> Folk Music > Records > The Wilson Family: Horumarye

The Wilson Family: Horumarye

The Wilson Family: Horumarye (Greenwich Village GVR 219)

Horumarye
and other songs of Teeside and the Clevelands by Graeme Miles (1935-2013)
The Wilson Family

Greenwich Village GVR 219 (LP, UK, 1983)

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Produced by Joe Stead;
Recorded by Brian Snelling at Foel Studios, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys, on 28-28 March 1983;
Mastered by Tony Bridge at PRT Studios, London;
Front cover photography by Robin Dale;
Sleeve design by Chris Groom

Musicians

Pat, Tom, Chris, Steve, Ken and Mike Wilson: vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Horumarye (1966) (2.50)
  2. Farndale Daffodils (1964) (2.35)
  3. At Yarm Fair (1962) (2.10)
  4. Redcar Lads (1966) (3.15)
  5. Eskwaterside (1966) (1.50)
  6. Green Coats and Beagles (1971) (3.20)
  7. An Evening in Summer (1963-64) (2.50)
  1. The Running Fox (1972) (3.40)
  2. Dark December (3.45)
  3. Across the Hills of Yatton (1965) (1.40)
  4. The Roving Minstrels (1963) (3.00)
  5. The Shores of Old Blighty (1955) (2.45)
  6. The Lairdsfield Disaster (1972) (2.45)
  7. Sea Coal (1951) (1.50)

All songs by Graeme Miles

> Folk Music > Records > The Wilson Family: The Third World War

The Wilson Family: The Third World War

The Wilson Family: The Third World War (Greenwich Village GVRS 239)

The Third World War
The Wilson Family

Greenwich Village GVRS 239 (7" single, UK, 1984)

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Produced by Clive Gregson;
Recorded by Brian Snelling at The Foel Studios, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys;
Mastered by George Peckham at Porky's, London;
Sleeve design by Chris Groom

Musicians

Pat, Tom, Chris, Steve, Ken and Mike Wilson: vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Third World War
  1. Lost at Sea

Track 1 Keith Hancock;
Track 2 Clive Gregson

> Folk Music > Records > The Wilson Family: The Wilson Family Album

The Wilson Family: The Wilson Family Album

The Wilson Family: The Wilson Family Album (Harbourtown HAR 020)

The Wilson Family Album
The Wilson Family

Harbourtown Records HAR/HARCD 020 (LP/CD, UK, 1991)

The Wilson Family: The Wilson Family Album (Harbourtown HARCD 020)
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Recorded and mixed at Charlotte Street Studios, Wakefield;
Engineered by Tony Bonner;
Produced by Gordon Jones;
Production master by Tony Bonner;
Cover design by Steve Wilson;
Art direction by Hemisphere;
Cover photographs by Tony Redmond;
Cover notes by The Wilson Family

Musicians

Tom, Chris, Steve, Ken and Mike Wilson: vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Hey John Barleycorn (Roud 2141) (3.09)
  2. Mistress's Health (Roud 310; Roud 21096) (2.30)
  3. Beggars Carol / May Garlands (Roud 305) (2.37)
  4. Sprig o' Thyme (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (2.24)
  5. The Jolly Ploughboys (Two Brethren) (Roud 202) (1.53)
  6. Bay of Mexico (Roud 207; Henry H496) (2.05)
  7. Sweep, Chimney Sweep (Roud 1217) (4.04)
  8. Byker Hill (Roud 3488) (1.52)
  9. Young Banker (Roud 3321) (3.02)
  1. Hawks and Eagles Fly Like Doves (3.34)
  2. Children of Africa (2.11)
  3. Somewhere in Japan / Think Again (6.24)
  4. Big Steamers (2.53)
  5. Nelson's Death and Victory (Roud 18837) (4.25)
  6. Close the Coalhouse Door (2.31)

All tracks trad. except
Track 10 Ian Walker;
Track 12a Martin Walker;
Track 12b Dick Gaughan;
Track 13 Rudyard Kipling, Peter Bellamy;
Track 14 trad., Richard Grainger;
Track 15 Alex Glasgow

> Folk Music > Records > The Wilson Family: Stocking Tops

The Wilson Family: Stocking Tops

The Wilson Family: Stocking Tops (Pure PRCD31)

Stocking Tops
The Wilson Family

Pure Records PRCD31 (CD, UK, 1997)

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Produced by Steve Rusby and The Wilson Family;
Recorded live by Steve Rusby at various venues during the 1996 Festival Season;
Sleeve design and photography by Bryan Ledgard, Ledgard Jepsen Ltd.

