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Scotland

Gaberlunzie

Gaberlunzie: Freedom's Sword

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  • Freedom's Sword
    • 1974 — RVS 1010 LP
    • 1974 - MWS 601 LP — Canada
    • 1981 - Lochshore LOCLP 1005 LP
    • 2003 - Elm Records CDELM 4106 CD
  • Side One
    1. Freedom's Sword (Menzies)
    2. Dainty Davie (Burns)
    3. Johnny Cope (Skirving)
    4. Jamie Allan/Cam Ye Ower By France
    5. Schiehallion (Menzies)
    6. Duncrievie (Menzies)
    7. Lassie Wi' The Yellow Coatie
    8. Rattlin' Roarin' Willie (Burns)
  • Side Two
    1. Bannockburn (Menzies)
    2. Kismuil's Galley
    3. Boys Of Bluehill/Harvest Home
    4. Parcel Of Rogues (Burns)
    5. Scotland Will Rise (Duncan/Watson)
    6. Great White Sheep (Menzies) [1]
    7. Busk Busk
    8. Gaberlunzie Man (Menzies)

  • Gaberlunzie
    • Robin Watson: vocals, 12 string guitar, bass
    • Gordon Menzies: vocals, guitar, mandoline, harmonica
  • Musicians
    • Iain Mackintosh: concertina
    • Tam Harvey: guitar, bass guitar
    • Alistair Campbell: bodhrán
  • Credits
    • Produced by Alistair Campbell & Robin Watson

Sleeve Notes

Wha for Scotland's king and law
Freedom's Sword wad strongly draw

(Robert Burns)

Many thanks to Iain Mackintosh and Tam Harvey for their session work. Iain on concertina and Tam on bass guitar. A special word of thanks to our session bodhrán player Alistair (Hitchcock) Campbell who engineered all the tracks with much patience.


  • Notes
    1. "Great White Sheep" originally appeared on the 1st issue (only) of their 1971 LP, Gaberlunzie.