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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)

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 (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 (2.26)