> Folk Music > Records > John Renbourn: Sir John Alot of Merrie Englandes Musyk Thyng & ye Grene Knyght

Sir John Alot of Merrie Englandes Musyk Thyng & ye Grene Knyght

John Renbourn: Sir John Alot of Merrie Englandes Musyk Thyng & ye Grene Knyght (Wooden Hill HILLCD 1)

Sir John Alot of Merrie Englandes Musyk Thyng & ye Grene Knyght
John Renbourn (1944-2015)

Transatlantic Records TRA 167 (LP, UK, 1968);
Wooden Hill Recordings HILLCD 1 (CD, UK, 1996);
Castle Music CMRCD 597 (CD, UK, 2002)

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Produced by Nathan Joseph;
Recorded by John Wood at Sound Techniques, Londin;
Original sleeve design by Osiris (Visions) Ltd.

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Musicians

John Renbourn: guitar;
Terry Cox: finger cymbals, African drums, glockenspiel;
Ray Warleigh: flutes

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Earle of Salisbury (1.19)
  2. The Trees They Do Grow High (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (3.26)
  3. Lady Goes oo Church (2.50)
  4. Morgana (7.22)
  1. Transfusion (1.58)
  2. Forty-Eight (2.51)
  3. My Dear Boy (1.15)
  4. White Fishes (3.46)
  5. Sweet Potato (3.17)
  6. Seven Up (3.45)

Track 1 William Byrd;
Track 2 trad. arr. John Renbourn;
Tracks 3-4, 7 John Renbourn;
Track 5 Charles Lloyd;
Tracks 6, 10 John Renbourn, Terry Cox;
Track 8 John Renbourn, Ray Warleigh;
Track 9 Booker T. Jones

> Folk Music > Records > John Renbourn: The Lady and the Unicorn

The Lady and the Unicorn

John Renbourn: The Lady and the Unicorn (Transatlantic TRA 224)

The Lady and the Unicorn
John Renbourn (1944-2015)

Transatlantic Records TRA 224 (LP, UK, 1970)

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“… a variety of instrumental pieces including medieval music, folk tunes and early classical music.” [sleeve notes]

Recorded at Livingstone Studios, Barnet;
Produced by Bill Leader

Musicians

John Renbourn: guitars, sitar;
Terry Cox: hand drums, glockenspiel;
Don Harper: viola;
Lea Nicholson: concertina;
Tony Roberts, Ray Warleigh: flutes;
Dave Swarbrick: violin

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Trotto (0.40)
    Saltarella (1.53)
  2. Lamento di Tristan (1.58)
    La Rotta (0.55)
    John Renbourn, Terry Cox
  3. Veri Floris (0.44)
    Triple Ballade (2.00)
    John Renbourn, Dave Swarbrick, Lea Nicholson
  4. Bransle Gay (1.13)
    Bransle de Bourgogne (1.34)
    John Renbourn, Dave Swarbrick, Lea Nicholson
  5. Alman (1.25)
    Melancholy Galliard (2.47)
    John Renbourn, Lea Nicholson
  6. Sarabande in B minor (2.41)
  1. The Lady and the Unicorn (3.21)
  2. My Johnny Was a Shoemaker (Roud 1388; G/D 8:1848) (4.16)
    John Renbourn, Don Harper, Tony Roberts
    Westeron Wynde (1.25)
    Scarborough Fair (Roud 12; Child 2; G/D 2:329) (7.22)
    John Renbourn, Don Harper, Tony Roberts

Tracks 1, 2, 3a anon. arr. John Renbourn;
Track 3b Guillaume de Machaut arr. John Renbourn;
Track 4 Claude Gervaise arr. John Renbourn;
Track 5b John Dowland;
Track 6 Johann Sebastian Bach;
Track 7 John Renbourn;
Track 8 trad. arr. John Renbourn

> Folk Music > Records > John Renbourn Group: A Maid in Bedlam

A Maid in Bedlam

John Renbourn: A Maid in Bedlam (Castle CMRCD991)

A Maid in Bedlam
John Renbourn Group

Transatlantic Records TRA 348 (LP, UK, 1977)
Castle Records CMRCD991 (CD, UK, 2004)

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Recorded at Livingstone Studios, Barnet;
Engineered by Nick Kinsey;
Sleeve design by Grave/Aslett, London

Musicians

John Renbourn: guitars, vocals;
Tony Roberts: vocals, flute, recorders, oboe, piccolo;
Jacqui McShee: vocals;
Sue Draheim: fiddle,vocals;
Keshave Sathe: tabla, finger cymbals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Blackwaterside (Roud 312; Laws O1; Henry H811) (3.21)
  2. Nacht Tanz / Shaeffertanz (3.24)
  3. A Maid in Bedlam (Roud 578) (3.55)
  4. Neusiedler Medley: Gypsy Dance / Jews Dance (3.25)
  5. John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559) (3.37)
  1. Reynardine (Roud 397; Laws P15; G/D 2:333) (3.20)
  2. My Johnny Was a Shoemaker (Roud 1388; G/D 8:1848) (2.43)
  3. Death and the Lady (Roud 1031) (3.18)
  4. Medley: The Battle of Augrham / Five in a Line (5.45)
  5. Talk About Suffering (Roud 12917) (3.26)

