Kith and Kin


Kith and Kin

Bridgegate Music BMCD006.   Information, lyrics, chords, and music for each track are on the Lyrics Page of this website. These songs and music are all about kith and kin, each with a story, a Scottish connection, and a tale to be told. We hope you enjoy them, take them and sing them. Linsey & Ken.

“Kith and Kin” – noun [plural]  ‘ones native land’  and  ‘friends/neighbours/family’

Linsey Aitken – vocals, ‘cello, piano.
Ken Campbell – vocals, guitars, northumbrian pipes, laud.

Guest Musicians:
Andy Shanks – guitar, dobro, backing vocals
Frank Lee – melodeons
Howard Booster – 5 string fiddles
Nick Turner – backing vocals
Stevie Lawrence – bouzouki, guitar, percussion

Front Cover painting ‘Tree of Life’ – Keane. Original Oil painting, depicting one of two hundred stone carvings that date back to Roman times which decorate the Bell Tower of the Duomo in the town of Barga in Tuscany’The most Scottish town in Italy’

Production – Nick Turner, Mary Ann Kennedy, Linsey Aitken, Ken Campbell
Engineering – Nick Turner
Recorded – Watercolour Music, Scotland/Mesa Recording, San Francisco
Mastered – Watercolour Music
Photography/Artwork/Design – Archie MacFarlane