Monday, 8 November 2010

Black Donald: Dancing Hazards (1985)

Black Donald: Dancing Hazards (1985)

01 Jim Christie of Wick/John Keith Lang/Barrowburn Reel
02 A Highland Laddie
03 Willie's Brogues/Old Toasty
04 Glenlogie
05 The Wee Tot/Ness Bothan
06 Ballachulish Glen
07 Eppie Morrie/Cooley's Reel
08 The Resting Chair/John Murray of Lochee
09 The Braemar Poacher
10 Charlie Hunter/The Highlander/The Stool of Repentance
11 Lady Mary Ann
12 Dancing Hazards/Black Donald/Donacht Head/Bert MacCroskie

Black Donald were David "Dagger Gordon (cittern, mandolin, banjo, whistles), Iain MacBeath (fiddle) and Ian MacDonald (vocals, guitar). The played around the north of Scotland for a few years but this was their only recording. Dagger Gordon released the first Scottish mandolin recording - Highland Mandolin in 1988 - and was involved with the group Highland Connection and the Donald Dubh ceilidh band (Donald Dubh - Scots gaelic, translates as Black Donald). Jim Sutherland of Mirk and The Easy Club also played on the album.


1 comment:

  1. Dancing Hazards is available as an mp3 download at Amazon, and possibly elsewhere. I was delighted to be able to replace my well worn vinyl version. It's an excellent album.