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Songs from the Golden Fleece

Songs from the Golden Fleece (Musical Traditions MTCD335/6)

Songs from the Golden Fleece
A song tradition today
Various Artists

Musical Traditions Records MTCD335/6 (2 CD, UK, 2005)

These are songs sung at the Golden Fleece in Stroud in the early 2000s. The actual recordings were made in Rod and Danny Stradling's kitchen to prevent intrusions of staff, other customers and noise from the bars.

Musical Traditions booklet notes by Rod Stradling

Musicians

Bob Bray, Shan Cowan, Jeff Gillett, Roger Grimes, Martin Graebe, Ken Langsbury, Harry Langston, Chris Molan, Audrey Smith, Danny Stradling, Rod Stradling

Tracks

CD 1

  1. Bob Bray: The Flanders Shore (Roud 2636) (3.25)
  2. Audrey Smith: The Death of Parker (Roud 1032) (3.18)
  3. Harry Langston: Posy Joe (3.54)
  4. Chris Molan: Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie (Roud 631; Laws B2) (3.38)
  5. Roger Grimes: Boney's Lamentation (Roud 2547) (1.58)
  6. Danny Stradling: The Bonny Bunch of Roses (Roud 664; Laws J5; G/D 1:155) (3.26)
  7. Martin Graebe: The Isle of St Helena (Roud 349) (4.15)
  8. Rod Stradling: The Eighteenth of June (Roud 2539) (3.20)
  9. Ken Langsbury: The Dragon of Wantley (6.17)
  10. Jeff Gillett: The Tyger (2.15)
  11. Shan Cowan: The Forsaken Maiden (Roud 170) (2.00)
  12. Bob Bray: The Flowers of Bermuda (2.43)
  13. Audrey Smith: Garners Gay (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (4.15)
  14. Chris Molan & Harry Langston: The Trees Are All Bare (Roud 1170) (2.38)
  15. Roger Grimes: The Outlandish Knight (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225; Henry H163) (4.34)
  16. Danny Stradling: The Willow Tree (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1170; Henry H683) (3.10)
  17. Rod Stradling: The Week Before Easter (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (5.16)
  18. Ken Langsbury: Young Tommy and the Privy (4.25)
  19. Jeff Gillett: The Old Garden Gate (Roud 419; Henry H593) (3.36)

CD 2

  1. Bob Bray: The Indian Lass (Roud 2326) (2.47)
  2. Audrey Smith: Bury Me on Sunday (Farmer Durman's Funeral) (1.28)
  3. Shan Cowan & Martin Graebe: Christmas Lamentation (3.59)
  4. Rod Stradling: Young Taylor (Roud 851) (3.15)
  5. Danny Stradling: Johnny Heybourn (Roud 600; G/D 8:1535; Henry H151) (3.38)
  6. Roger Grimes: Polly on the Shore (Roud 811) (3.09)
  7. Audrey Smith: Some Rival (Roud 587) (1.31)
  8. Ken Langsbury: Tea in the Arbour (5.27)
  9. Martin Graebe: Queen Jane (Roud 77; Child 170; G/D 3:693) (4.12)
  10. Shan Cowan: The Gown of Green (Roud 1085; G/D 4:907) (1.47)
  11. Bob Bray: Locks and Bolts (Roud 406; Laws M13; G/D 5:1012) (1.55)
  12. Chris Molan: Salisbury Plain (Roud 1487) (2.49)
  13. Harry Langston: The Weaver's Prayer (4.20)
  14. Danny Stradling: The Labouring Man's Daughter (Roud 595) (4.17)
  15. Rod Stradling: The Green Wedding (Roud 93; Child 221; G/D 5:1024) (5.33)
  16. Audrey Smith: The Housewife's Lament (Roud 5472) (5.13)
  17. Roger Grimes: The Cuckoo (Roud 413; G/D 6:1157; Henry H479) (2.52)
  18. Ken Langsbury: Tonight I'll Get My Pay (Roud 290) (2.36)
  19. Jeff Gillett: The Parting Glass (Roud 3004; G/D 8:1531; Henry H769) (4.29)