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Circle Dance—The Hokey Pokey Charity Compilation

Circle Dance (Hokey Pokey ConeD)

Circle Dance—The Hokey Pokey Charity Compilation
Various Artists

Hokey Pokey ConeD (CD, UK, 1990)
Hypertension Records HYCD 200 111 (CD, Germany, 1990)
Green Linnet GLCD 3054 (CD, USA, 1991)

Circle Dance (Hypertension HYCD 200 111)
Circle Dance (Green Linnet GLCD 3054)

This is a cassette and CD put together by “Hokey Pokey—the newsletter of Richard Thompson and friends”, released in 1990. It contains several items of interest to the Sandy Denny / Richard Thompson / Fairport Convention genre; the songs are all either unreleased, specially recorded for this project, or live versions of known songs.

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Tracks

  1. Andrew Cronshaw: Maid in Bedlam (Roud 578) (1.40)
    recorded for this project March 27, 1990
  2. Clive Gregson & Christine Collister: Standing in Your Shadow [Clive Gregson] (4.07)
    recorded at Ideal Sound Recorders, May 1989, previously released in the US only
  3. Swan Arcade: Coal Not Dole [Sutcliffe] (2.48)
    recorded for this project April 26, 1990
  4. Julian Dawson: Shrink [Julian Dawson] (3.54)
    demo recorded at Pathway Studios, September 1989
  5. Albion Band '90: Horseshoe Hornpipe / Chasing the Jack [Simon Care / Phil Beer] (4.40)
    Albion Band '90: Phil Beer, fiddle and guitar; Simon Care, melodeon; Trevor Foster, drums; Ashley Hutchings, electric bass; John Shepherd, keyboards
    recorded for this project at Ideal Sound Recorders, March 1990
  6. Ian Matthews: Reno, Nevada [Richard Fariña] (4.16)
    recorded live at the Bottom Line, New York, May 12, 1998
  7. Fairport Convention: Who Knows Where the Time Goes? [Sandy Denny] (6.36)
    Fairport Convention: Maartin Allcock: guitar; Simon Nicol: guitar; Dave Mattacks: keyboards; Ric Sanders: violin; Dave Pegg: bass; with Julieanne Regan: vocals; Tim Bircheno: acoustic guitar; Gerry Conway: drums;
    recorded live at the Cropredy Festival, August 19, 1989
  8. Adams, French, Kaiser & West: The Madness of Love [Richard Thompson] (5.24)
    recorded at Mobius, San Francisco
  9. Stephen Fearing: Echoes [Stephen Fearing] (3.58)
    recorded at Ideal Sound Recorders, February 1990, this is an out-take from the album Blue Line.
  10. Keith Hancock: The Purple Pas De Deux [Keith Hancock] (3.29)
    recorded for this project at Synergy Studios
  11. John B. Spencer: Will This House Be Blessed? [John B. Spencer] (2.42)
    recorded at Ideal Sound Recorders, from the unreleased album Judas.
  12. June Tabor: Love Henry / The Cherokee Shuffle (Roud 47; Child 68) (4.36)
    a demo recorded at Wytherston Studios, March 1990
  13. Linda Thompson: Her Father Was a Sailor [Linda Thompson / Betsy Cook] (2.47)
    a demo recorded at Birdland Studios in 1985
  14. Danny Thompson: For Jan [Danny Thompson] (4.53)
    recorded for this project at Ideal Sound Recorders, April 27, 1990
  15. Sandy Denny: The King and Queen of England [Sandy Denny] (3.52)
    Sandy Denny: piano and vocals
    a demo recorded at Byfield 1976, previously issued on the Island Life box set.
  16. Richard Thompson: The May Day Psalter [Richard Thompson] (4.05)
    recorded for this project at Ideal Sound Recorders, May 2, 1990
  17. John Tams: I'll Fly Away [trad. & John Tams] (5.29)
    recorded for this project at Meadow Farm Studio, Lower Hartshay, Derbyshire, April 1990
  18. Andrew Cronshaw: Maid in Bedlam (Roud 578) (1.38)
    recorded for this project March 27, 1990

> Folk Music > Records > All Through the Year—A Calendar in Music & Song

All Through the Year—A Calendar in Music & Song

All Through the Year (Hokey Pokey HPR 2002.2)

All Through the Year—A Calendar in Music & Song
The Second Hokey Pokey Charity Compilation
Various Artists

Hokey Pokey HPR 2002.2 (CD, UK, 1991)
Green Linnet GLCD 3069 (CD, USA, 1991?)
Hypertension Records HYCD 200 117 (CD, Germany, 1991)

All Through the Year (Hypertension HYCD 200 117)
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This is the second cassette / CD put together by “Hokey Pokey—the newsletter of Richard Thompson and friends”, released in 1991. It contains several items of interest to the Sandy / Richard / Fairport genre; the songs are all either unreleased, specially recorded for this project, or live versions of known songs.

