He has sung with The Watersons since ; was twice a member of British folk rock group Steeleye Span ; was a member of the Albion Country Band line-up, with members from the Fairport Convention family and John Kirkpatrick , that recorded the Battle of the Field album; and was part of the innovative Brass Monkey ensemble, which mixed a range of brass instruments with Carthy's guitar and mandolin and John Kirkpatrick 's accordion , melodeon and concertina.
Carthy was also a member of The Imagined Village for all three of their albums — For many years Carthy enjoyed a creative partnership with fiddle player Dave Swarbrick ; more recently, Waterson—Carthy has provided the forum for his successful musical partnership with wife Norma Waterson and their daughter Eliza Carthy.
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The Devil and the Feathery Wife. For many years Carthy has enjoyed a creative partnership with fiddle player Dave Swarbrick and, more recently, Waterson:Carthy has provided the forum for a successful musical partnership with wife Norma Waterson together with their daughter Eliza Carthy.
Read more at Wikipedia. Yet the first of his nine solo sessions for Peel was in and the last in Before that, he had recorded two Peel sessions and a Sunday Concert as a member of Steeleye Span , but his musical partnership with Dave Swarbrick ; it ended when Swarbrick joined Fairport Convention was never featured on a Peel programme.
This was probably because folk-style guests on Peel's programmes of the s tended to be contemporary singer-songwriters rather than singers of traditional songs. In the s and later, Peel also played tracks featuring Carthy as a member of the Watersons, Brass Monkey and the Albion Country Band, whose "The Gallant Poacher", from the album "Battle of the Field", became a Peel favourite - he even said on-air that Island Records should issue it as a single. Another favourite was Carthy's solo rendition of the long ballad "Famous Flower of Serving Men" , which he recorded on the LP "Shearwater" and performed twice in session, in and The track also appeared on various folk anthologies, and Carthy re-recorded it for the album "Waiting For Angels".
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