> Folk Music > Records > Jim Moray: I Am Jim Moray

I Am Jim Moray

Jim Moray: I Am Jim Moray (Niblick NIBL002)

I Am Jim Moray
Jim Moray

Niblick Is a Giraffe Records NIBL002 (EP, UK, 2001)

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This EP isn't available anymore. But both Lemady and Poverty Knock were included on Jim Moray's compilation CD A Beginner's Guide.

Musicians

Jim Moray, vocals, piano, guitars, drums, bass, keyboards, programming, percussion, orchestrations;

Tracks

  1. Lemady (Roud 193) (3.04)
  2. Poverty Knock (Roud 3491) (5.01)
  3. Fair Sally
  4. As I Roved Out (Roud 277; Laws O17; G/D 4:791; Henry H152)
  5. The Bonny Black Hare (Roud 1656; G/D 7:1427)
  6. Come With Me

> Folk Music > Records > Jim Moray: Sweet England

Sweet England

Jim Moray: Sweet England (Niblick NIBL003)

Sweet England
Jim Moray

Niblick Is a Giraffe Records NIBL003 (CD, UK, June 30, 2003)

Sweet England
10 Anniversary Edition
Jim Moray

Niblick Is a Giraffe Records NIBL015 (CD, UK, September 9, 2013)

Jim Moray: Sweet England (Niblick NIBL015)
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Produced and recorded by Jim Moray;
Additional production on [5] by Simon Emmerson and Mass;
Mixed by Simon Emmerson, Mass and Jim Moray at Britannia Row, London;
Mastered by Ian Cooper at Metropolis

The anniversary reissue has a so-called “lenticular” cover which basically means it is blurred. Therefore I haven't scanned the actual album cover but copied a picture from Jim Moray's Bandcamp site.

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2004: Best album

Musicians

Tracks 1-11

Jim Moray, vocals, guitars, piano, pedal steel guitar, programming, drums, bass, everything else;
Robin Wilson, violin [1a];
Anna Picken, cello [1a];
Leo Alterelli, horn [4];
Jackie Oates, fiddles and sensitive wailing noises [5];
Ruth Angell, Debbie Chalmers, Anna Picken, Ian Power, strings [6];

Tracks 12-16

Jim Moray, guitar, piano, vocals;
Jonny Race, guitar, vocals;
Ryan Trebilcock, bass;
Laurence Hunt, drums

Tracks

Original CD2013 Bonus Tracks
  1. Early One Morning (Roud 1720) / Young Collins (4.32)
  2. Lord Bateman (Roud 40; Child 53; G/D 5:1023; Henry H470) (5.21)
  3. Sweet England (Roud 272; G/D 4:831) (3.55)
  4. Gypsies (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124) (4.43)
  5. April Morning (Roud 1546) (3.50)
  6. The Seeds of Love (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (4.37)
  7. The Week Before Easter (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (2.54)
  8. The Suffolk Miracle (Roud 246; Child 272; Henry H217) (5.00)
  9. Two Sisters (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (7.30)
  10. Longing for Lucy (4.22)
  1. Early One Morning (Roud 1720) (2013 version) (3.55)

Live in Birmingham 2004

  1. Early One Morning (Roud 1720) (3.46)
  2. Lord Bateman (Roud 40; Child 53; G/D 5:1023; Henry H470) (4.40)
  3. Sweet England (Roud 272; G/D 4:831) (3.58)
  4. Poverty Knock (Roud 3491) (5.01)
  5. Two Sisters (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (7.31)

All tracks English and trad. arr. Jim Moray except
Track 6 trad. / Jim Moray;
Track 10 Jim Moray;
Track 1b arranged after the playing of Chris Wood

> Folk Music > Records > Jim Moray: Sprig of Thyme

Sprig of Thyme

Jim Moray: Sprig of Thyme (Niblick NIBL004)

Sprig of Thyme
Jim Moray

Niblick Is a Giraffe Records NIBL004 (CD single, UK, 2004)

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Produced and recorded by Jim Moray;
Mix and additional production on [2] by Simon Emmerson and Mass;

