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On Air

June Tabor: On Air (Strange Fruit SFRSCD074)

On Air
June Tabor

Strange Fruit SFRSCD074 (CD, UK, 1998)

This is a selection of recordings from June Tabor's BBC sessions.

Tracks

  1. White Rabbit (2.25)
  2. The Furze Field (Roud 1037) (2.19)
  3. Young Allan (Roud 242; Child 245; G/D 2:326) (3.00)
  4. As I Roved Out (Roud 3479; G/D 6:1165) (4.38)
  5. The Banks of the Sweet Dundee (Roud 148; Laws M25; G/D 2:224) (2.59)
  6. Terror Time (2.36)
  7. This Wheel's on Fire (4.04)
  8. Lord Bateman (Roud 40; Child 53L; G/D 5:1023; Henry H470) (4.19)
  9. The Overgate (Roud 866) (2.20)
  10. Derry Gaol (Roud 896; Laws L11; Henry H705) (3.59)
  11. Short Jacket and White Trousers (Roud 231; Laws N12) (1.30)
  12. All Along the Watchtower (3.22)

All tracks trad. arr. June Tabor except
Track 1 Grace Slick;
Track 4 trad. arr. June Tabor, Huw Warren;
Track 6 Ewan MacColl;
Track 7 Bob Dylan, Rick Danko;
Track 9 trad. arr. June Tabor, Martin Simpson;
Track 12 Bob Dylan

Tracks 3, 11 recorded August 26, 1976, broadcast September 13, 1976;
Tracks 5, 8 recorded January 25, 1977, broadcast February 22, 1977; also published on The Peel Sessions;
Track 10 recorded July 11, 1977, broadcast July 19, 1977;
Track 9 recorded January 24, 1978, broadcast February 12, 1978; June Tabor, vocals; Martin Simpson, guitar, banjo; John Gillaspie, synthesiser, recorder, organ; also published on Always;
Tracks 2, 4, 6 recorded July 23, 1978; June Tabor, vocals; Huw Warren, piano, synthesiser;
Tracks 1, 7, 12 recorded November 27, 1990, broadcast January 5, 191; June Tabor and the Oysterband; tracks 1 and 12 also published on Freedom and Rain Tour '91 Sampler