> Folk Music > Records > John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Spencer the Rover Is Alive and Well

Spencer the Rover Is Alive and Well

John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Spencer the Rover Is Alive and Well and Living in Ithaca (Swallowtail ST-1)

Spencer the Rover Is Alive and Well and Living in Ithaca
John Roberts & Tony Barrand

Swallowtail Records ST-1 (LP, USA, 1971)

Spencer the Rover Is Alive and Well…
Traditional English Ballads and Songs
John Roberts & Tony Barrand

Swallowtail Records ST-1 (CD, USA, May 15, 2001)

John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Spencer the Rover Is Alive and Well… (Swallowtail ST-1)
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Produced by Phil Shapiro;
Recorded by Chad Hunt;
Cover art by Skye Morrison;
Cover design by Tricia Hull

See also John Roberts and Tony Barrand's Spencer the Rover Is Alive and Well webpage with notes and song lyrics.

Musicians

John Roberts, Tony Barrand

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Spencer the Rover (Roud 1115) (3.10)
  2. Creeping Jane (Roud 1012; Laws Q23) (3.32)
  3. I Wish They'd Do It Now (Roud 1401) (2.52)
  4. Rambleaway (Roud 171; G/D 7:1485) (2.51)
  5. What a Mouth! (Roud B116868) (1.50)
  6. The Knight and the Shepherd's Daughter (Roud 67; Child 110; G/D 7:1465) (5.08)
  7. Silicosis (1.18)
  8. The Coachman (Roud 862) (3.30)
  1. The Lincolnshire Poacher (Roud 299) (2.00)
  2. Warlike Seamen (Roud 690; G/D 1:41) (3.27)
  3. Dahn the Plughole (1.27)
  4. Shine Your Buttons With Brasso (1.42)
  5. Martin Said to His Man (Roud 473; G/D 8:1703) (4.04)
  6. Fanny Blair (Roud 1393) (2.59)
  7. So Green As the Leaves (Roud 3807; G/D 1:50) (3.01)
  8. Babylon Is Fallen (Roud 13968) (1.59)
  9. Thyme (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (3.09)

All tracks trad. except
Track 5 Robert Patrick Weston (1906);
Track 7 Bob Wilson;
Track 11 Jack Spade

> Folk Music > Records > John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Across the Western Ocean

Across the Western Ocean

John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Across the Western Ocean (Swallowtail ST-4)

Across the Western Ocean
Songs of the North Atlantic Sailing Packets
John Roberts & Tony Barrand

Swallowtail Records ST-4 (LP, USA, 1973);
Swallowtail Records ST-0004 (CD, USA, May 1, 2000)

John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Across the Western Ocean (Swallowtail ST-0004)
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Produced by John Roberts and Tony Barrand;
Recorded by the Bottom Forty Recording Company at the Eldron Fenning Folk Museum of American Ephemera;
Engineered by Bill Spence;
Mastered by DAvidn Hancock;
Photography by Craig Lints;
Cover art by George Armstrong;
Graphic design by Jon Henry

See also John Roberts and Tony Barrand's Across the Western Ocean webpage with notes and song lyrics.

Musicians

John Roberts, Tony Barrand
with David Jones, Gerret Warner, Jeff Warner;
Narration by Gerret Warner, Jeff Warner and Susan Warner

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Introduction /
    New York Girls (Roud 486) (4.38)
  2. Captain Samuels on his sailors (1.05)
  3. Blow the Man Down (Roud 2624) (3.30)
  4. Impressions of a first voyage (1.07)
    The Crayfish (Roud 149) (1.37)
  5. The Black Cook (Roud 2310) (4.04)
  6. The Lime-Juice Ship (Roud 8341) (2.26)
  7. The Wreck of the Staffordshire (1.14)
  8. The Flying Dutchman (Roud 1897; Laws K23) (2.42)
  1. Get Up Jack, John Sit Down (Roud 2807) (3.31)
  2. The Flying Cloud (Roud 1802; Laws K28; G/D 1:44) (4.10)
  3. Immigration conditions (1.17)
  4. Heave Away My Johnnies (Roud 15778) (3.50)
  5. Perils of transatlantic dalliance (0.45)
  6. Maggie May (Roud 1757) (2.46)
  7. Peter Street (Roud 1902; Laws K42) (4.17)
  8. The Seamen's Hymn (1.28)

Sleeve Notes

The songs sung on board the packet ships can be roughly divided into the categories of shanty and forebitter. The shanty was a work song used exclusively to provide the rhythm for the crew working on deck or up in the rigging. Some jobs were long, slow and arduous but maintained an even rhythm. Here the shantyman would set the tempo with a fairly long shanty, usually telling a coherent story. The shantyman's art was a delicate one: he had to draw the line between the pace the men wanted to work and the speed the mate required.

The forebitters were sung in a more relaxed athmosphere, in off-duty hours in the crew's cramped quarters beneath the forecastle head. These were often popular ballads from the shore, and many would have been accompanied with fiddle, banjo or other portable instrument.

Our selection includes both kind of song, though the shanties are not sung exactly as they would have been rendered on deck. The sets have been chosen as both typical of the period and relevant to the conditions of the time.

> Folk Music > Records > John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Mellow With Ale from the Horn

Mellow With Ale from the Horn

John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Mellow With Ale from the Horn (Front Hall FHR-04)

Mellow With Ale from the Horn
John Roberts & Tony Barrand

Front Hall Records FHR-04 (LP, USA, March 1975)
Golden Hind Music GHM-204 (CD, USA, May 6, 2008)

John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Mellow With Ale from the Horn (Golden HindGHM-204)
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Produced by John Roberts, Tony Barrand and Bill Spence;
Recorded by the Bottom Forty Recording Company at the Eldron Fenning Folk Museum of American Ephemera in the winter of 1974-75;
Engineered and mixed by Bill Spence;
Mastered at Generation Sound Studios;
Digitally remastered by Don Person and Lisa Preston at Studio 14, Albany, NY, in October 2002;
Cover drawing by Bob Froese;
Graphic design by Roger Mock

See also John Roberts and Tony Barrand's Mellow With Ale from the Horn webpage with notes and song lyrics.

