> Folk Music > Records > Brian Peters: Persistence of Memory

Brian Peters: Persistence of Memory

Brian Peters: Persistence of Memory (Fellside FE051)

Persistence of Memory
Brian Peters

Fellside Recordings FE051 (LP, UK, 1985)

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Recorded and produced by Paul Adams, October 1985;
Front cover photo by Margaret Peters;
Artwork by Mary Blood

Musicians

Brian Peters, vocals [1-2, 4-8, 10], Anglo concertina [1, 3-4, 7, 9], melodeon [3-6], guitar [2, 4, 8-10], hammered dulcimer [1, 3], Appalachian dulcimer [7];
with
Russell Clegg, acoustic bass guitar [1, 3, 9];
Sean Healey, fiddle [8, 9], viola [3];
Bridget MacGregor, harmonium [3, 9], piano [3, 10], chorus vocals [1, 10];
Steve Wilson, flute [3, 10], triangle [9], chorus vocals [1, 10];
Paul Adams, woodblock [9], cymbal [9], vocal interjection [9]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Miners' Lookout (3.12)
  2. Ninian South (2.39)
  3. Blodau'r Drain / Merch Megan (2.59)
  4. Lamkin (Roud 6; Child 93; G/D 2:187) (7.13)
  5. Bring the Sea to Manchester (3.54)
  1. No Dough Blues (2.35)
  2. The Demon Lover (Roud 14; Child 243; G/D 2:332) (5.28)
  3. The Cunning Cobbler (Roud 174) (3.54)
  4. Jenny Bell / Herd on the Hill (2.40)
  5. Farewell to the Brine (4.25)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 Burnett O'Brian;
Track 2 Tony Hill;
Track 9b Tom Clough;
Track 10 Pete Coe

> Folk Music > Records > Brian Peters: Fools of Fortune

Brian Peters: Fools of Fortune

Brian Peters: Fools of Fortune (Harbourtown HAR 005)

Fools of Fortune
Brian Peters

Harbourtown Records HAR 005 (LP, UK, 1989)

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Recorded and mixed at Moonraker Studios, Manchester;
Engineer: Lee Monteverde;
Produced by Gordon Jones and Bob Thomas;
Art direction and design by Hemisphere Design Partnership;
Photography by Tony Redmond

Musicians

Brian Peters, vocals [1, 3, 5, 9, 11-12], guitar [1-3, 5, 11], Anglo concertina [2], melodeon [4, 8, 10-11], concertina [6-7, 9, 12], second fiddle [4], cello [4];
with
Jamie Knowles, fiddle [2, 4, 6, 9], mandolin [10];
The Mossley Dukes:
    Bonz, guitar [7], harmonica [8];
    John Harrison, string bass [7], electric bass [8];
    Dave Pope, mandolin [7], guitar [8];
Mike Nacey, fretless bass [1-2, 6];
Margaret Peters, vocals [1, 12];
Dave Shaw, Northumbrian pipes [1-2]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Lost Fourteen Hundred (6.11)
  2. Schottis från Norrbotten (2.30)
  3. The Oldham White Hare (Roud 1110) (2.40)
  4. A Swedish Dance / Sherwood Forest / La Belle Halimande (4.02)
  5. John Barbour (Roud 64; Child 100; G/D 5:999) (4.49)
  6. The Northern Lass (2.58)
  1. Dallas Rag (2.46)
  2. The Last God of England (3.01)
  3. Shelter from the Storm (4.18)
  4. Doed a Ddel / Ap Siencyn / Mopsi Don (3.14)
  5. Sir Patrick Spens (Roud 41; Child 58; G/D 1:17) (4.18)
  6. The Unquiet Grave (Roud 51; Child 78) (4.54)

All tracks trad. arr. Brian Peters except
Track 1 Dave Rawlinson;
Track 8 Pete Morton;
Track 9 Brian Peters

> Folk Music > Records > Brian Peters: The Seeds of Time

Brian Peters: The Seeds of Time

Brian Peters: The Seeds of Time (Harbourtown HARCD 021)

The Seeds of Time
Brian Peters

Harbourtown Records HARCD 021 (CD, UK, 1992)

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Recorded and mixed at Charlotte Street Studios, Wakefield;
Engineered by Tony Bonner;
Produced by Gordon Jones;
Sleeve design by Hemisphere;
Photography by Tony Redmond

