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Broken Ground

Waterson:Carthy: Broken Ground (Topic TSCD509)

Broken Ground
Waterson:Carthy

Topic Records TSCD509 (CD, UK, September 1999)

Engineered by Oliver Knight at Panda Sound, Robin Hood's Bay;
Produced by Oliver Knight;
Executive producer Tony Engle;
Original photography by Tom Howard;
Digital design by John Haxby

Musicians

Norma Waterson, vocals, triangle;
Eliza Carthy, vocals, fiddle, viola;
Martin Carthy, vocals, guitar;
Saul Rose, vocals, melodeons

Special thanks to
Ben Ivitsky, low whistle [2], viola [10a];
The Phoenix New Orleans Parade Band [11b]:
    John Pashley, trumpet;
    John Brunton, tenor saxophone;
    Eugene Farrar, trombone;
    Pete Whitehead, tuba;
    Dave Stanley, snare drum;
    Howard Maude, bass drum and cymbal

Tracks

  1. Raggle Taggle Gipsies (Roud 1; Chuld 200) - Eliza leading (4.19)
  2. The Bay of Biscay (Roud 22567) - Norma leading (5.17)
  3. Sheffield Waltz / Waltz Clog / The Wounded Hussar (tunes) - Eliza and Saul (5.41)
  4. The Lion's Den (Roud 396; Laws O25; G/D 5:1056; Henry H474) - Martin (5.05)
  5. Fare Thee Well Cold Winter (Roud 1034/803) - Norma and Eliza (3.46)
  6. Rowling Hornpipe / Our Cat Has Kitted / Bleaton Gardens / Sportsman's Hornpipe (tunes) (5.47)
  7. The Forsaken Mermaid (Roud 466; Laws K17; G/D 6:1244) - Eliza leading (5.40)
  8. We Poor Labouring Men (Roud 1394) - Norma leading (5.43)
  9. The Ditchling Carol (Roud 3216) (3.24)
  10. Dorrington Lads / Adam a'Bell (tunes) (7.36)
  11. The Royal Forester (tune) / The Bald Headed End of the Broom (Roud 2129) - Martin (6.21)

Tracks 1, 2, 5, 7-9 trad. arr. Waterson:Carthy
Track 3 trad. arr. Eliza Carthy, Saul Rose
Tracks 4, 6, 10 trad. arr. Eliza Carthy, Martin Carthy, Saul Rose;
Track 11b Harry Bennett (1877)

Acknowledgements

Thanks to John Haxby for permission to use the image of the CD cover.
Garry Gillard thanks Kevin Sheils.