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Stan Rogers: Fogarty's Cove

Stan Rogers: Fogarty's Cove (Fogarty's Cove FCM-P/1001D)

Fogarty's Cove
Stan Rogers (1949-1983)

Barnswallow Records BS1001 (LP, Canada, 1977);
Fogarty's Cove Music FCM-P/1001 (LP, Canada, 1980);
Fogarty's Cove Music FCM-P/1001D (CD, Canada, 1990);
Borealis Records BCD213 (CD, Canada, 2011)

Stan Rogers: Borealis BCD213)
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Produced by Paul Mills;
Executive producer: Mitch Podolak;
Spiritual advisor: Mike Curry;
Recorded by Robert Leth at Springfield Sound, Springfield, Ontario, on September 23-24, 1976;
Mixed by Paul Mills at Springfield Sound September 30 and October 6, 1976;
Mastered at J.A.M.F., Toronto, Ontario;
Remastered at Lacquer Channel, Toronto, Ontario, 1990;
Cover photo by Nancy MacPhee;
Cover design by David Andoff

Review by Mike Regenstreif

Musicians

Stan Rogers, acoustic guitar, vocals;
Garnet Rogers, violin, flute, vocals;
David Woodhead, electric bass, acoustic guitar, lap steel, vocals;
Jerome Jarvis, drums, percussion effects, step dancing;
Ken Whiteley, piano, mandolin, vocals;
The Masked Luthier of Dupond Street (Grit Laskin), dulcimer, banjo, concertina, long-necked tenor mandolin;
Bernie Jaffe, violin;
Curly Boy Stubbs (Paul Mills), acoustic guitar;
John Allan Cameron, 12-string acoustic guitar, violin

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Watching the Apples Grow (1.47)
  2. Forty-Five Years (3.26)
  3. Fogarty's Cove (2.10)
  4. Maid on the Shore (Roud 181; Laws K27) (3.38)
  5. Barrett's Privateers (4.14)
  6. Fisherman's Wharf (3.56)
  1. Giant (3.33)
  2. Rawdon Hills (3.31)
  3. Plenty of Hornpipe (1.52)
  4. Wreck of the Athens Queen (2.54)
  5. Make and Break Harbour (4.23)
  6. Finch's Complaint / Giant Reprise (3.05)

All tracks written by Stan Rogers except
Track 4 trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Stan Rogers: Turnaround

Stan Rogers: Turnaround

Stan Rogers: Turnaround (Fogarty's Cove FCM 001D)

Turnaround
Stan Rogers (1949-1983)

Fogarty's Cove Music FCM 001 (LP, Canada, 1978);
Fogarty's Cove Music FCM 001D (CD, Canada, 1990);
Borealis Records BCD215 (CD, Canada, 2012)

Stan Rogers: Turnaround (Borealis BCD215)
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Produced by Paul Mills;
Executive producer: Valerie Rogers;
Spiritual advisor: Mike Curry;
Recorded by Robert Leth at Springfield Sound, Springfield, Ontario, on September 23-28, 1977;
Additional recording at Springfield Sound April 15-16, 1978;
Mixed by Paul Mills and Robert Leth at Springfield Sound April 16-17, 1978;
Mastered at A&M, Hollywood, California on May 12, 1978;
Remastered at Lacquer Channel, Toronto, Ontario, 1990;
Cover photo by Kenneth Ashcroft;
Cover design by Stan Rogers

Review by Mike Regenstreif

Musicians

Stan Rogers, acoustic guitar, vocals;
Garnet Rogers, violin, flute, vocals;
David Woodhead, electric bass, piano;
Curly Boy Stubbs (Paul Mills), acoustic guitar, high string guitar, shaker;
Ken Bloom, Northumbrian smallpipes, bandura, zither, recorder, soprano saxophone;
Barry Keane, drums;
Bob Cohen, electric guitar;
Kim Deschamps, dobro;
Jude Johnson, vocals;
Dave McManus, fretless bass;
Ken Whiteley, piano, organ

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Dark Eyed Molly (3.34)
  2. Oh No, Not I (Roud 1403) (3.37)
  3. Second Effort (3.17)
  4. Bluenose (3.40)
  5. The Jeannie C. (5.50)
  1. So Blue (3.05)
  2. Front Runner (3.57)
  3. Song of the Candle (6.36)
  4. Try Like the Devil (3.00)
  5. Turnaround (3.37)

All tracks written by Stan Rogers except
Track 1 Archie Fisher;
Track 2 trad. arr. Stan Rogers

> Folk Music > Records > Stan Rogers: Between the Breaks… Live!

Stan Rogers: Between the Breaks… Live!

