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Where Umber Flows

Tom & Barbara Brown: Where Umber Flows (WildGoose WGS300CD)

Where Umber Flows
Tom & Barbara Brown

WildGoose Studios WGS300CD (CD, UK, 2000)

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Produced and recorded by Doug Bailey at WildGoose Studios, May Cottage, Wherwell, Hampshire

Musicians

Barbara Brown, lead and chorus vocals [1-4, 6, 8, 10-13];
Tom Brown, lead vocals, melodeon, English concertina, guitar, octavo mandola [1-3, 5-14];
Chris Bartram, fiddle, tenor fiddle [1, 5, 8, 14];
Brenda Burnside, chorus vocals [4, 8];
Anni Fentiman, chorus vocals [3-4, 8];
Lynne Heraud, chorus vocals [4, 8, 12];
Keith Holloway, melodeon, chorus vocals [1, 14];
Keith Kendrick, English and Anglo concertinas, chorus vocals [1, 5, 7, 11, 14];
Barry Lister, bass trombone, chorus vocals [1, 3, 7, 14];
Dave Webber, melodeon, chorus vocals [7, 11-12];
Charley Yarwood, lead and chorus vocals [3, 7, 10, 12, 14];
Freya Walker Brown, chorus vocals [3-4, 8, 12]

Tracks

  1. Mortal Unlucky Ol’ Chap (Roud 5182) (3.37)
  2. Dartmoor Song (2.57)
  3. Cornish Ploughboys (Roud 686) (3.52)
  4. The Green Cockade (Roud 191) (2.51)
  5. Where Umber Flows (2.07)
  6. The Unquiet Grave (Roud 51; Child 78) (6.01)
  7. The Wives of St. Ives (2.29)
  8. Take Your Time (3.57)
  9. The Flying Cloud (Roud 1802; Laws K28; G/D 1:44) (6.02)
  10. Norton New Bell Wake (Roud 10535) (3.22)
  11. Silbury Hill (3.30)
  12. The Keenly Lode (Roud 6909) (3.20)
  13. Jordan (Roud 2103) (4.20)
  14. The Centenary March (3.30)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2 Bob Cann;
Track 5 Barbara Brown;
Track 8 Pete Munday;
Track 9 words trad., tune Mick Slocum;
Track 10 trad. / Dick Brice;
Track 11 Will Meade, tune trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Tom & Barbara Brown: Prevailing Winds

Prevailing Winds

Tom & Barbara Brown: Prevailing Winds (WildGoose WGS306CD)

Prevailing Winds
Tom & Barbara Brown

WildGoose Studios WGS306CD (CD, UK, 2002)

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Produced and recorded by Doug Bailey at WildGoose Studios, May Cottage, Wherwell, Hampshire;
Cover painting by Ian Hudson of South Molton;
Photographs by Alan Schofield of Barnstaple

Musicians

Barbara Brown, vocals;
Tom Brown, vocals, concertina, guitar, melodeon, mandola;
Ralph Jordan, duet concertina, guitar, mandolin, bass guitar;
Keith Holloway, melodeon;
Melanie Barber, percussion, feet;
Barry Lister, tuba, chorus vocals;
Francis Verdigi, fiddles, viola;
Charley Yarwood, bones, chorus vocals;;
Cathy Barclay, Brenda Bernside, John Garrick, Rowan Walker-Brown, chorus vocals

Tracks

  1. Coming-in Song (3.36)
  2. A Cottage Well Thatched With Straw (Roud 1270) (3.36)
  3. The Farmer and His Wife (Roud 281; Laws Q1; Henry H702) (2.43)
  4. Devon and Somerset Staghounds (2.55)
  5. The Young Girl Cut Down in Her Prime (Roud 2; Laws Q26) (3.43)
  6. Soap, Starch and Candles (3.02)
  7. Louisa’s Journey (5.12)
  8. Down in the Diving Bell (Roud 5013) (3.46)
  9. The Bitter Withy (Roud 452) (4.03)
  10. Tithe Pig (Roud 574) (3.10)
  11. The Egloshayle Ringers (Roud 1163) (3.55)
  12. The Man of Dover (Roud 665) (4.21)
  13. Nancy Myles (4.23)
  14. Sir Francis Drake (Roud V18747) / The Bold Privateer (Roud 1000; Laws O32; Henry H514) (4.46)
  15. Pleasant and Delightful (Roud 660; Laws O30) (4.46)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 Barrie Temple;
Track 7 Rachelle Jeffs;
Track 13 Kevin Sheerin

> Folk Music > Records > Tom & Barbara Brown: Tide of Change

Tide of Change

Tom & Barbara Brown: Tide of Change (WildGoose WGS332CD)

Tide of Change
Tom & Barbara Brown

WildGoose Studios WGS332CD (CD, UK, 2005)

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Produced and recorded by Doug Bailey at WildGoose Studios, May Cottage, Wherwell, Hampshire;
Artwork and design by Hilary Bix

