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A Song for Every Season

Bob Copper: A Song for Every Season (Paladin)

Bob Copper:
A Song for Every Season
London: William Heinemann, 1971;
ISBN 978 0434144556
Frogmore, St Albans: Paladin, 1975;
ISBN 0568 08229 8;
Peacehaven: Coppersongs, 1975;
no ISBN

Bob Copper: A Song for Every Season (Coppersongs)
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Songs

The songs are referenced by page numbers.

Turn o' the Year

  1. Babes in the Wood (Roud 288; Laws Q34)
  2. Brisk Young Ploughboy (Roud 1205)
  3. Christmas Song (Roud 1170)
  4. Hard Times of Old England (Roud 1206)
  5. Heigh Ho, Sing Ivy (Roud 21093)
  6. The Ploughshare (Roud 169)
  7. Seamen Bold (Roud 807)
  8. Shepherds Arise (Roud 1207)
  9. Two Young Brethren (Roud 202)
  10. The Shepherd's Song (Roud 1208)

Tater Beer Night

  1. The Banks of the Sweet Primroses (Roud 586; G/D 8:1841)
  2. Brisk and Lively Lad (Roud 2930; G/D 1:173)
  3. By the Green Grove (Roud 356)
  4. Dame Durdan (Roud 1209)
  5. Now All You Lads (Roud 1210)
  6. Two Old Crows (Roud 5; Child 26)
  7. Pleasant Month of May (Roud 153; Henry H697)
  8. Spencer the Rover (Roud 1115)
  9. Spotted Cow (Roud 956)
  10. The Veteran (Roud 24926)
  11. A Week Before Easter (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198)
  12. When Spring Comes In (Roud 439)
  13. Wop She 'ad It-io (Roud 1212)
  14. Charming Molly (Roud 1213)

Black Ram

  1. Adieu Sweet Lovely Nancy (Roud 165)
  2. As I Walked Out (Roud 308; G/D 5:946; Henry H711)
  3. Claudy Banks (Roud 266; Laws N40; G/D 5:1036; Henry H5, H693)
  4. Come All Bold Britons (Roud 1214)
  5. Cupid's Garden (Roud 297; G/D 5:970)
  6. The Fisherman (Roud 291; Laws O24; G/D 4:834)
  7. Sheep-Shearing Song (Roud 879)
  8. Shepherd of the Downs (Roud 1215)
  9. Sweet Lemeney (Roud 193)
  10. Twanky Dillo (Roud 2409)
  11. The Lark in the Morning (Roud 151)

Hollerin' Pot

  1. Admiral Benbow (Roud 227)
  2. Brisk and Bonny Lad (Roud 606)
  3. Come Write Me Down (Roud 381; G/D 5:980)
  4. Gentlemen of High Renown (Roud 190)
  5. The Labourer (Roud 19; G/D 3:437; Henry H622)
  6. Oh, Good Ale (Roud 203; G/D 3:590)
  7. The Threshing Song (Roud 874)
  8. Sportsmen Arouse (Roud 1216)
  9. The White Cockade (Roud 191)
  10. Warlike Seamen (Roud 690; G/D 1:41; Henry H560)
  11. When Jones's Ale Was New (Roud 139; G/D 3:561)
  12. Dogs and Ferrets (Roud 363)

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A Song for Every Season

The Copper Family: A Song for Every Season (Leader LEAB 404)

A Song for Every Season
The Singing Tradition of the Copper Family of Rottingdean, Sussex

Leader Records LEAB 404 (LEA 4046-4049) (4 LP, UK, 1971)

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Recorded at the home of Bob Copper, Peacehaven, Sussex by Bill Leader;
Recordings and booklet edited by Dave Bland;
Booklet designed by Janet Kerr;
Front cover design by Mike Dempsey;
Discs mastered at EMI by John Wadley;
Produced by Dave Bland and Bill Leader

Musicians

Bob Copper, vocals [1-8, 10-15, 17-19, 21-25, 27-40-46];
Ron Copper, vocals [3, 6, 8, 10, 15, 17, 21, 27, 30, 32, 35-36, 42, 46];
Jill Copper, vocals [3, 6, 8, 16, 20, 39];
John Copper, vocals [1-3, 5-10, 12-15, 17-19, 21-22, 25-27, 29-32, 34-37, 40-42, 44-46]

Tracks

Disk 1: Tater Beer Night (Leader LEA 4046)

Side 1Side 2
  1. [Bob, John] Dame Durdan (Roud 1209) (3.38)
  2. [Bob, John] By the Green Grove (Roud 356) (4.36)
  3. [all] Spencer the Rover (Roud 1115) (4.34)
  4. [Bob] Charming Molly (Roud 1213) (1.54)
  5. [Bob, John] Sweep Chimney Sweep (Roud 1217) (3.30)
  6. [all] Rose of Allendale (Roud 1218) (4.31)
  1. [Bob, John] Pleasant Month of May (Roud 153; Henry H697) (2.27)
  2. [all] When Spring Comes In (Roud 439) (4.46)
  3. [John] Spotted Cow (Roud 956) (2.22)
  4. [Bob, Ron, John] Wop She 'ad It-io (Roud 1212) (2.59)
  5. [Bob] A Week Before Easter (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (3.10)
  6. [Bob, John] Brisk and Lively Lad (Roud 2930; G/D 1:173) (6.20)

Disk 2: Black Ram (Leader LEA 4047)