Musicians

Jim Moray, vocals, guitars, piano, mellotron, programming, drums, bass;
Ryan Trebilcock, double bass [1];
Laurence Hunt, drums [1];
Jonny Race, additional guitar [1];
Robin Wilson, Anna Picken, strings [2];

Tracks

  1. Sprig of Thyme (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (4.27)
  2. Early One Morning (4.32)
  3. Fair and Tender Lovers (Roud 451) (4.45)

All tracks Jim Moray / trad. arr. Jim Moray

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Jim Moray

Jim Moray: Jim Moray (Niblick NIBL005)

Jim Moray
Jim Moray

Niblick Is a Giraffe Records NIBL005 (CD, UK, May 1, 2006)

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Produced and arranged by Jim Moray;
Recorded and mixed by Jim Moray at FLW; Bristol;
Additional engineering and encouragement by Grant Showbiz;
Mastered by Matt Colton at Optimum, Bristol

Musicians

Jim Moray, vocals, piano, guitars, drums, bass, keyboards, programming, percussion, orchestrations;
Rose Kemp, vocals [4]

Orchestra:
Andrew Alphabet, Nic O'Connor, Jason White, Josh Roberts, Simon Stafford, Niall Foster, Jon Bridges, strings;
Patric Fiergaard, Alexander Greville, brass;
Jackie Oates, recorders

Tracks

  1. Prelude (0.54)
  2. Lord Willoughby (Roud V18836) (3.53)
  3. Dog + Gun (Roud 141; Laws N20; G/D 1:166; Henry H524) (4.46)
  4. Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236) (3.52)
  5. Nightvisiting (4.11)
  6. Fair and Tender Lovers (Roud 451) (4.24)
  7. My Sweet Rose (6.45)
  8. Flow My Tears (4.15)
  9. Gilderoy (Roud 1486) (4.13)
  10. Who's the Fool? (Roud 473; G/D 8:1703) (4.36)
  11. Magic When You're Near (5.11)

All tracks trad. arr. Jim Moray except
Tracks 1, 7, 11 Jim Moray;
Track 8 John Dowland arr. Jim Moray

> Folk Music > Records > Jim Moray: Low Culture

Low Culture

Jim Moray: Low Culture (Niblick NIBL007)

Low Culture
Jim Moray

Niblick Is a Giraffe Records NIBL007 (CD, UK, July 14, 2008)

fRoots Critics Poll Album of the Year 2008
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Recorded at home by Jim Moray;
Additional recording by Nick Cooke and James Delarre;
Chorus vocals on [4] recorded at the Bulverton campsite, Sidmouth Folk Week, and the Site Office, Towersey Folk Festival 2007

Musicians

Jim Moray, vocals, thumb piano [1], violin [1, 9], guitar [1-4, 6-7, 9-10], mandolin [2-4, 7], bass [1-2, 7], double bass [4, 6], drums [1-2, 4, 6-7], hi-hat [9], concertina [5], melodeon [4, 9], programming [5, 9], Hammond organ [7], vocal samples [8], treatments [8], found sound [10], air organ [10], mellotron brass [10];
Laurence Hunt, marimba [1], tambourine [1];
Dan Wilkins, kora [1];
Nick Cooke, melodeon [2-7, 9];
Martin Keates, hurdy-gurdy [2, 5, 9];
Dorian Sutton, double bass [2-3, 6];
Nick Wyke, violin [2, 9];
The Stringbeans Quartet: Bethany Porter, cello; Emma Hooper, viola; Sue Lord, Emily Travis, violins [3, 6];
James Delarre, violin [4, 7], viola [9];
Jackie Oates, violin [9];
Jim Cornick, Rob Williams, trumpet [4];
Dave Byett, trombone [4];
Fiona Bradshaw, English border bagpipes [5, 9];
Bubbz, MC [5];
Benjamin Brunel, tenor saxophone [8];
Roy Bailey, James Fagan, Tim van Eyken, Jim Causley, Matt Norman, Nancy Kerr, Jasper Future, James Delarre, Colin Oates, chorus [4];

