Traditional Music of the Maritimes
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Barachois is fast becoming a favourite on the festival and club
toe-tapping songs and instrumentals as only this French-Canadian
P.E.I can play.
CONTENTS: (English titles) - The Growler; Abandoned Maiden;
Farmers Reel; One Beautiful Sunday Night; Have You Heard About?;
Reel du panier/ P'tit Jon Arsenault/ Johnny Walker; The Election
Delphine's Reel/ Behind My Father's House; My Husband Is Gravely
The Four Corners/ The Voyagers; In the Morning When I Awake; When
Lived At My Father's Place; Traditional Reel/ Stephane's Reel;
The Little Bottle Of Rum.
All songs performed in French. French and English lyrics enclosed.
|TM066D - $ 20.00
A celebration of Acadian music from the Evangeline region of P.E.I.
presentations of traditional songs and tunes which have been kept
alive over the years.
CONTENTS: Pot pourri; Bastarache la rigondaine; Reel du pendu/
Reel du cordonnier;
Le vieux soldat; Mon tour va venir un jour; Reel des Narcisse/
Reel du barachois;
J'aurais quelque chose à dire; Le mari jaloux; Les deux
John; Envoyez d'l'avant/
Reel à Zéli-Ann; Le voyageur; Marie Blanche/ Cuckoo's
Nest/ Old French; Le p'tit
moine/ La reel des acadiens.
Songs in French. French and English lyrics enclosed.
|TM063C - $ 14.00
||TM063D - $ 22.00
RIK BARRON "BOUND FOR THE ICE"
Mainly traditional songs and tunes performed in a very easy-listening
arrangements feature banjo, mandolin and guitar.
CONTENTS: 10,000 Miles Away; Oh No Not I; The Foggy Dew/ Sally
In the Garden;
New Frontier; The Girl I Left Behind; The Ferryland Sealer; I
Wish We Had Our
Time Again; The Old Polina; Green Castle Hornpipe/ Nancy; A Shantyman's
The Preacher and the Bear; Snowdrop/ Come In; Heave Away; Open
|TM067C - $ 12.00
||TM067D - $ 19.00
BRAKIN' TRADITION "MUSIC MAN"
Lively original maritime music from this Nova Scotia band.
CONTENTS: Rollin' On the Sea; Music Man; Johnny Rye; Together;
The Kathaleen; Send Me A Picture; Charlie; Listen To Me People;
Enough Of You; Sleepy Head. Lyrics enclosed.
|TM054D - $ 21.00
BRAKIN' TRADITION "POWERFOLK"
More electric than "Music Man" and as the title says:
CONTENTS: Fait Do Do; Headin' For Halifax; Lonesome Driver;
Age Old Memories; Salmon River Road Blues; The Bluenose; L'Acadie;
Lovers' Prayer; Her Father Didn't Like Me; Life's A Beach; Lullabies.
|TM055D - $ 21.00
BRAKIN' TRADITION "PRESENCE IN THE
Many familiar songs, some with up-beat arrangements.
CONTENTS: Joe Neil; Bonnie Bessie Logan; Star Of the County
Down; Peggy Gordon;
The Jeannie C; Brennan On the Moor; Summer's In the Country; Sam
Patiently Waiting. Lyrics enclosed for some songs.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 31, No. 3/4 (Sept./Dec. 1997)
|TM056C - $ 14.00
||TM056D - $ 21.00
CAPE BRETON CHORALE "SONGS OF ATLANTIC
The Cape Breton Chorale is a mixed chorus of 55 voices. It was
founded in Sydney N.S.
in 1973, and includes members from many communities in Cape Breton.
director is Sr. Rita Claire of the University College of Cape
Breton. The songs on this
album are classic maritime favourites and this superb choir performs
them with great
feeling and obvious enthusiasm.
