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Dumb Supper

Cath & Phil Tyler: Dumb Supper (No-Fi NEU008)

Dumb Supper
Cath & Phil Tyler

No-Fi Recordings NEU008 (CD, UK, May 2008)

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Produced by Andrew Hodson;
Recorded at Summerhill Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, in the first half of 2007;
All arrangements by Cath and Phil Tyler;
Mastered by Dubplates & Mastering;
Cover art Old Fish Tale Too by Jim Oss, 2005

Musicians

Cath Tyler: vocals;
Phil Tyler: guitar, banjo

Tracks

  1. Wether's Skin (Roud 117; Child 277; G/D 7:1282) (4.29)
  2. Queen Sally (Roud 180; Laws P9; G/D 6:1219; Henry H72) (3.17)
  3. Fisherman's Girl (Roud 2809) (3.25)
  4. Farewell My Friends (Roud 15559) (3.34)
  5. Death of Queen Jane (Roud 77; Child 170; G/D 3:693) (3.28)
  6. Yellowhammer (2.03)
  7. Devil Song (Roud 160; Child 278; G/D 2:320) (3.52)
  8. 1000 Years (Roud 422) (4.46)
  9. False True Love (Roud 419) (3.53)
  10. Dewdrop (Roud 803; Henry H504) (3.01)
  11. Morning (3.43)
  12. Slumber Boats (Baby's Boats) (2.55)
  13. Wild Stormy Deep (4.57)

All tracks trad. except
Tracks 4, 11 adopted from the Sacred Harp;
Track 5, 10 words trad., music Tyler;
Track 6 Tyler;
Track 12 Alice Riley, Jessie Gaynor;
Track 13 Homer Cornett

> Folk Music > Records > Cath & Phil Tyler: The Hind Wheels of Bad Luck

The Hind Wheels of Bad Luck

Cath & Phil Tyler: The Hind Wheels of Bad Luck (No-Fi NEU018)

The Hind Wheels of Bad Luck
Cath & Phil Tyler

No-Fi Recordings NEU018 (CD, UK, 12 December 2009)

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Produced without the use of digital silence by Andrew Gardiner of the sweet Bann shore;
Recorded in the Morden Tower, Newcastle upon Tyne in July 2009, except
Track 7 recorded at Colerabbey Studios in October 2009.

Musicians

Cath Tyler: vocals;
Phil Tyler: vocals, guitar, banjo

with
Pete Challoner: fiddle [6a]

Tracks

  1. Dearest Dear (Roud 3601; G/D 8:1540) (4.32)
  2. Imaginary Trouble (Roud 4653) (1.51)
  3. Our Captain Cried (Roud 602) (5.07)
  4. Whip Poor Will (3.10)
  5. Three Maidens (Roud 290) (3.42)
  6. Golden Ace / Courting Is a Pleasure (Roud 454; G/D 6:1192; Henry H625) (7.55)
  7. Lady Gay (Roud 196; Child 79) (3.27)
  8. Hi-Spy (3.28)
  9. The Wind That Shakes the Barley instrumental (1.12)
  10. Castle by the Sea (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225; Henry H163) (3.31)
  11. Long Time Travelling (Roud 5732) (4.17)

All tracks trad. except
Tracks 2-3, 7 words trad., music Tyler;
Track 4, 6a Tyler;
Track 8 words Eugene Field, music Tyler;
Track 11 verses Isaac Watts, music Tyler

> Folk Music > Records > Cath & Phil Tyler: The Song-Crowned King

The Song-Crowned King

Cath & Phil Tyler: The Song-Crowned King (Ferric Mordant FE9)

The Song-Crowned King
Cath & Phil Tyler

Ferric Mordant Records FE9 (CD EP, UK, 13 March 2015)

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Recorded with Phil Begg in Newcastle upon Tyne;
Published by Wipeout Music;
Foldover card sleeve designed by David Hand

Musicians

Cath Tyler: vocals;
Phil Tyler: guitar, banjo, dobro

Tracks

  1. Bonnie George Campbell (Roud 338; Child 210) (3.29)
  2. Boys the Buzzards Are Flying instrumental (2.56)
  3. Broad Is the Road That Leads to Death (4.38)
  4. Old Lady (Roud 183; Laws Q2) (6.18)
  5. Puncheon Camps banjo instrumental (1.50)
  6. Fathers Now Our Meeting Is Over (Roud 5716) (2.44)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2 Garry Harrison;
Track 3 words Isaac Watts, music Phil Tyler

