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Megson: On the Side

Megson: On the Side (EDJ EDJ011)

On the Side
Megson

EDJ Records EDJ011 (CD, UK, June 27, 2005)

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Produced and recorded by Stu Hanna and Debbie Palmer;
Photography by Jocelyn Bain-Hogg;
Artwork by Mandi Smith for Electric Advertising Ltd

Musicians

Debbie Palmer, vocals, whistle;
Stu Hanna, vocals, guitar, mandola, bouzouki, es1, evb3

Tracks

  1. Rose on the Stem (3.09)
  2. Grace Darling (Roud 1441) (4.41)
  3. The Loom (Y Gwydd) (3.55)
  4. Freefall (3.35)
  5. Maid on the Shore (Roud 181; Laws K27) (2.59)
  6. Butternut Hill (Roud 911) (3.06)
  7. Sandy Dawe (Roud 19103) (2.46)
  8. Oak and Ash (Roud 1367; G/D 5:1058) (3.43)
  9. Just Stay (4.33)
  10. More Than Me (4.13)
  11. Last Rose of Summer (Roud 13861) (3.42)

Tracks 1, 4, 9-10 Stu Hanna, Debbie Palmer;
Tracks 2, 8 words trad., music Stu Hanna, Debbie Palmer;
Tracks 3, 5-7, 11 trad. arr. Stu Hanna, Debbie Palmer

> Folk Music > Records > Megson: Megson

Megson: Megson

Megson: Megson (EDJ EDJ012)

Megson
Megson

EDJ Records EDJ012 (CD, UK, October 30, 2006)

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Produced and recorded by Stu Hanna and Debbie Palmer;
Additional production on [1-2] by Pete Woodroffe and Sean Lakeman;
Artwork by roughe

Musicians

Debbie Palmer, vocals, whistle;
Stu Hanna, vocals, guitar, mandola, bouzouki, es1, evb3

with
Iain Goodall, cajon [2];
Ben Nicholls, bass [1]

Tracks

  1. Follow It On (3.44)
  2. Smoke of Home (3.16)
  3. Just As the Tide (Roud 1105) (4.30)
  4. Just Stay ((live) (5.04)
  5. Grace Darling (Roud 1441) (4.41)

Tracks 1-2, 4 Stu Hanna, Debbie Palmer;
Track 3 trad. arr. Stu Hanna, Debbie Palmer;
Track 5 words trad., music Stu Hanna, Debbie Palmer

Tracks 1-3 are from the forthcoming album Smoke of Home;
Tracks 5 and 4 (original version) are from On the Side

> Folk Music > Records > Megson: Smoke of Home

Megson: Smoke of Home

Megson: Smoke of Home (EDJ EDJ013)

Smoke of Home
Megson

EDJ Records EDJ013 (CD, UK, July 2, 2007)

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Produced by Sean Lakeman;

Produced and recorded by Stu Hanna and Debbie Palmer;
Additional production by Pete Woodroffe and Sean Lakeman;
Photography by Debbie Palmer and Graham Drury;
Design and artwork by Remi/Rough

Musicians

Debbie Palmer, vocals, whistle;
Stu Hanna, vocals, guitar, mandola, mandolin, fiddle;
Iain Goodall, drums, cajon;
Ben Nicholls, bass

Tracks

  1. Smoke of Home (3.14)
  2. Lambkin (Roud 6; Child 93; G/D 2:187; Henry H735) (4.14)
  3. Follow It On (3.45)
  4. Fell to the Breeze (4.02)
  5. Sammy's Ghost (4.07)
  6. Just As the Tide (Roud 1105) (4.28)
  7. I Lied (2.56)
  8. Humanlands (4.18)
  9. Durham Gaol (Roud 822) (3.58)
  10. Flood Water (4.24)
  11. Name of the Rose (3.08)
  12. Every Night When the Sun Goes In (Roud 3611) (4.39)

All tracks written by Stu Hanna and Debbie Palmer except
Tracks 6, 12 trad. arr. Stu Hanna, Debbie Palmer;
Track 9 Tommmy Armstrong arr. Stu Hanna, Debbie Palmer

> Folk Music > Records > Megson: Take Yourself a Wife

Megson: Take Yourself a Wife

Megson: Take Yourself a Wife (EDJ EDJ015)

Take Yourself a Wife
Megson

EDJ Records EDJ015 (CD, UK, September 29, 2008)

