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Maddy Prior & June Tabor: No More to the Dance

Maddy Prior & June Tabor: No More to the Dance (Topic TSCD450)

No More to the Dance
Maddy Prior & June Tabor

Maddy Prior & June Tabor: No More to the Dance (Topic TSCD450 back side)
Maddy Prior & June Tabor: No More to the Dance (Shanachie 79069)

Topic 12TS450 (LP, UK, September 1988)
Topic TSCD450 (CD, UK, September 1988)
Shanachie 79069 (LP/CD, USA, 1988)

Maddy Prior & June Tabor: No More to the Dance (Topic TSCD450 2005 cover)

Produced and engineered by Andrew Cronshaw at Ideal Sound, London

Musicians

Maddy Prior, vocals [all except track 6];
June Tabor, vocals [all except track 8];
Dan Ar Braz, guitar [1b, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 12];
Huw Warren, keyboards [1b, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12], piano [6];
Jim Sutherland, percussion [1b, 3, 5, 7, 11, 12];
Rick Kemp, bass guitar [1b];
Andrew Cronshaw, Chinese flutes [1b], whistles [1b], bombarde [1b], concertina [5];
Patsy Seddon, Camac electro-harp [3];
Patsy Seddon & Mary Macmaster (S├Čleas), clarsachs [9];
Bernard O'Neill, 'cello [4];
Paul James, soprano saxophone [5, 7], half-long bagpipes [5];
Nigel Eaton, hurdy-gurdy [5, 7];
Mark Emerson, violin [11]

(All track numbers refer to the Topic CD)

Tracks

Topic LP

Side 1Side 2
  1. Blood and Gold / Mohacs (3.47)
  2. Cakes and Ale (1.54)
  3. Fine Horseman (4.49)
  4. How Shall I Your True Love Know? (3.17)
  5. Hedger and Ditcher (Roud 846; G/D 7:1385) (2.40)
  1. Agincourt Carol (Roud V29347) / La Route Au Beziers (4.30)
  2. The Barring of the Door (Roud 115; Child 275; G/D 2:321) (3.27)
  3. What Will We Do? (Roud 16879) (1.58)
  4. Almost Every Circumstance (2.46)
  5. The Old Miner (Roud 1136) (6.11)

Track 1a Andy Irvine, Jane Cassidy;
Track 1b Dan Ar Braz;
Track 2 Henry Purcell arr. Maddy Prior;
Track 3 Lal Waterson;
Track 4 anon. / Shakespeare arr June Tabor, Maddy Prior;
Track 5, 6-8, 10 trad. arr. June Tabor, Maddy Prior;
Track 9 Colum Sands

Topic CD

While both Maddy Prior and June Tabor sing on all LP tracks, the Topic CD has two solo bonus tracks: Rosie Anderson sung by June Tabor and Somewhere Along the Road sung by Maddy Prior:

  1. Blood and Gold / Mohacs (3.47)
  2. Cakes and Ale (1.54)
  3. Fine Horseman (4.49)
  4. How Shall I Your True Love Know? (3.17)
  5. Hedger and Ditcher (Roud 846; G/D 7:1385) (2.40)
  6. Rosie Anderson (Roud 2169; G/D 7:1462) (8.18)
  7. Agincourt Carol / La Route Au Beziers (4.30)
  8. Somewhere Along the Road (3.20)
  9. The Barring of the Door (Roud 115; Child 275; G/D 2:321) (3.27)
  10. What Will We Do? (Roud 16879) (1.58)
  11. Almost Every Circumstance (2.46)
  12. The Old Miner (Roud 1136) (6.11)

Track 6 trad. arr. June Tabor;
Track 8 Rick Kemp

Shanachie LP / CD

The Shanachie LP, as so often, switched the track order from the original. The Shanachie CD has the two bonus tracks added to the end:

Side 1Side 2
  1. What Will We Do? (Roud 16879) (1.58)
  2. The Barring of the Door (Roud 115; Child 275; G/D 2:321) (3.27)
  3. Blood and Gold / Mohacs (3.47)
  4. Cakes and Ale (1.54)
  5. Agincourt Carol / La Route Au Beziers (4.30)
  1. How Shall I Your True Love Know? (3.17)
  2. Hedger and Ditcher (Roud 846; G/D 7:1385) (2.40)
  3. The Old Miner (Roud 1136) (6.11)
  4. Almost Every Circumstance (2.46)
  5. Fine Horseman (4.49)
CD bonus tracks
  1. Rosie Anderson (Roud 2169; G/D 7:1462) (8.18)
  2. Somewhere Along the Road (3.20)

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Roel “Halewijn” van Dijk for the Shanachie CD details.