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Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar: The Queen's Lover

Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar: The Queen's Lover (Fellside FECD251)

The Queen's Lover
Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar

Fellside Recordings FECD251 (CD, UK, August 27, 2012)

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Produced and mastered by Paul Adams;
Recorded by Paul Adams and James Sibbitt;
Artwork by Mary Blood;
Cover illustration by Jess Shirley

Musicians

Greg Russell, guitar, bouzouki, banjo, vocals;
Ciaran Algar, fiddle, bodhrán, guitar, bouzouki, harmony vocals [15];
Linda Adams, harmony vocals, concertina

Tracks

  1. The Two Magicians (Roud 1350; Child 44; G/D 2:334) (4.05)
  2. The Clumsy Lover Set: Trip to Windsor / The Ash Plant / Clumsy Lover / Contradiction Reel (3.37)
  3. The Queen's Lover (3.51)
  4. The Hills of the West (5.31)
  5. Love Is Life (3.56)
  6. The Dancing (4.38)
  7. Chasing Chinchillas Set: Chasing Chinchillas / The Highest Hill in Sligo (3.37)
  8. Ashokan Farewell to Trampas Woodbine (5.13)
  9. Hard Up (Roud 4621) (2.53)
  10. On Raglan Road (2.53)
  11. Greg's Set: The Roaring Barmaid / Dr Gilbert's / Greg's Pipes (3.09)
  12. Icarus (4.27)
  13. Davy (5.14)
  14. The Green Fields of Canada (Roud 2290) (3.25)
  15. The New Railroad (Roud 17886) (5.38)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 trad. arr. Jonny Dyer;
Track 2a MacDonald;
Tracks 2bd trad. arr. Greg Russell, Ciaran Algar;
Track 2c Dickie;
Track 3 Greg Russell;
Track 4 Algar (Ciaran Algar's dad);
Track 5 Mick Ryan;
Track 6 Andy Shanks, James Russell;
Track 7a Ian Jones;
Track 7b John Carty;
Track 8a Jay Ungar;
Track 8b Nick Mitchell, Mark Woolley;
Track 9 trad. / Roy Clinging;
Track 10 words Patrick Kavanah, tune trad.;
Track 11a Sullivan;
Track 12 Anne Lister;
Track 13 Bernie Parry

> Folk Music > Records > Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar: The Call

Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar: The Call

Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar: The Call (Fellside FECD262)

The Call
Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar

Fellside Recordings FECD262 (CD, UK, July 7, 2014)

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Produced, mixed and mastered by Paul Adams;
Recorded by Paul Adams and George Hunter-Brown;
Artwork by Elly Lucas

Musicians

Greg Russell, vocals, guitar, bouzouki, English concertina;
Ciaran Algar, fiddle, guitar, bouzouki, bodhrán, tenor banjo, harmony vocals

with
Elly Lucas, harmony vocals [3-4, 9, 11];
Dave Russell, bass guitar [11];
Cumbrian Two Chaps Choir (Robert Hallard, Andy Hughes), harmony vocals [5-6, 8];
Jeana Leslie, piano [5]

Tracks

  1. Roses Three (4.16)
  2. The Silent Jigs: The Silent Jig / The Cat's Meow / Overboard (3.51)
  3. Royal Comrade (Roud 189; Laws Q33; G/D 2:228; Henry H176) (4.53)
  4. The Workhouse (3.36)
  5. Rose in June (Roud 1202) (6.29)
  6. The Cockfight (Roud 211) (3.38)
  7. Absent Friends: Planxty Dermot Grogan / Absent Friends (4.45)
  8. Away from the Pits (3.43)
  9. The Call and Answer (4.44)
  10. Cold Missouri Waters (4.32)
  11. George's: Miss Rowan Davies / The Harp and the Shamrock / Catharsis / Crooked Road to Dublin (6.16)
  12. A Season in Your Arms (4.15)

Track 1 trad. arr. Jonny Dyer;
Tracks 2a, 8, 12 Ciaran Algar;
Track 2b Joanie Madden;
Track 2c Aine McGeeney;
Track 3 trad. arr. Greg Russell, Ciaran Algar;
Track 4 Mick Ryan, originally from the folk opera The Pauper's Path;
Track 5 trad. arr. Greg Russell, Jeana Leslie;
Track 6 trad. arr. Greg Russell;
Track 7a Holly Geraghty;
Track 7b Kevin Crawford;
Track 9 Phil Colclough;
Track 10 James Keelaghan;
Track 11a Phil Cunningham;
Tracks 11bd trad.;
Track 11c Amy Cann

> Folk Music > Records > Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar in Concert

Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar in Concert

Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar in Concert (Fellside FEDV001)

Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar in Concert
Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar

Fellside Recordings FEDV001 (CD, UK, March 2, 2015)

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Produced and directed by Ed Cooper for Marked Film Productions;
Executive producer for Fellside Recordings: Paul Adams;
Soundtrack recording by George Hunter-Brown;
Soundtrack mixing and venue sound by Paul Adams;
Filmed at The Theatre Royal, Workington, Cumbria, UK, on June 25, 2014;
Artwork by Mary Blood

