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John Faulkner & Sandra Kerr: John & Sandra

John Faulkner & Sandra Kerr: John & Sandra (Argo ZFB 2)

John & Sandra
John Faulkner & Sandra Kerr

Argo Records ZFB 2 (LP, UK, 1969)

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Musicians

John Faulkner, vocals [1-2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14], mandolin;
Sandra Kerr, vocals [1, 3-5, 7-9, 11, 13-14], dulcimer, concertina, guitar, whistle

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Song of Choice
  2. The Pneumatical Drill
  3. Jack Orion (Roud 145; Child 67)
  4. William Taylor (Roud 158; Laws N11)
  5. The Unquiet Grave (Roud 51; Child 78)
  6. The Old Drover (Roud 311)
  7. George Collins (Roud 147; Child 85)
  1. Striking Times
  2. Seven Yellow Gipsies (Roud 1; Child 200)
  3. Grand Conversation on Napoleon (Roud 1189)
  4. Three Jolly Butchers (Roud 17; Laws L4)
  5. The Rambling Royal (Roud 982; Laws J15)
  6. What'll the Neighbours Say
  7. Schooldays End

Track 1 Peggy Seeger;
Tracks 2-3, 12 trad. arr. A.L. Lloyd;
Tracks 4, 8-9, 11 trad. arr. Sandra Kerr, John Faulkner;
Tracks 5-7, 10 trad.;
Track 13 Sandra Kerr;
Track 14 Ewan MacColl

> Folk Music > Records > Sandra Kerr: Supermum

Sandra Kerr: Supermum

Sandra Kerr: Supermum (Pukka YOP 05)

Supermum
Sandra Kerr and Friends

Pukka Records YOP 05 (LP, UK, 1983)

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Engineered by Mike Warren;
Cover design Kathy Henderson

Musicians

Sandra Kerr, vocals [1-15], guitar [1-2, 4, 7-8], concertina [3, 6, 8, 11-14], Appalachian dulcimer [10, 12], autoharp [5], yogurt cartons [5], spoons [5];
Leon Rosselson, vocals [1, 9, 13], guitar [1, 9, 13];
Ron Elliott, Northumbrian pipes [3, 6, 14];
Alan Prosser, vocals, guitar [2, 4-5, 11, 14-15], bass guitar [1], synthesiser [1, 9, 11];
Ian Telfer, fiddle [2-3, 11, 14-15];
Nancy Elliott, Ruth Rosselson, chorus [1]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Supermum (3.00)
  2. The Swing (2.10)
  3. Katie Bairdie (Roud 1659) / The Lad with the Plaidie (2.23)
  4. The Factory Girl (Roud 1659) (2.44)
  5. Jolly Tatter (2.45)
  6. The Bonnie Pit Laddie (Roud 3487) / The Keelman Over Land (3.52)
  7. Tipsy Topsy Turvy Town (1.17)
  8. Try Again (1.55)
  1. Kangaroos Like to Hop (2.30)
  2. Wedding Dress Song (1.40)
  3. Three Men Went A-Hunting (Roud 283) (2.40)
  4. Sing Ivy (Roud 21093) (3.00)
  5. Why Does It Have to Be Me? (2.45)
  6. P Stands for Paddy (Roud 419) / My Darling Asleep (3.55)
  7. Cherry Tree Carol (Roud 453; Child 54) (3.00)

All track trad. except
Tracks 1, 8 Sandra Kerr;
Track 2 Robert Louis Stevenson, Michael Burnett;
Track 5 Don Perrygrove;
Track 7 R.C. Scriven, Michael Burnett;
Tracks 9, 13 Leon Rosselson

> Folk Music > Records > Sandra Kerr: We Were There

Sandra Kerr: We Were There

Sandra Kerr: We Were There (Pukka YOP 08)

We Were There
Sandra Kerr

Pukka Records YOP 08 (LP, UK, 1987)