Stan Rogers: Between the Breaks… Live! (Fogarty's Cove FCM 002D)

Between the Breaks… Live!
Stan Rogers (1949-1983)

Fogarty's Cove Music FCM 002 (LP, Canada, 1979);
Fogarty's Cove Music FCM 002D (CD, Canada, 1990);
Borealis Records BCD216 (CD, Canada, 2012)

Stan Rogers: Between the Breaks… Live! (Borealis BCD216)
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Produced by Paul Mills;
Associate Producer: Bill Garrett;
Recorded live at The Groaning Board, Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario on April 19-22, 1979 by Masters Workshop;
Engineer: Steve Vaughan;
Assistant engineers: John Hodgins and Andy Arnott;
Recording supervision: Bill Garrett;
Mixed by Paul Mills and Robert Leth at Springfield Sound April 26-29, 1979;
Mastered 1970 and remastered 1990 at Lacquer Channel, Toronto, Ontario;
Cover photo by John McHale;
Cover design by Stan Rogers

Review by Mike Regenstreif

Musicians

Stan Rogers, 6 and 12-string acoustic guitar, vocals;
Garnet Rogers, violin, flute, vocals;
David Alan Eadie, electric bass, penny-whistle, vocals

with special guests
Grit Laskin, long-necked mandolin, concertina, Northumbrian smallpipes, vocals;
Curly Boy Stubbs (Paul Mills), acoustic guitar, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Witch of the Westmorland (5.20)
  2. Barrett's Privateers (4.33)
  3. First Christmas (6.23)
  4. The Mary Ellen Carter (5.27)
  1. The White Collar Holler (2.30)
  2. The Flowers of Bermuda (3.59)
  3. Rolling Down to Old Maui (Roud 2005) (3.39)
  4. Harris and the Mare (7.07)
  5. Delivery Delayed (4.15)

All tracks written by Stan Rogers except
Track 1 Archie Fisher;
Track 5 Nigel Russell;
Track 7 trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Stan Rogers: Northwest Passage

Stan Rogers: Northwest Passage

Stan Rogers: Northwest Passage (Fogarty's Cove FCM 004D)

Northwest Passage
Stan Rogers (1949-1983)

Fogarty's Cove Music FCM 004 (LP, Canada, 1981);
Fogarty's Cove Music FCM 004D (CD, Canada, 1990);
Borealis Records BCD217 (CD, Canada, 2012)

Stan Rogers: Northwest Passage (Borealis BCD217)
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Produced by Paul Mills;
Executive producer: Valerie Rogers;
Recorded by Declan O'Doherty at Springfield Sound, Springfield, Ontario, in Fall 1980;
Mixed by Paul Mills and Declan O'Doherty;
Mastered and remastered at Lacquer Channel, Toronto, Ontario;
Cover photo by Kenneth Ashcroft

Review by Mike Regenstreif

Musicians

Stan Rogers, 6 and 12-string guitar, tenor mandolin, vocals;
Garnet Rogers, violin, viola, electric guitar, vocals;
David Alan Eadie, electric bass, penny-whistle, vocals;
Curly Boy Stubbs (Paul Mills), acoustic guitar, high string guitar, shaker;
Danny Greenspoon, electric guitar;
Michael ‘Pepe’ Francis, electric guitar;
Chris Crilly, piano, violin, vocals;
‘Pineapple Frank’ Barth, pedal steel, lap steel;
Claude Desjardins, drums, percussion

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Northwest Passage (4.45)
  2. The Field Behind the Plow (4.28)
  3. Night Guard (3.12)
  4. Working Joe (3.20)
  5. You Can't Stay Here (3.05)
  1. The Idiot (3.45)
  2. Lies (5.35)
  3. Canol Road (3.05)
  4. Free in the Harbour (3.54)
  5. California (3.45)

All tracks written by Stan Rogers

> Folk Music > Records > Stan Rogers: For the Family

Stan Rogers: For the Family

Stan Rogers: For the Family (Gadfly GADFLY 212)

For the Family
Stan Rogers (1949-1983)

Folk Tradition Records R002 (LP, Canada, 1983);
Gadfly Records GADFLY 212 (CD, Canada, 1996)

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Produced by Stan Rogers, Garnet Rogers and Jim Morrison;
Executive producers: Valerie Rogers and Tor Jonassen;
Recorded by Greg Roberts at The Grant Avenue Studio, Hamilton, Ontario, in November 1982;
Mixed by Paul Mills and Declan O'Doherty;
Mastered at McClear Place, Toronto, Ontario in January 1983;
Front cover photo by Charlotte Micklos

