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Jess & Richard Arrowsmith: Off We Go!

Jess & Richard Arrowsmith: Off We Go! (Hallamshire Traditions HATRACD05)

Off We Go!
Nursery songs, rhymes and lullabies by
Jess & Richard Arrowsmith

Hallamshire Traditions HATRACD05 (CD, UK, November 2010)

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Recorded by Simon Dumpleton;
Mastered by Nim;
Produced by Jess & Richard Arrowsmith and Simon Dumpleton;
Photography by James Fagan;
Artwork by Richard Arrowsmith

Musicians

Jess Arrowsmith, vocals, fiddle [1-2, 6, 8, 21], viola [6, 20, 28];
Richard Arrowsmith, melodeon, vocals [5, 7, 11, 13-14], lion [5];
Jon Boden, vocals [5, 13, 32], pig [5];
Gavin Davenport, vocals [5, 13], concertina [13, 26], cow [5];
James Fagan, vocals [5, 7, 13], bouzouki [1, 23], duck [5], yokel vocals [13];
Fay Hield, vocals [5, 12-13, 32], monkey [5, 12];
Aisling Holmes, vocals [5, 11-13, 22], bagpipes [16], donkey [5];
Nancy Kerr, vocals [3, 5, 7, 12-13, 17, 22], sheep [5, 12];
Jo Maher, oboe [1, 4, 9], cor anglais [28];
Joe Veal, clarinet [9, 23, 31];
Carmel Wood, vocals and raspberries [24];
Lucy Arrowsmith, raspberries [24];
Simon Dumpleton, sound effects [12-13], percussion [10, 16]

Tracks

  1. Off She Goes Medley (2.35)
    1. Humpty Dumpty (Roud 13026)
    2. Hickory Dickory Dock (Roud 6489)
    3. Hickety Pickety (Roud 13043)
    4. See Saw Margery Daw (Roud 13028)
  2. The Big Ship Sails (Roud 4827) (1.57)
  3. Sing a Song of Sixpence (Roud 13191) (1.05)
  4. Dingle Dangle Scarecrow (1.32)
  5. I Went to Market (Roud 544; G/D 8:1666) (3.18)
  6. One, Two, Three, Four, Five (Roud 13530) (1.09)
  7. Row, Row, Row Your Boat (Roud 19236) (2.20)
  8. Do Your Ears Hang Low? (Roud 15472) (1.51)
  9. I Can See a Great Big Spider (2.00)
  10. Soldier, Soldier (Roud 489) (2.26)
  11. Five Currant Buns (1.07)
  12. Animal Fair (Roud 4582) (1.03)
  13. When I Was One (Roud 19188) (3.51)
  14. Two Old Crows (Roud 5; Child 26) (1.33)
  15. I'll Get You Off My Turnip Tops (0.14)
  16. Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son (Roud 8460) (1.39)
  17. Horsey Horsey (Roud 21559) (1.13)
  18. I Know an Old Lady (2.37)
  19. Baa Baa Black Sheep (Roud 4439) (0.16)
  20. I Had a Little Nut Tree (Roud 3749) (0.47)
  21. Nicky Nacky Nocky Noo (2.37)
  22. Three Blind Mice (Roud 3753) (1.00)
  23. The Animals Went in Two By Two (3.16)
  24. Kirkby Malzeard Raspberry Song (Roud 610) (0.35)
  25. The Grand Old Duke of York (Roud 742) (6.28)
  26. Oh Dear What Can The Matter Be? (Roud 1279) (1.36)
  27. Girls and Boys Come Out to Play (Roud 5452) (0.47)
  28. Smuggler's Song (Henry H494) (2.19)
  29. Twinkle, Twinkle (Roud 7666) (1.11)
  30. Where the Bee Sucks (Roud V527) (2.27)
  31. Once I Had … (2.01)
  32. Hush Little Baby (Roud 470) (1.31)
  33. Rock-a-Bye Baby (Roud 2768; G/D 8:1552; Henry H591a) (1.27)
  34. Lulla Lulla Bye Bye (0.53)

All tracks trad. except
Track 4 Molly & Geoffrey Russell-Smith;
Track 9 Jeremy Taylor;
Track 17 Elton Cox, Desmond Box, Ralph T. Butler (1938);
Track 18 Alan Mills, Rosemary Bonne;
Track 28 words Rudyard Kipling, music Peter Bellamy;
Track 29 words Jane Taylor, Lewis Carroll, music French trad.;
Track 30 words William Shakespeare (The Tempest), music Thomas Arne;
Track 31 Tim Gleaves, written for Jess's sister Tabi, 1973;
Track 34 George H. Clutsam

