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Peta Webb: I Have Wandered in Exile

Peta Webb: I Have Wandered in Exile (Topic 12TS223)

I Have Wandered in Exile
Peta Webb

Topic Records 12TS223 (LP, UK, 1973)
Topic Records TSDL223 (digital download, UK, February 2015)

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Recorded by Tony Engle;
Produced by Reg Hall;
Notes by Reg Hall and A.L. Lloyd;
Sleeve design and back cover photograph by Tony Engle;
Front cover photograph of Gleaners is from the Radio Times Hulton Picture Library

Musicians

Peta Webb, vocals;
Lucy Farr, fiddle [1, 4, 9];
Michael Plunkett, fiddle [6];
Reg Hall, melodeon [4]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. I Have Wandered in Exile (Sweet Inniscarra) (Roud 12492) (5.10)
  2. Oxford City (Roud 218; Laws P30; G/D 2:210) (4.06)
  3. The Moorlough Shore (Roud 2946; Henry H34b, H27a) (4.21)
  4. The Blackbird of Avondale (Roud 5174) (3.39)
  5. Blackwater Side (Roud 312; Laws O1; Henry H811) (3.58)
  1. The Pride of Glencoe (Roud 515; Laws N39; G/D 5:1044; Henry H655) (5.37)
  2. I Am a Poor Girl (Roud 387; Henry H79) (3.53)
  3. Moorlough Mary (Roud 2742; Henry H173) (4.53)
  4. The Lovely Banks of Lea (Roud 9493) (5.00)

All tracks trad.;
Track 1 from Lucy Farr, Co. Galway;
Tracks 2, 5 from Mary Doran, Belfast;
Track 3 from Rita and Sarah Keane, Co. Galway;
Track 4 from Frank Quinn, New York;
Track 6 from Brigid Tunney, Co. Fermanagh;
Track 7 from Winnie Ryan, Belfast;
Track 8 from John Docherty, Co. Donegal;
Track 9 from Mary Connors, Belfast

> Folk Music > Records > Alison McMorland & Peta Webb

Alison McMorland & Peta Webb

Alison McMorland & Peta Webb: Alison McMorland & Peta Webb (Topic 12TS403)

Alison McMorland & Peta Webb
Alison McMorland & Peta Webb

Topic Records 12TS403 (LP, UK, 1980)
Topic Records TSDL403 (digital download, UK, March 2010)

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Recorded at Riverside Studios, London;
Engineered by Antony David;
Produced by Tony Engle;
Photography by Keith Morris;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle

Musicians

Alison McMorland, vocals;
Peta Webb, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Two Pretty Boys (Roud 38; Child 49) (4.11)
  2. What Can a Young Lassie? (Roud 1295) (2.28)
  3. Jogging Up to Claudy (Roud 6336; G/D 5:956) (1.57)
  4. In London So Fair (Roud 2989; G/D 1:178) (5.44)
  5. The Convict's Song (Roud 5122) (2.39)
  6. Sailing's a Weary Life (Roud 273; Laws K12; G/D 6:1245) (3.48)
  1. The Factory Girl (Roud 1659) (4.10)
  2. The May Morning Dew (Roud 5405) (2.50)
  3. The Green Banks of Yarrow (Roud 172; Child 24; G/D 6:1225) (2.26)
  4. The Dowie Dens of Yarrow (Roud 13; Child 214; G/D 2:215) (5.25)
  5. Our Ship Is Ready (Roud 2995) (4.33)

Tracks 1, 6-7, 9, 11 trad. arr. Alison McMorland, Peta Webb;
Tracks 2-5, 8, 10 trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Peta Webb & Pete Cooper: The Heart Is True

The Heart Is True

Peta Webb & Pete Cooper: The Heart Is True (Fellside FECD155)

The Heart Is True
Peta Webb & Pete Cooper

Heart Records HR001 (LP, UK, 1986)

