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The Liverpool Spinners: Songs Spun in Liverpool

The Liverpool Spinners: Songs Spun in Liverpool (Topic TOP69)

Songs Spun in Liverpool
The Liverpool Spinners

Topic Records TOP69 (EP, UK, 1962)

The Liverpool Spinners: Songs Spun in Liverpool (Topic TOP69) The Liverpool Spinners: Songs Spun in Liverpool (Topic TOP69)
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Recorded by Bill Leader live at Samson and Barlow's, London Road, Liverpool in 1961;
Notes by Eric Winter

Musicians

Tony Davis, vocals, guitar;
Mick Groves, vocals, washboard, guitar;
Cliff Hall, vocals;
Hughie Jones, vocals, guitar, banjo;
Jacqueline Macdonald, vocals, mandolin

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Whip Jamboree (Roud 488) (1.35)
  2. The Liverpool Barrow Boy (1.45)
  3. Hayarden (Jordan) (3.15)
  1. The Champion of the Seas (2.46)
  2. Judy Drownded (2.48)
  3. John Peel (Roud 1239) (1.57)

Tracks 1, 6 trad.;
Track 2 words Mollie Armstrong, tune Rakes of Mallow;
Track 3 sung by a guest singer from Israel;
Track 4 Hughie Jones;
Track 5 trad. Jamaican

> Folk Music > Records > Hughie Jones: Hughie's Ditty Bag

Hughie Jones: Hughie's Ditty Bag

Hughie Jones: Hughie's Ditty Bag (Fellside FECD81)

Hughie's Ditty Bag
Hughie Jones

Fellside Recordings FECD81 (CD, UK, 1991)

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Recorded by Paul Adams and Graham Bell;
Produced by Paul Adams;
Cover photo by Richard Clegg;
Artwork by Mary Blood

Musicians

Hughie Jones, vocals, guitar, banjo;
John McCormick, double bass, vocals;
Phil Hare, acoustic and electric guitars, banjo;
Jez Lowe, Appalachian dulcimer, cittern;
Brian Peters, melodeon, Anglo concertina

Tracks

  1. Champion of the Seas (2.44)
  2. Marques (3.39)
  3. Coal, Coal for Manchester (2.40)
  4. Christmas Time Odd-Job Man (3.05)
  5. The Marco Polo (3.07)
  6. The Navvies' Way (4.11)
  7. Talking Football Pool Blues (3.31)
  8. The Fairlie Duplex Engine (3.33)
  9. The Ellen Vannin Tragedy (4.36)
  10. Stockholm Tar (4.02)
  11. Shortness of Sight (2.54)
  12. Grey-Black Stone of Ffestiniog (3.40)
  13. The Wavertree (3.08)
  14. New York Girls Are Pretty (1.06)

All tracks written by Hughie Jones except
Track 14 trad. arr. Hughie Jones

> Folk Music > Records > Hughie Jones: Seascape

Hughie Jones: Seascape

Hughie Jones: Seascape (Fellside FECD147)

Seascape
Hughie Jones

Fellside Recordings FECD147 (CD, UK, 1999)

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Recorded by Paul Adams and Richard Adams;
Produced by Paul Adams and Dan Jones;
Artwork Mary Blood;
Painting “The Wavertree Snugged Down” by John E. Parkin, photograph by Chris Jones

Musicians

Hughie Jones, vocals, 6 & 12 string guitars, banjo, harmonica;
John McCormick, double bass, chorus;
Brian Peters, Anglo concertina, melodeon;
Mark Newport, fiddle;
Neil Reay-Bennett, mandolin;
Dan Jones, keyboard, chorus;
Linda Adams, harmony vocals [16];
Jim Peden, John Higues, chorus

Tracks

  1. According to the Act (Roud 8341) (2.37)
  2. Barney Buntline (Roud 12825) (2.19)
  3. Henry Martin (Roud 104; Child 250) (3.23)
  4. Whip Jamboree (Roud 488) (3.11)
  5. Sally Brown (Roud 2628) (1.20)
  6. Stormalong John (Roud 216) (2.08)
  7. Blood on the Ice (2.03)
  8. Shaw Saville’s Buccaneers (2.16)
  9. The Eddystone Light (Roud 22257) (1.26)
  10. The Shark (Roud 2457) (3.13)
  11. Firing the Mauretania (2.57)
  12. Van Diemen’s Land (Roud 519; Laws L18; G/D 2:252) (3.10)
  13. The Derbyshire (3.35)
  14. Maggie May (Roud 1757) (2.29)
  15. Johnny Todd (Roud 1102; G/D 8:1583) (2.32)
  16. Liverpool Lou (3.22)
  17. Venezuela (3.11)
  18. The Fireship (Roud 4841) (4.47)
  19. W.C.S.A. (2.40)
  20. Rounding the Horn (Roud 4706; Henry H539) (2.30)
  21. The Leaving of Liverpool (Roud 9345) (5.00)
  22. Bluenose (2.34)
  23. Down Easters (4.06)
  24. Spanish Ladies (Roud 687) (3.37)
  25. Ye Mar'ners All (Roud 1191) (2.37)