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Jess & Richard Arrowsmith: Customs & Exercise

Jess & Richard Arrowsmith: Customs & Exercise (Arrowsmith Music ARRCD01)

Customs & Exercise
Jess & Richard Arrowsmith

Arrowsmith Music ARRCD01 (CD, UK, August 2012)

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Recorded by Simon Dumpleton;
Produced by Simon Dumpleton, Jess & Richard Arrowsmith;
Mastered by Nim;
Photography by David Chang;
Design by Richard Arrowsmith

Dedicated to Peter Hayes 1987-2012

Musicians

Jess Arrowsmith, vocals, fiddle, viola [7];
Richard Arrowsmith, melodeon, vocals [8, 10]

with special guests:
Jo Maher, cor anglais [1, 7, 10];
Nancy Kerr, vocals [3, 6, 10],
Pete Smith, vocals [3, 10],
James Fagan, bouzouki [12]

Tracks

  1. Hanged I Should Be (Roud 263; Laws P35; G/D 2:200) (3.55)
  2. I'm Going to Speke / Battle Swing (3.34)
  3. The Smuggler (3.40)
  4. The Death of Queen Jane (Roud 77; Child 170; G/D 3:693) (3.57)
  5. Hare's Maggot (3.18)
  6. Single Girl's Lament (2.50)
  7. Smuggler's Song (Henry H494) (2.19)
  8. Barham Down / Jack Come Sell Your Fiddle (4.26)
  9. Morning Star / Flowers of Edinburgh (2.47)
  10. The Ballad of Charlie David (4.17)
  11. Jack Lay Back (2.18)
  12. Mr Collins No. 1 & Mr Collins No. 2 (2.57)
  13. Where the Bee Sucks (2.28)

Track 1 words trad., tune Jess & Richard Arrowsmith;
Track 2a Joe Scurfield;
Track 2b Jean Charles & Fred Guichen;
Tracks 3, 5, 8-9 trad.;
Track 4 words trad., tune Jess Arrowsmith;
Tracks 6, 11-12 Jess Arrowsmith;
Track 7 words Rudyard Kipling, music Peter Bellamy;
Track 10 Sheldon Currie;
Track 13 words William Shakespeare (The Tempest), music Thomas Arne

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Jess & Richard Arrowsmith: Off We Go Again!

Jess & Richard Arrowsmith: Off We Go Again! (Arrowsmith Music ARRCD02)

Off We Go Again!
Nursery songs, rhymes and lullabies by
Jess & Richard Arrowsmith

Arrowsmith Music ARRCD02 (CD, UK, November 2014)

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Recorded by Simon Dumpleton;
Mastered by Nim;
Produced by Jess & Richard Arrowsmith and Simon Dumpleton;
Photography by James Fagan;
Artwork by Richard Arrowsmith

Musicians

Jess Arrowsmith, vocals, fiddle [1, 2, 4, 8-9, 12, 23, 26, 33, 35], viola [33, 35], feet & bells [1, 19], teacup [6], clapping [20, 32];
Richard Arrowsmith, melodeon, vocals [5, 8, 11, 17, 24, 31, 34], distressed llama [5];
Jon Boden, vocals [5, 16, 17, 31, 37];
Simon Dumpleton, harmonium [18], additional sound effects [4, 15, 26];
James Fagan, vocals [5, 11, 17, 31, 34], guitar [4, 26], bouzouki [13], mandolin [16, 26, 36], pig [5], duck [22], east wind & old woman [27];
Fay Hield, vocals [3, 5, 17, 21, 37], chicken [5], lion [5];
Aisling Holmes, vocals [3, 5, 17], bagpipes [15, 30], horse [5];
Nigel Holmes, vocals [5, 17, 31], lamb [5], lion [5];
Nancy Kerr, vocals [3, 5, 11, 17, 25, 34], cow [5], lion [5], clogs [20, 27];
Jo Maher, vocals [17], oboe [1, 9, 19, 27], cor anglais [13, 22];
Lucy Nelson, whistle [4, 38];
Jo Veal, clarinet [6, 18, 22, 24, 27, 30], east wind [27];
Lucy Arrowsmith, Hamish and Harry Fagan, children's vocals and sound effects [8, 15, 28]

