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The Brazil Family: Down By the Old Riverside

The Brazil Family: Down By the Old Riverside (Musical Traditions MTCD345-7)

Down By the Old Riverside
The Brazil Family

Musical Traditions Records MTCD345-7 (3 CD, UK, 2007)

The recordings come principally from tapes made by Peter Shepheard and Gwilym Davies, with some additional recordings from Mike Yates, Hamish Henderson and Peter Kennedy.

Musical Traditions booklet notes by Peter Shepheard, Paul Burgess, Gwylim Davies, Philip Heath-Coleman and Rod Stradling

Musicians

Angela, Harry, Hyram, Tom, and Weenie Brazil, vocals;
Danny Brazil, vocals, mouth organ, stepping;
Lemmie Brazil, vocals, melodeon;
Debbie, Doris, and Pennie Davies, vocals;
Denny Smith, melodeon;
Alice Webb and her son, vocals

Tracks

CD 1

  1. Harry Brazil: The Old Riverside (Roud 564; Laws P18; G/D 6:1188) (2.11)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, at the Over Bridge, beside the canal, 6.1.1966
  2. Doris Davies: The Old Riverside (Roud 564; Laws P18; G/D 6:1188) (5.11)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, at the Eastington caravan site, beside the canal, 6.1.1966
  3. Danny Brazil: The Old Riverside (Roud 564; Laws P18; G/D 6:1188) (3.42)
    recorded by Gwylim Davies, Staverton, Glos., 13.4.1995
  4. Lemmie Brazil: The Old Riverside (Roud 564; Laws P18; G/D 6:1188) (1.44)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, in her caravan at Walham Tump, Glos., 28.12.1966
  5. Lemmie Brazil melodeon: God Killed the Devil O! (0.42)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, at her caravan, Gloucester, 26.12.1972
  6. Danny Brazil: Limpy Jack (Roud 222) (3.01)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, at Over Bridge, Gloucester, 12.5.1966
  7. Hyram Brazil: The Game of All Fours (Roud 232) (3.17)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, The Pelican, Gloucester, 20.4.1966
  8. Angela Brazil: Sally Monroe (Roud 526; Laws K11; G/D 1:23; Henry H571) (2.18)
    recorded by Peter Kennedy, Blairgowrie, 1955
  9. Lemmie Brazil: Sally Monroe (Roud 526; Laws K11; G/D 1:23; Henry H571) (1.56)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, at Over Bridge, Gloucester, 6.5.1966
  10. Harry Brazil: Young Man Cut Down in His Prime (Roud 2; Laws Q26; G/D 7:1404; Henry H680) (2.20)
    recorded by Mike Yates, Gloucester, 1978
  11. Danny Brazil: Betsy the Milkmaid (Roud 559; Laws O10) (2.51)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Staverton, Glos., 20.10.1977
  12. Denny Smith melodeon, Danny Brazil stepping: Hornpipe 1 (Cliff Hornpipe) (0.32)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, Tabard Bar, Gloucester, 9.5.1966
  13. Alice Webb: The Bold Fishing Man (Roud 291; Laws O24; G/D 4:834) (0.35)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, in her caravan at Apperley Lock, near Tewkesbury, Christmas 1968
  14. Weenie Brazil: Son Come Tell It Unto Me (Roud 200; Child 13) (3.15)
