Here We Go Again
Handsworth and Handsworth Wood
And Birmingham
Like An Old Fashioned Waltz
Gold Dust - Live at the Royalty
Charles Dickens 1812-1870
Scrooge (A Christmas Carol) 1951
London Odds and Ends
Plain Capers
Fire and Sleet and Candlelight
Fi Fraser and Jo Freya
Eclection Words
Rhythm & Blues
The Dog and Dustbin
Hark! The Villages
The Battle Of The Field
The Albion Country Bands
Old Sir Simon The King
Pace Egging
Umps and Dumps
Gorse Hall
Arborfield, Berkshire
Tall Ships
Norman Thelwell
A Garland of Carols
Harvest Home
Triple Echo
Rubber Folk
In Town Tonight
Forest and Vale and High Blue Hill
Between The Severn and The Wye
A Country Christmas
Al Bowlly's In Heaven
Ghost Stories of an Antiquary
Canon Alberic's Scrap-book.
Lost Hearts
The Mezzotint
The Ash-tree
Number 13
Count Magnus
'Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad'
The Treasure of Abbot Thomas
Appearances Of A Different Sort
Robin Hood

Plain Capers
Morris Dance Tunes from the Cotswolds
John Kirkpatrick

Free Reed FRR 010 (LP, UK, 1976)
Topic Records TSCD458 (CD, UK, 1992)

Morris Dance Tunes from the Cotswolds, compiled and arranged by John Kirkpatrick

Engineered by Alan Green at Mid-Wales Sound Studios
Front Photography by Paddy O'Beirnes
Original design by Sue Dransfield
Design for compact disc by Tony Engle
Produced by John Kirkpatrick and Neil Wayne


John Kirkpatrick: anglo concertina, button accordion,
two-row and four-stop-one-row melodeons, jews harp
Sue Harris: oboe and hammered dulcimers
Martin Carthy: guitar
Martin Brinsford: mouth organ and tambourine
Fi Fraser: fiddle

Track 2 John Kirkpatrick pub Free Reed Music
Tracks 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 14, 15 Trad. arr. John Kirkpatrick pub Free Reed Music
Tracks 1, 4, 8, 10, 12, 13 Trad. arr. John Kirkpatrick & Martin Carthy pub Free Reed Music / Mole Music

some notes on Glorishears

a note on Constant Billy:
[Trad. arr. John Kirkpatrick]
This Morris dance tune in three versions from Longborough, Sherbourne and Adderbury was performed by John Kirkpatrick and chums (including Martin Carthy) in 1976 on  Plain Capers. It was also included in 2001 on the anthology The Carthy Chronicles.

Plain Capers 1976 [click for larger image]
Free Reed FRR 010 (LP, UK, 1976)

side 1

Glorishears (Bledington)
Hammersmith Flyover (in the style of
Old Molly Oxford (Field Town)
Black Jack (Longborough style) /
Old Black Joe (Badby) /
Old Black Joe (Bucknell) (5:27)
Blue Eyed Stranger /
Willow Tree (Bucknell) (4:03)
Brighton Camp (Eynsham) /
The March Past (Eynsham) (3:41)
Bobby and Joan (Field Town) /
Bobbing-A-Joe (Wheatley) (3:23)
Monk's March (Sherborne) /
The Fieldtown Processional (4:56)

side 2

Sweet Jenny Jones (Adderbury) /
The Sherborne Jig (Sherborne) /
The Sherborne Jig (Longborough)
Lumps of Plum Pudding (Bledington)
Highland Mary (Bledington) /
Highland Mary (Oddington)
Wheatley Processional
Maid of The Mill (Bucknell) /
Cuckoo's Nest (Longborough) /
William and Nancy (Bledington)
The Buffoon (Adderbury) /
The Fool's Jig (Bampton)
Constant Billy (Longborough) /
Constant Billy (Sherborne) /
Constant Billy (Adderbury)

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