The Joystrings:

Carols Around The World


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Artwork by Peter Dalziel

Track Listing:


Once In Royal David's City
Gauntlett/Alexander

Vocals: Sylvia + Joy, guitar: Bill, organ: Joy, pedal bass: peter, piano: Walter

I Saw Three Ships
trad

Vocals: Peter + group: 12 string guitar and alto recorder: Bill, accordian: Joy, drums: Wyc, tambourine: Sylvia, claves: Sylvia

Little Jesus Sweetly Sleep-("Czech Rocking Carol")
trad

Vocals: Sylvia & Joy + Peter & Bill, Glockenspeil: Wyc, rhythm & lead guitar: Bill, bass: Peter

Across the plains--("Australian Drovers Carol")
trad. Australian

Vocals: Peter+ Wyc & Bill, 12 string guitar + harmonica: Bill, bones: Wyc, pots pans spoons: Wyc + Peter + Bill

Dance of the shepherds--("Ancient Basque Carol")
trad. Basque

Vocals: Bill + Peter, rhythm & lead guitar: Bill, bass: Peter, drums: Wyc, piano: Joy, tambourine: Sylvia

On a dark night
trad. Korean

Vocals: Joy, guitair: Bill, gong-drum and chinese gong: Wyc, piano: Peter

God rest ye merry, gentlemen
trad

Vocals: Sylvia + Bill + Joy + Peter, 12 string guitar: Bill, organ: Joy, bass: Peter, tambourine: Wyc

Hurry, shepherds
trad. Puerto Rican

Vocals: Bill + Peter + Sylvia + Joy, castanets: Wyc, rhythm guitars: Peter + Bill, Spanish guitar and flamenco vocals: Bill

Rise up shepherds and follow
trad. Negro spiritual

Vocals: Bill + Group, organ: Joy, bass: Peter, tambourine: Sylvia, drusm: Wyc

Hush, hush, hush
trad. German

Vocals: Bill + group, organ: Joy, bass: Peter

Carol of the bagpipers
trad. Italian

Vocals: Peter + Bill + Joy + Sylvia, accordian: Joy, bass: Peter, 12 string guitar: bill, wellington drums: Wyc, bazookas: Peter & Bill

Just be grateful
Bill Davidson

Vocals: Bill, 12 string guitar: Bill, bass: Peter, Drums: Wyc, tambourine: Sylvia, organ: Joy