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The Birds of Rhiannon

Rhiannon: The Birds of Rhiannon (Fellside FE046)

The Birds of Rhiannon
Rhiannon

Fellside Recordings FE046 (LP, UK, 1985)

Recorded and produced by Paul Adams in July 1985;
Sleeve design by Edmund Blood;
Sleeve artwork by Mary Blood

Musicians

Myke Barritt, acoustic guitar [3], bass guitar [1, 4-7, 9], electric mandolin [2];
Craig Booker, string ensemble [1, 5-6, 8-9], electric piano [4, 7], synthesiser [4, 7, 9], acoustic guitar [1-2, 4, 7], electric guitar [4], bass guitar [3];
Stella Davies, whistle [1-5, 7-8], Bb whistle [6], descant recorder [4, 9], marching snare [1], bells on a stick [4];
Linda Hurcombe, vocals [1, 3, 5-6, 8], cowbell [2], bodhrán [4-5, 7], treble recorder [4], whistle [4];
Michael Thorpe, vocals [1, 5-6, 8-9], electric mandolin [3], mandola [6-7], acoustic guitar [1, 4-5, 8-9], bass guitar [2], tambourine [4];
The Rhiannonettes, backing vocals [9]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Twa Corbies (Roud 5; Child 26)
  2. Rince Briotanach gavotten ar menez
  3. The Maid of Coolmore (Roud 2493; Henry H687)
  4. Galloping Trots: Irish Trot / Nonesuch / Horse's Brawl
  5. Lovely Joan (Roud 592)
  1. Will Ye Go to Flanders? (Roud 8544)
  2. Apples in Winter: Reverend Brother's Jig / Apples in Winter / Tripping Upstairs jigs
  3. Fhír a Bhata (Roud 4356; Henry H834)
  4. Spanish Ladies (Roud 687)

All tracks trad. arr. Rhiannon