> Folk Music > Records > Carolyn Robson: Banks of Tyne

Carolyn Robson: Banks of Tyne

Carolyn Robson: Banks of Tyne (Reiver RVRCD01)

Banks of Tyne
Carolyn Robson

Dingle’s Records DIN 316 (LP, UK, 1981)
Reiver Records RVRCD01 (CD, UK, 2001)

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Produced by Jerry Friar;
Regal Slip arrangements by Graham Pratt;
Recorded by Bill Leader and John Gill at Leader Sound in Halifax, Les Penning at Modello Sound in Eardisley, Hereford, and Mike Pela at Eel Pie Studio in London;
Mastered for CD by Dennis Blackham at Country Masters;
Sleeve notes by Carolyn Robson ;
Photography by Paul Tabbush;
Album artwork for CD by Richard Taylor

Musicians

Carolyn Robson: vocals, English concertina;
Phil Ranson: Appalachian dulcimer, tenor banjo;
Paul Tabbush: mandolin, Northumbrian smallpipes;
Jerry Friar: 12-string guitar;
Dave Brown: fiddle;
John Ralph: recorders;
Graham Pratt: harmonium;
Regal Slip (Graham and Eileen Pratt, Sue Edwards, Ron Taylor): backing vocals

Tracks

Side 1

  1. Derwentwater (Roud 3158) (3.26)
  2. Gallowgate Lad (4.22)
  3. Heh Ye Seen Wor Jimmy? (2.43)
  4. Ma Bonny Lad (Roud 204) (2.11)
  5. Captain Bover (Roud 3147) / Here’s the Tender Coming (Roud 3174) / The Coquet Light / Liberty for the Sailors (7.24)

Side 2

  1. The Snows They Melt the Soonest (Roud 3154) / The Pig and the Sow (2.53)
  2. Derwentwater’s Farewell (Roud 2616) (5.17)
  3. Robin Spraggon’s Auld Grey Mare (Roud 3063) (3.46)
  4. Felton Lonnen (Roud 3166) (2.16)
  5. Newcastle Station / Lea Rigg (3.44)

Tracks 1, 8, 10ab trad. arr. Carolyn Robson, Jerry Friar;
Track 2 Joe Wilson;
Track 3 Harry Nelson;
Track 4, 5e, 9 trad. arr. Carolyn Robsom;
Tracks 5abd trad. arr. Phil Ranson;
Track 5c David Denton;
Track 6a trad. arr. Carolyn Robsom, Phil Ranson;
Track 6b Phil Ranson;
Track 7 Robert Surtees;
Track 8 George Ballantyne

> Folk Music > Records > Carolyn Robson: All the Fine Young Men

Carolyn Robson: All the Fine Young Men

Carolyn Robson: All the Fine Young Men (Reiver RVRCD02)

All the Fine Young Men
Carolyn Robson

Reiver Records RVRCD02 (CD, UK, 1999)

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Produced by Carolyn Robson;
Recorded and mixed by Dave Hyde at Doghouse Studios, Guildford;
Mastered by Dennis Blackman at Country Masters;
Sleeve notes by Carolyn Robson;
Photography by Freya Tabbush;
Album artwork by Richard Taylor

Musicians

Carolyn Robson: vocals;
Andy Johnson: keyboards;
Ollie Melville-Smith: bass guitar;
Phil Singleton: trumpet;
Anna Tabbush: vocals, flute;
Freya Tabbush: vocals, percussive feet;
Sue Weir: bass clarinet

Tracks

  1. I Drew My Ship Into the Harbour (Roud 402; G/D 4:792) (3.26)
  2. Bonny at Morn (Roud 3064) (3.06)
  3. Hexhamshire Lass (Roud 3182) (2.06)
  4. Bonny Moorhen (Roud 2944; G/D 7:1426) (2.35)
  5. Down the Long Road (3.17)
  6. The Testimony of Patience Kershaw (3.12)
  7. Miss Otis Regrets (3.21)
  8. Lady Diamond (Roud 112; Child 269; G/D 6:1224) (4.28)
  9. Lord Yester (3.07)
  10. Cam Ye O’er Frae France (Roud 5814; G/D 1:120) (1.53)
  11. The Border Widow’s Lament (Roud 199; Child 106; G/D 1:163) (4.26)
  12. Bay of Biscay (Roud 22567) (2.50)
  13. Rambling Comber (Roud 1473) (2.21)
  14. MacCrimmon (Roud 5134) (4.10)
  15. All the Fine Young Men (4.18)

