Frank Tovey ‎– Tyranny And The Hired Hand

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A1 '31 Depression Blues
Written-By – Ed Sturgill
3:20
A2 Hard Times In The Cotton Mill
Arranged By – Tovey*, Carroll*, Jeffery*, Vaandrager*Written-By – Trad.*
3:12
A3 John Henry / Let Your Hammer Ring
Arranged By – Tovey*, Carroll*, Jeffery*, Vaandrager*Written-By – Trad.*
5:02
A4 The Blantyre Explosion
Acoustic Guitar [12 String] – Jean-Marie CarrollArranged By – Tovey*, Carroll*, Vaandrager*Written-By – Trad.*
3:42
A5 Money Cravin' Folks
Written-By – Blind Alfred Reed
2:12
A6 All I Got's Gone
Written-By – Uncle Dave Macon
2:23
A7 Midwife Song
Vocals – Frank Tovey, Neti VaandragerWritten-By – Tovey*
2:26
A8 Sam Hall
Arranged By – Ash*, Tovey*, Carroll*, Jeffery*, Vaandrager*Baglama [Saz] – Jean-Marie CarrollWritten-By – Trad.*
4:35
B1 Dark As A Dungeon
Written-By – Merle Travis
3:59
B2 Men Of Good Fortune
Acoustic Guitar [Slide], Bass Guitar [Fretless], Piano – David AshWritten-By – Lou Reed
4:50
B3 Sixteen Tons
Acoustic Guitar – Frank ToveyViola – Neti VaandragerWritten-By – Merle Travis
2:56
B4 North Country Blues
Banjo – Paul RoddenWritten-By – Bob Dylan
4:34
B5 Buffalo Skinners
Arranged By – Tovey*, Carroll*, Jeffery*, Rodden*Bass Drum [Orchestral] – Mark JefferyWritten-By – Trad.*
4:57
B6 Black Lung Song
Harmonium, Acoustic Guitar, Harmonica – Frank ToveyWritten-By – Nimrod Workman
4:26
B7 Pastures Of Plenty
Banjo – Paul RoddenWritten-By – Woody Guthrie
2:32
B8 Joe Hill
Acoustic Guitar, Harmonica – Frank ToveyWritten-By – Alfred Hayes, Earl Robinson
3:18

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Recorded and mixed in two days in april '88, seven days in feb.'89 and one day in march '89 approximately in this order. Produced by everyone for everyone else. Jean-Marie Carroll is currently playing with 'The Wise Monkeys'. Neti Vaandranger with 'Zum Zeaux' and 'Pull Up A Pavment'. Thanks to the Mute Drivers for the loan of the bass guitar and to Jill Tipping for the harmonium. Sleeve illustration from "Powershift".
℗ & © 1989 Mute Records Ltd. / Frank Tovey. Made in Britain.

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
7 71438-1, STUMM 73 Frank Tovey Tyranny And The Hired Hand(LP, Album) Restless Records, Mute 7 71438-1, STUMM 73 US 1989 Sell This Version
30723 Frank Tovey Tyranny And The Hired Hand(CD, Album) Mute 30723 France 1989 Sell This Version
INT 846.855, CD STUMM 73 Frank Tovey Tyranny And The Hired Hand(CD, Album) Mute, Mute INT 846.855, CD STUMM 73 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
INT 146.855 Frank Tovey Tyranny And The Hired Hand(LP, Album) Mute INT 146.855 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
CD STUMM 73 Frank Tovey Tyranny And The Hired Hand(CD, Album) Mute CD STUMM 73 UK 1989 Sell This Version

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