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And the Music Plays So Grand

Frankie Armstrong: And the Music Plays So Grand

And the Music Plays So Grand
Frankie Armstrong

Silence SRS 4652 (LP, UK, 1980)
Sierra-Briar SBR-4211 (LP, USA, 1980)

Recorded May 5-12, 1978 during a tour in Sweden by Tomas Gabrielsson and Bernt Klingberg;
Edited by Frankie Armstrong, Lena Ekland, Jan Hammarlund, and Anders Lind;
Cover. Funnelproduction

Musicians

Frankie Armstrong, vocals;
Lena Ekland, guitar, accordion, vocals;
Jan Hammarlund, guitar, dulcimer, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Outlandish Knight (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225; Henry H163) (4.48)
  2. Boys Will Be Boys (2.27)
  3. The Factory Girl (Roud 1659) (3.50)
  4. Winnie and Sam (4.30)
  5. The Moving-On Song (Roud 6852) (3.27)
  1. The Devil and the Farmer's Wife (Roud 12551) (2.20)
  2. The Banks of Green Willow (Roud 172; Child 24; G/D 6:1225) (3.50)
  3. Nothing to Say (2.41)
  4. A Woman's Work (3.00)
  5. The Doffing Mistress (Roud 2133) (1.31)
  6. The Bosses' Darling (1.23)
  7. The Female Drummer (Roud 226; G/D 1:182; Henry H497) (4.16)

All tracks trad. arr. Frankie Armstrong except
Track 2 Leon Rosselson;
Track 4 Peggy Seeger;
Track 5 Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger;
Track 8 Malvina Reynolds;
Track 9 Sue Pay;
Track 11 Jean Hart;
Track 12 trad. arr. Harry Cox