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Good Times of Old England

Steeleye Span: Good Times of Old England (Chrysalis CRB1491)

Good Times of Old England
Steeleye Span 1972-1983

Chrysalis Records CRB1491 (12 CD, UK, 27 May 2022)

Musicians

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Tracks

CD 1: Below the Salt (Chrysalis CHR 1008, 1972)

Below the Salt (Chrysalis CHR 1008, 1972)
  1. Spotted Cow (Roud 956) (3.04)
  2. Rosebud in June (Roud 812) (3.39)
  3. Jigs: The Bride's Favourite / Tansey's Fancy (3.09)
  4. Sheep-Crook and Black Dog (Roud 948; Henry H30a) (4.42)
  5. Royal Forester (Roud 67; Child 110; G/D 7:1465) (4.32)
  6. King Henry (Roud 3967; Child 32) (7.08)
  7. Gaudete (2.23)
  8. John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559) (4.46)
  9. Saucy Sailor (Roud 531; Laws K38; G/D 1:49) (5.48)

Bonus tracks

  1. Gaudete (2.27)
  2. The Holly and the Ivy (Roud 514) (2.26)
    Single A+B sides
  3. Gaudete Take 1 (2.26)
  4. Singing the Travels (Roud 873) (2.49)
    Bob Johnson vocals, Peter Knight piano

All tracks trad.

CD 2: Parcel of Rogues (Chrysalis CHR 1046, 1973)

Parcel of Rogues (Chrysalis CHR 1046, 1973)
  1. One Misty Moisty Morning (Roud 20075) (3.28)
  2. Alison Gross (Roud 3212; Child 35) (5.26)
  3. The Bold Poachers (Roud 1686) (4.14)
  4. The Ups and Downs (Roud 364) (2.42)
  5. Robbery with Violins (1.45)
  6. The Wee Wee Man (Roud 2865; Child 38) (3.56)
  7. The Weaver and the Factory Maid (Roud 3085, 17771) (5.19)
  8. Rogues in a Nation (Roud 5516) (4.31)
  9. Cam Ye O'er Frae France (Roud 5814; G/D 1:120) (2.45)
  10. Hares on the Mountain (Roud 329) (4.31)

Bonus tracks

  1. Bonny Moorhen (Roud 2944; G/D 7:1426) (4.19)
    Parcel of Rogues session out-take
  2. Rag Doll (3.26)
    alternate take
  3. The Ups and Downs (Roud 364) (2.46)
    instrumental version

All tracks trad. except
Track 8 Robert Burns;
Track 12 Bob Crewe, Bob Gaudio

CD 3: Now We Are Six (Chrysalis CHR 1053, 1974)

Now We Are Six (Chrysalis CHR 1053, 1974)
  1. Seven Hundred Elves (DgF 52D) (5.16)
  2. Drink Down the Moon / The Cuckoo (Roud 290) (6.25)
  3. Now We Are Six (2.20)
  4. Thomas the Rhymer (Roud 219; Child 37) (6.40)
  5. The Mooncoin Jig (3.53)
  6. Edwin (Roud 182; Laws M34; G/D 2:189; Henry H113) (4.42)
  7. Long A-Growing (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (4.01)
  8. Two Magicians (Roud 1350; Child 44; G/D 2:334) (4.25)
  9. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (Roud 7666) (1.32)
  10. To Know Him Is to Love Him (2.41)

Bonus track

  1. Thomas the Rhymer (Roud 219; Child 37) (3.11)
    Single version

All tracks trad. except
Track 10 Phil Spector

CD 4: Commoners Crown (Chrysalis CHR 1071, 1975)

Commoners Crown (Chrysalis CHR 1071, 1975)
  1. Little Sir Hugh (Roud 73; Child 155) (4.44)
  2. Bach Goes to Limerick (3.41)
  3. Long Lankin (Roud 6; Child 93; G/D 2:187; Henry H735) (8.40)
  4. Dogs and Ferrets (Roud 363) (2.43)
  5. Galtee Farmer (Roud 9305) (3.46)
  6. Demon Lover (Roud 14; Child 243; G/D 2:332) (5.53)
  7. Elf Call (Roud 3723; Child 40; G/D 2:328) (3.55)
  8. Weary Cutters (Roud 8722) (2.03)
  9. New York Girls (Roud 486) (3.17)

Bonus tracks

  1. Bach Goes to Limerick / Devil's Dream (4.48)
    alternate take
  2. Galtee Farmer (Roud 9305) (6.33)
    alternate take
  3. New York Girls (Roud 486) (3.12)
    alternate take w/ Maddy Prior singing
  4. New York Girls (Roud 486) (3.06)
    alternate take w/ more Peter Sellers

All tracks trad.

