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The Larks They Sang Melodious

The Larks They Sang Melodious (Transatlantic XTRA 1070)

The Larks They Sang Melodious
Sing-Song in a Suffolk Pub
Various Artists

Transatlantic Records XTRA 1141 (LP, UK, 1974)

Recorded at The Ship Inn, Blaxhall, on November 16, 1973;
Engineered by Adam Skeaping;
Produced by Karl Dallas;
Front sleeve painting by Gloria Dallas

Musicians

Rosemary Bisset, Tony Hall, Vic Harrup, Bob Hart, Bob Horne, Geoff Ling, Percy Ling, Cyril Poacher, Bob Scarce, Linda Walker, Percy Webb, vocals;
Fred List, Steve Pallant, melodeon;
Clive Woolnough, chairman

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Tony Hall: Donkey Riding (Roud 4540) (1.52)
  2. Cyril Poacher: The Nutting Girl (Roud 509; G/D 7:1475) (3.28)
  3. Bob Hart: White Wings (Roud 1753) (2.54)
  4. Rosemary Bisset: The Bold Dragoon (Roud 321; Laws M27) (2.36)
  5. Bob Scarce: The Larks They Sang Melodious (Roud 660; Laws O30) (4.25)
  6. Bob Horne: All for Me Grog (Roud 475; G/D 3:580) (3.28)
  7. Geoff Ling: Green Bushes (Roud 1040; Laws P2; Henry H143) (3.27)
  8. Percy Webb: The Master's Servant (Roud 792) (2.55)
  9. Fred List melodeon: Pigeon on the Gate / Soldier's Joy hornpipes (2.10)
  1. Steve Pallant melodeon: The Foggy Dew (Roud 558; Laws O3; G/D 7:1496) (2.08)
  2. Cyril Poacher: Slap-Dab (Whitewash) (Roud 1754) (2.52)
  3. Vic Harrup: The Rigs of the Time (Roud 876) (3.42)
  4. Percy Ling: I'll Come Back My Little Sweetheart (Roud 1755) (4.18)
  5. Bob Scarce: A Boy's Best Friend Is His Mother (Roud 1756) (3.50)
  6. Linda Walker: Sweet Primroses (Roud 586; G/D 8:1841) (2.45)
  7. Tony Hall: Bungay Roger (Roud 1735) (2.55)
  8. Geoff Ling: Maggie May (Roud 1757) (3.25)
  9. Geoff Ling: Among My Souvenirs (Roud 1758) (2.25)

All tracks trad. except
Track 3 Banks Winter;
Track 11 F. Lee, F. Murray (1896);
Track 18 Horatio Nicholls