SONY ACADEMY AWARD WINNING SONGWRITER FROM COUNTY DURHAM

Back Shift

Back-Shift-500

Back Shift: a collection of songs from 1980 to 1986.
17 tracks. 14 previously released and 3 are live/alternative versions of previously released songs

Released: 1992

Label: Fellside Recordings – FECD 89

This collection compiled by Jez Lowe
Remastered by Paul Adams in July 1992

Tracklist
01 Back In Durham Gaol 4:28
02 Brockie Lads 5:13
03 Galloways 3:58
04 Black Diamonds 4:00
05 The Bergen 3:58
06 Sedgefield Fair 4:20
07 The Old Durham Road 4:43
08 Chick Henderson’s March 3:33
09 Japs And English 4:35
10 Old Bones 4:28
11 Cursed Be The Caller 3:12
12 High Part Of The Town 3:28
13 The Grey Cock  – arranged by: Jez Lowe,  written by: Traditional 5:20
14 The Old Durham Waltz 3:12
15 Shippersea Bay 5:04
16 Ballad Of Johnny Collier 4:21
17 The Honest Working Way 4:30

All songs written by Jez Lowe except
Track 13 trad. arr. Jez Lowe

Track 6 is from Jez Lowe (FE023, 1980), produced by Paul Adams, May 1980;
Tracks 7, 11, 14 are from The Old Durham Road (FE034, 1983); produced by Paul Adams, March 1984;
Track 4 alternate take of a song from The Old Durham Road, produced by Jo Partridge, August 1984;
Track 12 live recording of a song from from The Old Durham Road, produced by Paul Adams, July 1992;
Track 13 is from A Selection from The Penguin Book of English Folk Songs (FE047, 1986), produced by Paul Adams, April 1985;
Tracks 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17 are from Galloways (FE049, 1985), produced by Paul Adams, August 1985;
Tracks 2, 5, 9 are from Two a Roue (FE055, 1986), produced by Jo Partridge, March 1986;
Track 16 is a new recording of a song from Two a Roue, produced by The Bad Pennies, June 1992

Musicians
Jez Lowe – vocals [1-17], guitar [4-8, 10-11, 13-17], cittern [1-3, 8, 12, 14], harmonica [1, 6, 8, 14], banjo [3, 9], whistle [5, 7, 14], keyboards [5, 13], dulcimer [10], organ [11], piano [15];
Jake Walton – vocals [4, 17], hurdy-gurdy [1-2, 9-10, 14-15], dulcimer [4-5], guitar [17];
Gerry Hallom – backing vocals [1, 15];
Anne-Marie Flanagan – backing vocals [1, 3, 10, 15];
Sylvia Barnes – backing vocals [6], whistle [6];
Jim Barnes – cittern [6];
Jo Partrigde – drum programming [9];
Linda Adams – harmony vocals [13];
Bev Sanders – vocals [16], guitar [16];
Bob Surgeoner – vocals [16], double bass [16];
Bill Surgeoner – fiddle [16]

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  • Dec 1st 2017 Jez Lowe and the Bad Pennies in Shilton, Coventry at St Andrews Church
  • Dec 2nd 2017 Jez Lowe and the Bad Pennies in Ibstock, Leicestershire at The Palace Community Centre
  • Dec 3rd 2017 Jez Lowe and the Bad Pennies in Worcester at St Swithuns Hall

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