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The Rufus Crisp Exerience: Chickens Are A-Crowing

The Rufus Crisp Exerience: Chickens Are A-Crowing (Fellside FE113)

Chickens Are A-Crowing
The Rufus Crisp Exerience

Fellside Recordings FECD113 (CD, UK, 1997)

Recorded by Paul Adams, Fellside Recordings
except [13, 16] recorded by Neil Cavanagh at the Old Barn Recording Studio, Hildenborough, Kent, 1996;
Cover painting: Outsinde Carnesville, 1983 by Art Rosenbaum;
Artwork by Mary Blood

Musicians

Dave Arthur, lead vocals [1a], vocals [2, 5, 11, 13, 15], banjo [1b, 3-5, 7-10, 12, 14-15], guitar [2, 6, 11, 13], tambourine [16], bones [16];
Barry Murphy, vocals [4, 10], banjo [1-3, 5, 7, 9-10, 12-15], fretless banjo [11], gourd banjo [16], guitar [4, 6, 8];

with
Pete Cooper, fiddle [1b, 3-5, 7-9, 11-16];
Linda Adams, vocals [1a];
Sue Adams, vocals [1a];
Mary Murphy, clapping [16]

Tracks

  1. In This Ring Two Ladies Fair (Roud 7894) / Betty Lickens (3.28)
  2. The Green Bed (Roud 276; Laws K36; G/D 1:48; Henry H779) (3.40)
  3. Needle Case (2.24)
  4. Omie Wise (Roud 447; Laws F4) (4.39)
  5. Train on the Island (Roud 17376) / June Apple (4.44)
  6. Sherman's March (3.28)
  7. Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss (3.11)
  8. Sandy River Belles (3.00)
  9. Cold Rain and Snow (Roud 3634) (3.52)
  10. Old Grey Mare (Roud 3442) (4.22)
  11. Chickens Are A-Crowing (Roud 3650) (3.47)
  12. Angeline the Baker (3.12)
  13. I'm Going to Join the Army (Roud 401; Laws O33) (4.42)
  14. Sadie at the Back Door (3.04)
  15. Cluck Old Hen (Roud 4235) (4.11)
  16. Going Over the Mountain (2.43)

All tracks trad. arr. Dave Arthur, Barry Murphy except
Track 12 Stephen Foster;
Track 16 Jerry Canote