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Yuletracks

Martyn Wyndham-Read et al.: Yuletracks (Greenwich Village GVR 235)

Yuletracks
Martyn Wyndham-Read et al.

Greenwich Village Records GVR 235 (LP, UK, 1986);
Greenwich Village Records GVRCD 235 (CD, UK, 2011)

Recorded at Foel Studios, September 1985 to March 1986;
Engineered by Brian Snelling;
Produced by Joe Stead and Martyn Wyndham-Read;
Cut by George Peckham at Portland Studios;
Sleeve design and artwork by Chris Groom

Musicians

Martyn Wyndham-Read, vocals [1-4, 6-7, 10-11];
Martin Carthy, vocals [1, 3-4, 6-7, 11], guitar [1-3, 5-11];
John Kirkpatrick, vocals [1, 3, 6, 9, 11], accordion [1, 6-7], concertina [3, 5, 9-11], melodeon [2, 11];
Sue Harris, vocals[1, 5, 8], hammered dulcimer [1, 4, 7-8];
Maggie Goodall, vocals [2-3, 5, 8, 11];
Phil Beer, fiddle [7, 10-11]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [MW-R, JK, MC, SH] O Little Town of Bethlehem (3.16)
  2. [MW-R, MG] Rose of Sharon (2.51)
  3. [MW-R, MG, MC, JK] On Christmas Night (Roud 597) (1.36)
  4. [MC, MW-R] God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Roud 394) (4.08)
  5. [MG, SH] Away in a Manger (2.49)
  6. [MW-R, JK, MC] We Three Kings (Roud S253939) (3.12)
  1. [MW-R, MC] Good King Wenceslas (Roud B39923) (3.34)
  2. [MG, SH] I Saw Three Ships (Roud 700) (1.54)
  3. [JK] In the Bleak Midwinter (3.10)
  4. [MW-R] Once in Royal David's City (4.29)
  5. [MW-R, MC, JK, MG] Hark the Herald Angels Sing (Roud 8337) (2.42)

All tracks trad. arr. Martyn Wyndham-Read except
Tracks 4-5 trad. arr. Martin Carthy;
Track 6 Rev. John Henry Hopkins (1857);
Track 8 trad. arr. Maggie Goodall, Sue Harris;
Track 9 trad. arr. John Kirkpatrick