> Folk Music > Records > Fiddler's Dram: To See the Play

Fiddler's Dram: To See the Play

Fiddler's Dram: To See the Play (Dingle's DIN 304)

To See the Play
Fiddler's Dram

Dingle's Records DIN 304 (LP, UK, 1978)

Day Trip to Bangor / The Flash Lad
Fiddler's Dram

Dingle's Records SID 211 (single, UK, 1979)

Fiddler's Dram: Day Trip to Bangor (Dingle's SID 211)
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Produced by David Foister;

Musicians

Cathy Lesurf, vocals;
Alan Prosser, guitars, bass, bones, vocals;
Chris Taylor, bouzouki, harmonica, mandolin, tenor banjo;
Ian Telfer, fiddle, viola

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Jack in London City (Roud 511; Laws K40) (4.17)
  2. Song of Victory / Song of the Blackbird tunes (3.46)
  3. Day Trip to Bangor (4.34)
  4. The Flash Lad (Roud 490; Laws L12; G/D 2:260; Henry H691) (3.52)
  5. Ythanside (Roud 3783; G/D 5:951) (5.33)
  6. Keyhole in the Door tune (1.16)
  1. Youankis / Skraperez / Guerz Ar Gechantez tune (3.40)
  2. Wa'ney Island Cockfight (Roud 211) (3.12)
  3. The Two Brothers (Roud 38; Child 49) (4.38)
  4. Peel the Tatties / The Pig in the Kitchen / The Barony Jig tunes (3.04)
  5. False Knight on the Road (Roud 20; Child 3) (5.22)
  6. Nottingham Goose Fair (Roud V3585) (3.25)

> Folk Music > Records > Fiddler's Dram: Fiddler's Dram

Fiddler's Dram: Fiddler's Dram

Fiddler's Dram: Fiddler's Dram (Dingle's DID 711)

Fiddler's Dram
Fiddler's Dram

Dingle's Records DID 711 (LP, UK, 1980)

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Produced by David Foister;

Musicians

Cathy Lesurf, vocals;
Alan Prosser, guitars, bass, bones, vocals;
Chris Taylor, bouzouki, harmonica, mandolin, tenor banjo;
Ian Telfer, fiddle, viola;
Will Ward, bassoon, crumhorn

with
Tom Fenner, kit drums, percussion, cardboard bass;
David Foister, synthesisers;
John Jones, melodeon

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Thirteen Pence a Day (Roud V4289) (3.25)
  2. Darley's Jig tune (2.44)
  3. The Flash Lad (Roud 490; Laws L12; G/D 2:260; Henry H691) (3.51)
  4. Fedora (2.04)
  5. The Farmer's Cursed Wife (Roud 160; Child 278; G/D 2:320) (2.55)
  6. Sloe Gin tune (3.52)
  7. Mamma's Ill (2.31)
  1. Johnny John (1.58)
  2. Beercart Lane (2.28)
  3. The Bad Girl (Roud 2; Laws Q26) (4.35)
  4. Whiskey (4.41)
  5. Stick Morris tune (3.44)
  6. Daytrip to Bangor (2.54)

> Folk Music > Records > Oyster Ceilidh Band: Jack's Alive

Oyster Ceilidh Band: Jack's Alive

Oyster Ceilidh Band: Jack's Alive (Dingle's DIN 309)

Jack's Alive
Oyster Ceilidh Band

Dingle's Records DIN 309 (LP, UK, 1980)

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Produced by David Foister;

Musicians

Cathy Lesurf, vocals;
John Jones, melodeon, vocals;
Alan Prosser, guitars, violin;
Chris Taylor, guitar, bouzouki, harmonica, one-row melodeon, mandola;
Ian Telfer, violin, English concertina, saxophone;
Chris Wood, bass guitar;
Will Ward, bassoon, recorders, crumhorn, keyboards

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Blean Hoodening Song / The City Branle (3.41)
  2. Hunting the Hare / The Clog (3.37)
  3. Schottische D'Auvergne / Belle Rosinne (3.19)
  4. Oyster River Hornpipe / Herne Bay Dance / The Curlyheaded Ploughboy (3.54)
  5. Marche Due Fin Du Bal / The Committee Jig (3.07)
  6. Lakes of Cool Flynn (Roud 189; Laws Q33; G/D 2:228; Henry H176) (4.09)
  1. The Rambling Sailor (Roud 518; G/D 7:1477) (3.58)
  2. Brandy (1.56)
  3. The Shaalds of Foula jig (2.56)
  4. The Lawyer (Mowing the Barley) (Roud 922) (3.08)
  5. News of the Victory / The One-Horned Sheep (3.22)
  6. Limbo (Roud 969) (3.01)
  7. Boscastle Breakdown (3.00)

> Folk Music > Records > Oyster Band: English Rock 'n' Roll: The Early Years 1800-1850

Oyster Band: English Rock 'n' Roll

Oyster Band: English Rock 'n' Roll: The Early Years 1800-1850 (Pukka YOP 01)

English Rock 'n' Roll: The Early Years 1800-1850
Oyster Band

Pukka Records YOP 01 (LP, UK, 1983)

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Produced by the Oyster Band and Mike Warren;
Recorded by Barry Gibbons at Beach House, Deal;
Mixed by Alan Prosser and Mike Warren;
Artwork by Laurie Martin and Mark Duncan

Musicians

John Jones, vocals, melodeon;
Ian Kearey, bass, 12-string guitar, epintto, autoharp;
Alan Prosser, acoustic and electric guitars, Roland GR800, bones;
Chris Taylor, bouzouki, harmonica, bodhrán, acoustic guitar;
Ian Telfer, violin, viola, alto and tenor saxophones

with
Cathy Lesurf, vocals [3, 7, 11]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Prentice Boy (Roud 263; Laws P35; G/D 2:200) (4:53)
  2. Rufford Park Poachers (Roud 1759) / Bobbing Joe (6:38)
  3. Sons of Freedom (Roud 9401) (4:23)
  4. A Longport Hymn (2:00)
  5. Annan Water (Roud 6562) (3:47)
  1. Abroad As I Was Walking (Roud 564; Laws P18; G/D 6:1188) (4:08)
  2. Bold Wolfe (Roud 961, 624; Laws A1) (4:38)
  3. Old Molly Oxford (1:33)
  4. Slippin' and Slidin': Mad Moll / John Appleby (Roud 1292) / The Bishop of Chester's Jig (2:47)
  5. The Dockyard Gate (Roud 1739) (3:27)
  6. Holligrave / Wayfaring Stranger (Roud 3339) (5:22)

