Jimmy Crowley & Stokers Lodge   •   Camp House Ballads

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  • Camp House Ballads
    • 1979 - Mulligan LUN 031 LP (IRL)
  • Side One
    1. The Coal Quay Market & Jackie Daly's Slide
    2. The Man of Constant Sorrow (Trad. Arr. Christy Twomey)
    3. When I Was A Batchelor & John Stenson's Reel
    4. The Bantry Girls' Lament
    5. The Meet Was At Mathews
  • Side Two
    1. I Know My Love
    2. The Groves Of Blackpool (Dick Miliken, Trad. Arr. Jimmy Crowley)
    3. Reels:
      1. Master Crowley's
      2. Willie Reynolds
      3. Seamus Creagh's
      4. Toss The Feathers
    4. The Star Of Sunday's Well. (W. Guiney, Con O Drisceoil, Arr. Jimmy Crowley)
    5. Do You Want Your Old Lobby Washed Down, Con Shine? (Trad. Arr. Mick Murphy & Jimmy Crowley)

  • Stokers Lodge
    • Jimmy Crowley: Lead Vocals, Melodeon, Harmonica, Bouzuki & Mando-Cello
    • Christy Twomey: Lead Vocals (Track: 2), Concertina, Autoharp & Vocals
    • Johnny Murphy: Harmonium, Guitar & Vocals
    • Mick Murphy: Lead Vocals (Track: 10), Mandolin, Bass Mandolin, Guitar & Vocals
    • Eoin Ó Riabhaigh: Uilleann Pipes & Whistle
  • Musicians
    • Mícheál Ó Domhnaill: Harmonium & Guitar
    • Greg Walsh: Snare Drum & Cymbals
    • The Assembled Camphouse Chorus: Vocals on "Do You Want Your Old Lobby Washed Down
    • Philip Begley: Piano
  • Credits
    • Producer: Mícheál Ó Domhnaill
    • Recorded & Mixed at Lombard Sound Studios, Dublin
    • Engineer: Phillip Bagley
    • Design & Artwork: Brendan Foreman
    • Front Photograph: Paul Millard
    • Back Photographs: Paul Millard & Jim O'Brien
    • Sleeve & Broadsheet Concept: Johnny Murphy & Chris Twomey
    • Special Thanks To: Dan Fitzgerald & Mícheál Ó Domhnaill
    • The Camphouse Chorus Appears Courtesy Of Billet Records Inc. "Here's To 'Em All" Says The Boys Of Fairhill.

Sleeve Notes

The Coal Quay Market — Collected in 1971 by Jimmy Crowley from Mr. Tim McCarthy, Cornmarket Street, Cork.

The Man Of Constant Sorrow — First recorded in the U.S. A. by Emory Arthur in the late 1920's, although it appeared in broadsheet form as far back as 1913. Later widely popularized by the Stanley Brothers of East Virginia in 1948 on the Columbia Label No. 20813.

The Bantry Girl's Lament — Learned from Tim Lyons of Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co. Clare.

When I Was A Batchelor — Learned from Phil Callery of Dublin City.

The Meet Was At Mathews — Collected by Jimmy Crowley from Mick Dowling of Cork City in 1978.

I Know My Love — Sung by everyone in Cork City over the age of fifty years.

Do You Want Your Old Lobby Washed Down, Con Shine? — Learned from Mr. John O'Shea of Cork City. Words and Music Traditional insofar as we are able to ascertain.

The Groves Of Blackpool — Words written by Dick Miliken 1798. Tune Traditional. Collected from Paul Frost by Jimmy Crowley 1975.

The Star Of Sunday's Well — Words written by W. Guiney in The Cork Examiner 1870. Music learned from Con O Drisceoil of Skibbereen.