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Show of Hands: Live at the Royal Albert Hall

Show of Hand: Live at the Royal Albert Hall (Hands On Music HMCD01)

Live at the Royal Albert Hall
March 24, 1996
Show of Hands

Hands On Music HMCD01 (CD, UK, 1996)

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Produced by Simon Emmerson and Mass;
Recorded at the Presshouse Studios, Colyton, Devon, January 2006;
Pre-production at Riverside Studios, Exeter, Autumn 2005;
Recording engineers: Mick Dolan, Mass;
Mixed by Mass with Simon Emmerson and Show of Hands

Musicians

Steve Knightley, vocals [1-5, 7-16], guitar [2, 4-9, 12-13, 15], cello-mandolin [1, 10-11, 14], cuatro [3], concertina [16];
Phil Beer, vocals [1, 5, 8-9, 11, 13-16], fiddle [1, 6, 8, 10, 15], guitar [2, 5, 13], cello-mandolin [3-4, 12, 16], cuatro [7, 9, 14], mandolin [11]

with
Sally Barker, vocals [1, 12];
Vladimir Vega, pan pipes [1, 11, 14], vocals [14];
Matt Clifford, keyboards [1, 7, 14], vocals [1, 14];
Sarah Allen, accordion [10, 15];
Biddy Blythe, flute [15], whistle [10, 15];
Nick Scott, pipes [10, 15]

Tracks

  1. Columbus (Didn't Find America) (5.15)
  2. Day Has Come (3.46)
  3. The Preacher (4.28)
  4. Cutthroats, Crooks and Con-Men (3.27)
  5. The Blue Cockade (Roud 191) (5.48)
  6. The Soldiers Joy (1.35)
  7. Exile (5.13)
  8. The Man in Green (3.11)
  9. The Dove (4.10)
  10. The Well (3.54)
  11. The Hunter (4.55)
  12. Captains (4.15)
  13. The Blind Fiddler (Roud 7833) (3.57)
  14. Santiago (7.16)
  15. Galway Farmer (6.44)
  16. Time After Time (4.05)

All tracks written by Steve Knightley except
Tracks 5-6, 13 trad. arr. Steve Knightley, Phil Beer;
Track 9 Jacques Brel;
Track 16 Rob Hyman, Cyndi Lauper

> Folk Music > Records > Show of Hands: Witness

Show of Hands: Witness

Show of Hand: Witness (Hands On Music HMCD23)

Witness
Show of Hands

Hands On Music HMCD23 (CD, UK, 2006)

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Produced by Simon Emmerson and Mass;
Recorded at the Presshouse Studios, Colyton, Devon, January 2006;
Pre-production at Riverside Studios, Exeter, Autumn 2005;
Recording engineers: Mick Dolan, Mass;
Mixed by Mass with Simon Emmerson and Show of Hands

Musicians

Steve Knightley, vocals [1-12], acoustic guitar [1-2, 5-6, 9-11], acoustic bass [9], cuatro [1-2, 4, 10-11], mandocello [2-3, 5-6, 12];
Phil Beer, lead vocals [4, 7], vocals [1-2, 6], fiddle [1-4, 6-7, 10-11], viola [1-2], mandolin [1, 4, 10-11], slide guitar [2, 9], acoustic guitar [3], melodeon [6], cuatro [9], dobro [11];
Seth Lakeman, vocals [1], tenor guitar [1, 4];
Paul Downes, guitar [8];
Miranda Sykes, vocals [1, 6-8], double bass [1, 3-7, 10-12], cello [6, 12];
Matt Clifford, piano [3, 5, 8, 12], keyboards [9, 11], backing vocals [4];
Paul Wilson, melodeon [3-4, 10], backing vocals [4];
Jackie Oates, Lizzie Wescott, fiddle [4];
Phil, ebow [5], acoustic guitar [4], backing vocals [4];
Mass, bass [2], shaker [5], keyboards [12], percussion programming [1-4, 6, 10-11], drum programming [1-2, 4, 6, 10-12], backing vocals [4];
Johnny Kalsi, tablas [2], mazhar [2], shaker [5];
Fisherman's Friends, Haul Away choir [2];
Lyme Bay, the sea [3]

