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O.J. Abbott: Irish and British Songs from the Ottawa Valley

O.J. Abbott: Irish and British Songs from the Ottawa Valley (Folkways FM 4051)

Irish and British Songs from the Ottawa Valley
Oliver John Abbott (1872-1962)

Folkways Records FM 4051 (LP, USA, 1961)
Smithsonian Folkways FW04051 (CD/download, USA, 2004)

Produced and recorded by Edith Fulton Fowke;
Cover photography by David Gahr;
Design by Ronald Clyne

Liner notes (PDF) at Smithsonian Global Sound

Musicians

O.J. Abbott: vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Dog and the Gun (Roud 141; Laws N20; G/D 1:166; Henry H524) (3.14)
  2. The Gypsy Daisy (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124) (2.15)
  3. The Barley Grain for Me (Roud 164; G/D 3:559) (2.53)
  4. To Be a Farmer's Boy (Roud 408; Laws Q30; G/D 5:960) (1.54)
  5. The Silver Herrings (Roud 3824) (1.49)
  6. The Lass of Glenshee (Roud 292; Laws O6; G/D 5:953; Henry H590) (2.25)
  7. The Colleen Bawn (Roud 3002) (1.45)
  8. The Bunch of Water Cresses (Roud 1653; G/D 2:300) (3.18)
  9. The Bonny Irish Boy (Roud 565; Laws P26; G/D 6:1080; Henry H168) (1.23)
  10. Daniel O'Connor (Roud 2313) (3.02)
  11. The Mountain Dew (Roud 938) (0.49)
  12. The Cruiskeen Lawn (Roud 2309) (2.25)
  1. A Young Man Lived in Belfast Town (Roud 1490) (1.51)
  2. The Plains of Waterloo (Roud 960; Laws N32) (4.14)
  3. The Green Linnet (Roud 1619) (2.44)
  4. Kelly the Pirate (Roud 529; Laws K31) (2.42)
  5. Captain Coldstein (Roud 1695; Henry H562) (3.14)
  6. Nellie Coming Home From the Wake (Roud 1606) (1.39)
  7. The Banks of Newfoundland (Roud 1972; Henry H569) (3.10)
  8. Skibbereen - A Ballad of the Famine (Roud 2312) (3.23)
  9. The Heights of Alma (Roud 830; Laws J10; G/D 1:158; Henry H123) (1.50)
  10. The Bold and Undaunted Youth (Roud 490; Laws L12; G/D 2:260) (2.15)
  11. By the Hush, Me Boys (Roud 2314) (2.49)

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Other records with O.J. Abbott

Far Canadian Fields (Leader LEE 4057) Various Artists, Far Canadian Fields, LP, Leader LEE 4057, 1975