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Laura Smyth and Ted Kemp: The Charcoal Black and the Bonny Grey

Laura Smyth and Ted Kemp: The Charcoal Black and the Bonny Grey (Broken Token TOKEN 001)

The Charcoal Black and the Bonny Grey
Laura Smyth and Ted Kemp

Broken Token Records TOKEN 001 (CD EP, UK, 2014)

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Recorded and mixed by Rob Harbron in May 2014;
Mastered by Ian Carter;
Photograph by Dan P.K.;
Cover design by Laura Smyth

Musicians

Laura Smyth, vocals [1-5], cello [1], concertina [2-3];
Ted Kemp, banjo [1-2], guitar [3], vocals [4];
Laurel Swift, fiddle [1, 5], cello [2];

Tracks

  1. Manchester Angel (Roud 2741) (2.55)
  2. The Charcoal Black and the Bonny Grey (Roud 211) (2.23)
  3. I'll Have a Collier (Roud 3505) (2.20)
  4. The Trooper Cut Down in His Prime (Roud 2; Laws Q26; G/D 7:1404; Henry H680) (3.24)
  5. Joan O'Grinfield (RoudBS B179868) (3.02)

All tracks trad. arr. Laura Smith and Ted Kemp

Videos

These two videos show Laura Smyth and Ted Kemp at the Green Note, Camden, on November 25, 2013:

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Laura Smyth and Ted Kemp: The Poacher's Fate

Laura Smyth and Ted Kemp: The Poacher's Fate (Broken Token TOKEN 002)

The Poacher's Fate
Laura Smyth and Ted Kemp

Broken Token Records TOKEN 002 (CD, UK, November 25, 2017)

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Produced by Ian Carter

Grizzly Folk review by Jon Wilks

Musicians

Laura Smyth, vocals, cello, concertina;
Ted Kemp, banjo, guitar, vocals

Tracks

  1. The Poacher's Fate (Roud 793; Laws L14) (2.58)
  2. Alizon Device (4.19)
  3. There Is a Tavern (Roud 18834) (3.23)
  4. Murder in the Red Barn (Roud 215, 18814) (3.46)
  5. Cecilia (Roud 7; Laws N21; Henry H35) (4.05)
  6. Winder's Hornpipe / Kill Him With Kindness (4.23)
  7. Here's Adieu to All Judges and Juries (Roud 300) (2.25)
  8. The Brown Hare of Whitebrook (Roud 1870, 24902) (4.28)
  9. Brave Benbow (Roud 227) (2.51)
  10. The Manchester Angel (Roud 2741) (2.58)
  11. Wild Rover (Roud 1173; G/D 7:1480) (3.45)
  12. Carrickmannon Lake (Roud 5177) (2.43)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2 Laura Smyth;
All tracks arr. Laura Smith and Ted Kemp

Videos

This video shows Laura Smyth and Ted Kemp at the Green Note, Camden: