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Martin Carthy with Dave Swarbrick: Byker Hill (Fontana STL 5434)

Byker Hill
Martin Carthy with Dave Swarbrick

Fontana STL 5434 (LP, UK, 1967)

Brigg Fair (reissue of Byker Hill)

Fontana 6857 010 (LP, UK, ca. 1970)

Martin Carthy with Dave Swarbrick: Brigg Fair (Fontana 6857 010)
Martin Carthy with Dave Swarbrick: Byker Hill (Topic 12TS342)

Byker Hill
Martin Carthy with Dave Swarbrick

Topic Records 12TS342 (LP, UK, 1977)
Topic Records TSCD342 (CD, UK, 1991)

Martin Carthy with Dave Swarbrick: Byker Hill (Topic TSCD342)

Published by Sparta Florida Music Group;
Produced by Terry Brown

Musicians

Martin Carthy, vocals, guitar;
Dave Swarbrick, fiddle

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Man of Burnham Town (Roud 665) (3.10)
  2. The Fowler (Roud 166; Laws O36; Henry H114) (3.15)
  3. Gentleman Soldier (Roud 178; G/D 7:1471) (2.32)
  4. Brigg Fair (Roud 1083) (1.32)
  5. The Bloody Gardener (Roud 1700) (3.58)
  6. The Barley Straw (Roud 19112) (2.32)
  7. Byker Hill (Roud 3488) (2.54)
  1. Davy Lowston (3.09)
  2. Our Captain Cried All Hands (Roud 602) (2.02)
  3. Domeama (Roud 511; Laws K40) (3.31)
  4. The Wife of the Soldier (1.32)
  5. John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559) (3.13)
  6. Lucy Wan (Roud 234; Child 51) (3.55)
  7. The Bonny Black Hare (Roud 1656; G/D 7:1427) (2.00)

Tracks 1-4, 7, 9-10, 13-14 trad. arr. Martin Carthy;
Tracks 5, 8 trad. arr. A.L. Lloyd;
Tracks 6, 12 trad. arr. Martin Carthy, Dave Swarbrick;
Track 11 words Bertolt Brecht, music Patrick John O'Hara Scott