Musicians

Tom, Chris, Steve, Ken and Mike Wilson: vocals

Tracks

  1. Rap Her to Bank (Roud 1786) (4.08)
  2. Running Fox (4.23)
  3. Ca' the Yowes (Roud 857; G/D 5:1014; Henry H175) (2.50)
  4. Acting Song (3.07)
  5. Across the Hills of Yatton (2.57)
  6. Jean Jameson's Ghost (3.22)
  7. Bonnie Black Hare (Roud 1656; G/D 7:1427) (2.59)
  8. Admiral Benbow (Roud 3141) (3.53)
  9. Thousands or More (Roud 1220) (2.51)
  10. Seasons of Peace (4.41)
  11. Lost at Sea (3.28)
  12. Horumarye (3.10)
  13. The Eighteenth Day of June (Roud 1132; Henry H608) (3.19)
  14. Cheshire Mayday (4.04)

All tracks trad. except
Tracks 2, 5, 12 Graeme Miles;
Track 3 Robert Burns;
Track 6 Steve Wilson;
Track 10 Si Kahn;
Track 11 Clive Gregson;
Track 14 Pete Coe

> Folk Music > Records > The Wilson Family: A Grey Lock or Two

The Wilson Family: A Grey Lock or Two

The Wilson Family: A Grey Lock or Two (Wilson Family BITCD311)

A Grey Lock or Two
The Wilson Family

Wilson Family BITCD311 (CD, UK, 2009)

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Produced by The Wilson Family;
Recorded at Shoebox Studios, Newcastle

Musicians

Tom, Chris, Steve, Ken and Mike Wilson: vocals

Tracks

  1. Little White Road (Dad's Song) (Roud 24564) (1.58)
  2. Adieu John Barleycorn (1.56)
  3. The Duke of Marlborough (Roud 233) (2.28)
  4. April Morning (Roud 1546) (2.38)
  5. The Hunt Is Up (Roud V18819) (1.38)
  6. Close the Coalhouse Door (2.15)
  7. New St. George (1.54)
  8. The Lairdsfield Disaster (2.33)
  9. Last Valentine's Day (Roud 6475) (2.35)
  10. Cheshire May Day Song (Roud 305) (2.19)
  11. The Peat Bog Soldiers (2.03)
  12. Bring Us in Good Ale (1.52)
  13. Davy Lowston (2.45)
  14. Harvest Home (Roud 1379, 310) (2.07)
  15. Bold Nelson's Favourite (Roud 1574) (1.50)
  16. The Parting Glass (Roud 3004; G/D 8:1531; Henry H769) (2.22)
  17. When I Die (Roud 7697) (2.30)
  18. Miner's Lifeguard (Roud 3510) (3.13)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2 Matthew Harman, Scarborough, 18th century;
Track 5 William Gray;
Track 6 Alex Glasgow;
Track 7 Richard Thompson;
Track 8 Graeme Miles;
Track 11 words Johann Esser, Wolfgang Langhaff; music Rudi Goguel adapt. Hanns Eisler, Ernst Busch;

> Folk Music > Records > Damien Barber, Mike Wilson: Under the Influence

Damien Barber, Mike Wilson: Under the Influence

Damien Barber, Mike Wilson: Under the Influence (Demon Barber Sounds DBS002)

Under the Influence
Damien Barber, Mike Wilson

Demon Barber Sounds DBS002 (CD, UK, 19 April 2009)

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An album of cover versions.

