> Folk Music > Records > The New Scorpion Band: Folk Songs and Tunes from the British Isles

Folk Songs and Tunes from the British Isles

The New Scorpion Band: Folk Songs and Tunes from the British Isles (The New Scorpion Band NSB01)

Folk Songs and Tunes from the British Isles
The New Scorpion Band

The New Scorpion Band NSB01 (CD, UK, 1999)

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Produced by Duncan Lyall;
Recorded and mixed by Satch Norton at Gullwing Studios in 1997/98;
Additional recording by Brian Gulland and Robert A. White;
Color photography by Ron Hill;
Black and white photography by David Eynon

Musicians

Tim Laycock, vocals, concertina, melodeon;
Brian Gulland, bassoon, oboe, harmonium, whistles, tuba, vocals;
Robin Jeffrey, English guitar, banjo, guitar, cello, theorbe, lute, vocals;
Colin Thompson, fiddle, saxophone, vocals;
Robert A. White, cornet, euphonium, tuba, flute, whistles, uillean pipes, Northumbrian smallpipes, vocals

Tracks

  1. Sailing over the Dogger Bank (Roud 18836) (4.04)
  2. Heaven's a Bar (4.18)
  3. Cambridgeshire May Song (Roud 305) (3.53)
  4. New Rigged Ship / Off She Goes jigs (3.14)
  5. Row On (Roud 2084) (5.18)
  6. Hopping Down in Kent (Roud 1715) (3.03)
  7. Scots Set: Ye Banks and Braes slow air / The Iron Man strathspey / The Devil Amongst the Tailors / The High Road to Linton reels (7.08)
  8. John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559) (3.31)
  9. Blow the Candle Out (Roud 368; Laws P17; G/D 4:788) (4.15)
  10. Scan Tester's Polkas (3.24)
  11. Wheat (4.59)
  12. The Fox (Roud 131; G/D 3:499; Henry H38) / The Fox Chase tunes (10.09)

All tracks trad. arr. New Scorpion Band except
Track 2 Tim Laycock; Track 5 tune Tim Laycock;
Track 11 words William Barnes, tune Tim Laycock

> Folk Music > Records > The New Scorpion Band: The Plains of Waterloo

The Plains of Waterloo

The New Scorpion Band: The Plains of Waterloo (Goldheart GHP4)

The Plains of Waterloo
Songs and Music of the Napoleonic Wars
The New Scorpion Band

Goldheart Productions GHP4 (CD, UK, 2000)

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Produced by Robert A. White;
Recorded by Satch Norton and Robert A. White at Fifehead Magdalen Village Hall, Castle Road Studios and Roundton Hill Studios;
Photography by G. Forster;
Artwork and Design by Robert A. White

Musicians

Tim Laycock, lead vocals, concertina, percussion;
Brian Gulland, bassoon, harmonium, oboe, tuba, vocals, percussion;
Robin Jeffrey, English guitar, small guitar, mandolin, lauto, banjo, vocals, percussion;
Colin Thompson, violin, viola, vocals;
Robert White, flute, fifes, uillean pipes, whistles, cornet, French horn, tenor horn, euphonium, tuba, vocals, percussion

with
Michael Gregory, side drum

Tracks

  1. The Route Has Just Come for the Blues (Roud 21098) (5.10)
  2. The Grenadier's March 1776 / The Rogue's March (3.52)
  3. Drink Old England Dry (Roud 882) (5.06)
  4. Boney Crossing the Rhine / Madame Bonaparte hornpipes (6.58)
  5. The Plains of Waterloo (Roud 960; Laws N32) / The Blackbird set dance (10.04)
  6. Jolly Jack Tar / Lord Nelson's hornpipes (4.12)
  7. Lady Nelson's / Lord Nelson's waltzes (5.15)
  8. Bold Nelson's Praise (Roud 1574) (3.23)
  9. The Girl I Left Behind Me (Roud 23929) / The British Grenadiers (Roud V18273) (3.41)
  10. Waterloo Dance set dance (3.42)
  11. Little Boney (Roud 577) (4.24)
  12. St Helena March (1.59)
  13. Boney on St Helena (Roud 349) (5.05)

All tracks trad. arr. Robert White except
Tracks 6a, 8, 10 trad. arr. New Scorpion Band

> Folk Music > Records > The New Scorpion Band: The Carnal and the Crane

The Carnal and the Crane

The New Scorpion Band: The Carnal and the Crane (The New Scorpion Band NSB02)

The Carnal and the Crane
Traditional and Early Music for the Christmas Season
The New Scorpion Band

The New Scorpion Band NSB02 (CD, UK, 2001)

