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Brass Monkey: The Best of Live

Brass Monkey: The Best of Live (Park PRKCD 125)

The Best of Live
30th Anniversary Celebration
Brass Monkey

Park Records PRKCD 125 (DVD + CD, UK, March 11, 2013)

Brass Monkey's live sound by John Eeles of Spadger Sound;
Sound recorded by Gareth Fox Williams from Kinetic;
Mixed and mastered by Bob Prowse at Park Media studio;
Album co-ordination by John Dagnell;
Thanks to Bob Rushton at Derby Assembly Rooms and Mick Peat at PR Promotions;
Photos by Sam Urquhart;
Design by Gwen Morgan

Musicians

Martin Carthy, vocals, guitar, mandolin;
John Kirkpatrick, vocals, button accordion, Anglo concertina;
Martin Brinsford, harmonica, percussion;
Paul Archibald, trumpets, flugelhorn;
Shane Brennan, trumpets, flugelhorn;
Roger Williams, trombone, euphonium

Tracks

CDDVD
  1. Old Grenadier tune (3.27)
  2. The Swinton May Song (Roud 305) (3.11)
  3. George's Son (4.53)
  4. Morris Tune / The Rose / Trunkles tunes (5.50)
  5. Jolly Bold Robber (Roud 1464) (3.09)
  6. The Trowie Burn tune (4.40)
  7. The Friar in the Well (Roud 116; Child 276) (3.42)
  8. Auretti's Dutch Skipper / An Adventure at Margate / The Spirit of the Dance tunes (5.27)
  9. Lichfield Tattoo / The Radstock Jig / The Quickstep from “The Battle of Prague” tunes (6.14)
  10. The Maid of Australia (Roud 1872) (6.10)
  11. A Brisk Young Widow (Roud 2438) (3.28)
  12. The King's Hunt (3.30)
  13. Willie the Waterboy (Roud 22567) (5.19)
  14. Happy Hours tune (3.36)
  15. The Duke of Wellington's March tune (3.57)
  16. The Maid and the Palmer (Roud 2335; Child 21) (5.58)
  17. The Queen's Birthday / Maiden Lane tunes (4.18)
  1. Old Grenadier tune
  2. George's Son
  3. Morris Tune / The Rose / Trunkles tunes
  4. Jolly Bold Robber (Roud 1464)
  5. The Trowie Burn tune
  6. The Friar in the Well (Roud 116; Child 276)
  7. Lichfield Tattoo / The Radstock Jig / The Quickstep from “The Battle of Prague” tunes
  8. Auretti's Dutch Skipper / An Adventure at Margate / The Spirit of the Dance tunes
  9. The Swinton May Song (Roud 305)
  10. A Brisk Young Widow (Roud 2438)
  11. The Maid of Australia (Roud 1872)
  12. The King's Hunt
  13. Soldier, Soldier (Roud 489) / The Flowers of Edinburgh
  14. Willie the Waterboy (Roud 22567)
  15. Happy Hours tune
  16. The Duke of Wellington's March tune
  17. The Maid and the Palmer (Roud 2335; Child 21)
  18. The Queen's Birthday / Maiden Lane tunes

All tracks trad. arr. Brass Monkey except
CD track 3 / DVD track 2 John Kirkpatrick;
CD+DVD track 12 John Bull;
CD track 14 / DVD track 15 originally Plaisance Fox by Emile Vacher, 1926

Brass parts arranged by John Kirkpatrick except
CD tracks 4c, 12, DVD tracks 3c, 12, 14b brass parts arranged by Paul Archibald;
CD track 5, DVD track 4 brass parts arranged by Roger Williams

Promo Video

This is Park Records' promo video for this album:

And this rather long video from Barnsley Acoustic Roots Festival 2012 shows Brass Monkey performing The Friar in the Well, The King's Hunt, Soldier, Soldier / The Flowers of Edinburgh, Willie the Waterboy, and Happy Hours: