Murphy's Polka; Liberty Two Step.
|TG041C - $ 12.00
TAMARACK "SHAVE THE BEAR"
This cassette contains a variety of traditional Canadian folk
songs that represent
virtually every region of the country - from B.C. lumber mills
to Quebec logging
camps to Maritime sailing ships to frozen Arctic explorers. Contents:
Long Green Chain; Julia Delaney/ The Bold Deserter; Les Raftsmen;
So Will We Yet; Shantyman's Life; Swamp Fever; Excavating On the
Bait and Bass and Beer; Billy Boy; Shave the Bear.
|TG042C - $ 14.00
THE TILLER'S FOLLY "THE VIEW FROM
This west-coast group has a great celtic beat and feel as they
present traditional and
original songs and tunes. Contents: The Ghosts Of Read Island;
Easy & Slow/
Buachaille on Eirinn; The Musical Priest; John Antle; Mormond
Young Ladies Drinking Whiskey Before Breakfast; Polka Medley:
The Glen Cottage/ The Huckleberry Polka; She Moved Through the
Little Beggarman/ The Red Haired Boy/ John Ryan's; The Switchback
As I Roved Out/ King Of the Faeries; Mission Ships.
|TG088D - $ 20.00
THE TILLER'S FOLLY "GHOSTS OF THE
The mighty Fraser River of B.C. sets the tone for these upbeat
arrangements of original and traditional songs and tunes. Contents:
Fraser & Thompson;
Voyageurs; The Bearded Boy; Ned McGowan's War; Richard Moody;
Shyndig; Auld Lang Syne; The Serpentine; Steamboatin' Jamiesons;
|TG089D - $ 20.00
PADDY TUTTY "PRAIRIE DRUID"
Paddy Tutty just keeps getting better and better. Her vocals are
excellent and the
instrumental work is both competent and innovative. Contents:
Island Spinning Song;
Lough Erne; George Sand's; All Among the Barley; The Prairie Pagans;
Tankard Of Ale; The Man Behind the Plough; Wild Hog; Mina's Waltz;
Annie; Woodland; Land On the Shore.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 28, No. 3 (Sept. 1994)
|TG065C - $ 13.00
||TG065D - $ 22.00
PADDY TUTTY "IN THE GREENWOOD"
Another fine collection of tunes and songs -- this time speaking
of Paddy's love for
"the countryside, the woods, and the stories told within
Contents: The Four Seasons/ Rigadon; The Gypsie Laddie; Swuis
Sios fá mo Dhidean;
We Be Soldiers Three/ Bourée Mouregue; Knight William and
the Shepherd's Daughter;
Burr Oak; The Maple's Lament; The Road To Heaven; La Fleur de
William Glen; Thousands Or More; Auré Françoise;
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 33, No. 1 (March 1999).
|TG084C - $ 13.00
||TG084D - $ 22.00
ELMER UDAHL "LONG COLD WINTER"
This is the first album by a fine Calgary fiddler. Contents: Billy
On the Lowground;
Uptown Hoedown; Georgia Moon; Arkansas Traveller; Long Cold Winter;
Carlton County Hornpipe; Cadeau's Jig; Sir John A. MacDonald Waltz;
Polka; Bailey's Reel; Royal Princess Two-Step.
|TG049C - $ 12.00
UNDER THE MOSS "RAKING THE COALS"
Celtic music fans will appreciate the selection of vocal and instrumental
by this talented group of singers and musicians from Vancouver.
