The

SPINNERS

Also see the Hughie Jones page as he has a new CD "Maritime Miscellany"

The Chantey Cabin has a large collection of new & second hand CD's Tapes and Records for Sale.
If you are interested in obtaining any of them please contact us (Ken and Jan Lardner)
at info@chanteycabin.co.uk or phone 07803052448

If you have any LP's you would like converting to CD - this includes cleaning and digitising - very reasonable prices! please talk to us!

A  Discography
of The Spinners Recordings

  Below is a list of all ( unless you know of any more) of their recordings,

              The A List
                           All the listings in this section are original recordings (not re-released compilations)

Quayside Songs Old & New

1962
HMV -CLP1500

Recorded and edited by Peter Kennedy at Cecil Sharp House. The Only LP to feature Jacqui McDonald

 

Fried Bread and Brandy-o
Three Jolly Boys
Woman Sweeter than Man
Johnny Todd
Blood Red Roses
Roll Alabama, Roll
Liverpool Girls
Wearing of the Green
Old Britannia
Champion of the Seas
Haul Away Joe
Talking Football Pools
John Peel
McCafferty
Matty Rag
The Flowers of Manchester
The Barrer's Lament
I Wish I was Back in Liverpool
 

The Spinners


1963
Fontana - TL5201

 

Whip Jamboree
The Farmers Three Sons
Colun Man
Sunshine
Turpin Hero
Mandy
Barbara Alan
Liverpool Barrer Boy
Dirty Old Town
Hosanna
Marco Polo
Rata
River Bend
Lure of TV
 

Folk at the Phil!


1964
Fontana STL 5219

 

Fried Bread and Brandy-o
John Peel
Colun Man
Woman Sweeter Than Man
Irish Rover
Silver In The Stubble
The Outlandish Knight
Aram Sa-Sa
Here's To Cheshire
The Mermaid
Little Matty Groves
Lord Randall
'Enery My Son
Maggie May
I Wish I Was Back In Liverpool
 

More Folk at the Phil!


1965
Fontana STL5234

 

Philimiooriay
Whiskey You're the Devil
Missa Ramgoat
Little Sally Rackett
Paddy Doyle
A Long Time Ago
Greenland Whale Fishing
Adam in the Garden
The Ellan Vannin Tragedy
Cosher Bailey
Rukumbine
Miss Lucy
Wimoweh
Strangest Dream
 

The Family of Man


1966
Fontana STL5361

 

Bold Reynolds
Liza
Docker's Way
Blue Nose
Bonnie House of Airlie
Erev Shele Shoshanim
Las Kan Fin
A-Roving
Liverpool Packet
Stanley and Dora
Asikatli
Teacher Lick the Gal
Three Jovial Welshmen
Van Dieman's Land
Tan Tan
The Family of Man

 

The Spinners Live Performance

1966
Contour 6870502

Drunken Sailor
Liverpool Judies
Linstead Market
Navvy Boots
Jug O'Punch
Rothesay-O
Three Jolly Boys
Gungu Walk
The Leaving Of Liverpool
 
 

Another LP by The Spinners


1967
Fontana STL5431

Later released as "Another Spinner from the Spinners" Fontana 6857 0067

Drunken Sailor
Blood Red Roses
Sally Brown
Liverpool Judies
Linstead market
Sweet William's Ghost
Navvy Boots
Pleasant and Delightful
Jug of Punch
Rothesay-o
Three Jolly Boys
Gungu walk
Still Growing
Minstrel Boy
Sly Mongoose
The Leaving of Liverpool

 

The Spinners Clockwork Story Book / Later released as Stop, Look,Listen

      
 Contour 6870529

Uncle Sigmund's Story Book
The Fox
Abiyoyo
Olenna
'Fraid
Long Time Ago
Sweet Potatoes
The Keeper
Mandy
Seven Little Kids
           1969
Fontana SFL 13191        
 

Not Quite Folk


1969
Fontana STL5495

 

