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Matt McGinn 1

(1928-1977) Scottish songwriter/singer
Some of Matt's recordings are detailed below.
With thanks to Susanne Kalweit.

 

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The Iron Muse ('63)
Edinburgh Vol.1 ('63)
Edinburgh Vol.2 ('64)
Tonight At the Attic ('66)
Matt McGinn ('66)
Best Scottish ('67)
Honesty Is Out of the Fashion ('68)
Little Ticks of Time ('69)
Sampler ('69)
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Scots Sampler ('70)
Take Me Back to the Jungle ('71)
5,227,706 Scotsmen ('71)
Tinny Can On My Tail ('72)
The Two Heided Man ('72)
2 Heided Man Again ('74)
Wellies ('74)
Screwtops ('75)
Best Scottish Folk ('78)


The Iron Muse (Topic Records TOP 12T 86, 1963)
with A L Lloyd, Bob Davenport, Anne Briggs, Louis Killen, Ray Fisher, The Celebrated Working Man's

Side One: The Donibristle Moss Moran Disaster
Side Two: The Swan-Necked Valve; The Foreman O'Rourke (McGinn)


EFF1

Ray & Archie Fisher: Edinburgh Folk Festival Vol.1 (Decca LK 4546, 1963)
with Owen Hand, Ian Campbell Folk Group, Ann Briggs, Lou Killen, Ray & Archie Fisher, Hamish Imlach, Nadia Cattouse; Dolina McLennan

Side One: Rap Tap Tap (McGinn)


EFF2

Ray & Archie Fisher: Edinburgh Folk Festival Vol.2 (Decca LK 4563, 1964)
with Owen Hand, Ian Campbell Folk Group, Ann Briggs, Lou Killen, Ray & Archie Fisher, Hamish Imlach, Nadia Cattouse; Dolina McLennan, Jill Doyle, Jean Hart

Side Two: You Cannae Kick Around Here (McGinn)



To-Night at the Attic (Action FMC 926, c. 1966 - precise info wanted!)
with Danny Kyle, Josh MacRae, and Davy Spiers

Side One: Three Nights and a Sunday (McGinn); I'm Looking for a Job (McGinn)
Side Two: Coorie Doon (Miner's Lullaby) (McGinn); If It Wisnae for the Union (McGinn)



Matt McGinn (Transatlantic XTRA 1045, 1966) (Re-released as TRA SAM 41)

Side One: The Red Yo Yo; Willie Macnamara; Old Johnny Bull; Big Sammy; The Footba' Referee; Ban the Beatles
Side Two: The Heilan' Man; The First Man On the Moon; Manura Manyar; Gallowgate Calypso; Lots of Little Soldiers; Unner Alow the Ground

all songs by Matt McGinn
Note: one of the backing musicians on this LP is Robin Williamson, later of The Incredible String Band, who played mandolin and sang backing vocals.


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The Best of Scottish Folk Music (XTRA 1053, 1967)
with Lorna Campbell; Luke Kelly; Isla Cameron; Owen Hand; Hamish Imlach; Bert Jansch; Alex Campbell; Ian Campbell

Side One: The Gallowgate Calypso (McGinn)

Matt McGinn (vocals)



Honesty Is Out Of the Fashion (Transatlantic XTRA 1071, 1968)

Side One: Honesty Is Out Of the Fashion; The Pekinese Dog; The Sash/Kevin Barry; The Dundee Ghost; The Ballad of the Q4; Biddie McGrath; The Leaving of Liverpool (trad arr McGinn)
Side Two: Ros In the Bow (trad adapted McGinn); Two Foot Tall; The Sequel to The Dundee Weaver (trad adapted McGinn); No Nay Never; The Big Orange Whale; The Pill; Coorie Doon

all songs by Matt McGinn unless where otherwise indicated

Matt McGinn (vocals) with Pete Stanley, Brian Golbey, Alan (Spud) Taylor


Little Ticks of Time

Little Ticks of Time (Transatlantic XTRA 1078, 1969)

Side One: The Cleansing Man; The Witches Song; Polly Has a Poodle; Little Ticks of Time; Skinny Ma Linky Long Legs; The Man In the Moon; Bingo Bella
Side Two: Jolly Red Nose; Mornin' Elanora; Tra La La Tweet Tweet; Oor Wee Wean; The Dundee Cat (Nicoll); Eternity Will Soon Be Over; Loch Lomond (trad)

all songs by Matt McGinn unless where otherwise indicated

Matt McGinn (vocals)
with The Lowlanders


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The Matt McGinn Sampler (Transatlantic TRA SAM8, 1969)

Side One: Rob Roy MacGregor; The Ballad of the Q4; The Dundee Ghost; Big Sammy; The Pill; The Red Yoyo
Side Two: The Boys from Lisbon; I Have Seen the Highlands; Willie MacNamara; Moaning; The Ballad of John MacLean; The Heilan' Man

All songs by Matt McGinn


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