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Right of Passage

Martin Carthy: Right of Passage (Topic TSCD452)

Right of Passage
Martin Carthy

Topic Records 12TS452 (LP, UK, 1988)
Topic Records TSCD452 (CD, UK, 1998)

Recorded by David Kenny at Ideal Sound in September 1988;
Produced by Martin Carthy and David Kenny;
Photography by Dave Peabody, design by Tony Engle

Musicians

Martin Carthy, guitar, mandolin, vocals
with
John Kirkpatrick, one-row melodeon, button accordion;
Chris Wood, fiddle;
Dave Swarbrick, fiddle [LP 5 / CD 6]

LP Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Ant and the Grasshopper (2.55)
  2. Eggs in Her Basket (Roud 377; G/D 2:307) (3.24)
  3. A Stitch in Time (2.46)
  4. McVeagh (tune) (4.03)
  5. All in Green (3.36)
  6. Company Policy (3.54)
  1. The Banks of the Nile (Roud 950; Laws N9; G/D 1:99; Henry H238a) (4.07)
  2. La Cardeuse (tune) (3.49)
  3. Bill Norrie (Roud 53; Child 83; G/D 2:214) (5.13)
  4. The Sleepwalker (tune) (2.59)
  5. The Dominion of the Sword (Roud V3219) (3.37)

CD Tracks

The CD has two extra tracks, Hommage à Roche Proulx and A Cornish Young Man:

  1. The Ant and the Grasshopper (2.55)
  2. Eggs in Her Basket (Roud 377; G/D 2:307) (3.24)
  3. A Stitch in Time (2.46)
  4. McVeagh (tune) (4.03)
  5. Hommage à Roche Proulx (tune) (2.42)
  6. All in Green (3.36)
  7. Company Policy (3.54)
  8. The Banks of the Nile (Roud 950; Laws N9; G/D 1:99; Henry H238a) (4.07)
  9. La Cardeuse (tune) (3.49)
  10. Bill Norrie (Roud 53; Child 83; G/D 2:214) (5.13)
  11. The Sleepwalker (tune) (2.59)
  12. A Cornish Young Man (Roud 595) (2.36)
  13. The Dominion of the Sword (Roud V3219) (3.37)

Track 1 Leon Rosselson;
Tracks 2, 8-10, 12 trad. arr. Martin Carthy;
Track 3 Mike Waterson;
Tracks 4, 7, 11 Martin Carthy;
Track 5 Marcel Messervier;
Track 6 E.E. Cummings arr. Martin Carthy;
Track 13 trad., new words Martin Carthy