> Folk Music > Records > Bram Taylor: Bide a While

Bide a While

Bram Taylor: Bide a While (Fellside FE041)

Bide a While
Bram Taylor

Fellside Recordings FE041 (LP, UK, 1984)

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Recorded in September 1984;
Recorded and produced by Paul Adams;
Brass recorded by Freestyle Enterprises and remastered by Paul Adams;
Illustration by Gwynne Basnett;
Photography by Arthur Brockbank;
Sleeve design by Mary Blood

Musicians

Bram Taylor, vocals, acoustic guitar, duet concertina;
Fiona Simpson, harmony and additional vocals;
Dave Howard, mandola, mandolin, acoustic and bass guitars;
Paul Witty, fiddle;
Gwynne Basnett, treble recorder;
Paul Adams, percussion

Brass: David Wood, cornet; Fred Houghton, tenor horn; Stewart Marshall, trombone; John Curran, euphonium (members of The David Wood Variety Brass)

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Valley of Strathmore (4.51)
  2. Mind Hussy What You Do
  3. The Fields of Athenry (3.29)
  4. Sally Wheatley
  5. I'll Lay You Down (Roud 3355)
  6. The Brookland Road
  1. On Board the Kangaroo (Roud 925; G/D 6:1211) (3.32)
  2. The Miner's Wife's Lament (4.34)
  3. Red Is the Rose (3.24)
  4. Mary from Dungloe (Roud 3001)
  5. The Little Husband
  6. Bide a While (4.41)

Track 1 Andy M. Stewart;
Tracks 2, 5, 7, 9-10 trad.;
Track 3 Pete St John;
Track 4 words Joe Wilson, music Alex Glasgow;
Track 6 Rudyard Kipling, anon.;
Track 8 William Lowndes;
Track 11 David Dearlove;
Track 12 Tom Yates

> Folk Music > Records > Bram Taylor: Dreams and Songs to Sing

Dreams and Songs to Sing

Bram Taylor: Dreams and Songs to Sing (Fellside FE057)

Dreams and Songs to Sing
Bram Taylor

Fellside Recordings FE057 (LP, UK, 1986)

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Recorded by Paul Adams in October 1986;
Produced by Paul Adams;
Sleeve layout: Mary Blood;
Sleeve illustration: Michael Crompton;
Photography: Brian Jones, Colliers of Leigh

Musicians

Bram Taylor, vocals, acoustic guitar, duet concertina;
Fiona Simpson, harmony and additional vocals;
Dave Howard, acoustic guitar [8, 10], bass guitar, mandolin, mandola, banjo, dulcimer;
Stephen P.H. Hackman, flute, piano;
Paul Witty, fiddle;
Paul Adams, percussion;
Frankie O'Neil, Derek Gifford, chorus;
Brian Taylor, John Taylor, cornet;
Robert Taylor, tenor horn;
John Curran, euphonium;
James Lovatt, brass arrangement

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Lady of Beauty (4.50)
  2. Cry Wild Bird (4.02)
  3. How Can I Keep from Singing? (2.40)
  4. Annan Water (Roud 6562) (6.36)
  5. April Morning (Roud 1546) (3.09)
  6. Dancing at Whitsun (1.55)
  1. The Ferrybank Piper (3.04)
  2. The Sally Gardens (Roud V28639) (3.52)
  3. Wheel the Perambulator John (Roud 1496) (2.17)
  4. Together at Heart (2.44)
  5. Hard Times Come Again No More (Roud 2659) (3.12)
  6. Wheel of Fortune (Roud 1075; G/D 6:1173; Henry H790) (5.05)

Track 1 Tony Hewitt;
Track 2 Brian Clarke;
Tracks 3, 9 anon.;
Track 4 words trad., music Nic Jones;
Track 5 trad.;
Track 6 words Austin John Marshall, music trad.;
Track 7 Robbie O'Connell;
Track 8 poem by W.B. Yeats, music trad.;
Track 10 Fiona Simpson;
Track 11 Stephen Foster;
Track 12 Jez Lowe, Ged Foley, trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Bram Taylor: Taylor Made

Taylor Made

Bram Taylor: Taylor Made (Fellside FE075)

Taylor Made
Bram Taylor

Fellside Recordings FE075 (LP, UK, 1989)

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Recorded in September 1989 by Paul Adams, Graham Bell and Richard Adams;
Brass recorded by Freestyle Enterprises and remastered at Fellside;
Produced by Paul Adams;
Photography by David Leigh;
Sleeve layout by Mary Blood