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Engineered by Alan Greenwood, Mike Warren, Alan Prosser;
Mixed by Alan Prosser;
Cover design Kathy Henderson;
Front cover photo: Communist Party Library

Musicians

Sandra Kerr, vocals [1-11], English concertina [1, 6, 8-9], keyboards [1], guitar [2, 5, 10], autoharp [10], kazoo [7], chorus [7];
Ian Kearey, acoustic bass guitar [1-2, 5], electric bass guitar [4], banjo [7], chorus [7];
Alan Prosser, guitar [1, 9], lead guitar [2], electric guitar [4, 11], acoustic guitar [11], guitar synthesiser [7], kazoo [7], chorus [7];
Ian Telfer, fiddle [1, 9], Pam Bishop, duet concertina [3];
Karen Yarnell, drums [4];
Leon Rosselson, vocals [5], guitar [5];
Ian Blake, clarinet [7];
Chris Taylor, chorus [7];
Carole Robb, flute [8];
Ron Elliott, Northumbrian small pipes [9]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. We Were There (3.58)
  2. Underneath It All Was Me (4.14)
  3. Dancing on the Gravel / Pam's Birthday Polka (4.02)
  4. Girls Can Do Anything (2.40)
  5. Together in the Union (3.00)
  6. Oh to Be Alone (2.45)
  1. I Could Do That (5.12)
  2. Bonny Druridge Bay (2.15)
  3. The First Ten Years / Sandra Kerr's / Decima Robb (4.50)
  4. The Maintenance Engineer (4.20)
  5. Greenham Common (3.45)

All tracks Sandra Kerr except
Track 5 words Sandra Kerr, Leon Rosselson, music Sandra Kerr;
Track 6 words anon., music Sandra Kerr;
Track 7 words Sandra Kerr, Sam Richards, music Sam Richards;
Track 9b Alan Prosser

> Folk Music > Records > Sandra and Nancy Kerr: Neat and Complete

Sandra and Nancy Kerr: Neat and Complete

Sandra and Nancy Kerr: Neat and Complete (Fellside FE107)

Neat and Complete
Sandra and Nancy Kerr

Fellside Recordings FECD107 (CD, UK, 1996)

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Recorded in Elsdon, Northumberland by Micky Sweeney;
Photographs taken at The Greenhouse in Warkworth by Rik Walton;
Artwork by Mary Blood

Musicians

Nancy Kerr, vocals, fiddle, viola;
Sandra Kerr, vocals, English concertina, guitar, Appalachian dulcimer

Tracks

  1. Lads of Alnwick (3.30)
  2. The Milkmaids (Roud 290) (2.56)
  3. The Wee Weaver (Roud 3378) (3.47)
  4. David Malone's / James Fagan's (4.44)
  5. The Shoemakker (Roud 3152) (1.57)
  6. The Maid on the Shore (Roud 181; Laws K27) (3.22)
  7. The Welcome Home / Saucy Nancy (4.19)
  8. Seven Yellow Gypsies (Roud 1; Child 200) (2.56)
  9. The Yellow-Haired Laddie / Lovely Nancy (4.34)
  10. The Great Silkie (Roud 197; Child 113) (3.22)
  11. George Collins (Roud 147; Child 85) (3.56)
  12. Jackie Munroe (Roud 268; Laws N7) (3.36)
  13. Rusty Gully / Go to Berwick, Johnnie (3.21)
  14. Sheepcrook and Black Dog (Roud 948) (3.15)

Tracks 1-2, 5, 9, 11, 13-14 trad. English;
Tracks 3, 6, 8 trad. Irish;
Track 4 Nancy Kerr;
Track 7 Sandra Kerr;
Track 10 trad. Scots;
Track 12 trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Bagpuss: The Songs & Music

Bagpuss: The Songs & Music

Bagpuss: The Songs & Music (Smallfolk SMF1)

Bagpuss: The Songs & Music
played by Madeleine (Sandra Kerr) & Gabriel (John Faulkner)

Smallfolk / Fellside Recordings SMF1 (CD, UK, 1998)

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Sung and played by Madeleine (Sandra Kerr) and Gabriel (John Faulkner) with a Chorus of Mice, and helpful comments from Professor Yaffie and a certain Saggy Old Cloth Cat.

