> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston: An Acoustic Confusion

Steve Tilston: An Acoustic Confusion

Steve Tilston: An Acoustic Confusion (Village Thing VTS 5)

An Acoustic Confusion
Steve Tilston

Village Thing VTS5 (LP, UK, 1971);
Scenes Of SCOFCD 1002 (CD, USA, 1998);
Village Thing VTS 205 (CD, UK, 2007)

Steve Tilston: An Acoustic Confusion (Village Thing VTS 205)
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LP recorded February-March 1971, produced by Ian A. Anderson and Gef Lucena;
CD bonus tracks 11-12 are studio demos recorded 1978;
Digital mastering and audio restauration by Jim Hemingway, Shuresbury, MA;
Original cover by Pete Jackson and Sam Wells;
Original graphics by Plastic Dog;
CD booklet and tray card design by Philip Price / ChickenMan Design, Easthampton, MA

Musicians

Steve Tilston, vocals, guitar
with
Dave Evans, guitar, vocals;
Keith Warmington, harmonica, vocals;
John Turner, finger-picked and bowed string bass;
Pete Finch, violin

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. I Really Wanted You (3.54)
  2. Simplicity (3.43)
  3. Time Has Shown Me Your Face (3.44)
  4. It's Not My Place to Fall (3.59)
  5. Train Time (3.33)
  1. Sleepy Time on Peel Street (3.44)
  2. Prospect of Love (2.24)
  3. Green Toothed Gardener (3.22)
  4. Normandy Day (3.05)
  5. Rock & Roll Star (4.50)
CD Bonus Tracks
  1. The Price of Life (4.10)
  2. Show a Little Kindness (5.00)

All lyrics and music written by Steve Tilston

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston: Collection

Steve Tilston: Collection

Steve Tilston: Collection (MCA 315)

Collection
Steve Tilston

Transatlantic Records TRA 252 (LP, UK, 1972);
MCA Records MCA 315 (LP, USA, 1973)

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Produced and arranged by Sam Charters;
Recorded at Sound Techniques;
Engineered by Roger Mayer;
Sleeve design and art direction by John Ashcroft;
Photography by Frobes of Farringdon

Musicians

Steve Tilston, vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica;
Hamish Stuart, electric and acoustic guitars, backing vocals;
Tom Parker, keyboards;
Rick Kemp, bass guitar;
Steve Cook, string bass [2];
Phil Chesterton, drums;
Lea Nicholson, concertina [4]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Falling (3.24)
  2. Mind How You Go (3.00)
  3. City Life (3.30)
  4. All in a Dream (4.17)
  5. Highway (2.19)
  1. One Man Band (3.21)
  2. I'm Coming Home (2.34)
  3. Reaching Out (5.45)
  4. All in Her Time (3.21)
  5. Don't Let It Get You Down (3.54)

All tracks written by Steve Tilston

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston: Songs from the Dress Rehearsal

Steve Tilston: Songs from the Dress Rehearsal

Steve Tilston: Songs from the Dress Rehearsal (Cornucopia CR/1)

Songs from the Dress Rehearsal
Steve Tilston

Cornucopia Records CR/1 (LP, UK, 1977);
Market Square MSMCD132 (CD, UK, March 7, 2005)

Steve Tilston: Songs from the Dress Rehearsal (Market Square MSMCD132)
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LP recorded in the late summer of 1976 at Cottage Studios, Dorset;
Arranged and produced by Rupert Hine, Mike Giles, John G. Perry and Steve Tilston;
CD bonus tracks [12-17] produced by Stefan Grossmann in 1979 at Livingston Studios, London, England;
Engineered by Nick Kinsey

Musicians

Steve Tilston, vocals, guitar;
Rupert Hine, keyboards;
Mike Giles, drums, percussion;
John G. Perry, bass;
Keith Warmington, harmonica, backing vocals;
John Renbourn, second guitar [4]

Tracks

LP Side 1LP Side 2
  1. Coming into Love Again (3.28)
  2. Face of a Friend (3.46)
  3. Fairground Rock 'n' Roll (6.05)
  4. Do What You Please (Hey Girl) (3.45)
  5. The Greening Wind (Parts 1, 2 & 3) (5.26)
  6. Impressions (3.51)
  1. Liberated Ladies
  2. In the Light Tonight (2.49)
  3. Make Time for Love (3.07)
  4. She's the Woman (3.20)
  5. Rain All Around (3.51)
  6. Help Yourself to This Song (3.05)
CD TracksCD Bonus Tracks
  1. Do What You Please (Hey Girl) (3.45)
  2. Face of a Friend (3.46)
  3. She's the Woman (3.20)
  4. The Greening Wind (5.26)
  5. Impressions (3.51)
  6. In the Light Tonight (2.49)
  7. Make Time for Love (3.07)
  8. Coming into Love Again (3.28)
  9. Fairground Rock 'n' Roll (6.05)
  10. Rain All Around (3.51)
  11. Help Yourself to This Song (3.05)
  1. In Limbo (3.35)
  2. Man of Mystery (3.05)
  3. Mr Dreamer (3.12)
  4. Sing for Salvation (2.56)
  5. Love's an Illusion (2.55)
  6. I'll Be There (3.16)

All tracks written by Steve Tilston

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston: In for a Penny … In for a Pound

Steve Tilston: In for a Penny … In for a Pound

Steve Tilston: inforapennyinforapound_prop4 (T.W. Records PROP 4)

In for a Penny … In for a Pound
Steve Tilston

T.W. Records PROP 4 (LP, UK, 1983)

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Tracks 1, 5, 7 recorded at Right Track, produced by Liam Hershall and Bill Birks;
Tracks 2-3 recorded at Regents Park, produced by Steve Tilston and Andy Davis;
Track 4 recorded at Right Track, produced by Liam Hershall;
Track 6 recorded at Polygram Studios, produced by Peter Bardens;
Tracks 8-9 recorded at Heath/Levy Studios, produced by Steve Tilston and Ian Hunt;
Track 10 recorded at Heath/Levy Studios, remixed at Lysander/Heath/Levy, produced by Bill Birks;
Mastered at Heath/Levy Studios and Lysander;
Executive producer Bill Birks;
Photograph by Sam Conolly;
Sleeve design by Sean Ryan, Studio 108

Musicians

Steve Tilston, vocals, backing vocals [7], guitar [2-3, 6-7], acoustic guitar [1, 5, 9-10], electric guitar [1, 4-5, 9-10], slide guitar [8];
Steve Paine, lead guitar [5], guitar solo [7], slide guitar [1, 4-5];
Nigel Portman-Smith, bass [1-3, 5, 7], organ [1, 3, 5, 7], piano [2, 5];
Bill Birks, drums [1, 5, 7];
Al Walker, saxophone [1];
Liam Henshall, tambourine [1];
Keith Warmington, backing vocals [1, 3, 5], harmonica [2], mouth harp [4];
Mike Silver, backing vocals [1, 5, 7];
Maggie Boyle, backing vocals [1, 5];
Peter Bardens, hammond organ [2], piano [3], keyboards [6];
Peter van Hooke, drums [2-3, 6];
Martin Sunley, backing vocals [3, 8-10];
Adam Sunley, backing vocals [3, 8-9];
Liam Hershall, bass [4], guitar [4];
Tony Hayes, drums [4];
Jerry Blythe, keyboards [4];
Joshua Moses, backing vocals [4];
Harry Hutchinson, backing vocals [4];
Stan Scrivenor, bass [6];
Raf Ravenscroft, saxophone [6];
Ian Hunt, lead guitar [8, 10], electric guitar [9];
Simon Edwards, bass [8-10];
Roy Dodds, drums [8-10], percussion [8];
Paul Colwill, piano [8];
Andy MacKay, saxophone [8]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Easy Come, Easy Go
  2. Stirring It Up
  3. Who Is That Girl
  4. Red Sky (4.00)
  5. B Movie (5.20)
  1. Don't Look Down
  2. Say No Again
  3. New Disguise
  4. One of These Days
  5. Wounds of Love

