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Mary Humphreys and Anahata: Through the Groves

Mary Humphreys and Anahata: Through the Groves (Treewind TWD003)

Through the Groves
Mary Humphreys and Anahata

Treewind Music TWD003 (CD, UK, 2001)

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Musicians

Mary Humphreys, vocals, banjo;
Anahata, concertina, melodeons, cello, harmonium

Tracks

  1. Manchester Angel (Roud 2741)
  2. Bonny Light Horseman (Roud 1185; G/D 8:1584; Henry H122a)
  3. Seeds of Love (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180)
  4. Young Redin (Roud 47; Child 68)
  5. The Turtle Dove (Roud 422)
  6. Brigg Fair (Roud 1083)
  7. Springtime in Battersea
  8. Rosebud in June (Roud 812)
  9. False Bride (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198)
  10. Broomfield Wager (Roud 34; Child 43; G/D 2:322; Henry H135)
  11. Aderyn Du
  12. Willie of Winsbury (Roud 64; Child 100; G/D 5:999; Henry H221)
  13. Lowlands of Holland (Roud 484; G/D 6:1116; Henry H180)
  14. Lovely on the Water (Roud 1539)
  15. Unquiet Grave (Roud 51; Child 78)
  16. Through the Groves (Roud 1046; TYG 55)

All tracks trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Mary Humphreys and Anahata: Sharp Practice

Mary Humphreys and Anahata: Sharp Practice

Mary Humphreys and Anahata: Sharp Practice (WildGoose WGS312CD)

Sharp Practice
Rarities and Renovations from the English Tradition
Mary Humphreys and Anahata

WildGoose Studios WGS312CD (CD, UK, 2003)

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Recorded and produced by Doug Bailey at WildGoose Studios, May Cottage, Wherwell, Hampshire

Musicians

Mary Humphreys, vocals, English concertina, banjo, keyboard;
Anahata, cello, Anglo concertina, 1, 2, and 2½ row melodeons

with
Dave Holland, fiddle [7];
Gina Holland, flute [12]

Tracks

  1. The Mermaid (Roud 124; Child 289; G/D 1:27) / Marmalade Polka (4.22)
  2. When Fishes Fly (No My Love, Not I) (Roud 1403) (5.54)
  3. Jenny Bell / Carrion Crow (Roud 891) (3.33)
  4. India War / Jack’s Health (4.45)
  5. Barb'ry Ellen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236) (5.34)
  6. Dunmow Galumph / Danbury Hill (3.08)
  7. Young Banker (Roud 3321) / Rosie (4.22)
  8. Sheath and Knife (Roud 3960; Child 16) (6.12)
  9. Marsden Hornpipe / London Hornpipe / Stoney Steps (4.27)
  10. Pride of the Season (Roud 9785) (4.13)
  11. Windsor Terrace / Mississippi Mud (3.11)
  12. Spotted Cow (Roud 956) (2.46)
  13. Waltz for the Veleta / The Faithful Sailor Boy (Roud 376; Laws K13; G/D 1:66; Henry H543, H678) (6.18)

All tracks trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Mary Humphreys and Anahata: Floating Verses

Mary Humphreys and Anahata: Floating Verses

Mary Humphreys and Anahata: Floating Verses (WildGoose WGS322CD)

Floating Verses
Recycled and reclaimed verses from the English tradition
Mary Humphreys and Anahata

WildGoose Studios WGS322CD (CD, UK, 2004)

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Recorded and produced by Doug Bailey at WildGoose Studios, May Cottage, Wherwell, Hampshire

Musicians

Mary Humphreys, vocals, English concertina, banjo, keyboard;
Anahata, cello, melodeons, Anglo concertina;
Dave Holland, fiddle;
Gina Holland, recorder;
Chris Amos, guitar

