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“ ‘We could do the Stick and Bucket Dance,’ volunteered Baker the weaver.”
Terry Pratchett: Lords and Ladies

Morris On

Ashley Hutchings et al: Morris On (Island HELP5)

Morris On
Ashley Hutchings and others

Island HELP5 (LP, UK, June 1972)
Hannibal Records HNBL/CD 4406 (LP/CD, UK, 19??)
Fledg'ling Records FLED 3037 (CD, UK, 7 October 2002; re-released 18 January 2010)

Ashley Hutchings et al: Morris On (Fledg'ling FLED 3037)

Produced and recorded by John Wood for Witchseason Production Ltd;
Mastered for CD by Denis Blackham at Country Masters;
Photograph by Keith Morris. Original Artwork by CCS

Musicians

John Kirkpatrick: vocals, button accordion, Anglo concertina, harmonium, tambourine;
Richard Thompson: vocals, electric guitar;
Barry Dransfield: vocals, fiddle, acoustic guitar;
Ashley Hutchings: vocals, bass guitar;
Dave Mattacks: drums, tambourine

Guests:
Shirley Collins: vocals [5, 8a];
Bert Cleaver: pipe, tabor [7];
Ray Worman dances the bacca pipes jig on [2];
The Chingford Morris Men perform the stick dances on [6]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Morris Call (2.11)
  2. Greensleeves (1.43)
  3. The Nutting Girl (Roud 509; G/D 7:1475) (4.39)
  4. Old Woman Tossed up in a Blanket (Roud 1297) / Shepherd's Hey / Trunkles (4.35)
  5. Staines Morris (Roud V18894) (3.13)
  6. Lads A'Bunchum / Young Collins (3.06)
  1. Vandals of Hammerwich (1.04)
  2. Willow Tree (Roud 21006) / Bean Setting / Shooting (3.52)
  3. I'll Go and 'List for a Sailor (Roud 1614) (2.22)
  4. Princess Royal (3.43)
  5. Cuckoo's Nest (Roud 1506) (5.28)
  6. Morris Off (1.00)

All tracks trad. arr. Barry Dransfield, Ashley Hutchings, John Kirkpatrick, Dave Mattacks, Richard Thompson except
Track 7 trad. arr. Bert Cleaver