All tracks written by Steve Tilston

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston: Life by Misadventure

Steve Tilston: Life by Misadventure

Steve Tilston: Life by Misadventure (Run River RRA 001)

Life by Misadventure
Steve Tilston

Run River Records RRA 001 (LP, UK, 1987)
Market Square MSMCD108 (CD, UK, 2001)

Steve Tilston: Life by Misadventure (Market Square MSMCD108)
Steve Tilston: These Days (Run River RRA S001)

These Days / Lazy Tango
Steve Tilston

Run River Records RRA S001 (single, UK, 1987)

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Recorded and produced by Michael Klein at Heartbeat Sound, London;
Digital production master at Tape 1 by Geoff Peschke and Michael Klein;
Design and photography by Gary Marsh, London;
Front cover photograph by Allan Tipping, Devon

Musicians

Steve Tilston, vocals [1-4, 6-8, 10], guitar [1, 3-10], slide guitar [2];
Philip John Lee, guitar [1];
Tony Hinnigan, cello [1, 3-4, 7-8, 10];
Chris Swithinbank, kalimbas [1], piano [3, 10];
Maggie Boyle, flute [2, 4], penny whistle [9];
Michael Klein, kalimbas [1, 9], percussion [7];
Alvin Christie, percussion [4, 7]

Tracks

LP Side 1LP Side 2
  1. These Days (6.20)
  2. Nowhere to Hide (3.35)
  3. Here Comes the Night (4.30)
  4. I Call Your Name (4.15)
  5. Lazy Tango (3.25)
  1. Life by Misadventure (3.10)
  2. Lovers and Dreamers (3.15)
  3. Polonaise (5.20)
  4. Tsetse Fly Shuffle (2.35)
  5. Sometimes in This Life (4.35)
CD Bonus Track
  1. Rhapsody (23.03)
    from Swans at Coole, 1990

All tracks written by Steve Tilston

> Folk Music > Records > John Renbourn's Ship of Fools

John Renbourn's Ship of Fools

John Renbourn's Ship of Fools (Run River RRA 009)

John Renbourn's Ship of Fools
John Renbourn (August 8, 1944 - March 26, 2015), Maggie Boyle (December 24, 1956 - November 6, 2014), Steve Tilston, Tony Roberts

Run River Records RRA 009 (LP, UK, 1988)
Flying Fish Records FF 70466 (LP, UK, 1988)
Castle Records CMRCD1248 (CD, UK, 2005)

John Renbourn's Ship of Fools (Castle CMRCD1248)
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Produced by Mitch Greenhill for Folklore Productions Inc.;
Recorded by Ian Dent at Daylight Studios, South Devon, England;
Additional recording and remix by David Edwards at Trax, West Los Angeles, California;
Original sleeve design and artwork by Eric von Schmidt;
CD reissue design and artwork by Hugh Jampton

Musicians

John Renbourn, vocals [2, 10], guitar [1-2, 5, 7-8], cittern [3, 6], lead guitar [9];
Maggie Boyle, vocals [1, 3, 5, 7-10], flute [4, 7, 9], whistle [1-3, 5-6, 8], bodhrán [1, 6];
Steve Tilston, vocals [3, 8, 10], guitar [1, 3, 8], Spanish guitar [7], rhythm guitar [9], mandolin [1, 6], arpeggione [5];
Tony Roberts, vocals [10], flute [1, 4, 7, 9], alto flute [1], clarinet [1, 5, 9], bass clarinet [1], Northumbrian pipes [3, 6, 8], recorders [6], racket [6], soprano saxophone [9];
with
Mitch Greenhill, percussion [6], cabasa [9];
Scott Breadman, hand drum [9], triangle [9];
Michael Tempo, talking drums [9]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Searching for Lambs (Roud 576; Henry H548) (3.41)
  2. Sandwood Down to Kyle (3.55)
  3. Bogie's Bonnie Belle (Roud 2155; G/D 7:1396) (3.55)
  4. Lark in the Clear Air (2.59)
  5. The Martinmass Wind (6.12)
  1. Cobbler’s Jig / Maltese Brawls (3.27)
  2. I Live Not Where I Love (Roud 593) (4.06)
  3. The Verdant Braes of Skreen (Roud 419; Henry H593) (5.00)
  4. Ship of Fools (6.44)
  5. Travellers’ Prayer (2.38)

Track 1 trad. arr. John Renbourn, Maggie Boyle;
Track 2 Dave Goulder;
Tracks 3, 8 trad. arr. Steve Tilston;
Track 4 trad. arr. Maggie Boyle, John Roberts;
Tracks 5, 10 John Renbourn;
Tracks 6-7 trad. arr. John Renbourn, Maggie Boyle, Steve Tilston, John Roberts;
Track 9 John Renbourn, Maggie Boyle, Steve Tilston, John Roberts

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston, Peter Finger, Seth Austen: Silently the Snow Falls

Steve Tilston, Peter Finger, Seth Austen: Silently the Snow Falls

Steve Tilston, Peter Finger, Seth Austen: Silently the Snow Falls (Shanachie 95007)

Silently the Snow Falls
Steve Tilston, Peter Finger, Seth Austen

Shanachie Records 95007 (CD, USA, 1989)

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[1, 3, 5, 8] recorded at Heartbeat Sound, London, England, engineered by Michael Klein;
[2, 4, 11] recorded at Bias Studio, Springfield, VA, engineered by Bill McElroy;
[6-7, 9-10] recorded at Finger Studio, Osnabrück, Germany, engineered by Peter Finger;
Produced by Stefan Grossman

Musicians

Steve Tilston, guitars, mandolin [1, 3, 5, 8];
Tony Hinnigan, cello [1, 3, 5, 8];
Maggie Boyle, flute [1, 3, 5, 8];
Tommy Keane, uilleann pipes [1, 3, 5, 8];
Seth Austen, guitar [2, 4, 11];
Madeline MacNeil, hammered dulcimer [2];
Peter Finger, guitar [6-7, 9-10];
Roland Schmitt, saxophone, flute [6-7, 9-10]

Tracks

  1. [ST, TH, MB, TK] Christmas Eve (3.10)
  2. [SA, MMacN] Angels on High (1.55)
  3. [ST, TH, MB, TK] Silent Night (Roud V38268) (3.00)
  4. [SA] Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming (2.57)
  5. [ST, TH, MB, TK] The Three Ships Suite (9.25)
  6. [PF, RS] Between the Ox and the Little Donkey (2.40)
  7. [PF, RS] Silently the Snow Falls (4.19)
  8. [ST, TH, MB, TK] Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Roud 8337) (2.48)
  9. [PF, RS] Early in the Morning (2.25)
  10. [PF, RS] Through the Forest of Thorn (3.02)
  11. [SA] O Holy Night (2.28)

Tracks 1, 5 Steve Tilston;
Track 2 Seth Austen, MacNeil;
Track 3 Franz-Xaver Gruber, Joseph Mohr;
Track 4 Seth Austen, Michael Praetorius, trad.;
Tracks 6-7, 9-10 Peter Finger;
Track 8 Mendelssohn, Wesley;
Track 11 Adam, Dwight