Musicians

John Roberts, vocals, guitar, banjo, concertinas;
Tony Barrand, vocals, bowed psaltery, bodhrán, spoons

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Save Your Money While You're Young (Roud 2325) (2.26)
  2. Staines Morris (4.30)
  3. Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193) (3.38)
  4. Salt River / Colored Aristocracy banjo tunes (2.13)
  5. Oats and Beans and Barley Grows (Roud 1380) (1.30)
  6. Kate and Her Horns (Roud 555; Laws N22) (3.12)
  7. Come Day, Go Day (3.20)
  1. The Albatross (2.54)
  2. The Wings of a Goney (Roud 2011) (2.45)
  3. The Handsome Cabin Boy (Roud 239; Laws N13; G/D 1:181) (2.21)
  4. Five Foot Flirt (3.06)
  5. Our Bill (1.43)
  6. Albert and the Lion (3.27)
  7. Salvation Band (3.41)

Tracks 1-6, 9-10 trad. except
Track 7 Glyn Hughes;
Track 8 Malvina Reynolds;
Track 11 Cyril Tawney;
Track 12 Bernard Wrigley;
Track 13 Marriot Edgar;
Track 14 Roger Watson

> Folk Music > Records > John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Dark Ships in the Forest

Dark Ships in the Forest

John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Dark Ships in the Forest (Folk-Legacy FSI-65)

Dark Ships in the Forest
Ballads of the Supernatural
John Roberts & Tony Barrand

Folk-Legacy Records FSI-65 (LP/cassette, USA, 1977)
Folk-Legacy Records CD-65 (CD, USA, March 1, 1997)

John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Dark Ships in the Forest (Folk-Legacy CD-65)
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Recorded by Sandy Paton;
Cover photograph by Sandy Paton

See also John Roberts and Tony Barrand's Dark Ships in the Forest webpage with notes and song lyrics.

Musicians

John Roberts, Tony Barrand, vocals;
Fred Breunig, fiddle;
Steve Woodruff, button accordion

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Oak, Ash and Thorn (2.36)
  2. Broomfield Wager (Roud 34; Child 43; G/D 2:322) (4.11)
  3. The Wife of Usher's Well (Roud 196; Child 79) (2.43)
  4. Tom of Bedlam (Roud V16366) (3.57)
  5. The Dreadful Ghost (Roud 568; Laws P34A; G/D 2:341) (4.18)
  6. The Foggy Dew (Roud 558; Laws O3; G/D 7:1496) (5.06)
  1. The Derby Ram (Roud 126; G/D 3:645) (3.27)
  2. The Maid on the Shore (Roud 181; Laws K27) (3.41)
  3. Reynardine (Roud 397; Laws P15; G/D 2:333) (3.01)
  4. The False Lady (Roud 47; Child 68) (3.21)
  5. Polly Vaughn (Roud 166; Laws O36) (3.18)
  6. The Two Magicians (Roud 1350; Child 44; G/D 2:334) (5.19)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 Rudyard Kipling, Peter Bellamy

> Folk Music > Records > John Roberts & Tony Barrand with Fred Breunig & Steve Woodruff: Nowell Sing We Clear

Nowell Sing We Clear

John Roberts & Tony Barrand with Fred Breunig & Steve Woodruff: Nowell Sing We Clear (Front Hall FHR-013)

Nowell Sing We Clear
A Pageant of Mid-Winter Carols
John Roberts & Tony Barrand with Fred Breunig & Steve Woodruff

Front Hall Records FHR-013 (LP, USA, 1977)

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Produced by John Roberts, Tony Barrand and Bill Spence;
Recorded in January 1977

Musicians

John Roberts, vocals, English concertina, Anglo concertina;
Tony Barrand, vocals, tambourine;
Fred Breunig, fiddle, harmony vocals;
Steve Woodruff, button accordion, Anglo concertina, penny whistle, harmony vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Truth from Above (Roud 2109) / Masters in This Hall (5.21)
  2. The Holly and the Ivy (Roud 514) (2.58)
  3. Joys Seven (Roud 278) (2.30)
  4. King Pharim (Roud 306; Child 55) (4.06)
  5. Coventry Carol (Roud 19028) (1.53)
  6. Familiar Carol Medley (2.48)
  7. The Cherry Tree Carol (Roud 453; Child 54; G/D 2:327) (3.30)
  8. Sussex Carol (Roud 597) (1.44)
  1. Somerset Wassail (Roud 209) (3.21)
  2. The Boar's Head Carol (Roud 22229) (1.58)
  3. Divers and Lazarus (Roud 477; Child 56) (2.45)
  4. The Bitter Withy (Roud 452) (2.31)
  5. An Orkney New Year's Carol (Roud 4584) (2.16)
  6. Sword Dance Tunes from the Village of Sleights (3.22)
  7. Rise Up Jock (5.17)

All tracks trad. except
Track 15 Bob Pegg

> Folk Music > Records > John Roberts, Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig & Steve Woodruff: To Welcome In the Spring

To Welcome In the Spring

John Roberts, Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig & Steve Woodruff: To Welcome In the Spring (Front Hall FHR-022)

To Welcome In the Spring
John Roberts, Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig & Steve Woodruff

Front Hall Records FHR-022 (LP, USA, 1980)
Golden Hind Music GHM-205 (CD, USA, 2002)

John Roberts, Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig & Steve Woodruff: To Welcome In the Spring (Golden Hind GHM-205)
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Produced by John Roberts, Tony Barrand and Bill Spence;
Recorded in May 1979 at a live concert in Guilderland Center, NY sponsored by Old Songs;
Digitally remastered by Don Person and Lisa Preston at Studio 14, Albany, NY, October 2002;
Front cover art by Peter C. Klosky;
Graphic design by Roger Mock

See also John Roberts and Tony Barrand's To Welcome In the Spring webpage with notes and song lyrics.

Musicians

John Roberts, vocals, guitar, banjo, concertinas;
Tony Barrand, vocals, bowed psaltry, bodhrán, spoons;
Fred Breunig, fiddle, harmony vocals, button accordion;
Steve Woodruff, button accordion, fiddle, anglo concertina, pennywhistle, pipe and tabor, piano, harmony vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Candlemas Eve (2.18)
  2. Mothering Sunday (1.56)
  3. Gabriel's Message (1.30)
  4. All in the Morning (Roud 287) (2.15)
  5. The Merchant's Carol (2.21)
  6. The Leaves of Life (or The Seven Virgins) (Roud 127) (2.15)
  7. The Lamb of God (4.30)
  8. My Dancing Day (Roud 21931) (2.52)
  1. The Sound of the Drum (Roud 305) / Ninety-Five (2.52)
  2. The Month of May (Roud 153) (1.43)
  3. Country Dance Medley: Trip to Paris / Knole Park (2.52)
  4. The Moon Shines Bright (or The Bellman's Song) (Roud 702) (1.46)
  5. The Football Match (Roud 1291) (3.28)
  6. The Whitsun Song (Roud 3186) (2.57)
  7. Come Lasses and Lads (Roud 22885) / Packington's Pound (3.28)
  8. Northill May Song (Roud 305) (1.13)

All tracks trad.

