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Blowzabella: Blowzabella

Blowzabella: Blowzabella (Osmosys Plant Life PLR 038)

Blowzabella
Traditional Dance Music
Blowzabella

Plant Life Records PL 038 (LP, UK, 1982)

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Produced by Blowzabella;
Recorded by Mark Powell at Woodworm Studio, Barford St. Michael, Oxon.;
Cover photograph by Ian Martin;
Graphic and artwork by Graham Bignell and Janina Lech

Musicians

Sam Palmer, Cliff Stapleton, hurdy-gurdy;
Jon Swayne, English, Flemish and Macedonian bagpipes, recorders, flute, curtal, tin whistle, vocals;
Dave Roberts, melodeons, piano, tambura, drums;
Paul James, English bagpipes, rauschpfeife, bombard, saxophone, tin whistle, recorder, vocals;
Chris Gunstone, bouzoukis, drums, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Blowzabella / Marriage Marches
  2. L'Enfant de Dieu / Faerie Dance
  3. Kolomtanz
  4. Bourrée de Sologne / Ai Vist Lou Loup
  5. Two Scottishes
  6. Yane Sandanski
  1. Bourrée de Brand / Valce Sauteuse de Rett
  2. Jenny Pluck Pears / Half Hannikin
  3. Cotillon / Drops of Brandy
  4. Three Polka Piquées
  5. The Sun from the East / Laura
  6. Bourrée à Huit / Bourrée Tournante
  7. Bourrée / Bourrée de Cusset

All tracks trad. except
Track 14a anon.

> Folk Music > Records > Blowzabella: In Colour

Blowzabella: In Colour

Blowzabella: In Colour (Plant Life PL 051)

In Colour
Blowzabella

Plant Life Records PL 051 (LP, UK, 1983)

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Side 1 recorded at Wave Studios, Engineereds Charles Gray and Mike Brown;
Side 2 recorded live during a dance at Newbury Arts Workshop by the Sound Advice Mobile, Engineer Malcolm Rivett-Carnac;
Produced by Paul James and Charles Gray;
Mastered by Jack Adams at Tape One, London;
Photography by David Hoffman;
Artwork and design by Janina Lech

Musicians

Dave Armitage, vocals, bass curtal, drums, tapan, bombard;
Paul James, vocals, soprano saxophone, English bagpipes, recorder, D whistle, soprano curtal, bombard, drum, percussion, triangle;
Sam Palmer, hurdy-gurdy,
Dave Roberts, vocals, button accordion, melodeon, C whistle, drum;
Dave Shepherd, violins, bombard;
Cliff Stapleton, vocals, hurdy-gurdy, recorder,
Jon Swayne, vocals, piano, Bulgarian bagpipes, English bagpipes, Flemish bagpipes, soprano saxophone, flute, recorder, D whistle, tenor curtal, bombard

With guests
Max Johnson, Dave Mitchell, John Spires, vocals [2];
The Amnesian State Folk Ensemble, [3];
Terry Chimes, drums [6c]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Polka Piquée (1.37)
  2. Masters of War (3.54)
  3. Rutchenitsa (2.36)
  4. Captain Lemo / Robin's in the Green / Epic Branle (3.54)
  5. Queen Adelaide / Bricks and Mortar (4.22)
  6. Epping Forest / The Rolling of the Stones / Dans-tro Plinn (5.27)
  1. Bourréees One and Two (4.49)
  2. Farandôle Tarascaire / Trip to Lincoln (3.50)
  3. Dorset Four Hand Reel / Twin Sisters / Sidbury Four Hand Reel (5.00)
  4. Spanish Jig (La Fleur de Bruyère) (3.25)
  5. The French Assembly (2.58)
  6. Bourréees Three and Four (5.30)

All tracks trad. arr. Blowzabella except
Track 2 words Bob Dylan, music trad. arr. Blowzabella;

> Frankie Armstrong > Records > Frankie Armstrong, Brian Pearson, Blowzabella, Jon Gillaspie: Tam Lin

Tam Lin

Frankie Armstrong, Brian Pearson, Blowzabella, Jon Gillaspie: Tam Lin (Plant Life PLR063)

