Various ‎– The Folk Songs Of Britain Volume 1: Songs Of Courtship

Topic Records ‎– 12T157, Topic Records ‎– 12T.157
Vinyl, LP, Album, Compilation, Reissue, Mono

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A1 Jeannie Robertson Green Grow The Laurels
Vocals – Jeannie Robertson
A2 Bob Copper The False Bride
Vocals – Bob Copper
A3 Francis McPeake Our Wedding Day
Bagpipes [Uillean Pipes] – Francis McPeakeVocals – Francis McPeake
A4 Paddy Tunney When A Man's In Love
Vocals – Paddy Tunney
A5 Flora McNeill Ailein Duinn
Vocals – Flora McNeill
A6 Agnes Whyte Bonnie Kate
Fiddle – Agnes Whyte
A7 Jeannie Robertson Old Grey Beard Newly Shaven
Vocals – Jeannie Robertson
A8 Bob Copper and Ron Copper The Sweet Primeroses
Vocals – Bob Copper, Ron Copper
A9 Paddy Taylor The Coolin
Flute – Paddy Taylor
A10 Elizabeth Cronin Shule Aroon
Vocals – Elizabeth Cronin
A11 Paddy Tunney The Brown Thorn
Vocals – Paddy Tunney
A12 Seamus Ennis As I Roved Out
Bagpipes [Uillean Pipes] – Seamus Ennis
B1 Seamus Ennis The Magpie's Nest
Vocals – Seamus Ennis
B2 Jane Kelly Dame Durden
Vocals – Jane Kelly
B3 Bob Copper and Ron Copper Casadh An tSugain
Vocals – Bob Copper, Ron Copper
B4 Maire O'Sullivan The Girl Was Smart For The Fiddler
Vocals – Maire O'Sullivan
B4a Michael Doherty My Darling Ploughman Boy
Fiddle, Voice – Michael Doherty
B5 Jimmy McBeath The False Young Man
Vocals – Jimmy McBeath
B6 Frank McPeake and Francis McPeake I’m A Young Bonnie Lassie
Vocals, Bagpipes [Uillean Pipes] – Francis McPeake, Frank McPeake
B7 Blanche Wood No John, No
Vocals – Blanche Wood
B8 Bob Copper and Ron Copper No, John, No
Vocals – Bob Copper, Ron Copper
B9 Máire Ni Cheocháin Cois Abhainn Na Sead
Vocals – Máire Ni Cheocháin
B10 Davy Stewart Bogie’s Bonnie Belle
Vocals, Accordion – Davy Stewart

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A collection of love songs recorded in the field with Traditional folk singers in England, Scotland and Ireland.

This series was originally issued in the USA in 1961 on the Caedmon label (TC 1142).

Comes with large 8-page booklet with song lyrics and notes.

Published by Topic Records Limited with the permission of Caedmon Records, Inc., of New York.
Text Copyright 1961.
Sleeve printed in England by Robert Stace & Co. Ltd.
Booklet printed by The Grange Press, Southwick, Sussex.

First Published By Topic 1968.
A Caedmon Recording.

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
TC 1142 Various Songs Of Courtship(LP, Album, Comp, Mono) Caedmon Records TC 1142 US 1961 Sell This Version
12T157 Various Songs Of Courtship(LP, Comp, RE) Caedmon Records 12T157 UK 1968 Sell This Version
12T157 Various Songs Of Courtship(LP, Comp, Mono) Caedmon Records 12T157 UK 1968 Sell This Version