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Long Songs

The Dollymopps: Long Songs (Rattletrap 01)

Long Songs
Traditional songs from the Isle of Wight collected by W.H. Long
The Dollymopps

Rattletrap Records 01 (CD, UK, May 2011)

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This is the debut CD of the Isle of Wight natives The Dollymopps. It is a selection from the 55 songs that fellow islander W.H. Long collected and published as an appendix of his 1886 book, A Dictionary of the Isle of Wight Dialect.

Recorded and mixed by Rupert Brown at Stingray Studios, Isle of Wight;
Mastered by Dave Granshaw at Chale Abbey Studios, Isle of Wight;
Notes by Virgil Philpott and Justin Smith;
Photography by Tim Johnson;
Design by Starboard Media

Musicians

Justin Smith, vocals [1-6, 8, 10, 12-14, 16];
Dorana Philpott, vocals [1-8, 10, 12-14, 16];
Virgil Philpott, vocals [1-4, 6, 8-12, 14-16], guitar [5, 13]

Tracks

  1. The Twelve Apostles (Roud 133) (0.19)
  2. The Little Carpenter (Roud 1594) (2.45)
  3. Moss the Miller and his Mare (Roud 6104; G/D 3:677) (2.30)
  4. Roger and Dolly (Roud 1592) (3.20)
  5. The Spotted Cow (Roud 956) (3.07)
  6. The Rambling Sailor (Roud 518; G/D 7:1477) (2.39)
  7. I’m in Haste (Roud 1589) (1.55)
  8. The Sailor’s Return (Roud 266; Laws N40; G/D 5:1036) (5.43)
  9. Polly Oliver’s Rambles (Roud 367; Laws N14) (4.36)
  10. The Honest Thresherman (Roud 19; G/D 3:437; Henry H622) (2.30)
  11. I’m in Haste (instrumental) (0.51)
  12. The Farmer's Boy (Roud 408; Laws Q30; G/D 5:960) (3.19)
  13. Paul Jones the Pirate (Roud 967; Laws A4) (2.55)
  14. Turpin Hero (Roud 621; Laws L10) (3.09)
  15. The Loss of the Ramillies (Roud 1266) (4.14)
  16. Jolly Sixpence (Roud 1116) (3.04)
  17. The Twelve Apostles (reprise) (0.57)

All tracks trad. arr. The Dollymopps

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Wight Cockade

The Dollymopps: Wight Cockade (WildGoose WGS397CD)

Wight Cockade
The Dollymopps

WildGoose Studios WGS397CD (CD, UK, 2013)

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Recorded and produced by Doug Bailey at WildGoose Studios;
Photographs by Tim Johnson;
Cover artwork by Bob Venables

Musicians

Justin Smith, vocals;
Dorana Philpott, vocals;
Virgil Philpott, vocals, guitar

Tracks

  1. Lost Lady Found (Roud 901; Laws Q31) (3.54)
  2. The Recruiting Sergeant (2.42)
  3. From Spithead Roads As We Set Sail (Roud 17781) (1.38)
  4. Newtown Randy (3.38)
  5. Tally Ho! Hark Away! (Roud 1182) (2.25)
  6. The Gypsy Girl (Roud 229; Laws O4) (2.19)
  7. On Gosport Beach (Roud 1038) (3.01)
  8. The Isle of Wight (Roud 165) (3.14)
  9. The Loyal Isle of Wight Volunteers’ Quick March (1.31)
  10. British Man-of-War (Roud 372) (3.04)
  11. Jolly Harvestmen (Roud 1597) (2.52)
  12. All Jolly Fellows (Roud 346; G/D 3:418) (1.35)
  13. The Bosun’s Story (Roud 9141) (2.49)
  14. Jonas and the Devil (5.26)
  15. Come, Come Me Brave Boys (Roud 17782) (3.34)

All tracks trad. arr. The Dollymopps except
Tracks 2, 4 words dialect poem from Percy Goddard Stone's Legends and Lays of the Wight (1912), music The Dollymopps;
Track 9 William Webb, organist at St George's Church, Arreton, early 1800s