> Folk Music > Records > The Oyster Band: Lie Back and Think of England

The Oyster Band: Lie Back and Think of England

The Oyster Band: Lie Back and Think of England (Pukka YOP 04)

Lie Back and Think of England
The Oyster Band

Pukka Records YOP 04 (LP, UK, 1983)

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Produced by The Oyster Band;
Recorded by Mike Warren;
Mixed by Mike Warren and Alan Prosser;
Cover idea and artwork by Laurie Martin

Musicians

John Jones, vocals, melodeon;
Ian Kearey, bass, acoustic and slide guitar;
Alan Prosser, electric and acoustic guitar, Roland guitar synthesiser, vocals;
Chris Taylor, harmonica, guitar, bouzouki, one-row melodeon;
Ian Telfer, fiddle, viola, concertina, organ

with
Claire Hewlett, drums [11]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Waiting on Glory (3.18)
  2. Gallop Hey (3.12)
  3. The Furze Field (Roud 1037) (2.51)
  4. My Young Man (Roud 8212) (3.41)
  5. La Valse Du Conchon Noir / Port Arthur Stomp (4.04)
  6. The Green Bed (Roud 276; Laws K36; G/D 1:48; Henry H779) (3.54)
  1. Fanny Blair (Roud 1393) (6.31)
  2. Stonecutter Boy (Roud 971) (1.50)
  3. The Sheepstealer (Roud 1667) (2.53)
  4. William Hall (Roud 400; Laws N30) (3.48)
  5. Think of England (4.09)
  6. Michael Turner's Waltz (2.46)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 Ian Kearey;
Track 5a Chris Taylor;
Track 11 Ian Telfer

> Folk Music > Records > Oyster Band: 20 Golden Tie Slackeners

Oyster Band: 20 Golden Tie Slackeners

Oyster Band: 20 Golden Tie Slackeners (Pukka YOP 06)

20 Golden Tie Slackeners
Oyster Band

Pukka Records YOP 06 (LP, UK, 1984)

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Produced by The Oyster Band;
Recorded and mixed by Mike Warren;
Front cover by Ian Kearey;
Notes by John Jones and Ian Telfer

Musicians

John Jones, melodeon;
Ian Kearey, bass, acoustic and slide guitar, autoharp;
Alan Prosser, electric guitar, Roland guitar synthesiser, fiddle;
Chris Taylor, harmonica, guitar, bouzouki, one-row melodeon;
Ian Telfer, fiddle, saxophone

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Kentish Cricketers / Galopede (3.44)
  2. The Belfast Almanac / Folkestone for the Day (3.11)
  3. Three Jolly Sheepskins / Speed the Plough (5.14)
  4. Mrs Forster's / The First of May (4.06)
  5. Dumbarton Castle / 'Twas Within a Mile (5.18)
  6. Not the Fiery Clockface (3.55)
  1. P's / J's (4.30)
  2. Jack's Alive / The Clare Jig (3.16)
  3. Go and Enlist (3.16)
  4. Spaghetti Junction / Dixie's / Stack Ryan's (3.50)
  5. The Redowa Polka (4.16)
  6. La Morisque (5.32)

Track 4a Chris Wood;
Track 7a Alan Prosser;
Track 10a Chris Taylor;
Track 10b Ian Telfer

> Folk Music > Records > Oyster Band: Liberty Hall

Oyster Band: Liberty Hall

Oyster Band: Liberty Hall (Pukka YOP 07)

Liberty Hall
Oyster Band

Pukka Records YOP 07 (LP, UK, 1985)

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Musicians

John Jones, vocals, melodeon;
Ian Kearey, vocals, bass;
Alan Prosser, vocals, guitars;
Ian Telfer, violin, saxophone, keyboards

with
Rod Franks, trumpet [1];
Chris Taylor, harmonica [4, 10];
Ron Elliott, Northumbrian pipes [5];
Martin Brinsford, percussion [11]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Arise, Arise (3.45)
  2. Bonnie Suzie Clelland (Roud 45; Child 65) (5.31)
  3. The Breaking of Our Lord's Birthday (Roud 1078) (2.18)
  4. Liberty Hall (4.11)
  5. Euston Station (6.36)
  1. Cropper Lads (4.11)
  2. Steal for Joy (5.21)
  3. Banstead Downs (Roud 90; Child 209; G/D 2:249) (3.40)
  4. St Peter's Tea Gardens (2.50)
  5. Six Grey Men (3.46)
  6. Drink, Again (Drowning Ballad #142) (3.21)

> Folk Music > Records > The Oyster Band: Wide Blue Yonder

The Oyster Band: Wide Blue Yonder

The Oyster Band: Wide Blue Yonder (Cooking Vinyl COOKCD006)

Wide Blue Yonder
The Oyster Band

Cooking Vinyl COOK 006 / COOKCD006 (LP / CD, UK, 1988)

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Produced by Clive Gregson;
Recorded by Charlie Llewellin at Cold Storage, Brixton, London;
Mastered by Clive Gregson and Charlie Llewellin;
Band photo by Elke Borkowski;
Background photo by Axel Mosler;
Cover design by Ulrike Kuberka

Musicians

John Jones, lead vocals, melodeon;
Ian Kearey, bass, 12 string guitar;
Russell Lax, drums, percussion;
Alan Prosser, guitars, vocals;
Ian Telfer, fiddle, tenor saxophone, concertina, keyboards

with
Clive Gregson, additional keyboards;
Kathryn Tickell, Northumbrian pipes [5];
Christine Collister, vocals [3]

