Robin Hall & Jimmie Macgregor   •   A Rovin' (1973)

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  • A Rovin'
    • 1973 - Decca Eclipse ECS 2126 LP (UK)
  • Side One
    1. Dig My Grave (Trad. Arr. Rosselson) — The Galliards
    2. Villancico (Trad. Arr. Rosselson) — The Galliards
    3. Go Tell Aunt Rhody (Trad. Arr. Hall & Macgregor) — Robin & Jimmie
    4. My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose (Trad. Arr. Hall; Burns) — Robin
    5. Asikatali (Trad. Arr. Galliards) — The Galliards
    6. A Bold Young Farmer (Trad. Arr. Bland) — Shirley
    7. When I First Came to This Land (Trad. Arr. Rosselson) — The Galliards
  • Side Two
    1. Johnny, I Hardly Knew You (Trad. Arr. Rosselson) — The Galliards
    2. Lamidbar (Argov) — The Galliards
    3. Up Among the Heather (Trad. Arr. Hall & Macgregor) — Robin & Jimmie
    4. Ksekina Mia Psarapoula (Trad. Arr. Rosselson) — The Galliards
    5. A Bucketful of Mountain Dew (Trad. Arr. Macgregor) — Jimmie
    6. The Overgate (Trad. Arr. Hall & Macgregor) — Robin & Jimmie
    7. Lowlands (Trad. Arr. Rosselson) — The Galliards
    8. Time for Man Go Home (Trad. Arr. Hall & Macgregor) — Robin & Jimmie

  • Musicians
    • Robin Hall: Vocals, Guitar
    • Jimmie MacGregor: Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin
    • Shirley Bland: Vocals
    • Leon Rosselson: Vocals, Guitar, Banjo
    • John Jobson: Bass
  • Credits
    • Produced by Ray Horricks
    • Recorded on September 5 & 6, and October 12 & 13, 1961
  • Other releases include …

Sleeve Notes

Robin and Jimmie are certainly among the most itinerant of itinerant folk singers, having travelled extensively, not only in their native Scotland, and all over Britain, but in many other countries all over the world. On this record they present a selection of songs from Ireland to Israel, a Trinidadian song learned in Belfast, and a Greek song learned in a restaurant in London, W.1. Guitars were played by Jimmie MacGregor and Leon Rosselson and the bass was played by John Jobson.