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The Tale of Ale - Revisited
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Cropredy Capers
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Fairport unConventional
This Label is not Removable
The Carthy Chronicles
Sailing to the Moon... Vinyl
Old Swan Brand Vinyl
Golden Gates Vinyl


Micho Russell of Dunagore, Co Clare
The Transports
Sailing to the Moon - and Beyond
Old Swan Brand
Concertina Workshop
Bees on Horseback
Going Spare
No Reels
even more... Popular to Contrary Belief
Ballads and Songs of the north of Ireland
Ballads: Big, Broadside & Barrack Room
’Golden Grates’ and ’The Rampin’ Cat’
The Russell Family
Clare Concertinas
The Flowing Tide
John Kelly - Fiddle & Conc
Trad Music of Co Clare
Clare Concertina Styles
Plain Capers
Hammers, Tongues & A Bakewell Tart
Fieldvole Music
The Tale of Ale
Mrs Ackroyd Superstar
Masters of the Concertina
Ashley's Almanac
Dance and Drama
Authored by Ashley
Trad: arr. Hutchings
D is for Duo
C is for Collaborations
E is for Extras
S is for Swarb
Fairport - A History
Rareport Convention
A Fairport History
Classic Convention
Classic Carthy
Carthy in Company
Carthy Contemporaries
Child Carthy
Bruised & Beaten Songs
Farewell 'Farewell'
Blow Again
The Winding Road


The Ashley Hutchings Story
The Transports Book
Merrie Melodies Tunebook
Swarb! Biography
Fairport History Book
Cropredy Chronicles Book
The Carthy Chronicles Book


RT - Pre-order
Family Tree and Sgt Croppers

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S is for Swarb



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Twenty-one essential, landmark performances
How do you condense forty years of excellence onto one CD? This is the Free Reeder’s Digest of Swarb’s career, a lifetime of unparalleled music making told through as many tracks as we could squeeze onto one of these shiny round things. Bert and Beryl, Campbell and Carthy, Fairport and folk rock, wit’s ends and Whippersnappers…solo, duo, trio and keep on counting. Here is Swarb’s life’s work packed as neatly onto a CD as a fiddle in a case. You’re living in a world you did make….as fine a fiddler as ever played upon a string. 79 minutes
1 Bonaparte's Retreat: solo, Swarbrick 2, Transatlantic, 1977
2 Rocky Road to Dublin/Drops of Brandy: Ian Campbell Folk Group, This is The Ian Campbell Folk Group, Transatlantic 1963 Ian Campbell Folk Group
3 The Widow of Westmoreland's Daughter: Bert Lloyd, The Bird in the Bush, Topic, 1967 Bert Lloyd
4 Earl of Moray: Ian Campbell Folk Group, Highland Songs, Transatlantic, 1967 Ian Campbell Folk Group
5 Hen's March Medley: with Martin Carthy, Archive Recording, 1967 Martin Carthy
6 Father Kelly/Skopje/Sligo Maid: with Martin Carthy and Diz Disley, Rags Reels Airs, Bounty, 1967 Martin Carthy & Diz Disley
7 Praties they Grow Small: Lorna Campbell, The Ian Campbell Folk Group with Dave Swarbrick, MFP, 1968 Ian Campbell Folk Group
8 The Liege & Lief Medley: Fairport Convention, Philadelphia Folk Festival, 1970 Fairport Convention
9 The Hangman's Reel: Fairport Convention, BBC ‘In Concert’, 1970 Fairport Convention
10 Hanging Song: Fairport Convention, Fairport Live, 1972 Fairport Convention
11 Rosie: Fairport Convention, The Manor Sessions, 1974 Fairport Convention
12 Sheebeg and Sheemore: with Simon Nicol, Chicago, 1981 Simon Nicol
13 The Gravel Path/Leighton Buzzard Shuffle: ‘Dave Swarbrick & Friends’, Cambridge Festival, 1981
14 Loving Hannah: Whippersnapper, BBC ‘Folk on 2’, 1984 Whippersnapper
15 Carthy's March/The Lemon Tree: with Martin Carthy, Carson's Cincinnati, 1990
16 The Trip we took over the Mountain: with Martin Carthy and Savourna Stevenson, 50th Birthday Concert, Cooking Vinyl, 1991 Martin Carthy & Savourna Stevenson
17 Bonny Black Hare: solo, BBC Recording, 1994
18 The Wives: with Kevin Dempsey, The Basement, 1996 Kevin Dempsy
19 Two Magicians: solo, Assembly Hall, 1996
20 Lassies of Neilston: with Alistair Hulett, Red Clydeside, RAT, 2002 Alistair Hulett
21 My Heart's in New South Wales: with Kevin Dempsey & Fairport Convention, Fairfield Halls, 2000 Fairport Convention & Kevin Dempsey

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