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Ewan MacColl: Ballads

Ewan MacColl: Ballads (Topic TSCD 576D)

Ballads
Murder·Intrigue·Love·Discord
Ewan MacColl

Topic Records TSCD576D (2 CD, UK, 25 October 2009)

This is a reissue of 29 ballads from Ewan MacColl and A.L. Lloyd's 8 LP series published in 1956 on the Riverside label, The English and Scottish Popular Ballads (The Child Ballads).

Compilation and notes by Fred McCormick;
Production for Topic Records by Tony Engle;
Design by John Haxby, The Art Surgery

Tracks

CD 1: Ballads of Murder & IntrigueCD 2: Ballads of Love & Discord
  1. The Cruel Mother (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193; TYG 73) (6.37)
  2. Johnny o' Breadiesley (Roud 69; Child 114; G/D 2:250) (4.10)
  3. Lang Johnnie More (Roud 3100; Child 251; G/D 2:246) (5.40)
  4. Jock the Leg (Roud 3856; Child 282; G/D 2:263) (3.25)
  5. Hughie the Graeme (Roud 84; Child 191; G/D 2:271) (4.59)
  6. The Douglas Tragedy (Roud 23; Child 7; G/D 2:220) (5.22)
  7. The Dowie Dens o' Yarrow (Roud 13; Child 214; G/D 2:215) (3.01)
  8. Captain Ward and the Rainbow (Roud 224; Child 287; G/D 1:39) (1.57)
  9. Clyde's Water (Roud 91; Child 216; G/D 6:1231) (8.17)
  10. The Crafty Farmer (Roud 2640; Child 283; G/D 2:267) (4.19)
  11. Lord Gregory (Roud 49; Child 76; G/D 6:1226) (4.54)
  12. Gil Morice (Roud 53; Child 83; G/D 2:214) (8.37)
  13. My Son David (Roud 200; Child 13; TYG 35) (3.04)
  14. The Battle of Harlaw (Roud 2861; Child 163; G/D 1:112) (3.27)
  15. The Bonnie Hoose o' Airlie (Roud 794; Child 199; G/D 2:233) (5.35)
  1. The Rantin Laddie (Roud 103; Child 240; G/D 5:976) (3.53)
  2. The Earl of Aboyne (Roud 99; Child 235; G/D 6:1159) (5.06)
  3. The Cooper o' Fife (Roud 117; Child 277; G/D 7:1282) (1.27)
  4. Captain Wedderburn's Courtship (Roud 36; Child 46; G/D 4:842; Henry H681) (10.10)
  5. The Jolly Beggar (Roud 118; Child 279; G/D 2:274) (2.45)
  6. The Beggar Laddie (Roud 119; Child 280; G/D 2:277; Henry H810) (5.05)
  7. Our Goodman (Roud 114; Child 274; G/D 7:1460; Henry H21ab) (3.12)
  8. The Laird o' Drum (Roud 247; Child 236; G/D 4:835) (5.23)
  9. The Broomfield Hill (Roud 34; Child 43; G/D 2:322; Henry H135) (2.39)
  10. Get Up and Bar the Door (Roud 115; Child 275; G/D 2:321) (3.52)
  11. Hind Horn (Roud 28; Child 17; G/D 5:1022) (10.51)
  12. The Trooper and the Maid (Roud 162; Child 299; G/D 7:1470) (4.24)
  13. Amang the Blue Flowers and the Yellow (Roud 30; Child 25; G/D 4:843) (2.17)
  14. The Keach in the Creel (Roud 120; Child 281; G/D 2:317; Henry H201) (4.06)