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I Wish There Was No Prisons

Jim Eldon: I Wish There Was No Prisons (Stick SD002)

I Wish There Was No Prisons
Jim Eldon

Stick Records SD002 (LP, UK, 1984)

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Recorded at Leader Sound, Halifax in 1983;
Notes by Jim Eldon;
Photography and sleeve design by Richard Wasling;
Released by Stick Records of Hull in 1984

Musicians

Jim Eldon, vocals, fiddle;
The Leeds Band [8, 10]:
    Andrew Hinchliffe, 5-string banjo;
    Jackie Wright, banjo-mandolin;
    Tom Napper, tenor banjo;
    Martin Clarke, melodeon;
    Jim Eldon, fiddle;
Lynette Eldon, clog dancing [3, 12]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Mutton Pie (Roud 1308) (2.19)
  2. The Merchant in Cheshire (2.17)
  3. Burton Stather Broom Dance (1.28)
  4. The Jew’s Garden (Roud 73; Child 155) (1.52)
  5. The Deserter (Roud 493) (2.28)
  6. Brian O'Lynn (Roud 294; Henry H480a) (2.22)
  7. Six Pretty Maidens (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225; Henry H163) (4.29)
  8. Old Joe / Park Hotel / Follow On (2.16)
  1. A-Hunting We Will Go (Roud 509; G/D 7:1475) (2.11)
  2. The Adelphi Polka (2.22)
  3. The Three Lovers (Roud 4; Child 73; G/D 2:212) (1.44)
  4. Tom Dickinson's Tunes (2.24)
  5. The Lady of York (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193) (2.30)
  6. Derry Gaol (Roud 896; Laws L11; Henry H705) (2.55)
  7. Little Boy (Roud 733) (3.18)
  8. I Wish There Was No Prisons (Roud 1708) (2.26)

All tracks trad. arr. Jim Eldon except
Track 9b Martin Clarke / Don Mackay;
Track 9c Don Mackay

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> Folk Music > Records > Billy Harrison and Jim Eldon: Yorkshire Fiddle Tunes and Songs

Yorkshire Fiddle Tunes and Songs

Billy Harrison and Jim Eldon: Yorkshire Fiddle Tunes and Songs (Stick SD002)

Yorkshire Fiddle Tunes and Songs
Billy Harrison and Jim Eldon

Musical Traditions Records MTCAS201 (cassette, UK, 1987)
Musical Traditions Records MTCD201 (CD, UK, 2003)

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Produced by Jim Eldon and Keith Summers;
Special thanks to John Howson

Musicians

Billy Harrison, fiddle [1-2, 4-6, 8-10, 12-13, 15, 19], cello [7, 16, 21], talk [3, 11, 14, 20], vocals [17-18];
Jim Eldon, fiddle [1, 4, 7, 9, 12-13, 15, 21]

Tracks

  1. [BH, JE] Hornpipe (1.31)
  2. [BH] Old Time Waltz (1.10)
  3. [talk by BH] Plaing in Dick Gray's band (0.52)
  4. [BH, JE] Woodland Flowers (1.08)
  5. [BH] Freddy Archer (1.00)
  6. [BH] Father's Polka (1.22)
  7. [JE, BH] Bells of Hell Polka (0.57)
  8. [BH] Woodland Flowers (0.47)
  9. [BH, JE] Pop Goes the Weasel (0.59)
  10. [BH] Tell Mother I'll Be There (0.53)
  11. [talk by BH] Playing in Houses (0.50)
  12. [BH, JE] Father's Polka (1.24)
  13. [BH, JE] Keel Row / Cuddle In, Cuddle In (1.28)
  14. [talk by BH] Christmas at Nunburnholme (1.28)
  15. [JE, BH] For Unto Us a Child Is Born (1.22)
  16. [BH] When Christ Was Born of Mary Free (0.50)
  17. [sung by BH] Sweet Chiming Bells (Roud 936) (1.12)
  18. [sung by BH] While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (Roud 936) (1.09)
  19. [BH] While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (Roud 936) (0.50)
  20. [talk by BH] Carolling at Kilnwick Hall (1.35)
  21. [JE, BH] While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (Roud 936) (1.45)

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Jim & Lynette Eldon

Jim & Lynette Eldon: Jim & Lynette Eldon (Stick SDCD008)

Jim & Lynette Eldon
Jim & Lynette Eldon

Stick Records SDCD008 (CD, UK, 1997)

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Recorded by Oliver Knight at Panda Sound, Robin Hood's Bay, 1997;
Photograph by Pauline Eldon;
Knitting by Lynette Eldon;
Design by Sheik Design

