Various ‎– Sing Christmas And The Turn Of The Year

Rounder Records ‎– Rounder 1161-1850-2
CD, Album


1a Alan Lomax & Cast* Introduction
1b Birmingham Studio Group & Chorus* Good King Wenceslas 1:07
2a Alan Lomax Caroling In The Dark
2b Children's Chorus* Good King Wenceslas
2c Brian Newey Skiffle Group Good King Wenceslas
2d Shirley Collins This Is The Truth Sent From Above
2e The Haddo House Choir The Holly And The Ivy
2f The Skinner's Bottom Glee Singers The Holly And The Ivy 4:58
3a Charlie Bate & Group* Boscastle Breakdown
3b Charlie Bate Padstow Wassail Song
3c Marshfield Paper Boys St. David's Day Dance
3d Cyril Tawney I Wonder As I Wander 4:09
4a Wisbech Children's Choir We Wish You A Merry Christmas
4b Alan Lomax / Wisbech Children's Choir Narration/Caroling Scene 1:11
5 Carolers At The Cheshire Cheese Pub Peace O'er The World 1:00
6 Ewan MacColl Introduction To The Ballad Of Jesus Christ 0:49
7 Ewan MacColl The Ballad Of Jesus Christ 2:10
8a Stephen Kirby, Ronald Soules, Walter Slasher Excerpt From Shepherd's Nativity Play
8b Hollinwood Girls' Choir Shepherd's Cradle Song
8c Wisbech Grammer School Coventry Carol
8d Malcolm Pope Excerpt From Wisbech Nativity Play 2:46
9 Alan Lomax & Charles Chilton Christmas In London 0:43
10 A. L. Lloyd & Singers From The Princess Louise Folksong Club* The Derby Ram 1:09
11 Fitzroy Coleman Christmas Morning Calypso 1:51
12 Rans Boi Highlife Group* Unite 1:41
13 Peggy Seeger Pretty Little Baby 1:52
14a Joe Duthie Reading From Luke 2:15-19
14b Peter Buchan & The Crew Of The Twinkling Star Psalm 23
14c Katie Ann Nicholson The Mother's Consecraton
14d Flora MacNeil Christ Child Lullaby
14e Students From The Scalloway Junior Secondary School Saint Mary's Men Are We 5:26
15 Ian McRae (2) & The Joe Gordon Skiffle Group The Day We Went To Rothsay-o 1:22
16 Ewan McColl & Carollers*, Charlie Bate & Group*, Brian Newey Skiffle Group, Birmingham Studio Group Regional Hookup: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen 1:51
17 Alan Lomax Cromwell Versus Father Christmas (Story) 1:16
18a The McPeake Trio* The Jug Of Punch
18b Ravenhill Temperence Flute Band Viny Ridge March 1:46
19a Gerard O'Kane Royal Belfast Hornpipe
19b Katie Graham Millicent's Hornpipe
19c The Rakes (4) The Tenpenny Bit
19d Seamus Ennis The Dublin Reel 2:42
20 Shirley Collins The Cherry Tree Carol 1:45
21a The North Wales Singers Anglesey Carol
21b Sian Emlyn Hiraeth 1:39
22a Two Unidentified Actors Excerpt From The Symondsbury Mummers Play
22b Unidentified Caller And Dancers Donny Brook Fair (Winlaton Sword Dance) 2:06
23a Haslington Boys Brass Band Good King Wenceslas
23b The Happy Wanderers* When The Saints Go Marching In 2:01
24a Dominic Behan T'was Mary Conceived
24b Hollinwood Girls Choir The Noble Stem Of Jesse 2:37
25 Unidentified Welsh Choir The Lords Prayer (In Welsh) 1:35
26a The Sale And District Musical Society O Come All Ye Faithful
26b Katie Ann Nicholson The Gift Of Power
26c Unidentified Precentor & Congregation Metrical Psalm In Gaelic 2:16
27 Alan Lomax No Room At The End (Story)/Last Month Of The Year 2:50
28a Carolers At The Cheshire Cheese Pub Hark, What News The Angels Bring
28b Charlie Bate & Group* I Saw Three Ships Come Sailing In
28c Shirley Collins With Skiffle Group* Wassail, Wassail, All Over This Town
28b Birmingham Studio Group Here We Come A-Wassailing 3:04



The live Christmas Day 1957 broadcast on BBC Radio. Alan Lomax and others can be heard doing introductions throughout the broadcast

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0116118502
  • Label Code: 3719