You Know Someone who...
sung for Queen Elizabeth (the 2nd!) in Liverpool, at a Royal
entertained by Jeannie Robertson in her "prefab"
outside Aberdeen, one week after Joan Baez made her
pilgrimage to collect "The Four Marys";
her guitar played and admired by Mississippi John Hurt at
the Mariposa Festival in Canada;
the same guitar repaired by Jose Feliciano at their shared
gig at Gerdes’ Folk City in New York;
whom Gordie Lightfoot "gave a day in his life" in
jig doll replicas given by Jean Ritchie from her Appalachian
an integral part of Ken Dodds's touring 'One Man Show'. He
recorded Jacqui and Bridies's song 'Pink and Pleasant Land'
and featured it in one of his TV Extravaganzas.
Provided, along with her late singing partner, Bridie, an early
venue for performers such as Fred Jordan,
Doc Watson, Ewan & Peggy, Martin Carthy, Barbara Dixon,
Peter Bellamy, The Corries, The Johnsons, Don
Partridge,Tim Hart & Maddie Prior, and Phil Oaks to name
but a few!!
provided an early venue for the exchange of ideas amongst
aspiring Liverpool artists like Willie Russell, Arthur
Dooley, Stan Kelly, Alvin Stardust. Rumour has it that John
& Paul attended some J & B Philarmonic concerts!!!
B & B for Mr & Mrs Pete Seeger, and had the
hospitality reciprocated at their home in the USA;
Bridie, ran a live chat show on Radio Merseyside for seven
female singer for three years with The Spinners;
regularly in the LIVING section of the Liverpool Maritime
part of a Jacqui & Bridie exhibit in the section of the
Museum of Liverpool Life as examples of people who have
contributed to the musical life of Liverpool;
provides a monthly folk club in Liverpool, at Sefton Park
Cricket Club generally on the third Tuesday in the month
(always closed in August), as well as regularly touring in
North Ameria, New Zealand and Australia, in addition to
appearing at other venues around the UK, by request!
McDonald is the name.