Tracks

  1. Green Growss the Laurel (Roud 279; G/D 6:1138; Henry H165ab, H624) (3.16)
  2. Darling Boy (I Wish I Had Never Known) (Roud 1452) (4.16)
  3. Geld Him, Lasses, Geld Him / Hornpipe by Purcell (3.28)
  4. Cambridge May Song (Roud 305) (2.27)
  5. The Turtle Dove (Roud 422) (3.11)
  6. Maid Freed from the Gallows (Prickly Bush) (Roud 144; Child 95; G/D 2:248) (4.41)
  7. The Willow Tree (O Take Me to Your Arms Love) (Roud 3294) (2.21)
  8. Sportsman's Hornpipe / Radstock / Whitefriars Hornpipe (4.05)
  9. Searching for Lambs (Roud 576; Henry H548) (2.50)
  10. Fair Margaret and Sweet William (Roud 253; Child 74; G/D 2:337) (5.21)
  11. Hares on the Mountain (Roud 329) (3.25)
  12. Waly Waly (Roud 87; Child 204) (4.14)
  13. Blow the Candles Out (Roud 368; Laws P17; G/D 4:788) (4.10)
  14. Harliquin Air / Tom Fowlers Hornpipe (4.12)
  15. If I Was a Blackbird (Roud 387; Henry H79) (3.35)

All tracks trad. except
Track 3b Henry Purcell

> Folk Music > Records > Mary Humphreys and Anahata: Fenlandia

Mary Humphreys and Anahata: Fenlandia

Mary Humphreys and Anahata: Fenlandia (WildGoose WGS340CD)

Fenlandia
Mary Humphreys and Anahata

WildGoose Studios WGS340CD (CD, UK, 2006)

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Recorded and produced by Doug Bailey at WildGoose Studios, May Cottage, Wherwell, Hampshire

Musicians

Mary Humphreys, vocals, English concertina;
Anahata, melodeons, Anglo concertina, cello, chorus vocals;
Dave Holland, fiddle, hurdy-gurdy, chorus vocals;
Gina Holland, flute, piccolo, recorder;
Doug Bailey, chorus vocals

Tracks

The tracks marked * were collected by Ella Bull of Cottenham in the Fens from Charlotte Few prior to 1904.

  1. * Nutting Song (Roud 509; G/D 7:1475) (3.23)
  2. * The Cuckoo and the Nightingale (Roud 1028) (4.19)
  3. Sheringham Breakdown / Yarmouth Breakdown (4.13)
  4. Elwina of Waterloo (Roud 1566) (4.03)
  5. Lowlands of Germany (Roud 484; G/D 6:1116; Henry H180) (3.46)
  6. * The Hungry Army (Roud 1746) (3.40)
  7. * Lucy Wan (Roud 234; Child 51) (5.12)
  8. Dennington Bell / March of the Men of Devon (3.21)
  9. Lord Thomas and Fair Eleanor (Roud 4; Child 73; G/D 2:212) (6.52)
  10. Sun Assembly (4.55)
  11. * Hey Down Derry (Roud 210) (4.09)
  12. Polly Vaughan (Roud 166; Laws O36; Henry H114) (4.02)
  13. Tafarn Y Wheatsheaf / Rasus Doncaster (3.21)
  14. We'll Be All Smiles Tonight (Roud 803; Henry H504) (3.42)

All tracks trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Mary Humphreys and Anahata: Cold Fen

Mary Humphreys and Anahata: Cold Fen

Mary Humphreys and Anahata: Cold Fen (WildGoose WGS362CD)

Cold Fen
Traditional English songs and tunes collected in and around the fens
Mary Humphreys and Anahata

WildGoose Studios WGS362CD (CD, UK, 2009)

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Recorded and produced by Doug Bailey at WildGoose Studios, May Cottage, Wherwell, Hampshire;
Cover picture Karen Cater (Hedingham Fair)

Musicians

Mary Humphreys, vocals, English concertinas, banjo;
Anahata, melodeons, Anglo concertina, cello, smallpipes, pipes, chorus vocals;
Doug Bailey, guitar, chorus vocals

Tracks

  1. Lakes of Cold Fen (Roud 189; Laws Q33; G/D 2:228; Henry H176) (4.09)
  2. Royals Quickstep / Kempshot Hunt (5.16)
  3. Abroad As I Was Walking (Roud 308; G/D 5:946; Henry H711) (4.35)
  4. There Is an Alehouse (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1169, 6:1170; Henry H683) (4.19)
  5. Brandon Waltz / Bury Waltz (4.47)
  6. Georgie (Roud 90; Child 209; G/D 2:249) (3.44)
  7. The Trees They Do Grow High (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (3.43)
  8. Northern Lass / Northern Frisk (7.12)
  9. The Valiant Sailor (Roud 811) (3.01)
  10. Young and Single Sailor (Roud 264; Laws N42; G/D 5:1038, 6:1201; Henry H471, H818) (3.03)
  11. La Poole Quadrill / The Recruiting Officer (3.39)
  12. Plains of Waterloo (Roud 2853; G/D 1:152; Henry H15) / Down With the French (3.43)
  13. Rosemary Lane (Roud 269; Laws K43; G/D 7:1429; TYG 10) (4.54)

All tracks trad.

