|AS A JOLLY OLD FARMER SAT SMOKING - POOR WOUNDED SOLDIER
AS A LADY WAS WALKING DOWN BY THE SEASIDE - DROWNED LOVER
AS A THOISEACH - ("Keep it up") - Scots Gaelic air - WILLIAMSON BFT 1976 p62
AS BEAUTIFUL NANCY WAS WALKING ONE DAY - BEAUTIFUL NANCY
AS DOLLY SAT/WAS MILKING HER COW - DOLLY AND HODGE
AS DOWN IN A VALLEY - LOST LADY FOUND
AS DOWN THE GREEN LANE - MY HEART IS AS LIGHT AS A FEATHER
AS HARVEST COMES ON - HARVEST FEAST SONG
AS HE WAS HUNTING - KING JAMES THE FIRST AND THE TINKER
AS HE WAS A-RIDING OUT ONE DAY - SWEET KITTY
AS I CAME HOME ONE EVENING - BURGLAR SONG
AS I CAME HOME SO LATE LAST NIGHT - CUCKOLD'S SONG
AS I CAM IN BY FISHEROW - FISHEROW
AS I CAME IN BY INVERNESS-SHIRE -- Sheila STEWART rec Sidmouth Festival "Folk on Two" 1984: CASS-0453
AS I CAM O'ER THE MUIR O' ORD - IT RAINS IT HAILS
AS I CAM PAST GARRICK - ROBIN'S LAST WILL
AS I CAM THROUGH THE SANDGATE - KEEL ROW
AS I GAED IN BY AUCHINLECH - "an doon by Skittlechyachit - there I heard a fiddle play - Lassie will ye tak it ?" - Mouth-tune frag - Cf BALL O KIRRIEMUIR -- Frank STEELE of Whitehills rec by Hamish Henderson, Banff 1952: TANGENT TNGM-109 1971
AS I GAED O'ER THE BRIG O BANFF - 1 verse of a riddle sung to the tune of "The Girl I left behind me" - McPHERSON'S RANT also mentions the Brig o Banff -- Frank STEELE of Whitehills rec by Hamish Henderson, Banff 1952: TANGENT TNGM-109 1971
AS I GOT UP ONE MORNING - AS I ROSE UP
AS I GROW OLD - "If I live to grow old as I find I go down" - ROUD#2093 - HUNTINGTON SWS 1964 pp300-302 ships log 1808 (w/o)
AS I LAY MUSING - WHISPER MY LOVE DO
AS I LOOKED OVER THE CASTLE WALL - WILLIE O WINSBURY
AS I ONE DAY WALKED OUT IN MAY - CUPID THE PLOUGHBOY
AS I PASSED BY A RIVERSIDE - CARNAL AND THE CRANE
AS I ROAMED OUT - "one May morning, one May morning so early" - damsel sighing underneath a tree - DAWNEY PG 1977 p6 Butterworth: Mrs Whiting, Broseley, Shropsh 1906 (Is this a version of AS I ROVED OUT?)
