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Sarah Makem: Ulster Ballad Singer

Sarah Makem: Ulster Ballad Singer (Topic 12T182)

Ulster Ballad Singer
Sarah Makem (1900-1983)

Topic Records 12T182 (LP, UK, 1968)
Topic Records TSDL182 (digital download, UK, February 2010)

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Recorded by Bill Leader in the singer's home, Keady, Co. Armagh, 1967;
Notes by Sean O'Boyle

See also the album's sleeve notes on Nick Guida's Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem website.

Musicians

Sarah Makem, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Farewell My Love, Remember Me (Our Ship Is Ready) (Roud 2995) (2.08)
  2. The Banks of Red Roses (Roud 603; G/D 7:1444) (3.06)
  3. It Was in the Month of January (Roud 175; Laws P20; G/D 6:1176) (5.41)
  4. Robert Burns and His Highland Mary (Roud 820; Laws O34; G/D 6:1249) (5.10)
  5. The Factory Girl (Roud 1659) (4.37)
  6. The Jolly Thresher (Roud 19; G/D 3:437; Henry H622) (3.11)
  1. Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold (Roud 553; Laws N17; G/D 1:176) (4.31)
  2. The Wind That Shakes the Barley (Roud 2994) (3.28)
  3. I Courted a Wee Girl (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (3.47)
  4. A Servant Maid in Her Father's Garden (Roud 264; Laws N42; G/D 5:1038, 6:1201; Henry H471) (4.53)
  5. Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236) (7.00)

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Sarah Makem: As I Roved Out

Sarah Makem: As I Roved Out (Musical Taditions (MTCD353-5)

As I Roved Out
Sarah Makem (1900-1983)

Musical Traditions Records MTCD353-5 (3 CD, UK, 2011)

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Classic recordings made in the 1950s and 1960s by Peter Kennedy, Sean O'Boyle, Diane Hamilton and Paul Carter.
Presented and selected by Rod Stradling.

Musical Traditions booklet notes by Rod Stradling

Musicians

Sarah Makem, vocals;
Annie Jane Kelly, vocals [1-2, 1-11, 2-8, 2-14, 2-24, 3-4];
Jack Makem, whistle [1-13], vocals [2-13, 3-17];
Tommy Makem, vocals [1-20, 2-13, 3-17];
Nancy Moore, vocals [2-13, 3-17];

