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Eliza Carthy, Norma Waterson: Gift (Topic TSCD579)

Gift
Eliza Carthy, Norma Waterson

Topic Records TSCD579 (CD, UK, July 13, 2010)

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Recorded at Panda Sound, Robin Hood's Bay by Oliver Knight;
Produced by Eliza Carthy and Oliver Knight;
Notes by Eliza Carthy and Norma Waterson;
Photographs by Tom Howard;
Design by David Suff

Musicians

Eliza Carthy, vocals [1-2, 4-11], fiddle [2, 4-7, 9], bells [4], octave violin [4], organetta [4, 9], mandolin [5], piano [6, 9], viola [7];
Norma Waterson, vocals [1-3, 5-9, 11], triangle [5]

with
Martin Carthy, guitar [3, 5, 8-9], vocals [6, 11];
Aidan Curran, guitar [1, 8], mandolin [1];
Oliver Knight, cello [4, 11], electric guitar [6], vocals [11];
Chris Parkinson, melodeon [3];
Saul Rose, melodeon [5, 7];
Martin Simpson, banjo [2, 5, 10];
Danny Thompson, double bass [1, 8];
Marry Waterson, vocals [1, 8-9, 11];
Mike and Anne Waterson, vocals [11];
Roger Williams, trombone [8-9]

Tracks

  1. Poor Wayfaring Stranger (Roud 3339) (6.24)
  2. Little Grey Hawk (Roud 293) (3.17)
  3. Boston Burglar (Roud 261; Laws L16; G/D 2:260; Henry H691) (5.22)
  4. The Nightingale (Roud 1093; Laws M37; G/D 1:18; Henry H75a) / For Kate (5.53)
  5. Bonaparte's Lament (Roud 349) / (3.15)
  6. The Rose and the Lily (The Cruel Brother) (Roud 26; Child 11) (6.12)
  7. Bunch of Thyme (The Seeds of Love) (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (5.47)
  8. Ukulele Lady / (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice (4.49)
  9. Psalm of Life (6.03)
  10. Prairie Lullaby (3.46)
  11. Shallow Brown (Roud 2621) (2.55)

Track 1 trad. arr. Aidan Curran, Eliza Carthy, Norma Waterson;
Tracks 2, 5, 7 trad. arr. Eliza Carthy, Norma Waterson;
Track 3 trad. arr. Norma Waterson, Martin Carthy;
Track 4a trad. arr. Eliza Carthy, Oliver Knight;
Track 4b Eliza Carthy;
Track 6 song trad. arr. Eliza Carthy, Norma Waterson, Oliver Knight, melody Eliza Carthy;
Track 8a Gus Kahn, Richard Whiting;
Track 8b Lucio Battisti, Mogol;
Track 9 words Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882), music Eliza Carthy;
Track 10 Jimmie Rogers, George Brown;
Track 11 trad. arr. Eliza Carthy, Norma Waterson, Oliver Knight

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The Gift Band Live on Tour

Eliza Carthy, Norma Waterson: The Gift Band Live on Tour (Scarlet SR029DVD)

The Gift Band Live on Tour
The Union Chapel November 2010
Eliza Carthy & Norma Waterson with Martin Carthy

Scarlet Records SR029CD / SR029DVD (2 CD / DVD, UK, October 31, 2011)

Eliza Carthy, Norma Waterson: The Gift Band Live on Tour (Scarlet SR029CD)
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Recorded live at the Union Chapel in November 2010

Musicians

Eliza Carthy, vocals, fiddle, accordion;
Norma Waterson, vocals;
Martin Carthy, guitar, banjo, vocals;
Phil Alexander, piano, accordion, vocals;
Aidan Curran, guitar, mandolin, vocals;
David Donnelly, double bass, vocals

Tracks

CD 1: First HalfCD 2: Second Half
  1. Introduction (3.23)
  2. The Chaps of Cockaigny (7.38)
  3. Fare Thee Well, Cold Winter (Roud 1034 / 803) (7.32)
  4. Boston Burglar (Roud 261; Laws L16; G/D 2:260; Henry H691) (7.21)
  5. Ukulele Lady / (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice (5.34)
  6. Dreaming (5.55)
  7. Brother Can You Spare a Dime? / Al Bowlly's in Heaven (10.53)
  8. Go and Leave Me (Roud 459; G/D 6:1145) (6.55)
  9. The Nightingale (Roud 1093; Laws M37; G/D 1:18; Henry H75a) / For Kate (5.55)
  1. Introduction (2.30)
  2. Poor Wayfaring Stranger (Roud 3339) (9.54)
  3. Josef Locke (4.43)
  4. Bunch of Thyme (The Seeds of Love) (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (9.53)
  5. On Fridays He's Fred Astaire (6.10)
  6. The Rose and the Lily (The Cruel Brother) (Roud 26; Child 11) (7.11)
  7. God Loves a Drunk (6.48)
  8. Grace Darling (6.44)
  9. Prairie Lullaby (5.02)
  10. Shallow Brown (5.41)
  11. Over the Rainbow (4.19)

Tracks

All tracks trad. except
Track 5a Gus Kahn, Richard Whiting;
Track 5b Lucio Battisti, Mogol;
Track 6 Loudon Wainwright III;
Track 7a Edgar Yipsel Harburg, Joy Gorney;
Tracks 7b, 12, 16 Richard Thompson;
Track 14 Clive Gregson;
Track 18 Jimmie Rogers, George Brown;
Track 20 Harold Arlen, Edgar Yipsel Harburg