CONTENTS: The Dashing White Sergeant; Cape Breton Lullaby;
The Hills and Glens;
She's Called Nova Scotia; The Road To the Isles; Song Of Cape
Breton; Home I'll Be;
Feller From Fortune; Away From the Roll Of the Sea; Working Man;
A Great Big Sea;
Song For the Mira; The Island.
|TM046C - $ 14.00
||TM046D - $ 22.00
CONNIE AND PAUL "MY FATHER'S SONGS"
Fresh and expressive voices give nice interpretations to traditional
and new songs.
CONTENTS: Shores of Americay; Sail To the Sea; My Father's
Songs; Will Ye No
Come Back Again; The Fields Of Athenry; The Leprechaun Song; Highland
Of Home; Heave Ho! The Wind; Peter Emberley; Mountain Dew/ I'll
Tell Me Ma;
The Water Is Wide; Moonshiner; Home Once Again; Danny Boy;
Leave Her Johnny, Leave Her.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 33, No. 1 (March 1999)
|TM058C - $ 15.00
||TM058D - $ 22.00
J. P. CORMIER "ANOTHER MORNING"
Cape Breton's secret is finally getting out! A great collection
of original songs and tunes
from this multi-talented musician.
CONTENTS: Another Morning; Kelly's Mountain; Highland Dream;
Gone; The Island;
Fiddle Set; You Saw Me; Hell Freezin' Over; Blackbird; Molly May;
My Life is Over
Again; The Mathematician/ Sleepy Maggie; Long For the Sea; Gilgarry's
|TM057C - $ 15.00
||TM057D - $ 23.00
CLARY CROFT "LIVE AT THE LUNENBURG
FOLK HARBOUR FESTIVAL"
This is Clary's latest album and it contains a variety of songs
recorded live at the
1988 and 1989 Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festivals. Many of the songs
are from the
extensive collections of Dr. Helen Creighton; all are traditional
and are performed in
fine style by this popular entertainer.
CONTENTS: Sherbrooke To Halifax Line; Jesse Munro; Lost Jimmy
Whelan; All 'Round
My Hat; When I Was In My Prime; Spinning Wheel; False Knight Upon
the Road; Sun,
Moon, and Stars; If I Were A Blackbird; Farewell To Nova Scotia;
Song For the Mira;
|TM039C - $ 13.00
TERESA DOYLE "PRINCE EDWARD ISLE,
Teresa Doyle provides fine entertainment as she sings a selection
of mostly traditional
songs from Prince Edward Island.
CONTENTS: Crazy Man Michael; Cam Ye O'er Frae France; When
Plowin' For Kearon; Young Girl Cut Down In Her Prime; Factory
Girl; Oh No,
Not I; Tom Of Bedlam; Fairest Jenny; Sto Mo Chori; Prince Edward
Drimindown/ Knocknegow #1 & #2; O'Halloran Road.
|TM004C - $ 14.00
TERESA DOYLE "FORERUNNER"
This album contains a mixed blend of contemporary and traditionally
material. Her fine singing voice is backed by some excellent musicians.
CONTENTS: Iridescent Blue; Maggie Daly; Salisbury Plain; She's
Like the Swallow;
The Shearing; The Slaugh "Swoogh"; Agincourt Carol;
If I Was A Blackbird;
Haul the Jib; Blue's Hollow; The Giant; Cape Breton Lullaby.
|TM041C - $ 15.00
||TM041D - $ 23.00
TERESA DOYLE "STOWAWAY"
CONTENTS: Land for the Tiller; Stowaway; Path Of Destiny; Isabeau; Belle Marie;
Jock O'Hazeldean; Pretty Fair Maid; The Cuckoo; Paddy's Lamentation;
The Wind That Shakes the Barley; Eilean an Aigh.
|TM053D - $ 22.00
FLYING TIDE "WHEN STRIKING A STONE"
This album has a great selection of jigs and reels with primarily
Irish origins, all of which have become part of the traditional
music of P.E.I.
The members of the group are fine musicians, vocals are crisp
and clear, and
the recording quality is excellent.
