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Sheepskins

John Kirkpatrick: Sheepskins (Squeezer SQZ 125)

Sheepskins
John Kirkpatrick

Squeezer SQZ 125 (cassette, UK, 1988)
Music & Words MWCD 4002 (CD, Netherlands, 1993)

John Kirkpatrick: Sheepskins (Music & Words MWCD 4002)

Recorded on location in the Top Room of The Tree Tuns, Bishop's Castle, on June 20 and 21, 1988;
Digital recording and mastering by Dog Rose Sound, Shropshire, UK

Musicians

John Kirkpatrick, one-row melodeon [4a, 7bc, 12b, 13], two-row melodeon [1, 3, 5, 8-9, 1114, 16], treble Anglo concertina [2, 4b, 7a, 10, 12c, 15], baritone Anglo concertina [6, 7d], bass Anglo concertina [7e, 12a]

Tracks

When the tune and the dance have different names, the name of the dance is shown first, with the tune following in parentheses.

Side 1Side 2
  1. Last Night with Archie (Boyne Water) (2.41)
  2. Three Jolly Black Sheepskins (2.29)
  3. Mad Moll (Mad Moll of the Cheshire Hunt) / The Lively Jig (3.54)
  4. Over the Moon (Applecore) / Bonnets So Blue (3.29)
  5. There's No Doubt About It (Grafting in the Drencher) / Beating the Oak (3.44)
  6. Dick the Welshman (1.45)
  7. Medley: Todley Tom (The Staffordshire Hornpipe) / The Blue Eyed Stranger / Waterddy Lane / The Tun Dish / The Maiden's Prayer (Rickett's Hornpipe) (11.55)
  8. Turn Again Martha / Churning Butter (4.06)
  1. The Abram Circle Dance (4.48)
  2. The Raddled Tup / Hunting the Squirrel (4.56)
  3. Not for Joe (3.41)
  4. Medley: Four Lane End / Cooking the Chafer / Threepenny Ha'penny Treacle (6.58)
  5. Martha's Cornet or The Evening Star (2.33)
  6. Three Hand Reel (Cock of the North) / The Green & Yellow Handkerchief Dance (Greensleeves) (3.59)
  7. The Prince of Wales (The Price of Wales at Brighton) / The Morning Star (3.15)
  8. Half a Farthing Candle (The Girl I Left Behind Me) / The Hindley Circle Dance (Albert Farmer's Polka) (4.13)

All tracks trad. arr. John Kirkpatrick except
Tracks 4a Sue Harris;
Tracks 5a, 8, 13 Sally Turner (Kirkpatrick);
Tracks 5b, 7cd, 10a, 12 John Kirkpatrick