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Two a Roue

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Fellside Recordings FE055 (LP, UK, 1986)
Tantobie Records TTRCD 101 (CD, UK, 2001)

Tracklist

Side 1

  1. Patrik’s Song / Dance (4.27)
  2. Brockie Lads (4.21)
  3. Todds Dance / Monferrina (3.34)
  4. Trees (4.18)
  5. Japs and English (4.27)

Side 2

  1. Reign of the Fair Maid (3.40)
  2. Galician Dances (3.59)
  3. The Bergen (3.57)
  4. Rothbury Races / Morpeth Lasses (2.43)
  5. Gold and Silver (3.48)
  6. The Ballad of Johnny Collier (4.37)

Track 1 Patrik Ewen, Jake Walton;
Tracks 2, 3a, 5, 8, 11 Jez Lowe;
Tracks 3b, 7, 9 trad. arr. Jake Walton, Jez Lowe;
Track 4 Jake Walton, E. Liorzou;
Tracks 6, 10 Jake Walton

Musicians
Jez Lowe, vocals [2, 5-6, 8, 10-11], guitar [1, 7-8, 10-11], harmonica [1, 3, 11] whistle [1, 3, 7-8], cittern [2-3, 6, 9], banjo [5], synthesiser [8];
Jake Walton, vocals [1, 4, 6, 10-11], hurdy-gurdy [1-3, 5, 7, 9, 11], guitar [4, 6, 10], dulcimer [8];
Jo Partridge, electric guitar [4, 6], percussion [5-6, 11], vocals [11]

Produced and recorded by Jo Partridge at The Airfield Studio, Cornwall, March 1986;
Cutting engineer: Mike Walker, Trident Studios;
Executive producer: Paul Adams;
Photography by Michael Wigg

 

Re-released on CD 2001

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Tantobie Records TTRCD 101 (CD, UK, 24 November 2001)

Tracklist

01 Patrik’s Song / Dance (4.27)
02 Brockie Lads (4.21)
03 Todds Dance / Monferrina (3.34)
04 Trees (4.18)
05 Japs and English (4.27)
06 Reign of the Fair Maid (3.40)
07 Galician Dances (3.59)
08 The Bergen (3.57)
09 Rothbury Races / Morpeth Lasses (2.43)
10 Gold and Silver (3.48)
11 The Ballad of Johnny Collier (4.37)
12 Over Seal Sands (3.43)
13 Appleby Gallop (3.51)
14 The Spinning of the Wheel (3.38)

When first released on vinyl in 1986 Folk Roots placed Two A Roue as no.4 recording of the year, stating “There are so many catch tunes on this album,that it is almost an epidemic”. Out of print for a decade it has constantly been requested by fans to be re-released on CD. So, at last, here it is complete with three bonus tracks.

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