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Flowers and Frolics: Bees on Horseback

Flowers and Frolics: Bees on Horseback (Free Reed FRR 016)

Bees on Horseback
English Country Dance Music and Music-Hall Songs
Flowers and Frolics

Free Reed Records FRR 016 (LP, UK, 1977)
Free Reed Records FRRR 18 (CD, UK, 2008)

Flowers and Frolics: Bees on Horseback (Free Reed FRRR 18)
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Recorded by Nic Kinsey, Livingston Studios;
Produced by Neil Wayne;
Sleeve design by Sue Dransfield;
Sleeve photography by Stan George

Musicians

Mike Bettison, melodeon, vocals;
Roger Digby, Anglo concertina, piano, vocals;
Bob King, banjo, electric guitar;
Dan Quinn, melodeon, vocals;
Ted Stevens, percussion;
Alex West, tuba

with guests
Bob Davenport, vocals [1c],
June Tabor, vocals [14]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Grandfather's Tune / He Played His Ukulele (as the Ship Went Down) / Mickey Mouse's Son and Daughter
  2. Down the Road / See Me Dance the Polka
  3. Everybody Knows Me By My Old Brown Hat
  4. Tommy Make Room For Your Uncle Nos. 1 and 2 / Ned Kelly's Fancy
  5. The Ratcliffe Highway
  6. Shufflin' Sam
  7. Galopede / Dorset Four-Hand Reel / Shepton Mallet Hornpipe
  1. Woodland Revels / Alexander's Rag-Time Band
  2. Whistling Prince / Mudgee Schottische / Harry Cotter's Schottische
  3. Wotcher
  4. Huntsman's Chorus / John Ryan's / Broom's Reel
  5. Silverton Polka
  6. (My Name It Is) McCarty / Cunnamulla Stockman's Jig / Manchester Gallop
  7. Two Little Girls in Blue

> Folk Music > Records > Flowers and Frolics: Sold Out

Flowers and Frolics: Sold Out

Flowers and Frolics: Sold Out (EFDSS BR6)

Sold Out
Flowers and Frolics

EFDSS BR 6 (LP, UK, 1984)

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Recorded by Tony Engle at Ideal Sound Recorders, London, in December 1983;
Produced by Eddie Upton;
Sleeve design by Ken Lees

Musicians

Trevor Bennett, trombones, flugelhorn, helicon;
Mike Bettison, melodeon;
Roger Digby, Anglo concertinas;
Rob Grifford, percussion;
Nick Havell, bass trombone;
Dan Quinn, melodeon;
Chris Smith, sounds

with
Sue Bainbridge, piano;
Ken Lees, banjo

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Oats, Beans, and Peas / When Daylight Shines 48 bar jigs
  2. Bobby Shaftoe / Chewing Bubble Gum 32 bar polkas
  3. Bonny Lass / The Merry Month of May 32 bar jigs
  4. La Scottish / Orlando's Return 32 bar polkas
  5. The Man in the Moon / Valse Clogue 32 bar waltzes
  6. Navvy on the Line 32 bar hornpipe
  1. Foul Weather Call / Speed the Plough 32 bar hornpipes
  2. Jack's Alive / The Fiery Clockface 32 bar jigs
  3. The Merry Girl / Pepper in the Brandy 32 bar polkas
  4. Whiskey Hornpipe / The Man from Newry 32 bar hornpipes
  5. Ben-Hur March / Jimmy Garson's March 32 bar marches

> Folk Music > Records > Will Duke & Dan Quinn: Wild Boys

Will Duke & Dan Quinn: Wild Boys

Will Duke & Dan Quinn: Wild Boys (Hebe Music HEBECD001)

Wild Boys
Will Duke & Dan Quinn

Hebe Music HEBECD001 (CD, UK, 1996)

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Produced by John Howson and Dan Quinn;
Recorded by John Howson;
Photography and sleeve design by Ken Lees

Musicians

Will Duke, vocals, Anglo concertinas in G/C and G/D;
Dan Quinn, vocals, one row four stop Hohner melodeon in C, two row Hohner pokerwork melodeon in G/D

