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Broken-Down Gentlemen

John Leonard & John Squire: Broken-Down Gentlemen (Rubber RUB018)

Broken-Down Gentlemen
John Leonard & John Squire

Rubber Records RUB018 (CD, UK, 1976)

Produced by Geoff Heslop;
Recorded by Micky Sweeney at Impulse Studios, Wallsend;
Photography by Cris Haigh, Dave Shaw and Peter Lee


John Leonard: vocals, guitar;
John Squire: fiddle, mandolin

Martin Carter: guitar, vocals, spoon;
Graham Jones: fretless bass, vocals;
Neil ‘Fred’ Hopwood: drums, bodhrán;
Mick Miller: guitar


Side 1

  1. Whitby Maid
  2. Some Tunes: Bluebell Polka / Squig’s Fancy / The Roadmender’s Boot
  3. McShane
  4. Dreams of a British Man of War
  5. The Librarian

Side 2

  1. Down Where the Drunkards Roll
  2. Broken-Down Gentleman (Roud 383)
  3. Willie o’ Winsbury (Roud 64; Child 100; G/D 5:999; Henry H221)
  4. Some More Tunes: Jenny’s Chickens / Morrison’s Jig / The Mason’s Apron
  5. I Wish I Was in England

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 John Leonard;
Track 4 Martin Carter / trad.;
Track 5 John Conolly;
Track 6 Richard Thompson;
Track 7 John Leonard / trad.;
Track 10 Christy Moore