CONTENTS: King George IV/ Joys Of Hammering/ Mutt's Favourite;
Johnny Went Plowin' For Kearon; Rollin' Waves/ Kilavel Jig/ Paddy
Sean Ryan's/ Calliope House; Dust On the Window Sill/ Walls of
Old Man Dillon/ Lilting Banshee/ Old Hog At the Churn; Drimmindown;
Patrice; Coleman's Butterfly; Toss the Feathers/ Cup Of Tea;
Life; Home Ruler/Kitty's Wedding/ Wind That Shakes the Barley;
Wife/ Harbour Grace; Joseph and Margaret Chaisson/ Space Available/
Flowers Of Edinburgh/ Heather On the Hill/ St. Ann's Reel.
|TM047C - $ 14.00
MARIE HARE "MIRAMICHI SONGS AND BALLADS"
A great cassette featuring this fine traditional singer from the
Miramichi area of
New Brunswick. Marie Hare, who learned her music from her family,
is a great
traditional singer with a wonderful repertoire that is sampled
on the cassette.
This is a re-release of the original Folk Legacy album (FSC 9)
and is part of the
CSMT Cassette Production Programme. Documentation by Louise Manny
Edward Ives is included.
CONTENTS: Green Valley; Green Grows the Laurel; Patrick O'Donnell;
Maid Of the East; The Jam On Gerry's Rock; The Banks Of the Miramichi;
The Wexford Lass; Billy Grimes the Drover; Jenny Dear; Peter Emberley;
Round Her Mantle So Green.
|TM005C - $ 12.00
THE HENCHMEN "THE HENCHMEN REUNION"
(Maritime Folk Music of the Sixties) A compilation CD of one album
tracks from rehearsal tapes. The Henchmen capture the sounds of
with guitars, banjo, bass and fine harmonies.
CONTENTS: Road To Freedom; The Time Of Man; Three Jolly Rogues;
The Bluenose; I'm Going Home; Jordan River; Down the River Saint
Copper Kettle; The Rover; You Were On My Mind; Flowers On the
Headin' For the Hills; Mighty Day; Two Ten: Six Eighteen; Mandy;
Me Brother; Chariot's A Comin'; John Goya; Dunya, Dunya; The Hammond
River; Down East In Old NB; The Indian Saga; New Brunswick Potatoes
For Me; Deer Island; Springtime Is Here; Since My Canary Died.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 33, No. 2 (June 1999)
|TM062C - $ 16.00
||TM062D - $ 20.00
ROY JOHNSTONE "ROLLING WAVES"
Fans of traditional "Down East" fiddle music are really
going to love this album.
Roy Johnstone is a talented fiddler, and he has put together a
great selection of jigs,
marches, reels, laments, and plain old waltzes. He is ably supported
maritime musicians Grady Poe and Lennie Gallant.
CONTENTS: Kilavel Jig/ Paddy Fahey's/ Callipoe House; The Reaper Of Glanree;
Lament For Sir Harry Lumsden/ Rights Of Man/ Mother's Delight/
Come Ye By Atholl; Monaghan's Jig; March In F; Ciaran O Raghallaigh/
Wynn's #2; South Wind Waltz; Hector the Hero/ Laird Of Drumblaire/
Stewart Grantully/ Carl's Reel.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 26, No. 2 (Fall 1992)
|TM048C - $ 14.00
Another enjoyable group from Halifax. Original and traditional
fare is the order of the
day including songs from other writers.
CONTENTS: Wrecker's Den; Honest Gamble/ Tripping Up the Stairs;
Set - Cawdor Fair/ Frank's Reel/ Speed the Plow; Fisherman's Blues;
Death/ Forfar Hunt; I Was Made For Loving You; South Australia/
Reel; Come On Eileen; The Drunken Dancer - Dinky Dorrian's/ Sleepy
Hornpipe; The Keeper/ Plenty Of Hornpipe; Dylan's Ghost; Last
|TM064C - $ 14.00
||TM064D - $ 23.00
McGINTY "ATLANTIC FAVOURITES"
Many of these songs are universal favourites. Great harmonies
and lead vocals
whether a cappella or accompanied by this Nova Scotia group.