Tracks

  1. Monkey Hornpipe / Stepdance (3.35)
  2. I've Been a Wild Boy (Roud 3306) (3.07)
  3. Stone Steps Hornpipe / Mikey Callaghan's (2.53)
  4. The Lakes of Coalflin (Roud 189; Laws Q33; G/D 2:228; Henry H176) (3.13)
  5. Mr Rew's Waltz / Twenty-One Years on Dartmoor (Roud 2248; Laws E16) (5.19)
  6. Hares on the Old Plantation (Roud 363) (2.32)
  7. The New Moon / The French Dance (3.01)
  8. Mary on the Wild Moor (Roud 155; Laws P21; G/D 6:1175) (3.11)
  9. The Orphan Girl (Roud 457) (2.46)
  10. Hunt the Squirrel / Four-Handed Reel (2.58)
  11. The Maiden's Prayer (Roud 18828) (3.14)
  12. Sribberen / The Stone Outside Dan Murphy's Door / Moonlight in Mayo (4.43)
  13. Green Grow the Laurels (Roud 279; G/D 6:1138; Henry H165ab) (3.09)
  14. Foul Weather Call / From Night Till Morn (3.23)

All tracks trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Flowers and Frolics: Reformed Characters

Flowers and Frolics: Reformed Characters

Flowers and Frolics: Reformed Characters (Hebe HEBECD002)

Reformed Characters
Flowers and Frolics

Hebe Music HEBECD002 (CD, UK, 2000)

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Recorded at Hoppits, Fordham in October 1999 by John Howson and Simon Richie
Engineered by Simon Richie
Produced by Simon Richie and Dan Quinn

Musicians

Mike Bettison, melodeon, vocals;
Roger Digby, Anglo concertina, piano, vocals;
Bob King, banjo, electric guitar;
Dan Quinn, melodeon, vocals;
Ted Stevens, percussion;
Alex West, tuba

with guests
Bob Davenport, vocals [1c],
Peta Webb, vocals [7]

Tracks

  1. Grandfather's Tune / He Played His Ukulele (as the Ship Went Down) / Mickey Mouse's Son and Daughter (3.24)
  2. Ned Kelly's Fancy / The Woolloomooloo Lair / The Cunnamulla Stockman's Jig / The Manchester Gallop (5.39)
  3. Bill Bailey / Woodland Revels (3.23)
  4. Wotcher (3.03)
  5. Hot Punch / Family Jig / Uncle's Jig (3.19)
  6. Silverton Polka (4.23)
  7. Two Little Girls in Blue (3.24)
  8. Down the Road / See Me Dance the Polka (3.01)
  9. Martin (2.42)
  10. A Starry Night for a Ramble / The Watercress Girl / The Mudgee Waltz (5,54)
  11. Whistling Prince / The Mudgee Schottische / Harry Cotter's Schottische (4.45)
  12. Sunny Afternoon (4.19)
  13. Shufflin' Sam (3.17)
  14. The Shores of Botany Bay (2.19)
  15. Walter Bulwer's Polkas (3.42)
  16. After You've Gone (3.55)
  17. Shepton Mallet Hornpipe / In the Toyshop / Whistle-at-her (4.09)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1b Le Clerq;
Track 1c Lisbons, Connor;
Track 3a Hughie Cannon;
Track 4 Albert Chevalier, Charles Ingle;
Track 7 Charles Graham;
Track 9 Tom Robinson;
Track 10b Clive Stubbings;
Track 12 Raymond Douglas Davies;
Track 13 Felix Burns;
Track 16 Henry Creamer, Turner Layton;
Track 17b Rolseth

> Folk Music > Records > Will Duke & Dan Quinn: Scanned

Will Duke & Dan Quinn: Scanned

Will Duke & Dan Quinn: Scanned (Hebe Music HEBECD003)

Scanned
Music for lungs and bellows
Will Duke & Dan Quinn

Hebe Music HEBECD003 (CD, UK, 2001)

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Produced by Dan Quinn and Jim Ward;
Recorded and mixed by Jim Ward at Country Branch, Crawley;
Design by Jon Dudley

Musicians

Will Duke, vocals, Anglo concertinas in G/C and G/D;
Dan Quinn, vocals, one row four stop Hohner melodeon in C, two row Hohner pokerwork melodeon in G/D