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Produced by The New Scorpion Band and Matt Tweed;
Recorded on location by The Mighty Gullwing Mobile at Fifehead Magdalen Village Hall and by Matt Tweed at Fellows Road Studios;
Mixed at Gullwing Rhiwbebyll Bella, Llangwyfan;
Mastered by Robin Springall at Repeat Performance;
Cover picture: stained-glass painting by Joan Salmon;
Back cover photo of Edmonsham by Brian Gulland;
Artwork, design and mummers photo by Robert White

Musicians

Brian Gulland, bassoon, oboe, cor anglais, whistles, BBb tuba, euphonium, harmonium, piano, percussion, vocals;
Robin Jeffrey, banjo, mandolin, English guitar, Baroque guitar, Victorian guitar, lauoto, cello, percussion, vocals;
Tim Laycock, concertina, melodeon, hurdy-gurdy, percussion, vocals;
Sharon Lindo, violin, viola, Baroque violin, rebec, vocals;
Robert White, uillean pipes,cornet, tenor horn, euphonium, EEb tuba, whistles, recorders, shawm, percussion,, vocals

with
Colin Thompson, violin [11];
Michael Gregory, percussion [12]

Tracks

  1. All Hail to the Dayes (Roud V9375) (4.59)
  2. The Sussex Carol (Roud 597) (2.40)
  3. The Truth Sent from Above (Roud 2109) (2.33)
  4. The Salutation Carol (3.11)
  5. There Was a Pig (Roud 1369) / In Dulci Jubilo (3.46)
  6. Wexford Carol (Roud 22086) (5.43)
  7. The Sans Day Carol (Roud 514) (4.13)
  8. Gloomy Winter scottish air / Christmas Day in da Morning jig / I Saw Three Ships (Roud 700) (6.33)
  9. The Carnal and the Crane (Roud 306; Child 55) (4.22)
  10. Gillan's Apples jig / Christmas Eve slow air / Christmas Eve reel (6.56)
  11. The Christmas Goose (Roud 3204; TYG 40) (5.59)
  12. The Winter's Night Schottische (3.07)
  13. Shepherds, Arise! (Roud 1207) (4.03)
  14. The Somerset Wassail (Roud 209) (3.59)

All tracks trad. arr. New Scorpion Band

> Folk Music > Records > The New Scorpion Band: The Downfall of Pears

The Downfall of Pears

The New Scorpion Band: The Downfall of Pears (The New Scorpion Band NSB03)

The Downfall of Pears
The New Scorpion Band

The New Scorpion Band NSB03 (CD, UK, 2004)

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Produced by Brian Gullard, Robert White and Satch Norton;
Recorded and mixed by Satch Norton with The Mighty Gullwing Mobile at Sylvan Tunnel Studios, Templecombe, Somerset, and Tyn-y-Fron Studios, Llandderfel, Cymru;
Edited by Robert White;
Mastered by Robin Springall at Repeat Performance;
Artwork and design by Robert White;
Cover picture: ceramic tile by Rosemary Swann;
Booklet notes by Robin Jeffrey

Musicians

Brian Gulland, bassoon, oboe, tube, whistle, recorder, harmonium, percussion, vocals;
Robin Jeffrey, English guitar, 19th century guitar, banjo, mandolin, lauoto, oud, percussion, vocals;
Tim Laycock, lead vocals, concertina, melodeon, guitar;
Sharon Lindo, violin, viola, guitar, trombone, vocals;
Robert White, Northumbrian smallpipes, Lowland pipes, cornet, flute, tuba, French horn, whistle, Turkish ney, bodhrán, percussion, vocals

with
Michael Gregory, side drum [6]

Tracks

  1. Bold Lovell (Roud 534; Laws L13B) (4.09)
  2. The Hard Times of Old England (Roud 1206) (3.29)
  3. Derwentwater's Farewell (Roud 2616) (7.57)
  4. A Smuggler's Song (Henry H494) (5.01)
  5. The Friar in the Well (Roud 116; Child 276) (4.39)
  6. The Downfall of Pears (Ça Ira) hornpipe (3.55)
  7. The Sad Sea Waves (4.08)
  8. Four Scottish Tunes: I Wish I Were Where Helen Lies lament / Banks of the Spey strathspey / Colonel MacDougall of Dunolly's / Reel of the MacFarlanes reels (7.47)
  9. I Live Not Where I Love (Roud 593) (4.56)
  10. Lord Bateman (Roud 40; Child 53L; G/D 5:1023; Henry H470) (13.07)

All tracks trad. arr. New Scorpion Band except
Track 4 words Rudyard Kipling, music Tim Laycock;
Track 6 M. Bécourt;
Track 7 Leslie Stewart

