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
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CD £7.00 + P&P This CD of Ghosts Of Heroes from a project and stage production by Richard Grainger and Festival On The Moor 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 young musicians of Whitby Music Centre , 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.
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
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
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
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
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 RADIO.co.uk
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. The narrator is Sir David Attenborough.