Community Dances: Music For Social Dancing

By Various Artists

  1. Goathland Square Eight
    Ray’s Classic
    Kiss Me Quickly Me Mother’s Coming
    The Duke Of Perth
  2. Winster Galop
    Dark Girl Dressed In Blue
  3. Jimmy Allen
    March Of St. Timothy
  4. Chorus
  5. Paddy McGinty’s Goat
    Kitty O’Neil’s
  6. Curly Headed Ploughboy
    Walter Bulwer’s No. 1
  7. The Blaydon Races
    Squirrel In The Tree
    The Roman Wall
  8. The Double Quadrille
    Old Tom Of Oxford
  9. Drunken Piper
    Empty Pockets
    Pleasures Of The Night
  10. Up Jumped The Devil
    Marmaduke’s
  11. Galopede
    1st Turk’s
  12. Speed The Plough
    Staten Island
  13. Morpeth Rant
    Storrer’s Rant
    Cheviot Rant
  14. Margaret’s
    Last Of The Winter Wine Gums
  15. Hull’s Victory
    Lamplighter’s
  16. Steamboat
    Boyne Water
  17. Soldier’s Joy
    The Great North Run
    Dunstanburgh Castle
  18. Corn Rigs
    Seneca Square Dance
  19. Shandon Bells
    The Accomplished Maid
  20. Tipsy Parson
    The Breakdown
  21. Perfect Cure
    Rig-A-Jig-(Jig)
  22. Come Dance And Sing
    One For Phil
  23. The Huntsman’s Chorus
    Grandfather’s
    Bonny Kate
  24. Dorset Triumph
    Harper’s Frolic
  25. Lannigan’s Ball
    The Rover Reformed
  26. Arkansas Traveller
  27. There’s Nae Luck Aboot The Hoose
    With My Basket On My Arm I Toddled Off To Market
  28. Bonny Break Knot
    Reel De Ti-Jean
  29. My Love She’s But A Lassie Yet
    Troy’s Wedding
    The Rose Tree
    Joe Foster’s
  30. Turkey In The Straw
    Mrs. McLeod’s
  31. Crocker’s
    Fisher’s
  32. Star Of The County Down
    The Man In The Moon
  33. Dorset Four Hand

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Community Dances: Music For Social Dancing

Released February 2020. Compilation of two CD’s.

Available on iTunes.

On the album
- 422 (tracks 1-1, 1-7, 1-13, 2-1, 2-7, and, 2-13):
Emily Ball (fiddle), Sophy Ball (fiddle), Joey Oliver (whistle), Sam Pirt (accordion), and, Ian Stephenson (guitar)

- Banter (tracks 1-2, 1-8, 1-14, 2-2, 2-8, and, 2-14):
Simon Clare (melodeon), Tim Walker (drums/percussion/brass), and, Nina Zella (grand piano/keyboards)

- Boldwood (tracks 1-3, 1-9, 2-3, and, 2-9):
Nick Goode (violin), Kate Moran (violin), Becky Price (accordion/piano), and, Daniel Wolverson (violin)

- Contrasaurus (tracks 1-4, 1-10, 1-15, 2-4, 2-10, and, 2-15):
Alan Brunier (accordion), David Ledsam (double brass/jaws harp), Adam Rich-Griffin (guitar), and, Benjamin Rowe (fiddle)

- Diatonics (tracks 1-6, 1-12, 2-6, 2-12, and, 2-17):
Jeff Dent (acoustic and electric guitar), Rob Gifford (drums), Ben Moss (fiddle), Tony Penneck (bass guitar), Jim Sawyer (melodeon), and, Derek Tarrant (melodeon)

- Oxford NAGS (tracks 1-5, 1-11, 1-16, 2-5, 2-11, and, 2-16):
Nina Hansell (fiddle), Gereth Kiddier (keyboard), Sandy Shallis (melodeon), and, Andy Turner (Anglo-concertina)


Some tune composer information:
- March Of St. Timothy (Judi Morningstar)
- Last Of The Winter Wine Gums (Simon Clare)
- Dunstanburgh Castle (Billy Miller)
- One For Phil (Jim Sawyer)
- Joe Foster’s Jig (Lindsay Ross)

Some additional information available here:
https://www.efdss.org/about-us/what-we-do/news/9921-new-community-dances-recordings

Re: Community Dances: Music For Social Dancing

Thanks for posting this. I’m really enjoying this one a lot. My favorite tunes on it are Rig-A-Jig and the Man in the Moon waltz.