Details of Jean Redpath's Individual Recordings

Jean has made, or contributed to, nearly 50 recordings presenting the traditional and contemporary songs of Scotland, the songs of Robert Burns, children's songs, and Christmas songs. A detailed listing of her recordings, omitting the compilations in which her work is included, follows:

ANGELS HOVERING 'ROUND
Fretless 138

ANGELS HOVERING 'ROUND CD cover

Since first I was introduced to American religious music in the early '60s, I have enjoyed both listening to it and singing it. From many hours of listening...to the Lilly Brothers, the Stanley Brothers, the Country Gentlemen and many others less well known...have come favorites like "Angel Band", "Precious Memories", "Have Thine Own Way", "Give Me Your Hand" and "Land Where We'll Never Grow Old". "Harbour Bells" is the only song here that springs from dish-washing days at home (in Leven) where I learned it from my mother.

Perhaps the greatest joy for me comes from the endless potential for participation in these songs...the fact that they can embrace any and every voice, endless harmonies, and groups from a few to a few thousand. This is why I have always enjoyed the religious workshops at festivals and it was at one of these that Lisa and I started to sing together.

In the course of a couple of years we have had so much fun with audiences here and in Scotland that it seemed an obvious step to put some of the material on record so that others can sing it too. An added bonus was the actual sessions for which I would like to thank Shari Ajemian, Sandy Davis, Sara Gregory, and T. William Smith (These also known as Common Ground), Tom Gibney, Jim McDade, and Sara Newcomb. Thanks, too, to Chuck Eller for his unfailing patience and enthusiasm.

Songs:

Where the Soul of Man Never Dies
Land Where We'll Never Grow Old
There Are Angels Hovering 'Round
Dry Bones
Lighthouse
Precious Memories
This World Is Not My Home
Angel Band
Harbour Bells
Down on My Knees
Jesus, Won't You Come by Here?
Give Me Your Hand
Have Thine Own Way

Jean Redpath and Lisa Neustadt
with the Angel Band

CD 1978
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ANYWHERE IS HOME
Fretless 154

ANYWHERE IS HOME CD cover The second collection of Anglo-American religious music of every denomination sung by Jean and Lisa and The Angel Band. Their first session (Angels Hovering Round) was so much fun that it was easy to persuade the Boston group and those from further afield, to do it again.

Songs:

Turn Your Radio On
Just As the Evening Sun
Precious Lord
Standing on the Promises
Now My Dear Companions
Life's Railway to Heaven
Jesus Hold My Hand
If You Believe
Let the Lower Lights Be Burning
Anywhere Is Home
Oh, He's Taken My Feet
When Morning Comes
Grey Funnel Line
Run Come See Jerusalem
Sailor's Prayer (Rod MacDonald)
Near the Cross
Face to Face

Jean Redpath and Lisa Neustadt
with the Angel Band

CD 2010
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BY REQUEST
Jean Redpath Records JR 113

BY REQUEST I am fond of telling audiences that I used to ask for requests, but I got them, so I stopped asking. There is a grain of truth in this claim, although it is delivered tongue in cheek. It is only natural that people will ask for the songs they already know and like, but the end result (unless I were completely churlish), would be that I find myself singing the same repertoire more often than I might prefer. This collection is a peace offering to the enthusiastic and supportive listeners who, over the years, never did get to ask for the songs they wanted to hear! It comes with my thanks.

Songs:

Dumbarton's Drums (Listen to recording sample)
A Red, Red Rose
Lassie wi' the Yellow Coatie
Davie and Jeannie (Listen to recording sample)
The Winter It Is past
Eriskay Love Lilt
I Will Make You Brooches
Think on Me
Maggie
Annie Laurie
Song of the Seals
Sailor's Sweetheart
Ye Banks and Braes o' Bonnie Doon
Laddie Lie Near Me
Rose of Allendale
Sonny's Dream
The Jute Mill Song
My Laggan Love
Dancing at Whitsun
Wert Thou in the Cauld Blast
Bonnie Bessie Logan (Listen to recording sample)
Saw You My Maggie?
Dream Angus
Yellow on the Broom (Listen to recording sample)
Auld Lang Syne

Jean Redpath, Vocals and Guitar
Abby Newton, Cello
Alasdair Fraser, Fiddle
David Gusakov, Fiddle
Jacqueline Schwab, Piano
Jay Ungar, Guitar
Cindy Cashdollar, Dobro
Dick Kniss, Bbass

CD only 2005
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FATHER ADAM
Philo Records 1061

FATHER ADAM cd cover Another purely Scottish collection, this recording will be of particular interest to the ballad lover, containing as it does five classic ballads. I have a particularly warm spot for the title song, which comes from John Forbes's Songs and Fancies (1666). It always seems to be my first choice when I find myself in soaring places with the desire to sing.

