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The American Morris Newsletter

July, 2007 -- Volume 27, Number 2

 

The Bibliography of Keith Chandler

Keith Chandler

SECTION I -- Books With Sole Authorship

Ribbons, Bells and Squeaking Fiddles. The Social History of Morris Dancing in the English South Midlands, 1660-1900 (Enfield Lock: Hisarlik Press, for the Folklore Society, 1993) 256 pp. ISBN 1 874312 06 0; republished, with minor textual emendations, on Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM].

Morris Dancing in the English South Midlands, 1660-1900. A Chronological Gazetteer (Enfield Lock: Hisarlik Press, for the Folklore Society, 1993) 256 pp. ISBN 1 874312 07 9; republished, in completely revised form, on Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM].

Gypsies, hawkers and other travellers in the English south Midlands. An anthology of references from local newspapers, 1744-1911 (Romany and Traveller Family History Society, 2005).

More Gypsies Hawkers & Other Travellers in the English south Midlands & including East Anglia, The Home Counties & The South East. By Popular Demand a further anthology of references from local newspapers, 1759-1923. Extracted and compiled by Keith Chandler (Romany and Traveller Family History Society, 2007).

 

SECTION II -- Contributions to Published Anthologies and Collections of Conference Papers

Morris Dancing in the South Midlands: The Socio-Cultural Background to 1914 in Theresa Buckland, ed., Traditional Dance. Volume Two. Historical Perspectives (Crewe and Alsager: Crewe and Alsager College of Higher Education, 1983), 58-90.

Continuing Researches into the South Midland Morris: A Progress Report in Theresa Buckland, ed., Traditional Dance. Volumes Five/Six (Crewe and Alsager: Crewe and Alsager College of Higher Education, 1988), 175-183.

Michael Heaney and John Forrest, Annals of Early Morris (Sheffield: CECTAL & The Morris Ring, 1991), 5 [Preface only].

The Abingdon Morris and the Election of the Mayor of Ock Street in Theresa Buckland and Juliette Wood, eds., Aspects of British Calendar Customs (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, for the Folklore Society's Mistletoe Series, 1993), 119-133.

"A very celebrated Banbury character". Reconstructing working class biography : The case of William 'Old Mettle' Castle. Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 30 July 2000; republished in Cake and Cockhorse 15, number 1 (Autumn/Winter 2000), 5-29; in Georgina Boyes, ed., Step Change. New views on traditional dance (London: Francis Boutle, 2001), 118-143; and on Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM].

Das Akkordeon und die Anfange der Schallplattenindustrie in Schottland in Christoph Wagner, Das akkordeon oder die Erfindung der popularen Musik (Mainz [etc.]: Schott, 2001), 136-144 [written (in English) as The accordion in Scotland and the early recording industry October 1999].

Still growing. English traditional songs and singers from the Cecil Sharp Collection (London: EFDSS in association with Folk South West, 2003), 49 [entry for Shadrach 'Shepherd' Hayden, Bampton, Oxfordshire].

Auge & Ohr - Ear & Eye. Begegnungen mit Weltmusik - Encounters with World Music (Mainz: Schott Musik International, 2004) [book with integral CD] [discography and partial editing].

 

SECTION III -- CD booklet notes

Melodeon Greats. A Collection of Melodeon Masterpieces (Topic TSCD 601), August 1995.

Fiddlin' John Carson, Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order. Volumes 1 to 7 (Document DOCD-8014 to DOCD-8020), November 1997.

The East Texas Serenaders, Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order 1927-1937 (Document DOCD-8031), 1998.

Texas Fiddle Bands. Volume 1. 1925-1930. The Complete Recorded Works of Capt. M.J. Bonner, Smith's Garage Fiddle Band, The Red Headed Fiddlers and Solomon & Hughes (Document DOCD-8038), 1998.

Prayers From Hell. White Gospel & Sinners Blues 1927-1940 (Trikont US-0267), late 1999 [English portion].

Drug Songs 1917-1944 High & Low (Trikont US-2075), late September 2000.

Novelty Songs 1914-1946 Crazy & Funny (Trikont US-0276), late September 2000.

Copulation Blues 1926-1940 Hot & Sexy (Trikont US-0277), late September 2000.

Heart Breakers 1927-1946 Blue & Lonely (Trikont US-0278), late September 2000.

Hallelujah 1926-1946 Gospel & Prayers (Trikont US-0279), late September 2000.

American War Songs 1933-1947 Hitler & Hell (Trikont US-0280), late September 2000.

Global Accordion : Early Recordings (Wergo SM 1623 2), late October 2001.

Songs of Dope and Glory. Reefer Songs der 30er & 40er Jahre (Trikont US 0295) [double CD], February 2002.

Echoes of Africa : Early Recordings (Wergo SM 1624 3), late October 2002.

Flowers in the Wildwood. Women in Early Country Music (Trikont US 0310), April 2003 [biographies and discography only].

Stranded in the USA. Early Songs of Emigration (Trikont US-0326), 2004 [some biographical entries, discography and partial editing].