Collier Lad
Kick The Cat
Black and White
Beautiful Cedars
Paper Bag
Talking Football Pools
Island Woman
When the Old Dun Cow Caught Fire
Been on the Road
Brown Boy
Seth Davey
Hard Case
Shoals of Herring
My Last Cigarette
 

The Spinners Are In Town


1870
Fontana 6309 014

 

Shine Eye Girl
Skye Boat Song
The Work of the Irish
She Moved Through the Fair
Hosanna
The Fireship
Whip Jamboree
Champion of the Seas
Liverpool Barrer Boy
Manchester Rambler
Jackass
She's Like the Swallow
Lincolnshire Poacher
Coney Island Washboard Roundalay
 
Love Is Teasing

1972
EMI SCX6493 (Re-issued EMI NTS 110)

 

Love is Teasing
Woman Sweeter Than Man
Waters of Tyne
To Hear the Nightingale
Soldiers Cloak
John O'Hazelgreen
Jamaica Farewell
Dance the Flora
Mek Me Hold
Banks of the Ohio
Beware, Oh Take Care
Mary Ann
Seventeen Come Sunday
The Shepherd Lad
 

Sing Out, Shout With Joy


1972
EMI SCX 6526

 

  Lord of the Dance
Child for the World
Lullay My Liking
Mrs Houligan's Christmas Cake
The Holly and the Ivy
The Virgin Mary had a Baby Boy
Children Go Where I Send Thee
As I Sat Under a Sycamore Tree
Sing Out, Shout With Joy
Kid's Carols
I Wonder as I Wander
Amen
Twelve Days of Christmas
Shalom Medley
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
 
By Arrangement  / Later released as Everybody Loves Saturday Night  &  ( in the USA) as The Liverpool Spinners
 

1973
EMI EMC 3009

 
Here's to the Couple
Zombie Jamboree
Any Complaints?
Chevaliers de la Table Ronde
The Colliers Rant
Everybody Loves Saturday Night
Bucket of the Mountain Dew
The D-Day Dodgers
Perry Merry Dixie
Dip and Fall Back
When I First Came to this Land
So Long, It's Been Good to Know You
 
Here's To The Spinners
Here's to the Couple
Zombie Jamboree
Any Complaints?
Chevaliers de la Table Ronde
The Colliers Rant
The Last Thing On My Mind
Come Landlord Fill The Flowing Bow
The Foggy Dew
Keep Your Feet Still Geordie Hinney
Guantanamera
The Derby Ram
Casties in The Air
The Blaydon Races
Tom Brown
Jamaica Farewell
To Be A Farmers Boy
John Barley Corn
Will Ye Go Lassie Go
Bucket of the Mountain Dew
The D-Day Dodgers
Perry Merry Dixie
Dip and Fall Back
When I First Came to this Land
So Long, It's Been Good to Know You
 
 

The Spinners at The London Palladium


1976
EMI EMC 3044

  Auntie Maggie's Remedy
Poverty Knock
Widdicombe Fair
A Lover and his Lass
The Cruel Mother
Old Mother Lee
Will Ye Go Lassie Go
Deep Blue Sea
Calico Printers Clerk
Guanternamera
Fan Me Soldier Man
Amazing Grace
Parting Glass
 

The Spinners English Collection


1976
EMI OU 2120

 

  Come Landlord Fill the Flowing Bowl
The Bailiff's Daughter of Islington
The Coventry Carol
Jones's Ale
The Blaydon Races
The Foggy Dew
To Be a Farmer's Boy
Greensleeves / Lovely Joan
Keep Your Feet Still, Geordie Hinney
John Barleycorn
The Bedford May Carol
Twanky Dillo
Villikins and his Dinah
Four Loom Weaver
Cheshire Souling Song
North Country Maid
Brigg Fair / Harvest Home
The Derby Ram
 
All Day Singing / Later released as The Spinners In Concert

1977
EMI EMC 3167

CC 212

 

All Day Singing
The Moonshiner
William Brown
Bleacher Lass o' Kelvinhaugh
Jane and Louisa
Tom Brown
Castles in the Air
Lamorna
The Cobblers Song
Ring of Iron
Waltzing Matilda
Little Boy
Muleskinner Blues
So Long, Its Been Good to Know You
 