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston: Swans at Coole

Steve Tilston: Swans at Coole

Steve Tilston: Swans at Coole (Run River RRA 011)

Swans at Coole
Steve Tilston

Run River Records RRA 011 (LP, UK, 1990);
Run River Records D2-71366 (CD, USA, 1991)

Steve Tilston: Swans at Coole (Run River D2-71366)
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Recorded by Michael Klein;
Produced by Steve Tilston and Michael Klein;
Front cover painting by Binny Underhill;
Back cover photo by Fausto Dorelli;
Sleeve design by Paul Ansell and Gary Marsh

Musicians

Steve Tilston, guitar [1-7], mandolin [1], arpeggione [4-6];
Maggie Boyle, flute [1, 5], whistle [1], percussion [1];
Tony Hinnigan, cello [1];
Stuart Gordon, 1st violin [1], violin [2-3, 5];
Paul Boyle, 2nd violin [1];
Tommy Keane, uilleann pipes [1], whistle [];
Mike Taylor, bodhrán [1];
Kevin Boyle, banjo [2]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Rhapsody (23.54)





All tracks written by Steve Tilston except
Tracks 2, 7 trad. arr. Steve Tilston;
Track 3 O'Carolan arr. Steve Tilston

  1. The Wind That Shakes the Barley / The Ladies Pantalettes reels (2.36)
  2. Planxty Corcoron (2.38)
  3. Prelude (5.23)
  4. Ernie Clarke's Lament (3.20)
  5. Lullaby (5.02)
  6. The Monaghan Jig (3.05)

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston & Maggie Boyle: Of Moor and Mesa

Steve Tilston & Maggie Boyle: Of Moor and Mesa

Steve Tilston & Maggie Boyle: Of Moor and Mesa (Green Linnet GLCD 3087)

Of Moor and Mesa
Steve Tilston & Maggie Boyle

Run River Records RRA CD 0018 (CD, UK, 1992)
Green Linnet GLCD 3087 (CD, USA, 1993)

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Recorded at Old Bridge Music, Ilkley, West Yorkshire;
Head engineer Chris Newman;
Prodoced and arranged by Steve Tilston and Maggie Boyle;
Front cover painting by Binnie Underhill;
Photography and design by Alun Tipping

Musicians

Steve Tilston, vocals [1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14], harmony vocals [5], guitar [1, 4, 11], acoustic guitar [2-3, 6, 8-10, 12], Spanish guitar [5, 14], arpeggione [5, 7, 13], mandolin [12];
Maggie Boyle, vocals [2, 4-5, 7, 9, 11, 13], harmony vocals [1, 3, 12, 14], backing vocals [8, 10], flute [5, 7-8, 11, 13], whistles [2, 4, 6, 9], bodhrán [12];
Richard Curran, violin [1-4, 9-12, 14];
Olly Blanchflower, double bass [8, 12];
Chris Newman, bass [1-2, 5, 10, 14]

Tracks

  1. Another Place to Hide (5.31)
  2. If I Were a Blackbird (Roud 387; Henry H79) (4.30)
  3. Then You Remember (3.15)
  4. Silver Dagger (Roud 22621; Laws M4) (4.32)
  5. Sprig of Thyme (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (2.50)
  6. The Slip Jigs and Reels (5.52)
  7. The Night Owl Homeward Turns (3.26)
  8. These Sea Dreams (4.09)
  9. The Lamentation of Hugh Reynolds (Roud 2395) (5.08)
  10. Coronado and the Turk (9.19)
  11. Banks of the Sweet Primroses (Roud 586; G/D 8:1841) (3.56)
  12. The Naked Highwayman (4.06)
  13. The Banks of Claudy (Roud 266; Laws N40; G/D 5:1036; Henry H5, H693) (4.45)
  14. Salvation Is Such a Long Way to Go (4.34)

All tracks written by Steve Tilston except
Tracks 2, 4-5, 9, 11, 13 trad. arr. Steve Tilston, Maggie Boyle

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston, Seth Austen, Angelo Eleuteri, Duck Baker: The Music of O'Carolan

Steve Tilston, Seth Austen, Angelo Eleuteri, Duck Baker: The Music of O'Carolan

Steve Tilston, Seth Austen, Angelo Eleuteri, Duck Baker: The Music of O'Carolan (Shanachie 97023)

The Music of O'Carolan
Steve Tilston, Seth Austen, Angelo Eleuteri, Duck Baker

Shanachie Records 95009 (LP, USA, 1987)
Shanachie Records 97023 (CD, USA, 1992)

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[1, 5, 11] recorded at Heartbeat Sound, London, England, engineered by Michael Klein;
[2-3, 9, 12] recorded at Bias Studio, Springfield, VA, engineered by Bill McElroy;
[4, 6, 10, 14] recorded at Studio TM, Rome, Italy, engineered by Paolo Antonini;
[7-8, 13] recorded at Craighall Recording Studio, Edinburgh, Scotland, engineered by George Veal;
Produced by Stefan Grossman;
Front cover design and hand-lettering by Anita Karl;
Cover illustration: The Granger Collection, New York

(Track numbers refer to the LP track order)

Musicians

Steve Tilston, guitar [1, 5, 11];
Tony Hinnigan, cello [1, 5, 11];
Maggie Boyle, flute [1, 5];
Seth Austen, guitar [2-3, 9, 12];
Madeline MacNeil, hammered dulcimer [3, 9];
Duck Baker, guitar [7-8, 13];
Alistair Anderson, concertina [7-8, 13];
Angelo Eleuteri, guitar [4, 6, 10, 14]

(Track numbers refer to the LP track order)

Tracks

LP Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [ST, TH, MB] Planxty Irvin (4.37)
  2. [SA] Thomas Leixlip the Proud (2.22)
  3. [SA, MMacN] Planxty Eleanor Plunkett (2.05)
  4. [AE] Carolan's Ramble to Cashel (2.40)
  5. [ST, TH, MB] O'Carolan's Farewell to Music (3.57)
  6. [AE] Blind Mary (2.40)
  7. [DB, AA] Bridget Cruise (2.24)
  1. [DB, AA] O'Hara's Cup (2.44)
  2. [SA, MMacN] O'Carolan's Concerto (1.46)
  3. [AE] Squire Wood's Lamentation on the Refusal of His Half Pence (5.15)
  4. [ST, TH] Princess Royal (2.15)
  5. [SA] Planxty George Brabazon (1.55)
  6. [DB, AA] Hewlett (2.21)
  7. [AE] Carolan's Welcome (3.05)

CD Tracks

  1. [SA, MMacN] O'Carolan's Concerto (1.46)
  2. [ST, TH, MB] Planxty Irvin (4.37)
  3. [DB, AA] O'Hara's Cup (2.44)
  4. [SA] Thomas Leixlip the Proud (2.22)
  5. [AE] Carolan's Ramble to Cashel (2.40)
  6. [ST, TH, MB] O'Carolan's Farewell to Music (3.57)
  7. [ST, TH] Princess Royal (2.15)
  8. [AE] Blind Mary (2.40)
  9. [SA, MMacN] Planxty Eleanor Plunkett (2.05)
  10. [DB, AA] Hewlett (2.21)
  11. [AE] Squire Wood's Lamentation on the Refusal of His Half Pence (5.15)
  12. [SA] Planxty George Brabazon (1.55)
  13. [DB, AA] Bridget Cruise (2.24)
  14. [AE] Carolan's Welcome (3.05)

