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What We Did on Our Saturday

Fairport Convention: What We Did on Our Saturday (Matty Groves MG2CD055)

What We Did on Our Saturday
Fairport Convention

Matty Groves Records MG2CD055 (CD, UK, June 15, 2018)

Produced by John Gale;
Executive producer Dave Pegg;
Recorded live at Fairport's Cropredy Convention on the evening of Saturday August 12, 2017,
edited and mixed at Galeforce Sound, Ireland, by John Gale;
Mastered by Nick Watson at Fluid Mastering;
Illustrations by annA Ryder;
Package design by Mick Toole;
Cropredy photos by Kevin Smith;
Notes by Nigel Schofield

Musicians

Simon Nicol, vocals, guitars [1-14, 17-25];
Chris Leslie, vocals, mandolin, bouzouki, banjo [4-14, 17-25];
Ric Sanders, electric violins, keyboards [4-5, 14, 18-25];
Dave Pegg, 5-string bass, mandolin, backing vocals [4-5, 10-25];
Gerry Conway, drums, percussion [5, 14-17, 19-25]

with former Fairporters:
Richard Thompson, electric guitar, vocals [1-3, 6-13, 23, 25];
Ashley Hutchings, bass [1-3, 6-9, 25];
Iain Matthews, vocals [1-3, 25];
Dave Mattacks, drums, percussion [1-4, 6-13, 18-21, 23-25];
Judy Dyble, vocals [1-2, 25];
Maartin Allcock, guitar, vocals [15-18, 23, 25]

and guests
Ralph McTell, vocals [17, 25];
Chris While, vocals [3, 6-7, 9, 21, 25];
Sally Barker, vocals [15-16, 25];
PJ Wright, guitar [15-16, 25];

Tracks

CD 1CD 2
  1. Time Will Show the Wiser (3.30)
  2. Reno, Nevada (5.56)
  3. Suzanne (6.37)
  4. Farewell, Farewell (3.15)
  5. Crazy Man Michael (5.33)
  6. Come All Ye (4.52)
  7. The Deserter (4.32)
  8. The Lark in the Morning Medley (4.44)
  9. Tam Lin (Roud 35; Child 39; G/D 2:330) (7.55)
  10. Walk Awhile (4.24)
  11. Poor Will and the Jolly Hangman (6.05)
  12. Sloth (9.23)
  1. Now Be Thankful (3.28)
  2. Fotheringay (3.19)
  3. The Ballad of Ned Kelly (3.45)
  4. Rising for the Moon (4.16)
  5. White Dress (3.31)
  6. A Surfeit of Lampreys (2.56)
  7. The Hiring Fair (7.30)
  8. The Hexhamshire Lass (Roud 3182) (2.51)
  9. Who Knows Where the Time Goes? (5.48)
  10. Our Bus Rolls On (4.11)
  11. Dirty Linen (4.35)
  12. Matty Groves (Roud 52; Child 81) (6.06)
  13. Meet on the Ledge (5.41)

Track 1 Emitt Rhodes;
Track 2 Richard FariƱa;
Track 3 Leonard Cohen;
Tracks 4, 25 Richard Thompson;
Track 5, 11 Richard Thompson, Dave Swarbrick;
Track 6 Sandy Denny, Ashley Hutchings;
Tracks 7-9, 20, 23-24 trad.;
Tracks 10, 12-13 Dave Swarbrick, Richard Thompson;
Tracks 14, 16, 21 Sandy Denny;
Track 15 Trevor Lucas;
Track 17 Dave Swarbrick;
Track 18 Maartin Allcock;
Track 19 Ralph McTell, Dave Mattacks;;
Track 22 ChrisLeslie