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Cyril Tawney: A Mayflower Garland

Cyril Tawney: A Mayflower Garland (Argo ZFB 9)

A Mayflower Garland
Cyril Tawney (1930-2005)

Argo Records ZFB 9 (LP, UK, May 1970)
Talking Elephant TECD176 (CD, UK, June 13, 2011)

“A collection of folk songs from Devon and Cornwall offered as a tribute on the occasion of the 350th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower.”

Recorded December 16-17, 1969;
Engineered by Kevin Daly;
Produced by Frederick Woods

Musicians

Cyril Tawney, vocals;
Tom Paley, plectrum guitar, banjo;
Reg Hall, melodeon;
Gary Watson, reader of extracts from William Bradford's history Of Plimouth Plantation

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Outward Bound (Roud 1104) (2.04)
  2. Of Plimouth Plantation (extract) (1.01)
  3. Rounding the Horn (Roud 4706; Henry H539) (4.07)
  4. Farewell to Kingsbridge (Roud 596) (2.11)
  5. Truro Agricultural Show (Roud 21219) (2.42)
  6. William Coombe (Crantock Games) (Roud 3318) (3.16)
  7. Of Plimouth Plantation (extract) (1.40)
  8. Beacon Park (3.34)
  1. A Cornish Young Man (Roud 595) (1.49)
  2. Of Plimouth Plantation (extract) (1.25)
  3. The Bell-Ringing (Roud 1515) (3.04)
  4. Cruise of the ‘Calabar’ (Roud 1079; Henry H502) (2.51)
  5. Of Plimouth Plantation (extract) (1.22)
  6. Sir Francis Drake (Roud V18747) (1.58)
  7. Second-Class Citizen’s Song (3.25)
  8. The Appraisal of the Mayflower (1.15)
  9. The Oggie Man (3.20)

All tracks trad. except
Tracks 2, 7, 10, 13 William Bradford, Of Plimouth Plantation;
Tracks 8, 15, 17 Cyril Tawney