> Folk Music > Records > The New Scorpion Band: Out on the Ocean

Out on the Ocean

The New Scorpion Band: Out on the Ocean (The New Scorpion Band NSB04)

Out on the Ocean
The New Scorpion Band

The New Scorpion Band NSB04 (CD, UK, 2004)

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Produced by Brian Gullard, Satch Norton and Robert White;
Recorded and mixed by Satch Norton at Sylvan Tunnel Studios, Templecombe, Somerset, and Tyn-y-Fron Studios, Llandderfel, Cymru;
Edited by Robert White;
Artwork and design by Robert White;
Front cover ‘The Muriel’ by kind permission of Mr and Mrs Lindo;
Booklet notes by Tim Laycock

Musicians

Brian Gulland, oboe, cor anglais, bassoon, whistle, hammered dulcimer, 2 gallon jug, vocals, organ, percussion;
Robin Jeffrey, guitar, banjo, English guitar, mandolin, percussion, vocals;
Sharon Lindo, violin, viola, vocals;
Tim Laycock, vocals, concertina, melodeon;
Robert White, Northumbrian smallpipes, union pipes, flute, bass whistle, recorder, cornet, tuba, percussion, vocals

Tracks

  1. The Collier Brig (Waiting for the Day) (Roud 1855) / Percy Brown's / Old Joe, The Boat is Going Over polkas (4.30)
  2. High Barbaree (Roud 134; Child 285; Laws K33; G/D 1:38) / Major Malley's Reel (3.51)
  3. Rollicking Randy Dandy (Roud 4702) (2.19)
  4. The Capstan Bar (Roud 10445) (5.27)
  5. Nelson's Victory hornpipe / The Stormy Voyage / The Three Captains long dance (6.29)
  6. Sally Brown (Roud 2628) (1.40)
  7. The Race Long Ago (Roud 8918) (4.25)
  8. Tom Bowling (Roud 1984; TYG 84) (4.18)
  9. The Wild Goose Shanty (Roud 328) (2.10)
  10. Ships Are Sailing air/reel / The Black Eyed Sailor reel (4.53)
  11. Blow Boys Blow (Roud 703; G/D 1:2) (2.41)
  12. All Things Are Quite Silent (Roud 2532) (3.42)
  13. On Board a 98 (Roud 1461) (4.50)
  14. Nelson's Death (Roud 1552) (3.26)
  15. Rodney's Glory slow air / Out on the Ocean / jig The Sailor's Return reel (6.12)
  16. The Hogseye Man (Roud 331) (3.15)
  17. South Australia (Roud 325) (1.25)
  18. The Leaving of Liverpool (Roud 9435) (9.51)

All tracks trad. arr. New Scorpion Band except
Track 8 Charles Dibdin

> Folk Music > Records > The New Scorpion Band: Master Marenghi's Music Machine

Master Marenghi's Music Machine

The New Scorpion Band: Master Marenghi's Music Machine (The New Scorpion Band NSB05)

Master Marenghi's Music Machine
The New Scorpion Band

The New Scorpion Band NSB05 (CD, UK, 2008)

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Produced by Satch Norton, Robert White and Brian Gullard;
Recorded and mixed by Satch Norton at Sylvan Tunnel Studios, Templecombe, Somerset;
Artwork and design by Robert White;
Front cover painting by Paul Fletcher

Musicians

Brian Gulland, cor anglais, bassoon, tuba, whistles, flute, harmonium, vocals;
Robin Jeffrey, guitar, banjo, English guitar, lute, laouto, percussion, vocals;
Tim Laycock, vocals, duet concertina, melodeon;
Sharon Lindo, violin, viola, alto curtal, whistle, trombone, vocals;
Robert White, Union and Lowland bagpipes, Northumbrian smallpipes, cornet, trumpet, tenor horn, euphonium, tuba, whistles, soprano and alto flutes, bass curtal, percussion, vocals

Tracks

  1. Girl With the Blue Dress On / Jenny Lind Polka polkas (2.35)
  2. The Painful Plough (Roud 355) (4.15)
  3. Bridgwater Fair (Roud 1571) (6.28)
  4. When the Cock Crows It Is Day / Tå 'n Coileach a' Føgairt an Lae (The Gander in the Pratie Hole) double jogs (3.05)
  5. Over the Hills and Far Away (Roud 3098) (4.44)
  6. It's a Rosebud In June (Roud 812)< (5.30)
  7. Donkey Riding (Roud 4540) (2.54)
  8. Shrewsbury Lasses set dance / The 4th Dragoons' Regimental March / St. Vincent's Hornpipe (6.21)
  9. The Derby Ram (Roud 126; G/D 3:645; TYG 59) (4.28)
  10. The Gentle Maiden air / The Herd on the Hill polka (5.19)
  11. A Wooing Song of a Yeoman of Kent's Sonne (Roud V18487) (3.29)
  12. Hey! John Barleycorn (Roud 2141) (4.06)
  13. Welsh Droving Song (1.14)
  14. The Old Drove Road tune (2.52)
  15. Ye Tyrants of England (4.59)
  16. Spanish Ladies (Roud 687) (3.46)

