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To Althea from Prison

[words Richard Lovelace, music Dave Swarbrick]

The lyrics for this song are from the works of Richard Lovelace while in prison at The Gate House, Westminster in 1642. Fairport recorded it for their album Nine with Jerry Donahue, Trevor Lucas, Dave Mattacks, Dave Pegg and Dave Swarbrick (vocals). A live recording from Cropredy 1984 was released in 2002 on the Fairport unConventioNal 4CD set.

Lyrics

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