Folk Songs of the British Isles

Folk Songs of the British Isles


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Griffin (Qualiton)


  1. The Keel Row
  2. Cushie Butterfield
  3. The Lincolnshire Poacher
  4. My Lady Greensleeves
  5. Bonnie Mary of Argyle
  6. The Kerry Dance
  7. The Star of the County Down
  8. The Spinning Wheel
  9. Charlie, He's My Darling
  10. O Can Ye Sew Cushions
  11. The Skye Boat Song
  12. Annie Laurie
  13. Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms
  14. The Garden Where the Praties Grow
  15. The Last Rose of Summer
  16. A'Rovin
  17. Myfanwy
  18. The Foggy Foggy Dew
  19. Down by the Sally Gardens
  20. She Moved Through the Fair
  21. Blow the Man Down ... Hullabaloo Balay
  22. Helston Furry Dance
  23. Counting the Goats
  24. Westering Home
  25. The Blaydon Races
  26. All Thro' the Night

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Ewan MacColl   Vocals
Benjamin Britten   Piano
Peter Dawson   Brass Baritone
Peggy Seeger   Vocals
Ruby Murray   Vocals
Bob Sharples   Conductor
Josef Locke   Tenor (Vocal)
Gerald Moore   Piano
Mary O'Hara   Soprano (Vocal)
Kathleen Ferrier   Contralto (Vocal)
Sydney MacEwan   Tenor (Vocal)
Ernest Lush   Piano
Duncan Morrison   Piano
Glasgow Orpheus Choir   Choir, Chorus
Robert Wilson   Conductor
Charles Mackerras   Conductor
Hugh S. Roberton   Conductor
Kenneth McKellar   Tenor (Vocal)
Luton Girls' Choir   Choir, Chorus
Morriston Orpheus Choir   Choir, Chorus
Owen Brannigan   Bass (Vocal)
Ian Wallace   Brass Baritone
Ron Goodwin's Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Richard Lewis   Tenor (Vocal)
Joan Hammond   Soprano (Vocal)
Melachrino Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Peter Pears   Tenor (Vocal)
Ivor E. Sims   Conductor
Phyllis Spurr   Piano
Oscar Natzka   Bass (Vocal)
John McCormack   Tenor (Vocal)

Technical Credits

Granville Bantock   Arranger
Benjamin Britten   Arranger
Tony Watts   Producer
Herbert Hughes   Arranger
Delia Murphy   Composer
Joseph Parry   Composer
Samuel Liddle   Arranger
James Lyman Molloy   Composer
James Murray   Liner Notes
Sidney Nelson   Songwriter
Charles Jeffreys   Composer
Charles Ernest Catcheside-Warrington   Arranger
John Francis Waller   Composer
Geordie Ridley   Composer

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