Recorded at Panda Sound on 25-26 October 2008;
Engineer: Oliver Knight;
Produced by Damien Barber, Mike Wilson and Oliver Knight;
Graphic design by The IF Agency

Musicians

Damien Barber: vocals, English concertina, guitar;
Mike Wilson: vocals

Tracks

  1. The Green Linnet (Roud 1619) (5.44)
    source: Dick Gaughan, No More Forever (Trailer LER2072, 1972)
  2. On Board a “98” (Roud 1461) (3.26)
    source: Peter Bellamy, Tell It Like It Was (Trailer LER2089, 1975)
  3. The Joy of Living (4.56)
    source: Peggy Seeger, Ewan MacColl, Items of News (Blackstone BR1067, 1986)
  4. Shiny O (2.33)
    source: Stan Hugill, Stan Hugill Reminisces (Greenwich Village GVR 217, 1979)
  5. My Old Man (4.12)
    source: Ewan MacColl, Black & White: The Definitive Collection (Cooking Vinyl COOK038, 1990)
  6. Jim Jones at Botany Bay (Roud 5478) (3.41)
    source: Graham Moore, unreleased, 1987
  7. Down the Moor (Roud 375; G/D 5:962; Henry H177) (5.36)
    source: Peter Bellamy, Songs an' Rummy Conjurin' Tricks (Fellside FSC5, 1991)
  8. On Board a Man of War (Roud 662) (2.43)
    source: Mike Waterson, Mike Waterson (Topic 12TS332, 1977)
  9. Andrew Rose (Roud 623; G/D 1:6) (4.26)
    source: Tony Hall, Fieldvole Music (Free Reed FRR012, 1977)
  10. A Fable from Aigge (4.43)
    source: McDermott's 2 Hours v. Levellers, Disorder, (HAG LP/HAG011, 2004)
  11. Now Westlin Winds (Roud 6936) (5.24)
    source: Dick Gaughan, A Handful of Earth (Topic 12TS419, 1981)
  12. Nostradamus (4.12)
    source: Peter Bellamy, Tell It Like It Was (Trailer LER2089, 1975)

All tracks trad. arr. Damien Barber except
Track 2 words trad., tune Peter Bellamy;
Track 3 words Ewan MacColl, music trad.;
Track 5 Ewan MacColl;
Track 10 Nick Burbridge;
Track 12 Al Stewart

> Folk Music > Records > Damien Barber, Mike Wilson: The Old Songs

Damien Barber, Mike Wilson: The Old Songs

Damien Barber, Mike Wilson: The Old Songs (Demon Barber Sounds DBS004)

The Old Songs
Damien Barber, Mike Wilson

Demon Barber Sounds DBS004 (CD, UK, 5 September 2011)

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Their second album of cover versions.

“A number of the songs on this album were originally learnt from the singing of two brilliant talents, no sadly gone from us, Johnny Collins and even more recoently Mike Waterson. With admiration and thanks we dedicate this album to their memory.”

Recorded at Underbank Studios, Autumn 2010 - Spring 2011;
Produced by Damien Barber, Mike Wilson and Andy Bell;
Recorded and mixed by Andy Bell;
Masterded by Nim;
Design by Rhiannon Taylor of The IF Agency;
Photo by Mark Howe