Tam Lin
Frankie Armstrong, Brian Pearson, Blowzabella, Jon Gillaspie

Plant Life PLR063 (LP, UK, 1984)

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Recorded at Ideal Sound Recorders, London;
Musical arrangements by Jon Gillaspie;
Engineer: Charles Gray;
Artwork and design: Janina Lech

Musicians

Frankie Armstrong, vocals [1a, 4b, 5, 8, 10-12], backing vocals [2-3, 6];
Brian Pearson, vocals [2-3, 6-7, 9-10, 12], backing vocals [2];

Blowzabella:
    Dave Roberts, melodeon, side drum, backing vocals;
    Cliff Stapleton, hurdy-gurdy, alto renaissance recorder;
    Jon Swayne, B-flat and E-flat whistles, alto, tenor & bass renaissance recorders, musette, soprano saxophone, Flemish and Macedonian bagpipes, soprano shawm, bombarde, piano, tapan, backing vocals;
    Dave Shepherd, fiddle, viola d'amore, lyra da braccio;
    Dave Armitage, bassoon, baroque bassoon, backing vocals;
    Paul James, sopranino & soprano rauschpfeifen, Flemish bagpipes, alto, tenor & bass renaissance recorders, soprano saxophone, string drum, tapan, backing vocals

Jon Gillaspie, piano, harmonium, bassoon, soprano & alto baroque recorders, bass renaissance recorder, clavinet, synthesisers, vocoder, syn-drums, drums, percussion, backing vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Tam Lin (Roud 35; Child 39; G/D 2:330) (9.02) / Fanfare: Tam Lin (0.40)
  2. The Four Seasons / Danse du Printemps (3.13)
  3. Lady Margaret (2.02)
  4. Andante from the “Vilnius Suite” / Christmas Lady / Menschenverächter-Tango (4.09)
  5. Song of the Second Serving Maid (7.02)
  1. The Ride (3.17)
  2. In the Garden (3.08)
  3. Owl (1.08)
  4. The Queen of Air and Darkness (4.28)
  5. Holding Song (2.46)
  6. Parting (3.07)
  7. Earth, Air, Fire, Water (3.13)

Track 1a trad. arr. Frankie Armstrong;
Track 1b trad. arr. Paul James, Dave Shepherd;
Tracks 2a, 6, 8, 11 Brian Pearson;
Track 2b Cliff Stapleton;
Tracks 3, 4b, 12 Frankie Armstrong, Brian Pearson;
Tracks 4a, 4c Jon Gillaspie;
Tracks 5, 10 Frankie Armstrong;
Track 7 music trad. arr. Jon Gillaspie, Paul James; words Brian Pearson;
Track 9 music trad. arr. Jon Swayne; words Brian Pearson

> Folk Music > Records > Blowzabella: Bobbityshooty

Blowzabella: Bobbityshooty

Blowzabella: Bobbityshooty (Osmosys OSMO CD015)

Bobbityshooty
Blowzabella

Plant Life Records PL 064 (LP, UK, 1984)
Osmosys Records OSMO CD015 (CD, UK, 1998)

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Recorded at Ideal Sound Recorders, London;
Engineered by Charles Gray;
Produced by Paul James and Charles Gray;
Originally mastered by Jack Adams at Tape One, London;
Re-mastered for CD at Reflex, Huntingdon;
Original artwork and design by Janina Lech

Musicians

Dave Roberts, melodeon, button accordion, whistle, percussion;
Cliff Stapleton, hurdy-gurdy, alto recorder;
Jon Swayne, English and Flemish bagpipes, flute, soporano/alto/tenor/bass recorders, soprano and alto saxophones, whistle, musette, bombarde;
Dave Shepherd, violin, viola d'amore;
Dave Armitage, bassoon, percussion;
Paul James, English and Flemish bagpipes, soprano saxophone, soprano rauschpfeife, whistle, alto recorder, vocals, percussion