CD 5: All Around My Hat (Chrysalis CHR 1091, 1975)

All Around My Hat (Chrysalis CHR 1091, 1975)
  1. Black Jack Davy (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124) (4.15)
  2. Hard Times of Old England (Roud 1206) (5.11)
  3. Cadgwith Anthem (Roud 3314) (2.44)
  4. Sum Waves (Tunes) (4.00)
  5. The Wife of Ushers Well (Roud 196; Child 79) (4.32)
  6. Gamble Gold (Robin Hood) (Roud 333; Child 132) (3.40)
  7. All Around My Hat (Roud 22518) (4.07)
  8. Dance With Me (DgF 47) (3.52)
  9. Bachelor's Hall (Roud 385) (5.47)

Bonus tracks

  1. Sum Waves / Devil's Dream (5.37)
  2. Bachelor's Hall (Roud 385) (6.47)
    instrumental version

All tracks trad.

CD 6: Rocket Cottage (Chrysalis CHR 1123, 1976)

Rocket Cottage
  1. London (4.08)
  2. The Bosnian Hornpipes (0.55)
  3. Orfeo / Nathan's Reel (Roud 136; Child 19) (5.55)
  4. The Twelve Witches (4.28)
  5. The Brown Girl (Roud 180; Child 295) (5.02)
  6. Fighting for Strangers (4.20)
  7. Sligo Maid (3.40)
  8. Sir James the Rose (Roud 2274; Child 213; G/D 2:235) (6.09)
  9. Camptown Races (Roud 11768) / The Drunkard (Roud 1165) (7.52)

Bonus track

  1. The Drunkard (Roud 1165) (5.05)
    alternate take

All tracks trad.

CD 7: Storm Force Ten (Chrysalis CHR 1151, 1977)

Storm Force Ten (Chrysalis CHR 1151, 1977)
  1. Awake, Awake (5.02)
  2. Sweep, Chimney Sweep (Roud 1217) (4.39)
  3. The Wife of the Soldier (2.36)
  4. The Victory (Roud 2278) (8.31)
  5. The Black Freighter (5.55)
  6. Some Rival (Roud 587) (3.23)
  7. Treadmill Song (Roud 1077) (6.07)
  8. Seventeen Come Sunday (Roud 277; Laws O17; G/D 4:791; Henry H152) (5.06)

Bonus track

  1. The Boar's Head Carol (Roud 22229) (3.44)
    1977 Christmas single

All tracks trad. except
Track 5 from “The Threepenny Opera”, Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill

CD 8: Live at Last! (Chrysalis CHR 1199, 1978)

Live at Last! (Chrysalis CHR 1199, 1978)
  1. The Atholl Highlanders / Walter Bulwer's Polka (5.04)
  2. Saucy Sailor (Roud 531; Laws K38; G/D 1:49) /
    Black Freighter (9.48)
  3. The Maid and the Palmer (Roud 2335; Child 21) (6.36)
  4. Hunting the Wren (Roud 236) (3.05)
  5. Montrose (15.13)
  6. Bonnets So Blue (3.27)
  7. The False Knight on the Road (Roud 20; Child 3) (6.06)

Bonus tracks

  1. The Victory (Roud 2278) (8.12)
  2. Cam Ye O'er Frae France (Roud 5814; G/D 1:120) (4.24)
  3. Seventeen Come Sunday (Roud 277; Laws O17; G/D 4:791; Henry H152) (7.34)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2b from “The Threepenny Opera”, Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill

CD 9: Sails of Silver (Chrysalis CHR 1304, 1980)

