VariousI'm A Romany Rai. Songs By Southern English Gypsy Traditional Singers.

Label:Topic Records – TSCD672D
Series:The Voice Of The People. – Volume 22.
2 x CD, Compilation, Album, Jewel Case, Card Slip Case
Genre:Folk, World, & Country


CD1. I Were Borned In An Old Gypsy Wagon
1-1Phoebe SmithI'm A Romany Rai1:55
1-2Tom WillettThe Roaming Journeyman2:01
1-3Janet PenfoldWon't You Buy My Sweet Blooming Lavender?1:25
1-4Rebecca PenfoldThe Banks Of Sweet Primroses2:51
1-5Charlie ScampHow Old Are You My Pretty Fair Maid?0:47
1-6Mary Fuller (2)Oh What A Life0:39
1-7Wally FullerThe Game Of Cards1:55
1-8Charlie ScampCome Father Build Me A Boat3:05
1-9Sheila Smith (4)Dear Father Pray Build Me A Boat1:48
1-10Phoebe SmithHigher Germany2:04
1-11Tom WillettThe Rose Of Ardene2:30
1-12Rebecca PenfoldMeeting Is A Pleasant Place0:36
1-13Jack Fuller (4)Briny O'Then2:17
1-14Wally FullerThe Bold Drunkards1:38
1-15Chris WillettThe Little Ball Of Yarn1:56
1-16Jack Fuller (4)Green Grow The Laurels2:30
1-17Rebecca PenfoldThe Banks Of The Sweet Dundee4:05
1-18Charlie ScampYoung Leonard4:13
1-19Phoebe SmithDown By The Sheepfold4:38
1-20Chris WillettThorny Park1:19
1-21Wally FullerThe Bold Poachers1:34
1-22Tom Willett, Chris WillettDown By The Tanyard Side3:31
1-23Wally FullerI Am A Man That's Done Wrong To My Parents2:11
1-24Charlie ScampBarbary Allen3:28
1-25Charlie ScampA Blacksmith Courted Me1:10
1-26Phoebe SmithA Blacksmith Courted Me5:35
CD2. Carolyne Hughes And Her Family
2-1Carolyne HughesThe Soldier And The Lady2:30
2-2Carolyne HughesThe Sprig Of Thyme2:16
2-3Carolyne HughesA Blacksmith Courted Me2:31
2-4Carolyne HughesThe London Murder2:44
2-5Carolyne HughesAs I Was A-Walking One May Summer's Morning2:06
2-6Carolyne HughesOnce I Had A Colour2:13
2-7Carolyne HughesMy Father He Built Me A Shady Bower3:19
2-8Carolyne HughesGeorgie1:13
2-9Carolyne HughesYoung Willie1:31
2-10Carolyne HughesMy Black Dod And Sheep Crook0:48
2-11Carolyne HughesIf I Were A Blackbird1:33
2-12Carolyne HughesDown By The Old Riverside1:48
2-13Carolyne HughesA Wager, A Wager2:13
2-14Carolyne HughesThe Brake Of Briars1:16
2-15Carolyne HughesThe Bird In The Bush1:19
2-16Carolyne HughesFlash Girls And Airy0:55
2-17Carolyne HughesThe Game Of Cards1:34
2-18Carolyne HughesCatch Me, Bold Rogue If You Can1:57
2-19Celia HughesJealousy Thoughts1:56
2-20John Hughes (30)The Long Lost Child1:57
2-21Carrie WarrenHenry My Son2:18
2-22John Hughes (30)Barbary Allen2:42
2-23Carolyne HughesBilly Boy1:04
2-24Carolyne HughesThe Cuckoo2:18
2-25Carolyne HughesDied For Love1:42
2-26Carolyne HughesLord Thomas And Fair Ellender1:41
2-27Carolyne HughesThe Little Boy2:49
2-28Carolyne HughesAdieu To Old England1:19
2-29Carolyne HughesThe Butcher Boy2:14
2-30Carolyne HughesMy Truelove Was A Sailor Lad2:03
2-31Carolyne HughesMeet Me Tonight In The Moonlight1:42
2-32Carolyne HughesTuning0:58
2-33Carolyne HughesThe Draggle-Tail Gypsies1:03



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.

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