Various ‎– The Folk Songs Of Britain Volume 5: The Child Ballads 2

Topic Records ‎– 12T161
Vinyl, LP, Reissue, Mono


A1 John Strachan (2) The Royal Forester (The Knight And The Shepherd's Daughter)
A2 Emily Bishop (2) The Baffled Knight
A3 John Strachan (2) Johnie Cock
A4 John Strachan (2) Robin Hood And Little John
A5 Cecilia Costello The Jew's Garden
A6 Lucy Stewart The Battle Of Harlaw
A7 Jeannie Robertson The Four Maries (Mary Hamilton)
A8 Harry Cox (2) / Jeannie Robertson / Paddy Doran The Gypsy Laddie
A9 Harry Cox (2) Georgie
A10 Davy Stewart The Dowie Dens Of Yarrow
B1 John Strachan (2) Glenlogie
B2 Cecilia Costello The Grey Cock (Willie's Ghost)
B3 Phil Tanner Henry Martin
B4 John Strachan (2) Lang Johnny More
B5 Jeannie Robertson Willie's Fate
B6 Harry Cox (2) / Mary Connors / Colm Keane Our Goodman
B7 Thomas Moran The Farmer's Curst Wife
B8 Jeannie Robertson The Jolly Beggar
B9 Maggie Chambers / Sarah Chambers The Auld Beggarman
B10 Michael Gallagher (2) The Keach In The Creel
B11 Bill Cameron (2) The Golden Vanity
B12 Jimmy McBeath The Trooper Lad

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Original UK issue.

Subtitle of the LP is "The English And Scottish Popular Ballads Numbers 110-299."

A collection of ballads, romantic, historical, dramatic and comic, "canonized" by inclusion in F J Child's great compilation, "The English And Scottish Popular Ballads", and still sung today.

Record originally issued as TC 1146 in 1961. Published by Topic Records Limited with the permission of Caedmon Records Inc. of New York. Original issue no. TC 1146

"To show the variety and vitality [of the songs] they are, in certain cases, presented in a collated form, with successive singers from sundry areas taking up the tale, verse by verse."

Text copyright (R) 1961
(R) 1961 Lochrae Music Corporation
All Rights Reserved

Comes with 8-page booklet.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: 361.A-1A
  • Matrix / Runout: 361.A-1K