Traditional Fiddle Music of Cape Breton
Volume 2: The Rover's Return

Vol. 1- Mabou Coal Mines

Vol. 2 - The Rover's Return

Vol. 3: Bras d'Or House

Vol. 4 - MacKinnon's Brook

Part of Rounder's North American Traditions series,The present collection focuses upon the region around Kenloch, north of Lake Ainslie - in the center of Inverness County

Features Willie Kennedy, Francis MacDonald, John MacDougall, Morgan MacQuarrie, John Archie Gillis, Gordon MacLean and Allan MacDonald Photos

Tunes and artists listed below.

1 George I. Taylor (Willie Kennedy)

2 Domhnull Cleireach (Francis MacDonald)

3 Bill Lamey's (Willie Kennedy and Morgan MacQuarrie)

4 Lament, for Sir Harry Niven Lumsden, Baronet of Achindoir (John MacDougall)

5 O'er the Muir Amang The Heather ( Morgan MacQuarrie)

6 Coilsfield House ( Allan MacDonald and Morgan MacQuarrie)

7 Lamb Holm / Blackthorn / The Disturber / Leaving for Ireland Gordon MacLean

8 Minnie Foster's / Fred Wilson's / etc. ( Willie Kennedy)

9 My Compliments to James D. Gillis ( Francis MacDonald)

10 Cameron Chisholm's Birthday ( Francis MacDonald)

11 Scotsville / West Margaree / Put Me in the Big Chest ( John Archie Gillis)

12 Traditional / The Leg of a Duck / Gillan an Drover / Off to Donnybrook ( Morgan MacQuarrie)

13 The Taking of Beaumont Hamel / Lucy Campbell / etc. ( John MacDougall)

Willie Kennedy

Morgan MacQuarrie

Gordon MacLean


Allan MacDonald

Francis MacDonald

John MacDougall


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