Songs of the Tall Ships

1978
EMI NTS 154

 

Santy Anno
Whiskey Johnny
Spanish Ladies
Clear the Track
Portsmouth
Lowlands Away
Do Let Me Go
Roll Alabama
Stormalong
New York Girls
Little Sally Rackett
Paddy Lay Back
Donkey Riding
Old Swansea Town
Blow Boys Blow
Liverpool Hornpipe
Jackie Brown
Lime Juice Ship
Blow the Man Down
The Ebenezer
Shenandoah
 

Your 20 Favourite Carols


1978
EMI SCX 6602

 

Hark The Herald Angels Sing
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks
Silent Night
Good King Wenceslas
In Dulce Jubilo
I Saw Three Ships
In The Bleak Mid-Winter
Deck the Hall
O Little Town of Bethlehem
The First Nowell
The Sussex Carol
The Wassailing Song
Once in Royal David's City
Ding Dong Merrily on High
We Three Kings
Away in a Manger
O Come All Ye Faithful
The Rocking Carol
The Holly and the Ivy
God Rest You Merry Gentlemen
 

Around the World and Back Again


1981
Dingles DID712

 

This later became Around the World and Back in Time for Christmas (with a extra track)

 

Derby Ram
No Tearie Jeremiah
Suliram
Botany Bay
The Wild Colonial Boy
Henry Martin
Bells of Rhymney
Rancho Grande
Brian O'Lynn
Bread and Fishes
Old Pendle
La Veille De Noé
Shenandoah
This Land Is Your Land
The Blantyre Explosion
Ar Lan Y Môr
Go Slow
Mist Over The Mersey
Heare Ra (Now Is The Hour)
 

Here's To You ....From The Spinners


1982
PRT N145
Football Crazy
Island in the Sun

Messing About On The River
Dirty Old Town
London Roving Jack
Liverpool Lou
Here's To You Sweet England
Black And White
Eros
Kumbaya
Morning Has Broken
Going To The Zoo
Seth Davey
Malaika
Sweet Thames Flow Softly
Leaving of Liverpool
 

In Our Liverpool Home /  Later released as The Best In Concert


1983
PRT/SPN 1

 

Maggie May
Island In The Sun
Rukumbine
Johnny Todd
Creeping Jane
Roving Navvy
Lure Of The Mines
Home Boys Home
Scarborough Fair
Wor Geordie's Lost His Penka
Dingle Regatta
Barnyards Of Delgaty
The Family Of Man
Wild Rover
South Australia
Toms Gone To Hilo
Haul On The Bowline
Stockholm Tar
Peace Round
Heavy Rain
Matty Rag
Imagine
Skiffle Set
Liverpool Home
Matchstalk Men
Black And White

 

Final Fling

16 New Recordings and
20 All-Time Favourites

 

 

Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me
The Marques
30 Pieces of Silver
Three Score and Ten
The Old Pubs
Old Johnny Booker
The Redemption Song
Blow Ye Winds in the Morning
Michael Row The Boat Ashore
Carrickfergus
Coal, Coal for Manchester
Practice Up Your Courtesy
The Calton Weaver
Pratty Flowers
The Fairlie Duplex Engine
Stormy Weather Boys
Castles in the Air
To Be A Farmers Boy
Zombie Jamboree
When I First Came To This Land
The Derby Ram
Fan Me Soldier Man
Brigg Fair / Harvest Home
Will Ye Go Lassie Go
Maggie May
Come Landlord Fill The Flowing Bowl
Jamaica Farewell
Mary Ann
Greensleeves / Lovely Joan
Asi-K-Atali
Dance The Flora
Go Slow
Seventeen Come Sunday
The Foggy Dew
Villikins And His Dinah
Black And White
 
Last Night We Had A Do


PRT N6553

Guests
Colin Green - guitar
Kenny Clare - drums
Deryck Guyler - washboard

Whiskey in The Jar
Grannie's Old Armchair
Yellow Bird
Little Boxes
Rock Island Line
Bring A Little Water Sylvie
Cushie Butterfield
Sloop John B
A Pub With No Beer
Midnight Special
Judy Drownded
Freight Train
The Car Song
Frankie And Johnny
Tom Dooley
The Strangest Dream
Goodnight Irene
 
