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Traveller's Joy

Traveller's Joy (EFDSS, ISBN: 978 0 85418 200 8)

Mike Yates (compiler)
Traveller's Joy
Songs of English and Scottish Travellers and Gypsies 1965-2005
London: EFDSS, 2006
ISBN: 978 0 85418 200 8

Songs in the Introduction

  1. Will There Be Any Travellers in Heaven (Roud 5214)
    Written and sung by Derby Smith, Epsom, Surrey
  2. Closing Our Camping Grounds Down (Roud 17565)
    Written and sung by Duncan Williamson, Fife
  3. Rock a Down Romanish (Roud 13276)
    Thomas Stanley. Spaxton, Somerset
  4. At the Atchin Tan (Roud 1732)
    Mary Ann Haynes. Brighton, Sussex
  5. The Broomdasher (Roud 1733)
    Levi Smith. Epsom, Surrey, 1974
  6. Chav Chavies (Roud 21088)
    Jasper Smith. Epsom, Surrey, 1974
  7. Lavender (Roud 854)
    (1) Bill Ellson, Edenbridge, Kent. (2) Joe Smith. Melton, Suffolk

The Songs

  1. Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84)
    (1) Phoebe Smith. Melton, Suffolk, 1975. (2) Debbie and Pennie Daves, Tewkesbury, Gloucesterhire, 1978
  2. A Blacksmith Courted Me (Roud 816)
    Harry Brazil. Gloucester, 1978
  3. Bold Keeper (Roud 321; Laws M27)
    Harry Brazil. Gloucester, 1978
  4. Bonnie James Campbell (Roud 338; Child 210)
    Duncan Williamson. Ladybank, Fife, 2001
  5. The Bonny Wee Irish Boy (Roud 18947)
    Sheila MacGregor. Rattray, Perth, 2005
  6. The Brothers (Roud 83; Child 188; G/D 2:244)
    Duncan Williamson. Ladybank, Fife, 2001
  7. The Butcher Boy (Roud 60; Laws P25)
    Duncan Williamson. Ladybank, Fife, 2001
  8. The Canty Auld Wife (Roud 21087)
    Sheila MacGregor. Rattray, Perth, 2005
  9. A Charming Beauity Bright (Roud 405; Laws M3)
    Harry Brazil. Gloucester, 1978
  10. The Creel (Roud 120; Child 281)
    Duncan Williamson. Ladybank, Fife, 2001
  11. The Cruel Grave (Roud 22567)
    Duncan Williamson. Ladybank, Fife, 2001
  12. The Donside Lover (Drumallochie) (Roud 2481; G/D 5:1043)
    Sheila MacGregor. Rattray, Perth, 2005
  13. (1) Down By the Greenwood Side, o (2) Fine Flowers in the Valley (Roud 9; Child 20)
    (1) Danny Brazil. Gloucester, 1978. (2) William Williamson. Ladybank,Fife, 2002
  14. Down in Yonder Bushes (Roud 21092)
    Duncan Williamson. Ladybank, Fife, 2001
  15. Erin's Lovely Home (Roud 1427; Laws M6)
    Mary Ann Haynes. Brighton, Sussex, 1972
  16. The Female Drummer (Roud 226)
    Mary Ann Haynes. Brighton, Sussex, 1972
  17. The Golden Vanity (Roud 122; Child 286)
    Duncan Williamson. Ladybank, Fife, 2001
  18. The Gown So Green (Roud 1085; G/D 4:907)
    Harry Brazil. Gloucester, 1978
  19. Green Bushes (Roud 1040; Laws P2; Henry H143)
    Phoebe Smith. Melton, Suffolk, 1975
  20. The Handling o' the Ploo (Roud 2001)
    Duncan Williamson. Ladybank, Fife, 2001
  21. Hind Horn (Roud 28; Child 17)
    Duncan Williamson. Ladybank, Fife, 2001
  22. The Hindhead Murder (Roud 3208)
    Eddie Penfold. Sussex, 1977
  23. I Met a Girl All in White (Roud 10123)
    Danny Brazil. Gloucester, 1978
  24. If I Were a Grinder (Roud 17038)
    Jasper Smith. Epsom
  25. I'm a Girl Who's Done Wrong (Roud 1386)
    Mary Ann Haynes. Brighton, Sussex, 1975
  26. Jack and the Robber (Roud 2637; Laws L1; G/D 2:266; Henry H51; TYG 78)
    Danny Brazil. Gloucester, 1978
  27. John Barleycorn (Roud 164)
    Duncan Williamson. Ladybank, Fife, 2001
  28. Johnny o' the Brine (Roud 69; Child 114)
    Stanley Robertson. Aberdeen, 2002
  29. Johnny You're a Rover (Roud 9570)
    Duncan Williamson. Ladybank, Fife, 2001
  30. The Laird o Drum (Roud 247; Child 236; G/D 4:835)
    Duncan Williamson. Ladybank, Fife, 2001
  31. The Lily-White Hand (Roud 564; Laws P18)
    Mary Ann Haynes. Brighton, Sussex, 1974
  32. The Little Footman Boy (Roud 45)
    Alice Penfold. Sussex
  33. Lovely Johnny (Roud 5168)
    Mary Ann Haynes. Brighton, Sussex, 1974
  34. The Maid of Kilmore (Roud 2493; Henry H687)
    Sheila MacGregor. Rattray, Perth, 2005
  35. The Oakham Poachers (Roud 1686)
    Wiggy Smith. Gloucester, 1974
  36. I Once Had a True Love (Roud 170)
    Phoebe Smith. Melton, Suffolk, 1975
  37. Queen Jane (Roud 77; Child 170)
    Duncan Williamson. Ladybank, Fife, 2001
  38. The Salisbury Ram (Roud 126)
    Danny Brazil. Gloucester, 1978
  39. Sally Marone (Roud 526; Laws K11; G/D 1:23; Henry H571)
    Harry Brazil. Gloucester, 1978
  40. The Schoolmaster's Son (Roud 13627)
    Danny Brazil. Gloucester, 1978
  41. The Shamrock Shore (Roud 9786)
    Mary Ann Haynes. Brighton, Sussex, 1972
  42. Shot Like a Bird on the Tree (Roud 916; Henry H695)
    Danny Brazil. Gloucester, 1978
  43. Sweet William (Roud 273; Laws K12)
    Phoebe Smith. Melton, Suffolk, 1976
  44. Those Men of the Forest (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198)
    Duncan Williamson. Ladybank, Fife, 2001
  45. Three Brothers in Fair Warwickshire (Roud 3207)
    Danny Brazil. Gloucester, 1978
  46. Tifty's Annie (Roud 98; Child 233)
    Stanley Robertson. Aberdeen, 2002
  47. The Two Turtle Doves (Roud 200; Child 13; TYG 35)
    Danny Brazil. Gloucester, 1979
  48. Underneath Her Apron (Roud 899; G/D 7:1493)
    Harry Brazil. Gloucester, 1978. Stanza 5 from Danny Brazil
  49. The Widow's Moor (The Widow and the Devil) (Roud 21089)
    Duncan Williamson. Ladybank, Fife, 2001
  50. Young Ellender (Roud 1417)
    Phoebe Smith. Melton, Suffolk, 1975