> Folk Music > Records > Cath & Phil Tyler: The Ox and the Ax

The Ox and the Ax

Cath & Phil Tyler: The Ox and the Ax (Ferric Mordant FE10)

The Ox and the Ax
Cath & Phil Tyler

Ferric Mordant Records FE10 (CD/LP, UK, 30 March 2017)

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Produced and digitally mastered by Phil Begg at ICMus, Newcastle upon Tyne;
Mastered for vinyl by Peter Fletcher at Black Bay Studio;
Sleeve art by David Hand

Musicians

Cath Tyler: vocals;
Phil Tyler: guitar, banjo, dobro

with
Glenn Bruinewoud: trumpet

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Two Sisters (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) / A Fisherman's Song for Attracting Seals (7.33)
  2. Finest Flower (Roud 51; Child 78) (4.09)
  3. Rainbow (Roud 406; Laws M13; G/D 5:1012) (Roud 406) (3.50)
  4. Rained a Mist (Roud 73; Child 155) (6.28)
  1. King Henry Has Set Me Free (Roud 4365) (3.44)
  2. Lady Dysie (Roud 112; Child 269; G/D 6:1224) (5.32)
  3. The Song of the Lower Classes (Roud V39520) (4.04)
  4. Wallington (Roud 59; Child 91) (5.52)
  5. Talk About Suffering (Roud 12917) (2.55)

All tracks trad. except
Tracks 1a, 5-6, 8 words trad., tune Tyler;
Track 7 words Ernest Jones, tune Tyler

> Folk Music > Records > Cath & Phil Tyler: Some Heavy Hand

Some Heavy Hand

Cath & Phil Tyler: Some Heavy Hand (Ferric Mordant FE12)

Some Heavy Hand
A collection of compilation tracks and unrelease home recordings
Cath & Phil Tyler

Ferric Mordant Records FE12 (CD, UK, 4 June 2021)

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Track 1 recorded at Brancepeth Castle, Co. Durham, with Steve Tyler in 2005;
Track 2 recorded in Morden Tower in the old city walls of Newcastle, during the sessions for The Hind Wheels of Bad Luck;
Track 3 recorded at home for the 2014 Leigh Festival compilation;
Track 4 recorded with Alex Ross at the Holy Biscuit, 2013;
Track 5 recorded at home for a NARC magazine compilation in 2009;
Track 6 from the The Ox and the Ax sessions;
Track 7 recorded at home for the Kipling/Bellamy compilation Oak Ash Thorn (Folk Police) 2010;
Track 8 from the The Hind Wheels of Bad Luck sessions;
Track 9 recorded at Brancepeth Castle, Co. Durham;
Track 10 recorded at home for a Resonance FM Bloomsday programme;
Published by Wipe Out Music;
Mastered by Rob Wedgbury at Wild Way Recording, West Clare;
Cover by David Hand

Musical Traditions review by Rod Stradling

Musicians

Cath Tyler: vocals;
Phil Tyler: guitar, banjo, dobro

Tracks

  1. Palms of Victory (Roud 3540) (2:02)
  2. Angeline (Roud 18341) (4:12)
  3. Give Me the Roses (2:33)
  4. Dying Boy (2:46)
  5. The Water Is Wide (Roud 87; Child 204) (5:11)
  6. Sunshine (2:29)
  7. Our Fathers of Old (2:45)
  8. Warfare (3:50)
  9. Amazing Grace (Roud 5430) (3:22)
  10. Love's Old Sweet Song (3:12)

Track 1 attrib. John B. Matthios;
Track 2 adapted from Stephen Collins Foster;
Track 3 words James Rowe, music R.H. Cornelius 1925;
Track 4 William Farrington, The American Vocalist (1848);
Tracks 5, 8 trad. arr. Tyler;
Track 6 tune Tyler;
Track 7 words Rudyard Kipling, music Peter Bellamy;
Track 9 words John Newton;
Track 10 words G. Clifton Bingham, music James Lynam Molloy (1884)

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Other records with Cath & Phil Tyler

Various Artists, Horses & Hangings, Homicide & Hellfire (Leigh Folk Festival 2010), CD, Thames Delta MUD003CD, 2010

Various Artists, Oak Ash Thorn, CD, Folk Police FPR003, 2011

From Here: English Folk Field Recordings Volume 2 (From Here SITW011CD) Stick in the Wheel present: From Here: English Folk Field Recordings Volume 2, CD/LP, From Here SITW011CD/SITW011LP, 2019