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Sussex Harvest

Sussex Harvest (Topic 12T258)

Sussex Harvest
A Collection of Traditional Songs from Sussex
Ernest ‘Rabbity’ Baxter, Bob Blake, Mary Ann Haynes, Harry Upton

Topic Records 12T258 (LP, UK, 1975)

Recorded by Mike Yates 1972-75 except track 8 recorded by Bill Leader in 1962;
Produced by Mike Yates and Tony Engle;
Sleeve notes by Mike Yates;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle;
Photographs used on front sleeve from the collection of Peta Webb and Tony Engle

Musicians

Ernest ‘Rabbity’ Baxter, vocals [8];
Bob Blake, vocals [5, 11];
Mary Ann Haynes, vocals [2-3, 6-7, 10, 13];
Harry Upton, vocals [1, 4, 9, 12]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [HU] Canadee-I-O (Roud 309; Henry H162)
  2. [MAH] The Female Drummer (Roud 226; G/D 1:182; Henry H497)
  3. [MAH] Poor Leonard (Roud 189; Laws Q33; G/D 2:228; Henry H176)
  4. [HU] The Freckless Young Girl (Roud 1734)
  5. [BB] The Basket of Eggs (Roud 377; G/D 2:307)
  6. [MAH] The Old Miser (Roud 3913)
  7. [MAH] Riding Down to Portsmouth (Roud 1534)
  1. [RB] Will the Weaver (Roud 432; Laws Q9; G/D 7:1461; Henry H682)
  2. [HU] The Wreck of the ‘Northfleet’ (Roud 1174)
  3. [MAH] Long A-Growing (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222)
  4. [BB] The Bonny Labouring Boy (Roud 1162; Laws M14; Henry H576)
  5. [HU] Poison in a Glass of Wine (Roud 218; Laws P30; G/D 2:210)
  6. [MAH] The Ball of Yarn (Roud 1404)

Marry Ann Haynes' tracks 2, 10, 13 were also included on the Voice of the People series.