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Ben Sands: Roots & Branches

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  • Roots & Branches
    • 1998 - Spring Records SCD 1043 CD
  • Track List:
    1. Good to be home (Ben Sands)
    2. Back on the Diet on Monday (Ben Sands)
    3. In Berlin (Ben Sands)
    4. The Verdant Braes Of 'Screen (Trad, arr Ben Sands)
    5. My Mother Won't Let Me Marry (Trad, arr Ben Sands)
    6. Green Eyes (Kate Wolf)
    7. The Games People Play (Joe South)
    8. The Whistling Gypsy Rover (Leo Maguire)
    9. First Christmas Away From Home (Stan Rogers)
    10. The Fairy Thorn (Ben Sands)
    11. Going To Morrow (Bob Gibson/Iain MacKintosh/Ben Sands)
    12. Carry This Torch (Tim O'Brien/P.Alger)

  • Musicians
    • Ben Sands: Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin, Tenor Banjo
    • Colum Sands: "Station-master" Vocals, Fiddle, Guitar, Vocals
    • Tommy Sands: Backing Vocals
    • Anne Keane (Sands): Bodhran, Vocals
    • Rod McVey: Keyboards, Accordeon
    • James Blenner-Hasset: Double-bass
    • Johnny Scott: Guitars, Dobro, Mandolin
    • Kieran Goss: Guitars
    • Martin McAllister: Guitars
    • Gerry Thompson: Guitars
    • Brendan Monaghan: Whistles, Uillean Pipes
    • John Fitzpatrick: Fiddle, Viola
    • Nuala Tohill: Cello
    • Jamie Powell: Drums, Percussion
    • Rosemary Woods: Backing Vocals
  • Credits
    • Produced by Ben & Colum Sands
    • Recorded and mixed by Colum Sands at Spring Recording Studios, Rostrevor, Co. Down – Summer '98
    • Engineer: Colum Sands
    • Photography: Colin Clark, Colum Sands, Vinko Kalic
    • Design: Vinko Kalic