All tracks trad. arr. Hughie Jones except
Track 2 Charles Dibdin;
Track 7 anon.;
Tracks 13, 19, 23 Hughie Jones;
Track 16 Dominic Behan;
Track 22 Martins

> Folk Music > Records > Mick Groves: Fellow Journeyman

Mick Groves: Fellow Journeyman

Mick Groves: Fellow Journeyman (Mick Groves EXEG1)

Fellow Journeyman
Mick Groves
sings the songs of Ewan MacColl

Mick Groves EXEG1 (CD, UK, 2004)

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Produced by Phil Beer at Riverside Studios, Exeter;
Photography by Jim Mageean and John Ffoulkes

Musicians

Mick Groves, vocals, guitar;
Phil Beer, fiddle, guitars, other instruments, vocals;
‘Count’ John McCormick, string bass;
Mick Burch, harmonica, vocals;
Alan Howlett, mandolin, melodeons;
John Philips, banjo, vocals;
Graham Butterfield, Cliff Jones, vocals

Tracks

  1. The Manchester Rambler (4.52)
  2. My Old Man (4.10)
  3. Kids Songs (1.57)
  4. We Are the Young Ones (3.48)
  5. Dirty Old Town (3.16)
  6. Bonnie Shepherd Lad (Roud 11; Child 112; G/D 2:301) (4.05)
  7. Moses of the Mail (2.04)
  8. Row, Bullies, Row (Roud 928) (2.16)
  9. Hardcase (2.10)
  10. That Bomb Has Got to Go (1.23)
  11. Black and White (1.52)
  12. Ballad of the Big Cigar (3.46)
  13. Disc of Sun (2.00)
  14. The Shoals of Herring (Roud 13642) (4.45)
  15. Blantyre Explosion (Roud 1014; Laws Q35) (2.28)
  16. Champion at Keepin’ ’Em Rolling (2.15)
  17. Sweet Thames Flow Softly (4.45)
  18. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (3.40)
  19. The Manchester Rambler part re-prise (2.33)
  20. Joy of Living (4.20)

All tracks Ewan MacColl except
Track 1 Peggy Seeger;
Track 7 trad. arr. Ewan MacColl;
Tracks 3, 6, 8, 15 trad. arr. Mick Groves

> Folk Music > Records > Mick Groves: Still Spinning

Mick Groves: Still Spinning

Mick Groves: Still Spinning (Mick Groves EXEG2)

Still Spinning
Mick Groves

Mick Groves EXEG2 (CD, UK, January 11, 2010)

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Produced by Phil Beer;
Photography by John Ffoulkes

Musicians

Mick Groves, vocals, guitar;
Becki Driscoll, fiddle;
Jim Causley, vocals, accordion;
John Philips, vocals, banjo;
Jackie Oates, vocals, fiddle [8];
Mick Burch, harmonica [9]

Tracks

  1. Santy Anna (Roud 207; Henry H496) (3.45)
  2. Marques (2.42)
  3. Jackie Brown (Roud 644; Laws D7) / Becki’s Jig (4.01)
  4. Mary Anne (2.44)
  5. Beautiful Cedars (2.38)
  6. Beware Oh Take Care (Roud 414) (2.23)
  7. The Foggy Dew (Roud 558; Laws O3; G/D 7:1496) (2.50)
  8. Gentleman Soldier (Roud 178; G/D 7:1471) (2.25)
  9. D-Day Dodgers (Roud 10499) (4.00)
  10. Bold English Navvy (Roud 516; G/D 4:787) (3.20)
  11. Woman Smarter Than Man (2.32)
  12. Flowers of Manchester (5.05)
  13. Derby Ram (Roud 126; G/D 3:645; TYG 59) (2.40)
  14. John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559) (3.41)
  15. She Moved Through the Fair (Roud 861; Henry H141) (2.10)
  16. Carrickfergus (Roud 17556) (3.45)
  17. Bucket of the Mountain Dew (Roud 938) (1.30)
  18. Wild Colonial Boy (Roud 677; Laws L20; Henry H750) (2.30)
  19. Lord Franklin (Roud 487; Laws K9; G/D 1:16; Henry H815) (3.03)
  20. The Greenland Whale Fishing (Roud 347; Laws K21; G/D 1:9) (5.06)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2 Hughie Jones;
Track 3b Becki Driscoll;
Track 5 Keith Crows;
Track 9 words Hamish Henderson, music Norbert Schulze;
Track 11 Cliff Hall;
Track 12 words Eric Winter, music trad. High Germany