Accompanying CD

  1. At the Atchin Tan (Roud 1732) (1.16)
    Mary Ann Haynes. Brighton, Sussex
  2. The Broomdasher (Roud 1733) (1.14)
    Levi Smith. Epsom, Surrey, 1974
  3. The Creel (Roud 120; Child 281) (2.25)
    Duncan Williamson. Ladybank, Fife, 2001
  4. Bold Keeper (Roud 321) (1.33)
    Harry Brazil. Gloucester, 1978
  5. The Bonny Wee Irish Boy (Roud 18947) (2.55)
    Sheila MacGregor. Rattray, Perth, 2005
  6. Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84) (2.13)
    Debbie and Pennie Daves, Tewkesbury, Gloucesterhire, 1978
  7. The Canty Auld Wife (Roud 21087) (7.50)
    Sheila MacGregor. Rattray, Perth, 2005
  8. The Female Drummer (Roud 226) (2.21)
    Mary Ann Haynes. Brighton, Sussex, 1972
  9. The Cruel Grave (Roud 22567) (5.45)
    Duncan Williamson. Ladybank, Fife, 2001
  10. Green Bushes (Roud 1040; Laws P2; Henry H143) (4.59)
    Phoebe Smith. Melton, Suffolk, 1975
  11. The Oakham Poachers (Roud 1686) (1.48)
    Wiggy Smith. Gloucester, 1974
  12. The Shamrock Shore (Roud 9786) (1.30)
    Mary Ann Haynes. Brighton, Sussex, 1972
  13. The Donside Lover (Drumallochie) (Roud 2481; G/D 5:1043) (3.45)
    Sheila MacGregor. Rattray, Perth, 2005
  14. I'm a Girl Who's Done Wrong (Roud 1386) (3.50)
    Mary Ann Haynes. Brighton, Sussex, 1975
  15. The Laird o Drum (Roud 247; Child 236; G/D 4:835) (4.40)
    Duncan Williamson. Ladybank, Fife, 2001
  16. The Lily-White Hand (Roud 564; Laws P18) (4.37)
    Mary Ann Haynes. Brighton, Sussex, 1974
  17. The Maid of Kilmore (Roud 2493; Henry H687) (2.00)
    Sheila MacGregor. Rattray, Perth, 2005
  18. The Widow's Moor (The Widow and the Devil) (Roud 21089) (3.48)
    Duncan Williamson. Ladybank, Fife, 2001
  19. Sweet William (Roud 273; Laws K12) (6.08)
    Phoebe Smith. Melton, Suffolk, 1976
  20. Closing Our Camping Grounds Down (Roud 17565) (3.15)
    Written and sung by Duncan Williamson, Fife