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Bonny North Tyne

Bonny North Tyne (Topic 12TS239)

Bonny North Tyne
Northumbrian Country Music
Various Artists

Topic Records 12TS239 (LP, UK, 1974)
Topic Records TSDL239 (digtal download, UK, February 2013)

Recorded and produced by Tony Wilson and Tony Engle;
The Billy Conroy tracks were taken from tape recordings originally made by Pete Knowles for the North-East Folk Federation;
Notes by Tony Wilson and A.L. Lloyd;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle

Musicians

John Armstrong, fiddle [3, 10, 14];
Will Atkinson, mouth organ [1, 6, 12, 19];
Billy Conroy, whistle [4, 11, 17-18];
George Hepple, fiddle [5, 8-9, 15, 16, 20];
Joe Hutton, Northumbrian small pipes [2-3, 7, 10, 13-14];
Donald Ridley, accordion [5, 8-9, 15, 20]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [WA] Tell Her I Am / Teviot Brig jigs (2.00)
  2. [JH] Barrington Hornpipe / Rowley Burn (1.29)
  3. [JA, JH] The Rowan Tree / Jock of Hazeldean (3.24)
  4. [BC] Green Castle / Spot On / Corn Rigs (2.32)
  5. [GH, DR] Sheffield Hornpipe / Untitled Hornpipe / Miss Thompson's Hornpipe / Liddle's Hornpipe (3.14)
  6. [WA] Hexham Races / Stool of Repentance jigs (1.57)
  7. [JH] The Wonder Hornpipe / Navvie on the Line (1.30)
  8. [GH, DR] The Burn Divot (1.50)
  9. [GH, DR] Horley Lassies / Bellingham Boat / The Howlet and the Weasel (1.56)
  10. [JA, JH] Sir Sidney Smith's March (3.38)
  1. [BC] Liverpool Hornpipe / Steamboat Hornpipe (1.43)
  2. [WA] J.B. Milne reel / The New High Level fast hornpipe (3.11)
  3. [JH] Bonny North Tyne / The Redesdale Hornpipe (2.01)
  4. [JA, JH] Drink to Me Only / Will Ye No Come Back Again (3.49)
  5. [GH, DR] Nancy / Whinshield's Hornpipe / Whinham's Reel (2.31)
  6. [GH] Geordie's Jig (1.11)
  7. [BC] Jenny Bell Polka (1.30)
  8. [BC] Napoleons Grand March / Untitled March (1.48)
  9. [WA] The Friendly Visit / Green Castle / Lass on the Strand hornpipes (2.50)
  10. [GH, DR] The Girl with the Blue Dress On / The Big Ship (1.23)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2a Thomas Todd;
Track 2b Forster Charlton;
Track 3a Lady Nairne;
Track 5c Errington Thompson;
Tracks 7, 13b James Hill;
Tracks 8, 16 George Hepple;
Tracks 10, 15a Tom Clough;
Track 12a Angus Fitchet;
Track 12b James Whinham, Andrew Rankine;
Track 13a Billy Ballantyne;
Track 15b J.L. Dunk;
Track 15c James Whinham

Tracks 2 and 10 were also included on The Northumbrian Small Pipes;
Tracks 1, 6, 12, and 19 were also included on the Voice of the People series.