Recorded by Paul Mulligan at Absolute Music, Kinvara, Galway except
[10, 20] recorded by Paul Adams, Fellside Recordings, Workington, Cumbria;
Mastering and compilation by Paul Adams;
Artwork by Mary Blood;
Photograph of Sandra and John by Rick Walton;
Picture and puppets by Peter and Charlotte Firmin

Musicians

Sandra Kerr, vocals, guitar, Appalachian dulcimer, English concertina, spoons;
John Faulkner, vocals, guitar, fiddles, mandolin, bouzouki, bagpipes, shaky egg

Tracks

  1. The Bony King of Nowhere (3.27)
  2. Mouse Round (Here’s a Pin) (0.42)
  3. The Princess Suite (2.36)
  4. Weaving Song / The Laird of Drumblair (2.13)
  5. Uncle Feedle (2.25)
  6. Ragtime Mice (0.13)
  7. Turtle Calypso (2.15)
  8. Brian O’Lynn (Roud 294) (2.09)
  9. Agricultural Jigs (2.18)
  10. The Town Band (1.13)
  11. The Miller’s Song (3.00)
  12. I Saw a Ship A-Sailing (2.31)
  13. Song of the Flea (3.03)
  14. Mouse Round (Mending Song) (0.25)
  15. The Ear Sound (1.21)
  16. Hamish McTavish (1.25)
  17. The Old Woman Tossed Up in a Basket / Haste to the Wedding (2.43)
  18. The Porcupine Song (2.32)
  19. The Oak Tree Reel (2.27)
  20. Row, Row, Row Your Boat (3.15)
  21. The Prima Ballerina (2.10)

All tracks written by Sandra Kerr and John Faulkner except
Tracks 4-5, 8, 10, 12, 17, 18, 21 trad.;
Track 20 trad., Sandra Kerr, John Faulkner

> Folk Music > Records > Sandra Kerr, Nancy Kerr & James Fagan: Scalene

Sandra Kerr, Nancy Kerr & James Fagan: Scalene

Sandra Kerr, Nancy Kerr & James Fagan: Scalene (Fellside FE137)

Scalene
Sandra Kerr, Nancy Kerr & James Fagan

Fellside Recordings FECD137 (CD, UK, 1999)

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Recorded and produced by Paul Adams;
Photographs by Rik Walton at Warkworth;
Artwork by Mary Blood

Musicians

Sandra Kerr, English concertina [1-5, 7-8, 10-11, 14], guitar [13], vocals [2-3, 5-6, 8, 11-13];
Nancy Kerr, fiddle [1, 4, 7-11, 14], viola [2], cello [3], guitar [9, 13], mandolin [5], vocals [2, 5-6, 8-9, 11-13];
James Fagan, bouzouki [1-2, 4-5, 7-11, 13-14], whistle [3], vocals [2, 5-6, 8-13]

Tracks

  1. The Scalene Set: Rosie Davis the Dancer / Michaely's Bow / Hannah May's (4.22)
  2. Canny Hobbie Elliot / The Bonny Pit Laddie (5.08)
  3. The Cheviot Hills (3.17)
  4. Bob and Joan / Sunderland Lasses / ZenAir (5.50)
  5. Van Diemen's Land (Roud 519; Laws L18) (5.32)
  6. The Cruel Mother (Roud 9; Child 20) (1.41)
  7. Jeanette's Waltz (4.03)
  8. Come All You Fair and Tender Ladies (Roud 451) (4.10)
  9. Port 'n' Brandy (4.05)
  10. Jigs: Random Notes / The First Ten Years / Meers Brook (4.44)
  11. Buy Broom Besoms (Roud 1623) / Our Cat Has Kitted (3.26)
  12. Sir Walter Raleigh (The Golden Vanity) (Roud 122; Child 286) (3.35)
  13. Here's the Tender Coming (Roud 3174) (2.52)
  14. Kati in die Schnee / Molly's Jig (6.43)

