> Folk Music > Books > The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs

The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs

Steve Roud, Julia Bishop: The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs (ISBN 978 0 141 19461 5)

Steve Roud, Julia Bishop
The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs
London: Penguin Books, 2012
ISBN 978 0 141 19461 5

  ▼ show all details  ▲ hide all details

The Songs

I: 'Tis True My Love Enlisted… Soldiers and Sailors

  1. The Bold Princess Royal (Roud 528; Laws K29)
  2. Bonny Bunch of Roses O (Roud 664; Laws J5)
  3. Captain Ward and the Rainbow (Roud 224; Child 287)
  4. The Dolphin (Roud 690; G/D 1:41)
  5. The Faithful Sailor Boy (Roud 376; Laws K13; G/D 1:66)
  6. The Female Cabin Boy (Roud 239; Laws N13)
  7. The Female Drummer (Roud 226)
  8. General Wolfe (Roud 624; Laws A1)
  9. The Golden Vanity (Roud 122; Child 286)
  10. The Green Bed (Roud 276; Laws K36; G/D 1:48)
  11. The Greenland Whale Fishery (Roud 347; Laws K21; G/D 1:9)
  12. The Isle of France (Roud 1575)
  13. The Mermaid (Roud 124; Child 289)
  14. Nancy of Yarmouth (Roud 407)
  15. The Rainbow (Roud 492; Laws N4; G/D 1:180)
  16. Rambling Sailor (Roud 518)
  17. The Saucy Sailor (Roud 531; Laws K38; G/D 1:49)
  18. The Silk Merchant's Daughter (Roud 552; Laws N10; G/D 1:177)
  19. Spanish Ladies (Roud 687)
  20. The White Cockade (Roud 191)

II: Down in Cupid's Garden… Happy Relationships

  1. Bold Fisherman (Roud 291; Laws O24)
  2. Cupid the Pretty Ploughboy (Roud 986; Laws O7)
  3. Cupid's Garden (Roud 297; G/D 5:970)
  4. The Game of Cards (Roud 232)
  5. The Garden Gate (Roud 418)
  6. The Golden Glove (Roud 141; Laws N20; G/D 1:166)
  7. The Green Mossy Banks of the Lea (Roud 987; Laws O15)
  8. Hares on the Mountain (Roud 329)
  9. The Indian Lass (Roud 2326)
  10. Just As the Tide Was A-Flowing (Roud 1105)
  11. The Knight and the Shepherd's Daughter (Roud 67; Child 110)
  12. Little Gypsy Girl (Roud 229; Laws O4)
  13. Lord Bateman (Roud 40; Child 53)
  14. Madam, Will You Walk? (Roud 573)
  15. Queen of the May (Roud 594)
  16. Searching for Lambs (Roud 1437; Laws O9)
  17. Seventeen Come Sunday (Roud 277; Laws O17)
  18. The Spotted Cow (Roud 956)

III: Let No Man Steal Your Thyme… Unhappy Love

  1. Banks of Sweet Primroses (Roud 586)
  2. Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84)
  3. Bonny Light Horseman (Roud 1185)
  4. A Brisk Young Sailor (Roud 60; Laws P25)
  5. Early, Early All in the Spring (Roud 273; Laws K12)
  6. The Foggy Dew (Roud 558; Laws O3)
  7. Green Bushes (Roud 1040; Laws P2)
  8. Green Grow the Laurels (Roud 279; G/D 6:1138)
  9. If I Were a Blackbird (Roud 387)
  10. Lord Thomas and Fair Eleanor (Roud 4; Child 73)
  11. Mowing the Barley (Roud 922)
  12. An Old Man Once Courted Me (Roud 210)
  13. Rosemary Lane (Roud 269; Laws K43)
  14. The Seeds of Love (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180)
  15. The Sprig of Thyme (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180)
  16. Susan, the Pride of Kildare (Roud 962; Laws P6))
  17. The Trees They Do Grow High (Roud 31; Laws O35)
  18. The Week Before Easter (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198)

IV: Since Love Can Enter an Iron Door… Lovers' Tricks, Disguises and Obstacles Overcome

