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Ewan MacColl: The Real MacColl

Ewan MacColl: The Real MacColl (Topic TSCD463)

The Real MacColl
Ewan MacColl

Topic Records TSCD463 (CD, UK, 1993)

All tracks recorded by Bill Leader;
Compilation by Tony Engle and Simon Geal;
Photography by Brian Shuel;
Design by Tony Engle

Musicians

Ewan MacColl, vocals;
Peggy Seeger, banjo, guitar, backing vocals

Tracks

  1. Ye Jacobites by Name (Roud 5517) (1.43)
  2. Johnny Cope (Roud 2315) (2.35)
  3. Cam Ye O’er Frae France (Roud 5814; G/D 1:120) (2.04)
  4. The Haughs o’ Cromdale (Roud 5147; G/D 1:113) (3.46)
  5. Such a Parcel o' Rogues in a Nation (Roud 5516) (2.47)
  6. Farewell to Sicily (Roud 10501) (2.40)
  7. Derek Bentley (3.08)
  8. Johnny o' Breadiesley (Roud 69; Child 114; G/D 2:250) (4.04)
  9. Go Down Ye Murderers (3.24)
  10. Van Diemen's Land (Roud 221) (5.32)
  11. Minorie (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (3.01)
  12. Sheep Crook and Black Dog (Roud 948; Henry H30a) (2.29)
  13. The Bramble Briar (Strawberry Town) (Roud 18; Laws M32) (7.12)
  14. One Night As I Lay on My Bed (Roud 672) (1.59)
  15. The Grey Cock (Roud 179; Child 248) (4.13)
  16. The Blantyre Explosion (Roud 1014; Laws Q35) (2.32)
  17. The Gresford Disaster (Roud 3089) (2.21)
  18. The Four Loom Weaver (Roud 937) (2.51)
  19. Song of the Iron Road (3.09)
  20. Dirty Old Town (1.02)

All tracks trad. arr. Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger except
Track 6 Hamish Henderson;
Track 7 Karl Dallas;
Tracks 9, 17, 20 Ewan MacColl;
Track 19 Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger

Tracks 1-5 are from The Jacobite Rebellions (12T79, 1962);
Track 6 is from Barrack Room Ballads (12T26, 1958) and Bundook Ballads (12T130, 1965);
Tracks 7-11 are from Chorus from the Gallows (12T16, 1960);
Tracks 12-15 are from The Manchester Angel (12T147, 1966);
Tracks 16-18 are from Shuttle and Cage (10T13, 1957) and Steam Whistle Ballads (12T104, 1964);
Track 19 is from Second Shift (10T25, 1958) and Steam Whistle Ballads (12T104, 1964);
Track 20 is from Ewan MacColl, Dominic Behan: Streets of Song (12T41, 1959)