SHEPHEARD, SPIERS & WATSON

Over the High Hills



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Booklet (16pps) with full song texts.

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Here is the second CD collection from Pete, Tom and Arthur. The album includes a fine old recruiting song Johnnie Gallacher, a song in praise of the Clydesdale ploughmen The Plooman's Due, a favourite ballad The Auld Beggarman and a Night Visiting Song that provides the album title in a line from the song.


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Shepheard, Spiers & Watson


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Recognised as three individuals with a long experience of traditional song, Pete, Tom and Arthur bring together a wealth of repertoire accompanied on melodeon, fiddle and whistle and gleaned directly from the many traditional singers they have known. After their first album They Smiled as We Cam In was issued in 2005 they were nominated in the Scots Trad Music Awards as Scottish Folk Band of the Year for 2006.

Reviews:
Quite simply, if you want to hear some of the cream of Scots song, look no further than here.
Living Tradition (Issue 92: Summer 2012)

Potent examples of their informal art.
Glasgow Herald (Rob Adams) October 2012

Track List:
For full song texts, click on a song title
1 The Auld Beggarman 6.47
2 Johnnie Gallacher 3.35
3 Jimmy Drummond 2.55
4 Robin Hood and the Pedlar 3.33
5 Barbara Allen 5.49
6 Fan Diemen's Land 4.22
7 Rovin Eye/ Castlegate 4.32
8 The Banks o Airdrie 4.31
9 The Plooman's Due 2.58
10 John Barleycorn 5.37
11 Earl Richard 4.02
12 Bonnie George Campbell 3.11
13 Willie's Lyke Wake 5.13
14 The Bonnie Wee Lassie 2.56
15 Night Visiting Song 5.26



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