Home in Halifax

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Home In Halifax
HomeInHalifaxCover.jpg
Live album by Stan Rogers
Released 1992
Recorded March 12, 1982
Genre Folk
Length 64:01
Label Fogarty's Cove Music
Producer Paul Mills
Stan Rogers chronology
From Fresh Water
(1984)
Home In Halifax
(1993)
Poetic Justice
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link

Home in Halifax is a 1993 live album by Stan Rogers. It was recorded by the CBC during a concert Rogers performed at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium in Halifax, Nova Scotia in March 1982, 11 years prior. The concert was put together as a live radio and T.V. broadcast celebrating Rogers' annual appearance at the Cohn. The stage was decorated with a ship's mast, wheels, lobster traps and fishing nets.

A release the previous year, titled "In Concert" and released on CBC's "Variety Recordings" label, featured a different track listing of material from the same concert.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Bluenose
  2. Make & Break Harbour
  3. Field Behind The Plow
  4. Shriner Cows (dialogue)
  5. Night Guard
  6. Morris Dancers (dialogue)
  7. The Idiot
  8. Lies
  9. Free In The Harbour
  10. Band Introductions (dialogue)
  11. Workin' Joe
  12. The Legend Of Fingal (dialogue)
  13. Giant
  14. 45 Years
  15. Mary Ellen Carter Intro (dialogue)
  16. The Mary Ellen Carter
  17. Barrett's Privateers
  18. Sailor's Rest Intro (dialogue)
  19. Sailor's Rest

In Concert Release (1991)[edit]

  1. The Witch Of The Westmorland 4:41
  2. The Field Behind The Plough 4:23
  3. Night Guard 3:08
  4. Forty-Five Years 3:34
  5. The Idiot 2:49
  6. Lies 5:37
  7. Working Joe 3:40
  8. Free In The Harbour 3:55
  9. Dark-Eyed Molly 3:55
  10. Sailors' Rest 5:35
  11. The Mary Ellen Carter 5:14


Musicians[edit]

  1. Stan Rogers (6-string, 12-string guitars)
  2. Garnet Rogers (Fiddle, Electric guitar)
  3. Jim Morison (Bass)
  4. Paul Mills (6-string guitar)