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An Introduction to Nic Jones

An Introduction to Nic Jones (Topic TICD014)

An Introduction to
Nic Jones

Topic Records TICD014 (CD, UK, 7 June 2019)

This is a compilation of Nic Jones's Topic albums.

Compiled by Nic Jones;
Tracks 11-12 recorded by Neil Ferguson at Chapel Studios in 2013;
Project management Mike Mastrangelo;
Front cover photo by Dave Peabody;
Booklet notes by Colin Irwin

Musicians

Nic Jones, vocals, guitar [1-10], fiddle [1, 6-7];
Bridget Danby, recorders [1, 6], vocals [7];
Tony Hall, melodeon [6];
Dave Burland, vocals [7];
Joe Jones, guitar [11-12];
Belinda O'Hooley, accordion [11], piano [12]

Tracks

  1. Courting Is a Pleasure (Roud 454; G/D 6:1192; Henry H625) (5.16)
  2. Hamburger Polka (instrumental) (1.22)
  3. Isle of France (Roud 1575) (4.06)
  4. Billy Don't You Weep for Me (Roud V2845) (4.51)
  5. Dives and Lazarus (Roud 477; Child 56) (5.54)
  6. Barrack Street (Roud 1902; Laws K42) (4.25)
  7. Farewell to the Gold (5.16)
  8. Rufford Park Poachers (Roud 1759) (5.51)
  9. Seven Yellow Gypsies (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124) (2.48)
  10. The Humpback Whale (6.00)
  11. I Only Speak Portuguese (3.49)
  12. Now (3.54)

Tracks 1, 6-7, 10 from Penguin Eggs (12TS411, 1980);
Tracks 2-5, 8-9 from Game Set Match (TSCD566, 2006);
Track 11-12 2013 studio recordings with Joe Jones and Belinda O'Hooley