Tracks

  1. Witness (3.31)
  2. Roots (4.48)
  3. The Dive (4.41)
  4. The Falmouth Packet / Haul Away Joe (5.36)
  5. Undertow (5.18)
  6. If I Need Someone (3.33)
  7. Innocent's Song / Gwithian (4.38)
  8. Union Street (Last Post) (4.14)
  9. The Bet (4.21)
  10. Ink Devil (5.01)
  11. Scratch (3.40)
  12. All I'd Ever Lost (5.47)

All tracks Steve Knightley except
Track 4a, 7b Phil Beer;
Track 4b trad. arr. Steve Knightley, Phil Beer;
Track 6 George Harrison;
Tracks 7a poem by Charles Causley, music Johnny Coppin;
Track 8 Steve Knightley, Matt Clifford

> Folk Music > Records > Show of Hands: Arrogance Ignorance and Greed

Show of Hands: Arrogance Ignorance and Greed

Show of Hand: Arrogance Ignorance and Greed (Hands On Music HMCD29)

Arrogance Ignorance and Greed
Show of Hands

Hands On Music HMCD29 (CD, UK, 2009)

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Produced by Stu Hanna;
Additional engineering and production by Mark Tucker;
Recorded at Riverside Studios, Exeter

Musicians

Steve Knightley, vocals [1-12], guitar [2, 4, 6, 8], tenor guitar [2-3, 5, 7-10], mandocello [1, 3, 11-12], cuatro [5, 9], harmonica [8];
Phil Beer, vocals [1, 3-4, 8-11], fiddle [2, 5, 7-8, 11], strings [3, 6, 11-12], mandolin [4, 11], mandocello [6], slide guitar [7], guitar [9-10], cuatro [12];
Miranda Sykes, vocals [1-4, 6, 8-12], double bass [1-6, 8-12];
Andy Tween, cajon [2, 11], percussion [2, 11], drums [6, 8];
Stu Hanna, guitar [2, 8];
Jim Causley, vocals [4];
David Delarre, vocals [4], guitar [4];
James Delarre, vocals [4], fiddle [4];
Debbie Hanna, vocals [6, 12];
Matt Clifford, piano [6, 12], Hammond B3 [8], keyboards [8];
Jackie Oates, vocals [7,11]

Tracks

  1. Lowlands (Roud 681; Henry H469) (2.20)
  2. Evolution (3.23)
  3. The Man I Was (3.33)
  4. The Napoli (3.10)
  5. Señor (Tales of Yankee Power) (4.12)
  6. IED: Science or Nature (4.58)
  7. The Vale (4.46)
  8. Arrogance Ignorance and Greed (3.39)
  9. Secret World (5.05)
  10. The Worried Well (2.12)
  11. The Keys of Canterbury (Roud 573) (3.41)
  12. Drift (4.34)

All tracks Steve Knightley except
Track 1 trad. arr. Steve Knightley, Phil Beer;
Track 5 Bob Dylan;
Track 9 Peter Gabriel;
Track 11 trad. / Steve Knightley

> Folk Music > Records > Show of Hands: Centenary

Show of Hands: Centenary

Show of Hand: Centenary (UMTV 3784840)

Centenary
Words & Music of the Great War
Show of Hands

UMTV 3784840 (2 CD, UK, 2014)

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Produced and arranged by Mark Tucker and Steve Knightley;
Recorded and mixed by Mark Tucker at the Green Room, Devon;
Poetry recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London
Engineered by Jonathan Allen, assisted by Matt Jones;
Design by Stylorouge

Musicians

Show of Hands (Steve Knightley, Phil Beer, Miranda Sykes)
and guests: Jackie Oates, Jim Causley, Paul Downes, Ed Rennie, Geoffrey Lakeman, Rex Preston, Chris Hoban, Mark Tucker, Andy Cutting, Phillip Henry;
The Urban Soul Orchestra [2:11]

