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Square Roots

Square Roots (fRoots fROOT 001)

Square Roots
An Unlikely Selection from the Pages of Folk Roots Magazine
Various Artists

FolkRoots FROOT 001 (LP, UK, May 1987)
fRoots fROOTD 001 (digital download with fRoots No. 373, UK, July 2014)

Square Roots (fRoots fROOTD 001)
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Produced by Ian A. Anderson
Final master produced at Ideal Sound by Ian Anderson, Andrew Cronshaw & David Kenny
Cut by George Peckham at Porky's

On the digital download release track the original track 10 has been changed as its owner could not be traced.

Tracks

LP Side 1LP Side 2
  1. The Oyster Band: Liberty Hall (3.27)
    from Liberty Hall (Pukka YOP 07, 1985)
  2. Dembo Konte & Kausu Kuyateh: Solo (3.53)
  3. Billy Bragg: Hold the Fort (1.48)
  4. Brendan Croker: Oh That Naggin' Wife of Mine (3.03)
  5. Kathryn Tickell & Rory McLeod: Song for Busking Ronnie / The Remember Me Hornpipe (5.37)
  6. Swan Arcade: Children's Crusade (3.14)
  7. Nadka Karadjova: Nedelyo, Nedelyo (2.38)
  1. Tiger Moth: Nail That Stoat (3.14)
  2. June Tabor: Bird in a Cage (Roud 419) (2.34)
    Stagfolk Live out-take
  3. Ted Hawkins: Dock of the Bay
  4. Martin Simpson's Flash Company: Bluebird (Judy G.) (4.05)
  5. The Copper Family: By the Green Grove (Roud 356) (2.20)
  6. The 3 Mustaphas 3: Speed the Traktor (4.41)
  7. Alpha Dialo, Mama Dialo & Papy Sissokho: Rowing Song (Part 1) (3.42)
Digital Download

Same tracks as above except

  1. Jumpleads: False Knight (Roud 20; Child 3) (2.12)

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Tap Roots

Tap Roots (fRoots fROOT 002)

Tap Roots
A History of the New Wave of English Country Dance Music
Various Artists

FolkRoots FROOT 002 (LP, UK, 1988)

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Compiled by Ian Anderson

Tracks

Side 1: '30s to '70sSide 2: The '80s
  1. The Morris Motors Band: Speed the Plough (3.04)
  2. Walter & Daisy Bulwer, Billy Cooper: Jenny Lind / The Girl I Left Behind Me (3.30)
    from English Country Music (Topic 12T196, 1976)
  3. Oak: New Rigged Ship / Rig-a-jig-jig (1.58)
    from Welcome to Our Fair (Topic 12TS212, 1971)
  4. The Old Swan Band: Walter Bulwer's Polkas Nos 2 & 1 (2.50)
    from No Reels (Free Reed FRR 011, 1976)
  5. Flowers & Frolics: Down the Road / See Me Dance the Polka (2.49)
    from Bees on Horseback (Free Reed FRR 016, 1977)
  6. Ashley Hutchings: Cumberland Square Eight (4.06)
    from Kickin' Up the Sawdust (Harvest SHSP4073, 1977)
  7. The New Victory Band: Harper's Frolic / Bonny Kate (2.30)
    from One More Dance & Then (Topic 12TS382, 1978)
  1. Umps and Dumps: Marmalade Polka (2.19)
    from The Moon's in a Fit (Topic 12TS416, 1980)
  2. Oyster Band: Kentish Cricketers / Galopede (3.46)
    from 20 Golden Tie Slackers Plus (Pukka YOP 06, 1984)
  3. The Cock and Bull Band: One for Dan (4.15)
    from Eyes Closed and Rocking (Topic 12TS440, 1985)
  4. Edward the Second & The Red Hot Polkas: Another Fine Mess (2.39)
  5. Gas Mark 5: Johnny O'Leary's / Mrs O'Dwyers (3.31)
  6. Tiger Moth: Sloe Benga (3.00)
    from Howling Moth (Rogue FMSL2012, 1988)

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Stepping Up

Stepping Up (Topic TSCD752)

Stepping Up
A History of the New Wave of English Country Dance Music
Various Artists

Topic Records TSCD752 (CD, UK, March 2004)

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This is an updated and extended version of the 1988 LP Tap Roots.

Compiled by Ian Anderson

Tracks

  1. The Morris Motors Band: Speed the Plough (3.04)
  2. Walter & Daisy Bulwer, Billy Cooper: Jenny Lind / The Girl I Left Behind Me (3.30)
    from English Country Music (Topic 12T196, 1976)
  3. Oak: New Rigged Ship / Rig-a-jig-jig (1.58)
    from Welcome to Our Fair (Topic 12TS212, 1971)
  4. The Leeds Band: When There Isn't a Girl About / Peggy Wood / Looking for a Partner (2.08)
  5. Webb's Wonders: Herbert Smith's Polka (1.55)
    both from Bob Davenport: Down the Long Road (Topic 12TS274, 1975)
  6. The Old Swan Band: Walter Bulwer's Polkas Nos 2 & 1 (2.50)
    from No Reels (Free Reed FRR 011, 1976)
  7. Flowers & Frolics: Down the Road / See Me Dance the Polka (2.49)
    from Bees on Horseback (Free Reed FRR016, 1977)
  8. Ashley Hutchings: High Level Hornpipe / Uncle George's (4.06)
    from the Kickin' Up the Sawdust recording sessions
  9. The New Victory Band: Harper's Frolic / Bonny Kate (2.30)
    from One More Dance & Then (Topic 12TS382, 1978)
  10. Umps and Dumps: Marmalade Polka (2.19)
    from The Moon's in a Fit (Topic 12TS416, 1980)
  11. The English Country Blues Band: The Italian Job / Lodge Road (3.24)
    from Home and Deranged (Rogue FMSL 2004)
  12. Oyster Band: Kentish Cricketers / Galopede (3.46)
    from 20 Golden Tie Slackers (Pukka, 1984)
  13. The Cock and Bull Band: One for Dan (4.15)
    from Eyes Closed and Rocking (Topic 12TS440, 1985)
  14. Gas Mark 5: Johnny O'Leary's / Mrs O'Dwyers (3.31)
  15. Tiger Moth: Sloe Benga (3.00)
    from Howling Moth (Rogue FMSL2012, 1988)
  16. The Old Hat Dance Band: The Flying Pieman / Ripple of the Teign / Gipping Jig (3.25)
    from The Old Hat Dance Band (Mellophone / Old Hat OH! 2CD, 1992)
  17. The Geckoes: The Old John Peel / Tom Cave's (3.34)
    fm Art Geckoe (Ock 003 GTi, 1995)
  18. The Posh Band: Duke of Cornwall's Reel (4.03)
    from English (,X-Tradition TMM1927CD, 1999)
  19. Mark Bazeley & Jason Rice: When It's Night Time in Italy / Climbing up the Golden Stairs / The Thaxted Square (4.54)
    from Moor Music (Veteran VT139CD, 2000)
  20. Dr Faustus: May Reel No 1 / Bacca Pipes Jig (4.04)
    from The First Cut (Fellside FECD177, 2003)
  21. Grand Union: Queen of the May / Watson's Hornpipe (3.18)
  22. Eliza Carthy Band: No Man's Jig / Hanoverian Dance / Three Jolly Sheepskins (4.09)
    from Anglicana (Topic TSCD539, 2002)
  23. Whapweasel: The Final Last Banana / The Sleeve in the Cheese (4.45)
    from Relentless (Whapweasel W005, 2003)