Phil Beer (b 1953)

English fiddler playing mainly traditional tunes. Sometimes a singer of contemporary songs.

(Phil Beer has recorded with Show of Hands, Arizona Smoke Revue and Albion Band)


Hard Hats1994 HTDCD 24 
The Works1996 Old Court RecordsOC01 
Rhythm Methodist (2 CDs)2004 Hands on MusicHMCD21 
Mandorock 2000 Live2009 Talking Elephant 

Multi-volume albums.

Title Year. Label. number.
Hard Works (2 CDs) (*) 2000Talking Elephant ?
(* "Hard Hats" plus "The Works")

Compilations (Albion, Arizona Smoke Review.

Box Set Vol 1 (2 CDs + DVD) (*) 2010 Chudleigh Roots?
(* spans Phil's career  - various groups and collaborations)

Albums - Feast of Fiddles (Peter Knight, Chris Leslie, Tom Leary, Ian Cutler, Phil Beer and Brian McNeill).

Title. year.Label.number.
Feast of Fiddles Live '01 (2 CDs)(*) 2002Feast of Fiddles CDFOF001/002 
Nicely Wrong2004 Feast of FiddlesCDFOF003
Still Live2007 Feast of FiddlesCDFOF004
(* recorded live 2001)

Anthology - Dave Mattacks, Dave Pegg, Chris Leslie, Phil Beer, Gordon Giltrap, Rick Sanders, Bert Jansch et al.

Master Craftsmen 1999Terra Nova TNVA16

Session recordings.

Performer. Title year. Label. number.
Mike Oldfield (*) Incantations Exposed (live) 1979 Virgin  

(*) with Maddy Prior, Ringo McDonough and David Bedford.


Last updated on 25/09/2010