Hi™ How Are You Today?

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Hi™ How Are You Today?
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Studio album by Ashley MacIsaac
Released 1995
Recorded Metalworks Studios, Mississauga, ON
Genre Folk rock
Label A&M
Ashley MacIsaac chronology
A Cape Breton Christmas
(1993)A Cape Breton Christmas1993
Hi™ How Are You Today?
(1995)
Fine®, Thank You Very Much
(1996)Fine®, Thank You Very Much1996

Hi™ How Are You Today? is an album by Canadian fiddler Ashley MacIsaac, released in 1995 on A&M Records' Ancient Music imprint. MacIsaac's major label debut and his most commercially successful album, it spawned the Canadian Top 40 hit "Sleepy Maggie" featuring Mary Jane Lamond.

The album was produced by Michael Phillip Wojewoda and Peter Prilesnik. Guest musicians on the album included Lamond, Gordie Johnson, Graeme Kirkland, Ian Blurton, Chin Injeti, Gordie Sampson, Chris Brown and the bands Jale and Quartetto Gelato.

In 2005, the tenth anniversary of the album's release, it was re-released as a special edition, remastered and released with four new remixes of MacIsaac's most famous track, "Sleepy Maggie", along with the music video for the track.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Beaton's Delight" (2:34),
  2. "Sleepy Maggie" (5:35), Mary Jane Lamond/traditional
  3. "Rusty D-con-STRUCK-tion" (3:00), traditional
  4. "The Devil in the Kitchen" (2:25), traditional
  5. "MacDougall's Pride" (5:03), Ashley MacIsaac, Gordie Sampson
  6. "Spoonboy" (5:38), traditional
  7. "What an Idiot He Is" (4:29), Bob Snider
  8. "Sophia's Pipes" (3:16), traditional
  9. "Sad Wedding Day" (3:15), Barbara Allen, Mary Jane Lamond
  10. "Wing-Stock" (5:01), Stephen Cooney, traditional
  11. "Hills of Glenorchy" (4:16), traditional
  12. "Brenda Stubbert" (2:27),
  13. "Catherine Cries" (6:00) – hidden track, not listed on cover. (aka Kill Your Foes), Jerry Holland

Special Edition "Sleepy Maggie" Remixes[edit]

  1. "The Sandman Mix" (5:33)
  2. "The Deep Sleep Mix" (7:26)
  3. "The BKS Chameleon Boom Mix 1" (6:33)
  4. "The BKS Chameleon Boom Mix 2" (4:52)