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Cyril Tawney: Down the Hatch

Cyril Tawney: Down the Hatch (Neptune NGL 101)

Down the Hatch
Songs about Drink & Drinkers
Cyril Tawney (1930-2005)

Neptune Tapes NGL 101 (cassette, UK, 1994)

Recorded at Lion Studios, Leeds, May 1993-February 1994;
Engineer Guy Hatton;
Produced by Cyril Tawney;
Artwork by Neil White Associates

Musicians

Cyril Tawney, vocals, nylon-strung acoustic guitar

Tracks

  1. Charley Mopps (Roud 10678) (2.01)
  2. Early One Evening (2.50)
  3. Bluey Brink (Roud 3317) (2.32)
  4. A Jug of This (Roud 1191) (2.16)
  5. Boozing (2.26)
  6. Oh Good Ale (Roud 203; G/D 3:590) (3.31)
  7. A Pint of Contraception (2.52)
  8. Down Where the Drunkards Roll (4.42)
  9. Sucking Cider Through a Straw (Roud 7867) (2.43)
  10. As Soon As This Pub Closes (2.14)
  11. On a Monday Morning (3.08)
  12. All Through the Beer (Roud 475; G/D 3:580) (4.09)
  13. Three Drunken Maidens (Roud 252) (2.00)
  14. The Parting Glass (Roud 3004; G/D 8:1531; Henry H769) (2.38)
  15. The Old Pub (1.45)
  16. Sparrow in the Tree Top (4.11)
  17. Farewell to the Whisky (Roud 845; G/D 3:587; Henry H807) (2.54)
  18. Jolly Roving Tars (2.47)
  19. Come to Australia (2.25)
  20. Reunion (5.24)
  21. I Mean to Get Jolly Well Drunk (3.10)
  22. Fathom the Bowl (Roud 880) (3.07)
  23. The Barley Mow (Roud 944) (4.02)

Tracks 1, 3-6, 9, 12-14, 17-18, 21-13 trad. arr. Cyril Tawney;
Track 2 words Miles Wootton, music trad.;
Track 7 John Mitchell;
Track 8 Richard Thompson;
Track 10 Alex Glasgow;
Tracks 11, 20 Cyril Tawney;
Track 15 Johnny Handle;
Track 16 Bob Merrily;
Track 19 David Jones;