Musicians

Brian Peters, vocals, Anglo concertina, melodeon, guitar;
with
Gordon Tyrrall, guitar [1, 4, 7, 9, 11, 14];
George Faux, fiddle;
Peader Long, tenor and alto saxophones;
Margaret Peters, vocals

Tracks

  1. The Manchester Jig / Welcome Home / The Pippingo Reel (4.18)
  2. History Lesson (3.54)
  3. Living in the Past That Never Was (4.02)
  4. The Cropper Lads (3.01)
  5. Kitty Fisher / My Lad's Ower Bonny / Coffee and Tea (3.16)
  6. The Lowlands of Holland (Roud 484; G/D 6:1116) (4.29)
  7. The Box in the Attic / Northern Nanny / The Low Flier (2.54)
  8. A Servant of the Company / Sir William Stanier's Favourite (3.25)
  9. Lovely Joan (Roud 592) (2.42)
  10. The Oyster Girl (Roud 875; Laws Q13; G/D 2:304) / The Lad with the Trousers On / Mad Moll (5.47)
  11. False Foudrage (Roud 57; Child 89; G/D 8:1930) (7.25)
  12. Old Haile Hornpipe (5.30)
  13. Padlocks (3.04)
  14. The Ruins by the Shore (3.55)
  15. The Dark Island / The Arran Boat (5.42)

Tracks 1, 5-6, 7b, 9-12, 15b trad. arr. Brian Peters;
Track 2 Leon Rosselson;
Tracks 3, 7ac, 8b Brian Peters;
Track 4 words rad. arr. Brian Peters, tune Brian Peters;
Track 8a Paul Connor;
Track 13 Jim Woodland;
Track 14 Nic Jones;
Track 15a Iain MacLachlan

> Folk Music > Records > Brian Peters: Squeezing Out Sparks

Brian Peters: Squeezing Out Sparks

Brian Peters: Squeezing Out Sparks (Pugwash PUG CD 001)

Squeezing Out Sparks
Brian Peters

Pugwash Records PUG CD 001 (CD, UK, 1994)

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Recorded at Gross Studio, Bedford, engineer Dave Smutte;
Edited at Beaumon St. Studio, Batley, engineer Warwick Pilmer;
Produced by Brian Peters and Dave Smutte;
Design and photography by Bryan Ledgard

Musicians

Brian Peters, vocals, Anglo concertina, melodeon, guitar, fiddle, blues harp, triangle
with
Mike Nacey, upright bass [8, 10, 15];
Dave Smutte, drumming [14]

Tracks

  1. Kershaw's / Sportsman's / Norwegian Hornpipe (4.10)
  2. Downfall of the Ginn / Lads and Lasses (3.22)
  3. John Hardy (Roud 3262; Laws I2) (3.47)
  4. Miss Dillon's Waltz / Pandean Air (3.59)
  5. Full of Joy (2.49)
  6. Three Coney Walk / The Rattler / Chester Races (4.13)
  7. The Blossom and the Rain (4.30)
  8. Bricks in My Pillow (2.40)
  9. Tôn y Botel / Le Saut du Chien (5.05)
  10. Daddy's Polka / Viva El West Side (3.41)
  11. Scarborough Fair (Roud 12; Child 2; G/D 2:329) (3.36)
  12. Nanny-O / Chester Castle (3.20)
  13. Lancaster Lasses / Tekely / Portuguese Dance (4.32)
  14. Back in the U.S.S.R. (2.07)
  15. The Waltzing Fool (4.34)
  16. A Starry Night in Shetland / Fritz Schick's Waltz (5.01)

All tracks trad. arr. Brian Peters except
Track 7 Brian Peters;
Track 9b Frederic Paris;
Track 14 John Lennon, Paul McCartney;
Track 15 Lyle Lovett

> Folk Music > Records > Brian Peters & Gordon Tyrrall: Clear the Road

Brian Peters & Gordon Tyrrall: Clear the Road

Brian Peters & Gordon Tyrrall: Clear the Road (Harbourtown HARD CD 031)

Clear the Road
Brian Peters & Gordon Tyrrall

Harbourtown Records HAR CD 031 (CD, UK, 1996)