Songs:

Willie's Rare
Highland Laddie
Bonnie Susie Cleland
The Twa Brothers
Rigs o' Rye
A Slee One
Roy's Wife o' Aldivalloch
Jock o' Hazeldean
The Trooper and the Maid
Father Adam
The Shearin's No for You
Sir Patrick Spens

Jean Redpath, Vocals and Guitar
Abby Newton, Cello
Jay Ungar, Fiddle
Ken LaRoche, Flute

CD 1979
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A FINE SONG FOR SINGING
Philo Records (USA) 1110, Greentrax (UK) CDTrax 032

A FINE SONG FOR SINGING CD cover This was a very deliberate effort to indicate that, although I am committed to the tradition, I feel that one should sing anything and everything that has lasting appeal. All but three of the tracks on this recording started life as poems. Not all of the poems are recent, but they have been set to music in relatively recent years.

Songs:

I Will Make You Brooches (Listen to recording sample)
Now the Die Is Cast
Captive Song of Mary Stuart
Capernaum
Up the Noran Water
The Tryst
Song of the Wandering Aengus (Listen to recording sample)
Broken Brook
South Wind
Broom o' the Cowdenknowes (Listen to recording sample)
Annie Laurie (Listen to recording sample)
John o' Dreams
Rohallion

Jean Redpath, Vocals and Guitar
Abby Newton, Cello
Jay Ungar, Fiddle

CD/Cass 1987
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FIRST FLIGHT
Rounder Records 11556

FIRST FLIGHT cd cover This is a compilation of three early records on Elektra — Scottish Ballad Book, Songs of Love, Lilt and Laughter and Laddie, Lie Near Me, all of which were brought out in the early sixties. Editing these three LPs down to one CD gave me the chance to impose the standards of my middle years on the choice of material of my younger years. I eliminated material that I had sung in Gaelic (which I don't speak) and some songs that I had come to regard as a little precious or too self-conscious for what I was trying to do at this time. There remains some lovely material and a very young voice. In subsequent recordings, the voice matures and the style of singing reflects changes in the instrument, in repertoire and in my reasons for performing.

Songs:

The Crookit Bawbee
Lassie wi' the Yellow Coatie (Listen to recording sample)
Quiet Land of Erin
Inverey
The Gypsy Laddie
Wee Cooper o' Fife (Listen to recording sample)
Johnnie Cope (Listen to recording sample)
Gin I Were a Baron's Heir
Wae's Me for Prince Charlie
The Day We Went to Rothesay
Johnnie Lad
She Moved Through the Fair
Dainty Davy (Listen to recording sample)
Barbarry Allan
Tae the Weavers
The Kirk Swaree
Caller O'u (Listen to recording sample)
Clerk Saunders
O Wert Thou in the Cauld Blast (Listen to recording sample)
Rantin' Laddie
Nicky Tams
Ploughboy, O

Jean Redpath, Vocals
Lloyd Gough, Concertina
Art Podell, Guitar
Ralph Rinzler, Guitar, Banjo

1962/65 re-issued CD only 1990
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FRAE MY AIN COUNTRIE
Folk Legacy CD-49

FRAE MY AIN COUNTRIE I've been asked many's the time in the last ten years why I don't write my own songs, or sing someone else's contemporary material. It's no accident that I still find the traditional material easier to believe, and to make believable. Whatever it is I want to express, or convey, from comedy and joy (which are easy) to grief and sorrow (which are barely permissible), the Scots have come up with a song for it over the years — they've had to, or burst!

Don't pay too much attention to what any Scot says — after all, the highest form of praise there is "No' bad," and terms of endearment usually take the form of mild curses — listen to the things they sing.

Many of these songs are still associated in my mind with the singers from whom I learned them, and the singing of them is the best way I can think of to express my thanks for the times, the songs, and for this personal — but not too personal — way of saying it.

Songs:

The Gairdner and the Plooman
I'll Lay Ye Doon, Love (Listen to recording sample)
The Gairdner Child (Listen to recording sample)
Wars o' High Germanie
Silver Tassie (Listen to recording sample)
The Rantin' Dog, the Daddie o't
Hishie Ba
My Ain Countrie (Listen to recording sample)
Matt Hyland
The London Ba'
Kilbogie
A' the Week Yer Man's Awa' (MacColl)
Johnnie o'Braidiesley (Child 114)
Farewell He (Listen to recording sample)
Bonny Gallowa' (Listen to recording sample)
Eileen Aroon

CD only 2004
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HAYDN: Scottish Songs
PH 1082

HAYDN: Scottish Songs CD cover Having heard only classically trained voices presenting the songs that Haydn was asked to arrange, Jean thought it would redress the balance a little to place much more emphasis on the Scottish-ness of the material. Abby Newton's notes provide a solid historical frame, and the classical background of all three instrumentalists fill out the picture.

Songs:

The Gard'ner wi' his Paidle
Todlen Hame
My Ain Kind Dearie
I Had a Horse
Braw Lads o' Galla Water
How Long and Dreary is the Night
Leader Haughs and Yarrow
Fy, Let As A' to the Bridal
Up in the Morning Early
Mary's Dream
Widow, Are ye Wakin'?
Woo'd and Married an' A'
O, Let Me in This ae Night
Robin, Quo' She
Oh Onochrie

Jean Redpath / Abby Newton / David Gusakov / Jonathan Feldman

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JEAN REDPATH
Philo Records 2015

JEAN REDPATH cd cover I would recommend this recording to anyone who is less familiar with Scottish music. It is the result of a conscious attempt to present a sampling of Scottish, Irish and English material, both traditional and contemporary. It presents perhaps less of a language problem than many of my other recordings.

Songs:

Rambleaway
I Live Not Where I Love
Captain Wedderburn's Courtship
Ned of the Hill
MacCrimmons Lament
The Terror Time (Listen to recording sample)
My Faithful Johnny (Listen to recording sample)
The Grey Silkie
Lagan Love
Lady Dysie
Dancing at Whitsun (Listen to recording sample)
Blackwaterside

Jean Redpath, Vocals and Guitar
Abby Newton, Cello

CD 1975
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JEAN REDPATH LIVE
Jean Redpath Records JR 111

Jean Redpath Live There have been many requests over the years for a "live " recording, as opposed to the more controlled studio productions which lose in spontaneity and rapport with an audience as much as they gain in consistency of sound levels and volume. In the summer of 1998, a concert in the Scottish border town of Langholm was taped without Jean's knowledge and the end result is this unedited romp through her wide repertoire, presented in her own inimitable fashion with commentary, philosophy, anecdote and the quick wit which delights audiences on both sides of the Atlantic. Songs in this concert include the following, in whole or in part, the artist assuming full responsibility for textual variations, lapses of memory and the occasional lack of reverence.

Songs:

First half (CD #1)
Jock o' Hazeldean (Listen to recording sample)
Saw You My Maggie?
Mary o' Argyle
A Highland Lad
Absent
Speak to Me, Thora
Fife Overgate
Banks o' Red Roses
Donald Came Across the Heather
Wee Wee Tot
School Dinners
Of a' the Airts
Scarborough Settler's Lament
Woo'd and Mairrit and A'
Kirk Swaree
Rigs o' Rye
Yellow on the Broom

Second half (CD #2)
Wild Geese
I Will Make You Brooches
Auld Lang Syne
Red, Red Rose
Dance Tunes Medley (Listen to recording sample)
Eriskay Love Lilt (Listen to recording sample)
Endless Surge of the Sea
Banks o' Red Roses
Shenandoah
I Know Moonlight
Mickey's Warning
Nancy with the Golden Hair
Lambing to the Wool
Davie & Jeannie
Willie's Rare
Love is Teasin' Medley

Jean Redpath, Vocals and (occasionally) Guitar

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LEAVING THE LAND
Philo Records (USA) 1131, Greentrax (UK) CDTrax 039

LEAVING THE LAND CD cover Eric Bogle's song set such a strong mood that it was easy to find companion pieces to develop the note of bittersweet nostalgia. The loss of love, life or liberty, whether it be temporary or permanent, is something that needs no explanation and with which we can all identify. I am struck by the fact that the stronger the emotion, the more powerful the melody. . . . or is that chicken-and-egg syndrome?

Songs:

Now I'm Easy (Listen to recording sample)
Hallowe'en
Next Time Round
Un Canadien Errant
Maggie
The Wild Lass
The Snowgoose
Leaving the Land
Last Minstrel Show (Listen to recording sample)
Sonny's Dream (Listen to recording sample)
Scarborough Settler's Lament

Jean Redpath, Vocals and Guitar
Abby Newton, Cello
Alasdair Fraser, Fiddle and Viola
Jay Ungar, Fiddle and Guitar
Cindy Cashdollar, Dobro
Dick Kniss, Bass

CD/Cass 1990
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LOVE IS TEASIN'
Jean Redpath Records JR 101

Love is Teasin Originally produced in 1984 by Prairie Home Companion, this collection is now available on CD. I was happy to be able to re-issue since I have made great efforts over the years not to record material more than once in the same form. Most of the songs are Scottish and include a contemporary piece and three classic ballads.

Songs:

Barbarry Allan
Banks o' Red Roses
Love is Teasin'
The Singing Bird (Listen to recording sample)
Fine Flowers in the Valley (Listen to recording sample)
The King's Shilling (Listen to recording sample)
The Jacobite Lass
Bonnie George Campbell
Saw You My Maggie? (Listen to recording sample)
Rosie Anderson

Jean Redpath, Vocals and Guitar
Abby Newton, Cello

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LOWLANDS
Philo Records 1066

LOWLANDS cd cover There is a mixture here of lyric pieces and three ballads offering a lighter choice to anyone looking for an introduction to the music. One problem in working with Scottish traditional music is that it is a solo tradition and a foreign language one. This means that vocally I work alone, although over the years some instrumentation has become associated with my recordings, particularly Abby Newton's cello.

