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Ewan MacColl & Peggy Seeger: No Tyme Lyke the Present

Ewan MacColl & Peggy Seeger: No Tyme Lyke the Present (Larrikin EMC 2556)

No Tyme Lyke the Present
Traditional & Contemporary Folk Music
Ewan MacColl & Peggy Seeger

Larrikin Records EMC 2566 (LP, Australia, 1976)

Produced by Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger in association with Blackthorne Records;
Australian production by Warren Fahey;
Recorded at Decca Studios, UK, in 1976;
Notes by Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger and Warren Fagey;
Artwork by George Callaghan

Musicians

Ewan MacColl, vocals [1-2, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15];
Peggy Seeger, vocals [3-4, 6, 10, 12, 14, 16], banjo [1, 8, 14], autoharp [3], concertina [5, 9, 15], dulcimer [6], guitar [10, 12, 16];
Neill MacColl, guitar [8, 16], chorus [4-5, 9];
Alan Prosser, guitar [15-16], chorus [4-5, 9];
Calum MacColl, Ian Telfer, chorus [4-5, 9]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Driver's Song (2.26)
  2. Virginia Lags (Roud 1488) (3.01)
  3. Sheet-Mill Blues (2.50)
  4. Halifor Band (Roud 160; Child 278; G/D 2:320) (1.55)
  5. Forty Miles (Roud 608; G/D 5:983; TYG 36) (2.50)
  6. Harry Saunders (Roud 55; Child 87) (3.12)
  7. Chylde Owlet (Roud 3883; Child 291) (3.07)
  8. Last Chance banjo tune (1.30)
  9. Drinking (Roud 3466) (3.20)
  1. Gonna Be an Engineer (4.22)
  2. Roy's Wife of Aldivalloch (Roud 5137; G/D 4:748) (1.35)
  3. The First Time Ever (2.45)
  4. Edom o Gordon (Roud 80; Child 178; G/D 2:231) (5.04)
  5. Sweet Willie (Roud 11576) (2.31)
  6. I'm a Freeborn Man (4.06)
  7. Big Man (4.13)

Tracks 1, 12, 15 Ewan MacColl;
Tracks 2, 5, 9 trad. English;
Tracks 3-4, 6, 8, 14 trad. USA;
Tracks 7, 11, 13 trad. Scots;
Tracks 10, 16 Peggy Seeger