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Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick: Selections

Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick: Selections (Pegasus PEG 6)

Selections
Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick

B&C CAS 1046 (LP, UK, not issued)
Pegasus PEG 6 (LP, UK, 1971)
Antilles AN 7041 (LP, USA, 1976)
Philips 6303 042 (LP, The Netherlands, 197x)
Edsel Records EDCD682 (CD, UK, 2001)

Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick: Selections (Philips 6303 043)

As This is… Martin Carthy, this is a compilation of Byker Hill and But Two Came By, but this time with three instrumentals from No Songs thrown in for a good measure. Fortunately, there is no overlapping in the two compilation records.

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Musicians

Martin Carthy, vocals, guitar;
Dave Swarbrick, fiddle

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Man of Burnham Town (Roud 665) (3.10)
  2. Creeping Jane (Roud 1012; Laws Q23) (3.47)
  3. The Irish Washerwoman / The Ash Plant (3.03)
  4. Lucy Wan (Roud 234; Child 51) (3.55)
  5. Matt Hyland (Roud 2880) (4.45)
  6. The Wife of the Soldier (1.32)
  1. The Banks (2.14)
  2. The Bloody Gardener (Roud 1700) (3.58)
  3. Grey Daylight / Jenny's Chickens (1.46)
  4. Gentleman Soldier (Roud 178; G/D 7:1471) (2.32)
  5. Long Lankin (Roud 6; Child 93; G/D 2:187; Henry H735) (5.40)
  6. Davy Lowston (3.09)

Tracks 1, 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12 are from Byker Hill (1967);
Tracks 3, 7, and 9 are from No Songs (1967);
Tracks 2, 5, and 11 are from But Two Came By (1968)

Tracks 1-2, 4-5 and 10-11 trad. arr. Martin Carthy pub Sparta Florida Music Group;
Tracks 3, 7, and 9 trad. arr. Martin Carthy, Dave Swarbrick pub Sparta Florida Music Group;
Track 6 Bertolt Brecht, Scott pub Gema, Scott;
Tracks 8 and 12 trad. arr. A.L. Lloyd pub Sparta Florida Music Group

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Alistair Banfield for the Dutch record's information and cover picture.

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Martin Carthy: Selections (Transatlantic TRA 206)

Selections
Martin Carthy with Dave Swarbrick

Transatlantic Records TRA 206 (LP, New Zealand, 1969?)
Transatlantic/Festival TRA 206/STAL 934485 (LP, Australia, 1972)

This is a rarely known Martin Carthy compilation from the Antipodes with the the same title and very similar cover picture as the above Pegasus record Selections but with a completely different selection of songs.

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Musicians

Martin Carthy, vocals, guitar;
Dave Swarbrick, fiddle

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559) (3.13)
  2. Lord Franklin (3.10)
  3. The Bonny Black Hare (Roud 1656; G/D 7:1427) (2.00)
  4. Scarborough Fair (Roud 12; Child 2; G/D 2:329) (3.13)
  5. Jack Orion (Roud 145; Child 67) (4.03)
  6. Byker Hill (Roud 3488) (4.03)
  1. Seven Yellow Gypsies (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124) (5.10)
  2. Bruton Town (Roud 18; Laws M32) (3.58)
  3. Arthur McBride and the Sergeant (Roud 2355; G/D 1:78) (3.18)
  4. Prince Heathen (Roud 3336; Child 104; G/D 7:1497) (6.53)
  5. The Wren (Roud 19109) (1.40)

Track 4 is from Martin Carthy (1965);
Tracks 2 and 8 are from Second Album (1966);
Tracks 1, 3 and 6 are from Byker Hill (1967);
Track 5 is from But Two Came By (1968);
Tracks 7 and 9-11 are from Prince Heathen (1969)

Tracks 1, 9-11 trad. arr. Martin Carthy / Dave Swarbrick pub Sparta Florida Music Group;
Tracks 2-4, 6-8 trad. arr. Martin Carthy pub Sparta Florida Music Group;
Tracks 5 trad. adapt. A.L. Lloyd pub Sparta Florida Music Group