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The Brown Girl and Other Folk Songs

Angeline Morrison: The Brown Girl and Other Folk Songs (Angeline Morrison)

The Brown Girl and Other Folk Songs
Angeline Morrison

Angeline Morrison (CD, UK, 1 May 2022)

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Recorded in Cornwall by Angeline Morrison;
Mixed by Nick Duffy.

The Guardian UK review by Jude Rogers

Musicians

Angeline Morrison: vocals, recorders [4], shruti box [5], autoharp [7], mountain dulcimer [8];
Nick Duffy: guitar [3]

Tracks

  1. The Green Valley (Roud 2125) (3.05)
  2. Our Captain Cried (Roud 602) (2.39)
  3. The Brown Girl (Roud 180; Child 295) (5.17)
  4. The Cruel Mother (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193; TYG 73)< (5.52)
  5. When I Was a Young Girl (Roud 2; Laws Q26) (4.04)
  6. The Well Below the Valley (Roud 2335; Child 21) (5.44)
  7. Idumea (Roud 6678; Sacred Harp 47b) (3.26)
  8. The Bonny Cuckoo (Roud 24351) (1.48)
  9. Lucy Wan (Roud 234; Child 51) (3.28)
  10. Must I Be Bound? (Roud 18829; Henry H218ab) (3.21)

All tracks trad. except
Track 7 Charles Wesley, Ananias Davisson

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The Sorrow Songs

Angeline Morrison: The Sorrow Songs (Topic TSCD611)

The Sorrow Songs
Folk Songs of Black British Experience
Angeline Morrison

Topic Records TSCD611 (CD, UK, 7 October 2022)

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Produced by Eliza Carthy;
Recorded and mastered at Cube Recording, Silverwell, Conrwall

Tradfolk album preview by Jon Wilks

Musicians

Angeline Morrison: lead vocals, autoharp, double bass, glockenspiel;
Eliza Carthy: violin, vocals, string arrangements;
Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne: anglo concertina, melodeon, vocals;
Clarke Camilleri: banjo, acoustic guitar, vocals;
Hamilton Gross: violin, vocals;
Rosie Crow: piano, vocals;
Alex Neilson: drums, vocals;
Mary Woodvine: vocals;
Martin Carthy: recitation [16]

Tracks

  1. Interlude—Some Terrible Habits (0.27)
  2. Unknown African Boy (d. 1830) (5.53)
  3. Black John (4.22)
  4. Interlude—These Little Ones (0.20)
  5. The Beautiful Spotted Black Boy (3.45)
  6. Mad-Haired Moll o' Bedlam (5.10)
  7. Interlude—Nobody Round Here Likes It (0.15)
  8. The Hand of Fanny Johnson (5.42)
  9. Cinnamon Water (4.37)
  10. Hide Yourself (2.01)
  11. Cruel Mother Country (4.48)
  12. Interlude—In the Village (0.14)
  13. The Flames They Do Grow High (4.42)
  14. Interlude—Need Not Apply (0.12)
  15. Go Home (4.15)
  16. Slave No More (6.38)

All songs by Angeline Morrison, arr. Angeline Morrison, Eliza Carthy and the band

Videos

Angeline Morrison's Unknown African Boy (d. 1830), in an animated video created by Marry Waterson: