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Bill Jones: Turn to Me

Bill Jones: Turn to Me (BedSpring BOING 008CD)

Turn to Me
Bill Jones

BedSpring Music BOING 008CD (CD, UK, 1 April 2000)

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Recorded in January 2000 at Brian Bedford's Park Head Studio, Birdsedge, Huddersfield;
Rhythm track on [13] by Mike Frankland of Castlegate Studios, Stockton on Tees;
Cover and bricks photographs by Denys Connor;
Additional photographs by Joseph Bedford;
Photo of Bill aged 2 by Donald Lochner;
Sleeve design and artwork by RGB Digital Design

Musicians

Bill Jones, vocals, piano [1, 3-4, 7-8, 11-13], accordion [2, 5, 8-9], flute [2, 5, 10, 13], whistle [5, 13], alto whistle [12], rhythm [8];
Saskia Tomkins, fiddle [1, 4-5, 8, 10, 13], cello [4];
Simon Haworth, guitar [5, 10, 13], cittern [8];
Mike Frankland, rhythm track [13]

Tracks

  1. Mist Covered Mountains (3.53)
  2. The Handsome Cabin Boy (Roud 239; Laws N13; G/D 1:181) (2.46)
  3. The Fisherboy (Roud 912; Laws Q29; G/D 5:961) (3.55)
  4. Taimse Im Chodladh (5.07)
  5. Chloe Brown's Set: Chloe's Trick / The Limerick Boy (4.20)
  6. A Brisk Young Sailor (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1169, 6:1170; Henry H683) (1.53)
  7. Blood and Gold / The Universal Soldier (5.29)
  8. Long John Moore (Roud 3100; Child 251; G/D 2:246) (3.44)
  9. Young Waters (Roud 2860; Child 94) (4.19)
  10. The Busking Set: The Cliffs of Moher / The Skylark (2.33)
  11. The Wee Croppy Tailor (Roud 311; G/D 7:1463) (4.28)
  12. Turn to Me (4.26)
  13. A Jug of This (Roud 1191) (4.17)

All tracks trad. arr. Bill Jones except
Track 1 John Cameron arr. Bill Jones;
Tracks 4, 12 tune trad., words Bill Jones;
Track 5 Bill Jones;
Track 7a Andy Irvine, Jane Cassidy;
Track 7b Buffy Ste Marie;
Track 13 song and tune (Hexham Lasses) trad., extra tune Bill Jones

> Folk Music > Records > Bill Jones: Panchpuran

Bill Jones: Panchpuran

Bill Jones: Panchpuran (Brick Wall BRICK 002CD)

Panchpuran
Bill Jones

Brick Wall Music BRICK 002CD (CD, UK, 14 August 2001)
Compass Records 7 4318 2 (CD, USA, 2001)

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Produced by Karen Tweed;
Recorded by Brian Bedford at Park Head Studio, Birdsedge, nr. Huddersfield;
Mixed by Mark Whiles and Brian Bedford;
Mastered by Randy Leroy at Final Stage, Nashville, Tennessee;
Brass ensemble arranged and directed by Adrian Biddulph; recorded by Brian Bedford in County Durham;
String quartet arranged and directed by Timo Alakotila; recorded and engineered by Olli Varis at the Folk Music Dept. of the Sibelius Academy, Helsinki;
Original photography by Richard Faulks;
Artwork by The Designers Republic

Musicians

Bill Jones, vocals, accordion [1, 5, 9], whistle [1, 3, 8], piano [2-3, 5-6, 8-11];
Keith Angel, percussion [2-3, 6-7];
String quartet (Matti Mäkelä, Anni Järvela, violins; Helka Hakasalo, viola; Marion Göbel, cello) [2, 11];
Kathryn Tickell, fiddle [3];
Shanti Paul Jayasinha, cello [5, 8-10], flugelhorn [6, 9];
David Wood, guitar [5, 10];
Brass ensemble (Bryan Tait, Nicol Williamson, Alan Catherall, Bob Temple, cornets; Linda Cook, tenor horn; Jim Thompson, baritone horn; Paul Robinson, euphonium; Chris Bentham, Garry Reed, trombones; Dave McKay, E bass) [7];
Barry Coope, harmony vocals [1, 9];
Jim Boyes, harmony vocals [1, 9];
Lester Simpson, harmony vocals [1, 7, 9];
Jacey Bedford, harmony vocals [7];
Kelly While, harmony vocals [9]