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston: And So It Goes…

Steve Tilston: And So It Goes…

Steve Tilston: And So It Goes… (Hubris HRCD01)

And So It Goes…
Steve Tilston

Hubris Records HRCD01 (CD, UK, 1995)
Flying Fish CD FF 653 (CD, USA, 1996)

Steve Tilston: And So It Goes… (Flying Fish CD FF 653)
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Produced and arranged by Steve Tilston and Chris Newman;
Recorded at Old Bridge Music, Ilkley, West Yorkshire;
Engineered by Chris Newman;
Digital editing and mastering by Warwick Pilmer at Beaumont Street Studios, Batley;
UK album over painting by Rachel Bray; photography by Janet Kerr; sleeve design and artwork by Bryan Ledgard;
US album photography by Bryan Ledgard, design by Francisco Gonzalez;
Notes by Colin Harper

Musicians

Steve Tilston, vocals [1-10, 13], Spanish guitar [1], acoustic guitar [2-13], harmonica [10, 13];
Maggie Boyle, vocals [4], bodhrán [1, 4, 9], harmonium [4], flute [5, 12];
Tony Hinnigan, charango [1], pan pipes [1], cello [4, 6, 8-9];
Chris Newman, guitar [1], acoustic bass [1, 3-4, 8], piano [3];
Richard Curran, violin [3-4, 6, 8-9, 12]

Tracks

  1. Soon Comes the Rain (3.30)
  2. And So It Goes… (4.13)
  3. Don't Blame the Wind (4.23)
  4. Hideaway (5.31)
  5. Enter the Tooth Fairy (3.44)
  6. Goodbye to the Snow (5.20)
  7. Can't Shake These Blues (3.03)
  8. Is This the Same Boy? (4.31)
  9. The Dowie Dens of Yarrow (Roud 13; Child 214; G/D 2:215) (4.33)
  10. Back Where I Came From (3.52)
  11. Skegness (2.24)
  12. Blues for the Northwind (2.47)
  13. Lilypond (2.22)

All tracks written by Steve Tilston except
Track 7 Steve Tilston, Chris Smither;
Tracks 9 trad. arr. Steve Tilston

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston & Maggie Boyle: All Under the Sun

Steve Tilston & Maggie Boyle: All Under the Sun

Steve Tilston & Maggie Boyle: All Under the Sun (Flying Fish CD FF 663)

All Under the Sun
Steve Tilston & Maggie Boyle

Flying Fish CD FF 663 (CD, USA, 1996)

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Recorded at Woodworm Studios, Barford St. Michael, Oxon, England;
Engineered by Mark Tucker;
Produced by Steve Tilston and Maggie Boyle;
Photography by Bryan Ledgard;
Design by mooremoscowitz;
Notes by Mel Howley

Musicians

Steve Tilston, vocals [1, 3, 5, 9, 12], acoustic guitar [1-5, 7-10, 12], guitar [6, 11];
Maggie Boyle, vocals [1-2, 4-6, 8-10, 12], harmony vocals [3], bodhrán [1, 4-5], flute [2, 4, 6-7, 9-11];
Maartin Allcock, 12-string guitar [1], double bass [1, 4-5, 7], bouzar [3-5, 7], piano [4, 6], bass vocal [5];
Tony Hinnigan, charango [1], cello [3, 6, 8-9];
Mike Hockenhull, 5-string banjo [1, 4];
Richard Curran, violin [2-3, 9];
Dave Mattacks, drum [2-3, 12], percussion [2, 5];
Dave Pegg, acoustic bass guitar [2-3, 12]

Tracks

  1. Let Your Banjo Ring (4.21)
  2. The Maid with the Bonny Brown Hair (Roud 3032; Henry H24) (4.56)
  3. Here’s to Tom Paine (4.42)
  4. Fair Annie (Roud 42; Child 62; G/D 6:1161; Henry H126) (6.52)
  5. Man Gone Down (Fred’s Song) (3.30)
  6. Linden Lea (RoudBS B104645) (4.11)
  7. The Cage (2.52)
  8. The Navvy (3.25)
  9. Dark Days of War (3.54)
  10. Willie the Ploughboy (Roud 2938) (4.04)
  11. The Threepenny Bit (2.20)
  12. A Fool Such As I (3.00)

Tracks 1, 3, 5, 9 Steve Tilston;
Tracks 2, 4, 10 trad.;
Track 6 words William Barnes, music Ralph Vaughan Williams;
Track 7 James Hill;
Track 8 words Patrick MacGill, music Maggie Boyle;
Track 11 Maggie Boyle;
Track 12 William Trader

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston: Solorubato

Steve Tilston: Solorubato

Steve Tilston: Solorubato (Fellside FECD134)

Solorubato
Steve Tilston

Fellside Recordings FECD134 (CD, UK, 1998)

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Recorded by Richard Adams and Paul Adams;
Produced by Steve Tilston and Paul Adams;
Photography and design by Bryan Ledgard;
Photography of Steve and arpeggione by Paul Adams;
Layout by Mary Blood

Musicians

Steve Tilston, vocals, guitar, arpeggione, harmonica;
Richard Adams, percussion

Tracks

  1. Living with the Blues (4.58)
  2. Life Is Not Kind (to the Drinking Man) (4.57)
  3. Blue Heron’s Eye (3.37)
  4. Never Enough (4.31)
  5. Turning of the Tides (4.31)
  6. The Night Visiting Song (Roud 22568; G/D 4:783) (4.06)
  7. These Grey Days Are Done (3.17)
  8. Roving on a Winter's Night (Roud 3601; G/D 8:1540) (3.36)
  9. The Turncoat (So Far Away) (11.20)
  10. Down Falls the Day (3.54)
  11. Rocky Road (3.26)
  12. Ashes in His Hands (4.13)
  13. Hold Fast to These Sights (3.35)

All tracks written by Steve Tilston except
Tracks 6, 8 trad. arr. Steve Tilston

> Folk Music > Records > WAZ!: Fully Chromatic

WAZ!: Fully Chromatic

WAZ!: Fully Chromatic (WAZ! WAZCD2)

Fully Chromatic
WAZ!

WAZ! WAZCD2 (CD, UK, 1998)

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Recorded and mixed by Mark Lee at Blue Moon Studio, Bodicote, Banbury, Oxfordshire in October/November 1998;
Mastered by Andy Seward at Sight and Sound, Rotherham;
Design and photography by Bryan Ledgard at Ledgard Jepson, Sheffield

Musicians

Steve Tilston, vocals [1-2, 4-6, 8, 10, 12-13], backing vocals [9], guitar [1-6, 8-12], nylon string guitar [13], arpeggione [1, 7], handclaps [13]
Pete Zorn, vocals [11], backing vocals [1-2, 4, 8-10, 12-13], sopranino saxophone [3, 6-7, 12], alto saxophone [2-3, 10], bass flute [3], piccolo [7], mandolin [8, 12-13], Rickenbacker bass guitar [5], bodhrán [1], shaker [2-3, 6, 10, 12-13], tambourine [1-3, 6, 10], triangle [2-3, 6], energy chime [3], clave [10], cowbell [13], big tom [13], handclaps [13]
Maartin Allcock, vocals [7, 9], backing vocals [4], bouzar [1, 3-4], mandolin [3], mandocello [1, 3], guitar [3, 7, 9, 11], Les Paul guitar [8], electric guitar [9-10], electric 12-string guitar [11], Rickenbacker bass guitar [2, 12], fretless bass guitar [6, 10], acoustic fretless bass guitar [13], accordion [4-5], piano [9], handclaps [13]

