Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Bracken: Introducing Bracken (1979)

Bracken: Introducing Bracken (1979)

01 The Bonnie Lass of Fyffie
02 Irish Washer Woman/Connaughtman's Ramble/Charlie the Prayermaster
03 Peigi Gordon
04 La Russe/Pat Donald
05 MacPherson's Lament
06 The Bonnie Woods of Stirkoke/The Crusader's March/The Yellow Corn
07 Twa Recruiting Sergeants
08 Come By the Hills
09 Streets of London
10 Four Strong Winds
11 Gaelic Medley
12 Bonnie Dundee
13 Turn Out the Light
14 Lovat Scouts March/Bratach Bana
15 Shores of Americay

There is very little information on the sleeve of this recording, and I don't know much about this duo. Bracken were Ian Macintosh and Morris Macleod. At least one played guitar, and one played banjo and mandolin; both sang. Macleod may have gone on to play with Thurso-based band Whisky (


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