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The Sultans of Squeeze

John Kirkpatrick & Chris Parkinson: The Sultans of Squeeze (Fledg'ling FLED 3056)

The Sultans of Squeeze
John Kirkpatrick & Chris Parkinson

Fledg'ling Records FLED 3056 (CD, UK, 21 July 2005)

Recorded and mixed by Oliver Knight at Panda Sound, Robin Hood's Bay, in February and March 2005;
Produced by the Sultans of Squeeze;
CD mastering by Denis Blackham at Skye Mastering;
Photography by Bryan Ledgard;
CD package design by Fledg'ling Art

Musicians

John Kirkpatrick, three-row B/C/C# button accordion [1, 4, 7-8, 11-12, 14-15], treble Anglo concertina [2, 5], bass Anglo concertina [3, 6, 9], one-row melodeon [10], two-row melodeon [13], vocals [2, 5, 8, 13, 15];
Chris Parkinson, piano accordion [1, 4, 7-8, 11-12, 15], bass piano accordion [2, 5, 9, 14], two-row melodeon [3, 6, 10, 13], vocals [7];

Tracks

  1. Under Paris Skies (Sous le Ciel de Paris) (3.31)
  2. Ye Gentlemen of High Renown (Roud 358, 1868) (4.05)
  3. A Tankard of Ale (3.09)
  4. Canone Cannelloni (3.31)
  5. Fare Ye Well, Lovely Nancy (Roud 527; Laws K14; Henry H755) (5.18)
  6. Golden Grove (3.20)
  7. Since My Bird Has Flied Away (3.10)
  8. Squeeze Box (3.28)
  9. Liberty Bell (4.22)
  10. The Knock on the Door / Cooley's Reel / Sally Gardens (4.10)
  11. African Waltz (2.59)
  12. On Pulling Down the Rail of Parky' Shower Curtain (3.10)
  13. The Rambling Sailor (Roud 518; G/D 7:1477) (5.39)
  14. El Choclo (The Ear of Corn) (3.44)
  15. Im a Hog for You (4.14)

All tracks trad. arr. John Kirkpatrick, Chris Parkinson except
Track 1 Hubert Giraud;
Track 4, 12 John Kirkpatrick;
Track 6 Chris Parkinson;
Track 7 J.D. Hutchinson;
Track 8 Pete Townshend;
Track 9 John Philip Sousa;
Track 10a Olkin Masterson;
Track 10b Joe Mills;
Track 11 Galt McDermot;
Track 14 Angel Villoldo;
Track 15 Clifton Chenler