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Kerfuffle: Not to Scale

Kerfuffle: Not to Scale (RootBeat RBRCD01)

Not to Scale
Kerfuffle

RootBeat Records RBRCD01 (CD, UK, June 14, 2003)

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Recorded March 2003 at Oisín Studios;
Engineered and produced by Steáfán Hannigan

Musicians

Sam Sweeney, fiddle, drum, shaky egg;
Hannah James, accordion, vocals, feet;
Chris Thornton-Smith, guitar;
Tom Sweeney, acoustic and electric bass guitar

with
Steáfán Hannigan, percussion [2b], whistle [3]

Tracks

  1. Catharsis / Peterman / Siobhan O'Donnell's (4.20)
  2. Ahma / Ruchenitsa / Farewell to Chernobyl (7.31)
  3. If I Was a Blackbird (Roud 387) (5.25)
  4. Quendale Bay (4.03)
  5. Mick's Knitted Triplets / The Ash Plant / The Bonny Isle of Whalsay (2.59)
  6. Locharber Drive / Breton Tune / Poker Signature (5.27)
  7. The Brisk Young Widow (Roud 2438) / Gravel Walk / Victor's Return (3.57)
  8. Lucy's Sox / Morrisons (3.12)
  9. Falmouth Packet (1.44)
  10. Irish Toast / Emma & Jamie's Wedding (6.31)

All tracks trad. arr. except
Track 1a Amy Cann;
Track 1b Kathryn Tickell;
Track 2a Maria Kalaniemi;
Track 2b Michael Ferry;
Track 4 Phil Cunningham;
Track 5a Jennifer Wrigley;
Track 6a,c Aidan O'Rourke;
Track 8a Hannah James;
Track 9 Phil Beer;
Track 10a lyrics trad. / Ashley Hutchings, tune Mike Fleming;
Track 10b John McCusker

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Kerfuffle: K2

Kerfuffle: K2 (RootBeat RBRCD03)

K2
Kerfuffle

RootBeat Records RBRCD03 (CD, UK, July 3, 2004)

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Recorded, mixed and mastered by Chris Thornton-Smith at Blast PA Systems Studios, Wickersley, Rotherham, April-May 2004;
Produced by Kerfuffle;
Cover and background illustrations: Hannah James

Musicians

Sam Sweeney, fiddle, djembe;
Hannah James, accordion, piano, vocals;
Chris Thornton-Smith, guitar, bouzouki;
Tom Sweeney, bass guitar

Tracks

  1. Dance Little Maid / Monster of Polska 2.0 (3.38)
  2. The Great Silkie of Sule Skerry (Roud 197; Child 113) / The Old Maid of Galway (6.01)
  3. Speed the Plough / The Road to Ballymac / Swedish Polska (3.09)
  4. Mrs Saggs (2.57)
  5. Holland Handkerchief (Roud 246; Child 272) (6.34)
  6. The Orphan / Phone Call / The Milliner's Daughter / The Salvation (4.44)
  7. Ca' the Ewes (Roud 857; G/D 5:1014) (2.33)
  8. James & Lara's Wedding / Highlander's Farewell / Crazy Dog (3.21)
  9. O'Neill's Lament (6.16)
  10. Hold Back the Tide (6.03)
  11. Sleeping Tune / Vingården (6.04)

All tracks trad. arr. except
Track 1b Ville Ojanen;
Track 3b Leslie Craig;
Track 4 Chris Wood;
Track 6b Larry Unger;
Track 6d Simon Bradley;
Track 7 Robert Burns;
Track 8a Marianne Campbell;
Track 8c Rodney Miller;
Track 10 John Tams;
Track 11a Gordon Duncan;
Track 11b Morten Alfred Høirup

> Folk Music > Records > Kerfuffle: To the Ground

Kerfuffle: To the Ground

Kerfuffle: To the Ground (RootBeat RBRCD06)

To the Ground
Kerfuffle

RootBeat Records RBRCD06 (CD, UK, June 9, 2008)

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Produced by Andy Bell and Kerfuffle;
Engineered and mixed by Andy Bell at Leeders Farm Studios;
Mastered by Andy Bell and Paul Baily;
Photography by Matt Keal in “The Trip to Jerusalem”, Nottingham

Musicians

Sam Sweeney, fiddle, viola, cajon, udu, drums, shaky egg, bagpipes, vocals;
Hannah James, vocals, accordion;
Jamie Roberts, acoustic guitars, mandola, ukulele, trombone, vocals;
Tom Sweeney, bass guitar, vocals;
with
Andy Letcher, bagpipes [2]

Tracks

  1. Katie Shaw (3.43)
  2. Dr Letcher's Favourite: Mayden Lane / Mount Hills (5.05)
  3. Down By the Greenwood Side (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193) (5.05)
  4. Rondo: The Bean Setting / Mohács / Rondo de Seltrad (5.58)
  5. Arise, Arise (Roud 305) (1.23)
  6. Castleton Carol (Roud 1523) / Goddesses (5.49)
  7. Betty Corrigall's Lament (5.13)
  8. The Trip: Kemp's Jig / Hunt the Squirrel (4.18)
  9. The Snows They Melt the Soonest (Roud 3154) (4.00)
  10. Two Sisters (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (3.38)
  11. Bonaparte's Retreat (1.13)
  12. The Rogue's March (2.41)

All tracks trad. arr. except
Track 1 Roger Watson

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Kerfuffle: Lighten the Dark

Kerfuffle: Lighten the Dark (RootBeat RBRCD08)

Lighten the Dark
A Midwinter Album
Kerfuffle

RootBeat Records RBRCD08 (CD, UK, November 16, 2009)

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Produced by Andy Bell and Kerfuffle;
Engineered and mixed by Andy Bell at Leeders Farm Studios;
Mastered by James Rowth;
Artwork by Andy Tudor

Musicians

Sam Sweeney, fiddle, viola, vocals, English concertina, bells shakers;
Hannah James, vocals, accordion;
Jamie Roberts, guitars, vocals;
Tom Sweeney, bass guitar, vocals

Tracks

  1. Three Ships (Roud 700) (3.34)
  2. Cherry Tree Carol (Roud 453; Child 54; G/D 2:327) (3.47)
  3. The Truth from Above (Roud 2109) (3.56)
  4. Bransles (4.51)
  5. Lullay My Liking (3.07)
  6. Gallery Carol (Roud V9595) (2.40)
  7. Sussex Carol (Roud 597) (2.52)
  8. Nowell, Nowell (Roud 682) (4.17)
  9. The Holly and the Ivy (Roud 514) (4.17)
  10. Gower Wassail (Roud 209) (2.27)
  11. The Bitter Withy (Roud 452) (6.31)

All tracks trad. arr. Kerfuffle