Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 John Barleycorn
5:43
2 Tam Lyn Retold
9:22
3 Death and the Maiden Retold
3:49
4 Cold Haily Rainy Night
6:11
5 The Welcome Sailor
5:45
6 Acres of Ground
4:48
7 Pilsdon Pen
5:18
8 Hard Times of Old England Retold
5:38
9 Kit Whites I & II
4:45
10 Sloe on the Uptake
3:32
11 'Ouses, 'Ouses, 'Ouses
6:20

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Martin Carthy (track 1)
acoustic guitar and viola:
Ben Ivitsky (track 6)
fiddle:
Lucy Roberts (track 7)
Laurel Swift (track 9)
Eliza Carthy (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8, 10)
fiddle and viola:
Chris Wood (folk musician) (2007) (track 5)
violin:
Phil Beer (track 11)
other instruments [drones]:
Martin Russell (recording engineer, producer, composer & musician) (track 5)
cello:
Barney M Brown (tracks 5–8, 11)
drums (drum set) [kit drum]:
Jim Chase (track 4)
bouzouki and guitar family:
Simon Emmerson (track 2)
Anglo concertina:
Andy Poore (tracks 7–8)
hurdy gurdy:
Nigel Eaton (track 1)
strings arranger:
Mass (Simon Massey) (track 7)
Northumbrian pipes:
Carole Robb (track 11)
gumbri [sintir]:
Tim Whelan (track 4)
slide guitar:
Ian Anderson (of Jethro Tull) (track 10)
organ:
Tim Whelan (track 2)
guitar:
Simon Emmerson (track 5)
Martin Carthy (track 4)
Ben Mandelson (UK guitarist) (track 10)
guitar [various other guitar type instruments]:
Ben Mandelson (UK guitarist) (track 8)
harmonica and jew's harp [jaws harp]:
Chris Turner (harmonica player) (track 10)
bass:
Richard Evans (UK recording engineer & producer) (tracks 10–11)
bass, drum machine and synthesizer [synth] programming:
Mass (Simon Massey) (track 1)
bass, drum machine and keyboard programming:
Mass (Simon Massey) (track 8)
banjo and percussion [stompbox]:
Colin Cotter (track 9)
cittern:
Simon Emmerson (track 1)
cittern [tenor cittern]:
Simon Emmerson (track 7)
cittern and spoons:
Simon Emmerson (track 10)
cittern, guitar and strings:
Simon Emmerson (track 7)
double bass:
Jim Barr (track 7)
electric guitar:
Paul Weller (track 1)
electric guitar [skank electric guitar]:
Simon Emmerson (track 6)
electric guitar [top line electric guitar]:
Tom Salter (track 6)
electric guitar [twang electric guitar]:
Simon Emmerson (track 6)
diatonic accordion / melodeon:
Rod Stradling (track 10)
sitar:
Sheema Mukherjee (tracks 2, 4)
keyboard [keyboards], nyckelharpa [nickel harp] and strings:
Martin Russell (recording engineer, producer, composer & musician) (track 11)
dhol [dhol drum]:
Johnny Kalsi (track 4)
dhol [dhol drum], shakers [shaker] and tabla:
Johnny Kalsi (track 6)
accordion:
John Brenner (track 9)
harmonium:
Kate Garrett (track 7)
drum machine programming:
Mass (Simon Massey) (track 11)
drum machine, percussion and synthesizer [synths] programming:
Mass (Simon Massey) (track 10)
guitar family:
Simon Emmerson (tracks 8, 11)
additional guitar:
Ben Mandelson (UK guitarist) (track 8)
additional producer:
Simon Emmerson (track 4)
additional programming:
Martin Russell (recording engineer, producer, composer & musician) (track 1)
additional recording engineer:
Mass (Simon Massey) (track 10)
arranger:
Ian Anderson (of Jethro Tull) (track 10)
Simon Emmerson (tracks 1, 8, 10)
Rod Stradling (track 10)
Eliza Carthy (tracks 1, 4, 8, 10)
Martin Carthy (tracks 1, 4)
Sheila Chandra (tracks 5, 5)
The Gloworms (track 9)
Ben Mandelson (UK guitarist) (track 10)
Chris Wood (folk musician) (tracks 5, 5)
Mass (Simon Massey) (track 1)
co-producer:
Simon Emmerson (track 2)
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 1)
executive producer:
Simon Emmerson (track 3)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 1)
mixer:
Richard Evans (UK recording engineer & producer) (tracks 7, 9–11)
Martin Russell (recording engineer, producer, composer & musician) (track 5)
Mass (Simon Massey) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8)
performer:
Tunng (track 3)
producer:
Simon Emmerson (tracks 1, 5–11)
Sam Genders (track 3)
Ben Ivitsky (track 6)
Mike Lindsay (track 3)
programming:
Martin Russell (recording engineer, producer, composer & musician) (track 11)
Hamid Man Tu (track 2)
Mass (Simon Massey) (track 7)
Tim Whelan (tracks 2, 4)
recording engineer:
Jim Barr (track 7)
Phil Beer (track 11)
Simon Emmerson (track 7)
Ben Ivitsky (track 6)
Chris Wood (folk musician) (track 5)
Richard Evans (UK recording engineer & producer) (tracks 7, 9–11)
Ally Lee (track 11)
Martin Russell (recording engineer, producer, composer & musician) (tracks 2, 4–6, 8, 11)
Mass (Simon Massey) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6–8)
vocals:
Billy Bragg (track 8)
Eliza Carthy (tracks 1–2, 4, 6)
Martin Carthy (track 1)
Sheila Chandra (track 11)
John Copper (track 11)
The Young Coppers (tracks 4, 8)
Kate Garrett (track 7)
Paul Weller (track 1)
Chris Wood (folk musician) (track 4)
Benjamin Zephaniah (track 2)
Sheila Chandra (2007) (track 5)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 4–5)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 135) (track 4)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 164) (track 1)
arrangements:
John Barleycorn (Oysterband arrangement) (track 1)
John Barleycorn (Steeleye Span arrangement) (track 1)
John Barleycorn (Crowfoot arrangement) (track 1)
is the basis for:
John Barleycorn (ian anderson arrang.) (track 1)
later versions:
John Barleycorn (ian anderson arrang.) (track 1)
recording of:
John Barleycorn (traditional, unknown/unspecified arrangement) (track 1)
Welcome Sailor (track 5)
referred to in medleys:

Release

mastering:Ian Cooper (UK mastering engineer)
ASIN:US: B001A7GOB6 [info]