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Darklands  CD - CD

Darklands CD


Originally released on Vinyl, this classic 12 track album includes Richards own Whalermans Lament, Evergreen and his version of Harry Chapins' 'Born Today'. Recorded at Dragontail Studios Lancashire  between Oct '88 and Aug 89 by Chris Pollington, it includes Dick Miles on Concertina, strong vocal support from The Wilson Family, Chris Harvey (Strawhead) on Keyboard and Angie Bladen (vocal). Its a 'must buy'! for all folk music collectors. 

Original cover artwork by Lorraine Needham Reed 

Ghosts Of Heroes - CD              £7.00 + P&P

Ghosts Of Heroes

CD £7.00 + P&P

This CD produced with the Festival On The Moor project of the same name comprises 24 tracks of drama, music , songs  and spoken word by young actors from the festivals Shoots & Roots Project and Whitby actor Ivan Hall

Music from Whitby Music Centre Musicians, arranged and directed by Bob Butterfield . Songs from Helen Pitt, Steve Dawes and Richard Grainger. Richard  has contributed two new songs  to the project and this CD 'No Mans Land' and 'Two Shepherds'.

Original Cover Artwork by Pippa Mesley

Only available on CD. 

Stormy Seas   CD - CD

Stormy Seas CD


Richard Grainger is joined by The Endeavour Shantymen  with a collection of Original and Traditional Sea Songs & Shanties. Includes British Sailor, Scarborough Fishermen, Sunderland Press Gang, Endeavour Shanty and Trawler Gaul.

Original Cover Art by Pascal Thivillon


Town In Time  CD - CD w/24 page booklet

Town In Time CD

CD w/24 page booklet

Richards acclaimed CD of the Middlesbrough Museums Project " Town In Time'. The songs tell the history of Middlesbrough - 'The English Klondike' with 24 pages of sleeve notes and photographs from the Middlesbrough Museums Historic Photograph Collection. Released in 1999 and still a best seller. Get your copy while stocks last.

Layout and design by Ian Bousfield

STORMBOUND  CD - CD w/4 page booklet


CD w/4 page booklet

The Rohilla Disaster in Whitby in 1914 is one of the great stories of heroism on land and at sea. This recording of the Centenary production on behalf of Festival On The Moor features several new songs including 'Come On My Bonny Lads' and 'Hills Of Lancashire' and a version of 'My Love Is On Board'. Artists include Richard Grainger, Monkeys Fist, Helen Pitt, Steve Dawes , Ivan Hall , Men Of Staithes , Ramshackle Shantymen , and many more

Cover Layout and design Pascal Thivillon


Hard Road To Prospect Hill -

Hard Road To Prospect Hill

Richards latest studio album got 5 star reviews and was included in the 2015 best albums of the year (Folk Radio UK).

Tracks include  Girl On The Scarborough Shore - Bushes & Briars - Greenland Whale - Flower Of Norton Hill - Stepping Stones - Good Earth - Promised Land - Iron & Steel - Hesleden - Diesel & Coal - Change In The Weather - Death Of Nelson .

Original Layout and Design  Pascal Thivillon 

War Horse  CD -

War Horse CD

Released 2008 .Richards first solo album since 'On Heather & Clarity Moor' four years previously. 

12 Classic Tracks include John The Miller - Haulin the Nets - Rockin The Cradle -  Wild Goose - Whaleboat Essex & Bob Dylan's 'Dark Eyes'



Review from Folk Radio UK 

This is a great album .... with Richard's own hallmarks throughout. 'War Horse' is a great classic folk album that will survive the test of time. This is truly impressive songwriting from this man who loves this land and sea. A Folk Singer and Musician of the highest degree. FOLK

Eye Of The Wind     CD    Special  'Cook250' Edition - For release in Spring 2018

Eye Of The Wind CD Special 'Cook250' Edition

For release in Spring 2018

The dramatic story of  James Cooks historic first voyage of discovery aboard the 'Endeavour'.This 'gem' of a recording, is the full 55 min radio version with songs poems music and poetry composed and produced by Richard Grainger and singers Endeavour Shantymen, Olivia Rennie and Ron Angel. Our narrator is  Sir David Attenborough.

On Heather & Clarty Moor - CD with booklet insert

On Heather & Clarty Moor

CD with booklet insert

A celebration of the North York Moors. Tracks include Lyke Wake Dirge - Teesside&Yorkshire - Come Along By - Lass O'Dalogill - Ironstone Miners Testimonial - Last Coble Fishermen - etc


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  • March 7, 2020
    Hotel Victoria, Whitby, N.Yorks

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