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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)

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

Musicians

Cyril Tawney, vocals, nylon-strung acoustic guitar

Tracks

  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)
  9. Jack Tar on Shore (Roud 919; Laws K39)
  10. Lady Franklin's Lament (Roud 487; Laws K9; G/D 1:16; Henry H815)
  11. The Man at the Nore (Roud 22257) (4.04)
  12. Cupid's Garden (Roud 297; G/D 5:970)
  13. Gosport Nancy (1.39)
  14. The Sailor Cut Down in His Prime (Roud 2; Laws Q26; G/D 7:1404; Henry H680) (3.55)
  15. 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