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Hannah James & Sam Sweeney: Catches & Glees

Hannah James & Sam Sweeney: Catches & Glees (RootBeat RBRCD07)

Catches & Glees
Hannah James & Sam Sweeney

RootBeat Records RBRCD07 (CD, UK, August 2009)

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Produced by Andy Bell, Sam Sweeney and Hannah James;
Engineered and mixed by Andy Bell at Leeders Farm Studios;
Recorded and mixed by Andy Bell and coldasfrog.com;
Mastered by Nick Cooke;
Artwork by Andy Tudor

Musicians

Sam Sweeney, fiddle, viola, octave violin, English bagpipes, nyckelharpa;
Hannah James, vocals, piano accordion, clogs

Tracks

  1. Gaol Song (Roud 1077) (4.11)
  2. Ploughboy's Dream (Roud 1545) (5.05)
  3. You Are the One (3.54)
  4. Dick's Maggot / Dog Leap Stairs hornpipes (3.44)
  5. Died for Love (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1170) (1.23)
  6. Flaxley Green Dance / The Old Wife of Coverdale English Country Dance tunes (3.23)
  7. Wee Weaver (Roud 3378) (3.08)
  8. Catches and Glees / Comical Thought jigs (3.33)
  9. Three Ravens (Roud 5; Child 26) (4.44)
  10. Polska (3.53)
  11. The Young and Single Sailor (Roud 264; Laws N42; G/D 5:1038, 6:1201) (4.20)

All tracks trad. arr. Hannah James and Sam Sweeney except
Track 3 Andy Letcher;
Track 4b Alistair Anderson;
Track 8 William Winter;
Track 10 Viktor Gabrielsson

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Hannah James & Sam Sweeney: State and Ancientry

Hannah James & Sam Sweeney: State and Ancientry (RootBeat RBRCD13)

State and Ancientry
Hannah James & Sam Sweeney

RootBeat Records RBRCD13 (CD, UK, April 2, 2012)

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Engineered and produced by Andy Bell;
Mastered by Andy Seward;
Artwork and photography by Elly Lucas

Musicians

Hannah James, vocals, piano accordion, clogs, foot percussion;
Sam Sweeney, fiddle, viola, nyckelharpa, Hardanger fiddle, English bagpipes

Tracks

  1. Hole in the Wall 3/2 hornpipe (3.30)
  2. Parson Upon Dorothy / Dolly (Roud 2611) (4.17)
  3. William Taylor (Roud 158; Laws N11; G/D 1:169; Henry H231, H757) (3.15)
  4. How Do You Do? / Gallons of Cognac (5.27)
  5. On Yonder Hill There Sits a Hare (Roud 5173) (4.27)
  6. The Battered Hake Polka / Jack's Maggot (4.08)
  7. There Was a Lady Lived in the West (Roud 64; Child 100; G/D 5:999; Henry H221) (4.29)
  8. The Farmer's Cursed Wife (Roud 160; Child 278; G/D 2:320) (4.00)
  9. Wallaby / Harry's Flowers (4.54)
  10. The Bonny Miller / Strike a Bell (4.56)
  11. The Golden Glove (Roud 141; Laws N20; G/D 1:166; Henry H524) (6.24)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 Henry Purcell;
Track 3 words trad., music Hannah James;
Track 4b Sam Sweeney;
Track 6a Colin Cotter;
Track 9 Hannah James

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Tuulikki Bartosik & Hannah James: Chatterbox

Tuulikki Bartosik & Hannah James: Chatterbox (RootBeat RBRCD25)

Chatterbox
Tuulikki Bartosik & Hannah James

RootBeat Records RBRCD25 (CD, UK, May 25, 2015)

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Produced by Tuulikki Bartosik & Hannah James and Dylan Fowler;
Recorded and mixed by Dylan Fowler;
Mastered by Minerva Pappi;
Artwork by Krööt Kukkur (Coucou)

Musicians

Hannah James, accordion, vocals, Welsh drum;
Tuulikki Bartosik, free-bass accordion, vocals, metallophone

with
Dylan Fowler, guitar, Welsh drum

Tracks

  1. Mias Polska (3.35)
  2. Cave—Calm (1.07)
  3. Lonesome Woods (Roud 3461) (3.47)
  4. Josefins vaggvisa (5.08)
  5. Polska från Väster-Dalarna / Grue kirke brenner (4.29)
  6. Cave—Walk of the Naughty Accordions (2.32)
  7. Karelian (5.29)
  8. Cave—Pentatonic (3.43)
  9. Ellin polkka (3.10)
  10. Cave—Playful (2.17)
  11. Leksands brudmarsch (3.30)
  12. Johanna valss (5.14)

Track 1-2, 6, 8, 10 Hannah James, Tuulikki Bartosik;
track 3 trad.;
Tracks 4, 12 Tuulikki Bartosik;
track 5 trad. Sweden;
tracks 7, 9, 11 trad. Finland

All tracks arr. Hannah James, Tuulikki Bartosik except
Tracks 3, 9, 12 arr. Hannah James, Tuulikki Bartosik, Dylan Fowler

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Hannah James: JigDoll

Hannah James: JigDoll (RootBeat RBRCD30)

JigDoll
Hannah James

RootBeat Records RBRCD30 (CD, UK, September 2, 2016)

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Produced by Hannah James and Dylan Fowler;
Recorded by Dylan Fowler;
Mixed by Andy Bell;
Mastered by Minerva Pappi at Chartmakers;
Photography by Elly Lucas;
Artwork by Alan James at Oakleaf Graphics

Musicians

Hannah James, vocals, accordion, clogs, percussion

Tracks

  1. First Lullaby (3.06)
  2. Woodsman (2.53)
  3. Coppicing Song (3.33)
  4. Barefoot Waltz (3.18)
  5. Clog Song (1.27)
  6. Clog Jig (2.31)
  7. Tuulikki's Tune (5.53)
  8. Yodeling (4.31)
  9. Refugee Song (1.09)
  10. Treasures (5.16)
  11. The Carpenter (5.45)
  12. Maggie's March (2.55)
  13. Karen's (5.35)
  14. Last Lullaby (2.51)

All tracks composed, arranged and performed by Hannah James

Video

This video shows Hannah James dancing an excerpt from her new solo show, JigDoll, premiered at Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2015:

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Groups and Projects featuring Hannah James

Besides being with Kerfuffle and Lady Maisery, Hannah James played on these albums:

The Demon Barbers, The Adventures of Captain Ward, CD, Demon Barber Sound DBS003, 2010

Maddy Prior with Hannah James and Giles Lewin, 3 for Joy, CD, Park PRK CD123, 2012

Maddy Prior with Hannah James and Giles Lewin, The Collier Lad, DL single, Park, 2014

The Elizabethan Session, The Elizabethan Session, CD, Quercus QRCD001, 2014

Maddy Prior with Hannah James and Giles Lewin, Shortwinger, CD, Park PRK CD153, 2017

Claudia Schwab, Attic Mornings, CD, own label, 2017

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Other records with Hannah James

Rosie Doonan, Pot of Gold, CD, Silvertop SRCD03, 2010

Fay Hield, Looking Glass, CD, Topic TSCD573, 2010

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2010, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK10, 2010

Des Horsfall's Kuschty Rye, The Good Gentleman's Tonic, CD, Valve VAR CD 001, 2011

Sarah Hayes, Mainspring, CD EP, Night Vad NV001, 2013

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2013, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK14, 2013

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014, 2 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK15, 2014

Various Artists, Resound: A Musical Tribute to Alan Surtees, CD, Alan Surtees Trust, 2017