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Produced by Ian Blake;
Recorded by David Kenny at Ideal Sound Recorders;
Photography and sleeve design by James Swinson;
Liner notes by Peta Webb and Pete Cooper

Musicians

Peta Webb, vocals;
Pete Cooper, vocals, fiddle;
Rory McLeod, harmonica [1, 6, 8, 11];
Pete Stanley, Appalachian dulcimer [1], 5-string banjo [6, 9];
Lawrie Wright, piano [4, 7];
Paul Roberts, Border pipes [4];
Ian Blake, bass [5];
Laurie Harper, bass [7];
Mark Emerson, fiddle [10]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Where the Wild Flowers Grow (2.50)
  2. Falls of Richmond (2.20)
  3. The Rich Man's Daughter (Roud 2987) (4.28)
  4. Reres Hill (Roud 6847; G/D 6:1133) (4.30)
  5. Dear Companion (Roud 411) (3.42)
  6. The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore (3.45)
  1. Hard Luck, Hard Times (4.40)
  2. My Dark Lover (2.05)
  3. Young Love in Springtime (Springtime of Life) (3.25)
  4. Beach Song (3.25)
  5. High on the Mountain (2.30)
  6. The Heart Is True (Our Ship Is Ready) (Roud 2995?) (4.38)

Tracks 1, 9, 11 Ola Belle Reed;
Track 2 trad. arr. Pete Cooper;
Track 3 trad. arr. Peta Webb;
Tracks 4, 12 trad. arr. Peta Webb, Pete Cooper;
Track 5 Jean Ritchie;
Track 6 Than Hall aka Jean Ritchie, Bobbie Goldsboro;
Track 7 Hazel Dickens;
Track 8 anon., Peta Webb arr. Peta Webb, Pete Cooper;
Track 10 Pete Cooper;

> Folk Music > Records > Peta Webb & Ken Hall: As Close As Can Be

As Close As Can Be

Peta Webb & Ken Hall: As Close As Can Be (Fellside FECD155)

As Close As Can Be
Songs & duets from English, Irish & American traditions
Peta Webb & Ken Hall

Fellside Recordings FECD155 (CD, UK, 2000)

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Recorded by Paul Adams, April 3, 2000
except tracks 1, 3, 8, 11 recorded by Mike Harding, February 18, 1999;
Produced by Paul Adams

Musicians

Peta Webb & Ken Hall, vocals [1-2, 4, 6-7, 9, 11-12, 15, 18];
Peta Webb, vocals [5, 13, 16];
Ken Hall, vocals [3, 8, 10, 14, 17]

Tracks

  1. True Lover John (Roud 179; Child 248; Henry H699) (2.50)
  2. Yodel It Over Again (Roud 16879) (2.55)
  3. I Wish I Was in Manchester (2.47)
  4. The Seasons (3.45)
  5. Scarborough Fair Town (Roud 185; Laws K18; G/D 1:20) (4.52)
  6. Poison in a Glass of Wine (Roud 218; Laws P30; G/D 2:210) (2.34)
  7. Whisky in Me Tay (2.51)
  8. The Holland Handkerchief (Roud 246; Child 272; Henry H217) (4.23)
  9. I Am Stretched on Your Grave (Táim sinte ar do Thuama) (4.06)
  10. The Bacon Butty (4.32)
  11. Cotton Mill Colic (Roud 6688) (2.09)
  12. Rough and Rocky (2.55)
  13. The Rich Man's Daughter (Roud 2987) (4.49)
  14. Silver Dagger, Turtle Dove (3.03)
  15. Slieve Gallon Braes (Roud 1420) (2.31)
  16. Slán Beo with the House on the Hill (3.37)
  17. Uncle Dan McCann (2.42)
  18. Rose of My Heart (2.46)

