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Crows: Crows (Dingle's DIN 317)

Crows
Crows

Dingle's Records DIN 317 (LP, UK, 1981)

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Produced by Crows and Dave Foister;
Recorded by Allan Morrow;
Sleeve notes by James Patterson;
Photography by Tony Rees;
Design and artwork by Denis Davidson

Musicians

Mick Ryan, vocals [1-5, 7-11];
James Patterson, vocals [1-2, 4-11], mandolin [1, 5], guitar [3, 10];
Jon Burge, vocals [1, 4, 6], guitar [3, 6, 8], banjo [5, 11], fiddle [5, 10-11], bouzouki [7, 9];
Ralph Jordan, vocals [1-2, 4-6, 9-11], bouzouki [1, 5-6, 9], guitar [1, 7-8], bass guitar [6], concertina [3, 11], melodeon [11]

with
Dave Foister, synthesiser [6], piano [11];
Dave Bordewey, vocals [9]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Two Magicians (Roud 1350; Child 44; G/D 2:334) (4.07)
  2. Moreton Bay (Roud 2537) (4.00)
  3. Withered and Died (3.25)
  4. Northfields (Roud 15044) (1.50)
  5. The Devil and the Farmer's Wife (Roud 12551) (2.27)
  6. Long, Long Time (4.40)
  1. Coast of Peru (Roud 1997; Laws D26) (5.01)
  2. Just Like a Woman (5.29)
  3. Bold Wolfe (Roud 624; Laws A1) (4.42)
  4. The Lonesome Sea (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37) (3.31)
  5. Take Them Away (They'll Drive Me Crazy) (RoudBS B114306) (2.30)

All tracks trad. except
Track 3 Richard Thompson;
Track 6 Sandy Denny;
Track 8 Bob Dylan;

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No Bones or Grease

Crows: No Bones or Grease (Dragon DRGN 861)

No Bones or Grease
Crows

Dragon Records DRGN 861 (LP, UK, 1986)

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Recorded by Chris Pollington at Dragontail Studios, Lancashire;
Produced and mixed by Steve Faux;
Sleeve design by Naomi Russell from a concept by James Patterson

Musicians

Mick Ryan, vocals;
James Patterson, vocals, guitar;
Dave Bordewey, violin, bouzouki, acoustic guitar;
Steve Faux, violin, synthesiser;
Jim Younger, bouzouki, mandolin, mandola, concertina, electric guitar

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Hungry Army (Roud 1746)
  2. The Bonny Bunch of Roses (Roud 664; Laws J5; G/D 1:155)
  3. The Antelope
  4. Sidmouth Days
  5. Plains of Waterloo (Roud 960; Laws N32)
  1. Blackwater Side (Roud 312; Laws O1; Henry H811)
  2. The Creel (Roud 120; Child 281; G/D 2:317; Henry H201)
  3. Night of the Hunter
  4. The Widow's Promise
  5. John White

All tracks trad. except
Track 3 words Mick Ryan, tune James Patterson;
Track 4 Mick Ryan, James Patterson;
Tracks 8-9 Mick Ryan

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Time to Rise

Crows: Time to Rise (WildGoose SGS415CD)

Time to Rise
Crows

WildGoose Studios WGS415CD (CD, UK, May 2016)

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This is a compilation of a few tracks from the two albums Crows and No Bones or Grease, plus live recordings made for 2 Counties Radio in Bournemouth in 1982/3 and at BBC Radio Oxford.

Remastered by Doug Bailey;
Front cover picture by Franciscah, back page picture by Linda Bucklin;
Cover layout by Doug Bailey

Musicians

Mick Ryan, vocals, harmony vocals;
James Patterson, vocals, harmony vocals, guitar, bouzouki;
Jon Burge, harmony vocals, guitar, bouzouki, fiddle;
Ralph Jordan, harmony vocals, guitar, bouzouki, duet concertina;
Dave Bordewey, harmony vocals, fiddle, cittern, bouzouki, guitar;
Jim Younger, English concertina, mandolin;
Steve Faux, fiddle, keyboards

Tracks

  1. Bold Wolfe (Roud 624; Laws A1) (4.56)
  2. Coast of Peru (Roud 1997; Laws D26) (5.02)
  3. The Antelope (3.14)
  4. The Factory Girl (Roud 1659) (4.53)
  5. The Hungry Army (Roud 1746) (3.31)
  6. Time to Rise (3.41)
  7. When This Old Hat Was New (Roud 1693) (4.51)
  8. Gavotte en Rondeau (2.00)
  9. Moreton Bay (Roud 2537) (4.03)
  10. Napoleon's Farewell to Paris (Roud 1626) (3.59)
  11. You Rambling Boys of Pleasure (Roud 386) (5.37)
  12. Northfields (Roud 15044) (1.53)
  13. Sidmouth Days (2.51)
  14. Two Magicians (Roud 1350; Child 44; G/D 2:334) (4.10)
  15. Long, Long Time (4.48)
  16. And When I Die (3.01)

All tracks trad. except
Track 3 words Mick Ryan, tune James Patterson;
Track 6 Mick Ryan;
Track 13 James Patterson, Mick Ryan;
Track 15 Sandy Denny;
Track 16 Laura Nero

Tracks 1-2, 9, 12, 14-15 are from Crows (1981);
Tracks 3, 13 are from No Bones or Grease (1986)