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The Pick & the Malt Shovel

Roger Watson: The Pick & the Malt Shovel (Traditional Sound TSR 017)

The Pick & the Malt Shovel
Roger Watson

Traditional Sound Recordings TSR 017 (LP, UK, 1974)

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Sleeve design by Roger Watson with help from Frank Hicklin;
Sleeve Notes by Eric Winter

Musicians

Roger Watson,
Muckram Wakes (John Adams, Suzie Adams, Helen Watson, Roger Watson),
The Garden Gnome Ceilidh Band,
Members of the Western Mere School Band,
Colin Cater

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [MW] May Song
  2. [RW] The Pick and the Malt Shovel
  3. [RW] Thomas Hanley
  4. [RW] The Malt House
  5. [RW acc. MW] Christmas Hare
  6. [HW acc. RW, JA] The Manager's Daughter
  7. [RW acc. GGCB, MW] Gathering Corn
  1. [RW acc. WMSB] Salvation Band
  2. [SA acc. MW] Sudbury Fair
  3. [RW acc. GGCB, MW] Jack Tattersall
  4. [RW acc. GGCB, MW] Sligo Bettison
  5. [CC] The Number Two Top Seam
  6. [RW acc. HW, JA] The Hole in Our Back Yard
  7. [RW acc. GGCB, MW] Turn Him Up

All tracks written by Roger Watson except
Track 1, 10 trad. / Roger Watson;
Track 7 Roger Watson / trad.;
Track 9 Roger Watson / Helen Watson;
Track 12 Roger Watson / Colin Carter

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Past and Present

Roger Watson: Past and Present (WildGoose WGS367CD)

Past and Present
Roger Watson

WildGoose Studios WGS367CD (CD, UK, 2009)

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Recorded and produced by Doug Bailey and Roger Watson at WildGoose Studios.

Musicians

Roger Watson, vocals, two- and three-row melodeons, English concertina;
Jackie Oates, vocals, five-stringed viola;
Tim Walker, flugelhorn, vornet, vocals, side drum

Tracks

  1. Gilliver (3.36)
  2. Linnen Hall / The Fantocini (3.34)
  3. Lovely Joan (Roud 592) (2.30)
  4. Idbury Hill / Broken Dagger (4.18)
  5. Peg of Derby (Roud 545; G/D 1:84) (5.17)
  6. The Gobby-O (2.29)
  7. Rip Van Winkle (4.28)
  8. Bengal Rounds / Old Sir Simon the King (Roud 19766) (3.10)
  9. Lowlands (Roud 681; Henry H469) (4.41)
  10. Hunt the Squirrel / The First of August (3.35)
  11. Two Brethren (Roud 202) (3.25)
  12. The Manager's Daughter (3.52)
  13. Fred Pigeon's Polka / Donkey Riding (3.49)
  14. Seafarers (4.06)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 words Roger Watson, tune C. Cater;
Tracks 3, 5, 9, 11 trad. new lyrics Roger Watson;
Track 7 Bob Pegg;
Tracks 8a, 12 Roger Watson

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Other records with Roger Watson

Roger Watson sang and played with Muckram Wakes. Further albums with him are:

Roy Harris, The Bitter and the Sweet, LP, Topic 12TS217, 1972

Roy Harris, By Sandbank Field, LP, Topic 12TS327, 1977

Roy Harris, The Rambling Soldier, LP, Fellside FE017, 1979

Various Artists, Undefeated, 2 cassettes, Fuse M100, 1993

Jez Lowe, Bad Penny, LP, Fellside FE070, 1985 / CD, FECD70, 1995

Mick Ryan, The Navvy's Wife, 2 CD, WildGoose WGS360CD, 2008

Various Artists, Short Sharp Shanties Vol. 1, CD, WildGoose WGS381CD, 2011

Various Artists, Short Sharp Shanties Vol. 2, CD, WildGoose WGS382CD, 2011

Various Artists, Short Sharp Shanties Vol. 3, CD, WildGoose WGS388CD, 2012