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Shave the Monkey / Boys of the Mill (2.49)
  2. The Presbyterian Hornpipe / The Red Lyon (2.43)
  3. La Ronde des Milloraines (4.41)
  4. Branle de Borgogne / Horses Branle (4.29)
  5. Bobbityshooty (3.59)
  6. Carl Wark (2.05)
  1. Eglantine / Man in the Brown Hat / Schottische från Haverö / The Minah Bird (6.28)
  2. The Topman and the Afterguard (Roud 350; G/D 3:685) (3.16)
  3. The Savage Hornpipe / The Gloucestershire Miner / William Taylor's Table-Top Hornpipe (4.12)
  4. Scaramouche / Kathryn Arwen's March (3.41)
  5. Blowzabella / Jon's Jig (4.51)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1a Paul James;
Tracks 1b, 7abd, 10ab Cliff Stapleton;
Track 3 Jean-François Dutertre;
Tracks 5, 11b Jon Swayne;
Track 6, 9c Dave Shepherd;
Track 7c trad. Swedish;
Tracks 9b, 11a trad. / Dave Shepherd

> Folk Music > Records > Blowzabella: The Blowzabella Wall of Sound

The Blowzabella Wall of Sound

Blowzabella: The Blowzabella Wall of Sound (Osmosys OSMO CD005)

The Blowzabella Wall of Sound
Blowzabella

Plant Life Records PL 074 (LP, UK, 1986)
Osmosys Records OSMO CD005 (CD, UK, 1996)

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Recorded at Ideal Sound Recorders, London;
Engineered by Charles Gray;
Produced by Charles Gray and Paul James;
Photographs by Paul James and Jon Swayne;
Sleeve design, original artworks and graphics by Jamima Lech

Musicians

Nigel Eaton, lute-bodied hurdy-gurdy in D, guitar-shaped, double keyboard hurdy-gurdy in G;
Paul James, curved soprano saxophone, Flemish bagpipes in D, boxwood whistle in D, drums, vocals;
Ian Luff, fretless acoustic bass guitar, 4-course cittern, 5-course mandola, darabuka;
Dave Roberts, G/D melodeon, B/C button accordion, boxwood whistle in D;
Dave Shepherd, violins;
Jon Swayne, half-long bagpipes in F, Flemish bagpiopes in D, boxwood whistle in D, Renaissance recorders (great bass in F, bass in C, basset in F), soprano saxophone, alto saxophone

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Kopenitsa (5.07)
  2. Eight Step Waltz / Lisa / Stukka Gruppa (6.33)
  3. Hallowed Ground (2.46)
  4. Newbury Jig / Moll in the Wood / Sword Dance (Ghost Tune) / Old Wife of Coverdale (5.47)
  5. Sideways Glance (2.41)
  1. Roger de Coverley / Trip O'er Tweed (4.51)
  2. Lyke Wake Dirge (Roud 8194) (4.22)
  3. Finnish Scottish (3.33)
  4. Last Chance Bourrée (4.51)
  5. Glass Island (2.41)
  6. Sinfonia (0.38)

All tracks trad. except
Tracks 4a, 10 Jon Swayne;
Track 5 Paul James;
Track 11 Nigel Eaton, Jon Swayne

> Folk Music > Records > Blowzabella: A Richer Dust

Blowzabella: A Richer Dust

Blowzabella: A Richer Dust (Plant Life PLR 080)

A Richer Dust
Blowzabella

Plant Life Records PLR 080 (LP, UK, 1988)
Osmosys Records OSMO CD010 (CD, UK, 1996)

Blowzabella: A Richer Dust (Osmosys OSMO CD010)
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Recorded at MILO in March 1988;
Engineered by Charles Gray and Jim Toler;
Mastered at CTS,
Produced by Charles Gray;
Photography by Angela Coombes

Musicians

Nigel Eaton, hurdy-gurdies;
Jo Fraser (Jo Freya), vocals, tenor and C melody saxophones, whistles;
Paul James, bagpipes, soprano saxophone, rauschpfeife, whistles, darabuka, tapan, side drum, vocals;
Ian Luff, bass guitar, cittern, darabuka, side drum;
Dave Roberts, melodeon, darabuka;
David Shepherd, violin, viola d'amore

with
Jon Swayne, bagpipes, alto saxophone [1-6];
Charles Gray, ambient sound

Tracks

Side 1: The War of the RosesSide 2
  1. Introduction (2.00)
  2. The Willow Runned (3.26)
  3. The New Jigs (7.42)
  4. The Rose of Raby (4.34)
  5. Reprise (2.08)
  6. Finale (2.44)
  1. Death in a Fen / Bruton Town / Our Captain Cried (Roud 602) (10.08)
  2. The Moth (2.26)
  3. The Man in the Brown Hat (5.27)
  4. The “Diamond” (Roud 2172; G/D 1:11) (3.56)
CD Bonus Tracks
  1. The New Hornpipes (4.40)
  2. All Things Are Quite Silent (Roud 2532) (3.42)

