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Shirley & Dolly Collins: The Harvest Years

Shirley & Dolly Collins: The Harvest Years (EMI 2 28404 2)

The Harvest Years
Shirley & Dolly Collins

EMI 2 28404 2 (2 CD, UK, August 4, 2008)

This is a compilation of the three EMI/Harvest LPs Anthems in Eden, Amaranth, and Love, Death & the Lady plus two tracks from Ashley Hutchings and Albion Dance Band albums. There are no new or unknown tracks on it.

Musicians

See the original albums.

Tracks

CD 1CD 2
  1. A Song Story (Medley)
    1. A Beginning (2.00)
    2. A Meeting: Searching for Lambs (Roud 576; Henry H548) (2.47)
    3. A Courtship: The Wedding Song (Roud 381; G/D 5:980) (4.03)
    4. A Denying: The Blacksmith (Roud 816) (3.57)
    5. A Forsaking: Our Captain Cried All Hands (Roud 602) (2.52)
    6. A Dream: Lowlands (Roud 681; Henry H469) (2.35)
    7. A Leavetaking: Pleasant & Delightful (Roud 660; Laws O30) (5.14)
    8. An Awakening: Whitsun Dance (2.48)
    9. A New Beginning: Staines Morris (Roud V18894) (1.54)
  1. Rambleaway (Roud 171; G/D 7:1485) (4.23)
  2. Ca' the Ewes (Roud 857; G/D 5:1014; Henry H175) (3.28)
  3. God Dog (3.25)
  4. Bonny Cuckoo (Roud 24351) (1.56)
  5. Nellie the Milkmaid (Roud 1606) (2.42)
  6. Gathering Rushes in the Month of May (Roud 899; G/D 7:1493) (3.31)
  7. Gower Wassail (Roud 209) (2.52)
  8. Sailor from Dover (Roud 180; Laws P9; G/D 6:1219; Henry H72) (3.20)
  9. Young John (Roud 201; Child 218; G/D 5:974) (6.24)
  10. Short Jacket and White Trousers (Roud 231; Laws N12) (2.59)
  11. The Bold Fisherman (Roud 291; Laws O24; G/D 4:834) (4.40)
  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)
  8. Geordie (Roud 90; Child 209; G/D 2:249) (4.59)
  9. Salisbury Plain (Roud 1487) (2.40)
  10. Fair Maid of Islington (Roud 168) (2.18)
  11. Six Dukes (Roud 78) (2.30)
  12. Polly on the Shore (Roud 811) (3.10)
  13. Plains of Waterloo (Roud 960; Laws N32) (8.04)
  14. Fare Thee Well, My Dearest Dear (Roud 1035) (3.27)
  15. C'est La Fin / Pour Mon Cuer (2.16)
  16. Bonny Kate (Roud 1633) (3.25)
  17. Adieu to All Judges and Juries (Roud 300) (3.10)
  18. Edi Beo Thu, Hevene Quene (3.43)
  19. Black Joker / Black, White, Yellow and Green (Roud 9212) (3.23)
  20. Ashley Hutchings: The Gallant Hussar (Roud 1146; G/D 5:982; Henry H243a) (3.17)
  21. The Albion Dance Band: Hopping Down in Kent (Roud 1715) (2.47)

Tracks 1-16 from Anthems in Eden;
Tracks 17-20 from the Love, Death & the Lady recording sessions;
Tracks 21-33 from Love, Death & the Lady;
Tracks 34-39 from Amaranth;
Track 40 from Ashley Hutchings et al.: Son of Morris On;
Track 41 from The Albion Dance Band: The Prospect Before Us

All tracks trad. arr. Shirley & Dolly Collins except
Track 8 trad. arr. Shirley & Dolly Collins, lyrics Austin John Marshall;
Track 11 trad. Robert Burns / arr. Shirley & Dolly Collins;
Track 12 Robin Williamson;
Tracks 18, 22 words trad. arr. Shirley & Dolly Collins, tune Shirley Collins;
Track 20 trad. arr. Bob Copper;
Track 26, 32 trad. arr. Shirley Collins, Peter Wood;
Tracks 34, 36, 39 trad. arr. Shirley Collins;
Tracks 35, 38 anon. arr. Shirley Collins / John Sothcott;
Track 37 trad. arr. Shirley Collins / John Rodd