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The Earl Soham Slog

The Earl Soham Slog (Topic 12TS374)

The Earl Soham Slog
Step Dance and Country Music from Suffolk
Various Artists

Topic Records 12TS374 (LP, UK, 1978)

Recorded by Keith Summers;
Produced by Keith Summers and Tony Engle;
Notes by Keith Summers;
Photographs by Mike Yates;
Front photograph: Font Whatling and Wattie Wright step-dancing;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle

Musicians

Harkie Nesling, fiddle [5, 8, 11, 15];
Reg Reeder, dulcimer [2, 6, 12];
Font Whatling, melodeon [4, 9, 14, 17], step-dancing [17];
Fred Whiting, fiddle [1, 3, 7, 10, 13, 16];
Wattie Wright, step-dancing [4]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [FrW] Polkas (Harkie's Polkas) (3.26)
  2. [RR] Cat Among the Tails / Rakes of Mallow (2.28)
  3. [FrW] The Earl Soham Slog / Flowers of Edinburgh (3.41)
  4. [FoW] Mick's Tune / Pigeon on the Gate (1.55)
  5. [HN] The Sultan's Polka / Untitled Polka (1, 2, 3, 4, 5 / Jingle Bells) (1.52)
  6. [RR] Oscar Woods' / Charlie Pilpotts' waltzes (3.01)
  7. [FrW] The Maid at the Well / The Old Kerry fiddler / The Priest and His Boots jigs (2.52)
  8. [HN] Come and Be My Little Teddy Bear (Roud 19974) (1.57)
  1. [FoW] Polkas (1.24)
  2. [FrW] The Weaver's / The Bristol Sailorman / Ballinalig in the Morning hornpipes (4.00)
  3. [HN] Impudence Schottische / Rakes of Mallow (1.24)
  4. [RR] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 / Jenny Lind / Joe, the Boat Is Going Over polkas (3.39)
  5. [FrW] The Hurling Boys (“Old Country Dance”) / Jack Tar Hornpipe (3.16)
  6. [FoW] Untitled Tunes (1.13)
  7. [HN] The Barn Dance (1.05)
  8. [FrW] Off to California / Will the Waggoner (Gypsy Hornpipe) (2.51)
  9. [FoW] Pigeon on the Gate (0.20)