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Emu Plains

Martyn Wyndham-Read: Emu Plains (Fellside FE027)

Emu Plains
Martyn Wyndham-Read

Fellside Recordings FE027 (LP, UK, 1981)
Fellside Recordings FECD27 (CD w/ bonus tracks, UK, February 2001)

Martyn Wyndham-Read: Emu Plains (Fellside FECD27)

Recorded February 27-28 and July 11, 1981 by Paul Adams;
Track 16 recorded April 5, 1986, track 7 recorded October 5, 2000;
Produced by Paul Adams and Nic Jones;
Sleeve notes by A.L. Lloyd;
LP cover illustration: Edmund Blood;
CD cover photo: Fritz Fitton;
Layout and artwork: Mary Blood

Musicians

Martyn Wyndham-Read, vocals, acoustic guitar;
Nic Jones, fiddle [6, 12];
Paul Witty, fiddle [16];
Gerry Hallom, backing vocals [16]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Stockman's Last Bed (3.11)
  2. The Ile de France (Roud 1575) (2.55)
  3. Reedy River (4.45)
  4. Declaration (2.05)
  5. Water Lily (3.05)
  6. Flash Jack from Gundagai (Roud 24704) / A Bush Lullaby (6.11)
  1. Gentle Annie (3.02)
  2. Wandering Aengus (2.38)
  3. Do You Think I Do Not Know? (4.02)
  4. Ae Waukin O (3.08)
  5. Shearing in a Bar (4.25)
  6. Where the Brumbies Come to Water (2.41)
  7. The Exile of Erin (5.27)
CD Bonus TracksCD Bonus Tracks
  1. Andy's Gone with Cattle (2.38)
  1. The Ballad of the Drover (3.14)
  2. Springtime It Brings on the Shearing (4.58)
    from Flash Company

All tracks trad. except
Track 3 words Henry Lawson, music Chris Kempster;
Track 4 words John Shaw Neilson, music Martyn Wyndham-Read;
Track 5 words Henry Lawson, music Priscilla Herdman;
Track 6b words Louis Essen, music Chris Kempster;
Track 9 words W. B. Yeats, music Richard Dyer-Bennett;
Track 10 words Henry Lawson, music Slim Dusty;
Track 11 Robert Burns;
Track 12 “Duke” Tritton;
Track 15 Henry Lawson

All tracks arr. Martyn Wyndham-Read except
Tracks 6, 12 arr. Martyn Wyndham-Read, Nic Jones