    recorded by Hamish Henderson, on the Blairgowrie berryfields, July/August 1955
  15. Angela Brazil: Son Come Tell It Unto Me (Roud 200; Child 13) (2.10)
    recorded by Peter Kennedy, Blairgowrie, 1954
  16. Alice Webb's son: Son Come Tell It Unto Me (Roud 200; Child 13) (1.04)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, in Alice's caravan at Apperley Lock, near Tewkesbury, Christmas 1968
  17. Danny Brazil: The Crabfish (Roud 149) (2.08)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Staverton, Glos., 5.5.1978
  18. Harry Brazil: Green Grow the Laurels (Roud 279; G/D 6:1138; Henry H165ab) (0.48)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Gloucester, February 1978
  19. Lemmie Brazil: The Bonny Black Hare (Roud 1656; G/D 7:1427) (1.06)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, in Lemmie's caravan at Walham Tump, Glos., 5.1.1967
  20. Danny Brazil: Barbary Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236) (1.37)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, at his trailer at Over Bridge caravan site, 6.1.1966
  21. Debbie & Pennie Davies: Barbary Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236) (2.09)
    recorded by Mike Yates, near the Northfields housing estate, Tewkesbury, Glos.
  22. Danny Brazil: The Rambling Irishman (Roud 360; G/D 7:1397) (1.57)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, in his caravan at Staverton, Glos., 5.5.1978
  23. Lemmie Brazil melodeon: Lemmie Brazil's Stepdance No 2 (Bristol Hornpipe) (0.48)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, Sandhurst Lane caravan site, Gloucester, 26.12.1972
  24. Danny Brazil: Jack and the Robber (Roud 2637; Laws L1; G/D 2:266; Henry H51) (3.36)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, Over Bridge, Gloucester, 12.5.1966
  25. Harry Brazil: If I Were a Blackbird (Roud 387; Henry H79) (1.36)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Gloucester, February 1978
  26. Danny Brazil: The Golden Glove (Roud 141; Laws N20; G/D 1:166; Henry H524) (3.37)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Staverton, Glos., 5.5.1978
  27. Alice Webb: The Watercrease Girl (Roud 1541) (1.03)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, in her caravan at Apperley Lock, near Tewkesbury, Christmas 1968
  28. Harry Brazil: Dear Old Erin's Shore (Granuaile) (Roud 3068) (1.22)
    recorded by Mike Yates, Gloucester, 1978
  29. Danny Brazil: The Croppy Tailor (Roud 311; G/D 7:1463) (2.26)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Staverton, Glos., 5.5.1978
  30. Lemmie Brazil: The Bitter Willow (Roud 452) (4.55)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, Sandhurst Lane caravan site, Gloucester, 26.12.1972
  31. Alice Webb: The Bitter Willow (Roud 452) (1.35)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, in her caravan at Apperley Lock, near Tewkesbury, Christmas 1968
  32. Danny Brazil: My Schoolmaster's Son (Roud 13267) (2.14)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Staverton, Glos., 5.5.1978