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Produced, arranged and performed by Stu Hanna and Debbie Hanna-Palmer

Musicians

Debbie Hanna, vocals, concertina;
Stu Hanna, vocals, octave mandola, mandolin, guitar, bass, fiddles

Tracks

  1. O Mary Will You Go (5.02)
  2. Little Joe (5.32)
  3. Take Yourself a Wife (3.02)
  4. The Pitman's Happy Times (4.28)
  5. Fourpence a Day (Roud 2586) (4.27)
  6. The Oakey Strike Evictions (Roud V35760) (3.32)
  7. Jane Jamieson's Ghost (5.00)
  8. The New Fish Market (4.11)
  9. Sandgate Lassie's Lament (Roud 3170) (4.49)

Track 1 Richard Watson (1833-1891);
Track 2 Joe Wilson (1841-1875);
Track 3 Mrs G.M. Tweddell (1824-1899);
Track 4 James Robson (unknown);
Track 5 Thomas Raine (unknown);
Track 6 Tommy Armstrong (1848-1919);
Track 7 Robert Emery (1794-1871);
Track 8 William Mitford (1788-1851);
Track 9 Henry Robson (c.1755-1850)

> Folk Music > Records > Megson: The Longshot

Megson: The Longshot

Megson: The Longshot (EDJ EDJ016)

The Longshot
Megson

EDJ Records EDJ016 (CD, UK, June 7, 2010)

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Produced by Debbie and Stu Hanna;
Recorded at Rock Road Studios, Royston, and Studio Mooh, Melbourn, in 2009 and 2010;
Photography by Graham Drury;
Art direction and design by Gerard Saint and Valerio Oliveri at Big Active;
Silkscreens by Kate Gibb at Big Active

Musicians

Debbie Hanna, vocals, accordion, baby accordion, shruti box;
Stu Hanna, vocals, octave mandola, mandolin, guitar, bass, piano

Tracks

  1. Two Match Lads (4.14)
  2. The Cabman (4.03)
  3. Working Life Out (3.46)
  4. The Longshot (5.09)
  5. The Old Miner (Roud 1136) (4.00)
  6. The Handloom Weaver and the Factory Maid (Roud 17771) (3.58)
  7. Time to Get Up (4.37)
  8. The Last Man in the Factory (4.31)
  9. Working Town (2.18)
  10. William Brown (5.05)
  11. California (4.30)

Track 1 lyrics Mrs G.M. Tweddell (1824-1899), music Stu & Debbie Hanna;
Track 2 lyrics George Ridley (1835-1864), music Stu & Debbie Hanna;
Tracks 3, 5-6, 10 lyrics trad., music Stu & Debbie Hanna;
Tracks 4, 8-9, 11 Stu & Debbie Hanna;
Track 7 lyrics Joe Wilson (1841-1875), music Stu & Debbie Hanna

> Folk Music > Records > Megson: When I Was a Lad…

Megson: When I Was a Lad…

Megson: When I Was a Lad… (EDJ EDJ017)

When I Was a Lad…
A Collection of Children's Folk Songs
Megson

EDJ Records EDJ017 (CD, UK, September 3, 2012)

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Produced by Debbie and Stu Hanna;
Recorded at Chalk Hill Music Studio, Cambridgeshire;
Photography and artwork by Elly Lucas

Musicians

Debbie Hanna, vocals, accordion, shruti box;
Stu Hanna, vocals, mandola, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, bass, banjo

with
Ollie King, melodeon

Tracks

  1. Bee-O (2.46)
  2. All the Shops Have Fallen Down (3.36)
  3. Jenny Jenkins (Roud 731) (2.59)
  4. Oats and Beans and Barley Grow (Roud 1380) (2.32)
  5. The Riddle Song (Roud 330) (3.57)
  6. My Fathers Farm (3.24)
  7. Dance to Your Daddy (Roud 2439; G/D 8:1562) (4.12)
  8. Baby and the Band (4.17)
  9. The Leatherwing Bat (Roud 747) (4.01)
  10. A Frog He Would A-Wooing Go (Roud 16; G/D 8:1669) (3.58)
  11. Five Little Ducks (2.05)

Track 1, 3-6, 9-11 trad.;
Tracks 2, 8 Debbie and Stu Hanna;
Track 7 based on the original by W. Watson

> Folk Music > Records > Megson: Live

Megson: Live

Megson: Live (EDJ EDJ018)

