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Shuffle and Go

Fairport Convention: Shuffle and Go (Matty Groves MGCD056)

Shuffle and Go
Fairport Convention

Matty Groves Records MGCD056 (CD, UK, 28 February 2020)

Produced by John Gale and Fairport Convention;
Recorded and engineered by John Gale at Woodworm Studios, Barford St Michael, Oxon, during two weeks in October 2019;
Assistant engineering Stuart Jones;
Fiddles recorded by Ric Sanders at The Bowman's Retreat, Bloxham, Oxon;
Additional recording by Mark Lee at Blue Moon Studios, Oxon on Linseed Memories;
Mixed by John Gale at Galeforce Sound, Ireland;
Mastered by Nick Watson at Fluid Mastering, London;
Photography by Ben Nicholson;
Package design and cover painting by Mick Toole

Folking.com review by Bill Golembeski

Musicians

Chris Leslie, lead vocals [1, 3, 5, 9, 11], vocals [12], backing vocals [2, 8, 10], acoustic guitar [1, 9], mandolin [1-2, 7, 10, 13], Celtic harp [2, 6, 12], violin [3, 12], harmonica [5, 8, 10], kalimba [6], ukulele [8], whistle [], bouzouki [11];
Simon Nicol, lead vocals [2, 4, 6, 10], vocals [12], backing vocals [3, 9, 11], acoustic guitar [2-7, 9-13], hi-strung acoustic guitar [2], electric guitar [1, 5-6, 9-11], electric 12-string guitar [1-2, 9];
Ric Sanders, electric violin [1-7, 9-11, 13], keyboards [7, 13], resonator ukulele [8], electric ukulele [8], bass ukulele [12];
Dave Pegg, lead vocals [9], vocals [12], backing vocals [1-5, 9], bass [1-3, 5-7, 9-11], acoustic bass [8], ukulele [8], bass ukulele [4, 13], mandolin [12];
Gerry Conway, drums [1-11, 13]. percussion [1-13]. handclaps [3];

with
John Gale, Stuart Jones, handclaps [3]

Tracks

  1. Don't Reveal My Name (4.00)
  2. Cider Rain (3.43)
  3. Good Time for a Fiddle and Bow / The Christmas Eve Reel (4.21)
  4. A Thousand Bars (5.29)
  5. Shuffle and Go (3.15)
  6. Moses Waits (4.21)
  7. Steampunkery (3.00)
  8. Linseed Memories (3.30)
  9. The Year of Fifty Nine (3.25)
  10. The Byfield Steeplechase (3.51)
  11. Moondust and Solitude (5.31)
  12. Jolly Springtime (2.00)
  13. Precious Time (5.30)

Tracks 1, 3a, 5, 9, 11 Chris Leslie;
Track 2 Luc Boisseau, Philippe Richalley;
Track 3b Tommy Coen;
Track 4, 6 Rob Beattie;
Tracks 7, 13 Ric Sanders;
Track 8 James Wood;
Track 10 P.J. Wright;
Track 12 James Taylor