> Folk Music > Records > John Roberts, Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig, Steve Woodruff: The Second Nowell

The Second Nowell

John Roberts, Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig, Steve Woodruff: The Second Nowell (Front Hall FHR-026)

The Second Nowell
A Pageant of Mid-Winter Carols
Nowell Sing We Clear Vol. 2
John Roberts, Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig, Steve Woodruff

Front Hall Records FHR-026 (LP, USA, 1981)

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Produced by Tony Barrand and Bill Spence;
Recorded by Bill Spence;
Cover photo by Emily Friedman;
Cover design by Jon Henry;
Notes by Tony Barrand

Musicians

John Roberts, vocals, English concertina, Anglo concertina;
Tony Barrand, vocals, tambourine;
Fred Breunig, fiddle, harmony vocals;
Steve Woodruff, button accordion, Anglo concertina, penny whistle, harmony vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Cutty Wren (Roud 236) (3.30)
  2. Six Jolly Miners (Roud 877) (2.10)
  3. Medley of Long Sword Tunes from the Village of Grenoside and Ampleforth (3.49)
  4. Milford (Roud 7113) (0.42)
  5. A Child This Day Is Born (Roud 21930) (2.55)
  6. While Shepherds Watched (Roud 936) (2.37)
  7. Lord of the Dance (3.00)
  1. The Praise of Christmas (Roud V9375) (2.08)
  2. Green Grow the Rushes, O! (Roud 24180) (5.00)
  3. Gloucestershire Wassail (Roud 209) (4.01)
  4. Sherburne (Roud 936) (1.23)
  5. Apple Tree Wassail (Roud 209) / The Derby Ram (Roud 126; G/D 3:645) (4.40)
  6. The Wren (The King) (Roud 19109) (1.30)

All tracks trad. except
Track 7 Sydney Carter

> Folk Music > Records > John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Live at Holsteins!

Live at Holsteins!

John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Live at Holsteins! (Front Hall FHR-031)

Live at Holsteins!
John Roberts & Tony Barrand

Front Hall Records FHR-031 (LP, USA, 1983)
Golden Hind Music GHM-203 (CD, USA, 2000)

John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Live at Holsteins! (Golden Hind GHM-203)
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Produced by John Roberts and Tony Barrand;
Recorded live at Holstein's, 2462 North Lincoln, Chicago, on November 5 & 6, 1982;
Mastered and edited by Grey Larsen at Sleepy Creek Recording & Mastering, Bloomington, Indiana;
Notes by John Roberts and Tony Barrand;
Photography by Emily Friedman;
LP design by Jon Henry;
CD design by Roger Mock

See also John Roberts and Tony Barrand's Live at Holsteins! webpage with notes and song lyrics.

Musicians

John Roberts, vocals, guitar, banjo, concertinas;
Tony Barrand, vocals

Tracks

LP Side 1LP Side 2
  1. John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559) (4.00)
  2. The Man That Waters the Workers' Beer (3.31)
  3. Garners Gay (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (3.53)
  4. Three Drunken Maidens (Roud 252) (1.46)
  5. Congleton Bear (3.45)
  6. The Rolling Mills of New Jersey (5.03)
  1. Eat Bertha's Mussels (4.06)
  2. Boozing (3.33)
  3. The Ballad of the Cowpuncher (3.01)
  4. Newman's Ale (Roud V16327) (2.24)
  5. The Man at the Nore (3.51)
  6. The Barley Mow (Roud 944) (5.22)

CD tracks

  1. John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559) (4.00)
  2. The Man That Waters the Workers' Beer (3.31)
  3. Garners Gay (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (3.53)
  4. Three Drunken Maidens (Roud 252) (1.46)
  5. Bonny Black Hare (Roud 1656; G/D 7:1427) (2.31)
  6. Congleton Bear (3.45)
  7. The Rolling Mills of New Jersey (5.03)
  8. Three Ha'pence a Foot (4.18)
  9. Johnny Sands (Roud 183; Laws Q2; G/D 2:318) (2.44)
  10. German Musicianer (Roud 17774) (3.05)
  11. Jolly Roving Tar (Roud 913; Laws O27) (3.33)
  12. Herrin's Head (Roud 128) (4.16)
  13. Eat Bertha's Mussels (4.06)
  14. Boozing (3.33)
  15. The Ballad of the Cowpuncher (3.01)
  16. Newman's Ale (Roud V16327) (2.24)
  17. The Man at the Nore (3.51)
  18. The Battle of Hastings (4.02)
  19. The Barley Mow (Roud 944) (5.22)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2 Paddy Ryan (Dr. R.E.W. Fisher);
Track 6 words John Tams, music trad., Swaggering Boney;
Track 7 John Roberts, Tony Barrand;
Tracks 8, 18 Marriot Edgar;
Track 13 John Roberts;
Track 15 Genny Haley;

> Folk Music > Records > John Roberts & Tony Barrand: An Evening at the English Music Hall

An Evening at the English Music Hall

John Roberts & Tony Barrand: An Evening at the English Music Hall (Front Hall FHR-030)

An Evening at the English Music Hall
John Roberts & Tony Barrand

Front Hall Records FHR-030 (LP, USA, 1984)
Golden Hind Music GHM-302 (CD-R, USA, 2015)

John Roberts & Tony Barrand: An Evening at the English Music Hall (Golden Hind GHM-302)
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Recorded live at the Troy Music Hall, Troy, New York, on April 6, 1974

Musicians

John Roberts, vocals [1];
Maggi Pierce, vocals [2];
Tony Barrand, vocals [5, 9];
David Jones, vocals [3, 7, 10];
Andra Herzbrun Barrand, vocals [4];
Louis Killen, vocals [6];
Murray Callahan, vocals [8];
Jan Oosting, piano

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [JR] A Little Bit of Cucumber (Roud 16704)
  2. [MP] Don't Have Any More Mrs. Moore!
  3. [DJ] My Old Dutch (Roud V14023)
  4. [AB] Lily of Laguna (Roud V8513)
  5. [TB] Sweeney Todd the Barber
  1. [LK] Last Neet
  2. [DJ] Sam Hall (Roud 369; Laws L5)
  3. [MC] When I Take My Morning Promenade (Roud V32119)
  4. [TB] I'm Shy, Mary Ellen, I'm Shy (Roud V14987)
  5. [DJ] The Old Armchair (Roud 1195)

