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Ten Thousand Miles Away

A.L. Lloyd: Ten Thousand Miles Away (Fellside FECD219)

Ten Thousand Miles Away
English and Australian Folk Songs
A.L. Lloyd

Fellside Recordings FECD219 (2 CD, UK, November 2008)

This double CD celebrates Bert Lloyd's 100th birthday with one disc of English folk songs and another of Australian songs. The songs were recorded in the 1950s. Most of the tracks have never been on CD before.

Musicians

A.L. Lloyd, vocals;
Alf Edwards, concertina [CD 1 tracks 5-7, 9-18, CD 2 tracks 15-21];
Peggy Seeger, guitar, banjo [CD 2 tracks 1-14];
John Cole, haromonica [CD 2 tracks 1-14];
Ralph Rinzler, mandolin [CD 2 tracks 1-14];
Al Jeffery, banjo, haromonica [CD 2 tracks 15-21];
E.L. Rewald, guitar [CD 2 tracks 15-21]

Tracks

CD 1: The English SongsCD 2: The Australian Songs
  1. Lord Bateman (Roud 40; Child 53L; G/D 5:1023; Henry H470) (3.38)
  2. The Shooting of His Dear (Roud 166; Laws O36; Henry H114) (3.01)
  3. Down in Yon Forest (Roud 1523) (3.00)
  4. The Bitter Withy (Roud 452) (2.56)
  5. The Indian Lass (Roud 2326) (2.54)
  6. The Oxford Tragedy (Roud 263; Laws P35; G/D 2:200) (4.57)
  7. The Girl With the Box on Her Head (Roud 289; Laws L3; G/D 2:268) (4.29)
  8. The Coast of Peru (Roud 1997; Laws D26) (3.23)
  9. The Unfortunate Rake (Roud 2; Laws Q26; G/D 7:1404; Henry H680) (2.55)
  10. The Bonny Bunch of Roses (Roud 664; Laws J5; G/D 1:155) (3.08)
  11. The Death of Bill Brown (Roud 609) (5.02)
  12. Jackie Munro (Roud 268; Laws N7; G/D 1:171, 1:172) (4.40)
  13. Lord Franklin (Roud 487; Laws K9; G/D 1:16; Henry H815) (3.00)
  14. The Bloody Gardener (Roud 1700) (4.05)
  15. The Cockfight (Roud 211) (1.24)
  16. The Grand Conversation on Napoleon (Roud 1189) (2.36)
  17. The Dark-Eyed Sailor (Roud 265; Laws N35; G/D 5:1037; Henry H232) (4.11)
  18. Died for Love (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1170; Henry H683) (3.04)
  1. A Thousand Miles Away (Roud 8393) (2.22)
  2. Flash Jack from Gundagai (2.04)
  3. Lachlan Tigers (2.28)
  4. The Cockies of Bungaree (Roud 20415) (5.53)
  5. South Australia (Roud 325) (3.52)
  6. The Banks of the Condamine (Roud 8224) (3.35)
  7. Bluey Brink (Roud 3317) (3.13)
  8. The Overlander (Roud 9107) (3.08)
  9. The Flash Stockman (Roud 22616) (2.33)
  10. The Wild Colonial Boy (Roud 677; Laws L20; Henry H750) (4.27)
  11. Brisbane Ladies (Roud 21114) (3.28)
  12. Bold Jack Donahue (Roud 611) (3.47)
  13. The Shearer's Dream (4.39)
  14. The Derby Ram (Roud 126; G/D 3:645) (3.13)
  15. Click Go the Shears (Roud 8398) (3.27)
  16. The Maryborough Miner (3.53)
  17. The Drover's Dream (Roud 5473) (2.07)
  18. Euabalong Ball (2.19)
  19. The Road to Gundagai (Roud 10209) (3.50)
  20. The Castlereagh River (Roud 8399) (2.59)
  21. The Lime-Juice Tub (Roud 22605) (2.11)

All tracks trad. arr. A.L. Lloyd except
CD 2 track 13 Henry Lawson;
CD 2 track 20 A.B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson

CD 1 tracks 1-2 are from the 78 rpm record The Shooting of His Dear / Lord Bateman;
CD 1 tracks 3-4 are from the 78 rpm record Down in Yon Forest / The Bitter Withy;
CD 1 tracks 5-7, 9-12, 14-18 are from English Street Songs (Riverside RLP 12-614, 1956);
CD 1 tracks 8, 13 are from The Singing Sailor (Topic TRL3, 1956);
CD 2 tracks 1-2, 4, 6, 8, 10-12, 14 are from The Banks of the Condamine (Wattle C4, 1957) and Outback Ballads (Topic 12T51, 1960);
CD 2 tracks 3, 5, 7, 9, 13 are from Across the Western Plains (Wattle D1, 1958) and Outback Ballads (Topic 12T51, 1960);
CD 2 tracks 15-21 are from Australian Bush Songs (Riverside RLP 12-606, 1956)