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Swan Arcade

Swan Arcade: Swan Arcade (Trailer LER 2032)

Swan Arcade
Swan Arcade

Trailer Records LER 2032 (LP, UK, 1973)

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Recorded by Bill Leader at Haworth, Yorkshire, and Leader Sound Studios, London;
Produced by Bill Leader;
Sleeve photo by Denis Flatt;
Sleeve design by Janet Kerr

Musicians

Dave Brady, Heather Brady, vocals;
Jim Boyes, vocals, rhythm guitar [10]

with
Alasdair Cameron, Dave Farrer, Jimmy Hutchison, Frank Toward, vocals [5];
Dave Burland, vocals [5], guitar [10];
Rab Noakes, lead guitar [10];
Dixie Kidd, bass [10]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Bright Shining Morning (Roud 21097) (3.58)
  2. Anti-Gallican Privateer (3.10)
  3. The Battle of Sowerby Bridge (3.18)
  4. Admiral Benbow (Roud 3141) (3.16)
  5. Roll Alabama Roll (Roud 4710) (2.57)
  1. Last Valentine's Day (2.51)
  2. Lord Willoughby (Roud V18836) (4.21)
  3. The Hunt Is Up (2.20)
  4. Peat Bog Soldiers (3.04)
  5. All the Good Times (Roud 7421) (3.29)

All tracks trad. arr. Swan Arcade except
Track 8 words William Gray;
Track 9 words Johann Esser, Wolfgang Langhaff; music Rudi Goguel adapt. Hanns Eisler, Ernst Busch

> Folk Music > Records > Swan Arcade: Matchless

Swan Arcade: Matchless

Swan Arcade: Matchless (Stoof MU 7428)

Matchless
Swan Arcade

Stoof Records MU 7428 (LP, NL, 1976)

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Recorded at Fendal Studio, Loenen, and Leader Sound, Greetland in September 1976;
Engineered by Jan Kranendonk;
Brass engineered by Bill Leader;
Produced by Job Zomer;
Sleeve design by Linda and Tony Swindale

Musicians

Jim Boyes, vocals, guitar;
Heather Brady, vocals;
Dave Brady, vocals, concertina, synthesiser

with
Jack French, guitar, vocals;
Kevin Hingston, bass, vocals;
René Zwakhoven, percussion, vocals;
Elly Zwakhoven, vocals;
Jan van Peer, fiddle, vocals;
Job Zomer, clarinet;
David Brock, Murray Slater, Tony Brock, cornet;
Rodney Kirkham, horn;
Maurice Hunt, trombone;
Alf Willemann, euphonium;
Brian Earl, tuba;
Brass directed by Stan Roocroft

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Babylon (Roud 13968) (2.23)
  2. The Great Valerio (4.50)
  3. Foster's Mill (1.28)
  4. Further Along (4.49)
  5. The Rainbow (Roud 492; Laws N4; G/D 1:180) (2.37)
  6. Van Diemen's Land (Roud 519; Laws L18; G/D 2:252) (5.22)
  1. Lowlands of Holland (Roud 484; G/D 6:1116; Henry H180) (5.42)
  2. Mercedes Benz (1.43)
  3. Little Maiden (Roud 899; G/D 7:1493) (2.25)
  4. Baron of Brackley (Roud 4017; Child 203; G/D 2:234) (5.40)
  5. Down in the Valley to Pray (Roud 4928) (2.48)
  6. Trimdon Grange Explosion (Roud 3189) (3.42)

All tracks trad. arr. Swan Arcade except
Track 2 Richard Thompson;
Track 8 Janis Joplin;
Track 12 Tommy Armstrong

> Folk Music > Records > Swan Arcade: Together Forever

Swan Arcade: Together Forever

Swan Arcade: Together Forever (Fellside FE037)

Together Forever
Swan Arcade

Fellside Recordings FE037 (LP, UK, 1984)

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Recorded and produced by Paul Adams in October 1983.
Sleeve photograph by Chris Steele;
Artwork by Mary Blood

Musicians

Jim Boyes, vocals, guitar [5, 11];
Dave Brady, Heather Brady, vocals

with
Paul Adams, percussion [2]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. For the Sake of Days Gone By (3.57)
  2. Georgie on a Spree (3.06)
  3. Dives and Lazarus (Roud 477; Child 56) (4.11)
  4. Paperback Writer (2.03)
  5. Goodnight Loving Trail (3.31)
  1. Mighty Rocky Road (Roud 12078) (2.55)
  2. Go from My Window (Roud 966) (2.44)
  3. Together Forever (2.27)
  4. Lola (4.02)
  5. Boomer’s Story (Roud 24085) (2.58)
  6. Keep the Faith (3.22)

All tracks trad. arr. Swan Arcade except
Track 1 Jimmie Rodgers;
Track 2 Richard Thompson;
Track 4 John Lennon, Paul McCartney;
Track 5 Bruce “Utah” Philips;
Track 8 Rab Noakes;
Track 9 Ray Davies;
Track 11 B. Nelson

> Folk Music > Records > Swan Arcade: Diving for Pearls

Swan Arcade: Diving for Pearls

Swan Arcade: Diving for Pearls (Fellside FE054)

Diving for dear life when we could be …
Diving for Pearls
Swan Arcade

Fellside Recordings FE054 (LP, UK, 1986)

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All tracks recorded and produced by Paul Adams.

