The SCOTSMAN newspaper placed Alloway Tales at No 2 in their top 5 Best Ever Robert Burns CDs. (Rod Paterson was No. 1.)
( Of The tracks were originally released on LINN Records' "The Complete Songs of Robert Burns". A thirteen CD set produced by Dr. Fred Freeman.
5 More tracks were recorded to complete what is one of Ian Bruce's best selling and best loved albums.
released November 11, 1999
Ian Bruce - Vocals, Guitar, Bodhran
Ian Anderson - Banjo, Bouzouki
John Martin - Fiddle, Viola
Tony McManus - Guitar, Mandolin
Ian Lowthian - Accordion
Catriona Macdonald - Fiddle
Marc Duff - Recorder, Bodhran, Whistle, Recorder
William (Billy) Jackson - Whistle, Clarsach
Dougie Pincock - Small Pipes, Whistle
Jack Evans - Guitar