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Bellowhead: Burlesque

Bellowhead: Burlesque (Westpark 87132)


Westpark Music 87132 (CD, Germany, 25 September 2006)

Produced by Bend Mandelson and Rob Keyloch;
Recorded 28 January-3 February 2006 at Livingstone Studios, London by Rob Keyloch and Graham Dominy assisted by John Purcell;
Mixed by Rob Keyloch at Chruch Walk Studio, London;
Mastered by Duncan Cowell at Sound Mastering, London


Jon Boden, vocals, fiddle, tambourine;
John Spiers, melodeon, concertina, backing vocals;
Benji Kirkpatrick, guitar, bouzouki, mandolin, tenor banjo, backing vocals;
Andy Mellon, trumpet, flugelhorn, backing vocals;
Justin Thurgur, Trombone;
Brendan Kelly, saxophones, bass clarinet, backing vocals;
Gideon Juckes, sousaphone, tubas, backing vocals;
Pete Flood, percussion;
Rachael McShane, cello, fiddle, vocals;
Paul Sartin, fiddle, oboe, backing vocals;
Giles Lewin, fiddle, bagpipes, backing vocals


  1. Rigs of the Time (Roud 876) (5.57)
  2. Jordan (Roud 2103) (4.07)
  3. Across the Line (Roud 8239) (5.09)
  4. London Town (Roud 868; G/D 2:299) (5.55)
  5. Sloe Gin: Frozen Gin / The Vinegar Reel / The Sloe (5.18)
  6. Courting Too Slow (Roud 1918; Laws P5) (6.09)
  7. Flash Company (Roud 954) (5.10)
  8. Hopkinson's Favourite (5.56)
  9. One May Morning Early (Roud 356) (2.50)
  10. The Outlandish Knight (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225; Henry H163) (7.05)
  11. Frog's Legs & Dragon's Teeth (4.55)
  12. Fire Marengo (4.05)
  13. Death and the Lady (Roud 1031) (5.57)

Tracks 1-2, 5c, 9, 11a, 12 trad. arr. Jon Boden;
Track 3 words trad., music Milton Nascimento arr. Jon Boden;
Track 4 trad. arr. Paul Sartin;
Track 5a John Spiers;
Track 5b, 11b Jon Boden;
Track 6 trad. / Peter Bellamy arr. John Spiers, Jon Boden;
Track 7 trad. arr. Bellowhead;
Track 8 trad. arr. John Spiers, Jon Boden;
Track 10 words trad., melody Martin Carthy arr. John Spiers, Jon Boden;
Track 13 words trad., music Jon Boden