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The Waters of Tyne

Isla Cameron, Louis Killen: The Waters of Tyne (Prestige INT 13059)

The Waters of Tyne
Northumbrian Songs and Ballads
Isla Cameron (c.1930-1980), Louis Killen

Prestige International INT 13059 (LP, UK, 1961)

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Recorded by The City of London Studios;
Produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein and Ewan MacColl;
Notes by Ewan MacColl

Musicians

Isla Cameron, vocals [1, 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 16];
Louis Killen, vocals [2, 4-6, 8-9, 11, 13, 15];
Peggy Seeger, guitar [1, 4, 10, 12], banjo [3, 6, 9, 11, 14]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [IC] The Waters of Tyne (Roud 1364)
  2. [LK] Buy Broom Buzzems (Roud 1623; G/D 3:489)
  3. [IC] Doon the Waggon Way (Roud 3480)
  4. [LK] Cushie Butterfield (Roud 3504)
  5. [IC, LK] The Oak and the Ash (Roud 1367; G/D 5:1058)
  6. [LK] Blaydon Races (Roud 3511)
  7. [IC] Lay the Bent to the Bonny Broom (Roud 161; Child 1)
  8. [LK] The Black-Leg Miners (Roud 3193)
  1. [LK] The Sandgate Lass's Lament (Roud 3170)
  2. [IC] Cannily, Cannily
  3. [LK] The Oakey Strike Evictions (Roud V35760)
  4. [IC] Sandgate Nursing Song
  5. [LK] The Banks of the Dee (Roud 3484)
  6. [IC] Keep Your Feet Still, Geordie Hinny (Roud 6862)
  7. [LK] The Cruel Sister (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213)
  8. [IC] Dance to Your Daddy (Roud 2439; G/D 8:1562)

All tracks trad. except
Tracks 4, 6 George Ridley (1835-64);
Track 10 Ewan MacColl (1915-89);
Track 11 Tommy Armstrong (1848-1920);
Track 12 Robert Nunn (1808-53);
Track 14 Joe Wilson (1841-74)

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Alex Lioubimov for sending me the cover picture and album details that he found somewhere on the net.

See also Nick Guida's Tradition Records discography.