Shirley Collins ‎– False True Lovers

Folkways Records ‎– FG 3564
Vinyl, LP, Album

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A1 I Drew My Ship
Arranged By – J Stokoe*
A2 The Irish Boy
A3 The Spermwhale Fishery
Arranged By – A L Lloyd*
A4 Dennis O'Reilly
Arranged By – E Waters*
A5 My Bonny Miner Lad
Arranged By – Lloyd*, Cosgrove*
A6 Just As The Tide Was Flowing
A7 Bobby Shaftoe
A8 Richie Story
Arranged By – MacColl*
A9 The Unquiet Grave
A10 The Swapping Song
B1 Poor Old Horse
B2 The False True Love
B3 The Foggy Dew
B4 Mowing The Barley
B5 Scarborough Fair
B6 The Cruel Mother
Arranged By – E MacColl*
B7 The Bonny Cuckoo
B8 The Queen Of May
B9 Died For Love


  • Arranged ByS Collins* (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A6, A7, A9 to B5, B7 to B9)
  • DesignRonald Clyne
  • Written-ByTrad* (tracks: A1 to A4, A6 to B9)


This version has "False True Lovers", "Shirley Elizabeth Collins" and "Alan Lomax" written in white text on front cover. Tracklisting on back cover is also in white, and there is no text on back underneath the line "Descriptive Notes Are Inside Pocket". Labels are blue with silver text and dated 1959. Insert has a picture of Collins on the front and is dated 1959.

℗ 1959 Sirley Collins

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: FG 3564 A
  • Matrix / Runout: FG 3564 B

Other Versions (5 of 6) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
FLED 3029 Shirley Collins False True Lovers(CD, Album, RE) Fledg'ling Records FLED 3029 UK 2001 Sell This Version
900762 Shirley Collins False True Lovers(LP, Album, RE) Vinyl Lovers 900762 Russia 2009 Sell This Version
FG 3564 Shirley Collins False True Lovers(LP, Album, Alt) Folkways Records FG 3564 US 1959 Sell This Version
FG 3564 Shirley Collins False True Lovers(LP, Album, RP) Folkways Records FG 3564 US 1960 Sell This Version
Weavil 05 Shirley Collins False True Lovers(LP, Album, Ltd, Num, RE) Bo'Weavil Recordings Weavil 05 UK 2005 Sell This Version



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February 10, 2018
By contrast to the otherwise identical version listed Shirley Collins - False True Lovers, the address on the labels doesn't match that on the booklet (117 W 46th St - which was the original address for Folkways).