Around the World and Back For Christmas

KLM 21

Derby Ram
No Tearie Jeremiah
Suliram
Botany Bay
The Wild Colonial Boy
Henry Martin
Bells of Rhymney
Rancho Grande
Brian O'Lynn
Bread and Fishes
Old Pendle
La Veille De Noé
Shenandoah
This Land Is Your Land
The Blantyre Explosion
Ar Lan Y Môr
Go Slow
Mist Over The Mersey
Heare Ra (Now Is The Hour)
We Singers Make Bold

 

The Spinners Christmas


Cassette & CD

Go Tell It On The Mountain
Star Lullaby
Kris Kringle
Boars Head
Christmas Time Odd Job Man
When I Needed a Neighbour
Bread and Fishes
Wren Boys Song
Santa's Clause
Jamaican Lords Prayer
A Spaceman Came Travelling
Every Star Shall Shall Sing A Carol
C'Etait La Veille De Noe
Brighter Days Are Coming
Wind Is Blowing
We Singers Make Bold
 
 

Spun Gold

PRT N6560

Liverpool Lou
Tom Dooley
Morning Has Broken
Grannie's Old Armchair
Freight Train
Dirty Old Town
The Family Of Man
Going To The Zoo
Black And White
Wild Rover
Yellow Bird
Little Boxes
Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs
Scarborough Fair
Island In The Sun
Bring A Little Water Sylvie
Goodnight Irene
 

The B List
Re-released compilations

 

 

 

The Spinners CD


EMI 7243 8 30189 25
Lord Of The Dance
All Day Singing
The Blaydon Races
The Last Thing On My Mind
Amazing Grace
We Shall Not Be Moved
Guantanamera
Jamaica Farewell
To Be A Farmers Boy
The Foggy Dew
Greensleeves / Lovely Joan
North Country Maid
Liverpool Hornpipe
The Colliers Rant
Dance The Flora
Banks Of The Ohio
The Shepherd Lad
Waters Of Tyne
Lamorna
Bucket of the Mountain Tyne
When I First Came To This Land
So Long It's Been Good To Know You
 

The Spinners


Contour CN2026

The Fox
The Leaving Of Liverpool
Asikatali
Kick The Cat
Mechanical Blackbird
Three Jolly Boys
Linstead Market
The Ellen Vannin Tragedy
The Keeper
Uncle Sigmund's Clockwork Storybook
Seven Little Kids
Jug O'Punch
 

The Singing City


Philips Intentional 6382 002

The Orange and the Green
The Leaving of Liverpool
In My Liverpool Home
Dirty Old Town
Maggie May
Marco Polo
Liverpool Lullaby
Manchester Rambler
Liverpool Judies
Jug O' Punch
Drunken Sailor
Three Jolly Boys

 
 


The Spinners Vol. 1


Contour CN4 2006

A Roving
Abiyoyo
Liverpool Judies
Navvy Boots
Wimoweh
The Family of Man
Drunken Sailor
Gunga Walk
Black and White
Long Time Ago
Mandy
Rothesay-O
 

The Spinners Vol. 2 Black and White


Contour CN2006

Black And White
The Minstrel Boy
Flowers Of Manchester
Collier Lad
Whiskey You're The Devil
A Long Time Ago
Bonnie House Of Airlie
A-Roving
Been On The Road
The Mermaid
Greenland Whale Fishing
Shoals Of Herring
 

The Spinners Vol. 3 Adam n the Garden


Philips 6382 047

Adam In The Garden
John Peel
Little Mattie Groves
Seth Davey
Irish Rover
Three Jovial Welshmen
Island Woman
Barbara Allen
Beautiful Cedars
Sly Mongoose
The Fox
The Harriers Song

 