Tracks

  1. Leaving Australia (4.15)
  2. Rufford Park Poachers (Roud 1759) (4.59)
  3. Three Black Feathers (4.12)
  4. All You Pretty Girls (4.12)
  5. Lucy Wan (Roud 234; Child 51) (5.01)
  6. Across the Western Ocean (Roud 475; G/D 3:580) (3.22)
  7. I'll Go and List for a Sailor (Roud 1614) (3.04)
  8. Fanny Blair (Roud 1394) (2.39)
  9. Henry's Downfall (Roud 221) (7.25)
  10. Valentine (10.00)

All tracks trad. arr. Jim Moray except
Track 3 Bella Hardy;
Track 4 Andy Partridge;
Track 5 additional lyrics Jim Moray / Bubbz;
Track 10 tune trad., lyrics Adrian Shaw

> Folk Music > Records > Jim Moray: A Beginner's Guide

A Beginner's Guide

Jim Moray: A Beginner's Guide (Niblick NIAG 9)

A Beginner's Guide
Jim Moray

Niblick Is a Giraffe Records NIAG 9 (compilation CD, UK, April 20, 2010)

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Musicians

see the original CDs

Tracks

  1. Early One Morning / Young Collins (Roud 1720) (4.32)
  2. Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236) (3.52)
  3. Poverty Knock (Roud 3491) (5.01)
  4. Leaving Australia (4.15)
  5. The Seeds of Love (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (4.37)
  6. All You Pretty Girls (4.12)
  7. Rufford Park Poachers (Roud 1759) (4.59)
  8. Sprig of Thyme (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (4.27)
  9. Nightvisiting (4.11)
  10. Lemady (Roud 193) (3.04)
  11. Lord Bateman (Roud 40; Child 53; G/D 5:1023; Henry H470) (5.19)
  12. All You Pretty Girls (Video)

All tracks trad. arr. Jim Moray except
Tracks 2, 5, 9 trad. / Jim Moray;
Track 8 Andy Partridge

Tracks 3, 10 are from I Am Jim Moray (NIBL002, 2001);
Tracks 1, 5, 11 are from Sweet England (NIBL003, 2003);
Track 8 is from Sprig of Thyme (NIBL004, 2004);
Tracks 2, 9 are from Jim Moray (NIBL005, 2006);
Tracks 4, 6-7 are from Low Culture (NIBL007, 2008)

> Folk Music > Records > Jim Moray: In Modern History

In Modern History

Jim Moray: In Modern History (Niblick NIBL 10)

In Modern History
Jim Moray

Niblick Is a Giraffe Records NIBL 10 (CD, UK, June 2010)

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Recorded at Leeders Farm, Norfolk, Opera North, Leeds, Riverside Studios, and at home September 2009-March 2010;
Recorded and mixed by Jim Moray and Andy Bell;
Produced by Jim Moray

Musicians

Jim Moray, vocals [1-10], drums [1-3, 5, 7, 9-10], bass [1-3, 5, 7-10], guitars [1-5, 7-10], piano [1-3, 5, 7, 10], synthesiser [1], mellotron [2], mandolin [3, 10], banjo [3, 10], hammond organ [3, 5], bouzouki [7], hurdy-gurdy [8], cittern [8-9];
Saul Rose, melodeon [1-2, 4, 8-9];
James DeLarre, hurdy-gurdy [1-2, 4, 8-9], violin [4, 9], guitars [8], bass [8], cittern [8];
Laurence Hunt, marimbas [1];
Hannah Peel, vocals [2];
Jackie Oates, vocals [3], viola [8];
Eliza Carthy, violin [4];
Clive Deamer, drums [4, 8];
Charlie Jones, bass [4];
Eddie Argos, vocals [5];
Nick Cooke, melodeon [8];
The Musicians of Opera North [4, 6-7]:
    David Greed, Peter Maslin, first violins,
    Katherine New, Maria Vericonte, second violins,
    Vivienne Campbell, Anne Trygstad, viola,
    Andy Fairley, Zoe Long, cello,
    Bob Ashworth, French horn,
    Michael Woodhead, trumpet,
    Robert Burtenshaw, trombone