Musicians

Stan Rogers, 6 and 12-string guitar, long-neck mandolin, vocals;
Garnet Rogers, violin, viola, high string guitar, flute, vocals;
Jim Morrison, electric bass

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Lookout Hill (2.08)
  2. Cliffs of Baccalieu (3.30)
  3. Strings and Dory Plug (2.58)
  4. The Badger Drive (4.17)
  5. Cape St. Mary's (5.27)
  1. Two Bit Cayuse (2.45)
  2. Scarborough Settler's Lament (4.50)
  3. Yeastcake Jones (3.43)
  4. Up in Fox Island (2.32)
  5. Three Fishers (3.48)

Tracks 1, 3, 9 Lee Bushell;
Tracks 2, 6 trad. arr. Stan Rogers;
Track 4 John V. Devine;
Track 5 Otto P. Kelland;
Track 7 A. Glendenning (1840) arr. Garnet Rogers;
Track 8 words Sidney Bushell, arr. Stan Rogers;
Track 10 words Charles Kingsley, music Garnet Rogers

> Folk Music > Records > Stan Rogers: From Fresh Water

Stan Rogers: From Fresh Water

Stan Rogers: From Fresh Water (Fogarty's Cove FCM 007D)

From Fresh Water
Stan Rogers (1949-1983)

Cole Harbour Music CHM 001 (LP, Canada, 1984);
Fogarty's Cove Music FCM 007D (CD, Canada, 1990);
Borealis Records BCD218 (CD, Canada, 2012)

Stan Rogers: From Fresh Water (Borealis BCD218)
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Produced by Paul Mills for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation / Société Radio Canada;
Executive producer: D. Ariel Rogers;
Recorded by David Dobbs at Grant Avenue Studios, Hamilton, Ontario, in November 1982 and at CBC Studio 4S, Toronto in February-April 1983;
Mixed at Studio 4S in June-August 1983;
Remastered at Lacquer Channel, Toronto, Ontario, 1990;
Front cover photo by Denis Ryan

Review by Mike Regenstreif

Musicians

Stan Rogers, 6 and 12-string guitars, long-neck mandolin, vocals;
Garnet Rogers, violin, electric guitar, 12-string guitar, flute, vocals;
Jim Morrison, bass;
Claude Desjardins, drums, drum synthesiser, percussion;
Ray Parker, acoustic and electric pianos, synthesisers;
Curly Boy Stubbs (Paul Mills), 6 and 12-string guitars, percussion;
Grit Laskin, long-neck mandolin, Northumbrian smallpipes, penny-whistle;
Holly Arntzen, David Dobbs, background vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. White Squall (5.00)
  2. The Nancy (3.59)
  3. Man With Blue Dolphin (3.31)
  4. Tiny Fish for Japan (3.25)
  5. Lock-Keeper (5.24)
  1. Half of a Heart (3.09)
  2. MacDonnell on the Heights (3.44)
  3. Flying (3.34)
  4. The Last Watch (5.05)
  5. The House of Orange (4.34)

All tracks written by Stan Rogers

> Folk Music > Records > Stan Rogers: Home in Halifax

Stan Rogers: Home in Halifax

Stan Rogers: Home in Halifax (Fogarty's Cove FCM 010D)

Home in Halifax
Stan Rogers (1949-1983)

Fogarty's Cove Music FCM 010D (CD, Canada, 1993)

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Original recording live at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Dalhousie Arts Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, on March 12, 1982;
Producer Markandrew Cardiff;
Assistant producer: Glenn Meisner;
Engineer: Karl Falkenham;
Remastered at CBC Studio H in December 1992;
Producer: Paul Mills;
Executive producer: D. Ariel Rogers;
Engineer: Ed Marshall;
CD Mastering: Peter Cook

Musicians

Stan Rogers, 6 and 12-string guitars, mandolin, vocals;
Garnet Rogers, violin, electric guitar, vocals;
Jim Morrison, bass;
Paul Mills, 6-string guitar

Tracks

  1. Bluenose (4.02)
  2. Make and Break Harbour (4.26)
  3. Field Behind the Plough (4.26)
  4. Shriner Cows (dialogue) (1.54)
  5. Night Guard (3.15)
  6. Morris Dancers (dialogue) (2.17)
  7. The Idiot (2.52)
  8. Lies (5.40)
  9. Free in the Harbour (3.56)
  10. Band Introduction (dialogue) (0.42)
  11. Workin' Joe (3.45)
  12. The Legend of Fingal (dialogue) (2.36)
  13. Giant (3.36)
  14. 45 Years (3.43)
  15. Marry Ellen Carter Intro (dialogue) (0.27)
  16. The Mary Ellen Carter (5.11)
  17. Barrett's Privateers (4.24)
  18. Sailor's Rest Intro (dialogue) (0.26)
  19. Sailor's Rest (5.44)

All tracks written by Stan Rogers

> Folk Music > Records > Stan Rogers: Poetic Justice

Stan Rogers: Poetic Justice

Stan Rogers: Poetic Justice (Fogarty's Cove FCM 011D)

Poetic Justice
Stan Rogers (1949-1983)

Fogarty's Cove Music FCM 011D (CD, Canada, 1996)

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This album consists of two plays with music and vocals by Stan Rogers as well as a studio version of his song Harris and The Mare.

