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Marc Block: The Hawthorn Spring

Marc Block: The Hawthorn Spring (Hairpin HAIRPIN003)

The Hawthorn Spring
Marc Block

Hairpin Records HAIRPIN003 (CD, UK, April 15, 2014)

Marc Block: The Hawthorn Spring (Hairpin HAIRPIN003)
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Engineered, produced and mixed by Ich Mowatt at Sounding Post, Nottingham;
Mastered by JP Braddock at Formation Audio;
Photography and album design by Elly Lucas

Musicians

Marc Block, vocals, guitar [2, 6, 9], bodhrán [4, 8];
Seth Tinsley, guitar [1, 3-4, 7, 10, 12], double bass [1-5, 7-10, 13], backing vocals [8];
Alex Cumming, accordion [1-5, 7-11], backing vocals [3, 8];
Elly Lucas, fiddle [2-3, 5, 10, 13], viola [4-5, 7, 9-11], backing vocals [3, 8, 10];
Jay Leivers, guitar [5, 8, 10], electric guitar [4, 7];
Will Pound, harmonica [7-8];
Roy Bailey, backing vocals [2, 5];
Lucy Ward, backing vocals [2, 5, 7]

Tracks

  1. The Bonny Boy (Roud 293; G/D 6:1141; Henry H215) (3.51)
  2. I Live Not Where I Love (Roud 593) (4.04)
  3. Windswept Islands (4.42)
  4. Sule Skerry (Roud 197; Child 113) (6.31)
  5. Tony's Song (5.08)
  6. The Ballad of Penny Evans (3.10)
  7. A Foggy Lullaby (4.03)
  8. High Water (for Charley Patton) (4.39)
  9. These Dismays (4.26)
  10. Monday-Morning Blues (4.51)
  11. A Sailor's Life (Roud 273; Laws K12; G/D 6:1245) (4.17)
  12. The Handsome Lad (3.53)
  13. Greenwood Laddie (Roud 2123) (2.25)
  14. Quiet (digital download bonus track) (2.54)

Tracks 1-2, 11, 13 trad. arr. Marc Block;
Tracks 3, 5, 7, 9-10, 12 Marc Block;
Track 4 trad. / Marc Block;
Track 6 Steve Goodman;
Track 8 Bob Dylan;
Track 14 Paul Simon

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Marc Block: Brisk & Breezy

Marc Block: Brisk & Breezy (Classpool CLASSPOOL001)

Brisk & Breezy
Marc Block

Classpool Music CLASSPOOL001 (CD, UK, October 7, 2016)

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Produced by Marc Block;
Engineered and co-produced by George French and Huw Jones at Paper Stone Studios, Nottingham;
Mixed by Huw Jones;
Master by J P Braddock at Formation Audio;
Design by Frank Duffy;
Photography by James Fagan

Musicians

Marc Block: lead and backing vocals, guitar, bouzouki, harmonica, bodhrán, djembe and other assorted percussion;
Martin Bentley, double bass, [1-9, 11-13];
Rachel Delicata, backing vocals, [3, 7, 9, 10, 13];
George French, keyboard, [2, 8, 12]

Tracks

  1. My Young Man (4.31)
  2. The Black Dog (4.51)
  3. Eco Street (5.12)
  4. Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard (3.07)
  5. Summertime (3.14)
  6. The Old Fool (4.04)
  7. Hard Times of Old England (Roud 1206) (4.14)
  8. Two Steps Back (4.14)
  9. Cradle of Sunshine (3.15)
  10. Hal An Tow (Roud 1520) (2.41)
  11. The Moon and My Sisters (3.37)
  12. Fool For a Face (2.52)
  13. Eyes Wide (4.32)
  14. Vincent (4.25)

All tracks written by Marc Block except
Track 4 Paul Simon;
Track 5 George and Ira Gershwin / Dorothy and DuBose Heyward;
Track 7 trad. arr. Marc Block, Corinna Male, Roy Bailey;
Track 10 trad. / Marc Block;
Track 14 Don McLean