Patchwork Europe : Early Recordings (Wergo SM 1626 2), 2006 [some biographical entries, discography and partial editing].

John Peel and Sheila. The Pig's Big 78s. A Beginner's Guide (Trikont US-0326), 2006 [double CD], [biographical entries and discography].

Doom and Gloom. Early Songs of Angst and Disaster (Trikont), 2007 [biographical entries, incident reports and discography], forthcoming.

 

SECTION IV -- Morris dancing in the South Midlands

A series of self-published booklets on the social contexts of Morris dancing in the south Midlands, which eventually ran to fifteen volumes between 1983 and 1988, including five (not listed here) written by other scholars.

An Interim Checklist of References to Morris Dancing in Local Newspapers. Part 1 : 1733 to 1914 (Minster Lovell: author, 1983) 48 pp., plus one map. ISBN 0 947801 00 6.

Morris Dancing at Bampton Until 1914 (Minster Lovell: author, 1983) 36 pp. ISBN 0 947801 01 4.

Morris Dancing at Ducklington (Minster Lovell: author, 1984) 44 pp., including 2 maps. ISBN 0 947801 02 2.

'Taking an Annual Circuit': Peripatetic Rural Morris Dancers in London and the Home Counties, 1780-1870 (Eynsham: Chandler Publications, 1984) 36 pp., including one map and one illustration. ISBN 0 947801 04 9.

The Idbury and Bledington Morris: Continuity and Interaction (Eynsham: Chandler Publications, 1985) 36 pp., including 8 maps. ISBN 0 947801 06 5.

An Interim Checklist of References to Morris Dancing in Local Newspapers. Part II : The References - 1733 to 1884 (Eynsham: Chandler Publications, 1985) 40 pp. ISBN 0 947801 07 3.

Morris Dancing in the South Midlands: The Archival Morris Films in the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library (Eynsham: Chandler Publications, 1985) 40 pp. ISBN 0 947801 05 7.

Roy Judge and Keith Chandler, Shakespearean Bidford Morris Dancers, 1886: A Source Book (Eynsham: Chandler Publications, 1985) 32 pp. ISBN 0 947801 08 1.

An Analytical Checklist of Morris Dance Musicians (Eynsham: Chandler Publications, 1985) 36 pp. ISBN 0 947801 10 3.

Bampton Morris Dancers 1915-1945: The Newspaper Accounts (Eynsham: Chandler Publications, 1986) 32 pp. ISBN 0 947801 12 X.

 

SECTION V -- Further Published Material

The Dent Pace-egg Play Codpiece (Reading Folk Club) 4 (1971), pp. 5-7.

A Biographical Index to Traditional Morris Dancers, Musicians and Fools Morris Matters (Windsor).

  • Part 1 : 3, number 1 (Winter 1980) pp. 8-17.
  • Part 2 : 3, number 2 (Spring 1980) pp. 26-33.
  • Part 3 : 3, number 3 (Summer 1980) pp. 20-27.
  • Part 4 : 3, number 4 (no date, but late 1980) pp. 24-35.

Morris Dancing in the South Midlands: A Brief Assessment of the Source Material The Morris Dancer (Colchester) 7 (August 1980), pp. 2-12.

Local Newspapers as a Source for the History of Morris in the South Midlands The Morris Dancer 8 (November 1980), pp. 2-12.

The Morris at Alvescot Morris Matters 4, number 1 (February 1981), 9-11; republished, as Morris dancing in Alvescot, Oxfordshire, in 1917 on Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM].

Local Newspapers as a Source for the History of Morris in the South Midlands [Part 2], 'A Case Study: Eynsham'  The Morris Dancer 9 (March 1981), pp. 2-5.

Morris Dancing in the Banbury Region Cake and Cockhorse (Banbury) 8, number 5 (Spring 1981), pp. 146-150.

The Papa Stour Sword Dance: some notes on its recent history The Morris Dancer 10 (August 1981), pp. 3-8.

Untitled [rejoinder to Trevor Stone and further comment on the Papa Stour Sword Dance], The Morris Dancer 11 (November 1981), pp. 9-11.

Morris Dancing at Brackley: A Study in Longevity English Dance and Song (London) 43, number 1 (1981), pp. 16-18.

Obituary : Frank Tanner of Bampton, English Dance and Song 43, number 1 (1981), pp. 24.

Academic Perceptions of the Morris Part 1, Morris Matters 4, number 2 (1981), pp. 14-17.

The Morris at Twyford, Buckinghamshire Morris Matters 5, number 1 (1982), pp. 4-7.

Morris Dancing in the Eighteenth Century: A Newly Discovered Source Lore and Language (Sheffield) 3, number 8 (January 1983), pp. 31-38.

Untitled [on the Morris at Longborough and Lower Swell - largely concerned with intermarriage between and generational continuity within dancing families], The Morris Dancer 15 (March 1983),  pp. 2-7.

The Traditional Morris in Performance: 1982 Downs Miscellany (Hermitage, Berks) 1, number 1 (May 1983),  pp. 2-7.