Tracks

CD 1CD 2
  1. As I Roved Out (Seventeen on Sunday) (Roud 277; Laws O17; G/D 4:791; Henry H152) (0.59)
  2. As I Roved Out (Seventeen on Sunday) (Roud 277; Laws O17; G/D 4:791; Henry H152) (.053)
  3. A Servant Maid in Her Master's Garden (The Broken Token) (Roud 264; Laws N42; G/D 5:1038, 6:1201) (4.26)
  4. The Canny Oul Lad (Marrowbones) (Roud 183; Laws Q2; G/D 2:318; Henry H174) (3.06)
  5. Leave Not Your Kathleen (Roud 13875) (3.46)
  6. A Man in Love (Roud 990; Laws O20; Henry H211) (1.55)
  7. The Young Sailor Cut Down in His Prime (Roud 2; Laws Q26; G/D 7:1404; Henry H680) (3.04)
  8. The Armagh Nationalists (Roud 22753) (7.06)
  9. Farewell My Love, Remember Me (Our Ship Is Ready) (Roud 2995) (2.07)
  10. Derry Gaol (Roud 896; Laws L11; Henry H705) (5.23)
  11. Derry Gaol Duet (Roud 896; Laws L11; Henry H705) (4.17)
  12. The County Galway Girl (Roud 9307) (2.11)
  13. Jack Donohue (Roud 611; Laws L22) (3.24)
  14. The Irishman (Roud 17109) (5.01)
  15. Mary of Kilmore (Roud 2918) (3.45)
  16. Now That the Winter is Over (Farewell He) (Roud 803; Henry H504) (4.27)
  17. You and I in One Bed Lie (Captain Wedderburn's Courtship) (Roud 36; Child 46; G/D 4:842; Henry H681) (1.28)
  18. The Banks of the Callan (Roud 22851) (3.09)
  19. I Courted a Wee Girl (The False Bride) (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (4.14)
  20. The Peeler and the Goat (Roud 1458) (3.45)
  21. A Rich Farmer's Daughter (Roud 2930; G/D 1:173) (5.16)
  22. New Year's Song (Roud 22854) (3.15)
  23. The Jolly Thresher (Roud 19; G/D 3:437; Henry H622) (2.53)
  1. It Was in the Month of January (The Forsaken Mother and Child) (Roud 175; Laws P20; G/D 6:1176) (4.47)
  2. Take Back the Engagement Ring (Roud 15951) (3.23)
  3. John Reilly (Roud 270; Laws M8; G/D 1:22; Henry H468) (4.52)
  4. Keady Convent (Roud 22852) (2.11)
  5. Keady Town (Roud 22750) (0.36)
  6. The Factory Girl (Roud 1659) (4.39)
  7. Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236) (6.58)
  8. Barney Mavourneen (Roud 992; Laws O21) (2.31)
  9. Blow Ye Winds Hi-O (Roud 1778; G/D 6:1102) (1.23)
  10. Annie Dear I'm Called Away (Roud 5700) (2.11)
  11. The Butcher Boy (Roud 409; Laws P24) (3.24)
  12. Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold (Roud 553; Laws N17; G/D 1:176) (5.03)
  13. Castleblaney Besoms (Roud 1623; G/D 3:489) (0.59)
  14. The Laurel Wear (Cupid's Garden) (Roud 297; G/D 5:970) (2.32)
  15. The Cot in the Corner (Roud 5403) (4.32)
  16. The Mother of a Slave (Roud 22752) (2.46)
  17. Dobbin's Flowery Vale (Roud 999; Laws O29; Henry H85) (5.00)
  18. John Mitchell (Roud 5163; Henry H179ab) (2.13)
  19. The Alphabet Song (Roud 22855) (4.13)
  20. Johnny Doyle (Roud 455; Laws M2; G/D 5:1020; Henry H137) (2.58)
  21. Love is Easing (Roud 1049) (0.48)
  22. Land of My Birth (Roud 2926) (2.04)
  23. The Magpie's Nest (Roud 2127) (2.42)
  24. The Magpie's Nest (Roud 2127) (2.55)
  25. My Name is Pat Clancy (I Don't Care If I Do) (Roud 847) (1.31)
  26. Nothing's Too Good for the Irish (Roud 7468) (1.00)
CD 3
  1. Skibbereen (Roud 2312) (3.25)
  2. I Wish My Love Was a Red Red Rose (Roud 308; G/D 5:946; Henry H711) (1.55)
  3. Erin's Lovely Home (Roud 1427; Laws M6; G/D 6:1098; Henry H46) (1.10)
  4. The May Morning Dew (Roud 5405) (4.20)
  5. Mary of the Curling Hair (Roud 22751) (2.58)
  6. The Scutchers (Roud 22853) (1.45)
  7. Robert Burns and His Highland Mary (Roud 820; Laws O34; G/D 6:1249) (5.08)
  8. The Wind That Shakes the Barley (Roud 2994) (3.28)
  9. Miss Jenny (Roud 23422) (1.51)
  10. space (0.08)
  11. The Banks of the Callan (Roud 22851) (2.41)
  12. Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236) (7.13)
  13. Blow Ye Winds Hi-O (Roud 1778; G/D 6:1102) (1.45)
  14. The Butcher Boy (Roud 409; Laws P24) (3.28)
  15. The Canny Oul Lad (Marrowbones) (Roud 183; Laws Q2; G/D 2:318; Henry H174) (3.21)
  16. Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold (Roud 553; Laws N17; G/D 1:176) (4.23)
  17. Castleblaney Besoms (Roud 1623; G/D 3:489) (0.58)
  18. Derry Gaol (Roud 896; Laws L11; Henry H705) (5.30)
  19. Dobbin's Flowerey Vale (Roud 999; Laws O29; Henry H85) (5.04)
  20. The Factory Girl (Roud 1659) (4.56)
  21. I Courted a Wee Girl (The False Bride) (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (3.52)
  22. Johnny Doyle (Roud 455; Laws M2; G/D 5:1020; Henry H137) (2.37)