Tracks

  1. Graeme Taylor: The Approach [Graeme Taylor] (2.01)
  2. Jay Turner: The First Day of Spring [Jay Turner] (5.00)
  3. Martin Carthy: Christ Made a Trance (Roud 2112) (2.07)
    Martin Carthy: vocals and acoustic guitar;
    recorded June 24, 1991 at Ideal Sound, London
  4. Sue Harris & John Kirkpatrick: The Cuckoo (Roud 413; G/D 6:1157; Henry H479) (3.31)
    Sue Harris: vocals and keyboards; John Kirkpatrick: accordion;
    recorded September 9, 1991 at Lanes End Studio, Farlow, Shropshire
  5. Pete Morton: Mahatma Gandhi and Jesus [Pete Morton] (4.22)
  6. Home Service: The Encounter [Graeme Taylor] (3.14)
  7. Bill Caddick's Urban Legend: Summer Is A-Comin' In [Bill Caddick] (2.32)
  8. Beryl Marriott: Gathering Peascods / Jenny Pluck Pears [trad.] (2.57)
  9. Steve Ashley: Down By the Old Embankment [Steve Ashley] (3.55)
    Steve Ashley: vocals and jew's harp; Dik Cadbury: drums, bass and keyboard programmes; Steve Harper: trumpet; Chris Leslie: fiddle; Jim Sallis: cornet; Lawrence Wright: melodeon;
    recorded at Moorend Studios, Cheltenham, July 1991. Theme music for the Anglia TV series “Allotments: The Gentle Art of Husbandry”.
  10. John Tams: Cider With Rosie [John Tams] (4.21)
  11. Graeme Taylor: The Retreat [Graeme Taylor] (2.39)
  12. Ray Fisher: Now Westlin Winds (Roud 6936) (4.32)
    Ray Fisher: vocals; Martin Carthy: guitar;
    recorded at Valley Recordings, Littleton-on-Severn; out-take from Traditional Songs of Scotland
  13. Jim Boyes: Bringing in the Sheaves [Jim Boyes] (4.19)
  14. Boo Hewerdine & Neill MacColl: September Rose [Boo Hewerdine, Darden Smith] (2.58)
  15. Fairport Convention: Late November [Sandy Denny] (4.55)
    Fairport Convention: Simon Nicol: acoustic guitar; Maartin Allcock: keyboards; Ric Sanders: violin; Dave Pegg: bass; Dave Mattacks: drums; with Vikky Clayton: vocals; Jerry Donahue: electric guitar; Richard Thompson: electric guitar;
    recorded live at the Cropredy Festival August 17, 1991
  16. Home Service: The Turning-Point [Graeme Taylor] (3.33)
  17. Polly Bolton: Down in Yon Forest (Roud 1523) (3.22)
  18. The Mele Kalikimaka Serenaders: Po La'i E [Franz Gruber, Joseph Mohr, Stephen Desha] (2.58)
  19. Roy Bailey: The Day Before the War [Robb Johnson] (3.39)
  20. Maddy Prior & Rick Kemp: Bewcastle [Maddy Prior, Rick Kemp] (4.09)
    Maddy Prior: vocals; Rick Kemp: guitar and electric bass; Nick Holland: keyboards; Richard Lee: acoustic bass
    recorded at VM Studios, 1990. This 7" edited single version is previously unreleased.

> Folk Music > Records > The World Is a Wonderful Place—Songs of Richard Thompson

The World Is a Wonderful Place—Songs of Richard Thompson

The World Is a Wonderful Place (Hypertension HYCD 200 134)

The World Is a Wonderful Place—Songs of Richard Thompson
The Third Hokey Pokey Charity Compilation
Various Artists

Hokey Pokey HPR 2003.2 (CD, UK, 1993)
Hypertension Records HYCD 200 134 (CD, Germany, 1993)

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This is the third cassette / CD put together by “Hokey Pokey—the newsletter of Richard Thompson and friends”, released in 1993. It contains cover versions of Richard Thompson songs; they are all specially recorded for this project.

