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Strict Tempo!

Richard Thompson: Strict Tempo! (Elixir LP1)

Strict Tempo!
Traditional & Modern Tunes for All Occasions
Richard Thompson

Elixir Records LP1 (LP, UK, September 1981)
Hannibal Records CGLP4409 (LP, USA, 1994)
Hannibal Records HNCD4409 (CD, USA, 1994)

Richard Thompson: Strict Tempo! (Hannibal HNCD4409)
Richard Thompson: Strict Tempo! (Topic TSCD460)

Topic Records TSCD460 (CD, UK, August 1992)

Produced by Richard Thompson for Elixir Records (RT’s own record label);
Recorded at B.T.W. Studios, Wood Green, London; engineered by John Borthwick
and Woodworm Studios, Cropredy; engineered by Simon Nicol


Richard Thompson: acoustic guitar, electric guitar, banjo, mandolin, mandocello, bass, harmonium, hammered dulcimer, pennywhistle, dobro;
Dave Mattacks: drums and percussion; piano [9c]


Side 1

  1. New-Fangled Flogging Reel / Kerry Reel (2.44)
  2. Vaillance Polka Militaire / Belfast Polka (3.45)
  3. Scott Skinner Medley: Glencoe / Scott Skinner’s Rockin’ Step / Bonny Banchory (4.38)
  4. Banish Misfortune (2.53)
  5. Dundee Hornpipe / Poppy-Leaf Hornpipe (3.09)
  6. Do It For My Sake (2.20)

Side 2

  1. Rockin’ in Rhythm (2.40)
  2. The Random Jig / The Grinder (2.40)
  3. Will Ye No Cam Back Again / Cam O’er the Stream Charlie / Ye Banks and Braes (4.12)
  4. Rufty Tufty / Nonsuch à la Mode de France (2.09)
  5. Andalus / Radio Marrakesh (3.52)
  6. The Knife-Edge (5.25)

All tracks trad. arr. Richard Thompson except
Track 7 Duke Ellington;
Track 12 Richard Thompson