Musicians

Bram Taylor, vocals, acoustic guitar, duet concertina;
Fiona Simpson, harmony and additional vocals;
Phil Hare, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, chorus;
Dave Russell, fiddle, bass guitar, chorus;
Stephen Jackman, flute, whistle;
Martin Ryan, mandolin;
Mark Brown, electric piano;
Paul Adams, percussion;
Linda Adams, Marie Little, Martin H. Whittell, Paul Adams, chorus;
Ray Peacock, John Taylor, cornet;
Robert Taylor, tenor horn;
John Curran, euphonium

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Too Far from She (5.56)
  2. Bonny Blue-Eyed Nancy (Roud 3870) (4.37)
  3. The Flowers of Lancashire (3.22)
  4. Lessons of Time (3.10)
  5. Time and Trouble (3.20)
  6. Man in the Moon (4.37)
  1. The Broom o' the Cowdenknowes (Roud 92; Child 217; G/D 4:838) (4.29)
  2. Albert's Pretty Flowers (4.03)
  3. The Earl o' Marches Daughter (4.20)
  4. Withered and Died (3.30)
  5. Asikatali (3.20)
  6. From a Distance (3.56)

Track 1 Ian Bruce;
Tracks 2, 7, 11 trad. arr. Bram Taylor;
Track 3 Dave Dutton;
Track 4 George Armstrong, Bram Taylor;
Track 5 Alasdair Robertson;
Track 6 Jerry Spurlock;
Track 8 George Armstrong;
Track 9 Lionel McClelland;
Track 10 Richard Thompson;
Track 12 Julie Gold

> Folk Music > Records > Bram Taylor: Further Horizons

Further Horizons

Bram Taylor: Further Horizons (Fellside FECD92)

Further Horizons
Bram Taylor

Fellside Recordings FECD92 (CD, UK, 1993)

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Recorded January and February 1993 by Paul Adams and Graham Bell;
Design and artwork by Mary Blood;
Photograph by Graham Mills;
Notes compiled by Bram Taylor and Jean Kinley

Musicians

Bram Taylor, acoustic guitar, vocals;
Fiona Simpson, harmony and additional vocals;
Tom McConville, flddle, viola;
Phil Hare, acoustic, electric and slide guitars, chorus;
Dave Russell, bass guitar, bouzouki;
Chris Lee, mandolin, acoustic and fretless bass guitars;
Mark Brown, electric piano;
Tim Short, flute;
Nebula (Dave Hutchinson, English concertina, chorus; Roland Hindmarch, chorus);
Paul Adams, percussion

Tracks

  1. Hills of the West (3.52)
  2. The Snows of France & Holland (2.42)
  3. The Killing Time (1.57)
  4. Bonnie Bessie Logan (Roud 21824) (4.23)
  5. Blaina Boyes 1930 (3.28)
  6. The Gypsy (4.18)
  7. Schooldays Over (2.41)
  8. Let Her Go Down (3.45)
  9. The Blue Hills of Tyrone (2.48)
  10. Maybe I'll Forget You (3.42)
  11. Whisper Your Name (3.55)
  12. Jock o' Hazeldean (Roud 250; Child 293; G/D 5:1029) (3.51)
  13. The Green & the Blue (5.00)
  14. Somewhere Along the Road (3.36)
  15. The Girl I Left Behind Me / Brighton Camp (5.47)

Track 1 Chris Algar;
Track 2 Brian McNeill;
Tracks 3, 10 Keith Donnelly;
Tracks 4, 15 trad.;
Track 5 Huw Williams;
Track 6 Ian Scott Massie;
Track 7 Ewan MacColl;
Track 8 Peter Knight;
Track 9 Siobhan Ni Luian;
Track 11 Randy Vanwarmer;
Track 12 Sir Walter Scott / trad.;
Track 13 Alan Reid;
Track 14 Rick Kemp

> Folk Music > Records > Bram Taylor: Pick of the Grinner

Pick of the Grinner

Bram Taylor: Pick of the Grinner (Fellside FECD120)

Pick of the Grinner
Bram Taylor

Fellside Recordings FECD120 (CD, UK, 1997)

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Recorded by Paul Adams, Graham Bell and Richafrd Adams;
Produced by Paul Adams;
Design and artwork by Mary Blood;
Photograph by Roger Savage

