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James Yorkston and the Athletes: Someplace Simple

James Yorkston: Someplace Simple (Domino RUG168CDP)

Someplace Simple
James Yorkston and the Athletes

Domino Recording RUG168CDP (promotional EP, UK, 2003)

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Recorded by Reuben Taylor at Upper G, except
track 1 recorded by Kenny Anderson at Fence HQ

Musicians

James Yorkston, guitar, vocals, banjo, cuarto, percussion, concertina;
Reuben Taylor, accordion, concertina;
King Creosote, accordion, backing vocals [1];
Faisal Rahman, backing vocals [1];
Wendy Chan, violin [2];
Holly Taylor, bagpipes [3];
Dan Laughton, bagpipes [5];
Doogie Paul, double bass [5]

Tracks

  1. Someplace Simple (3.23)
  2. The Scarecrow (3.45)
  3. Rosemary Lane (Roud 269; Laws K43; G/D 7:1429) (3.31)
  4. False True Love (Roud 419) (3.50)
  5. In Dessexshire As It Befell (Roud 1078) (3.02)

Track 1 James Yorkston;
Track 2 Lal & Mike Waterson;
Tracks 3-5 trad. arr. James Yorkston

> Folk Music > Records > James Yorkston and the Athletes: Just Beyond the River

James Yorkston and the Athletes: Just Beyond the River

James Yorkston and the Athletes: Just Beyond the River (Domino WIGCD142)

Just Beyond the River
James Yorkston and the Athletes

Domino Recording WIGCD142 (CD, UK, 2004)

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Recorded in February 2004 at Bryn Derwen, North Wales;
Engineered by David Wrench;
Produced by Kieran Hebden;
Photography by Sean Dooley;
Design by Sean Dooley and Matthew Cooper

Musicians

James Yorkston, vocals [1-11], guitar [1-6, 8-9, 11], banjo [2, 4, 7-10], bouzouki [7, 10], concertina [8-9];
Faisal Rahman, percussion [1-7, 11], banjo [5], hammered dulcimer [10];
Reuben Taylor, accordion [1-5, 7, 10-11], piano [1, 8], harpsichord [9], wine glasses [9];
Doogie Paul, bass [1-2, 4, 7, 9-11], vocals [1-2, 5, 7, 9, 11], bouzouki [5], glockenspiel [9];
Jon Bews, violin [1, 3, 6-7, 9], fiddle [2];
Holly Taylor, whistle [3, 10], small pipes [11];
Wendy Chan, vocals [3, 10];
Kieran Hebden, slide guitar [11]

Tracks

  1. Heron (5.05)
  2. Shipwreckers (3.03)
  3. Surf Song (4.41)
  4. Hermitage (4.41)
  5. Hotel (6.25)
  6. This Time Tomorrow (2.09)
  7. Banjo #1 (3.35)
  8. We Flew Blind (4.29)
  9. Edward (Roud 200; Child 13) (6.09)
  10. Banjo #2 (3.46)
  11. The Snow It Melts the Soonest (Roud 3154) (5.42)

All tracks written by James Yorkston except
Tracks 9, 11 trad. arr. James Yorkston

> Folk Music > Records > James Yorkston: When the Haar Rolls In

James Yorkston: When the Haar Rolls In

James Yorkston: When the Haar Rolls In (Domino WIGCD221)

When the Haar Rolls In
James Yorkston

Domino Recording WIGCD221 (CD, UK, 2008)

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Recorded at Inch House, Upper G, Bryn Derwen and Panda Sound;
Engineered by James Yorkston (Inch House), Reuben Taylor (Upper G), David Wrench (Bryn Derwen), and Oliver Knight (Panda Sound);
Mixed by Barny for This Much Talent;
Mastered by Sean Magee at Abbey Road;
Artwork by Mark Bannerman;
Design by Matthew Cooper

Musicians

James Yorkston, guitar [1-9], vocals [1-9], banjo [1-2, 4, 6, 8-9], clarinet [1, 4, 9], xylophone [2], bouzouki [2, 7-9], percussion [4], noises [4], harmonium [4], psalter [6], concertina [6, 9], mandolin [7-9], vibraphone [7-8], Rhodes electric piano [9], violin [9];
Reuben Taylor, piano [1-7], accordion [1, 3-4, 6-7], harpsichord [1, 3], vibraphone [1, 7, 9], concertina [2], Rhodes electric piano [2-3], Hammond organ [4], tympani organ [4], noises [4], bowed vibraphone [6], wine glass [6];
Doogie Paul, double bass [1, 3-9], electric bass [2], guitar [2], vocals [3, 5-6, 8], vibraphone [6];
Emma Smith, violin [1-3, 5-7], vocals [5, 8];
Nancy Elizabeth, harp [1], vocals [2, 9];
Faisal Rahman, percussion [2-4, 6-7, 9];
Sarah Scutt, clarinet [2-3, 6-8], vocals [7];
Walter Dexter O'Driscoll, prepared piano [4];
Maria Gilhooley, Mike Waterson, Norma Waterson, vocals [6];
Oliver Knight, electric guitar [6];
Jon Bews, violin [9]

