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Encouragement

Frankie Armstrong: Encouragement (Fellside FECD208)

Encouragement
Frankie Armstrong

Fellside Recordings FECD208 (CD, UK, January 14, 2008)

Recorded by David Wood, Broad Oak, Hereford;
Production master by Paul Adams;
Artwork by Mary Blood;
Photograph by Helen Payne

Musicians

Frankie Armstrong, vocals;
Bob Evans, crwth;
Anthony Ingle, piano, accordion, vocals;
Sarah Harman, vocals [10]

Tracks

  1. Encouragement (3.11)
  2. William Taylor (Roud 158; Laws N11; G/D 1:169; Henry H231, H757) (5.46)
  3. Effects of Love (3.30)
  4. Anti-Carol (3.43)
  5. Madeleine (4.30)
  6. Tam Lin (Roud 35; Child 39; G/D 2:330) (9.57)
  7. Holy Thursday (3.29)
  8. The Poet, the Wife and the Monkey (5.08)
  9. Demon Lover (Roud 14; Child 243; G/D 2:332) (5.20)
  10. My Personal Revenge (Mi Venganza Personal) (4.48)
  11. Polly Garter's Song (3.59)
  12. Parting (3.36)
  13. Fair Annie (Roud 42; Child 62; G/D 6:1161; Henry H126) (8.26)

All tracks trad. arr. Frankie Armstrong except
Track 1 based on the song by Wolf Biermann by Frankie Armstrong and Jan Hammarlund;
Track 4 John Pole;
Track 5 Mark Bunyan;
Track 6 originally issued on Ballads;
Track 7 words William Blake, setting Mike Westbrook;
Track 8 Leon Rosselson; originally issued on And They All Sang RosselSonGs;
Track 10 Luis Enrique Mejia Godoy;
Track 11 words Dylan Thomas, setting Daniel Jones (from the radio play Under Milk Wood);
Track 12 Brian Pearson;