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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; TYG 2) (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; TYG 5) (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)

All tracks trad. except
Track 4 unknown, initial ‘H’;
Track 6 words Harry B. Whitehead;
Track 13 words Sam Laycock;
Track 15 words Ben Brierley

> 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) (3.43)
  2. [HB] I’ll Have a Collier for My Sweetheart (Roud 3505) (2.39)
  3. [DH] Forty Five Miles (Roud 608; G/D 5:983; TYG 36) (1.36)
  4. [HB] Tommy Stroo’s Ghost recitation (1.52)
  5. [DH] Cowd Stringy Pie (Roud 1408; TYG 30) (3.19)
  6. [HB] Tha’s Welcome, Little Bonny Brid (Roud V30585) (4.46)
  7. [DH] Nellie o’ Bob's o’t’ Crowtrees (4.21)
  1. [HB] Weaver’s Song (2.45)
  2. [DH] Happy Sam (or The Multitude Who Labour) (4.15)
  3. [HB] The Manchester Canal (Roud 1079; Henry H502) (3.01)
  4. Instrumental Dance Tunes: T’auld Wife of Coverdill / Lass o’ Dallowgil / My Love, My Love (2.44)
  5. [HB] The Cockfight (Roud 211; TYG 81) (1.50)
  6. [DH] Haley Paley (1.42)
  7. [HB] With Henry Hunt We’ll Go (Roud 1117) (2.32)
  8. [DH] The Ensilver Song (Roud 1492) (2.27)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 Dave Hillery / trad.;
Tracks 7, 9 words John Hartley, tune Dave Hillery;
Track 8 John Trafford Clegg

> 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 (1930-1987)

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 (2.21)
  2. T' Spinner's Tale recitation (1.09)
  3. The Radcliffe Otter Hunt (5.18)
  4. Victoria Bridge on a Saturday Night (Roud V1081) (2.57)
  5. Kitty and Robin (2.21)
  6. Saddleworth Buck Rabbit recitation (1.39)
  7. Whoam Brewed (3.48)
  8. Warrikin Fain (Roud 27963) (2.58)
  1. Spinning Shoddy (3.39)
  2. To the Begging (Roud 268; G/D 3:488) (2.34)
  3. The Beltane Song (Roud 1516) (3.35)
  4. The Garland (3.05)
  5. Owdham on a Saturday Night (Roud V15132) (4.27)
  6. Nine Times a Night (Roud 18411) (2.37)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 Henry Yates;
Track 2 Eric Holt;
Track 5 Sir James P. Kay-Shuttleworth Bart (1804-1877);
Track 6 Amon Wrigley, from OLd Saddleforth Days;
Track 7 Ben Brierley;
Track 9 Joseph Burgess (1853-1934);
Track 12 Edwin Waugh (1817-1890)

> Folk Music > Records > Harry Boardman: Golden Stream

Golden Stream

Harry Boardman: Golden Stream (AK 7813)

Golden Stream
Lancashire Songs and Rhymes by
Harry Boardman (1930-1987)

AK Records AK 7813 (LP, UK, 1978)
Epona Records EPO022 (CD, UK, 1 April 2019)

Harry Boardman: Golden Stream (Epona EPO022)
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Produced, sleve notes and design by Harry Boardman;
Recorded by Keith Twort at Hyde Bank House, Romiley, Cheshire, in 1978;
Digital transfer from original 1/4 inch master tape by Keith Twort;
Bonus tracks of CD reissue recorded by Mark Dowding at The George and Dragon Folk Club on 9 January 1983;
Cover photograph courtesy Rochdale Public Library;
CD booklet design and tray layout by Dean Stuart Ali

Musicians

Harry Boardman, vocals, banjo [1], Anglo concertina [4, 6, 8-9, 11, 16];
Lesley Boardman, mandolin [1, 9, 14, 16], banjo [9, 14, 16];
Tim Boardman, vocals [8, 14], chorus [4];
Canny Fettle:
    Bob Diehl, fiddle [1-3, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13-14, 16];
    Bob Morton, guitar [2-3, 6, 11, 14];
    Steve Turner, banjo [3, 14], mandolin [6];
Chris Cole, melodeon [3, 7, 14, 16], vocals [8], chorus [4];
Tony Hill, clog dancing [13]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Hand Loom v Power Loom (2.33)
  2. Th' Coaler (2.36)
  3. Go George, I Can't Endure You (Roud V28606) tune (2.06)
  4. I Mean to Get Jolly Well Drunk (Roud V15539) (3.06)
  5. Folk Song '73 (2.26)
  6. Flat Cap / Black Mary's Hornpipe tunes (2.32)
  7. Frolicsome Kate (Roud V3956) (4.24)
  8. Three Jolly Boys (Roud 1710) (3.17)
  1. The Cotton Lords of Preston (Roud V38682) (3.08)
  2. Hard Times (1.43)
  3. Jack the Horsecourser's Hornpipe tune (2.14)
  4. Drawin' t' Rents recitation (2.09)
  5. Jumpin' Jack (2.15)
  6. Ashton Mashers (Roud 2346) (2.34)
  7. Golden Stream unaccompanied kids' songs (2.45)
  8. Alterations (2.40)
CD Bonus Tracks
  1. Cowd Stringy Pie (Roud 1408) (7.22)
  2. Best o't Bunch (1.69)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2 Walter Emsley;
Track 5 Al Potts;
Tracks 6, 11 John Walsh (c. 1730);
Track 10 Harry B. Whitehead;
Tracks 12, 18 Harvey Kershaw;
Track 13 Eric Holt;
Track 16 Ernie Ford

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Other records with Harry Boardman

Various Artists, Deep Lancashire, LP, Topic 12T188, 1968; CD, Topic TSCD485, 1997

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; CD, Topic TSCD486, 1997

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