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Ballads & Broadsides

Louis Killen: Ballads & Broadsides (Topic 12T126)

Ballads & Broadsides
Louis Killen

Topic Records 12T126 (LP, UK, 1965)
Topic Records TSCD126 (CD, UK, October 26, 2009)

Louis Killen: Ballads & Broadsides (Topic TSCD126)

Recorded by Bill Leader in 1964/65;
Production for CD release Tony Engle;
Notes by Angela Carter;
All photographs by Brian Shuel;
The woodcut of the cock on the LP sleeve is from a broadsheet of The Miraculous Hen from the collection of Leslie Shepard;
CD package designed by David Suff

Musicians

Louis Killen, vocals, concertina

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Young Edwin in the Lowlands (Roud 182; Laws M34; G/D 2:189; Henry H113) (3.15)
  2. As We Were A-Sailing (Roud 492; Laws N4; G/D 1:180) (3.30)
  3. The Flying Cloud (Roud 1802; Laws K28; G/D 1:44) (7.14)
  4. All Things Are Quite Silent (Roud 2532) (2.52)
  1. One May Morning (Roud 277; Laws O17; G/D 4:791; Henry H152) (2.13)
  2. The Cock (Roud 21234) (3.07)
  3. The Bramble Briar (Roud 18; Laws M32) (5.07)
  4. Thorneymoor Woods (Roud 222) (3.57)
  5. The Banks of Sweet Primroses (Roud 586; G/D 8:1841) (2.18)

All tracks trad.

Tracks 1 and 7 were included on English & Scottish Folk Ballads (TSCD480, 1996);
Track 1 was included on English Originals (TSCD706, 1999);
Track 2 was included on Round Cape Horn (TSCD499, 1998);
Track 3 was included on Blow the Man Down (TSCD464, 1993);
Tracks 5-6 and 9 were included on The Bird in the Bush (TSCD479, 1996)