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The Black Country Three

The Black Country Three: The Black Country Three (Transatlantic TRA 140)

The Black Country Three
The Black Country Three

Transatlantic Records TRA 140 (LP, UK, 1966)
Astor GGS 923 (LP, Australia, 1966)

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Recorded 1966 at Pye Studios London;
Engineer: Ray Prickett;
Cover photo and design: Brian Shuel;
Produced by Nathan Joseph

Musicians

Jon Raven, lead vocals, guitar;
Mike Raven, vocals, guitar, banjo, mandolin;
Derek Craft, vocals, flute;
with
Brian Brocklehurst, double bass [1-2, 4, 6-8, 10, 14]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Boxing Match (3.32)
  2. Long Ago, Far Away (1.51)
  3. Buttermilk Hill (Roud 911) (1.45)
  4. Song of the Western Men (2.49)
  5. The Three Ravens (Roud 5; Child 26) (2.49)
  6. Jolly Joe (Roud 1129) (2.51)
  7. Row Bullies Row (Roud 928) (2.27)
  1. The Wedgefield Wake (3.28)
  2. Villancico (2.22)
  3. The Wine of Gaul (2.11)
  4. She Moved Through the Fair (Roud 861; Henry H141) (1.55)
  5. The Mission of San Miguel (3.24)
  6. The Riflemen of Benington (2.45)
  7. All Bells in Paradise (Roud 1523) (3.18)

All tracks trad. arr. Raven except
Track 2 Bob Dylan;
Track 9 Raven;
Track 11 Padraic Colum

Tracks 6 and 7 were included on the CD The Halliard : Jon Raven / The Jolly Machine.
Track 5 was included on the Transatlantic anthologies Transatlantic Folk Box Set and Anthems in Eden.

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The Black Country Three

The Black Country Three: Wolverhampton Folk Song Club (WS 100)

Wolverhampton Folk Song Club
The Black Country Three

Wolverhampton Folk Song Club WS 100 (EP, UK, 1966)

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Musicians

Jon Raven, lead vocals, guitar;
Mike Raven, vocals, guitar, banjo, mandolin;
Derek Craft, vocals, flute

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Boxing Match
  2. The Clemency Song
  1. The Nailmakers Strike
  2. The Dudley Canal Tunnel

Tracks 4 was included on the CD The Halliard : Jon Raven / The Jolly Machine

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Horst Pohle for information on the Australian issue of the LP and on the EP.