Produced by D. Ariel Rogers

Musicians

Stan Rogers, guitar, vocals;

Tracks

  1. Harris and the Mare (20.55)
    play by John Gavin Douglas; first broadcast on CBC on April 1, 1982
  2. Harris and the Mare (7.39)
    studio recording
  3. The Sisters (29.40)
    play by Silver Donald Cameron; first broadcast on CBC on September 25, 1979

> Folk Music > Records > Stan Rogers: From Coffee House to Concert Hall

Stan Rogers: From Coffee House to Concert Hall

Stan Rogers: From Coffee House to Concert Hall (Fogarty's Cove FCM 012D)

From Coffee House to Concert Hall
Stan Rogers (1949-1983)

Fogarty's Cove Music FCM 012D (CD, Canada, 1999)

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This is a compilation album of unreleased songs which were recorded before Stan's death. Perhaps the most interesting recording being the last, Down the Road, which he recorded just five days before he died.

Remastered March 1998–July 1999 at Music Lane, Richmond Hill, Ontario;
Producers: Paul Mills, Ariel Rogers;
Engineer: Ted Carson;
Executive producer: Ariel Rogers;
Front cover photograph by Finn Larsen, Vancouver;
Design by Muse Design Inc., Toronto

Musicians

Stan Rogers, guitar, vocals, whistling [14];
Steve Hayes, piano [1, 8, 11], harmony vocals [8];
David Essig, second guitar [1, 11];
David Brown, drums [1];
Denis Pendrith, electric bass [1];
Curly Boy Stubbs (Paul Mills), second guitar [2, 6, 8], guitar [7];
Dennis Lepage, banjo [3];
Rob Dann, dobro [3];
David Woodhead, electric bass [3, 6, 10], vocals [6];
Barry Keane, drums [3];
Garnet Rogers, violin [5-6, 10, 15], flute [8, 12-13], vocals [6, 13], harmony vocals [3, 8-9, 12, 15];
Jude Johnson, harmony vocals [3];
Craig Jones, bass [5], harmony vocals [9];
Jerome Jarvis, drums, percussion [6];
Bernie Jaffe, fiddle [6];
Jim Ogilvie, electric bass [8];
Bill Usher, percussion [11];
Carl Keesee, bass [11];
David Alan Eadie, bass [12], vocals [13], harmony vocals [12];
Jim Morrison, bass [15, 17], harmony vocals [15];
Claude Desjardins, drums [17]

Tracks

  1. Guysborough Train (4.25)
    recorded in CBC Radio's Studio 4S, Toronto, for a 45rpm EP for radio play, 1973
  2. Pharisee (3.41)
    recorded live at the Fiddler's Green pub, Toronto, in 1975
  3. It All Fades Away (2.38)
    Turnaround out-take, 1977
  4. Love Letter (3.25)
    recorded in CBC Radio's Studio H, Halifax
  5. Take it from Day to Day (3.25)
    written in 1980 for the CBC project Famous Inside, recorded live at the University Theatre, Calgary, in 1981
  6. Acadian Saturday Night (2.20)
    Fogarty's Cove out-take, 1975
  7. Billy Green (3.19)
    written and recorded in 1975 for the CBC Radio show Touch the Earth
  8. Straight and True (3.23)
    written in 1974, recorded as a demo in Daniel Lanois' first studio
  9. The Woodbridge Dog Disaster (4.45)
    recorded live at the University Theatre, Calgary, in 1981
  10. Louise's Song (3.39)
    written and recorded in 1976 for the CBC Halifax Anecdote series
  11. Past Fifty (3.54)
    recorded in CBC Radio's Studio 4S, Toronto, for a 45rpm EP for radio play, 1973
  12. Evangeline (2.36)
    recorded live at Change of Pace coffee house, London, Ontario, in the late 1970s
  13. A Matter of Heart (3.25)
    written on commission for the CBC Radio musical So Hard to Be So Strong, a folk opera based on the Olympics in the mid-seventies
  14. Famous Inside (3.05)
    written and recorded in 1976 for the CBC Halifax Anecdote series
  15. At Last I'm Ready for Christmas (3.07)
    recorded live at the National Arts Centre's annual Christmas show, Joy to the World, in 1982
  16. Your “Laker's” Back in Town (3.45)
  17. The Puddler's Tale (2.36)
    both written in 1982 as part of a group intended for inclusion on From Fresh Water
  18. Music in Your Eyes (4.38)
    recorded at Studio A at KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles during an interview for the folk music program Folk Scene in May 1983
  19. Leave Her, Johnny, Leave Her (Roud 354; Henry H53b) (2.56)
    recorded live in Holsteins Tavern, Chicago, at a benefit concert for the folk magazine Come for to Sing
  20. Down the Road (4.44)
    recorded at McCabe's, Santa Monica, in May 1983