Musicians

Dave Brady, Heather Brady, Jim Boyes, vocals;
Paul Adams, percussion [7];
Sam Smith, electric guitar [4, 7, 12];
Michael Chapman, electric guitar [12];
Rick Kemp, bass [7, 12];
Maddy Prior, Linda Adams, Georgina Boyes, Colin Davidson, vocals [6, 12];
Gordon Snaith, soprano sax [7];
Tommy Telford, C-melody sax [7];
Tommy Tweedle, banjo [7]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Raise Your Banner (2.19)
  2. Black Seam (4.22)
  3. Donibristle Mine Disaster (Roud 3509) (2.57)
  4. Bitch Fox (Roud 1658) (3.12)
  5. Four Green Fields (3.41)
  6. Dwelling in Beulahland (3.12)
  1. Hounds of the Meynall (4.13)
  2. Shipbuilding (2.17)
  3. Weary Whaling Grounds (Roud 2011) (4.05)
  4. Brilliant Mistake (3.03)
  5. Peat Bog Soldiers (2.50)
  6. Only Remembered (5.47)

All tracks trad. arr. Swan Arcade except
Track 1 John Tams;
Track 2 Sting;
Track 5 Tommy Makem;
Track 6 Charles Austin Miles (1911);
Track 7 Frederick Cotton (1886);
Track 8 Clive Langer, Elvis Costello;
Track 10 Elvis Costello;
Track 11 words Johann Esser, Wolfgang Langhaff; music Rudi Goguel adapt. Hanns Eisler, Ernst Busch;
Track 12 Horatius Bonar, Ira D. Sankey

> Folk Music > Records > Swan Arcade: … Nothing Blue

Swan Arcade: … Nothing Blue

Swan Arcade: … Nothing Blue

… Nothing Blue
Swan Arcade

Sygnet Records SY01 (cass., UK, 1988)

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Recorded May 1988 at Starling Studios

Musicians

Dave Brady, Heather Brady, Jim Boyes, vocals

Tracks

  1. Babylon (Roud 13968)
  2. Children's Crusade
  3. Bitter Fruit
  4. Roll Alabama Roll (Roud 4710)
  5. Little Maiden (Roud 899; G/D 7:1493)
  6. The Bright Shining Morning
  7. Foster's Mill
  8. Rolling Home (Roud 4766)
  9. Palms of Victory
  10. The Rainbow (Roud 492; Laws N4; G/D 1:180)
  11. The Grey Funnel Line
  12. Last Valentine's Day
  13. Further Along
  14. The Battle of Sowerby Bridge
  15. Mercedes Benz

Track 2 Sting;
Track 11 Cyril Tawney;
Track 15 Janis Joplin

> Folk Music > Records > Swan Arcade: Full Circle

Swan Arcade: Full Circle

Swan Arcade: Full Circle (Sygnet SY02)

Full Circle
Swan Arcade

Sygnet Records SY02 (CD, UK, 1990)

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Recorded by Stewart Field and Jo Meakin at Meadow Farm Studio, Lower Hartshay, Derbyshire in January 1990;
Produced by Rick Kemp;
Artwork by Ian Holmes and John Rudkin

Musicians

Jim Boyes, guitar, vocals;
Dave Brady, Heather Brady, vocals

Tracks

  1. The Verdant Braes of Skreen (Roud 419; Henry H593) (3.16)
  2. A Sailor's Life (Roud 273; Laws K12; G/D 6:1245) (2.33)
  3. Shule Agra (Roud 911) (3.31)
  4. William Taylor (Roud 158; Laws N11; G/D 1:169; Henry H231, H757) (2.38)
  5. The Banks of the Roses (Roud 603; G/D 7:1444) (2.39)
  6. The Old Triangle (2.40)
  7. Sliav Gallion Braes (Roud 1420) (2.44)
  8. Four Loom Weaver (Roud 937) (3.06)
  9. The Doffing Mistress (Roud 2133) (1.40)
  10. Lowlands Away (Roud 681; Henry H469) (2.41)
  11. Blood Red Roses (Roud 931) (3.42)
  12. Wild Mountain Thyme (Roud 541; G/D 4:862) (3.19)

All tracks trad. arr. Swan Arcade except
Track 6 Dominic Behan

> Folk Music > Records > Swan Arcade: Round Again

Swan Arcade: Round Again

Swan Arcade: Round Again (Fellside FECD160)

Round Again
Swan Arcade

Fellside Recordings FECD160 (CD, UK, 2001)

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This is a compilation of Swan Arcade's Fellside recordings.
All tracks recorded and produced by Paul Adams.

