> Folk Music > Records > Nick Dow: A Poor Man's Gift

A Poor Man's Gift

Nick Dow: A Poor Man's Gift (Old House OHM 102)

A Poor Man's Gift
Nick Dow

Old House Music OHM 102 (LP, UK, 1983)

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Produced by Mally Dow;
Recorded at Steve Adams Tamworth Studio, September 1983

Musicians

Nick Dow, vocals;
Jill and Bernard Blackwell, Northumbrian pipes, accordion, flute, chorus vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Hearty Poacher (Roud 363) (3.05)
  2. The Distant Isle (4.34)
  3. The Maid and the Parson (3.47)
  4. The Bonny Girl (Roud 293; G/D 6:1141; Henry H215) (2.40)
  5. The Ballad of Lumley Kettlewell (2.54)
  6. Another Man's Wedding (Roud 567; Laws P31; G/D 6:1199; Henry H60ab) (5.26)
  1. The Dreams of Lovely Nancy (Roud 688; Henry H520) (5.44)
  2. The Bold Princess Royal (Roud 528; Laws K29; G/D 1:47) (3.38)
  3. The Humours of Tullachrine / The Gold Ring (3.48)
  4. Limbo (Roud 969) (4.10)
  5. The Mare and the Foal (Roud 1477) (3.32)
  6. Scarborough's Fair Town (Roud 185; Laws K18; G/D 1:20) (4.47)
  7. Ripple Away (6.38)

Tracks 1, 4, 6-10, 12 trad.;
Track 2 Nick Dow;
Track 3 Bill Prince;
Track 5 Graham Pratt;
Track 11 words trad., Nick Dow, tune trad.;
Track 13 Paul Metsers

> Folk Music > Records > Nick Dow: A Mark Upon the Earth

A Mark Upon the Earth

Nick Dow: A Mark Upon the Earth (Old House OHM 107)

A Mark Upon the Earth
Nick Dow

Old House Music OHM 107 (LP, UK, 1986)

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Produced by Mally Dow;
Recorded by Chris Pollington at Dragontail Studios;
Liner notes by Nick Dow;
Photography by Stephen Forward;
Cover layout by Mally Dow

Musicians

Nick Dow, vocals, guitar;
Hilary Lamb, fiddle [2], chorus vocals [6];
Graham Goffee, guitar [2, 10];
Alan Brown, melodeon [2], saxophone [6], chorus vocals [6];
Janet Simpson, keyboards [6, 10], chorus vocals [6];
Chris Pollington, synthesiser [9]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Verdant Braes of Skreen (Roud 419; Henry H593) (4.52)
  2. The Crockery Ware (Roud 1490) (2.53)
  3. Jacky Robinson tune (1.59)
  4. Sweet William's Ghost (Roud 50; Child 77) (4.59)
  5. Just Like John Barley-Corn (3.38)
  6. The Hills of Isle Au Hait (4.05)
  1. The Rich Shipowner's Daughter (Roud 64; Child 100; G/D 5:999; Henry H221) (3.56)
  2. The Hostess's Daughter (Roud 914) (3.55)
  3. Writing in the Ground / The Worlds Police (7.03)
  4. The Crow on the Cradle (3.30)
  5. Bold Carter (Roud 811) (4.14)

All tracks trad. except
Track 5 Pete Morton;
Track 6 Gordon Bok;
Track 9a Colin Bargery, Graham Goffee;
Track 9b Leon Rosselson;
Track 10 Sydney Carter

> Folk Music > Records > A Dorset Garland

A Dorset Garland

Nick Dow: A Dorset Garland (Old House OHM 505)

A Dorset Garland
100 Years of Traditional Songs from Dorset
Nick Dow with Nigel Canter and Chris Robson

Old House Music OHM 505 (CD, UK, 1990)

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Recorded and produced by Simon Johnson

Musicians

Nick Dow, vocals, guitar;
Nigel Canter, fiddle;
Chris Robson, button accordion

Tracks

  1. The Man of Burniham Town (Roud 665) (3.32)
  2. Sheepshearing Song (Roud 879) (3.17)
  3. The Brewer Laddie (Roud 867; G/D 4:916) (4.32)
  4. The Maid in Bedlam (Roud 578) (3.53)
  5. Timothy Briggs the Barber (Roud 1508) (3.42)
  6. Once to the Line (Roud 5309) (3.23)
  7. One Night As I Lay on My Bed (Roud 672) (2.50)
  8. The Bold Fisherman (Roud 291; Laws O24; G/D 4:834) (3.01)
  9. The Indian Lass (Roud 2326) (3.32)
  10. The Man You Don't Meet Every Day (Roud 975) (3.30)
  11. Spare Me the Life of Geordie (Roud 90; Child 209; G/D 2:249) (3.14)

All tracks trad.

