Albums

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Late Cut

2018

Late Cut Album Cover
Tracks

  1. Lily of the West
  2. Ain’t Gonna Work Tomorrow
  3. Sullivan’s Farewell
  4. On the Road to Tipperary
  5. Babylon is Fallen
  6. Palestine
  7. Evening Love Song
  8. Is Your Love in Vain
  9. The Two Sisters
  10. The Rambling Sailor
  11. Mary of Argyle
  12. Bide a While

Musicians

  • Steve Turner – vocals, English concertina
  • Sam Carter – guitar, harmony vocals
  • Eliza Carthy – harmony vocals
  • Martin Simpson – five string banjo
  • Gina Le Faux – fiddle
  • Simon Dumpleton – keyboard
  • Riki Gerady – cello
  • Tim Yates – double bass
  • Bob Hallard – harmony vocals

Spirit of the Game

2016


Tracks

  1. Green Mossy Banks of the Lea
  2. Blow Ye Winds
  3. Lampedusa
  4. Loose Every Sail
  5. The Maid of Erin
  6. Old Maui
  7. Gentle Lena Clare
  8. Highland Soldier
  9. Wholly and Fairly
  10. Plains of Waterloo
  11. Done with Bonaparte
  12. When the Roll is Called up Yonder

Musicians

  • Steve Turner – vocals, harmony vocals, English concertina, cittern, tenor banjo
  • The Wilsons – choruses
  • Riki Gerardy – cello

Rim of the Wheel

2012


Tracks

  1. Jordan
  2. William Glenn
  3. Peace Descends
  4. Lass of the Moorland Hill
  5. Flowers of Manchester
  6. Boomers Story
  7. Thomas of Yonderdale
  8. Follow the Drum
  9. The Crows they Crow P Mestsers
  10. Claudy Banks
  11. Napoleon’s Farewell to Paris

Musicians

  • Steve Turner – vocals, harmony vocals, English concertina, cittern
  • Moira Craig – harmony vocals
  • Martin Carthy – guitar
  • Pete Flood – percussion/drums
  • Oliver Knight – electric guitars
  • Riki Gerardy – cello

Other

Album received rave reviews – David Kidman in N.E. Folk

Roundabout called it “sheer genius a sure contender for one of my folk albums of 2012” This was

backed up by many festival bookings and re-plays on the radio on the Mike Harding Show Radio 2 and Late Junction Radio 3

Whirligig of Time

2008


Tracks

  1. The Isle of St Helena
  2. The Dry Cardrona / One Bad link in the Chain
  3. The Poor and Single Sailor
  4. Bonnie George Campbell
  5. The Rambling Beauty
  6. The Glendy Burke
  7. Young Waters
  8. The Gold Watch
  9. Sir Colvin
  10. The Brave Dudley Boys
  11. Where e’er you Walk

Musicians

  • Steve Turner – vocals, English concertina, piccolo concertina, cittern and tenor benjo
  • Martin Carthy – guitar
  • Nancy Kerr – fiddle, harmony vocals
  • James Fagan – harmony vocals
  • Oliver Knight – guitar
  • Kevin Brown – slide guitar
  • Miranda Sykes – double bass
  • Gill Redmond – cello
  • Riki Gerardy – cello
  • Pete Flood – drums

Other

Steve’s return to the folk scene was warmly welcomed to the extent that he was asked to make a new album which was recorded with Ollie Knight and includes guests Martin Carthy, Nancy Kerr and James Fagan, Miranda Sykes and others. Whirligig of Time was long-listed for the BBC folk awards in 2008.

Braiding

1986


Tracks

  1. Glendy Burk / Swanee River Hornpipe
  2. The Lorry Ride
  3. Nelly was a Lady
  4. Joe Liddy’s Reels
  5. Emily Jane
  6. Hard Times
  7. 1812
    • Napoleon’s Dream
    • Napoleon’s Grand March
    • Bonaparte crossing the Rhine
    • A New Song: Bonaparte’s Escape from Russia
    • Bonaparte’s Retreat

Musicians

  • Steve Turner – Vocals, Concertina, Mandolin, Guitar [Tenor]
  • Linda Adams – Backing Vocals
  • Steve Czwortek – Electric Guitar, Harmony Vocals
  • George Faux – Fiddle, Viola, Guitar , Harmony Vocals
  • Julie Murphy – Harmony Vocals
  • Bill Martin – Keyboards
  • Paul Adams – Percussion, Backing Vocals
  • Dave Walters – Acoustic Guitar

Other

Released as LP, now also available on CD

Eclogue

1984


Tracks

  1. The Wounded Whale
  2. White Copper Alley
  3. Prospect Providence
  4. The Old Manchester Hornpipe
  5. The Boomers Story
  6. The Girls Of Glossop Road
  7. The Diamantina Drover
  8. Napoleon’s Farewell To Paris
  9. The Bunch Of Rushes
  10. Lord Thomas Of Winesbury
  11. Me And My Uncle
  12. Tamlin / Carlisle / Francis T. Robertson (Reels)

Musicians

  • Steve Turner – Vocals, Concertina [English Concertina], Mandolin, Bouzouki, Banjo [Tenor], Guitar [Tenor]
  • Linda Adams – Backing Vocals
  • Pete Young, Steve Greenmantle – Bass Guitar
  • Jim Couza – Dulcimer [Hammered]
  • Martin Colledge – Guitar
  • Martin Simpson – Guitar, Lap Steel Guitar
  • Cockersdale – Harmony Vocals
  • Tristram Robson – Harpsichord
  • Paul Adams – Wood Block

Other

Released as LP, now also available on CD

Jigging One Now

1982


Tracks

  1. The Squid Jigging Ground
  2. Salt Creek / Hare-Lipped Susie / The Growling Old Man And The Cackling Old Woman
  3. Johnny Laddie
  4. Bonnie Annie
  5. Few Days
  6. Make And Break Harbour
  7. The Bracelet / Jack’s Getting A Wife (Slip Jigs) / The Skipper’s Wedding Song / All Hands Upon Deck / Morpeth Lasses (Reels)
  8. The North Sea Tug
  9. Down By The Greenwood Side
  10. The Keepers And The Drivers

Musicians

  • Steve Turner – Vocals, Concertina [ English, Treble, Tenor-Treble And Bass] , Mandolin, Guitar, Bouzouki, Mandola [Octave Mandola]
  • Sara Grey – Banjo, Harmony Vocals
  • Nic Jones – Guitar, Fiddle
  • Ellie Ellis – Harmony Vocals
  • Paul Metsers – Harmony Vocals, Guitar
  • Richard Smith – Hurdy Gurdy

Out Stack

1980


Tracks

  1. Plains Of Waterloo
  2. Barratt’s Privateers
  3. The Red Joak
  4. The Isle Of St. Helena / Spailpin A Run
  5. The Flowers Of Bermuda
  6. Valentine O’Hara
  7. Farewell Dearest Nancy
  8. Saxa Vorda / Da Saandie Burn Reel
  9. The Cruel Sister
  10. Is Your Love in Vain

Musicians

  • Steve Turner – vocals, tenor banjo, English concertinas
  • Martin Colledge – guitar, whistle
  • Bill Hyde – five string banjo
  • Gerry Murphy – Northumbrian small pipes, English concertina
  • Pat Knowles – piano
  • Bob Tracey – fiddle
  • Nan Trench – flute
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