Thursday, May 23, 2019

Battlefield Band - Scottish Folk - Farewell to Nova Scotia (1976 Scotland) @320

Farewell to Nova Scotia is Battlefield Band's debut (studio) album. It was first released on LP in 1976 on the Breton label Arfolk as Scottish Folk and on the Escalibur label as Volume I - Farewell to Nova Scotia
A1 - Richmond - Le Reel Du Pendu  2:33
A2 - Farewell To Nova Scotia  4:20
A3 - Denis Murphy's Slide  2:33
A4 - The Bonny Whaling Laddie  5:15
A5 - The Bonny Wee Lassie Who Never Said No  3:13
A6 - Pipe Tunes  6:10
B1 - The Rybuck Shearer  4:45
B2 - The Fourposter Bed - Staten Island - Colonel Rodney  3:07
B3 - The Back O'Benachie  5:05
B4 - Revie's Reel - Mary McMahon  2:50
B5 - The Forfar Sodger  3:13
B6 - Paddy's Green Shamrock Shore  5:37

Brian McNeill: fiddle, vocals
Alan Reid: keyboards, vocals
Ricky Starrs: guitar, mandolin, vocals


CrimsonKing said...

Farewell to Nova Scotia

FishGuy said...

Thank you for this! I've been a Battlefield Band fan for many years and I've never seen this album.

Greenmanharper said...

Thank you muchly! As FishGuy said, I too have never heard of this album and thought I had all of them.

CrimsonKing said...

Enjoy Greenmanharper and FishGuy.
It's a rare album!

David said...

Thanks again!

Gonzo said...

Thanks CK, another rare, original album from a great band.

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