All tracks trad. except
Tracks I, III Jon Swayne, Paul James;
Tracks II, V, 7a Ian Luff;
Tracks IV, 11 David Shepherd;
Track VI Jon Swayne;
Tracks 7bc, 10, 12 trad.,
Track 8 Anne Lister;
Track 9 C. Stapleton

> Folk Music > Records > Blowzabella: Vanilla

Blowzabella: Vanilla

Blowzabella: Vanilla (Special Delivery SPD 1028)

Vanilla
Blowzabella

Special Delivery (Topic Records) SPD/SPDCD 1028 (LP/CD, UK, 1990)
Green Linnet GLCD 3050 (CD, USA, 1990)
Topic Records TSCD595 (CD, UK, May 25, 2018)

Blowzabella: Vanilla (Topic TSCD595)
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Engineered and mixed by Paul James and Peter Lazonby at Longhome, Northamptonshire;
Digital post production by Adam Skeaping and Duncan Cowell;
Produced by Paul James;
Photography by Andrew Cleal;
Design by Tony Engle

Musicians

Andy Cutting, melodeons, percussion;
Nigel Eaton, hurdy-gurdies, cello, percussion;
Jo Freya, vocals, tenor saxophone, clarinet;
Paul James, soprano saxophone, bagpipes, rauschpfeife, percussion;
Ian Luff, bass guitars, cittern, guitar, percussion;
Jon Swayne, alto and soprano saxophones, bagpipes

Tracks

LP Side 1LP Side 2
  1. Spaghetti Panic (5.31)
  2. La Belle S'est Endormir / Famous Wolf (11.10)
  3. Fulmine (4.26)
  4. Jan Mijne Man / Go Mauve (4.26)
  1. Beanfield / Monster Cafe (8.09)
  2. I Wish, I Wish (Roud 495; G/D 6:1189) (2.44)
  3. Downside / Solveig's Song / Doctor Feg (8.48)
  4. Horizonto (3.43)
CD
  1. Spaghetti Panic (5.31)
  2. La Belle S'est Endormir / Famous Wolf (11.10)
  3. Jan Mijne Man / Go Mauve (4.26)
  4. Fulmine (4.26)
  5. Beanfield / Monster Cafe (8.09)
  6. I Wish, I Wish (Roud 495; G/D 6:1189) (2.44)
  7. Downside / Solveig's Song / Doctor Feg (8.48)
  8. Horizonto (3.43)
  9. In Continental Mood / The Old Queen / Flatworld (5.31)
  10. The Lover's Ghost (Roud 179; Child 248) (2.30)
  11. The R.S.B. & The Hobb (4.30)
  12. Spaghetti Panic (live) (5.53)

Tracks 1, 9ac, 11a, 12 Andy Cutting;
Track 2a, 3a trad. arr. Blowzabella;
Track 2b, 5b, 7c Nigel Eaton;
Tracks 3b, 9b, 11b Ian Luff;
Track 4 Riccardo Tesi;
Track 5a Jon Swayne;
Tracks 6, 10 trad. arr. Jo Freya;
Track 7a, 8 Paul James;
Track 8 Henrik Ibsen, Edvard Grieg

> Folk Music > Records > Blowzabella: Compilation

Blowzabella: Compilation

Blowzabella: Compilation (Osmosys OSMO CD001)

Compilation
Blowzabella

Osmosys Records OSMO CD001 (CD, UK, 1995)

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Sleeve notes by Paul James with thanks to Jon Swayne and Sam Palmer;
Dwsign by Graham Hawkins;
Artwork by Janina James

Musicians

see the individual records

Tracks

from Blowzabella (Plant Life PLR 038, 1982)

  1. Blowzabella / Marriage Marches (3.54)
  2. L'Enfant du Dieu / Faerie Dance (3.30)
  3. Jenny Pluck Pears / Half Hannikin (4.35)

from In Colour (Plant Life PLR 051, 1983)

