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John Conolly & Pete Sumner: Trawlertown

John Conolly & Pete Sumner: Trawlertown (Fellside FECD135)

Trawlertown
The Singing of the Fishing
John Conolly & Pete Sumner

Fellside Recordings FECD135 (CD, UK, 1998)

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Recorded by Paul Adams and Richard Adams;
Produced by Paul Adams;
Front cover by Dave Tarttelin;
Artwork by Mary Blood

Musicians

John Conolly, guitar, melodeon, vocals;
Pete Sumner, cittern, mandolins, guitar, banjo, piano;
Maggie Boyle, flute, whistle, bodhrán, backing vocals;
Keith Kendrick, concertina, backing vocals;
Paul Bellamy, fiddle, backing vocals;
Richard Adams, percussion;
Susan & Linda Adams, backing vocals

Tracks

  1. Fiddler's Green (Roud 26370) (4.05)
  2. A Lumper’s Life / Steamboat March (2.36)
  3. Braider’s Song (2.49)
  4. The Grimsby Lads (2.55)
  5. Trawlersman’s Requiem (2.12)
  6. Three Day Millionaire / Fisherman’s Frolic (2.33)
  7. Hessle Road (3.48)
  8. Betsy Walton (Roud 1493) (1.49)
  9. The Taxi Driver and the Trawlerman’s Wife (3.00)
  10. Time Ashore Is Over / Once I Loved a Maiden Fair (3.31)
  11. The Cook and the Deckies (1.27)
  12. The Dublin Fireman / South Wind (3.55)
  13. Bonnie Fisher Lad (Roud 3150) (2.13)
  14. Married to a Trawlerman (2.55)
  15. Sailortown (1.48)
  16. The North Wall (3.30)
  17. The Trawling Trade (1.49)

Tracks 1, 5, 9, 14, 17 John Conolly;
Track 2a Bill Meek, John Conolly, Haxby;
Track 2b, 6b, 8, 10b, 12b, 13 trad. arr. Pete Sumner;
Track 3 Pete Addison;
Track 4 John Conolly, Bill Meek;
Track 6a Mike Waterson;
Track 7 Keith Marsden;
Tracks 10a, 15 Bill Meek;
Track 11 Ron Baxter, Ross Campbell;
Track 12a Ron Baxter, John Conolly;
Track 16 Dave Evardson

> Folk Music > Records > John Conolly: Ranter's Wharf

John Conolly: Ranter's Wharf

John Conolly: Ranter's Wharf (JACD02)

Ranter's Wharf
John Conolly

private release JACD02 (CD, UK, 2004)

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Recorded by Robin Garside;
Produced by John Conollya and Robin Garside;
Front cover and graphic design by Robin Garside

Musicians

John Conolly, guitar, melodeon, vocals;
Robin Garside, fiddle, viola, mandolin, bouzouki, backing vocals;
Maggie Boyle, flute, whistle, bodhrán, backing vocals;
Bill Whaley, concertina, backing vocals;
Dave Fletcher, backing vocals;
Thomas Conolly, violin

Tracks

  1. Men of the Sea (2.49)
  2. Ranter's Wharf (2.48)
  3. Tom of Holmfirth (2.55)
  4. Weary Winter (3.48)
  5. Brave English Brew (2.33)
  6. The Last Ploughshare (2.38)
  7. Camping Nights and Roving Days (3.48)
  8. Roundabouts and Swings (3.02)
  9. Old Men Sing Love Songs (3.11)
  10. Sweet Thyme (2.57)
  11. The Emigrant (3.21)
  12. Joke and Push About the Pitcher (2.44)
  13. Close Your Eyes and Look (3.33)
  14. Landless Paddy (3.54)
  15. The Widowmaker (2.43)
  16. Calling-On Song for the Ghosts of Miners Past (2.28)
  17. Never Weatherbeaten Sail (3.03)
  18. Fiddler's Green (Roud 26370) (3.45)
  19. One More Before We Go (3.48)

All tracks written by John Conolly except
Tracks 1, 19 Bill Meek, John Conolly;
Track 7 Dave Evardson;
Track 8 poem by Patrick Chalmers, music John Conolly;
Track 9 John Conolly / trad.;
Track 10 Pete Mundey, John Conolly;
Track 11 poem by John Masefield, music John Conolly;
Track 12 words trad., music Paul Bellamy;
Track 16 Jim Hancock;
Track 17 trad. arr. John Conolly

> Folk Music > Records > John Conolly: The Grumpy Old Men of Old England

John Conolly: The Grumpy Old Men of Old England

John Conolly: The Grumpy Old Men of Old England (JACD03)

The Grumpy Old Men of Old England
John Conolly

private release JACD03 (CD, UK, 2010)

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Recorded by Robin Garside;
Live sessions at the “Not the White Horse Folk Club” Beverley;
Front photograph by En Vue Studio, Brigg;
Produced by John Conollya and Robin Garside;
Artwork by Robin Garside

Musicians

John Conolly, guitar, melodeon, whistle, vocals;
Keith Kendrick, concertina, backing vocals;
Robin Garside, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, backing vocals;
Hissyfit (Linda Kelly and Hazel Richings), backing vocals

Tracks

  1. The Grumpy Old Men of Old England (3.34)
  2. Out With the Tide (2.11)
  3. Kiskadee (2.37)
  4. Smiling Stravros (2.59)
  5. Boar's Head and Bells / Market Rasen Quickstep (4.02)
  6. Lincoln Castle (2.36)
  7. Coldbath Fields (2.37)
  8. Stone Walls and Cells (3.12)
  9. The Jolly Tar (3.18)
  10. Sally Brown (Roud 2628) (3.04)
  11. Down Dock (2.12)
  12. Sam the Squeeze Box (3.03)
  13. The Crystal Stream (2.53)
  14. The Nobleman and the Serving-Maid / A Frog He Would A-Wooing Go (4.45)
  15. Brave Admiral Storey (3.01)
  16. Charlie in the Meadow (3.01)
  17. Fiddler's Green According to Les Barker (5.16)
  18. I Am Christmas (4.25)
  19. Return of the Grumpy Old Men of Old England: The Adventure Continues … (3.07)

All tracks written by John Conolly except
Tracks 1, 19 words John Conolly, Bill Meek; music trad. arr. John Conolly;
Tracks 5b, 9-10, 13-14 trad. arr. John Conolly;
Tracks 6-7 Bill Meek;
Track 8 words John Conolly; music Handel arr. John Conolly;
Track 15 words John Conolly; music trad. arr. John Conolly;
Track 17 John Conolly, Les Barker;
Track 18 Bill Meek, John Conolly

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