The Songs of Kate and Anna McGarrigle: Sung by Others

 

Compiled by Todd Compton

 

 

Song

Time

Songwriter

Album

Performer (if not specified, McGarrigles)

Year

Company

Cut

Go Leave

2:49

Kate

FOR THE STARS

Anne Sofie Von Otter / Elvis Costello

2001 (April 10)

Deutsche Grammophon

469530

3

Heart Like a Wheel

2:44

Anna

YOU WOKE UP MY NEIGHBOURHOOD (EP) (also on REACHING TO THE CONVERTED, CD, 1999)

Billy Bragg

1991

Elektra / Asylum 66483

4 (of 5)

Heart Like a Wheel

2:04

Anna

THE COMMON STONE

Bob Davenport

2005 (May 17)

Topic 552

12

Petite Annonce Amoureuse

 

Kate / Anna / Philippe Tatartcheff

JE MARCHE À TOI

Chloe Sainte-Marie

2002

Octant Musique

(OCCD-9198)

3

Heart Like a Wheel

4:46

Anna

BLUE ACONITE

Christine Collister

1997

Fledg'ling 3010

6

I Cried For Us —  renamed “I've Had Enough” on TRIO

 

Kate

TRIO

Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris

1987 (March)

WEA

9

I've Had Enough
= “I Cried For Us” on LOVE OVER AND OVER

3:30

Kate

TRIO

Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris

1987 (March)

WEA

9

Heart Like a Wheel

3:46

Anna

DOLORES KEANE

Dolores Keane

1989

Round Tower 1

3

Love Is

3:53

Kate / Anna /  Jane McGarrigle

BLUEBIRD (also on PORTRAITS, 1996)

Emmylou Harris

1988

Reprise

4

Goin' Back to Harlan

4:51

Anna

WRECKING BALL

Emmylou Harris

1995 (Sep. 26)

Electra

5

Goin' Back To Harlan

5:03

Anna

LILITH FAIR: A CELEBRATION OF WOMEN IN MUSIC

Emmylou Harris

1998 (Apr 28)

Arista

15

I Will Dream

5:02

Emmylou Harris / Kate / Anna

STUMBLE INTO GRACE

Emmylou Harris

2003 (Sep 23)

Nonesuch

2

Little Bird

3:14

Emmylou Harris / Kate / Anna

STUMBLE INTO GRACE

Emmylou Harris

2003 (Sep 23)

Nonesuch

3

Man is an Island

4.45

Kate / Anna / Jane McGarrigle

LIGHT OF THE STABLE (bonus track for CD rerelease) (orig. album 1979, Reprise)

Emmylou Harris

2004 (Nov. 9)

Rhino / Warner Bros.

12

Heart Like a Wheel

3:58

Anna

HEIDI BERRY

Heidi Berry

1993 (Jan.)

Warner Bros. 45301

7

Sun, Son (Shining on the Water)

4:16

Anna

TIMES OF OUR LIVES

Judy Collins

1982 (Jan 22)

Elektra E1-60001

6

Dead Weight

2:20

Anna

JULIE COVINGTON (Richard Thompson plays guitar on this album)

Julie Covington

1978 (Oct.)

Virgin VOZMP-003 (or VIRGIN V 2107)

10

Heart Like a Wheel

5:03

Anna

AT THE WOOD'S HEART

June Tabor

2005 (Oct. 18)

Topic 557

5

Complainte pour Ste-Catherine

3:33

Anna / Philippe Tatartcheff

KITE

Kirsty MacColl

1989 (?)

Capitol (?)

15 (last cut)

Heart Like a Wheel

3:10

Anna

HEART LIKE A WHEEL

Linda Ronstadt

1974 (Nov.)

Capitol 11358

5

You Tell Me That I'm Falling Down

3:17

Anna (words) / Carol S. Holland (music)

PRISONER IN DISGUISE

Linda Ronstadt

1975 (Sept.)