Morris Dancing at Spelsbury: An Analytical Essay Oxfordshire Local History (Oxford) 1, number 7 (Autumn 1983),  pp. 2-13.

Morris Dancing at Bucknell: An Historical Outline Morris Matters 6, number 2 (no date [December 1983]),  pp. 4-11.

The Traditional Morris in Performance: 1983 Downs Miscellany 2, number 1 (May 1984),  pp. 2-10.

The Archival Morris Photographs - 1: Ock Street Morris Dancers, Abingdon, Berkshire, 1912 English Dance and Song 46, number 2 (Summer 1984),  pp. 22-23.

The Archival Morris Photographs - 2: Campden Morrice Dancers, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, 1896 English Dance and Song 46, number 3 (Autumn/Winter 1984),  pp. 6-8.

Putting the History Back Into the Morris: Sources, Methodology and Research Techniques Downs Miscellany 2, number 2 (November 1984),  pp. 8-15.

Morris Dancing at Sherborne: Chronology and Biography Morris Matters 7, number 2 (no date, [November 1984]),  pp. 4-7.

The Archival Morris Photographs - 3: The Original Ilmington Morris Dancers Ilmington, Warwickshire, circa 1908 English Dance and Song 47, number 1 (Spring 1985), 8-10; republished, as Ilmington Morris Dancers : The revival of 1908 on Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM].

The Traditional Morris in Performance: 1984 Downs Miscellany 3, number 1 (May 1985),  pp. 2-9.

Assessing the Evidence: a Morris dance group [title as submitted : 'Assessing the Evidence: a case study of the Morris dancers at Shipton-under-Wychwood'], The Oxfordshire Family Historian 3, number 9 (Autumn 1985),  pp. 290-292.

The Archival Morris Photographs - 4: The Old 'uns and the Young 'uns Bampton, Oxfordshire, 1927 English Dance and Song 47, number 3 (Autumn/Winter 1985), 26-28; republished on Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM].

The Traditional Morris in Performance: 1985 Downs Miscellany 4, number 1 (May 1986),  pp. 2-10.

Morris Dancing at Brackley Brackley Observed (Journal of the Brackley and District History Society) 1, number 1 (June 1986),  pp. 22-35.

Tradition or Revival?: Part 1. The Case of the South Midland Morris. A Selection of Responses. Edited by Keith Chandler Talking Folklore 1, number 2 (Winter 1986-7),  pp. 3-14.

Eynsham Morris Dancers Between the Wars The Eynsham Record 3 (1986),  pp. 41-44.

Note : 18th Century Mummers at Sherborne, Glos Roomer (The Newsletter of the Traditional Drama Research Group) 6, number 2 (1986), p. 12.

Mumming at Chadlington (Oxfordshire): a note on some recently-collected material Roomer 6, number 5 (1986), pp. 40-41.

Chandler Publications: An Exercise in Communicating History The Morris Dancer 2, number 4 (January 1987), pp. 49-51.

Obituary : Lionel Nowell Ellis and Edward 'Ted' Lay, The Morris Dancer 2, number 4 (January 1987), 63-64; republished on Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM].

The Traditional Morris in Performance: 1986 Downs Miscellany 5, number 1 (May 1987), pp. 2-10.

Tradition or Revival?: Part 2. A Further Selection of Responses Relating to the South Midland Morris. Edited by Keith Chandler Talking Folklore 1, number 4 (1988), pp. 1-11.

Obituary : Phil Lambourne of Eynsham, Oxfordshire, The Morris Dancer 2, number 10 (January 1990), 167-168; republished on Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM].

The Chronological Gazetteer The Morris Dancer 2, number 11 (July 1990),  pp. 173-183.

Wychwood Forest: A study of the effects of enclosure on the occupational structure of a group of Leafield workers Oxfordshire Local History 3, number 5 (Autumn 1990),  pp. 209-220.

Obituary : Henry Owen Hart of Chipping Campden, The Morris Dancer 2, number 12 (February 1991), 216-217; republished on Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM].

Christmas Mummers at Sherborne: a covert aspect of family history Gloucestershire Family History 48 (March 1991),  pp.11-15.

150 Years of Fiddle Players and Morris Dancing at Bampton, Oxfordshire Musical Traditions 10 (Spring 1992), 18-24; republished on the Musical Traditions Internet magazine, early 2000; and on Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM].

Morris Dancing at Ducklington Oxfordshire Local History 4, number 1 (Autumn 1992),  pp.1-15.

Obituary : Richard Merriman of Chipping Campden, The Circular [of The Morris Ring of England] 21 (September 1992), 10-11; republished on Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM].

Research and serendipity Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM]; republished in The Circular 40 (Spring 2002), 13. [Originally written in the Spring of 1993 for the EFDSS magazine SIPS Newsletter: Library, research and resources, but this was cancelled before the article could appear, and is published here for the first time].

Sol Hoopii on screen Musical Traditions 11 (late 1993),  pp.34-35.

