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First o t'sort

Yorkshire Dialect Society: First o t'sort (Leader Tradition LTRA 505)

First o t'sort
Yorkshire Dialect from Ilkley Literature Festival
Yorkshire Dialect Society

Transatlantic The Leader Tradition LTRA 505 (LP, UK, 1978)

Recorded at the Ilkley Literature Festival, May 31, 1975 by Stanley Ellis;
Sleeve photograph of Ilkley Moor by Stanley Ellis;
Sleeve design by Janet Kerr

Reader

Stanley Ellis [1, 3, 6, 8, 13, 18];
Gwen Wade [2, 4, 6, 10, 12, 14-15, 19];
Bill Cowley [5-6, 9, 11, 17, 20];
Jack Danby [7, 16]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. A babby i t'hahse (Emma O'Connell)
  2. To my sister (Clare Ellin)
  3. Bite bigger (John Hartley)
  4. Mary's bonnet (anon.)
  5. The Enthusiast (John Thwaithe)
  6. T'dairymaid's plaint (Gwen Wade)
  7. The buisness proposal (Arthur Jarrett)
  8. Afore t'weddin' (F.A. Carter)
  9. Best man's toast (A.S. Umpleby)
  1. How to treat t'wife (anon.)
  2. London piece (Ruth Hedger)
  3. A washday sandwich (F. Brown)
  4. Goin to t'Messiah
  5. Frustration (Muriel Carr)
  6. Ill done to (F.A. Carter)
  7. Harvest festival (Arthur Jarrett)
  8. Sheep i t'chochyard (Ruth Hedger)
  9. First o t'sort (John Hartley)
  10. And so be it (G.A. North)
  11. Epitaph for a countryman (W. Cowley)

Tracks 1, 3, 6, 8, 15, 19 from An Anthology of West Riding Verse;
Track 2 from An East Yorkshire Anthology;
Tracks 7, 16 from Dialect Verse from the Ridings;
Tracks 9, 14, 17, 20 from An Anthology of Cleveland Poetry;
Track 11 from A White Rose Garland;
Track 12 from The Muse Went Weaving;
Track 13 from Yorkshire Pudding Olmenack