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The Wanton Muse

Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger: The Wanton Muse (Argo DA85)

The Wanton Muse
Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger

Argo DA/ZDA 85 (LP, UK, 17 April 1968)

Liner notes by Ewan MacColl

Musicians

Ewan MacColl: vocals;
Peggy Seeger: banjo, guitar, concertina, dulcimer, chorus vocals;
Denis Turner, John Faulkner, Terry Yarnell: chorus vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Ballad of the Trades (4:19)
  2. The Shepherd Lad (Roud 11; Child 112; G/D 2:301) (3:03)
  3. The Wanton Seed (Roud 17230) (1:10)
  4. The Wind Blew the Bonnie Lassie's Plaidie Awa' (Roud 2574; G/D 7:1413) (2:45)
  5. The Coachman and His Whip (Roud 299) (3:36)
  6. The Threshing Machine (Roud 1491) (1:56)
  7. The Maid of Australia (Roud 1872) (3:24)
  8. The Cuckoo's Nest (Roud 1506, 5407) (0:55)
  9. The Gairdener Chylde (Roud 339; Child 219; G/D 4:840) (4:31)
  1. The Vintner (Roud 168) (4:05)
  2. Andrew and His Cutty Gun (Roud 2968; Henry H36) (2:20)
  3. The Game of ‘All Fours’ (Roud 232) (2:45)
  4. The Cobbler (Roud 174) (3:09)
  5. The Modiewark (Roud 12580) (3:05)
  6. The Furze Field (Roud 1037) (3:10)
  7. The Pegging Awl (Roud 2126) (1:49)
  8. The Maid Gaed to the Mill (Roud 2575; G/D 7:1436) (1:53)
  9. The Bird in the Bush (Roud 290) (2:24)
  10. She Was a Rum One (Roud 2128; G/D 7:1445) (2:20)

All tracks trad.;
Track 1 collation of several broadside texts, tune Ewan MacColl