Programme, 28th National Folk Music Festival, April 22-24 1994. Uncredited notes for Junior Crehan, Bobby Casey, Keith Chandler entries.

An old Christmas custom at Chadlington Wychwoods History 9 (1994), 56-60; republished (in slightly amended form and minus footnotes) in Chadlington Life & History. Further Accounts, Memories and Facts About the Village. Second Volume 1999-2000,  pp.59-62.

Programme, 29th National Folk Music Festival, April 21-23 1995. Uncredited notes for Jane Turriff, Sheila Stewart, Joe & Hannah Hutton, Will Atkinson entries.

Allied propaganda on record. The case of Trinidadian calypso The Historic Record 37 (October 1995),  pp.10-11.

Mayor-Making in Abingdon a contribution to Correction: Spring Customs? Folklore 106 (1995), p. 88.

Obituary : Arnold Woodley of Bampton, Folk Music Journal (London) 7, number 1 (1995),  pp. 126-128.

Mayor Making at Abingdon 22 June 1996 The Circular 28 (Autumn 1996), 8-9; republished on Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM].

Early Recordings of Traditional Dance Music : Peter and Daniel Wyper. Champion Melodeon Players of Scotland Musical Traditions Internet magazine [site established 24 December 1996], Article MT005; republished (minus footnotes) as Melodeon Maestros. The Story of Peter and Daniel Wyper Box and Fiddle (National Association of Accordion and Fiddle Clubs) 21st Year - No.2 (October 1997),  pp. 1, 5-7.

Chipping Campden Morris Dancers - an outline history The Morris Dancer 3, number 4 (February 1997), 111-116; republished on Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM]. Also at [verified 13 January 2006].

Francis Shergold. Veteran Morris dancer, singer, musician... Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 18 January 1998; republished on Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM].

Bledington Morris : A Rejoinder to David Thompson The Morris Dancer 5, number 5 (February 1998),  pp. 139-142.

The 1913 Bledington Photographs The Morris Dancer 5, number 5 (February 1998),  pp. 146-148.

Bampton, Spring Bank Holiday 1998 - A Personal View The Circular 32 (Autumn 1998),  pp. 8-9.

The East Texas Serenaders [slightly expanded version of the sleevenotes for Document DOCD-8031], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 1998.

Enthusiasm : Samuel Charters, The day is so long and the wages so small - Music on a summer island (New York and London: Marion Boyars, 1999), Musical Traditions Internet magazine, June 1999.

Wyper's Empress Records. A Case Study of an Early Cottage Industry Cylinder Producer Hillandale 228 (Winter 1999/2000),  pp. 455-459.

"Warts an' all". Some personal reminiscences of a great singer [memories of Gordon Hall of Sussex], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, March 2000.

Musicians in 19th Century Southern England. Keith Chandler's series of short articles. No 1 : James Longshaw of Shipton-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 21 August 2000; republished on Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM]; and [in amended form] as James Longshaw of Shipton, Musician, in Wychwoods History 16 (2001),  pp. 28-32.

Three generations of morris dance musicians at Chipping Campden English Dance & Song 62, number 3 (Autumn 2000),  pp. 12-14; republished on Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM].

Musicians in 19th Century Southern England. Keith Chandler's series of short articles. No 2 : Edward Butler of Minster Lovell & Bampton, Oxfordshire; No 3 : Richard Decimus Butler of Minster Lovell & Bampton, Oxfordshire Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 19 September 2000; republished on Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM].

Musicians in 19th Century Southern England. Keith Chandler's series of short articles. No 4 : John Potter of Sutton, Oxfordshire Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 21 November 2000; republished on Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM].

Morris dancing at Oddington The Morris Dancer, 3, number 8 (January 2001), 243-246; republished, as Morris dancing at Oddington, Gloucestershire on Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM].

Useful source materials (2). Chipping Campden - by Keith Chandler Morris Matters 20, number 1 (January 2001), 23-26. [This material was originally published on the Morris Dancing Discussion List Internet site on 11 & 13 July 2000]

Musicians in 19th Century Southern England. Keith Chandler's series of short articles. No 5 : George Broadis of Brize Norton, Oxfordshire; No 6 : Edmund Warman of Brize Norton, Oxfordshire; No 7 : Joseph Barrett of Abingdon, Berkshire Musical Traditions Internet magazine, July 2001.

Morris dancing in the Forest of Dean Morris Dancing in the English south Midlands 1660-1900. Aspects of Social and Cultural History (Stroud: Musical Traditions Records, 2002) MTCD250 [CD-ROM].

A New Reference to Morris Dancing at Spelsbury? Morris Matters 21, number 2 (July 2002),   pp. 22-23.

Enthusiasms No. 35 : The singing miller Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 6 January 2003.

A Previously Unrecorded Morris Location Morris Matters 22, number 1 (January 2003),   pp. 21-22.

Enthusiasms No. 37 : A Wonderful New Website - http://www.oldbaileyonline.org Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 10 March 2003.

Old Side. Young Side. Younger Side? More thoughts on the last decade of the Bledington Morris Dancers The Morris Dancer 3, number 11 (January 2004),   pp. 327-330.

