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Edward II and the Red Hot Polkas: The Early Recordings 1985-86

Edward II and the Red Hot Polkas: The Early Recordings 1985-86 (Musical Traditions MTCD405)

The Early Recordings 1985-86
Edward II and the Red Hot Polkas

Musical Traditions MTCD405 (CD, UK, Februady 2016)

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A ompilation of the three Edward II cassettes Demos (1985), Promos (1986), and Ethos (1986).

Musicians

Dion Cochrane, tenor banjo (1985);
Jon Moore, lead guitar (1986);
Tom Greenhalgh, Barnaby Stradling, rhythm guitars;
Dave Haines, Rod Stradling, melodeons;
John Gill, bass;
Danny Stradling, percussion;

Tracks

  1. Another Fine Mess (2.34)
  2. Cliffe Hornpipe (4.57)
  3. French Schottische (3.47)
  4. Clee Hill (3.10)
  5. 79th Highlanders Farewell to Gibraltar (4.14)
  6. Boatman’s Dance (3.31)
  7. Ashling / Shantey (3.31)
  8. Johnny Mickey Barry's / Freedom of Ireland (3.16)
  9. Bromsberrow Heath (3.49)
  10. Redower Polka (3.59)
  11. Kelly’s Home Schottische (4.03)
  12. Swiss Boy (4.27)
  13. Mr Prime’s (3.26)
  14. Art Wooton’s Quadrille (3.02)
  15. Polka Volta (2.38)
  16. Gloucestershire Hornpipe (4.46)
  17. Queen’s Jig (2.23)
  18. Stack of Wheat (4.51)
  19. Sophie Bourbon’s Hornpipe (3.49)
  20. Walls of Butlin’s (3.47)
  21. Swiss Boy (3.47)
  22. Bourée a Gaston Tommier (3.13)

All tracks trad. except
Track 7b a Mekons tune;
Tracks 13, 19 Dave Haines;
Track 20 Rod Stradling

> Folk Music > Records > Edward II and the Red Hot Polkas: Let's Polkasteady!

Edward II and the Red Hot Polkas: Let's Polkasteady!

Edward II and the Red Hot Polkas: Let's Polkasteady! (COOK CD 007)

Let's Polkasteady!
Edward II and the Red Hot Polkas

Cooking Vinyl COOK 007 (CD, UK, 1987)
Cooking Vinyl COOK CD 007 (CD, UK, 2003)

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Recorded by Zuni at The Firehouse on August 22-23, 1987;
Engineeer's assistant Tom Greenhalgh;
Cover design by Ken Lite

Musicians

Jon Moore, Tom Greenhalgh, Barnaby Stradling, guitars;
Dave Haines, Rod Stradling, melodeons;
John Gill, bass;
Steve Goulding, drums;
Danny Stradling, percussion;

Tracks

  1. Dawn Run (3.19)
  2. Little Left Lew (3.02)
  3. Swiss Boy (3.18)
  4. 79th Highlanders Farewell to Gibraltar (3.53)
  5. Blue Blue Morning (2.01)
  6. Another Fine Mess (2.37)
  7. The Walls of Butlins (3.37)
  8. Mr Prime's Polka (2.53)
  9. Three Hand Reel (3.52)
  10. Sophie Bourbon's Hornpipe (2.33)

Tracks 1-2, 6, 8, 10 Dave Haines / Edward II;
Tracks 3-4, 9 trad. / Edward II;
Track 5 Linda Williams;
Track 7 Rod Stradling, Dave Haines / Edward II

> Folk Music > Records > e2K: Shift

e2K: Shift

e2K: Shift (Topic TSCD522)

Shift
e2K

Topic Records TSCD522 (CD, UK, 2001)

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Recorded at Confetti Studios, Nottingham;
Engineered by Dan Tissier, assisted by Adam Lockwood;
Mastered by Tony Dixon at Refxled Audio;
Mixed by Jon Sword;
Produced by Neil Yates;
Original photographs by Tom Howard;
Design by John Haxby

Musicians

Kellie While, vocals, guitar;
Simon Care, melodeons;
Andy Morel, alto, tenor & baritone saxophones, bass clarinet;
Robert Fordjour, drums;
Jon Moore, guitar;
Neil Yates, trumpet, flugelhorn, low whistles, Fender Rhodes;
Kwame Yeboah, keyboards, bass, guitar, percussion, Fender Rhodes, vocals

Tracks

  1. The Water is Wide (Roud 87; Child 204) (4.52)
  2. Something Left Behind (4.48)
  3. The Blackthorn Stick / The Rakes of Kildare / The Rocks of Penrhyn (5.59)
  4. Love for a Season / Uncertain Waltz (3.39)
  5. Everdance / Willy Coleman's / Trip to the Floor (5.13)
  6. The Farmer’s Cursed Wife / The Valentine (2.35)
  7. A Life Less Hard to Bear (3.32)
  8. You Bring Me Joy / Untitled Hornpipe (4.11)
  9. The Wind in the Trees / Mrs Casey / Ward's Jig (5.42)
  10. Fair and Tender Ladies / Speed the Plough (2.55)
  11. Itue, Stitue, Statue / South Dene Reflections (7.28)
  12. Take Me Home (5.32)

