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Working River: Songs and Music of the Thames

Working River: Songs and Music of the Thames (GFTU/Folktree C496)

Working River
Songs and Music of the Thames
Various Artists

GFTU / Folktree Recordings C496 (CD, UK, 20 October 2020)

Curated by Brian Denny;
Mastered at Straight Razor Studio

Tracks

  1. Adam Rees: Lighterman Tom (4.02)
  2. Joe and Jolene: Sweet Thames Flow Softly (4.35)
  3. M G Boulter: Goldspring (3.19)
  4. Anne Dearman and Steve Harris: Death of Parker (Roud 1032) (3.36)
  5. Bill Pardon: Strike for Better Wages (Roud 3465) (3.41)
  6. Caitlin Rees: Sing a Song a Sixpence (Roud 13191) (0.21)
  7. The Pete Dunhill Choir: The Match Girls Song (3.36)
  8. Brian Denny: Lizzie Little (3.44)
  9. Kate Waterfield and Charlie Skelton: Lapwing to Shore (3.07)
  10. Hoy Shanty Crew: Day Trip to Southend (3.32)
  11. Crafting for Foes: The Wreck of the Princess Alice (Roud V42547) (4.36)
  12. Micky Denny: Stormy Weather Boys (Roud 1851) (3.47)
  13. Jack Forbes: The Bargemans Year (Goodbye Old Man) (4.47)
  14. Potiphars Aprentices: The Fisherman (Roud 291; Laws O24; G/D 4:834) (3.00)
  15. Gavin Atkin: Jack Tar on Shore (Roud 919; Laws K39) (3.32)
  16. The Silver Darlings: The Last Barge (3.16)
  17. Dan Forbes: Mudlarks (4.34)
  18. Tony Prior: There's a Place in Heaven (4.48)
  19. Kitti Theobald: My River (4.06)
  20. Ossie and Dave: London is the Place for Me (2.34)
  21. Jack Forbes: Rolling Down the River (3.46)

Tracks 4-7, 11-12, 15-16 trad.;
Track 1 William Henry Squire;
Track 2 Ewan MacColl;
Track 3 M G Boulter;
Track 8 Brian Denny;
Track 9 Kate Waterfield, Charlie Skelton;
Track 10, 13, 21 Jack Forbes;
Track 14 George King;
Track 17 Dan Forbes;
Track 18 Tony Prior;
Track 19 Kitty Theobald;
Track 20 Aldwyn Roberts

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