Spotlight On The Spinners


Fried Bread and Brandy Oh!
The Family of Man
In My Liverpool Home
Liverpool Barrer Boy
Dirty Old Town
Maggie May
Liverpool Lullaby
The Leaving of Liverpool
Black and White
Island Woman
Asikatali
Hosanna
Erev Shele Shoshanim
Philimiooriay
Skye Boat Song
John Peel
Manchester Rambler
Mechanical Blackbird
Sunshine
Here's To Cheshire
Lincolnshire Poacher
The Fireship
Why-O
Jug O'Punch
Shortness of Sight
A-Roving
I Whish I Was Back In Liverpool
Strangest Dream
 

A Golden Hour of The Spinners

Liverpool Lou
Tom Dooley
Morning Has Broken
Grannie's Old Armchair
Freight Train
Dirty Old Town
Imagine
The Family of Man
Going To The Zoo
Leaving OF Liverpool
Black And White
Wild Rover
Seth Davey
Football Crazy
Yellow Bird
Little Boxes
Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs
Scarborough Faif
Island In The Sun
Bring A Little Water Sylvie
Good Night Irene
 
 

16 Star Tracks By The Spinners

Philips 6308 064

Black And White
Sunshine
Pleasant And Delightful
The Minstrel Boy
Sly Mongoose
Still Growing
The Farmer's Three Sons
Rata
The Fox
Liza
Hosanna
Barbara Allen
Why-O
Flowers Of Manchester
Droylesden Wakes
The Harriers Song
 

From Liverpool To Coney Island


Philips SON 008
1976

Navvy Boots
Rothesay-O
Liverpool Judies
Liverpool Packet
Coney Island Washboard
When The Old Dun Cow Caught Fire
Oleanna
Mandy
Blue Nose
Teacher Lick The Gal
Shine Eye Girl
Pleasant And Delightful
 

Ten Of The Best


Fontana SFXL 51

Maggie May
Turpin Hero
Woman Sweeter Than Man
Shortness Of Sight
The Ellen Vannin Tragedy
Adam In The Garden
A-Roving
Amen
Pleasant And Delightful
Mechanical Blackbird
 

A Evening With The Spinners


Contour 6870 588

A-Roving
Kick The Cat
Asikatali
Wimoweh
Drunken Sailor
The Family Of Man
Mechanical Blackbird
Black And White
Mandy
The Ellen Vannin Tragedy
 

The Spinners Collection


Pickwick PDA 016

The Family Of Man
A Roving
Abiyoyo
Liverpool Judies
Navvy Boots
Wimoweh
Drunken Sailor
Gungu Walk
Black And White
Long Time Ago
Mandy
Rothesay-O
The Fox
The Leaving Of Liverpool
Asikatali
Kick The Cat
Mechanical Blackbird
Three Jolly Boys
Linstead Market
The Ellen Vannin Tragedy
The Keeper
Uncle Sigmund's Clockwork Storybook
Seven Little Kids
Jug O'Punc
h
 

Meet The Spinners

WARWIC  WW5058
1979

Maggie May
The Family of Man
A-Roving
Dirty Old Town
Jug of Punch
Barbara Allen
Whip Jamboree
Lincolnshire Poacher
Irish Rover
Skye Boat Song
Black and White
Wimmoweh
The Leaving of Liverpool
The Mermaid
Whisky You're The Devil
Shoals of Herring
John Peel
Liverpool Lullaby
'Enery My Son
Drunken Salior
A-Men
 

18 Golden Favourites

EMI NTS  193

Love Is Teasing
The Blaydon Races
Auntie Maggie's Remedy
The Last Thing On My Mind
Lamorna
Poverty Knock
The D-Day Dodgers
Lord Of The Dance
Everybody Loves Saturday Night
All Day Singing
Keep Your Feet Still Geordie Hinney
Sing Out, Shout With Joy
Banks Of The Ohio
Amazing Grace
Waters Of Tyne
John Barleycorn
We Shall Not Be Moved
So Long, It's Been Good To Know You
 

The Best Of The Spinners  (Pickwick)

Pickwick PWK 103
1989

 