All tracks trad. arr. New Scorpion Band except
Track 12 Joseph Bryan Geoghegan;
Track 14 Billy Pigg;
Track 15 poem by John Grimshaw, tune A-Hunting We Will Go

> Folk Music > Records > The New Scorpion Band: Instrumentals Volume 1

Instrumentals Volume 1

The New Scorpion Band: Instrumentals Volume 1 (The New Scorpion Band NSB06)

Instrumentals Volume 1
The New Scorpion Band

The New Scorpion Band NSB06 (CD, UK, 2010)

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A selection of instrumentals from other New Scorpion Band albums

Musicians

Brian Gulland, Robin Jeffrey, Tim Laycock, Sharon Lindo, Robert White

Tracks

  1. Ships Are Sailing air/reel / The Black Eyed Sailor reel (4.55)
  2. When the Cock Crows It Is Day / Tå 'n Coileach a' Føgairt an Lae (The Gander in the Pratie Hole) double jogs (3.08)
  3. Shrewsbury Lasses set dance / The 4th Dragoons' Regimental March / St. Vincent's Hornpipe (6.21)
  4. The Gentle Maiden air / The Herd on the Hill polka (5.20)
  5. Gillan's Apples jig / Christmas Eve slow air / Christmas Eve reel (6.58)
  6. I Wish I Were Where Helen Lies lament / Banks of the Spey strathspey / Colonel MacDougall of Dunolly's / Reel of the MacFarlanes reels (7.48)
  7. Rodney's Glory slow air / Out on the Ocean / jig The Sailor's Return reel (6.14)
  8. Winter's Night Schottische (3.09)
  9. Fairy Boy air / The Fairy Hornepipe (5.37)
  10. The Girl With the Blue Dress On / The Jenny Lind Polka polkas (2.31)
  11. Arane Ghelby air (3.52)
  12. The Gold Ring double jig (4.10)

All tracks trad. arr. New Scorpion Band

Tracks 5, 8 from The Carnal and the Crane (2001);
Tracks 6 from The Downfall of Pears (2004);
Tracks 1, 7 from Out on the Ocean (2004);
Tracks 2-4, 10 from Master Marenghi's Music Machine (2008);
Tracks 9, 11, 12 unknown source

> Folk Music > Records > The New Scorpion Band: Nowell Sing We

Nowell Sing We

The New Scorpion Band: Nowell Sing We (The New Scorpion Band NSB07)

Nowell Sing We
The New Scorpion Band

The New Scorpion Band NSB07 (CD, UK, 2011)

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Recorded, mixed and produced by Satch Norton at Sylvan Tunnel Studios, Templecombe, Somerset;
Cover picture: oil on board painting by Katia Lari Faccenda;
Artwork and design by Robert White;

Musicians

Brian Gulland, Robin Jeffrey, Tim Laycock, Sharon Lindo, Robert White

Tracks

  1. The Holly and the Ivy (Roud 514) (4.36)
  2. The Seven Joys of Mary (Roud 278) (4.28)
  3. The Holly Tree / A Merry Christmas tunes (4.49)
  4. The Green Man Song (3.38)
  5. Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day (Roud 21931) / Jig (4.30)
  6. Gower Wassail (Roud 209) (5.33)
  7. Mistletoe Waltz (3.05)
  8. King Herod and the Cock (Roud 306; Child 55) / The Miraculous Harvest (Roud 306; Child 55) (6.12)
  9. Christmas Song (The Trees Are All Bare) (Roud 1170) (2.54)
  10. I'll Come O'er / Mr Ireland's Christmas Party scottish tunes (4.27)
  11. The Miner's Dream of Home (Roud 1749) (5.47)
  12. Ditchling Carol (Roud 3216) (3.41)
  13. All and Some (3.19)
  14. Plum Pudding Polka (2.39)

All tracks trad. arr. New Scorpion Band except
Track 5b Robert Waltz;
Track 11 Will Godwin, Leo Dryden;
Track 12 William Robert Spencer (1811);
Track 13 ca. 1450 from the Seldon manuscript, Bodleian Library, Oxford