Tracks

  1. William Taylor (Roud 158; Laws N11; G/D 1:169; Henry H231, H757) (4.15)
  2. The Tale of Tam Lin (Roud 35; Child 39; G/D 2:330) (5.26)
  3. The Barley and the Rye (Roud 23268) (3.54)
  4. Panchpuran (3.52)
  5. Silver Whistle / Low Down in the Broom (Roud 1644) (3.59)
  6. Rocking the Cradle (Roud 357) (4.18)
  7. The Hexham Lad (Roud 3182) / The Blackleg Miners (Roud 3193) (2.59)
  8. Loving Hannah (Roud 454; G/D 6:1192; Henry H625) (5.12)
  9. Tuney Song Set: Inis Dhún Rámha / Show Me the Way to Wallington / The Devil and the Farmer's Wife (4.10)
  10. Stór Mo Chroí (Roud 3076) (3.19)
  11. Goin' Back (3.20)
  12. Rocking the Cradle Reprise (1.40)

Track 1 trad. arr. Bill Jones, Jim Boyes, Barry Coope, Lester Simpson, Karen Tweed;
Track 2 words trad., tune Bill Jones arr. Bill Jones, Keith Angel, Timo Alakotila, Karen Tweed;
Track 3 trad. arr. Bill Jones, Kathry Tickell, Keith Angel, Lester Simpson, Kellie While, Karen Tweed;
Track 4 Bill Jones;
Track 5a words Bill Jones, tune trad. arr. Bill Jones, David Wood, Shanti Paul Jayasinha, Karen Tweed;
Track 5b trad. arr. Bill Jones, David Wood, Shanti Paul Jayasinha, Karen Tweed;
Track 6 words trad., tune Bill Jones arr. Bill Jones, Shanti Paul Jayasinha, Keith Angel, Karen Tweed;
Track 7 trad. arr. Bill Jones, Lester Simpson, Kellie While, Adrian Biddulph, Karen Tweed;
Track 8 trad. arr. Bill Jones, Shanti Paul Jayasinha, Karen Tweed;
Track 9 trad. arr. Bill Jones, Shanti Paul Jayasinha, Lester Simpson, Kelly While, Barry Coope, Jim Boyes, Karen Tweed;
Track 10 words trad., tune Bill Jones arr. Bill Jones, David Wood, Shanti Paul Jayasinha, Karen Tweed;
Track 11 Gerry Goffin, Carole King

> Folk Music > Records > Bill Jones: Bits & Pieces

Bill Jones: Bits & Pieces

Bill Jones: Bits & Pieces (BedSpring BOING 008CD)

Bits & Pieces
Bill Jones

Brick Wall Music BRICK 003CD (CD EP, UK, 1 October 2001)
Compass Records 7 4366 2 (2 CD, with Two Year Winter, USA, 2003)

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Tracks 1-2, 4 produced by Bill Jones, mixed by Brian Bedford at Park Head Studio, Birdsedge, Huddersfield;
Track 3 produced by Karen Tweed and Bill Jones, mixed by Brian Bedford and Keith Angel at Park Head Studio;
Photography by Richard Faulks;
Artwork and design by Jigsaw Creative

Musicians

Bill Jones, vocals, diddling [3], piano [2, 4], accordion [1, 3], flute [3], whistle [1, 3];
Kathryn Tickell, fiddle [3], viola [3];
Shanti Paul Jayasinha, cello [3];
David Wood, guitar [3];
Keith Angel, percussion [3];

Tracks

  1. The Manchester Angel (Roud 2741) (3.38)
  2. Whan Am I Bid? (3.29)
  3. Riddles from the North (Roud 161; Child 1) (3.32)
  4. Farewell to Nova Scotia (Roud 384) (3.51)

Tracks 1, 4 trad. arr. Bill Jones;
Track 2 Brian Bedford;
Track 3 words trad, tune and arr. Bill Jones, trad. reel The Woman of the House

> Folk Music > Records > Bill Jones: Live at The Live

Bill Jones: Live at The Live

Bill Jones: Live at The Live (Brick Wall BRICK 004CD)

Live at The Live
Bill Jones

Brick Wall Music BRICK 004CD (CD, UK, 1 Janary 2002)

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Recorded at The Live Theatre in Newcastle on 2 December 2001;
Masterdd by Oliver Knight ar Panda Sound, Robin Hood's Bay;
Photographs by Peter Jones, Keith Angel and Miranda Sykes;
Design and artwork by Bryan Ledgard and Ricky Hewitt at Ledgard Jepson

Musicians

Bill Jones, vocals, accordion [2, 17, 21], piano [4, 7, 10, 12, 14, 16-17, 19, 23], whistle [5];
Roger Wilson, fiddle [2, 4, 7, 12, 16-17, 21], guitar [5, 10, 14, 19, 23], Mirandy Sykes, double bass [2, 4-5, 7, 9-10, 12, 14, 16-17, 19, 23], electric bass [21], harmony vocals;
Keith Angel, djembe [2], drum kit [4-5, 10, 14, 19, 21, 23], bell tree [12], cymbal [12], congas [16-17]

