As me and my love sat courting : [songs of love, courtship & marriage]

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Notes

  • Subtitle from container insert.
  • Series subtitle: The traditional music of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
  • Recordings from the archives of Topic Records and private collections.
  • Primarily unaccompanied songs.
  • Production by Tony Engle and Reg Hall; compilation, research and notes by Reg Hall.
  • Compact disc.
  • Notes on the series and the performers, recording information, and song texts (59 p. : ports.) inserted in container.

Contents

  • Haste to the wedding (Bill Kimber, concertina) (2:02) -- Queen amang the heather (Belle Stewart) (3:43) -- Johnny Harte (Jimmy Halpin) (4:44) -- The Aylesbury girl (Pop Maynard) (3:49) -- The half-door (Margaret Barry, Michael Gorman) (3:18) -- Green grow the laurels (Louie Fuller) (2:01) -- Old Carathee (John Reilly) (1:45) -- The blackbird (Diddy Cook) (3:23) -- Coochie coochie coo go way (Jamsie McCarthy) (2:30) -- I wish, I wish (Walter Pardon) (1:12) -- What can a young lassie dae wi' an auld man? (Jane Turriff) (3:36) -- Johnny, lovely Johnny (Paddy Tunney) (2:22) -- Lurgan stream (Mary Ann Connelly) (3:15) -- I'll marry and I won't be a nun (Michael Gorman & Margaret Barry, fiddle & banjo) (1:45) -- One cold morning in December (Walter Pardon) (4:21) -- Rosemary Lane (Liz Jefferies) (1:51) -- It was early, early all in a spring (Robert Cinnamond) (4:40) -- Moorlough Maggie (Stanley Robertson) (3:38) -- Just as the tide was flowing (Stephen Baldwin, fiddle) (2:13) -- The wearing of the britches (Paddy Tunney) (2:06) -- A week before Easter (Harry Burgess) (3:36) -- I'm a stranger in this country (Jimmy McBeath) (2:32) -- The banks of sweet Dundee (Bob Brader) (3:29) -- Sixteen years, Mama (Tom Lenihan) (1:36) -- Bonny Tavern Green (Paddy Tunney) (2:50)
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