Tracks

LP Side 1LP Side 2
  1. The Generals Are Born Again (4.08)
  2. Pigsty Billy (3.38)
  3. The Oxford Girl (4.08)
  4. Following in Father's Footsteps (4.06)
  5. The Lost and Found (4.28)
  1. Coal Creek Mine (4.03)
  2. The Rose of England (3.15)
  3. A Careless Life (3.45)
  4. The Early Days of a Better Nation (3.17)
  5. The Lakes of Cold Flynn (Roud 189; Laws Q33; G/D 2:228; Henry H176) (4.15)
  6. Between the Wars (3.15)
CD Tracks
  1. The Generals Are Born Again (4.08)
  2. The Early Days of a Better Nation (3.18)
  3. Pigsty Billy (3.32)
  4. The Oxford Girl (4.09)
  5. The Rose of England (3.19)
  6. Hal-an-Tow (Roud 1520) (4.22)
  7. Flatlands (5.41)
  8. The Lost and Found (4.27)
  9. Another Quiet Night in England (4.06)
  10. Coal Creek Mine (3.16)
  11. Between the Wars (3.19)
  12. The Lakes of Cold Flynn (Roud 189; Laws Q33; G/D 2:228; Henry H176) (4.15)
  13. Following in Father's Footsteps (4.03)
  14. A Careless Life (3.48)

Tracks 1, 8, 14 Ian Telfer, Alan Prosser;
Track 2 Ian Telfer, John Jones, Alan Prosser;
Track 9 Ian Telfer, John Jones;
Tracks 4, 9 John Jones, Ian Telfer;
Track 5 Nick Lowe;
Tracks 6, 12 trad. arr. The Oyster Band;
Track 7 Ian Telfer;
Track 10 Green Bailey;
Track 11 Billy Bragg;
Track 13 Ian Telfer, Alan Prosser, John Jones

> June Tabor > Records > June Tabor and the Oyster Band: Freedom and Rain

June Tabor and the Oyster Band: Freedom and Rain

June Tabor and the Oyster Band: Freedom and Rain (Cooking Vinyl COOK031)

Freedom and Rain
June Tabor and the Oyster Band

Cooking Vinyl COOK031 / COOKCD031 (LP / CD, UK, September 1990)
Rykodisk RCD10194 (CD, USA, 1990)

June Tabor and the Oyster Band: Freedom and Rain (Cooking Vinyl COOKCD031)
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Produced by the Oyster Band;
Recorded at The Yard, Southall, London;
Engineered and mixed by John Ravenhall;
Mixed at Gooseberry Studios, Brixton, London;
Mixing engineer Trevor Hallesy

Musicians

June Tabor, vocals;
Alan Prosser, guitar, mandolin, psaltery, vocals;
Russell Lax, drums, percussion;
Chopper, bass, cello;
Ian Telfer, fiddle, viola, concertina, organ;
John Jones, melodeon, accordion, vocals

Brass by Metal Fatigue:
    Gavin Sharp, tenor saxophone;
    John Hart, bass trombone;
    Neil Yates, trumpet

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Mississippi Summer (3.18)
  2. Lullaby of London (2.45)
  3. Night Comes In (4.54)
  4. Valentine's Day Is Over (3.26)
  5. All Tomorrow's Parties (3.47)
  1. Dives and Lazarus (Roud 477; Child 56) (4.18)
  2. Dark-Eyed Sailor (Roud 265; Laws N35; G/D 5:1037; Henry H232) (4.15)
  3. Pain or Paradise (3.13)
  4. Susie Clelland (Roud 45; Child 65) (5.16)
  5. Finisterre (3.35)

All tracks trad. arr. The Oyster Band except
Track 1 Si Kahn;
Track 2 Shane McGowan;
Track 3 Richard Thompson;
Track 4 Billy Bragg;
Track 5 Lou Reed;
Track 8 John Tams;
Track 10 Ian Telfer

> Folk Music > Records > Oyster Band: Little Rock to Leipzig

Oyster Band: Little Rock to Leipzig

Oyster Band: Little Rock to Leipzig (Cooking Vinyl COOKCD032)

Little Rock to Leipzig
Oyster Band

Cooking Vinyl COOK 032 / COOKCD032 (LP / CD, UK, 1990)

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Tracks 1-4 recorded in October 1989 and January 1990 at Yard Studios, Southall, London;
Track 5 recorded at the Church, Crouch End, London in January 1989;
Tracks 6-9 recorded live on The Zipper Mobile at The Hackney Empire, London on December 31, 1989;
Track 10 recorded on The Zipper Mobile at Westgate Hall, Canterbury on December 16, 1989;
Mastered by Noel Somerville at Utopia Studios, London;
Sleeve design by Martin Brown for Rodeo design

Musicians

John Jones, lead vocals, melodeon;
Ray ‘Chopper’ Cooper, bass, cello, vocals;
Russell Lax, drums, percussion;
Alan Prosser, guitars, vocals;
Ian Telfer, fiddle, tenor saxophone, concertina, keyboards

Tracks

LP Side 1LP Side 2
  1. Jail Song Two (4.03)
  2. The Oxford Girl (4.21)
  3. Gonna Do What I Have to Do (3.15)
  4. Too Late Now (2.17)
  5. Galopede (3.00)
  1. Red Barn Stomp (4.47)
  2. I Fought the Law (4.05)
  3. Coal Not Dole (2.10)
  4. New York Girls (Roud 486) (5.28)
  5. Johnny Mickey Barry's / Salmon Tails Down the Water (5.37)

Track 1 Ian Telfer, John Jones, Alan Prosser;
Track 2 John Jones, Ian Telfer;
Track 3 Phil Ochs;
Track 4 Ian Telfer, Alan Prosser, John Jones, Ian Kearey;
Tracks 5, 9-10 trad. arr. Oyster Band;
Track 6 Oyster Band;
Track 7 Sonny Curtis;
Track 8 Kay Sutcliffe

