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Dick Miles: Cheating the Tide

Dick Miles: Cheating the Tide (Greenwich Village GVR 227)

Cheating the Tide
Dick Miles

Greenwich Village Records GVR 227 (LP, UK, 1984)

Recorded by Martin Scragg at the People's Stage Studios, Totnes, Devon in February 1984;
Produced by Sam Richards and Martin Scragg;
Photography by Michael Green;
Sleeve design by Chris Groom

Musicians

Dick Miles, vocals [1, 5-9, 11, 13], concertina [1-13], baritone concertina [12];
Martin Carthy, guitar [1, 9, 13];
Sue Miles, clarinet [7-8, 12], bass clarinet [2-3, 6, 8], chorus vocals [6];
Sam Richards, piano [2-3, 7], harmonica [8], whistle [11], chorus vocals [6];
Tish Stubbs, vocals [7], guitar [7], chorus vocals [6];
Stephen Cassidy, recorder [13], bass recorder [13], bass crumhorn [13];
Jenny Critchley, tenor crumhorn [13]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Lady Diamond (Roud 112; Child 269; G/D 6:1224) (3.22)
  2. Washington Post march (2.44)
  3. Rebel Soldier (Roud 259) (2.55)
  4. Bill Charlton's Fancy (2.00)
  5. Tommy's Lot (4.26)
  6. Pakefield Parson (2.45)
  7. Poor Boy (Roud 3263) (4.22)
  1. There's No One With Endurance Like the Man Who Sells Insurance! (3.08)
  2. Wages of Death (4.27)
  3. Dillpickle Rag (1.43)
  4. The Curse of Hoxne Bridge (2.55)
  5. The Cott slow air (2.21)
  6. The Battle of Bosworth Field (3.55)

Track 1, 10 trad. arr. Dick Miles;
Track 2 John Philip Sousa arr. Dick and Sue Miles;
Track 3 trad. arr. Dick Miles, Sam Richards;
Track 4 Billy Pigg;
Track 5 Dominic Williams;
Track 6, 9, 11, 13 Dick Miles;
Track 7 trad. arr. Dick Miles, Tish Stubbs, Sam Richards;
Track 8 Frank Crummit;
Track 12 Alice Ellis