Various ‎– I'm A Romany Rai. Songs By Southern English Gypsy Traditional Singers.

Label:
Topic Records ‎– TSCD672D
Series:
The Voice Of The People. – Volume 22.
Format:
2 × CD, Compilation, Album, Jewel Case, Card Slip Case
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Tracklist

CD1. I Were Borned In An Old Gypsy Wagon
1-1 Phoebe Smith I'm A Romany Rai 1:55
1-2 Tom Willett The Roaming Journeyman 2:01
1-3 Janet Penfold Won't You Buy My Sweet Blooming Lavender? 1:25
1-4 Rebecca Penfold The Banks Of Sweet Primroses 2:51
1-5 Charlie Scamp How Old Are You My Pretty Fair Maid? 0:47
1-6 Mary Fuller (2) Oh What A Life 0:39
1-7 Wally Fuller The Game Of Cards 1:55
1-8 Charlie Scamp Come Father Build Me A Boat 3:05
1-9 Sheila Smith (4) Dear Father Pray Build Me A Boat 1:48
1-10 Phoebe Smith Higher Germany 2:04
1-11 Tom Willett The Rose Of Ardene 2:30
1-12 Rebecca Penfold Meeting Is A Pleasant Place 0:36
1-13 Jack Fuller (4) Briny O'Then 2:17
1-14 Wally Fuller The Bold Drunkards 1:38
1-15 Chris Willett The Little Ball Of Yarn 1:56
1-16 Jack Fuller (4) Green Grow The Laurels 2:30
1-17 Rebecca Penfold The Banks Of The Sweet Dundee 4:05
1-18 Charlie Scamp Young Leonard 4:13
1-19 Phoebe Smith Down By The Sheepfold 4:38
1-20 Chris Willett Thorny Park 1:19
1-21 Wally Fuller The Bold Poachers 1:34
1-22 Tom Willett, Chris Willett Down By The Tanyard Side 3:31
1-23 Wally Fuller I Am A Man That's Done Wrong To My Parents 2:11
1-24 Charlie Scamp Barbary Allen 3:28
1-25 Charlie Scamp A Blacksmith Courted Me 1:10
1-26 Phoebe Smith A Blacksmith Courted Me 5:35
CD2. Carolyne Hughes And Her Family
2-1 Carolyne Hughes The Soldier And The Lady 2:30
2-2 Carolyne Hughes The Sprig Of Thyme 2:16
2-3 Carolyne Hughes A Blacksmith Courted Me 2:31
2-4 Carolyne Hughes The London Murder 2:44
2-5 Carolyne Hughes As I Was A-Walking One May Summer's Morning 2:06
2-6 Carolyne Hughes Once I Had A Colour 2:13
2-7 Carolyne Hughes My Father He Built Me A Shady Bower 3:19
2-8 Carolyne Hughes Georgie 1:13
2-9 Carolyne Hughes Young Willie 1:31
2-10 Carolyne Hughes My Black Dod And Sheep Crook 0:48
2-11 Carolyne Hughes If I Were A Blackbird 1:33
2-12 Carolyne Hughes Down By The Old Riverside 1:48
2-13 Carolyne Hughes A Wager, A Wager 2:13
2-14 Carolyne Hughes The Brake Of Briars 1:16
2-15 Carolyne Hughes The Bird In The Bush 1:19
2-16 Carolyne Hughes Flash Girls And Airy 0:55
2-17 Carolyne Hughes The Game Of Cards 1:34
2-18 Carolyne Hughes Catch Me, Bold Rogue If You Can 1:57
2-19 Celia Hughes Jealousy Thoughts 1:56
2-20 John Hughes (30) The Long Lost Child 1:57
2-21 Carrie Warren Henry My Son 2:18
2-22 John Hughes (30) Barbary Allen 2:42
2-23 Carolyne Hughes Billy Boy 1:04
2-24 Carolyne Hughes The Cuckoo 2:18
2-25 Carolyne Hughes Died For Love 1:42
2-26 Carolyne Hughes Lord Thomas And Fair Ellender 1:41
2-27 Carolyne Hughes The Little Boy 2:49
2-28 Carolyne Hughes Adieu To Old England 1:19
2-29 Carolyne Hughes The Butcher Boy 2:14
2-30 Carolyne Hughes My Truelove Was A Sailor Lad 2:03
2-31 Carolyne Hughes Meet Me Tonight In The Moonlight 1:42
2-32 Carolyne Hughes Tuning 0:58
2-33 Carolyne Hughes The Draggle-Tail Gypsies 1:03

Credits

Notes

Volume 22 of the Voice Of The People series. A selection of songs recorded from travellers and gypsies, mainly in Kent and Sussex during the 50's and 60's, chosen by Shirley Collins.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 14822 06722 5

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