Side 3Side 4
  1. [Bob, John] Sheepshearing Song (Roud 879) (3.12)
  2. [Bob, John] Adieu Sweet Lovely Nancy (Roud 165) (6.01)
  3. [Bob, Ron, John] Claudy Banks (Roud 266; Laws N40; G/D 5:1036; Henry H5, H693) (3.26)
  4. [Jill] Sweet Lemeney (Roud 193) (3.16)
  5. [Bob, Ron, John] Corduroy (Roud 1219) (7.05)
  1. [Bob, John] Come All Bold Britons (Roud 1214) (2.49)
  2. [John, Bob, Ron] No John, No (Roud 146) (2.09)
  3. [Jill] The Shepherd's Song (Roud 1208) (4.19)
  4. [Bob, Ron, John] Thousands or More (Roud 1220) (2.20)
  5. [Bob, John] Shepherd of the Downs (Roud 1215) (5.01)
  6. [Bob] As I Walked Out (The Irish Girl) (Roud 308; G/D 5:946; Henry H711) (3.03)

Disk 3: Hollerin' Pot (Leader LEA 4048)

Side 5Side 6
  1. [Bob] Seamen Bold (Ship in Distress) (Roud 807) (3.17)
  2. [Bob, John] When Adam Was First Created (Roud 728; G/D 7:1269) (6.21)
  3. [John] A Lawyer Bold (Roud 922) (1.05)
  4. [Bob, Ron, John] Gentlemen of High Renown (Roud 190) (4.41)
  5. [Bob] My Love Has Gone (Roud 466; Laws K17; G/D 6:1244) (4.16)
  6. [Bob, John] The Battle of Alma (Roud 1221) (2.35)
  1. [Bob, Ron, John] Warlike Seamen (Roud 690; G/D 1:41; Henry H560) (3.13)
  2. [Bob, John] Brisk and Bonny Lad (Roud 606) (1.27)
  3. [Bob, Ron, John] Sportsmen, Arouse! (The Innocent Hare) (Roud 1216) (6.59)
  4. [Bob] Admiral Benbow (Roud 227) (4.04)
  5. [Bob, John] Wind Across the Moor (Roud 155; Laws P21; G/D 6:1175) (3.08)
  6. [Bob, Ron, John] Oh, Good Ale (Roud 203; G/D 3:590) (3.43)

Disk 4: Turn o' the Year (Leader LEA 4049)

Side 7Side 8
  1. [Bob, Ron, John] Shepherds Arise (Roud 1207) (3.31)
  2. [Bob, John] Softly the Night (Roud 1222) (2.42)
  3. [Bob] Christmas Song (Roud 1170) (3.48)
  4. [all] Babes in the Wood (Roud 288; Laws Q34) (4.39)
  5. [Bob, John] The Dying Soldier (Roud 1223; G/D 1:110) (6.03)
  1. [Bob, John] Brisk Young Ploughboy (Roud 1205) (1.55)
  2. [John, Bob, Ron] Heigh Ho, Sing Ivy (Roud 21093) (2.39)
  3. [Bob] Jolly Good Song (Roud 1224) (4.47)
  4. [Bob, John] Two Young Brethren (Roud 202) (3.38)
  5. [Bob, John] The Ploughshare (The Seasons Round) (Roud 169) (4.41)
  6. [Bob, Ron, John] Come Write Me Down (Roud 381; G/D 5:980) (4.44)

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A Song for Every Season

The Copper Family: A Song for Every Season (Leader LED 2067)

A Song for Every Season
The Copper Family of Rottingdean, Sussex
(Tracks from the 4 LP set)

Leader Records LED 2067 (LP, UK, 1971)

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Recorded at the home of Bob Copper, Peacehaven, Sussex by Bill Leader;
Recordings and booklet edited by Dave Bland;
Booklet designed by Janet Kerr;
Front cover design by Mike Dempsey;
Discs mastered at EMI by John Wadley;
Produced by Dave Bland and Bill Leader

Musicians

Bob Copper, vocals [1-13];
Ron Copper, vocals [5, 7-9, 11, 13];
Jill Copper, vocals [12];
John Copper, vocals [1-9, 11-13]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [Bob, John] Pleasant Month of May (Roud 153; Henry H697) (2.27)
  2. [Bob, John] Sheepshearing Song (Roud 879) (3.12)
  3. [Bob, John] When Adam Was First Created (Roud 728; G/D 7:1269) (6.21)
  4. [Bob, John] Adieu Sweet Lovely Nancy (Roud 165) (6.01)
  5. [Bob, Ron, John] Wop She 'ad It-io (Roud 1212) (2.59)
  6. [Bob, John] Wind Across the Moor (Roud 155; Laws P21; G/D 6:1175) (3.08)
  7. [Bob, Ron, John] Claudy Banks (Roud 266; Laws N40; G/D 5:1036; Henry H5, H693) (3.26)
  1. [Bob, Ron, John] Shepherds Arise (Roud 1207) (3.31)
  2. [Bob, Ron, John] Gentlemen of High Renown (Roud 190) (4.41)
  3. [Bob] My Love Has Gone (Roud 466; Laws K17; G/D 6:1244) (4.16)
  4. [Bob, Ron, John] Come Write Me Down (Roud 381; G/D 5:980) (4.44)
  5. [all] Spencer the Rover (Roud 1115) (4.34)
  6. [Bob, Ron, John] Thousands or More (Roud 1220) (2.20)

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