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An English Folk Music Anthology

Various Artists
An English Folk Music Anthology

An English Folk Music Anthology, recorded between 1974 and 1980, features 47 tracks of nursery songs, ballads, and broadsides, as well as more contemporary political and union songs. Performers include rural and urban singers from all walks of life (housewives, retired bankers, coal miners, and many more), travelers, and children. The liner notes provide information on English folk music as well as song lyrics, and background on each track; there are also extensive references and a bibliography.

Track Listing

101
Once in China Harry Stubbs 0:33
102
Old Roger is Dead Hazel Bibbings 1:11
103
The Fox Mrs. M. Heathman 1:12
104
Kyman I-Doe Harry Stubbs 0:22
105
There Was a Lady Mrs. Green Dora Turner 0:46
106
The Worms Crept Out Mr. Erwin 0:39
107
Children's Songs with Games, Actions n/a 6:05
108
Henry My Son Alison Bricknell 1:53
109
Parody and Impropriety n/a 3:46
110
Wim Wim Wobble O Troy Penfold 1:14
111
Lent Crocking Song Mrs. M. Heathman 0:47
112
Six Jolly Miners Ted Frost 0:50
113
Cob Coaling Song Dora Turner 0:32
114
The Captain's Song Grenoside Sword Dance 1:21
115
Carhampton Wassail Song Eric Tarr 0:54
201
The Herring's Head Bill Hingston 3:23
202
The Derby Ram Bob Mills 3:13
203
Lord Lovell Walter Pardon 4:33
204
The Fourteenth of December Lillian Lugg 2:24
205
The Deserter Walter Pardon 2:08
206
The Maid of Australia Walter Pardon 3:56
207
Butter and Cheese and All Mrs. Dowrick 3:38
208
All Jolly Fellows That Follow the Plough Bob Mills 2:39
301
The Two Butchers Nelson Penfold 2:20
302
Young A-Growing Nelson Penfold 1:32
303
He Pulled a Dagger Amy Birch 2:38
304
There Was an Old Man Lived in Yorkshire Amy Birch 2:01
305
The Battle of Sahagun Harry Stubbs 2:46
306
McCathery Mrs. Hawkins 2:53
307
Maggie May Stan Walters 2:11
308
Jimmy MacElbee Mary Duffy 1:38
309
Jimmy Run Down to Your Uncles Mary Duffy 0:58
310
Do You Know Me Father / There Was an Old Man / I Lost My Arm (medley) Bert Draycott 1:04
311
The Ringarangroo Stan Walters 2:00
312
The Game of Football Mary Duffy 2:20
313
T'Bobbin Winder's Song Essie Dean 1:22
314
The Doggey Putter Bert Draycott 1:35
401
Joe Hill George Strattan 2:32
402
Hallelujah I'm a Bum Bob Hine 1:10
403
Harry Was a Bolshie Ken Penny 3:01
404
The Forty Pound Car Bert Draycott 3:08
405
Canteen Tea Allan Lavercombe 2:30
406
The Big Hewer and the LIttle Marra Bert Draycott 2:22
407
The Shrewsbury Three Joe Kay 3:10
408
Demonstration Songs and Chants CND March 4:01
409
No Cruise Missles Campaign Atom Group 1:45
410
A simple lad like me n/a 3:14

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