All tracks trad. arr. Carolyn Robsom except
Track 5 Bob Davenport;
Track 6 Frank Higgins;
Track 7 Otis Redding;
Track 9 words George Weir, music Roy Williamson;
Track 15 John Munro, Eric Bogle

> Folk Music > Records > Carolyn Robson: Dawn Chorus

Carolyn Robson: Dawn Chorus

Carolyn Robson: Dawn Chorus (Reiver RVRCD03)

Dawn Chorus
Carolyn Robson

Reiver Records RVRCD03 (CD, UK, 2003)

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Produced by Carolyn Robson;
Recorded by David Hyde at Dog House Studio and Friends Meeting House, Alton;
Mastered for CD by Dennis Blackham at Skye Mastering;
Sleeve notes by Carolyn Robson;
Album layout and design by Richard Taylor

Musicians

Carolyn Robson: vocals;
Andy Johnson: keyboards;
Phil Singleton: trumpet;
Sam Evans: percussion;
Anna Tabbush: flute, vocals;
Veronica Tabbush: vocals;
The Alton Community Choir: vocals

Tracks

  1. Jock o’ Hazeldean (Roud 250; Child 293; G/D 5:1029) (3.55)
  2. Lord Ullin’s Daughter (Roud 3138) (3.56)
  3. Silver Tassie (Roud 30954) (3.49)
  4. Beggar at the Gate (2.08)
  5. Water of Tyne (Roud 1364) (2.31)
  6. The Ghost of Lady de Grey (2.28)
  7. A U Hinny Bird (Roud 235) (2.18)
  8. Lady Keith’s Lament (Roud V42891) (3.13)
  9. Creekwaterside (2.54)
  10. Walk in Jerusalem (4.13)
  11. Roll on the Day (3.53)
  12. Flowers of the Forest (Roud 3812, V30014) (7.30)
  13. Flanders Tommy (6.54)

All tracks trad. arr. Carolyn Robsom except
Track 2 trad., Thomas Campbell arr. Carolyn Robson;
Track 3 trad., Robert Burns arr. Carolyn Robson;
Track 4 Carolyn Robson, Ian MacFadyen;
Track 6 Graham Meek;
Track 9 Graeme Miles;
Track 10 trad., arr. Herbert;
Track 11 Allan Taylor;
Track 12 trad., Jean Elliot arr. Carolyn Robson;
Track 13 Mick Tyan

> Folk Music > Records > Craig Morgan Robson: Peppers & Tomatoes

Craig Morgan Robson: Peppers & Tomatoes

Craig Morgan Robson: Peppers & Tomatoes (Reiver RVRCD06)

Peppers & Tomatoes
Craig Morgan Robson

Reiver Records RVRCD06 (CD, UK, May 2005)

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Produced by Carolyn Robson;
Recorded by Nick Sowden at Doghouse Studio, Guildford;
Mastered by Denis Blackham at Skye Mastering;
Portrait photography by Harris Naylor Associates and Malcolm austen;
Album photography and design by Rob Whitworth

Musicians

Moira Craig, Carolyn Robson: vocals;
Sarah Morgan: vocals, concertina

with
Anna Tabbush: fiddle;
Andy Johnson: piano

Tracks

  1. Bannero (Roud 397; Laws P15; G/D 2:333) (3.41)
  2. Peppers and Tomoatoes (4.35)
  3. When the Snows of Winter Fall (6.02)
  4. Minnie of Shirva’s Cradle Song (Roud 30664) (2.45)
  5. The Besom Maker (Roud 910) (3.33)
  6. Kilkerran Shepherd (2.46)
  7. The Laily Worm (Roud 3968; Child 36) (4.56)
  8. Fare Thee Well, My Dearest Dear (Roud 1035) (4.04)
  9. Low Down in the Broom (Roud 1644) (4.08)
  10. Farewell He (Roud 1034, 803; Henry H504) (2.41)
  11. Keep You in Peace (3.54)
  12. Blow the Wind Southerly (Roud 2619) (3.41)
  13. The Leaves of Life (Roud 127) (3.10)
  14. Rob ’Em All (2.58)
  15. Only Remembered (Roud 7557) (4.52)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2 Ralph McTell;
Track 3 Graeme Miles;
Track 6 words Bernard Fergusson, from Lowland Soldier, music Sarah Morgan;
Track 11 Sarah Morgan