Mordecai Boswell Romany Routes 6, number 6 (March 2004),   pp. 215-217.

A possible reference to Bampton and Black Bourton dance sets in 1835 Morris Matters 23, number 2 (July 2004),   pp. 17-18.

Tripping the light fantastic toe : Traditional dance musicians of the Wychwood Region [title as submitted : "Tripping the light fantastic toe" : Traditional dance musicians of Finstock - this title is retained on the Contents page of this issue], Wychwoods History 20 (2005),   pp. 55-63.

Bampton Morris Dancers honour eighty years of dancing by "Son" Townsend English Dance and Song 67, number 2 (Summer 2005), p. 6.

Morris dancing at Helmdon. A note by Keith Chandler .

Popular culture in microcosm : The manuscript diaries of Richard Heritage of Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire Folk Music Journal 9, number 1 (2006),   pp. 5-55.

A short history of Morris Dancing in Bampton Bampton Morris (Daniels side) website (http://www.bamptonmorris.co.uk/), posted early 2006 [written 2002].

Musicians in 19th Century Southern England. Keith Chandler's series of short articles. No 8: James Simpson, alias McDonald, aka Jim the Laddie of Sherborne, Gloucestershire; No 9: Joseph Hitchman, of Blockley, Worcestershire; No 10: Francis and John Watts, of Buckingham Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 29 June 2006.

Musicians in 19th Century Southern England. Keith Chandler's series of short articles. No 11: The Sturch family, of Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire - Henry Sturch (1830-1910), Henry William Sturch (1854-1900), Charles William Sturch (1860-1941) and Henry William Sturch (1909-1980), Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 6 October 2006.

Musicians in 19th Century Southern England. Keith Chandler's series of short articles. No 12: Richard Tredwell, of Cumnor, Berkshire (1805 - 1881); No 13: Aaron Pickett, of Wroughton, Wiltshire (c.1808 - 1863); No 14: Richard Haynes, of Marston, Oxfordshire (1812 - 1888); No 15: Joshua Hartwell (1846 - 1875), and Samuel Heath (c.1838 - 1888), both of Bloxham, Oxfordshire Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 7 October 2006.

Musicians in 19th Century Southern England. Keith Chandler's series of short articles. No 16: John Robbins, of Bidford-on-Avon, Warwickshire (1868 - 1948) Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 8 October 2006.

Article MT197 : Ten Records that Changed my Life. Choices (with reasons) from MT contributors. Keith Chandler - 22.12.2006 Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 23 December 2006.

Some thoughts on morris dancing at Launton, Oxfordshire Morris Matters 26, no.1 (January 2007),  pp. 12-13.

Alfred Cyril Hathaway Chipping Campden Bulletin 270 (February 2007),  pp. 18-19.

Lives remembered - Alf Hathaway [short note on the death of Alfred Cyril Hathaway], English Dance & Song 69, number 1 (Spring 2007),  pp. 33.

Obituary : Alfred Cyril Hathaway, 9 March 1929 - 5 January 2007, Folk Music Journal 9, number 3 (2008), forthcoming.

Obituary : Douglas Fowell, 19 July 1928 - 19 November 2006, Folk Music Journal 9, number 3 (2008), forthcoming.

Morris dancing at Preston Capes Preston Capes website, forthcoming [written 11 September 2005].

 

SECTION VI -- Reviews 

Loughborough 1971 from the Roving Scribe, Keith Chandler Codpiece 7 (no date, but September 1971), n.p. [10-11].

Untitled [Three booklets produced by Bampton Morris Dancers, Mr. Hemmings Morris Dancers and Eynsham Morris Dancers], Morris Matters 6, number 1 (1983),  pp. 8-9.

Doc Rowe, Comes the Morris Dancer In (The Morris Ring of England, 1984), Musical Traditions 3 (Summer 1984),  pp. 12-13.

John Forrest, Morris and Matachin (London and Sheffield: EFDSS and CECTAL, 1984), Folk Music Journal 4, number 5 (1984),  pp. 548-550.

Pat Shaw Collection - Book 1: Dances compiled and edited by Marjorie Fennessy (Carshalton, Surrey: Harry Styles, 1986), Folk Roots 39 (September 1986), p. 41.

Harry Hopkins, The Long Affray. The Poaching Wars, 1760-1914 (London: Secker and Warburg, 1985), Folk Music Journal 5, number 2 (1986),  pp. 240-242.

The Stewarts of Blairgowrie [live concert], Folk Roots 44 (February 1987),  pp. 42-43.

John Howson, Many a Good Horseman (Musical Traditions Supplement No.1) [booklet]; Who Owns the Game? Traditional Songs and Melodeon Tunes From Central Suffolk (Home Made Music LP 302) [long playing album]; Gordon Syrett, Songs and Reminiscences From Mendlesham Green, Mid-Suffolk; Charlie Carver. Saturday Night at Tostock Gardeners Arms, Mid-Suffolk; Reg Pyett and Tom Williams, Pub Musicians From Mid-Suffolk; Stan Steggles and Emily Sparkes, Two Old Singers From Rattlesden; Many a Good Horseman (Vintage Tapes 001-005 respectively) [five cassettes], Folk Music Journal 5, number 3 (1987),  pp. 395-398.