Songs:

Faraway Tom (Listen to recording sample)
Who Shall Count for Thee? (Listen to recording sample)
Gallowa' Hills
Mary Hamilton
Clerk Saunders (Listen to recording sample)
Bonny at Morn (Listen to recording sample)
Rose of Allendale (Listen to recording sample)
Riddles Wisely Expounded
A Wee Bird Cam' Tae My Apron
Lowlands (Listen to recording sample)
Lichtbob's Lassie
Lassie Wi' the Yellow Coatie

Jean Redpath, Vocals and guitar
Abby Newton, Cello
Drake Mabry, Alto Recorder

CD/Cass 1980
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MAIDEN VOYAGE
Jean Redpath Records JR 112

This is NOT a new release.
We decided that Jean's Maiden Voyage needed a breath of sea air! The CD contains the same collection of early favorites.

Maiden Voyage new cover

Maiden Voyage old cover

I imagine everyone standing where I stand and looking back at four decades has the same mixed feelings about the time... how could it possibly be that long, and who was that back then, anyway? We all have photographs to remind us of where we've been and with whom; I am luckier than most in that I have different kinds of albums. Musical portraits that I identify with people and places around the world, and the feelings associated with them. There has been the wonder of discovery, the comfort of familiarity, the challenge of change — always the bed-rock of the music itself.

Music heard so deeply
That it is not heard at all, but you are the music
While the music lasts
          T. S. Eliot, Four Quartets

It has been a charmed existence these forty years and more, and I listen to this young voice and am grateful for the gift, for the mileage, and for the maturity that both have forged. "I did not come on this voyage for gain, honour or wealth " said another 500 years ago, and I can echo Columbus's words, but honouring the tradition has brought great gains and an inestimable wealth of friends and experience.

Not farewell,
But fare forward, voyagers
          T. S. Eliot, Four Quartets

Songs:

The Trees Are Growing High
Islay Reaper's Song
Lichtbob's Lassie (Listen to recording sample)
Bonnie Lass o' Fyvie
McFarlane o' the Sprots
Clerk Colven
Skippin' Barefoot Through the Heather (Listen to recording sample)
I Aince Loved A Lass
West Virginia Mine Disaster
Wee Toon Clerk
Peat Fire Flame
Lewis Bridal Song
Pawky Duke (Listen to recording sample)
Barrin' o' the Door
Twa Corbies
Caroline of Edinburgh Town
Rob Roy
Paddy McGinty's Goat (Listen to recording sample)
Rue
Cruel Mother

Jean Redpath, Vocals

CD only 2002

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THE MOON'S SILVER CRADLE
Jean Redpath Records JR 106

The Moon's Silver Cradle I had often thought that choosing material for a recording in such a way that there was a balance — up-tempo and lyric, sad and happy — was somewhat unnecessary. In listening to music, I will choose something that suits my mood, or perhaps a recording that will change my mood. The aim here is to soothe. The songs range from recent conscious acquisitions to those that go back to my own childhood and that were never formally "learned. " I would describe it as a collection of lullabies from the Celtic fringe, grouped in a way that will encourage sleep in children and create a meditative mood in their elders.

Songs:

Connemara Lullaby
Victoria Blue
Moon Man
All Through the Night
Coulter's Candy (Listen to recording sample)
Birnie Bouzle
Dance to Your Daddy
Bonnie at Morn
Gartan Mother's Lullaby
Spinning Wheel (Listen to recording sample)
Fairy Lullaby
October Winds
Manx Lullaby
Shetland Lullaby
Can Ye Sew Cushions? (Listen to recording sample)
Soontree Lullaby
Baloo Baleerie
Hush-a-ba, Birdie, Croon
Dream Angus

Jean Redpath, Vocals and Guitar
Abby Newton, Cello
Sue Richards, Harp (courtesy of Maggie's Music)

CD/Cass 1996
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NOW & THEN
Jean Redpath Records JR 110

Now & Then When I looked through the contents of some of my early recordings, most of them long since out of print, I had the same sense of familiarity, surprise and nostalgia that I associate with exploring a box of old photographs. There were old friends I'd lost track of for years, memories of times and music shared over many decades and vivid images of particular performances sometimes by the authors themselves. These songs have given me such pleasure over the years that, with the same feeling that I should frame that, it's too precious to be buried in a box, I have recorded some for the first time and brushed the dust from my mental attic off others. They were all favourites then as they are now.

Songs:

You're Braw wi' Your Pearls and Your Diamonds
Davie and Jeannie
The Lass o' Patie's Mill
Quiet
South Side Blues
The Gairdner and the Plooman (Listen to recording sample)
The Oggy Man
Sheath and Knife
Yellow Yorlin'
The Kirk Swaree
Susan's Song (Listen to recording sample)
Rothesay Bay (Listen to recording sample)
Kilbogie
The Railway Porter
Windmills
No Sir
A Lum Hat Wantin' a Croon
Gilderoy
Pull Down, Lads

Jean Redpath, Vocals and Guitar
Jacqueline Schwab, Piano
Abby Newton, Cello
Sue Richards, Harp (courtesy of Maggie's Music)
Scott Petito, Bass

CD only 1999
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SHOUT FOR JOY
Philo Records 1068

SHOUT FOR JOY cd cover Lisa Neustadt and the Angel Band join me on this collection of Christmas carols, and on Angels Hovering Round and Anywhere is Home. They are full of high energy material that has been described as "blue-eyed gospel. " The sessions were great fun and the end results include duets, trios, quartets, group singing, driving instrumentals and the occasional solo.

