> Folk Music > Records > The Barely Works: The Big Beat

The Barely Works: The Big Beat

The Barely Works: The Big Beat (Cooking Vinyl COOKCD024)

The Big Beat
The Barely Works

Cooking Vinyl COOK 024 / COOKCD024 (LP / CD, UK, 1990)

  ▼ show all details  ▲ hide all details

Produced by Gerard O'Farrell and The Barely Works;
Recorded at The Yard, Southall, London;
Engineered by Gerard O'Farrell;
Sequenced by Duncan at The Digital Editing Studio;
Cut by Noel Summerville at Utopia

Musicians

Sarah Allen, accordion, flutes, whistle;
Richard Avison, trombone, vocals;
Mat Fox, hammered dulcimer, percussion, vocals;
Alison Jones, fiddle, vocals;
Keith Moore, tuba;
Chris Thompson, banjo, vocals;
Tim Walmsley, drums

Tracks

LP Side 1LP Side 2
  1. The White Cockade / Bonaparte's Retreat / Flop-Eared Mule (4.36)
  2. Byker Hill (Roud 3488) (5.06)
  3. Big Old Road (3.29)
  4. Let's Go and Have a Good Time (3.43)
  5. The Inventor (4.14)
  1. It's Not That Bad Anymore (4.21)
  2. As a Thoiseach (Keep It Up) (5.07)
  3. Tropical Hot-Dog Night (4.51)
  4. Growling Old Man and Old Woman (5.21)
CD Tracks
  1. The White Cockade / Bonaparte's Retreat / Flop-Eared Mule (4.36)
  2. Byker Hill (Roud 3488) (5.06)
  3. Big Old Road (3.29)
  4. Let's Go and Have a Good Time (3.43)
  5. Liberty / Blackberry Blossom / The Cuckoo's Next (6.07)
  6. It's Not That Bad Anymore (4.21)
  7. The Inventor (4.14)
  8. As a Thoiseach (Keep It Up) (5.07)
  9. Tropical Hot-Dog Night (4.51)
  10. Growling Old Man and Old Woman (5.21)

Tracks 1-2, 5, 8, 10 trad.;
Tracks 3, 6 Chris Thompson;
Track 4 Chris Thompson, Alison Jones;
Track 7 Richard Avison;
Track 9 Don van Vliet

> Folk Music > Records > The Barely Works: Don't Mind Walking

The Barely Works: Don't Mind Walking

The Barely Works: Don't Mind Walking (Green Linnet GLCD 3071)

Don't Mind Walking
The Barely Works

Cooking Vinyl COOKCD045 (CD, UK, 1991)
Green Linnet Records GLCD 3071 (CD, USA, 1992)

  ▼ show all details  ▲ hide all details

Recorded by Jon Wilkinson at the Steamrooms Recording Studio, London;
Produced by Chris Thompson, The Barely Works, and Jon Wilkinson

Musicians

Sarah Allen, accordion, flutes, whistles;
Richard Avison, trombone, vocals;
Mat Fox, hammered dulcimer, percussion, vocals;
Alison Jones, fiddle, vocals;
Keith Moore, tuba;
Chris Thompson, banjo, charango, vocals;
Tim Walmsley, drums

Tracks

  1. Something'll Have to Change (3.50)
  2. Staten Island / No Place Two Step / My Love Is But a Lassie Yet (8.00)
  3. Bread and Water (7.03)
  4. This Fire (3.35)
  5. The Kindled Flame (5.00)
  6. Back to the Mountains (4.34)
  7. Petronella / Banbury Breakdown / Mississippi Sawyer (5.05)
  8. Old Joe Clarke (4.05)
  9. The Flowers of Edinburgh / Miss McCleod's Reel / The ‘Groove Is So Mighty’ Reel (6.50)
  10. Stand Together (5.02)

Tracks 1,4, 6, 10 Chris Thompson;
Tracks 2ac, 7ac, 8, 9ab trad.;
Tracks 2b, 7b, 9c The Barely Works;
Track 3 Sarah Allen, Chris Thompson;
Track 5 Sarah Allen

> Folk Music > Records > The Barely Works: Glow

The Barely Works: Glow

The Barely Works: Glow (Cooking Vinyl COOKCD050)

Glow
The Barely Works

Cooking Vinyl COOKCD050 (CD, UK, 1992)

  ▼ show all details  ▲ hide all details

Produced by The Barely Works;
Recorded at The Greenhouse Recording Studios, London;
Engineered by Finn Steel;
Photography by Julian Boss;
Insert design by Cactus

Musicians

Sarah Allen, accordion, flutes, whistle;
Richard Avison, trombone, vocals;
Alison Jones, fiddle, vocals;
Alice Kinloch, tuba;
Chris Thompson, banjo, charango, vocals;
Tim Walmsley, drums, backing vocals

Tracks

  1. Riddle Me Wry (3.31)
  2. Run Out of Loving (4.00)
  3. Swinging on a Gate / Hornpipe for Snappy (5.24)
  4. Big River (4.54)
  5. Maybe I'm a Fool / June (4.34)
  6. Pull Me Up (4.46)
  7. The Bell (4.26)
  8. The Moving Cloud / Cliff / Treen Beach (6.20)
  9. Sitting Out The Back There (4.38)

Tracks 1-2, 5, 9 Chris Thompson;
Tracks 3b, 8bc Sarah Allen;
Tracks 4, 7 Richard Avison;
Track 6 Alison Jones;
Tracks 3a, 8a trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Best of The Barely Works

Best of The Barely Works

Best of The Barely Works (Cooking Vinyl COOKCD079)

Best of The Barely Works
The Barely Works

Cooking Vinyl COOKCD079 (CD, UK, 1995)

