Byker Hill by Martin Carthy

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Published by Topic Records Ltd in London .

Written in English

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StatementMartin Carthy with David Swarbrick.
ContributionsSwarbrick, David.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19324307M

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Like many folk albums, Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbricks album, Byker Hill, is a mixture of bawdy, tongue-in-cheek tunes and deep, sorrowful ballads swollen with pathos.

This combination of songs isn't novel for folk albums, but what separates Carthy from the pack is his ability to convey the emotions and a sense of reality to songs that are many times older than his entire lifespan/5(7).

Like many folk albums, Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbricks album, Byker Hill, is a mixture of bawdy, tongue-in-cheek tunes and deep, sorrowful ballads swollen with pathos. This combination of songs isn't novel for folk albums, but what separates Carthy from the pack is his ability to convey the emotions and a sense of reality to songs that are many times older than his entire lifespan.4/5(1).

Byker Hill is the third solo album by English folk musician Martin Carthy, originally released in by Fontana Records and later re-issued by Topic album features Dave Swarbrick playing fiddle on a number of the : Folk.

Byker Hill and Walker Shore are former coal mines near Newcastle upon Tyne. The earliest known version of this collier's song is in John Bell, Rhymes of Northern Bards, A.L. Lloyd included the song as Walker Pits in his book Come All Ye Bold Miners (London, ; enlarged 2 nd edition, ). Byker Hill and Walker Shore.

Music and video by David Black. The song dates from the late 18th century. The music for this video was recorded inand released on Go Canny records. The footage of the Sword-Dancers of Winlaton, County Durham is from a Pathe newsreel of Byker Hill is a Northumbrian dance tune.

It is used as the title here for the third album from Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick. The version of the traditional English folk song on this album is quite long and stands out above the other tracks on this point. But it is not the best track. The album was recorded in /5(9).

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Barry Dransfield, born Harrogate, West Riding of Yorkshire,is an English folk singer, fiddler, cellist and has appeared as a session musician on numerous albums by other artists, and has released his own albums as well. Rout of the Blues () was voted Melody Maker folk album of the year. His album for Polydor simply called Barry Dransfield was voted the rarest folk.

Published on Byker Hill and Walker Shore Music and video by David Black The song dates from the late 18th century. Check out Byker Hill by Martin Carthy on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Listen to Byker Hill from The Cottars's Forerunner for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.

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Miss Casey Medley: Miss Casey's Jig/The Humours Of Ballinafauna. I heard about Byker Hill back in the early eighties from Brian Kelly and he always raved on about it but I never actually heard him sing it. He gave me the lyrics however but we never got around performing it. Quite recently (October ) I eventually found the melody on the net and so after all these years have been able to include it in my repertoire.

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