  1. Polka Piquée (1.37)
  2. Bourrées Three & Four (5.03)

from Bobbityshooty (Plant Life PLR 064, 1984)

  1. Shave the Monkey / Boys of the Mill jigs (2.49)
  2. Eglantine / Man in the Brown Hat / Schottische från Haverö / The Minah Bird (6.28)

from Wall of Sound (Plant Life PLR 074, 1986)

  1. Eight Step Waltz / Lisa / Stukka Gruppa (6.33)
  2. Glass Island (2.40)
  3. Newbury Jig / Moll in the Wood / Sword Dance (Ghost Tune) / Old Wife of Coverdale (5.46)

from A Richer Dust (Plant Life PLR 080, 1988)

  1. The New Jigs (7.41)
  2. Death in a Fen / Bruton Town / Our Captain Cried (Roud 602) (10.07)

from Vanilla (Special Delivery SPD 1028, 1990)

  1. Spaghetti Panic (5.30)
  2. Jan Mijne Man / Go Mauve schottisches (4.26)
  3. Horizonto jig (3.42)

Tracks 1-5, 7c, 10bcd, 12bc, 14a trad. arr. Blowzabella;
Tracks 6a, 15 Paul James;
Tracks 6b, 7abd Cliff Stapleton;
Track 8a Dave Shepherd;
Track 8b Nigel Eaton;
Tracks 8c, 12a, 14b Ian Luff;
Tracks 9, 10a Jon Swayne;
Track 11 Jon Swayne, Paul James;
Track 13 Andy Cutting

> Folk Music > Records > Blowzabella: Octomento

Blowzabella: Octomento

Blowzabella: Octomento (Blowzabella 1)

Octomento
Blowzabella

Blowzabella 1 (CD, UK, 2007)

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Recorded at Saint Michael's Church, Inkpen on January 12-14 and February 17-20, 2007;
Mixed at Gilbert's Corner, Baltonsborough in March 2007;
Mastered by Adam Skeaping;
Design and photography by Victor Nicholls;
Band photography by Peter Abrahams

Musicians

Andy Cutting, diatonic button accordion [1-5, 7-10, 12-14];
Jo Freya, bass clarinet [2, 12], low whistle in D [13], soprano saxophone [3, 5], tenor saxophone [1-2, 7-9, 14];
Paul James, bagpipes [2, 10, 12a, 13a], soprano saxophone [2-3, 5, 9, 14], alto saxophone [1-2, 5, 7-8];
Gregory Jolivet, hurdy-gurdy [1-3, 5-10, 12-14];
Dave Shepherd, violin [2-3, 5, 9-10, 12, 14], 5-string violin [1, 7], octave violin [11],
Barnaby Stradling, bass guitar [1-7, 9-11, 14], acoustic bass guitar [7-8, 12];
Jon Swaye, bagpipes [2, 7, 12b, 13b], soprano saxophone [3, 5], alto saxophone [1-2, 8-9, 14]

Tracks

  1. Oliver's / Two Beers (3.51)
  2. De Montford / Magaloufou (5.31)
  3. The Origin of the World (4.21)
  4. New Pneus (1.25)
  5. Tanteeka / Round the Corner (3.53)
  6. L'Ange (3.25)
  7. Black Lake / The Duck (4.18)
  8. One for Sorrow (2.58)
  9. Ham Street (4.01)
  10. Le Galant Indiscret (2.54)
  11. Jackie Tar (2.14)
  12. The New Road to Alston / Lottie's (5.52)
  13. To the Edges / Robin's (3.32)
  14. Hostilité (3.55)

Tracks 1, 4, 5b, 13a Andy Cutting;
Tracks 2a, 5a Jo Freya;
Tracks 2b, 8 Paul James;
Tracks 3, 12a Dave Shepherd;
Tracks 6, 14 Gegory Jolivet;
Tracks 7, 9, 12b, 13b Jon Swayne;
Tracks 10-11 trad. arr. Blowzabella

> Folk Music > Records > Blowzabella: Dance

Blowzabella: Dance

Blowzabella: Dance (Blowzabella 2)

