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Lydlinch Bells

William Barnes: Lydlinch Bells (Forest Tracks FT3012)

Lydlinch Bells
A selection from the dialect poetry of William Barnes (1801-1886)
Frank Hilliar, David Strawbridge, Tim Laycock, Ethel Gumbleton, Charlie Andrews

Forest Tracks FT3012 (LP, UK, 1978)

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Produced by Tim Laycock;
Co-ordinated by Gordon Mignot;
Recorded and edited by Andy Jackson;
The bells at Lydlinch recorded by Russ Barnes;
Front cover photograph by Dave Hurley from a photograph at Dorset County Museum;
Cover design my Gordon Mignot

Musicians

Frank Hilliar, reading [1, 7];
David Strawbridge, reading [2, 4, 12];
Tim Laycock, vocals [3, 6, 9, 13], duet concertina, humstrum;
Ethel Gumbleton, reading [5, 8, 10-11];
Charlie Andrews, reading [10, 14];
Jimmy Cooper, hammered dulcimer;
John Timpany, fiddle

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [FH] Praise o' Do'set
  2. [DS] John Bloom in Lon'on
  3. [TL] My Orcha'd in Lindea Lea (RoudBS B104645)
  4. [DS] The Leane
  5. [EG] Whitsuntide an' Club Walken / Dorset four hand reel
  6. [TL] White and Blue
  7. [FH] The Love-Child
  8. [EG] Lydlinch Bells
  1. [TL] Don't Ceare
  2. [EG, CA] A Bit o' Sly Courten
  3. [EG] A Witch
  4. [DS] The Humstrum
  5. [TL] Grammer's Shoes
  6. [CA] A Geate A-Vallen To

All tracks by Wiliam Barnes except
Track 3 William Barnes, tune Ralph Vaughan-Williams;
Tracks 6, 9, 13 William Barnes, tune Tim Laycock

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The Year Clock

William Barnes: The Year Clock (WildGoose WGS436CD)

The Year Clock
The Dorset dialect poems of William Barnes (1801-1886)
David Strawbridge, Ethel Gumbleton, Tim Laycock, Frank Hilliar, Charlie Andrews, Margaret Knott

Forest Tracks FT2CD 202 (2 CD, UK, 2001)
WildGoose Studios WGS436CD (2 CD, UK, 7 September 2020)

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Most of the poetry on this album was originally released on Lydlinch Bells and Blackmwore by the Stour and was recorded by Andy Jackson, Russ Barnes and Chris Hardcastle;
New recordings by Tim Laycock were mede and edited by Paul Sartin, Rob Harbron and Doug Bailey at WildGoose Studios;
Cover photograph taken by George Laycock, with kind permission of Dorset Country Museum

Musicians

David Strawbridge, reading [2, 7, 9, 13, 15, 18, 25, 27, 32, 38, 41];
Ethel Gumbleton, reading [3, 10, 12, 17, 22, 26, 30, 35];
Tim Laycock, vocals [4, 6, 8, 14, 16, 19, 21, 24, 29, 31, 37, 39, 42], duet concertina, humstrum;
Frank Hilliar, reading [5, 36];
Charlie Andrews, reading [17, 43];
Margaret Knott, reading [20, 22, 40];
New Scorpion Band [28];
Jimmy Cooper, hammered dulcimer;
John Timpany, fiddle;
Nick Crumb;
John Holman;
Robin Jeffrey;
Sharon Lindo

Tracks

CD 1CD 2
  1. The Year Clock: Spring (2.07)
  2. [DS] The Young Rhymer Snubb'd (2.33)
  3. [EG] Leady Day, An' Ridden House (3.42)
  4. [TL] Childhood (3.03)
  5. [FH] The Love Child (2.16)
  6. [TL] False Friends-Like (1.00)
  7. [DS] Blackmwore Maidens (1.59)
  8. [TL] Don't Ceare (2.53)
  9. [DS] The Leane (3.57)
  10. [EG] May (3.13)
  11. The Year Clock: Summer (0.48)
  12. [EG] Whitsuntide, an' Club Walken (5.26)
  13. [DS] Woak Hill (1.52)
  14. [TL] White an' Blue (2.24)
  15. [DS] John Bloom in Lon'on (4.33)
  16. [TL] From the Veairies (1.31)
  17. [CA, EG] A Bit o' Sly Coorten (4.58)
  18. [DS] The Child an' the Mowers (2.03)
  19. [TL] Lullaby (2.56)
  20. [MK] Jenny's Ribbons (1.25)
  21. [TL] The Shepherd o' the Farm (1.59)
  22. [MK, EG] Evenen in the Village (2.49)
  1. The Year Clock: Fall (Autumn) (1.07)
  2. [TL] A Zong ov Harvest Hwome (2.44)
  3. [DS] Picken o' Scroff (2.22)
  4. [EG] Nanny Gill (2.39)
  5. [DS] The Wold Waggon (2.35)
  6. [NSB] Wheat (4.58)
  7. [TL] Shrodon Fair (3.47)
  8. [EG] A Witch (3.26)
  9. [TL] The Wife A-Lost (3.37)
  10. [DS] Our Fathers' Works (2.04)
  11. The Year Clock: Winter (0.45)
  12. Pealing of the Church Bells at Lydlinch (0.57)
  13. [EG] The Lydlinch Bells (2.58)
  14. [FH] Praise o' Do'set (2.51)
  15. [TL] My Orcha'd in Lindea Lea (RoudBS B104645) (3.26)
  16. [DS] The Humstrum (3.13)
  17. [TL] What Dick an' I Did (2.19)
  18. [MK] The Settle an' the Girt Wood Vire (2.37)
  19. [DS] The Giants in Treades (3.10)
  20. [TL] Grammer's Shoes (4.04)
  21. [CA] The Geate a-Vallen To (2.25)
  22. The Year Clock (0.33)

All tracks by Wiliam Barnes except
Track 37 words William Barnes, tune Ralph Vaughan-Williams;
Tracks 4, 6, 8, 14, 16, 19, 21, 24, 29, 31, 34, 37, 39, 42 words William Barnes, tune Tim Laycock