Alison O'Donnell

singer, musician and writer of songs & soundscapes

  • United Bible Studies Rosary Bleeds vinyl  Golden Pavilion 2016
  • United Bible Studies Soregh, Murne & Fast 2015.
  • United Bible Studies The Ale's What Cures Ye, MIE 2015.
  • United Bible Studies So As To Preserve The Mystery, Deep Water 2015.
  • The Owl Service & Alison O'Donnell The Fabric of Folk (redux edition), reissue EP, SPC 2015.
  • Firefay & Alison O'Donnell Anointed Queen, Stone Tape CD 2014 and Golden Pavilion vinyl 2016.
  • United Bible Studies, Doineann, A Year in the Country 2014.
  • United Bible Studies, Box Social (live 2009) Reverb Worship 2014.
  • Compilation: Songs from the Black Meadow (Black Meadow Song) 2014 and Mega Dodo 2016.
  • Head South By Weaving & Alison O'Donnell The Execution of Frederick Baker, (vinyl & CD) Ritual Echo 2012/13.
  • Compilation The Flooers O' The Forest, Songs and Music of Flodden, 1513-2013, 500th Anniversary (Flodden Field from the EP The Fabric of Folk), Greentrax Recordings.
  • Plankton, A Fruits de Mer Collection, (vinyl) Record Collector, 2013 & (CD) 2016.
  • United Bible Studies & Jozef Van Wissem Downland, (vinyl) Deserted Village/Incunabulum 2010.
  • Mellow Candle Swaddling Songs Plus, (deluxe vinyl set) Rise Above Records 2010.
  • Alison O'Donnell Hey Hey Hippy Witch, Floating World 2009
  • Compilation: The Story of British Folk, Spectrum Music (Mellow Candle, Messenger Birds) 2010
  • Compilation, Sunday Sunshine the world of SNB Records (Mellow Candle) 2008
  • Alison O'Donnell with Head South By Weaving Frozen Warnings/Day is Done Double A-Side Vinyl Single (Fruits de Mer) 2008
  • The Owl Service and Alison O'Donnell The Fabric of Folk EP (Static Caravan) 2008
  • The Blackcap, Osmosys 2006
  • Compilation Strange Coincidences in Specialty Tea Trading Vol. II,
  • Alison O'Donnell & Isabel Ní Chuireáin Mise agus Ise, Osmosys Records
  • Sanctuary Records Group compilation Early Morning Hush, Mellow Candle.
  • Deram compilation various Legend of a Mind, Decca Records (Mellow Candle)
  • Compilation various artists, Celtic-Medieval Collective 12" vinyl, As She Was Crowned So Crowned Were They, Fossil Dungeon (Mellow Candle)
  • Compilation various artists Legends of Ireland, Rhino Records (Mellow Candle)
  • Eishtlinn Eist Linn, Kissing Spell (Spiral)
  • Flibbertigibbet My Lagan Love (live/demos), Kissing Spell
  • Mellow Candle The Virgin Prophet (Unreleased sessions 1969-1970), Kissing Spell
  • Plastik Mak Love Connection, Flash Records
  • Flibbertigibbet Whistling Jigs to the Moon, Stanyan (reissue Kissing Spell)
  • Mellow Candle Swaddling Songs, Decca (reissue See For Miles/Edison Records Japan/Soma
  • Records Korea/Acme Records/Acme/Esoteric)

Guest Recordings

  • Richard Moult Sjoraust, Second Language 2016.
  • Kara J. Richards Refugee Lullaby, Rrrip Records 2015.
  • Richard Moult Last Night I Dreamt of Hibrihteselle, Wild Silence 2015.
  • Dodson and Fogg In A Strange Slumber, Wisdom Twins Records 2014
  • Dodson and Fogg After the Fall, 2014
  • Big Dwarf Towards Abstraction, Ajar Records 2013
  • Raising Holy Sparks Old Times and End Times 2013
  • Moonroot Under the Ancient Oak, Metalhit.com 2012
  • Dodson & Fogg Derring Do, Wisdom Twins 2013
  • The Owl Service The View From a Hill (Rif Mountain) 2010
  • The Owl Service The Burn Comes Down EP (Rif Mountain) 2010
  • Cathedral The Guessing Game (Nuclear Blast) 2010
  • United Bible Studies The Jonah (Camera Obscura) 2009
  • Mr Pine Rewilding (Whiskey Lad Recordings) 2008
  • The Fieldmouse Conspiracy Freedom and the Dream Penguin (WMNY Recordings) 2008
  • Agitated Radio Pilot World Winding Down Double Album (deadslackstring records) 2007
  • Michele Ann Kelly A Breakfast Affair EP
  • Roger Lucey The Road is Much Longer, 3rd Ear Music
  • Colin Shamley Born Guilty, 3rd Ear Music

Bibliography

  • A Seance at Syd's: an Anthology of Modern Acid-Folk-Haunt-Psych-Prog-Space-Radiophonic-Rock Etc Quotes, Dave Thompson, 2015.qfile
  • Seasons They Change (The Story of Acid and Psychedelic Folk), Jeanette Leech, Jawbone, 2010.
  • Electric Eden (Unearthing Britain's Visionary Music), Rob Young, Faber & Faber, 2010.
  • Galactic Ramble edited by Richard Morton Jack, Foxcote Books 2009
  • Beautiful Day: Forty Years of Irish Rock, Sean Campbell, Cork University Press 2005
  • A Seeker's Guide to the Rhythm of Yesteryear, Shiloh Noone, 2004.
  • Irish Folk, Trad and Blues: A Secret History, Colin Harper & Trevor Hodgett, 2005.
  • History of Contemporary Music of South Africa, Garth Chilvers & Tom Jasiukowicz, Toga Publishing 1994.
  • Irish Rock (where it's come from where it's at where it's going) Tony Clayton-Lea & Richie Taylor, Gill and Macmillan '92.
  • Irish Rock, Mark J. Prendergast. The O'Brien Press 1987.

 

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