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Anaïs Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer: Child Ballads

Anaïs Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer: Child Ballads (Wilderland WILDER 002)

Child Ballads
Anaïs Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer

Wilderland Records WILDER 002 (CD, UK, February 11, 2013)

Recorded by Gary Paczosa and Brandon Bell at Minutia, Nashville, TN;
Produced and mixed by Gary Paczosa;
Mastered by Eric Boulanger at The Mastering Lab, Ojai, CA;
Illustrations and design by Peter Nevins

“All songs adapted from the traditional versions colleded by Sir Francis James Child and published in The English and Scottish Popular Ballads (1882-1898) and inspired by those wo have reworked and interpreted them before us, especially Martin Carthy, Nic Jones, Fairport Convention, Andy Irvine, Anne Briggs, Pentangle, Ewan MacColl, June Tabor and Maddy Prior.”

Musicians

Anaïs Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer, vocals, guitars;
Viktor Krauss, bass;
Tim Lauer, accordion, pump organ;
Brittany Haas, fiddle

Tracks

  1. Willie o' Winsbury (Roud 64; Child 100; G/D 5:999; Henry H221) (5.52)
  2. Willie's Lady (Roud 220; Child 6; G/D 2:346) (6.19)
  3. Sir Patrick Spens (Roud 41; Child 58; G/D 1:17) (6.43)
  4. Riddles Wisely Expounded (Roud 161; Child 1) (4.42)
  5. Clyde Waters (Roud 91; Child 216; G/D 6:1231) (5.51)
  6. Geordie (Roud 90; Child 209; G/D 2:249) (3.33)
  7. Tam Lin (Roud 35; Child 39; G/D 2:330) (6.46)

All tracks trad.