Tracks

  1. The Hokey Pokey Strings:The Knife Edge (2.01)
  2. The House Band: Pharaoh (3.11)
    Ged Foley: vocals, guitar; Chris Parkinson: accordion, vocals; John Skelton: low whistle, bombarde
  3. Christine Collister: How Will I Ever Be Simple Again (3.57)
  4. Marvin Etzioni: I Don't Cost Much (4.33)
  5. Martin & Jessica Simpson: Down Where the Drunkards Roll (4.54)
  6. Ian Kearey & Ivor Cutler: Wheely Down (4.23)
  7. Victoria Williams: Reckless Kind (3.56)
  8. Tom Robinson: The End of the Rainbow (3.20)
  9. Ron Kavana: I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight (5.40)
  10. Men & Volts: Love Is Bad for Business (2.40)
  11. Gregson, Hewerdine & Reader: Dimming of the Day (3.52)
  12. Keith Hancock Band: Waltzing's for Dreamers (4.38)
    Keith Hancock: vocals, melodeon; Martin Carthy: guitar, vocals; Dave Swarbrick: fiddle, vocals; Ruari McFarlane: bass guitar, vocals
  13. Richard & Linda Thompson: The World Is a Wonderful Place (3.31)
  14. Full Moon Fair: Night Comes In (9.30)
  15. The Fraser Sisters: Sisters (4.35)
  16. Peter Blegvad: For Shame of Doing Wrong (3.24)
  17. Sally Barker: I Misunderstood (4.30)
    Sally Barker: vocals, acoustic guitar; Boris Carlin: bass guitar; Martin Ansell: acoustic lead guitar; Karen Tweed: piano accordion; Les Sampson: drums
  18. Plainsong: From Galway to Graceland (2.40)
    Iain Matthews, Andy Roberts, Julian Dawson, Mark Griffiths: vocals

Track 13, the title track of the album, is not shown in the sleeve notes.
Tracks 15 and 16 are joined together to one track, at least on my Hypertension CD copy.

All songs by Richard Thompson
except track 4 by Richard Thompson / Marvin Etzioni

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Out on the Rolling Sea

Out on the Rolling Sea (Hokey Pokey HPR 2004.2)

Out on the Rolling Sea—A tribute to the music of Joseph Spence & the Pinder Family
The Fourth Hokey Pokey Charity Compilation
Various Artists

Hokey Pokey HPR 2004.2 (CD, UK, 1994)

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This is the fourth cassette / CD put together by “Hokey Pokey—the newsletter of Richard Thompson and friends”, released in 1994. It is a tribute to the music of Bahamaian musicians Joseph Spence (August 3, 1910 - March 18, 1984) and the Pinder Family (Edith Pinder November 10, 1905 - August 25, 1980).

Digital compilation by Ian Lynn at Chaldon Heath Steam Railway;
Mastered by Denis Blackham at Porky's Mastering, London;
This compilation produced by Hokey, Pokey & Kaiser

