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The Pigeon on the Gate

'Melodeon players from East Anglia'

 

Fred List,  Dolly Curtis,  Ben Youngs,  George  Woolnough,  Charlie Plant,  Peter Plant,  Geoff Mayes   Fred Pearce,  Clifford Arbon,  Cyril Barber,  Cecil Pearl,  Bert Mayes,  Font Whatling,  Oscar Woods   Jen Newson,  George GreenMr Potter,  Monty Chapman,  Charlie Cutmore,  Harry De Caux,  Sonny Barber,  Harry Cox,  Charlie Buller,   George Craske,  John Woodrow,  Billy PattersonBob Davies   Percy Brown

(click on the underlined artistes name to see a photo and /or a short biography)

 

The melodeon has, over the years, been more popular in East Anglia than anywhere else in England, and here is the ultimate collection. 111 tracks of traditional melodeon playing from, Norfolk, Suffolk Essex and Cambridgeshire, including 17 tracks of Oscar Woods from Benhall in East Suffolk and 23 from the other legendary player Percy Brown from Aylsham in Norfolk.

 

This essential listening for anyone interested in traditional English music and in particular the melodeon.

 

Tracks - Disc One               

Fred List

1. Pigeon on the Gate/Soldier's Joy - Framlingham, Suffolk 1974.

Dolly Curtis with Brian Felgate, piano and Billy Cox, drums

2. Dennington Polka - Dennington Bell, Suffolk 1981.

3. Harvest Home - Dennington Bell, Suffolk 1981.
4. The Entertainer - Dennington Bell, Suffolk 1981.

5. Stepdance - Dennington Bell, Suffolk 1981.

Ben Youngs 

6. I Must Go and Leave My Nancy - Ipswich, Suffolk 1989.

7. We'll Ask Him Round for Tea - Ipswich, Suffolk 1989.

8. St Mary's Waltz - Ipswich, Suffolk 1989.
George Woolnough

9. St Patrick's Day - Saxmundham Railway, Suffolk 1968.

10. Seaman's Polka /Not for Joe /Heel and Toe Polka - Saxmundham Railway, Suffolk 1968.

Charlie Plant

11. Picking a Chicken with me - Great Glemham, Suffolk 1978.
12. She's my Lady Love (Peter Plant - stepping) - Great Glemham, Suffolk 1978. 

Peter Plant

13. Pigeon on the Gate - Great Glemham, Suffolk 1978.  

14. Song tune - Great Glemham, Suffolk 1978.

15. Hornpipe - Great Glemham, Suffolk 1978.
16. Home to Donegal - Great Glemham, Suffolk 1978.

Geoff Mayes

17. The Keel Row - Hepworth, Suffolk 1985.

Fred Pearce

18. Polka - Blaxhall Ship, Suffolk 1968.
19. Yarmouth Hornpipe - Blaxhall Ship, Suffolk 1968.
Clifford Arbon

20. Alf Peachey's Polka -Monewden, Suffolk 1987. 

Cyril Barber

21. Pigeon on the Gate - Felsham, Suffolk 1983.

22. Wheels - Felsham, Suffolk 1983.
Cecil Pearl

23. Alf Peachey's Jig -Claydon, Suffolk 1983.

24. The Rakes of Mallow - Claydon, Suffolk 1983.
25. Charlie Rookyard's Polka - Claydon, Suffolk 1983. 

Bert Mayes

26. Polkas - Eye, Suffolk 1985.
27. Untitled /Cock of the North /Pop Goes the Weasel - Eye, Suffolk 1985.

Font Whatling
28. Kiss me Goodnight Sergeant Major /When You're Smiling - Stradbroke Kings Head, Suffolk 1991.
29. Stepdance (Cyril Barber & Russell Whiting stepping) - Stradbroke Kings Head, Suffolk 1991.

Jen Newson

 30. Is it Rain or is it Tears? - Easton, Suffolk 1997.
 31. Tiger Smith's Jig - Easton, Suffolk 1997.

Oscar Woods

32. Pigeon on the Gate - Saxmundham Railway, Suffolk 1968.

33. I'll be Your Sweetheart /Oh No Antonio /Forever and Ever - Saxmundham Railway, Suffolk 1968.

34. Under the Bridges of Paris - Saxmundham Railway, Suffolk 1968.
35. Oh Joe the Boat is Going Over (old version) - Saxmundham Railway, Suffolk 1968.

36. The Merry Widow - Saxmundham Railway, Suffolk 1968.
37. Play to Me, Gypsy - Saxmundham Railway, Suffolk 1968.
38. Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White - Saxmundham Railway, Suffolk 1968.

39. Two Little Girls in Blue - Saxmundham Railway, Suffolk 1968.

40. Primrose Polka - Saxmundham Railway, Suffolk 1968.

41. Waltz - Saxmundham Railway, Suffolk 1968.
42. The Happy Wanderer - Saxmundham Railway, Suffolk 1968.

43. Waltzing Over the Water (David Nuttall, concertina - Blaxhall Ship, Suffolk 1975.

44. We'll Meet Again Under the Roses - Blaxhall Ship, Suffolk 1972.

45. Cliffe Hornpipe -Cricklade, Wiltshire 1977.

46. Soldier's Dream - Benhall, Suffolk 1978.

47. Golden Slippers - Benhall, Suffolk 1978.

48. Bristol Hornpipe - Benhall, Suffolk 1978.
49. Seaman's Polka -Blaxhall Ship, Suffolk 1981.

50. Dennington Polka /Oh Joe the Boat is Going Over - (Carole Pegg fiddle /Geoff Ling, singing) Blaxhall Ship, Suffolk 1981.

