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Across the Line

Martyn Wyndham-Read: Across the Line (Greenwich Village GVR 232)

Across the Line
Martyn Wyndham-Read

Greenwich Village Records GVR 232 (LP, UK, 1986)

An album of Australian Songs.

Recorded at Foel Studios, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys between September 1985 and March 1986;
Engineered by Brian Snelling;
Produced by Joe Stead and Martyn Wyndham-Read;
Mastered by George Peckham at Portland Studios;
Front cover illustration by Dan Wyndham-Read;
Sleeve design by Chris Groom

Musicians

Martyn Wyndham-Read, vocals, acoustic guitar [1, 3, 5, 7, 10];
John Kirkpatrick, accordion [2, 8], concertina [4], vocals [8];
Phil Beer, fiddle [2, 5, 8], electric guitar [2];
Maggie Goodall, vocals [3, 6, 10];
Martin Carthy, acoustic guitar [6, 9], vocals [8];
Sue Harris, vocals [10]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. You and I (3.53)
  2. Across the Line (Roud 8239) (3.35)
  3. Silence and Tears (3.13)
  4. Old Man of the Sea (5.00)
  5. The Tent Poles Are Rotten (5.17)
  1. The Banks of the Condamine (Roud 8224) (4.07)
  2. Moreton Bay (Roud 2537) (4.03)
  3. The Old Keg of Rum (5.00)
  4. The Way the Wind Blows (2.26)
  5. My El Dorado (7.13)

All tracks trad. arr. Martyn Wyndham-Read except
Track 1 Ewan MacColl arr. Martyn Wyndham-Read;
Tracks 4, 10 Graeme Miles;
Track 9 trad. arr. Margaret Walters