Lizzie Higgins [live concert], Folk Roots 56 (February 1988), p. 47.

Downs Festival of Traditional Singing, 1988, Folk Roots 61 (July 1988), p. 53.

Rothbury Traditional Music Festival, 1989, Folk Roots 77 (November 1989) [joint review with Heather Horner].

Pamela Horn, Labouring Life in the Victorian Countryside (Gloucester: Alan Sutton, 1987), Reading Folklore 3 (1989),  pp. 14-17.

Edith Brill, Life and Tradition in the Cotswolds (Gloucester: Alan Sutton, 1987), Reading Folklore 3 (1989),  pp. 36-38.

Discographies of ethnic music: review and overview Musical Traditions 8 (early 1990),  pp. 30-35.

George Fradley, One of the Best; Gordon Hall, In Horsham Town; Jeff Wesley, Brisk and Bonny Lad (Veteran Tapes, VT114, VT115 and VT116 respectively) [three cassettes], Musical Traditions, 8 (early 1990),  pp. 38-41.

Bob Cann & Mark Bazeley, Five Generations (Veteran Tapes VT110) [cassette], Musical Traditions, 8 (early 1990),  pp. 47-48.

Francis Shergold, Reg Hall and Jamie Wheeler, Greeny Up (Veteran Tapes, VT111) [cassette], Musical Traditions 8 (early 1990),  pp. 49-50.

Mbube Roots. Zulu Choral Music from South Africa, 1930s-1960s (Rounder 5025); Mbube! Zulu Men's Singing Competition (Rounder 5023) [two long playing albums], Keskidee 2 (early 1990),  pp. 38-39.

Port of Spain Shuffle (New Cross NC 005); Caribbean Connections (New Cross NC 006) [two long playing albums], Keskidee 2 (early 1990),  pp. 48-49.

Sierra Leone Music (Gema ZS 43); Highlife From Ghana (Ethnic Cassettes EC7) [two cassettes], Keskidee 2 (early 1990),  pp. 56-59.

Mento 2 (Ethnic Cassettes KA6), Keskidee 2 (early 1990), 60-61.

Where Was Butler? A Calypso Documentary from Trinidad (Folklyric 9048) [long playing album], Keskidee 2 (early 1990),  pp. 61-62.

Au Bal Antillais. Franco-Creole Biguines from Martinique (Folklyric 9050) [long playing album], Keskidee 2 (early 1990),  pp. 63-64.

The 2nd Celebration of Sussex Folk Music [live event], 1989, Folk Roots 81 (March 1990), p. 59.

S.E. Rogie [live concert], Folk Roots 83 (May 1990), p. 63.

David 'Honeyboy' Edwards [live concert], Folk Roots 84 (June 1990),  pp. 55-56.

Arise, Rejoice and Sing! Village Carols From the Blue Ball Inn, Worrall (Village Carols VC 002); While Shepherds Watched! Village Carols From the Fountain, Ingbirchworth (Village Carols VC 003); 'Rouse Rouse': Traditional Christmas Carols from Padstow in Cornwall (Veteran Tapes VT117) [three cassettes], Folk Music Journal 6, number 1 (1990),  pp. 113-115.

Review article : "The American West: From harsh reality to romantic legend." Reviews of Make me a cowboy again for a day (Marimac 9106); When I was a cowboy (Morning Star 45008); Back in the saddle again (New World NW 314/315) [one cassette, one long playing album, and one double long playing album], Musical Traditions 9 (Autumn 1991),  pp. 31-35.

Johnny Doran, The Bunch of Keys (CBE Cassette 001), Musical Traditions 9 (Autumn 1991),  pp. 56-57.

Cleofes Ortiz, Violinista de Neuvo Mexico (Ubik Sounds 3342) [cassette], Musical Traditions 10 (Spring 1992),  pp. 48-49.

Mikeen McCarthy [live concert], Folk Roots 107 (May 1992),  pp. 63-64.

Calypso Pioneers 1912-1937 (Rounder 1039) [long playing album]; Calypso Breakaway 1927-1941 (Rounder 1054) [long playing album]; Calypso Ladies 1926-1941 (Heritage HT CD 06) [CD], Keskidee 3 (Summer 1993),  pp. 47-48.

Joseph Spence, Good Morning Mr. Walker. Bahamian Guitarist (Arhoolie CD 349) [CD]; Glory (Rounder CD 2096) [CD], Keskidee 3 (Summer 1993),  pp. 52-54.

Mr. Peters Boom and Chime, You Better Belize It (Fire Ant FA 1001) [cassette], Keskidee 3 (Summer 1993), p. 59.

Isles de Cap Vert - Les Racines/Cape-Verde Island - The Roots (Playa Sound PS 65061) [CD], Keskidee 3 (Summer 1993), p. 62.

