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Raison D'Être

Dave Swarbrick: Raison D'Être (Shirty SHIRTY1)

Raison D'Être
Dave Swarbrick

Shirty Records SHIRTY1 (CD, UK, 2010)

Recorded between 2002 and 2010, some in Canada, most at Atrax, Coventry;
Engineered by Dave Swarbrick;
Mix down engineer Kevin Dempsey;
Track 10 mixed by Andy Thompson at Gighouse Studios, Leamington Spa;
Mastered by Andy Thompson at Gighouse Studios;
Sleeve design: Bryan Ledgard;
Cover photo: Tracy Kolenchuk

Musicians

Dave Swarbrick, fiddle [1-3, 5-11], baritone violin [4, 8, 10], mandolin [5-6];
The Jason Wilson Band [1];
Beryl Marriott, piano [2, 11];
Kevin Dempsey, guitar [2, 4-9, 11];
Maartin Allcock, bass guitar [2, 11];
Simon Mayor, mandolin, mandocello [3];
Michael Burnham, violin [6];
Jude Rees, oboe [8, 10], recorder, shawm, curtal [10];
Martin Carthy, guitar [10];
John Kirkpatrick, button accordion [10]

Tracks

  1. Spanish Ladies / Geese on the Bog / Leather Away the Wattle-oh / Freedom for Ireland (5.38)
  2. The Fair Haired Child (4.08)
  3. Granny's Delight / The Man Tiger (3.33)
  4. Andy's Waltz (3.18)
  5. Buttock Beef / The Rising Sun / The Northern Frisk (4.31)
  6. Ravenscroft's Fancy (2.32)
  7. Sweet Alban (4.38)
  8. Carpenters Morris / Frank and Easie / Easter Thursday / Mrs Savage's Whim (3.31)
  9. Thomas and Sally (2.41)
  10. A Jigg Called Long Time / Running Footman's Jig / The Brown Joak (4.31)
  11. We Brought the Summer With Us (3.45)

Track 1 trad. arr. Dave Swarbrick, Jason Wilson;
Tracks 2, 11 trad. arr. Beryl Marriott;
Track 3 trad. arr. Dave Swarbrick, Simon Mayor;
Tracks 4, 7 Dave Swarbrick;
Tracks 5, 8, 10 trad. arr. Dave Swarbrick;
Tracks 6, 9 trad. arr. Dave Swarbrick, Kevin Dempsey;