Tracks

  1. Welsh Border Medley (3.17)
    1. Ride a Cock Horse (Roud 19639)
    2. Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary (Roud 19626)
    3. Old King Cole (Roud 1164)
    4. Bobby Shaftoe (Roud 1359)
  2. Nick Nack Paddy-Whack (Roud 3550) (1.53)
  3. Tony Chestnut (1.02)
  4. Pop Goes the Weasel (Roud 5249) (1.02)
  5. Old MacDonald (Roud 745) (2.32)
  6. I'm a Little Teapot (0.38)
  7. Polly Put the Kettle on (Roud 7899) (0.20)
  8. If You're Happy and You Know It (1.16)
  9. Incy Wincy Spider (0.55)
  10. The Sun Has Got His Hat on (0.15)
  11. The Owl and the Pussy-Cat (1.29)
  12. One Finger, One Thumb (1.18)
  13. All in the Wood (Roud 129; G/D 8:1668) (4.24)
  14. Michael Finnigan (Roud 10541) (0.54)
  15. Five Little Men in a Flying Saucer (1.26)
  16. A Frog He Would A-Wooing Go (Roud 16) (3.08)
  17. Sunshine Mountain (2.06)
  18. The Teddy Bears’ Picnic (1.41)
  19. Old Woman Tossed Up in a Basket (Roud 1297) (1.04)
  20. Wind the Bobbin up (1.08)
  21. Jack and Jill (Roud 1026) (0.23)
  22. Five Little Ducks (1.49)
  23. Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush (Roud 7882) (1.02)
  24. The Hippopotamus Song (0.45)
  25. Hey Diddle Diddle (Roud 19478) (0.15)
  26. The Wheels on the Bus (1.49)
  27. Old Roger Is Dead (Roud 797) (1.58)
  28. There Were 10 in the Bed (1.27)
  29. Arabella Miller (o.23)
  30. The Jolly Miller (Roud 503; G/D 3:452) (0.57)
  31. A Fox Jumped Up (Roud 131; G/D 3:499; Henry H38) (1.47)
  32. Pat-a-cake (Roud 6486) (1.13)
  33. Lucy's Hair (1.17)
  34. On the Moor (0.59)
  35. Highland Fairy Lullaby (2.20)
  36. Golden Slumbers (1.00)
  37. Hey Ho Little Fishes (1.56)
  38. Bonny at Morn (Roud 3064) (2.34)
  39. Lavender's Blue (Roud 3483) (1.27)
  40. Hush a Baby (0.50)

All tracks trad. except
Track 6 George Sanders, Clarence Kelley;
Track 10 Noel Gay, Ralph Butler;
Track 11 words Edward Lear, tune variation on melody by Victor Hely-Hutchinson;
Track 18 words Jimmy Kennedy, tune John Walter Bratton;
Track 24 Michael Flanders, Donald Swann;
Track 33 Jess Arrowsmith;
Track 35 Anglicised version of trad. Gaelic song;
Track 36 Thomas Dekker, c. 1600;

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Other records with Jess & Richard Arrowsmith

Hekety, Hekety, EP, own label, 2001

Crucible, Changeling, CD, WildGoose WGS315CD, 2003

Hekety, Furze Cat, CD, WildGoose WGS319, 2004

Crucible, Crux, CD, WildGoose WGS327, 2005

Various Artists, The Magic of Morris, CD, Talking Elephant TE076, 2005

Various Artists, Forged in Sheffield, CD, Seville House SEVCD01, 2006

Various Artists, The Magic of Morris 2, CD, Talking Elephant TE096, 2006

Glorystrokes, Industrial Revolution, CD, Glorystrokes GS001, 2007

Crucible, Love & Money, CD, Fellside FECD212, 2008

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

Jon Boden, A Folk Song a Day: December, digital download, Navigator, 2010

Melrose Quartet, Live at Cheltenham, EP, own label MQCD01, 2011

Pecsaetan, At One With the Bells, CD, Seville House SEVCD02, 2011

Melrose Quartet, Fifty Verses, CD, own label MQCD02, 2013

Various Artists, Kelham Island Voices, CD, Seville House SEVCD03, 2013

Nancy Kerr, Sweet Visitor, CD, Little Dish LIDICD001, 2014