> Folk Music > Records > Hughie Jones and Friends: Liverpool Connexions

Hughie Jones and Friends: Liverpool Connexions

Hughie Jones and Friends: Liverpool Connexions (Fellside FECD198)

Liverpool Connexions
Hughie Jones and Friends

Fellside Recordings FECD198 (CD, UK, 2005)

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Recorded and mixed by Robert Hallard;
Mixed by Paul Adams;
Produced by Dan Jones;
Artwork Mary Blood;
Painting “The Brigantine Clio 1894”, Acrylic by Mark Myers;
Photograph by Les Scriver

Musicians

Hughie Jones, guitar, vocals;
John “Count” McCormick, double bass;
Brian Peters, Anglo concertina, melodeon;
Robin Garside, fiddle, mandolin;
Bob Conroy, banjo, Nashville guitar;
Dan Jones, keyboard;
Chris Lock, Linda Adams, Robert Hallard, chorus vocals

Tracks

  1. Mist Over the Mersey (3.46)
  2. The Moles of Edge Hill (2.42)
  3. Down By the Dockyard Wall (5.24)
  4. Blue and Red (1.25)
  5. The Betsy of New York (2.52)
  6. Rend Collecting in Speke (2.21)
  7. Here's to Cheshire (4.46)
  8. Unmooring (2.39)
  9. The Cape Horner (5.04)
  10. Liverpool Lullaby (2.16)
  11. The Derbyshire (3.52)
  12. Seth Davey (3.36)
  13. Shanghai Brown (3.35)
  14. Dirty Old Town (3.01)
  15. Safe in Snug Harbour (3.46)
  16. The King of Edge Hill (2.51)
  17. Alexander Selkirk Is My Name (5.42)
  18. Daughter of Water Street (3.33)

Track 1 Jack Owen;
Tracks 2, 11-12, 16-17 Hughie Jones;
Track 3 Shep Wooley;
Track 4 Bernie Shaw;
Tracks 5, 15 Bob Conroy;
Track 6 Pete McGovern;
Track 7 Leslie Haworth;
Track 8 trad. arr. Hughie Jones;
Tracks 9, 13 poem Cicely Fox Smith, tune Alan Fitzsimmons;
Track 10 Stan Kelly;
Track 14 Ewan MacColl;
Track 18 Bob Wright

> Folk Music > Records > Hughie Jones: Maritime Miscellany

Hughie Jones: Maritime Miscellany

Hughie Jones: Maritime Miscellany (Fellside FECD258)

Maritime Miscellany
Hughie Jones

Fellside Recordings FECD258 (CD, UK, January 13, 2014)

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Produced by Dan Jones;
Recorded and mixed by Paul Adams and George Hunter-Brown;
Cover photograph by John Coleman;
Artwork by Mary Blood

Musicians

Hughie Jones, 6 and 12-string guitars, harmonica, vocals;
John McCormick, double bass;
Brian Peters, melodeon, Anglo concertina;
Dave Russell, fiddle, bouzouki, chorus vocals;
Bob Conroy, banjo, guitar, vocals [7];
Dan Jones, keyboards;
Linda Adams, English concertina [16];
Robert Hallard, Andy Hughes Greg Russell, chorus vocals

