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Greg Stephens and Crookfinger Jack: The Beggar Boy of the North

Greg Stephens and Crookfinger Jack: The Beggar Boy of the North (Fellside FE014)

The Beggar Boy of the North
Traditional Northern Tunes
Greg Stephens and Crookfinger Jack

Fellside Recordings FE014 (LP, UK, 1979)
Harbourtown Records HARCD 051 (CD, UK, 2006)

Greg Stephens and Crookfinger Jack: The Beggar Boy of the North (Harbourtown HARCD 051)
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Recorded and produced by Paul Adams;
Recorded in Lancaster 5 July 1978 and Workington, 12 November 1978;
Notes by Greg Stephens

Musical Traditions review by Rod Stradling

Musicians

Dave Lyth, Chris Ashley: violins;
Peadar Long: whistle, flute, clarinet, tenor saxophone;
Chris Hill: cello;
Greg Stephens: tenor banjo, mandolin;
Gordon Johnston: guitar, bodhrán;
Pete Mickelborough: double bass

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Canny Cumberland / Yorkshire Lasses / The One Horned Sheep jigs (3.13)
  2. Never Love Thee More / Cumberland Nelly / John Peel airs (4.34)
  3. Lonsdale Hornpipe hornpipe (2.37)
  4. The Northern Lass pipe air (5.32)
  5. Liverpool Hornpipe / Keswick Bonny Lasses hornpipes (2.43)
  6. The Willow Tree / Corn Rigs / Nanny O air and dance tunes (3.37)
  1. Old Lancaster Hornpipe hornpipe (2.23)
  2. Chester Waits / Farewell Manchester (3.04)
  3. The Beggar Boy of the North air (3.25)
  4. The Bishop of Chester's Jig / Andrew Carey / Drops of Brandy / Mad Molly slip jigs (3.20)
  5. Jenny My Blithest Maid / The Glory of the North / Northern Nanny air and dance tunes (4.27)
  6. The Cantsfield Polka polka (3.51)

All tracks trad. arr. Greg Stephens

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The Boat Band: Burning the Water

The Boat Band: Burning the Water (Harbourtown HARCD 030)

Burning the Water
The Boat Band

Harbourtown Records HARCD 030 (CD, UK, 1994)

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Cajun/Zydeco tunes and songs

Produced by Gordon Jones;
Recorded by Tony Bonner at Beaumont Street Studios, Huddersfield, in November 1993;
Sadie operator Warwick Pilmer;
Sleeve notes by Greg Stephens;
Illustration by Kate Barfield;
Sleeve design by Hemishphere

Musicians

Kate Barfield: fiddle, vocals;
Allison Parks: accordion, second fiddle;
Greg Stephens: guitar, banjo, vocals;
Tommy Mills: double bass, backing vocals;
Rob Coppard: rub-board, bones, triangle

Tracks

  1. Jongle a Moi (3.11)
  2. Clair de Lune (3.20)
  3. Alberta (3.44)
  4. Bad Week for Old Fiddlers (3.28)
  5. Hipi Tiyo (2.48)
  6. Je M'Endors (4.00)
  7. T'As Pas Raison (4.06)
  8. Chere ici, Chere la-bas (3.22)
  9. Kansas City (3.54)
  10. T'es Petite (4.13)
  11. Amadee Two-Step (3.05)
  12. Hoist Your Windows High (4.50)
  13. Bosco Stomp (3.21)
  14. Bonsoir Moreau (3.33)

All tracks trad. arr. Greg Stephens except
Track 4 Clarence Brown;
Track 9 Leiber, Stoller;
Track 11 Marc Savoy

> Folk Music > Records > The Boat Band: A Trip to the Lakes

The Boat Band: A Trip to the Lakes

The Boat Band: A Trip to the Lakes (Harbourtown HARCD 047)

A Trip to the Lakes
The Boat Band

private issue (CD-R, UK, 2001)
Harbourtown Records HARCD 047 (CD, UK, 2006)

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Cumbrian dance tunes and songs

Produced and recorded by Greg Stephens at Done and Dusted Music;
Mastered by Clipstore, Leeds;
Band photographs by Mick Lindop;
Front cover picture from Greg Stephens' family collection;
Design by Joe Pieczenko

Musical Traditions review by Rod Stradling

Musicians

Kate Barfield: violin, vocals;
Mark Burke: melodeon, vocals, percussion;
Greg Stephens: guitar, tenor banjo, melodeon, percussion;
Tony Weatherall: melodeon, vocals

Tracks

  1. A Trip to the Lakes jig (2.24)
  2. Carlisle Reel / Haul Away the Hawser / Trip to Cartmel polkas (3.15)
  3. Cumberland Waltz / Kendal Waltz (3.02)
  4. Robinson's / Honeymoon / A Bonny Lass to Marry Me / The Cumberland reels (4.19)
  5. Keswick Bonny Lasses / Stables' Grand honpipes (2.59)
  6. The Birds Upon the Tree (Roud 1863) song (2.30)
  7. Cumberland Reel / Carlisle Races jigs (2.06)
  8. Dear Tobacco / Bonny Cumberland / King's No 1 / King's No 2 polkas (4.23)
  9. Stybarrow Crag / Iron Legs / The Calgarth hornpipes (4.36)
  10. Corby Castle (Roud 1867) song (4.03)
  11. Kendal Ghyll / When I Parted / Ulverston Volunteers jigs (3.23)
  12. Westmorland Waltz (3.31)
  13. My Love She's But a Lassie Yet / Whitehaven Volunteers / Through the Wood Spinning Cumberland Square Eight tunes (3.28)
  14. A Trip to Galloway air (4.14)

All tracks trad. arr. Greg Stephens except
Track 6 W.C. Robey (1882);
Track 8b trad. arr. Lakeland Fiddlers

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Other records with Greg Stephens

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

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