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Recorded at Beaumont Studios, Batley, May 1995;
Engineered by Tony Bonner;
Sadie Operator: Warwick Pilmer;
Produced by Gordon Jones;
Photography by Tony Redmond;
Layout and design by Reminder Printing Co. Ltd

Musicians

Brian Peters, guitar, melodeon, Anglo concertina, vocals;
Gordon Tyrrall, guitar, flute, vocals

Tracks

  1. Skipton Ram (Roud 126; G/D 3:645) (2.07)
  2. Daniel Wright's Hornpipe / The Pearl Wedding / The Old Grey Cat (4.45)
  3. Just As the Tide Was Flowing (Roud 1105) (6.20)
  4. Where Do I Fit In? (3.00)
  5. Throw the Wood, Laddie (Roud 8641) / The Catching of Fleas / Buxton Races (5.52)
  6. Roads to Ruin (4.10)
  7. The Musical Priest / The Green Fields of America (Roud 2290; Laws M6; G/D 6:1098) (3.16)
  8. Farewell My Dearest Dear (Roud 3601; G/D 8:1540) (5.45)
  9. The Trip to the Toilet / The Random Jig / Fair Jenny (3.58)
  10. The Ship in Distress (Roud 807) (4.32)
  11. Blow the Winds I-O (Roud 1778; G/D 6:1102) (5.30)
  12. Almost Satisfied (3.14)
  13. Colm O'Donnell's / The Humours of Lissadel / The Hunter's Purse (3.30)
  14. Bonnie George Campbell (Roud 338; Child 210) (4.18)
  15. Roaring Mary / Cleaning Windows (5.07)
  16. Swansea Town (Roud 1416) (5.48)

Track 2b Willie Taylor;
Tracks 4, 12 Gordon Tyrrall;
Tracks 6, 9a, 11bc Brian Peters;
Track 9c Peter Barnes;
Track 15b Van Morrison

> Folk Music > Records > Brian Peters: Sharper Than the Thorn

Brian Peters: Sharper Than the Thorn

Brian Peters: Sharper Than the Thorn (Pugwash PUG CD 002)

Sharper Than the Thorn
Brian Peters

Pugwash Records PUG CD 002 (CD, UK, 1997)

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Recorded at Brian Peter's home on the Panda mobile, April 1996;
Engineered by Oliver Knight;
Produced by Brian Peters;
Edited at Panda by Ray Williams;
Sleeve design and photography by Bryan Ledgard

Musicians

Brian Peters, vocals, guitar, Anglo concertina, melodeon, fiddle [5, 14], double bass, mandolin, percussion;
with
Eliza Carthy, all the other fiddle parts, harmony vocals [2];
Jenny Coxon, hammered dulcimer, step dances;
Margaret Peters, harmony vocals [1];
Gordon Tyrrall, guitar [7, 14], backing vocals [14], flute on the waltzes

Tracks

  1. Lay the Bent to the Bonny Broom (Roud 161; Child 1) (5.55)
  2. The Banks of Sweet Primroses (Roud 586; G/D 8:1841) (3.51)
  3. Jockey to the Fair / Spotted Borders / The Insomniac (4.05)
  4. Sheepcrook and Black Dog (Roud 948) (4.55)
  5. Y Pren Ar Y Bryn (3.35)
  6. Henry Martin (Roud 104; Child 250) (4.25)
  7. First Chill of Autumn / Peg Huglestone's Hornpipe / Northern Frisk (6.28)
  8. Cold Stringy Pie (Roud 1408) (3.26)
  9. The Dragoon's Ride (Roud 162; Child 299; G/D 7:1470) (5.36)
  10. Old Man (3.53)
  11. Whitehaven Volunteers / The Green Ship / Come Let Us Dance and Sing (3.41)
  12. Kemp Owyne (Roud 3912; Child 34) (5.54)
  13. The Tapestry / The Mill Race (4.56)
  14. Stand Up (4.14)

All tracks trad. arranged by Brian Peters, except
Tracks 3c, 7a, 13 Brian Peters
Track 10 words trad., tune Gradwell
Track 14 Woodland

> Folk Music > Records > Brian Peters: The Beast in the Box

Brian Peters: The Beast in the Box

Brian Peters: The Beast in the Box (Pugwash PUG CD 003)