> June Tabor > Records > June Tabor and the Oyster Band: Freedom and Rain Tour '91 Sampler

June Tabor and the Oyster Band: Freedom and Rain Tour '91 Sampler

June Tabor and the Oyster Band: Freedom and Rain Tour '91 Sampler

Freedom and Rain Tour '91 Sampler
June Tabor and the Oyster Band

Rykodisk RCD PRO 9012 (promotional CD, USA, 1991)

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Tracks

  1. Mississippi Summer [Si Kahn] (3.18)
  2. Night Comes In [Richard Thompson] (4.54)
  3. All Tomorrow's Parties [Lou Reed] (3.47)
  4. New York Girls (Roud 486) (5.28)
  5. The Oxford Girl [John Jones, Ian Telfer] (4.21)
  6. I Fought the Law [Sonny Curtis] (4.05)
  7. White Rabbit [Grace Slick] (2.52)
  8. All Along the Watchtower [Bob Dylan] (3.16)

Tracks 1-3 from June Tabor and The Oyster Band: Freedom and Rain;
Tracks 3-6 from Oyster Band: Little Rock to Leipzig;
Tracks 7-8 recorded on 27 November 1990 for the BBC Radio One “John Peel Sessions”; later also released on June Tabor: On Air

> Folk Music > Records > Oysterband: Holy Bandits

Oysterband: Holy Bandits

Oysterband: Holy Bandits (Cooking Vinyl COOKCD058)

Holy Bandits
Oysterband

Cooking Vinyl COOKCD058 (CD, UK, 1993)

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Produced by Al Scott;
Engineered by Tim Porter;
Recorded and mixed at The Windings, Clwyd, Wales;
Additional recording and remixing at The Roundhouse Studios, London;
Mastered at Chop' em Out;
Photography by Joe Bangay;
Insert illustrations by Ben Stone

Musicians

John Jones, vocals, melodeon;
Alan Prosser, guitars, mandolin, banjo, viola, vocals;
Ray ‘Chopper’ Cooper, bass, cello, tiple, vocals;
Lee Partis, drums, bodhrán, vocals, banging and shouting;
Ian Telfer, violin, viola

with
Sarah Allen, whistles [2];
Jackie Sheridan, second vocals [9]

Tracks

  1. When I'm Up I Can't Get Down (3.30)
  2. The Road to Santiago (3.28)
  3. I Look for You (4.02)
  4. Gone West (4.02)
  5. We Shall Come Home (4.17)
  6. Cry, Cry (3.33)
  7. Here's to You (3.12)
  8. Moving On (3.45)
  9. Rambling Irishman (Roud 12937) (5.02)
  10. A Fire Is Burning (3.18)
  11. Blood Wedding (4.03)

Tracks 1-2, 4, 7-8, 10-11 Alan Prosser, Ian Telfer;
Tracks 3, 6 John Jones, Alan Prosser, Ian Telfer;
Track 5 Ian Telfer;
Track 9 trad. arr. Oyster Band

> Folk Music > Records > Oysterband: The Shouting End of Life

Oysterband: The Shouting End of Life

Oysterband: The Shouting End of Life (Cooking Vinyl COOKCD091)

The Shouting End of Life
Oysterband

Cooking Vinyl COOKCD091 (CD, UK, 1995)

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Produced by Pat Collier;
Recorded by Kelvin Tonner at Angelshare, Ewloe, Clwyd, Wales;
Mixed at The Greenhouse, London;
Track 12 recorded ar Aosis, London by Alaric Neville, Engineer: Robin Hyman;
Colour photography by Bleddyn Butcher

Musicians

John Jones, lead vocals, accordion, melodeon, piano;
Ray ‘Chopper’ Cooper, bass guitar, cello, vocals;
Lee Partis, drums, percussion, hammer, vocals;
Alan Prosser, guitars, banjo, mandolin, violin, vocals;
Ian Telfer, violin, viola, tenor concertina

with
Sarah Allen, whistle;
Kathryn Tickell, Northumbrian pipes;
Chris Batchelor and Expensive Mustapha, trumpets;
Linda Duggan, second vocals [11]

Tracks

  1. We'll Be There (3.22)
  2. Blood-Red Roses (4.06)
  3. Jam Tomorrow (4.10)
  4. By Northern Light (3.47)
  5. The Shouting End of Life (3.26)
  6. Long Dark Street (3.48)
  7. Our Lady of the Bottles (3.07)
  8. Everywhere I Go (3.48)
  9. Put Out the Lights (3.34)
  10. Voices (4.42)
  11. Don't Slit Your Wrists for Me (3.36)
  12. The World Turned Upside Down (3.03)

Tracks 1, 3, 5-8, 11 Ian Telfer, John Jones, Alan Prosser;
Tracks 2, 9 Ian Telfer, Alan Prosser;
Track 4, 10 Ian Telfer, John Jones, Alan Prosser, Ray Cooper;
Track 12 Leon Rosselson

> Folk Music > Records > Oysterband: Ways of Holding On

Oysterband: Ways of Holding On

Oysterband: Ways of Holding On (Running Man RUNMAN EP102)

Ways of Holding On
Oysterband

Running Man Records RUNMAN EP102 (CD EP, UK, 2000)

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Produced by Oysterband and Alaric Neville;
Track 1 vocals recorded and remixed by Al Scott at Medway, Brighton, December 1999

Musicians

John Jones, lead vocals, melodeon;
Ray ‘Chopper’ Cooper, acoustic and bass guitar, cello, harmonica, vocals;
Lee Partis, drums, percussion, piano, vocals;
Alan Prosser, guitars, banjo, mandolin, violin, vocals;
Ian Telfer, violin, viola, tenor concertina

with
Emma Härdelin, vocals [1]

Tracks

  1. Ways of Holding On (Waiting for the Sun) (3.54)
  2. On the Edge (single edit) (3.39)
  3. Ways of Holding On (album mix) (5.05)
  4. Someone You Might Have Been (album mix) (4.09)

