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Arky's Toast: From the Half Moon to the Rising Sun

Arky's Toast: From the Half Moon to the Rising Sun (Greenwich Village GVR 212)

From the Half Moon to the Rising Sun
Arky's Toast

Greenwich Village Records GVR 212 (LP, UK, 1979)

Produced by Joe Stead;
Recorded by Alan Green at Mid Wales Sound Studios in May 1979;
Field recording on portable mono cassette tape machine by Colin Gates, native of Charlwood, in 1967;
Mastered by Tony Bridge at Pye Records;
Photography of Arky and illustration of Arky's Toast by Ian Hill;
Sleeve design by Design Studio of Purley

Musicians

Colin Gates, Jim James, Trevor Notton, vocals;
Arthur ‘Arky’ Standing, spoken quotes

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. From the Half Moon to the Rising Sun
  2. Summer Sketch
  3. Arky's People
  4. April
  5. Cold's the Wind
  6. A Child's Dream
  7. The Tree I Love Best
  1. Merry Haymakers
  2. The Acrobats
  3. Sir Marmaduke
  4. The Balaclava Charge
  5. Hunting Song
  6. Plastic's All the Go / Village Pub
  7. Arky's Toast

Tracks 1, 14 Arthur ‘Arky’ Standing / Arky's Toast;
Track 2 Eliza Cook / Arky's Toast;
Tracks 3, 9 Arky's Toast;
Track 4 Ted Robinson arr. Arky's Toast;
Tracks 5-8, 11 trad. arr. Arky's Toast;
Track 10 George Colman arr. Arky's Toast;
Track 12 Walter Scott arr. Arky's Toast;
Track 13a Johnny Handle;
Track 13b Trevor Crozier