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Songs and Ballads

Frankie Armstrong: Songs and Ballads (Topic 12TS273)

Songs and Ballads
Frankie Armstrong

Topic Records 12TS273 (LP, UK, 1975)
Antilles Records AN-7021 (LP, USA, 1976)

Frankie Armstrong: Songs and Ballads (Antilles AN-7021)

Recorded and produced by Tony Engle, London, March 1975;
Notes by A.L. Lloyd;
Sleeve design and photograph: Tony Engle

Musicians

Frankie Armstrong, vocals;
Andrew Brown, fiddle [1, 4, 8, 11];
Graham Goffee, guitar [1-2, 4, 7, 11];
Susie Rothfield, Appalachian dulcimer [1, 11], vocals [6], chorus vocals [8, 11];
Heather Wood, vocals [5-6], chorus vocals [8, 11];
Brian Pearson, chorus vocals [8, 11]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Little Duke Arthur's Nurse (Roud 3393; Child 212; G/D 1:160) (3.22)
  2. The Pitmen's Union (3.08)
  3. Lady Diamond (Roud 112; Child 269; G/D 6:1224) (4.16)
  4. Lament for the Hull Trawlers (3.53)
  5. The Month of January (Roud 175; Laws P20; G/D 6:1176) (3.46)
  6. Three Drunken Maidens (Roud 252) (2.37)
  1. Jack the Lad (3.07)
  2. The Whore's Lament (Roud 8153) (1.50)
  3. Little Musgrave (Roud 52; Child 81) (6.06)
  4. The Collier Lass (Roud V7863) (3.14)
  5. The Female Drummer (Roud 226; G/D 1:182; Henry H497) (5.15)

All tracks trad. except;
Track 4 Ewan MacColl, Frankie Armstrong;
Track 7 John Pole