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Bob Cann: West Country Melodeon

Bob Cann: West Country Melodeon (Topic 12TS275)

West Country Melodeon
Bob Cann (1916-1990)

Topic Records 12TS275 (LP, UK, 1975)
Topic Records TSDL275 (digital download, UK, June 2010)

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Recorded by Tony Engle at South Tawton, Devon, July 1975;
Produced by Tony Engle;
Sleeve design and notes by Tony Engle

Musicians

Bob Cann, melodeon

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Uncle George’s (The Cliff) / Tommy Roberts’ hornpipes (3.47)
  2. Hot Punch / Uncle's Jig jigs (4.00)
  3. Uncle George’s Waltz / Uncle Jim’s Waltz (3.06)
  4. The Primrose Polka (2.50)
  5. Dorsetshire Hornpipe (1.55)
  6. The Kester Rocky Waltz (2.33)
  7. Family Jig / Uncle George's jigs (4.05)
  1. Woodland Flowers / Uncle Jim's barn dances (4.09)
  2. Ford Farm Reel / Cornish quickstep reels (4.04)
  3. Harry Gidley’s Waltz (2.58)
  4. When its Night-Time in Italy (It's Wednesday Over Here) / Climbin’ up de Golden Stairs (4.07)
  5. Lyrinka old-fashioned waltz (3.05)
  6. Schottische Hornpipe / Cokey Hornpipe hornpipes (3.33)

All tracks trad. except
Track 4 Robert Brown;
Tracks 6, 9a Bob Cann;
Track 8a Felix Burns;
Track 11a James Kendis, Lew Brown;

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Bob Cann: ‘Proper Job’

Bob Cann: ‘Proper Job’ (Veteran VT138CD)

‘Proper Job’
Melodeon playing from Dartmoor recorded 1952-1988
Bob Cann (1916-1990)

Veteran VT138CD (CD, UK, 1999)

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Produced and designed by John Howson;
Tracks 1-4 recorded by Peter Kennedy for the BBC at South Zeal, Devon, in 1952;
Tracks 5-6 recorded by Peter Kennedy for the BBC at Sticklepath, Devon, in 1955;
Tracks 7-10 recorded by Simon Evans for BBC Radio Kent at Catford Folk Club in 1978;
Tracks 11-19 recorded by John Howson at South Tawton, Devon, in 1988;
Tracks 20-24 recorded by Tony Engle at South Tawton, Devon, in July 1975, from the Topic album West Country Melodeon;
Tracks 25-26 recorded by the EDFSS at the Albert Hall, London, in 1975

Musicians

Bob Cann, melodeon, Oscar Woods' melodeon [25];
Marc Bazeley, concertina [11-12, 14, 1], melodeon [13, 15, 18-19];
Jim Small, mouth organ [26];
Ray Andrews, banjo [26];
Charlie Bate, piano accordion [27-28]

Tracks

  1. Schottische Hornpipe (0.40) / Schottische (0.37)
  2. Heel & Toe Polka (0.46) / Seven Step Polka (1.03) / Uncle Jim’s Polka (0.50)
  3. Stepdance tunes: Uncle George’s Hornpipe / Schottische Hornpipe / Tommy Roberts’ Hornpipe (3.08)
  4. Harry Chubb’s Hornpipe / The Cokey Hornpipe (3.08)
  5. Cross Hands Country Dance (0.56) / Uncle George’s Jig (1.02) / Uncle Jim’s Waltz / Kestor Rock (2.33)
  6. Polka: Climbing up the Golden Stairs (1.21)
  7. Woodland Flowers / Uncle Jim’s Barndance (2.56)
  8. Lyrinka (2.22)
  9. Ford Farm Reel / Cornish Quickstep (2.09)
  10. Smash the Windows / New Rigged Ship (2.32)
  11. The Stein Song (2.56)
  12. Morpeth Rant (2.04)
  13. Irish Waltzes (2.52)
  14. Ripple of the Teign (3.04)
  15. To-Tore (1.58)
  16. Uncle Jim’s (When Daylight Shines) (1.31)
  17. Barn Dance (4.48)
  18. Family Waltzes (3.04)
  19. Stepdance to Uncle George’s Hornpipe (2.42)
  20. The Primrose Polka (2.50)
  21. Family Jig (2.00)
  22. Harry Gidley’s Waltz (2.58)
  23. Dorsetshire Hornpipe (1.55)
  24. Hot Punch /Uncle’s Jig (4.00)
  25. Uncle George’s Hornpipe (1.28)
  26. Manchester Hornpipe (1.02)
  27. Uncle George’s Waltz (1.20)
  28. Dartmoor stepdancing (1.08)

All tracks trad. except
Track 4d Bob Cann;
Track 20 Robert Brown;
Track 22 Harry Gidley

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Other records with Bob Cann

Ashley Hutchings, Kicking Up the Sawdust, LP, Harvest SHSP4073, 1977

Buttons & Bows Volume 2 (Dambuster DAM 006) Various Artists, Buttons and Bows Volume 2, 2 LP, Dambuster DAM 006, 1985

Various Artists, Tap Roots: A History of the New Wave of English Country Dance Music, LP, Folk Roots FROOT 002, 1988

Ashley Hutchings, The Guv'nor Vol. 2, CD, HTD HTD CD 29, 1995

Various Artists, Hidden English: A Celebration of English Traditional Music, CD, Topic TSCD600, 1996

Various Artists, First I'm Going to Sing You a Ditty (The Voice of the People Vol. 7), CD, Topic TSCD657, 1998

Various Artists, Rig-a-jig-jig (The Voice of the People Vol. 9), CD, Topic TSCD659, 1998

Various Artists: Evolving Tradition 4 (Mrs Casey MCRCD4002) Various Artists, Evolving Tradition 4, CD, Mrs Casey MCRCD4002, 2004

Various Artists, Stepping Up: A History of the New Wave of English Country Dance Music, CD, Topic TSCD752, 2004