Relationships

member of:Radio Sweethearts
Battlefield Band (1991 – 2002)
collaborator on:Fiddlers 5
married:Heidi Talbot
Kate Rusby (2001-08 – 2006)
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/artist/mn0000004013 [info]
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/artist/356592 [info]
IMDb:https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1481818/ [info]
Last.fm:https://www.last.fm/music/John McCusker [info]
official homepages:http://www.johnmccusker.co.uk/ [info]
VIAF ID:VIAF: 36519385 [info]
Wikidata:Q6247603 [info]
picture:https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:FIL_2012_-_Mc_Goldrick,_Mc_Cusker,_Doyle_15.JPG [info]
other databases:https://rateyourmusic.com/artist/john-mccusker [info]

Appearances

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
arranger
No TellingLinda Thompson5:00
composer
'S Tusa Thileas
Billy's Reel
Boys of the Puddle (jig)
Cher's Trip to Scotland
Emma and Jamie's Wedding
First Coast
Floating Candles
Frank's Reel / Trip to the Bronx
Frank’s Reel
It's Nice to Be Nice / The Auld Toon Band / McCabe's Reel
Jack Seward's
Johnny's Jig
Kev's Trip to Brittany
Leaving Friday Harbor
Logie O'Buchan / Logie's Waltz
Miss Kate Rusby
Mornin Lion
Pur the Orangutan
Sailing Through the Narrows (jig)
Shake a Leg
Simon Thoumire's Jig
Something for Jamie
Start It All Over Again
The Last Trip Home / The Luckenbooth
The Loneliest
The Night Visit
The Shetland Molecule (reel)
The Witchery
Tom Rose
Touche Pas
Under One Sky
Xesús and Felisa
instrument
1994-12-12 – 1994-12-16Gardyne CastlefiddleWilliam Jackson5:01
1994-12-12 – 1994-12-16The New RoadfiddleWilliam Jackson5:41
’Ille Dhuinn, ’S Toigh Leam ThufiddleJulie Fowlis3:40
’Ille Dhuinn, ’S Toigh Leam ThuviolaJulie Fowlis3:40
Admiral Coleadditional, fiddle and guestAlasdair Roberts3:06
An t‐Aparan Goirid ’s an t‐Aparan Ùr: Òran do Sheasaidh Bhaile RaghnaillfiddleJulie Fowlis4:05
Ay, Waukin, OfiddleTony Cuffe3:07
Aye Waukin-OfiddleEddi Reader4:03
Baron's Heir + Sadenia's AirfiddleEddi Reader4:26
Beware o' Bonnie AnnfiddleBilly Ross3:29
Bodaich Odhar HoghaigearraidhfiddleJulie Fowlis2:49
Brose and ButterfiddleBilly Ross1:43
Dans les prisons de NantesfiddleNolwenn Leroy2:50
Fisher Boyguest and violinEliza Carthy3:19
Game of All Foursguest and guitar familyKate Rusby3:41
Ged a Sheòl Mi air M' AineolfiddleJulie Fowlis3:08
GreensleevesfiddleNolwenn Leroy3:42
Hùg air a’ Bhonaid MhòirfiddleJulie Fowlis2:58
I Hae a Wife o' My AinfiddleBilly Ross1:38
John Barleycorn: A BalladmandolinDavy Steele2:49
Jumpin' JohnfiddleTony Cuffe2:06
Kellyburn BraesfiddleAlan Reid3:28
KilliecrankiefiddleJamie McMenemy1:56
Kissin' My KatiefiddleTony Cuffe2:18
La Jument de MichaofiddleNolwenn Leroy2:58
Lady Mary AnnfiddleBilly Ross2:30
Le Bagad de Lann-BihouéfiddleNolwenn Leroy3:44
Leezie LindsayfiddleEddi Reader4:47
Light NightsviolinPaul Weller3:45
Little Bear / Wobbly Cat / Upton Stick Danceguest and violinEliza Carthy4:04
Ma Bretagne quand elle pleutfiddleNolwenn Leroy3:13
Mary and the SoldiercitternEddi Reader3:36
Mo Bheannachd dhan Bhàillidh ÙrviolaJulie Fowlis4:12
