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The Union Folk: A Basketful of Oysters

The Union Folk: A Basketful of Oysters (Traditional Sound TSR 002)

A Basketful of Oysters
The Union Folk

Traditional Sound Recordings TSR 002 (LP, UK, 1969)

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Produced by Bob Siddall;
Recorded by Brian Horsfall

Musicians

Edgar Thompson, double bass;
Bob Morton, guitar, vocals;
Ken Greenhough, guitar, lead vocals;
Martin Dutton, fiddle, backing vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Marco Polo
  2. Lassie Wi' a Yellow Coatie (Roud 2582; G/D 4:870)
  3. The Lambton Worm (Roud 2337)
  4. The Chicken's March to the Midden
  5. Farewell to Tarwathie (Roud 2562; G/D 1:15)
  6. Three Jolly Rogues of Lynn (Roud 130; G/D 3:704)
  7. High Germany (Roud 904; G/D 1:96)
  8. MacPherson's Lament (Roud 2160; G/D 3:697)
  1. The Oyster Girl (Roud 875; Laws Q13; G/D 2:304; Henry H725)
  2. The Stoutest Man in the Forty-Twa (Roud 1877; G/D 1:70)
  3. The Hunt
  4. The Golden Vanity (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37)
  5. A Sailor's Life (Roud 273; Laws K12; G/D 6:1245)
  6. The Four Poster Bed
  7. The Seeds of Love (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180)
  8. Charming Betsy (Roud 7052)

All tracks trad. arr. The Union Folk

Thanks to Alistair Banfield for the album picture and tracklist via 45worlds.com.

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The Union Folk: Waiting for a Train

The Union Folk: Waiting for a Train (Traditional Sound TSR 007)

Waiting for a Train
The Union Folk

Traditional Sound Recordings TSR 007 (LP, UK, 1971)

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Produced by Bob Siddall;
Recorded by Brian Horsfall

Musicians

Ken Greenhalgh, vocals, guitar, bass;
Bob Morton, vocals, guitar, mandolin, concertina, bass;
Martin Dutton, fiddle, mandolin, vocals;
Bob Siddall, banjo, guitar, bass

with
Roger McDonald, electric bass

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Shearin's Not for You (Roud 4845; G/D 7:1486)
  2. Polly Put the Kettle on
  3. The Tailor's Breeches (Roud 1610)
  4. Union Rag
  5. The Big Mansion Hoose (Roud 2588)
  6. Pretty Little Miss
  7. Sweep's Hornpipe
  8. The Unquiet Grave (Roud 51; Child 78)
  1. Waiting for a Train
  2. The Butcher Boy (Roud 263; Laws P35; G/D 2:200)
  3. Staten Island
  4. Paddy Lay Back (Roud 653)
  5. Johnny o' Breadislee (Roud 69; Child 114; G/D 2:250)
  6. Johnson's Old Grey Mule (Roud 3774)
  7. Johnny Buckoo

All tracks trad. arr. The Union Folk except
Track 4 Martin Dutton, R.A. Siddall;
Track 9 Jimmie Rodgers

Thanks to Alistair Banfield for the album picture and tracklist via 45worlds.com.