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The Lady and the Unicorn

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

The Lady and the Unicorn
John Renbourn (August 8, 1944 - March 26, 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'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 (August 8, 1944 - March 26, 2015), Maggie Boyle (December 24, 1956 - November 6, 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, John Roberts;
Tracks 5, 10 John Renbourn;
Tracks 6-7 trad. arr. John Renbourn, Maggie Boyle, Steve Tilston, John Roberts;
Track 9 John Renbourn, Maggie Boyle, Steve Tilston, John Roberts