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Shirley Collins: Within Sound (Fledg'ling NEST 5001)

Within Sound
Shirley Collins

Fledg'ling Records NEST 5001 (4CD, UK, November 2002)

This compilation is a comprehensive overview of Shirley and Dolly Collins's career with more than 30 unavailable or up to now unpublished tracks. It was researched and produced by Shirley Collins and David Suff.

Tracks

CD 1

  1. Dabbling in the Dew (Roud 298; G/D 4:812) (1.47)
    from Folksong Today (1955)
  2. The Bonny Labouring Boy (Roud 1162; Laws M14; Henry H576) (0.57)
    recorded in London, 1957; previously unreleased
  3. Turpin Hero (Roud 621; Laws L10) (2.33)
  4. The Cuckoo (Roud 413; G/D 6:1157; Henry H479) (1.43)
    both from Sweet England (1959)
  5. Just As the Tide Was Flowing (Roud 1105) (1.18)
  6. I Drew My Ship (Roud 402; G/D 4:792) (2.20)
  7. The False True Love (Roud 419) (3.49)
    all three from False True Lovers (1960)
  8. Sweet England (Roud 272; G/D 4:831) (2.35)
    from Sweet England (1959)
  9. Higher Germanie (Roud 904; G/D 1:96) (2.56)
    from A Jug of Punch (1960)
  10. Long Years Ago (Roud 274; Laws K10; G/D 1:19) (2.39)
    from A Pinch of Salt (1960)
  11. Newcastle (Roud 8086) (2.28)
    from English Songs (1959/60)
  12. Dance to Your Daddy (Roud 2439; G/D 8:1562) (1.44)
    from English Songs Volume 2 (1964)
  13. The Irish Girl (Roud 308; G/D 5:946; Henry H711) (3.29)
    from English Songs (1959/60)
  14. The Foggy Dew (Roud 558; Laws O3; G/D 7:1496) (3.02)
    from The Foggy Dew (1959/60)
  15. She Moves Through the Fair (Roud 861; Henry H141) (3.28)
    from Shirley Sings Irish (1964)
  16. Locks and Bolts (Roud 406; Laws M13; G/D 5:1012) (2.57)
    from Heroes in Love (1963)
  17. Geordie (Roud 90; Child 209; G/D 2:249) (2.47)
    recorded at the Scarborough Folk Festival 1964 by Bill Leader; previously unreleased
  18. The False Bride (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) (3.08)
  19. Cotton Eyed Joe (Roud 3601; G/D 8:1540) / What Shall We Do With the Baby (3.31)
    both recorded live at the St Andrews Folk Club in December 1964 by Geoff Horden; previously unreleased
  20. Pretty Saro (Roud 417) (4.15)
  21. Dearest Dear (Roud 3601; G/D 8:1540) (3.04)
    both from Shirley Collins & Davy Graham: Folk Roots, New Routes (1964)

All tracks trad. arr. Shirley Collins except
Track 18 trad. arr. Copper Family;
Track 20 trad. arr., tune composed by Shirley Collins;
Track 21 trad. arr. Shirley Collins and Davy Graham

CD 2

  1. Nottamun Town (Roud 1044) (3.40)
    from Shirley Collins & Davy Graham: Folk Roots, New Routes (1964)
  2. Reynardine (Roud 397; Laws P15; G/D 2:333) (1.39)
    from Folk Scene (1966)
  3. When a Man's in Love (Roud 990; Laws O20; Henry H211) (3.04)
    recorded in Blackheath, London, c. 1964; previously unreleased
  4. The Sweet Primeroses (Roud 586; G/D 8:1841) (3.29)
  5. Down in Yon Forest (Roud 1523) (2.31)
  6. George Collins (Roud 147; Child 85) (3.41)
  7. The Streets of Derry (Roud 896; Laws L11; Henry H705) (3.26)
    all four from The Sweet Primeroses (1967)
  8. Two Brethren (Roud 202) (2.51)
  9. Tyburn Tree (1.03)
    both recorded in London, 1966; produced by Austin John Marshall; previously unreleased
  10. Bonnie Boy (Roud 293; G/D 6:1141; Henry H215) (3.40)
  11. Richie Story (Roud 97; Child 232; G/D 5:1051) (4.13)
  12. Over the Hills and Far Away (Roud 8460) (2.24)
  13. Polly Vaughan (Roud 166; Laws O36; Henry H114) (2.44)
    all four from The Power of the True Love Knot (1967)
  14. Whitsun Dance (4.01)
    demo recorded in Blackheath, London, 1968; previously unreleased
  15. God Dog (3.21)
  16. Gower Wassail (Roud 209) (2.50)
  17. The Blacksmith (Roud 816) (3.56)
  18. Bonny Cuckoo (Roud 24351) (1.55)
    all four from Anthems in Eden (1969)
  19. I Sing of a Maiden That Is Makeless (1.53)
  20. A Virgin Most Pure (Roud 1378) (4.16)
    both from The Young Tradition with Shirley & Dolly Collins: The Holly Bears the Crown (1995; recorded 1969)
  21. Is It Far to Bethlehem (2.05)
    recorded in London, 1966; produced by Austin John Marshall; previously unreleased
  22. The Cherry Tree Carol (Roud 453; Child 54; G/D 2:327) (2.48)
    from The Young Tradition with Shirley & Dolly Collins: The Holly Bears the Crown (1995; recorded 1969)