Musicians

Damien Barber: vocals, English concertina, guitar;
Mike Wilson: vocals

Tracks

  1. The Charlady's Son (Roud 357) (2.16)
    source: Mike Waterson, Mike Waterson (Topic 12TS332, 1977)
  2. Rag Fair (Roud 17180) (5.39)
    source: Peter Bellamy, Peter Bellamy (Innisfree / Green Linnet SIF 1001, 1975) /
    Down Where the Drunkards Roll
    source: Jim Mageean & Johnny Collins, Make the Rafters Roar (Sweet Folk and Country SFA 103, 1979)
  3. The Cruel Ship's Carpenter (Roud 15; Laws P36A; G/D 2:201, 2:202) (4.25)
    source: Mike Waterson, Mike Waterson (Topic 12TS332, 1977)
  4. A Pilgrim's Way (3.47)
    source: Peter Bellamy, Keep on Kipling (Fellside FE032, 1982)
  5. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (3.01)
    source: Ewan MacColl, Black & White: The Definitive Collection (Cooking Vinyl COOK038, 1990)
  6. The Old Songs (4.16)
    source: Peter Bellamy, Songs an' Rummy Conjurin' Tricks (Fellside FSC5, 1991)
  7. The Brisk Lad (Roud 1667) (2.08)
    source: Mike Waterson, Mike Waterson (Topic 12TS332, 1977)
  8. Bonny May (Roud 92; Child 217; G/D 4:838) (6.02)
    source: June Tabor, Airs & Graces (Topic 12TS298, 1976)
  9. Come Write Me Down (Roud 381; G/D 5:980) (3.51)
    source: Peter Bellamy, Wake the Vaulted Echoes (Free Reed FRTCD14, 1999)
  10. The Santa Fe Trail (Roud 5096) (4.36)
    source: Peter Bellamy, Songs an' Rummy Conjurin' Tricks (Fellside FSC5, 1991)
  11. Drinking Song (3.22)
    source: Jim Mageean & Johnny Collins, Make the Rafters Roar (Sweet Folk and Country SFA 103, 1979)

All tracks trad. arr. Damien Barber except
Track 2b Richard Thompson;
Track 4 Rudyard Kipling, Peter Bellamy;
Track 5 Ewan MacColl;
Track 6 Bob Copper, Peter Bellamy;
Track 11 David Dodds

> Folk Music > Records > Ken Wilson & Jim MacFarland: Here's a Health to the Company!

Ken Wilson & Jim MacFarland: Here's a Health to the Company!

Ken Wilson & Jim MacFarland: Here's a Health to the Company! (Wilson Family BITCD346)

Here's a Health to the Company!
Ken Wilson & Jim MacFarland

Wilson Family BITCD346 (CD, UK, March 2017)

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Produced by Ken Wilson;
Recorded at Shoebox Studios, Newcastle

Musicians

Ken Wilson, Jim MacFarland: vocals

Tracks

  1. Here's a Health to the Company (Roud 1801; G/D 8:1516) (2.25)
  2. Sarah Jane (Roud 16904) (3.08)
  3. Royal Oak (Roud 951; G/D 1:40) (2.32)
  4. Jimmy Murphy (Roud 7951) (2.27)
  5. The Trimdon Grange Explosion (Roud 3189) (2.11)
  6. O'Reilly (Roud 4720; Henry H580) (4.28)
  7. Lovely on the Water (Roud 1539) (2.37)
  8. Madame I'm a Darling (2.04)
  9. Tom the Barber (Roud 64; Child 100; G/D 5:999; Henry H221) (4.17)
  10. One Morning in May (Roud 140; Laws P14; TYG 34) (2.33)
  11. The Terror Time (2.25)
  12. Children of the Earth (2.45)
  13. Both Sides the Tweed (Roud 8913) (2.09)
  14. Palaces of Gold (2.48)
  15. Farewell My Dearest Dear (Roud 1035) (3.30)
  16. The Barley Straw (Roud 19112) (2.36)
  17. The Parting Glass (Roud 3004; G/D 8:1531; Henry H769) (2.13)

All tracks trad. except
Track 3 trad. / Luke Cheevers;
Track 4 Tommy Armstrong;
Track 11 Ewan MacColl;
Track 12 Brian Pearson;
Track 13 Dick Gaughan

> Folk Music > Records > Ken Wilson: Portraits

Ken Wilson: Portraits

Ken Wilson: Portraits (Wilson Family BITCD348)

Portraits
Ken Wilson

Wilson Family BITCD348 (CD, UK, May 2018)

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Produced by Ken Wilson;
Recorded at Shoebox Studios, Newcastle;
Front cover self-portrait and inside cover portraits by Ken Wilson

Musicians

Ken Wilson: lead vocals;
Ingrid Temple, Barry Temple, Christine Wilson, Adam Wilson, Lee Wilson: backing vocals [2, 5, 7, 10, 14, 16];
Barry Temple: concertina, synthesiser [12, 16];
Stewart Hardy: fiddle [4, 12]

