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Shirley & Dolly Collins: Love, Death and the Lady

Shirley & Dolly Collins: Love, Death and the Lady (EMI/Harvest SHVL 771)

Love, Death and the Lady
Shirley & Dolly Collins

EMI/Harvest SHVL 771 (LP, UK, 1970)
BGO BGOLP1/CD1 (LP/CD, UK, 1987)
EMI/Harvest CZ 534 (CD, UK, 1994)
Fledg'ling Records FLED 3039 (CD, UK, May 30, 2003)

Shirley & Dolly Collins: Love, Death and the Lady (Fledg'ling FLED 3039)

Shirley & Dolly Collins: Love, Death and the Lady (EMI/Harvest SHVL 771) Instrumental settings by Dolly Collins;
Produced by Austin John Marshall;
Engineered by Philip MacDonald

Musicians

Shirley Collins, vocals;
Christopher Hogwood, harpsichord;
Alan Lumsden, sackbut;
Adam Skeaping, bass viol, violone;
Rod Skeaping, bass viol;
Eleanor Sloan, rebec;
John Fordham, recorder;
Dolly Collins, flute-organ, piano;
Terry Cox, percussion;
Peter Wood, concertina [6, 12|;
Uncredited male chorus includes John Fordham and Royston Wood

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Death and the Lady (Roud 1031) (4.08)
  2. Glenlogie (Roud 101; Child 238; G/D 5:973) (3.48)
  3. The Oxford Girl (Roud 263; Laws P35; G/D 2:200) (2.00)
  4. Are You Going to Leave Me? (2.54)
  5. The Outlandish Knight (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225; Henry H163) (5.05)
  6. Go from My Window (Roud 966) (2.35)
  7. Young Girl Cut Down in Her Prime (Roud 2; Laws Q26) (3.42)
  1. Geordie (Roud 90; Child 209; G/D 2:249) (4.59)
  2. Salisbury Plain (Roud 1487) (2.40)
  3. Fair Maid of Islington (Roud 168) (2.18)
  4. Six Dukes (Roud 78) (2.30)
  5. Polly on the Shore (Roud 811) (3.10)
  6. Plains of Waterloo (Roud 960; Laws N32) (8.04)
Recording session out-takes

These are bonus tracks on the Harvest and Fledg'ling CDs.

  1. Sailor from Dover (Roud 180; Laws P9; G/D 6:1219; Henry H72) (3.20)
  2. Young John (Roud 201; Child 218; G/D 5:974) (6.24)
  3. Short Jacket and White Trousers (Roud 231; Laws N12) (2.59)
  4. The Bold Fisherman (Roud 291; Laws O24; G/D 4:834) (4.40)

All tracks trad. arr. Shirley & Dolly Collins except
Track 6, 12 trad. arr. Shirley Collins, Peter Wood;
Tracks 2, 15 words trad. arr. Shirley & Dolly Collins, tune Shirley Collins;
Track 17 trad. arr. Bob Copper