  1. The Baffled Knight (Roud 11; Child 112)
  2. The Banks of the Sweet Dundee (Roud 148; Laws M25; G/D 2:224)
  3. Basket of Eggs (Roud 377)
  4. The Blind Beggar's Daughter of Bethnal Green (Roud 132; Laws N27)
  5. The Bonny Blue Handkerchief (Roud 378; G/D 5:1040)
  6. The Bonny Labouring Boy (Roud 1162; Laws M14)
  7. Broomfield Hill (Roud 34; Child 43)
  8. Butter and Cheese and All (Roud 510; G/D 4:914)
  9. Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold (Roud 553; Laws N17; G/D 1:176)
  10. Claudy Banks (Roud 266; Laws N40)
  11. Dabbling in the Dew (Roud 298)
  12. Dark-Eyed Sailor (Roud 265; Laws N35)
  13. The Daughter in the Dungeon (Roud 539; Laws M15; G/D 5:1003)
  14. Erin's Lovely Home (Roud 1427; Laws M6)
  15. Fair Maid Walking in Her Garden (Roud 264; Laws N42)
  16. Polly Oliver's Ramblings (Roud 367; Laws N14)
  17. The Pretty Ploughboy (Roud 186; Laws M24)
  18. William and Mary (Roud 348; Laws N28)
  19. William Taylor (Roud 158; Laws N11)

V: My Parents Reared Me Tenderly… Lust, Infidelity and Bad Living

  1. The Ball of Yarn (Roud 1404)
  2. Bold Grenadier (Roud 140; Laws P14)
  3. The Cunning Cobbler (Roud 174)
  4. The Devil and the Farmer's Wife (Roud 160; Child 278)
  5. Flash Company (Roud 954)
  6. The Gipsy Laddie (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278)
  7. Marrowbones (Roud 183; Laws Q2)
  8. The Molecatcher (Roud 1052)
  9. The Nutting Girl (Roud 509; G/D 7:1475)
  10. Our Goodman (Roud 114; Child 274; G/D 7:1460)
  11. Spencer the Rover (Roud 1115)
  12. Three Maidens to Milking Did Go (Roud 290)
  13. The Wild Rover (Roud 1173; G/D 7:1480)
  14. Young Rambleaway (Roud 171; G/D 7:1485)
  15. Young Sailor Cut Down (Roud 2; Laws Q26)

VI: I Can Guide a Plough… Rural Life and Occupations

  1. All Jolly Fellows Who Follow the Plough (Roud 346; G/D 3:418)
  2. The Barley Mow (Roud 944)
  3. Buttercup Joe (Roud 1635)
  4. The Farmer's Boy (Roud 408; Laws Q30; G/D 5:960)
  5. Fathom the Bowl (Roud 880)
  6. Green Broom (Roud 379)
  7. John Barleycorn (Roud 164)
  8. The Jolly Waggoner (Roud 1088)
  9. The Lark in the Morning (Roud 151)
  10. The Miller's Three Sons (Roud 138; Laws Q21; G/D 3:703)
  11. The Painful Plough (Roud 355)
  12. Twankydillo (Roud 2409)

VII: The Sons of Harmony… Animals and Nonsense

  1. Brian O'Lynn (Roud 294)
  2. The Crabfish (Roud 149)
  3. Creeping Jane (Roud 1012; Laws Q23)
  4. The Derby Ram (Roud 126)
  5. The Foolish Boy (Roud 469; G/D 8:1696)
  6. The Frog and the Mouse (Roud 16; G/D 8:1669)
  7. The Herring's Head (Roud 128)
  8. The Hungry Fox (Roud 131; G/D 3:499)
  9. The Keeper (Roud 1519)
  10. Old King Cole (Roud 1164)
  11. Three Sons of Rogues (Roud 130; G/D 3:704)
  12. The Tree in the Wood (Roud 129; G/D 8:1668)

VIII: Cruel Death Has Put an End… Songs of Death and Destruction

  1. The Constant Farmer's Son (Roud 675; Laws M33; G/D 2:221)
  2. The Cruel Mother (Roud 9; Child 20)
  3. The Cruel Ship's Carpenter (Roud 15; Laws P36A/B)
  4. Edwin in the Lowlands Low (Roud 182; Laws M34)
  5. Hugh of Lincoln (Roud 73; Child 155)
  6. The Lakes of Cold Finn (Roud 189; Laws Q33)
  7. Lambkin (Roud 6; Child 93)
  8. Lord Lovel (Roud 48; Child 75)
  9. Maria Marten (Roud 215)
  10. Mary Across the Wild Moor (Roud 155; Laws P21; G/D 6:1175)
  11. Mary in the Silvery Tide (Roud 561; Laws O37)
  12. The Mistletoe Bough (Roud 2336)
  13. The Outlandish Knight (Roud 21; Child 4)
  14. Oxford City (Roud 218; Laws P30)
  15. The Oxford Girl (Roud 263; Laws P35)
  16. The Unquiet Grave (Roud 51; Child 78)