Tracks

  1. Intro to The Manchester Angel (0.20)
  2. The Manchester Angel (Roud 2741) (3.47)
  3. Intro to Goin' Back (1.00)
  4. Goin' Back (3.24)
  5. The Hexham Lad (Roud 3182) / The Blackleg Miners (Roud 3193) (3.26)
  6. Intro to What Am I Bid? (0.47)
  7. What Am I Bid? (3.48)
  8. Intro to Panchpuran (0.30)
  9. Panchpuran (4.28)
  10. Blood and Gold / The Universal Soldier (5.34)
  11. Intro to The Tale of Tam Lin (0.10)
  12. The Tale of Tam Lin (Roud 35; Child 39; G/D 2:330) (5.36)
  13. Intro to Stór Mo Chroí (0.44)
  14. Stór Mo Chroí (Roud 3076) (3.37)
  15. Intro to Farewell to Nova Scotia (0.09)
  16. Farewell To Nova Scotia (Roud 384) (4.21)
  17. Tuney Song Set: Inis Dhún Rámha / Show Me the Way to Wallington / The Devil and the Farmer's Wife (4.10)
  18. Intro to Never Be Mine (0.52)
  19. Never Be Mine (3.48)
  20. Intro to Long John Moore (0.09)
  21. Long John Moore (Roud 3100; Child 251; G/D 2:246) (5.19)
  22. Intro to Turn to Me (1.11)
  23. Turn to Me (5.01)

All tracks trad. arr. Bill Jones, Roger Wilson, Miranda Sykes, Keith Angel except
Track 4 Gerry Goffin, Carole King;
Track 7 Brian Bedford;
Tracks 9, 23 Bill Jones;
Tracks 12, 14 words trad., tune Bill Jones arr. Bill Jones, Roger Wilson, Miranda Sykes, Keith Angel;
Track 10a Andy Irvine, Jane Cassidy;
Track 10b Buffy Ste Marie;
Track 19 Kate Bush;
Track 23 words Bill Jones, tune trad. arr. Bill Jones, Roger Wilson, Miranda Sykes, Keith Angel

> Folk Music > Records > Bill Jones: Two Year Winter

Bill Jones: Two Year Winter

Bill Jones: Two Year Winter (Brick Wall BRICK 005CD)

Two Year Winter
Bill Jones

Brick Wall Music BRICK 005CD (CD, UK, 4 January 2003)
Compass Records 7 4366 2 (2 CD, with Bits & Pieces, USA, 2003)

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Produced by Bill Jones;
Recorded at Brian Bedford's Park Head Studios, Birdsedge, nr. Huddersfield, UK in 2003;
Mixed by Mark Whyles, Brian Bedford and Bill Jones;
Mastered by Randy Leroy at Final Stage, Nashville, Tennessee;
Design, photos and artwork by Bryan Ledgard

Musicians

Bill Jones, vocals, diddling [9], piano [1, 3, 6, 10, 12], accordion [2, 4-5, 8, 11], tin whistle [2, 4], flute [7],
Miranda Sykes, double bass [1, 3, 5-6, 9, 11], harmony vocals [1, 5-7, 11];
David Wood, guitar [1-4, 7, 9, 11];
Stewart Hardy, fiddle [1, 3, 5, 7, 9];
Sarah Wright, flute [1, 3-4, 9, 11];
Shanti Jayasinha, cello [3-4, 7-8], flugelhorn [3, 6, 9];
Keith Angel, djembe [5], shaker [5], percussion [6, 9, 11]

Tracks

  1. From My Window (4.04)
  2. The Holland Mistress (Roud 399; Laws O39; G/D 5:998; Henry H31; TYG 71) (3.49)
  3. Two Year Winter (3.36)
  4. Night-Time Jigs: Comb Your Hair and Curl It / Upstairs and to Bed / Dever the Dancer (3.55)
  5. The Story of our Darling Grace (2.49)
  6. The Lover's Ghost (Roud 179; Child 248) (3.38)
  7. Hey Away (4.10)
  8. Lost Chances (3.37)
  9. Diddling Set: Jenny Dang the Weaver / The Dark Mill / Paddy's Trip to Scotland (4.08)
  10. The Two Brothers (3.33)
  11. The Haymakers (Roud 153; Henry H697) (3.34)
  12. Bide (Roud 1350; Child 44; G/D 2:334) (2.19)