> Folk Music > Records > Craig Morgan Robson: Stranded

Craig Morgan Robson: Stranded

Craig Morgan Robson: Stranded (Reiver RVRCD08)

Stranded
Craig Morgan Robson

Reiver Records RVRCD08 (CD, UK, 2006)

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Produced by Carolyn Robson and Nick Sowden;
Recorded by Nick Sowden at Studiophonics, Thames Ditton, and SIPS, Guildford;
Mastered by Denis Blackham at Skye Mastering;
Photography by Malcolm Austen, Hilary Bix, Steve Jordan and Charlie West;
Design by Hilary Bix

Musicians

Moira Craig, Carolyn Robson: vocals;
Sarah Morgan: vocals, concertina

with
Paul Sartin: oboe;
Nick Sowden: guitar

Tracks

  1. Wassail the Silver Apple (2.19)
  2. The Easter Tree (2.54)
  3. The Sailing Trade (Roud 273; Laws K12; G/D 6:1245) (4.42)
  4. Awake, Behold (Roud 23739) (2.42)
  5. The Night Visiting Song (Roud 22568; G/D 4:783) (3.48)
  6. Hares on the Mountain (Roud 329) (2.51)
  7. Polly Vaughn (Roud 166; Laws O36; Henry H114) (2.55)
  8. Two Magicians (Roud 1350; Child 44; G/D 2:334) (2.42)
  9. Summon Up the Sun (3.08)
  10. Willie’s Fatal Visit (Roud 244; Child 255) (3.56)
  11. The Wonderful Sucking Pig (Roud 1615) (3.12)
  12. The Blackbird (Roud 387; Henry H79) (3.31)
  13. Abroad As I Was Walking (Roud 564; Laws P18; G/D 6:1188) (5.07)
  14. The Christmas Song (Roud 1170) (2.41)
  15. Crossing the Bar (3.54)

Tracks 1, 9 Mike Connor arr. Sarah Morgan;
Track 2 Dave Goulder arr. Sarah Morgan;
Tracks 3, 6, 8, 11 trad. arr. Craig Morgan Robson;
Track 4 anon. arr. Roger Watson;
Tracks 5, 7, 14 trad. arr. Sarah Morgan;
Track 10 trad. arr. Moira Craig;
Track 12 trad. arr. Moira Craig, Sarah morgan;
Track 13 trad. arr. Carolyn Robson;
Track 15 words Alfred Lord Tennyson, music Rani Arbo arr. Craig Morgan Robson

> Folk Music > Records > Craig Morgan Robson: Hummingbird’s Feather

Craig Morgan Robson: Hummingbird’s Feather

Craig Morgan Robson: Hummingbird’s Feather (Reiver RVRCD10)

Hummingbird’s Feather
Craig Morgan Robson

Reiver Records RVRCD10 (CD, UK, 2009)

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Produced by Carolyn Robson and Nick Sowden;
Recorded by Nick Sowden;
Mastered by Denis Blackham at Skye Mastering;
Photography by Stephane Rocher;
Broadbill hummingbird photo by Gregory R Scott;
Designed by Raymond Greenoaken

Musicians

Moira Craig, Sarah Morgan, Carolyn Robson: vocals;

with
Rachel Drayson: cello;
Jeff Gillett: guitar;
Andy Johnson: piano

Tracks

  1. Cambric Shirt (Roud 21093; TYG 23) (2.50)
  2. Boney on the Isle of St Helena (Roud 349) (3.48)
  3. The Lark in the Morning (Roud 151) (2.45)
  4. The Sandgate Lass on the Ropery Banks (Roud 3178) (4.05)
  5. The Drowned Lovers (Roud 466; Laws K17; G/D 6:1244) (3.38)
  6. The Bitter Withy (Roud 452) (3.25)
  7. Bonny Moorhen (Roud 2944; G/D 7:1426) (3.08)
  8. Lord Bateman (Roud 40; Child 53L; G/D 5:1023; Henry H470) (6.42)
  9. Claudy Banks (Roud 266; Laws N40; G/D 5:1036; Henry H5, H693) (3.48)
  10. The Guist Ploughman (2.58)
  11. Mining Trilogy: The Batley Miner / Red Winged Blackbird / Guard Yer Man Weel (4.37)
  12. It Was All for Our Rightful King (Roud 5789) (3.09)
  13. Beautiful Star of Bethlehem (Roud 15755) (3.29)
  14. Down the Lane (Roud 1046; TYG 55) (3.05)

