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Green Grow the Laurel

Tommy Dempsey & John Swift: Green Grow the Laurel (Trailer LER 2096)

Green Grow the Laurel
Tommy Dempsey & John Swift

Trailer Records LER 2096 (LP, UK, 1976)

Recorded by Tony Taverner;
Produced by Fred Woods;
Photographs by Mike Bramich;
Sleeve by Janet Kerr

Musicians

Tommy Dempsey, vocals;
John Smith, ‘glute’ (an instrument part guitar, part lute)

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Little Beggarman (Roud 360; G/D 7:1397)
  2. Walking in the Dew
  3. Dumb, Dumb, Dumb (Roud 434; Laws Q5; G/D 6:1289)
  4. The Recruiting Sergeant
  5. The Enniskillen Dragoon (Roud 2185; Henry H98b)
  6. Cunla Dear
  7. She Moved Through the Fair (Roud 861; Henry H141)
  1. Green Grow the Laurel (Roud 279; G/D 6:1138; Henry H165ab)
  2. Follow Me Down to Carlow
  3. Blackwaterside (Roud 312; Laws O1; Henry H811)
  4. As I Roved Out (Roud 277; Laws O17; G/D 4:791; Henry H152)
  5. Paddy and the Whale (Roud 6342)
  6. The Tri-Coloured Ribbon
  7. The Limerick Rake (Roud 3018)

All tracks trad. arr. Tommy Dempsey, John Swift except
Track 7 trad. arr. Herbert Hughes;
Track 9 P.J. McCall