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Anne Briggs

Anne Briggs: Anne Briggs (Topic 12T207)

Anne Briggs
Anne Briggs

Topic Records 12T207 (LP, UK, April 1971)
Water 199 (CD, USA, October 2008)
4 Men with Beards 4M164LP (LP, USA, October 2008)

Anne Briggs: Anne Briggs (Water 199)
Anne Briggs: Anne Briggs (Topic TTSCD002)

Topic Records 12T2207 (LP, UK, Record Store Day 18 April 2015)
Topic Records TTSCD002 (CD, UK, 22 March 2019)
Topic Records TTSLP002 (LP, gold vinyl, UK, 12 April 2019)
Topic Records TTSLP003 (LP, UK, 5 March 2021)

Recorded by Sean Davies in 1971;
Produced by A.L. Lloyd;
Notes by A.L. Lloyd;
Notes on 2019 CD reissue by A.L. Lloyd and Ken Hunt;
Sleeve design by Humphrey Weightman;
Photography by Patrick Delap

Musical Traditions review by Rod Stradling.

Musicians

Anne Briggs: vocals, guitar [1, 4], bouzouki [3, 9];
Johnny Moynihan: bouzouki [3]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Blackwater Side (Roud 312; Laws O1; Henry H811) (3.48)
  2. The Snow It Melts the Soonest (Roud 3154) (2.18)
  3. Willie o' Winsbury (Roud 64; Child 100; G/D 5:999; Henry H221) (5.25)
  4. Go Your Way (4.07)
  5. Thorneymoor Woods (Roud 222) (3.30)
  1. The Cuckoo (Roud 413; G/D 6:1157; Henry H479) (3.05)
  2. Reynardine (Roud 397; Laws P15; G/D 2:333) (2.53)
  3. Young Tambling (Roud 35; Child 39; G/D 2:330) (10.32)
  4. Living by the Water (3.47)
  5. Maa Bonny Lad (Roud 204) (1.15)

All tracks traditional except
Tracks 4, 9 Anne Briggs