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Flash Company

Flash Company (Fellside FE050)

Flash Company
A celebration of the first 10 years of Fellside Records

Fellside Recordings FE050 (LP, UK, 1986)

Flash Company
A celebration of 25 years of Fellside Records (1976-2001)

Fellside Recordings FECD156 (2 CD, UK, 2001)

Flash Company (Fellside FECD156)

Compiled by Paul Adams. All artists' royalties for the LP tracks have been donated to Nic Jones and his family.

LP Tracks

LP Side 1LP Side 2
  1. Bram Taylor: The Banks of the Bann (Roud 889; Laws O2; Henry H86)
  2. Steve Turner: Bonnie George Campbell (Roud 338; Child 210)
  3. Gerry Hallom: The First Surveyor
    from Old Australian Ways
  4. Jez Lowe: Licence to Kill / Planxty Zimmerman
  5. Linda Adams: Yellow Handkerchief (Roud 954)
  6. Martyn Wyndham-Read: The Springtime It Brings On the Shearing
  7. The Famous 5 + 1: The Banks of Green Willow (Roud 172; Child 24; G/D 6:1225)
    Martin Carthy, John Bowden, Jez Lowe, Linda Adams, Roy Harris + Paul Adams; this is an alternate take from the one on A Selection from The Penguin Book of English Folk Songs with Paul Adams singing instead of Martin Carthy

All tracks previously unreleased
All tracks (P) 1986 except track 7 (P) 1985

  1. Bobby Eaglesham: As I Roved Out (Roud 277; Laws O17; G/D 4:791; Henry H152)
  2. Roy Harris: The Parson and the Clerk (Roud 1154)
  3. Nic Jones: The Warlike Lads of Russia
    from The First Folk Review Record
  4. Jolly Jack: Doodle Let Me Go (Roud 3221)
  5. Sara Grey & Ellie Ellis: Going to the West / Peach Bottom Creek
  6. Peter Bellamy & Dave Swarbrick: The Maid of Australia (Roud 1872)
    from the Both Sides Then recording sessions
  7. Martin Carthy: The Bloody Fields of Flanders / Far Over Struy
  8. Swan Arcade: The Wayworn Traveller (Roud 3540)
    (with Maddy Prior, Martin Carthy and lots of others)

All tracks except track 3 previously unreleased
All tracks (P) 1986 except track 2 (P) 1985; track 3 (P) 1974; track 6 (P) 1979

CD Tracks

The first CD is basically a reissue of the 1986 LP of the same name which was released to celebrate Fellside Recordings' 10th anniversary. The CD has four more tracks (3, 7, 13, 16) and leaves out The Springtime It Brings on the Shearing by Martyn Wyndham-Read which is now available on the CD reissue of his Emu Plains album.

The second CD is a collection of tracks from recent Fellside Recordings albums.

CD 1CD 2
  1. Bram Taylor: The Banks of the Bann (Roud 889; Laws O2; Henry H86)
  2. Steve Turner: Bonnie George Campbell (Roud 338; Child 210)
  3. Cockersdale: Cholera Camp
  4. Gerry Hallom: The First Surveyor
    from Old Australian Ways
  5. Jez Lowe: Licence to Kill / Planxty Zimmerman
  6. Linda Adams: Yellow Handkerchief (Roud 954)
  7. Martyn Wyndham-Read: The Exile of Erin (Roud 4355)
    a variant of the recording from Emu Plains
  8. The Famous 5 + 1: The Banks of Green Willow (Roud 172; Child 24; G/D 6:1225)
    Martin Carthy, John Bowden, Jez Lowe, Linda Adams, Roy Harris + Paul Adams; this is an alternate take from the one on A Selection from The Penguin Book of English Folk Songs with Paul Adams singing instead of Martin Carthy
  9. Bobby Eaglesham: As I Roved Out (Roud 277; Laws O17; G/D 4:791; Henry H152)
  10. Roy Harris: The Parson and the Clerk (Roud 1154)
  11. Nic Jones: The Warlike Lads of Russia
    from The First Folk Review Record
  12. Jolly Jack: Doodle Let Me Go (Roud 3221)
  13. Marilyn Middleton Pollock: Man in the Moon
  14. Sara Grey & Ellie Ellis: Going to the West / Peach Bottom Creek
  15. Peter Bellamy & Dave Swarbrick: The Maid of Australia (Roud 1872)
    from the Both Sides Then recording sessions
  16. Terry Docherty & Robin Dunn: Sally Wheatley
  17. Martin Carthy: The Bloody Fields of Flanders / Far Over Struy
  18. Swan Arcade: The Wayworn Traveller (Roud 3540)
    (with Maddy Prior, Martin Carthy and lots of others)

All tracks except track 11 previously unreleased

  1. Sandra Kerr, Nancy Kerr & James Fagan: The Scalene Set
    from Scalene (FECD137, 1999)
  2. Steve Tilston: Down Falls the Day
    from Solorubato (FECD135, 1998)
  3. Lucky Bags: Leatherwinged Bat (Roud 747)
    from Delight in Disorder (FECD138, 1998)
  4. Keith Kendrick: Some Tyrant Has Stolen My True-Love Away (Roud 587)
    from Home Ground (FECD118, 1997)
  5. Simon Haworth: Mozie Law / The Eleventh Avenue Jig
    from Coast to Coast (FECD136, 1998)
  6. Kathy Stewart: Celestial Shoes
    from Celestial Shoes (FECD142, 1999)
  7. Rick Kemp: Deep in the Darkest Night
    from Escape (FECD114, 1996)
  8. Frankie Armstrong & Maddy Prior: The Well Below the Valley (Roud 2335; Child 21)
    from Till the Grass O'ergrew the Corn (FECD116, 1997)
  9. Tryckster: Father O'Rarkey
    from When the Stone is Exposed (FECD150, 1999)
  10. Sisters Unlimited: The Collier's Lassie (Roud 3787; G/D 5:991)
    from No Bed of Roses (FECD104, 1995)
  11. The Rufus Crisp Experience: Angeline the Baker
    from Chickens Are A-Crowing (FECD113, 1997)
  12. Clive Gregson: Fred Astaire
    from Happy Hour (FECD141, 1999)
  13. Grace Notes: All That Is Gold
    from Red Wine and Promises (FECD126, 1998)
  14. John Conolly & Pete Sumner: Fiddler's Green (Roud 26370)
    from Trawlertown (FECD135, 1998)
  15. 422: Big John McNeill's Set
    from One (FECD153, 2000)
  16. John Wright: Never Be the Sun
    from Ride the Rolling Sky (FECD97, 1993)
  17. Bob Fox & Benny Graham: The Miner's Lifeguard (Roud 3510)
    from How Are You Off for Coals? (FECD111, 1995)
  18. Hughie Jones: Marques
    from Hughie's Ditty Bag (FECD81, 1991)
  19. Mad Pudding: Vahideh's Fine Shoes
    from Grand Hotel (FECD149, 1999)
  20. John Kirkpatrick: Wassail Song (Roud 209)
    from Wassail! (FECD125, 1998)
  21. Buz Collins: December Came in Early This Year
    from Water and Rain (FECD139, 1999)
  22. Johnny Silvo & Diz Disley: Trouble in Mind
    from Blues in the Back Yard (FECD143, 1999)
  23. Alistair McCulloch: Jigs
    from Highly Strung (FECD154, 2000)