Tracks

  1. B's Jig (5.56)
  2. Tortoise Regrets Hare (3.58)
  3. Temptation (4.29)
  4. When the Haar Rolls In (6.55)
  5. Queen of Spain (5.25)
  6. Midnight Feast (6.37)
  7. Would You Have Me Born With Woden Eyes? (3.20)
  8. Summer's Not the Same Without You (4.09)
  9. The Capture of the Horse (8.32)

All tracks written by James Yorkston except
Track 6 Lal Waterson, Oliver Knight

> Folk Music > Records > James Yorkston & The Big Eyes Family Players: Folk Songs

James Yorkston & The Big Eyes Family Players: Folk Songs

Folk Songs (Domino WIGCD236X)

Folk Songs
James Yorkston & The Big Eyes Family Players

Domino Recording WIGCD236X (2 CD + DVD, UK, 2009)

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Produced by James Yorkston and James Green;
CD 1 recorded at Mouse Bothy, Cellardyke, Mersbrook Manor and Blakk Sausage, Sheffield, and Bryn Derwen, North Wales;
Engineered and mixed by David Wrench, James Yorkston and James Green;
CD 2 and DVD recorded at Analogue Catalogue, Manchester;
Engineered by Rob Ferrier

Musicians

James Yorkston, vocals, steel-string guitar, nylon-string guitar, clarinet, harmonium, bass guirtar, Fender Rhodes, drums, percussion, piano innards, melodica, low whistle, concertina, banjo, mandolin, autoharp, harp, food-stomping, Dulcitone;
James Green, steel-string guitar, nylon-string guitar, harmoniflute, accordion, autoharp, zither, piano, cello, drums, percussion, backing vocals, glockenspiel, vibraphone, melodica, electric piano, harp, organs, bass guitar, recorder;
Nancy Elisabeth, vocals, harp, piano, Dulcitone, guitar, percussion;
Paul Fletcher, drums, percussion, backing vocals, autoharp;

Additional musicians on Folk Songs:

Ellie Bond, violin;
Luke Daniels, accordion;
Pip Dylan, pedal-steel guitar;
David Wrench, backing vocals

Additional musicians on Analogue Catalogue Sessions:

David Jaycock, guitar, Moog synthesiser, recorder, glockenspiel, backing vocals;
Joe Thorne, double bass, backing vocals;
Emma Smith, violin, clarinet, backing vocals

Tracks

CD 1: Folk Songs
  1. Hills of Greenmor (Roud 2883) (6.28)
  2. Just As the Tide Was Flowing (Roud 1105) (2.15)
  3. Martinmas Time (Roud 2173; G/D 1:161) (5.10)
  4. Mary Connaught and James O'Donnell (2.07)
  5. Thorneymoor Woods (Roud 222) (5.11)
  6. I Went to Visit the Roses (4.55)
  7. Pandeirada de Entrimo (2.28)
  8. Little Musgrave (Roud 52; Child 81) (7.00)
  9. Rufford Park Poachers (Roud 1759) (4.45)
  10. Sovay (Roud 7; Laws N21; Henry H35) (5.00)
  11. Low Down in the Broom (Roud 1644) (3.06)
CD 2: Analogue Catalogue SessionsDVD: Analogue Catalogue Sessions Film
  1. Old Maid (2.42)
  2. I Know My Love (Roud 60; Laws P25) (3.46)
  3. Blue Bleezing Blind Drunk (Roud 6333) (3.01)
  4. Cornfield (2.48)
  5. Mary Connaught and James O'Donnell (2.32)
  6. Thorneymoor Woods (Roud 222) (5.03)
  7. Just As the Tide Was Flowing (Roud 1105) (1.46)
  8. I Went to Visit the Roses (5.12)
  9. The Snow It Melts the Soonest (Roud 3154) (3.07)
  10. Lowlands Away (Roud 681; Henry H469) (3.17)
  11. Martinmas Time (Roud 2173; G/D 1:161) (5.47)
  1. I Know My Love (Roud 60; Laws P25) (3.43)
  2. Blue Bleezing Blind Drunk (Roud 6333) (2.58)
  3. Cornfield (2.49)
  4. I Went to Visit the Roses (5.11)
  5. Lowlands Away (Roud 681; Henry H469) (3.13)
  6. Martinmas Time (Roud 2173; G/D 1:161) (5.46)
  7. Hares on the Mountain (Roud 329) (2.31)
  1. A Wee Film About the Session
  2. Folk Session Short

All tracks trad. arr. James Yorkston except
Cornfield by Lal Waterson