CD 2

  1. Weenie Brazil: The Cruel Ship Carpenter (Roud 15; Laws P36A/B; G/D 2:201, 2:202) (7.00)
    recorded by Hamish Henderson, on the Blairgowrie berryfields, July/August 1955
  2. Danny Brazil: The Cruel Ship Carpenter (Roud 15; Laws P36A/B; G/D 2:201, 2:202) (2.53)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, Over Bridge, Gloucester, 6.1.1966
  3. Harry Brazil: Once I Courted a Damsel (Roud 405; Laws M3) (1.04)
    recorded by Mike Yates, Gloucester, 1978
  4. Lemmie Brazil: melodeon: Irish Jig (Hills of Glenorchy) (0.47)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, Sandhurst Lane caravan site, Gloucester, 26.12.1972
  5. Joan Taylor: A Group of Young Squaddies (Roud 1783) (3.33)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Gloucester, 11.3.1997
  6. Danny Brazil: McCaffery (Roud 1148) (2.14)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, in his caravan at Staverton, Glos., March 1987
  7. Harry Brazil: 'Tis My Delight (Roud 299) (0.38)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Staverton, Glos., 27.11.1977
  8. Danny Brazil: Shake Hands and Be Brothers Again (Roud 21545) (1.41)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Staverton, Glos., 30.9.1977
  9. Lemmie Brazil: The Pretty Ploughing Boy (Roud 186; Laws M24; G/D 1:170; Henry H105) (0.56)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, Over Bridge, Gloucester, 6.5.1966
  10. Harry Brazil: The Pretty Ploughing Boy (Roud 186; Laws M24; G/D 1:170; Henry H105) (1.09)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, in Harry's caravan, Gloucester, 1.10.1967
  11. Denny Smith melodeon, Danny Brazil stepping: Hornpipe 2 (Manchester / Yarmouth Hornpipe) (1.05)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, Tabard Bar, Gloucester, 9.5.1966
  12. Danny Brazil: My Love Wilie (Roud 273; Laws K12; G/D 6:1245) (1.57)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, in his caravan, Staverton, Glos., 6.10.1977
  13. Angela Brazil: Nobody's Child (Roud 10718) (1.37)
    recorded by Hamish Henderson, on the Blairgowrie berryfields, July/August 1955
  14. Danny Brazil: Bold Keeper (Roud 321; Laws M27) (1.54)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Staverton, Glos., March 1978
  15. Harry Brazil: Bold Keeper (Roud 321; Laws M27) (1.32)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Gloucester, February 1978
  16. Danny Brazil: Down in the Coalmines (Roud 21550) (1.45)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Staverton, Glos., 5.5.1978
  17. Harry Brazil: We Are Three Charming Black Boys (Roud 21547) (1.07)
    recorded by Mike Yates, Gloucester, 1978
  18. Danny Brazil: Three Brothers in Fair Warwickshire (Roud 3207) (4.32)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Staverton, Glos., 13.4.1995
  19. Danny Brazil: The Folkestone Murder (Roud 897) (2.43)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Staverton, Glos., 30.9.1977
  20. Lemmie Brazil melodeon: Dance Tunes (2.17)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, at Lemmie's caravan, Gloucester, 26.12.1972
  21. Harry Brazil: The Green Mossy Banks of the Lea (Roud 987; Laws O15) (2.57)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, in Harry's caravan, Gloucester, 1.10.1967
  22. Danny Brazil: The Green Mossy Banks of the Lea (Roud 987; Laws O15) (3.02)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Staverton, Glos., 30.9.1977
  23. Doris Davies: Rock All Our Babies to Sleep (Roud 4378) (2.26)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, in Doris's house, Staverton, Glos., 31.12.1966
  24. Danny Brazil: Underneath Her Apron (Roud 899; G/D 7:1493) (2.11)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, The Tabard Bar, Gloucester, 9.5.1966
  25. Harry Brazil: Long A-Growing (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (1.27)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Staverton, Glos., 27.11.1977
  26. Danny Brazil: The Gown So Green (Roud 1085; G/D 4:907) (2.23)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Staverton, Glos., 6.10.1977
  27. Harry Brazil: The Gown So Green (Roud 1085; G/D 4:907) (1.48)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Staverton, Glos., 27.11.1977
  28. Alice Webb: The Gown So Green (Roud 1085; G/D 4:907) (2.14)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, in her caravan at Apperley Lock, near Tewkesbury, Christmas 1968
  29. Lemmie Brazil melodeon: Smile a While / Little Luck Jig (1.28)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, Sandhurst Lane caravan site, Gloucester, 26.12.1972
  30. Harry Brazil: Green Bushes (Roud 1040; Laws P2; Henry H143) (1.20)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, in Harry's caravan, Gloucester, 1.10.1967
  31. Lemmie Brazil: Green Bushes (Roud 1040; Laws P2; Henry H143) (1.49)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, Over Bridge, Gloucester, 6.5.1966
  32. Danny Brazil: Brandon on the Moor (Roud 476; Laws L17) (3.29)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Staverton, Glos., 20.10.1977

