release details sorry: illustration of cover/insert
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uk Pure records CD J PRCD016 2004
cover art : Bryan Ledgard

personnel
musicians
Billy Connoy vocals, banjo, autoharp
John McCusker fiddles, viola, whistles, cittern, ukulele
Andy Cutting diatonic accordion
Ian Carr guitar
Ewen Vernal double bass
James Mackintosh percussion
with :
Phil Cunningham accordion
John Doyle tenor guitar
Kris Drever double bass, banjo
Michael McGoldrick flute, uilleann pipes
Eddi Reader harmony vocals
Kate Rusby guitar, vocals
technical
produced by : John McCusker
recorded by : Andy Seward at Pure Records, Yorkshire;
Billy’s banjo and autoharp recorded by Olly Harmer in New Zealand
mixed by : Andy Seward? at Pure Records, Yorkshire?
mastered by : Bunt Stafford-Clarke at Townhouse, London

tracks
  1. Billy’s Bobby theme   (John McCusker)   3:15
  2. Billy’s fast waltz   (John McCusker)   4:12
  3. Billy’s slow waltz   (John McCusker)   6:06
  4. Billy’s reel   (trad. arr. Billy Connolly/John McCusker)   3:12
  5. Banjo reel   (John McCusker)   1:28
  6. Wandering soul   (Kate Rusby)   4:12
  7. Billy’s Breton   (John McCusker)   6:58
  8. Shaeffer jig   (trad. arr. Billy Connolly/John McCusker)   0:50
  9. Billy’s strathspey   (John McCusker)   3:08
  1. The rose of Sharon   (trad. arr. Billy Connolly/John McCusker)   2:02
  2. Billy’s jig   (John McCusker)   4:32
  3. Carnival of Venice   (trad. arr. Billy Connolly/John McCusker)   1:47
  4. Billy’s slow air   (John McCusker/Phil Cunningham)   6:20
  5. Billy’s march   (John McCusker)   5:19
  6. The cuckoo   (trad. arr. Billy Connolly/John McCusker)   0:57
  7. The rose of Sharon 2   (trad. arr. Billy Connolly/John McCusker)   1:20
  8. Pokarekare ana   (trad. arr. Billy Connolly/John McCusker)   1:26

total time : 57:06


commentary
this is the soundtrack from the BBC series Billy Connolly’s world tour of New Zealand

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