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An Introduction to Ewan MacColl

An Introduction to Ewan MacColl (Topic TICD009)

An Introduction to
Ewan MacColl

Topic Records TICD009 (CD, UK, 25 May 2018)

Tracks

  1. Dirty Old Town (2.44)
  2. Morrissey and the Russian Sailor (Roud 2150; Laws H18) (3.51)
  3. Turpin Hero (Roud 621; Laws L10) (2.51)
  4. The Calton Weaver (Roud 883; G/D 3:603; Henry H745) (2.15)
  5. Jimmy Wilson (3.29)
  6. Oh, Dear Me (The Jute Mill Song) (Roud 2585) (1.19)
  7. Fourpence a Day (Roud 2586; TYG 107) (1.17)
  8. The Black Velvet Band (Roud 2146) (4.01)
  9. The Young Trooper Cut Down in His Prime (Roud 2; Laws Q26; G/D 7:1404; Henry H680) (4.28)
  10. Wae's Me for Prince Charlie (Roud 16902) (3.58)
  11. The Press Gang (Roud 662) (1.56)
  12. The “Sweet Kumadie” (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37) (4.25)
  13. The Manchester Angel (Roud 2741) (3.15)
  14. To the Begging I Will Go (Roud 286; G/D 3:488) (2.36)
  15. Sheep Crook and Black Dog (Roud 948; Henry H30a) (2.32)
  16. Farewell to Sicily (Roud 10501) (2.43)
  17. Hughie Graeme (Roud 84; Child 191; G/D 2:271) (4.42)
  18. Homeward Bound (Roud 18905) (3.30)

Track 1 from Ewan MacColl: Dirty Old Town / Sheffield Apprentice (TRC56, 1952);
Track 2 from A.L. Lloyd, Ewan MacColl: Gamblers and Sporting Blades (TOP71, 1962);
Tracks 3, 5, 8, 17 from Chorus from the Gallows (12T16, 1960);
Tracks 4, 6 from Second Shift (10T25, 1958) and Steam Whistle Ballads (12T104, 1964);
Track 7 are from Shuttle and Cage (10T13, 1957) and Steam Whistle Ballads (12T104, 1964);
Track 9, 16 is from Barrack Room Ballads (12T26, 1958) and Bundook Ballads (12T130, 1965);
Track 10 from The Jacobite Rebellions (12T79, 1962);
Tracks 11, 13-15, 18 from The Manchester Angel (12T147, 1966);
Track 12 from A.L. Lloyd, Ewan MacColl: English and Scottish Folk Ballads (12T103, 1964)