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Cyril Poacher: The Broomfield Wager

Cyril Poacher: The Broomfield Wager (Topic 12TS252)

The Broomfield Wager
Traditional Songs from Suffolk
Cyril Poacher (1910-1999)

Topic Records 12TS252 (LP, UK, 1975)

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Recorded by Tony Engle and Keith Summers in the singer's home, Grove Farm, Blaxhall, Suffolk, on August 8 and in September 1974;
Produced by Tony Engle;
Notes by Mike Yates and Keith Summers;
Sleeve design and photographs by Tony Engle

Musicians

Cyril Poacher, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Green Broom (Broomfield Wager) (Roud 34; Child 43; G/D 2:322; Henry H135)
  2. The Green Bushes (Roud 1040; Laws P2; Henry H143)
  3. Nancy of Yarmouth (Roud 407) (2.28)
  4. The Maid and the Magpie (Roud 1532) (2.29)
  5. The Bog Down in the Valley (Roud 129; G/D 8:1668)
  6. Australia (Roud 1488) (2.15)
  7. Joe Moggins (A Carless Young Lad) (Roud 847)
  8. Black Velvet Band (Roud 2146)
  1. Flash Company (The Yellow Handkerchief) (Roud 954)
  2. Plenty of Thyme (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (1.42)
  3. The Bonny Bunch of Roses (Roud 664; Laws J5; G/D 1:155) (2.34)
  4. A Sailor and His True Love (Pleasant and Delightful) (Roud 660; Laws O30) (2.26)
  5. I'm a Young Man from the Country (Roud 1510)
  6. The Faithful Sailor Boy (Roud 376; Laws K13; G/D 1:66; Henry H543)
  7. A Broadside (Roud 492; Laws N4; G/D 1:180) (2.12)
  8. The Nutting Girl (Roud 509; G/D 7:1475) (2.03)

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Cyril Poacher: Plenty of Thyme

Cyril Poacher: Plenty of Thyme (Musical Traditions MTCD303)

Plenty of Thyme
Cyril Poacher (1910-1999)

Musical Traditions Records MTCD303 (CD, UK, 1999)

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Musical Traditions booklet notes by Rod Stradling

Musicians

Cyril Poacher, vocals

Tracks

  1. Plenty of Thyme (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (1.53)
  2. Running Up and Down Our Stairs (Roud 13305) (2.50)
  3. Green Broom (Broomfield Wager) (Roud 34; Child 43; G/D 2:322; Henry H135) (3.05)
  4. I'll Be Your Sweetheart (Roud 13465) (2.18)
  5. The Irish Jolting Car (The Irish Jaunting Car) (Roud 13464; Henry H592) (1.59)
  6. The Black Velvet Band (Roud 2146) (2.02)
  7. The Great Big Wheel (Roud 13302) (1.57)
  8. Bold General Wolfe (Roud 624; Laws A1) (2.06)
  9. The Farmer's Boy (Roud 408; Laws Q30; G/D 5:960) (2.31)
  10. The Bonny Bunch of Roses (Roud 664; Laws J5; G/D 1:155) (2.36)
  11. Fagan the Cobbler (Roud 872) (1.40)
  12. Captain Ward and the Rainbow (Roud 224; Child 287; G/D 1:39) fragment (0.35)
  13. Your Faithful Sailor Boy (Roud 376; Laws K13; G/D 1:66; Henry H543) (3.26)
  14. Slap Dab (Whitewash) (Roud 1754) (2.06)
  15. Nancy of Yarmouth (Roud 407) (3.22)
  16. The Bog Down in the Valley (Roud 129; G/D 8:1668) (1.56)
  17. Australia (Roud 1488) (2.18)
  18. Joe Moggins (A Carless Young Lad) (Roud 847) (1.53)
  19. The Nutting Girl (Roud 509; G/D 7:1475) (3.08)
  20. Just a Rose in a Garden of Weeds (Roud 13303) (2.32)
  21. The Green Bushes (Roud 1040; Laws P2; Henry H143) (2.24)
  22. Two Little Girls in Blue (Roud 2793) (2.14)
  23. I'm a Young Man from the Country (Roud 1510) (1.37)
  24. A Broadside (Roud 492; Laws N4; G/D 1:180) (2.20)
  25. Flash Company (The Yellow Handkerchief) (Roud 954) (3.09)
  26. Lamplighting Time in the Valley (Roud 13304) (2.43)
  27. The Maid and the Magpie (Roud 1532) (3.22)
  28. A Sailor and His True Love (Pleasant and Delightful) (Roud 660; Laws O30) (2.13)
  29. Strolling Round the Town (Roud 13322) (1.41)
  30. Australia (Roud 1488) 3 verses only (1.57)
  31. Nancy of Yarmouth (Roud 407) live (2.46)

Tracks 2, 8, 11 recorded by Neil Lanham at Grove Farm, Blaxhall, 1965;
Tracks 26 recorded by Neil Lanham at Blaxhall Ship, 1965;
Tracks 6, 16, 18-19, 23 recorded by Tony Engle at Grove Farm, Blaxhall, August 8, 1974;
Tracks 10, 17, 21 recorded by Tony Engle at Grove Farm, Blaxhall, September 1974;
Tracks 12 recorded by Mike Yates, Blaxhall, 1974;
Tracks 3, 15, 25, 30 recorded by Ginette Dunn at Grove Farm, Blaxhall, September 10, 1974;
Tracks 1, 9, 14, 24, 29 recorded by Ginette Dunn at Grove Farm, Blaxhall, October 3, 1974;
Tracks 4-5, 13, 20, 22, 27-28 recorded by Ginette Dunn at Grove Farm, Blaxhall, June 26, 1975;
Tracks 7 recorded by Ginette Dunn at Blaxhall Ship, September 9, 1975;
Tracks 31 recorded by Keith Summers at Worlingworth Swan, 1977;

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