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New Voices: Harry Boardman, Maureen Craik, The Watersons

Harry Boardman, Maureen Craik, The Waterson Family: New Voices (Topic 12T125)

New Voices
An Album of First Recordings by
Harry Boardman, Maureen Craik, The Waterson Family

Topic Records 12T125 (LP, UK, Spring 1965)
Topic Records TSDL125 (digital download, UK, February 2010)

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Recorded by Bill Leader in 1964 in Manchester (Boardman), Stanley, County Durham (Craik), London (Watersons).

Musicians

Harry Boardman, vocals [2, 4, 6, 11, 13, 15], banjo [2, 4, 11, 15];
Maureen Craik, vocals [3, 7, 10, 12];
The Watersons: Mike, Norma and Lal Waterson, John Harrison, vocals [1, 5, 8-9, 14]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [W] Boston Harbour (Roud 613) (1.55)
  2. [HB] To the Begging (Roud 286; G/D 3:488) (1.55)
  3. [MC] The White Cockade (Roud 191) (2.13)
  4. [HB] Owdham (2.08)
  5. [W] The Greenland Whale Fishery (Roud 347) (2.36)
  6. [HB] Hard Times (1.56)
  7. [MC] The Sandgate Girl's Lament (Roud 3170) (1.23)
  8. [W] Three Score and Ten (Roud 16873) (3.34)
  1. [W] The Broom of Cowdenknowes (Roud 92; Child 217; G/D 4:838) (1.27)
  2. [MC] Bonny at Morn (Roud 3064) (1.53)
  3. [HB] The Hand-Loom Versus the Power-Loom (2.28)
  4. [MC] A U Hinny Burd (Roud 235) (2.05)
  5. [HB] The Shurat Weaver (1.34)
  6. [W] King Arthur's Servants (Roud 130; G/D 3:704) (1.18)
  7. [HB] The Weaver of Wellbrook (1.35)

> Folk Music > Records > Harry Boardman, Dave Hillery: Trans Pennine

Trans Pennine

Harry Boardman, Dave Hillery: Trans Pennine (Topic 12TS215)

Trans Pennine
Popular Song and Verse from Lancashire and Yorkshire
Harry Boardman, Dave Hillery

Topic Records 12TS215 (LP, UK, 1971)
Topic Records TSDL215 (DL, UK, 2015)

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Recorded by Dick Swettenham in Manchester;
Introduction by Lesley Boardman;
Notes on songs by Harry Boardman and Dave Hillery;
Cover photograph: Trans-Pennine Motorway from Riponden Road, Yorkshire—Harry Ogden;
Sleeve design by Humphrey Weightman

Musicians

Harry Boardman, vocals [2, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14], recitation [4], concertina [2, 6], banjo [8, 10, 12];
Lesley Boardman, mandolin [8, 12], tenor banjo [10], drum [14];
Dave Hillery, vocals [1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 13, 15], guitar [7], concertina [9];
Bob Diehl, fiddle [10-12, 14];
Gerry Murphy, concertina [1, 5, 9, 11, 15], whistle [3, 7], ocarina [13];
Anthony Robb, banjo [1, 3, 13], tenor banjo [11], mandolin [5], Northumbrian pipes [7]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [DH] Scarborough Sands (Roud 21098)
  2. [HB] I’ll Have a Collier for My Sweetheart (Roud 3505)
  3. [DH] Forty Miles
  4. [HB] Tommy Stroo’s Ghost recitation
  5. [DH] Cowd Stringy Pie (Roud 1408)
  6. [HB] Tha’s Welcome, Little Bonny Brid
  7. [DH] Nellie o’ Bob's o’t’ Crowtrees
  1. [HB] Weaver’s Song
  2. [DH] Happy Sam
  3. [HB] The Manchester Canal
  4. Instrumental Dance Tunes: T’auld Wife of Coverdill / Lass o’ Dallowgil / My Love, My Love
  5. [HB] The Cockfight (Roud 211)
  6. [DH] Haley Paley
  7. [HB] With Henry Hunt We’ll Go
  8. [DH] The Ensilver Song.

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 Dave Hillery / trad.;
Track 9 words John Hartley, tune Dave Hillery

> Folk Music > Records > Harry Boardman: A Lancashire Mon

A Lancashire Mon

Harry Boardman: A Lancashire Mon (Topic 12TS236)

A Lancashire Mon
Ballads, Songs & Recitations by
Harry Boardman

Topic Records 12TS236 (LP, UK, 1973)

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Recorded by Tony Engle in Manchester in 1973;
Notes by Harry Boardman;
Cover photograph by Harry Ogden;
Sleeve design by Ken Lees

Musicians

Harry Boardman, vocals, banjo [1, 8], recitation [2, 6a], melodeon [6b], drum [10], concertina [13],
Lesley Boardman, tenor banjo [1, 8], mandolin [3, 7, 9-10 ,12],
Gerry Murphy, concertina [1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 12], small pipes [10];
Bob Diehl, fiddle [1, 3, 9-10, 12];
Tim Boardman, whistle [7]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. A Lancashire Mon
  2. T' Spinner's Tale recitation
  3. The Radcliffe Otter Hunt
  4. Victoria Bridge on a Saturday Night
  5. Kitty and Robin
  6. Saddleworth Buck Rabbit recitation / Whoam Brewed
  7. Warrikin Fain
  1. Spinning Shoddy
  2. To the Begging (Roud 268; G/D 3:488)
  3. The Beltane Song
  4. The Garland
  5. Owdham on a Saturday Night
  6. Nine Times a Night (Roud 18411)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2 Eric Holt;
Track 5 Sir James P. Kay-Shuttleworth Bart (1804-1877);
Track 6b Ben Brierley;
Track 8 Joseph Burgess (1853-1934);
Track 11 Edwin Waugh (1817-1890)

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Other records with Harry Boardman

Various Artists, Deep Lancashire, LP, Topic 12T188, 1968

Various Artists, Owdham Edge, LP, Topic 12T204, 1970

The High Level Ranters, Harry Boardman, Dick Gaughan, The Bonny Pit Laddie, 2 LP, Topic 12TS271/2, 1975

Harry Boardman, Kempion, Jon Raven, Tony Rose, Steam Ballads, LP, Broadside BRO 121, 1977

Various Artists, The Iron Muse: A Panorama of Industrial Folk Music, CD, Topic TSCD465, 1993

Various Artists, Deep Lancashire, CD, Topic TSCD485, 1997

The High Level Ranters, Harry Boardman, Dick Gaughan, The Bonnie Pit Laddie, CD, Topic TSCD486, 1997

Various Artists, Three Score and Ten: 70 Years of Topic Records, 7 CD, Topic TOPIC70, 2009