The Beast in the Box
Brian Peters

Pugwash Records PUG CD 003 (CD, UK, 1998)

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Recorded by Oliver Knight at Panda Sound, Robin Hood's Bay, December 1997-January 1998;
Produced by Brian Peters and Oliver Knight;
Track 16 recorded by Dave Smutte at Gross Studio, produced by Brian Peters and Dave Smutte;
Photography by Phil Butcher;
Design by Lesgard Jepson

Musicians

Brian Peters, melodeon, Anglo concertina, vocals, guitar, percussion, keyboards;
Nancy Kerr, fiddle, viola;
Dave Pope, double bass, backing vocals, fiddle [3, 14];
Jenny Coxon, hammered dulcimer;
Gordon Tyrrall, flute, whistle;
Bonz, guitar, backing vocals [14], banjo [14];
Dave Smutte, samples, sequencing, bass guitar [16]

Tracks

  1. Mr. James Knowles / The Snake Pass Hornpipe (4.14)
  2. Mayday / Miss Twentyman's Delight / Down with the French (4.01)
  3. New Railroad (3.27)
  4. The Spiral Staircase / The Squall / Royal Burlesque Hornpipe (3.04)
  5. Johannespolka (3.47)
  6. Adieu Sweet Lovely Nancy (Roud 165) (4.31)
  7. Nantwich Fair / The White Petticoat / The Recruiting Officer (3.29)
  8. The Charming Fair / What You Will (3.34)
  9. Hojby Schottische / Mats Edén's Schottische (4.19)
  10. October Song (4.37)
  11. Double the Cape / Rusty Gully (2.58)
  12. Studentenmarch (3.38)
  13. Jack's Alive / Old Fluz / Duke William's Hornpipe (3.51)
  14. Working on a Pushboat (3.45)
  15. The Crystal Wedding / The Heart Aches for Home (6.04)
  16. The Four Seasons / The Silly Season (3.55)

All tracks trad. arr. Brian Peters except
Tracks 1, 2a, 4a, 15, 16b Brian Peters;
Track 9b Mats Edén;
Track 10 Robin Williamson

> Folk Music > Records > Brian Peters & Gordon Tyrrall: The Moving Moon

Brian Peters & Gordon Tyrrall: The Moving Moon

Brian Peters & Gordon Tyrrall: The Moving Moon (Gaho GAH CD 03)

The Moving Moon
Brian Peters & Gordon Tyrrall

Gaho Music GAH CD 03 (CD, UK, 2000)

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Recorded by Rob van Sante at RVS Studio, Leeds;
Produced by Rob van Sante, Brian Peters and Gordon Tyrrall;
Cover design by Brian Peters;
Original artwork by Gordon Tyrrall;
Photography by Caroline Whithead and John Hamer

Musicians

Brian Peters, lead and backing vocals, melodeo, Anglo concertina, guitar [3, 8];
Gordon Tyrrall, lead and backing vocals, guitar, flute

Tracks

  1. High Barbary (Roud 134; Child 285; Laws K33; G/D 1:38) (3.23)
  2. The Santa Fe Trail (Roud 5096) (4.22)
  3. The Price of a Pig / Troy's Wedding / The Sound of Sleat (3.19)
  4. Long A-Growing (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (4.59)
  5. Getting the Hang of It All (3.10)
  6. The Moving Moon (4.42)
  7. The Green Willow Tree (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37) (5.33)
  8. Earth (3.29)
  9. Iron Legs / What You Will / Manage the Miser (4.39)
  10. The Crockery Ware (Roud 1490) (2.16)
  11. The Wild Rover (Roud 1173; G/D 7:1480) (4.27)
  12. Trip to the Pantheon / Bell in Flag / The Surrender of Calais (3.12)
  13. It's Not Dark Yet (5.03)
  14. The Kirkgate Hornpipe / Come Ashore Jolly Tar With Your Trousers On (3.50)
  15. The Last Time (2.50)

All tracks trad. arr. Brian Peters, Gordon Tyrrall except
Track 3 Colin Magee;
Track 5 Gordon Tyrrall;
Track 6 John Stoppard;
Track 8 words Les Barker, music Brian Peters;
Track 13 Bob Dylan;
Track 15 Mick Jagger, Keith Richards