CONTENTS: The Ballad Of St. Anne's Reel; The Bluenose Song;
Inverness Ceilidh/ Robert Hannigan's Reel; Sonny's Dream; Home
Harbour; Barrett's Privateers; The Island; The Legend Of Kelly's
Song For the Mira; As Long As There Is Sail; Farewell To Nova
|TM065C - $ 12.00
||TM065D - $ 21.00
MARY JANE LAMOND "BHO THIR NAN CRAOBH"
(From the Land of Trees). Fine singing on songs from the Gaelic
Cape Breton - songs that were brought here or composed by early
CONTENTS: (English translations) O I Am Unhappy; Air Faillirinn
Iu; Lovable Little
Darling; Donald "Antaidh"; Cuckoo Of the Mountains;
Hey My Love; The Little
Old Man Of the Pond; O I Do Love You; I Will Not Survive; Hush,
My Little Baby; Mouthmusic Medley; I Would Take A Drink From My
Hand; Lament To the Sons Of Alasdair Mòr; Song To An Old
Ford. Gaelic lyrics enclosed - with translations.
|TM059C - $ 13.00
||TM059D - $ 23.00
MARY JANE LAMOND "SUAS E!"
Another collection of Gaelic songs - some a cappella, or with
CONTENTS: (English Translations) Spinning Song; Seinn o; Dòmhnall
mac 'ic lain;
É horò; Hi rì him bò; Bòg a'Lochain;
A Love Song; Margaret's Song; Stepping
Song; I Love the Lad; On the Drowning Of a Young Man.Gaelic
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 32, No. 2 (June 1998)
|TM060C - $ 13.00
||TM060D - $ 23.00
BUDDY MacMASTER "JUDIQUE ON THE FLOOR"
As a player of traditional dance music, Hugh "Buddy"
MacMaster enjoys the
reputation of a living legend in Cape Breton today. This is a
full length album,
and it contains a great selection of traditional jigs, waltzes,
that demonstrates his mastery of the fiddle. He is accompanied
by John Morris
Rankin of Mabou, who is an acclaimed musician in his own right.
|TM045C - $ 14.00
||TM045D - $ 22.00
BUDDY MacMASTER "GLENCOE HALL"
Buddy is a master fiddler from Judique, Cape Breton. He was given
his first fiddle
at the age of three, made his first public performance at the
age of twelve, and has
been carrying on and enhancing the finest of Scottish fiddle music
traditions ever since!
On this album, he is ably accompanied by John Morris Rankin (piano)
MacIsaac (guitar). Featuring a great selection of jigs, reels,
waltzes, highland airs,
sthrathspeys, and marches.
CONTENTS: Golden Rod Jig/ The New Stove Jig/ Irene's Jig; Da Slockit
Glen Caladh Castle/The Lasses Of Stewarton; Memories Of Paddy
ord Alexander Gordon/ The Marquis Of Huntly; Haud Er Guan; King
the Fourth/ Old King George Strathspey/ Old King's Reel/ King's
and Lorne Society/ The Devil In the Kitchen/ Miss Drummond Of
Be Teasing Jig/ Richard Brennan's Jig/ Bonnie Lea Rig; P.M. Jim
Christie Of Wick/
Miss Catrina Gillies/ Coire An Lochan/ Aqndy Renwick's Ferret;
To Augrim/ Tripping Up Stairs/ Tar Road To Sligo/ Swingin On Home;
R.P.Cummings March/ Christie Campbell/ The MacKentosh Of MacKentosh.
|TM042C - $ 15.00
THE MEN OF THE DEEPS "II"
Here is another fine album by this wonderful and unique chorus
of miners from our
CONTENTS: The Man With A Torch In His Cap; The Ballad Of Springhill;
The Jolly Miner; Mary Ann; Kelly's Cove; The Government Store;
By the Sea; Swing Low, Sweet Chariot; Battle Hymn Of the Republic;
The Banks of Newfoundland; Drill Ye Tarriers, Drill.
|TM011C - $ 13.00
THE MEN OF THE DEEPS "III"
This album is a continuation of the popular series performed by
this popular and
world renowned men's chorus.
