SONY ACADEMY AWARD WINNING SONGWRITER FROM COUNTY DURHAM

Bede Weeps

Bede-Weeps-500 

Release Date: 1993
Label: Fellside Recordings – FECD94

Tracklist
01 A Call For The North Country 3:38
02 These Coal Town Days 3:03
03 Kid Canute / Scotty Moore’s Reel 4:33
04 Just Like Moses 4:45
05 She’ll Always Be Freedom (A Song For Saoirse) 4:05
06 Greek Lightning 4:00
07 Dover Delaware 3:51
08 Tear-Drop Two-Step 4:29
09 Too Up And Too Down 4:56
10 The Bulldog Breed 4:22
11 Last Of The Widows 3:28
12 Mike Neville Said It (So It Must Be True) 3:30
13 Bede Weeps 3:13

Total Length: 51:44

All songs written by Jez Lowe

Musicians
Jez Lowe – vocals [1-10, 12-13], guitar [1, 4-6, 9-11, 13], cittern [3, 8], mandolin [3], banjo [12], harmonica [1, 8], dulcimer [7], keyboards [7];
Bev Sanders – vocals [1-8, 10-13], percussion [1, 3, 6, 8, 12];
Bob Surgeoner – double bass [3-4, 6, 8, 12], keyboards [1, 9-11], banjo [5, 8], accordion [1, 13], vocals [1-2, 7, 8];
Billy Surgeoner – fiddle [1, 3-4, 6, 8, 11-12], keyboards [5], whistle [10], bamboo whistle [7], vocals [2], sampling [1];
Paul Adams – drums [7]

Recorded by Graham Bell and Paul Adams at Fellside Studios, May-June 1993;
Produced by Paul Adams;
Front photograph by Ken Archer;
Sculpture by Ken Rowden, courtesy of Bede’s World, Jarrow, Tyne and Wear

 

Recorded in June 1993, released for Jez’s solo US tour in November of that year. The songs were written in the wake of massive mining closures across Britain, and the album remained on the Folk Roots best sellers charts for over 6 months.

 

 

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