> Shirley Collins > Records > The Classic Collection

The Classic Collection

Shirley Collins: The Classic Collection (Highpoint HPO6008)

The Classic Collection
Shirley Collins

Highpoint Recordings HPO6008 (CD, UK, 2004)

This is a compilation of Shirley Collins' albums. For musicians and credits see the individual album descriptions.

Tracks

  1. The Sweet Primeroses (Roud 586; G/D 8:1841) (3.30)
  2. Bonnie Boy (Roud 293; G/D 6:1141; Henry H215) (3.45)
  3. Adieu to Old England (Roud 1703) (2.01)
  4. The Moon Shines Bright (Roud 702) (2.11)
  5. March the Morning Sun (2.24)
  6. A Blacksmith Courted Me (Roud 816) (2.41)
  7. Just As the Tide Was A-Flowing (Roud 1105) (1.40)
  8. Down By the Seaside (Roud 1712) (2.47)
  9. Never Again (2.08)
  10. I Drew My Ship (Roud 402; G/D 4:792) (2.22)
  11. The Foggy Dew (Roud 558; Laws O3; G/D 7:1496) (2.26)
  12. False True Love (Roud 419) (3.42)
  13. All Things Are Quite Silent (Roud 2532) (2.33)
  14. One Night As I Lay on My Bed (Roud 672) (4.43)
  15. Polly Vaughan (Roud 166; Laws O36; Henry H114) (2.49)
  16. The Cherry Tree Carol (Roud 453; Child 54; G/D 2:327) (2.48)
  17. Come All You Little Streamers (Roud 18820) (2.54)
  18. Greenwood Laddie (Roud 2123) (1.45)
  19. Gilderoy (Roud 1486) (4.51)
  20. The False Bride (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (4.14)

Tracks 10, 11 from False True Lovers (Folkways FG 3564, 1960);
Tracks 6, 20 from Heroes in Love (Topic TOP95, 1963);
Tracks 1, 12-13 from The Sweet Primeroses (Topic 12T170, 1967);
Tracks 2, 7, 15, 18 from The Power of the True Love Knot (Polydor 583 025, 1968);
Tracks 3, 8, 14 from Adieu to Old England (Topic 12TS238, 1974);
Tracks 4, 9, 19 from For As Many As Will (Topic 12TS380, 1978);
Tracks 5, 16 from The Holly Bears the Crown (Fledg'ling FLED 3006, 1995);
Track 17 from The Etchingham Steam Band (Fledg'ling FLED 3002, 1995)