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Boshamengro: English Gypsy Musicians

Boshamengro: English Gypsy Musicians (Musical Traditions MTCD373)

Boshamengro: English Gypsy Musicians
Traditional music recorded from Romany fiddlers and other musicians in Southern England (1910-2006)
Various Artists

Musical Traditions Records MTCD373 (CD, UK, June 2017)

Edited and produced by Rod Stradling

Musical Traditions booklet notes by Rod Stradling

Musicians

Harry Lee, fiddle [11-17];
Vanslow Smith, melodeon [18, 20, 22, 24];
fiddle [19, 21, 23, 25-27];
Lemmy Brazil, melodeon [28-36];
Jasper Smith, harmonica [37-38];
Levy Smith, tambourine [37];
Derby Smith, guitar [38];
Joe ‘ Dozer’ Smith, tuning [39];
Mary Biddle, tuning [40];
Walter Aldridge, harmonica [41];
John Locke, fiddle [42];
Stephen Baldwin, fiddle [43];
Fred ‘Pip’ Whiting, fiddle [44-45]

Tracks

  1. Harry Lee: Flowers of Edinburgh (1.05)
  2.  — : The Breakdown (Lass on the Strand) (0.59)
  3.  — : Let's All Sing Like the Birdies Do (1.10)
  4.  — : Irish Hornpipe (0.52)
  5.  — : Over the Waves (2.14)
  6.  — : Clog Dance (1.02)
  7.  — : Killikrankie (1.07)
  8.  — : Robert E Lee (1.36)
  9.  — : Sailor's Hornpipe (1.01)
  10.  — : You'll Have No Mother to Guide You (2.05)
  11.  — : Garryowen (0.56)
  12.  — : Rakes of Kildare / Paddy in London (1.00)
  13.  — : Garryowen (2nd version) (1.27)
  14.  — : Brighton Camp (0.38)
  15.  — : Irish Washerwoman (1.26)
  16.  — : Brighton Camp (2nd version) (1.11)
  17.  — : Unknown Jig / Tenpenny Bit / Rakes of Kildare (1.16)
  18. Vanslow Smith: Oh, Joe, the Boat Is Going Over / Putting on the Style (1.57)
  19.  — : Underneath Her Apron / Oh, Mr Porter (1.37)
  20.  — : Lass on the Strand / Bristol Hornpipe (1.30)
  21.  — : Lass on the Strand / Woodland Flowers (2.42)
  22.  — : Swiss Waltz (1.00)
  23.  — : Polka Medley (1.05)
  24.  — : Underneath Her Apron / Belfast/Strand Hornpipe / Woodland Flowers (1.33)
  25.  — : She Was a Sweet Little Dicky Bird / Daisy, Daisy / Belong to Glasgow / I'll Be Your Sweetheart Tonight (2.56)
  26.  — : Charmaine (0.35)
  27.  — : Boys of Bluehill (0.32)
  28. Lemmy Brazil: God Killed the Devil, O! (0.45)
  29.  — : Harvest Home (0.27)
  30.  — : Smile a While (1.33)
  31.  — : Tap Dance / Irish (Bristol) Hornpipe (1.19)
  32.  — : Irish Jig (0.52)
  33.  — : Manchester Hornpipe / Chase Me Charlie / The Singer Was Irish / The Campbells Are Coming (2.47)
  34.  — : God Killed the Devil, O! (2nd version) (0.39)
  35.  — : Irish Cloud Reel / Irish Hornpipe / Four-hand Reel / Irish Jig (2.21)
  36.  — : Irish (Bristol) Hornpipe (0.53)
  37. Jasper and Levi Smith: Cock of the North / The Campbells Are Coming / Garryowen / Flowers of Edinburgh (2.42)
  38. Jasper and Derby Smith: Whistling Rufus / Brighton Camp (2.13)
  39. Joe ‘Dozer’ Smith: Drunken Piper / Step it Away (0.41)
  40. Mary Biddle: Little Beggarman (0.30)
  41. Walter Aldridge: Cornish Breakdown (2.31)
  42. John Locke: John Locke's Hornpipe (1.30)
  43. Stephen Baldwin: Tite Smith's Hornpipe (1.39)
  44. Fred ‘Pip’ Whiting: Billy Harris's Hornpipe (1.07)
  45.  — : Will the Waggoner (1.24)