Songs:

O Little Town of Bethlehem
Green Street
Go Tell It on the Mountain
Away in A Manger
The Holly Bears A Berry
The Flower of Jesse
The Christ-Child's Lullaby
Still the Night
Joy to the World
Shout for Joy
Sherburne C.M.
Shepherds Arise
Adeste Fideles
Rorate Coeli Desuper
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear

Jean Redpath and Lisa Neustadt, Vocals
The Angel Band: Shari Ajemian, Jim McDade, Tom Gibney, Sarah Newcomb, Sarah Gregory, T. William Smith

CD 2010
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SONG OF THE SEALS
Philo Records 1054

SONG OF THE SEALS cd cover A collection of Scottish material, all of which is traditional except the title track, a formal composition which, over the years, came close to being a trademark in performance.

Songs:

Poor Rovin' Lassie
Polwarth on the Green (Listen to recording sample)
Highland Harry
Mill o' Tifty's Annie
The Song of the Seals
Dowie Dens of Yarrow (Listen to recording sample)
Logie o' Buchan (Listen to recording sample)
Davy Faa
Muckin' o' Geordie's Byre (Listen to recording sample)
Birnie Bouzle/Johnny Lad (Listen to recording sample)
Johnny My Man (Listen to recording sample)
College Boy

Jean Redpath, Vocals and Guitar
Abby Newton, Cello
Jay Ungar, Fiddle

CD/Cass 1978
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SONGS OF LADY NAIRNE
Philo Records 1087

See WILL YE NO COME BACK AGAIN? : SONGS OF LADY NAIRNE

THE SONGS OF ROBERT BURNS from the Scots Musical Museum

This project, aimed at making more of the songs of Scotland's national bard more accessible, was started in Scotland with the recording of four cassettes by Scottish Records. These original tapes have been released as three CDs. My choice of songs for these was purely personal and somewhat arbitrary in that I was guided by melody as much as by anything else. Here are some of the songs contributed by Robert Burns to the Scots Musical Museum as printed by James Johnson in that collection (1787-1803). The research is that of Professor Donald Low of Stirling University and notes can be found in his definitive book The Songs of Robert Burns (Routledge Kegan Paul, 1993).

SONGS OF ROBERT BURNS VOLUME 1
Jean Redpath Records JR 103

Songs of Robert Burns vol. 1Songs:

Green Grow the Rashes, O
Jumpin' John (Listen to recording sample)
The Ploughman (Listen to recording sample)
Blythe Was She
Landlady Count the Lawin'
Up in the Morning Early (Listen to recording sample)
McPherson's Farewell (Listen to recording sample)
Rattlin' Roarin' Willie (Listen to recording sample)
The Winter It Is Past (Listen to recording sample)
To the Weavers Gin Ye Go
The Young Highland Rover
Birks of Abergeldie (Listen to recording sample)
The Birks of Aberfeldy (Listen to recording sample)
Where Braving Angry Winter's Storm
Dusty Miller
O Tibbie, I Hae Seen the Day
Whistle an' I'll Come tae Ye (Listen to recording sample)
I'm o'er Young to Marry Yet
A Rosebud by My Early Walk (Listen to recording sample)
Tibbie Dunbar
Gairdener wi' His Paidle (Listen to recording sample)
The Day Returns
Gae Fetch tae Me A Pint o' Wine
Banks o' Nith (2 versions) (Listen to recording sample)
John Anderson (Listen to recording sample)
My Wife's A Wanton Wee Thing
First When Maggie Was My Care
My Love She's But A Lassie Yet
White Cockade
Rantin' Dog the Daddie o't
Tam Glen (Listen to recording sample)
Of A' the Airts
Laddie Lie Near Me (Listen to recording sample)
Whare Are Ye Gaun? (Listen to recording sample)
Jamie Come Try Me

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SONGS OF ROBERT BURNS VOLUME 2
Jean Redpath Records JR 104

Songs of Robert Burns vol. 2Songs:

