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Songs and Tunes from Wales

Calennig: Songs and Tunes from Wales (Greenwich Village GVR 214)

Songs and Tunes from Wales
Calennig

Greenwich Village GVR 214 (LP, UK, 1980)
Greenwich Village GVRCD 214 (CD, UK, 2001)

Calennig: Songs and Tunes from Wales (Greenwich Village GVRCD 214)
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Produced by Mick Tems;
Recorded by John Gill;
Mastered by Tony Bridge at PRT Studios, London;
Front cover by Ajit Gadhvi;
Photograph by Nell Meazey;
Calennig logo by Pat Smith;
Sleeve design by Mike Walsh

Musicians

Mick Tems, vocals, melodeon, guitar, harmonium, bombarde, concertina, drums;
Pat Smith, vocals, concertina, spoons

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Dydd Cyntaf o Awst / Y Gelynnen / Llanthony Abbey / Lumbers
  2. The Monmouth Wassail / Y Washael
  3. Difyrwch Gwyr Pontnewydd / Llancescau Drefaldwyn
  4. The Haverfordwest Hunt
  5. Difyrwch Wil o Grawerth / Lumps of Pudding / Cymro o Ble?
  6. When April Came to Rhymney
  1. Y Derwydd / The Sandy Banks / Gwyn Galch Morgannwg
  2. Morfa Rhuddlan
  3. Y Gwr A'i Farch
  4. The Ponty Pridd Collier in Search of His Wife
  5. Llangollen Market
  6. Difyrwch Arglwyddes Owen / Ymdaith Gwyr Treffynnon / Blodau'r Grug

All tracks trad. arr. Mick Tems, Pat Smith

> Folk Music > Records > Calennig: You Can Take a White Horse Anywhere

You Can Take a White Horse Anywhere

Calennig: You Can Take a White Horse Anywhere (Greenwich Village GVR 224)

You Can Take a White Horse Anywhere
Calennig

Greenwich Village GVR 224 (LP, UK, 1983)
Greenwich Village GVRCD 224 (CD, UK, 2001)

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Produced by Mick Tems and Pat Smith;
Recorded by Brian Snelling at Foel Studios, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys, on 8-9 May 1983;
Mastered by Tony Bridge at PRT Studios, London;
Cover photograph by Jim McKaye;
Sleeve design by Chris Groom

Musicians

Mick Tems, vocals, melodeon, concertina, keyboards;
Pat Smith, vocals, concertina, spoons

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. My Father Died a Month Ago / Ceiniog Newydd (A New Penny) / Yr Hen Felin Wynt (The Old Windmill) / Pibddawns Gwŷr Wrecsam (The Men of Wrexham's Hornpipe) / Molawd y Brag (Praise of the Malt)
  2. Cân y Fari (The Mari's Song)
  3. Haford y Gwraig Lawen (The Merry Wife's Summer House) / Conset Dafydd ap Gwilym (Dafydd ap Gwilym's Delight) / Pant y Pistyll (The Waterfall Stream)
  4. The Collier Lover
  5. Erddigan Y Crwthwr Du Bach (The Little Black Crwth-player's Tune) / Gwenynen Gwent (The Queen Bee of Gwent) / Cainc y Datgainiad (The Harp-singer's Tune)
  6. When the Coal Comes From the Rhondda
  1. Yr Wyf I Little Collier (I Am the Little Collier) / Pibddawns Owains Huw (Owain Huw's Hornpipe) ( Difyrrwch Arglwyddes y Fenni (Lady Abergavenny's Fancy) / Pob Nos Fercher (Wvery Wednesday Night)
  2. Y Bardd (The Bard) / The Maid of Aberdare
  3. The Virgins Lamentation / Chwi Bechgyn Glan Fri (You Free-hearted Boys)
  4. Ffidl Ffadl (Fiddle Faddle) / Ieuan y Telynor Dall (Ieuan the Blind Harper) / Ymdaith Gwŷr Dyfnaint (The March of the Men of Devon) / Ap Tricet Ap Sion Ab Ifan (Son of Trickett, Son of Sion, Son of Ifan) / Ymdaith Caerffili (The Caerphilly March)
  5. A Glamorgan Litany

