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||Complete Brass Monkey CD (1993) |
Martin Brinsford music CDs A CD re-release of all the Brass Monkey material, it's thoroughly indispensible and is the one to buy. ~ Steve Winick
The group's two 1980s albums, combined here, are full of fresh arrangements of traditional songs and tunes. "Brass Monkey was a great ...
||Going & Staying CD (2001) |
Martin Brinsford CD discography One can't help but expect great things from a band who call themselves Brass Monkey. Combine this with an intriguing album title like Going & Staying, and good folk music is bound to follow. What separates Brass Monkey from the run-of-the-mill traditional ...
||Definitive Collection CD (2005) |
Martin Brinsford discography Led by Martin Carthy and John Kirkpatrick, who between them have played with almost every important folk and folk rock group of the last 30 years, Brass Monkey is the closest thing to a British folk supergroup there is. Their instrumentation and ...
||Plain Capers: Morris Dance Tunes From The Cotswolds. CD (1976) |
Martin Brinsford albums Focusing on Morris Dance as practiced in the Cotswolds, John Kirkpatrick has here crafted an album of traditional Morris music without recourse to electrification (the ultimate curse of the Albion Band.) Energetic, entertaining and sometimes highly amusing, one of the best results ...
||Flame of Fire CD (2004) |
Martin Brinsford CD discography Even if one were unfamiliar with Brass Monkey, the very name of the group prepares the listener for folk music outside the box. After all, when one thinks of tuba, German beer gardens and polkas come to mind, not British folk music. ...
||Sound & Rumour CD (1999) |
Martin Brinsford music CDs "I think that the whole band felt that, when we stopped playing in 1987, we still had plenty of life left in us," Carthy writes in the notes, "and that, when we played the Sidmouth Festival eight years later, it felt as ...
||Head of Steam CD (2009) |
Martin Brinsford songs Back after a while with a slightly revised lineup, with Paul Archibald seamlessly replacing the late Howard Evans, Brass Monkey do what they do so well -- taking traditional music and songs and giving them a brass bite. The vocal duties are ...
||Holy Heathens and the Old Green Man CD (2006) |
Martin Brinsford albums The British folk group comprising the husband-and-wife duo Martin Carthy and Norma Waterson, members of their family, and the fine vocal group the Devil's Interval, performs a selection of traditional and modern folk material encompassing May Day songs and Christmas and Passiontide ...
||Hammers, Tongues and a Bakewell Tart CD (2007) |
Martin Brinsford discography Personnel: Sue Harris (vocals, banjo, hammer dulcimer); Tufty Swift (banjo, melodeon); Alan Harris (hammer dulcimer, double bass); Martin Brinsford (harmonica); John Kirkpatrick (anglo concertina).
Additional personnel: Jeannie (vocals).
||Test of Time CD (1999) |
Martin Brinsford songs Recorded between 1974 & 1990. Includes liner notes by Karl Dallas & Steve Ashley.
Compiled and annotated by Steve Ashley himself, The Test of Time compiles 17 tracks from throughout Ashley's career -- infuriatingly sporadic though it has been. Three songs apiece from the albums Stroll On (1974), Speedy Return (1975), The ...