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Sweet William's Ghost

George Deacon & Marion Ross: Sweet William's Ghost (Transatlantic XTRA 1130)

Sweet William's Ghost
George Deacon & Marion Ross

Transatlantic Records XTRA 1130 (LP, UK, 1973)

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Musicians

George Deacon, vocals, guitar [1, 3, 5, 8, 11];
Marion Ross, collapsible harmonium [1-2, 4, 6, 8-10], harpsichord [7], bowed psaltery [3, 11], chorus [11];
Clive Woolf, guitar [3, 11];
Adam Skeaping, violone [10];
Margaret Hadley, tenor viol [10];
Filigree, Barbara O'Meara, David Oberle, chorus

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Devonshire Farmer's Daughter (Roud 2638; Laws L2) (3.29)
  2. The Astrologer (Roud 1598) (2.19)
  3. Holsworthy Peter's Fair (4.33)
  4. Three Morris Tunes: Wheatley Processional / Twenty-Ninth of May / Brighton Camp (2.54)
  5. The Bitter Withy (Roud 452) (3.51)
  6. Sweet William's Ghost (Roud 50; Child 77) (4.57)
  1. The Three Ravens (Roud 5; Child 26) (6.06)
  2. The Broomfield Hill (Roud 34; Child 43; G/D 2:322; Henry H135) (3.40)
  3. The Press Gang (Roud 662) (2.11)
  4. The Mountains Adieu (Roud 1719) (2.12)
  5. Fiddler's Hill (5.50)

All tracks trad. arr. Marion Ross, George Deacon except
Track 3 Pete Gaskill;
Track 4 trad. arr. Marion Ross;
Track 5 trad. arr. George Deacon;
Track 7 trad. arr. Thomas Ravenscroft;
Track 11 words Peter Bellamy, tune trad. arr. Marion Ross, George Deacon

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Dream Not of Love

George Deacon: Dream Not of Love (George Deacon GDCD001)

Dream Not of Love
17 Songs collected and written by John Clare
George Deacon

George Deacon GDCD001 (CD, UK, 2002)

George Deacon:
John Clare and the Folk Tradition.
London: Sinclair Browne, 1983,
ISBN 0 86300 008 8

George Deacon: John Clare and the Folk Tradition
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Musicians

George Deacon, vocals, guitar;
Isobel Deacon, harmonium;
Christine Hodgkinson, violin

Tracks

  1. Here's a Health Unto Thee Bonnie Lassie O (2.16)
  2. The Week Before Easter (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (5.53)
  3. A Brisk Young Shepherd (Roud 495; G/D 6:1189) (2.44)
  4. A Faithless Shepherd (5.59)
  5. Mary Neil (Roud 6963) (3.28)
  6. O Would I Were the Little Bird (3.35)
  7. The True Lovers Farewell (Roud 422) (3.00)
  8. The Constant Sailor's Return (3.39)
  9. O Silly Love (1.59)
  10. Bushes and Briars (Roud 1027) (4.04)
  11. The Maid of the Hall (2.39)
  12. Dream Not of Love (3.35)
  13. The Banks of Inverary (Roud 1415; G/D 6:1263) (2.11)
  14. The Winter It Is Past (Roud 583; G/D 6:1104) (3.29)
  15. Here's As Sad Goodbye (4.20)
  16. Bushes and Briars (Roud 1027) (5.04)
  17. The Maiden's Welcome (2.04)

Tracks 1, 4, 6, 8-9, 11, 15-17 John Clare;
Tracks 2-3, 5, 7, 10, 12-14 trad