Track 1 T.W. Connor;
Track 2 Harry Castling, James Walsh (1926);
Track 3 lyrics Albert Chevalier, music Charles Ingle (Auguste Chevalier) (1892);
Track 4 Leslie Stuart (1898);
Track 5 Robert P. Weston;
Track 6 unknown;
Tracks 7-8, 10 trad.;
Track 9 Charles Ridgewell, George A. Stevens (1910)

> Folk Music > Records > John Roberts, Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig & Steve Woodruff: Nowell Sing We Clear Vol. 3

Nowell Sing We Clear Vol. 3

John Roberts, Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig & Steve Woodruff: Nowell Sing We Clear Vol. 3 (Front Hall FHR-036)

Nowell Sing We Clear Vol. 3
John Roberts, Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig & Steve Woodruff

Front Hall Records FHR-036 (LP, USA, 1985)

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Produced by John Roberts, Tony Barrand and Bill Spence;
Recorded by Bill Spence and Peter Glenck;
Recorded in February 1985 by the Bottom Forty Recording Company at the Eldron Fenning Folk Museum of American Ephemera;
Notes by Tony Barrand;
Design by Jon Henry

Musicians

John Roberts, vocals, English concertina, Anglo concertina;
Tony Barrand, vocals, tambourine;
Fred Breunig, fiddle, harmony vocals;
Steve Woodruff, button accordion, Anglo concertina, penny whistle, harmony vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Masters in This Hall (3.44)
  2. Star in the East (Brightest and Best) (Roud 5743) (3.06)
  3. The Carnal and the Crane (Roud 306; Child 55) / King Herod and the Cock (Roud 306; Child 55) / The Miraculous Harvest (5.56)
  4. O Little Town of Bethlehem (Roud 24752) (2.46)
  5. Leaping and Dancing (3.20)
  6. Sherburne (original version) (1.44)
  1. Gower Wassail (Roud 209) (2.17)
  2. Kris Kringle (3.23)
  3. Winter / Spring (1.37)
  4. Flower Carol (2.51)
  5. Green Grow'th the Holly (1.46)
  6. Morris and Sword Tune Medley (4.35)
  7. Carol for New Year's Day (4.02)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2 words Reginald Heber (1811);
Track 6 words Robert L. May

> Folk Music > Records > Nowell Sing We Clear: Nowell Sing We Four

Nowell Sing We Four

Nowell Sing We Clear: Nowell Sing We Four (Front Hall FHR-039)

Nowell Sing We Four
Nowell Sing We Clear Vol. 4
Nowell Sing We Clear

Front Hall Records FHR-039 (LP, USA, 1988)
Golden Hind Music GHM-201 (CD, USA, 2002)

Nowell Sing We Clear: Nowell Sing We Four (Golden Hind GHM-201)
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Produced by John Roberts and Tony Barrand;
Recorded by Billy Shaw at Soundesign, Brattleboro, VT, in February-June 1988;
Digitally remastered by Don Person and Lisa Preston at Studio 14, Albany, NY, in October 2002;
Graphic design by Roger Mock

See also John Roberts and Tony Barrand's Nowell Sing We Four webpage with notes and song lyrics.

Musicians

John Roberts, vocals, English concertina, Anglo concertina;
Tony Barrand, vocals, tambourine;
Fred Breunig, vocals, fiddle;
Andy Davis, vocals, piano accordion

Tracks

  1. The Boys' Carol (3.06)
  2. The Cherry Tree Carol (Roud 453; Child 54; G/D 2:327) (4.03)
  3. Carol (While Shepherds Watched) (Roud 936) (1.52)
  4. Come And I Will Sing You (Roud 133) (6.27)
  5. Hunting the Wren (Roud 236) (3.01)
  6. The Wren Boys' Song (Roud 19109) (2.13)
  7. Over the Hill and over the Dale (4.25)
  8. Old Christmas / "Shooting" Recitation (4.11)
  9. The Ram Song (Roud 126; G/D 3:645) (5.41)
  10. Welladay (Christmas's Lamentation) (5.14)
  11. The Boar's Head Carol (Roud 22229) (2.03)
  12. The Praise of Christmas (Roud V9375) (2.14)
  13. The Rag Dance Song (La Guignolee) / Pays d' Haut French-Canadian reel (5.05)
  14. Rolling Downward (Roud 24728) (3.08)

All tracks trad. except
Track 3 Supply Belcher;
Track 7 J.M. Neale, tune from Piae Cantiones, 1582

> Folk Music > Records > Nowell Sing We Clear: The Best of Nowell Sing We Clear 1975-1986

The Best of Nowell Sing We Clear 1975-1986

Nowell Sing We Clear: The Best of Nowell Sing We Clear 1975-1986 (Front Hall FHR-301)

The Best of Nowell Sing We Clear 1975-1986
Nowell Sing We Clear

Front Hall Records FHR-301 (CD, USA, 1989)
Golden Hind Music GHM-202 (CD, USA, 2002)

Nowell Sing We Clear: The Best of Nowell Sing We Clear 1975-1986 (Golden Hind GHM-202)
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Produced by John Roberts and Tony Barrand;
Production assistance by Andy Spence;
Recorded by Bill Spence at The Elrond Fennig Folk Museum of American Ephemera and St. Mark's Community Center, Guilderland Center, NY;
Holiday collage by John Henry;
Cover design by Mark Schmidt

See also John Roberts and Tony Barrand's The Best of Nowell Sing We Clear webpage with notes and song lyrics.