Live
Megson

EDJ Records EDJ018 (CD, UK, September 16, 2013)

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Recorded live at Hitchin Folk Club, Hertfordshire, in November 2012;
Artwork by Elly Lucas

Musicians

Debbie Hanna, vocals, piano accordion, whistle;
Stu Hanna, vocals, guitar, mandola, tenor banjo

Tracks

  1. Working Town (2.43)
  2. Follow It On (4.26)
  3. Fell to the Breeze (4.10)
  4. The Longshot (5.47)
  5. Working Life Out (3.33)
  6. Smoke of Home (3.27)
  7. Little Joe (4.35)
  8. Every Night When the Sun Goes In (Roud 3611) (5.11)
  9. Baby and the Band (4.23)
  10. Jenny Jenkins (Roud 731) (3.14)
  11. Fourpence a Day (Roud 2586) (3.27)
  12. The Riddle Song (Roud 330) (4.04)
  13. All the Shops Have Fallen Down (3.44)
  14. The Old Miner (Roud 1136) (3.49)
  15. Just Stay (4.55)
  16. Tally-I-O the Grinder (Roud 23140) (5.29)

Tracks 1-4, 6, 9, 13, 15 Stu & Debbie Hanna;
Tracks 5, 8, 10-12, 14, 16 trad. arr. Stu & Debbie Hanna;
Track 7 words Joe Wilson, music Stu & Debbie Hanna

> Folk Music > Records > Megson: In a Box

Megson: In a Box

Megson: In a Box (EDJ EDJ019)

In a Box
Megson

EDJ Records EDJ019 (CD, UK, May 12, 2014)

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Produced by Stu Hanna;
Recorded at home;
Art direction and design by Jess Morgan

Musicians

Debbie Hanna, vocals, piano accordion, whistle;
Stu Hanna, vocals, octave mandola, guitar, bass, piano, percussion, mandolin

with
Seth Lakeman, fiddle [2];
Jess Morgan, backing vocals [8];
Ben Savage, dobro [1, 5];
Jade Rhiannon backing vocals [5, 8];
Cliff Ward, fiddle [5]

Tracks

  1. Clifton Hall Mine (4.19)
  2. Bet Beesley and Her Wooden Man (4.40)
  3. Charley the Newsmonger (3.59)
  4. The River Never Dies (4.38)
  5. Songs to Soothe a Tired Heart (5.07)
  6. Old Folks Tea (3.43)
  7. Dirty Clothes (3.32)
  8. Still I Love Him (Roud 654) (4.11)
  9. Moses Carpenter (4.00)
  10. In a Box (5.55)

All tracks written by Debbie and Stu Hanna except
Tracks 1, 8 words trad., music Debbie and Stu Hanna;
Track 2 words J.P. Robson (1808-1870), music Debbie and Stu Hanna;
Track 3 words Thomas Wilson (1773-1858), music Debbie and Stu Hanna;
Track 6 words Tommy Armstrong (1848-1919), music Debbie and Stu Hanna

> Folk Music > Records > Megson: Live in the Lounge

Megson: Live in the Lounge

Megson: Live in the Lounge (EDJ EDJ020)

Live in the Lounge
Megson

EDJ Records EDJ020 (digital download EP, UK, September 4, 2015)

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Produced by Stu Hanna

Musicians

Debbie Hanna, vocals, piano accordion, whistle;
Stu Hanna, vocals, guitar, mandola

Tracks

  1. The River Never Dies (4.31)
  2. Still I Love Him (Roud 654) (4.46)
    both recorded live in Megson's living room in Summer 2015
  3. Working Town (2.43)
    live at The Hitchin Folk Club, from Live
  4. Just Stay (5.05)
    live, from the 2006 EP Megson

All tracks written by Debbie and Stu Hanna except
Track 2 words trad., music Debbie and Stu Hanna

> Folk Music > Records > Megson: Good Times Will Come Again

Megson: Good Times Will Come Again

Megson: Good Times Will Come Again (EDJ EDJ021)

Good Times Will Come Again
Megson

EDJ Records EDJ021 (CD, UK, May 27, 2016)

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Produced by Stu Hanna;
Recorded at the Megson Garage Studio;
Artwork and graphic design by Wethreeclub;
Original photos of Megson by Rob Bridge for Redwood Photography

