There are plenty of reviews out there, so I thought I’d try something different: here’s a track-by-track analysis of Broadside…. is the cry Bellowhead perform Roll The Woodpile Down at the 2014 Folk Awards An annotation cannot contain another annotation. There’s an inconclusive ending, as the musical drama builds you start to feel quite sorry for the narrator. That fine girl of mine's on the Georgia Line Gordon. A portentous, operatic chant – Boden is only just the lead singer here – is set to a thumping beat and Sam Sweeney’s sinister-sounding pipes. Rolling! Byker Hill (trad/arr Boden): What a way to set out your stall. I was courting pretty girls two at a time Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. And we'll roll the woodpile down It was evidently intended to represent a work-song. retweet The tune is as uplifting and bright as the song’s words, and the chorus returns at just the right time. Oh "rouse 'em, buster!" var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true;

Picture Window theme. Lillibulero (trad/arr Boden): This is more like it – an almost Pixies-esque quiet-loud-quiet song about messing with the Devil and winning. Big, brilliant, inventive: this is a pretty good start, gang. The meaning of this sea song is a little difficult to pick out as Boden races through the words (in fact, on all the tracks he seems a little deeper in the mix than on previous Bellowhead albums), but it’s a imbued with a sense of happiness, thanks in part to the massed vocal … Theme images by, The Black-dialect song of which Hugill speaks appears to have been actually composed by the New York-based lyricist Edward Harrigan and composer David Braham in 1887 for the theatrical show.

})(); FolkWitness RT @rachel_newton_ : It's release day for To The Awe! What’s the Life of a Man (trad/arr Flood): A fun, free-spirited arrangement that nods towards Bellowhead’s Brecht/Weill tendencies – the jolly music bouncing off the fatalistic, morbid lyrics. They released one Ep, E.P.onymous in October 2004, and five albums, Burlesque in October 2006, Matac…, (2004 - 2016) An 11 piece band that play(ed) arrangements of English traditional music. Way down south where the whale-fish blow We'll roll him high and we'll roll him low We'll heave him up and away we'll go. Rollin'! Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. There’s also a very enjoyable video (below) which features some excellent, um, acting from the gang. Black Beetle Pies is arranged with great flair by Pete Flood, and told with pantomime-y relish by Boden and sundry cackling voices. Rolling! _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { Typing something do you want to search. Connect your Spotify account to your Last.fm account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform. The Young’uns: ‘You better keep your pet whales away from me’, Next Post under the trad/arr of folk and acoustic music, It’s big, it’s noisy, it features cackling – it’s the new album from Bellowhead. Way down in Florida They released one Ep, E.P.onymous in October 2004, and five albums, Burlesque in October 2006, Matachin in October 2008, Hedonism in October 2010, Broadside in October 2012 and Revival in June 2014. http://www.bellowhead.co.uk/releases.html They announced in 2015 that the 2016 tour would be the last. Rolling! A Journey through Stan Hugill's Shanties from the Seven Seas, And we'll roll the woodpile down The Wife of Usher’s Well (trad/arr Flood): Another unexpected treat, here’s a version that sounds like no other. You’ll be singing along come October, whatever it’s about.

Genres, Styles, Moods & Themes for Roll the Woodpile Down - Bellowhead on AllMusic Rolling the whole world 'round Unlike Hugill’s capstan or pump chanty, however, this is one for “sweating up”—a short chant, that might not have had m/any more verses. Popular perhaps it was, but it does not turn up in other writings on chanties that I am aware of. The volume is taken down for the funny, absurd line about Geordie Johnson’s dancing pig, as if we need to focus on that bit – which perhaps we do.