Tracks

  1. The Dewy Ones (4.10)
  2. Dust from My Heels (3.40)
  3. Right in the Balkans (4.31)
  4. Salty Dog (4.28)
  5. Only for You (2.46)
  6. Time It Took Us By Surprise (4.01)
  7. Bo Lamkin (4.42)
  8. Foolish Me (3.18)
  9. Look Before You Leap (4.11)
  10. Don't Let Go (3.29)
  11. Doing the Best We Can (3.06)
  12. Here Comes the Night (4.08)
  13. I Will Return (5.35)

All tracks written by Steve Tilston except
Track 3 trad. Bulgarian / Maartin Allcock;
Track 7 trad. rewritten Maartin Allcock;
Track 9 Brendan Hearty;
Track 11 Ben Bennion

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston: The Greening Wind

Steve Tilston: The Greening Wind

Steve Tilston: The Greening Wind (Hubris HRCD002)

The Greening Wind
A First Collection of Songs and Instrumental Pieces from 1971 to 1992
Steve Tilston

Hubris Records HRCD002 (CD, UK, 1999)

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Digital editing and mastering by Andy Seward, Sight & Sound Studio, Bolton on Dearne, South Yorkshire;
Design: Dan @ Ledgard Jepson

Musicians

Steve Tilston, vocals [1-6, 8-14], acoustic guitar [1, 3-4, 6-10, 13-14], Spanish guitar [2, 5, 11-12, 15];
Maggie Boyle, whistles [1, 7], flute [6], tenor banjo [15], bodhrán [2-3], vocals [2-3], backing vocals [4];
Richard Curran, fiddle [2-4];
Chris Newman, bass [2, 4];
Ollie Blanchflower, string bass [3];
Phillip John Lee, Spanish guitar [5];
Tony Hinnigan, cello [5, 11-12];
Michael Klein, kalimba [5, 7], percussion, [5];
John G. Perry, bass [8, 10, 13];
Rupert Hine, keyboard [8, 13];
John Renbourn, guitar [9];
Mike Giles, drums [10, 13];
Chris Swithinbank, piano [12];
Stuart Gordon, fiddle [15]

Tracks

  1. The Slip Jigs and Reels (5.00)
  2. Another Place to Hide (5.31)
  3. The Naked Highwayman (4.09)
  4. Coronado and the Turk (9.25)
  5. These Days (6.23)
  6. Nowhere to Hide (3.43)
  7. Tsetse Fly Shuffle (2.55)
  8. Face of a Friend (3.48)
  9. The Greening Wind (5.25)
  10. It's a Straight Road (3.23)
  11. Polonaise (1.58)
  12. Sometimes in This Life (2.41)
  13. Do What You Please (2.24)
  14. Simplicity (2.57)
  15. The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2.38)
    The Ladies Pantalettes (3.40)

All lyrics and music written by Steve Tilston except
Track 15 trad. arr. Steve Tilston

Tracks 1-4 are from Of Moor and Mesa;
Tracks 5-7, 11-12 are from Life by Misadventure;
Tracks 8-10, 13 are from Songs from the Dress Rehearsal;
Track 14 is from An Acoustic Confusion;
Track 15 is from Swans at Coole

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston: Live Hemistry

Steve Tilston: Live Hemistry

Steve Tilston: Live Hemistry (Hubris HRCD03)

Live Hemistry
Live Recordings from the Tropics of Cancer & Capricorn
Steve Tilston

Hubris Records HRCD03 (CD, UK, 2001)

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Australian recordings by Nigel Schofield, Peter Jackson and Paul Petran;
2001 recordings by Rob Braviner during Fairport Convention's UK tour;
Mastered by Mike Hockenhull of Brook Row Studios, Oakworth

Musicians

Steve Tilston, vocals, guitar;
Fairport Convention (Dave Pegg, bass, vocals; Chris Leslie, mandolin; Ric Sanders, fiddle; Simon Nicol, percussion, vocals, Gerry Conway, drums) [15]

Tracks

  1. Let Your Banjo Ring (3.59)
  2. Gymnopedie intro Here Comes the Night (4.40)
  3. Old Cairo (5.29)
  4. Anthony Believes (4.44)
  5. Blue Heron's Eye (3.32)
  6. Naked Highwayman (4.34)
  7. The Night Owl (4.07)
  8. Here's to Tom Paine (3.57)
  9. Can't Shake These Blues (4.00)
  10. Man Gone Down (4.43)
  11. Face of a Friend (4.02)
  12. Salty Dog (5.03)
  13. Roving on a Winter's Night (Roud 3601; G/D 8:1540) (3.56)
  14. The Slip Jigs and Reels (6.05)
  15. It's Now or Never (4.19)

All tracks by Steve Tilston except
Track 9 Steve Tilston, Chris Smither;
Track 13 trad. arr. Steve Tilston;
Track 15 Guzman Morales

Tracks 6, 8-11, 13-14 East Brunswick Hotel, Melbourne, Australia, September 21, 1997;
Track 12 Southport Arts Centre, February 7, 2001;
Track 15 Birmingham Symphony Hall, February 10, 2001;
Tracks 2, 4 Alban Arena, St Albans, February 15, 2001;
Track 3 Swan Theatre, High Wycombe, February 17, 2001;
Tracks 1, 7 Pavillion Theatre, Worthing, February 19, 2001;
Track 5 Octagon Theatre, Yeovil, February 22, 2001

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston: Such & Such

Steve Tilston: Such & Such

Steve Tilston: Such & Such (Market Square MSMCD124)

Such & Such
Steve Tilston

Market Square MSMCD124 (CD, UK, 2003)

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Produced by Steve Tilston and John Waterhouse;
Recorded at Christchurch Studios, Clifton, Bristol, UK, engineered by John Waterhouse;
Guitar/vocal tracks [9, 11] recorded at Brook Row Studios, Oakworth, West Yorkshire, UK, engineered by Mike Hockenhull;
Art direction by Steve Tilston;
Photography by Janet Kerr Photography

Musicians

Steve Tilston, lead vocals [1-2, 4-13], backing vocals [7], acoustic guitar [1, 3-7, 9-13], Spanish guitar [2-3, 8], guitarini [2];
Maartin Allcock, fretless bass [1, 5, 7], acoustic bass [2-4, 6, 8, 10], double bass [9, 11], backing vocals [7];
Richard Curran, violin [1-2, 4, 7, 11], viola [1, 4];
Andy Sheppard, soprano saxophone [3, 6, 9], tenor saxophone [3, 8];
Anna Ryder, keyboards [1, 5-7, 10], accordion [8], French horns [13], backing vocals [1-2, 10, 13];
Roy Dodds, drums [1-2, 5-8, 10], percussion [3, 10];
Keith Warmington, harmonica [5];
John Waterhouse, synthesiser [9];
Maggie Boyle, Gavin Randle, flutes [10]

Tracks

  1. Rare Thing (4.13)
  2. Some Kind of Sonnet (3.59)
  3. Totterdown (5.04)
  4. Anthony Believes (5.48)
  5. I Need a Cup of Coffee (3.46)
  6. Waterhole (Anasazi) (4.56)
  7. Mirror Dance (6.42)
  8. West End Samba (4.37)
  9. The Sniper's Tale (7.27)
  10. Rolling Down the Roman Road (5.09)
  11. There Is a Song (4.02)
  12. Sweet Such & Such (2.40)
  13. The Constant Lovers (Roud 466; Laws K17; G/D 6:1244) (2.40)