All tracks trad. arr. Craig Morgan Robson except
Track 4 Robert Nunn;
Track 10 Mike Barber;
Track 11b Billy Ed Wheeler;
Track 12 Robert Burns;
Track 13 A.I. Phipps or A. M. Price and R. F. Brown

> Folk Music > Records > The Askew Sisters & Craig Morgan Robson: The Axford Five

The Askew Sisters & Craig Morgan Robson: The Axford Five

The Askew Sisters & Craig Morgan Robson: The Axford Five (WildGoose WGS364CD)

The Axford Five
Songs collected from five Hampshire women
The Askew Sisters & Craig Morgan Robson

WildGoose Studios WGS364CD (CD, UK, 2009)

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Traditional English songs collected by George Gardiner from five woman singers in Axford, Hampshire

Produced and recorded by Doug Bailey at WildGoose Studios, Wherwell, Hampshire

The Original Singers

Emma Jane Hopkins (aged 28 in 1907) [1, 7, 12];
Marty Munday (aged 55 in 1907) [2, 4-5, 10];
Sarah Goodyear (aged 72 in 1907) [3, 6, 8-9, 15];
Charlotte Hall (aged 71 in 1907) [11, 14];
Elizabeth Randall (aged 50 in 1907) [13]

CD Musicians

Emily Askew: vocals [1], fiddle [1-4, 6-7, 9-11, 14-15];
Hazel Askew: vocals [1, 4, 7, 10-11, 14], chorus vocals [15], melodeon [1-2, 4, 6-7, 9, 15], harp [14];
Moira Craig: vocals [1, 3, 5, 8, 12, 15];
Sarah Morgan: vocals [5-6, 8, 11-13], chorus vocals [15];
Carolyn Robson: vocals [1-2, 5, 8-9, 12], chorus vocals [15]

Tracks

  1. The Gypsy Laddie (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124) (2.45)
  2. He Was Under My Window (Roud 2463) (2.44)
  3. Long Lankie (Roud 6; Child 93; G/D 2:187; Henry H735) (3.08)
  4. Down in Fleet Street (Roud 218; Laws P30; G/D 2:210) (2.52)
  5. Bold William Taylor (Roud 158; Laws N11; G/D 1:169; Henry H213, H757) (2.41)
  6. Lord Derwentwater (Roud 89; Child 208) (3.26)
  7. An Old Man Came Courting Me (Roud 210) (2.39)
  8. The Lowlands of Holland (Roud 484; G/D 6:1116; Henry H180) (3.08)
  9. Abroad As I Was Walking (Roud 564; Laws P18; G/D 6:1188) (4.48)
  10. Beautiful Nancy (Roud 18525) (3.40)
  11. Tarry Trousers (Roud 427) (2.31)
  12. Down the Lane (Roud 607) (3.06)
  13. A Famous Farmer (Roud 18; Laws M32) (4.18)
  14. Sweet Lovely Joan (Roud 592) (2.36)
  15. The Trooper’s Horse (Roud 1613) (2.57)

All tracks trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Dempsey Robson Tweed: Dirt Road

Dempsey Robson Tweed: Dirt Road

Dempsey Robson Tweed: Dirt Road (Reiver RVRCD11)

Dirt Road
Dempsey Robson Tweed

Reiver Records RVRCD11 (CD, UK, 2013)

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Recorded and produced by Nick Sowden;
Mastered by Denis Blackburn at Skye Mastering;
Photography by Richard Faulkes;
Design by Jo Pieczenko

Musicians

Kevin Dempsey: guitar, vocals;
Carolyn Robson: vocals;
Karen Tweed: accordion, backing vocals

