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Travellers

Travellers (Topic 12TS395)

Travellers
Songs, Stories and Tunes from English Gypsies
Various Artists

Topic Records 12TS395 (LP, UK, 1979)
Topic Records TSDL395 (digital download, UK, March 15, 2015)

Recorded by Mike Yates in 1973-78;
Produced by Mike Yates and Tony Engle;
Notes and photography of Lemmie Brazil by Mike Yates;
Design by Tony Engle

Musicians

Harry Brazil, vocals [2, 6, 9, 14, 16, 18-19];
Lemmie Brazil, vocals, melodeon [5a, 21b];
Debbie & Penny Davis, vocals [12];
Bill Ellson, accordion [11, 15];
Mary Ann Haynes, vocals [8, 22];
Joe Jones, vocals [5c, 21c];
Alice Penfold, vocals [4];
Derby Smith, vocals [24];
Jasper Smith, vocals [5b, 7, 10, 15, 20, 21a];
Wisdom (Wiggy) Smith, vocals [3, 13];
Chris Willett, vocals [1, 17, 23]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [CW] The American Stranger (Roud 1081; G/D 7:1469) (2.36)
  2. [HB] Bold Keeper (Roud 321; Laws M27) (1.35)
  3. [WS] Go from My Window (Roud 966) (0.31)
  4. [AP] Little Footman Boy (Roud 45) (1.59)
  5. [LB] God Killed the Devil /
    [JS] Meeting the Devil /
    [JJ] Yonder Comes the Devil (3.10)
  6. [HB] Sally Monroe (Roud 526; Laws K11; G/D 1:23; Henry H571) (2.10)
  7. [JS] Pepper & Salt (2.09)
  8. [MAH] Lovely Johnny (Roud 5168) (1.01)
  9. [HB] The Loyal Lover (Roud 405; Laws M3) (1.06)
  10. [JS] Climbing Up the Apple Tree / Tuning / Bird Scaring Cry / Hacking Clover (2.19)
  11. [BE] Step Dance Tune (0.47)
  12. [D&PD] Barbara Ellen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236) (2.11)
  13. [WS] Hares in the Old Plantation (Roud 363) (2.15)
  1. [HB] Rambling Irishman (Roud 360; G/D 7:1397) (1.24)
  2. [JS, BE] Down in the Meadow (Roud 18829; Henry H218ab) / Love Is Pleasing' (Roud 1049) / (2.45)
  3. [HB] A Blacksmith Courted Me (Roud 816) (1.54)
  4. [CW] Once I Was a Servant (Roud 269; Laws K43; G/D 7:1429) (1.54)
  5. [HB] The Gown So Green (Roud 1085; G/D 4:907) (1.55)
  6. [HB] The Flower Show (Roud 5213) (1.42)
  7. [JS] Waxy Candles (3.31)
  8. [JS] The Coachman (Roud 862) /
    [LB] Bonny Black Hare (Roud 1656; G/D 7:1427) /
    [JJ] The Cuckoo's Nest (Roud 1506) (2.02)
  9. [MAH] Hopping Down in Kent (Roud 1715) / My Lovely Hops (2.37)
  10. [CW] Swinging Down the Lane (Roud 2870) (1.48)
  11. [DS] Will There Be Any Travellers in Heaven? (Roud 5214) (3.01)

All tracks trad. except
Track 24 words Derby Smith, music Jimmie Rodgers