All tracks written by Steve Tilston except
Track 13 trad. arr. Steve Tilston

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston: Of Many Hands

Steve Tilston: Of Many Hands

Steve Tilston: Of Many Hands (Ada ADA106CD)

Of Many Hands
Steve Tilston

Ada Recordings ADA106CD (CD, UK, 2005)

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Produced by Steve Tilston and Mike Hockenhull

Musicians

Steve Tilston, vocals, acoustic guitar;
Chris Parkinson, harmonica [1, 8, 11], accordion [3-5, 7, 9];
Martin Simpson, slide guitar [3, 5, 7];
Nancy Kerr, fiddle [1-2, 7-8], viola [5, 9];
James Fagan, piano [2], bouzouki [7, 9];
Maggie Boyle, flutes [4, 6];
Scott Devine, acoustic bass [6, 9];
Mike Hockenhull, banjo [10];

Tracks

  1. The Girl I Left Behind Me (Brighton Camp) (Roud 23929) (2.20)
  2. One Night As I Lay on My Bed (Roud 672) (3.42)
  3. Going to the West (Roud 5113) (3.18)
  4. The Streams of Lovely Nancy (Roud 688; Henry H520) (4.02)
  5. The Leaving of Liverpool (Roud 9435) (5.37)
  6. The Mountain Streams Where the Moorcocks Crow (Roud 2124; Henry H32) (5.09)
  7. Barbry Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236) (5.41)
  8. Spencer the Rover (Roud 1115) (3.57)
  9. Loving Hanna (Roud 454; G/D 6:1192; Henry H625) (5.03)
  10. Captain Ward (Roud 224; Child 287; G/D 1:39) (3.33)
  11. New York Gals (Roud 486) (2.47)
  12. Willow Creek (3.42)

All tracks trad. except
Track 12 words Steve Tilston, music Chris Parkinson

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston: Guitar Maestros

Steve Tilston: Guitar Maestros

Steve Tilston: Guitar Maestros (Sound Techniques GM004)

Guitar Maestros
Steve Tilston

Sound Techniques GM004 (DVD, UK, 2006)

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Steve Tilston in conversation with Trevor Dann

Musicians

Steve Tilston, vocals, guitar
with special guest
Chris Parkinson, accordion

Tracks

Main FeatureAdditional Tracks

Interview by Trevor Dann with interspersed songs:

  1. Here Comes the Night (3.16)
  2. Sometimes in This Life (4.24)
  3. Tsetse Fly Shuffle (2.29)
  4. Archipegalo (3.20)
  5. Tom Paine (3.31)
  6. And So It Goes (3.51)
  7. The Streams of Lovely Nancy (Roud 688; Henry H520) (3.32)
  8. The Rambling Comber (Roud 1473) (3.14)
  1. Rare Thing (3.43)
  2. Cup of Coffee (3.16)
  3. Going to the West (Roud 5113) (2.58)
  4. Willow Creek (3.17)
  5. Naked Highwayman (4.02)
  6. The Slip Jigs and Reels (5.05)
  7. The Leaving of Liverpool (Roud 9435) (5.00)
  8. West End Samba (4.01)

All tracks written by Steve Tilston except
Track 12 Steve Tilston, Chris Parkinson;
Tracks 7-8, 11, 15 trad. arr. Steve Tilston

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston: Reaching Back

Steve Tilston: Reaching Back

Steve Tilston: Reaching Back (Free Reed FRQCD 70)

Reaching Back
The Life and Music of Steve Tilston
Steve Tilston

Free Reed FRQCD 70 (4+1 CD, UK, July 2007)

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Tracks

CD 1: Who Made Up the Rules? (FRCD 71)

  1. Introduction: Lifescape with Guitar (3.50)
    new recording, 2006
  2. And So It Goes… (4.10)
    new recording, 2006; originally released on And So It Goes…, 1996
  3. Time Has Shown Me Your Face (3.46)
  4. Simplicity (3.43)
  5. Normandy Day (3.08)
    all three from An Acoustic Confusion, 1971
  6. All In a Dream (4.16)
    from Collection, 1972
  7. I'm Reaching Out (4.02)
    new recording, 2006; originally released on Collection, 1972
  8. Rock Salmon Suite (2.40)
    from Guitar Workshop Vol. 1, 1972
  9. Impressions (3.50)
  10. Face of a Friend (3.54)
    both from Songs from the Dress Rehearsal, 1977
  11. Time It Took Us By Surprise (4.02)
    from Fully Chromatic, 1998
  12. Show a Little Kindness (4.11)
    from lost album, 1978; released as bonus track on the CD reissue of An Acoustic Confusion, 1971
  13. B Movie (5.20)
  14. Red Sky (4.00)
    both from In for a Penny … In for a Pound, 1983
  15. Tsetse Fly Shuffle (2.52)
  16. Some Times in This Life (4.46)
    both from Life by Misadventure, 1987
  17. The Verdant Braes of Skreen (Roud 419; Henry H593) (4.56)
    from Ship of Fools, 1988
  18. These Sea Dreams (4.09)
    from Of Moor and Mesa, 1992
  19. Life By Misadventure (3.14)
    from Life by Misadventure, 1987

CD 2: He Took Most Delight… (FRCD 72)

  1. The Naked Highwayman (4.05)
    from Of Moor and Mesa, 1992
  2. The Slip Jigs and Reels (5.27)
    new recording, 2006; originally released on Of Moor and Mesa, 1992
  3. Here Comes the Night (4.21)
    new recording, 2006; originally released on Life by Misadventure, 1987
  4. Coronado and the Turk (9.22)
    from Of Moor and Mesa, 1992
  5. Enter the Tooth Fairy (3.43)
  6. Goodbye to the Snow (5.14)
  7. Soon Comes the Rain (3.32)
    all three from And So It Goes…, 1996
  8. Here's to Tom Paine (4.16)
    live recording from the “Fairport Supporters“ tour, 2002; originally from All Under the Sun, 1995
  9. Let Your Banjo Ring (3.57)
    unreleased studio version, 2001; originally from All Under the Sun, 1995
  10. Man Gone Down (Fred's Song) (3.26)
    from Live Hemistry, 2001
  11. Foolish Me (3.17)
  12. Dust From My Heels (3.40)
  13. Salty Dog (5.06)
    all three from Fully Chromatic, 1998
  14. Turning of the Tides (4.34)
  15. The Turncoat (11.24)
    both from Solorubato, 1998

CD 3: Staring at Time (FRCD 73)

  1. The Dewy Ones (4.11)
    from Fully Chromatic, 1998
  2. Blue Heron's Eye (3.37)
  3. Living With the Blues (4.58)
    both from Solorubato, 1998
  4. Anthony Believes (4.37)
    previously unreleased version, 2001; originally from Live Hemistry, 2001
  5. The Night Owl Homeward Turns (4.07)
    from Live Hemistry, 2001
  6. To Bits and Back (Black Dog) (3.56)
    unreleased demo
  7. Old New World (4.21)
    unreleased demo, 2000
  8. Mirror Dance (6.40)
    from Such & Such, 2003
  9. Rare Thing (4.10)
    new recording, 2002; originally from Such & Such, 2003
  10. Old Cairo (5.50)
    new recording, 2006; originally from Live Hemistry, 2001
  11. Rolling Down This Roman Road (5.05)
    previously unreleased radio broadcast, 2005; originally from Such & Such, 2003
  12. I Need a Cup of Coffee (4.15)
    live recording with Brooks Williams, 2005; originally from Such & Such, 2003
  13. Totterdown (4.56)
    from Such & Such, 2003
  14. Willow Creek (3.44)
    from Of Many Hands, 2005
  15. Archipelago (3.28)
    new recording, 2006
  16. Over the Next Hill (3.54)
    demo recording, with Dave Pegg, 2004
  17. Polonaise (5.23)
    from Life by Misadventure, 1987

