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Maypoles to Mistletoe

Martyn Wyndham-Read, Geoff & Pennie Harris, Arky's Toast: Maypoles to Mistletoe (Trailer LER 2092)

Maypoles to Mistletoe
Martyn Wyndham-Read, Geoff & Pennie Harris, Arky's Toast

Trailer Records LER 2092 (LP, UK, 1975)
Trailer Records LERCD 2092 (CD-R, UK, 2002)

Martyn Wyndham-Read, Geoff & Pennie Harris, Arky's Toast: Maypoles to Mistletoe (Trailer LERCD 2092)
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Recorded by Bill Leader at Mr & Mrs Hyett's home;
Original sleeve design by Janet Kerr

Musicians

Martyn Wyndham-Read, vocals, guitar [1-2, 4, 6, 9, 12-13, 16-17];
Geoff Harris, vocals, guitar [1-2, 5-7, 9, 11, 13, 15-17];
Pennie Harris, vocals [1-2, 5-6, 9, 11, 13, 15-17];
Arky's Toast (Colin Gates, Jim James, Trevor Notton), vocals [1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 14, 17];
Colin Gates, melodeon [6];
Andrew Brown, fiddle [6, 13];
Greg Trice, duet concertina [16]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [MW-R, G&PH, AT] Waits Carol (0.42)
  2. [MW-R, G&PH] Candlemas Eve (2.32)
  3. [AT] April Song (1.36)
  4. [MW-R] The Birds in the Spring (Roud 356) (2.42)
  5. [G&PH] Jack in the Green (2.47)
  6. [MW-R, G&PH, AT] Furry Day Carol (Roud 1520) (2.25)
  7. [GH] Whitsun Dance (3.33)
  8. [AT] Moon to the Sun (2.24)
  9. [MW-R, G&PH] Oats and Beans (Roud 1380) (1.49)
  1. [AT] Arky's Toast (2.23)
  2. [G&PH] Hare Hunting (Roud 1181) (1.19)
  3. [MW-R] Jolly Fellows Who Follow the Plough (Roud 346; G/D 3:418) (3.20)
  4. [MW-R, G&PH] Peascod Time (1.52)
  5. [AT] Guy Fawkes (Roud 4974) (3.33)
  6. [G&PH] Yorke Waites (2.21)
  7. [MW-R, G&PH] The Seven Joys of Mary (Roud 278) (3.32)
  8. [MW-R, G&PH, AT] The Rose of Sharon (1.12)

All tracks trad. except
Track 3 Ted Robinson, Arky's Toast;
Track 5 Martin Graebe;
Track 7 Austin John Marshall;
Tracks 8, 10 “Arky” Standing, Arky's Toast

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Maypoles to Mistletoe

Martyn Wyndham-Read and company: Maypoles to Mistletoe (Country Branch CBCD 091)

Maypoles to Mistletoe
A Celebration of the Year through Music, Dance, Song and the Spoken Word
Martyn Wyndham-Read and company

Country Branch CBCD 091 (CD, UK, 1998)

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Produced by Martyn Wyndham-Read and Iris Bishop;
Recorded and mixed by Jim Ward;
Photography by Ian Hill;
Design and illustrations by Iris Bishop

Musicians

Martyn Wyndham-Read, vocals [3-8, 11-12, 13a, 19-20], guitar [3-4, 8];
Jim Ward, vocals [5, 12, 14], tambourine [1, 6, 10, 12, 16, 20-21];
Jim Farr, spoken continuity [1, 3-4, 11-14, 21];
Sue Mills, vocals [3-4, 7, 9, 12, 13b, 14-15, 19-20];
Colin Gates, vocals [5-6, 12, 13b, 14, 20];
Sue Gates, vocals [6, 9, 12, 14, 17, 19];
Iris Bishop, duet concertina, accordion [1-5, 7-9, 11, 13a, 15, 17, 19];
Terry Potter, harmonica [1-5, 11-12, 19];
Gary Holder, double bass [1-5, 7-9, 11-12, 15, 17, 19];
Ian Holder, accordion [1-2, 5, 8, 11-12, 19];
Ken Wight, fiddle [3, 8, 11];
Chris Woods, mandolin, mandola [5, 12];
The Maypole Band (all of above) [6, 10, 16, 20-21]

Tracks

  1. Sussex Bonny Breastknot (1.16)
  2. Seasons Turn (4.59)
  3. Candlemas Eve (2.51)
  4. Winds of March (3.38)
  5. Pace-Egging (Roud 614) (2.55)
  6. Furry Day Carol (Roud 1520) (2.23)
  7. Staines Morris (Roud V18894) (1.53)
  8. Ladies Go Dancing at Whitsun (3.23)
  9. Rosebud in June (Roud 812) (2.46)
  10. Pleal's Allemand / Monk's March (1.16)
  11. Farmer's Anthem (6.06)
  12. Hopping Down in Kent (Roud 1715) (2.15)
  13. The Hills Are Clad / Terror Time (6.17)
  14. Guy Fawkes (Roud 4974) (3.23)
  15. York Waits (1.54)
  16. Michael Turner's Waltz (1.17)
  17. Long and Lonely Winter (3.34)
  18. Jimmy Dawes (3.28)
  19. In the Bleak Midwinter (3.01)
  20. Good King Wenceslas (2.24)
  21. The Oyster Girl (Roud 875; Laws Q13; G/D 2:304; Henry H725) (1.27)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2 Sylvia Watts;
Track 3 words Robert Herrick, music trad.;
Track 4 Graeme Miles;
Track 8 words Austin John Marshall, music trad.;
Track 11 words trad., music Eric Winter;
Track 13b Ewan MacColl;
Track 14 trad. / Colin Gates, Jim James, Trevor Notton;
Track 15 words Durden, music trad.;
Track 17 Dave Goulder;
Track 18 Ogden Nash;
Track 19 words Christina Rossetti, music Gustav Holst;
Track 20 words Rev. J.N. Neale, music trad.