Musicians

John Roberts, vocals, English concertina, Anglo concertina;
Tony Barrand, vocals, tambourine;
Fred Breunig, fiddle, harmony vocals;
Steve Woodruff, button accordion, Anglo concertina, penny whistle, harmony vocals

Tracks

  1. A Child This Day Is Born (Roud 21930) (2.55)
  2. While Shepherds Watched (Roud 936) (2.37)
  3. Leaping and Dancing (3.20)
  4. The Cherry Tree Carol (Roud 453; Child 54; G/D 2:327) (3.30)
  5. Sussex Carol (Roud 597) (1.44)
  6. The Carnal and the Crane (Roud 306; Child 55) / King Herod and the Cock (Roud 306; Child 55) / The Miraculous Harvest (5.36)
  7. Coventry Carol (Roud 19028) (1.41)
  8. The Bitter Withy (Roud 452) (2.31)
  9. The Holly and the Ivy (Roud 514) (2.58)
  10. Green Grow'th the Holly (1.46)
  11. Winter / Spring (1.37)
  12. Rise Up Jock (5.17)
  13. Gower Wassail (Roud 209) (2.17)
  14. Gloucestershire Wassail (Roud 209) (4.01)
  15. Apple Tree Wassail (Roud 209) / The Derby Ram (Roud 126; G/D 3:645) (4.40)
  16. Sherburne (original version) (1.44)
  17. Kris Kringle (3.23)
  18. The Cutty Wren (Roud 236) (3.30)
  19. An Orkney New Year's Carol (Roud 4584) (2.16)
  20. Carol for New Year's Day (4.02)
  21. The Wren (The King) (Roud 19109) (1.30)
  22. Lord of the Dance (3.00)

All tracks trad. except
Track 12 Bob Pegg;
Track 16 words Robert L. May;
Track 22 Sydney Carter

Tracks 4-5, 7- 9, 12, 19 are from Nowell Sing We Clear (FHR-013, 1977);
Tracks 1-2, 14-15, 18, 21-22 are from The Second Nowell (FHR-026, 1981);
Tracks 3, 6, 10-11, 13, 16-17, 20 are from Nowell Sing We Clear Vol. 3 (FHR-036, 1985)

> Folk Music > Records > John Roberts & Tony Barrand: A Present from the Gentlemen

A Present from the Gentlemen

John Roberts & Tony Barrand: A Present from the Gentlemen (Golden Hind GHM-101)

A Present from the Gentlemen
A Pandora's Box of English Folk Songs
John Roberts & Tony Barrand

Golden Hind Music GHM-101 (CD, USA, 1992)

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Produced by John Roberts and Tony Barrand;
Recorded by Billy Shaw at Soundesign, Brattleboro VT,
Mixed by Alan Stockwell at Soundesign, Brattleboro VT,
Mixed by Lisa Preston;
Cover photo by Robert McClintock

See also John Roberts and Tony Barrand's A Present from the Gentlemen webpage with notes and song lyrics.

Musicians

John Roberts, vocals, English & Anglo concertinas, banjo;
Tony Barrand, vocals, bones, side drum

Tracks

  1. Adieu Sweet Lovely Nancy (Roud 165) (3.20)
  2. Jackie Munro (Roud 268; Laws N7; G/D 1:171, 1:172) (3.45)
  3. Nine Times a Night (Roud 18411) (2.10)
  4. A Smuggler's Song (3.25)
  5. The Three Butchers (Roud 17; Laws L4; G/D 2:186) (6.20)
  6. The Painful Plough (Roud 355) (2.40)
  7. Dog and Gun (Roud 141; Laws N20; G/D 1:166) (3.45)
  8. The Draggletail Gypsy (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278) / The Princess Royal tune (4.00)
  9. The Outlandish Knight (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225) (4.35)
  10. Robin Hood and the Bishop of Hereford (Roud 2338; Child 144) (5.25)
  11. Our Hamlet (4.15)
  12. Sam Hall (Roud 369; Laws L5) (5.35)
  13. The Fellow That Played the Trombone (Roud 1848) (2.10)
  14. Great War Trilogy: The Valley of the Shadow / The Old Barbed Wire (Roud 9618) / Long, Long Trail (8.45)

All tracks trad. except Track 4 words Rudyark Kipling, music Peter Bellamy;
Track 11 Adam McNaughtan;
Track 14a Paul Clark;
Track 14c Alonzo “Zo” Eliott, Stoddard King

> Folk Music > Records > Nowell Sing We Clear: Hail Smiling Morn!

Hail Smiling Morn!

Nowell Sing We Clear: Hail Smiling Morn! (Golden Hind GHM-102)

Hail Smiling Morn!
Nowell Sing We Clear

Golden Hind Music GHM-102 (CD, USA, 1995)

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Produced by John Roberts and Tony Barrand;
Recorded by Alan Stockwell at Soundesign, Brattleboro, VT;
Cover art by Mary Azarian

See also John Roberts and Tony Barrand's Hail Smiling Morn! webpage with notes and song lyrics.

Musicians

John Roberts, Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig, Andy Davis

Tracks

  1. Hail Smiling Morn! (Roud 1346) (2.30)
  2. Sweet Chiming Bells (Roud 936) (4.03)
  3. Old Foster (Roud 936) (4.05)
  4. The Holly and the Ivy (Roud 514) (3.33)
  5. Shepherds, Arise! (Roud 1207) (3.08)
  6. Old Christmas Return'd (Roud V15918) (4.08)
  7. Jacob's Well (Roud 17703) (3.08)
  8. March of the Kings (4.21)
  9. I Saw Three Ships (Roud 700) (2.00)
  10. The Joys of Mary (Roud 278) (4.24)
  11. The Bitter Withy (Roud 452) (2.45)
  12. Carol of the Creatures (3.48)
  13. Hail Happy Morn (Roud 24741) (3.26)
  14. The Cutty Wren (Roud 236) (3.34)
  15. Here We Come A-Wassailing (Roud 209) / We Wish You a Merry Christmas (Roud 230, 9681) (4.26)
  16. Carol for the New Year (3.47)

All tracks trad. except
Track 12 Sydney Carter

> Folk Music > Records > John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Naulakha Redux

Naulakha Redux

John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Naulakha Redux (Golden Hind GHM-104)

Naulakha Redux
Songs of Rudyard Kipling
John Roberts & Tony Barrand

Golden Hind Music GHM-104 (CD, USA, 1997)

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Produced by Tony Barrand;
Recorded by Al Stockwell at Soundesign, Brattleboro, VT;
Mixed by Peter Sutherland

See also John Roberts and Tony Barrand's Naulakha Redux webpage with notes and song lyrics.