CONTENTS: Coal Tattoo; The Canny Miner; Plain Ol' Miner Boy;
The Lonely Fiddler;
No. 26 Colliery Disaster; The Ballad Of Jim McLachlan; Dust In
the Air; Song For
the Mira; Sea People; Cape Breton Silver; Cape Breton Dream; Unknown
Grave; Coal Is King Again; Rap 'er To Bank.
|TM012C - $ 13.00
JIM PAYNE & FERGUS O'BYRNE "WAVE
Old and new songs of Atlantic Canada. Jim and Fergus share the
lead vocals and
provide great harmony and accompaniment for each other.
CONTENTS: Heave Away; Net Hauling Song; Rig Worker's Alphabet;
My Loving Little
Sailor Boy; Cape Breton Silver; Double Sledder Lad; Jolly Roving
Tar; Wave Over
Wave; Big Bow Wow; Peter Emberly; Duffy's Hotel; Bound For St.
|TM068C - $ 12.00
||TM068D - $ 20.00
NANCY ROACH "DOUBLE SCOTCH"
Nancy Roach has been playing the fiddle for over twenty years
and, to date, is the
winner of eight Maritime fiddle competitions. The music is almost
who loves Maritime fiddle music would desire. It begins with Scottish
that has its roots in Cape Breton, combines with some Irish jigs
and reels, and closes
with some old time fiddle music that will be near and dear to
the hearts of Don Messer fans!
CONTENTS: Father Eugene's Welcome To Cape North; Brenda Stubbert's Reel;
Mutt's Favourite; Shannon Waltz; Shandon Bells; Regina Stubbert's
Gearrbhodaí Laoise; The Golden Keyboard; Florence Killen's
Waltz; High Level
Hornpipe; Lightning Hornpipe; David Rankin's Strathspey; Father
Rankin; Joey Beaton's Reel; Don Messer's Memorial Waltz; Pet Of
The Mug Of Brown Ale; Paddy the Dandy; Memories Of Father Angus
MacDonnell; Allister MacGillivray; Glengrant; The Hurricane; Silver
|TM044C - $ 13.00
JIM STEWART "THE MARCO POLO SUITE"
Jim's fine tribute to the once fastest ship on the ocean - the
Marco Polo. Built in
New Brunswick the Marco Polo plied between Liverpool and Melbourne,
Here, the story and tribute is presented by Jim and friends including
Hal an Tow
and Gordon Bok.
CONTENTS: Anthem For the Wind & Water; The Launching; Marco
Bully's Hornpipe; The Pea Soup Calamity; Edwin's Song; Southern
Hob-y-derri-dando; We Built This Old Ship; To the Ends Of the
|TM061C - $ 14.00
||TM061D - $ 22.00
VARIOUS PERFORMERS "FOLK MUSIC FROM
These field recordings made by Dr. Helen Creighton, include Gaelic,
German and Indian
songs as well as English language material. Of particular note
is the song Welcome Table
recorded from a black family. The liner notes are by Dr. Creighton.
CONTENTS: Captain Conrod; New Year's Eve and Children's Verse In German;
The Welcome Table; Lullaby; Un Matin Je Me Leve; Chanson d'un Soldat;
Lord Gordon's Reel; Rafferty's
Reel and calls;
Paddy In London;
PlainSet-Lancers; Lady Gowrie; Moose and bear
calls; Sally Around
the Corner O; Rio Grande; Leave Her Johnny, Leave Her; Goodbye,
Fare You Well;
Hangman Johnny; Haul the Alabama Bowline; Rain Rain the Wind Does
False Knight Upon the Road; I'm Going To Get Married; The Red
His Jacket Was Blue;
The Gay Spanish Maid.
|TM017C - $ 16.00
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