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Jess Morgan

This website is named in memory of Peter Bellamy after his first solo album, Mainly Norfolk. Besides him, the wonderful Jess Morgan from Norwich in Norfolk fits to the site's title better than anyone else listed here.

> Folk Music > Records > Jess Morgan: All Swell

All Swell

Jess Morgan: All Swell (Amateur Boxer AM00010)

Crosses / Pamela
Jess Morgan

Amateur Boxer Records AM00009 (EP, UK, November 7, 2009)

All Swell
Jess Morgan

Amateur Boxer Records AM00010 (CD, UK, April 12, 2010)

Jess Morgan: Crosses/Pamela (Amateur Boxer AM00009)
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Produced by Jess Morgan and HP Gundersen;
Recorded by HP Gundersen, Daniel Birkeland and Chris Gray in Bergen, Norway;
Mixed by Morten Skage;
Cover art by Jess Morgan

Musicians

HP Gundersen, slide guitar, pedal steel;
Morten Skage, double bass;
David Vogt, fiddle;
Jorgen Sandvik, sitar;
Jess Morgan, vocals, all other instruments

Tracks

CD All SwellEP Crosses / Pamela
  1. Due Grace Coming (3.49)
  2. At Sea (3.47)
  3. Pamela (3.22)
  4. Eels (2.52)
  5. Let It Come (2.54)
  6. Crowsong (5.01)
  7. Crosses (4.08)
  8. Onyx (3.15)
  9. Prize Pig (4.15)
  10. Ribbons and Bows (2.41)
  11. Talisman (4.38)
  1. Pamela (3.25)
  2. Crosses (4.11)
  3. Gut-Row (4.45)
  4. Who Killed Cock-Robin? (3.31)

All tracks written by Jess Morgan

> Folk Music > Records > Jess Morgan: Aye Me

Aye Me

Jess Morgan: Aye Me (Amateur Boxer AM00012)

Aye Me
Jess Morgan

Amateur Boxer Records AM00012 (CD, UK, July 9, 2012)

Heads of the Valleys Road
Jess Morgan

Amateur Boxer Records (DL single, UK, 2012)

Jess Morgan: Heads of the Valleys Road (Amateur Boxer)
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Produced by Jess Morgan and Tom Hartley Booth;
Mastered by Chris Ellis;
Cover art by Jess Morgan;
Download single photography by Elly Lucas

Musicians

Jess Morgan, guitars, vocals, harmonica;
Tom Hartley Booth, piano, backing vocals, accordion, carinet, glock;
Edwin Ireland, cello

Tracks

  1. Heads of the Valleys Road (2.04)
  2. Workhouse (4.19)
  3. Since I've Known You (3.19)
  4. The Thompson Family Singers and I (6.18)
  5. Picturecards (4.26)
  6. Leave a Light On (5.09)
  7. A Musket of My Own (4.51)
  8. Connecticut (3.39)
  9. The Result (3.54)
  10. The Most of All (3.03)
  11. Ugly Women (3.44)
  12. Well Dressed Fellas (3.34)
  13. Every Day a School Day (4.46)

All tracks written by Jess Morgan

> Folk Music > Records > Jess Morgan: Richer Thinner Smarter

Richer Thinner Smarter

Jess Morgan: Richer Thinner Smarter (Amateur Boxer AM00013)

Richer Thinner Smarter
Jess Morgan

Amateur Boxer Records AM00013 (CD, UK, March 4, 2013)

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A collection of songs recorded live in a one-mic-one-take fashion at locations close to Jess's home in east Norfolk. The EP showcases 4 new tracks and 3 new and raw recordings of favourite tracks from Aye Me.

Video bonus material filmed by Ian Harvey Read with special thanks to English Heritage and The Old Merchants House.

Musicians

Jess Morgan, guitars, vocals, harmonica

Tracks

  1. The Missionary (5.15)
  2. Modern World (4.08)
  3. Richer Thinner Smarter (3.23)
  4. Travelling Song (3.19)
  5. A Musket Of My Own (4.50)
  6. Picturecards (4.22)
  7. Connecticut (3.44)

All tracks written by Jess Morgan

> Folk Music > Records > Jess Morgan: Langa Langa

Langa Langa

Jess Morgan: Langa Langa (Amateur Boxer AM00014)

Langa Langa
Jess Morgan

Amateur Boxer Records AM00014 (CD, UK, April 14, 2014)

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Produced by Stephen MacLachlan and Jess Morgan;
Recorded in Suffolk by Stephen MacLachlan;
Mastered by Chris Ellis;
Photography by Alexandra Bone;
Cover art by Jess Morgan

Musicians

Jess Morgan, vocals, acoustic guitars, tenor guitar, banjo, mandolin;
John Parker, double bass;
Sarah Smout, cello;
Prue Ward, fiddle;
Stephen MacLachlan, percussion;
Sarah Howells, backing vocals [10];
Stu Hanna, backing vocals [11]