> Folk Music > Records > An Evening of Traditional Songs from Dorset

An Evening of Traditional Songs from Dorset

Nick Dow: An Evening of Traditional Songs from Dorset (Old House OHM 600)

An Evening of Traditional Songs from Dorset
Nick Dow et al

Old House Music OHM 600 (CD, UK, 1990)

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Produced by Nick Dow;
Recorded by Simon Johnson live at the Hardy Hall, Dorchester

Musicians

Nigel Canter, Molly Dow, Nick Dow, Simon Frampton, Geoff Harris, Chris Robson, John Waltham

Tracks

  1. [cast, vocals SF, ND] The Tailor's Britches (Roud 1610) (2.51)
  2. [JW] Introduction (1.57)
  3. [CR] Fair Susan I Left (Roud 1447) (3.45)
  4. [SF, CR, NC] The New Rigged Ship / Drops of Brandy (3.05)
  5. [GH, NC] Bonny Kate (4.04)
  6. [ND, CR, NC] The Brewer Lad (Roud 867; G/D 4:916) (4.36)
  7. [SF, CR, NC] Gary Owen / The Weymouth Quickstep (3.32)
  8. [JW] Courting Round Dorset (4.18)
  9. [cast, vocals SF] Home Boys Home (Roud 269; Laws K43; G/D 7:1429) (3.06)
  10. [MD] If I Was a Blackbird (Roud 387; Henry H79) (3.47)
  11. [CR] I Live Not Where I Love (Roud 593) (3.07)
  12. [SF, CR, NC] My Love She's But a Lass / Soldier's Joy / Dorset Four Hand Reel (3.18)

All tracks trad. except
Track 8 Tim Laycock

> Folk Music > Records > Nick Dow: My Love You've Won to Keep

My Love You've Won to Keep

Nick Dow: My Love You've Won to Keep (Old House OHM 705)

My Love You've Won to Keep
Nick Dow

Old House Music OHM 705 (CD, UK, 2011)

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Recorded by Luke Paget

Musicians

Nick Dow, vocals, guitar;
Pete Robinson, melodeon [4];
Dave Grimshaw, fiddle [10];
Alex Nearnley, banjo [10];
Jim Wheeler, bass [10];
Nick Caffrey, chorus [10]

Tracks

  1. Fair Susan I Left (Roud 1447) (4.36)
  2. The Seasons of the Year (Roud 169) (2.57)
  3. Riding Down to Portsmouth (Roud 1534) (4.03)
  4. Jackie Munroe (Roud 268; Laws N7; G/D 1:171, 1:172) (3.32)
  5. The Faithful Horse (4.31)
  6. The Dusty Miller (Sprightly Young Damsel) (Roud 18473) (3.13)
  7. The Country Carrier (Roud 1400, G/D 3:456; Henry H664) (3.04)
  8. The Bell Ringing (Roud 1515) (3.21)
  9. Lower Down into the Broom (Roud 1644) (3.57)
  10. Blue Mountain (Roud 10661) (5.22)

All tracks trad. except
Track 5 Tom Walsh;
Track 7 Harry Clifton;
Track 10 Judge Fred Keller (ca. 1918)

> Folk Music > Records > Nick Dow: Old England's Ground

Old England's Ground

Nick Dow: Old England's Ground (Old House OHM 801)

Old England's Ground
Nick Dow

Old House Music OHM 801 (CD, UK, 2013)

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Recorded by Luke Paget in October 2013

Musical Traditions review by Rod Stradling

Musicians

Nick Dow, vocals, guitar

Tracks

  1. Who is That? (Roud 22568; G/D 4:783) (3.47)
  2. The Shepherds Song (Roud 284) (3.26)
  3. The Blacksmith (Roud 816) (4.42)
  4. Through Bushes and Briars (Roud 1027) (5.07)
  5. The Watchet Sailor (Roud 917) (3.57)
  6. The Swaggering Blade (The Blacksmith) (Roud 1468) (2.35)
  7. Her Jolly Roving Tar (Roud 913; Laws O27; Henry H670) (3.28)
  8. Mary on the Well Moor (Roud 155; Laws P21; G/D 6:1175) (4.14)
  9. The Nightingale (Roud 356) (3.25)
  10. Just As the Tide Was Flowing (Roud 1105) (6.21)