Musicians

Greg Russell, vocals, guitar, bouzouki, English concertina;
Ciaran Algar, fiddle, vocals, guitar, bouzouki

with
Giles Deacon, keyboards;
The Cumbrian All Chaps Choir (Stuart Evans, Bob Hallard, Graham Hawley, Andy Hughes, Tony McGee, Dan White)

Tracks

  1. The Clumsy Lover Set: Trip to Windsor / The Ash Plant / Clumsy Lover / Contradiction Reel
  2. The New Railroad
  3. Roses Three
  4. Marshall Riley's Army
  5. Cold Missouri Waters
  6. The Dancing / Miss Lindsay Barker
  7. The Queen's Lover
  8. The Rose in June (Roud 1202)
  9. The Silent Jigs: The Silent Jig / The Cat's Meow / Overboard
  10. The Two Magicians (Roud 1350; Child 44; G/D 2:334)
  11. Royal Comrade (Roud 189; Laws Q33; G/D 2:228; Henry H176)
  12. The Call and Answer
  13. Love Is Life
  14. Away from the Pits
  15. George's Set: Miss Rowan Davies / The Harp and the Shamrock / Catharsis / Crooked Road to Dublin
  16. Davy

Bonus Features

  1. A Conversation with Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar
  2. Not the Warm-Up Act: A Word from our Sponsor

Track 1a MacDonald;
Tracks 1bd, 2, 8, 11, 15bd trad. arr. Greg Russell, Ciaran Algar;
Track 1c Dickie;
Track 3 Vicki Swan, Jonny Dyer;
Track 4 Hull;
Track 5 James Keelaghan;
Track 6a Greg Russell, Andy Shanks;
Track 6b Andy Cutting;
Track 7 Greg Russell;
Tracks 9a, 14 Ciaran Algar;
Track 9b Joanie Madden;
Track 9c O'Meachair, McGeeney, O'Kane, Harvey, Phelan, Goitse;
Track 10 trad. / A.L. Lloyd, Vicki Swan, Jonny Dyer;
Track 12 Phil Colclough;
Track 13 Mick Ryan;
Track 15a Phil Cunningham;
Track 15c Amy Cann;
Track 16 Bernie Parry

> Folk Music > Records > Ciaran Algar: The Final Waltz

Ciaran Algar: The Final Waltz

Ciaran Algar: The Final Waltz (Fellside FECD270)

The Final Waltz
Ciaran Algar

Fellside Recordings FECD270 (CD, UK, January 8, 2016)

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Produced, mixed and mastered by Paul Adams;
Recorded by Paul Adams and George Hunter-Brown;
Phtography and artwork by Elly Lucas

Musicians

Ciaran Algar, fiddle, vocals [8], banjo, guitars, mandolin, bouzoiki, percussion;
Toby Shaer, flute, whistles, fiddle, guitar;
Eden Longson, drums;
Giles Deacon, keaboard;
Sam Kelly, vocals, guitar

with guests
Kitty Macfarlane, vocals;
Jamie Francis, banjo [4]

Tracks

  1. Popcorn Behaviour / Leddy from Cavan / The Red Bee (5.07)
  2. The Final Waltz (6.40)
  3. Morrison's / Killarney Boys of Pleasure / MacArthur Road (6.02)
  4. Our Home Now (6.55)
  5. The Luck Penny / Josh's Ship (3.53)
  6. Until We Meet Again (6.31)
  7. Sunny Banks / Cobbler's Hornpipe / Jenny's Welcome to Charlie / Sheila Coyles (6.39)
  8. Locks (6.28)
  9. The Wild Geese (5.39)

Track 1a Jay Ungar;
Track 1b Ed Reavy;
Track 1c Joe Liddy;
Tracks 2, 4, 8 Ciaran Algar;
Tracks 3ab, 5a, 7acd, 9 trad;
Track 3c Dave Richardson;
Track 5b Toby Shaer;
Track 6 Mike Fleming, Ashley Hutchings, Ciaran Algar;
Track 7b Patrick O'Leary

> Folk Music > Records > Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar: The Silent Majority

Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar: The Silent Majority

Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar: The Silent Majority (Fellside FECD275)

The Silent Majority
Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar

Fellside Recordings FECD275 (CD, UK, March 18, 2016)

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Produced, mixed and mastered by Paul Adams;
Recorded by George Hunter-Brown and Paul Adams;
Percussion recorded by Tom Wright;
Mixed and mastered by Paul Adams;
Photography by Rob Bridge;
Artwork by Mary Blood

Musicians

Greg Russell, vocals, guitar, bouzouki;
Ciaran Algar, violin, vocals, bouzouki, banjo

with
Laurence Blackadder, double bass;
Ali Levack, Highland pipes, Border pipes, whistle;
Hannah Martin, vocals;
Tom Wright, percussion

