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English Country Music from East Anglia

English Country Music from East Anglia (Topic 12TS229)

English Country Music from East Anglia
Various Artists

Topic Records 12TS229 (LP, UK, 1973)
Topic Records TSDL229 (digital download, UK, January 2010)

Recorded by Tony Engle in the musician's homes in 1972-73:
    Bill Bennington, Barford, Norfolk, May 1972;
    Percy Brown, Aylsham, Norfolk, May 1972;
    Harold Covill, March, Cambridgeshire, August 1972;
    Oscar Woods, Leiston, Suffolk, February 1973;
Notes and sleeve design by Tony Engle

Musicians

Billy Bennington, hammered dulcimer [2, 5, 9-10, 12, 15, 21-22];
Percy Brown, melodeon [3, 6, 13, 18-19, 23];
Harold Covill, mouth organ [11, 20];
Oscar Woods, melodeon [1, 4, 7-8, 14, 16-17]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [OW] Jig (1.17)
  2. [BB] Gay Ladies (2.16)
  3. [PB] Old Joe, the Boat Is Going Over / Polka (2.02)
  4. [OW] Step Dance Tune (The Sailor's Hornpipe) (1.19)
  5. [BB] Dulcie Belle waltz (3.36)
  6. [PB] Yarmouth Breakdown step dance (1.12)
  7. [OW] “Italian” Waltz (3.12)
  8. [OW] Polka (1.41)
  9. [BB] Yarmouth Hornpipe step dance (1.08)
  10. [BB] On the Green polka (3.02)
  1. [HC] The Oyster Girl (Roud 875; Laws Q13; G/D 2:304; Henry H725) (1.21)
  2. [BB] On Parade march (3.01)
  3. [PB] Waltz for the Veleta (2.49)
  4. [OW] Step Dance Tune (1.14)
  5. [BB] Slow Step Dance Tune (0.48)
  6. [OW] Polka (0.00)
  7. [OW] Oh Joe, the Boat Is Going Over (2.01)
  8. [PB] Barn Dance Tune (2.07)
  9. [PB] Sheringham Breakdown (0.48)
  10. [HC] The Nutting Girl (1.38)
  11. [BB] Jack's the Lad (The Sailor's Hornpipe) (1.16)
  12. [BB] Red Wing (1.09)
  13. [PB] Heel and Toe Polka (1.15)