Musicians

Barbara Brown, lead and chorus vocals;
Tom Brown, lead vocals, guitar, mandola, English concertina, two-row submarine melodeon;
Anahata, 'cello;
Lynne Heraud, chorus vocals;
Joan Holloway, nakkers (bones);
Keith Holloway, two-row land-based melodeon;
Ralph Jordan, duet concertina, bouzouki, mandolin;
Barry Lister, chorus vocals, tuba;
Paul Sartin, fiddle

Tracks

  1. Sound of Singing (2.39)
  2. The Little Gipsy Girl (Roud 229; Laws O4) (3.04)
  3. Bampton Fair (2.40)
  4. The Cluster of Nuts (Roud 1261) (4.27)
  5. Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236) (6.53)
  6. Bread and Cheese and Cider (Roud 10680) (3.32)
  7. Bridgwater Fair (Roud 1571) (2.56)
  8. Song of the Flail (3.29)
  9. When Mother and Me Joined In (Roud 10679) (6.17)
  10. Tide of Change (4.07)
  11. Exe, Barle and Bray (2.02)
  12. Lowlands of Holland (Roud 484; G/D 6:1116; Henry H180) (4.20)
  13. Rusty Ol’ Knife / March of the Men of Devon (3.09)
  14. In Friendship’s Name (Roud 21761) (2.41)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 Eric Bogle;
Track 3 Paul Wilson;
Track 8 trad. / Barbara Brown;
Track 9 A.J. Coles;
Track 10 Hilary Bix;
Track 11 words Tom Brown, tune Danny Dove

> Folk Music > Records > Tom & Barbara Brown: West Country Night Out

West Country Night Out

Tom & Barbara Brown: West Country Night Out (WildGoose WGS347CD)

West Country Night Out
Tom & Barbara Brown

WildGoose Studios WGS347CD (CD, UK, 2007)

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A compilation of favourite West Country tracks - drawn from each of Tom & Barbara's previous CDs, plus nine previously unreleased tracks.

Produced and recorded by Doug Bailey at WildGoose Studios, May Cottage, Wherwell, Hampshire

Musicians

Barbara Brown, lead and chorus vocals;
Tom Brown, lead and chorus vocals, guitars, octave mandola, English concertina, melodeon;
Anahata, cello;
Chris Bartram, fiddle;
Joan Holloway, bones;
Keith Holloway, melodeon, electric bass guitar;
Ralph Jordan, guitars, cittern, duet concertina, mandolin, acoustic bass guitar;
Keith Kendrick, chorus vocals, English and Anglo concertinas;
Barry Lister, chorus vocals, tuba, trombone;
Paul Sartin, fiddle;
Francis Verdigi, fiddle;
Malcolm Woods, roped tenor drums;
Charley Yarwood, chorus vocals, bones;
Doug Bailey, Cathy Barclay, Brenda Burnside, John Garrick, Lynne Heraud, Rowan Riley, Dave Webber, chorus vocals

Tracks

  1. Lamorna (Roud 16636) (3.11)
  2. Dorset 4-Hand Reel (2.23)
  3. Bridgwater Fair (Roud 1571) (2.55)
  4. The Egloshayle Ringers (Roud 1163) (3.54)
  5. Sir Francis Drake / The Bold Privateer (Roud 1000; Laws O32; Henry H514) (4.45)
  6. Dartmoor Song (2.56)
  7. Tavistock Guzie Fayre (Roud 10683) (3.04)
  8. When Mother and Me Joined In (6.16)
  9. Me Old Game Cock (Roud 10733) (3.32)
  10. Widdecombe Fair (Roud 137) (4.43)
  11. Where Umber Flows (2.07)
  12. Mortal Unlucky Ol' Chap (Roud 5182) (3.41)
  13. Bampton Fair (2.40)
  14. Seeds of Love (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (4.22)
  15. Soap, Starch and Candles (3.01)
  16. Pleasant and Delightful (Roud 660; Laws O30) (4.06)
  17. Barnstaple Fair (Roud 137 or 18843) (1.55)
  18. Wives of St. Ives (2.32)
  19. The Watchet Sailor (Roud 917; Laws P4) (3.32)
  20. The Farmer's Boy (Roud 408; Laws Q30; G/D 5:960) (4.14)
  21. March of The Men of Devon (2.33)

All tracks trad. except
Track 6 Bob Cann;
Track 8 A.J. Coles;
Track 11 Barbara Brown;
Track 13 Paul Wilson

Tracks 6, 11-12, 18 are from Where Umber Flows;
Tracks 4-5, 15-16 are from Prevailing Winds;
Tracks 3, 8, 13, 21 are from Tide of Change

> Folk Music > Records > Tom & Barbara Brown: Beyond the Quay

Beyond the Quay

Tom & Barbara Brown: Beyond the Quay (WildGoose WGS358CD)

Beyond the Quay
Tom & Barbara Brown

WildGoose Studios WGS358CD (CD, UK, 2008)

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Recorded and produced by Doug Bailey at WildGoose Studios

Musicians

Barbara Brown, lead and chorus vocals;
Tom Brown, lead vocals, guitar, melodeon, English concertina, harpeleik;
Emily Askew, chorus vocals, fiddle, cello, sopranino recorder;
Hazel Askew, chorus vocals, melodeons, flute;
Joan Holloway, nakkers;
Doug Bailey, chorus vocals;
Keith Kendrick, chorus vocals, English and anglo concertina;
Malcolm Woods, roped tenor drum