On A Bank of Flowers (Listen to recording sample)
Killiecrankie (Listen to recording sample)
Taylor Fell Through the Bed (Listen to recording sample)
Parnassus Hill (Listen to recording sample)
Ay Waukin' O (Listen to recording sample)
Ca' the Ewes to The Knowes (Listen to recording sample)
She's Fair and Fause (Listen to recording sample)
The Bairns Gat Out wi' An Unco Shout
De'ils awa' wi' the Exciseman (Listen to recording sample)
Craigieburn-wood (Listen to recording sample)
O Love Will Venture In (Listen to recording sample)
Turn Again Thou Fair Eliza
O Meikle Thinks My Love
Flow Gently Sweet Afton (Listen to recording sample)
O for Ane and Twenty, Tam
Willie Wastle Dwalt on Tweed
As I Went Out ae May Morning
The Weary Pund o' Tow
Now Westlin' Winds
Ye Jacobites by Name
Ye Banks and Braes o' Bonnie Doon (Listen to recording sample)
O Leeze Me on My Spinning Wheel (Listen to recording sample)
Fareweel to a' Our Scottish Fame
Where Cart Rins Rowin' to the Sea
By Yon Castle Wa'
I Hae Been at Crookie Den
Ae Fond Kiss
Fine Flowers in the Valley (Listen to recording sample)

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SONGS OF ROBERT BURNS VOLUME 3
Jean Redpath Records JR 105

Songs of Robert Burns vol. 3Songs:

A Red, Red Rose (Listen to recording sample)
There Grows a Bonnie Briar Bush (Listen to recording sample)
Out Over the Forth
Tam Lin (Listen to recording sample)
O Mally's Meek, Mally's Sweet
O Gude Ale Comes
Gude Nicht and Joy Be wi' You A' (Listen to recording sample)
No Churchman Am I (Listen to recording sample)
Should Auld Rose
Now Nature Hangs Her Mantle Green (Listen to recording sample)
Robin Shure in Hairst
The Auld Man's Mare's Dead
It Was A' for Our Rightfu' King
Does Haughty Gaul Invasion Threat (Listen to recording sample)
Cauld Is the E'enin' Blast
O Lay Thy Loof in Mine Lass
Will Ye Go to the Highlands, Leezie Lindsay? (Listen to recording sample)
Comin' Through the Rye
Here's a Health tae Them that's Awa (Listen to recording sample)
Altho' My Back Be at the Wa'
O That I Had Ne'er Been Married
Sae Flaxen Were Her Ringlets
Louis What Reck I by Thee?
Adieu! A Heart-warm Fond Adieu
Had I the Wyte
O Leave Novels, Ye Mauchline Belles
O, I Forbid Ye Maidens A'
I'll Ay Ca' in by Yon Toon
Wilt Thou be My Dearie?
But Lately Seen in Gladsome Green
Auld Lang Syne (Listen to recording sample)

Jean Redpath, Vocals, Guitar:(rec 1976-1992)

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SONGS OF ROBERT BURNS arranged by Serge Hovey

In 1972 I had a letter from Serge Hovey outlining his ambitious project to publish and record all of the songs of Robert Burns, with Serge's own arrangements. It was my privilege to work with Serge for twenty years in the course of which time we recorded seven volumes of Burns's songs with settings ranging from piano and viola to full orchestra. Serge died three weeks before the sessions recording Volume 7 of the series.

SONGS OF BURNS arr. HOVEY VOL 1
Philo Records 1037

SONGS OF BURNS arr. HOVEY VOL 1 CD coverSongs:

A Red, Red Rose
Charlie He's My Darling
Cauld Kail in Aberdeen
Wantonness
The Winter It Is Past
To the Weavers Gin Ye Go
Logan Water
The De'il's Awa' wi' the Exciseman
Amang the Trees
Lady Mary Ann
My Tocher's the Jewel
Johnie Blunt
Country Lassie
Corn Rigs

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SONGS OF BURNS arr. HOVEY VOL 2
Philo Records 1048

SONGS OF BURNS arr. HOVEY VOL 2 CD coverSongs:

Hey How Johnie Lad
Nine Inch Will Please A Lady
Auld Lang Syne
Mary Morison
The Cooper o' Cuddy
Sweetest May
Dusty Miller
A Parcel of Rogues in A Nation
Had I the Wyte
Steer Her Up
Sae Flaxen Were Her Ringlets
It Was A' for Our Rightfu' King
Beware o' Bonnie Ann

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SONGS OF BURNS arr. HOVEY VOL 3
Philo Records 1071

SONGS OF BURNS arr. HOVEY VOL 3 CD coverSongs:

Phillis the Fair
O Fare Ye Weel My Auld Wife
Will Ye Go to the Indes, My Mary?
Green Grow the Rashes, O
The Slave's Lament
The Reel o' Stumpie
The Ploughman
The Lass o' Ecclefechan
The Deuk's Dang o'er My Daddie
Duncan Davidson
The Belles of Mauchline
The Banks o' Doon
Song, Composed in August
I'll Ay Ca'in by Yon Town
Behold, My Love

Cass only

Vols 3 & 4 now available in CD Philo Records(USA) 1188, Greentrax (UK)CDTrax 115

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SONGS OF BURNS arr. HOVEY VOL 4
Philo Records 1072

SONGS OF BURNS arr. HOVEY VOL 4 CD coverSongs:

Here's His Health in Water
O Can Ye Labor Lea?
Wha Is That at My Bower Door?
Thou Hast Left Me Ever, Jamie
There Grows A Bonnie Briar Bush
The Taylor Fell Through the Bed
Tam Glen
A Long Winter Night
Address to the Woodlark
Rattlin' Roarin' Willie

Cass only

Vols 3 & 4 now available in CD Philo Records(USA) 1188, Greentrax (UK)CDTrax 115

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SONGS OF BURNS arr. HOVEY VOL 5
Philo Records 1093

SONGS OF BURNS arr. HOVEY VOL 5 CD coverSongs:

O Were I on Parnassus Hill
O This Is No My Ain Lassie
My Collier Laddie
Fragment
My Nanie, O
The Posie
The Mill, Mill O
The Lea Rig
The German Lairdie
Lament of Mary Queen of Scots
The Battle of Sherra-Moor
You're Welcome, Willie Stewart

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Vols 5 & 6 now available in CD Philo Records(USA) 1189, Greentrax (UK) CDTrax 116

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SONGS OF BURNS arr. HOVEY VOL 6
Philo Records 1113

SONGS OF BURNS arr. HOVEY VOL 6 CD coverSongs:

Hey, Ca' Thro'
Here's to Thy Health
Gloomy December
Galloway Tam
The White Cockade
Last May a Braw Wooer
The Fornicator
The Cardin' o' t
Killiecrankie
Strathallan's Lament
Sandy and Jockie
Jamie Come Try Me

Cass only

Vols 5 & 6 now available in CD Philo Records(USA) 1189, Greentrax (UK) CDTrax 116

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SONGS OF BURNS arr. HOVEY VOL 7
Philo Records(USA) 1126, Greentrax (UK)
CDTrax 029

SONGS OF BURNS arr. HOVEY VOL 7 CD coverSongs:

Peggy Ramsay
Ode to Spring
O Merry Hae I Been
O Guid Ale Comes
O for Ane-and-twenty, Tam
My Love She's But A Lassie Yet
My Father Was A Farmer
Mauchline Lady
The Young Highland Rover
The Gallant Weaver
The Bonny Lass of Albanie
Where Are the Joys
Is There for Honest Poverty

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STILL THE NIGHT
Jean Redpath Records JR 109

Still the Night Here we have a musical look at Christmas from a Scottish viewpoint. Post-Reformation carollers in Scotland had a lean diet, but these days one can graze from the 16th century to the present day, sampling the home-grown, the French fare (courtesy of the Auld alliance), traditional and nouvelle offerings of the 18th and 19th centuries when carol singing was re-discovered, and into the green, international pastures created by the mass media and the recording industry.

Songs:

2000 Years Ago
Coventry Carol
Matthew's Gospel #1
Rorate Celi Desuper
Matthew's Gospel #2
Child in A Manger
Poem at Christmas #1
Vieux Noël
What Child is This?
Poem at Christmas #2
Still the Night (Listen to recording sample)
Balulalow (Listen to recording sample)
Three Kings from Orient
Kings from the East
Christ Child's Lullaby
Christmas Carol
Dona Nobis Pacem
Il Est né, le Divin Enfant
Lord of the Dance (Listen to recording sample)
Gift o' Gowd
I Salute You
2000 Years Ago

Jean Redpath, Vocals and Guitar
Abby Newton, Cello
Sue Richards, Harp (courtesy of Maggie's Music)
Jacqueline Schwab, Piano
Scott Petito, Electric Bass

CD only 1999

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SUMMER OF MY DREAMS
Jean Redpath Records JR 102

Summer of My Dreams After many years focused primarily on traditional material, I went off in quite a different direction here. I learned "Summer " from the singing of Dolores Keane and the combination of the lovely melody and the evocative text was the only common thread I needed to pull together this collection. The sixteen tracks include Scottish, Irish, Australian, French and Canadian material, both traditional and contemporary. From years I barely remember come songs with strong associations; from months just before I recorded them, songs I had just "discovered " and poems recently set to music - - all to wonderful tunes and with an ability to touch me in such a way that I have to pass them on.

Songs:

Summer of my Dreams
Come by the Hills (Listen to recording sample)
Sailor's Sweetheart (Listen to recording sample)
Dark-eyed Molly
Yellow on the Broom
Gipsy Lass
Bonnie Bessie Logan
Maggie Lauder (Listen to recording sample)
Parlez-moi d'Amour
Alas! Poor Queen
Andy's Gone with Cattle
Willie's Gane to Melville Castle
Mally Lee
Dumbarton's Drums
Sweet Thames Flow Softly
The Blackbird
Farm Auction

Jean Redpath, Vocals and Guitar
Alasdair Fraser, Fiddle
Abby Newton, Cello
Jacqueline Schwab, Piano

CD/Cass 1995
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THINK ON ME
Jean Redpath Records JR 108

Think on Me How often have I been asked to sing "one of the good old songs " and spent unnecessary time and breath explaining that such a description is very personal and specific to the individual. There are songs that belong, like comfort food, to the rosy area beyond conscious memory, songs that conjure up "the dear dead days beyond recall, " well-worn melodies that continue to wear well and lyrics that appeal to the softer, sentimental, and sometimes sadder, side.