> Folk Music > Records > English Rebellion: Four Across

English Rebellion: Four Across

English Rebellion: Four Across (WildGoose WGS370CD)

Four Across
English Rebellion

WildGoose Studios WGS370CD (CD, UK, 2009)

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Recorded and produced by Doug Bailey at WildGoose Studios, May Cottage, Wherwell, Hampshire, in February 2009;
Sleeve noted by Nick Barber;
Photos and sleeve design by Mary Humphreys

Musicians

Anahata, melodeon, cello, Anglo concertina;
Mary Barber, fiddle;
Nick Barber, French horn, melodeon, soprano recorder, baritone recorder;
Mary Humphreys, piano, English concertinas, banjo, vocals

Tracks

  1. Merry Month / Squirrel in a Tree (3.12)
  2. Tricky Dicky / Liberation Polka (3.46)
  3. Harry Enfield's Waltz / String Quartet (4.08)
  4. Gypsy's Wedding (The Gypsy Girl) (Roud 229; Laws O4) (3.38)
  5. Spanish Patriots / Duke of York's Hornpipe (2.47)
  6. The Cream Pot / Bang Upp (4.52)
  7. Will You Patch My Pants for Me? (3.16)
  8. La Fete de Village / Hornpipe (4.20)
  9. S-M Hornpipe / Red Lion / Tumblers Hornpipe (4.40)
  10. Bath Hornpipe / Miss Gayton's Hornpipe (4.05)
  11. Said Too Much Already / Wals Voor Polle (4.01)
  12. Chatsworth House / Dummy Head (3.14)
  13. The Bonny Bunch of Roses-O! (Roud 664; Laws J5; G/D 1:155) / Last of June (4.37)
  14. Angela Mary Lee / Like a Bee to the Honeypot (4.04)
  15. Uncle Jim's Barn Dance / The Prince Albert Jig (3.16)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1a John Sommerville;
Tracks 2ab Colin Cater;
Tracks 5ab, 10ab Lawrence Leadley;
Track 9a Dave Roberts;
Tracks 11a, 14ab Nick Barber;
Track 11b Wim Poesen;
Track 12b John Kirkpatrick;
Track 15b Flos Headford

> Folk Music > Records > Mary Humphreys and Anahata: A Baker's Dozen

Mary Humphreys and Anahata: A Baker's Dozen

Mary Humphreys and Anahata: A Baker's Dozen (Treewind TWD014)

A Baker's Dozen
Mary Humphreys and Anahata

Treewind Music TWD014 (CD, UK, 6 June 2012)

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Musicians

Mary Humphreys, vocals [1-2, 4-5, 7, 9-10, 12-13], banjo [1, 6, 10], English concertina [1, 3, 6, 11];
Anahata, cello [1, 6, 10], one-row melodeons in G [2], C [4] and D [7, 9], melodeons in D/G [3, 6, 8, 11] and C/F [12], chorus vocals [12, 13], Anglo concertina [13], bells [13]

Tracks

  1. When Fishes Fly (No My Love, Not I) (Roud 1403) (6.09)
  2. Cambridge May Garland Song (Roud 305) (2.50)
  3. First of June / Essex Girl (3.29)
  4. Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236) (4.41)
  5. The Little Lousy Tailor (Roud 1528) (4.12)
  6. Speed the Plough / Stybarrow Crag (5.08)
  7. John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559) (3.02)
  8. If You Will Not Have Me You May Let Me Go (3.01)
  9. John Riley (Roud 10; Child 12; G/D 2:209; Henry H814) (4.57)
  10. The Proud Pedlar (Roud 5852) (6.20)
  11. The Valiant / The Allexander (5.16)
  12. Edgmond Men's Souling Song (Roud 304) (5.10)
  13. Sweet Chiming Bells (Roud 936) (3.58)

All tracks trad. except
Track 3 Anahata;
Track 13 Nahum Tate

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