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Both Ears and the Tail

Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick: Both Ears and the Tail (Atrax RECS 002)

Both Ears and the Tail
Live at the Folkus Folk Club 1966

Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick

Atrax Records ATRAX RECS 002 (CD, UK, 2000)
Gadfly Records Gadfly 510 (CD, USA, 2001)
Topic Records TSCD572 (CD, UK, October 22, 2007)

Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick: Both Ears and the Tail (Topic TSCD572)

This is a Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick live recording at the Folkus Folk Club, Nottingham on June 16, 1966. Their repertoire is from their first four records, Martin Carthy [1e, 5, 8, 12], Second Album [2, 10], Byker Hill [3], and Rags, Reels and Airs.

Musicians

Martin Carthy, vocals, guitar;
Dave Swarbrick, fiddle, mandolin

Tracks

  1. The Leitrim Fancy / Drowsy Maggie / Staten Island / The Corbie and the Craw (tunes) (5.03)
  2. High Germany (Roud 904; G/D 1:96) (2.42)
  3. Fair Maid on the Shore (Roud 181; Laws K27) (4.25)
  4. Porcupine Rag (tune) (2.41)
  5. The Bonny Black Hare (Roud 1656; G/D 7:1427) (2.14)
  6. Sovay (The Female Highwayman) (Roud 7; Laws N21; Henry H35) (1.51)
  7. The Barmaid / Peter St. / The Mason's Apron (tunes) (3.29)
  8. The Broomfield Hill (Roud 34; Child 43; G/D 2:322; Henry H135) (3.25)
  9. The Wind That Shakes the Barley (Roud 2994) (4.58)
  10. The Hen's March / The Four Poster Bed (tunes) (2.31)
  11. Man of Newlyn Town (Roud 490; Laws L12; G/D 2:260; Henry H691) (2.16)
  12. Dill Pickles Rag (tune) (3.04)
  13. The Two Magicians (Roud 1350; Child 44; G/D 2:334) (3.49)
  14. The Kid on the Mountain / The Donegal / The Swallow Tail / The Marquis of Tullybardine (tunes) (4.46)

All tracks trad. arr. Martin Carthy / Dave Swarbrick pub. Topic Records / Rykomusic except
Track 4 Charles L. Johnson pub. Warner Chappell;
Track 12 Charles L. Johnson pub. Feldman