 

Disc Two

George Green

1. College Hornpipe -Little Downham, Cambridgeshire 1961.

Mr Potter

2. Sweet Smiling Face - Weston Colville, Cambs 1968.
Monty Chapman

3. Stepdance - Weston Colville, Cambs 1963. 

Charlie Cutmore

4. Pigeon on the Gate - Belchamp St Paul, Essex 1963.

Harry De Caux

5. Four-Hand Reel - Baniston, Dunmow, Essex 1990.

6. Cornriggs - Baniston, Dunmow, Essex 1990.
Sonny Barber

7. Pigeon on the Gate - Briningham, Norfolk 1981.

8. Scotland the Brave /To Bide Ana' - Briningham, Norfolk 1981.
9. The Faithful Sailor Boy - Briningham, Norfolk 1981. 

10. Jig - Briningham, Norfolk 1981.

11. Putting on the Style - Briningham, Norfolk 1981.

Harry Cox

12. Jenny Lind - Catfield, Norfolk 1968.

13. Barndance - Catfield. Norfolk 1968.
14. Schottische - Catfield, Norfolk 1968.

15. Schottische - Catfield, Norfolk 1968.

16. John Brown's Body - Catfield, Norfolk 1968.

17. Waltz - Catfield, Norfolk 1968.

18. Hornpipe -Catfield, Norfolk 1968.
Charlie Buller

19. Castle Gardens - Erpingham, Norfolk 1987.

20. Sailor's Hornpipe /Pistol-Packing Momma - Erpingham, Norfolk 1987.

George Craske

21. Yarmouth Hornpipe - Sustead, Norfolk 1977.

22. Long Dance Jig - Sustead, Norfolk 1977.
23. Schottische - Sustead, Norfolk 1977.

24. Tommy, Make Room for Your Uncle - Sustead, Norfolk 1977.

25. Stepdance - Sustead, Norfolk 1977.
26. Heel and Toe Polka - Sustead, Norfolk 1977.
27. Jack Davies' Stepdance- Sustead, Norfolk 1977.

28. Jimmy Crane's Stepdance - Sustead, Norfolk 1977.

29. Jingle Bells Polka/ Slap Dab /Oh Joe the Boat is Going Over - Sustead, Norfolk 1977.

John Woodrow

30. Sailor's Hornpipe - Ingham, Norfolk 1970.
31. The Three Butchers - Ingham, Norfolk 1986.

32. Stepdance - Ingham, Norfolk 1986.
Billy Patterson

33. Waltz - Chedgrave, Norfolk 1975.

Bob Davies

34. Stepdance Medley - Cromer, Norfolk 1970.

35. Polka /Hornpipe - Cromer, Norfolk 1970.

36. Waltz - Cromer, Norfolk 1970.
37. Hornpipe - Cromer, Norfolk 1970.

38. The Gates of Edinburgh - Cromer, Norfolk 1970.

Percy Brown

39. Yarmouth Hornpipe - (Dick Hewitt stepdancing) Briston, Norfolk 1979.

40. Over the Waves - (Dick Hewitt stepdancing) - Briston, Norfolk 1979.
41. It's a Long Way to Tipperary - (Dick Hewitt stepdancing) - Briston, Norfolk 1979.

42. Schottische - (Dick Hewitt stepdancing) Briston, Norfolk 1979.

43. Blaze Away /My Dreams are Getting Better /Take me Back to Blighty - Aylsham, Norfolk 1975.

44. Garryowen - Aylsham, Norfolk 1975.
45. St Patrick's Day - Aylsham, Norfolk 1975.
46. Sailor Cut Down in his Prime - Aylsham, Norfolk 1975.

47. Hornpipe - Aylsham, Norfolk 1975.

48. Old Waltz /Two Lovely Black Eyes /When Irish Eyes are Smiling - Aylsham, Norfolk 1975.

49. Comrades - Aylsham, Norfolk 1975.
50. Hornpipe Medley - Aylsham, Norfolk 1975. 

51. Waltz for the Veleta - Aylsham, Norfolk 1975.

52. Oh Joe the Boat is Going Over /King's Polka /Father's in the Pigsty - Aylsham, Norfolk 1973.

53. Phil the Fluter's Ball - Aylsham, Norfolk 1973.

54. Bluebell Polka - Aylsham, Norfolk 1973.

55. Jig Medley - Sherlngham, Norfolk 1959.

56. Four-Hand Reel - Sheringham, Norfolk 1959.

57. Heel and Toe Polka -Sheringham, Norfolk 1959.

58. Hornpipe Medley - Sheringham, Norfolk 1959.

59. Jig Medley - Antingham, Norfolk 1959.
60. Jingle Bells Polka /Oh Joe /Tavern in the Town /Ilkley Moor - Antingham, Norfolk 1959.

61. Stepdance Medley - (Dick Hewitt, stepdancing) - Antingham, Norfolk 1959.

 

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