Musicians

Tony Barrand, vocals, jew's harp;
John Roberts, vocals, concertinas, banjo

with
Fred Breunig, vocals, fiddle, button accordion [1, 8, 14, 16];
Andy Davis, vocals, piano acordion [1, 8, 14, 16]

Tracks

  1. Ford o' Kabul River (3.16)
  2. Tommy (4.36)
  3. Sir Richard's Song (4.49)
  4. The Land (4.49)
  5. Philadelphia (4.11)
  6. Cells (4.50)
  7. Mandalay (5.39)
  8. An Astrologer's Song (3.16)
  9. The Ballad of Minepit Shaw (3.19)
  10. Song of the Men's Side (2.34)
  11. The Liner She's a Lady (5.34)
  12. Frankie's Trade (3.28)
  13. We Have Fed Our Sea (3.23)
  14. A Carol (1.53)
  15. Danny Deever (4.53)
  16. Follow Me 'Ome (4.52)

All tracks words Rudyard Kipling, music Peter Bellamy except
Tracks 7, 15 words Rudyard Kipling, music trad. arr. Peter Bellamy;
Track 14 words Rudyard Kipling, music trad.

> Folk Music > Records > John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Heartoutbursts

Heartoutbursts

John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Heartoutbursts (Golden Hind GHM-103)

Heartoutbursts
English Folksongs collected by Percy Grainger
John Roberts & Tony Barrand

Golden Hind Music GHM-103 (CD, USA, 1998)

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Recorded and mixed at Sounddesign, Brattleboro, VT;
Recording engineered by Bily Shaw;
Produced by John Roberts and Tony Barrand;
Photography by Robert McClintock;
Photograph of Percy Grainger courtesy of Robert Simon;
Cover design by Geoffrey Deihl;
Notes by John Roberts and Tony Barrand

See also John Roberts and Tony Barrand's Heartoutbursts webpage with notes and song lyrics. Compare to this Unto Brigg Fair, an LP with Joseph Taylor and other traditional Lincolnshire singers recorded in 1908 by Percy Grainger.

Musicians

John Roberts, Tony Barrand, vocals

Tracks

  1. Brigg Fair (Roud 1083) (1.27)
  2. Seventeen Come Sunday (Roud 277; Laws O17; G/D 4:791) (2.58)
  3. Creeping Jane (Roud 1012; Laws Q23) (3.36)
  4. Turpin Hero (Roud 621; Laws L10) (3.02)
  5. The White Hare (Roud 1110) (2.23)
  6. Rufford Park Poachers (Roud 1759) (5.23)
  7. Lord Bateman (Roud 40; Child 53L; G/D 5:1023) (6.19)
  8. The Gipsy's Wedding Day (Roud 229; Laws O4) (1.51)
  9. A Fair Maid Walking (Roud 264; Laws N42; G/D 5:1038, 6:1201) (2.48)
  10. The Lost Lady Found (Roud 901; Laws Q31) (3.11)
  11. Sprig of Thyme (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (2.00)
  12. Riding Down to Portsmouth (Roud 1534) (2.55)
  13. Horkstow Grange (Roud 1760) (2.53)
  14. The “Rainbow” (Roud 492; Laws N4; G/D 1:180) (2.37)
  15. William Taylor (Roud 158; Laws N11; G/D 1:169) (4.24)
  16. Lord Melbourne (Roud 233) (3.05)
  17. Lisbon (Roud 551; Laws N8; G/D 1:63) (3.24)
  18. Died for Love (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1170) (0.58)

All tracks trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Nowell Sing We Clear: Just Say Nowell

Just Say Nowell

Nowell Sing We Clear: Just Say Nowell (Golden Hind GHM-105)

Just Say Nowell
Nowell Sing We Clear

Golden Hind Music GHM-105 (CD, USA, 2000)

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Produced by John Roberts and Tony Barrand;
Recorded by Alan Stockwell at Soundesign, Brattleboro, VT;
Mixed by Pete Sutherland;
Mastered by Lane Gibson at Chuck Eller Studios, Charlotte, VT;
Photography by Robert McClintock;
Cover design by Roger Mock

See also John Roberts and Tony Barrand's Just Say Nowell webpage with notes and song lyrics.

Musicians

John Roberts, Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig, Andy Davis

Tracks

  1. The Truth from Above (Roud 2109) (1.39)
  2. Babe of Bethlehem (Roud V12727) (3.45)
  3. The First Nowell (Roud 682) (3.05)
  4. The Cherry Tree Carol (Roud 453; Child 54; G/D 2:327) (4.28)
  5. London (1.59)
  6. The Blessings of Mary (Roud 278) (4.06)
  7. I Saw a Maiden (2.48)
  8. Chariots (6.11)
  9. The Holly and the Ivy (Roud 514) (2.52)
  10. Joy to the World (Roud 23690) (3.01)
  11. Christemas Hath Made an End (Well-a-Day) (3.01)
  12. Ditchling Carol (Roud 3216) (3.48)
  13. Time to Remember the Poor (Roud 1121) (5.49)
  14. Stevens Family Waysail (Roud 209) (3.32)
  15. Sound, Sound Your Instruments of Joy (Roud 8366) (2.28)
  16. New Year's Carol (Roud 1066) (3.17)

All tracks trad. except
Track 8 John Kirkpatrick

> Folk Music > Records > Ye Mariners All: Songs of the Sea

Songs of the Sea

Young: Ye Mariners All: Songs of the Sea (Golden Hind GHM-106)

Songs of the Sea
Ye Mariners All

Golden Hind Music GHM-106 (CD, USA, 2003)

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Produced by John Roberts, with a little help from his friends;
Recorded by Connie Karatza at Rhythmattic Sound Studios, Beverly MA;
Mixed and mastered by Donald Person and John Roberts at Studio 14, Albany NY;
Photos by Becky Rockwell aboard the ‘Friendship’ of Salem, modeled after the original East Indiaman; courtesy of the National Park Service;
Graphic layout by John Roberts and Lisa Preston

See also John Roberts' Songs of the Sea webpage with notes and song lyrics.

Musicians

John Roberts, vocals, banjo, concertina, hurdy-gurdy;
John Rockwell, vocals, guitar;
Larry Young, vocals, fiddle

Tracks

  1. The ‘Fame’ of Salem (3.03)
  2. Marcherot (1.48)
  3. The Steam Packet (Roud V2131) (5.22)
  4. Wings of a Goney (Roud 2011) (4.00)
  5. Pique la Baleine (4.16)
  6. Three Jolly Fishermen (Roud 3496) (3.28)
  7. Jack Robinson (Roud 1794) (3.36)
  8. Old Billy Riley-O (Roud 4701) (1.23)
  9. Hourra les Filles (3.01)
  10. Serafina (2.37)
  11. Rolling Down to Old Maui (Roud 2005) (4.04)
  12. Yangtse River Chantey (3.23)
  13. The ‘Balaena’ (Roud 285) (3.14)
  14. Hullabaloo Belay (1.13)
  15. You Gentlemen of Boston (3.36)
  16. Nantucket Point / Off She Goes (jig) (3.55)
  17. Noah's Ark Shanty (Roud 318) (1.57)
  18. The ‘Jamestown’ Homeward Bound (Roud 4700) (3.14)

All tracks trad.