Songs:

Castle Grand (Listen to recording sample)
Eriskay Love Lilt
Robin Adair
Then You'll Remember Me
Open the Door Softly
I'll Walk Beside You
We'll Go No More A-roving (Listen to recording sample)
Birks of Invermay
Mary of Argyle
Absent
Love's Old Sweet Song
Eternal Surge of the Sea
Think on Me (Listen to recording sample)
Lochnagar
Turn Ye to Me
Auld Robin Gray

Jean Redpath, Vocals and Guitar
Abby Newton, Cello
Sue Richards, Harp (courtesy of Maggie's Music)
Jacqueline Schwab, Piano
Jay Ungar, Fiddle

CD only 1998
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WILL YE NO COME BACK AGAIN? : SONGS OF LADY NAIRNE
Philo Records 1087

WILL YE NO COME BACK AGAIN? : SONGS OF LADY NAIRNE CD cover Carolina Oliphant, the Baroness Nairne (1766-1845), is responsible for a surprising amount of material which is still in the popular repertoire in Scotland. An incredibly prolific, talented and melodic writer, she went to great lengths to remain anonymous during her lifetime and has had little acclaim in the last 150 years for so many well-loved songs. My intention here was to see her get credit for such staples as The Rowan Tree and Will ye no come back again.

Songs:

Charlie's Landing at Barodale
Will Ye No' Come Back Again?
White Rose of June
Caller Herrin'
The Rowan Tree
The Regalia
The Lammie
Lass of Livingstane
Lass o' Gowrie
Land o' the Leal
Lament of the Covenanter's Widow
Laird o' Cockpen
The Auld Hoose
Strathearn

Jean Redpath, Vocals and Guitar
Abby Newton, Cello
David Gusakov, Fiddle

Cass only 1986
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A WOMAN OF HER TIME
Jean Redpath Records JR 107

A WOMAN OF HER TIME I was much taken with Judy Small's song Women of our time the first time I heard her sing it. "Will things have been so different for a woman of her time? " - the question with which she closes it, provoked a series of responses over the months and ultimately this collection of songs, traditional and contemporary, dealing with the woman's lot from age to age.

Songs:

Women of Our Time
Why Should I A Brisk Young Lassie (Listen to recording sample)
A' the Week Yer Man's Awa' (Listen to recording sample)
The Mistress
Harry's Wife
Blue Blazin' Blind Drunk
Glasgow Lullaby
Retirement
The Gardener
Lunderston Bay
The Lodger
High Jeannie High
An Auld Man Cam' Coortin' Me
Tecumseh Valley
Nancy with the Golden Hair
The Jute Mill Song
Mhairi's Song
The Gudewife Speaks
From the Lambing to the Wool (Listen to recording sample)
False Bride

Jean Redpath, Vocals and Guitar
Guy "Fooch " Fischetti, Pedal Steel
Molly Mason, Guitar, bass
Abby Newton, Cello
Scott Petito, Electric Bass
Sue Richards, Harp (courtesy of Maggie's Music)
Jacqueline Schwab, Piano
Jay Ungar, Fiddle, Mandolin

CD only 1997
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Index of recordings

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ANGELS HOVERING 'ROUND

ANYWHERE IS HOME

BALLAD FOLK

BY REQUEST

FATHER ADAM

A FINE SONG FOR SINGING

FIRST FLIGHT (re-issue)

FRAE MY AIN COUNTRIE

HAYDN: Scottish Songs

JEAN REDPATH

JEAN REDPATH LIVE   (2 CD set)

LADDIE LIE NEAR ME

LEAVING THE LAND

LOVE IS TEASIN'

LOVE IS TEASIN' (re-issue)

LOWLANDS

MAIDEN VOYAGE

MILLER'S REEL

THE MOON'S SILVER CRADLE

THE MUSIC AND SONG OF THE SCOTTISH FIDDLE

MUSIC OF MIDLOTHIAN

MUSIC OF SCOTLAND - National Geographic

NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL Vol 2

NOW & THEN

SCOTTISH BALLAD BOOK

SHOUT FOR JOY

SKIPPING BAREFOOT THROUGH THE HEATHER

SONG OF THE SEALS

SONGS OF LADY NAIRNE See: WILL YE NO COME BACK AGAIN? : SONGS OF LADY NAIRNE

SONGS OF LOVE, LILT AND LAUGHTER

SONGS OF ROBERT BURNS Vol 1

SONGS OF ROBERT BURNS Vol 2

SONGS OF ROBERT BURNS Vol 3

SONGS OF ROBERT BURNS arr. Hovey Vols 1-7

SUMMER OF MY DREAMS

STILL THE NIGHT

THERE WERE MINSTRELS

THINK ON ME

WILL YE NO COME BACK AGAIN? : SONGS OF LADY NAIRNE

A WOMAN OF HER TIME

YOUNG FOLK

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