The Family of Man
In My Liverpool Home
Liverpool Barrer Boy
Dirty Old Town
Maggie May
Liverpool Lullaby
The Leaving Of Liverpool
Black And White
Island Woman
Asikatali
Hosanna
Erev Shele Shoshanim
Jug Of Punch
Manchester Rambler
Mechanical Blackbird
Sunshine
I Wish I Was Back In Liverpool
Lincolnshire Poacher
The Fireship
Why-O Why
Shortness of Sight
A-Roving
Strangest Dream
 

 

The Best Of The Spinners  (Marble Arch)

Marble Arch CMC CD 140

 

Island In The Sun
Messing About On The River
Morning Has Broken
Liverpool Lou
Sweet Thames Flow Softley
Scarbrough Fair
Creeping Jane
Maggie May
Black And White
London Roving Jack
Wild Rover
Matchstick Men And Matchstick Cats And Dogs
Here's To You Sweet England
Maggie May

PLS CD 174 2001

  Maggie May
Island In The Sun
Rukumbine
Johnny Todd
Creeping Jane
Roving Navvy
Lure Of The Mines
Home, Boys, Home
Scarborough Fair
Wor Geordie's Lost His Penka
Dingle Regatta
Barnyards Of Delgarty
Family Of Man
Wild Rover
South Australia
Tommy's Gone To Hilo
Haul On The Bowline
Stockholm Tar
Peace Round
Heavy Rain
Matty Rag
Imagine
Skiffle Medley
In My Liverpool Home
Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats and Dogs
Black And White
 
 

This Is The Spinners

 
 

Caribbean Sunshine

One -Up
OU 2235

Jamaica Farewell
Zombie Jamboree
Guntanamera
Everybody Loves Saturday Night
Deep Blue Sea
Tom Brown
Mary Ann
Mek Me Hold
Fan Me Soldier Man
Little Boy
Dip And Fall Back
Lime Juice Ship
 

20 Golden Folk Songs

 
   
 

The EP's  (Extended Play)

 

Songs Spun In Liverpool


Topic 69
1961

Whip Jamboree
The Liverpool Barrow Boy
Hayarden
Champion of the Seas
 

The Liverpool Spinners

Whip Jamboree
The Liverpool Barrow Boy
Hayarden ( Sung by a guest singer from Israel)
Champion of the Seas
Judy Drownded
John Peel

(1961 Topic TOP69)

 

The Singing City


Fontana TE 17468

Dirty Old Town
Orange and the Green
The Leaving of Liverpool
In My Liverpool Home
 

The City Sings Back

Marco Polo
Maggie May
Liverpool Lullaby
The Harrier Song
 

The Flowers of Manchester

Flowers of Manchester
Droylsden Wakes
Sunshinw
Manchester Rambler

(1967 Fontana 17487 465 347 TE)

 

The Singles

Dirty old Town / Philimooriay

Maggie May / Linstead Market

Family of Man / Shortness of Sight

Orange and the Green / Mrs Houlighan's Christmas Cake
( 1965 Fontana TF616)

 

I've Been On The Road / Bluenose

On Ilkla Moor Baht At / Green Grow The Rushes O (1957 Columbia DB4048)

Black And White / Strangest Dream

Shine Eye Gal / Amen

The Old Dun Cow / Hold Him Joe

Funeral in Berlin / Diamonds and Pearls (1967 Fontana TF 807  267693 TF)

Seth Davey / All For Me Grog

Uncle Sigmund's Clockwork Storybook / Mechanical Blackbird
Malaika / Wing Like A Dove ( 1972 Philips 6006 191)
Here's To The Couple / Deep Blue Sea (1973 EMI 2069)
Castles In The Air / Lamorna (1975 EMI 2248)
Liverpool Lou / Going to the Zoo / Island in the Sun

(1986 PRT 7P353)

The Wind Is Blowing / The Wren Boys

(1984 PRT 7P316)

  Last Thing On My Mind / We Shall Not Be Moved
 
Recordings with Other Artists
Here's To The Couple
With
Sheila Southern (White Wedding)
Ruby Murry, Michael Holiday & Eddie Calvert
(Good Luck, Good Health, God Bless You)


 

If you have arrived directly at this page and wish to view all our products please click here