Tracks

  1. Bristol Harbour (6.16)
  2. Jenny of the Moor (Roud 581; Laws N34; G/D 5:1050; Henry H107) (5.00)
  3. Hard (4.07)
  4. William Taylor (Roud 158; Laws N11; G/D 1:169; Henry H231, H757) (5.22)
  5. Spencer the Writer (3.29)
  6. Lowlands of Holland (Roud 484; G/D 6:1116; Henry H180) (3.41)
  7. Silver Dagger (Roud 711; Laws G21) (3.45)
  8. Cold Stone (3.57)
  9. Long Lankin (Roud 6; Child 93; G/D 2:187; Henry H735) (5.15)
  10. Home Upon the Hill (3.50)

Tracks 1, 3, 8, 10 Jim Moray;
Tracks 2, 4, 6-7 trad. arr. Jim Moray;
Track 5 Jim Moray / Eddie Argos / trad.;
Track 9 words trad., tune Jim Moray

> Folk Music > Records > Jim Moray: Skulk

Skulk

Jim Moray: Skulk (Niblick NIBL 013)

Skulk
Jim Moray

Niblick Is a Giraffe Records NIBL 013 (CD, UK, April 9, 2012)

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Recorded and produced by Jim Moray;
Additional recording by TJ Allen at J&J Studios, Bristol;
Photography by David Angel;
Sorrel the Fox trained by Emma Hills and supplied by A-Z Animals, Surrey

Musicians

Jim Moray, acoustic and electric guitars, piano, bass, drums, organ, keyboards, banjo, concertina, melodeon;
Daisy Palmer, drums [3, 9];
Tim Harries, double bass [1, 8-9], electric bass [3];
Nick Wyke, violin, viola [6];
Matt Downer, double bass [4];
Andy Cutting, diatonic accordion [4];
B.J. Cole, pedal steel guitar [4];
Jake McMurchie, saxophone [1, 8, 10];
Pete Judge, trumpet [9-10];
Will Pound, harmonica [7];
Jackie Oates, backing vocals [2-4, 10], violin [2];
Neil Woolley, Phil Bassindale, chorus vocals [10];

Tracks

  1. The Captain's Apprentice (Roud 835) (3.42)
  2. The Golden Glove (Roud 141; Laws N20; G/D 1:166; Henry H524) (4.55)
  3. If It's True (2.54)
  4. Lord Douglas (Roud 23; Child 7; G/D 2:220) (7.16)
  5. Horkstow Grange (Roud 1760) (2.54)
  6. Hind Etin (Roud 33; Child 41; G/D 2:331) (4.22)
  7. Big Love (3.06)
  8. The Eighteenth of June (Roud 2539) (3.55)
  9. Courting is a Pleasure (Roud 454; G/D 6:1192; Henry H625) (5.32)
  10. Seven Long Years (Roud 22567) (4.52)

All tracks trad. arr. Jim Moray except
Track 3 Anaïs Mitchell;
Tracks 4,6 words trad. / Jim Moray, tune Jim Moray;
Track 7 Lindsey Buckingham

> Folk Music > Records > Jim Moray: Upcetera

Upcetera

Jim Moray: Upcetera (Niblick NIBL 015)

Upcetera
Jim Moray

Niblick Is a Giraffe Records NIBL 015 (CD, UK, September 30, 2016)

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Produced by Jim Moray;
Recorded at FLW and Joe's Garage, Bristol, and Real World, Box;
Mastered by Barry Grint at Alchemy Mastering;
Drums recorded by Joe Garcia (Joe's Garage) and Patrick Philips (Real World);
Photography by David Angel

Musicians

Jim Moray, acoustic and electric guitars, piano, electric bass, drums, vibraphone, ukulele, banjo, lute, organ, vocals;
Matt Downer, double bass;
Dave Smith, drums;
Paul James, English bagpipes;
Jo Silverston, Juliet McCarthy, cellos;
Anna Jenkins, violin, viola;
Roger Huckle, violin;
Tom Moore, viola;
Nick Malcolm, trumpet;
David Paget, B and bass clarinet;
Imogen Triner, oboe;
Liam Byrne, viola da gamba, lirone;
Jess Morgan, harmony vocals;
Maria Inês Santos, Portuguese translation and voice;
Chris Hillman, pedal steel guitar;
Sean Genockey, slide guitar;
Laurence Hunt, shekere, caxixi and handclaps