Musicians

Bram Taylor, acoustic guitar, vocals;
Fiona Simpson, harmony vocals;
Tom McConville, fiddle;
Dave Howard, 12 string & acoustic guitars, cittern;
Serge Gorlin, alto saxophone;
Chris Lee, mandolin, fretless bass;
Dave Hutchinson, guitar, cittern, concertina;
Phil Hare, electric and acoustic guitars;
Viv Tanswell, treble recorder;
Bryan Stewart, bass;
Ian Kellet, piano, keyboard;
Buzz Elliott, electric guitar;
Linda Adams, additional vocals;
Richard Adams, drums;
Puma Percussion Ensemble, percussion

Tracks

  1. River Run (4.21)
  2. Gin' I Were a Baron's Heir (Roud V20481) (3.02)
  3. Feed the Children (2.18)
  4. Language of the Land (4.40)
  5. A Thousand Years (4.11)
  6. Harbour in the Storm (3.12)
  7. High Germany (Roud 5608) (3.32)
  8. The Low Road (4.09)
  9. Why Walk When You Can Fly (2.06)
  10. Banks of the Bann (Roud 889; Laws O2; Henry H86) (3.16)
  11. Never Be the Sun (3.08)
  12. William Taylor (Roud 158; Laws N11; G/D 1:169; Henry H231, H757) (3.21)
  13. Katie (5.05)
  14. Pick and a Grinner (3.50)

Track 1 James Keelaghan;
Tracks 2, 7, 10, 12 trad.;
Track 3 Eric Bogle;
Track 4 Enda Kenny;
Track 5 Paul Metsers;
Track 6 Dave Walmisley;
Track 8 Kieran Halpin;
Track 9 Mary Chapin Carpenter;
Track 11 Donagh Long;
Track 13 Jimmy McCarthy;
Track 14 Bob Zents

> Folk Music > Records > Bram Taylor: Singing! The Bram Taylor Collection

Singing! The Bram Taylor Collection

Bram Taylor: Singing! The Bram Taylor Collection (Fellside FECD148)

Singing! The Bram Taylor Collection
Bram Taylor

Fellside Recordings FECD148 (CD, UK, 1999)

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Compiled and remastered by Paul Adams;
Design and artwork by Mary Blood

Musicians

Bram Taylor, acoustic guitar, vocals;
for additional musicians see the original albums

Tracks

  1. How Can I Keep from Singing? (2.42)
  2. Dancing at Whitsun (1.54)
  3. The Valley of Strathmore (4.51)
  4. Red Is the Rose (3.24)
  5. The Fields of Athenry (3.29)
  6. The Broom o' the Cowdenknowes (Roud 92; Child 217; G/D 4:838) (4.27)
  7. Albert's Pretty Flowers (4.04)
  8. The Sally Gardens (Roud V28639) (3.53)
  9. Lady of Beauty (4.51)
  10. Together at Heart (2.44)
  11. Lessons of Time (3.10)
  12. The Flowers of Lancashire (3.23)
  13. On Board the Kangaroo (Roud 925; G/D 6:1211) (3.32)
  14. Withered and Died (3.29)
  15. Bonny Blue-Eyed Nancy (Roud 3870) (4.12)
  16. Man in the Moon (4.33)
  17. Wheel of Fortune (Roud 1075; G/D 6:1173; Henry H790) (5.06)
  18. The Miner's Wife's Lament (4.34)
  19. Bide a While (4.41)

Track 1 anon.;
Track 2 words Austin John Marshall, music trad.;
Track 3 Andy M. Stewart;
Track 4, 6, 13, 15, 17 trad.;
Track 5 Pete St John;
Track 7 George Armstrong;
Track 8 poem by W.B. Yeats, music trad.;
Track 9 Tony Hewitt;
Track 10 Fiona Simpson;
Track 11 George Armstrong, Bram Taylor;
Track 12 Dave Dutton;
Track 14 Richard Thompson;
Track 16 Jerry Spurlock;
Track 18 William Lowndes;
Track 19 Tom Yates

Tracks 3-5, 13, 18-19 from Bide a While;
Tracks 1-2, 8-10, 17 from Dreams and Songs to Sing;
Tracks 6-7, 11-12, 14-16 from Taylor Made

> Bram Taylor: Fragile Peace

Fragile Peace

Bram Taylor: Fragile Peace (Fellside FECD159)

Fragile Peace
Bram Taylor

Fellside Recordings FECD159 (CD, UK, 2001)

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Recorded by Paul Adams and Richard Adams;
Design and artwork by Mary Blood;
Photography by Dave Hutchinson and Linda Carpenter

