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Alistair Anderson

Concertina Player, Northumberland, North East England

Discography

Alistair Anderson Recordings

1972 Alistair Anderson Plays English Concertina – 1 st Solo L.P. LER 2074

1974 Concertina Workshop – Topic/Free Reed 12TFRS 501 with tutor booklet

1975 Traditional Tunes – Front Hall Records (USA) FHR 08

1978 Corby Crag - Topic 12TS371

1979 Dookin’ for Apples – recorded by Front Hall Records in USA released in UK by Topic - 12TS402

1982 Steel Skies – released by Topic (12TS427) in UK and Flying Fish in USA [See RELEASES]

1987 Grand Chain – Black Crow Records – CRO 216 L.P. and C.D. [See RELEASES]

1990 Syncopace –Black Crow Records – CRO CD 226 [See RELEASES]

1999 On Cheviot Hills – string quartet and concertina – White Meadow Records – WMR 2002CD [See RELEASES]

2002 Airplay – collaboration with jazz trombonist Annie Whitehead Provocateur Records – PVC 1032 [See RELEASES]

2008 Concertina Workshop – reissue Free Reed - Revival Masters 15 [See RELEASES]

2008 Islands - White Meadow Records – WMR 2008CD [See RELEASES]

2009 Steel Skies reissue Topic TSCD427 [See RELEASES]

Recordings with The High Level Ranters

1968 (Check) First HLR LP Northumberland For Ever – Topic 12 T186– republished as CD in Classic of British Folk series Topic 200.....

1969 Lads of Northumbria – High Level Ranters - Leader LER 2007

1970 Keep Your Feet Still Geordie Hinnie - High Level Ranters - Leader LER 2020

1971 High Level - High Level Ranters - Leader LER 2030

1973 A Mile to Ride - High Level Ranters - Leader LER 2037

1975 The Bonnie Pit Laddie Double L.P. - High Level Ranters – Topic 12TS 271/2 reissued on CD

1976 Ranting Lads - High Level Ranters – Topic 12TS 297

Other Recordings featuring Alistair Anderson

1970 The Folk Trailer Leader LER 2019

1976 Cut and Dry Dolly – The Cut and Dry Band - ensemble of Northumbrian pipers – Topic 12TS 278

1976 At Toronto Islands - Mariposa Festival

1980 Cut and Dry Dolly 2 – The Cut and Dry Band Topic 12TS 413 (i recoded this L.P.)

1984 Ris Orangis – Musique Vivantes –Double L.P. of major French festival MJC 84001/2

1985 From Sewing Shields to Glendale – various artists including Will Taylor, Will Atkinson, Joe Hutton and Kathryn Tickell.

1985 Buttons & Bows Volume 2 Dambuster –DAM006

2009 English International – 3 CD set of leading players of English Concertina - Folk Sound FSCD80

Alistair has also been a session musician on numerous recordings with leading performers including; Richard Thompson, Kate Bush, Al Stewart, Davey Johnston, A.L. Lloyd

Recordings produced by Alistair Anderson

1978 Northumbrian Voice – Fred Reed - White Meadow Records WMR 01 – album of dialect poetry by local poet from Ashington coal field

1989 Mouth Organ- Will Atkinson –Common Ground