All tracks written by Stan Rogers except
Track 9 Royston Wood;
Track 12 Robbie MacNeill;
Track 18 Willie P. Bennett;
Track 19 trad.;
Track 20 Mary McCaslin

> Folk Music > Records > Stan Rogers: The Very Best of Stan Rogers

Stan Rogers: The Very Best of Stan Rogers

Stan Rogers: The Very Best of Stan Rogers (Borealis FCM 013D)

The Very Best of Stan Rogers
Stan Rogers (1949-1983)

Borealis Records FCM 013D (CD, Canada, 2012)

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Compilation produced by Paul Mills;
Executive producer: Ariel Rogers;
Song selection by Ariel Rogers and Paul Mills;
Digital transfer by Richard Hess;
Mastered by João Carvahlo at João Carvahlo Mastering, Toronto;
Art direction, design and layout by A Man Called Wrycraft;
Front cover photo by Joe Zizzo

Review by Mike Regenstreif

Musicians

Stan Rogers, 6 and 12-string guitars, long-neck mandolin, vocals

For the other musicians see the individual albums above

Tracks

  1. Fogarty's Cove (2.13)
  2. Free in the Harbour (3.56)
  3. White Squall (5.02)
  4. Make and Break Harbour (4.23)
  5. Barrett's Privateers (4.23)
  6. The Flowers of Bermuda (3.44)
  7. Tiny Fish for Japan (3.30)
  8. The Last Watch (5.09)
  9. Forty-Five Years (3.30)
  10. Northwest Passage (4.50)
  11. Lock-Keeper (5.29)
  12. The Idiot (3.49)
  13. The Jeannie C. (5.52)
  14. The Field Behind the Plow (4.31)
  15. Lies (5.43)
  16. The Mary Ellen Carter (5.05)

Tracks 1, 4, 9 are from Fogarty's Cove (1977);
Track 13 is from Turnaround (1978);
Tracks 5-6, 16 are from Between the Breaks… Live! (1979);
Tracks 2, 10, 12, 14-15 are from Northwest Passage (1981);
Tracks 3, 7-8, 11 are from From Fresh Water (1984)

> Folk Music > Records > Stan Rogers

Albums with Stan Rogers covers

Cilla Fisher & Artie Trezise, Cilla & Artie, LP, Topic 12TS405, 1979

Steve Turner, Out Stack, LP, Fellside FE018, 1979

Alan Reid & Brian McNeill, Sidetracks, LP, Topic 12TS417, 1980

Jim Mageean & Johnny Collins, Live at Herga!, LP, Sweet Folk All SFA 123, 1982

Steve Turner, Jigging One Now, LP, Fellside FE030, 1982

Eric Bogle with John Munro and Brent Miller, When the Wind Blows, LP, Topic 12TS437, 1985

Jolly Jack, A Long Time Travelling, LP, Fellside FE067, 1988

Marilyn Middleton Pollock, Nobody Knows You, LP, Fellside FE064, 1988

Rogues Gallery, Rogues Gallery, LP, Festival FESTIVAL 3, 1989

Marilyn Middleton Pollock, A Doll's House, CD, Fellside FECD86, 1992

John Wright, Ride the Rolling Sky, CD, Fellside FECD97, 1993

The Cast, Colours of Lichen, CD, Culburnie CUL109D, 1997

Grace Notes, Red Wine & Promise, CD, Fellside FECD126, 1998

Jolly Jack & Friends, Rolling Down to Old Maui: Shanties and Songs of the Sea, CD, Fellside FECD140, 1999

Jon Boden, A Folk Song a Day: June, digital download, Navigator, 2011

Eddy O'Dwyer, Go and 'List for a Sailor, CD, private issue, 2012

Various Artists, The 40th Girvan Traditional Folk Festival, 2 CD, Traditional Arts Development, 2014