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Shirley Collins: The Bonny Cuckoo

Shirley Collins: The Bonny Cuckoo (Fledg'ling WING 1003)

The Bonny Cuckoo
Shirley Collins

Fledg'ling Records WING 1003 (7" EP, UK, July 2015)

Recorded by Alan Lomax in London on October 20, 1957 for the BBC Archive (DLD 42072);
From the collection of David Tibet and carefully rescued from a transcription disc acetate;
Commercially released for the first time to celebrate Shirley's 80th birthday on July 5, 2015;
Cuckoo watercolour ba David Suff, courtesy of the Very Old Gallery, London

Musicians

Shirley Collins, vocals, 5-string banjo

Tracks

Unaccompanied SideAccompanied Side
  1. Bonny Cuckoo (Roud 24351)
  2. Bonny Labouring Boy (Roud 1162; Laws M14; Henry H576)
  1. Bonny Cuckoo (Roud 24351)
  2. Bonny Labouring Boy (Roud 1162; Laws M14; Henry H576)

All tracks trad.