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Before the Day Is Done

Various Artists: Before the Day Is Done (Grapefruit CRSEGBOX114)

Before the Day Is Done
The Story of Folk Heritage Records 1968-75
Various Artists

Grapefruit Records CRSEGBOX114 (3 CD, UK, 8 JUne 2022)

This is a compilation of tracks from albums on the Folk Heritage Records label and on their sublabels Midas Recordings, Real Records, Sweet Folk and Country, and Westwood Recordings.

Compiled and annotated by David Wells;
Project management by David Wells;
Mastering by Simon Murphy for Another planet Music;
Design and artwork by Andy Morton for Pepperbox

See also the Mudcat Café threads Alan Green & Folk Heritage label etc, Info: Alan Green - Folk Heritage & Midas records, and Folk Heritage Records

Tracks

CD 1

  1. Music Box: Songs of Sunshine [Rob Armstrong] (4.17)
    from Songs of Sunshine (Westwood WRS 013, 1972)
  2. Christie Hennessy: High in the Trees [Edward Christopher Ross] (2.43)
    from Christie Hennessy (Westwood WRS 030, 1973)
  3. Michael Raven and Joan Mills: Death and the Lady (Roud 1031) (4.29)
    from Death and the Lady (Folk Heritage FHR 047, 1972)
  4. Penny Wager: Marcie [Joni Mitchell] (4.04)
    from Light of Other Days (Folk Heritage FHR 025S, 1972)
  5. Folkal Point: Sweet Sir Galahad [Joan Baez] (3.38)
    from Folkal Point (Midas MR 003, 1972)
  6. Mike Donald: Visions of Cumbria [Mike Donald] (2.48)
    from Folk Train (Folk Heritage FHR 014S, 1970)
  7. Blue Horizon: Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye [Leonard Cohen] (3.37)
    from Blue Horizon (Folk Heritage FHR 022S, 1971)
  8. Porter Cunningham: Photographs [Brian McNulty, Porter Cunningham] (2.27)
    from Observations (Folk Heritage FHR 027, 1972)
  9. Peregrine: Lazy Day [Steve Torrington, Neil Bonner] (4.10)
    from Songs of Mine (Westwood WRS 016, 1972)
  10. The Harvesters: She Moved Through the Fair (Roud 861; Henry H141) (1.50)
    from The Harvesters (Westwood WRS 015, 1972)
  11. The Yardarm: Cold Haily Rainy Night (Roud 135; G/D 4:778) (2.48)
    from The Yardarm (Folk Heritage FHR 012M, 1970)
  12. Janet Jones: The Old Woman's Lament [Janet Jones, Jackson] (3.45)
    from Sing to Me Lady (Midas MR 005, 1972)
  13. Spinning Jenny: Butcher Boy (Roud 409; Laws P24) (3.16)
    from Spinning Jenny (Midas MR 004, 1972)
  14. The Oldest Proffession: Anathea [Lydia Wood] (3.32)
    from The Oldest Proffession (Midas MR 006, 1972)
  15. The Combine Harvester: Fanny Blair (Roud 1393) (3.22)
    from The Combine Harvester (Folk Heritage FHR 009S, 1970)
  16. Gallery: Queen of Hearts (Roud 3195) (3.47)
    from The Wind That Shakes the Barley (Midas MFHR 046, 1972)
  17. The Jovial Crew: Two Butchers (Roud 17; Laws L4; G/D 2:186; Henry H185) (2.33)
    from The Jovial Crew (Folk Heritage FHR 020S, 1971)
  18. The Young Folk: You Keep Going Your Way [Dave Cousins] (3.52)
    from Ribble Valley Dream (Midas MR 001, 1972)
  19. Margaret and Ian: You Were There [Ian Haile, T.B. Coleman] (3.35)
    from Folk from Truro (Folk Heritage FHR 005M, 1969)
  20. The Young Folk: You Keep Going Your Way
  21. Drowsy Maggie: Three Drunken Maidens (Roud 252) (1.47)
    from Drowsy Maggie (Folk Heritage FHR 056, 1974)
  22. Saraband: Retrospect [Steve Frank Harrison] (3.45)
    from Close to It All (Folk Heritage FHR 050, 1973)
  23. Geoff Smedley: Hedgehog's Song [Mike Heron] (4.05)
    from Love Is Mine (Westwood WRS 005, 1972)
  24. John and Christine: Oats and Beans (Roud 1380) / Turkey Rhubarb (Roud 1073) (1.13)
    from Who Liveth So Merry? (Westwood WRS 012, 1972)
  25. The Taverners Folk Group: Hard Times of Old England (Roud 1206) (3.29)
    from Times of Old England (Folk Heritage FHR 062, 1974)

