Especially for Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering 2021, One Row Records proudly present a selection of albums featuring some of the finest traditional music and song from Northumbria.   

From archive recordings of traditional musicians the Shepherds, mouth organ or ‘moothie’ player Jimmy Little, to revival musicians such as Rob Say, Chris Ormston, and Stewart Hardy.  At the bottom of this page, you’ll find a small selection of albums related to the Morpeth Gathering or inspired by Northumbrian music, including Gathering regulars Jim & Lynette Eldon.

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All orders will be despatched 1st class with Royal Mail, in plastic free packaging.


An audience with the Shepherds

Live recordings of Willie Taylor, Will Atkinson and Joe Hutton. Traditional music played on Smallpipes, Fiddle and Mouthorgan from Northumberland and the Borders. This 16 track album showcases three of the finest Northumbrian musicians at their best. 

Morpeth’s Music

An anthology of songs and tunes relating to Morpeth. Songs and tunes old and new from friends of the Gathering including Stewart Hardy, Alex Swailes, Voice Male, Ellington Colliery Band, Pipers’ Fancy, Benny Graham, Fligarishon, York Waits and Rod Arthur.

How Does It Gan? 

Mouth Organ in the Northumbrian tradition, by Jimmy Little and friends. “Moothie, harmonica, mouth harp… call it what you will, but Jimmy Little is truly a master of his instrument and – dare I say it – a natural successor to the late, great Will Atkinson”  Pete Clarke, 2015.  

How Does It Gan, Again?

The second album of moothie in the Northumbrian style by Jimmy Little. Accompanied by Andy Kain and Di Jevons on fiddles, and Leonard Brown on piano. 

The Quiet Hills

An anthology of music and song from Northumbrian, featuring Alice Burn, Graham Dick, Richard & Fiona Johnstone, Chris Ormston, Andrew and Margret Watchorn. 

O’er Lang at the Fair

Solo album by Rob Say. Smallpipes and Concertina from Northumberland. As one of the foremost performers of tradition music from the North East of England, Rob Say was fortunate to learn from some of the greatest of the older generation of musicians. 

Time Out of Mind 

Debut solo album from virtuosic Smallpiper Chris Ormston. 19 tracks of Northumbrian Smallpipe tunes, accompanied by Hazel Bullock on Flute, and Stewart Hardy on Fiddle. 

Legends of the North – Taffy Thomas

A digital download of the 2006 album from Taffy Thomas MBE. Including the story Fairy Ointment, set in Morpeth Market Place, and collected from Gathering organiser Kim Bibby-Wilson. 

Jim & Lynette Eldon 

A digital download of the rare and sought-after 1997 studio album Jim & Lynette Eldon. As a respected clog dancer in the North East style, Lynette is regularly asked to judge the championship competitions at Morpeth Gathering. 

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