Musicians

Jim Eldon, vocals, fiddle;
Lynette Eldon, clog stepping [2-3, 6, 8, 13, 19, 27, 29, 32]

Tracks

  1. Died for Love (Roud 18828) (1.40)
  2. Still I Love Him (Roud 654) (2.18)
  3. Champagne Charlie: Champagne Charlie / The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo / Let's All Go Down the Strand (2.24)
  4. Tommy Bell (Roud 121) (1.35)
  5. The Folkestone Murder (Roud 897) (1.53)
  6. The Red Bush (1.16)
  7. Lord Bateman (Roud 40; Child 53L; G/D 5:1023; Henry H470) (4.49)
  8. The Rakes of Mallow (1.42)
  9. No, My Love, Not I (Roud 1403) (1.48)
  10. Robin Hood and the Three Squires (Roud 71; Child 140; G/D 2:243) (1.58)
  11. Oh, What a Windy Night (1.36)
  12. Pip's Among Cod (Roud 472) (1.49)
  13. The Green Castle Hornpipe / The Steamboat Hornpipe (1.57)
  14. The Laidly Worm (Roud 3968; Child 36) (5.35)
  15. The Candlelight Fisherman (Roud 1852) (2.01)
  16. The Derby Lamb (Roud 126; G/D 3:645) (1.16)
  17. As I Was Going to Alston (Roud 364) (1.31)
  18. A Nobleman Lived in a Mansion (Roud 2533) (1.30)
  19. Napoleon Crossing the Alps (1.48)
  20. Freddy Archer (1.25)
  21. Bold Dickie & Bold Archie (Roud 83; Child 188; G/D 2:244) (3.19)
  22. Father Had a Knife (Roud 850) (1.25)
  23. The Bold Princess Royal (Roud 528; Laws K29; G/D 1:47) (1.10)
  24. The Dogger Bank (Roud 18836) / The Cliff Hornpipe (2.40)
  25. The Bonny Labouring Boy (Roud 1162; Laws M14; Henry H576) (1.35)
  26. What Shall I Draw the Water In (1.50)
  27. The Two Schottisches (1.55)
  28. Mrs Cuddledee (Roud 19228) (2.04)
  29. The Step Dance Tune (1.24)
  30. Robin to Bobbin (Roud 236) (1.46)
  31. Acre of Land (Roud 21093) (1.27)
  32. Hopping Down in Kent (Roud 1715) (2.06)

All tracks trad. arr. Jim Eldon except
Track 3a George Laybourne;
Track 3b Fred Gilbert;
Track 3c Harry Castling

> Folk Music > Records > Jim Eldon: Home from Sea

Home from Sea

Jim Eldon: Home from Sea (Stick SDCD010)

Home from Sea
Jim Eldon

Stick Records SDCD010 (CD, UK, 2004)

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Recorded by Ched at Cholmley Manor;
Needlework and photographs by Lynette Eldon

Musicians

Jim Eldon, vocals, fiddle

Tracks

  1. What Is Your One-O (Roud 133) (5.05)
  2. Birdhouse in Your Soul (2.49)
  3. Farewell Stick and Farewell Stone (Roud 196; Child 79) (2.31)
  4. The Cullercoats Fishers' Song (Roud 128) (2.45)
  5. High Castle Wall (Roud 64; Child 100; G/D 5:999; Henry H221) (3.41)
  6. My Wife Drove Me from My Door (2.51)
  7. Some Candy Talking (1.50)
  8. Grace Darling (2.05)
  9. I Wish There Was No Prisons (Roud 1708) (2.21)
  10. 'Til the Following Night (2.34)
  11. Wife's in Dry Dock (2.06)

All tracks trad. arr. Jim Eldon except
Track 2 Flansburgh, Linnell;
Track 6 unidentified / Charley Lincoln;
Track 7 Jim Reed, William Reed;
Track 8 Felix McGlennon;
Track 10 Screaming Lord Sutch;
Track 11 Jim Eldon

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Other records with Jim Eldon

Various Artists, Blue Bell Folk, LP, private issue, no record number, 1969; CD, Hallamshire Traditions HATRCD10, 2014

Ian Manuel, The Frosty Ploughshare, LP, Topic 12TS220, 1972

Ian Manuel, The Dales of Caledonia, LP, Topic 12TS301, 1977

Lal & Norma Waterson, A True Hearted Girl, LP, Topic 12TS331, 1977

Mike Waterson, Mike Waterson, LP, Topic 12TS332, 1977

Various Artists, Beware of the Press-Gang!!, 2 CD, Lancashire Maritime Festival LMFCD-04-1, 2004

Various Artists, More Great Moments of Vinyl History (compiled by Andy Kershaw), CD, Wrasse WRASS 122, 2004