Tracks

  1. The Last Song (3.48)
  2. The Missionary (5.25)
  3. Modern World (4.36)
  4. Silver Dagger (Roud 22620; Laws M4) (3.12)
  5. Annie of Greyfriars (4.01)
  6. Adam and Genevieve (3.53)
  7. Round and Round (2.56)
  8. The Lone Cashier (4.26)
  9. Movie Scene (4.01)
  10. Freckles in the Sun (3.35)
  11. Cavalier (3.38)

All tracks written by Jess Morgan except
Track 4 trad. arr. Jess Morgan

Video Trailer

> Folk Music > Records > Jess Morgan: The Bournemouth E.P

The Bournemouth E.P

Jess Morgan: The Bournemouth E.P (Amateur Boxer AM00017)

The Bournemouth E.P
Jess Morgan

Amateur Boxer Records AM00017 (EP, UK, June 8, 2015)

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Recorded and mixed [1-3] with Jose McGill;
Mastered by Stu Hanna;
[5] Nashville field recording by Adam Kurtz;
Cover art by Jess Morgan

Musicians

Jess Morgan, vocals, acoustic guitars, tenor guitar, banjo, mandolin;
Sarah Howells, backing vocals [6]

Tracks

  1. Down in Flames (4.24)
  2. Freckles in the Sun (2015) (2.59)
  3. Time Machine (3.50)
  4. Simple Mantra (4.32)
  5. American Song (field recording) (4.48)
  6. Freckles in the Sun (album version) (3.35)

All tracks written by Jess Morgan

Video

> Folk Music > Records > Jess Morgan: Natalie

Natalie

Jess Morgan: Natalie (Amateur Boxer)

Natalie
Jess Morgan

Amateur Boxer Records (DL single, UK, May 27, 2016)
Amateur Boxer Records (limited edition home-made 7" vinyl, UK, October 2016)

Jess Morgan: Natalie (Amateur Boxer)
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Recorded by Jose McGill in Norwich;
Cover art by Jess Morgan

Musicians

Jess Morgan, vocals, acoustic guitars;
Noel Dashwood, dobro, vocals;
Jose McGill, bass, vocals

Tracks

  1. Natalie (4.30)

Written by Jess Morgan

Video

> Folk Music > Records > Jess Morgan: Edison Gloriette

Edison Gloriette

Jess Morgan: Edison Gloriette (Drabant DM07CD)

Edison Gloriette
Jess Morgan

Drabant Music DM07CD/LP (CD/LP, Norway, October 21, 2016)

Gloriette – Gloria (Bonus CD)
Jess Morgan

Amateur Boxer Records (CD, UK, October 2016)

Jess Morgan: Gloriette – Gloria (Amateur Boxer)
Jess Morgan: In Brooklyn (Amateur Boxer)

In Brooklyn
Jess Morgan

Drabant Music (DL single, UK, November 18, 2016)
Amateur Boxer Records (limited edition home-made 7" single, UK, October 2016)

Jess Morgan: In Brooklyn (Amateur Boxer)
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Produced by Daniel Birkland, HP Gundersen and Jess Morgan;
Recorded and mixed by Daniel Birkland;
Additional recording by Stephen MacLachlan;
Hannah Sanders' vocals recorded by Ben Savage;
Photos by Morwenna Farrell;
Cover artwork by Jess Morgan

Musicians

Jess Morgan, vocals, guitars, piano, mandolin, harmonica, wurlitzer;
Daniel Birkeland, bass, guitar, hammond organ;
HP Gundersen, guitar, backing vocals, organ, pedal steel;
Noel Dashwood, dobro [3, 8];
Hannah Sanders, backing vocals [4, 7];
Stephen MacLachlan, percussion

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Longest Arm (4.22)
  2. Don't Meet Your Heroes (4.07)
  3. Still in Fashion (3.44)
  4. Hymn in the Morning (4.20)
  5. Tell Me What the Trouble Is (3.56)
  1. Come to the Opera With Me, Loretta (2.51)
  2. Skate While You're Skinny (2.45)
  3. Red Rubies (3.41)
  4. In Your Life (4.11)
  5. A Hundred Years Old (3.35)
  6. In Brooklyn (3.36)
Bonus CD Gloriette – Gloria
  1. Natalie (4.31)
    2016 single, see above
  2. In Brooklyn (3.43)
    electric guitar demo
  3. Hymn in the Morning (4.26)
    acoustic
  4. Red Rubies (4.10)
    alternate version
  5. In Your Life (4.15)
  6. The Longest Arm (4.41)
  7. Blackhawk (4.18)
    all three Jess Morgan Trio live at St Pancras Old Church
  1. Crawling Back (4.35)
  2. Rings (3.50)
  3. The Elephant Bell (3.22)
  4. The Rocking Chair (3.42)
  5. Where Do You Want Me Now (3.31)
    all five pre-album home demos, unused songs
  6. Skate While You're Skinny (2.54)
    rehearsal demo
  7. Still in Fashion (4.07)
    pre-album home demo

All tracks written by Jess Morgan

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