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Voices at the Door

Coope Boyes & Simpson, Fi Fraser, Jo Freya, Georgina Boyes: Voices at the Door (No Masters NMCD25)

Voices at the Door
Coope Boyes & Simpson, Fi Fraser, Jo Freya, Georgina Boyes

No Masters NMCD25 (CD, UK, 2006)

Recorded at The Foundry, Chesterfield (engineers: Paul Hopkinson and Mick Twelves); The Bench, Derbyshire (John Tams); No Masters Studio, Rotherham (Jom Boyes); and Edinburgh Road, Armley, Leeds (Neil Ferguson);
Mixed by Jim Boyes except [17] mixed by Barry Coope;
Produced by Coope Boyes & Simpson, Fi Fraser, Jo Freya, Georgina Boyes;
Photography Casey Orr;
Design by Boff Whalley

Musicians

Barry Coope, vocals, cajón;
Jim Boyes, vocals;
Lester Simpson, vocals; melodeon;
Fi Fraser, vocals, fiddle, clarinet, hammered dulcimer;
Jo Freya, vocals, whistles, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone;
Jude Abbott, trumpet;
Georgina Boyes, vocals

Tracks

  1. How Beautiful Upon the Mountains (Roud 8364) (2.08)
  2. While Shepherds Watched (Hail Chime On) (Roud 936) (3.29)
  3. Curly Hark (Newton's) (Roud 936) (3.16)
  4. While Shepherds Were Watching (Roud 936) (2.36)
  5. The Holy Well (Roud 1697) (4.36)
  6. Bodmin Wassail (2.27)
  7. Barwell Old Hark (Roud 389) (3.39)
  8. Time to Remember the Poor (Roud 1121) (4.13)
  9. While Shepherds Watched (Liverpool) (Roud 936) (2.31)
  10. Wexford Carol (Roud 22086) (3.28)
  11. Innocent's Song (2.16)
  12. George Dunn's Wassail (Roud 209) (3.00)
  13. The First Good Joy Our Mary Had (Roud 278) (4.04)
  14. Star of Bethlehem (Roud 8365) (1.58)
  15. Adam Lay Ybounden (Deo Gracias) (1.52)
  16. Jacob's Well (Roud 17703) (3.32)
  17. Ding Dong Merrily on High (3.12)

Tracks 1, 9, 14, 16 based on Jack Goodison's Collection of Carols;
Track 3 trad. arr. D. Townsend;
Track 5, 12 trad. arr. Barry Coope;
Track 8 trad. arr. Jim Boyes;
Track 11 words Charley Causley; arr. Jo Freya;
Track 13 trad. arr. Fi Fraser, Jo Freya, Georgina Boyes;
Track 15 trad. arr. Coope Boyes & Simpson;
Track 16 trad. arr. Barry Coope, Jim Boyes, Lester Simpson, Fi Fraser, Jo Freya, Georgina Boyes, Jude Abbott, Neil Ferguson, Lou Watts, Boff Whalley;
Track 17 trad. arr. Barry Coope, Jim Boyes, Lester Simpson, Fi Fraser, Jo Freya, Georgina Boyes, Jude Abbott