CD 4: Do What You Please (FRCD 74)

  1. The Leaving of Liverpool (Roud 9435) (5.39)
    from Of Many Hands, 2005
  2. Blue Skies (2.20)
  3. Crying Waiting Hoping (2.14)
  4. Big Bill's Been Here and Gone (3.04)
  5. Trying to Get to You (2.10)
  6. Blues Run the Game (3.08)
  7. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (3.47)
  8. Summer Girls (4.15)
    all seven new recordings
  9. Constant Lovers (Roud 466; Laws K17; G/D 6:1244) (4.34)
    from Such & Such, 2003
  10. The Still and Silent Ocean (5.00)
    from The Transports Silver Edition, 2004
  11. War Horse Town (3.21)
    from The Mrs Ackroyd Band: The Wings of Butterflies, 1999
  12. A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall (7.11)
    new recording, 2007
  13. Dipsticks and Seals (5.24)
    from The Mrs Ackroyd Band: Yelp, 2003
  14. Rhapsody (23.01)
    from Swans at Coole, 1990

Bonus CD 5: Bringing in the Steves: Cover Versions (FRCD 75)

  1. Wizz Jones: Do What You Please (5.24)
  2. Ralph McTell, Maart Allcock: Is This the Same Boy? (4.08)
  3. Steve Gillett, Cindy Mageson: Waterhole (3.56)
  4. Greg Anderson, Sarah Milonovich: Goodbye to the Snow (3.36)
  5. Hamish Stuart, Matt Irving: Living with the Blues (4.39)
  6. Jez Lowe: All in a Dream (4.00)
  7. Bob Fox: Life Is Not Kind (3.59)
  8. Pete Morton, Laura Hockenhull: These Days (5.03)
  9. Chris Smither: Can't Shake These Blues (3.47)
  10. John Kirkpatrick, Chris Parkinson: Willow Creek (3.25)
  11. Fairport Convention: The Naked Highwayman (4.59)
  12. Tom McConville: Rocky Road (3.06)
  13. Darryl Purpose: Sonnet (3.52)
  14. Brooks Williams: Here Comes the Night (3.09)
  15. Lunaseeds featuring Oddur: Do What You Please (4.04)
  16. Martha Tilston with Steve Tilston: I Really Wanted You (3.58)
  17. Grace Notes: Down Falls the Day (5.38)
    from Down Falls the Day, 2003
  18. Dolores Keane: The Night Owl (3.41)
  19. Robin and Bina Williamson: The Proud Man (5.07)

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston: Ziggurat

Steve Tilston: Ziggurat

Steve Tilston: Ziggurat (Hubris HUB006)

Ziggurat
Steve Tilston

Hubris Records HRCD 004 (CD, UK, 2008)

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Produced by Steve Tilston and Ron Angus;
Engineered by Ron Angus at Studio One, Houghton Le Spring;
Bass recorded by Andy Seward;
Maggie Boyle recorded by Mike Hockenhull;

Musicians

Steve Tilston, vocals [1-14], guitar [1, 3-8, 12-13], 6 string guitar [2, 9], 12 string guitar [2, 11], slide guitar [9], resonator slide guitar [10], acoustic guitar [14];
Chris Parkinson, accordion [4, 6, 11, 13], piano [1, 10], organ [12];
Richard Curran, violin [1, 4-7, 11], viola [1, 3, 6-7];
Dave Bowie, double bass [1-2, 5-12];
Fin McArdle, percussion [2, 8, 11];
Maggie Boyle, harmony vocals [7];
Adam Featherstone, percussion [9-10]

Tracks

  1. The Road When I Was Young (4.55)
  2. A Pretty Penny (3.44)
  3. The King of the Coiners (5.49)
  4. The Rambling Comber (Roud 1473) (3.36)
  5. Speaking in Tongues (4.32)
  6. After Summer Rain (3.52)
  7. In-Between Years (2.51)
  8. The Spoils of War (6.49)
  9. Madame Muse (5.05)
  10. Fairweather Love (3.30)
  11. Jacaranda (3.47)
  12. The Devil May Care (4.18)
  13. The Fisher Lad of Whitby (Roud V35024) (4.32)
  14. Archipelago (3.28)

All songs composed by Steve Tilston except
Tracks 4, 13 trad. arr. Steve Tilston

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston: The Reckoning

Steve Tilston: The Reckoning

Steve Tilston: The Reckoning (Hubris HUB006)

The Reckoning
Steve Tilston

Hubris Records HUB006 (CD, UK, July 25, 2011)

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Recorded at Splid Studios, Keighley, West Yorkshire;
Produced by David Crickmore

Musicians

Steve Tilston, guitar [1-12], vocals [1-8, 10-11], backing vocals [5];
Hugh Bradley, double bass [1, 3], tampara [7];
Richard Curran, violin [1], viola [1];
The Richard Curran Strings [6, 10];
Gus Taylor, accordion [4-5, 7], shaker [1, 6, 10], djembe [6-7, 10], backing vocals [5];
The wild birds of Oxenhope, dawn chorus [1];
Ruth Wilde, double bass [2];
Mark Boyce, drums [2, 5], bell tree [6], backing vocals [5];
Keith Warmington, harmonica [2];
David Crickmore, mandolin [2], acoustic bass [5], 5 sting bass [5], shaker [5], tambour [7], backing vocals [5];
Robin Tyndale-Biscoe, oboe [3];
Lee Walsh, Emma Crickmore, backing vocals [5]

Tracks

  1. This Is the Dawn (5.30)
  2. Notamun Town Return (3.29)
  3. The Reckoning (3.19)
  4. Pennine Spring (4.50)
  5. Oil and Water (4.22)
  6. Memory Lane (8.30)
  7. Sovereign of Tides (4.52)
  8. Doubting Thomas (4.34)
  9. Davy Lamp / Fruit Fly (4.38)
  10. Rio de la Miel (4.55)
  11. Weeping Willow Replanted (4.02)
  12. Ijna (Davy Ji) (4.51)

All songs composed by Steve Tilston

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston & The Durbervilles: The Oxenhope EP

Steve Tilston & The Durbervilles: The Oxenhope EP

Steve Tilston & The Durbervilles: The Oxenhope EP (Splid CD009)

The Oxenhope EP
Steve Tilston & The Durbervilles

Splid Records CD009 (EP, UK, March 19, 2012)

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Recorded at Splid Studios, Keighley, West Yorkshire;
Produced and engineered by David P. Crickmore;
Sleeve design by Lee Walsh

Musicians

Steve Tilston, acoustic guitar, vocals;
Lee Walsh, 12 string guitar, vocals;
David Crickmore, electric guitar, banjo, mandolin, backing vocals;
Marc Boyce, drums, backing vocals;
Gus Taylor, accordion, backing vocals;
Ruth Wilde, double bass, bass guitar

