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Waterloo:Peterloo

The Critics Group: Waterloo:Peterloo (Argo ZDA 86)

Waterloo:Peterloo
English Folk Songs and Broadsides 1780-1830
The Critics Group

Argo DA 86, ZDA 86 (LP, UK, 1968)
Argo ZFB 68 (LP, UK, January 1972)

Waterloo:Peterloo (Argo ZDA 86)

See also folkcatalogue's blog on Waterloo Peterloo.

Musicians

Frankie Armstrong, vocals [2, 7, 11, 15], chorus [8, 12];
John Faulkner, vocals [6, 9], chorus [8, 10, 12, 14], mandolin [2, 5], English concertina [3, 13], guitar [15];
Brian Pearson, vocals [3, 10, 13, 15], chorus [8, 10, 12, 14];
Denis Turner, vocals [1, 4-5, 12, 16], chorus [8, 10, 12, 14];
Terry Yarnell, vocals [5, 8-9, 14], chorus [8, 10, 12, 14];
Sandra Kerr, guitar [2, 13, 15], dulcimer [3, 5-6, 11], tin whistle [9], spoons [14];
Jim O'Connor, drums [9], percussion [14];
Peggy Seeger, guitar [5]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. With Henry Hunt We'll Go (Roud 1117) (0.47)
  2. The Lancashire Lads (Roud 588; G/D 1:89) (2.12)
  3. The Labouring Man (Roud 1156) (4.17)
  4. John O'Grinfell's (Roud 937) (3.18)
  5. Humphrey Hardfeatures: Description of Cast-Iron Inventions (2.40)
  6. Van Diemen's Land (Roud 519; Laws L18; G/D 2:252) (5.21)
  7. The Death of Parker (3.50)
  8. Drink Old England Dry (1.43)
  1. The Battle of Waterloo (3.39)
  2. Boney Was a Warrior (1.17)
  3. The Victory (Roud 2278) (3.57)
  4. (Roud 1131) (2.57)
  5. Keepers and Poachers (Roud 851) (1.51)
  6. I Should Like to Be a Policeman (2.59)
  7. The Way to Live (2.41)
  8. Hand Loom Weaver's Lament (3.50)

All tracks traditional except
Tracks 1-3, 13, 15 trad. arr. Sandra Kerr, John Faulkner;
Tracks 5 trad. arr. Peggy Seeger, Sandra Kerr, John Faulkner;
Tracks 6, 11 trad. arr. Sandra Kerr;
Tracks 9, 14 trad. arr. Jim O'Connor, Sandra Kerr