Tracks 1, 3ab, 5b, 6b, 8b, 9bc, 10 trad. arr. e2K;
Tracks 2, 4a, 9a Jon Moore;
Tracks 3c, 4b, 5ac, 11 Neil Yates;
Track 6a trad. arr. Neil Yates;
Track 7 Jon Moore, Neil Yates;
Track 8a Robert Fordjour, Kwame Yeboah;
Track 12 Jon Moore, Kwame Yeboah

> Folk Music > Records > e2K: If Not Now

e2K: If Not Now

e2K: If Not Now (Topic TSCD538)

If Not Now
e2K

Topic Records TSCD538 (CD, UK, 2003)

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Recorded at Mixstation / Sensible Studios / Sultan Sound / Ock Studios / Seaside Studios / Nige Smith's Gaff;
Mixed by Kwame Yeboah at Mixstation;
Produced by Kwame Yeboah;
Design and photography by John Haxby

Musicians

Kellie While, lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, percussion;
Neil Yates, trumpet, flugelhorn, tenor horn, bodhrán, whistles, Fender Rhodes, backing vocals, nylon stung guitar;
Kwame Yeboah, keyboards, guitar, bass, melodica, percussion, drums, lead and backing vocals;
Neil Fairclough, bass;
Paul Francis, drums;
Andy Morel, saxophones, backing vocals;
Gareth Warren, melodeon;
Jon Moore, guitars, mandolin

with
Mike McGoldrick, uilleann pipes;
John McCusker, fiddle;
Nana Yaa, backing vocals;
Simon Katz, percussion

Tracks

  1. Come and Join Us (4.48)
  2. The Shepherd and the Crows (4.49)
  3. Dealing with History (4.20)
  4. Custy's / The Rolling Waves / Chance Melody (6.26)
  5. Common Ground (4.53)
  6. Gye Wani / The Mountain Lark (4.20)
  7. Holding On (4.54)
  8. He Moved Through the Fair / Out the Other Side (5.19)
  9. St George's Quay / The New Rigged Ship (5.01)
  10. Be Sure Your Lover / Noon Lassies (3.32)
  11. A Lullaby for Everyone / Stormy Blues (4.46)

Track 1 Jon Moore, Kellie While;
Tracks 2, 4c, 8b, 10a Neil Yates;
Tracks 3, 5, 7, 9a, 11a Jon Moore;
Tracks 4ab, 6b, 9b, 10b trad. arr. Neil Yates, Kwame Yeboah;
Track 8a trad. arr. Kellie While, Neil Yates, Kwame Yeboah;
Track 6a Kwame Yeboah;
Track 11c Carmel O'Dea

> Folk Music > Records > Edward II: Manchester's Improving Daily

Edward II: Manchester's Improving Daily

Edward II: Manchester's Improving Daily (Edward II E2MID1819)

Manchester's Improving Daily
Edward II

Edward II / Cadiz Music E2MID1819 (CD, UK, February 19, 2016)

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Recorded, mixed and produced by Tim Thomas at Blueprint Studios;
Musical director, Tee Carthy;
Executive producer and arranger Gavin Sharp;
Book written and compiled by David Jennings;
Design by Pin

Musicians

Jon Moore, guitars;
John Hart, guitar, trombone;
Simon Care, melodeon;
Tee Carthy, bass, vocals;
David Henry, drums;
Elston McKenzie, guitar, vocals;
Glen Latouche, vocals;
Gavin Sharp, saxophone, keyboards, wind synthesiser, whistle

with
The Manchester Session Strings:
    Jote Osahn, Susie Gibbon, violins;
    Greg Morton, cello;
Ian Jones, percussion;
Sally Cook, vocals [6];
Jennifer Reid, broadside balladress [1, 5, 9, 12];

Tracks

  1. Patience Kershaw (0.38)
  2. Manchester's Improving Daily (Roud V37852) (2.48)
  3. Ragbag (3.18)
  4. Dirty Old Town (3.42)
  5. A Sprig of Thyme (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (1.19)
  6. Soldier's Farewell to Manchester (Roud 2741) (4.29)
  7. Love Vigilantes (4.40)
  8. The Great Flood (Roud V6513) (5.19)
  9. Jone o' Grinfield (Roud 937) (0.46)
  10. Peterloo (Roud V17536) (5.06)
  11. A New Song on the Great Demonstration Which Is to Be Made on Kersal Moor, September 24th 1838 (Roud V33134) (3.28)
  12. Victoria Bridge on a Saturday Night (Roud V1081) (1.59)
  13. Victoria Bridge on a Saturday Night (Roud V1081) (3.38)
  14. Mr Sadler's Balloon (Roud V29647) (3.23)
  15. A Humorous and Interesting Dialogue (Roud V12092) (3.17)
  16. The Execution of Allen, Gould and Larkin (Roud V23110) (3.28)

Track 4 Ewan MacColl

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