FTX-019 - THE BALD-HEADED END OF THE BROOM

SONGS OF UNEASY WEDLOCK

 

These include the texts and tunes of songs #193-296 in the book: FOLKSONGS OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND edited by Peter Kennedy (Cassell/ Schirmer 1975 paperback by Oak 1985 and distributed by Music Sales). These are the original recordings of the songs in the book. It won the Library Association McColvin Award for the most outstanding reference book of 1975 and contains the full texts, translations, music notations and background information on the songs.

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BALD-HEADED END OF THE BROOM Martha Gillen - BARGAIN WITH ME Dickie Lashbrook - BIRMINGHAM BOYS Harry Cox - CRABFISH Charlie Chettleburgh - CUNNING COBBLER George Spicer - DESERTED HUSBAND Seamus Ennis - GAMECOCK Charlie Chettleburgh - GERMAN MUSICIANER Cox - GRAT FOR GRUEL Jimmie McBeath - HE COMES DOWN OUR ALLEY Betty Redshaw - I WISHED TO BE SINGLE AGAIN Tom Edwards - LINEN SONG Fred Perrier - MOLECATCHER Alec Bloomfield - NEVER WED A' AULD MAN Jeannie Robertson - OLD WOMAN OF BLIGHTER TOWN Frerd Hillier - ONE THING OR THE OTHER Michael Gallagher - POOR OLD MAID Johina Leith - RAP-TAP-TAP Cox - ROCKING THE CRADLE Johnnie Doherty - SCOLDING WIFE Bill Westaway - WEARING OF THE BREECHES Peter Keown - YOUNG AND GROWING Mary McGarvey)

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