Sleeve Notes

Our group was originally formed as an impromptu trio to fill an extra performance slot at the Salem Maritime Festival. Adding John Roberts' solo to the local duo of John Rockwell and Larry Young, we discovered in serendipitous fashion that we enjoyed playing music together as a threesome. Occasionally at first, but now on a more regular basis, we sing and play the music of the sea with a spiritual home port of Salem, Massachusetts.

Inevitably, the idea of a recording came up, so here it is. Some well known songs and chanteys, a few not so well known, some familiar songs in less-common versions, and even a few from the French tradition. Sea fare, homestyle íaybe a few lumps in the sauce, but hopefully just the right amount of salt. We hope you like it.

> Folk Music > Records > John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Twiddlum Twaddlum

Twiddlum Twaddlum

John Roberts & Tony Barrand: Twiddlum Twaddlum (Golden Hind GHM-107)

Twiddlum Twaddlum
John Roberts & Tony Barrand

Golden Hind Music GHM-107 (CD, USA, 2003)

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Produced by John Roberts;
Recorded live at the Old Songs Dutch Barn, Altamont NY, by Bill Spence; and at the Whaling Museum, New Bedford MA, by Dana Westover;
Mixed by John Roberts & Donald Person at Studio 14, Albany NY;
Mastered by Donald Person, Studio 14;
Cover design and artwork by Roger Mock;
Song notes by Tony Barrand

See also John Roberts and Tony Barrand's Twiddlum Twaddlum webpage with notes and song lyrics.

Musicians

John Roberts, Tony Barrand, vocals

Tracks

  1. Anchor Song (2.32)
  2. The Golden Vanity (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37) (2.57)
  3. High Barbary (Roud 134; Child 285; Laws K33; G/D 1:38) (3.28)
  4. Jonah and the Grampus (3.46)
  5. A Pilgrim's Way (5.37)
  6. Old Bangum (Roud 29; Child 18) (3.17)
  7. Who Killed Cock Robin? (Roud 494) (4.53)
  8. Two Foxes (2.23)
  9. All Through the Ale (Roud 475; G/D 3:580) (3.15)
  10. The Rawtenstall Annual Fair (Roud 23927) (3.16)
  11. Nell (3.25)
  12. The Nutting Girl (Roud 509; G/D 7:1475) (4.21)
  13. Claudy Banks (Roud 266; Laws N40; G/D 5:1036) (2.55)
  14. The Week Before Easter (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (4.53)
  15. The Cockerham Devil (4.16)
  16. Row On (Roud 2084) (4.25)

All tracks trad. except
Tracks 1, 5 words Rudyard Kipling, music Peter Bellamy;
Track 4 Marriott Edgar;
Track 10 Robert Patrick Weston, Bert Lee;
Track 11 Billy Bennett;
Track 15 Roger and Pru Edwards

> Folk Music > Records > John Roberts: Sea Fever

Sea Fever

John Roberts: Sea Fever (Golden Hind GHM-108)

Sea Fever
John Roberts

Golden Hind Music GHM-108 (CD, USA, August 15, 2007)

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Produced by John Roberts;
Recorded by Donald Person at Windy Acres and Studio 14;
Mixed by Donald Person, Lisa Preston and John Roberts;
Photography by Bill Spence;
Design by Roger Mock;
Cover art by Three Master in Rough Seas by Fitz Henry Lane, Cape Ann Historical Museum

See also John Roberts' Sea Fever webpage with notes and song lyrics.

Musicians

John Roberts, vocals, concertina, banjo

with
Mary Lea, violin, viola;
Lisa Preston, Celtic harp;
Ray Wall, whistle

Tracks

  1. Sea Fever (3.05)
  2. Campañero (Roud 3094) (3.00)
  3. Diego's Bold Shore (Roud 2006) (5.27)
  4. The Bonny Ship the “Diamond” (Roud 2172; G/D 1:11) (3.00)
  5. Candlelight Fisherman (Roud 1852) (2.41)
  6. Farewell Nancy (Roud 527; Laws K14) (2.10)
  7. The Weeping Willow Tree (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37) (6.23)
  8. The Boatman's Cure (4.59)
  9. Short Jacket and White Trousers (Roud 231; Laws N12) (2.21)
  10. Sir Patrick Spens (Roud 41; Child 58; G/D 1:17) (4.43)
  11. Let the Bulgine Run (Roud 810) / Sally in the Garden instrumental / Hog-Eye Man (Roud 331) (5.51)
  12. The Black Cook (Roud 2310) (4.14)
  13. The Saucy Sailor (Roud 531; Laws K38; G/D 1:49) (2.08)
  14. Old Figurehead Carver (4.43)
  15. What Fortunes Guide a Sailor / Leave Her, Johnny (Roud 354) (6.59)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 poem by John Masefield, music Andy Taylor;
Track 8 George Ward;
Track 14 poem by Hiram Cody, chorus and music Dick Swain;
Track 15a words Gina Dunlap, music trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Nowell Sing We Clear: Nowell Nowell Nowell

Nowell Nowell Nowell

Nowell Sing We Clear: Nowell Nowell Nowell (Golden Hind GHM-109)

Nowell Nowell Nowell
A Pageant of Midwinter Carols
Nowell Sing We Clear

Golden Hind Music GHM-109 (CD, USA, 2008)

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Produced by John Roberts and Tony Barrand;
Recorded and mixed at Soundesign, Brattleboro, VT;
Engineered by Alan Stockwell;
Mixed by Alan Stockwell, John Roberts and Lisa Preston;
Mastered by Lane Gibson at Chuck Eller Studios, Charlotte, VT;
Cover photo by Margarete Dale Barrand;
Cover design by Roger Mack

See also John Roberts and Tony Barrand's Nowell Nowell Nowell webpage with notes and song lyrics.