Dance
Blowzabella

Blowzabella 2 (CD, UK, 2010)

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Recorded live in Exeter, Bath and Lincoln by Mark Simms in October 2009;
Mixed by Paul James;
Mastered by Adam Skeaping;
Sleeve notes by Paul James;
Design by clear22.com

Musicians

Andy Cutting, diatonic button accordion [1-12];
Paul James, bagpipes in D [13bc], bagpipes in G [1, 8, 11, 12a, 13a], soprano saxophone [1-2, 4, 6, 9-10], alto saxophone [3, 5, 7, 10];
Gregory Jolivet, electric alto hurdy-gurdy [1-12];
Dave Shepherd, violin [1-5, 7-9, 11-12], octave violin [6, 10];
Barnaby Stradling, electric bass guitar [1-12];
Jo Freya, tenor saxophone [1, 3, 6-7, 9-10], soprano saxophone [2, 4], clarinet [5, 8, 12-13], whistle in G [11], low whistle in D [11];
Jon Swayne, bagpipes in D [2, 12b, 13bc], bagpipes in G [4-5, 8, 11, 13a], soprano saxophone [3, 9], alto saxophone [1-2, 4, 6-7, 10]

Tracks

  1. Jan Mijne Man / Go Mauve schottisches (4.42)
  2. Molton / Sur La Rance bourrées (3.46)
  3. The Bay Tree / Molinara waltzes (4.27)
  4. Penda's Fen / The White Rose / Epic Branle jigs in 6/8 (6.46)
  5. The Rose of Raby mazurka (4.50)
  6. Man In The Brown Hat / Spring Dance English rant step in 2/2 (6.30)
  7. Derrière les Carreaux / Mominette schottisches (5.14)
  8. In Continental Mood waltz / The Old Queen mazurka / Flatworld waltz (5.42)
  9. Horizonto jig (4.00)
  10. Il n'est plus temps / Famous Wolf bourrées (5.37)
  11. The New Hornpipes hornpipes (3.57)
  12. The A Minor Mazurka / Motorway Mazurka mazurkas (4.51)
  13. Blowzabella / Shave the Monkey / Boys of the Mill jigs (4.49)

Track 1a trad. Flemish;
Tracks 1b, 8b, 12a Ian Luff;
Track 2a, 3b, 4a, 12b Jon Swayne;
Track 2b Jon Swayne, Nigel Eaton;
Track 3a Andy Cutting;
Track 4b, 9, 13b Paul James;
Track 4c trad. 16th century;
Tracks 5, 11 Dave Shepherd;
Track 6ab, 13c Cliff Stapleton;
Track 7a Frederic Paris;
Track 7b Maxou Heintzen;
Tracks 8ac Andy Cutting;
Track 10a Michel Pichon;
Track 10b Nigel Eaton;
Track 13a trad. 17th century;

> Folk Music > Records > Blowzabella: Strange News

Blowzabella: Strange News

Blowzabella: Strange News (Blowzabella 3)

Strange News
Blowzabella

Blowzabella 3 (CD, UK, 2013)

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Recorded by Paul James and Jon Swayne at Kennard Moor Drove, Coxbridge, Somerset, England (thanks to Sarah Orme) and in Franchesse, Allier, Auverne, France (thanks to Patrick Bouffard and Violaine Jourdren);
Vocals recorded by Neil Ferguson in Leeds, England;
Photography by Lieve Boussauw;
Back cover photograph by Julien Wieser;
Design by www.emspace.co.uk

Musicians

Andy Cutting, diatonic button accordion, triangle;
Jo Freya, vocals, clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano and tenor saxophones;
Paul James, border bagpipes, soprano and alto saxophones, whistle;
Gregory Jolivet, alto hurdy-gurdy;
Dave Shepherd, violin, octave violin;
Barnaby Stradling, acoustic bass guitar, octave bass guitar;
Jon Swayne, border bagpipes, soprano and alto saxophone

with guest
Patrick Bouffard, hurdy-gurdy [12]

