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Frontrunner

Rakoczy: Frontrunner (Talking Cat TCCD1748)

Frontrunner
Rakoczy

Talking Cat Recordings TCCD1748 (CD, UK, 1 December 2020)

Produced by Rakoczy, Jon Loomes and Forbes Legato;
Recorded by Edwin Beasant and Jon Loomes

Folking.com review by Mike Davies

Musicians

Fruzsina Zsofia Rakoczy, vocals, recorder, bagpipes, concertina

featuring “The Horror Show”:
   Heather Sirrel, bass;
   Edwin Beasant, drums, harmonica;
   Jon Loomes, guitars, hurdy gurdy, backing vocals;
   Forbes Legato, synth, strings, xylophone, ukulele

Tracks

  1. Hooden Horse (3.29)
  2. Heavy Horses (3.31)
  3. Miss Portly (Races at Kildare) (3.36)
  4. Skewbald (Roud 456; Laws Q22) (2.55)
  5. Wanton Brown (Roud 85; Child 192; G/D 2:270) (4.51)
  6. Poor Old Horse (Roud 513; TYG 60) (4.10)
  7. Creeping Jane (Roud 1012; Laws Q23) (4.38)
  8. Mari Lwyd (3.41)
  9. Taoist Tale (4.05)
  10. Little Dun Dee (Roud 176) (3.43)
  11. Dead Horse (Roud 3724) (3.20)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 Phil Martin;
Track 2 Ian Anderson;
Track 3 Fruzsina Zsofia Rakoczy;
Track 8 Fruzsina Zsofia Rakoczy, Lupton;
Track 9 Tucker Zimmerman