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Track No.

Song Title

Performers

Comment

1.

Nobody Loves A Fairy When She’s Forty

Mike Ball: Vocal / Keyboard

A bit of farce to start with…

2.

Over The Lancashire Hills

Mike Ball: Vocal / Piano

Nostalgia: Music Hall memories

3.

The Hair of the Widow of Bridlington

Mike Ball: Vocal / Keyboard

By the Douglas Adams of English Song

4.

Hain Stopped Play / ‘Tis My Delight of a Summer’s Day

Mike Ball: Vocal / Guitar / Cricket Bat

A disappointment and its aftermath

5.

The Poor Sod

Mike Ball: Vocal / Piano

One of Jake’s Pastorals

6.

Caravan

Tom Ball: Keyboard / Bass

Modern Jazz

7.

Litany to the Holy Spirit

Mike Ball: Vocal / Piano

A child is unable to sleep…

8.

Bombers

Mike Ball: Vocal / Keyboard; Tom Ball: Fiddle

For Terrorists everywhere

9.

Pub Piano Medley:

Spread A Little Happiness / Love Letters In The Sand / On The Sunny Side of the Street / The Boys in the Gallery / Slow Boat to China

Mike Ball: Vocals / Piano;

Tom Ball: Bass

Sing-song

10.

La Pique

Mike Ball: Vocal / Tenor ‘English’ Concertina; Tom Ball: Fiddle

The ‘Flash’ ship of Nelson’s Navy,

West Indies Station

11.

The Parson and the Student

Mike Ball: Vocal / Guitar / Unaccompanied

Another encounter and its sequel

12.

Blue Moon

Tom Ball: Keyboard / Bass;

Mike Ball: Keyboard / Vocal

Comfy old bluesy jazz standard

13.

Sydney and Bristol Bound

Mike Ball: Unaccompanied Vocal

Emigration, cricket and Rugby

14.

Ginnie

Mike Ball: Vocal / Keyboard

Alone in a crowd

15.

Anglican Alphabet

Mike Ball: Vocal / Guitar

Ecclesiastical meanderings

16.

I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free (Film ’95)

Tom Ball: Keyboard;

Mike Ball: Vocal / Tenor ‘English’ Concertina

Modern jazz treatment

17.

Song of Village Cricket

Mike Ball: Vocal / Piano

For Honorary Groundsmen Everywhere

18.

Ode and Morris Dance

Mike Ball: Recitation /

Baritone Anglo-German Concertina

Cod-Chaucer