Tracks 3-4 are from the album Here I Stand (Running Man RUNMAN CD101)

> Folk Music > Records > Oysterband: The Big Session Volume 1

Oysterband: The Big Session Volume 1

Oysterband: The Big Session Volume 1 (Westpark 87105)

The Big Session Volume 1
Oysterband

Westpark Music 87105 (CD, Germany, 2004)

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Recorded live on 18-20 May 2004 with a small audience at Bush Hall, London, by The Blue Mobile;
Engineers: Jim Hurst and Andrew Tulloch;
Produced by Rob Keyloch;
Mixed by Rob Keyloch at Church Walk Studios, London, except track 10 mixed by Jim Moray;
Mastered at Sound Mastering, London;
Photographs and package design by David Angel and David Newton

Musicians

Phil Beer (Show of Hands), mandolin, violin, vocals;
Eliza Carthy, violin, vocals;
Ray ‘Chopper’ Cooper (Oysterband), bass guitar, cello, vocals;
Ben Ivitsky, 5-string viola, vocals;
John Jones (Oysterband), vocals, melodeon;
Steve Knightley (Show of Hands), vocals, mandocello, quattro;
Jim Moray, vocals, piano, guitar;
James O'Grady, uilleann pipes, whistles, violin, vocals;
Lee Partis (Oysterband), drums, vocals;
Alan Prosser (Oysterband), guitars, kantele, vocals;
Brett Sparks (Handsome Family), vocals, guitar;
Rennie Sparks (Handsome Family), vocals, banjo;
June Tabor, vocals;
Ian Telfer (Oysterband), violin, viola, vocals;
Rose Kemp, background vocals [5-6, 15]

Tracks

  1. John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559) (3.42)
    lead vocals: John Jones, Steve Knightley, June Tabor
  2. Whitehaven (2.46)
    lead vocals: Brett Sparks, John Jones
  3. Lowlands (Roud 681; Henry H469) (4.02)
    lead vocals: June Tabor
  4. Country Life (5.11)
    lead vocals: Steve Knightley
  5. Fuse (4.31)
    lead vocals: Eliza Carthy
  6. Ten Thousand Miles (Roud 422) / Hungarian March (5.33)
    lead vocals: Eliza Carthy
  7. The New Jerusalem (2.21)
    lead vocals: everyone
  8. When That Helicopter Comes (2.55)
    lead vocals: Brett Sparks
  9. The House Carpenter (Roud 14; Child 243; G/D 2:332) (3.20)
    lead vocals: Brett and Rennie Sparks
  10. The Cuckoo's Nest (Roud 1506 / 5407) (5.15)
    lead vocals: Jim Moray
  11. We Shall Come Home (4.33)
    lead vocals: John Jones
  12. Love Will Tear Us Apart (3.22)
    lead vocals: June Tabor, John Jones
  13. Factory Girl (Roud 1659) (6.19)
    lead vocals: June Tabor, John Jones
  14. Country Life (I Like to Rise) (Roud 1752) (4.35)
    lead vocals: Eliza Carthy
  15. The Cornish Farewell Shanty (2.17)
    lead vocals: John Jones and everyone

Tracks 1, 3, 6, 9-10, 13-15 trad.;
Tracks 2, 8 Brett Sparks, Rennie Sparks;
Track 4 Steve Knightley;
Track 5 Eliza Carthy;
Track 7 Sacred Harp;
Track 11 Ian Telfer;
Track 12 Bernard Sumner, Ian Curtis, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris (Joy Division)

> Folk Music > Records > Oysterband: The 25th Anniversary Concert

Oysterband: The 25th Anniversary Concert

Oysterband: The 25<sup>th</sup> Anniversary Concert (Westpark 87111)

The 25th Anniversary Concert
Oysterband

Westpark Music 87111 (DVD, Germany, 2005)

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Recorded live on December 12, 2003 at The Forum, London;
A film by Al Scott, made under licence from Running Man Records, London;
New York Girls video under exclusive licence from Cooking Vinyl

Musicians

John Jones, vocals, melodeon;
Alan Prosser, guitars, vocals;
Ray ‘Chopper’ Cooper, bass guitar, cello, vocals;
Ian Telfer, violin, concertina, vocals;
Lee Partis, drums, vocals

with
June Tabor, vocals [7-8, 17-18];
Chumbawamba, vocals [12, 17-18];
James O'Grady, uilleann pipes, violin, whistles, vocals

Tracks

  1. Native Son
  2. Uncommercial Song
  3. If You Can't Be Good
  4. The Lost and Found
  5. The Bishop of Chester's Gig / The Peacock Followed the Hen
  6. Molly Bond (Roud 166; Laws O36; Henry H114)
  7. Mississippi Summer
  8. White Rabbit
  9. 20th of April
  10. Everywhere I Go
  11. Blackwater Side (Roud 312; Laws O1; Henry H811)
  12. This Is the Voice
  13. When I'm Up I Can't Get Down
  14. The Road to Santiago
  15. Blood Wedding
  16. The Shouting End of Life
  17. Put Out the Lights
  18. Bright Morning Star (Roud 18268)

Track 1 John Jones, Alan Prosser, Ian Telfer;
Tracks 2-3 Ian Telfer, Alan Prosser, John Jones, Ray Cooper, Lee Partis;
Tracks 4, 17 Ian Telfer, Alan Prosser;
Tracks 10, 13-16 Ian Telfer, Alan Prosser, John Jones;
Tracks 5, 11, 18 trad. arr. Oysterband;
Track 6 trad. arr. Alan Prosser, John Jones, Lee Partis, Ray Cooper;
Track 7 Si Kahn;
Track 8 Grace Slick;
Track 9 Jesus H. Cifuentes, Ignacio Martin, translated by Ian Telfer;
Track 12 John Jones, Alan Prosser, Ray Cooper, Ian Telfer