> Folk Music > Records > Brian Peters: Lines

Brian Peters: Lines

Brian Peters: Lines (Pugwash PUG CD 004)

Lines
Brian Peters

Pugwash Records PUG CD 004 (CD, UK, 2001)

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Recorded by Oliver Knight at Panda Sound, Robin Hood's Bay;
Produced by Brian Peters;
Cover design by Brian Peters

Musicians

Brian Peters, vocals, guitar, melodeon, Anglo concertina, mandolin
with
Nancy Kerr, fiddle, viola, backing vocals [15];
James Fagan, backing vocals [15];
Margaret Peters, backing vocals [3]

Tracks

  1. The Rambling Blade (Roud 490; Laws L12; G/D 2:260) (4.23)
  2. The Sidewinder / The Magic Tomato / Captain Cook's Jig (3.23)
  3. The Gypsy Laddie (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278) (5.56)
  4. Polly on the Shore (Roud 811) (4.22)
  5. Prince of Cabourg's Hornpipe / Brown's Hornpipe (4.10)
  6. Cefn Coed Polka / The First of August / Caepantywyll (3.27)
  7. Sir William Gower (Roud 478; Laws K22; G/D 2:191) (4.18)
  8. Hind Horn (Roud 28; Child 17; G/D 5:1022) (4.51)
  9. Double Jeopardy / Hatters' Delight (4.03)
  10. Betsy Bell / Rattle and Roll / Scornful Nancy (3.46)
  11. Jack the Jolly Tar (Roud 511; Laws K40) (3.19)
  12. Young Hunting (Roud 47; Child 68) (6.56)
  13. The Bouncing Bomb / Dark Peak Polka / Up in the Night (3.05)
  14. The Garden Off the Green (3.29)
  15. The Derby Ram (Roud 126; G/D 3:645) (2.36)

All tracks trad. arr. Brian Peters except
Tracks 2, 6c, 9, 13-14 Brian Peters;

> Folk Music > Records > Brian Peters: Different Tongues

Brian Peters: Different Tongues

Brian Peters: Different Tongues (Pugwash PUG CD 005)

Different Tongues
Brian Peters

Pugwash Records PUG CD 005 (CD, UK, 2003)

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Recorded by Briad Bedford at Park Head Studio, Birds Edge, West Yorkshire;
Produced by Brian Peters;
Photography and cover design by Brian Peters;
Cover picture: medieval painting on the ceiling of the Abbaya Saint-Savin in the Loire valley, depicting the construction of the Tower of Babel, photographed by Chris Peters

Musicians

Brian Peters, vocals, guitar, melodeon, Anglo concertina, percussion;
Jeff Davis, fiddle, mandocello;
Gordon Tyrrall, guitar [1-2, 14-15], backing vocals;
Dave Pope, guitar [3, 13], bass;
Chris Peters, alto saxophone

Tracks

  1. Jolly Roving Tar (Roud 913; Laws O27) (2.47)
  2. All Around My Hat (Roud 22518) (4.57)
  3. Nottingham Castle / The Spa (4.01)
  4. The Outlandish Knight (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225) (7.56)
  5. Bold Lovell (Roud 534; Laws L13B) (2.52)
  6. Mr. Moore's Hornpipe / The Red Otter (4.31)
  7. The Bonny Bunch of Roses-O (Roud 664; Laws J5; G/D 1:155) (3.38)
  8. Pretty Nancy of Yarmouth (Roud 407) (3.34)
  9. Sailor's Delight / Cobblers' Hornpipe (3.36)
  10. Her Bright Smile Haunts Me Still (4.09)
  11. The Gallant Poacher (Roud 793; Laws L14) (3.41)
  12. Two Sisters (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (7.24)
  13. Pretty Maggie / Marquis Of Huntley's Reel / The Dead Cow (3.28)
  14. Waltzing's for Dreamers (4.01)
  15. The Water's Edge (3.13)

All tracks trad. arr. Brian Peters except
Track 10 W.T. Wrighton, J.E. Carpenter (1916) arr. Brian Peters
Track 14 Richard Thompson;
Track 15 Brian Peters

> Folk Music > Records > Brian Peters: Anglophilia

Brian Peters: Anglophilia

Brian Peters: Different Tongues (Pugwash PUG CD 005)

