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Rob Williams: Outstanding Natural Beauty

Rob Williams: Outstanding Natural Beauty (Quantock QRCD101)

Outstanding Natural Beauty
Songs from around the Quantock Hills
Vol. 1: Jane Gulliford of Combe Florey
Rob Williams and Friends

Quantock Records QRCD101 (CD, UK, February 2012)

The original songs were collected in April-June 1905 from Jane Gulliford of Combe Florey (track 8 from Amos Ash supplemented by Jane Gulliford) by the brothers Henry and Robert Hammond.

Tracklist and lyrics at Quantock Records

Musicians

Rob Williams, vocals [1-4, 6-9, 11-12, 14, 17];
John Kirkpatrick, button accordion [1, 3, 7, 11, 13-14, 17], Anglo concertina [4-5, 9-10, 16], vocals [3, 16];
Jenny Williams, vocals [1, 3-5, 9, 11, 13-14, 16], drum [13];
Judy Bland, vocals [1, 3, 5, 10, 13-16];
HMS Heron Volunteer Band:
    Tom Crane, bass trombone [2, 6, 10, 13, 17], cello [5];
    Bob Spiller, Dave Chorley, cornets [2, 6, 10, 13, 17];
    Zoe Goldthorpe, French horn [2, 6, 10, 13, 17]

Tracks

  1. Catch Me If You Can (Roud 1028) (4.35)
  2. It's Forty Long Miles (Roud 608; G/D 5:983) (3.53)
  3. The Lady and the Box (Roud 289; Laws L3; G/D 2:268) (5.52)
  4. Searching for Young Lambs (Roud 1437; Laws O9; G/D 5:966) (3.55)
  5. The Unquiet Grave (Roud 51; Child 78) (5.35)
  6. The Foggy Dew (Roud 558; Laws O3; G/D 7:1496) (2.47)
  7. The Ripp-along Silver Tide (Roud 561; Laws O37; Henry H77) (6.54)
  8. The Banks of the Sweet Dundee (Roud 148; Laws M25; G/D 2:224) (3.33)
  9. Early, Early All in the Spring (Roud 273; Laws K12; G/D 6:1245) (3.56)
  10. The Seeds of Love (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (3.20)
  11. The Saucy Sailor Boy (Roud 531; Laws K38; G/D 1:49) (1.55)
  12. Polly's Love (Roud 15; Laws P36A/B; G/D 2:201, 2:202) (3.01)
  13. I'll Pull Off My Hat and Feathers (Roud 226; G/D 1:182; Henry H497) (4.01)
  14. The Bold Privateer (Roud 1000; Laws O32; Henry H514) (3.15)
  15. I Wish I Had Never Seen No Man At All (Roud 1452) (3.05)
  16. Sweet Queen of May (Roud 594) (3.18)
  17. Oh! Madam I Will Give to Thee (Roud 573) (5.18)

All tracks trad.