Tracks

CD 1, read by Jim Carter & Imelda StauntonCD 2: Show of Hands
  1. Anthem for Doomed Youth, by Wilfred Owen
    Music: The Flowers of the Forest (1.23)
  2. Lamplight, by May Wedderburn Cannan
    Music: The Sunshine of Your Smile (1.59)
  3. Concert Party: Busseboom, by Edmund Blunden
    Music: It's a Long Was to Tipperary (1.36)
  4. A Girl's Song, by Katherine Tynan
    Music: Goodbye-ee (1.56)
  5. I Have a Rendezvous With Death, by Alan Seeger
    Music: Keep the Home Fires Burning (1.21)
  6. The Lads in Their Hundreds, by A.E. Housman
    Music: Isca Rose (1.36)
  7. To Victory, by Siegfried Sassoon
    Music: Hanging on the Old Barbed Wire & The Menin Gate (2.16)
  8. Who's for the Game?, by Jessie Pope
    Music: Love Will Make the World Go Round (1.06)
  9. The Silent One, by Ivor Gurney
    Music: Pack Up Your Troubles (in Your Old Kit Bag) (1.37)
  10. Requiem for the Dead of Europe, by Yvan Goll
    Music: Roses of Picardy (1.17)
  11. The General, by Siegfried Sassoon
    Music: Bombed Last Night (1.11)
  12. Break of Day in the Trenches, by Isaac Rosenberg
    Music: Fred Karno's Army (1.26)
  13. The Call, by Jessie Pope
    Music: The Padre (1.30)
  14. Dulce Et Decorum Est, by Wilfred Owen
    Music: Landsend (2.23)
  15. Trench Poets, by Edgell Rickword
    Music: When This Bloody War Is Over (1.38)
  16. To an Athlete Dying Young, by a.E. Housman
    Music: If You Were the Only Girl in the World (1.48)
  17. August 1914, by Isaac Rosenburg
    Music: The Hallsands (1.21)
  18. The Soldier Addresses His Body, by Edgell Rickword
    Music: I Wore a Tunic (1.38)
  19. An Irish Airman Foresees His Death, by W.B. Yeats
    Music: Cain McSlainte (1.00)
  20. Slumber Song, by Siegfried Sassoon
    Music: Silent Night (1.39)
  21. The Soldier, by Rupert Brooke
    Music: Thaxted (1.22)
  22. For the Fallen, by Laurence Binyon
    Music: Coming Home & Bonny Light Horseman (3.32)
  1. The Gamekeeper (3.47)
  2. Goodbyee / If You Were the Only Girl in the World / the Lovely Nymph (3.23)
  3. The Lads in Their Hundreds (3.27)
  4. The Padre (4.13)
  5. Coming Home (3.33)
  6. It's a Long Way to Tipperary (1.39)
  7. The Sunshine of Your Smile (3.06)
  8. Silent Night (3.09)
  9. Love Will Make the World Go Round (2.30)
  10. Goodbye 'Til the Next Time (3.16)
  11. The Blue Cockade (live at the Shrewsbury Folk Festival, 2013) (6.08)
  12. Requiem (3.20)

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Show of Hands: The Long Way Home

Show of Hand: The Long Way Home (Hands On Music HMCD39)

The Long Way Home
Show of Hands

Hands On Music HMCD39 (CD, UK, January 15, 2016)

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Produced by Mark Tucker and Show of Hands;
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Mark Tucker at the Green Room, Upottery, Devon;
Photography by Rob O'Connor;
Design and art direction by Stylorouge

Musicians

Steve Knightley, vocals [1-9, 11-12], mandocello [1-2, 11], tenor guitar [1-2, 4, 6, 9, 12], guitar [3-4, 7, 10], concertina [5-6, 11], cuatro [8];
Phil Beer, vocals [1-2, 4-10], fiddle [1-2, 4-6, 8, 10], mandolin [4, 7, 9, 12];
Miranda Sykes, vocals [1-4, 7-9], double bass [1-9, 11]

with guests:
Jack Knightley, cajon [1, 6-7];
Michael Wood, spoken Saxon [1];
Ange Hardy, vocal landscape [1, 12];
Chris Hoban, accordion [2-3, 5-6];
Bridge Inn Shantymen (Paul Downes, Chris Hoban, John Redmond, Mick Ryan, Mark Tucker), vocals [2, 5];
Mark Tucker, percussion design [6];
Phillip Henry, mouth organ [6], mouth harp [7], dobro [9];
Hannah Martin, fiddle [6, 9];
Jackie Oates, vocals [12], fiddle [12]