AS I RODE OVER BANSTEAD DOWN - GEORGIE
AS I RODE OVER YONDER FOREST GREEN - VENUS AND ADONIS
AS I ROSE UP ONE MORNING - "just before two (3,4 etc) there I saw a navvy tying up his shoe" - sipping my tea - knocking on my door etc - Children's Ball-bouncing - ROUD#2602 - POLWARTH FSFTN 1970 p39 Jack Elliott, Birtley, Durham -- Ewan McCOLL TOPIC 12-T-41 1959
AS I ROVED OUT - FALSE TRUELOVER - FALSE YOUNG MAN - JOHN REILLY - OVERGATE -
AS I ROVED OUT - (SEVENTEEN) COME SUNDAY - "As I roved out one bright May morning, one May morning so early" - girl is questioned as to where she is going, where she lives and how old she is, and eventually agrees to be visited that night, however the parents hear the visitor and give her a beating - LAWS #0-17 ABBB 1957 p234 "Seventeen come Sunday" ("SCS") & P18 - ROUD#277/ 564 - BSs "I'm SCS" incl SBG 5:#112/ 6:#65/ 6:#73 - JOHNSON 1790 coll Burns Nithsdale "A Waukrife Minnie" - LONG DIOW 1886 p111 (w/o) - GREIG-DUNCAN 4 1990 #791 p149 "The Soldier Lad" 12var - BARING GOULD SOW 1889 #73 Devon (text completely re-written) "On a May morning so early" - Ms#73 (a) Edmund Fry, Lydford HFS 1889 (b) J Parsons, Lew Down (c) W Bickle - SBG-HITCHCOCK FSWC 1974 p14 (version a) "As I walked out" - FORD 1899 Perthsh "My Rolling Eye" - SHARP-MARSON EFSS 1905 1 pp104- 5 2 pp4-5 "words softened and to some extent reconstructed" - SHARP-MARSON FSS 2 pp4-5 Lucy White "I'm SCS" - Schools 1908 - Sel Ed 1921 1 pp104-6 "I'm SCS" - SHARP Cf 2 p211 - SHARP- KARPELES CSC 1974 #108 pp422-3 Mrs Overd, Langport, Som 1904/ Mrs Kathleen Williams, Drybrook, Gloucestersh 1921 1v/m/ Mrs Jarrett, Bridgwater, Som 1908 1v/m/ Mrs Jane Gulliford, Comble Florey, Som 1908 (m/o)/ Mrs Lucy White, Hambridge, Som 1904 1v/m/ Mrs Chedgey, Wick, Som 1907 (m/o)/ Wm Spearing, Ile Brewers, Som 1904/ Wm Pittaway, Burford, Oxfordsh 1923 1v/m "SCS" - JFSS 1:3 1901 pp92-3 Merrick: Henry Hills, Lodsworth, Sussex 1899 6v/m "I'm SCS" - JFSS 2:6 1905 pp9-10 Sharp: Wm Spearing (refs)/ Lucy White, Hambridge, Somerset 1904 1v/m "I'm SCS" - JFSS 2:9 1906 pp269-271 Kidson: nn, Horsbury/ nn, Goathland, Yorksh 1v/m/ T C Smith: Scarborough, Yorksh 1v/m/ BS (w/o) "I'm SCS" - JFSS 4:17 1913 pp291-3 Butterworth: Billingshurst, Sussex 1907 1v/m/ RVW Mr Urquhart (Scots), Howick, Northumb 1906 1v/m/ Ford 1v/m & "Mother Carey" (USA) - JFSS 6 1918 p7 Frederick Keel: John Keene, Thursley, Surrey 1913 "SCS" - GRAINGER ONS#82/ RNS#53 George Gouldthorpe, Brigg, Lincolnsh 1905 "The Dairy Maid"/ #125 Alfred Atkinson, Redbourne Linc 1905/ #126 Dean Robinson, Brigg 1906/ #127 Joseph Skinner, Barrow-on- Humber/ #128 Wm Clark & Mr Beedham, Barrow/ #129 Thomas Stark, Broughton/ #130 nn, Brigg/ #131 Bryan Cooper, Barrow/ #132 Edgar Hyldon, Brigg, Linc 1906/ #133 Thomas