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Fountain of Snow

Shirley Collins: Fountain of Snow (Durtro 010CD)

Fountain of Snow
Shirley Collins

Durtro 010CD (CD, UK, 1992)

This is a compilation of tracks from Shirley Collins' four Topic albums. The CD title comes from the finishing words of Polly Vaughan.

Musicians

For musicians and credits see the individual album descriptions.

Tracks

From The Sweet Primeroses (12T170, 1967):

  1. All Things Are Quite Silent (Roud 2532) (2.33)
  2. Cambridgeshire May Carol (Roud 305) (1.16)
  3. Polly Vaughan (Roud 166; Laws O36; Henry H114) (2.42)
  4. The Cruel Mother (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193) (5.48)
  5. The Streets of Derry (Roud 896; Laws L11; Henry H705) (3.27)
  6. Brigg Fair (Roud 1083) (2.51)
  7. Higher Germanie (Roud 904; G/D 1:96) (2.40)
  8. George Collins (Roud 147; Child 85) (3.41)
  9. Down in Yon Forest (Roud 1523) (2.23)
  10. False True Love (Roud 419) (3.42)
  11. The Sweet Primeroses (Roud 586; G/D 8:1841) (3.30)

From Adieu to Old England (12TS238, 1974):

  1. Down By the Seaside (Roud 1712) (2.47)
  2. Adieu to Old England (Roud 1703) (2.01)
  3. I Sing of a Maiden That Is Makeless (1.49)
  4. One Night As I Lay on My Bed (Roud 672) (4.43)

From For As Many As Will (12TS380, 1978):

  1. Lancashire Lass (Roud 4738) (3.02)
  2. Never Again (2.08)
  3. Lord Allenwater (Roud 89; Child 208) (5.34)
  4. Gilderoy (Roud 1486) (4.51)
  5. The Moon Shines Bright (Roud 702) (2.11)

From Heroes in Love (TOP95, 1963):

  1. The False Bride (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (4.14)
  2. Locks and Bolts (Roud 406; Laws M13; G/D 5:1012) (2.59)
  3. Rambleaway (Roud 171; G/D 7:1485) (3.28)
  4. A Blacksmith Courted Me (Roud 816) (2.41)