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Coppersongs

The Copper Family: Coppersongs (EDFSS VWML 004)

Coppersongs
A Living Tradition
The Copper Family

Vaughan William Memorial Library VWML 004 (LP, UK, January 1988)

Recorded October 1987 at Ideal Sound Recorders, London;
Engineered by David Kenny;
Produced by Ian A. Anderson;
Except track 6 recorded on April 3, 1952 in Peacehaven by Seamus Ennis for the BBC Sound Archive Library, BBC 17986;
Sleeve design by Jon Dudley;
Photographs by Chris Zuidyk

Musicians

Jim, John snr., Ron Copper, vocals [6];
Bob Copper, vocals [1, 3-8, 10, 12-13];
John Copper, vocals [1-5, 7-10, 12-13];
Jill Copper, vocals [1, 3, 5, 7-8, 10-13];
Lynne Copper, vocals [1-3, 5, 7-8, 10, 12-13];
Jon Dudley, vocals [1, 3, 5, 7-13]
Ben, Tom and Lucy Copper, vocals [13];

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [Bob, John, Jill, Lynne, Jon] Claudy Banks (Roud 266; Laws N40; G/D 5:1036; Henry H5, H693) (4.19)
  2. [John, Lynne] Cupid's Garden (Roud 297; G/D 5:970) (3.54)
  3. [Bob, John, Jill, Lynne, Jon] The Ploughshare (The Seasons Round) (Roud 169) (3.55)
  4. [Bob, John] Two Young Brethren (Roud 202) (2.49)
  5. [Bob, John, Jill, Lynne, Jon] Sweep Chimney Sweep (Roud 1217) (3.57)
  6. [Jim, John snr., Bob, Ron] Warlike Seamen (The Irish Captain) (Roud 690; G/D 1:41; Henry H560) (3.20)
  1. [Bob, John, Jill, Lynne, Jon] Brisk Young Ploughboy (Roud 1205) (2.41)
  2. [Bob, John, Jill, Lynne, Jon] Bold Fisherman (Roud 291; Laws O24; G/D 4:834) (4.38)
  3. [John, Jon] The Battle of Alma (Roud 1221) (2.39)
  4. [Bob, John, Jill, Lynne, Jon] Come Write Me Down (Roud 381; G/D 5:980) (3.42)
  5. [Jill, Jon] Adieu Sweet Lovely Nancy (Roud 165) (2.41)
  6. [Bob, John, Jill, Lynne, Jon] Sportsmen, Arouse! (The Innocent Hare) (Roud 1216) (3.18)
  7. [Ben, Lucy, Tom, Bob, John, Jill, Lynne, Jon] Thousands or More (Roud 1220) (2.50)

All tracks traditional