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Coope Boyes & Simpson: Triple Echo

Coope Boyes & Simpson: Triple Echo (No Masters NMCD22)

Triple Echo
Songs collected by Ralph Vaughan Williams, George Butterworth and Percy Grainger
Coope Boyes & Simpson

No Masters NMCD22 (CD, UK, 2005)

Produced and engineered by John Tams;
Recorded at The Bench, Derbyshire;
Mixed by Jim Boyes at No Masters;
Cover photos and cover design by Val Carman;
Layout and artwork by Bryan Ledgard

Musical Traditions CD review by Rod Stradling

Musicians

All tracks Barry Coope, Jim Boyes & Lester Simpson, vocals, except
Track 4 Barry Coope, vocals; Andy Cutting, diatonic button accordion;
Track 8 Lester Simpson, vocals;
Track 13 Jim Boyes, vocals; Jo Freya, saxophone

Tracks

  1. Bushes and Briars (Roud 1027) (5.33)
  2. The Ploughboy's Dream (Roud 1545) (3.21)
  3. New Garden Fields (Roud 1054) (4.00)
  4. The Cuckoo (Roud 413; G/D 6:1157; Henry H479) (3.22)
  5. Ward the Pirate (Roud 224; Child 287; G/D 1:39) (4.47)
  6. Lovely on the Water (Roud 1539) (3.54)
  7. The Turtle Dove (Roud 422) (2.37)
  8. Riding Down to Portsmouth (Roud 1534) (2.50)
  9. Riley the Fisherman (Roud 270; Laws M8; G/D 1:22; Henry H468) (4.43)
  10. Lovely Joan (Roud 592) (3.03)
  11. Shanties: Santa Anna (Roud 207; Henry H496) / Dollar and a 'alf a Day (Roud 681; Henry H469) / Storm Along (Roud 216) (10.36)
  12. Banks of Green Willow (Roud 172; Child 24; G/D 6:1225) (3.03)
  13. It Hails, It Rains (Roud 608; G/D 5:983) (1.49)
  14. New Christians (Roud 1503) (3.42)
  15. Horkstow Grange (Roud 1760) (3.49)

All tracks trad. arr. Coope Boyes & Simpson except
Track 4 trad. arr. Barry Coope and Andy Cutting;
Track 8 trad. arr. Lester Simpson;
Track 13 trad. arr. Jim Boyes and Jo Freya