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When Sheepshearing's Done

When Sheepshearing's Done (Topic 12T254)

When Sheepshearing's Done
Countryside Songs from Southern England
Various Artists

Topic Records 12T254 (LP, UK, 1975)

Recorded by Mike Yates 1972-1974;
Produced by Mike Yates and Tony Engle;
Notes by Mike Yates;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle;
Photograph from Gordon Winter, A Country Camera 1844-1914

Singers

Freda Palmer, Witney, Oxfordshire [1-2, 7-8, 11-12, 17-19];
Bob Blake, Horsham, Sussex [10, 16];
Bill Dore, Leafield, Oxfordshire [20];
Harry Holman, Copthore, Sussex [13];
George ‘Tom’ Newman, Clanfield, Oxfordshire [3, 6];
Wisdom Smith, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire [9];
George Spicer, West Hoathly, Sussex [14-15];
Bill Whiting, Longcot, Oxfordshire [4-5]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [FP] The Fox and the Grey Goose (Roud 131; G/D 3:499) (1.49)
  2. [FP] The Wandering Girl (Roud 1691) (1.26)
  3. [GN] All for the Grog (Roud 475; G/D 3:580) (3.23)
  4. [BW] The Broken-Down Gentleman (Roud 383) (1.27)
  5. [BW] I'm Going to the Woods (Roud 236) (1.35)
  6. [GN] Sing Ovy and Sing Ivy (Roud 21093) (2.34)
  7. [FP] The Warwickshire R.H.A. (Roud 163) (2.10)
  8. [FP] Oxford City (Roud 218; Laws P30; G/D 2:210) (2.09)
  9. [WS] The Galloway Man (Roud 1737; G/D 8:1661) (1.20)
  10. [BB] When Sheepshearing's Done (Roud 1379) (2.48)
  1. [FP] As I Was a-Walking (Roud 965) (1.36)
  2. [FP] Up in the North (Roud 582; Laws P3; G/D 4:895) (2.57)
  3. [HH] The Life of a Man (Roud 848) (2.54)
  4. [GS] The Threshing Machine (Roud 1491) (1.53)
  5. [GS] The Lily White Hand (Roud 564; Laws P18; G/D 6:1188) (3.02)
  6. [BB] The Grey Hawk (Roud 293) (2.04)
  7. [FP] The Bailiff's Daughter of Islington (Roud 483; Child 105; G/D 1:168) (2.02)
  8. [FP] William and Mary (Roud 348; Laws N28; G/D 5:1035) (1.32)
  9. [FP] Maria Marten (Roud 18814) (1.53)
  10. [BD] Jolly Jarge (Roud 1738) (2.18)

Tracks 2-3, 19 were also included on the Voice of the People series.