Tracks

  1. Breme Fell at Hastings (3.35)
  2. Hallows' Eve (3.18)
  3. Hambledon Fair (4.02)
  4. The Long Way Home (3.21)
  5. Keep Hauling (2.47)
  6. 'Twas on One April's Morning (4.52)
  7. Sweet Bella (3.46)
  8. The Old Lych Way (3.43)
  9. Walk with Me (When the Sun Goes Down) (2.40)
  10. Virginia (3.10)
  11. John Harrison's Hands (4.33)
  12. Mesopotamia (4.00)

Tracks 1, 4, 7, 9, 12 Steve Knightley;
Tracks 2, 8 Chris Hoban;
Track 3 trad., tune Portsdown Hill by Steve Knightley;
Track 5 Andrew Cadie;
Track 6 trad., tune Isca Rose by Steve Knightley;
Track 10 trad.;
Track 11 Dick Gaughan, Brian McNeill

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Other records with Show of Hands

Various Artists, Club Sandwich: A Musikfolk Compilation, cassette, Musikfolk MFC511, 1993

Various Artists, Huntingdon Folk, CD, Speaking Volumes SVL 04CD, 1997

Various Artists, Seka [“Sister”], CD, Twah! 113, 1998

Various Artists, Heart of England, CD, Teenage Cancer Trust TCTCD 101, 2000

Various Artists, Heart of England Volume Two, 2 CD, Teenage Cancer Trust TCTCD 102/103, 2002

Oysterband, The Big Session Vol. 1, CD, Westpark 87105, 2004

Various Artists, Folk Festival: A Celebration of Music Recorded at the Sidmouth International Festival, 2 CD, Gott Disks GOTTBOX 011, 2004

Various Artists, Someone Was Calling: “Folk on the Pier” Celebrates 200 Years of Cromer's Lifeboats, 2 CD, Symposium SIUM 1347/48, 2004

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2005, 2 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK01, 2005

Various Artists, Rubber Folk, CD, Gott GOTTCD035, 2006

Tom Palmer, Tom Palmer, CD, Chudleigh Roots CR001, 2007

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2007, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK03, 2007

Various Artists, The Mother of All Morris, CD, Talking Elephant TECD118, 2007

Various Artists, Huntingdon Folk 4, CD, Speaking Volumes SVL 14CD, 2008

Various Artists, Never Chance Your Luck Against the Sea, 2 CD, Deckchair DPCD 102/3, 2008

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2008, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK05, 2008

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2010, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK10, 2010

Various Artists, Folk Against Fascism, 2 CD, Folk Against Fascism FAF1CD, 2010

Various Artists, Cambridge Folk Festival 2010, DVD, Delphonic DELPH008, 2011

Various Artists, Fresh Handmade Sound: From Source to Sea, CD + DVD, Lush 003, 2011

Various Artists, This Is Proper Folk Too!!, CD, Proper PROPERFOLK13, 2012

Jim Causley, Forgotten Kingdom, CD, Hands On Music HMCD41, 2016

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Other records with Steve Knightley

Various Artists, Ne Me Quitte Pas: Brel Sung by …, CD, Irregular IRR033, 1998

Ashley Hutchings, Street Cries, CD, Topic TSCD535, 2001

Little Johnny England, Mercs & Cherokees, CD, Fellside FECD166, 2001

Ashley Hutchings, Human Nature, CD, Talking Elephant TECD053, 2003

Steve Knightley, Jackie Oates et al., Cecil Sharp Project 2011, CD, Shrewsbury Folk Festival SFFCD02, 2011

The Imagined Village, Bending the Dark, CD, ECC ECC006, 2012

Mawkin, Crow, CD, Good Form MKN003, 2012

Ange Hardy, Esteesee, CD, Story STREC1659, 2015

Ange Hardy, When Christmas Day Is Near, EP, Story STREC1660, 2015

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2016, 2 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK17, 2016