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Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick: Straws in the Wind

Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick: Straws in the Wind (Topic TSCD556)

Straws in the Wind
Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick

Topic Records TSCD556 (CD, UK, September 4, 2006)

Recorded at Atrax Studios, Coventry, September 2004 and May 2006;
Engineered by Kevin Dempsey and Dave Swarbrick;
Mixed and edited at S.A.E. Studio, Birmingham by Kevin Dempsey and Joe Broughton;
Produced by Kevin Dempsey;
Photos by James Balfour;
Design by The Art Surgery

Musicians

Martin Carthy, vocals, guitar;
Dave Swarbrick, fiddle;
Kevin Dempsey, second guitar [14]

Tracks

  1. Death of Queen Jane (Roud 77; Child 170; G/D 3:693) (4.23)
  2. Ship in Distress (Roud 807) (5.21)
  3. Whalecatchers (Roud 3291) (3.03)
  4. When I Was a Little Boy (Roud 1706; G/D 8:1701) (3.05)
  5. Bride's March from Unst / True Lover's Lament / Lord Inchiquin (tunes) (5.52)
  6. Royal Oak (Roud 951; G/D 1:40) (3.22)
  7. Treadmill Song (Roud 1077) (6.05)
  8. Unfortunate Tailor (Roud 1614) (2.46)
  9. Bold Benjamin (Roud 2632) (4.02)
  10. Mrs Marriott (tune) (4.02)
  11. Jacky Tar (Roud 511; Laws K40) (4.21)
  12. Mermaid (Roud 124; Child 289; G/D 1:27) (4.12)
  13. Lord Thomas and Fair Eleanor (Roud 4; Child 73; G/D 2:212) (5.52)
  14. My Heart's in New South Wales (tune) (5.19)

All tracks trad. arr. Martin Carthy, Dave Swarbrick pub. Topic Records Ltd except
Track 3 trad. arr. Martin Carthy pub. Topic Records Ltd;
Tracks 10, 14 Dave Swarbrick pub. Rykomusic