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A Lancashire Lad

Mike Harding: A Lancashire Lad (Trailer LER 2039)

A Lancashire Lad
Mike Harding

Trailer Records LER 2039 (LP, UK, 1972)

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Recorded live at The Ring o' Bells, Middleton; Manchester Sports Guild; Wood St. Social Club, Middleton; Crumpsall Cocoa Temperance Rooms; and Old Bluebell, Warrington;
Recorded and produced by Bill Leader;
Sleeve by Humphrey Weightman;
Photography by Dick Gaughan


Mike Harding: vocals, banjo, mandolin, guitar, tenor concertina;
Bernard Wrigley: piano, bass and tenor concertinas


Side 1Side 2
  1. The German Clockwinder (Roud 241)
  2. The Walls of Jericho
  3. The Lancashire Lads (Roud 588; G/D 1:89)
  4. Three Ha'pence a Foot
  5. The Hand Weaver and the Factory Maid (Roud 17771)
  6. The Keyhole in the Door (Roud 2099)
  1. The Number 81 Bus
  2. The Cock and the Ass
  3. Sodom and Gomorrah
  4. July Wakes
  5. The Hattersley Lament

Tracks 1, 3, 5-6, 8 trad. arr. Mike Harding;
Tracks 2, 7, 9, 11 Mike Harding;
Track 4 Marriott Edgar;
Track 10 trad. arr. Stan Ellison

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Mike Harding's Back!

Mike Harding: Mike Harding's Back! (Rubber RUB 022)

Mike Harding's Back!
Mike Harding

Rubber Records LER 2039 (LP, UK, 1977)

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Produced by Geoff Heslop;
Recorded by Mickey Sweeney;
Recorded by Impulse Studio Mobile at Preston, Crewe, Sheffield and Swinton;
Sleeve photo by Dougie McCalman


Mike Harding: vocals, concertina


Side 1Side 2
  1. Crabs & Lobsters (Introduction)
  2. Medley: Why Don't Women Like Me? / The Pig Got Up And Slowly Walked Away (Roud 7322) / Side By Side / Silver Threads Among the Gold (Roud 6403)
  3. The Extra Eye
  4. Lobster Song
  5. The Parrot
  6. Whitsuntide Clothes
  1. When I Drink, Everybody Drinks
  2. Boozing, Bloody Well Boozing (Roud 30064)
  3. The Lord Gives and the Lord Takes Away
  4. Bide Awhile

All tracks written by Mike Harding except
Track 2a Bud Bennett / George Formby / Jack Cottrell;
Track 2b Benjamin Hapgood Burt;
Track 2c Harry MacGregor Woods;
Track 2d trad.;
Track 6 trad. arr. Mike Harding;
Track 10 T. Yates