CD 2

  1. The Wayfarers: Matty Groves (Roud 52; Child 81) (5.04)
    from Take 2 (Folk Heritage FHR 016S, 1970)
  2. Parke: Dancers of Stanton Drew [Muriel Holland, Jim Parker] (2.55)
    from Joy, Health, Love and Peace (Folk Heritage FHR 028, 1972)
  3. The Minor Birds: Lord Lovell (Roud 48; Child 75; G/D 6:1232) (4.04)
    from The Minor Birds (Midas MFHR 045, 1972)
  4. Paul and Glen: January Man [Dave Goulder] (2.49)
    from Paul and Glen (Midas MFHR 039, 1972)
  5. The Pendlefolk: Old Pendle [Brian Osbourne, Lambert, Lambert] (2.20)
    from The Pendlefolk (Folk Heritage FHR 007M, 1970)
  6. Mabel Joy: Geraldine [Bob Meller] (3.48)
    from Mabel Joy (Real RR 2004, 1975)
  7. Saga: Yesterday's Rain [Paul Richardson] (4.22)
    from Saga (Westwood WRS 017, 1972)
  8. The Blue Water Folk: Lark in the Morning (Roud 151) (2.54)
    from All the Good Times (Folk Heritage FHR 024, 1972)
  9. The MacDonald Folk Group: April Come She Will [Paul Simon] (2.10)
    from Take One (Folk Heritage FHR 001M, 1968)
  10. Stained Glass: Wild and Free [Sylvia Kelly, John Kaliski] (3.38)
    from Open Road (Sweet Folk and Country SFA 019, 1974)
  11. Rosemary Hardman: Pretty Saro (Roud 417) (4.29)
    from Queen of Hearts (Folk Heritage FHR 002M, 1969)
  12. Horden Raikes: The Two Magicians (Roud 1350; Child 44; G/D 2:334) (3.39)
    from Horden Raikes (Folk Heritage FHR 026, 1972)
  13. Mike Donald: Land of the Old and Grey [Mike Donald] (3.04)
    from Yorkshire Songs of the Broad Acres (Folk Heritage FHR 021S, 1971)
  14. The Bards: Blackleg Miners (Roud 3193) (2.01)
    from Time for the Bards (Folk Heritage FHR 019M, 1971)
  15. The Yardarm: Summer Comes October (The Long and Lonely Winter) [Dave Goulder] (3.08)
    from The Yardarm (Folk Heritage FHR 012M, 1970)
  16. Michael Raven and Joan Mills: Twenty Years [Mike Raven] (3.50)
    from Hymn to Che Guevara (Folk Heritage FHR 054, 1974)
  17. The Young Folk: Travelling People [Ewan MacColl] (4.16)
    from Ribble Vylley Dream (Midas MR 001, 1972)
  18. Friends o' Mine: Mice and Old Clocks [Hugh Trethowan] (3.27)
    from Friends o' Mine (Westwood WRS 02, 1972)
  19. Jack Hudson: 4 and 20 [Stephen Stills] (2.17)
    from Sunday Morning Coming Down (Folk Heritage FHR 017S, 1971)
  20. Folkways: Cannily Cannily [Ewan MacColl] (1.41)
    from No Other Name (Folk Heritage FHR 029, 1972)
  21. The Oldest Proffession: The Female Drummer (Roud 226; G/D 1:182; Henry H497) (3.51)
    from The Oldest Proffession (Midas MR 006, 1972)
  22. Peregrine: All Through the Night [Chris Brighton] (4.16)
    from Songs of Mine (Westwood WRS 016, 1972)
  23. Gallery: Icy Acres [Colin Wilkie] (3.51)
    from The Wind That Shakes the Barley (Midas MFHR 046, 1972)

