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Songs of Derbyshire

Mills and Chimneys: Songs of Derbyshire (Fleet Arts)

Songs of Derbyshire
Mills and Chimneys

Fleet Arts (digital download, UK, May 5, 2010)

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Musicians

David Gibb, acoustic guitar, ukulele, vocals, percussion;
Sarah Matthews, fiddle, viola, cello, tenor guitar, vocals;
Julian Butt, accordion, vocals;
Elly Lucas, fiddle, vocals, tin whistle;
Mike Smith, acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin;
Lucy Ward, vocals

Tracks

  1. The Hartington Hawker (4.43)
  2. The Old Gas Lantern (3.32)
  3. Cotton Dust (1.41)
  4. William Slack (3.00)
  5. Alice in the Bacon Box (6.19)
  6. Sanctuary (3.05)
  7. Well Dressing Song (2.46)

Tracks 1, 4 David Gibb, Sarah Matthews, Julian Butt, Elly Lucas, Mike Smith, Lucy Ward;
Track 2 David Gibb;
Track 3 Elly Lucas;
Track 5 Lucy Ward;
Track 6 Julian Butt, Mike Smith;
Track 7 Sarah Matthews

Video

A short video about the Mills and Chimneys Project in which competition winners of Derbyshire Literature Festival won the chance to have their lyrics turned into songs by local artist David Gibb and recorded by assorted local folk musicians:

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The Common Thread

Mills and Chimneys: The Common Thread (Hairpin)

The Common Thread
Mills and Chimneys

Hairpin Records (CD, UK, May 2015)

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Recorded, mixed and mastered by Richard Collins and Robin Newman at Snug Recording Studio, Derby;
Image by Paula Moss;
Photography by Elly Lucas and James Smith;
Sleeve design by Sarah Matthews and Elly Lucas

Musicians

David Gibb, acoustic guitar, ukulele, vocals, percussion;
Sarah Matthews, fiddle, viola, cello, tenor guitar, vocals;
Julian Butt, accordion, vocals;
Elly Lucas, fiddle, vocals, tin whistle;
Mike Smith, acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin;
Lucy Ward, vocals

Sinfonia Viva guest musicians:
    Jack Ross, acoustic guitar;
    Nicky Hunter, flute, piccolo;
    Matt Dunn, clarinet, bass clarinet;
    Rosie Triangle, percussion

with
Alan Squires, trombone;
Sam Pegg, bass guitar;
Eilidh Brinsley, clog dancing;
Richard Collins, percussion, vocals

Tracks

  1. Oh How That Valley Did Change (7.10)
  2. Wheel Tapper (3.44)
  3. Sturdy Beggar (4.49)
  4. The Mill Set (4.20)
  5. Dancing in Old Derby (5.45)
  6. The Devil's in the Ale (4.11)
  7. Loop the Threads (2.45)
  8. Enclosure (4.05)
  9. Walk Through Time (4.01)
  10. High Flyers (4.33)
  11. Queen's Road (4.00)

Tracks 1, 4, 10 Sarah Matthews;
Tracks 2, 6 Elly Lucas;
Track 3 Julian Butt, Mike Smith;
Tracks 9, 11 David Gibb;
Tracks 5, 8 Mike Smith;
Track 7 Julian Butt