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The Plainsman

[Trevor Lucas / Pete Roche]

This title was first released on the 1973 Fairport Convention album Rosie and later on the double CD compilation Meet On The Ledge: The Classic Years 1967-1975 and on the album Fiddlestix - The Best of Fairport 1972-1984. A Trevor Lucas solo live recording of this tune at The Troubadour Cafe, South Melbourne, Australia, October 1984 is available on the cassette The Attic Tracks Vol. 2.

According to Chuck Owston, the tune of this song is a traditional tune called Tramps and Hawkers in the UK and Peter Emberly/Amberlyin Canada's maritime provinces.


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