1-2/3, 1-11, 2-3, 2-8, 2-12, 2-14/15, 2-17/18, 2-23/24, 3-3/4 recorded by Peter Kennedy and Sean O'Boyle, 1952;
1-4/5/6, 1-9, 1-15, 1-23, 2-1, 2-21, 3-12, 3-20 recorded by Diane Hamilton, 1955;
1-10, 3-18 recorded by Diane Hamilton, 1955, 1956 or 1962;
1-1, 1-12, 1-19/20, 2-9, 2-11, 2-20, 2-25, 3-9, 3-14 recorded by Diane Hamilton, 1956;
1-13, 1-16/17, 2-13, 3-6, 3-15, 3-17 recorded by Diane Hamilton, 1962;
1-21, 2-6/7, 3-7/8, 3-13, 3-19, 3-21/22 recorded by Paul Carter and Sean O'Boyle, 1967;
1-7, 3-2 recorded by Michael O'Donnell, 1968;
1-8, 1-14, 1-18, 1-22, 2-2/4, 2-5, 2-10, 2-16, 2-19, 2-22, 2-26, 3-1, 3-5, 3-11, 3-16 from the Makem Family recordings

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Sarah Makem: The Heart Is True

Sarah Makem: The Heart Is True (Topic TSCD674)

The Voice of the People Volume 24:
The Heart Is True
Sarah Makem (1900-1983)

Topic Records TSCD674 (CD, UK, April 9, 2012)

Classic recordings made in the 1950s and 1960s by Peter Kennedy, Sean O'Boyle, Diane Hamilton and Paul Carter.
Presented and selected by Rod Stradling.

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Musicians

Sarah Makem, vocals

Tracks

  1. As I Roved Out (Seventeen on Sunday) (Roud 277; Laws O17; G/D 4:791; Henry H152) (0.51)
  2. The Banks of Red Roses (Roud 603; G/D 7:1444) (2.58)
  3. Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236) (7.05)
  4. The Butcher Boy (Roud 409; Laws P24) (4.49)
  5. The Canny Oul Lad (Marrowbones) (Roud 183; Laws Q2; G/D 2:318; Henry H174) (3.49)
  6. Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold (Roud 553; Laws N17; G/D 1:176) (4.23)
  7. Derry Gaol (Roud 896; Laws L11; Henry H705) (4.43)
  8. The Factory Girl (Roud 1659) (4.50)
  9. Our Ship She's Ready (Roud 2995) (2.01)
  10. It Was in the Month of January (Roud 175; Laws P20; G/D 6:1176) (5.28)
  11. Jackets Green (Roud 9520) (3.28)
  12. The Jolly Thresher (Roud 19; G/D 3:437; Henry H622) (3.03)
  13. The Laurel Wear (Cupid's Garden) (Roud 297; G/D 5:970) (2.54)
  14. Robert Burns and His Highland Mary (Roud 820; Laws O34; G/D 6:1249) (5.02)
  15. Mary of Kilmore (Roud 2918) (3.26)
  16. A Servant Maid in Her Master's Garden (The Broken Token) (Roud 264; Laws N42; G/D 5:1038, 6:1201) (4.46)
  17. I Courted a Wee Girl (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (4.11)

Tracks 15 recorded by Peter Kennedy and Sean O'Boyle, July 11, 1952;
Track 7 recorded by Peter Kennedy and Sean O'Boyle, July 14, 1952;
Track 11 recorded by Peter Kennedy and Sean O'Boyle, July 30, 1952;
Tracks 3, 8, 17 recorded by Diane Hamilton, 1955;
Tracks 1, 5 recorded by Diane Hamilton, 1956;
Tracks 2, 4, 6, 9-10, 12-14, 16 recorded by Paul Carter and Sean O'Boyle, 1967

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Other records with Sarah Makem

Various Artists, Fair Game and Foul (The Folk Songs of Britain Vol. 7), LP, Caedmon TC1163, 1961; Topic 12T195, 1970

Various Artists, Sea Songs and Shanties, CD, Saydisc CD-SDL-405, 1994

Various Artists, Traditional Songs of Ireland, CD, Saydisc CD-SDL 411, 1995

Various Artists, Celtic Voices / Bards & Ballads, CD, Topic TSCD701, 1995

Various Artists, Irish Voices, CD, Topic TSCD702, 1996

Various Artists, Ancient Celtic Roots, CD, Topic TSCD704, 1996

Various Artists, Come Let Us Buy the Licence (The Voice of the People Vol. 1), CD, Topic TSCD651, 1998

Various Artists, A Story I'm Just About to Tell (The Voice of the People Vol. 8), CD, Topic TSCD658, 1998

Various Artists, Who's That at My Bed Window? (The Voice of the People Vol. 10), CD, Topic TSCD660, 1998

Various Artists, It Fell on a Day, a Bonny Summer Day (The Voice of the People Vol. 17), CD, Topic TSCD667, 1998

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

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