Tracks

  1. The Chesapeake and Shannon (Roud 1583; Laws J20) (2.30)
  2. Tarry Trousers (Roud 427) (3.30)
  3. Padstow Bar to Lundy Light / Wreck of the Montagu (10.44)
  4. The Bold Princess Royal (Roud 528; Laws K29; G/D 1:47) (3.47)
  5. The Herring's Head (Roud 128) (3.23)
  6. Little Fishes (Roud 5477) (3.51)
  7. The Death of Nelson (Roud 18837) (3.21)
  8. The Watchet Sailor (Roud 917; Laws P4) (3.23)
  9. Young Susan (Roud 1533; Henry H556) (3.35)
  10. Bonnie Sailor Laddie (Roud 506) (2.23)
  11. The Spirits of George's Bank (3.38)
  12. Short Song Set: Well I Couldn't Care Less / Have Another Drink / Americans at Sea / Out in the Lifeboat / Billy Flynn (3.29)
  13. The Blackbird (Roud 387; Henry H79) (2.58)
  14. The Ship in Distress (Roud 807) (2.21)
  15. Firing the Mauritania (2.23)
  16. The Convict Maid (Roud 5479) / 10,000 Miles (6.55)

All tracks trad. except
Track 3 Tom Brown;
Track 12 all trad. except Barbara Brown's tune for Billy Flynn;
Track 15 Redd Sullivan;
Track 16b Joseph Bryan Geoghegan

> Folk Music > Records > Tom & Barbara Brown: Just Another Day

Just Another Day

Tom & Barbara Brown: Just Another Day (WildGoose WGS406CD)

Just Another Day
Songs from Minehead—Then and Now
Tom & Barbara Brown

WildGoose Studios WGS406CD (CD, UK, 2014)

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An album of songs collected by Cecil Sharp from two retired sea captains in Minehead, Somerset, during a series of visits between August 1904 and May 1909. Cpt. Lewis (1835-1915) gave him 26 songs, Cpt. Vickery (1842-1916) gave him 13. Besides twelve songs from this collection, three more songs on this CD come from the Minehead Harbour Maritime Heritage Project.

Recorded and produced by Doug Bailey at WildGoose Studios;
Cover photos: sunrise: David Cronin, sunset: Garry Wright;
Photo of Tom & Barbara Brown by George Ody;
Design, graphics and layout by Hilary Bix

Musicians

Barbara Brown, lead vocals, drum;
Tom Brown, lead vocals, guitar, melodeons, English concertina, harpeleik;
Anahata, cello;
Brenda Burnside, hammered dulcimer, chorus vocals;
Jon Dyer, flute, whistles;
Mary Eagle, chorus vocals;
Keith Kendrick, Anglo concertina, chorus vocals;
Barry Lister, chorus vocals;
Matt Norman, mandolin, drum, chorus vocals;
Paul Sartin, fiddle, oboe, cor anglais

Tracks

  1. A Minehead Lad (2.22)
  2. The Bonny Bunch of Roses O (Roud 664; Laws J5; G/D 1:155) (5.06)
  3. Hunting of the Hare (Roud 1181) (2.07)
  4. Spanish Ladies (Roud 687) (3.56)
  5. The Sea Captain (Roud 947; Laws Q12; G/D 7:1502) (4.22)
  6. Moll o’ the Wood (Roud 13295) (4.56)
  7. Isle of France (Roud 1575) (4.56)
  8. The London Man o’ War (Roud 690; G/D 1:41; Henry H560) (3.12)
  9. Franklin (Roud 487; Laws K9; G/D 1:16; Henry H815) (2.05)
  10. The Lark in the Morn (Roud 151) (3.16)
  11. Heave Away My Johnny (Roud 616) (3.36)
  12. Greenland Fishery (Roud 347; Laws K21; G/D 1:9) (4.05)
  13. Reilly (Roud 270; Laws M8; G/D 1:22; Henry H468) (4.45)
  14. The Devonshire Girls (Roud 12727) (3.11)
  15. Just Another Day (4.12)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 words Tom Brown, tune Barbara Brown;
Track 11 words Tom Brown, tune trad.;
Track 15 words Tom Brown, tune Norbert Schultze

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Other records with Tom & Barbara Brown

Johnny Collins and Friends, Free & Easy, LP, Traditional Sound TSR 041, 1982

Various Artists, Songs of Witchcraft and Magic, CD, WildGoose WGS341CD, 2007

Folk for M.S., Generosity: A Unique Collection Celebrating 20 Years of Folk for M.S., CD, WildGoose WGS365CD, 2009

Jim Causley, Dumnonia, CD, WildGoose WGS377CD, 2011

Various Artists, Short Sharp Shanties Vol. 1, CD, WildGoose WGS381CD, 2011

Various Artists, Short Sharp Shanties Vol. 2, CD, WildGoose WGS382CD, 2011

Various Artists, Short Sharp Shanties Vol. 3, CD, WildGoose WGS388CD, 2012