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Ballads from British Tradition

Ballads from British Tradition (Blue Ridge Institute BRI 002)

Virginia Traditions:
Ballads from British Tradition
Various Artista

Blue Ridge Institute BRI 002 (LP, USA, 1978);
Smithsonian Folkways BRI00002 (CD/DL, USA, 2015)

Liner notes (PDF) at Smithsonian Global Sound

Musicians

see the individual tracks

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Polly Johnson: Old Ireland (Roud 400; Laws N30) (2.35)
  2.  — : The Three Maids (Roud 26; Child 11) (3.36)
  3. Joe Hubbard: The Farmer's Curst Wife (Roud 160; Child 278; G/D 2:320) (0.48)
  4. S.F. ‘Sam’ Russell: As I Walked Over London's Bridge (Roud 90; Child 209; G/D 2:249) (3.46)
  5. Ruby Bowman Plemmons: Little Massie Grove (Roud 52; Child 81) (4.23)
  6. Eunice Yeatts McAlexander: Wild Hog in the Woods (Roud 29; Child 18) (2.23)
  7. Dan Tate: Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236) (2.46)
  8.  — : Wind and Rain (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (1.50)
  9. Texas Gladden: The Devil's Nine Questions (Roud 161; Child 1) (2.26)
  10.  — : The Bad Girl (Roud 2; Laws Q26) (3.16)
  1. Horton Baker: The Turkish Rebelee (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37) (3.37)
  2. Dorothy Rorick: The House Carpenter (Roud 14; Child 243; G/D 2:332) (2.28)
  3. Dock Boggs: Oh, Death (Roud 4933) (3.17)
  4. Spence Moore: The Three Babes (Roud 196; Child 79) (2.50)
  5. Kate Peters Sturgill: Queen Sally (Roud 180; Laws P9; G/D 6:1219; Henry H72) (2.25)
  6. Robert Russel: Froggie Went A-Courtin' (Roud 16; G/D 8:1669) (1.34)
  7. Ernest V. Stoneman and the Blue Ridge Corn Shuckers: Raging Sea, How It Roars (Roud 124; Child 289; G/D 1:27) (3.20)
  8. The Stanley Brothers: The Jealous Lover (Roud 500; Laws F1) (2.13)
  9. Kelly Harrell: The Butcher's Boy (Roud 409; Laws P24) (3.16)