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Cyril Tawney Sings Children’s Songs from Devon and Cornwall

Cyril Tawney Sings Children’s Songs from Devon and Cornwall (Argo ZFB 4)

Cyril Tawney Sings Children’s Songs from Devon and Cornwall
Cyril Tawney (1930-2005)

Argo Records ZFB 4 (LP, UK, March 1970)
Talking Elephant TECD179 (CD, UK, September 5, 2011)

Recorded July 24-25, 1969;
Engineered by Kevin Daly;
Produced by John S. Gilbert

Musicians

Cyril Tawney, vocals;
Tom Paley, guitar [3, 5, 7-9, 11, 13, 15, 17-18, 20];
Trevor Crozier, mandolin [1], jew’s harp [13], concertina [17], chorus [8]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Three Huntsmen (Roud 283; G/D 2:283) (1.38)
  2. John Jago / Harvey Darvey (1.01)
  3. The Old Grey Duck (Roud 3302) (1.38)
  4. The Herring's Head (Roud 128) (2.10)
  5. Old Daddy Fox (Roud 131; G/D 3:499; Henry H38) (2.36)
  6. The Tree in the Valley (Roud 129; G/D 8:1668) (2.06)
  7. A Lying Tale (Roud 1706; G/D 8:1701) (2.10)
  8. My Father Had a Horse (Roud 850) (1.15)
  9. Carrion Crow (Roud 891) (1.20)
  10. Cradle Song (0.34)
  1. The Snail (Roud 1284) (2.26)
  2. Jonathan, James and John (0.17)
  3. The Jolly Shilling (Roud 1116) (1.51)
  4. Tommy and the Apples (1.19)
  5. The Foolish Boy (Roud 469; G/D 8:1696; Henry H732) (1.25)
  6. The Cuckoo (Roud 413; G/D 6:1157; Henry H479) (0.51)
  7. Johnny Greyman and His Grey Mare (Roud 137) (1.17)
  8. I Had A Little Cock (Roud 544; G/D 8:1666) (2.39)
  9. Jinny Jan (Roud 1047) (1.52)
  10. Three Scamping Rogues (Roud 130; G/D 3:704) (1.40)
  11. There Was a Lady All Skin and Bone (Roud 501) (1.32)

All tracks trad.