All tracks trad. arr. Peta Webb, Ken Hall except
Track 4 words Joseph Campbell, Jeff Wesley, music trad;
Track 9 words trad. Irish, translated by Frank O'Connor, music Philip King;
Track 10 Fred McCormick;
Track 11 Dave McCarn;
Track 14 Freddy McKay;
Track 18 Hugh Moffat

> Folk Music > Records > Peta Webb: The Magpie's Nest

Peta Webb: The Magpie's Nest

Peta Webb: The Magpie's Nest (Musical Traditions MT CD 202)

The Magpie's Nest
Peta Webb

Musical Traditions Records MT CD 202 (CD, UK, 2003)

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Recorded in Spring 1989 by John Howson [1, 3, 5-6, 8, 12-14],
David Kenny, Ideal Sound Recorders [2, 7, 9-11],
Michael Kilbane [4];
Produced by Keith Summers, Peta Webb, and John Howson;
Photograph by Linda Fornal

Musical Traditions review by Adrian Banham

Musicians

Peta Webb, vocals;
Caroline Kilbane, flute [4];
Michael Kilbane, uilleann pipes [4];
Pete Cooper, fiddle [11];
Sean Casey, fiddle [14];
Seamus O'Halloran, accordion [14];
Reg Hall, piano [14]

Tracks

  1. Happy Happy Were the Days (3.26)
  2. You Rambling Boys of Pleasure (Roud 386) (3.54)
  3. Jogging up to Claudy (Roud 6336; G/D 5:956) (1.50)
  4. False, False (Roud 8276) / Old Hag You Have Killed Me (3.26)
  5. Roving Round the County Tyrone (2.56)
  6. Sweet William’s Ghost (Roud 50; Child 77) (6.24)
  7. The Galway Shawl (Roud 2737; Henry H652) (3.51)
  8. The Jackets Green (Roud 9250) (2.53)
  9. A Stór Mo Chroí (Roud 3076) (4.02)
  10. The Bunch of Rushes Green (Roud 831) (4.32)
  11. The Magpie's Nest (Roud 2127) (2.19)
  12. Underneath Her Apron (Roud 899; G/D 7:1493) (4.47)
  13. I Have Wandered in Exile (Sweet Inniscarra) (Roud 12492) (4.00)
  14. The Palm Trees of Kerry (4.26)

Tracks 1, 6-7, 9, 11 trad. arr. Alison McMorland, Peta Webb;
Tracks 2-5, 8, 10 trad.

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Other records with Peta Webb

Oak, Welcome to Our Fair, LP, Topic 12TS212, 1971

Bob Davenport, Down the Long Road, LP, Topic 12TS274, 1975

Ian Manuel, The Dales of Caledonia, LP, Topic 12TS301, 1977

Lal & Norma Waterson, A True Hearted Girl, LP, Topic 12TS331, 1977

Richard Thompson, First Light, LP, Chrysalis CHR 1177, 1978

Various Artists, The Good Old Way, LP, Topic TPSS412, 1980

Roy Bailey, … Freedom Peacefully, LP, Fuse CF386, 1985

Sisters Unlimited, No Limits, CD, Harbourtown HARCD 013, 1991

Roy Bailey, What You Do With What You've Got, CD, Fuse CFCD399, 1992

Various Artists, Voices: English Traditional Songs, CD, Fellside FECD87, 1992

Sisters Unlimited, No Bed of Roses, CD, Fellside FECD104, 1995

Flowers and Frolics, Reformed Characters, CD, Hebe HEBECD002, 2000

Various Artists, Down River Recordings Volume 1, CD, Down River DRR001, 2002

Oak, Country Songs and Music, 2 CD, Musical Traditions MTCD327-8, 2003

Various Artists, Three Score and Ten: 70 Years of Topic Records, 7 CD, Topic TOPIC70, 2009

Sisters Unlimited, No Change of Heart, CD, SISU 003, 2013

Stick in the Wheel present: From Here: English Folk Field Recordings, CD, From Here SITW005, 2017