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Roy Bailey: New Bell Wake

Roy Bailey: New Bell Wake (Acorn CF 262)

New Bell Wake
Roy Bailey

Acorn Records CF 262 (LP, UK, 1976)
Fuse Records CFCD262 (CD, UK, March 1999)

Roy Bailey: New Bell Wake (Fuse CFCD 262)

Recorded at Acon Studios in March 1976 by Colin Sanders;
Produced by Roy Bailey and Colin Sanders;
[10] produced by Leon Rosselson;
Sleeve design and photography by Tony Riley

Musicians

Roy Bailey, guitar [1-2, 5], vocals;
Leon Rosselson, banjo [1], guitar [2, 5-6, 8, 10], piano [10], mellotron [10];
John Leslie, concertina [1-2, 5, 7];
Chris Leslie, fiddle [1-2, 4-5, 7-8]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The New Bell Wake (Roud 10535) (3.48)
  2. Spare Me the Life of Georgie (Roud 90; Child 209; G/D 2:249) (4.28)
  3. Flying Cloud (Roud 1802; Laws K28; G/D 1:44) (5.59)
  4. John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559) (3.39)
  5. The Trooper and the Maid (Roud 162; Child 299; G/D 7:1470) (4.20)
  1. The Wymondham Fight (3.02)
  2. Lord Franklin (Roud 487; Laws K9; G/D 1:16; Henry H815) (3.07)
  3. The Beggar Man (Roud 118; Child 279; G/D 2:274) (3.37)
  4. Adieu, Adieu (Roud 490; Laws L12; G/D 2:260; Henry H691) (4.58)
  5. Fair's Fair (3.15)

Track 1 trad. from Room for Company, edited by Roy Palmer;
Tracks 2, 9 trad. from Songs of the Midlands, edited by Roy Palmer;
Track 3 trad. from The Singing Island, edited by Peggy Seeger and Ewan MacColl;
Track 4 trad. from The Constant Lovers, edited by Frank Purslow;
Track 5 trad. learned from Crowdy Crawn;
Track 6 Bill Meek;
Track 7 trad. arr. Bailey, Leslie;
Track 8 trad. from Seeds of Love, edited by Stephen Sedley;
Track 10 Leon Rosselson