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A Rose from the Bush

Martyn Wyndham-Read: A Rose from the Bush (Greenwich Village GVR 222)

A Rose from the Bush
Martyn Wyndham-Read

Greenwich Village GVR 222 (LP, UK, 1984)

The Rose / The Queensland Shed's Begun
Martyn Wyndham-Read

Greenwich Village Records GVRS 222 (single, UK, 1984)

Recorded at Foel Studios, Llanfair Caereinion, Powys between February 21 and 28, 1984
Engineered by Brian Snelling
Mastered at PRT Studios, London by Tony Bridge
Front cover illustration by Dan Wyndham-Read
Sleeve design by Chris Groom

Musicians

Martyn Wyndham-Read, vocals [1-13], acoustic guitar [1, 6-7, 10];
Martin Carthy, vocals [1-2], acoustic guitar [1, 13];
John Kirkpatrick, vocals [1, 9], concertina [1, 3, 9, 11], melodeon [1, 4, 13];
Phil Beer, fiddle [1, 4, 10, 13]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Opal Beds of Australia (4.38)
  2. Bag of Nails (1.36)
  3. Otago (5.10)
  4. The Old Bark Hut (4.19)
  5. Flowers of England (2.44)
  6. The Rose (3.40)
  1. The Year of the Drum (4.18)
  2. On the Road with Liddy (2.00)
  3. Reedy Lagoon (4.43)
  4. Cock of the North (2.53)
  5. Sussex Drinking Song (3.00)
  6. The Cullers Lament (2.18)
  7. The Queensland Shed's Begun (3.14)

Tracks 1, 3 Graeme Miles;
Tracks 2, 4, 8-9, 13 trad. arr. Martyn Wyndham-Read;
Track 5 Sylvia Watts;
Track 6 Amanda McBroom;
Track 7 Wendy Joseph;
Track 10 Dorothy Hewitt, Martyn Wyndham-Read;
Track 11 Beloc arr. Martyn Wyndham-Read;
Track 12 Peter Cape