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Steeleye Span: Tempted and Tried

Steeleye Span: Tempted and Tried (Chrysalis 260 258)

Tempted and Tried
Steeleye Span

Dover ADD 9/CCD 9 (LP/CD, UK, September 1989)
Chrysalis 260 285 (CD, UK, 1989)
Shanachie 64020 (LP/CD, US)
BGO Records BGOCD 537 (CD, UK, November 2001)

Steeleye Span: Tempted and Tried (BGOCD 537)

Produced by John Etchells, Bob Johnson and Peter Knight;
Engineered by John Etchells

Musicians

Maddy Prior, lead vocals, backing vocals;
Peter Knight, violins, mandolin, backing vocals;
Bob Johnson, guitars, lead vocals, backing vocals;
Nigel Pegrum, drums, percussion;
Tim Harries, bass, piano, backing vocals;
Martin Ditchum, extra percussion

Tracks

The Dover/Chrysalis (Dover was a subsidiary of Chrysalis) record and the BGO CD reissue have this track order:

Side 1Side 2
  1. Padstow (Roud 305) (3.02)
  2. The Fox (3.04)
  3. Two Butchers (Roud 17; Laws L4; G/D 2:186; Henry H185) (4.46)
  4. Following Me (3.35)
  5. Seagull (2.40)
  6. The Cruel Mother (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193) (5.33)
  1. Jack Hall (Roud 369; Laws L5) (3.55)
  2. Searching for Lambs (Roud 576; Henry H548) (4.10)
  3. Shaking of the Sheets (Roud V11404) (4.10)
  4. Reels: The First House in Connaught / Sailor's Bonnet (2.45)
  5. Betsy Bell and Mary Gray (Roud 237; Child 201; G/D 6:1257) (4.56)

All tracks trad. arr. Steeleye Span except
Tracks 2, 4, 5 Peter Knight;
Tracks 3, 7, 9 Trad. Robert Johnson

As so often, the Shanachie album uses another track order:

Side 1Side 2
  1. Jack Hall (Roud 369; Laws L5) (3.55)
  2. Two Butchers (Roud 17; Laws L4; G/D 2:186; Henry H185) (4.46)
  3. Padstow (Roud 305) (3.02)
  4. Reels: The First House in Connaught / Sailor's Bonnet (2.45)
  5. Betsy Bell and Mary Gray (Roud 237; Child 201; G/D 6:1257) (4.56)
  1. Shaking of the Sheets (Roud V11404) (4.10)
  2. Searching for Lambs (Roud 576; Henry H548) (4.10)
  3. Seagull (2.40)
  4. The Cruel Mother (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193) (5.33)
  5. Following Me (3.35)
  6. The Fox (3.04)

All tracks trad. arr. Steeleye Span except
Tracks 1, 2, 6 trad. Robert Johnson;
Tracks 8, 10, 11 Peter Knight