Musicians

Debbie Hanna, vocals, piano accordion;
Stu Hanna, vocals, mandolin, mandola, banjo, fiddle, guitars

with
John Parker, double bass;
Patrick Duffin, percussion

Tracks

  1. Generation Rent (3.47)
  2. A Prayer for Hope (4.40)
  3. Burn Away (3.39)
  4. The Bonny Lad (4.04)
  5. Pushing On (3.45)
  6. The Bookkeeper (5.32)
  7. Rap 'er te Bank (4.37)
  8. Zero (2.30)
  9. Patterns (4.25)
  10. Good Times Will Come Again (4.06)

All tracks written by Debbie and Stu Hanna except
Track 8 incorporates the tune Sandhill Corner taken from Nrothumbrian Minstrelsy

> Folk Music > Records > A Winter Union

A Winter Union

A Winter Union (private issue)

A Winter Union
A Winter Union

private issue (CD, UK, December 2016)

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Produced by Stu Hanna, Ben Savage and The Winter Union

Musicians

Stu Hanna, vocals, guitar, mandola, fiddle;
Jade Rhiannon, vocals;
Ben Savage, vocals, dobro, guitar;
Debbie Hanna, vocals;
Cliff Ward, vocals, guitar, fiddle, banjo;
Hannah Sanders, vocals, guitar

Tracks

  1. Ding Dong! Merrily on High (3.13)
  2. First Light of Day (4.17)
  3. Good King Wenceslas (Roud 24754) (3.55)
  4. Mary Had a Baby (Roud 11619) (4.33)
  5. The Holly and the Ivy (Roud 514) (3.35)
  6. Our Wassail (Roud 209) (4.04)
  7. O Come, O Come Emmanuel (Roud 26859) (3.52)
  8. Elizabeth Woodcock (3.42)
  9. Ring Boys Ring / Old Joe Clark (3.46)
  10. We Three Kings (Roud 24751) (3.25)

All track trad. arr. A Winter Union except
Track 1 George Ratcliffe Woodward, Thoinot Arbean arr. A Winter Union;
Track 2 Cliff Ward arr. A Winter Union;
Track 8 Jade Ward arr. A Winter Union;
Track 9 Stu Hanna arr. A Winter Union

> Folk Music > Records > Megson: Generation Rent

Megson: Generation Rent

Megson: Generation Rent (EDJ EDJ022)

Generation Rent
Megson

EDJ Records EDJ022 (EP, UK, January 23, 2017)

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Produced by Stu Hanna;
Recorded at the Megson Garage Studio

Musicians

Debbie Hanna, vocals, piano accordion;
Stu Hanna, vocals, mandola, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, guitars

with
John Parker, double bass;
Patrick Duffin, percussion

Tracks

  1. Generation Rent (radio mix) (3.47)
  2. Morning Mist (4.47)
  3. The Longshot (live) (5.47)
  4. Generation Rent (album version) (3.47)
    from Good Times Will Come Again

All tracks written by Debbie and Stu Hanna

> Folk Music > Records > The Megson Songbook Collection

The Megson Songbook Collection

The Megson Songbook Collection (EDJ)

The Megson Songbook Collection
Megson

EDJ Records (2 CD, UK, October 31, 2017)

The Megson Songbook
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Tracks 1-19 are the songs featured in The Megson Songbook, tracks 20-24 comprise the deleted EP B&W from 2004.

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Bonny Lad (4.07)
  2. Baby and the Band (4.19)
  3. The Bookkeeper (5.35)
  4. Burn Away (3.42)
  5. Dirty Clothes (3.37)
  6. Fell to the Breeze (4.04)
  7. Follow It On (3.48)
  8. Generation Rent (3.50)
  9. Little Joe (4.34)
  10. Just Stay (4.35)
  11. The Last Man in the Factory (4.34)
  12. The Longshot (5.08)
  1. Old Folks Tea (3.47)
  2. The Old Miner (Roud 1136) (4.02)
  3. Patterns (4.28)
  4. The River Never Dies (4.43)
  5. Smoke of Home (3.16)
  6. Working Town (2.20)
  7. Every Night When the Sun Goes In (Roud 3611) (4.42)
  8. So Much (3.45)
  9. Oak and Ash (Roud 1367; G/D 5:1058) (3.40)
  10. Freefall (4.24)
  11. Butternut Hill (Roud 911) (3.02)
  12. Just Stay (3.50)

