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Pyewackett: Pyewackett (Dingle's DIN 312)

Pyewackett
Pyewackett

Dingle's Records DIN 312 (LP, UK, 1981)

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Produced by Dave Foister and Pyewackett;
Recorded by Bill Leader at Leadersound, Halifax, and Allan Marrow, London;
Photography by Roy Stephens;
Sleeve design by Neil Ross

Musicians

Ian Blake, clarinet, recorders, soprano saxophone, bass guitar, keyboards, vocals;
Rosie Cross, bassoon, tambourine, vocals;
Mark Emerson, violin, viola, keyboards, drum, vocals;
Laurie Harper, violin, mandolin, mandola, bass guitar, vocals;
Bill Martin, guitar, accordion, keyboards, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Halfe Hannikin
  2. Harry the Tailor (Roud 1465)
  3. The Weary Cutters (Roud 8772)
  4. The Bonny Hawthorn (Roud 9268)
  5. Two Sisters (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213)
  6. Peppers Black / Tomorrow the Fox Will Come to Town
  1. Kettle Drum / Goddesses / Parsons Farewell
  2. Hey Then Up Go We / Jack-a-Lent
  3. Reynardine (Roud 397; Laws P15; G/D 2:333)
  4. We Just Couldn't Say Goodbye
  5. Aunt Hessy's White Horse

All tracks trad. arr. Pyewackett except
Tracks 1, 6a, 7abc, 8a anon., from John Playford's English Dancing Master;
Track 10 Harry Woods

> Folk Music > Records > Pyewackett: The Man in the Moon Drinks Claret

The Man in the Moon Drinks Claret

Pyewackett: The Man in the Moon Drinks Claret (Familiar FAM43)

The Man in the Moon Drinks Claret
Pyewackett

Familiar Records FAM43 (LP, UK, 1983)
MW Records MWCD 4007 (CD, UK, 1994)

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Produced by Pyewackett and Andrew Cronshaw;
Recorded by Colin Peter at Wickham Recording Studios, Croydon, in November 1982;
Photography by Andrew Cronshaw;
Sleeve from The Phases of the Night by Max Ernst;
Design by Neil Ross

Musicians

Ian Blake, vocals [2, 6, 9], recorders [1, 3, 8, 11], clarinet [2, 6], bass clarinet [2, 6], soprano saxophone [3-4, 7-8], bass guitar [5, 11], synthesiser [6, 8, 10], whistle [6], piano [8, 10];
Rosie Cross, vocals [2, 5-7, 9, 10], bassoon [1, 3-4, 7-8], hammered dulcimer [6, 11], tambourine [8];
Mark Emerson, vocals [2, 9], violin [1, 3-5, 7-8, 11], viola [5, 8], old grey whistle [2];
Bill Martin, vocals [2-3, 5-6, 9], synthesiser [1, 3-4, 6-8, 11], piano [2-3], prepared piano [3, 5], guitar [5], accordion [8]

with
Micky Barker, drums [5, 8, 11]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Amoroso (2.26)
  2. Hey We to the Other World (2.35)
  3. Bedlam City (Roud 968) (3.47)
  4. Grays Inn Maske (2.24)
  5. Tam Lin (Roud 35; Child 39; G/D 2:330) (5.19)
  6. The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down (1.52)
  1. Ce Mois de Mai (2.33)
  2. The B de B / Borborygmi / The Bear Dance (5.45)
  3. The Well Below the Valley (Roud 2335; Child 21) (3.01)
  4. The Grey Cock (Roud 179; Child 248) (5.02)
  5. Dan and the Wombat (3.49)

Track 1 anon. arr. Ian Blake;
Track 2 William Lawes arr. Pyewackett;
Tracks 3-4, 9 trad. arr. Bill Martin;
Track 5 trad. / Bill Martin;
Track 6 Friend, Franklin;
Track 7 Clement Janequin (early 16th century) arr. Bill Martin;
Tracks 8a 16th century branle, from the Attaingnant collection, anon. arr. Pyewackett;
Tracks 8b 16th century branle, from the Attaingnant collection, anon. arr. Ian Blake;
Tracks 8c trad. Belgian tune, arr. Pyewackett;
Track 10 trad. arr. Ian Blake, Rosie Cross;
Track 11 trad. arr. Pyewackett

> Folk Music > Records > Pyewackett: 7 to Midnight

7 to Midnight

Pyewackett: 7 to Midnight (Familiar FAM47)

7 to Midnight
Pyewackett

Familiar Records FAM47 (LP, UK, 1985)

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Produced by Bill Martin and Ian Blake;
Recorded by Colin Peter at Wickham Recording Studios, Croydon;
Sleeve design: front by Bob Linney od X3 Posters, back by Neil Ross

Musicians

Ian Blake, recorders, saxophones, bass clarinet, whistle, bass guitar;
Rosie Cross, bassoon, hammered dulcimer, vocals;
Mark Emerson, violin, viola, accordion;
Bill Martin, Yahama CX7 and OSCar keyboards, piano, accordion;
Micky Barker, drums

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Ten Cents a Dance (3.00)
  2. Moll Pately (4.00)
  3. Portsmouth (3.32)
  4. Rufty Tufty (1.45)
  5. The Limousine (3.32)
  6. Woodicock / An Old Man Is a Bed Full of Bones (4.03)
  1. Bransle du Chien (5.34)
  2. Cuckolds All a Row (1.15)
  3. Mount Hills (5.52)
  4. Winter's Night Schottische (2.37)
  5. Nonesuch (4.06)

Most of the dance tunes come from a series of Dancing Masters by John Playford in 1651;
Track 1 lyrics Lorenz Hart, music Richard Rogers;
Tracks 2 trad. arr. Bill Martin, Ian Blake;
Tracks 3, 6, 9, 11 trad. arr. Pyewackett;
Track 4, 8 trad. arr. Ian Blake;
Track 5 Mark Emerson arr. Pyewackett, based on a French fiddle tune;
Track 7 Bill Martin arr. Pyewackett;
Tracks 10 trad. arr. Pyewackett, from Kerr's Collection of Merry Melodies for the Violin, 1875

> Folk Music > Records > Pyewackett: This Crazy Paradise

This Crazy Paradise

Pyewackett: This Crazy Paradise (Familiar FAM59)

This Crazy Paradise
Pyewackett

Familiar Records FAM59 (LP, UK, 1986)

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Recorded and digitally mastered by JOhn O'Connor and Brian O'Shaughnessy at Bark Studio, Walthamstow;
Photography by Doc Rowe;
Sleeve design by Neil Ross from “Phases of the Night” by Max Ernst

Musicians

Ian Blake, bass, clarinets, saxophones, bass recorder, ocarina;
Rosie Cross, vocals, hammered dulcimer, bassoon;
Mark Emerson, violin, viola, accordion;
Bill Martin, Yamaha synthesisers, piano, drum, sequence programmes;
Ralph Salmins, drums

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. For Saheli (7.33)
  2. Christmas Day in the Morning (4.11)
  3. Love Me or Leave Me (5.56)
  4. Homes for Heroes (4.23)
  1. Ek Se Ou Windhoek Toe Nou (4.14)
  2. Myoho / Resting Place (5.09)
  3. Illusions (5.21)
  4. Fever (5.18)

Track 1 Rosie Cross, Bill Martin;
Track 2 trad. Shetland fiddle tune;
Track 3 Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn;
Track 4 Cathy Lesurf, Phil Beer;
Track 5 Abdullah Ibrahim;
Track 6a Newman;
Track 6b Bill Martin;
Track 7 Friedrich Holländer;
Track 8 John Davenport, Eddie Cooley