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The Union Folk: A Basketful of Oysters

The Union Folk: A Basketful of Oysters (Traditional Sound TSR 002)

A Basketful of Oysters
The Union Folk

Traditional Sound Recordings TSR 002 (LP, UK, 1969)

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Produced by Bob Siddall;
Recorded by Brian Horsfall

Musicians

Edgar Thompson, double bass;
Bob Morton, guitar, vocals;
Ken Greenhough, guitar, lead vocals;
Martin Dutton, fiddle, backing vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Marco Polo
  2. Lassie Wi' a Yellow Coatie (Roud 2582; G/D 4:870)
  3. The Lambton Worm (Roud 2337)
  4. The Chicken's March to the Midden
  5. Farewell to Tarwathie (Roud 2562; G/D 1:15)
  6. Three Jolly Rogues of Lynn (Roud 130; G/D 3:704)
  7. High Germany (Roud 904; G/D 1:96)
  8. MacPherson's Lament (Roud 2160; G/D 3:697)
  1. The Oyster Girl (Roud 875; Laws Q13; G/D 2:304; Henry H725)
  2. The Stoutest Man in the Forty-Twa (Roud 1877; G/D 1:70)
  3. The Hunt
  4. The Golden Vanity (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37)
  5. A Sailor's Life (Roud 273; Laws K12; G/D 6:1245)
  6. The Four Poster Bed
  7. The Seeds of Love (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180)
  8. Charming Betsy (Roud 7052)

All tracks trad. arr. The Union Folk

Thanks to Alistair Banfield for the album picture and tracklist via 45worlds.com.

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The Union Folk: Waiting for a Train

The Union Folk: Waiting for a Train (Traditional Sound TSR 007)

Waiting for a Train
The Union Folk

Traditional Sound Recordings TSR 007 (LP, UK, 1971)

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Produced by Bob Siddall;
Recorded by Brian Horsfall

Musicians

Ken Greenhalgh, vocals, guitar, bass;
Bob Morton, vocals, guitar, mandolin, concertina, bass;
Martin Dutton, fiddle, mandolin, vocals;
Bob Siddall, banjo, guitar, bass

with
Roger McDonald, electric bass

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Shearin's Not for You (Roud 4845; G/D 7:1486)
  2. Polly Put the Kettle on
  3. The Tailor's Breeches (Roud 1610; TYG 49)
  4. Union Rag
  5. The Big Mansion Hoose (Roud 2588)
  6. Pretty Little Miss
  7. Sweep's Hornpipe
  8. The Unquiet Grave (Roud 51; Child 78)
  1. Waiting for a Train
  2. The Butcher Boy (Roud 263; Laws P35; G/D 2:200)
  3. Staten Island
  4. Paddy Lay Back (Roud 653)
  5. Johnny o' Breadislee (Roud 69; Child 114; G/D 2:250)
  6. Johnson's Old Grey Mule (Roud 3774)
  7. Johnny Buckoo

All tracks trad. arr. The Union Folk except
Track 4 Martin Dutton, R.A. Siddall;
Track 9 Jimmie Rodgers

Thanks to Alistair Banfield for the album picture and tracklist via 45worlds.com.