Oh, Listen Today
The roots of American Old-Timey fiddle music
Thirty tracks of vintage American Old-Timey fiddle music, with tunes that are derived from Britain and Europe. Includes such well-known names as: Ed Haley, Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts, Narmour & Smith, Emmett Lundy, The Red-Headed Fiddlers, Edden Hammons, and many others.
MTCD517 30 tracks, 78 minutes £12.00
English Gypsy Musicians
Features fiddler Harry Lee - from whom only two tunes appeared on the LP Boscastle Breakdown. here we present Harry's complete recorded repertoire of 18 tunes, here for the first time. Also Vanslow Smith, a fiddler and box player with 11 tracks here. Also 9 tracks from Lemmie Brazil (melodeon), plus one track each from: Jasper and Levi Smith (mouthorgan & tambourine); Jasper and Darby Smith (mouthorgan & guitar); Joe Dozer Smith (diddling); Mary Biddle (diddling); Walter Aldridge (mouthorgan); and John Locke (fiddle) playing his Hornpipe, from the cylinder recording!
MTCD373 45 tracks, 63 minutes + 32 page booklet £12.00
Phoenix Dance Band
All Fired Up
Phoenix return with 43 more less-than-well-known tunes, forged into 15 new dance sets.
FBR 005 15 tracks, 58 minutes £10.00
Edward II and the Red Hot Polkas
The Early Recordings 1985-86
All the early tracks from "the best little English dance band on the planet!"
MTCD405 22 tracks, 81 minutes £10.00
Fred 'Pip' Whiting
Old-time hornpipes, polkas and jigs
A representative selection of fiddle tunes from Fred 'Pip' Whiting, of Suffolk. This CD may be seen as a companion-piece to our earlier Stephen Baldwin CD (MTCD334).
MTCD350 42 tracks, 69 minutes + 16 page booklet £12.00
"Here's One You'll Like, I Think"
Containing all the 59 known recordings of Gloucestershire's Stephen Baldwin - village and Morris dance fiddler. The 28-page booklet contains pretty-well all that is known about him and his family, as well as some information about his musical neighbours in the Forest.
MTCD334 59 tracks, 73 minutes + 28 page booklet £12.00
Classic English Banjo
Almost every tune he is known to have recorded - tapes from the mid-seventies and eighties, mostly previously unreleased.
MTCD314 26 tracks, 74 minutes + 32 page booklet £12.00
Baxiu e Contra
A meeting between Sardinian poetry and music. A worthy succsessor to the amazing Ritmia: forse il mare (below).
Tronos AB01 9 tracks, 43 minutes + 16 page booklet £10.00
The English Country Dance Band
26 tunes for 14 dances with full dance instructions.
SFO 002 14 tracks, 57 minutes + 9 page booklet £5.00
forse il mare
The truly wonderful Italian/Sardinian quartet of Riccardo Tesi, Alberto Balia, Enrico Frongia and Daniele Craighead, first published in 1986.
SFO 004 4 tracks, 37 minutes + 2 page booklet £5.00
after the fire
An hour and a quarter's worth of gloriously played hornpipes, jigs, polkas and more, from England and across the world.
FBR 001 16 tracks, 76 minutes + 8 page booklet £10.00
Billy Harrison & Jim Eldon
Yorkshire fiddle tunes, songs and carols
Lots of grand tunes, some in harmony parts, on fiddles and cello. Songs and carols, and stories of music making in the early years of the 20th century.
MTCD201 21 tracks, 25 minutes £10.00
Out of the Box
20 tunes and 6 songs from this great English singer and superlative anglo concertina player.
CBCD235 19 tracks, 64 minutes £12.00
Rod Stradling + Feckless
Rhythms of the Wold
Due to popular demand, the original Rogue Records cassette version from back in 1991, of which a large box-full has just turned up - hence the knock-down price of just a fiver!
FMSC 3021 14 tracks, 62 minutes £5.00
Over the Cabot Trail
A selection of fiddle tunes from Morgan MacQuarrie of Inverness County, Cape Breton, accompanied by Gordon MacLean, piano. 12 tracks of typical Cape Breton medleys, totalling 55 tunes in all.
MTCD511 12 tracks, 69 minutes + 20 page booklet £12.00
Essence of Old Kentucky
A selection of fiddle tunes from Roger Cooper, of Lewis County, Kentucky, accompanied by Robin Kessinger, guitar, and Michael Garvin, bass and occasional guitar. A compilation of the 34 tunes on the original Rounder CD, no longer available.
MTCD510 34 tracks, 71 minutes + 24 page booklet £12.00
A selection of fiddle tunes from Art Galbraith of Springfield, Missouri, accompanied by Gordon McCann, guitar. A compilation of the 16 tunes on the original Rounder LP, plus 17 more, recorded specially for the purpose in 1984, but never published.
MTCD509 33 tracks, 72 minutes + 16 page booklet £12.00
Push Them Clouds Away
Old Time Country Music 1924-38
Tweedy Brothers, Gibson String Trio, Aaron Sisters, Fiddlin' John Carson & Moonshine Kate, Albert Bellson, and many more ...
MTCD101 20 tracks, 59 minutes + 4 page booklet £10.00
Old Ship Sailing for the Promised Land
White Gospel Music 1926-38
Ernest Phipps' Holiness Singers, Doc Walsh, William Rexroat's Cedar Singers, Ben Jarrell, and many more ...
MTCD102 18 tracks, 55 minutes + 4 page booklet £10.00
Yearlings in the Canebreak
Texas Fiddle Music 1924-30
18 tracks from: Capt M J Bonner, The Red Headed Fiddlers, Prince Albert Hunt, Chenoweth's Cornfield Symphony Orchestra, Fiddlin' Jim Pate.
MTCD103 18 tracks, 53 minutes + 4 page booklet £10.00
Where the Southern Crosses the Dog
Mississippi Fiddle Music 1928-35
16 tracks from: The Nations Brothers, Narmour & Smith, The Ray Brothers, Milner & Curtis.
MTCD104 16 tracks, 48 minutes
+ 4 page booklet £10.00
John 'Seven Foot Dilly' Dilleshaw
Georgia Bust Down 1930
To acquire the small stack of 78s that have been gathered together on this CD would call for the patience of a seasoned angler and a bankroll as big as the Ritz - Tony Russell.
MTCD105 16 tracks, 52 minutes + 4 page booklet £10.00
Complete Set of American Old Time CDs
all 5 Volumes £40.00