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70 Golden Nursery Rhymes

70 Golden Nursery Rhymes (Longman SLL 5001)

70 Golden Nursery Rhymes
Various Artists

Longman Video SLL 5001 (video, UK, 1982)
Carlton Video 30073 40203 (video, UK, 1982?)
Super Tempo Records STMP 9031 (LP, UK, 1979)

70 Golden Nursery Rhymes (Super Tempo STMP 9031)
The Classic Nursery Rhymes Collection (Ocean Music 20103)

The Classic Nursery Rhymes Collection

Ocean Music 20103/20104 (CD/DVD, UK, 2010)

Designed and directed by Mike Milburn-Foster
Musical director John Du Prez
Produced by AB + C for Longman Video
Running time: 60 minutes approx.

Musicians

Floella Benjamin, Mike Berry, Martin Carthy, Shirley Collins, John Du Prez, Valentine Dyall, Percy Edwards, Michael Milburn-Foster, Beverly Sage, Isla St Clair, Rob Turnbull, and the children of Britannia Row

Tracks

  1. [JDP] Humpty Dumpty (Roud 13026) /
    [Ch] Mary Mary Quite Contrary (Roud 19626) /
    [MC] Jack and Jill (Roud 1026) /
    [FB, Ch] Goosey Goosey Gander (Roud 16225) /
    [Ch] Girls and Boys Come Out to Play (Roud 5452) /
    [Ch] Ring-a-ring-a-Roses (Roud 7925; Henry H48c)
  2. [IStC] This Is the Way the Ladies Ride (Roud 19901) /
    [MC] Ride a Cock-Horse (Roud 19639) /
    [RT] Dance to Your Daddy (Roud 2439; G/D 8:1562) /
    [FB] One, Two, Buckle My Shoe (Roud 11284) /
    [Ch] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (Roud 13530)
  3. [FB, MB] Simple Simon (Roud 19777) /
    [Ch] Oh Dear What Can the Matter Be? (Roud 1279) /
    [MB] Hot Cross Buns (Roud 13029) /
    [MC, C] Over the Hills and Far Away (Roud 8640) /
    [IStC] Tom Tom the Piper's Son (Roud 19621)
  4. [JDP] The Grand Old Duke of York (Roud 742) /
    [IStC] Little Boy Blue (Roud 19703) /
    [SC] Hey Diddle Diddle (Roud 19478) /
    [MC] Aiken Drum (Roud 2571)
  5. [FB] Lucy Locket (Roud 19536) /
    [VD] Wee Willie Winkie (Roud 13711) /
    [Ch] Georgie Porgie (Roud 19532) /
    [Ch] Little Bo Peep (Roud 6487) /
    [FB] Little Miss Muffet (Roud 19478) /
    [MB] Doctor Foster (Roud 19288) /
    [MC] Old King Cole (Roud 1164)
  6. [MB] Yankee Doodle (Roud 4501) /
    [Ch] Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush (Roud 7882) /
    [C, JDP, BS] Soldier, Soldier (Roud 489) /
    [Ch] Pop Goes the Weasel (Roud 5249)
  7. [Ch] It's Raining, It's Pouring (Roud 16814) /
    [VD] There Was a Crooked Man (Roud 4826) /
    [Ch] Ding Dong Bell (Roud 12853) /
    [MC] Old MacDonald Had a Farm (Roud 745)
  8. [VD, C] The House That Jack Built (Roud 20584) /
    [Ch] There Was a Farmer (Roud 589) /
    [C, PE] Baa, Baa, Black Sheep (Roud 4439) /
    [FB] This Little Piggy (Roud 19297) /
    [MC, SC] To Market, to Market (Roud 19708)
  9. [IStCC] Pat-a-cake (Roud 6486) /
    [MC] Little Jack Horner (Roud 13027) /
    [Ch] Pease Porridge Hot (Roud 19631) /
    [Ch] Jack Spratt /
    [JDP] Taffy Was a Welshman (Roud 19237) /
    [FB] Sing a Song of Sixpence (Roud 13191) /
    [MMF] Little Tommy Tucker (Roud 19618) /
    [SC] Polly Put the Kettle on (Roud 7899) /
    [Ch] Hickory Dickory Dock (Roud 6849) /
    [Ch] Three Blind Mice (Roud 3753)
  10. [FB, VD] A Was an Apple Pie (Roud 7539) /
    [Ch] Mary Had a Little Lamb (Roud 7622) /
    [Ch] See-Saw Margery Daw (Roud 13028) /
    [Ch] I Love Little Pussy (Roud 12824) /
    [IStC] Monday's Child Is Fair of Face (Roud 19526) /
    [VD] There Was a Little Girl (Roud 19671)
  11. [SC] I Had a Little Nut Tree (Roud 3749) /
    [Ch] Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat, Where Have You Been (Roud 19699) /
    [Ch] Oranges and Lemons (Roud 13190) /
    [IStC, MC] London Bridge is Falling Down (Roud 502; G/D 8:1566; Henry H48h) /
    [Ch] London's Burning
  12. [IStC, FB, MB, MC, VD, C] The Twelve Days of Christmas (Roud 68; G/D 3:637)
  13. [FB] There Was an Old Woman (Roud 1297) /
    [Ch] Come, Let's to Bed, Says Sleepy-Head (Roud 13063) /
    [MB] Diddle Diddle Dumpling (Roud 19709) /
    [IStC] Bye Baby Bunting (Roud 11018) /
    [SC] Old Mother Hubbard (Roud 19344) /
    [FB] Hush-a-bye Baby (Roud 2768; G/D 8:1552; Henry H591a) /
    [VD] The North Wind Doth Blow (Roud 19525) /
    [Ch] Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (Roud 7666)

Links and Acknowledgements

The video can now be seen on a YouTube playlist prepared by Kevin Boyd.

Thanks to M.J. Edmunds for a photocopy of the track list and a DVD copy of this video.

The list of songs sung by Martin Carthy was taken from the book of the CD set The Carthy Chronicles, where Over the Hills and Far Away has been reissued. I found the list of Shirley Collins' songs on her website.