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Folk & Jazz fan, specialising in vinyl restoration. Although I would prefer to only post albums that I have paid for, or those of close friends, I am open to suggestions and offers of rare Folk items that need tender care and restoration, provided the supplier has the right of ownership of the physical item. NOT JUST an MP3 COPY of it. To give you an idea, I am prepared to restore vinyl belonging to another person, IF I receive a decent quality scan of the front, back and any relevant information that comes with the LP, preferably at least 2400 by 2400 quality, (600DPI scans for back) along with the sound files in FLAC format as waves are a bit too large to transfer. Then I will check their suitability for restoration. I try to maintain the requirement for a decent set of scans for each item, where possible, as I feel the music is incomplete without it. Sometimes this is just not possible as a lot of my stock came from broadcasting organisations that had their own heavy card sleeves, with information relevant to their prime function, that of providing the disc-jockies with basic details to pass on to listeners. I do wonder what happened to all the original artwork?

Tuesday, 26 May 2009

Bluewater Folk "Bugs Black Puddings & Clogs"

Having spent a lot of time on the Tom Gilfellon album, I need to get back to some jazz work, left a long way behind. So I'll probably be posting some older material, ripped ages ago, so little actual work to do other than encode and upload. I'm thinking of some Lancashire recordings from "Blue Water Folk", this consists of local Lancashire songs, some dialectic stuff, some humour, but like the "Ey up mi Duck" from Derbyshire, needs an understanding of the Lancastrian dialect. So for starters... "The Sabden Treacle Mines" (a joke about what all Lancastrians are renown for )  
The Dreaded BLACK PUDDING (made from BLOOD)

Tracks on this LP (Some studio , some live)

Side ONE:
01/1 ; Blackburn Bill at Preston Guild
01/2 ; Cotton Fold
01/3 ; Pendle Nestling Song
01/4 ; Sabden Treacle Mine Raid
01/5 ; Old Bass Dick

Side Two:
02/1 ; Deawn in the Coal Ole
02/2 ; The Childers Holiday
02/3 ; Crime Lake Boggart
02/4 ; Lass Fro' Chorley
02/5 ; An Owd Fettler
02/6 ; The Ugly Bugess
02/7 ; Merry Little Doffer

New link to music and Scans Here

1 comment:

Alan said...

This would be great, I won't have to remember to speak 'proper', when singing along!!!!