Tracks

  1. Out on the Rolling Sea Van Dyke Parks: On the Rolling Sea When Jesus Speak to Me (2.25)
    Van Dyke Parks: keyboards & vocal
    Previously released as the B-side of Warner Bros. single WB 7409 (1972)
  2. Jody Stecher, Kate Brislin & Larry Hanks: Kneelin' Down Inside the Gate (4.24)
    Jody Stecher: lead vocal; Kate Brislin: treble vocal; Larry Hanks: bass vocal
    Recorded May 21, 1993 at Bay Records, Berkeley, California.
  3. David Lindley: Afindrafindrao (2.20)
    David Lindley: bouzouki
    Recorded by Nathaniel Kunkel, assisted by Kevin Scott, at The Site, Marin County, California USA
  4. Ron Kavana: Sloop John B. (Roud 15634) (4.00)
    Ron Kavana: all vocals, instruments
    Recorded at home in London on the ALIAS Mobile.
  5. Taj Mahal: Blow Wind Blow (3.08)
    Taj Mahal: guitar & vocals
    Recorded by Joe Podlesny in Bernardston, Mass., USA
  6. Tarika Sammy: Tsiaro (4.54)
    Hanitrarivo Rasoanaivo: vocals, korintsana; Tina Norosoa Raharimalala: vocals; Samoela Andriamalalaharijaona: guitar, marovany; Solomon Ratianarinaivo: valiha
    Recorded in London by Adam Askew and Ralph Jordan.
  7. David Grisman & Marc Silber: People Get Ready (3.10)
    David Grisman: mandolin; Marc Silber: guitar
    Recorded at Dawg Studios, San Rafael, California by David Dennison
  8. Victoria Williams: Although the Lord Be High Above (2.55)
    Victoria Williams: vocals, background vocals and guitar; Tammy Rogers: violin and viola; Greg Leisz: pedal steel; Don Falzone: upright bass; Don Heffington: bass drum; Andrew Williams: background Vocals
    Recorded by David Vaught at Big Mono, Los Angeles, California.
    Although the Lord Be High Above written by Don Heffington is based upon Psalms I 38 & 139.
  9. Rossy, Paul & Pana: Tsy Fotoana Mahafinarita Ve Izao? / I Ain't Got Long To Stay on This Island (4.37)
    Rossy: valiha; Paul Hostetter: acoustic guitar, kabosy and baritone guitar; Panayotis Dourantonis: percussion
    Recorded at Dockside Studio, Milton, Louisiana
  10. Wavy Gravy, Henry Kaiser & Steve Kimock: The Crow (3.34)
    Wavy Gravy: vocals; Henry Kaiser: bass guitar; Steve Kimock: guitar
    Recorded at Studio F, Sebastopol, California, USA by Ken Eberhard
  11. Michael Chapman: Great Dreams From Heaven (3.15)
    Michael Chapman: electric guitar
    Recorded by Richard Thompson at Hi-Level Recording, Newcastle Upon Tyne
  12. 3 Mustaphas 3: A Chilling Tale: Harcourt Drowned / Troublesome Water (4.30)
    Kemo Mustapha: accordion and baroque string; Hijaz; Mustapha: bouzoukis and chorus; Uncle Patrel Mustapha: narrator, cumbus, bass and land-drums; Hajtuo Mustapha: sea-drums, creaks and bubbles
    Recorder and mixed, Hajtuo Mustapha in the Sound Studio, EEC, December 1993
  13. Tom Constanten: Don't Let Nobody Burn Down Burma Road (3.52)
    Tom Constanten: keyboards
    Recorded by Terry Ryan at Terry Ryan Studios, Las Vegas, California
  14. Ralph McTell: Stealin' (2.39)
    Ralph McTell: guitar & vocal
    Recorded at Raezor Studios, London
  15. Mitch Greenhill & Mayne Smith: Carmen Goes to Bimini (3.34)
    Mitch Greenhill: guitar; Mayne Smith: guitar
  16. Niles Hokkanen: Good Morning Mr. Walker / Wait Until Tomorrow (4.48)
    Niles Hokkanen: lead vocal, mandolin, maraccas; Ron Goad: drums, guiro; Eric Dove: electric bass; Debbie Hokkanen: vocals
    Recorded at Sound Plus, Leesburg, Virginia
  17. Japheth Dean: Goodnight Irene (Roud 11681) (2.55)
    Japheth Dean: guitar and vocal
    Recorded by Guy Droussart on location in the Bahamas
  18. Jim Dickinson: Out on the Rolling Sea (4.53)
    James Luther Dickinson: piano, vocal, french harp, pump organ and fotdella; Luther Dickinson: guitar and sitar; Cody Dickinson: drums; “T-Bone” Tommy Burroughs: violin; Jim Spake: saxophone and squeeze box; Al “Fish” Herring: trumpet; Larry Nager: mandella and mando-cello; Jimmy Crosthwait: washboard
    Recorded and mixed 8 August 1993 by Eric Flettrich at Ardent Studios, Memphis, Tennessee
  19. Blue Murder: I Bid You Goodnight (Roud 15632) (3.07)
    Eliza Carthy: lead vocals; Lal Waterson, Norma Waterson, Jim Boyes, Martin Carthy, Barry Coope, Lester Simpson & Mike Waterson: vocals
    Recorded at Panda Sound, North Dalton. Engineered by Jim Boyes.