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Boxing Clever

Boxing Clever (Milestones 9904)

Boxing Clever
A Concertina Compilation
Various Artists

Milestones Records 9904 (CD, UK, 1999)

Recorded at Cock Robin Studios in Lancashire, England by Chris Harvey;
Produced, recorded and mixed by Chris Harvey and Alison Younger;
Cover illustration by Catherine Cook of a Hayden Duet concertina made by Steve Dickinson of C. Wheatstone and Co.

Musicians

John Kirkpatrick, G/C Crabb Anglo, baritone and bass Anglo concertinas [3, 5, 8, 13], vocals [8];
Tim Laycock, Wheatstone Crane Duet concertina [1, 6], vocals [6];
Dick Miles, Wheatstone English treble and Dickinson Hayden Duet concertinas [4, 9-10, 12, 14-15, 17], vocals [4];
Harry Scurfield, G/D and C/G Dipper Anglo concertinas [2, 7, 11-12, 16];

with
Pauline Abbott, vocals [9, 15];
John Wren, harmonica [9, 15]

Tracks

  1. [TL] Pussyfoot March (2.11)
  2. [HS] Petite Fleur / Until the Real Thing Comes Along (3.32)
  3. [JK] Room for the Cuckoo / The Queen's Delight (5.37)
  4. [DM] Just As the Tide Is Flowing (4.05)
  5. [JK] Shiner (4.34)
  6. [TL] The Oxen (1.59)
  7. [HS] Over the Waves (2.38)
  8. [JK] Put On Your Ta-Ta, Little Girl (3.29)
  9. [DM] Fogyism (3.46)
  10. [DM] The Little One That Died / Untitled March (3.24)
  11. [HS] Greenback Dollar (2.27)
  12. [DM, HS] Paddy Fahey's / The Orphan (2.05)
  13. [JK] A Shropshire Lad (3.24)
  14. [DM] Impudence Schottische (2.11)
  15. [DM] Backwater Blues (3.54)
  16. [HS] Dorset Four Hand Reel / Doctor Jazz (2.02)
  17. [DM] Administration March (2.38)

Track 1 Alexander Prince;
Track 2a Bechet;
Track 2b Holiner / Kahn / Chapman / Freeman;
Track 3 trad. arr. John Kirkpatrick;
Track 4, 12b trad. arr. Dick Miles;
Track 5 John Kirkpatrick;
Track 6 words Thomas Hardy, music Tim Laycock;
Track 7 Rosas;
Track 8 F.W. Leigh;
Track 9 I. Cox;
Tracks 10, 17 copyright control;
Track 11 H. Axton;
Track 12a Paddy Fahey;
Track 13 words Sir John Betjeman, music J. Parker;
Track 14 A. Macey;
Track 15 Bessie Smith;
Track 16 trad. arr. Harry Scurfield