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Wendy Arrowsmith: Life, Love and Chocolate

Wendy Arrowsmith: Life, Love and Chocolate (Wee Dog WDR001)

Life, Love and Chocolate
Wendy Arrowsmith

Wee Dog Records WDR001 (CD, UK, 2011)

Produced by Gerry McNeice;
Recorded at the Very Tiny Studio, Otley, West Yorkshire, October 2010-February 2011;
Additional recording at The White House, Great Fencote, North Yorkshire;
Mixed by Matt Nelson;
Mastered by Warwick Pilmer at Clipstore, Leeds;
Design and photography by Ani McNeice;
Photographs of chocolates by Wendy Arrowsmith

Musicians

Wendy Arrowsmith, vocals, guitar, accordion, whistles;
Gerry McNeice, bass guitar, tenor guitar, vocals [7-11];
Katriona Gilmore, mandolin, violin, viola, vocals [7-11];
Marjorie Paterson, cello [1-3, 6-7];
Harry Scurfield, concertina [1, 4];
John Bushby, whistles, pipes [2, 5, 11];
Sarah McQuaid, vocals [2, 10];
Malcolm Bushby, violin [3];
Caroline Bushby, harp, pipes [5, 11];
Paul Arrowsmith, banjo [6, 11];
Will Pound, harmonica [7, 9];
Jude Rees, soprano saxophone [8];
PJ Wright, slide guitar [9];
Roy Schneider, mandolin [10];
Zeke Deighton, Malcolm Devereux, Steve Fairholme, Matt Nelson, Dave Turner [11]

Tracks

  1. Sweeter By the Day (5.46)
  2. Wild White Swan (7.07)
  3. Greenwood Laddie (Roud 2123) (3.53)
  4. The Miner's Widow's Lament (5.51)
  5. The Lass o' Gowrie (6.36)
  6. The Southern Girl's Reply (Roud 7484) (4.55)
  7. Riding Officer (5.09)
  8. Isaac (4.43)
  9. Midas Men (4.37)
  10. Moody's Waltz (4.43)
  11. The Visitor (7.34)

Tracks 1, 5, 7-11 Wendy Arrowsmith;
Track 2 Mary Ellen Odie arr. Wendy Arrowsmith;
Track 3, 6 trad. arr. Wendy Arrowsmith;
Track 4 Bill Adair arr. Wendy Arrowsmith;