Sheshwe - Music From the Mines (Rounder 5031) [long playing album], Keskidee 3 (Summer 1993),  pp. 63-64.

Lucy Farr, Heart and Home (Veteran Tapes VT 123) [cassette], Musical Traditions 11 (late 1993), p. 41.

Music of New Mexico: Hispanic Traditions (Smithsonian/Folkways CD SF 40409) [CD]; Cleofus Ortiz and Friends, Orquesta Cleofonica (Ubik Sounds, no number) [cassette]; Antonio Apodaca, Recuerdos de Rociada (Ubik Sounds, no number) [cassette]; Joe Sanchez, Delio Villareal and Ray Casias, Matachines of San Juan Pueblo, Alcalde & Chimayo. Social and religious music of Northern New Mexico, Volume 1 (Ubik Sounds, no number) [cassette], Musical Traditions 11 (late 1993),  pp. 55-56.

Francisco Canaro, The Tango King (no issue label or number) [cassette]; Carlos Gardel Sings Tango Argentino, Volume 1 (no issue label or number) [cassette], Musical Traditions 11 (late 1993),  pp. 59-60.

Richard K. Spottswood, Ethnic Music on Records. A Discography of Ethnic Recordings Produced in the United States, 1893 to 1942. Volume 1. Western Europe. (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1990), Folk Music Journal 6, number 4 (1993),  pp. 535-537.

From Galway to Dublin. Early recordings of traditional Irish music (Rounder CD 1087), Musical Traditions, 12 (1994),  pp. 44-45.

White Country Blues. 1926-1938. A lighter shade of blue (Columbia COL 472886 2) [CD], Musical Traditions, 12 (1994),  pp. 47-48.

Lititz Mento Band, Dance music and working songs from Jamaica (Welt Musik SM 1512-2) [CD], Musical Traditions, 12 (1994), p. 49.

Pawlo Humeniuk, King of the Ukrainian Fiddlers. New York 1925-1927. The Early Years (Arhoolie Folklyric CD 7025) [CD], Musical Traditions, 12 (1994), p. 53.

Hugh Shields, Narrative Singing in Ireland. Lays, ballads, come-all-yes and other songs (Blackrock: Irish Academic Press, 1993), Musical Traditions, p. 12 (1994),  pp. 56-57.

Brian Hayward, Galoshins. The Scottish Folk Play (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1992), Folk Music Journal 6, number 5 (1994),  pp. 669-671.

National Folk Music Festival, Sutton Bonnington [April 21-23 1995] [live event], Folk Roots 145 (July 1995),  pp. 73-74.

Norm Cohen, Traditional Anglo-American Folk Music. An Annotated Discography of Published Sound Recordings (New York & London: Garland Publishing Inc., 1994), Folk Music Journal 7, number 1 (1995),  pp. 76-78.

Stan Seaman, Village Hops at Buckler's Hard (Forest Tracks FTC 6027) [cassette], English Dance & Song 58, number 4 (Winter 1996),  pp. 11-12.

Doug and Jack Wallin, Family Songs and Stories From the North Carolina Mountains (Smithsonian Folkways SF 40013) [CD], Folk Music Journal 7, number 3 (1997),  pp. 386-387.

Mobile Strugglers & Louis James' String Band (American Music AMCD-14) [CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 1997.

The Flanagan Brothers, The Tunes We Like to Play on Paddy's Day (Viva Voce 007) [CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 1997.

Milestone at the Garden. Irish Fiddle Masters From the 78 RPM Era (Rounder CD 1123) [CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 1997.

Naftule Brandwein, King of the Klezmer Clarinet (Rounder CD 1127) [CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 1997.

Polish Village Music. Historic Polish-American Recordings. Chicago and New York 1927-1933 (Arhoolie Folklyric CD 7031) [CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 1997.

Frank Quinn, If You Are Irish. Pioneer Irish-American Recordings 1923-34 (Arhoolie Folklyric CD 7033) [CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 1997.

Armenians on 8th Avenue (Traditional Crossroads CD 4279) [CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 1997.

Lithuanie. Le Pays des Chansons (Ocora C 600005) [CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 1997.

Klezmer Music. Early Yiddish Instrumental Music. The First Recordings: 1908-1927 (Arhoolie Folklyric CD 7034) [CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, March 1998.

The Bahamas. Islands of Song (Smithsonian Folkways SF CD 40405) [CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, April 1998.

Melodeon players from East Anglia. 'The pigeon on the gate' (Veteran VTVS 05/06) [double cassette], Folk Music Journal 7, number 4 (1998),  pp. 536-537.

The Music of Arab Americans. A Retrospective Collection (Rounder CD 1122) [CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 1998.

Joe Falcon, Cajun Music Pioneer - Live at the Triangle Club in Scott, La. - 1963 (Arhoolie Folklyric CD 459) [CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 1998.

Ian Cameron with a foreword by Robbie Shepherd, The Jimmy Shand Story (Edinburgh: Scottish Cultural Press, 1998), Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 1998.

