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Folk Songs and Ballads of England and Scotland & Tony Wales' Sussex

Folk Song Today (HMV DLP 1143)

Folk Songs and Ballads of England and Scotland & Tony Wales' Sussex
Various Artists

Old Thundridge Records RIB 047 (CD, UK, 2019)

This is a CD reissue of out-of-copyright albums from the 1950s.

Compilation and digital restoration by A.C. Bigg

Tracks

Folk Song Today (HMV DLP 1143, 1955)

  1. Rory and Alex McEwen: Bonnie George Campbell (Roud 338; Child 210) (1.30)
  2. John Macdonald: The Haughs of Cromdale (Roud 5147; G/D 1:113) (1.19)
  3. Jeannie Robertson: My Son David (Roud 200; Child 13; TYG 35) (2.25)
  4. Davie Stewart: The Barnyards o' Delgaty (Roud 2136; G/D 3:347) (3.10)
  5. Frank McPeake and son: Will You Go Lassie, Go? (Roud 541; G/D 4:862) (3.01)
  6. Fred Lawson: Dance to th' Daddie (Roud 2439; G/D 8:1562) (1.34)
  7. Bob Roberts: High Barbaree (Roud 134; Child 285; Laws K33; G/D 1:38) (2.56)
  8. Shirley Collins: Dabbling in the Dew (Roud 298; G/D 4:812) (1.45)
  9. Harry Cox: The Foggy Dew (Roud 558; Laws O3; G/D 7:1496) (2.45)
  10. Bob and Ron Copper: The Twelve Days of Christmas (Roud 68; G/D 3:637) (3.32)

Tony Wales: Sussex Folk Songs and Ballads (Folkways FG 3535, 1957)

  1. Seventeen Come Sunday (Roud 277; Laws O17; G/D 4:791; Henry H152, H793) (1.46)
  2. Sing Ivy (Roud 12; Child 2; G/D 2:329) (1.32)
  3. Our Goodman (Roud 114; Child 274; G/D 7:1460; Henry H21ab) (2.43)
  4. Piri-Iri-Igdum (Roud 330) (1.27)
  5. On Christmas Night (Roud 597) (2.07)
  6. I've Been to France (Roud 2854) (1.14)
  7. The Banks of Sweet Dundee (Roud 148; Laws M25; G/D 2:224) (4.09)
  8. To Be a Farmer's Boy (Roud 408; Laws Q30; G/D 5:960) (4.05)
  9. Sarie (Roud 16652) (2.33)
  10. Horsham Boys (parody of Roud 738, Buffalo Gals) (1.41)
  11. Buttercup Joe (Roud 1635) (3.05)
  12. The Bailiff's Daughter of Islington (Roud 483; Child 105; G/D 1:168) (2.21)
  13. Henry Martin (Roud 104; Child 250) (2.14)
  14. Bryan O'Lynn (Roud 294; Henry H480a; TYG 27) (2.23)
  15. Four Children's Singing Games: The Farmer's in His Den (Roud 6306) / Nuts in May (Roud 6308) / Poor Mary Sits A-Weeping (Roud 1377) / Oranges and Lemons (Roud 13190) (2.49)
  16. The Woodcutter (Roud 24345) (1.29)
  17. The Ploughboy (Roud 1205) (2.38)
  18. The Green Mossy Banks of the Lea (Roud 987; Laws O15) (2.36)
  19. Richard of Taunton Dean (Roud 382) (3.34)

Rory & Alex McEwen, Isla Cameron: Folksong Jubilee (HMV CLP 1220, 1958)

  1. Johnny Cope (Roud 2315) (3.07)
  2. To the Begging I Will Go (Roud 286; G/D 3:488) (1.50)
  3. The Craw Killed the Pussie O (Roud 9221; G/D 8:1678) (2.05)