Tracks 1, 3-4, 8, 15 are from Good Times Will Come Again (2016);
Tracks 2 are from When I Was a Lad… (2012);
Tracks 5, 13, 16 are from In a Box (2014);
Tracks 6-7, 17, 19 are from Smoke of Home (2007);
Tracks 9 are from Take Yourself a Wife (2008);
Tracks 10 are from On the Side (2005);
Tracks 11-12, 14, 18 are from The Longshot (2010);
Tracks 20-24 comprise the deleted EP B&W (2004)

> Folk Music > Records > Con-tra-dic-shun

Con-tra-dic-shun

Megson: Con-tra-dic-shun (EDJ EDJ023)

Con-tra-dic-shun
Megson

EDJ Records EDJ023 (CD, UK, January 10, 2019)

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Produced by Stu Hanna at The Megson Garage & Caravan Studio

Musicians

Debbie Hanna, vocals, piano accordion [2, 4, 7-9];
Stu Hanna, vocals, guitars [1, 3, 5-7, 9-10], mandola [8], mandolin [2, 4, 9], banjo [4-5, 8, 10], fiddle [3, 5-6];

with
John Parker, double bass [1-2, 4, 6, 9];
Patrick Duffin, percussion [7];
Paul Youdan, backing vocals [5]

Tracks

  1. Are You Sitting Comfortably (4.25)
  2. Contradicshun (3.21)
  3. The New Girl (3.56)
  4. Voice of the Nation (4.21)
  5. Toast : Jackey & Jenny (5.20)
  6. I Drew My Ship Into the Harbour (Roud 402; G/D 4:792) (4.15)
  7. Two Sides to Every Conversation (4.38)
  8. The Keach in the Creel (Roud 120; Child 281; G/D 2:317; Henry H201) (4.31)
  9. Barrington Judo Club (4.09)
  10. A Week Away in the Caravan (5.10)

All tracks written by Debbie & Stu Hanna except
Track 2 lyrics Joe Wilson (1841-1875), music Debbie & Stu Hanna;
Track 4 lyrics J.C. (1810), music Debbie & Stu Hanna;
Track 5 lyrics trad. and James Rewcastle (1802-1867), music Debbie & Stu Hanna;
Tracks 6, 8 lyrics trad., music Debbie & Stu Hanna

> Folk Music > Records > Megson

Other records with Megson

Benji Kirkpatrick, People, CD EP, EDJ EDJ014, 2007 (produced by Stu Hanna)

Various Artists, Folk Rising, CD, Proper PROPERFOLK04, 2007

Faustus, People, CD, Navigator NAVIGATOR5, 2008 (produced by Stu Hanna)

Benji Kirkpatrick, Boomerang, CD, Navigator NAVIGATOR2, 2008

Mawkin:Causley, Cold Ruin, CD EP, Navigator NAVIGATOR14, 2008 (produced by Stu Hanna)

Darwin Song Project, Shrewsbury 2009, CD, Shrewsbury Folk Festival SFFCD01, 2009 (produced by Stu Hanna)

Mawkin:Causley, The Awkward Recruit, CD, Navigator NAVIGATOR19, 2009 (produced by Stu Hanna)

Show of Hands, Arrogance Ignorance and Greed, CD, Hands On Music HMCD29, 2009 (produced by Stu Hanna)

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2009, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK08, 2009

Katriona Gilmore & Jamie Roberts, Up from the Deep, CD, GR! GRR004, 2010 (mastered by Stu Hanna)

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2010, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK10, 2010

Various Artists, Horses & Hangings, Homicide & Hellfire (Leigh Folk Festival 2010), CD, Thames Delta MUD003CD, 2010

Steve Knightley et al, Cecil Sharp Project 2011, CD+DVD, Shrewsbury Folk Festival SFFCD02, 2011 (mixed by Stu Hanna)

Lucy Ward, Adelphi Has to Fly, CD, Navigator NAVIGATOR47, 2011 (produced by Stu Hanna)

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2011, 2 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK11, 2011

Lucy Ward, For the Dead Men, CD single, Navigator NAVIGATOR070, 2012 (produced by Stu Hanna)

Lucy Ward, Single Flame, CD, Navigator NAVIGATOR083, 2013 (produced by Stu Hanna)

Jess Morgan, Langa Langa, CD, Amateur Boxer AM00014, 2014

The Teacups, Of Labour and Love, CD, Haystack HAYCD007, 2015

Said the Maiden, Of Maids and Mariners, EP, Maiden STM002, January 2016 (produced by Stu Hanna)

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017, 2 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK18, 2017