South Texas Polka Party. 16 polka instrumentals (Arhoolie Folklyric CD 9005) [CD]; Conjunto Bernal, 16 Early Tejano Classics (Arhoolie Folklyric CD 9010) [CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, March 1999.

Slovak Csardas. Dance Tunes From the Pennsylvania coal mines 1928-1930 (Heritage HT CD 37) [CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, April 1999.

Noon Johnson - Lemon Nash 1960. The Larry Borenstein Collection Volume 9 (504 CD 38) [CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, July 1999.

Maya y Cantu, El Primero Conjunto Norteno Famoso 1946-1949 (Arhoolie CD 9013) [CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, July 1999.

Dulcimer players from England. 'I thought I was the only one'. Field Recordings made 1959-1998 (Veteran VTVS 07/08) [double cassette], Folk Music Journal 7, number 5 (1999),  pp. 675-676.

Henry Sapoznik, Klezmer! Jewish Music from Old World to Our World (New York: Schirmer Books, 1999), Musical Traditions Internet magazine, January 2000.

Sook and Blaw. Melodeon, Harmonica and Concertina Classics from 1910 to 1950 (Ythan Music Trust YCD03) [CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, December 2001.

John Strachan : Songs from Aberdeenshire. The Alan Lomax Collection. Portraits (Rounder 82161-1835-2) [CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, March 2002.

Bahamas 1935 : Ring Games and Round Dances. The Alan Lomax Collection. Deep River of Song (Rounder 82161-1832-2) [CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 1 January 2003.

Down in the basement. Joe Bussard's treasure trove of vintage 78s, 1926-1937 (Old Hat CD-1004), Musical Traditions Internet magazine, July 2003.

Drew Beisswenger, Fiddling Way Out Yonder : The Life and Music of Melvin Wine (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2002), Folk Music Journal 8, number 4 (2004), 534-536.

Haydar Haydar. Masters of Turkish Music (Rounder 8216111402) [CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, December 2003.

Nolan Porterfield, ed., Exploring Roots Music. Twenty years of the JEMF Quarterly. American Folk Music and Musicians Series, No.8. (Lanham, Maryland, and Oxford: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2004), Musical Traditions Internet magazine, May 2004.

The Birds Upon the Tree and other traditional songs and tunes. More songs and tunes from the Mike Yates collection (Musical Traditions MTCD 333), Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 10 November 2004.

Tony Russell, Country Music Records. A discography, 1921-1942. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2004), Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 23 January 2005.

Cyril Maguire, with transcriptions by Sharon Creasey, Hidden Fermanagh: Traditional music and song from County Fermanagh (n.p.: The Fermanagh Traditional Music Society, 2003), plus two accompanying CDs bearing the same title, vols.1 & 2, no numbers. (The Fermanagh Traditional Music Society, 2003); The Hardy Sons of Dan: Football, hunting and other traditional songs from around Loch Erne's shore (Musical Traditions MTCD 329-30) [3 CDs and a book], Folk Music Journal 9, number 1 (2006), 123-125.

Good For What Ails You. Music of the Medicine Shows 1926 - 1937 (Old Hat CD-1005) [double CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 23 June 2006.

The Edison Collection : Country Music Pioneers on Edison (Document DOCD1102) [CD], For the record 18 (Summer 2006),  pp. 105-106.

Goodbye, Babylon (Dust-to-Digital, 2003) [6 volume CD box set], Folk Music Journal 9, number 2 (2007),  pp. 275-277.

Shorter notice : Daniel Sheehy, Mariachi Music in America : Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture. Oxford University Press - Global Music Series (New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006) [book with integral CD], Folk Music Journal 9, number 2 (2007), p. 285.

Shorter notice : 2007 EFDSS Calendar, Folk Music Journal 9, number 2 (2007),  pp. 285-286.

The Brazil Family : Down by the Old Riverside (Musical Traditions MTCD345-7) [triple CD], Musical Traditions Internet magazine, 7 July 2007.

Traveller's Joy. Songs of English and Scottish Travellers and Gypsies 1965-2005. Compiled by Mike Yates (London: EFDSS, 2006) [book with integral CD]; Martin Levinson and Avril Silk, Dreams of the Road. Gypsy Life in the West Country (Edinburgh: Birlinn, 2007), Folk Music Journal 9, number 3 (2008), forthcoming.

J. Haslett, Morris Dancers & Rose Queens. An Anthology of Reported Carnivals and Galas in West Lancashire to 1900 (Leyland: Fairhaven Press, 2005), Folk Music Journal 9, number 3 (2008), forthcoming.

Meeting's a pleasure. Folk-songs of the Upper South. Volume One: Come All You Men and Maidens & Volume Two: Cruel Willie (Musical Traditions MTCD341-2). Volume Three: I'll Have a New Life & Volume Four: All I've Got is Done Gone. (Musical Traditions MTCD343-4) [4 CD box sets], Folk Music Journal 9, number 3 (2008), forthcoming.