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Blowing Sands

The Taverners: Blowing Sands (Trailer LER 2080)

Blowing Sands
The Taverners

Trailer Records LER 2080 (LP, UK, 1973)

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Recorded and produced by Seumas Ewens;
Sleeve design by Janet Kerr;
Photograph by Peter T. Blacow

Musicians

Alan Bell, vocals, concertina;
Pete Rodger, vocals;
Brian Osborne, vocals, guitar;
Stuart Robinson, guitar, melodeon, mandolin, bouzouki, 5-string banjo

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Lark in the Morning (Roud 151)
  2. The Ladies Dance at Whitsun
  3. The Blowing Sands
  4. A Young and Single Sailor (Roud 264; Laws N42; G/D 5:1038, 6:1201; Henry H471)
  5. The Rape of Glencoe
  6. I'm Looking for a Job
  1. Sir Thomas Tylesley
  2. Windmills
  3. La Pique (Roud 2563)
  4. Sambo's Song
  5. The Lord Middleton
  6. The Dark Island

Tracks 1, 4, 9 trad. arr. Taverners;
Track 2 Austin John Marshall;
Tracks 3, 7-8, 10, 12 Alan Bell;
Track 5 Jim McLean;
Track 6 Matt McGinn;
Track 11 Ron Baxter, Alan Bell

Notes

For The Lord Middleton see also the Mudcat Café thread Fleetwood & Fishing: Songs of the Trawling Trade.

> Folk Music > Records > Brian Osborne: Ae Fond Kiss

Brian Osborne: Ae Fond Kiss

Brian Osborne: Ae Fond Kiss (Traditional Sound TSR 024)

Ae Fond Kiss
Brian Osborne

Traditional Sound Recordings TSR 024 (LP, UK, 1976)

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Recorded and produced by Brian Horsfall;
Sleeve design by Frank Hicklin

Musicians

Brian Osborne, vocals, guitar

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Old Pendle
  2. The Penny Wager (Roud 393)
  3. Queen of Hearts (Roud 3195)
  4. Just As the Tide Was Flowing (Roud 1105)
  5. The Barley and the Rye (Roud 23268)
  6. Blow the Candles Out (Roud 368; Laws P17; G/D 4:788)
  7. The Coal Owner and the Pitman's Wife
  8. Ae Fond Kiss (Roud V1011)
  1. Peat Bog Soldiers
  2. The Tailor's Breeches (Roud 1610; TYG 49)
  3. The Snows
  4. The Brisk Young Butcher (Roud 167; G/D 7:1466)
  5. The Shearin's Not for You (Roud 4845; G/D 7:1486)
  6. The Blantyre Explosion (Roud 1014; Laws Q35)
  7. Farewell to Fiunary (Roud 2317)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 Milton Lambert, Allen Lambert, Brian Osborne;
Track 7 words William Hornsby (1844), music trad.;
Track 8 Robert Burns;
Track 9 words Johann Esser, Wolfgang Langhaff; music Rudi Goguel adapt. Hanns Eisler, Ernst Busch;
Track 15 Rev. Norman McLeod (1783-1862)

> Folk Music > Records > Alan Bell: The Band in the Park

Alan Bell: The Band in the Park

Alan Bell: The Band in the Park (Traditional Sound TSR 039)

The Band in the Park
Alan Bell

Traditional Sound Recordings TSR 039 (LP, UK, 1982)

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Recorded and produced by Brian Horsfall

Musicians

The Alan Bell Folk Band,
Poulton Silver Prize Band

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Calling-On Song
  2. Spring Song
  3. The Christian Man
  4. Fair Stood the Wind
  5. The Boy and the Dream
  6. The Concertina Man
  7. So Here's to You
  1. Overture
  2. Dance on Christmas Day
  3. Francoise in Flanders
  4. Marching
  5. The Band in the Park
  6. It's Over
  7. Gone With the Wind Yesterday
  8. It's My Life and I'll Lead It

Note: The album picture and tracklist were copied from Discogs.com

> Folk Music > Records > Alan Bell: The Definitive Collection

Alan Bell: The Definitive Collection

Alan Bell: The Definitive Collection (Greentrax CDTRAX285)

The Definitive Collection
Alan Bell

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX285 (CD, UK, September 2005)

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Mastered by Peter Haigh at Pier House Studios, Edinburgh;
Photo of Alan Bell by Stuart Wright;
Design by John Slavin, DesignFolk

Musicians

Alan Bell, vocals [1-3, 5-8, 10-12, 14-16], English concertina [14];
Eddie Green, guitar [1-6, 10, 13-14, 16], bass guitar [8, 11-12, 15-16], banjo [8];
Andrew Green, guitar [2-6, 8, 10-16];
Sue Jennings, fiddle [1-2];
Liz Moore, vocals [4];
Th' Antique Road Show (George Critchley, Rob Malaney, Nick Caffray), vocals [9];
Rebecca Green, vocals [13];
full choir [11, 15-16]

Tracks

  1. The Lakeland Fiddler (3.29)
  2. Windmills (3.35)
  3. The Minstrel (3.26)
  4. Alice White (3.16)
  5. Fair Stood the Wind (3.49)
  6. The Band in the Park (5.09)
  7. Song for Mardale (3.24)
  8. The Ballad of the Working Man (2.44)
  9. The Dark Island (5.01)
  10. Letters from Wilfred (5.52)
  11. The Jacinta (3.49)
  12. Spring Song (2.51)
  13. A Sailor’s Sky (3.10)
  14. Bread and Fishes (4.16)
  15. In My Homeland (4.24)
  16. So Here’s to You (3.55)

All tracks by Alan Bell except
Track 9 words Alan Bell, music Iain MacLachlan