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The Ballads of Peter Bellamy

Peter Bellamy: The Ballads of Peter Bellamy (Free Reed FRTCD 14)

The Ballads of Peter Bellamy
Big, Broadside & Barrack Room
Peter Bellamy

Free Reed Records FRRR 16 (CD, UK, 2008)

Free Reed hat to withdraw their famous Peter Bellamy anthology, Wake the Vaulted Echoes, because they couldn't renew the license for the Leader tracks. With this CD they offer a subset of the original anthology with some alternate recordings.

Tracks

  1. The Old Songs (4.27)
    from Songs an' Rummy Conjurin' Tricks (1991) and Wake the Vaulted Echoes (1999), with additional chorus by the Copper Family (2007)
  2. Young Roger, Esq. (Roud 680; Laws P8; G/D 4:761; Henry H90) (1.52)
    live at Sydney Opera House (1980)
  3. Gunga Din (4.46)
    previously unreleased studio recording; from the Schofield archive
  4. Sir Andrew Barton (Roud 104; Child 167) (3.17)
    from Wake the Vaulted Echoes (1999)
  5. Lord Randall (Roud 10; Child 12; G/D 2:209; Henry H814) (3.12)
    from Second Wind (1985)
  6. Mandalay (5.48)
    previously unreleased studio recording; from the Schofield archive
  7. Slip Jigs and Reels (4.34)
    previously unreleased studio recording; from the Schofield archive
  8. Fair Annie (Roud 42; Child 62; G/D 6:1161; Henry H126) (6.40)
    from Fair Annie (1983)
  9. Danny Deever (3.52)
    from Soldiers Three (1990) and Wake the Vaulted Echoes (1999)
  10. Tyne of Harrow (Roud 2403) (4.29)
    previously unreleased studio recording; from the Schofield archive
  11. Cholera Camp (7.04)
    from the Schofield archive
  12. The Bitter Withy (Roud 452) (2.20)
    live recording (1981)
  13. The Trees They Do Grow High (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (4.19)
    recorded live at The Ship, Leigh-on-Sea (August 6, 1991)
  14. Way Down Town (Roud 7691) (3.03)
    from Bellamy' final studio sessions; from the Schofield archive
  15. The Black and Bitter Night (6.14)
  16. The Exile Song (1.05)
    both from Second Wind (1985) and Wake the Vaulted Echoes (1999)
  17. Shallow Brown (Roud 2621) (4.28)
    with The Watersons; from Wake the Vaulted Echoes (1999)