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Ashes and Diamonds

June Tabor: Ashes and Diamonds (Topic TSCD350)

Ashes and Diamonds
June Tabor

Topic Records 12TS360 (LP, UK, 1977)
Topic Records TSCD360 (CD, UK, 1989)
Green Linnet GLCD 3063 (CD, USA, 1992)

Produced by Paul Brown;
Recorded by Nic Kinsey at Livingston Studios and Sound Techniques;
Photography by John Bruce;
Typography by Art Foote, KatArt Graphics

Musicians

June Tabor, vocals;
Jon Gillaspie, synthesiser [1, 4, 7-8, 10-11], piano [3, 5, 11], recorder [10];
Nic Jones, fiddle [1, 7], guitar [4, 7, 10];
Tony Hall, melodeon [1, 10];
Doug Morter, electric guitar [5];
Rick Kemp, bass [5];
Nigel Pegrum, drums [5]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Reynard the Fox (Roud 358, 1868) (2.02)
  2. The Devil and Bailiff McGlynn (Roud 5294) (1.25)
  3. Streets of Forbes (Roud 20764) (3.20)
  4. Lord Maxwell's Last Goodnight (Roud 4015; Child 195) (3.10)
  5. Now I'm Easy (4.24)
  6. Clerk Saunders (Roud 3855; Child 69) (6.11)
  1. The Earl of Aboyne (Roud 99; Child 235; G/D 6:1159) (5.06)
  2. Lisbon (Roud 551; Laws N8; G/D 1:63; Henry H561) (4.43)
  3. The Easter Tree (2.27)
  4. Cold and Raw (Roud 3007) (2.20)
  5. a) No Man's Land (5.59)
    b) Flowers of the Forest (Roud 3812) instrumental (1.28)

All tracks trad. arr. June Tabor except
Track 4 words trad., music Jon Gillaspie;
Tracks 5, 11a Eric Bogle;
Track 9 Dave Goulder;
Track 11b trad. arr. Jon Gillaspie