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The Revels: Homeward Bound

The Revels: Homeward Bound (Revels CD2002)

Homeward Bound
The Revels

Revels Recording CD2002 (CD, USA, 2002)

Recorded at The Sonic Temple, Roslindale, Massachusetts by David Griesinger;
[11] recorded at Shady Hill School, Cambridge, Massachusetts by John Newton and Bill Winn;
[12] recorded at St. John's Church, Watertown, Massachusetts by Frank Cunningham;
Art director: Sue Ladr;
Liner notes: George Emlen, Tony Barrand and Jack McCreless;
Cover painting: Brig Nancy Ann of Salem Leaving Naples, Michele Corné (1752-1845); courtesy of the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

Musicians

Revels Chorus;
Revels Children's Chorus;
Revels Band

with
Tony Barrand, vocals [3, 8, 15, 18, 23];
David Coffin, vocals [7, 21, 23];
Jamie Jaffe, vocals [4];
David Jones, vocals [16, 19, 22-23];
Alison Kelley, vocals [9];
Louis Killen, vocals [3, 6, 15, 17, 20, 23];
John Roberts, vocals [1, 3, 8, 15, 18, 23];
John Rockwell, vocals [10]

Tracks

  1. Roll Down (2.50)
  2. Can't You Dance the Polka? (Roud 486) (2.25)
  3. Three Score and Ten (Roud 16873) (4.26)
  4. The Maid on the Shore (Roud 181; Laws K27) (3.14)
  5. Ocean (1.37)
  6. The Leaving of Liverpool (Roud 9435) (3.58)
  7. Here's a Health to the Company (Roud 1801; G/D 8:1516) (2.18)
  8. Drake's Drum (2.36)
  9. Run the Riggin' Again (Roud 226; G/D 1:182; Henry H497) (2.47)
  10. Noah's Ark Shanty (Roud 318) (1.55)
  11. The Herring's Head (Roud 128) (3.32)
  12. The Fish of the Sea (Roud 472) / Yea Ho, Little Fish (Roud 5477) (3.14)
  13. Dance Set: South Wind / Jefferson and Liberty / Opera Reel waltz, jig and reel (4.48)
  14. Euroclydon (3.38)
  15. Adieu Sweet Lovely Nancy (Roud 165) (2.53)
  16. Boston Harbour (Roud 613) (1.50)
  17. Blood Red Roses (Roud 931) (1.52)
  18. Anchor Song (2.31)
  19. Lady Franklin's Lament (Roud 487; Laws K9; G/D 1:16; Henry H815) (2.34)
  20. The Last Leviathan (3.21)
  21. Rolling Down to Old Maui (Roud 2005) (2.23)
  22. The Jamestown Homeward Bound (Roud 4700) (2.51)
  23. Rolling Home to Old New England (Roud 4766) (5.15)

All tracks trad. except
Track 5 Supply Belcher (1751-1836);
Tracks 7, 9 trad. arr. George Emlen;
Track 8 poem by Henry Newbolt (1862-1938), music Heather Wood;
Tracks 11, 16, 21-22 trad. arr. Jerome Epstein;
Track 14 William Billings (1746-1800), text drawn from Psalm 107;
Track 18 words Rudyard Kipling, music Peter Bellamy;
Track 20 Andy Barnes