Musicians

Bram Taylor, acoustic guitar, vocals;
Valerie Vaughn, harmony vocals;
Simon Haworth, acoustic guitar, cittern, acoustic bass;
Serge Gorlin, alto saxophone;
Emily Slade, piano;
Alistair McCulloch, fiddle;
Melanie Gresley, cello;
Mike France, fretless bass;
Steve Lawrence, dulcimer, low whistle, percussion;
Buzz Elliott, electric guitar;
Susan Adams, additional vocals;
Linda Adams, additional vocals, keyboard;
Richard Adams, percussion;
David Hutchinson, additional vocals

Tracks

  1. Jubilee (4.18)
  2. Thorn Upon the Rose (4.18)
  3. I'll Lay You Down Love (4.12)
  4. The Troubles of Erin (5.13)
  5. Fragile Peace (3.37)
  6. When My Morning Comes Around (3.54)
  7. April Morning (Roud 1546) (3.15)
  8. Lovers Heart (5.15)
  9. Stone By Stone (4.16)
  10. Loch Tay Boat Song (Roud S243064) (4.52)
  11. Sailors All (3.52)
  12. On the Seas and Far Away (3.33)
  13. Fields of Gold (4.11)
  14. Home Away from Home (3.51)

Track 1 Mary Chapin Carpenter;
Track 2 Julie Matthews;
Tracks 3, 7, 10 trad.;
Track 4 Vin Garbutt;
Track 5 Mike Silver, Bram Taylor;
Track 6 Iris Dement;
Track 8 Andy M. Stewart, Phil Cunningham;
Track 9 John McCutcheon;
Track 11 Ewen Carruthers;
Track 12 Robert Burns, Tom McConville;
Track 13 Sting;
Track 14 Robbie O'Connell

> Folk Music > Records > Bram Taylor: The Night Is Young

The Night Is Young

Bram Taylor: The Night Is Young (Fellside FECD183)

The Night Is Young
Bram Taylor

Fellside Recordings FECD183 (CD, UK, March 2004)

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Recorded by Paul Adams and Bob Hallard;
Produced by Paul Adams and Bram Taylor;
Design and artwork by Mary Blood;
Photography by Bram Taylor and Jan Breeze

Musicians

Bram Taylor, acoustic guitar, duet concertina, vocals;
Steve Lawrence, acoustic guitar, bouzouki, mandola, low whistle, percussion;
Stewart Hardy, fiddle, viola;
Bob Hallard, bass guitar, harmony vocals;
Michael Hallard, chorus vocals;
Ian Kellet, piano, keyboard;
Simon Haworth, fretless bass guitar [3, 13];
Linda Adams, harmony and chorus vocals;
Susan Adams, harmony vocals

Tracks

  1. Bogie's Bonnie Belle (Roud 2155; G/D 7:1396) (4.41)
  2. Song for Bowdoin (5.01)
  3. Struck It Right This Time (3.59)
  4. If I Should Leave You (3.42)
  5. Wisdom Guide Me (2.42)
  6. The Holy Ground (Roud 929) (4.40)
  7. Isle of Hope (5.26)
  8. Ay Waulin' O (4.13)
  9. Robin 'D' (3.18)
  10. Come All You Fair and Tender Ladies (Roud 451) (4.41)
  11. Annan Water (Roud 6562) (6.37)
  12. Next Time Around (4.25)
  13. Banks of Green Willow (Roud 172; Child 24; G/D 6:1225) (3.30)
  14. Marking Time (4.23)
  15. The Night Is Young (4.51)

Tracks 1, 6, 10-11, 13 trad.;
Track 2 Larry Kaplan;
Track 3 Hugh Williams;
Track 4 Maureen Ennis, Mike Murphy;
Track 5 Eileen McGann;
Track 7 Brendan Graham;
Track 8 Robert Burns;
Track 9 Willard Gayheart;
Track 12 Ian Chesterman;
Track 14 words Eric Bogle, music John Munro;
Track 15 Colum Sands

> Folk Music > Records > Bram Taylor: Song Singer

Song Singer

Bram Taylor: Song Singer (Fellside FECD206)

Song Singer
Bram Taylor

Fellside Recordings FECD206 (CD, UK, September 2007)

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Recorded by Paul Adams and Bob Hallard;
Produced by Paul Adams and Bram Taylor;
Design and artwork by Mary Blood

Musicians

Bram Taylor, acoustic guitar, vocals;
Steve Lawrence, bouzouki, mandola, mandolin, mandocello, low whistle, percussion;
Iain Anderson, fiddle;
Elly Beurskens, guitar, bass, harmony and chorus vocals;
Bruno van Hoek, dobro guitar, mandolin, banjo, harmony and chorus vocals;
Bob Hallard, bass and electric guitar, harmony and chorus vocals;
Will Morgan, harmonica;
Wendy Weatherby, cello;
Linda Adams, Susan Adams, harmony and chorus vocals