Tracks

  1. Ghost Story (3.40)
  2. Ruins by the Shore (2.53)
  3. The Dark-Eyed Sailor (Roud 265; Laws N35; G/D 5:1037; Henry H232) (3.20)
  4. As I Roved Out (Roud 3479; G/D 6:1165) (3.23)
  5. Pleasant and Delightful (Roud 660; Laws O30; TYG 51) (3.53)
  6. The Barley Straw (Roud 19112) (2.38)
  7. Absent Friends (4.50)
  8. The Rose of York (3.42)
  9. Children of the Earth (2.53)
  10. Rufford Park Poachers (Roud 1759) (4.38)
  11. The Lowlands of Holland (Roud 484; G/D 6:1116; Henry H180) (3.34)
  12. True Lovers (Roud 1445) (2.53)
  13. The Yarmouth Tragedy (Roud 187; Laws M38; G/D 2:222) (3.27)
  14. Happy's the Man (Roud 1230) (2.42)
  15. The Joy of Living (4.07)
  16. We Work the Black Seam (4.12)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 Jim Woodland;
Track 2 Nick Jones;
Track 7 Keith Hancock;
Track 8 Ken Thompson, Leslie Hale;
Track 9 Brian Pearson;
Track 15 Ewan MacColl;
Track 16 Sting

> Folk Music > Records > Mike Wilson: Taking Shape

Mike Wilson: Taking Shape

Mike Wilson: Taking Shape (Hooky Mat HMR026)

Taking Shape
Mike Wilson

Hooky Mat Records HMR026 (CD, UK, 1 July 2019)

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Recorded and mastered by Anthony Robb at the Hooky Mat studio;
Cover photos by Pete Waterman;
Inside sleeve photo by Aodhán Ronan-Wilson;
Sleeve design by Tiny Taylor

Musicians

Mike Wilson: vocals

Tracks

  1. Janie Foster (3.12)
  2. Let's Hope the Clock Stands Still (2.44)
  3. The Bonny Hawthorn (Roud 9268; TYG 9) (4.12)
  4. The Forgotten Soldier (4.01)
  5. Steve Biko (5.12)
  6. Cold November Night (2.57)
  7. Wind and Rain (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (3.46)
  8. October Song (3.06)
  9. Farewell to 'Cotia / The Durham Miners' Lament / Pitricide (6.28)
  10. The Coll'ery Baths (3.21)

Track 1 words Joe Wilson, tune Alan Fitzsimmons;
Track 2 Pete Betts;
Track 3, 7 trad.;
Track 4 Rod Shearman;
Track 5 Mick Sheehan;
Track 6 Roger Watson;
Track 8 Robin Williamson;
Tracks 9ac Joch Purdon;
Track 9b Joch Purdon, Mike Wilson;
Track 10 words Dennis Rowan, tune Bert Draycott

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Other records with The Wilson Family

Aall Tegithor Like the Foaks o' Shields (Greenwich Village GVR 223) Anni and Jim Mageean, Alan Fitzsimons, Benny Graham, The Wilson Family, Aall Tegithor Like the Foaks o' Shields, LP, Greenwich Village GVR 223, 1981

Joe Stead: A Baker's Score (Greenwich Village GVR 227) Joe Stead, A Baker's Score, LP, Greenwich Village GVR 230, 1986

Martyn Wyndham-Read, Mussels on a Tree, CD, Fellside FECD84, 1992

Pete Morton, Mad World Blues, CD, Harbourtown HARCD 018, 1992

Various Artists, Voices: English Traditional Songs, CD, Fellside FECD87, 1992

Damien Barber: The Furrowed Field (DJC Records DJC011) Damien Barber, The Furrowed Field, CD, DJC Records DJC011, 2000

The Hooky Mat Project (Hooky Mat HMR025) Various Artists, The Hooky Mat Project, 2 CD, Hooky Mat HMR025, 2018

Various Artists: Roy Bailey Remembered (Towersey Festival) Various Artists, Roy Bailey Remembered, A celebration of Roy's music and life recorded at Towersey Festival 2019, 2 CD, Towersey Festival, 15 December 2020