Tracklist

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CD 1: CD1_English Folk
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1Sound, Sound Your Instruments of Joy
arranger:
Waterson/Waterson/Waterson/Carthy
recording of:
Sound, Sound Your Instruments of Joy
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 8366)
The Watersons4:32
2Tam Lin
engineer:
John Wood (UK producer)
producer:
Joe Boyd (US producer, founder of Hannibal Records)
bass guitar:
Ashley Hutchings (on 1969-10-29)
drums (drum set):
Dave Mattacks (on 1969-10-29)
guitar:
Simon Nicol (singer, multi-instrumentalist and producer from England) (on 1969-10-29) and Richard Thompson (UK folk rock singer/songwriter) (on 1969-10-29)
viola and violin:
Dave Swarbrick (on 1969-10-29)
vocals:
Sandy Denny (on 1969-10-29)
arranger:
Dave Swarbrick
phonographic copyright by:
Universal Island Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK record company) (in 2002)
recorded at:
Sound Techniques in Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1969-10-29)
recording of:
Tam Lin (on 1969-10-29)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Child Ballads (number: 39) and Roud Folk Song Index (number: 35)
Fairport Convention7:15
3The Cobbler's Daughter
recording of:
Cobbler's Daughter
lyricist:
Kate Rusby
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
Kate Rusby2:40
4A New England
recording engineer, engineer and producer:
Oliver Hitch (producer/engineer)
guitar:
Billy Bragg (from 1983-02-02 until 1983-02-04)
vocals:
Billy Bragg (from 1983-02-02 until 1983-02-04)
phonographic copyright by:
Go! Discs and Utility Records
recorded at:
Chappell Music in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (from 1983-02-02 until 1983-02-04)
recording of:
A New England (from 1983-02-02 until 1983-02-04)
lyricist and composer:
Billy Bragg
publisher:
BMG Music Publishing Ltd. and Chappell Music Ltd.
Billy Bragg4.652:16
5Barbara Allen
recording of:
Barbara Allen
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 54) and Child Ballads (number: 84)
Shirley Collins3:27
6One Door Opens
recording of:
One Door Opens
lyricist and composer:
Richard Thompson (UK folk rock singer/songwriter)
Richard Thompson4:22
7Black Muddy River
cover recording of:
Black Muddy River
lyricist:
Robert Hunter (American lyricist, non-performing member of the Grateful Dead)
composer:
Jerry Garcia
publisher:
Ice Nine Publishing Company, Inc. and Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP)
Norma Waterson4:22
8Dirty Old Town
engineer:
Nick Godwin
producer:
Neill MacColl
guitar:
Peggy Seeger (in 1983)
vocals:
Ewan MacColl (in 1983) and Peggy Seeger (in 1983)
recorded at:
Pathway Studios in Islington, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (in 1983)
recording of:
Dirty Old Town (in 1983)
lyricist and composer:
Ewan MacColl (in 1949)
Ewan MacColl2:54
9Worcester City
acoustic bass guitar:
Barnaby Stradling
diatonic button accordion:
John Spiers
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Donald Hay
fiddle:
Jon Boden and Eliza Carthy
guitar:
Donald MacDougal
vocals:
Eliza Carthy
arranger:
E Carthy
recording of:
Oxford City (Oxford City / Worcester City / Newport Street / The Cup of Poison)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 218)
Eliza Carthy4:48
10Fine Horseman
electric harp:
Patsy Seddon
guitar:
Dan Ar Braz
keyboard:
Huw Warren
percussion:
Jim Sutherland (UK composer & producer)
cover recording of:
Fine Horseman
lyricist and composer:
Lal Waterson
Silly Sisters4:52
CD 2: CD2_Celtic Folk
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1Song for Ireland
recording of:
A Song for Ireland
lyricist and composer:
Phil Colclough
De Dannan4:43
2Spencer the Rover
recording of:
Spencer the Rover
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 1115)
John Martyn4:12
3Paddy's Lament
producer:
Alan Branch, Dónal Lunny, Sinéad O’Connor and Adrian Sherwood
mixer:
Alan Branch
percussion:
Pete Lockett
violin:
Cora Venus Lunny
vocals:
Sinéad O’Connor
recording of:
By the Hush
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 2314)
Sinéad O’Connor55:29
4Thomas Muir of HuntershillDick Gaughan4:06
5Fi Wela
recording of:
Fi Wela (I See)
writer:
Cutting, Matthews (Welsh traditional musician) and Murphy (Fernhill singer)
Fernhill3:43
6Dr MacPhail's Reel
recording of:
Dr. MacPhail's Reel
Capercaillie2:52
7Bonnie MulliganSharon Shannon2:57
8Gently Tender
recording of:
Gently Tender
writer:
Heron (Scottish singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist)
The Incredible String Band34:48
9Two Sisters
recording of:
The Two Sisters (aka The Wind and the Rain / The Bows of London / Cruel Sister)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Child Ballads (number: 10) and Roud Folk Song Index (number: 8)
Clannad4:12
10Born and Bred in Old IrelandBert Jansch3:09
CD 3: CD3_American Folk
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1This Land is Your Land
guitar:
Woody Guthrie (American singer-songwriter) (in 1946)
vocals:
Woody Guthrie (American singer-songwriter) (in 1946)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 229)
recording of:
This Land Is Your Land (in 1946)
lyricist and composer:
Woody Guthrie (American singer-songwriter) (in 1940)
is based on:
When the World's on Fire
Woody Guthrie42:21
2Take Me for a Walk (Morning Dew)
recording of:
Morning Dew
additional lyricist:
Tim Rose
lyricist and composer:
Bonnie Dobson
publisher:
Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label)
Bonnie Dobson4:18
3Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
cover recording of:
Hard Rain’s A‐Gonna Fall
lyricist and composer:
Bob Dylan (in 1962-10)
publisher:
Sony Music Publishing (worldwide except Japan, ended 1995), Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd., Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label), Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23), Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!), Warner/Chappell (from 1963 until 1991) and Special Rider Music (from 1991 to present)
Pete Seeger5:22
4Gallows Tree
recording of:
Gallows Tree
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
Odetta2:53
5Midnight Special
recording of:
Midnight Special
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
Lead Belly2:13
6Stillborn
recording of:
Stillborn
writer:
Shocked
Michelle Shocked5:46
7Hesitation Blues
recording of:
Hesitation Blues
writer:
Rev. Gary Davis
Dave Van Ronk2:35
8The Coo-Coo Bird
recording of:
The Cuckoo (in 1962)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 413)
Doc Watson & Clarence Ashley2:36
9What Have They Done to the Rain?
recording of:
What Have They Done to the Rain (first entitled "Rain Song")
writer:
Malvina Reynolds (in 1962)
publisher:
Schroder Music Company
Malvina Reynolds2:17
10Freedom Road
recording of:
Freedom Road
lyricist:
Langston Hughes
composer:
Emerson Harper
publisher:
Smithsonian Folkways (imprint of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings)
Josh White2:20

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miscellaneous support:Chris Birrell (task: Co-ordination)
compiler:Nigel Williamson