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Ray Driscoll: Wild, Wild Berry

Ray Driscoll: Wild, Wild Berry (Artension CD703)

Wild, Wild Berry
Field Recordings of Tradtional Song
Ray Driscoll (1922-2005)

Artension CD703 (CD, UK, 2008)

Recorded and produced by Gwilym Davies at various locations between 1993 and 2002;
Notes by Gwilym Davies.

Musical Traditions review by Andy Turner.

Musicians

Ray Driscoll, vocals

Tracks

  1. Hopping Down in Kent (Roud 1715) (1.22)
  2. Banks of Sweet Primroses (Roud 586; G/D 8:1841) (2.33)
  3. My Bonny Boy (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (2.57)
  4. Bonny Labouring Boy (Roud 1162; Laws M14; Henry H576) (3.37)
  5. The Death of Queen Jane (Roud 77; Child 170; G/D 3:693) (2.10)
  6. The Doughty Packman (Roud 18306) (2.02)
  7. The Galway Shawl (Roud 2737; Henry H652) (2.05)
  8. Glen Swili (Roud 5087) (1.46)
  9. Hanwood Carols (Roud 936, 8364) (2.54)
  10. Shropshire Football Song (1.20)
  11. We Are the Peckham Boys (Roud 10514) (0.27)
  12. I Was Drunk Last Night (Roud 10531, 10523, 1124) (1.43)
  13. Oh Mariners All (Roud 1191) (1.46)
  14. I Went to the Panto Tomorrow (Roud 22671) (0.39)
  15. In Foo Chan Foo (Roud 22711) (0.51)
  16. It Won't Last Very, Very Long (Roud 10710) (1.01)
  17. You've Got a Long Way To Go (Roud 10717) (0.40)
  18. Willie I Am (0.48)
  19. The Irish Soldier Boy (Roud 22061) (1.57)
  20. Hares on the Mountain (Roud 329) (0.36)
  21. Lovely Joan (Roud 592) (2.30)
  22. Old Father Fox (Roud 131; G/D 3:499; Henry H38) (1.39)
  23. Pompalarie Jig (Roud 18853) (1.34)
  24. Prickelie Bush (Roud 144; Child 95; G/D 2:248) (2.34)
  25. Rocking the Cradle (Roud 357) (1.48)
  26. Roman Soldiers (Roud 8255) (0.55)
  27. Sir Patrick Spens (Roud 41; Child 58; G/D 1:17) (1.50)
  28. Soldier, Soldier (Roud 489) (1.52)
  29. Wassail Song (Roud 209) and Souling Song (Roud 304) (1.22)
  30. Jones Ale (Roud 139; G/D 3:561) (2.54)
  31. Lord Randall (Roud 10; Child 12; G/D 2:209; Henry H814) (2.40)
  32. Wild, Wild Berry (Roud 10; Child 12; G/D 2:209; Henry H814) (1.53)

All tracks trad.