2004 : Flame of Fire

Brass Monkey

01 : The Swinton May Song
02 : The Installation
03 : A Brisk Young Widow
04 : The Maid Of Australia
05 : Bill Driver’s Quickstep + Maiden Lane
06 : The Game Of All Fours
07 : Happy Hours
08 : The Queen’s Birthday + New Whitehall + Dick’s Maggot
09 : Flame Of Fire
10 : The Marriage Vow
11 : The Streams Of Lovely Nancy
12 : La Belle Jeanette + Billy Harrisons Father’s Polka
13 : Limbo
14 : The Duke Of Wellington’s March

First released in the UK 2004 by Topic Records TSCD550

Martin Carthy: guitar, mandolin, 5 string banjo, vocals
John Kirkpatrick: Anglo-concertina, button accordion, vocals
Howard Evans: trumpets, flugelhorn
Martin Brinsford: drums, tambourine, cymbal, shaker, berimbau, reco-reco, mouth organs, saxophone
Roger Williams: bass trombone, tenor trombone, tuba, euphonium

Recorded at The Old Vicarage, Bussage, Gloucestershire and at Panda Sound, Robin Hood’s Bay, North Yorkshire, November 2003.
Recorded by Oliver Knight of Panda Sound
Mixed by John Kirkpatrick and Oliver Knight
Produced by John Kirkpatrick
Photography and desikn by John Haxby, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire


One Response to 2004 : Flame of Fire

  1. […] “The Maid And The Palmer” from their 1983 debut and the more recent (2004) “Maid Of Australia” which is by all accounts the only track that Carthy specifically asked to be included. If […]

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