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George Blake's Legacy

Tim Radford: George Blake's Legacy (Forest Tracks FTCD 209)

George Blake's Legacy
Songs, toasts and recitations of a Hampshire Gardener, 1829-1916
Collected by Dr. George B. Gardiner

Tim Radford

Forest Tracks FTCD 209 (CD-R, UK, 2009)

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Produced by Bonnie Milner and Tom Radford;
Mastered by Mark Thayer at Signature Sound, Pomfret, Connecticut, USA;
Front photograph: ‘Emery Down 1904’, © The Frith Collection

Album booklet

Musicians

Tim Radford, vocals (unaccompanied except [27]);
Jan Elliott, concertina, tenor and bass recorders;
Jeff Davis, fiddle, mandocello

Tracks

  1. Young Taylor, Huzza (Roud 2411) (2.47)
  2. 'Twas Over Hills (Roud 406; Laws M13; G/D 5:1012) (2.45)
  3. The Orange and The Blue (Roud 279; G/D 6:1138; Henry H165ab, H624) instrumental / Our Queen toast (1.15)
  4. Here's Adieu to All Judges and Juries (Roud 300) (2.50)
  5. The Broken-Down Gentleman (Roud 383) (2.13)
  6. Rosemary Lane (Roud 269; Laws K43; G/D 7:1429) instrumental (1.19)
  7. My Bonny, Bonny Boy (Roud 293; G/D 6:1141; Henry H215) instrumental (1.33)
  8. Jealousy (Roud 218; Laws P30; G/D 2:210) (3.58)
  9. My True Love Is Lost (Roud 587) (2.47)
  10. In a British Man o’ War (Roud 372) (4.13)
  11. Under a Rose (Roud 17506) (2.26)
  12. Sir Hugh (Roud 73; Child 155) instrumental (1.13)
  13. I Am a Sailor (Roud 568; Laws P34; G/D 2:341) (8.04)
  14. Lord Bateman (Roud 40; Child 53L; G/D 5:1023; Henry H470) instrumental / May a Tree toast (1.27)
  15. The Jolly Highwayman (Roud 1553) recitation (2.06)
  16. George Blake’s Alphabet (Roud 17824) (2.03)
  17. Forty Long Miles (Roud 608; G/D 5:983) instrumental (1.00)
  18. Maria (Roud 1478) (3.16)
  19. Charles Dickson (Roud 526; Laws K11; G/D 1:23; Henry H571) (2.06)
  20. Attention Give Both High and Low (Roud 1796; Laws N16) instrumental (1.25)
  21. Colin and Phoebe (Roud 512) (3.21)
  22. George Collins (Roud 147; Child 42, 85) (3.04)
  23. The Lost Lady Found (Roud 901; Laws Q31) instrumental (1.31)
  24. Adieu to Old England (Roud 1703; G/D 6:1083) (2.29)
  25. The Rocks of Scilly (Roud 388; Laws K8) (3.12)
  26. Churches and Chapels toast / A Virgin Most Pure (Roud 1378) instrumental (1.54)
  27. Hark Hark Let Us Behold (Roud 17508) with recorder accompaniment (2.00)
  28. To Drink toast / Drink Old England Dry (Roud 882) (1.26)

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From Spithead Roads

Tim Radford: From Spithead Roads (Forest Tracks FTCD 211)

From Spithead Roads
Maritime songs collected in Hampshire, England, 1905-1909
by Dr. George B. Gardiner

Tim Radford

Forest Tracks FTCD 211 (CD-R, UK, 2012)

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Produced and recorded by John Roberts and Lisa Preston;
Cover illustration: ‘Fleet Forming Line Abreast at Spithead’, wood engraving, published in Illustrated London News, 1853;
Artwork by Paul Marsh

Album booklet

Musicians

Tim Radford, vocals;
Jacek Sulanowski, Tom Goux, chorus [1, 4, 7, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20-21];
John Roberts, Anglo concertina [3, 10, 13, 17, 21], harmony vocals [6, 8], chorus [21]

Tracks

  1. Boney (Roud 485) (1.13)
  2. I Am a Brisk Young Sailor (Roud 1042) (3.07)
  3. From Spithead Roads (Roud 17781) (2.00)
  4. Blow, Boys Blow (Roud 703; G/D 1:2) (2.22)
  5. Beautiful Nancy (Roud 18525) (3.41)
  6. The Loss of the Ramillies (Roud 523; Laws K1; G/D 1:28) (2.22)
  7. Sally Brown (Roud 2628) (2.24)
  8. Come, Come, My Brave Boys (Roud 17782) (2.24)
  9. The Fair Maid of Bristol (Roud 17811) (2.59)
  10. Our Ship She's Called the Convoy (Roud 4706; Henry H539) (2.25)
  11. The Sailor's Bride (Roud 13808) (1.32)
  12. A Long Time (Roud 318) (2.20)
  13. The Greenland Whale Fishery (Roud 347; Laws K21; G/D 1:9) (2.58)
  14. Rio Grande (Roud 317) (4.16)
  15. Lovely on the Water (Roud 1539) (4.02)
  16. Come Roll the Cotton Down (Roud 2627) (2.15)
  17. From Sweet Dundee (Roud 613) (2.19)
  18. Ranzo (Roud 2626) (2.49)
  19. The Margaret and the Mary (Roud 2464) (4.42)
  20. Whiskey for My Johnny (Roud 651) (1.38)
  21. Homeward Bound (Roud 927; G/D 1:5; Henry H53a) (2.16)

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