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Second Wave (Transatlantic TRA 126)

Second Wave
Various Artists

Transatlantic Records TRA 126 (LP, UK, May 1965)

Recorded at Pye Studios, London, engineer Ray Prickett;
Produced by Nathan Joseph;
Cover design Brian Shuel

Musicians

Harvey Andrews, vocals, guitar;
Bob & Carole Pegg, vocals;
Spike Woods, vocals, guitar;
Dave Sless, vocals, guitar

Tracks

Side 1Side 2

Harvey Andrews

  1. Harvest of Hate (2.11)
  2. Ice Cream Man (2.08)
  3. Kids Colour Bar (3.10)
  4. Buy Me a Rifle (1.43)
  5. College Days (2.06)

Bob & Carole Pegg

  1. Ballad of the Five Continents (3.41)
  2. Jimmy Murphy (Roud 7951)
  3. The Chesapeake and the Shannon (Roud 1583; Laws J20)

Ian “Spike” Woods

  1. The Quiet Beast
  2. The Motorbike Kid
  3. The Big Bird (3.12)
  4. Talking Cowman Blues (2.13)
     

Dave Sless

  1. Pretty Polly (Roud 15; Laws P36B) (4.17)
  2. Strange Fruit
  3. Geordie (Roud 90; Child 209; G/D 2:249) (4.09)

Tracks 1-5 Harvey Andrews;
Track 6 Alex Atterson, James Causley, Bob & Carole Pegg;
Tracks 7-8 trad. arr. Pegg;
Tracks 9-12 Ian Woods;
Tracks 13, 15 trad. arr. Dave Sless;
Track 14 Lewis Allen (a pseudonym of Aber Meeropol)

Tracks 1, 12 reissued on Footprints in the Snow (2 CD, 2004);
Tracks 6, 11, 13 reissued on Transatlantic Folk Box Set (3 CD, 2006);
Track 15 reissued on Scarborough Fair: The Best of English Folk (3 CD, 2006);
Tracks 1-5 reissued on Harvey Andrews: I'm Resigning from Today (2 CD, 2007);
I don't know of any CD reissues of tracks 7-10 and 14.

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Wilfried Unverricht for the track list and to Alistair Banfield for a preliminary cover picture.