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June Tabor's BBC Sessions

All recordings are BBC Radio 1 John Peel Sessions unless stated otherwise.

Recorded March 4, 1975, broadcast March 10, 1975

June Tabor, vocals; Tim Hart, guitar [1, 3]

  1. Seamus the Showman [Tim Hart]
  2. Scarborough Fair (Roud 12; Child 2; G/D 2:329)
  3. Dancing at Whitsun [Austin John Marshall]
  4. And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda [Eric Bogle]

Recorded September 23, 1975, broadcast October 20, 1975

Maddy Prior, June Tabor, vocals

  1. Four Loom Weaver (Roud 937)
  2. The Seven Joys of Mary (Roud 278)
  3. Singing the Travels (Symondsbury Mummers) (Roud 873)
  4. Doffin' Mistress (Roud 2133)

Recorded August 26, 1976, broadcast September 13, 1976

June Tabor, vocals; John Gillaspie, keyboards

  1. Young Waters (Roud 2860; Child 94)
  2. Pull Down Lads [John Tams]
  3. Young Allan (Roud 242; Child 245; G/D 2:326)
    published on On Air
  4. Short Jacket and White Trousers (Roud 231; Laws N12)
    published on On Air

Recorded January 25, 1977, broadcast February 22, 1977

  1. Lord Bateman (Roud 40; Child 53L; G/D 5:1023)
    published on The Peel Sessions and On Air
  2. The Banks of the Sweet Dundee (Roud 148; Laws M25; G/D 2:224)
    published on The Peel Sessions and On Air
  3. The Fiddle and the Drum [Joni Mitchell]
    published on The Peel Sessions and Before the Fall
  4. Donal Óg (Roud 3379)
    published on The Peel Sessions

Recorded July 11, 1977, broadcast July 19, 1977

  1. Derry Gaol (Roud 896; Laws L11)
    published on On Air
  2. Riding Down to Portsmouth (Roud 1534)
  3. The Devil and Bailiff McGlynn (Roud 5294)
  4. Streets of Forbes (Roud 20764)
  5. No Man's Land [Eric Bogle]
  6. A Taboresque Utterance

Recorded January 24, 1978, broadcast February 12, 1978

June Tabor, vocals; Martin Simpson, guitar, banjo; John Gillaspie, piano, synthesiser, recorder, organ

  1. The Overgate (Roud 866)
    published on On Air and Always
  2. Now I'm Easy [Eric Bogle]
  3. Unicorns [Bill Caddick]
  4. The Furze Field (Roud 1037)

Recorded July 23, 1978

June Tabor, vocals; Huw Warren, piano, synthesiser

  1. The Furze Field (Roud 1037)
    published on On Air
  2. As I Roved Out (Roud 3479; G/D 6:1165)
    published on On Air
  3. Terror Time [Ewan MacColl]
    published on On Air

Recorded November 27, 1990, broadcast January 5, 1991

June Tabor and the Oysterband

  1. White Rabbit [Grace Slick]
    published on On Air and Freedom and Rain Tour '91 Sampler
  2. Anachie Gordon (Roud 102; Child 239; G/D 5:1021)
  3. This Wheel's on Fire [Bob Dylan, Rick Danko]
    published on On Air
  4. All Along the Watchtower [Bob Dylan]
    published on On Air and Freedom and Rain Tour '91 Sampler

Late Show BBC Two TV, December 1, 1992

June Tabor, vocals; Huw Warren, piano; Mark Emerson, viola; Mark Lockheart, saxophone; Dudley Philips, double bass

  1. All This Useless Beauty [Declan MacManus]
    published on Always

“Later with Jools Holland”, BBC Two TV, October 24, 2003

  1. Hughie Graeme (Roud 84; Child 191; G/D 2:271)
    published on Later with Jools Holland DVD