Asylum 7E-1045

9

Talk to Me of Mendocino

2:57

Kate

GET CLOSER

Linda Ronstadt

1982

Asylum 960185-1

6

Heartbeats Accelerating 

3:49

Anna

WINTER LIGHT

Linda Ronstadt

1993

Elektra 61545-2

1

All I Left Behind

 

Emmylou Harris / Kate / Anna

WESTERN WALL: THE TUCSON SESSIONS (Kate & Anna sing backup on two other songs)

Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris

1999 (Aug. 24)

Asylum 1096262

12

Over the Hill

2:50

Kate / Loudon Wainright III

UNREQUITED

Loudon Wainright III

1975

Columbia 33369

12

Come a Long Way

2:45

Kate

ATTEMPTED MUSTACHE

Loudon Wainwright III

1973

Columbia 32710

9

The Work Song

4:04

Kate

MARIA MULDAUR

(see LOVE OVER AND OVER, below)

Maria Muldaur

1974

Reprise MS-2148

5

Lying Song

4:07

Kate

SWEET HARMONY

Maria Muldaur

1976

Reprise 2235

5

Cool River

2:50

Anna / Audrey Bean

WAITRESS IN A DONUT SHOP

Maria Muldaur (Kate & Anna backing vocals)

1974

Reprise / Warner Bros. MS 2194

3

Tommy Come Back

 

Anna / Kate / Jane McGarrigle?

TOMMY TRICKER AND THE STAMP TRAVELLER (soundtrack for movie, with McGarrigle songs)

 

Apparently, the McGarrigles only wrote instrumental background music for the film. The only two actual songs in the movie are these two.

 

aka Albuminable homme des timbres, L' (Canada: French title)

... aka Aventuriers du timbre perdu, Les (Canada: French title)

Martha Wainright

1988 (June 1) (1989?)

UPC: asin6303451160 (?)

 

 

 

Heart Like a Wheel

3:31

Anna

MCKENDREE SPRING 3

McKendree Spring

1972

Decca D-75332

4

On My Way to Town

2:56

Kate

SONG FOR LIBERTY (also on CANADIAN TRIBUTE, 2004 and I’LL REMEMBER YOU, 2006)

Nana Mouskouri

1970

Mercury 822866

6

Mississippi Blues

3:47

Kate

BALLADES (also on CANADIAN TRIBUTE)

Nana Mouskouri

1998 (June 30)

Polygram Canada 810013

3

On My Way to Town

2:57

Kate

CANADIAN TRIBUTE

Nana Mouskouri

2004 (Aug 24)

Mercury 9821591

3

Mississippi Blues

3:48

Kate

CANADIAN TRIBUTE

Nana Mouskouri

2004 (Aug 24)

Mercury 9821591

13

Love Is

3:56

Kate / Anna / Jane McGarrigle

CANADIAN TRIBUTE

Nana Mouskouri

2004 (Aug 24)

Mercury 9821591

19 (last song)

Talk to Me of Mendocino

2:43

Kate

FORGOTTEN DREAMS [Bonus Track on CD; orig. album 1980)

Priscilla Herdman

1993

Flying Fish 230

7

Love Is

3:53

Kate / Anna / Jane McGarrigle

THE STONEWALL CELEBRATION CONCERT

Renato Russo

1994

EMI

4

I Eat Dinner (When the Hunger's Gone)

5:39

Kate

BRIDGET JONES: THE EDGE OF REASON (soundtrack)

Rufus Wainwright / Dido

2004 (Nov 16)

Geffen 000356602

9

Heart Like a Wheel

2:49

Anna

BEGIN

Sangsters

1994 (Sep 6)

Greentrax 65

3

Heart Like a Wheel

3:53

Anna

HOME

The Corrs

2005 (Oct. 4)

Atlantic 0293

5

Heartbeats Accelerating 

4:02

Anna

ALL OVER THE WORLD

Wailing Souls

1992

Chaos CK-48653

Sony 48653

9