Saturday, March 07, 2009

Whippersnapper

These Foolish Strings (1988)
Recorded Live 1984-1988


WPS Records WPS 003 LP

Musicians:
Dave Swarbrick: violin, mandolin, vocals
Chris Leslie: violin, mandolin, vocals
Kevin Dempsey: guitar, vocals
Martin Jenkins: mandocello, mandolin, flute, vocals

Tracks:
01. Foolish
02. The Fiddle Duet
03. A Week Before Easter
04. Coming Back to Stay
05. The Hen's March - The Four Poster Bed
06. John Gaudie
07. The Banks of the Bann
08. Lizzie Wann
09. Rosie - Canon in D

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Fortune (1989)


WPS Records WPS 004 LP

Musicians:
Martin Jenkins: lead vocals, backing vocals, mandocello, mandolin, flute
Kevin Dempsey: lead vocals, backing vocals, acoustic guitar, acoustic guitar synth
Chris Leslie: lead vocals, backing vocals, mandolin, violin
Dave Swarbrick: lead vocals, backing vocals, violin

Tracks:
01. Pedlar's Pack
02. Love's Embers
03. The Lark in the Clear Air - Sailing into Walpole's Marsh
04. Lynden Lea
05. No More
06. The Seeds of Love
07. John Here - Jab Hurt
08. The Reel of Tulloch - The High Road to Linton
09. The Maid from Coolmore

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Stories (1991)


WPS Records WPS 005 LP


Musicians:
Chris Leslie: violin, mandolin, mandola, vocals
Kevin Dempsey: guitar, percussion, vocals
Martin Jenkins: mandocello, mandolin, flute, Clarke's whistle, percussion, vocals
Guests:
Rob Armstrong: guitar, mandocello
David Oddy: mandolin

Tracks:
01. Heartbeat of London Town
02. Coleman's
03. William Taylor
04. Walking Out
05. Living on Dreams
06. She Moved Through the Fair
07. The Lake
08. Wounds of Word Play
09. Mill Bay

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The first two albums by Whippersnapper have already been posted here, and as far as I know all these albums are currently unavailable

5 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank you!!! Great post.
Their albums have to be re-issued in CD.

08 March, 2009 20:09  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Many thanks, Ailis. Great stuff.

09 March, 2009 13:00  
Blogger Miguel Angel said...

Many thankx.

13 March, 2009 00:55  
Blogger Roger said...

I have been unable to play these files.
Error message:
"Windows Media Player cannot play the file. The Player might not support the file type or might not support the codec that was used to compress the file."

Please advise.
Thanks.
Roger

17 March, 2009 04:26  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow - thanks so much. I listened to this album as a kid a ton and still have it on vinyl. Beautiful songs. The lake gets me everytime.

16 June, 2009 03:34  

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