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Steam Ballads

Harry Boardman, Kempion, Jon Raven, Tony Rose: Steam Ballads (Broadside BRO 121)

Steam Ballads
Harry Boardman, Kempion, Jon Raven, Tony Rose

Broadside Records BRO 121 (LP, UK, 1977)

Recorded at Zella Recording Studios, Birmingham
except track 8 recorded at Mid Wales Sound Studios;
Engineer: Johnny Haynes;
Producer: Jon Raven;
Cutting: Barry Shiers, MSR, Coventry;
Sleeve Design: Robin Scott-Cooper;
Sleeve Notes: Jon Raven

Musicians

Harry Boardman, vocals, banjo, concertina [1, 5];
Kempion [6-7, 9]:
Duncan Hudson, tin whistle, flute,
Dave Oxley, fiddle, bouzouki,
Morris McPhillips, vocals, dulcimer, bodhrán,
Mark Wallis, guitar, mandolin, bouzouki;
Jon Raven, vocals, guitar [2-3, 8, 11]
with Mike Billington, additional vocals,
Dave Oxley, fiddle,
Mark Wallis, mandolin,
Duncan Hudson, whistle;
Tony Rose, vocals, concertina, guitar [4, 10, 12-13]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [HB] Navvy on the Line
  2. [JR] The Bold Navvies
  3. [JR] Paddy Works on the Railway
  4. [TR] A New Song on the Opening of the Newcastle & Shields Railway
  5. [HB] Johnny Green's Trip fro' Owdham to See the Manchester Railway
  6. [K] A New Song on the Opening of the Birmingham to Liverpool Railway
  7. [K] The Iron Horse
  1. [JR] The Oxford and Hampton Railway
  2. [K] The Cockney's Trip to Brummagem
  3. [TR] The Wonderful Effects of the Leicester Railway
  4. [JR] Cosher Bailey
  5. [TR] Moses of the Mail
  6. [TR] The Fireman's Growl