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Canny Fettle: Varry Canny

Canny Fettle: Varry Canny (Traditional Sound TSR 023)

Varry Canny
Canny Fettle

Traditional Sound Recordings TSR 023 (LP, UK, 1975)

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Recorded and produced by Brian Horsfall;
Sleeve design by Frank Hicklin

Musicians

Bob Diehl, fiddle [1-2, 4-5, 7-12];
Gerry Murphy, English concertina [2, 4, 6-7, 10], small pipes [1, 3, 5, 8-9, 11-12], whistle [];
Steve Turner, vocals [1, 3, 5-6, 8-9, 11], banjo [2, 4], mandolin [5, 10];
Bob Morton, vocals [1, 4-5, 7, 11], guitar [2, 5, 7, 10]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Here's the Tender (Roud 3174) / Liberty for Sailors (Roud 3179) (5.58)
  2. Owre da Moors ta Maggie / Green Grow da Rushes / Da Nipping Ground / Oot An'in da Harbour (5.26)
  3. Bonny Light Horseman (Roud 1185; G/D 8:1584; Henry H122a) (3.40)
  4. Oakey Strike Evictions (Roud V35760) (2.22)
  5. Shew's the Way to Wallington / Andrew Carr / Long Room at Scarborough / Peacock Followed the Hen (4.37)
  6. Another Round (2.48)
  1. Varry Canny (4.06)
  2. Go to Berwick, Johnny / Be Merry and Wise (2.44)
  3. Erin's Green Shore (Roud 280; Laws Q27) (5.18)
  4. Cooper of Stannerton Heugh (jig) / Black and the Grey (jig) / Random Jig (3.39)
  5. Elsie Marley (Roud 3065) / Fill the Tankard (Roud 2598) (3.21)
  6. Gipsy's Lullaby (5.20)

All tracks trad. except
Track 4 Tommy Armstrong, 1870;
Track 6 Richard Barret (1740-1819);
Track 7 Joe Wilson (1841-1875)

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Canny Fettle: Trip to Harrogate

Canny Fettle: Trip to Harrogate (Traditional Sound TSR 027)

Trip to Harrogate
Canny Fettle

Traditional Sound Recordings TSR 027 (LP, UK, 1977)
Fellside Recordings FTSR2 (CD, UK, 1999)

Canny Fettle: Trip to Harrogate (Fellside FTSR2)
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First appearance of the Joshua Jackson MS (1798, Burton Leonard, North Yorkshire)

Material from the manuscript has subsequently been published by Yorkshire Dales Workshops (1998) under the title Tunes, Songs & Dances from the 1798 Manuscript of Joshua Jackson North Yorkshire cornmiller and musician, ISBN: 1 897925 17 4. Another CD of material from this manuscript, The Miller's Jig, was recorded in 1998 by “Magnetic North” to accompany the publication of the book.

One of the most fruitful of English dance manuscripts to have been uncovered.

Musicians

Bob Diehl, fiddle [1-9, 11, 13, 15-17, 19-21];
Phil Bartlett, fiddle [3, 5-7, 9, 11, 13, 16, 19, 21], English concertina [15, 17-18], mandolin [1], harmonium [14];
Gerry Murphy, English concertina [1, 4-6, 9-11, 16-17, 19, 21], small pipes [2, 12-13, 20], whistle [9, 21];
Dave Hillery, English concertina [1, 4-6, 9, 11, 13, 16-17, 19, 21], vocals [12, 14];
Dave Howes, whistle [1, 9, 13, 16, 18-21], melodeon [8], vocals [15];
Steve Turner, banjo [1-2, 6, 16, 19, 21], mandolin [7, 13, 21];
Bob Morton, guitar [6-7, 16-17, 19, 21]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Open The Door to Thee / Anon. / Long Room at Scarborough (2.53)
  2. Touzle Your Kerchie (2.23)
  3. Morgan Rattler (1.46)
  4. Lovely Nancy (2.30)
  5. Lovesick Polly / Tankard of Ale (4.15)
  6. Trip to the Bath / Trip to Harrogate (1.53)
  7. Lady Barnsley's Fancy / The Maggie Dance (1.34)
  8. Lillinghall (0.49)
  9. The Four Seasons (2.32)
  10. The Brickmakers (1.24)
  11. Trip to Castle Howard (2.06)
  12. The Musical Lovers (Roud 24258) (1.55)
  1. Welcome Here Again / Mary Eleanor (2.45)
  2. The Musical Society (Roud 24257) (5.20)
  3. Cuddy Clumps (Roud 24256) (3.30)
  4. Wetherby Grange / The Grove / La Belle Catherine (2.59)
  5. I Would But I Dare Not / New Lango Lee (3.26)
  6. Green Bracken (1.33)
  7. Ladies' Plaything / The Green Box (2.28)
  8. Tweedside (2.49)
  9. Around the World for Sport / Fourpence Ha'penny Farthing / Trip to the Keys / Seven Stars (3.38)

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Canny Fettle: Still Gannin' Canny

Canny Fettle: Still Gannin' Canny (Canny Fettle CANNY CD001)

Still Gannin' Canny
Canny Fettle

Canny Fettle CANNY CD001 (CD, UK, December 12, 2016)

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Produced, recorded, mixed and mastered by Ian Stephenson at Simpson Street Studios, Northumberland;
Cover engraving by Thomas Bewick;
Cover design by Ian Stephenson

Musicians

Bob Dielhl, fiddle;
Bob Morton, guitar [1-2, 5-9, 13-14], vocals [2-4, 7-8, 10-12, 15];
Gerry Murphy, English concertina [1, 3-4, 6-7, 9, 13-15], Northumbrian smallpipes [2, 5, 10-11]

with special guests:
Ian Stephenson, piano [4, 12, 15];
Pete Wood, George Unthank, chorus vocals [12];
Jane Diehl, accordion [15];
Grace Smith, guest vocals [8], clog dancing [7]

Tracks

  1. Birks of Endermay air / Tae Gar Ye Loup strathspey / Dunstanburgh Castle (4.39)
  2. Aboot the Bush, Willy (Roud 3149) / Mad Bess jig (2.34)
  3. Kitty and Robin (3.19)
  4. Happy Sam / Morning Starr hornpipe (4.00)
  5. The Procession / Miss Eynott (3.19)
  6. Jack's Gotten a Wife / We Will All Lie Together slip jigs / Curds and Cream jig (2.48)
  7. Old Miner (3.54)
  8. Christmas Day in the Morning (Roud 497) / Cutty (4.11)
  9. Joy of Living / Durham Regatta (3.47)
  10. Bonny Pit Laddie (Roud 3478) / Green Brechans of Branton (2.32)
  11. Lassie with the Yellow Coatie (Roud 2582; G/D 4:870) (3.30)
  12. We'll Soon Have Work to Dee (3.31)
  13. Miss Freya Balfour / Colgrave Sound / Da Corbir an' da Craa (3.52)
  14. Trip to the Oatelands / Recruiting Officer jigs (2.36)
  15. Ashton Mashers (Roud 2346) / Louise Marie waltz (4.27)

Track 1b Drummond Cook;
Track 1c Willy Miller;
Track 3 tune John Williamson;
Track 4a David Hillery;
Tracks 5ab Dave Howes;
Tracks 7 poem Jim Ellwood, Johnson Ellwood, Bob Davenport;
Tracks 9a Forster Charlton;
Track 12 Joe Wilson (1841-1879);
Track 13a Ian Scott;
Track 13b Bobby Tulloch;