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Mary Humphreys and Anahata

Traditional English Folk Music

Song Links


Song Links 2

Second of a series devised by Martyn Wynhdham Read.

A 2 CD set containing traditional English songs on one CD and their American versions on the other, with 80 page hardback booklet with notes on the songs compiled and written by Shirley Collins.

We are on two tracks of the English CD.

The English Songs

Draggle-tail Gypsies-O - Benji Kirkpatrick
Polly Oliver - Emily Portman, Lauren McCormick
Locks And Bolts - Martyn Wyndham-Read
Babes In The Wood - The Copper Family
May Day Carol - Mary Humphreys & Anahata
The Cuckoo - The Devilís Interval
Ickfield Town - John Kirkpatrick
Young Man Cut Down In His Prime - Jim Causley
The Pretty Ploughboy - Bill Whaley & Dave Fletcher
Barbrie Ellen - Mary Humphreys & Anahata
Tarry Trowsers - Emily Portman & Lauren McCormick
Bow Down To The Bonny Broom - John Kirkpatrick
As I Roved Out - Martyn Wyndham-Read
The Trees They Do Grow High - John Copper
Polly Vaughan - Bill Whaley & Dave Fletcher
The Pricklie Bush - Jim Causley
Sovay - Benji Kirkpatrick
Rose Of Allendale - The Copper Family.

The American Songs

Tarry Trousers - Jody Stecher
Locks And Bolts - Sara Grey
The Maid Freed From The Gallows - Tim Eriksen
Barbara Allen - Cassie Franklin with Southern Brew
Clayton Boone - Skip Gorman
Knoxville Girl - Sheila Kay Adams
Pretty Sylvia - Jeff Davis
The Devilís Nine Questions - Bruce Molsky
The May Day Carol - Jean Ritchie
Still Growing - Tim Eriksen
Babes In The Wood - Cassie Franklin with Southern Brew
Molly Varne - Kieron Means
The Simple Ploughboy - Bruce Molsky
The Cuckoo - Jean Ritchie
Pretty Polly Oliver - Jody Stecher
The Bad Girl (One Morning In May) - Sara Grey
The False Young Man - Kieron Means
Rose Of Allendale - Jeff Davis