North Country (album)


North Country (album)
North Country
Studio album by The Rankin Family
Released August 24, 1993 (1993-08-24)
Genre Country, folk
Length 45:12
Label EMI
Producer Chad Irschick
The Rankin Family chronology
Fare Thee Well Love
(1990)
North Country
(1993)
Grey Dusk of Eve
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

North Country is the third studio album by Canadian folk music group The Rankin Family. It was released by EMI on August 24, 1993. The album peaked at number 1 on the RPM Country Albums chart.[2] A revised version was released in the United States in 1994. This version contained material from the original North Country album, 1992's Fare Thee Well Love and the Grey Dusk of Eve EP.

Contents

Track listing

Original release

  1. "North Country" (Jimmy Rankin) - 3:36
  2. "Oich U Agus H-Iuraibh Éile (Love Song)" (Traditional) - 3:01
  3. "Borders and Time" (Jimmy Rankin) - 3:23
  4. "Mull River Shuffle" (Donald Angus Beaton, J. S. Skinner, Jimmy Rankin, Wilfred Gillis) - 4:54
  5. "Lisa Brown" (Jimmy Rankin) - 3:03
  6. "Ho Ro Mo Nighean Donn Bhòidheach" (Traditional) - 4:41
  7. "Tramp Miner" (Jimmy Rankin) - 3:18
  8. "Rise Again" (Leon Dubinsky) - 3:47
  9. "Leis An Lurgainn" (Traditional) - 3:04
  10. "Christy Campbell Medley" (Traditional) - 4:40
  11. "Saved in the Arms" (Jimmy Rankin) - 3:45
  12. "Johnny Tulloch: Betty Lou's Reel" (Beaton, Jimmy Rankin) - 3:02
  13. "Turn That Boat Around" (Jimmy Rankin) - 3:33

Revised release

  1. "North Country" (Jimmy Rankin) – 3:35
  2. "Borders and Time" (Jimmy Rankin) – 3:23
  3. "Orangedale Whistle" (Jimmy Rankin) – 3:25
  4. "Ho Ro Mo Nighean Down Bhóidheach" (Traditional) – 4:41
  5. "Gillis Mountain" (Raylene Rankin) – 3:04
  6. "Fare Thee Well Love" (Jimmy Rankin) – 4:29
  7. "Christy Campbell Medley" (John Morris Rankin, Traditional) – 3:05
  8. "Tramp Miner" (Jimmy Rankin) – 3:18
  9. "Rise Again" (Leon Dubinsky) – 3:47
  10. "Grey Dusk of Eve" (Dave Field, The Rankin Family) – 3:07
  11. "Fisherman's Son" (Jimmy Rankin) – 3:30
  12. "Tell My Ma" (Traditional) – 2:15
  13. "Turn That Boat Around" (Jimmy Rankin) – 3:33

Chart performance

Chart (1993) Peak
position
Canadian RPM Country Albums 1
Canadian RPM Top Albums 7

References

Preceded by
Common Thread: The Songs of the Eagles
by Various Artists
RPM Country Albums number-one album
December 4 - December 10, 1993
Succeeded by
Common Thread: The Songs of the Eagles
by Various Artists

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