Cape Breton Fiddle And Piano Music

By The Beatons

  1. Thomas MacDonnell’s
    Gan Ainm
    My Great Friend John Morris Rankin
    Marie O’Keeffe
    Francis Beaton’s
  2. Quickstep
    Gordon’s Trip To Sydney
    The Garden Wall
  3. Bandelena March
    Ben Lomond
    Gabe Arsenault’s
    Eoghan Dhu
    Tullamore Piper
    Gan Ainm
  4. Mary Ann MacDougall’s
    Yester House
    MacKinnon’s Other Rant
    Beaton’s Delight
    Joey Beaton’s
    Tamarack’er Down
  5. The Haughs Of Cromdale
    Johnny Sullivan
    Malcolm Finlay’s
    White Lightning
  6. Sandy MacIntyre’s March
    Because He Was A Bonnie Lad
    Editor’s Favourite
    Willy MacKenzie’s
    Joan Beaton’s
    Sandy MacInnis
  7. Glenn Graham’s
    Teviot Bridge
  8. Coilsfield House
    Farewell Friend March
  9. The Brig O’ Balater
    Fife Hunt
    Lady Montgomery
    Mrs. Ronald MacDonald’s
  10. Do’igean Bachd
    The Night The Goats Came Home
    Carl Beaton’s
    Michael Rankin’s
  11. A Joan Boes Tune
    Erchless Castle March
    Donald Angus Beaton’s
    General Stewart Of Garth
    The Grey Old Lady Of Raasay
    The Men Of The Deeps
  12. The Maids Of Islay
    Lucy Campbell
    Elizabeth’s Big Coat
    Old Time Wedding Reel #1
    MacKinnon’s Other Rant
    Old Time Wedding Reel #2
  13. Back Of The Change House
    The Beaton Family Recording
    Todd Graham’s
    Port St. Lucie
    The Stone Frigate
  14. Andrea Beaton’s March
    The Laird O’ Thrums
    Hoch Hey Johnny Lad
    Sir Reginald MacDonald
    Traditional Laddie
    Memories Of Dougald MacIntyre
  15. Lady Dorthea Stewart Murray
    The Glasgow Gaelic Club
    Burt Feintuch
  16. Stumpie
    Duke Of Gordon
    West Mabou
    Joys Of Mabou Mines
    Anna Mae’s

Two comments

This is an amazing CD!!! I got it while on vacation in CB and I never stop listening to it. It has a lot of good CB tunes.

“The Beaton Family of Mabou: Cape Breton Fiddle and Piano Music”

Smithsonian Folkways SFW40507 - recorded in 2004

The fiddle and piano reign in Cape Breton! When the Beatons play, the dancing feet of family, friends, and fans pound out the vibrant rhythms of reels, strathspeys, jigs and other favorites from this tradition-rich corner of Canada. 14 tracks. 74 minutes. 36-page booklet. 14 tracks 74 minutes 36 page booklet (also a PDF that can be donwloaded from this link.)

~ performances by fiddlers Kinnon & Andrea Beaton as well as by Glenn Graham and Rodney MacDonald. Betty Lou Beaton plays a piano solo as well. Also included is one archival track of Donald Angus Beaton from the 1960s.