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Anglicana

Anglicana (Topic TSCD539)

Anglicana
Eliza Carthy

Topic Records TSCD539 (CD, UK, October 27, 2002)

Produced by Eliza Carthy and Ben Ivitsky
Engineered by Ben Ivitsky at Bamboo Hut, Edinburgh, Adrian Bradley at Twickenham Sound Studios, Twickenham, and for Little Gypsy Girl, Oliver Knight at Panda Sound, Robin Hood's Bay
Mixed by Ben Ivitsky, Kester Lyddon and Adrian Bradley at Twickenham Sound Studios, Twickenham.
Media transfer and technical help: Dave Wah at Bamboo Hut, Edinburgh
Mastering by Denis Blackham at Country Masters
Photography by Tom Howard
Design by John Haxby
All tracks published by Topic Records Ltd.

Eliza wrote Dr MCMBE for Martin Carthy on his 60th birthday.

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2003: Best album

Musicians

Eliza Carthy, fiddle, vocals, octave violin [2], piano [9];
Barnaby Stradling, acoustic bass [1 ,6, 10];
John Spiers, melodeon [1, 5, 6];
Jon Boden, fiddle [1, 5, 6];
Donald MacDougal, guitar [1];
Donald Hay, drums and percussion [1, 6, 10], hammer and girders [6];
Ben Ivitsky, viola [2], guitar [3, 5], semi-acoustic guitar and trombone [10];
Tim van Eyken, melodeon [2], guitar [2, 7], harmonica [5];
Maria Gilhooley, Norma Waterson, vocals [4];
Will Duke, concertina [4];
Dan Quinn, melodeon [4];
Tom Salter, electric guitar [5];
Martin Carthy, guitar [8];
Martin Green, piano accordion [10];
Doug Duncan, trumpet [10];
Greg Ivitsky, also saxophone [10];
Heather Macleod, Mary Macmaster, vocals [10]

Tracks

  1. Worcester City (Roud 218; Laws P30; G/D 2:210) (4.45)
  2. Just as the Tide Was Flowing (Roud 1105) (7.58)
  3. Limbo (Roud 969) (4.24)
  4. Little Gypsy Girl (Roud 229; Laws O4) (2.08)
  5. No Man's Jig / Hanoverian Dance / Three Jolly Sheepskins (4.09)
  6. Pretty Ploughboy (Roud 186; Laws M24; G/D 1:170; Henry H105) (5.19)
  7. Bold Privateer (Roud 1000) (7.07)
  8. Dr MCMBE (5.40)
  9. In London So Fair (Roud 2989; G/D 1:178, Henry H203) (8.06)
  10. Willow Tree (Roud 18831) (4.30)

All tracks trad. arr. Eliza Carthy except
Track 3, 10 trad. arr. Eliza Carthy and Ben Ivitsky;
Track 8 Eliza Carthy

Acknowledgements

Thanks to John Haxby for permission to use the image of the CD cover.