Mo Bheannachd dhan Bhàillidh ÙrfiddleJulie Fowlis4:12
My Collier LaddiefiddleAlan Reid3:11
My Sister the Moon (demo)stringsHeidi Talbot4:07
No TellingcitternLinda Thompson5:00
O Once I Lov'd a Bonnie LassfiddleDavy Steele3:28
O, Let Me in This Ae NightfiddleBilly Ross3:31
O, Were I on Parnassus HillfiddleAlan Reid3:28
Òganaich Ùir a Rinn M' FhàgailviolaJulie Fowlis2:40
On the Banks of Red Rosesadditional, fiddle and guestAlasdair Roberts4:12
Ontarioguitar familyEddi Reader3:38
Puirt‐a‐Beul Set: ’S Toigh Leam Fhìn Buntàta ’s Ìm / Tha Fionnlagh ag Innearadh / Hùg Oiridh Hiridh HairidhfiddleJulie Fowlis3:39
Puirt: Siud Mar Chaidh an Càl a Dholaidh / Nam Biodh Agam Gioball Bodaich / Gogha Bh' ann a Hogha GearraidhfiddleJulie Fowlis2:41
Ramblin' IrishmanfiddleAndy M. Stewart5:33
Rantin', Rovin' Robincittern and fiddleAlan Reid3:35
Safe as Housesguitar familyEddi Reader3:53
Scroggam / O Gie the Lass Her Fairin', LadfiddleJamie McMenemy2:32
Sweet AftonfiddleTony Cuffe4:25
Sweet Williamadditional, fiddle and guestAlasdair Roberts4:45
Tha Caolas Eadar Mi 's IainfiddleJulie Fowlis4:49
Tha Mo Ghaol air Àird a' Chuainfiddle and violaJulie Fowlis3:07
The AftonfiddleEddi Reader4:37
The Calton WeaverfiddleEddi Reader3:09
The Cooper o CuddyfiddleTony Cuffe2:05
The Cruel Motheradditional, fiddle and guestAlasdair Roberts6:48
The Lass That Made the Bed to MefiddleJamie McMenemy4:36
The Silver TassiefiddleBilly Ross3:22
The Weary Pund o' TowfiddleTony Cuffe2:52
The Winter It Is PastfiddleBilly Ross4:02
There's Three True Gude Fellows / Johnie BluntfiddleJamie McMenemy2:14
Tie the Bonnet / Monaghan Twig / A Fair Wind / The Convenience ReelfiddleJohn Doyle3:59
To Daunton MefiddleJanet Russell4:14
Tri MartolodfiddleNolwenn Leroy3:12
Wee Willie GrayfiddleTony Cuffe & Rod Paterson1:50
When Rosy May Comes in Wi' FlowersfiddleTony Cuffe4:15
Whistle O'er the Lave O'tfiddleBilly Ross1:41
Willie Brew'd a Peck o' MautfiddleTony Cuffe & Rod Paterson3:45
Ye Banks and Braes o' Bonnie DoonfiddleEddi Reader3:36
All My SinsfiddleMaeve O'Boyle
Black Waterfiddle and tin whistleKris Drever
Kill to Get CrimsoncitternMark Knopfler
Kill to Get CrimsonviolinMark Knopfler
Leaving Friday Harboraccordion, cittern, fiddle, keyboard and whistleBattlefield Band
Privateeringcittern and fiddleMark Knopfler
Privateeringcittern and fiddleMark Knopfler
The Wishing TreefiddleJohn Doyle, John McCusker & Mike McGoldrick
The Wishing TreeharmoniumJohn Doyle, John McCusker & Mike McGoldrick
The Wishing Treetin whistle [whistles]John Doyle, John McCusker & Mike McGoldrick
Tracker (deluxe edition)fiddleMark Knopfler
Tracker (deluxe edition)citternMark Knopfler
Under One SkyfiddleJohn McCusker
producer
No TellingLinda Thompson5:00
10Kate Rusby
10Kate Rusby
Black WaterKris Drever
HourglassKate Rusby
HourglassKate Rusby
Kate Rusby & Kathryn RobertsKate Rusby & Kathryn Roberts
Little LightsKate Rusby
Little LightsKate Rusby
SleeplessKate Rusby
The Girl Who Couldn’t FlyKate Rusby
Under One SkyJohn McCusker
Underneath the StarsKate Rusby
Underneath the StarsKate Rusby
writer
Sweet Honey in the Rock