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  • 23/04/14 Edinburgh at Edinburgh Folk Club
  • 24/04/14 Dalbeattie at The Birchvale Theatre
  • 24/05/14 Hebden Bridge at Guitar/Song-writing Workshop with Steve Tilston

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The Greening Wind

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The Greening Wind
A first collection of songs and instrumental pieces from 1971 to 1992

 Hubris Records HRCD002 (CD, UK, 1999)

Tracks

  1. The Slip Jig & Reels (5.00)
  2. Another Place to Hide (5.31)
  3. The Naked Highwayman (4.09)
  4. Coronado & the Turk (9.25)
  5. These Days (6.23)
  6. Nowhere to Hide (3.43)
  7. Tsetse Fly Shuffle (2.55)
  8. Face of a Friend (3.48)
  9. The Greening Wind (5.25)
  10. It’s a Straight Road (3.23)
  11. Polonaise (1.58)
  12. Sometimes in This Life (2.41)
  13. Do What You Please (2.24)
  14. Simplicity (2.57)
  15. The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2.38)
    The Ladies Pantalettes (3.40)

All lyrics and music written by Steve Tilston except
Track 15 trad. arr. Steve Tilston

 

Musicians

Steve Tilston, vocals [1-6, 8-14], acoustic guitar [1, 3-4, 6-10, 13-14], Spanish guitar [2, 5, 11-12, 15]
Maggie Boyle, whistles [1, 7], flute [6], tenor banjo [15], bodhrán [2-3], vocals [2-3], backing vocals [4]
Richard Curran, fiddle [2-4]
Chris Newman, bass [2, 4]
Ollie Blanchflower, string bass [3]
Phillip John Lee, Spanish guitar [5]
Tony Hinnigan, cello [5, 11-12]
Michael Klein, kalimba [5, 7], percussion, [5]
John G. Perry, bass [8, 10, 13]
Rupert Hine, keyboard [8, 13]
John Renbourn, guitar [9]
Mike Giles, drums [10, 13]
Chris Swithinbank, piano [12]
Stuart Gordon, fiddle [15]

 

Digital editing and mastering by Andy Seward, Sight & Sound Studio, Bolton on Dearne, South Yorkshire
Design: Dan @ Ledgard Jepson

 

Tracks 1-4 are from Of Moor and Mesa
Tracks 5-7, 11-12 are from Life by Misadventure
Tracks 8-10, 13 are from Songs from the Dress Rehearsal
Track 14 is from An Acoustic Confusion
Track 15 is from Swans at Coole