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Folk Ballads from Donegal and Derry

Folk Ballads from Donegal and Derry (Leader LEA 4055)

Folk Ballads from Donegal and Derry
collected by Hugh Shields

Leader LEA 4055 (LP, UK, 1975)

Recorded by Hugh Shields in 1968 and 1969 from natives of Donegal and Derry;
Notes and transcriptions by Hugh Shields;
Produced by David Bland;
Album designed by Janet Kerr

Tracks

Side 1: DonegalSide 2: Derry
  1. John Ban: The Dark-Eyed Gipsy (The Gipsy Laddie) (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124)
  2. Joe McCafferty: John Barbour (Willie of Winsbury) (Roud 64; Child 100; G/D 5:999; Henry H221)
  3. Willy Duggan: Baile Leo (The Two Sisters)
  4. Sisue Phaidie Oig: The Weary Gallows (The Maid Freed from the Gallows) (Roud 144; Child 95; G/D 2:248)
  5. John Ban: Little Sir Hugh (Roud 73; Child 155)
  6. Mr X: Willy-O (Sweet William's Ghost) (Roud 22567)
  1. John Fleming: The Hillman (Our Goodman) (Roud 114; Child 274; G/D 7:1460; Henry H21ab)
  2. Eddie Butcher: The Bride Stolen by Fairies (Tam Lin) (Roud 35; Child 39; G/D 2:330)
  3. Alex Foster: Stock and Wall (Captain Wedderburn's Courtship) (Roud 36; Child 46; G/D 4:842; Henry H681)
  4. Charlie Somers: Barbro Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236)
  5. Alec Foster: The Creel (The Keach in the Creel) (Roud 120; Child 281; G/D 2:317; Henry H201)
  6. Mrs Tilly Quigley: The Dark-Eyed Gipsy (The Gipsy Laddie) (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124)
  7. Eddie Butcher: The Widow's Daughter (The Widow of Westmorland's Daughter) (Roud 228; G/D 7:1439)