1982 Fairport Convention “A Peculiar Old Weekend”

ISSUE: UK (Video) VTV Television (Videotech) VTV 003 (July 1983)

Musicians

Dave Swarbrick, vocals [4-5, 13-15], fiddle [3-8, 10-17], backing vocals [8, 10, 12, 17, 19];
Trevor Lucas, vocals [10-12, 15, 18-19], acoustic guitar [9-20], backing vocals [14, 17];
Simon Nicol, vocals [8, 20], acoustic guitar [4-5], electric guitar [6-9, 15, 20], backing vocals [15, 17];
Jerry Donahue, electric guitar [9-20];
Dave Pegg, vocals [4-5], mandolin [4], bass guitar [5-20], backing vocals [8, 10, 12, 14-15, 17-19];
Dave Mattacks, drums [5, 7-20];
Bruce Rowland, drums [6-8, 14-16, 18-20];
Dan Ar Bras, vocals [17], electric guitar [17-19]

with
Brian Maxine, vocals [18];
Linda Thompson, backing vocals [8, 12, 14-15, 18-19];
Phillipa Clare, backing vocals [15-19];
Johnny Jones, backing vocals [17]

Tracks

  1. John Benns: The Clever Bugger Does It Everytime (2.15)
  2. Maddy Prior Band: Love’s Not Just a Word (4.08)
  3. Home Service: Don’t Let Them Grind You Down (6.12)
  4. The Sailor’s Alphabet (Roud 21100) (5.23)
  5. Dream Song (6.02)
  6. Royal Seleccion No. 13 (4.19)
  7. The Lark in the Morning Medley (5.38)
  8. John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559) (5.10)
  9. The Beak / The Claw (2.59)
  10. Here Come the Cowboys (5.44)
  11. Polly on the Shore (Roud 811) (5.00)
  12. The Ballad of Ned Kelly (4.00)
  13. The Hexhamshire Lass (Roud 3182) (2.25)
  14. Rosie (4.03)
  15. Sloth (16.43)
  16. Fiddlestix (2.45)
  17. Love Me Tomorrow (5.48)
  18. Six Days on the Road [edited] (1.57)
  19. Forever Young (6.22)
  20. Matty Groves (Roud 52; Child 81) / Orange Blossom Special

Track 3 John Tams;
Track 4 trad. arr. A.L. Lloyd;
Tracks 5, 14 Dave Swarbrick;
Track 6 trad. arr. Fairport Convention / Léon Jessel;
Tracks 7-8, 13, 20a trad. arr. Fairport Convention;
Track 9a Jerry Donahue;
Track 9b Jerry Reed Hubbard;
Track 10 Brent Parlane;
Track 11 words trad. arr. Dave Swarbrick, Trevor Lucas, music Dave Pegg;
Track 12 Trevor Lucas;
Track 15 Richard Thompson, Dave Swarbrick;
Track 16 Pipe Major W. Ross, trad. arr. Fairport Convention;
Track 17 trad. arr. Thorup;
Track 18 Earl Green, Carl Montgomery;
Track 19 Bob Dylan;
Track 20b Ervin T. Rouse

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