Musicians

John Roberts, Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig, Andy Davis

Tracks

  1. Carol for Christmas Eve (Roud 9355) (2.22)
  2. From Far Away (3.57)
  3. The Twelve Days of Christmas (Roud 68; G/D 3:637) (3.58)
  4. Six Jolly Miners (Roud 877) (2.31)
  5. Sherburne (Roud 936) / Milford (Roud 7113) (2.20)
  6. I Heard From Heaven Today (Roud 12081) (4.38)
  7. The Shepherds Amazèd (Roud V5591) (3.07)
  8. Derwent Wassail (Roud 209) (3.55)
  9. Joys Seven (Roud 278) (2.37)
  10. Somerset Wassail (Roud 209) (3.39)
  11. The Derby Ram (Roud 126; G/D 3:645) (4.46)
  12. Beautiful Star of Bethlehem (Roud 15755) (3.02)
  13. Homeless Wassail (4.44)
  14. Bring the New Year In (3.57)
  15. Green Grow the Rushes-O (Roud 24180) (5.23)
  16. Song for the New Year (5.02)

All tracks trad. except
Tracks 13, 16 Ian Robb

> Folk Music > Records > Nowell Sing We Clear: Bidding You Joy

Bidding You Joy

Nowell Sing We Clear: Bidding You Joy (Golden Hind GHM-110)

Bidding You Joy
Nowell Sing We Clear

Golden Hind Music GHM-110 (CD, USA, 2013)

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Produced by John Roberts and Tony Barrand;
Recorded by Alan Stockwell, Black Mountain Audio, Brattleboro VT;
Mixed by Alan Stockwell, Andy Davis & John Roberts;
Mastered by Airshow Mastering, Takoma Park MD;
Cover art by Murray Callahan;
Photo by Bill Spence;
Graphic design by Roger Mock

See also John Roberts and Tony Barrand's Bidding You Joy webpage with notes and song lyrics.

Musicians

John Roberts, Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig, Andy Davis

Tracks

  1. Sing Nowell (1.08)
  2. Masters in This Hall (4.30)
  3. Awake! Behold! (4.10)
  4. The Old Hark Hark (Roud 389, 3210) (2.46)
  5. I Saw a Ship (3.23)
  6. Cold December (4.05)
  7. Mummers Night in Oshawa (4.08)
  8. Apple Tree Wassail
  9. Apple Tree Wassail (Roud 209) (3.16)
  10. New Zadoc (While Shepherds Watched) (Roud 936) (3.39)
  11. O the Holy Holly (4.52)
  12. O Bethlehem (3.21)
  13. The Worcestershire Carol (3.21)
  14. Penny for the Ploughboys (4.51)
  15. Stay and I’ll Sing! (4.24)
  16. The Derby Ram Goes to Sea (Roud 126; G/D 3:645) (3.44)
  17. The Door of the Year (3.07)
  18. Villagers All (3.19)

All tracks trad. except
Tracks 1, 5, 16 Alison Burns;
Track 5 words Mrs. Addington, music Alison Burns;
Track 7 A. Frank Willis;
Track 13 Colin Cater;
Track 17 Andy Davis

> Folk Music > Records > John Roberts & Debra Cowan: Ballads Long & Short

Ballads Long & Short

John Roberts & Debra Cowan: Ballads Long & Short (Golden Hind GHM-111)

Ballads Long & Short
The Best of Every Sort
John Roberts & Debra Cowan

Golden Hind Music GHM-111 (CD, USA, August 2015)

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Arranged and produced by Debra Cowan and John Roberts;
Recorded by Michael Barry at Babyland Studio, Medford, MA;
Mixed by Tom Dubé, Somerville, MA;
Mastered by Charlie Pilzer at Airshow Mastering, Takoma Park, MD;
Cover art by Murray Callahan;
Graphic design and layout by Roger Mock;
Photo by J.F. Ellison, at Bacca Pipes Folk Club, Keighley, UK

See also John Roberts and Debra Cowan's Ballads Long & Short webpage with notes and song lyrics.

Musicians

Debra Cowan, vocals;
John Roberts, vocals, banjo, Anglo concertina;
Bill Cooley, guitar [4]

Tracks

  1. Drive Dull Care Away (Roud 13988) (3.42)
  2. The Broadside Man (3.01)
  3. The Tailor's Breeches (Roud 1610) (3.21)
  4. Fair Annie (Roud 42; Child 62; G/D 6:1161) (8.31)
  5. Garners Gay (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (4.23)
  6. Combing the Mane (2.45)
  7. The 'Cornstalk' (Roud 3204) (4.59)
  8. The Bonny Hind (Roud 205; Child 50) (5.53)
  9. Twa Corbies (Roud 5; Child 26) (2.45)
  10. When Fortune Turns the Wheel (Roud 3798; G/D 3:667) (3.09)
  11. Gypsum Davy (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278) (4.21)
  12. Jim Jones (Roud 5478) (3.17)
  13. Anderson's Coast (5.35)
  14. Bold Riley (4.12)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2 Bill Meek, John Conolly (1970);
Track 6 Chris Sugden (1993);
Track 13 John Warner (Sydney, 1992)

> Folk Music > Records > John Roberts & Tony Barrand

Other records with John Roberts and/or Tony Barrand

Various Artists, Pleasant and Delightful Vol. 2, LP, Living Folk F-LFR-2, 1972

Various Artists, Songs & Sounds of the Sea, LP, National Geographic Society 705, 1973

Pete Seeger et al., Clearwater, LP, Sound House SHR 1001, 1974

Various Artists, You Got Magic: Fox Hollow Festival 10th Anniversary Album, LP, Biograph BLP 12052, 1975

Various Artists, The Audience Pleased, Oberlin College Folk Music Club Live Recordings 1959-1975, LP, Oberlin College Folk Music Club OCF-42-756, 1976

Pete Seeger et al., Clearwater II, LP, Sound House SHR 1022, 1977

Various Artists, Champlain Valley Festival Highlights, LP, Champlain Valley Festival, 1990

Various Artists, A Christmas Celtic Sojourn, compilation CD, Rounder 11661-7042-2, 2000

The Revels, Homeward Bound, CD, Revels CD2002, 2002

Various Artists, This Label is Not Removable, 3 CD, Free Reed FRTCD 25, 2002

Various Artists, The Transports – Silver Edition, 2 CD, Free Reed FRDCD 2122, 2004

Various Artists, 25th Annual Sea Music Festival at Mystic Seaport, CD, Mystic Seaport, 2004

Debra Cowan, Dad's Dinner Pail and Other Songs from the Helen Hartness Flanders Collection, CD, Falling Mountain FM-1044, 2005

Various Artists, Midwinter, 4 CD, Free Reed FRQCD 30, 2006

Acknowledgements

Thank you very much to John Roberts for sending me copies of the Roberts & Barrand CDs that I didn't have already and all the Nowell Sing We Clear CDs.