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Gavin Davenport: Brief Lives

Gavin Davenport: Brief Lives (Hallamshire Traditions HATRACD03)

Brief Lives
Gavin Davenport

Hallamshire Traditions HATRACD03 (CD, UK, 2010)

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Recorded and produced by Tom Wright;
Mastered by Nim;
Photography by Bryan Ledgard

Musicians

Gavin Davenport, vocals, guitar, Anglo concertina, cittern;
Ian Stephenson, double bass [1-2, 7, 9];
Matt Quinn, one-row melodeon [1];
Richard Arrowsmith, melodeon [4, 11];
Helena Reynolds, fiddle [7, 9-10];
Tyler Carson, fiddle [3];
Nathalie Fisher, backing vocals [1, 3];
Tom Wright, backing vocals [3, 7], banjo [3, 7], guitar [6];

Tracks

  1. Two Pretty Boys (Roud 38; Child 49) (3.23)
  2. Jolly Bold Robber (Roud 1464) (3.05)
  3. A Snow White Bird (5.38)
  4. British Man-of-War (Roud 372) (3.55)
  5. False Knight (Roud 20; Child 3) (2.52)
  6. George Collins (Roud 147; Child 42/85) (3.04)
  7. Seven Gypsies (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278) (3.39)
  8. Silent Alarm (4.47)
  9. Ratcliffe Highway (Roud 598) (3.25)
  10. Young Hastings (Roud 33; Child 41; G/D 2:331) (5.37)
  11. On Board a Ninety-Eight (Roud 1461) (4.01)
  12. House Carpenter (Roud 14; Child 243; G/D 2:332) (4.49)

Tracks 1, 7, 10 trad. / Gavin Davenport;
Tracks 2, 4, 6, 9, 12 trad. arr. Gavin Davenport;
Track 3 trad. / Jenny Reid arr. Gavin Davenport;
Tracks 5, 8 Gavin Davenport;
Track 11 trad. arr. Gavin Davenport / Richard Arrowsmith

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Gavin Davenport: The Bone Orchard

Gavin Davenport: The Bone Orchard (Haystack Traditions HAYCD004)

The Bone Orchard
Gavin Davenport

Haystack Records HAYCD004 (CD, UK, March 11, 2013)

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Folk Radio UK review (Album of the Month) by Simon Holland
Musical Traditions review by Rod Stradling

Musicians

Gavin Davenport, vocals, guitar, cittern, mandolin, Anglo concertina, Duet concertina, 5-string banjo

with
Tom Kitching, fiddle [1-6, 7-10, 12];
Nick Cooke, melodeon [1-2, 5, 7];
Jim Molyneux, drums, percussion [3, 7, 10];
Martin Keates, hurdy-gurdy [10];
Ben Trott, slide guitar [7];
Aaron Stanton, percussion [1, 7-8];
Jim Causley, vocals [11]

Richard Arrowsmith, Simon Dumpleton, Pete Ord, Tom Wright, backing vocals [1, 3, 12];
Jess Arrowsmith, backing vocals [3, 9, 12];
Amy Davenport, backing vocals [2-3, 12]

Kath Ord, violin, viola [4];
Aimée Johnson, violin, viola [4];
Semay Wu, cello [4]

Tom Hurst, trumpet [9];
Kathryn Brown, tenor horn [9];
Jo Hurst, euphonium [9];
Becca Hurst, trombone [9];
Nic Hurst, tuba, euphonium [9]

Tracks

  1. The Whitby Lad (Roud 261; Laws L16; G/D 2:260; Henry H691) (5.18)
  2. Castle By the Sea (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225) (3.19)
  3. Farewell to Yorkshire (Roud 15553) (4.35)
  4. Fair Rosamund (Roud 3729) (3.39)
  5. Long Legged Lurcher Dog (Roud 363) (4.04)
  6. From the Bone Orchard (4.57)
  7. Creeping Jane (Roud 1012; Laws Q23) (4.33)
  8. Jim Jones in Botany Bay (Roud 5478) (4.02)
  9. Wooden Swords and May Queens (5.04)
  10. Bold Dragoon (Roud 321; Laws M27) (4.43)
  11. Banks of Yarrow (Roud 172; Child 24; G/D 6:1225) (4.29)
  12. Hymn for the New Year (3.40)

Tracks 1-3, 5, 7-8, 10-11 trad. arr. Gavin Davenport, Tom Kitching, Yates, Pete Ord;
Track 4 trad. / Tom Kitching arr. Gavin Davenport, Tom Kitching, Pete Ord;
Track 5 Gavin Davenport arr. Gavin Davenport, Pete Ord;
Track 9 Gavin Davenport arr. Gavin Davenport, Pete Ord, Hurst;
Track 12 Benjamin Preston / Gavin Davenport arr. Gavin Davenport, Pete Ord

> Folk Music > Records > Gavin Davenport: Dead Weight

Gavin Davenport: Dead Weight

Gavin Davenport: Dead Weight (Haystack Traditions HAYCD005)

Dead Weight
Gavin Davenport

Haystack Records HAYCD005 (digital download single, UK, October 7, 2013)

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A charity single to help Unseen in their work supporting the victims of modern slavery and people trafficking.

Musicians

see above

Tracks

  1. Dead Weight (3.23)
  2. Jim Jones in Botany Bay (Roud 5478) (radio edit) (3.40)

Track 1 Gavin Davenport;
Track 2 trad. arr. Gavin Davenport, Tom Kitching, Yates, Pete Ord

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Other records with Gavin Davenport

Hekety, Hekety, EP, own label, 2001

Crucible, Changeling, CD, WildGoose WGS315CD, 2003

Hekety, Furze Cat, CD, WildGoose WGS319, 2004

Crucible, Crux, CD, WildGoose WGS327, 2005

James Raynard, Strange Histories, CD, Unearthed / One Little Indian TPLP 487CD, 2005

Various Artists, The Magic of Morris, CD, Talking Elephant TE076, 2005

Various Artists, Forged in Sheffield, CD, Seville House SEVCD01, 2006

Various Artists, The Magic of Morris 2, CD, Talking Elephant TE096, 2006

Crucible, Love & Money, CD, Fellside FECD212, 2008

Paul and Liz Davenport, Songbooks, CD, Hallamshire Traditions HATRACD002, 2008

Jess & Richard Arrowsmith, Off We Go!, CD, Hallamshire Traditions HATRACD005, 2010

Glorystrokes, Industrial Revolution, CD, Glorystrokes GS001, 2007

Glorystrokes, Rude Mechanicals, CD, Powered Flight, 2010

The Albion Band, Fighting Room, EP, own label, 2011

The Albion Band, The Vice of the People, CD, Powered Flight POWDCD02, 2012

The Armistice Pals, Where Have All the Flowers Gone?, EP, Folkstock, 2014

The Teacups, Of Labour and Love, CD, Haystack HAYCD007, 2015