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The Woodbine & Ivy Band: The Woodbine & Ivy Band (Folk Police FPR004)

The Woodbine & Ivy Band
The Woodbine & Ivy Band

Folk Police Recordings FPR004 (CD, November 21, 2011)

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“The singers were initially invited to perform the songs a cappella and […] the band used these performances as a guide to the choice of instrumentation and the mood of the arrangements. The fruits of these free-ranging sessions were consolidated during recording dates in North Manchester’s Limefield Studio.”

Recorded at Limefield Studios and Pollen Road;
Additional vocals recorded at various locations around Britain;
Produced by Peter Philipson;
Mastered by Denis Blackham at Skye Mastering;
Album cover artwork by Ann Wilson-Hall;
Graphic design by Raymund Greenoaken

Musicians

Fay Hield, Rapunzel & Sedayne, Pinkie Maclure, Jenny McCormick, Olivia Chaney, Elle Osborne, Jim Causley, Jackie Oates, Nancy Wallace, James Raynard, vocals;
The Woodbine & Ivy Band:
    Alan Cook, pedal steel guitar;
    Luke Das-Gupta, trumpet, flugelhorn;
    Michael Doward, bass guitar, double bass;
    John Ellis, piano, Hammond organ;
    Rachel Gladwin, harp;
    Sam Lench, percussion;
    Karl Penney, drums, percussion;
    Peter Philipson, guitars;
    Raz Ullah, synthesisers;
The Woodbine Chorus Singers: Anthony Braithwaite, Sean Bredin, Michael Doward, Nancy Elisabeth, Hélène Gautier, Christine Johnson, Sam Lench, Suzy Mangion, Rachel McCarron, Elle Osborne, Hannah Perl, Anna Wilson-Hall, Anna Zweck

Tracks

  1. Fay Hield: Spencer the Rover (Roud 1115) (5.10)
  2. Rapunzel & Sedayne: Alison Gross (Roud 3212; Child 35) (5.09)
  3. Pinkie Maclure: Twa Corbies (Roud 5; Child 26) (3.27)
  4. Jenny McCormick: Gently Johnny (Roud 5586; G/D 7:1412) (7.10)
  5. Olivia Chaney: Poor Murdered Woman (Roud 1064) (5.05)
  6. Elle Osborne: Under the Leaves (3.39)
  7. Jim Causley: Out With My Gun in the Morning (Roud 1847) (5.19)
  8. Jackie Oates: Derry Gaol (Roud 896; Laws L11; Henry H705) (6.13)
  9. Nancy Wallace: The Green Wedding (Roud 93; Child 221; G/D 5:1024) (5.25)
  10. James Raynard: The Roaming Journeyman (Roud 360; G/D 7:1397) (5.01)

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Spencer the Rover

The Woodbine & Ivy Band: Spencer the Rover (Folk Police FPR901)

Spencer the Rover
The Woodbine & Ivy Band featuring Fay Hield

Folk Police Recordings FPR901 (DL single, UK, November 14, 2011)

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Recorded by Peter Philipson and Michael Doward with assistance from Bill Leader;
Recording of Fay Hield by Andy Bell;
Produced by Peter Philipson;
Mastered by Denis Blackham;
Cover art by Lily Greenwood

Musicians

The Woodbine & Ivy Band;
Fay Hield, vocals

Tracks

  1. Spencer the Rover (Roud 1115) (4.24)

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Sleep On Sleeping On

The Woodbine & Ivy Sleep On Sleeping On Band (Static Caravan VAN281)

Sleep On Sleeping On
The Woodbine & Ivy Band

Static Caravan Recordings VAN281 (CD, March 9, 2015)

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Recorded in Manchester at 80 Hertz, Limefield Studios and Pollen Road;
80 Hertz recordings engineered by George Atkins and assisted by Sam Biggs;
Produced by Peter Philipson;
Album cover painting by Ann Wilson-Hall;
Artwork by Dom Cooper

Musicians

Jenny McCormick, vocals;
James Raynard, vocals, additional acoustic guitar [9];
Luke Das-Gupta, trumpet;
Michael Doward, bass guitar, double bass, backing vocals;
John Ellis, piano, Hammond organ;
Gus Fairbairn, saxophone;
Rachael Gladwin, harp;
Chris Hillman, pedal steel, Rickenbacker 12 string;
Peter Philipson, acoustic and electric guitars;
Tom Rydeard, drums, percussion;
Raz Ullah, synthesisers;
David A. Jaycock, additional acoustic guitar [4];
Ian Budgie Jones, percussion [1-2];
Sam Lench, Anna Zweck, backing vocals

Tracks

  1. Sleep On Sleeping On (5.23)
  2. Arm a Nation (7.01)
  3. White Hare (Roud 1110) (5.32)
  4. Jackdaws (3.06)
  5. Pretty Fly Lullaby (5.50)
  6. Minstrel and King (8.54)
  7. Flight of the Pelican (4.12)
  8. One Summer Day (4.45)
  9. Old Man (4.15)
  10. Rebel Soldier (Roud 259) (4.53)

Track 1 Luke Das-Gupta, Mike Doward, John Ellis, Chris Hillman, Peter Philipson, Raz Ullah;
Track 2 Jenny McCormick, Peter Philipson;
Track 3 trad. arr. Mike Doward, Peter Philipson, James Raynard, Tom Rydeard;
Track 4 David A. Jaycock, Peter Philipson, Raz Ullah;
Track 5 Davis Grubb, Walter Schumann;
Track 6 Gerald T. Moore;
Track 7 Lal Waterson, Oliver Knight;
Track 8 Mike Doward, John Ellis, Chris Hillman, Peter Philipson, Tom Rydeard, Raz Ullah;
Track 9 trad. arr. James Raynard;
Track 10 trad. arr. Dick Miles, Peter Philipson, James Raynard, Sam Richards