All tracks trad. arr. Shirley and Dolly Collins except
Track 1 trad. arr. Shirley Collins and Davy Graham;
Tracks 2 trad. arr. Shirley Collins;
Track 3 words trad., piano arr. Matyas Seiber;
Track 8 trad. arr. Copper Family;
Tracks 9, 13, 22 words trad. arr., tune composed by Shirley Collins;
Track 15 Robin Williamson;
Track 19 words trad. arr., tune composed by Dolly Collins;
Track 20 trad. arr. Peter Bellamy, Shirley and Dolly Collins, Heather Wood, Royston Wood;
Track 21 Frances Chesterton, tune trad. arr. Shirley and Collins

CD 3

  1. Plains of Waterloo (Roud 960; Laws N32) (8.02)
  2. Geordie (Roud 90; Child 209; G/D 2:249) (4.59)
  3. Polly on the Shore (Roud 811) (3.10)
    all three from Shirley & Dolly Collins: Love, Death & the Lady (1970)
  4. The Bold Fisherman (Roud 291; Laws O24; G/D 4:834) (4.36)
    from the Love, Death & the Lady CD reissue (1994)
  5. Just As the Tide Was A-Flowing (Roud 1105) (2.09)
  6. Banks of the Bann (Roud 889; Laws O2; Henry H86) (3.35)
  7. Poor Murdered Woman (Roud 1064) (4.18)
  8. Murder of Maria Marten (Roud 215/18814) (7.23)
    all four from Shirley Collins & the Albion Country Band: No Roses (1971)
  9. Staines Morris (Roud V18894) (3.12)
    from Ashley Hutchings et al.: Morris On (1972)
  10. One Night As I Lay on My Bed (Roud 672) (4.39)
    from Shirley & Dolly Collins: Adieu to Old England (1974)
  11. The Blacksmith Courted Me (Roud 816) (3.10)
    from Shirley & Dolly Collins: For As Many As Will (1978)
  12. Down By the Seaside (Roud 1712) (2.43)
  13. The Banks of the Mossom (Roud 1646) (3.16)
    both from Shirley & Dolly Collins: Adieu to Old England (1974)
  14. Come All You Little Streamers (Roud 18820) (2.44)
    The Etchingham Steam Band,
    recorded live at the Lenzburg Folk Festival, Switzerland, 1974; previously unreleased
  15. The Little Gypsy Girl (Roud 229; Laws O4) (2.51)
    The Etchingham Steam Band,
    recorded live at the Lenzburg Folk Festival, Switzerland, 1974;
    from 4. Folkfestival auf der Lenzburg (1975)
  16. Horn Fair (Roud 2482) (3.31)
    The Etchingham Steam Band,
    recorded live at the Norwich Folk Festival 1974;
    from The Etchingham Steam Band (1995)
  17. Fare Thee Well, My Dearest Dear (Roud 1035) (3.25)
  18. Bonny Kate (Roud 1633) (3.22)
    both from Amaranth (1976)
  19. Edi Beo Thu, Hevene Quene (2.24)
    Shirley Collins with John Sothcott,
    recorded live in Sweden, 1977; previously unreleased
  20. The Hunt Is Up (1.51)
  21. Hopping Down in Kent (Roud 1715) (2.48)
    both from The Albion Dance Band: The Prospect Before Us (1977)

