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Hom Bru

Hom Bru formed in Shetland in 1978, and have gone through many line-up changes. An excellent history of the band can be found at their website, www.hombru.co.uk.

Any further information about Hom Bru would be gratefully received (email me).

 

Records:

First Swig

First Swig (cassette, 1978)

Side One: Nine Points Till Roguery; Greenland Whaling; Delta Dawn; Till the Rivers All Run Dry; Gardebylaten
Side Two: Never On a Sunday; Fiddler's Green; Banks of Newfoundland; The Alamo; Scotland the Brave

All tracks traditional except where indicated

Davie Henry (vocals, rhythm guitar, mandolin); Alec Johnson (bass, harmony vocals); Gary Peterson (drums, mandolin); Brian Nicolson (vocals)


Obadeea

Obadeea (Celtic Music CMCD009, 1982)

Christmas Day/The Bonnie Isle of Whalsay/Leather Breeches; Garebylatten; Lassie Lie Near Me; Chicago Reel/The Scholar/St Ann's Reel; Ragtime Jane (Jimmy Elliot); The New Song on the Turnout; The Brolum (Dr C Bannantyne)/Pete Da Mill (G Peterson); Janine's Shell (G Faux)/Sandy Bell's Hornpipe (R Smith); Unst Boat Song; Garster's Dream/Da Brig/Da Sooth End (W Hunter); Sandy Burn Reel (F Jamieson); Banks of the Bann; The Eighth Black Watch on Passchaendale Ridge (S Bremner)/John Murray of Lochee (J Hastings)

All tracks traditional except where indicated

Pete Miller (vocals, guitar, electric bass); George Faux (fiddle, mandolin, guitar, vocals); Gary Peterson (mandolin, tenor banjo, fiddle); Ivor Pottinger (guitar)


Obadeea

Rowin Foula Doon (1990)

Sylvia/Tulloch's Farewell Tae da Hagdale; Rowin Foula Doon; Huckleberry Hornpipe/Homesteaders Reel/Donkey Reel; Caledonia; Niamh's Capers/Toss the Feathers/The Pinch of Snuff; Shaskeen/Paddy Faheys/Fair Jenny; Miss Rowan Davies (P Cunningham); Smugglers; I'll Remember You This Way; Moving Cloud

All tracks traditional except where indicated

Pete Miller (vocals, guitar); Steven Spence (fiddle); Gary Peterson (mandolin, tenor banjo); Davie Henry (vocals, mandolin); Ivor Pottinger (vocals, guitar)



No Afore Time (2003)

Cooper's Reels: Millbrae/Miss Susan Cooper/Calum Donaldson/Mickey Ainsworth (R. Cooper); Da Sang o da Delting Lass (M.H. Odie); Susi's Waltz (D. Cahn); A Scarce O' Tatties/Angus McKinnon/My Kindly Sweetheart/The Aleis Dear/Jock Wilson's Ball; Da Sang o da Fisher Lad (James Isbister/John Nicolson); Recuerdos de la Alhambra (F. Tarrega); The Galway Hornpipe/The Poppy Leaf; Da Trowie Song (Linklater/Miller); Serendipity (G. Peterson); Joys of Quebec/Crooked Stovepipe/Mittens Breakdown/Arkansas Traveller/Golden Slippers; High Rocking Swing (Avants/Tennant); Da Lass o Hascosay (M.H. Odie); Bonnie Nancy (P. Cunningham); The Harley Ashtray (C. McKerron/M. Duff)/McPherson’s Strut (J. Unger); Simmer Dim (R.W. Isbister)

All tracks traditional except where indicated

Brian Nicolson (vocals, bass guitar); John Robert Deyall (fiddle); Gary Peterson (mandolin, tenor banjo); Davie Henry (vocals, mandolin); John Hutchison (vocals, guitar)