Tracks

  1. Here We Are (1.24)
  2. Scan Tester's Polkas (3.32)
  3. Coleraine Town (Roud 1414; G/D 6:1155) (3.19)
  4. A Rakish Young Fellow (Roud 829) (2.53)
  5. The Hungry Army (Roud 1746; Henry H92) (3.09)
  6. The Little Drummer (Roud 2302; G/D 1:86) (4.00)
  7. Scan Tester's Marches (3.15)
  8. Long A-Growing (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (3.12)
  9. Mrs Kenney / Waltzing Over the Water / Waltz for Christine (5.56)
  10. The True Lover's Farewell (3.00)
  11. Brooke Street Polka / Nine Buckets (5.00)
  12. The Old Miser (Roud 3913) (4.17)
  13. Ball of Yarn (Roud 1404) (3.43)
  14. Died for Love (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1169, 6:1170; Henry H683) (3.16)
  15. Scan Tester's Schottisches (3.15)
  16. The Clock Striking Nine (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) / Scan Tester's Waltz (4.35)
  17. Father Had a Knife (Roud 850) (3.15)

All tracks trad. arr. Will Duke, Dan Quinn except
Track 9c Will Duke

> Folk Music > Records > The Mighty Quinns: Thicker Than Water

The Mighty Quinns: Thicker Than Water

The Mighty Quinns: Thicker Than Water (Hebe Music HEBECD005)

Thicker Than Water
The Mighty Quinns

Hebe Music HEBECD005 (CD, UK, June 4, 2008)

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Produced by Dan Quinn and Jim Ward;
Recorded and mastered by Jim Ward at Country Branch Studios, Crawley;
Notes by Dan Quinn;
Photos by Rebe Cleveland;
Front cover by Chris Molan

Musicians

Dan Quinn, vocals [2-3, 5, 7, 9, 11], melodeons;
Matt Quinn, vocals [4, 6-7, 10], chorus vocals [2], melodeons

Tracks

  1. Cat Among the Tails / The Radstock Jig (3.40)
  2. The Fox and the Grey Goose (Roud 131; G/D 3:499; Henry H38) (2.54)
  3. The Creel (Roud 120; Child 281; G/D 2:317; Henry H201) (3.42)
  4. The Banks of Sweet Dundee (Roud 148; Laws M25; G/D 2:224) (3.42)
  5. The Jealous Sailor (4.26)
  6. Rosemary Lane (Roud 12; Child 2; G/D 2:329) (3.51)
  7. Raking the Hay (Roud 855) (2.42)
  8. Valse Clog / Italian Mazurka (4.21)
  9. Young Leonard (Roud 189; Laws Q33; G/D 2:228; Henry H176) (3.52)
  10. Us Poor Fellows (5.50)
  11. Coming Home from the Wake (Roud 1606) (2.58)
  12. The New Deserter (Roud 493; G/D 1:83) (6.39)
  13. Follow On / The Adelphi Polka (4.23)

All tracks trad. except
Track 5 Bob Davenport;
Track 10 Peter Bellamy

> Folk Music > Records > Duck Soup: Open on Sundays

Duck Soup: Open on Sundays

Duck Soup: Open on Sundays (Hebe Music HEBECD006)

Open on Sundays
Duck Soup

Hebe Music HEBECD006 (CD, UK, 2010)

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Produced by Jules Bushell;
Recorded in the livingroom, North Curry, Somerset and at Church Road Studio, Hove;
Additional synthesiser programming by J. Piedmont Mumblethunder;
Artwork by Adam Bushell based on an original drawing by John Hassall;
78rpm record sleeve from Mr Kearey's extensive collection;
Photographs by Jules Bushell;
Sleeve notes by Ian Kearey

Musicians

Dan Quinn, melodeons [1-2, 4-11], vocals [3, 6, 8, 10];
Ian Kearey, 12-string dobro [2, 8], mandolin [1, 7, 11], piano [4, 9], Ampeg bass guitar [5-6, 10], acoustic bass guitar [3];
Adam Bushell, marimba [1-3, 7-10], mandolin [5-6], phonofiddle [4, 11], musical saw [1]

Tracks

  1. Valse du Peril / Marche du Mont Saint-Louis (6.33)
  2. Indian Intermezzo (4.30)
  3. The False Lover Won Back (Roud 201; Child 218; G/D 5:974) (4.53)
  4. Mr Turner's Academy Cotillion (3.13)
  5. An Suisin Ban / Clog à Tit Pouce (4.40)
  6. The Bonny Bunch of Roses (Roud 664; Laws J5; G/D 1:155) (3.10)
  7. March du 64:e Bataillon / March des Trois-Rivières (6.13)
  8. Young Morgan (Roud 5369; G/D 4:896) (7.39)
  9. Match des Touristes (2.48)
  10. Little Brown Jug (Roud 725) / Untitled / Bonne Bouche (6.12)
  11. Valse Pompadour (3.26)

All tracks trad. arr. Dan Quinn, Ian Kearey, Adam Bushell