Tracks

  1. Fair Margaret and Sweet William (Roud 253; Child 74; G/D 2:337) (5.27)
  2. William of Barbary (Roud 64; Child 100; G/D 5:999; Henry H221) (3.52)
  3. Another Man's Wedding (Roud 567; Laws P31; G/D 6:1199; Henry H60ab) (6.06)
  4. Edward of the Lowlands (Roud 182; Laws M34; G/D 2:189; Henry H113) (5.12)
  5. Eppie Moray (Roud 2583; Child 223) (4.18)
  6. The Straight Line and the Curve (4.24)
  7. Sounds of Earth (6.43)
  8. The Foggy Dew (Roud 558; Laws O3; G/D 7:1496) (3.19)
  9. The Flying Cloud (Roud 1802; Laws K28; G/D 1:44) (6.52)
  10. Lord Franklin (Roud 487; Laws K9; G/D 1:16; Henry H815) (3.05)

Bonus track

  1. The Americans Have Stolen My True Love Away (Roud 587) (2.54)

All tracks trad. arr. Jim Moray except
Track 1 words trad., tune Jim Moray;
Tracks 6-7 Jim Moray

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Groups and Projects featuring Jim Moray

Steve Knightley, Jackie Oates et al., Cecil Sharp Project 2011, CD, Shrewsbury Folk Festival SFFCD02, 2011

The Elizabethan Session, The Elizabethan Session, CD, Quercus QRCD001, 2014

False Lights, False Lights, 10" EP, FolkEast, no issue#, 2014

False Lights, Live at Folk East, digital download, FolkEast, no issue#, 2014

Eliza Carthy and Jim Moray, The Wayward Tour Live, DVD+CD, Gonzo SR033DVD, 2015

False Lights, Salvor, CD, Wreckord FL 002, 2015

False Lights, Harmonograph, CD, Wreckord FL 003, 2018

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Other records with Jim Moray

Oysterband, The Big Session Vol. 1, CD, Westpark 87105, 2004

James Raynard, Strange Histories, CD, Unearthed / One Little Indian TPLP 487CD, 2005

Various Artists, Rubber Folk, CD, Gott GOTTCD035, 2006

Various Artists, The Mother of All Morris, CD, Talking Elephant TECD118, 2007

Jackie Oates, The Violet Hour, CD, Chudleigh Roots CR002, 2008

Jackie Oates, Hyperboreans, CD, Unearthed / One Little Indian TPLP1034, 2009

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2009, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK08, 2009

Various Artists, Looking for a New England, CD, fRoots ACE1, w/ magazine 317/318, 2009

Belshazzar's Feast, Find the Lady, CD, Unearthed / One Little Indian TPLP1080CD, 2010

Concerto Caledonia, Revenge of the Folksingers, CD, Delphian DCD34108, 2011

Jackie Oates, Saturnine, CD, ECC ECC004, 2011

Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman, Hidden People, CD, Navigator NAVIGATOR072, 2012

Various Artists, Cambridge Folk Festival 2011, DVD, Delphonic DELPH015, 2012

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker, Fire and Fortune, LP, Folk Room FRR007, 2012, CD, Navigator NAVIGATOR082, 2013

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker, Nothing Can Bring Back the Hour, CD, Folk Room FRR1401, 2014

Maz O'Connor, This Willowed Light, CD, Wild Spound WLDSND051, 2014

Concerto Caledonia, Purcell's Revenge, CD, Delphian DCD34161, 2015

Jackie Oates, Saturnine, CD, ECC ECC004, 2011

Maz O'Connor,The Longing Kind, CD, Restless Head RHCD 101, 2016

Chris Foster, Hadelin, CD, Green Man GMCD008, 2017

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017, 2 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK18, 2017