CD 3

  1. Danny Brazil: A Blacksmith Courted Me (Roud 816) (1.51)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, Over Bridge, Gloucester, 9.5.1966
  2. Harry Brazil: A Blacksmith Courted Me (Roud 816) (2.35)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, Over Bridge, Gloucester, 12.5.1966
  3. Tom Brazil: A Blacksmith Courted Me (Roud 816) (0.54)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, Newent, Gloucester, 14.5.1966
  4. Lemmie Brazil melodeon: A Bold Fisherman Courted Me (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1170; Henry H683) (1.07)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, at her caravan, Gloucester, Christmas 1968
  5. Danny Brazil: A Bold Fisherman Courted Me (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1170; Henry H683) (3.02)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Staverton, Glos., April 1978
  6. Angela Brazil: The Poor Smuggler's Boy (Roud 618) (2.19)
    recorded by Peter Kennedy, Blairgowrie, 1955
  7. Harry Brazil: The Flower Show (Roud 5213) (1.40)
    recorded by Mike Yates, Gloucester, 1978
  8. Danny Brazil: The Banks of the Sweet Dundee (Roud 148; Laws M25; G/D 2:224) (4.08)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Staverton, Glos., December 1977
  9. Lemmie Brazil melodeon: Lemmie Brazil's Stepdance Nos 1 & 2 ( Irish Hornpipe / Tapdance and Bristol Hornpipe) (1.14)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, Sandhurst Lane caravan site, Gloucester, 26.12.1972
  10. Harry Brazil: I Wonder If the Old Folks Think of Me? (Roud 21546) (1.51)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Gloucester, February 1978
  11. Danny Brazil: An Old Man Came Courting Me (Roud 210) (1.44)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, Over Bridge, Gloucester, 12.5.1966
  12. Lemmie Brazil: The Man You Don't Meet Every Day (Roud 975) (1.51)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, Sandhurst Lane caravan site, Gloucester, 26.12.1972
  13. Danny Brazil: The Salisbury Ram (Roud 126; G/D 3:645) (1.26)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, The Tabard Bar, Gloucester, 27.4.1966
  14. Danny Brazil mouth organ: Three Tunes (Manchester / Yarmouth Hornpipe; Cock of the North; Drumdelgie) (1.44)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, at his caravan at Staverton, Glos., March 1978
  15. Danny Brazil: Rolling in the Dew (Roud 298; G/D 4:812) (0.29)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, The Pelican, Gloucester, 5.1.1967
  16. Lemmie Brazil: Little Sir Hugh (Roud 73; Child 155) (0.57)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, in Lemmie's caravan at Walham Tump, Glos., 29.9.1967
  17. Danny Brazil: I Met a Maid (Roud 21549) (1.12)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, The Pelican, Gloucester, 5.1.1967
  18. Danny Brazil: The False Bride (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (1.25)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, Over Bridge, Gloucester, 12.5.1966
  19. Lemmie Brazil melodeon: Three Tunes (Manchester / Yarmouth Hornpipe; Cock of the North 7 Chase Me Charlie; Song) (2.43)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Sandhurst Lane caravan site, Gloucester, 26.12.1972
  20. Danny Brazil: Poison in a Glass of Wine (Roud 218; Laws P30; G/D 2:210) (1.56)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Staverton, Glos., 14.4.1995
  21. Lemmie Brazil: Shot Like a Bird on a Tree (Roud 916; Henry H695) (1.13)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, Over Bridge, Gloucester, 6.5.1966
  22. Danny Brazil: The Little Ball of Yarn (Roud 1404) (1.23)
    recorded by Gwilym Davies, Staverton, Glos., 5.5.1978
  23. Danny Brazil: Henry Martin (Roud 104; Child 250) (0.40)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, Over Bridge, Gloucester, 12.5.1966
  24. Lemmie Brazil: The Irish Girl (Roud 308; G/D 5:946; Henry H711) (1.57)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, in her caravan at Walham Tump, Glos., 29.9.1967
  25. Danny Brazil: Lord Bakeman (Roud 40; Child 53; G/D 5:1023; Henry H470) (7.40)
    recorded by Peter Shepheard, Over Bridge, Gloucester, 6.5.1966

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