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Maggie Murphy: Linkin' O'er the Lea

Maggie Murphy: Linkin' O'er the Lea (Veteran VT134CD)

Linkin' O'er the Lea
Traditional folk songs and ballads from Tempo, Co Fermanagh
Maggie Murphy (1924-2006)

Veteran VT134CD (CD, UK, 1996)

Musicians

Maggie Murphy (née Chambers), vocals;
Sarah Chambers, vocals [1]

Tracks

  1. Linkin’ o’er the Lea (Roud 118; Child 279; G/D 2:274; Henry H183) (2.46)
  2. Banks of the Silvery Tide (Roud 561; Laws O37; Henry H77) (4.09)
  3. Killyburn Brae (Roud 160; Child 278; G/D 2:320) (2.54)
  4. Seven Years Did I Have a Sweetheart (Roud 264; Laws N42; G/D 5:1038, 6:1201; Henry H471) (5.28)
  5. Stock or Wall (Captain Emmerson) (Roud 36; Child 46; G/D 4:842; Henry H681) (6.05)
  6. Early, Early All in the Spring (Roud 273; Laws K12; G/D 6:1245) (2.42)
  7. Crockery Ware (Roud 1490) (2.11)
  8. Banks of the Sweet Dundee (Roud 148; Laws M25; G/D 2:224) (5.46)
  9. Paddy and the Ass (Roud 3078) (3.15)
  10. My Father’s Servant Boy (Roud 1910; Laws M11; Henry H198) (4.20)
  11. Caroline and the Young Sailor Bold (Roud 553; Laws N17; G/D 1:176) (3.12)
  12. The Clock Striking Nine (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (3.05)
  13. Edmund in the Lowlands Low (Roud 182; Laws M34; G/D 2:189; Henry H113) (5.20)
  14. There was a Wealthy Woman (Roud 2989; G/D 1:178; Henry H203) (3.16)
  15. Molly Bawn (Roud 166; Laws O36; Henry H114) (3.50)
  16. Boy and Girls Courting Down By the Roadside (Roud 6898; Henry H518) (2.07)

All tracks trad.

Tracks 1-2 recorded 1952 by Peter Kennedy and Sean O'Boyle;
Tracks 3 recorded 1979 by Keith Summers;
Tracks 4-8, 10-12, 14-15 recorded 1995/6 by John Howson;
Tracks 9, 13, 16 recorded 1994 by Sean Corcoran;

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Various Artists, First I'm Going to Sing You a Ditty (The Voice of the People Vol. 7), CD, Topic TSCD657, 1998

Various Artists, The Hardy Sons of Dan: Football, Hunting and Other Traditional Songs from Around Lough Erne's Shore, 2 CD, MTCD329/30, 2004

Various Artists, Good People, Take Warning (The Voice of the People Vol. 23), 3 CD, Topic TSCD673T, 2012

Various Artists, I Pray You Pay Attention: More Traditional Songs from Around Lough Erne's Shore, 2 CD, MTCD367/8, 2014