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Classic Anne Briggs

Anne Briggs: Classic Anne Briggs (Fellside FECD78)

Classic Anne Briggs
The Complete Topic Recordings
Anne Briggs

Fellside Recordings FECD78 (CD, UK, 1990)

Original recordings issued by Topic Records Ltd reissued under licence
Original recordings produced by A.L. Lloyd
Remastering and digital transfer by Paul Adams
Artwork by Mary Blood
Photograph by Brian Shuel (Singers Club, London 1962)

Musicians

Anne Briggs, vocals, guitar [11, 14], bouzouki [13, 19];
Johnny Moynihan, bouzouki [13];
Ray Fisher, chorus [2]

Tracks

From The Iron Muse (1963)

  1. The Recruited Collier (Roud 3503) (2.34)
  2. The Doffing Mistress (Roud 2133) (1.22)

From The Hazards of Love (1964)

  1. Lowlands (Roud 681; Henry H469) (3.10)
  2. My Bonny Boy (Roud 293; G/D 6:1141; Henry H215) (2.46)
  3. Polly Vaughan (Roud 166; Laws O36; Henry H114) (4.19)
  4. Rosemary Lane (Roud 269; Laws K43; G/D 7:1429) (2.40)

From The Bird in the Bush (1966)

  1. Gathering Rushes in the Month of May (Roud 899; G/D 7:1493) (4.45)
  2. The Whirly Whorl (Roud 12573) (1.10)
  3. The Stonecutter Boy (Roud 971) (1.46)
  4. Martinmas Time (Roud 2173; G/D 1:161) (4.50)

From Anne Briggs (1971)

  1. Blackwater Side (Roud 312; Laws O1; Henry H811) (3.48)
  2. The Snow It Melts the Soonest (Roud 3154) (2.18)
  3. Willie o' Winsbury (Roud 64; Child 100; G/D 5:999; Henry H221) (5.25)
  4. Go Your Way (4.07)
  5. Thorneymoor Woods (Roud 222) (3.30)
  6. The Cuckoo (Roud 413; G/D 6:1157; Henry H479) (3.05)
  7. Reynardine (Roud 397; Laws P15; G/D 2:333) (2.53)
  8. Young Tambling (Roud 35; Child 39; G/D 2:330) (10.32)
  9. Living by the Water (3.47)
  10. Maa Bonny Lad (Roud 204) (1.15)

All tracks traditional except
Tracks 14, 19 Anne Briggs