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Folksound of Britain

Folksound of Britain (EMI/HMV CLP 1910)

The EFDSS presents:
Folksound of Britain
Various Artists

EMI/HMV CLP 1910 (LP, mono, UK, 1965)

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Recorded live during the concert presented by the English Folk, Dance and Song Society at the Royal Festival Hall, London on June 4, 1965;
Produced by Roy Guest;
Recorded by Sean Davies;
Edited by Peter Kennedy;
Introduced by Dominic Behan

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Overture. The Rakes: Three Irish Polkas
  2. The McPeake Family: The Verdant Braes of Skrene (Roud 419; Henry H593)
  3. Jack Armstrong & Patricia Jennings: Chevy Chase (Roud 223; Child 162) / The Waters of Tyne (Roud 1364) (Northumbrian small pipe duet)
  4. Louis Killen: Derwentwater's Farewell (Roud 2616)
  5. Louis Killen: The College Valley Hunt
  6. Bob Davenport with The Rakes: The White Cockade (Roud 191)
  7. Jack Elliott: The Banks of the Dee (Roud 3484)
  8. Jack Elliott: Jowl and Listen Lad (Roud 3191)
  1. The Countryside Players: Three Whiskies
  2. Dave Campbell: Kissin' in the Dark (Roud 2534; G/D 4:915)
  3. Winnie Campbell: The Broken Token (Roud 264; Laws N42; G/D 5:1038, 6:1201; Henry H471)
  4. The Watersons: The Ploughboy (Roud 346; G/D 3:418)
  5. Bob & John Copper: Come Write Me Down (The Wedding Song) (Roud 381; G/D 5:980)
  6. Cyril Tawney: The Three Huntsmen (Roud 283; G/D 2:283)
  7. Cyril Tawney: Young Rambleaway (Roud 171; G/D 7:1485)
  8. Charlie Bate: How Pleasant and Delightful (Roud 660; Laws O30)
  9. The Hobby Horse Party: The Padstow May Song (Roud 305)

All tracks trad. except
Track 5 Alan Rogerson
Track 9 trad., coll. and arr. Shaw

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The Folksound of Britain

The Folksound of Britain (EMI/HMV 7EG 8911)

The EFDSS presents:
The Folksound of Britain
Northumbria / West Country
Various Artists

EMI/HMV 7EG 8911 (EP, mono, UK, 1965)

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Recorded live during the concert presented by the English Folk, Dance and Song Society at the Royal Festival Hall, London on June 4, 1965;
Produced by Roy Guest;
Recorded by Sean Davies;
Edited by Peter Kennedy

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Bob Davenport with The Rakes: The Shepherd's Life (Roud 5124)
  2. Jack Elliott: Rap Her to Bank (Roud 1786)
  3. The Watersons: Holbeck Moor Cockfight (Roud 211)
  1. Charlie Bate: The Sweet Nightingale (Roud 371)
  2. Cyril Tawney with Lewis Johns and John Steel: Widdecombe Fair (Roud 137)

All tracks trad.

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Kevin Sheils, to Roger Packwood for the EP cover image, and to Tony Rees for the LP cover image and more details before I got my own copies of these albums, and to Bob Hudson for the words of the Watersons' songs.