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English Sporting Ballads

The High Level Ranters, Martyn Wyndham-Read: English Sporting Ballads (Broadside BRO 128)

English Sporting Ballads
The High Level Ranters, Martyn Wyndham-Read

Broadside Records BRO 128 (LP, UK, 1977)
Celtic Music CMBCD002 (CD, UK, 1998)

See also Roy Palmer, Jon Raven (editors), The Rigs of the Fair, Cambridge University Press, 1976

Produced by Jon Raven;
Recorded by Johnny Haynes at Zella Recording Studios, Birmingham;
Sleeve notes by Jon Raven with additional material from Roy Palmer;
Front sleeve illustration by Edward Orme, London, 1807;
Sleeve design by Robin Scott-Cooper

Musicians

The High Level Ranters [1-2, 5, 8-9, 11]:
Alistair Anderson, English concertina,
Tom Gilfellon, vocals [1, 9, 11], guitar,
Johnny Handle, vocals [2, 5, 8], accordion,
Colin Ross, Northumbrian small-pipes, fiddle, whistle, mouth organ, jew's harp;
Martyn Wyndham-Read, vocals, guitar [3-4, 6-7, 10, 12]
with Nic Jones, fiddle, guitar, mouth organ, dulcimer

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [HLR] Eccles Wakes (RoudBS B7224) (2.06)
  2. [HLR] Bonny Beeswing (Roud V7761) (4.02)
  3. [MW-R] The Ballad of Trubshaw and Green (2.32)
  4. [MW-R] The Great Foot Race (Roud V15518) (4.16)
  5. [HLR] Newcastle Wakes (RoudBS B248967) (2.57)
  6. [MW-R] The Charcoal Black and the Bonny Grey (Roud 211) (3.06)
  1. [MW-R] Sayers' and Heenan's Great Fight (Roud 2148; Laws H20) (3.07)
  2. [HLR] The Boat Race (2.06)
  3. [HLR] The White Hare of Howden (Roud 1110) (2.32)
  4. [MW-R] The Noble Fox Hunting (Dido Bendigo) (Roud 584) (3.15)
  5. [HLR] Alnwick Football Song (Roud V20656) (4.55)
  6. [MW-R] The Bullard's Song (Roud 23378) (2.26)