Tracks

  1. The Factory Girl (Roud 15534) (3.41)
  2. Southern Girl’s Reply (Roud 7484) (5.46)
  3. The Gold Ring / Steele the Show / Beoga (4.54)
  4. Across the Blue Mountain (Roud 25278) / Lucy’s Waltz (6.31)
  5. I Know My Love (Roud 60; Laws P25) / The Fairy Dance (3.45)
  6. Miss Otis Regrets (4.27)
  7. Sandgate Dandling Song (Roud B24532) (2.57)
  8. It’s All Over Now (3.54)
  9. Near Woodstock Town (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1169, 6:1170; Henry H683) (3.32)
  10. Hughie (3.08)
  11. Past Caring (4.08)
  12. Old Mother Eve / Walking Into Sunshine (4.47)

Tracks 1-2, 4a trad. American arr. Kevin Dempsey, Carolyn Robson, Karen Tweed;
Track 3a trad. arr. Kevin Dempsey, Karen Tweed;
Tracks 3b, 10, 12b Karen Tweed;
Track 3c Seán Óg Graham;
Track 4b Kevin Dempsey;
Tracks 5ab trad. arr. Kevin Dempsey, Carolyn Robson, Karen Tweed;
Track 6 Cole Porter;
Track 7 Robert Nunn;
Track 8 Bobby and Shirley Womack;
Tracks 9 trad. 17c English arr. Kevin Dempsey, Carolyn Robson, Karen Tweed;
Track 11 words Henry Lawson, music Phyl Lobl;
Tracks 12a trad. English arr. Kevin Dempsey, Carolyn Robson, Karen Tweed

> Folk Music > Records > Moira Craig and Carolyn Robson: Both Sides the Tweed

Moira Craig and Carolyn Robson: Both Sides the Tweed

Moira Craig and Carolyn Robson: Both Sides the Tweed (Reiver RVRCD12)

Both Sides the Tweed
Moira Craig and Carolyn Robson

Reiver Records RVRCD12 (CD, UK, 2016)

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Dedicated to the Memory of Sarah Morgan

Recorded, produced and mastered by Nick Sowden;
Cover photograph of the Royal Berwick Bridge by Sarah MacPherson;
Designed by Joe Pieczenko

Musicians

Moira Craig, Carolyn Robson: vocals;
Sarah Morgan: vocals [4, 14]

with
Iris Bishop: duet concertina [11];
Andy Johnson: piano [3]

Tracks

  1. I Would That the Wars Were All Over (Roud 2036) (2.36)
  2. Weary Cutters (Roud 8772) (3.46)
  3. A Proper Sort of Gardener (3.45)
  4. Rowan Tree (Roud 23799) (3.05)
  5. Both Sides the Tweed (Roud 8913) (3.24)
  6. Winter Song (3.10)
  7. Cold Days of February (2.53)
  8. O the Bonny Fisher Lad (Roud 3150) (1.27)
  9. The Dowie Dens of Yarrow (Roud 13; Child 214; G/D 2:215) (4.23)
  10. Creekwaterside (2.14)
  11. The Sheep They Bide (3.43)
  12. The Beggar at the Gate (2.32)
  13. Silver Tassie (Roud 30954) (3.15)
  14. Sair Fyel’d Hinny (Roud 3062; G/D 3:481) (3.44)

All tracks trad. except
Track 3 Maggie Holland;
Track 4 Lady Carolyn Nairn;
Track 6 Terry Conway;
Track 7 Robin Williamson;
Track 10 Graeme Miles;
Track 11 Anna Shannon;
Track 12 words Ian McFadyen, music Carolyn Robson;
Track 13 words Rober Burns, music James Oswald

> Folk Music > Records > Carolyn Robson

Other records with Carolyn Robson

Kathryn Tickell & Friends: The Northumberland Collection (Park PRKCD 42) Kathryn Tickell & Friends, The Northumberland Collection, CD, Park PRK CD42, 1998

Various Artists: Evolving Tradition 4 (Mrs Casey MCRCD4002) Various Artists, Evolving Tradition 4, CD, Mrs Casey MCRCD4002, 2004

Martyn Wyndham-Read and company: The Seasons of the Year (Wynding Road WR011) Martyn Wyndham-Read, The Seasons of the Year, CD, Wynding Road WR011, 2012

Martyn Wyndham-Read with No Man’s Band & Carolyn Robson: Starlit Skies (Wynding Road WR010) Martyn Wyndham-Read with No Man’s Band & Carolyn Robson, Starlit Skies, CD, Wynding Road WR010, 2013