All tracks trad. arr. Shirley and Dolly Collins except
Track 2 trad. arr. Shirley Collins and Peter Wood;
Track 3 trad. arr. Copper Family;
Tracks 5-8, 13, 17-18 trad. arr. Shirley Collins;
Track 9 trad. arr. Barry Dransfield, Ashley Hutchings, John Kirkpatrick, Dave Mattacks, Richard Thompson;
Tracks 14-16 trad. arr. Etchingham Steam Band;
Track 19 trad. arr. Shirley Collins and John Sothcott;
Tracks 20-21 trad. arr. Albion Dance Band

CD 4

  1. Honour Bright (2.45)
    Shirley Collins and Steve Ashley;
    demo recorded at TPA Studios, London, December 1977-January 1978; produced by Austin John Marshall; previously unreleased
  2. The Moon Shines Bright (Roud 702) (2.05)
  3. Never Again (1.59)
  4. Gilderoy (Roud 1486) (4.45)
    all three from Shirley & Dolly Collins: For As Many As Will (1978)
  5. The Mariner's Farewell (4.12)
    from the single The Mariner's Farewell / Black Birds of Brittany (1979)
  6. Come All You Little Streamers (Roud 18820) (2.07)
  7. All Things Are Quite Silent (Roud 2532) (3.15)
  8. The Bonny Labouring Boy (Roud 1162; Laws M14; Henry H576) (4.17)
    all three recorded live in Dublin, 1978;
    from Shirley & Dolly Collins: Harking Back (1998)
  9. The Captain with the Whiskers (Roud 2735; G/D 1:87; Henry H660) (3.45)
  10. Just As the Tide Was Flowing (Roud 1105) (1.41)
    both recorded live in London, 1979;
    from Shirley & Dolly Collins: Harking Back (1998)
  11. Come My Love (Roud 12430) (2.44)
    Shirley Collins with Winsome Evans, harpsichord;
    recorded at Sydney Opera House, January 1980; previously unreleased
  12. The Green Fields of England (5.12)
    Shirley Collins and Peter Bellamy;
    recorded at Sydney Opera House, January 1980; previously unreleased
  13. The Golden Glove (Roud 141; Laws N20; G/D 1:166; Henry H524) (3.00)
  14. Lord Allenwater (Roud 89; Child 208) (5.05)
    both Shirley Collins with Julie Carter, vocals, and Jim Younger, concertina;
    recorded live in Holland, 1981; previously unreleased
  15. Christ Made a Trance (Roud 2112) (2.46)
  16. Bedfordshire May Carol (Roud 305) (2.36)
    both Shirley Collins with Julie Carter, vocals, Jim Younger, concertina, and Dan Quinn, melodeon;
    recorded live in London, 1981; previously unreleased
  17. The Tillington Poachers (2.16)
  18. The Oakham Poachers (Roud 1686) (2.18)
    both Shirley Collins with Julie Carter, vocals, and Jim Younger, concertina;
    recorded live in London, 1982; previously unreleased
  19. Poor Sally Sits A-Weeping (Roud 170) (1.48)
    Shirley Collins with Dolly Collins, piano;
    recorded in London, 1980; previously unreleased
  20. Lost in a Wood (Roud 288; Laws Q34) (4.03)
    Shirley Collins with Iris Bishop, concertina, and Gary Holder, bass;
    recorded at Country Branch Studios, Crawley; previously unreleased

All tracks trad. arr. Shirley and Dolly Collins except
Track 1 Austin John Marshall, Robert Kirby;
Track 3 Richard Thompson;
Track 5 words Samuel Taylor Coleridge, music Jeremiah Clarke;
Track 9 words trad., tune composed by Shirley Collins;
Track 11 Words FC Ball, tune trad. arr. Shirley and Dolly Collins;
Track 12 Peter Bellamy;
Tracks 13, 18 trad. arr. Julie Carter, Jim Younger;
Tracks 14, 17 trad. arr. Shirley Collins, Julie Carter, Jim Younger;
Tracks 15-16 trad. arr. Shirley Collins, Julie Carter, Jim Younger, Dan Quinn;
Track 19 trad. arr. Dolly Collins;
Track 20 trad. arr. Shirley Collins