Anglophilia
Brian Peters

Pugwash Records PUG CD 006 (CD, UK, 2005)

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Recorded by Briad Bedford at Park Head Studio, Birds Edge, West Yorkshire;
Produced by Brian Peters;
Cover photography and design by Brian Peters;
Back photography by Chris Peters

Musicians

Brian Peters, Anglo concertina in C & G, guitar, percussion;
Paul Walker, treble and baritone English concertinas [6, 13]

Tracks

  1. Kissing Stones / The Spud-Spattered Piper / Go Away Miss Ashton (6.19)
  2. Farewell Manchester (4.36)
  3. Chips and Fish (4.01)
  4. The Northern Lass (3.34)
  5. Polkas: Nymph / Babes in the Wood / The Black Cat Piddled in the White Cat’s Eye (3.32)
  6. Turk’s March / Tom Fowler’s Hornpipe (5.03)
  7. Things We Said Today (3.38)
  8. Winder Minuets Nos. 3 & 2 (5.02)
  9. The Entertainer (3.12)
  10. Jigs: The Peasant / The Celebrated Quadrille / Matthew Briggs (4.01)
  11. Adieu My Lovely Nancy (Roud 165) (4.24)
  12. Morris Dance Tunes: Old Mother Oxford / Young Collins / Trunkles (5.01)
  13. The Tankard of Ale (4.35)
  14. Dallas Rag (2.58)
  15. Accordion (4.37)
  16. Vive La Bagatelle / Bachelors of Every Nation / Double Lead Through (4.32)
  17. Sweet Sorrow (3.52)

All tracks trad. arr. Brian Peters except
Tracks 1, 17 Brian Peters;
Track 3 anon., Brian Peters;
Track 7 John Lennon, Paul McCartney;
Track 9 Scott Joplin;
Track 15 Robert W. Service, David Parry

> Folk Music > Records > Brian Peters: Songs of Trial and Triumph

Brian Peters: Songs of Trial and Triumph

Brian Peters: Songs of Trial and Triumph (Pugwash PUG CD 007)

Songs of Trial and Triumph
Brian Peters

Pugwash Records PUG CD 007 (CD, UK, May 2008)

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An album of Child Ballads; see also Brian Peters' lyrics and notes.

Recorded at Park Head Studio, Birdsedge, West Yorkshire;
Engineered by Brian Bedford;
Produced by Brian Peters;
Artwork by Emily Toft;
Photography by Raymond Greenoaken and Brian Peters;
Design by Brian Peters

Musicians

Brian Peters, vocals, guitar, Anglo concertina, melodeon, electric guitar, electric bass, synthesised percussion;
Nancy Kerr, fiddle, viola [2, 6, 9, 11, 13-14];
Gordon Tyrrall, guitar, backing vocals [2, 6];
Bonz, banjo, backing vocals [8, 13];
Loraine Baker, double bass, backing vocals [2, 14];
Margaret Peters, backing vocals [2, 14]

Tracks

  1. The Banks of Green Willow (Roud 172; Child 24; G/D 6:1225) (4.51)
  2. Green Broom (Roud 34; Child 43; G/D 2:322) (4.22)
  3. The Demon Lover (Roud 14; Child 243; G/D 2:332) (5.45)
  4. Lucy (Roud 234; Child 51) (5.26)
  5. Sir Aldingar (Roud 3969; Child 59) (7.34)
  6. Six Nights Drunk (Roud 114; Child 274; G/D 7:1460) (4.01)
  7. Georgie (Roud 90; Child 209; G/D 2:249) (3.15)
  8. The Farmer's Curst Wife (Roud 160; Child 278; G/D 2:320) (3.32)
  9. All Alone and Lonely (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193) (6.08)
  10. The Golden Vanity (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37) (3.44)
  11. Lord Randal (Roud 10; Child 12; G/D 2:209) (4.47)
  12. False Foudrage (Roud 57; Child 89; G/D 8:1930) (7.18)
  13. The Sailor’s Song (Roud 124; Child 289; G/D 1:27) (3.13)
  14. Three Ravens (Roud 5; Child 26) (6.17)

All tracks trad. arr. Brian Peters except
Track 5 tune Brian Peters;
Track 6 words Brian Peters