All tracks trad. arr. John Renbourn, Jacqui McShee, Tony Roberts, Sue Draheim, Keshave Sathe except;
Track 2 Subato arr. John Renbourn, Tony Roberts, Sue Draheim, Keshave Sathe;
Track 4 Neusiedler arr. John Renbourn, Tony Roberts, Sue Draheim, Keshave Sathe;
Track 9b trad. arr. John Renbourn, Tony Roberts, Sue Draheim, Keshave Sathe

> Folk Music > Records > John Renbourn Group: The Enchanted Garden

The Enchanted Garden

John Renbourn: The Enchanted Garden (Line TACD 9.00781 O)

The Enchanted Garden
John Renbourn Group

Transatlantic Records TRA 356 (LP, UK, 1980)
Line Music TACD 9.00781 O (CD, Germany, 1989)

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Produced by John Renbourn;
Recorded by David Lord at Crescent Studios, Bath

Musicians

Jacqui McShee: vocals;
John Renbourn: vocals, guitar, swalamandela;
Tony Roberts: vocals, flute, sopranino, descant and tenor recorders, whistle, cornemuse, cymbal, bass clarinet, glockenspiel, swalamandela;
John Molyneux, vocals, 4&5-string dulcimers, mandolin, whistle, fiddle, bowed psaltery, spoons;
Keshave Sathe: tabla, finger cymbals;
Glen Tommy, snare drum

Tracks

The Line CD has the tracks from the LP side 2 first.

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Maid on the Shore (Roud 181; Laws K27) (4.59)
  2. Douce Dame Jolie (3.13)
  3. A Bold Young Farmer (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1169, 6:1170; Henry H683) (2.24)
  4. Sidi Brahim (8.31)
  1. Pavane “Belle, Qui Tiens Ma Vie” / Tourdion (5.54)
  2. The Truth Sent from Above (Roud 2109) (2.16)
  3. Le Tambourin (3.06)
  4. Plains of Waterloo (Roud 960; Laws N32) (7.29)

Track 1, 6, 8 trad. arr. John Renbourn, Tony Roberts, Jacqui McShee, Jim Molineux;
Track 2 Guilleaume de Machaut arr. John Renbourn, Tony Roberts, Keshave Sathe, Jim Molineux;
Tracks 5ab trad. arr. John Renbourn, Jacqui McShee, Tony Roberts, Keshave Sathe, Jim Molineux;
Track 3 trad. arr. Jacqui McShee;
Track 4 John Renbourn, Tony Roberts, Keshave Sathe;
Track 7 Jean Philippe Rameau arr. John Renbourn, Tony Roberts, Keshave Sathe, Jim Molineux

> Folk Music > Records > John Renbourn's Ship of Fools

John Renbourn's Ship of Fools

John Renbourn's Ship of Fools (Run River RRA 009)

John Renbourn's Ship of Fools
John Renbourn (8 August 1944 - 26 March 2015), Maggie Boyle (24 December 1956 - 6 November 2014), Steve Tilston, Tony Roberts

Run River Records RRA 009 (LP, UK, 1988)
Flying Fish Records FF 70466 (LP, UK, 1988)
Castle Records CMRCD1248 (CD, UK, 2005)

John Renbourn's Ship of Fools (Castle CMRCD1248)
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Produced by Mitch Greenhill for Folklore Productions Inc.;
Recorded by Ian Dent at Daylight Studios, South Devon, England;
Additional recording and remix by David Edwards at Trax, West Los Angeles, California;
Original sleeve design and artwork by Eric von Schmidt;
CD reissue design and artwork by Hugh Jampton

Musicians

John Renbourn: vocals [2, 10], guitar [1-2, 5, 7-8], cittern [3, 6], lead guitar [9];
Maggie Boyle: vocals [1, 3, 5, 7-10], flute [4, 7, 9], whistle [1-3, 5-6, 8], bodhrán [1, 6];
Steve Tilston: vocals [3, 8, 10], guitar [1, 3, 8], Spanish guitar [7], rhythm guitar [9], mandolin [1, 6], arpeggione [5];
Tony Roberts: vocals [10], flute [1, 4, 7, 9], alto flute [1], clarinet [1, 5, 9], bass clarinet [1], Northumbrian pipes [3, 6, 8], recorders [6], racket [6], soprano saxophone [9];
with
Mitch Greenhill: percussion [6], cabasa [9];
Scott Breadman: hand drum [9], triangle [9];
Michael Tempo: talking drums [9]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Searching for Lambs (Roud 576; Henry H548) (3.41)
  2. Sandwood Down to Kyle (3.55)
  3. Bogie's Bonnie Belle (Roud 2155; G/D 7:1396) (3.55)
  4. Lark in the Clear Air (2.59)
  5. The Martinmass Wind (6.12)
  1. Cobbler’s Jig / Maltese Brawls (3.27)
  2. I Live Not Where I Love (Roud 593) (4.06)
  3. The Verdant Braes of Skreen (Roud 419; Henry H593) (5.00)
  4. Ship of Fools (6.44)
  5. Travellers’ Prayer (2.38)