IX: Me and Five More… Poachers, Highwaymen and Other Criminals

  1. Blackberry Fold (Roud 559; Laws O10)
  2. Brennan on the Moor (Roud 476; Laws L7; G/D 2:258)
  3. Dick Turpin (Roud 621; Laws L10)
  4. The Female Highwayman (Roud 7; Laws N21)
  5. The Gallant Poachers (Roud 793; Laws L14)
  6. Geordie (Roud 90; Child 209)
  7. Highwayman Outwitted (Roud 2637; Laws L1; G/D 2:266)
  8. The Lincolnshire Poacher (Roud 299)
  9. The Lost Lady Found (Roud 901; Laws Q31)
  10. The Poor Smuggler's Boy (Roud 618)
  11. The Sheffield Apprentice (Roud 399; Laws O39; G/D 5:998)
  12. Thorneymoor Woods (Roud 222)
  13. Three Butchers (Roud 17; Laws L4)
  14. The Undaunted Female (Roud 289; Laws L3; G/D 2:268)
  15. Van Diemen's Land (Roud 519; Laws L18)
  16. Wild and Wicked Youth (Roud 490; Laws L12; G/D 2:260)

X: What Is the Life of a Man… Traditional Religious Songs

  1. The Cherry-Tree Carol (Roud 453; Child 54)
  2. The Joys of Mary (Roud 278)
  3. The Life of a Man (Roud 848)
  4. The Moon Shines Bright (Roud 702)
  5. A Virgin Unspotted (Roud 1378)

> Folk Music > Records > James Findlay, Bella Hardy, Brian Peters, Lucy Ward: The Liberty to Choose

The Liberty to Choose

James Findlay, Bella Hardy, Brian Peters, Lucy Ward: The Liberty to Choose (Fellside FECD257)

The Liberty to Choose
A Selection of Songs from The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs
James Findlay, Bella Hardy, Brian Peters, Lucy Ward

Fellside Recordings FECD257 (CD, UK, June 10, 2013)

  ▼ show all details  ▲ hide all details

The CD title, “The Liberty to Choose”, is a phrase from the song The Seeds of Love.

Produced by Paul Adams and Brian Peters;
Recorded by Robert Hallard, Paul Adams and James Sibbit;
Artwork by Mary Blood;
Illustration “Stallion and Groom” by C.F. Tunnicliffe OBE RA

Musicians

James Findlay, vocals [4, 7, 11, 14, 16], chorus [1, 8], guitar [1, 4, 7, 15], fiddle [4, 8, 11, 13];
Bella Hardy, vocals [2, 5, 9, 15-16], chorus [1, 8, 11], fiddle [1, 8-9, 15];
Lucy Ward, vocals [1, 5, 8, 12, 16], chorus [1, 11];
Brian Peters, vocals [3, 6, 10-11, 13, 16], chorus [1, 8, 15], melodeon [1, 11, 15], Anglo concertina [6], guitar [3, 13], mandolin [8];
Linda Adams, Andy Shepherd, chorus [1];

Tracks

  1. [LW, JF, BH, BP, LA, AS] The Baffled Knight (Roud 11; Child 112) (2.32)
  2. [BH] The Seeds of Love (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (3.22)
  3. [BP] Young Rambleaway (Roud 171; G/D 7:1485) (3.10)
  4. [JF] Jolly Waggoner (Roud 1088) (3.09)
  5. [LW, BH] The Trees They Do Grow High (Roud 31; Laws O35) (4.40)
  6. [BP] The Molecatcher (Roud 1052) (3.00)
  7. [JF] Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84) (4.50)
  8. [LW, JF, BH, BP] The Female Highwayman (Roud 7; Laws N21) (4.09)
  9. [BH] Bonny Light Horseman (Roud 1185) (3.50)
  10. [BP] Captain Ward and the Rainbow (Roud 224; Child 287) (4.04)
  11. [JF, BP, BH, LW] The Hungry Fox (Roud 131; G/D 3:499) (3.23)
  12. [LW] The Cruel Mother (Roud 9; Child 20) (5.01)
  13. [BP] Van Diemen's Land (Roud 519; Laws L18) (4.23)
  14. [JF] Claudy Banks (Roud 266; Laws N40) (2.46)
  15. [BH; BP] The Faithful Sailor Boy (Roud 376; Laws K13; G/D 1:66) (3.58)
  16. [LW, BH, JF, BP] The Moon Shines Bright (Roud 702) (2.07)