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Fontana TE 17490 (7" mono EP, UK, 1967)
This EP has never been re-released on CD completely, but at least Grey Daylight / Jenny's Chickens, The Banks and The Irish Washerwoman / The Ash Plant are available on their compilation CD Selections. In 2011, The Bee's Wing was included on the Martin Carthy anthology Essential.
Martin Carthy: guitar;
Dave Swarbrick: violin, mandolin
- Gillen's Apples / Snug in the Blanket (2.02)
- Grey Daylight / Jenny's Chickens (1.41)
- The Banks (2.06)
- The Bee's Wing (2.04)
- The Irish Washerwoman / The Ash Plant (2.54)
- Bonny Kate / Reconciliation (2.22)
All tracks trad. arr. Martin Carthy / Dave Swarbrick pub Sparta Florida Music Group
Sleeve Notes by Terry Brown
I wanted Martin to write these sleeve notes, so when he came into my office the other day I sat him down with a piece of paper and said: “Write!” I wandered off for about an hour to complete various jobs—on my return I found Martin staring glumly at the piece of paper on which he had written …
It seemed like a good idea at the time
… that was all!
I'm convinced it still is a good idea; and so will you when you listen to this unusual instrumental offering by Martin and Dave.