Tracks

  1. All Things Are Quite Silent (Roud 2532) (3.51)
  2. Le Petit Chien / The Long Drive schottisches (5.16)
  3. Malique bourrée in 2/4 (3.20)
  4. Strange News (The Blacksmith) (Roud 816) (6.04)
  5. Falco English rant step (5.10)
  6. The Muffler / Bhaskar's mazurkas (4.23)
  7. Black and White Box / Ubu the King schottisches (3.07)
  8. Searching for Lambs (Roud 576; Henry H548) / Main Dans la Main waltz in 5 (6.16)
  9. The Maple Tree / Glasshouse mazurkas (5.42)
  10. Billy Ruffian / The Schoolhouse bourrées in 2/4 (3.52)
  11. Nelly Was a Milkmaid (Roud 1606) (3.38)
  12. The Diggers rondeau / Cotillon (4.37)
  13. Shed Number 9 / Le Vicaire schottisches (4.25)

Tracks 1, 4, 8a, 11, 13b trad.;
Tracks 2ab Andy Cutting;
Tracks 3, 8b Gregory Jolivet;
Tracks 5, 7b, 10a, 12a Paul James;
Tracks 6a, 9a, 10b, 13a Jon Swayne;
Track 6b Barnaby Stradling;
Tracks 7a, 9b Jo Freya

> Folk Music > Records > Blowzabella: Two Score

Blowzabella: Two Score

Blowzabella: Two Score (Blowzabella 4)

Two Score
Blowzabella

Blowzabella 4 (CD, UK, March 30, 2018)

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Recorded by Jo Garcia at Kennard Moor Drove, Coxbridge, Somerset, in March and November 2017;
Mixed by Jo Garcia at Joe's Garage, Bristol, in November and December 2017;
Mastered by James Plotkin;
Pinhole camera photography by Paul Woloschuk;
Design by Natalie Peter-Budge

Musicians

Andy Cutting, diatonic button accordion;
Jo Freya, vocals [2, 6, 10], soprano saxophone [1, 4-5, 12], tenor saxophone [7, 9], clarinet [7], bass clarinet [11], B whistle [3], low D whistle [8];
Paul James, vocals [2, 8], bagpipes [2, 4, 9a, 11], alto saxophone [1, 5, 7, 9, 11-12], baritone saxophone [1, 4, 6], soprao saxophone [2, 5];
Gregory Jolivet, hurdy-gurdy [1-9, 11-12], plucked hurdy-gurdy [10];
David Shepherd, violin [1-2, 4-6, 8-12], octave violin [7], viola [12];
Barn Stradling, bass guitar [1-6, 8-12];
Jon Swayne, bagpipes [2, 9b, 11], alto saxophone [1, 5-7, 9, 11-12], soprano saxophone [3-4], D whistle [8]

Tracks

  1. (4.45)
  2. iThe Uttoxeter Souling Song (Roud 304) / Turner’s (5.04)
  3. SCCS Polkas (3.22)
  4. Coteeto (4.33)
  5. The Grenoside Processional Dance (4.45)
  6. Adam Was a Poacher (Roud 13907) (3.34)
  7. Camdence (4.17)
  8. The Lark Descending / Bushes and Briars (Roud 1027) (6.28)
  9. Juggler’s Jig / 481 (4.21)
  10. Blackberry Fold (Roud 559; Laws O10) (4.12)
  11. Lord Frog (5.14)
  12. Colin (4.05)

Tracks 1, 7 Gregory Jolivet;
Tracks 2a, 8b, 11 trad.;
Track 2b Andy Cutting;
Tracks 3, 12 Jo Freya;
Tracks 4, 8a Paul James;
Track 5 trad. / Dave Shepherd;
Track 6 trad., extra lyrics Jo Freya;
Track 9a Barnaby Stradling;
Track 9b Jon Swayne;
Track 10 trad., adapted with extra lyrics by Jo Freya

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Other records with Blowzabella

Various Artists, Special Delivery in Hi Fi, promo CD, Special Delivery, 1991

Various Artists, The Folk Collection, 2 CD, Topic TSCD707/8, 1999

Various Artists, The Acoustic Folk Box, 4 CD, Topic TSFCD4001, 2002

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2008, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK05, 2008

Various Artists, Three Score and Ten: 70 Years of Topic Records, 7 CD, Topic TOPIC70, 2009

Various Artists, Folk Against Fascism, 2 CD, Folk Against Fascism FAF1CD, 2010