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Seasons, Ceremonies & Rituals

Seasons, Ceremonies & Rituals (Fellside FTSR5)

Seasons, Ceremonies & Rituals
The Calendar in Traditional Song
Various Artists

Fellside Recordings FTSR5 (CD, UK, 2002)

Recorded and produced by Brian Horsfall for Traditional Sound Recordings
except tracks 6, 15, 20, 27 recorded and produced by Paul Adams;
Artwork by Mary Blood

Tracks

The New Year

  1. Ram's Botton: The Moon Shines Bright (Roud 702) (1.56)
    from The Young May Moon (Traditional Sound TSR 038, 1981)
  2. Johnny Collins: The Oxplough Song (Roud 686) (3.14)
    from The Traveller's Rest (Traditional Sound TSR 014, 1973)
  3. Ian Woods & Charley Yarwood: Gloucestershire Wassail (Roud 209) (2.46)
    from Hooks & Nets (Traditional Sound TSR 044, 1984)
  4. Laurence Platt Anglo concertina: Trunkles (Morris tune from Bledington) (1.26)
    from Notts Alliance: The Cheerful 'Orn (Traditional Sound TSR 011, 1972)

Spring and Easter

  1. White Hart: Jack in the Green (3.01)
    from In Search of Reward (Traditional Sound TSR 033, 1979)
  2. Jolly Jack: April Song (2.34)
    from A Long Time Travelling (Fellside FE067, 1988)
  3. Preston Isle Metal Band: The Jolly Boys Song (Roud 614) (2.18)
  4. Laurence Platt Anglo concertina: The Buffoon (Morris tune from Adderbury) (0.43)
    from Notts Alliance: The Cheerful 'Orn (Traditional Sound TSR 011, 1972)
  5. Derek & Dorothy Elliott: Midgley Pace Egg Song (Roud 614) (1.34)
    from Yorkshire Relish (Traditional Sound TSR 025, 1976)
  6. Martin Carter: Jennifer, Gentle and Rosemary (Roud 161; Child 1) (2.40)
    from Someone New (Traditional Sound TSR 008, 1971)
  7. White Hart: Bedfordshire May Song (Roud 305) (2.31)
    from In Search of Reward (Traditional Sound TSR 033, 1979)
  8. The Ripley Wayfarers: The Five Wells (2.46)
    from Five Wells (Traditional Sound TSR 013, 1972)

Summer

  1. Jon Rennard: Brimbledon Fair (Roud 171; G/D 7:1485) (2.46)
    from Brimbledon Fair (Traditional Sound TSR 031, 1978)
  2. Tom Shepley's Band: Gee Cross Fair / How Do You Do? (2.18)
    from How Do You Do? (Traditional Sound TSR 031, 1978)
  3. Linda Adams: Long Meg & Her Daughters (3.32)
    from Among the Old Familiar Mountains (Fellside FE006, 1978)
  4. Johnny Collins: Bonny Hawthorn (Roud 9268) (2.21)
    from Johnny's Private Army (Traditional Sound TSR 020, 1975)
  5. Laurence Platt Anglo concertina: Country Gardens (Morris tune from Headington Quarry) (0.34)
    from Notts Alliance: The Cheerful 'Orn (Traditional Sound TSR 011, 1972)
  6. Tom Shepley's Band: Mottram Wakes (3.22)
    from How Do You Do? (Traditional Sound TSR 031, 1978)

Autumn

  1. Johnny Collins: Harvest Song (Roud 1379) (1.39)
    from The Traveller's Rest (Traditional Sound TSR 014, 1973)
  2. Paul & Linda Adams with Stuart Owen: Souling Song (Roud 304) (1.27)

Winter

  1. Notts Alliance: The Tupper's Song (Roud 126; G/D 3:645) (3.03)
    from The Cheerful 'Orn (Traditional Sound TSR 011, 1972)
  2. Graham & Sheila Nelmes: All You That Are Good Fellows (2.08)
    from High Is the Tower (Traditional Sound TSR 042, 1983)
  3. White Hart: Shepherds, Arise! (Roud 1207) (3.43)
    from In Search of Reward (Traditional Sound TSR 033, 1979)
  4. The Tees-side Fettlers: The Boar's Head Carol (Roud 22229) (1.45)
    from Ring of Iron (Traditional Sound TSR 016, 1974)
  5. Canny Fettle: Four Seasons (2.28)
    from Trip to Harrogate (Traditional Sound TSR 027, 1977)
  6. Ram's Bottom: Nowell, Nowell (Roud 682) (4.12)
    from The Young May Moon (Traditional Sound TSR 038, 1981)
  7. Farmstead: The Turning of the Year (6.06)
    from The Sheep and the Hay (Fellside FE005, 1977)

All tracks trad. except
Track 5 Martin Graebe;
Track 6 Robinson / James;
Track 12 Train;
Track 14a anon. / Betsworth;
Track 15 Lawrence;
Track 18 Cottrill / Knowles;
Track 27 F.W. Moorman / Bob Dugdale