Silly Wizard, So Many Partings

 

Shanachie Rec.  1979  (79016)

 

Magnifico album, da inserire nella top ten del folk revival. La grafica di copertina inaugura un nuovo e suggestivo stile grazie al disegnatore John Crane. Il produttore di questo album, registrato negli studi REL di Edinburgo, John Zollman.

 

Tracks Side A: 

A Scarce O' Tatties (Norman Mclean)/Lyndhurst; The Valley of Strathmore (Andy Stewart); Bridget O' Malley; A A Cameron's Strathspey/Mrs Martha Knowles (Phil Cunningham)/The Pitnacree Ferryman; The New Shillin'


Tracks Side A: 

Donald McGillavry/O'Neill's Cavalry March; The Highland Clearances (Andy Stewart); Miss Catherin Brosnan (Phil Cunningham); Wi' My Dog and Gun; Miss Shepherd (Skinner)/Sweeney's Buttermilk; McGlinchey's Reels

 

Musicians:

Andy Stewart (vocals, tenor banjo), Phil Cunningham (accordion, tin whistles, Overton low D whistle, Moog synthesizer, electric piano, vocals), Martin Hadden (bass, harmonium, guitar), Gordon Jones (guitar, mandola, bodhran), John Cunningham (fiddles, vocals)