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Great Grandson of Morris On

Ashley Hutchings et al: Great Grandson of Morris On (Talking Elephant TECD062)

Great Grandson of Morris On
Ashley Hutchings and others

Talking Elephant TECD062 (CD, UK, 26 April 2004)

Recorded at Foundry Recording Studio, Chesterfield (engineer: Paul Hopkinson, assisted my Mick Twelves) in January and February, 2004;
except track 3 recorded at The Den, Abingdon, and track 9 recorded at MVS Sound, Preston;
Produced by Ashley Hutchings

Musicians

Roger Wilson, fiddle, acoustic guitar, vocals [1, 4, 8, 12, 17];
Ken Nicol, acoustic and electric guitar, vocals [1, 2, 4, 7-9, 11, 12, 14, 17-19];
Simon Care, melodeon, concertina [1, 2, 7, 12, 14, 17, 18];
Ashley Hutchings, electric bass, voice [1, 4, 7, 10-12, 14, 15, 17-19];
Guy Fletcher, fiddle, drums, vocal [1, 4, 7, 8, 11, 12, 14, 17-19];
Bryony Griffith, fiddle, vocal [2, 11, 17];
Dogrose Morris, dancing (Chris Taylor, David Hall, Drew McKinlay, Ross McKinlay, Will Hampson and Oli Matthews) [2, 11];
John Spiers, melodeon [3];
Jon Boden, fiddle, stomp box [3];
Neil Wayne, concertina [4];
John Shepherd, keyboards, sampling [5, 7, 16, 17, 18, 19];
Mark Rogers, melodeon [7, 19];
Lawrence Wright, melodeon, voice [6, 7, 19];
The Outside Capering Crew, dancing (Sue Graham, Tracy Seelig, Brian Mander) [7, 19];
Will Hampson, melodeon [11];
Occasional Brass (Martin Battersby, arranger, conductor; Peter Broadbent, baritone; Darryl Jackson, trombone; Matthew Challender, flugel horn; Mark Wardle, cornet; James Pickering, tuba) [12, 14];
Judy Dunlop, vocal [13];
Yorkshire Chandelier, dancing (Anne Cadman, Christine Sexton, Cathy Edwards, Pam Roddis, Val Borham, Anne Yendley, Julia Marshall, Sue Shirt and Julia Tissington) [14];
Blair Dunlop, vocal [17];

Tracks

  1. At the May Day Celebrations (2.12)
  2. Swaggering Boney (3.00)
  3. Banbury Hill / Shepherd's Hey (4.16)
  4. Winster Morris Reel (3.08)
  5. London Pride (2.10)
  6. Now Mind You This (0.18)
  7. Highland Mary (2.55)
  8. The Field and the Farm (2.55)
  9. The Devil's Details / The Low Down (4.07)
  10. Comes the Morris Dancer in (0.22)
    From Recreation for Ingenious Head Pieces, 1667
  11. Bonny Green Garters (1.53)
  12. Every Year When the Wake Comes Along (3.07)
  13. First Day At T'Mill (1.46)
  14. The Godley Hill Set (3.29)
  15. Happy the Age (0.54)
    From Palinodia, 1654
  16. The Rose (2.30)
  17. Jack-in-the-Green on Saturday Night (2.38)
  18. Under the Old Myrtle Tree / Morning Star / Billy Boy / Banks of the Dee (5.26)
  19. Washing Day (2.33)

Tracks 1, 12, 17 trad., Ashley Hutchings, Ken Nicol;
Track 2 trad. arr. Bryony Griffith, Ken Nicol;
Track 3 trad. arr. John Spiers, Jon Boden;
Track 4 trad. arr. Neil Wayne, Ken Nicol;
Tracks 5, 16 trad. arr. John Shepherd;
Track 6 Rhyme from the Bampton fiddler Jinky Wells;
Tracks 7, 19 trad. arr. The Outside Capering Crew;
Track 8 Ashley Hutchings, Ken Nicol;
Track 9 Ken Nicol;
Track 11 trad. arr. Bryony Griffith, Will Hampson, Ken Nicol;
Track 13 Mabel F. Harrison, Bernard Wrigley;
Tracks 14, 18 trad. arr. Simon Care, Ken Nicol