Track 1 trad. arr. John Renbourn, Maggie Boyle;
Track 2 Dave Goulder;
Tracks 3, 8 trad. arr. Steve Tilston;
Track 4 trad. arr. Maggie Boyle, Tony Roberts;
Tracks 5, 10 John Renbourn;
Tracks 6-7 trad. arr. John Renbourn, Maggie Boyle, Steve Tilston, Tony Roberts;
Track 9 John Renbourn, Maggie Boyle, Steve Tilston, Tony Roberts

> Folk Music > Records > John Renbourn Group: John Barleycorn

John Barleycorn

John Renbourn: John Barleycorn (Edsel EDCD 472)

John Barleycorn
John Renbourn Group

Edsel Records EDCD 472 (compilation CD, UK, 1996)

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Produced by John Renbourn;
Tracks 3, 5-9, 11, 13 recorded by Nick Kinsey at Livingstone Studios, London;
Tracks 1-2, 4, 10, 12 recorded by David Lord at Crescent Studios, Bath

Musicians

John Renbourn: vocals, guitar, swalamandela;
Jacqui McShee: vocals;
Tony Roberts: vocals, flute, whistle, recorders, cornemuse, bass clarinet, glockenspiel, swalamandela;
Keshave Sathe: tabla, finger cymbals;
Sue Draheim: vocal, fiddle [3, 5-9, 11, 13];
John Molyneux, vocals, dulcimers, mandolin, bowed psaltery, spoons [1-2, 4, 10, 12]

Tracks

  1. Pavane “Belle, Qui Tiens Ma Vie” / Tourdion (5.54)
  2. The Maid on the Shore (Roud 181; Laws K27) (4.59)
  3. Death and the Lady (Roud 1031) (3.18)
  4. The Truth Sent from Above (Roud 2109) (2.16)
  5. Schäfertanz / Nachttanz (3.24)
  6. My Johnny Was a Shoemaker (Roud 1388; G/D 8:1848) (4.16)
  7. John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559) (3.37)
  8. Blackwaterside (Roud 312; Laws O1; Henry H811) (3.21)
  9. Neusiedler Medley: Gypsy Dance / Jews Dance (3.25)
  10. A Bold Young Farmer (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1169, 6:1170; Henry H683) (2.24)
  11. A Maid in Bedlam (Roud 578) (3.55)
  12. Sidi Brahim (8.31)
  13. Talk About Suffering (Roud 12917) (3.26)

Track 6 is from The Lady and the Unicorn (1970)
Tracks 3, 5, 7-9, 11, 13 are from A Maid in Bedlam (1977)
Tracks 1-2, 4, 10, 12 are from The Enchanted Garden (1980)

> Folk Music > Records > An Evening with John Renbourn + Jacqui McShee

An Evening with John Renbourn + Jacqui McShee

An Evening with John Renbourn + Jacqui McShee (Fledg'ling 3111)

An Evening with John Renbourn + Jacqui McShee
John Renbourn (1944-2015), Jacqui McShee

Fledg'ling Records FLED 3111 (CD, UK, 30 September 2019)

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Produced by Jacqui McShee, Joel Renbourn and David Suff;
Curated and engineered by Joel Renbourn from John Renbourn's archive of live recordings (no recording dates or venues given);
Mastered by Denis Blackham at Skye Masters;
Sleeve notes by Pete Pephides;
Design by David Suff

Musicians

Jacqui McShee: vocals;
John Renbourn: guitar, vocals

Tracks

  1. The Trees They Do Grow High (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (3.20)
  2. My Johnny Was a Shoemaker (Roud 1388; G/D 8:1848) (3.56)
  3. I Can't Keep from Crying Sometimes (3.43)
  4. Dark Islands / Great Dreams from Heaven (7.04)
  5. The Nightingale (Roud 140; Laws P14; TYG 34) (2.58)
  6. Little Niles (6.09)
  7. Lament for Owen Roe O'Neill (6.54)
  8. The Bonny Greenwoodside (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193; TYG 73) (2.53)
  9. Come All Ye Tramps and Hawkers (Roud 1874; G/D 3:487) (6.38)
  10. Kokomo (4.53)
  11. Cruel Sister (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (6.09)
  12. South Wind / The Blarney Pilgrim (5.06)
  13. Turn Your Money Green (3.34)

Tracks 1-3, 5, 8-9, 11 trad.;
Track 6 Randy Weston (1958);
Track 13 Furry Lewis

> Folk Music > Records > John Renbourn

Other records with John Renbourn

Besides being with Pentangle, John Renbourn played on these records:

Music of Ireland (Stefan Grossman GWCD 4) Davey Graham, Martin Simpson, Duck Baker, John Renbourn, Stefan Grossman, Music of Ireland, Airs, Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes and Marches Arranged for Fingerpicking Guitar, LP/CD, Shanachie 97004, 1988; Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop GWCD 4, 1988