CD 3

  1. Saraband: Close to It All [Melanie Safka] (5.00)
    from Close to It All (Folk Heritage FHR 050, 1973)
  2. Raggerty: Take Me for Your Friend [Jenni Trevitt] (3.06)
    from Borrowed Time (Sweet Folk and Country SFA 032, 1975)
  3. Spinning Jenny: Connemara Cradle Song (Roud V40848) (3.55)
    from Spinning Jenny (Midas MR 004, 1972)
  4. The Minor Birds: Grey October [Charles Parker, Peggy Seeger] (4.30)
    from The Minor Birds (Midas MFHR 045, 1972)
  5. Parke: The Trees They Do Grow High (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (4.05)
    from Parke (Folk Heritage FHR 018S, 1971)
  6. Saga: Ballad of a Falmouth Man [Paul Richardson] (4.28)
    from Sweet Peg o' Derby (Westwood WRS 036, 1973)
  7. The Harvesters: The False Bride (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (3.45)
    from The Harvesters (Westwood WRS 015, 1972)
  8. Rod Neep: Heading for the Sun [Rod Neep] (3.05)
    from Heading for the Sun (Folk Heritage FHR 052, 1973)
  9. Oddsocks: Oh So Nice [Robin Brooks] (3.00)
    from Men of the Moment (Sweet Folk and Country SFA 030, 1975)
  10. Stuart Marson: Christmas and Tchaikovsky [Stuart Marson] (6.30)
    from Night Falls on the Orchestra (Sweet Folk and Country SFA 012, 1974)
  11. Dave Lewry: All I Wanna Do Is Play Guitar (2.51)
    from All I Want to Do Is Play Guitar… (Westwood WRS 019, 1972)
  12. Jancis Harvey: A Week Before Easter (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (3.40)
    from Words You Left Behind (Westwood WRS 029, 1973)
  13. Steve Rostron: Snail [Steve Rostron] (3.32)
    from No Stranger's Face (Sweet Folk and Country SFA 009, 1974)
  14. The Mug Band: What's the Point [Malcolm Burgess, Pete Webb] (2.55)
    from Folk from Truro (Folk Heritage FHR 005M, 1969)
  15. Brian Dewhurst and Tom Tiddler's Ground: The White Hare of Oldham (Roud 1110; TYG 79) (2.24)
    from The Hunter and the Hunted (Folk Heritage FHR 075, 1975)
  16. The Bards: Elizabethan [Chris Simpson] (2.37)
    from Time for the Bards (Folk Heritage FHR 019M, 1971)
  17. Stained Glass: Poll Miles [Sylvia Kelly] (5.21)
    from Open Road (Sweet Folk and Country SFA 019, 1974)
  18. The MacDonald Folk Group: Cruel War (Roud 401; Laws O33) (2.58)
    from Take One (Folk Heritage FHR 001M, 1968)
  19. Folkal Point: Once I Knew a Pretty Girl (Roud 412; Laws P10; Henry H589) (3.57)
    from Folkal Point (Midas MR 003, 1972)
  20. Penny Wager: I'll Keep It With Mine [Bob Dylan] (4.04)
    from Light of Other Days (Folk Heritage FHR 025S, 1972)
  21. The Blue Water Folk: All the Good Times [Bob Pegg] (3.25)
    from All the Good Times (Folk Heritage FHR 024, 1972)