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Ewan MacColl: Solo Flight

Ewan MacColl: Solo Flight (Topic TSCD810)

Solo Flight
Ewan MacColl

Argo Records ZFB 12 (LP, UK, November 1972)
Topic Records TSCD810 (CD, UK, 2000)

Original production for Argo Records by Harvey Usill and Kevin Daley;
Production for Topic CD by Tony Engle;
Cover photograph by David Wedgbury;
Sleeve design by John Haxby

Musicians

Ewan MacColl, vocals;
Peggy Seeger, guitar, concertina, dulcimer, banjo;
John Faulkner, guitar, fiddle, mandolin, tin whistle, chorus;
Terry Yarnell, chorus

Tracks

  1. The Bonny Bunch of Roses (Roud 664; Laws J5; G/D 1:155) (5.56)
  2. The Tunnel Tigers (2.39)
  3. A Roving Hielan' Man (2.27)
  4. The Iron-Moulder's Wedding (3.10)
  5. The Bold Poachers (Roud 1686) (3.00)
  6. Ye Hae Lien Wrang Lassie (Roud V22659) (1.16)
  7. The Fowler (Roud 166; Laws O36; Henry H114) (2.25)
  8. The Maid of Reigate (Roud 2638; Laws L2) (5.14)
  9. Sheath and Knife (Roud 3960; Child 16) (6.33)
  10. Alan Tyne o' Harrow (Roud 1553) (3.46)
  11. Roseberry (0.30)
  12. The Molecatcher (Roud 1052) (3.31)
  13. James Herries (Roud 14; Child 243; G/D 2:332) (3.10)
  14. The Penny Wager (Roud 393) (3.04)
  15. The Tattie-Lifting Song (Roud 2162) (3.05)
  16. Lament for the Death of a Nobody (3.25)

Tracks 1, 6-7, 9, 11, 13 trad. arr. Ewan MacColl;
Track 2 Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger;
Tracks 4-5, 8, 10, 12, 14-15 trad. arr. Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger;
Track 3 Graeme Miles;
Track 16 Ewan MacColl