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The Portway Pedlars: In Greenwood Shades

The Portway Pedlars: In Greenwood Shades (Greenwich Village GVR 229)

In Greenwood Shades
Songs of Oxfordshire collected by Alfred Williams
The Portway Pedlars (Len & Barbara Berry)

Greenwich Village Records GVR 229 (LP, UK, 1984)

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Produced by The Portway Pedlars;
Recorded by Nigel Mazlyn Jones at Isle of Light Studios, Cornwall in July 1984;
Mastered by Tony Bridge at P.R.T. Studios;
Front cover photography by Henry Taunt, the famous Oxford photographer (1914);
Sleeve design by Chris Groom

Musicians

Len Berry, vocals;
Barbara Berry, piano accordion, piano, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Gypsies' Glee (Roud 1244) (2.28)
  2. We Are All Jolly Fellows That Follow the Plough (Roud 346; G/D 3:418) (3.06)
  3. Grandma's Advice (Roud 282; Henry H208) (2.26)
  4. Blue-Eyed Nellie (Roud 2665) (2.30)
  5. Where the Cannons Loudly Roar (Roud 17801) (3.31)
  6. When I Was a Maid (Roud 24144) (1.56)
  7. Poor Old Horse (Roud 513; TYG 60) (2.24)
  1. Girls of Oxfordshire (Roud 12727) (4.54)
  2. I Wandered By a Brookside (Roud 2418) (3.51)
  3. Maggie's Secret (Roud 12886) (3.49)
  4. Long-Tailed Blue (Roud 1287) (3.50)
  5. Upon a Pleasant Hill I Stood (Roud 13452) (2.06)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 third verse Len Berry, tune Barbara Berry;
Tracks 4, 8, 10-11 tune Barbara Berry;
Track 6 music trad. (I Married a Wife, O Then!) adapted Barbara Berry;
Track 9 words Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Baron Hougthon (1809-1885), music Barbara Berry;

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Bob & Gill Berry: Bittersweet

Bob & Gill Berry: Bittersweet (WildGoose WGS336CD)

Bittersweet
Bob & Gill Berry

WildGoose Studios WGS336CD (CD, UK, 2006)

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Recorded and produced by Doug Bailey at WildGoose Studios

Musicians

Gill Berry, vocals;
Bob Berry, vocals, guitars, bouzouki, percussion;
Anahata, cello;
Pete Harris, bass guitar;
Keith Kendrick, concertinas;
Paul Sartin, fiddle, oboe;
Jo Veal, clarinet

Tracks

  1. Englands Glory (4.35)
  2. I Wandered By a Brookside (Roud 2418) (3.32)
  3. Suffer Little Children (2.17)
  4. Winter Man (2.29)
  5. Revels Day (3.55)
  6. Brown Girl (Roud 180; Child 295) (3.24)
  7. May Dew (2.41)
  8. Gay Green Gown (3.34)
  9. Tom's Gone to Hilo (Roud 481; Henry H53d) (3.07)
  10. Fisher Lad of Whitby (3.21)
  11. Dockyard Wall (5.16)
  12. Fair Flora (Roud 948; Henry H30a) (3.12)
  13. Calum More (2.50)
  14. Song of Time (4.53)

Track 1 John Prosser;
Track 2 words Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Baron Hougthon (1809-1885), music Barbara Berry;
Track 3 words Mary Foulkes, music Paul Flannery;
Track 4 Chris Leslie;
Track 5 John Pullen;
Tracks 6-7, 9, 12 trad.;
Track 8 probably Ruth L. Tongue;
Tracks 10 Barbara Berry;
Tracks 11 Shep Woolley;
Tracks 13 Andy Mitchel;
Tracks 14 Alan Bell

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Bob & Gill Berry: Echoes of Alfred

Bob & Gill Berry: Echoes of Alfred (WildGoose WGS427CD)

Echoes of Alfred
Bob & Gill Berry

WildGoose Studios WGS427CD (CD, UK, 2018)

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Recorded and produced by Doug Bailey at WildGoose Studios

Musicians

Bob Berry, vocals, guitar, mandolin, bouzouki, coconuts;
Gill Berry, vocals;
Lewis Wood, fiddle, piano, mandolin;
Gill Redmond, cello;
Richard Rees, melodeon, vocals;
Nigel Owen, Christine Owen, Mick Hiscock, vocals

Tracks

  1. No Followers (Roud 25882) (2.39)
  2. My Jolly Waggoner Drive On (Roud 1302) (3.19)
  3. I’ll Weave Him a Garland (Roud 1247) (3.19)
  4. Chickens! (Roud 2552) (3.07)
  5. Sweet Queen of May (Roud 594) (4.12)
  6. My Old Wife’s a Good Old Cratur (Roud 1263) (1.57)
  7. Days of Summer (2.35)
  8. The Broken-Down Gentleman (Roud 383) (3.04)
  9. Deny No Man His Rights (Roud 21215) (2.29)
  10. Sarah Gale (Roud 22074) (3.03)
  11. Through the Groves (3.35)
  12. I Was Much Better Off in the Army (4.50)
  13. Sprig of Thyme (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (2.59)
  14. Shearers' Song (Roud 1226) (1.58)
  15. Salisbury Plain (Roud 21098) (2.40)
  16. Out With My Dog in the Morning (Roud 1847) (4.12)

Track 1 trad. / Gill Berry;
Track 2, 5, 14, 16 trad. / Bob Berry;
Track 3, 6, 9-10 trad. / Barbara Berry;
Track 4 James Allan Bland / Bob Berry;
Track 7 Miggy Campbell;
Track 8 trad. / Richard Rees / arr. Bob Berry;
Track 11, 13 trad. / arr. Bob Berry;
Track 12 Butler / Lubin / Gay / arr. Bob Berry;
Track 15 Barry Dransfield / Dave Howes / arr. Bob Berry;