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Music from a Small Island

Simon Mayor: Music from a Small Island (Acoustics CDACS 055)

Music from a Small Island
Simon Mayor with Hilary James

Acoustics Records CDACS 055 (CD, UK, 2003)

Production master by David Wright of Gemini Sound;
Photography by Hilary James;
Design by John Hedgecock

Musicians

Simon Mayor, mandolin, mandola, mandocello, violin, guitar, vocals;
Hilary James, vocals, double bass, bass guitar, mandobass

With special guest
Frank Kilkelly, guitar [10]

Tracks

  1. Midnight in Manchester (2.25)

Three English Songs

  1. Rosebud in June (Roud 812) (5.05)
  2. The Hunt Is Up / Bold Reynard (Roud 190) (4.15)
  3. Linden Lea (RoudBS B104645) (3.20)

The Wharfedale Suite

  1. The Strid (5.33)
  2. On Beamsley Beacon (2.51)
  3. Coming Down the Moor / Ghyll Force (4.58)

Scottish Collection

  1. The Laird o Drumblair (3.06)
  2. Such a Parcel of Rogues (Roud 5516) (5.05)
  3. The Barren Rocks of Aden (1.25)
  4. Medley: Auld Rob Morris / I'm Doon for Lack o' Johnny / John Stephen of Chance Inn (4.32)
  1. The Middlesmoor Waltz (2.25)

Track 1, 5-7, 12 Simon Mayor;
Tracks 2-3, 9-11 trad. arr. Simon Mayor;
Track 4 words William Barnes, tune Simon Mayor, Hilary James;
Track 8 James Scott Skinner arr. Simon Mayor