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Whippersnapper: Promises

Whippersnapper: Promises (WPS SPS 001)

Promises
Whippersnapper

WPS Records WPS 001 (LP, UK, 1985)
WPS Records WPS CD 001 (CD, UK, 199?)

Recorded at the Abattoir, Birmingham, December 1984;
Produced by Whippersnapper;
Engineered by Alan Caves and Dave Snead;
Sleeve design by Andrew Esson;
Front cover photo by Jim Botton

Musicians

Dave Swarbrick, violin, mandolin, vocals;
Chris Leslie, violin, mandolin, vocals;
Martin Jenkins, mandocello, mandolin, flute, vocals;
Kevin Dempsey, guitar, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Whenever (3.02)
  2. Banks of the Sweet Primroses (4.01)
  3. An Sean Bhean Bhocht / The Gipsy's Rest / Atholl Highlanders' Farewell to Loch Katrine (5.46)
  4. John Gaudie / John Broke the Prison Door (4.52)
  5. One Way Donkey Ride (5.50)
  1. Hard Times of Old England (Roud 1206) (3.36)
  2. Downtown Rodeo (3.36)
  3. Carolanning: Mrs. Bermingham / Mrs. Maxwell / John Jameson (4.37)
  4. Loving Hannah (Roud 454; G/D 6.1192) (5.17)
  5. Lizzie Wan (Roud 234; Child 51) (5.45)

Tracks 1, 7 Martin Jenkins;
Track 2 trad. arr. Kevin Dempsey;
Tracks 3a, 4b, 6 trad. arr. Whippersnapper;
Track 3b Whippersnapper;
Track 3c Rose arr. Whippersnapper;
Track 4a Chris Leslie;
Track 5 Sandy Denny;
Tracks 8a,b Carolan arr. Dave Swarbrick;
Track 8c Carolan arr. Whippersnapper;
Track 9 words adapted Dave Swarbrick, tune trad. arr. Whippersnapper;
Track 10 words adapted Kevin Dempsey, tune Kevin Dempsey