Life and Limb - Martin Carthy
Track Listing
  1. Sovay
  2. The Begging Song
  3. Bows of London
  4. The Pepperpot/Sailing into Walpole's Marsh/Bunker Hill
  5. A Question of Sport
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  1. Sovay
  2. The Begging Song
  3. Bows of London
  4. The Pepperpot/Sailing into Walpole's Marsh/Bunker Hill
  5. A Question of Sport
  6. Oh Dear Oh
  7. Carthy's March/The Lemon Tree
  8. Lochmaben Harper
  9. Byker Hill
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Singer/guitarist Martin Carthy and fiddler Dave Swarbrick complement each other nicely: Carthy sings in a plain, openhearted voice and plays guitar virtuosically but in moderation; Swarbrick fiddles energetically, but without excessive ornamentation. This leads to an admirable focus on the songs themselves, and to generally somewhat less-than-compelling instrumental interludes. On the set consisting of "The Pepperpot," "Sailing into Walpole's Marsh" and "Bunker Hill," Swarbrick starts off playing with a sweet, fruity, ...

Life and Limb 2002, Topic Records

UPC: 714822049122

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Life and Limb 1990, Green Linnet

UPC: 048248305228

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