Broadside is out 15 October on Navigator Records. Rollin'! A poor man's wage is never high So there we have it. . Rollin' the whole world 'round That brown girl o' mine's down the Georgia Line And we'll roll the woodpile down! SoundCloud. _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-37300197-1']); A new version of Last.fm is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site. Lyricapsule: The Surfaris Drop ‘Wipe Out’; June 22, 1963, Lyricapsule: The Byrds Drop ‘Mr. This is available for free on-line at the Library of Congress site. Rolling! And we'll roll the woodpile down. And we'll roll the woodpile down Share. Again, it’s such an appropriate treatment, you wonder why no one ever thought of playing it like this before. Dexter ("Rope-Lines, Marline-Spikes and Tar," 1938) in which the author claims to have been part of adapting this very song as a chanty in the 1890s. That fine girl of mine's on the Georgia Line Rolling! Hugill’s other informant was an unnamed “West Indian seaman.” The version has a grand chorus, like the theatrical piece. Ironically, it’s perhaps a little more hedonistic than its predecessor – it lacks the light and shade element quiet moments like Captain Wedderburn provided on their last album. 10,000 Miles Away (trad/arr Boden): A feisty drum roll heralds the first single from the album. conducted by Ranzo, ©2011 Gibb Schreffler. Rolling! And we'll roll the woodpile down forgotlyrics.com is website search lyrics, Please contact us via email: [email protected], Roll The Woodpile Down Lyrics - Pandemonium: The Essential Bellowhead - Bellowhead. Cannot annotate a non-flat selection. Official sheet music for "Roll The Woodpile Down" (Bellowhead) for piano - PDF download, instant print & online streaming - ♪ audio samples (video) ♫ Key: F-sharp Minor ♬ Album: Pandemonium - the Essential Bellowhead Here, it sounds like it might be the theme to a 1970s cop show, complete with an outro where, having solved the crime (who burned down the pub, perhaps), sharp-suited Detective Boden (see video, below) and his wisecracking team dance out the end credits to an outrageous Brendan Kelly saxophone solo. Rolling the whole world 'round retweet The narrator seems pretty jolly to be “off on the morning train”, and this is sure to be a dancey live favourite. The effect is that the story is told at a relentless, unstoppable pace. It’s my least favourite track – it doesn’t feel as inventive as the rest of the album, somehow – though Boden does get to exercise his vocal chords a bit more. No lyrics for Roll The Woodpile Down Lyrics - Pandemonium: The Essential Bellowhead - Bellowhead. And we'll roll the woodpile down Roll the Woodpile Down (trad/arr Boden): A more traditional-sounding intro here, with lovely fiddle work balanced out by Paul Sartin’s oboe. Thousands or More (trad/arr Flood): It was a real surprise to see this on the track listing. The one other record of a related song, and an excellent one at that, is the recording made of an anonymous sailor of the SF Bay Area in the 1920s by R.W. I’ll admit that though it’s a wonderful song, I got sick of hearing it sung from all corners of the campus at Mystic’s Sea Music Festival a couple years back! Check out this, erm, thoughtfully made fan video…. The meaning of this sea song is a little difficult to pick out as Boden races through the words (in fact, on all the tracks he seems a little deeper in the mix than on previous Bellowhead albums), but it’s a imbued with a sense of happiness, thanks in part to the massed vocal on “that fine girl of mine’s on the Georgia line”.

Every element of the band is in great form here, and it sounds just as fun as it does musically accomplished – ie very. if you want to find exactly, Please input keywords with double-quote or using multi keywords. But overall it’s another wonderful showcase from a band creaking with talent. Go directly to shout page. . Boney percussion, woozy clarinet and parping helicon all add to a dazzling, sinister mix. https://t.co/zW6W6qzy3E And we'll roll the woodpile down! Lyrics ran as follows: Over on Mudcat.org, J. . The girls all dance to the roll-and-go Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. It sounds like a faithful, devotional tribute, but seconds in, whirling fiddles introduce a new, fast-moving motif, taking the song in a completely new direction. Rolling! starts and ends within the same node. Feels like five tops! https://t.co/t5AQmIeUVZ, 4 weeks Way down in Florida The girls all dance to the roll-and-go And we'll roll the woodpile down When I was a young man in my prime Way down in Florida I was courting pretty girls two at a time And we'll roll the woodpile down Rolling! It could happen. Indeed, Bellowhead’s version begins in such a manner (though with unobtrusive squeezebox accompaniment from John Spiers). Stream Bellowhead - Roll The Woodpile Down by Proper Music Distribution from desktop or your mobile device. Do you know any background info about this track? O Curly goes on the old ran-tan O Curly's just a down-east man. Rolling the whole world 'round That fine girl of mine's on the Georgia Line Exam: Artist, Song, Album,Writer, Release Year... While Boden’s jaunty composition perhaps doesn’t quite scale the heights of Burlesque’s Frog’s Legs & Dragon’s Teeth or Parson’s Farewell, from Hedonism, it’s a happy, dancey affair, with the steps marked out by Flood’s positive percussion. In recent years the song has been very popular. I would say that most or all renditions sung in Revival context nowadays go back to Hugill’s book. #103 Roll the Woodpile Down In Shanties from the Seven Seas, Stan Hugill wrote, This was the sea version of the Negro song Haul the Woodpile Down. Here it’s a commanding, resounding prelude, “Byker Hill and Walker Shore / Collier Lads for ever more” becomes a mighty, defiant chant, while elsewhere the band hit us with all their instruments: a wash of brass, strings, pipes and drums all brought in at different moments, as if to introduce themselves. Tambourine Man’; June 21, 1965, Lyricapsule: Nirvana Drop ‘Bleach’; June 15, 1989, Lyricapsule: Derek and the Dominos’ First Gig; June 14, 1970. reply Perhaps the most well-known traditional track Bellowhead have ever tilted at, most will be familiar with Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick’s mellifluous, meandering version. Making this record in these turbulent days has been a source…, 4 days People seem especially fond of the fermata on “Georgia, ,” approaching it with a fat s-l-o-w-d-o-w-n and relishing the harmony like they do in modern interpretations of. Make sure your selection Way down in Florida Roll the Woodpile Down (trad/arr Boden): A more traditional-sounding intro here, with lovely fiddle work balanced out by Paul Sartin’s oboe. . A chantyman called “Woodward” was said to have sung it in 1920—or so claimed Hugill’s informant at the Sailor’s Home in London, later on. But now I'm old and getting grey Watch the video for Roll The Woodpile Down from Bellowhead's Broadside for free, and see …