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Mary Is Busy… Too Busy to Marry

More Maids: Mary Is Busy… Too Busy to Marry (Verlag der Spielleute CD 0009)

Mary Is Busy… Too Busy to Marry
More Maids

Verlag der Spielleute CD 0009 (CD, Germany, 2000)

Produced by Jürgen Treyz, co-produced by Davide Piai;
Recorded by Davide Piai, Jürgen Treyz and Gudrun Walther at artes Tonstudio Esslingen, August 1999;
Mixed and mastered by Davide Piai at artes;
Artwork Kleindienst & Crew, Stefan Beurer


Marion Fluck: vocals [9], flute, bamboo flutes [5], whistle [7], backing vocals;
Gudrun Walther: vocals [1, 5, 9], fiddle, viola, diatonic accordion, backing vocals;
Barbara Steinort: vocals [3, 7, 9], bouzouki, backing vocals

with guests
Florian King: double bass [2-7, 8a], bouzouki [6b, 8b&c];
Herbert Wachter: percussion [1-3, 8], drums [7, 9];
Rolf Wagels: bodhrán [1];
Henrik Mumm: fretless bass [1];
Davide Piai: electric bass [9];
Jürgen Treyz: acoustic guitar [3, 4a, 5-7, 8a], electric guitar [1, 9], acoustic bass [8c], dobro [2]


  1. Angry (3.21)
  2. Reaping the Rye / Urmel’s Fancy (3.21)
  3. Shining Clear / Hornpipe (4.41)
  4. Brenda Stubbert’s / Hangover Tuesday / The Humours of Kesh (6.48)
  5. Lover’s Ghost (4.39)
  6. Niall Keegan’s / Thomas McElvogue’s / Andy Renwick’s Ferret (6.24)
  7. Closer to Fine / Frank’s Reel (4.21)
  8. Autumn Mood / Eamonn’s House / Cold Chicken for Breakfast (3.50)
  9. By the Time It Gets Dark (3.45)

Track 1 Ginny Clee, Barbara Marsh (The Dear Janes);
Tracks 2a, 4a,c trad.;
Tracks 2b, 4b, 8 Gudrun Walther;
Track 3a text Robert Louis Stevenson, music Alan Reid;
Track 3b unknown;
Track 5 text trad., music Gudrun Walther;
Track 6a Niall Keegan;
Track 6b Thomas McElvogue;
Track 6c Gordon Duncan;
Track 7a Emily Saliers;
Track 7b John McCusker;
Track 9 Sandy Denny