> Folk Music > Records > Oysterband: The Oxford Girl and Other Stories

Oysterband: The Oxford Girl and Other Stories

Oysterband: The Oxford Girl and Other Stories (Running Man RMCD6)

The Oxford Girl and Other Stories
Oysterband

Running Man Records RMCD6 (CD, UK, 2008)

All-new acoustic recordings to celebrate Oysterband's 30th anniversary

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Produced by Al Scott for Running Man Records;
Recorded at The Metway, Brighton, and 811 Studios, Cowfold, West Sussex;
Recorded and mastered by Al Scott;
Graphic design by Marc Duncan

Musicians

John Jones, vocals;
Alan Prosser, acoustic guitars, banjo, bass, accordion, violin, kantele vocals;
Ray ‘Chopper’ Cooper, cello, electric double bass, keyboards, harmonica, mbira, mandolin, bouzouki, vocals;
Ian Telfer, violin, concertina;
Lee Partis, percussions, vocals;
Dil Davies, drums, percussion

with
Al Scott, acoustic guitar, bass, accordion, bouzouki

Tracks

  1. The Early Days of a Better Nation (4.08)
  2. When I'm Up I Can't Get Down (3.37)
  3. By Northern Light (4.23)
  4. Blood-Red Roses (2.36)
  5. The Soul's Electric (2.47)
  6. The Oxford Girl (4.05)
  7. Little Brother (3.30)
  8. What Wondrous Love Is This? (Roud 5089) (2.08)
  9. Angels of the River (4.29)
  10. After Rain (4.08)
  11. Shouting About Jerusalem (3.12)
  12. The Lakes of Cold Flynn (Roud 189; Laws Q33; G/D 2:228; Henry H176) (3.36)
  13. The False Knight on the Road (Roud 20; Child 3) (3.59)
  14. Put Out the Lights (5.06)

Track 1 Ian Telfer, John Jones;
Track 2 Ian Telfer, Alan Prosser, John Jones;
Track 3 Ian Telfer, John Jones, Alan Prosser, Ray Cooper;
Track 4 Alan Prosser, Ian Telfer;
Tracks 5, 11 Ray Cooper, John Jones, Lee Partis, Alan Prosser, Ian Telfer;
Tracks 6, 9 John Jones, Ian Telfer;
Track 7 Alan Prosser, John Jones, Ian Telfer;
Track 8 Sacred Harp;
Track 10 John Jones, Alan Prosser, Ian Telfer;
Tracks 12-13 trad. arr. John Jones, Alan Prosser, Ray Cooper;
Track 14 Ian Telfer, Alan Prosser

> Folk Music > Records > Ray Cooper: Tales of Love War & Death by Hanging

Ray Cooper: Tales of Love War & Death by Hanging

Ray Cooper: Tales of Love War & Death by Hanging (Westpark 87188)

Tales of Love War & Death by Hanging
Ray Cooper

Westpark Music 87188 (CD, Germany, May 24, 2010)

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Produced and recorded by Ray Cooper at The Love Shack, Malmköping;
Executive producing and mixing by Al Scott at Brighton Mastering;
String arrangements Patrik Anderson and Ray Cooper

Musicians

Ray Cooper, vocals, guitar, cello, harmonica, harmonium, mandolin, mandola, kantele;
Patrik Anderson, violin, viola, Hardanger fiddle;
Dil Davies, tom tom drum;
Olle Linder, pandeiro, tambourine;
Rowan Godel, backing vocals

Tracks

  1. The Puritan (4.51)
  2. The Dark Days Are Over (4.35)
  3. Border Widow's Lament (Roud 199; Child 106; G/D 1:163) (4.20)
  4. MacPherson's Rant (Roud 2160; G/D 3:697) (5.16)
  5. I Kiss the Night / Jämtland Bridal March (4.34)
  6. The Grey Goose Wing (5.37)
  7. In Your Sweet Arms (4.00)
  8. The Highwayman (3.38)
  9. My Compass Points to North (4.10)
  10. Ye Jacobites by Name (Roud 5517) / Sir Archibald MacDonald of Keppoch (6.10)

All tracks written by Ray Cooper except
Track 1 words Ray Cooper, music Ray Cooper / trad., based on an old Swedish hymn;
Tracks 3-4 trad. arr. Ray Cooper;
Track 5 words Ray Cooper, music Ray Cooper / trad. Jämtland bridal march;
Track 6 words Ray Cooper, music Ray Cooper / trad., incorporating elements of the original anonymous Agincourt carol ;
Track 7 words Ray Cooper, music Alan Prosser, Ray Cooper;
Track 8 Jimmy Webb;
Track 10 words Robert Burns, music trad. arr. Ray Cooper

> June Tabor > Records > June Tabor & Oysterband: Ragged Kingdom

June Tabor & Oysterband: Ragged Kingdom

June Tabor & Oysterband: Ragged Kingdom (Topic TSCD585)

Ragged Kingdom
June Tabor & Oysterband

Topic Records TSCD585 (CD, UK, September 19, 2011)
Westpark Music 87215 (CD, Germany, September 2011)

Love Will Tear Us Apart / Fountains Flowing
June Tabor & Oysterband

Topic Records STOP2012 (7" single, UK Record Store Day, April 21, 2012)

June Tabor & Oysterband: Love Will Tear Us Apart (Topic STOP2012)
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Produced and recorded by Al Scott;
Recorded at Rockfield Studios, Monmouthshire and Metway Studios, Brighton, February-April 2011;
Package concept and photography: Judith Burrows;
Photographic assistant: Sam Peacock;
Design: Jali Roll Martian

Single A-Side remixed by Al Scott, February 29, 2012;
Single B-Side recorded by Smooth Operations for the BBC Folk Awards 2012 on BBC Radio 2 on February 8, 2012; produced by John Leonard

Musicians

June Tabor, vocals;
John Jones, vocals, melodeon;
Ray Cooper, cello, mandolin, bass guitar, harmonium, vocals;
Dil Davies, drums;
Alan Prosser, guitars, kantele, fiddle, vocals;
Ian Telfer, fiddle;
Al Scott, bass guitar, mandola