Musicians

Jim Boyes, vocals, guitar [5, 11];
Dave Brady, Heather Brady, vocals

with
Paul Adams, percussion [2, 17];
Sam Smith, electric guitar [17, 23];
Michael Chapman, electric guitar [23];
Rick Kemp, bass [17, 23];
Maddy Prior, Linda Adams, Georgina Boyes, Colin Davidson, vocals [16, 23];
Gordon Snaith, soprano sax [17];
Tommy Telford, C-melody sax [17];
Tommy Tweedle, banjo [17]

Tracks

from Together Forever from Diving for Pearls and Square Roots
  1. For the Sake of Days Gone By (3.57)
  2. Georgie on a Spree (3.06)
  3. Dives and Lazarus (Roud 477; Child 56) (4.11)
  4. Paperback Writer (2.03)
  5. Goodnight Loving Trail (3.31)
  6. Mighty Rocky Road (Roud 12078) (2.55)
  7. Go from My Window (Roud 966) (2.44)
  8. Together Forever (2.27)
  9. Lola (4.02)
  10. Boomer’s Story (Roud 24085) (2.58)
  11. Keep the Faith (3.22)
  1. Raise Your Banner (2.19)
  2. Black Seam (4.22)
  3. Donibristle Mine Disaster (Roud 3509) (2.57)
  4. Four Green Fields (3.41)
  5. Dwelling in Beulahland (3.12)
  6. Hounds of the Meynall (4.13)
  7. Shipbuilding (2.17)
  8. Weary Whaling Grounds (Roud 2011) (4.05)
  9. Brilliant Mistake (3.03)
  10. Peat Bog Soldiers (2.50)
  11. Children's Crusade (3.12)
  12. Only Remembered (5.47)

All tracks trad. arr. Swan Arcade except
Track 1 Jimmie Rodgers;
Track 2 Richard Thompson;
Track 4 John Lennon, Paul McCartney;
Track 5 Bruce “Utah” Philips;
Track 8 Rab Noakes;
Track 9 Ray Davies;
Track 11 B. Nelson;
Track 12 John Tams;
Track 13, 22 Sting;
Track 15 Tommy Makem;
Track 16 Charles Austin Miles (1911);
Track 18 Clive Langer, Elvis Costello;
Track 20 Elvis Costello;
Track 21 words Johann Esser, Wolfgang Langhaff; music Rudi Goguel adapt. Hanns Eisler, Ernst Busch;
Track 23 Horatius Bonar, Ira D. Sankey

Tracks 1-11 are from Together Forever;
Tracks 12-21 and 23 are all but one track from Diving for Pearls;
Track 22 is from Square Roots (1987), a compilation LP for Folk Roots Magazine.

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Other records with Swan Arcade

Various Artists, Flash Company: A Celebration of the First 10 Years of Fellside Records, LP, Fellside FE050, 1986

Various Artists, Square Roots: An Unlikely Selection from the Pages of Folk Roots Magazine, LP, FolkRoots FROOT 001, 1987

Albion Band '89, Give Me a Saddle, I'll Trade You a Car, CD, Topic TSCD454, 1989

Various Artists, Circle Dance: The Hokey Pokey Charity Compilation, CD, Hokey Pokey ConeD, 1990

Various Artists, Voices: English Traditional Songs, CD, Fellside FECD87, 1992

Various Artists, Banklands: The Story of Fellside Records, CD, Fellside FECB100, 1994

Martin Carthy, The Carthy Chronicles, 4 CD, Free Reed FRQCD 60, 2001

Various Artists, Flash Company: A Celebration of 25 Years of Fellside Records (1976-2001), 2 CD, Fellside FECD156, 2001

Various Artists, Voices in Harmony: English Traditional Songs, CD, Fellside FECD158, 2001

Various Artists, The Acoustic Folk Box, 4 CD, Topic TSFCD4001, 2002

The Watersons, Mighty River of Songs, 4 CD, Topic TSFCD4002, 2004

Various Artists, Landmarks: 25 Years of a Leading Folk Music Label, 3 CD, Fellside FECD203, 2006

Various Artists, The Journey Continues: Fellside at 40, 3 CD, Fellside FECD272, 2016

Various Artists, Destination: The End of an Era for a Leading Folk Music Label, 3 CD, Fellside FECD282, June 29, 2018

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