Tracks 1a, 3, 4c, 7, 10b, 14b Sandra Kerr;
Tracks 1b, 9, 14a Nancy Kerr;
Tracks 1c James Fagan;
Tracks 2, 4ab, 13 trad. North East English;
Tracks 5, 12 trad. English;
Tracks 6, 8, 10a, 11 trad.;
Track 10c Vincent Letreau;

> Folk Music > Records > Sandra Kerr: Yellow, Red & Gold

Sandra Kerr: Yellow, Red & Gold

Sandra Kerr: Yellow, Red & Gold (Fellside FE152)

Yellow, Red & Gold
Sandra Kerr

Fellside Recordings FECD152 (CD, UK, 2000)

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Compiled and remastered by Paul Adams;
Track 1 string quartet arranged and recorded by Keith Morris in March 2000;
Tracks 1 (vocals), 2, 15 recorded by Paul Adams, Fellside Recordings, in March 2000;
Artwork by Mary Blood

Musicians

Sandra Kerr, vocals [1-15], guitar [2-4, 8, 10, 12], auto-harp [6], dulcimer [7, 14], concertina [9, 11, 13, 15-16], keyboard [13];
Nancy Kerr, fiddle [1], viola [1], cello [], guitar [], mandolin [], vocals [];
Penny Callow, cello [1];
Keith Morris, electric bass [5, 8];
Carole Robb, flute [11];
Ian Kearey, acoustic bass [12-13];
Aan Prosser, guitar [12-13];
Ian Telfer, fiddle [13];
John Faulkner, vocals, guitar, fiddle [14];
Linda Adams, vocals, [15];
James Fagan, bouzouki [16]

Tracks

  1. Yellow, Red and Gold (3.14)
  2. Big Knicker Blues (3.13)
  3. Mrs Joan Lias (5.26)
  4. The Frog Song (2.45)
  5. No Going Back (3.24)
  6. Emily Davison (5.03)
  7. Up the Wooden Hill (2.05)
  8. The Bible According to Eve (4.44)
  9. Oh to Be Alone (2.38)
  10. The Dunne's Store Strike (2.51)
  11. Bonny Druridge Bay (2.18)
  12. Underneath It All Was Me (4.19)
  13. We Were There (4.07)
  14. The Miller's Song (3.03)
  15. What'll the Neighbours Say (1.55)
  16. Jeanette's Waltz (4.03)

All tracks written by Sandra Kerr except
track 9 words anon., music Sandra Kerr

Track 3 from Sisters Unlimited: No Bed of Roses (Fellside FECD104, 1995);
Tracks 4-8, 10 from Sandra Kerr: Bringing in the Summer (Summit Records SUM101, 1993);
Track 9 from Liliana Bertolo, Evelyne Girardon, Sandra Kerr: Voice Union (Fellside FECD119, 1997);
Tracks 11-13 from Sandra Kerr: We Were There (Pukka YOP 08, 1987);
Track 14 from Sandra Kerr, John Faulkner: Bagpuss (Fellside / Small Folk SMF1, 1999);
Track 16 from Sandra Kerr, Nancy Kerr, James Fagan: Scalene (Fellside FECD137, 1999)

> Folk Music > Records > Sandra Kerr: 'Hi!' Said the Elephant

Sandra Kerr: 'Hi!' Said the Elephant

Sandra Kerr: 'Hi!' Said the Elephant (Smallfolk SMF2)

'Hi!' Said the Elephant
Sandra Kerr and Friends

Smallfolk / Fellside Recordings SMF2 (CD, UK, 2009)

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Recorded by Paul Adams;
Produced by Paul Adams and Sandra Kerr;
Illustration by Robyn Kinsman-Blake;
Design by Lillias Kinsman-Blake

