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John Wright: Ride the Rolling Sky

John Wright: Ride the Rolling Sky (Fellside FECD97)

Ride the Rolling Sky
John Wright (1947-2008)

Fellside Recordings FECD97 (CD, UK, 1993)

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Produced by Paul Adams.
Recorded by Paul Adams, Graham Bell & Richard Adams

The album title is a line from Sandy Denny's song Rising for the Moon.

Musicians

John Wright, vocals;
Kenny Speirs, guitar, vocal harmonies;
Wattie Robson, fiddle;
Ewan Ross, Highland & Lowland pipes, whistles;
Bryan Stewart, bass guitar;
Ellie Ellis & Elsa La Maitre, chorus vocals [6, 14];
Linda Adams, guitar [5], chorus vocals [14];
Paul Adams, chorus vocals [14], percussion.

Tracks

  1. Never Be the Sun [Donagh Long] (3.18)
  2. Granemoor Hare [Owen McMahon arr. John Wright] (3.40)
  3. Chisel Hill [Chris Rea] (4.23)
  4. Wail o' Flodden / Floo'ers o' the Forest [Grant / Murray] (4.50)
  5. Rising for the Moon [Sandy Denny] (4.40)
  6. Little Pot Stove [Harry Robertson] (4.27)
  7. Bonnie George Campbell (Roud 338] (2.22)
  8. Bright Blue Rose [Jimmy McCarthy] (4.17)
  9. Caledonia [Dougie McLean] (3.03)
  10. Down Too Deep [Dougie McLean] (5.02)
  11. Adieu, Adieu (Roud 490; Laws L12) (4.36)
  12. The Lock-Keeper [Stan Rogers] (4.52)
  13. Sheep Crook, Black Dog (Roud 948) (2.49)
  14. Dumbarton Drums (Roud 8669) (3.59)

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John Wright Band: The Things We've Handed Down

John Wright Band: The Things We've Handed Down (Fellside FECD106)

The Things We've Handed Down
John Wright Band

Fellside Recordings FECD106 (CD, UK, 1996)

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Musicians

John Wright, vocals;
Kenny Speirs, acoustic guitar, vocals;
Wattie Robson, fiddle;
Bernd Jungmann, electric and additional acoustic guitars;
Steve Lawrence, bouzouki, mandolin, low whistle, percussion;
Jane Armstrong, vocals;
Kathy Stewart, Linda Adams, vocals;
Rick Kemp, bass;
Richard Adams, drums

Tracks

  1. You Decide My Love [Eric Barlow] (5.05)
  2. So Much Love [Lorraine Jordan] (3.49)
  3. All the Lies [Christy Hennessy] (4.40)
  4. I'm a Dreamer [Sandy Denny] (4.31)
  5. Waste the Paint [Jim Hunter] (4.35)
  6. The End of My Pirate Days [Mary-Chapin Carpenter] (4.50)
  7. Only Love Can Do [Donagh Long] (4.35)
  8. The Things We've Handed Down [Marc Cohn] (4.35)
  9. Late Night Grande Hotel [Nanci Griffith] (4.09)
  10. Blue Old Saturday Night [Julie Matthews] (4.16)
  11. Glory Days [Kieran Halpin] (6.20)
  12. Reconciliation [Ron Kavana] (5.38)

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The John Wright Band: Other Roads

John Wright Band: Other Roads (Fellside FECD121)

Other Roads
The John Wright Band

Fellside Recordings FECD121 (CD, UK, 1997)

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Produced by Stewart Hardy and Paul Adams;
Recorded by Richard and Paul Adams

Musicians

John Wright, vocals;
Kenny Speirs, acoustic guitar, harmony vocals;
Stewart Hardy, fiddle;
Tommy Roseburgh, keyboards;
Tom McFarland, percussion;
Richard Admas, drums;
Bryan Stewart, bass guitar

Tracks

  1. Naked to the Eyes [Mary Chapin Carpenter] (3.39)
  2. What's the Use of Wings [Brian Bedford] (4.28)
  3. Winds of Freedom [Lorraine Jordan] (4.36)
  4. Ghost of the Chair [Ian Bruce] (6.29)
  5. All the Answers [Kieran Halpin] (4.41)
  6. The Snows of France and Holland [Brian McNeill] (5.20)
  7. Keep Your Distance [Richard Thompson] (3.31)
  8. What You Do With What You've Got [Si Kahn] (3.36)
  9. Weakness in Me [Joan Armatrading] (5.02)
  10. Bigo Market Lasses [C. Ornston]
    Queen of All Argyll [Andy M. Stewart]
    Keep It Up [trad arr. John Wright Band] (5.42)
  11. Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground [Willie Nelson] (3.49)
  12. All Used Up [Utah Phillips] (3.19)
  13. Family [Pierce Pettis] (4.29)