Tracks

  1. Geordie Will Dance the Jig Tonight (4.25)
  2. Across the Blue Mountains (Roud 7686) (4.37)
  3. Green Among the Gold (3.51)
  4. The Shape of My Father (5.11)
  5. Harbour Lights (5.08)
  6. Simg Me a Song Mr Bloom (3.45)
  7. Come All You Weary Factory Girls (2.42)
  8. Hillcrest Mine (3.12)
  9. The Rose of Allendale (Roud 1218) (4.15)
  10. If You Can Walk You Can Dance (4.20)
  11. King Cotton (2.49)
  12. The Two Brothers (3.11)
  13. See That Rainbow Shine (2.19)
  14. Bridget Donahue (Roud 7416) (2.41)
  15. Writing Home (2.55)

Track 1 Huw Williams;
Track 2, 14 trad.;
Track 3 Rosalind and Steve Barnes;
Track 4 Elly Beurskens;
Track 5 Judith Haswell;
Track 6 Ian Walker;
Track 7 Chilton;
Track 8 James Keelaghan;
Track 9 Charles Dibden;
Track 10 John Richards;
Track 11 Mike Harding;
Track 12 Pete Morton;
Track 13 Jean Ritchie;
Track 15 Miv Cameron, Kevin Hughes

> Folk Music > Records > Bram Taylor: Jokers & Rogues

Jokers & Rogues

Bram Taylor: Jokers & Rogues (Fellside FECD246)

Jokers & Rogues
Bram Taylor

Fellside Recordings FECD246 (CD, UK, February 20, 2012)

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Recorded by Paul Adams, Richard Adams and Robert Hallard;
Artwork by Mary Blood;
Front sleeve design by Steph Dunn

Musicians

Bram Taylor, guitar, vocals;
Linda Adams, harmony and chorus vocals, concertina, banjo;
Kevin Byrne, piano;
Robert Hallard, bass, acoustic and electric guitars, percussion, harmony and chorus vocals;
Andy Jones, fiddle;
Will Morgan, harmonica;
Dave Russell, fretless bass, bouzouki, mandolin;
Wendy Weatherby, cello;
Martin Whittell, concertina

Tracks

  1. No Hopers, Jokers and Rogues (3.52)
  2. No Ladders That Tall (4.45)
  3. Windy Harbour (3.36)
  4. Foundryman's Daughter (4.10)
  5. Rosemary's Sister (4.45)
  6. Sing (3.58)
  7. Sail On By (5.17)
  8. Peggy Gordon (Roud 2280) (3.37)
  9. What's the Use of Wings (3.25)
  10. Weather the Storm (3.54)
  11. Heart of England (4.33)
  12. The Water Is Wide (Roud 87; Child 204) (4.12)
  13. I Shall Be Released (3.38)
  14. The Goodnight Song (4.08)

Track 1 Rupert Christie, Tom Gilbert;
Track 2 Mark Woolley, Nick Mitchell;
Track 3 Pete Abbott;
Track 4 John Richards;
Track 5 Huw Williams;
Track 6 Nanci Griffith, Charles Stefl, Johannes Jutz;
Track 7 Pamela Ward, Paul Cherrington;
Tracks 8, 12 trad.;
Track 9 Brian Bedford;
Track 10 Ralph McTell;
Track 11 Bob Kirkpatrick;
Track 13 Bob Dylan;
Track 14 Jim Boyes

> Folk Music > Records > Bram Taylor

Other records with Bram Taylor

Various Artists, Flash Company: A Celebration of the First 10 Years of Fellside Records, LP, Fellside FE050, 1986

Various Artists, Children in Need, cassette, Pudsey Recordings PUD 001, 1987

Phil Hare, Living on Credit, LP, Fellside FE077, 1990

Various Artists, Voices: English Traditional Songs, CD, Fellside FECD87, 1992

Various Artists, Banklands: The Story of Fellside Records, CD, Fellside FECB100, 1994

Various Artists, Flash Company: A Celebration of 25 Years of Fellside Records (1976-2001), 2 CD, Fellside FECD156, 2001

Various Artists, Landmarks: 25 Years of a Leading Folk Music Label, 3 CD, Fellside FECD203, 2006

Various Artists, The Journey Continues: Fellside at 40, 3 CD, Fellside FECD272, 2016

Various Artists, Destination: The End of an Era for a Leading Folk Music Label, 3 CD, Fellside FECD282, June 29, 2018