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Maypoles to Mistletoe

Martyn Wyndham-Read and Chris Brown: Maypoles to Mistletoe Book

Maypoles to Mistletoe
The Book of the Show
Martyn Wyndham-Read and Chris Brown

Educational Printing Services Ltd., ISBN 978-1-905637-35-5 (book w/ CD, UK, 2008)

Martyn Wyndham-Read and Chris Brown: Maypoles to Mistletoe Book CD
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Recorded and produced by Chris Brown in Liphook, Hampshire in October 2007;
Track 4 in February 2007

Musicians

Iris Bishop, accordion, concertinas [1, 2, 7, 10, 12, 14];
Martyn Wyndham-Read, vocals, guitar [1-2, 4, 7, 10, 12, 14];
Jim Farr, voice, tambourine, bells, feet [2, 8, 11, 13];
Ian Holder, accordion [2-3, 5-6, 9, 13];
Terry Potter, mouth organ [2-3, 5-6, 9, 13]

CD Tracks

Tracks 2a, 4, 7, 10 and 12 are new recordings of songs included on the 1975 LP

  1. Seasons Turn – First Verse (1.18)
  2. Carol for New Year's Day / Upton Stick Dance Tune (2.14)
  3. The Sicilian Circle / Log Cabin / Liza Jane (2.26)
  4. The Birds in the Spring (Roud 356) (2.50)
  5. Maypole Dance – Ribbon Holder (1.48)
  6. Maypole Off – Portering (0.52)
  7. In Peascod Time (2.55)
  8. The Sompting Shearer's Beer (1.19)
  9. The OXO Reel / The Big Corrall / Kemo-Kimo (2.30)
  10. We're All Jolly Fellows That Follow the Plough (Roud 346; G/D 3:418) (4.22)
  11. The Parson and the Clerk (Roud 1154) (4.06)
  12. The Seven Joys of Mary (Roud 278) (4.06)
  13. The Virginia Reel / Kitty Maghee / Paddy Carey (3.26)
  14. Seasons Turn – Last Verse (1.21)

All tracks trad. except
Tracks 1, 14 Sylvia Watts;
Track 8 Barclay Wylls;
Track 11 adaption by Jim Farr

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The Seasons of the Year

Martyn Wyndham-Read and company: The Seasons of the Year (Wynding Road WR011)

The Seasons of the Year
Maypoles to Mistletoe 2
Martyn Wyndham-Read and company

Wynding Road Music WR011 (CD, UK, 2012)

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Produced by Martyn Wyndham-Read and Iris Bishop;
Recorded and mixed by Jim Ward;
Cover painting by Danny Wyndham-Read;
Design and artwork by Iris Bishop

Musicians

Martyn Wyndham-Read, vocals [3, 6, 9, 13-14, 17, 20-21], guitar [14, 17];
Carolyn Robson, vocals [4, 10, 12, 18, 21];
Mike Nicholson, vocals [2-3, 5, 12, 20], guitar [2, 5, 12];
Sue Mills, vocals [3, 12, 17, 21];
Dick Streeter, vocals [3, 11, 16, 20-21];
Jim Farr, spoken continuity [1, 3-4, 6, 8, 13, 16-17, 19, 23];
Broadwood Morris Men [8]

The Maypole Band [1, 7, 11, 15, 20, 22]:
  Ian Holder, accordion [3, 11];
  Iris Bishop, duet concertina, accordion [2-4, 6, 9-10, 12-14, 17-18, 21];
  Joe Ellis, flute, whistle [3, 14];
  Kevin Jones, fiddle [3];
  Gary Holder, bass [2, 4, 6. 10, 12-14, 17], tuba [11]

Tracks

  1. Walter Bulwer's Polka No. 2 (1.35)
  2. The January Man (3.03)
  3. Gloucester Wassail (Roud 209) (3.39)
  4. Garden Mother's Lullaby (4.03)
  5. Green Banks of Grain (2.45)
  6. Seasons of the Year (Roud 169) (4.39)
  7. Ville de Quebec (1.21)
  8. A May Carol / Furry Day Dance (4.32)
  9. Flowers of England (3.35)
  10. Shooting Stars (4.17)
  11. Nutting Girl (Roud 509; G/D 7:1475) (4.24)
  12. Ripe and Beared Barley (2.33)
  13. The Jolly Woodcutter (Roud 24345) (2.16)
  14. Best of Autumn (4.26)
  15. Greensleeves (Roud V19581) (1.46)
  16. Chuck 'em on the Fire (3.21)
  17. The Fields Lie Silent Now (4.33)
  18. Summon Up the Sun (3.25)
  19. Christmas Time (0.35)
  20. We Three Kings of Orient Are (Roud 24751) (3.24)
  21. Christmas Song (Roud 1170) (4.02)
  22. Winster Gallop (1.25)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2 Dave Goulder;
Track 4 words Seosamh Mac Cathmhaoil, music trad.;
Track 5 Graeme Miles;
Track 7 Chris Wood;
Track 8a Lauren McCormick;
Track 9 Sylvia Watts;
Track 10 Jehanne (Sylvia) Metha;
Track 12 words trad., music Mike Gabriel;
Tracks 14, 18 Mike O'Connor;
Track 16 Dick Streeter;
Track 17 Colin Gates;
Track 19 Henry Lawson;
Track 20 Rev. John Henry Hopkins