Track 1 Eamon Friel, Dave Duggan, arr. Bill Jones;
Track 2 trad. / Bill Jones arr. Bill Jones, David Wood;
Track 3 Anne Hills, Bill Jones, arr. by Bill Jones;
Track 4 trad. arr. Bill Jones, David Wood, Shanti Jayasinha;
Track 5 words Bill Jones trad. arr. Bill Jones, Stewart Hardy, Miranda Sykes, Keith Angel;
Track 6 trad. arr. Bill Jones, Shanti Jayasinha, Miranda Sykes, Keith Angel;
Track 7 trad. / Bill Jones arr. Bill Jones, Stewart Hardy, David Wood, Shanti Jayasinha, Miranda Sykes;
Track 8 words Anne Hills, traditional Irish Tune, arr. and reworking Bill Jones;
Track 9 trad. arr. Bill Jones, Stewart Hardy, Sarah Wright, David Wood, Shanti Jayasinha, Miranda Sykes, Keith Angel;
Track 10 Pete Morton;
Track 11 song and tune (Mac's Fancy) trad. arr. Bill Jones, Sarah Wright, David Wood, Miranda Sykes, Keith Angel;
Track 12 trad. / Bill Jones

> Folk Music > Records > Bill Jones, Aoife Clancy, Anne Hills: Faire Winds Live

Bill Jones, Aoife Clancy, Anne Hills: Faire Winds Live

Bill Jones, Aoife Clancy, Anne Hills: Faire Winds Live (Brick Wall BRICK 006CD)

Faire Winds Live
Bill Jones, Aiofe Clancy, Anne Hills

Brick Wall Music BRICK 006CD (EP, UK, 4 January 2003)

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Recorded live on tour in the USA in October/November 2002;
Mastered by Scott Petito at NRS Studio, Catskill, New York, USA;
Photos by Irene Young;
Design and artwork by Bryan Ledgard

Musicians

Aoife Clancy, vocals [1, 5-6], harmony vocals [2-4], bodhrán [2], guitar [5];
Anne Hills, vocals [1-2, 4,6], harmony vocals [3, 5], banjo [2], guitar [4-5];
Bill Jones, vocals [1, 3, 6], harmony vocals [5], tin whistle [2], piano [3-4], accordion [5]

Tracks

  1. Across the Blue Mountains (Roud 3132, 25278) (4.51)
  2. Pendle Hill (5.06)
  3. Rocking the Cradle (Roud 357) (3.58)
  4. Some Boats (3.58)
  5. Is Fada Liom Uaim I (3.12)
  6. So Here's to You (3.39)

Track 1 trad. Appalachian;
Tracks 2, 4 Anne Hills;
Track 3 trad. / Bill Jones;
Track 5 words trad., tune by Eithne Ní Uallachainn;
Track 6 Alan Bell

> Folk Music > Records > Bill Jones: Wonderful Fairytale

Bill Jones: Wonderful Fairytale

Bill Jones: Wonderful Fairytale (Brick Wall BRICK007CD)

Wonderful Fairytale
Bill Jones

Brick Wall Music BRICK007CD (CD, UK, 19 April 2019)

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Produced, recorded and mixed by Ian Stephenson at Simpson Street Studios, North East England;
Mastered by Nick Watson at Fluid Mastering, London, England;
Photography, artwork and design by Elly Lucas

Musicians

Bill Jones, vocals, piano, accordion;
Jean-Pierre Garde, violin, viola;
Shanti Jayasinha, flugelhorn;
Ian Stephenson, guitar, double bass;
Stephen Henderson, percussion;
Gareth Davies-Jones, Anne Hills, backing vocals;
Niles Krieger, additional violin [3, 7];
String Quartet (Ed Cross, Hannah Tattersfield, violins, Jean-Pierre Garde, viola, Mark Carroll, cello) [2, 11]

Tracks

  1. The Arboretum (3.22)
  2. Wonderful Fairytale (4.09)
  3. A Far Cry (3.50)
  4. The Cold Susquehanna (3.54)
  5. My Elfin Knight (3.12)
  6. The Wear County Line (4.16)
  7. Humphrey Kynaston (3.25)
  8. The Three Ravens (Roud 5; Child 26) (3.20)
  9. Never a Lad (3.59)
  10. Myself at Home (5.03)
  11. Caden's Lullaby (3.48)
  12. So, Here's to You (3.35)

Tracks 1, 4, 9-10 Bill Jones, Anne Hills;
Tracks 2, 5-6, 11 Bill Jones;
Track 3 Peter Crossley;
Track 7 Bill Jones, lyrics help from Catherine O'Neill;
Track 8 trad./Bill Jones;
Track 12 Alan A. Bell