Sunday 22 November 2020

Judi Nicolson, Set of Jigs

Judi Nicolson playing at the Tall Ships Festival in Shetland, 2011.

Jane Smith & Judith Davidson: Echoes of Deeside


Jane Smith & Judith Davidson: Echoes of Deeside (Speyside Recordings CSP 005, 1981)

Judith Davidson (later Judi Nicolson) is from the North East of Scotland and from a young age she was winning fiddle competitions. In 1989 she moved to Shetland, teaching traditional fiddle in schools and playing with local musicians such as Aly Bain and Willie Hunter. Fifteen years later she went back to Aberdeenshire before moving to the US in 2008.

01 Ray Milburn/Miss C M Barber/Randel's Reel
02 Highland Polka/John Brown
03 Miss Laura Andrew/Mrs Garden of Troup/Miss Drumbreck
04 The Bee's Wing Hornpipe
05 Castle Dangerous/Battle of the Somme/Mr & Mrs McShane of Houston/Pottinger's Reel
06 John Roy Lyall
07 P M Willie Gray/Glenlivet/Marquis of Tullybardine
08 Mrs Trotter/My Dungannan Sweetheart/The Wind That Shakes the Piggery
09 Billy Nicolson/Colin Burns/Carse o' Gowrie
10 John Robertson's Scottish Waltz
11 Schiehallion/Archie McKinley/Col Craig Brown/Banchory Accordion & Fiddle Club
12 Hjerdafield/John R M Burns/The Bjorn Reel
13 Hakki's Polka/James Alexander Henderson's Hornpipe
14 Liberty Bell
15 Glenmore
16 Glendale Accordion & Fiddle Club/Drewy Hawick of Lerwick/Forbes Raeburn of Huntly

Ripped from a cassette at 320 kbps, cover scans included