  ▼ show all details  ▲ hide all details

Musicians

Sarah Allen, accordion, flutes, whistle;
Richard Avison, trombone, vocals;
Alison Jones, fiddle, vocals;
Chris Thompson, banjo, vocals;
Tim Walmsley, drums;
Mat Fox, hammered dulcimer, percussion, vocals [1-2, 8, 11, 13];
Keith Moore, tuba [1-2, 8, 11, 13];
Alice Kinloch, tuba [3-7, 9-10, 12]

Tracks

  1. Byker Hill (Roud 3488) (5.06)
  2. As a Thoiseach (Keep It Up) (5.07)
  3. This Fire (3.35)
  4. Liberty / Blackberry Blossom / The Cuckoo's Next (6.07)
  5. Big River (4.54)
  6. Bread and Water (7.03)
  7. Maybe I'm a Fool / June (4.34)
  8. Back to the Mountains (4.34)
  9. The Moving Cloud / Cliff / Treen Beach (6.20)
  10. Pull Me Up (4.46)
  11. Old Joe Clarke (4.05)
  12. Riddle Me Wry (3.31)
  13. Stand Together (5.02)

Tracks 3-4, 6 mixed and recorded live at York Arts Centre on December 21, 1993 by Gerard O'Farrell;
Tracks 1-2 are from The Big Beat;
Tracks 8, 11, 13 are from Don't Mind Walking;
Tracks 5, 7, 9-10, 12 are from Glow;

Tracks 1-2, 4, 9a, 11 trad.;
Tracks 3, 7, 8, 12-13 Chris Thompson;
Track 5 Richard Avison;
Track 6 Sarah Allen, Chris Thompson;
Tracks 9bc Sarah Allen;
Tracks 10 Alison Jones

> Folk Music > Records > Big Jig: Feet to the Floor

Big Jig: Feet to the Floor

Big Jig: Feet to the Floor (Hypertension 200 146)

Feet to the Floor
Big Jig

Hypertension Music HYCD 200 146 (CD, UK, 1994)

  ▼ show all details  ▲ hide all details

Recorded at Sonica, London;
Engineered by Bill Carey;
Produced by Chris Thompson and Big Jig

Musicians

Sarah Allen, flutes, whistle, accordion;
Chris Thompson, banjo, charango, acoustic guitar, vocals;
Iain Ross, fretless bass, acoustic guitar, percussion, vocals;
Johnny Lathangue, drums, percussion

Tracks

  1. Feets Keep Walking (4.06)
  2. B-Lash (5.29)
  3. One Short Day (5.30)
  4. The Krang (3.06)
  5. Man to Monkey (4.46)
  6. Oyster Waltz (5.30)
  7. Iain Packs His Bags / Early Morning Call / Meet You at the Waterfall / Rolling in the Ryegrass (5.31)
  8. Empty Air (4.26)
  9. Brenner Pass (5.02)
  10. A Concert for a Trabant (3.42)
  11. Field of Stones (6.39)

Tracks 1-2, 5 Chris Thompson, Sarah Allen;
Tracks 3, 6, 7a, 8, 11 Chris Thompson;
Track 10 Sarah Allen, Chris Thompson;
Tracks 4, 7bc, 9 Sarah Allen;
Track 7d trad. arr. Chris Thopmson, Sarah Allen

> Folk Music > Records > Big Jig and the Groove Dept: Bug

Big Jig and the Groove Dept: Bug

Big Jig and the Groove Dept: Bug (Hypertension 295 158)

Bug
Big Jig and the Groove Dept

Hypertension Music HYCD 295 158 (CD, UK, 1995)

  ▼ show all details  ▲ hide all details

Recorded at Angelshare Studios, Ewloe, North Wales;
Engineered by Chris Masterson;
Produced by D.S. Rado;
Photography by Julian Boss;
Design by Guy Jackson

Musicians

Sarah Allen, flutes, whistle, accordion;
Chris Thompson, banjo, charango, acoustic guitar, dobro, vocals;
Iain Ross, fretless bass, vocals, additional percussion [2a];
Miggy Barradas, drums, shakers

With
Sally Barker, backing vocals;
Guy Jackson, keyboards and sound manipulation

Tracks

  1. It's All About Love, Chris (4.13)
  2. John's Reel / Fighting Fit (5.25)
  3. Too Late (4.43)
  4. Whistle On (4.27)
  5. Time and a Feeling (5.17)
  6. The Harbour (4.31)
  7. Angelique (3.39)
  8. Off the Shelf (5.08)
  9. Three Bottle Man (4.49)
  10. Today We Drive (5.43)

Tracks 1, 3, 7, 9-10 Chris Thompson;
Track 2a trad.;
Tracks 2b, 4, 8 Sarah Allen;
Tracks 5-6 Sarah Allen, Chris Thompson

> Folk Music > Records > The Barely Works

Other records with The Barely Works

Various Artists, The Shetland Session Vol. 1, CD, Lismor LCOM 7021, 1992

Various Artists, The Shetland Session Vol. 2, CD, Lismor LCOM 7022, 1992

Various Artists, Cooking Vinyl Sampler Vol. 1, CD, Cooking Vinyl GRILLCD004, 1993

Various Artists, Cooking Vinyl Sampler Vol. 2, CD, Cooking Vinyl GRILLCD005, 1993

Various Artists, The Cooking Vinyl Sampler for Mid and Budget Titles at a Special Price, CD, Cooking Vinyl GRILLCD006, 1994

Various Artists, Cooking Vinyl Sampler Vol. 4, CD, Cooking Vinyl GRILLCD008, 1995

Various Artists, The Rough Guide to English Roots Music, CD, World Music Network RGNET 1018 CD, 1998