> Folk Music > Records > Brian Peters: Gritstone Serenade

Brian Peters: Gritstone Serenade

Brian Peters: Gritstone Serenade (Pugwash PUG CD 008)

Gritstone Serenade
Brian Peters

Pugwash Records PUG CD 008 (CD, UK, September 2010)

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Recorded by Briad Bedford at Park Head Studio, Birds Edge, West Yorkshire;
Produced by Brian Peters;
Landscape photos and design by Brian Peters;
Photos of Brian Peters by Jim Ellam

Musicians

Brian Peters, vocals, melodeon, guitar, Anglo concertina;
Sarah Matthews, fiddle, viola;
Jenny Coxon, hammered dulcimer;
Loraine Baker, double bass, vocals [1, 15];
Mike Nacey, tenor mandola;
Bonz, banjo, guitar [7], vocals [1, 15];
Richard Peters, alto sax;
Margaret Peters, vocals [13]

Tracks

  1. Turpin Hero (Roud 621; Laws L10) (3.01)
  2. Paddy Resource / The Red Ribbon / Hopkinson’s Favourite (3.51)
  3. Ten Thousand Miles (Roud 422) (3.41)
  4. The Devil’s Courtship (Roud 573) (4.52)
  5. Jackson’s Untitled Hornpipes, Nos. 1 and 2 (4.21)
  6. The Bold Princess Royal (Roud 528; Laws K29; G/D 1:47) (3.12)
  7. The Twenty-Sixth of Forever (4.58)
  8. The Brake of Briars (Roud 18; Laws M32) (4.20)
  9. Yorkstone Flags / The Pokerwork Polka (3.51)
  10. The Banks of Airdrie (Roud 27; Child 14; G/D 2:199) (5.00)
  11. Frank and Easy / The English Paspy / Hodgson Square (4.48)
  12. The Cotton Lords of Preston (3.24)
  13. Prospect, Providence (6.29)
  14. The White Joke / The Black Joke (Roud 9212) (3.50)
  15. Good Companion (Roud 885) (3.57)

All tracks trad. arr. Brian Peters except
Tracks 4, 12 words trad., music Brian Peters;
Tracks 7, 9 Brian Peters;
Track 13 Keith Marsden

> Folk Music > Records > Brian Peters and Jeff Davis: Sharp's Appalachian Harvest

Brian Peters and Jeff Davis: Sharp's Appalachian Harvest

Brian Peters and Jeff Davis: Sharp's Appalachian Harvest (Pugwash PUG CD 009)

Sharp's Appalachian Harvest
Brian Peters and Jeff Davis

Pugwash Records PUG CD 009 (CD, UK, September 2013)

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A selection of traditional songs and music from the collection made by Cecil Sharp in the Appalachian Mountains between 1916 and 1918 and printed in his and Maud Karpeles' book English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians.

Recorded by Briad Bedford at Park Head Studio, Birds Edge, West Yorkshire;
Produced by Brian Peters and Brian Bedford;
Cover photo of Mitchell Wallin, photographer unknown, courtesy of Mike Yates;
Cover design by Brian Peters

Musical Traditions review by Mike Yates

Musicians

Brian Peters, vocals [2, 4, 6, 9-11, 15], guitar, mandolin, fiddle [8, 16], Anglo concertina;
Jeff Davis, vocals [1, 3, 5, 7-8, 10, 12-14, 16], banjo, fiddle, mandocello, jew's harp, spoons