Tracks

  1. Prologue (1.46)
  2. The Silent Majority (6.08)
  3. George (3.55)
  4. The Intruder: Fearghal O'Gara's / Intruder / Rookery Lane (7.04)
  5. We Must Be Contented (4.49)
  6. Did You Like the Battle, Sir? (4.00)
  7. The Tide (6.25)
  8. Limbo (Roud 969) (4.20)
  9. Brisk Young Man (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1169, 6:1170; Henry H683) (2.45)
  10. Swipe Right: The Last Pint / The Luck Penny / Morven's (7.01)
  11. Rolling Down the Ryburn (4.44)

Track 2 Lionel McClelland;
Track 3 Napier, Turner;
Tracks 4a, 10ab trad.;
Tracks 4bc, 7 Ciaran Algar;
Track 5 trad. / Flalagan;
Track 6 Bev Pegg / John Richards;
Tracks 8-9 trad. arr. Greg Russell;
Track 10c Labhruidh;
Track 11 Pete Coe

> Folk Music > Records > Greg Russell: Inclined to Be Red

Greg Russell: Inclined to Be Red

Greg Russell: Inclined to Be Red (Fellside FECD281)

Inclined to Be Red
Greg Russell

Fellside Recordings FECD281 (CD, UK, July 21, 2017)

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Produced by Greg Russell and Paul Adams;
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Paul Adams;
Photograph by James Fagan;
Cover illustration by Ning-Ning Li;
Artwork by Mary Blood

Musicians

Greg Russell, vocals, acoustic guitar, 5-string banjo;
Archie Churchill-Moss, diatonic accordion;
Tim Yates, double bass

Tracks

  1. E.G.A. (2.57)
  2. Farewell (Roud 376; Laws K13; G/D 1:66; Henry H543) (3.35)
  3. Road to Dorchester (3.41)
  4. Joe Bowers (Roud 2806; Laws B14) (3.17)
  5. Travelling Onwards (2.45)
  6. Race to Burn (4.31)
  7. Crooked Jack (3.45)
  8. Bold Knight (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225; Henry H163) (4.34)
  9. Willy-Ole Lad (3.28)
  10. Tomorrow You’re Gone (3.50)
  11. What You Do With What You've Got (3.16)
  12. Storylines (3.07)

Tracks 1, 5-6 Greg Russell;
Track 3 Graham Moore, Mick Ryan;
Tracks 2, 4, 8 Greg Russell / trad.;
Track 7 Dominic Behan / trad.;
Track 9 Keith Marsden;
Track 10 Allie Levin;
Track 11 Si Kahn;

> Folk Music > Records > Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar: Utopia and Wasteland

Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar: Utopia and Wasteland

Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar: Utopia and Wasteland (RootBeat RBRCD40)

Utopia and Wasteland
Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar

RootBeat Records RBRCD40 (CD, UK, April 6, 2018)

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Produced by Mark Tucker with Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar;
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Mark Tucker at The Green Room Studio, Devon;
Photography and artwork design by Rob Bridge at Redwood Photography;
Illustrations by Ning-Ning Li

Musicians

Greg Russell, vocals, acoustic guitar;
Ciaran Algar, violin, tenor banjo, electric tenor guitar, bodhrán, vocals

with
Mark Tucker, percussion, bass, backing vocals

Tracks

  1. Line Two (4.12)
  2. Warwick Road / The Barrowburn Reel / Bank of Ireland (4.44)
  3. Lock Keeper (5.48)
  4. Seven Hills (3.43)
  5. The Moving Cloud: In Memory of Coleman / The Moving Cloud (4.35)
  6. We Are Leaving (4.12)
  7. 1908 (4.15)
  8. Walter (4.11)
  9. All Fall Down (4.14)
  10. All the While (4.15)
  11. De Gule Huis / Timmy Collins (5.16)

Tracks 1, 4, 8, 10 Greg Russell;
Tracks 2a, 6, 11a Ciaran Algar;
Track 2b Addie Harper;
Tracks 2c, 5b trad.;
Track 3 Stan Rogers.;
Track 5a Ed Reavy;
Track 7 anon. / Greg Russell;
Track 9 Doug Flett / Guy Fletcher.;
Track 11b unknown

> Folk Music > Records > Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar

Other records with Greg Russell and/or Ciaran Algar

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2013, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK14, 2013

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014, 2 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK15, 2014

Mick Ryan, A Day's Work, CD, WildGoose WGS403CD, 2014

Sam Kelly, The Lost Boys, CD, TCR TRCM75082, 2015

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2015, 2 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK16, 2015

Ange Hardy & Lukas Drinkwater, Findings, CD, Story STREC1662, 2016

Ray Hearne, Umpteen, CD, No Masters NMCD46, 2016

Kitty Macfarlane, Tide & Time, CD, TCR TRC75102, 2016

Various Artists, The Journey Continues: Fellside at 40, 3 CD, Fellside FECD272, 2016

Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys, Pretty Peggy, CD, Navigator NAVIGATOR102, 2017

Shake the Chains, Shake the Chains, CD, Quercus QRCD003, 2017

The Transports, The Transports 2017, LP/CD, Hudson HUD007LP/CD, 2018

Various Artists, Destination: The End of an Era for a Leading Folk Music Label, 3 CD, Fellside FECD282, June 29, 2018