Contents: Cliffs Of Moher/ Kesh Jig/ The Swallowtail; Star
Of the County Down/
Julia Delaney; Sueños de Angelita/ Anyway the Wind Blows;
Gold-Dust; Raking the
Coals; A La Claire Fontaine; Sally Gardens/ Cherokee Shuffle/
The Banshee/ Music I
n the Glen; Fhir a Bhata (The Boatman); Muscular Hoof.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 23, No. 4 (1989)
|TG033C - $ 14.00
VARIOUS PERFORMERS "A TASTE OF THE
A delightful collection of songs from these fine performers:
Evans & Doherty: Silver Sea;
Waltzing With Bears;
Lennie Gallant: Island Clay; Tales
Of the Phantom Ship;
Jar O'Comfort: Ballad Of St. Anne's
Reel; The Nellie J. Banks;
The Barra MacNeils: Kitty Bawn
O'Brien; Beautiful Point Aconi;
Tom Lewis: A Sailor Ain't a Sailor;
Miller's Jug: The Bluenose; Farewell
To Nova Scotia;
McGinty: The Rocks Of Merasheen;
Dave MacIsaac: The Little
Judique & Paddy Carrey's Fortune;
Hugh A MacDonalds's Favourite Polkas;
Kenzie MacNeil: Look Dear (I Nearly
Died); The Island;
Hal An Tow: Balaena.
|TG082C - $ 14.00
||TG082D - $ 22.00
THE WAKAMI WAILERS "THE LAST OF THE
WHITE PINE LOGGERS"
The Wakami Wailers came into being in 1981 while employed at Wakami
Park near Chapleau in Northern Ontario. Inspired by the rich lumbering
heritage of that park,
the group began to research and perform the wealth of traditional
lumbering songs that has
been collected over the years. Contents: The Lumbercamp Song;
The Badger Drive;
A Shantyman's Life; Les Raftsmen; Peter Emberley; The Gatineau
Girls; Lost Jimmy
Whelan/ Julia Delaney; The Backwoodsman; How We Got Up To the
Woods Last Year;
Save Your Money When You're Young; The Jam On Gerry's Rocks; The
Winter Camp; A
Lumberjack's Legend; The Last Of the White Pine Loggers. Lyrics
|TG045C - $ 14.00
||TG045D - $ 19.00
THE WAKAMI WAILERS "WALTZ WITH THE
Familiar and new songs "inspired by the natural beauty and
stories of Ontario's Provincial Parks".
Contents: Log Driver's Waltz; John Denison; The Riverman; Wakami;
The Castle Of White
Otter Lake; One Last Spike; Take This Land; A Legend Of Nanabozho;
Land Of the Silver
Birch; Run To the Bay; Shan's Song; White Lake Swamp Stomp; Waltz
With the Woods.
|TG083C - $ 14.00
||TG083D - $ 19.00
WILD COLONIAL BOYS "BEST ALBUM IN
The Wild Colonial Boys are the house band of the Calgary Folk
Club. Contents: Wild Rover;
Streets Of London; Mrs. Dirkin; Cocky Farmer; Drink Up The Cider;
Good Ship London;
Garden Song; Life Of A Rover; Arthur McBride; Leave Her Johnny.
|TG034C - $ 13.00
GEORGE WILSON AND SELMA KAPLAN
"OFF WITH THE GOOD ST. NICHOLAS BOAT"
A fine collection of country dance tunes that are bound to get
your feet tapping. It features some
great Scottish and East Coast style fiddle playing with an exceptionally
well balanced piano
accompaniment. Contents: The Hairy People's Reel/ Canty Old
Man; Tom McCormack/
James F. Dickie; J. Scott Skinner; Mrs. E. MacLeod/ Newcastle/
Jimmy Linn's Clog;
Northstar Hornpipe; Saratoga Hornpipe/ Noble Meek's Jig; I Lost
My Love; So I'm Off
With the Good St. Nicholas Boat/ Acadian Reel; Castle Hornpipe;
Bob Johnson's Reel; Beatrice; Louis' First Tune/ Coilsfield House;
River Hornpipe; Waynesboro/ The Local Hero; Orville On The Runway;
Box Stove Jig/
Fiddle Tuned Like a Viol/ April Waltz/ Alexander Thom's; Milburn's
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 21, No. 1 (1987)
|TG037C - $ 14.00
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