Tracks

  1. Jack Went A-Sailing (Roud 268; Laws N7; G/D 1:171, 1:172) (3.26)
    originally sung by Frances Richards, Callaway, VA, August 10, 1918
  2. William Taylor (Roud 158; Laws N11; G/D 1:169) (4.57)
    sung by Rosie Hensley, Carmen, NC, August 28, 1916
  3. Johnson Boys (Roud 6676) (2.29)
    played by Reuben Hensley, Carmen, NC, August 8, 1916
  4. A Frog He Went A-Courting (Roud 16; G/D 8:1669) (4.30)
    sung by May Ray, Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, KY, April 29, 1917
  5. The Green Willow Tree (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37) (3.47)
    sung by Polly Patrick, Manchester, Clay Co., KY, August 24, 1917
  6. Boney's Defeat (Roud 349) (4.10)
    sung by Mrs Townsley & Mrs Wilson, Pineville, KY, June 5, 1917
  7. Earl Brand (Roud 23; Child 7; G/D 2:220) (4.04)
    sung by Philander H. Fitzgerald, Nash, VA, May 7, 1918
  8. Sugar Babe (Roud 3655) (1.54)
    sung by Eliza Pace at Hyden, Leslie County, KY, October 6, 1917
  9. Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193) (5.08)
    tune sung by Aunt Maria Tomes, Nellysford, VA, May 22, 1918
  10. Play Party Medley (4.23)
    sung by various singers, in various places, 1916-18
  11. The Gypsy Davey (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278) (3.44)
    sung by Delie Highes, Burnsville, NC, October 5, 1918
  12. The High March / Matches Under the Hill (2.56)
    played by Mitchell Wallin, Allenstown, NC, April 8, 1916 / played by Mr W. Julian, Knoxville, TN, April 14, 1917
  13. Edward (Roud 200; Child 13) (2.38)
    sung by Jane Gentry, Hot Springs, NC, August 24, 1916
  14. The Foolish Boy (Roud 469; G/D 8:1696) (2.25)
    sung by Fitzhugh Droghan, Berea, KY, May 22, 1917
  15. The False Knight Upon the Road (Roud 20; Child 3) (4.15)
    sung by Eliza Coates, Flag Pond, TN, September 1, 1916
  16. Hold On (Roud 3620) (4.15)
    sung by girls at Oneida School, KY, August 18, 1917

All tracks trad. arr. Brian Peters and Jeff Davis

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Brian Peters: Squeezebox, Voicebox

Brian Peters: Squeezebox, Voicebox (Pugwash PUG CD 010)

Squeezebox, Voicebox
Brian Peters

Pugwash Records PUG CD 010 (CD, UK, November 30, 2015)

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Recorded by Briad Bedford at Park Head Studio, Birds Edge, South Yorkshire;
Produced by Brian Peters;
Photographs by Pete Heywood (onstage) and Jim Ellam (studio);
Photo of Betsy Pike by permission of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library

Musicians

Brian Peters, vocals, melodeon, Anglo concertina, guitar;
Sarah Matthews, fiddle, viola;
Margaret Peters, harmony vocals

Tracks

  1. Factory Lords (3.16)
  2. Robinson’s Tune / The Wherligig / I’d Rather Have a Piece Than a Kiss (4.08)
  3. Swansea Town (Roud 165) (5.09)
  4. The King Enjoys His Own / Careless Sally / Old Mrs Wilson (4.01)
  5. The Wild Rover (Roud 1173; G/D 7:1480) (3.48)
  6. The Jolly Waggoner (Roud 1088) (2.37)
  7. Chez Tandeau / The Oak Table (4.39)
  8. John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559) (3.04)
  9. Love and Whisky / Our Cat / If You Will Not Have Me You May Let Me Go (3.43)
  10. Our Captain Calls (Roud 602) (3.49)
  11. Moll in the Wad / The Gaubeo / The Good Thing (4.04)
  12. The Ghost So Grim (Roud 568; Laws P34A; G/D 2:341) (4.41)
  13. Waddington Tune / Jack Come Kiss Me / The Triumph (4.01)
  14. Ranzo (Roud 328/2626) (3.15)
  15. Weeping Willow Rag (3.57)

All tracks trad. arr. Brian Peters except
Track 1 words trad., music Brian Peters;
Tracks 7ab Brian Peters;
Track 15 Scott Joplin

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

Mike Harding, Plutonium Alley, LP, Moonraker MOO9, 1989

Hughie Jones, Hughie's Ditty Bag, CD, Fellside FECD81, 1991

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

Various Artists, Ballads, CD, Fellside FECD110, 1997

Gordon Tyrrall, A Distance from the Town, CD, Fellside FECD129, 1998

Hughie Jones, Seascape, CD, Fellside FECD147, 1999

Jon Raven et al., The Bold Navigators: The Story of England's Canals in Song, CD, Fellside FTSR4, 1999

Hughie Jones and Friends, Liverpool Connexions, CD, Fellside FECD198, 2005

The Queensberry Rules, Take Your Own Roads, CD, Fellside FECD227, 2009

Hughie Jones, Maritime Miscellany, CD, Fellside FECD258, 2014