Musicians

Sandra Kerr, vocals, guitar [2], English concertina, autoharp, Appalachian dulcimer, spoons;
Dave Newey, chorus [4, 10], guitar;
Christi Andropolis, vocals [3], chorus [4, 10], fiddle;
Dan Walsh, chorus [4, 10], banjo;
Rachel Newton, vocals [13], chorus [4, 10], harp;
Emily Portman, vocals [1, 3, 8, 13], chorus [4, 10];
Linda Adams, chorus [4, 10]

Tracks

  1. 'Hi!' Said the Elephant (2.40)
  2. Uncle Joe, the Scarecrow (2.25)
  3. My Blackbird (2.41)
  4. Quillabung (3.18)
  5. The Herring's Head (3.03)
  6. The Dancing Bear (2.41)
  7. The Bear Dance (instrumental) (4.17)
  8. The Friendly Beasts (3.00)
  9. Five Purple Elephants (2.57)
  10. The Frog and the Mouse (3.55)
  11. The Mouse's Song (3.37)
  12. Meggie's Foot (instrumental) (3.40)
  13. The Highland Lullaby (3.56)
  14. Why, Oh, Why? (2.39)

Tracks 1-2 Sandra Kerr;
Track 3 trad. French;
Track 4 cante-cable from USA;
Track 5 trad. English;
Track 6 words Charles Causley, music Sandra Kerr;
Tracks 7-8 trad.;
Track 9 Leon Rosselson;
Track 10 trad. Yorkshire;
Tracks 11-12 trad. Northumberland;
Track 13 trad. Scots;
Track 14 Woodie Guthrie

> Folk Music > Records > Sandra Kerr

Other records with Sandra Kerr

The Critics Group, The Female Frolic, LP, Argo DA 82, 1968

The Critics Group, Waterloo:Peterloo, LP, Argo DA 86, 1968

Various Artists, This Is Man's World, LP, Argo ZFB 17, 1970

Various Artists, The World of Folk, LP, Argo SPA-A 132, 1971

Various Artists, The World of Folk Vol. 2, LP, Argo SPA-A 307, 1972

Various Artists, Nuclear Power: No Thanks, LP, Plane IMP 2, 1981

Leon Rosselson, Temporary Loss of Vision, LP, Fuse CF384, 1983

Frankie Armstrong, Kathy Henderson, Sandra Kerr, Alison McMorland, My Song Is My Own, LP, The Plane Label TPL 0001, 1989

Sisters Unlimited, No Limits, CD, Harbourtown HARD 013, 1991

Leon Rosselson, Guess What They're Selling at the Happiness Counter, CD, Fuse CFCD003, 1992

Sisters Unlimited, No Bed of Roses, CD, Fellside FECD104, 1995

Liliana Bertolo, Evelyne Girardon, Sandra Kerr, Voice Union, CD, Fellside FECD119, 1997

Nancy Kerr & James Fagan, Starry Gazy Pie, CD, Fellside FECD127, 1997

Various Artists, Flash Company: A Celebration of 25 Years of Fellside Records (1976-2001), 2 CD, Fellside FECD156, 2001

Sandra Kerr, Nancy Kerr, Leon Rosselson, Kevin Graal, Five Little Frogs: Lively Counting Playsongs, CD, Playsongs PP06, 2000

Sandra Kerr, Nancy Kerr, Leon Rosselson, Kevin Graal, Five Little Owls: Sleepy Counting Playsongs, CD, Playsongs PP08, 2000

Nancy Kerr & James Fagan, Between the Dark and Light, CD, Fellside FECD167, 2002

Various Artists, And They All Sang RosselSonGs, CD, Fuse CFCD012, 2005

Various Artists, Landmarks: 25 Years of a Leading Folk Music Label, 3 CD, Fellside FECD203, 2006

Jim Causley, Lost Love Found, CD, WildGoose WGS348CD, 2007

Various Artists, One Night for Norma, CD, Scarlet SR027CD, 2011

Sisters Unlimited, No Change of Heart, CD, SISU 003, 2013