All tracks trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Nick Dow: Unaccompanied

Unaccompanied

Nick Dow: Unaccompanied (Old House OHM 807)

Unaccompanied
Nick Dow

Old House Music OHM 807 (CD, UK, 2015)

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Recorded by Luke Paget in 2015

Musical Traditions review by Rod Stradling

Musicians

Nick Dow, vocals

Tracks

  1. As I Walked Out (Roud 308; G/D 5:946; Henry H711) (2.50)
  2. Pity a Lover (The Light Horseman) (Roud 1185; G/D 8:1584; Henry H122a) (3.25)
  3. The Wonderful Crocodile (Roud 886; G/D 8:1700; Henry H231a) (4.15)
  4. The Cruel Wars (Roud 8003; Henry H466) (3.37)
  5. Jacky the Jolly Tar (Roud 511; Laws K40) (4.39)
  6. Young Ramble Away (Roud 171; G/D 7:1485) (2.13)
  7. Robin Hood and the Tanner (Roud 332; Child 126) (4.05)
  8. The Hare's Lament (Roud 3574; Henry H172) (4.14)
  9. Forty Long Miles (Roud 608; G/D 5:983) (2.55)
  10. One Night As I Lay on My Bed (Roud 672) (4.28)
  11. The Factory Girl (Roud 1659) (3.35)
  12. The Farmer's Servant (Roud 792) (1.53)

All tracks trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Nick Dow: The Devil in the Chest

The Devil in the Chest

Nick Dow: The Devil in the Chest (Old House OHM 808)

The Devil in the Chest
Nick Dow

Old House Music OHM 808 (CD, UK, 2016)

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Recorded by Luke Paget in 2016

Musicians

Nick Dow, vocals, guitar

Tracks

  1. True Lover John (Roud 179; Child 248; Henry H699) (4.32)
  2. The Bos'n and the Tailor (Roud 570; Laws Q8; G/D 7:1432; Henry H604) (4.09)
  3. Her Mantle So Green (Roud 714; Laws N38; G/D 5:1033; Henry H76) (4.04)
  4. Geordie (Roud 90; Child 209; G/D 2:249) (4.21)
  5. The Bonny Labouring Boy (Roud 1162; Laws M14; Henry H576) (3.41)
  6. The Seeds of Love (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (4.49)
  7. Down By the Tanyard Side (Roud 1021; Laws M28; Henry H52b) (3.41)
  8. Oxen Ploughing (Roud 686) (4.37)
  9. Creeping Jane (Roud 1012; Laws Q23) (4.08)
  10. The Rosebud in June (Roud 812) (4.49)
  11. All Jolly Fellows (Roud 346; G/D 3:418) (4.08)
  12. Ye Lovers All (Roud 2486?) (4.05)

All tracks trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Nick Dow: Far and Wide

Far and Wide

Nick Dow: Far and Wide (Old House OHM 810)

Far and Wide
Unaccompanied Traditional Folk Songs
Nick Dow

Old House Music OHM 810 (CD, UK, 2017)

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Recorded by Luke Paget in 2017;
Photography by Mally Dow

Musical Traditions review by Rod Stradling

Musicians

Nick Dow, vocals

Tracks

  1. Jacket So Blue (Roud 819; G/D 5:992; Henry H644) (3.36)
  2. The Unquiet Grave (Roud 51; Child 78) (4.33)
  3. Down By the Seaside (Roud 1712) (4.31)
  4. The Dark-Eyed Gypsy (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124) (4.07)
  5. The Wreck of the ‘Northfleet’ (Roud 1174) (5.30)
  6. Jenny of the Moor (Roud 581; Laws N34; G/D 5:1050; Henry H107) (4.56)
  7. Prince Heathen (Roud 3336; Child 104; G/D 7:1497) (7.13)
  8. The Wild Croppy Tailor (Roud 311; G/D 7:1463) (4.28)
  9. Another Man's Wedding (Roud 567; Laws P31; G/D 6:1199; Henry H60ab) (6.13)
  10. The Nightingale (Roud 1093; Laws M37; G/D 1:18; Henry H75a) (3.09)
  11. Live All Alone (Roud 1059) (2.18)
  12. The Royal Oak (Roud 951; G/D 1:40) (2.25)
  13. Searching for Lambs (Roud 576; Henry H548) (3.28)
  14. The Sun Being Set (Roud 1269) (4.07)

All tracks trad. except
Track 6 words trad., tune Nick Dow