Tracks

  1. The Bonny Bunch of Roses (Roud 664; Laws J5; G/D 1:155) (4.59)
  2. That Was My Veil (2.55)
  3. My Son David (Roud 200; Child 13) (3.51)
  4. Love Will Tear Us Apart (3.28)
  5. (When I Was No But) Sweet Sixteen (Roud 5138) (3.03)
  6. Judas (Was a Red-Headed Man) (4.13)
  7. If My Love Loves Me (Roud 30; Child 25; G/D 4:843) (4.58)
  8. The Hills of Shiloh (4.32)
  9. Fountains Flowing (Roud 602) (3.51)
  10. The Leaves of Life (Roud 127) (3.35)
  11. Seven Curses (3.29)
  12. The Dark End of the Street (2.51)

Tracks 1, 3, 5, 9-10 trad.;
Track 2 John Parish, Polly Jean Harvey;
Track 4 Bernard Sumner, Ian Curtis, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris (Joy Division);
Track 8 Shel Silverstein, Jim Friedman;
Track 11 Bob Dylan;
Track 12 Chips Moman, Dan Penn

Promo Video

> Folk Music > Records > Oysterband: Diamonds on the Water

Oysterband: Diamonds on the Water

Oysterband: Diamonds on the Water (Navigator NAVIGATOR087)

Diamonds on the Water
Oysterband

Navigator Records NAVIGATOR087 (CD, UK, February 17, 2014)

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Produced by Al Scott;
Recorded at The Metway, Brighton;
Recorded and mixed by Al Scott;
Graphic design by Neomania Design;
Stock photos by K. Romanov & Simotion

Musicians

John Jones, vocals, melodeon;
Alan Prosser, guitars, vocals;
Ian Telfer, violin, concertina, vocals;
Dil Davies, drums, percussion;
Al Scott, bass, mandolin

with
Adrian Oxaal, cello;
Rowan Godel, vocals;
Lindsey Oliver, double bass;
Peter Davison, brass arrangements, trumper;
Eira Owen, French horn;
Sarah Leeves, euphonium;
Lee Partis, vocals

Tracks

  1. A Clown's Heart (3.52)
  2. A River Runs (4.33)
  3. Spirit of Dust (4.38)
  4. Lay Your Dreams Down Gently (3.33)
  5. Diamonds on the Water (3.00)
  6. The Wilderness (3.33)
  7. Palace of Memory (3.38)
  8. Once I Had a Sweetheart (Roud 170) (4.25)
  9. No Ordinary Girl (3.20)
  10. Call You Friend (2.52)
  11. Steal Away (4.33)
  12. Like a Swimmer in the Ocean (2.24)

Track 1 John Jones, Ian Telfer, Alan Prosser;
Track 2 John Jones, Ray Cooper, Alan Prosser;
Tracks 3, 9 John Jones;
Tracks 4, 10 Alan Prosser;
Tracks 5-6 Ian Telfer, John Jones;
Track 7 Ian Telfer, Alan Prosser, John Jones, Ray Cooper;
Track 8 trad. arr. Alan Prosser;
Track 11 John Jones, Ian Telfer, Alan Prosser;
Track 12 Ian Telfer, Alan Prosser, John Jones

> Folk Music > Records > Ray Cooper: Palace of Tears

Ray Cooper: Palace of Tears

Ray Cooper: Palace of Tears (Westpark 87267)

Palace of Tears
Ray Cooper

Westpark Music 87267 (CD, Germany, September 29, 2014)

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Produced and recorded by Ray Cooper at The Love Shack, Malmköping;
Song file tranfers Studio Ambassaden Eskiltuna, engineer Patrick Taunu;
Executive producing and mixing by Al Scott at the Metway Brighton;
Photography by Volker Neumann and Judith Burrows;
Cover artwok by Neomania Design

Musicians

Ray Cooper, vocals, cello, guitar, kantele, harmonicas, mandolin, ;mandola, sion, harmonium, bass guitar;
Gustav Andersson, piano, organ, harmonium, string arrangements [3];
Rowan Godel, harmony vocals;
Jenny Tidman, Patrik Anderson, violins

Tracks

  1. A Line in the Sand (3.11)
  2. Mountainside (4.23)
  3. Palace of Tears (5.28)
  4. Sleeping Giant (4.49)
  5. Destroying Angel (4.37)
  6. The King's Birthday (Maarit's Waltz) (5.34)
  7. The Tears of Isis (5.13)
  8. Calling of the Dove (4.09)
  9. This Foolish Dream (3.56)
  10. When the Curtain Falls (6.04)

All tracks written by Ray Cooper except
Track 10 music Grinds Hans, trad. jässpödspolka från Rättvik efter Börjes Olle

> Folk Music > Records > Oysterband: This House Will Stand

Oysterband: This House Will Stand

Oysterband: This House Will Stand (Navigator NAVIGATOR095)

This House Will Stand
The Best of Oysterband 1998-2015

Navigator Records NAVIGATOR095 (2 CD, UK, May 27, 2016)

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Compilation mastered by Al Scott;
Packaging design by Martin Rowsell at Simply Marvellous Music

Musicians

John Jones, vocals, melodeon, accordion, piano;
Alan Prosser, vocals, guitars, violin, banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, accordion, kantele;
Ian Telfer, violin, concertina, keyboards, vocals;
Al Scott, bass guitar, guitars, mandolin, mandola, bouzouki, percussion, keyboards, vocals;
Dil Davies, drums;
Adrian Oxaal, cello;
Ray ‘Chopper’ Cooper, cello, bass guitar, acoustic guitar, kantele, harmonicas, mandolin, keyboards, harmonium, vocals;
Lee Partis, drums, percussion, vocals;
June Tabor, vocals [8];
Emma Härdelin, Yulia Kuszta, vocals [17];
Rowan Gondel, vocals [3, 6, 11-13];
James O'Grady, uillean pipes, whistles;
Alaric Neville, guitars, vocals;
Benji Kirkpatrick, bouzouki

