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Deep Lancashire

Deep Lancashire (Topic 12T188)

Deep Lancashire
Songs and Ballads of the Industrial North-West
Various Artists

Topic Records 12T188 (LP, UK, 1968)

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Recorded by Bill Leader in 1968 over a weekend in a lecture theatre at the University of Manchester

Musicians

Harry Boardman, vocals [1, 5, 7, 10, 12, 15], banjo [1, 5, 7, 15], concertina [10], melodeon [12];
Lesley Boardman, tenor banjo [1, 5, 7, 15];
Bob Diehl, fiddle [1, 7, 15];
The Oldham Tinkers (John Howarth, Larry & Gerry Kearns), vocals, tin whistle [2, 9, 11], banjo [2, 9, 14], guitar [2, 11, 14], mandolin [9, 14];
Pete Smith, vocals [3, 13], guitar [13];
Mike Harding, vocals [4], banjo [4, 13];
Harvey Kershaw, reciting [6];
Lea Nicholson, vocals, concertina [8];
Chorus [3-4, 10]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [HB] The Hand-Loom Weaver's Lament (2.38)
  2. [OT] Hop Hop Hop (children's songs) (2.44)
  3. [PS] Beg Your Leave (Roud 614) (3.00)
  4. [MH] Ale Is Physic for Me (2.03)
  5. [HB] Gettin' Wed (0.00)
  6. [HK] Clogs (2.31)
  7. [HB] The Merry Little Doffer (1.47)
  8. [LN] Rawtenstall Annual Fair (Roud 23927) (3.04)
  1. [OT] Coalhole Medley (2.33)
  2. [HB] Cob-a-Coalin' (Roud 9234) (2.36)
  3. [JH, OT] Seaur Pies (0.00)
  4. [HB] The Bury New Loom (3.50)
  5. [PS] Ten Per Cent (2.27)
  6. [JH, OT] A Mon Like Thee (1.59)
  7. [HB] The Lancashire Liar (0.00)

All tracks trad. except
Track 7 Weston, Lee;
Track 14 Meek, Ratcliff, E. Crotty

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Owdham Edge

Owdham Edge (Topic 12T204)

Owdham Edge
Popular Song and Verse from Lancashire
Various Artists

Topic Records 12T204 (LP, UK, 1970)

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Recorded by Sean Davies in 1970;
Cover illustration: Owdham Edge, litograph by E.H. Buckler

Musicians

Harry Boardman, vocals [1, 4, 9, 11, 14], banjo [1, 4, 9], concertina [14], melodeon [];
Lesley Boardman, tenor banjo [4, 9, 11], mandolin [1];
Bob Diehl, fiddle [1, 9, 11];
The Oldham Tinkers (John Howarth, Larry & Gerry Kearns), vocals, banjo and guitar [2-3, 6, 15], mandolin [2-3, 6], tin whistle [15];
Larry Kearns, vocals, guitar [10];
Mike Harding, jew's harp [4], vocals, concertina [8];
Harvey Kershaw, reciting [5], piano [13];
Mary Kershaw, vocals [13];
Tim & Robin Boardman, vocals [6];
Dave Brook, vocals, concertina [7];
Bernard Wrigley, bass concertina [8], vocals, guitar [16];
John Tenent, tenor horn [8];
Pete Smith, vocals [], guitar [];
Harry Ogden, vocals, guitar [12];
Ian Hope, fiddle [12]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [HB] Sam Shuttle and Betty Reedhook (2.43)
  2. [JH, OT] Owdham Edge (2.22)
  3. [JH, OT] Our Sarah's Getten' a Chap (2.34)
  4. [HB] The Miners' Lock-Out (1.17)
  5. [HK] Street Scene (2.32)
  6. [T&RB] Pounds, Shilling and Pence /
    [OT] Down at Our School (3.35)
  7. [DB] The Little Piecer (1.08)
  8. [MH] Sammy Shuttleworth (3.30)
  1. [HB] Bowton's Yard (2.18)
  2. [LK] Toddlin' Whoam (1.44)
  3. [HB] The Bard's Reformation (0.00)
  4. [HO] Schoolyard Song (3.02)
  5. [MK] Nobbut a Cockstride Away (3.29)
  6. [HB] Billy Suet's Song (2.19)
  7. [OT] Canute (4.02)
  8. [BW] Our Bill (1.16)

All tracks trad. except
Track 3 trad. / Sam Fitton, E. Crotty;
Track 4 trad. / Burnett O'Brian;
Track 7 Dave Brooks, Gordon Allen North;
Track 9 Sam Laycock, E. Crotty;
Track 10 Edwin Waugh;
Tracks 13, 15 trad. / Harvey Kershaw;
Track 14 David Halstead

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Deep Lancashire

Deep Lancashire (Topic TSCD485)

Deep Lancashire
Songs, Ballads & Verse from the Industrial North-West of England
Various Artists

Topic Records TSCD485 (CD, UK, 1997)

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This is a compilation of most of the tracks of the two LPs Deep Lancashire and Owdham Edge.

Musicians

See the description of the original albums above

Tracks

  1. [HB] The Hand-Loom Weaver's Lament (2.38)
  2. [OT] Hop Hop Hop (children's songs) (2.44)
  3. [PS] Beg Your Leave (Roud 614) (3.00)
  4. [MH] Ale Is Physic for Me (2.03)
  5. [HK] Clogs (2.31)
  6. [HB] The Merry Little Doffer (1.47)
  7. [LN] Rawtenstall Annual Fair (Roud 23927) (3.04)
  8. [OT] Coalhole Medley (2.33)
  9. [HB] Cob-a-Coalin' (Roud 9234) (2.36)
  10. [HB] The Bury New Loom (3.50)
  11. [PS] Ten Per Cent (2.27)
  12. [JH, OT] A Mon Like Thee (1.59)
  13. [HB] Sam Shuttle and Betty Reedhook (2.43)
  14. [JH, OT] Owdham Edge (2.22)
  15. [JH, OT] Our Sarah's Getten' a Chap (2.34)
  16. [HB] The Miners' Lock-Out (1.17)
  17. [HK] Street Scene (2.32)
  18. [T&RB] Pounds, Shilling and Pence /
    [OT] Down at Our School (3.35)
  19. [DB] The Little Piecer (1.08)
  20. [MH] Sammy Shuttleworth (3.30)
  21. [HB] Bowton's Yard (2.18)
  22. [LK] Toddlin' Whoam (1.44)
  23. [HO] Schoolyard Song (3.02)
  24. [MK] Nobbut a Cockstride Away (3.29)
  25. [HB] Billy Suet's Song (2.19)
  26. [OT] Canute (4.02)
  27. [BW] Our Bill (1.16)