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Old-time Hornpipes, Polkas and Jigs

Fred ‘Pip’ Whiting: Old-time Hornpipes, Polkas and Jigs (Musical Traditions MTCD350)

Old-time Hornpipes, Polkas and Jigs
Fred ‘Pip’ Whiting (1905-1988)

Musical Traditions Records MTCD350 (CD, UK, 2011)

Recordings made by Keith Summers in the National Sound Archive and made by Fred Whiting for Keith Summers

Musical Traditions booklet notes by Philip Heath-Coleman Rod Stradling

Artist

Fred ‘Pip’ Whiting, fiddle

Tracks

50 years ago by ear

  1. Pigeon on the Gate (1:01)
  2. Soldier's Joy (1:49)
  3. Soldier's Joy (1:19)
  4. College Hornpipe (1:36)
  5. Earl Soham Slog (1:16)
  6. Cock of the North (1:14)
  7. Fisher's Hornpipe (1:44)
  8. Keel Row (1:06)
  9. Off to California (1:35)
  10. Garryowen (0:58)
  11. Harkie's Polkas (1:44)
  12. Not for Joe (1:26)
  13. St Patrick's Day (1:04)
  14. Harvest Home / Galway Hornpipe (2:57)
  15. Old Time Polka (2:22)
  16. The Old Kerry Fiddler (0:53)
  17. Mountain Belle (1:58)
  18. Flowers of Edinburgh (1:33)

… the advantage of playing by music

  1. Thistle Hornpipe (2:41)
  2. West End Hornpipe (1:23)
  3. Jack Tar Hornpipe (1:37)
  4. Staten Island, or Burns' Hornpipe (2:49)

An old Gypsy Hornpipe

  1. Billy Harris's Hornpipe (1:08)
  2. Whiskey You're the Devil (1:37)
  3. Will the Waggoner (1:25)
  4. Forty Years Ago (1:22)
  5. Bristol Sailorman (1:12)
  6. Cutty Sark Hornpipe (2:35)

Exactly as it's written

  1. The Kildare Fancy (1:16)
  2. Glasgow Hornpipe (1:35)
  3. Ballincollig in the Morning (1:37)
  4. Stack of Barley (1:26)
  5. Over the Waves (2:14)
  6. Hebridean Polka (3:15)
  7. Killarney (1:43)

A smashing hornpipe for step-dancing

  1. Pigeon on the Gate (2:37)
  2. College Hornpipe (1:24)
  3. Earl Soham Slog (2:29)
  4. Manchester Hornpipe (1:10)
  5. Pigeon on the Gate / Jack's the Lad (1:00)
  6. Fairies' Hornpipe (2:02)
  7. Medley (3:02)

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Other records with Fred ‘Pip’ Whiting

Various Artists, The Earl Soham Slog: Step Dance and Country Music from Suffolk, LP, Topic 12TS374, 1978

Various Artists, Who Owns the Game? Traditional Songs and Melodeon Tunes from Central Suffolk, LP, Home Made Music LP 302, 1984; CD, Veteran VT130CD, 2001

Various Artists, Stepping It Out! Traditional Folk Music, Songs and Dances from England, CD, Veteran VTC1CD, 1993

Various Artists, Rig-a-jig-jig (The Voice of the People Vol. 9), CD, Topic TSCD659, 1998

Various Artists, Root & Branch 1: A New World, CD, EFDSS / Impress RB01, 1999

Various Artists, Songs Sung in Suffolk: Popular Folk Songs, Old Songs and Ballads, CD, Veteran VTC2CD, 2000

Various Artists, When the Wind Blows: An Anthology of Traditional Folk Music from Coastal England, CD, Veteran VTC5CD, 2001

Various Artists, It Was on a Market Day—One: English Traditional Folk Singers, CD, Veteran VTC6CD, 2005

Various Artists, Good Hearted Fellows: Traditional Folk Songs, Music Hall Songs, and Tunes from Suffolk, CD, Veteran VT154CD, 2006

Various Artists, Midwinter, 4 CD, Free Reed FRQCD 30, 2006

Various Artists, A Story to Tell: Keith Summers in Suffolk 1972-79, 2 CD, Musical Traditions MTCD339/40, 2007