Tracks

CD A: This House Will Stand CD B: The Work of My Own Two Hands
  1. The Soul's Electric (3.45)
  2. Where the World Divides (3.35)
  3. Spirit of Dust (4.40)
  4. Uncommercial Song (3.43)
  5. Blackwaterside (Roud 312; Laws O1; Henry H811) (3.43)
  6. Street of Dreams (4.46)
  7. Walking Down the Road With You (3.58)
  8. Love Will Tear Us Apart (3.30)
  9. Dancing As Fast As I Can (single edit) (3.56)
  10. Here Comes the Flood (4.23)
  11. A Clown's Heart (3.56)
  12. Rise Above (3.52)
  13. A River Runs (3.43)
  14. On the Edge (4.25)
  15. Bright Morning Star (Roud 18268) (3.17)
  1. I Built This House (3.34)
  2. Ways of Holding On (single edit) (3.56)
  3. Jail Song Two (live) (4.15)
  4. Never Left (alt. version) (3.17)
  5. Hangman Cry (3.56)
  6. And As for You (alt. version) (3.09)
  7. The Sailor's Bonnet (2.24)
  8. Mississippi Summer (alt. version) (4.29)
  9. Scattergun (1.32)
  10. Bold Riley (alt. version) (4.29)
  11. I Once Loved a Lass (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (4.29)
  12. She's Moved On (demo) (3.13)
  13. Long Dark Street (alt. version) (3.58)
  14. The Cornish Farewell Shanty (demo) (1.59)

Tracks 1-2, 4, 9-10, 12 Ray Cooper, John Jones, Lee Partis, Alan Prosser, Ian Telfer;
Track 3 John Jones;
Tracks 5, 15 trad. arr. Ray Cooper, John Jones, Lee Partis, Alan Prosser, Ian Telfer;
Tracks 6, 11, 16, 18, 21, 27-28 John Jones, Alan Prosser, Ian Telfer;
Track 7 Alan Prosser;
Track 8 Bernard Sumner, Ian Curtis, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris (Joy Division);
Track 13 Ray Cooper, John Jones, Alan Prosser;
Track 14 John Jones, Lee Partis, Alan Prosser, Ian Telfer;
Track 17 Ray Cooper, John Jones, Alaric Neville, Lee Partis, Alan Prosser, Ian Telfer;
Track 19 Alan Prosser, Ian Telfer;
Track 20 Ray Cooper, John Jones, Alan Prosser, Ian Telfer;
Tracks 22, 25 trad. arr. John Jones, Alan Prosser, Ian Telfer;
Track 23 Si Kahn;
Track 24 John Jones, Alan Prosser;
Tracks 26, 29 trad. arr. John Jones, Alan Prosser

Track 20 is the B-side of the single Cry Cry (1994);
Track 22 is the B-side of the single Long Dark Street (1995);
Track 26 is from the fRoots Magazine compilation#w, with issue 151/152 (1996);
Tracks 6, 14 are from Here I Stand (1999);
Track 17 is from Ways of Holding On (2002);
Tracks 1, 4-5, 12, 15 are from Rise Above (2002);
Tracks 2, 7, 9-10 are from Meet You There (2007);
Track 8 is from Ragged Kingdom (2011);
Tracks 3, 11, 13 are from Diamonds on the Water (2014)

> Folk Music > Records > Oysterband

Other records with Oysterband

Various Artists, Buttons and Bows Vol. 2, LP, Dambuster DAM 006, 1985

Sandra Kerr, We Were There, LP, Pukka YOP 08, 1987

Leon Rosselson, Ballad of a Spycatcher, single, Upside Down UPDO 007, 1987

Roy Bailey, Leon Rosselson, I Didn't Mean It, LP, Fuse CF392, 1988

Various Artists, Square Roots: An Unlikely Selection from the Pages of Folk Roots Magazine, LP, FolkRoots FROOT 001, 1987

Various Artists, Heimatklänge / Heartbeats: Native Sounds from the Hearts of Europe, LP, Piranha PIR 17, 1989, Special Delivery SPD 1029, 1990

Various Artists, 3.06: A Roots Album for Liverpool, LP, Hillsborough Disaster Fund HILL 306, 1989

June Tabor, Aspects, CD, Conifer CDRR 501, 1990

June Tabor, Anthology, CD, Music Club MCCD 126, 1993

Various Artists, Cooking Vinyl Sampler Vol. 1, CD, Cooking Vinyl GRILLCD004, 1993

Various Artists, Cooking Vinyl Sampler Vol. 2, CD, Cooking Vinyl GRILLCD005, 1993

Various Artists, Giving People Choices, CD, Actionaid AA CD 1001 S, 1993

Various Artists, Medium Rare, CD, Rykodisk VRCD001, 1993

Various Artists, The Cooking Vinyl Sampler for Mid and Budget Titles at a Special Price, CD, Cooking Vinyl GRILLCD006, 1994

Various Artists, Cooking Vinyl Sampler Vol. 3, CD, Cooking Vinyl GRILLCD007, 1994

Various Artists, Cooking Vinyl Sampler Vol. 4, CD, Cooking Vinyl GRILLCD008, 1995

Various Artists, The Disagreement of the People, CD, Cooking Vinyl COOKCD078, 1995

Various Artists, Best of British Folk Rock, CD, Park PRK CD36, 1996

Leon Rosselson, Perspectives, CD, Fuse CFCD006, 1997

June Tabor, On Air, CD, Strange Fruit SFRSCD074, 1998

Various Artists, Seka [“Sister”], CD, Teah! 113, 1998

June Tabor, Always, 4 CD, Topic TSFCD4003, 2005

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2012, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK12, 2012

Various Artists, Cambridge Folk Festival: Celebrating 50 Years, download, Delphonic DELPH100, 2014

Various Artists, Resound: A Musical Tribute to Alan Surtees, CD, Alan Surtees Trust, 2017