Tracks

  1. Oil and Water (4.22)
  2. Same Boy (4.33)
  3. There She Blows (3.14)
  4. Drinking Man (5.14)
  5. Jackaranda (3.36)

Tracks 1-2, 4-5 Steve Tilston;
Track 3 Mark Boyce, David Crickmore, Lee Walsh

> Folk Music > Records > Steve Tilston Trio: Happenstance

Steve Tilston Trio: Happenstance

Steve Tilston Trio: Happenstance (Hubris HUB07)

Happenstance
Steve Tilston Trio

Hubris Records HUB07 (CD, UK, September 2, 2013)

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Recorded in Bristol, Devon and Hebden Bridge;
Produced by Stuart Gordon and Steve Tilston;
Digital mastering by Paul Whittington, The Longhouse, North Somerset;
Cover painting by Sophie Tilston;
Sleeve design and artwork by Jerome Dineen

Musicians

Steve Tilston, lead vocals, acoustic guitar, 8-string guitar (octar), bowed guitar (arpeggione);
Stuart Gordon, violin, vocals, viola, mandolin, soprano, baritone and bass ukuleles, harmonium, piano, various percussion;
Keith Warmington, harmonica, vocals

Tracks

  1. Beulah Road (3.57)
  2. Blues for the North Wind (4.30)
  3. Courting Is a Pleasure (Roud 454; G/D 6:1192; Henry H625) (5.14)
  4. Far Side of the World (3.58)
  5. Song of the Wandering Aengus (4.06)
  6. Sometimes in This Life (5.18)
  7. Rocky Road (4.00)
  8. Martin Said to His Man (Roud 473; G/D 8:1703) (3.59)
  9. Jimmy's Train (6.08)
  10. Jam Tomorrow (2.46)
  11. Let's Face the Music and Dance (2.06)
  12. Sentimental (3.34)
  13. Little Norris (2.18)

Tracks 1-2, 4- 6-7, 10 Steve Tilston;
Tracks 3, 8 trad. arr. Steve Tilston;
Track 5 poem W.B. Yeats, music Steve Tilston;
Track 9 Jimmy Guiffre, Steve Tilston;
Track 11 Irving Berlin;
Track 12 Keith Warmington;
Track 13 Stuart Gordon

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Steve Tilston: Truth to Tell

Steve Tilston: Truth to Tell (Hubris HUB008)

Truth to Tell
Steve Tilston

Hubris Records HUB008 (CD, UK, July 20, 2015)

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Recorded at Splid Studios, Haworth, West Yorkshire;
Produced by David Crickmore;
Mastered by Neil Ferguson;
Sleeve design and artwork by Jerome Dineen

Musicians

Steve Tilston, 10-string acoustic guitar [1, 3, 5], acoustic guitar [1-2, 4, 6-13], Spanish guitar [1, 5], electric guitar [2, 10], arpeggione [5], vocals [1-7, 9-13];
David Crickmore, electric double bass [1, 10], autoharp [1], percussion [1, 3, 6, 10, 13], melodeon [2, 5], pedal steel guitar [6, 9, 11], piano [9, 13];
Hugh Bradley, double bass [2-3, 5-6, 9, 11, 13]

Tracks

  1. Grass Days (4.01)
  2. The Way It Was (3.04)
  3. Cup and Lip (4.58)
  4. Died for Love (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1170; Henry H683) (3.38)
  5. Yo Me Voy (4.37)
  6. Pick up Your Heart (3.55)
  7. The Riverman Has Gone (3.55)
  8. Pecket's Well (4.55)
  9. Bygone Lands (4.46)
  10. Lasting Love (4.13)
  11. Running out of Road (3.28)
  12. All Around This World (3.52)
  13. Ways of a Man (3.11)

All tracks written by 10 Steve Tilston except
Track 4 trad. arr. Steve Tilston

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Steve Tilston & Jez Lowe: The Janus Game

Steve Tilston & Jez Lowe: The Janus Game (Tantobie TTRCD115)

The Janus Game
Steve Tilston & Jez Lowe

Tantobie Records TTRCD115 (CD, UK, November 24, 2016)

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Produced and recorded by David Crickmore;
Mastered by David de la Haye;
Sleeve design and artwork by Jermome Dineen

Musicians

Jez Lowe, vocals [1, 3-9,11], harmonica [1, 6], bouzouki [1, 5, 7, 10], dulcimer [2, 8], accordion [2, 4, 7], mandolin [3-4, 6, 9, 11], harmonium [8];
Steve Tilston, vocals [1-11], guitar [1-11], arpeggione [2], 10-string guitar [10-11], slide guitar [11];
David Crickmore, bass [1], Fender Rhodes [2], percussion [1, 3-4, 11], Mark Boyce, drums [1, 5-6];
Hugh Bradley, double bass [2-7, 10-11];
Kate Bramley, fiddle [3-4, 11]

Tracks

  1. The Janus Game (3.16)
  2. Lucky Sami (4.40)
  3. The Wagga Moon (4.40)
  4. Leaving for Spain (4.02)
  5. Crosses, Crescents and Stars (4.05)
  6. The Strings That Wizz One Strummed (3.14)
  7. Shiney Row (3.33)
  8. Tatteres and Torn (4.25)
  9. Mrs Einstein (3.26)
  10. On Beacon Hill (5.00)
  11. Goodbye Johnny D's / Hey Frankie (4.02)

All tracks written by Steve Tilston and Jez Lowe

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Other records with Steve Tilston

Various Artists, Guitar Workshop Vol. 1, 2 LP, Transatlantic TRAD 271, 1973

Maggie Boyle, Reaching Out, CD, Run River RRA 003, 1987

Peter Bellamy, Soldiers Three, cassette, private issue, 1990

Bert Jansch, The Ornament Tree, CD, Run River D2-71365, 1990

Grace Notes, Down Falls the Day, CD, Grace Notes GNCD1, 1993

Incantation, Sergeant Early's Dream, CD, Cookin Vinyl COOK CD 069, 1994

John Drury, Michael Is Leaving Las Vegas, CD, Yewtree YTCD 001, 1998

John McCormick, Between Our Hearts, CD, Phantom PH012, 1998

Peter Bellamy, Wake the Vaulted Echoes, 3 CD, Free Reed FRTCD14, 1999

Various Artists, The Wings of Butterflies: Songs by Les Barker, CD, Mrs Ackroyd DOG 013, 1999

Damien Barber, The Furrowed Field, CD, DJC Records DJC011, 2000

Various Artists, People on the Highway: A Bert Jansch Encomium, 2 CD, Market Square MSMCD106, 2000

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

The Mrs Ackroyd Band, Yelp!, CD, Mrs Ackroyd DOG 017, 2003

Folk for Peace, Rumours of Rain, CD single, Hypertension HYP 4231, 2004

Various Artists, Someone Was Calling: “Folk on the Pier” Celebrates 200 Years of Cromer's Lifeboats, 2 CD, Symposium SIUM 1347/48, 2004

Various Artists, The Transports—2004, 2 CD, Free Reed FRDCD2122, 2004

Various Artists, Missing Persians File (Guide Cats for the Blind Vol. 2), 2 CD, Osmosys OSMO CD 032, 2005

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

Various Artists, Twilight of the Dogs: Songs of Les Barker, CD, Mrs Ackroyd DOG 019, 2006

Various Artists, Trades Roots Live, CD, Trades Roots TR001, 2009

Maggie Boyle, Won't You Come Away, CD, WildGoose WGS390CD, 2012

Janet Russell, Love Songs and Fighting Talk, CD, Harbourtown HARCD 052, 2012

Various Artists, Harbour of Songs, CD, The Stables CD001, 2012

Martha Tilston, The Sea, CD, Squiggly SQRCD08, 2014