Sails of Silver (Chrysalis CHR 1304, 1980)
  1. Sails of Silver (3.27)
  2. My Love (2.52)
  3. Barnet Fair (4.32)
  4. Senior Service (3.28)
  5. Gone to America (4.19)
  6. Where Are They Now (4.10)
  7. Let Her Go Down (3.36)
  8. Longbone (3.53)
  9. Marigold / Harvest Home (3.05)
  10. Tell Me Why (3.53)

Track 1 Tim Hart;
Track 2 trad. arr. Tim Hart;
Tracks 3, 6 Rick Kemp;
Track 4 Maddy Prior, Rick Kemp;
Tracks 5, 7 Peter Knight;
Track 8 trad. arr. Bob Johnson;
Track 9a Peter Knight;
Track 9b trad. [Henry Alford, George Job Elvey, 1844/1858] arr. Peter Knight;
Track 10 trad. arr. Steeleye Span

CD 10: On Tour (Chrysalis L 37968, 1983)

On Tour (Chrysalis L 37968, 1983)
  1. The King (Roud 19109) (1.15)
  2. Black Jack Davy (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124) (4.10)
  3. Sails of Silver (3.15)
  4. Little Sir Hugh (Roud 73; Child 155) (5.22)
  5. Let Her Go Down (3.53)
  6. Alison Gross (Roud 2312; Child 35) (5.32)
  7. Bach Goes to Limerick (2.35)
  8. Thomas the Rhymer (Roud 219; Child 37) (5.43)
  9. I Have a Wish (3.10)
  10. Longbone (4.04)
  11. I Live Not Where I Love (Roud 593) (4.15)
  12. Gone to America (4.42)
  13. Gaudete (2.32)
  14. All Around My Hat (Roud 22518) (4.02)

All tracks trad. except
Track 3 Tim Hart;
Tracks 5, 12 Peter Knight;
Track 7 Steeleye Span

CD 11: Live at The Rainbow, London, 1974

  1. Bach Goes to Limerick (2.17)
  2. The Ups and Downs (Roud 364) (2.53)
  3. Demon Lover (Roud 14; Child 243; G/D 2:332) (9.38)
  4. Two Magicians (Roud 1350; Child 44; G/D 2:334) (4.56)
  5. The Wife of Ushers Well (Roud 196; Child 79) (4.39)
  6. One Misty Moisty Morning (Roud 20075) (3.21)
  7. Long Lankin (Roud 6; Child 93; G/D 2:187; Henry H735) (8.55)
  8. Jig Jam (2.06)
  9. The Musical Priest / The Silver Spear (3.57)
  10. Little Sir Hugh (Roud 73; Child 155) (5.01)
  11. Thomas the Rhymer (Roud 219; Child 37) (6.01)
  12. Cam Ye O'er Frae France (Roud 5814; G/D 1:120) (5.45)
  13. Oh You Beautiful Doll (3.56)
  14. Gaudete (2.30)
  15. Irish Jigs (including Paddy Clancy's) (2.51)
  16. The Mason's Apron (3.18)

All tracks trad. except
Track 8 Steeleye Span;
Track 13 Seymour Brown, Nat D. Ayer

CD 12: Live at Boston Berklee Performance Centre, 1976

  1. London (4.04)
  2. Orfeo / Nathan's Reel (Roud 136; Child 19) (6.48)
  3. Hard Times of Old England (Roud 1206) (5.29)
  4. Cam Ye O'er Frae France (Roud 5814; G/D 1:120) (3.55)
  5. The Twelve Witches (4.32)
  6. Black Jack Davy (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124) (4.50)
  7. Gaudete (4.19)
  8. The Brown Girl (Roud 180; Child 295) (5.37)
  9. I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles (4.20)
  10. The Wife of Ushers Well (Roud 196; Child 79) (4.52)
  11. Sir James the Rose (Roud 2274; Child 213; G/D 2:235) (5.57)
  12. The Devil's Dream / Royal Forester (Roud 67; Child 110; G/D 7:1465) (7.12)
  13. Eins, Zwei, Drei (1.43)
  14. The Black Joke / Sligo Maid (6.42)
  15. All Around My Hat (Roud 22518) / The Mason's Apron (6.42)

All tracks trad. except
Track 9 John Kellette, James Brockman, James Kendis, Nat Vincent;
Track 13 Peter Knight, Tim Hart