All tracks trad. arr. Mick Tems, Pat Smith

> Folk Music > Records > Calennig: Trade Winds

Trade Winds

Calennig: Trade Winds (Sain SCD 2091)

Trade Winds (Gwyntoedd Mor Hafren)
Stories of the Severn Sea
Calennig

Sain Recordiau SCD 2091 (CD, UK, 1994)

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South Wales sea songs originally recorded by American folklorist James Madison Carpenter in 1928, together with Welsh airs and tunes

Produced by Emyr Rees, co-produced by Mick Tems;
Recorded by Eryl B. Davies at Stiwdio Sain, Llandwrog, Gwynedd, in July and October 1995 using only acoustic instruments;
Front cover photograph courtesy of Alistair and Angela Duthie;
Back cover photograph by Olly Price;
Design by Charli Britton

Musicians

Mick Tems, vocals, diatonic accordions in G/D and C/G;
Patricia Carron-Smith, vocals, Anglo concertina in C/G, spoons

with
Peter Davies, Scottish lowland pipes, English bagpipe, bombarde in C, oboe, sopranino, treble, tenor and descant recorder

Tracks

  1. Tommy's Gone Away (Roud 481; Henry H53d) (2.40)
  2. Y Bore Glas / Ilo Man (Roud 481) (4.59)
  3. Llydaw (4.59)
  4. Nothing But a Humbug (Roud 22905) / Hoffder Y Dyn Ifanc / Machynlleth (7.40)
  5. Lowlands (Roud 681; Henry H469) (5.10)
  6. Tiger Bay (Roud 16872) (4.17)
  7. Ffarwel I Aberystwyth / Swansea Gals (Roud 929) (6.26)
  8. The Llantrisant Set: Yr Hen Felin Wynt / Ceiniog Newydd / Tafarn Y Wheatsheaf (3.58)
  9. Farewell to the Sail / Walk Along You Saucy Anna (Roud 22906) (2.52)
  10. Suo Gan / Y Gelynnen / Abaty Llantoni Nant Hodni (Llantony Abbey) (6.02)

All trads trad. arr. Calennig

> Folk Music > Records > Calennig: A Gower Garland

A Gower Garland

Calennig: A Gower Garland (WildGoose WGS299CD)

A Gower Garland
Calennig

WildGoose Studios WGS299CD (CD, UK, 2000)

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A celebration in song and melody of the rich cultural heritage of the Gower Peninsula in Wales, produced to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Phil Tanner.

Produced and recorded by Doug Bailey at WildGoose Studios, May Cottage, Wherwell, Hampshire in November and December 1999;
Front cover “Three Cliffs Bay, Gower”, watercolour by Dave Williams

Musicians

Mick Tems, vocals, keyboards, diatonic accordion;
Patricia Carron-Smith, vocals, spoons, Anglo concertina

with
Paul Sartin, fiddle [7]

Tracks

  1. Gower Reel (3.27)
  2. Fair Phoebe and the Dark-Eyed Sailor (Roud 265; Laws N35; G/D 5:1037; Henry H232) (6.27)
  3. Gowerton Fair (6.01)
  4. Sandy Banks (3.15)
  5. Brandy's Song (1.22)
  6. Poor Old Horse (Roud 513; TYG 60) (2.44)
  7. The Mistletoe Bough (Roud 2336) (3.42)
  8. Rise Up a New Years Morning (2.47)
  9. The Wassail Song (Roud 209) (3.19)
  10. Lumbers (the Coosha) (4.24)
  11. Soap, Starch, Candles (2.30)
  12. Mumbles Hornpipe / Porteynon Whim (4.10)
  13. Swansea Barracks (Roud 1416) (4.16)
  14. Souling Song (Roud 304) (3.01)

All trads trad. except
Track 3 trad., collected by Mick Tams from Mr Griff Edwards of Gowerton in the 1970s, music Mick Tams;