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Cyril Tawney: Sailor's Delight

Cyril Tawney: Sailor's Delight (Neptune NEP 003)

Sailor's Delight
Songs of Seafarers and the Fairer Sex
Cyril Tawney (1930-2005)

Neptune Tapes NEP 003 (cassette, UK, 1990)

Produced by Cyril Tawney;
Recorded by Guy Hatton at Lion Studios, Leeds, October-November 1989;
Assistant engineer Phil Evans;
Picture HMS ‘Drake’

Musicians

Cyril Tawney: vocals, nylon-strung acoustic guitar

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. New York Girls (Roud 486) (3.24)
  2. Venezuela
  3. Yarmouth Town (3.12)
  4. Mary Ann (Roud 4438) (2.54)
  5. Chinese Maiden's Lament (0.44)
  6. Lowlands Away (Roud 681; Henry H469)
  7. Short Jacket and White Trousers (Roud 231; Laws N12) (2.18)
  8. Cruising Round Yarmouth (Roud 2432) (2.54)
  1. Jack Tar on Shore (Roud 919; Laws K39)
  2. Lady Franklin's Lament (Roud 487; Laws K9; G/D 1:16; Henry H815)
  3. The Man at the Nore (Roud 22257) (4.04)
  4. Cupid's Garden (Roud 297; G/D 5:970)
  5. Gosport Nancy (1.39)
  6. The Sailor Cut Down in His Prime (Roud 2; Laws Q26; G/D 7:1404; Henry H680) (3.55)
  7. Maggie May (Roud 1757)

All tracks trad. arr. Cyril Tawney

Tracks 1, 3-4, 7, 13-14 were included in 2003 on Nautical Tawney;
Track 5 was included in 2003 on Nowt So Funny As Folk;
Tracks 8, 11 were included in 2007 on The Song Goes On