Tracks

  1. The Aerial and Taeping (3.03)
  2. The Liverpool Packet (Roud 924; Laws D13; Henry H194) (4.22)
  3. A Pound and a Pint (3.20)
  4. The Cumberland and the Merrimac (Roud 630; Laws A26) (5.04)
  5. The Constitution and Guerriere (Roud 626; Laws A6) (4.12)
  6. The Sinking of the Reuben James (Roud 17624) (4.51)
  7. With His Gold Watch in His Hand (3.12)
  8. Isaac Lewis (5.14)
  9. Goodbye America (3.44)
  10. Solomon Brown (3.32)
  11. A-Whaling on the Morgan (4.21)
  12. The Coast of Peru (Roud 1997; Laws D26) (3.43)
  13. The Handsome Cabin Boy (Roud 239; Laws N13; G/D 1:181) (2.41)
  14. The Sailor's Way (Roud 8239) (4.19)
  15. Captain Kidd (Roud 1900; Laws K35) (3.13)
  16. Blow the Man Down (Roud 2624) (4.32)
  17. She Moved Through the Fair (Roud 861; Henry H141) (2.23)

Tracks 1, 11 Hughie Jones;
Tracks 2, 4-5, 12-17 trad.;
Track 3 Dave Robinson;
Track 6 Woody Guthrie;
Track 7 Norm Pederson;
Track 8 Tom Russell;
Track 9 Phil Colclough;
Track 10 Sirman

> Folk Music > Records > The Spinners: Legends

The Spinners: Legends

The Spinners: Legends (

Legends
The Spinners

Mick Groves (2 CD, UK, 2018)

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Recorded live in Liverpool's Music Room on May 19-20, 2018;
Notes by Mick Groves and Hughie Jones

Musicians

Hughie Jones, vocals, six and twelve-string guitars, harmonica, banjo, cabassa;
Mick Groves, vocals, six and twelve-string guitars;
‘Count’ John McCormick, double bass;
Keith Price, vocals, fiddle, harmonica, mandolin, melodeon

Tracks

CD 1CD 2
  1. The Drunken Sailor (Roud 322; G/D 1:4) (3.25)
  2. New York Gals (Roud 486) (3.08)
  3. Manchester Rambler (6.39)
  4. Hard Case (2.21)
  5. The Bells of Rhymney (3.53)
  6. Rounding the Horn (Roud 4706; Henry H539) (4.11)
  7. Greenland Whale Fishery (Roud 347; Laws K21; G/D 1:9) (5.06)
  8. The Bold English Navvy (Roud 516; G/D 4:787) (3.22)
  9. Whip Jamboree (Roud 488) (6.39)
  10. Here's to Cheshire (5.04)
  11. Black and White (3.31)
  1. Dirty Old Town (4.31)
  2. Down by the Dockyard Wall (5.18)
  3. Woman Smarter Than Men (2.05)
  4. Three Jolly Boys (Roud 1710) (3.23)
  5. Marco Polo (3.13)
  6. Marques (4.32)
  7. The Family of Man (3.15)
  8. The D-Day Dodgers (4.16)
  9. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (4.05)
  10. I Wish I Was Back in Liverpool (3.34)
  11. In My Liverpool Home (6.43)
  12. The Leaving of Liverpool (Roud 9435) (6.52)

Tracks 1-2, 6-9, 14-15, 23 trad.;
Tracks 3-4, 12, 20 Ewan MacColl;
Track 5 Idris Davies, Pete Seeger;
Track 10 Leslie Haworth;
Track 11 Alan Arkin, Earle Robinson;
Track 13 Shep Woolley;
Tracks 16-17 Hughie Jones;
Track 18 Karl Dallas;
Track 19 Hamish Henderson;
Track 21 Stan Kelly, Leon Rosselson;
Track 22 Pete McGovern

> Folk Music > Records > The Liverpool Spinners

Other records with The Liverpool Spinners, Mick Groves and/or Hughie Jones

Various Artists, Folk Songs: An Anthology (Topic Sampler No 2), LP, Topic TPS145, 1966

The Spinners, The Corries, Julie Felix, Martin Carthy, Shades of Folk, LP, Contour 6870 538, 1970

Various Artists, Folk Favourites, LP, Contour 6870 636, 1970

Various Artists, Focus on Folk, LP, Philips 6382 110, 1971

Various Artists, Voices: English Traditional Songs, CD, Fellside FECD87, 1992

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

Various Artists, Flash Company: A Celebration of 25 Years of Fellside Records (1976-2001), 2 CD, Fellside FECD156, 2001

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

Sandy Denny, Live at the BBC, 3 CD+DVD, Universal 948 992-8, 2007

Various Artists, Three Score and Ten: 70 Years of Topic Records, 7 CD, Topic TOPIC70, 2009

Various Artists, The Journey Continues: Fellside at 40, 3 CD, Fellside FECD272, 2016

Various Artists, Destination: The End of an Era for a Leading Folk Music Label, 3 CD, Fellside FECD282, June 29, 2018