Gleadall, Lindrick, Yorksh 1906/ #410 Mrs F W Bulcock, Brisbane, Australia 1926 "I'm SCS" - WILLIAMS #697 (w/o) "Roo-dum-day" - BUTTERWORTH FSSX 1913 pp16-17 "SCS" - KIDSON GEF 1926 pp2-3 "SCS" - KIDSON- MOFFAT NC 1927 p2 Yorksh - HENRY SOP #152/ HUNTINGTON 1990 pp266-7 nn, Ballycastle, Co Antrim 1926 (w/o) "I'm SCS"/ #793 "As I gaed over a whinny knowe" Coleraine - REEVES IP 1958 pp126-8 Sharp: Wm Spearing, Ile Brewers, Somerset 1904 (w/o) "I'm SCS" - REEVES EC 1960 pp238-9 SBG: Edmund Fry (orig words) Devon (w/o) "SCS" - HOLST-RVW 1961 p14 5v/m sung at an inn Braithwell, Yorksh 1907 "SCS" - GUNDRY CK 1966 p42 W D Watson Ms Redruth, Cornwall "SCS" - PURSLOW WS 1968 p104 Gardiner: James Hiscock (w), Bartley, Hampsh 1908/ James Brading (m) Alverstoke, Hampsh 1909 "SCS" - HAMER GGr 1973 pp75-76 Robert S Brader, Lincolnsh "SCS" - KENNEDY FSBI 1975 #121 Seamus Ennis "As I roved out" 9v/m - COPPER ETR 1976 pp252-3 Family, Rottingdean, Sussex "SCS" - WALES WWD 1976 p38 Mr & Mrs Potter, Horsham, Sussex "SCS" - DAWNEY PG 1977 p6 Butterworth: Mrs Whiting, Broseley, Shropsh "As I roamed out" (or is this another song ?) - McCOLL-SEEGER TSES 1977 p168-9 Caroline Hughes, Dorset 1962-6 "SCS" ("Flash gals and airy too") - PALMER EBECS 1979 #77 pp138-139 Walter Pardon, Knapton, Norfolk 1978 "SCS" - RICHARDS-STUBBS EFS 1979 p103 Devon - FMJ 5:2 1986 p155 Kidson: Pickering, Yorksh nd "North Riding Hiring Song" - PATTEN SS 1987 pp10-11 Dave Bland: Charlie Showers, Drayton, Som 1973 (w/o) "SCS" --- SHARP FSSA #11 p156 "Good morning, my pretty little miss" 4 versions incl Hester House, Hot Springs, Madison Co., NC 1916 (DC 2004) - COX FSS 1925 p394 Bessie Bock, WVa 4v (w/o) "My Pretty Maid" - EDDY Ohio 1939 p188 2v ref - CREIGHTON-SENIOR NS 1950 p164 6v/m refs - BROWN NC 1952-62 3 #11 p22 - CAZDEN 1958 I p122 & II p479 - HUBBARD BSFU 1961 p147 Mrs Susie Barlow, Utah 1948 "One Sunday Morning" - CREIGHTON MFS 1962 p32 Wm Gilkie, Halifax 1949 "I'm SCS" - PEACOCK SNO 1965 1 pp284-6 Howard Morry 1951/ George Samms, Nfl 1960 "Ill be SCS" - CREIGHTON FSSNB 1971 p44 Angelo Dornan 1954-60 1v/m/ #46 pp104-5 C E Inkpen 6v - WARNER TAFS 1984 #52 p148-9 Lena Bourne Fish, East Jaffray, NH 1940 "Hi Rinky Dum" - Peter JONES rec by Maud Karpeles & Patrick Shuldham-Shaw, Bromsash, Herefordsh 18/8/52: RPL 18620 - Ben BAXTER rec by Seamus Ennis, Southrepps, Norfolk 1953; RPL 22157/ FTX-234 "As I walked out" - Charlie SCAMP (gypsy) rec by PK, Chartham Hatch, Kent 1954: RPL 19965/ FTX-140 - Harry COX rec by PK, Catfield, Norfolk 1956: RPL 22915/ FTX-032 "As I walked out"/ 16mm film interview with Charles Parker 1962: FF-2217/ (TOPIC TSCD 512D) - Tony WALES (with gtr): 7"RTR-0089 dub of FOLKWAYS FG-3515 Sussex F/S & Ballads (from Mr & Mrs Potter of Horsham) - Steve BENBOW (voc/gtr) with Vic PITT bass rec by PK, London 1959 RTR-0494 (Makem tune): FTX-091 - Bill SMITH (71), Bridgnorth, Shropsh rec by his son Andrew (copy of cass with 25 songs): 5"RTR-0906 - Jim COUZA (H-dulc) with Eileen MONGER (Harp): SAYDISC SDL-335 1983 - (Sophie LEGG: VETERAN CD VT119) - (Mary Ann Haynes: VETERAN CD VTC1) - Ireland - Seamus ENNIS rec Jamestown (Finglas) Co Dublin 30/8/47: RPL 12488 "When cockle shells"/ rec by PK London 1951: 7"RTR-8588 & DAT/ CAEDMON TC-1142/ TOPIC 12-T-157/ FTX-013/ SAYDISC CD SDL 411 1995/ ROUNDER 1700 1997 - Sarah MAKEM rec by PK, Keady, Co Armagh 30/7/52: 7"RTR-0552/ RPL 18474 "As I roved out" 2v only (Used for Radio series sig tune see AS I ROVED OUT)/ FTX-161/ rec by Jean Ritchie & George Pickow 1953: FOLKWAYS: FIELD TRIP IRELAND 1960/ OSSIAN OSS-15 1989 CASS- 0797/ DAT copy/ ELLIPSIS 4070 (1997) "Celtic Mouth music"/ filmed by David Hammond at home in Keady 1977: FF-2209 - Paddy DORAN (tinker) rec by PK, Belfast 1952: RPL 18580 - John McLAVERTY (1v only) rec by PK, Belfast 8/7/52: 7"RTR-0545/ RPL 22326 "As I went out" - Margaret McGARVERY rec by Seamus Ennis, Armagh 11/8/54: RPL 21837 - Thomas MORAN rec by SE, Mohill, Co Leitrim 1954: RPL 22035/ FTX-076 - Joe HEANEY of Carna, Co Galway rec London Studio 1960 : TOPIC 12-T-91 1963/ TSCD-651 1998 "Who are you, my pretty fair maid ?" - Sean O Choilin O CONAIRE (unacc) Galway CIC-019 1988/ CASS 0884 "My Pretty Fair Maid"/ CIC 004 1987 CASS 0903 - BARNBRACK Irish Party Sing-Song: CASS-60-0926 nd - Scotland - Alex TROUP #051, Huntly, Aberdeensh, Wm J HAY, Edinburgh #136-7, Peter CHRISTIE, Stonehaven, Kincardinesh #166, Wm FARQUHAR, Maud, Aberdeensh #188 (1v only), Wm STILL, Cummingstown, Burghead, Moray #302, Wm MATHIESON, Turriff, Aberdeensh #346 rec on Dictaphone cylinder by James M.Carpenter 1929-35 "Bonnie Lassie" - Triona Ni DOMHNAILL with THE BOTHY BAND rec Paris Theatre, London 15/7/76: RPL/ Strange Fruit SFRSCD-063 1996 "16cS" - "Anon" singer rec by Neil Lanham: NLCD 5/6 2002 (3v only) "17cS" --- Lena Bourne FISH rec by Frank & Anne Warner, 1941: FTX-922 (6v) - Jessie SHEILOR rec by PK, Meadows of Dan, Patrick Co, Va 1976: FTX-903 - Ed Mc CURDY: VANGUARD SRL 7624 1965 [?] The Book of the Month Club) "When cockle shells turn silver bells" - Tom KINES acc by Russell THOMAS: [RCA VICTOR PC/PCS-1014/ CASS-0233 - C E Inkpen rec by Helen Creighton, NMM (7"-33 LP) 1971 - "American Folksongs for Children" Mike & Peggy SEEGER: ROUNDER C-8001 (2 parts) 1987 CASS-1225-6 "How old are you?"
"AS I ROVED OUT" - see under SUBJECTS "Radio Programmes"
As I Roved Out (1953-1957) – Checklist compiled by David Gregory
The first series of As I Roved Out comprised twenty-six programs between September 1953 and March 1954.
1. 27/9/53. No PasB. Script (incomplete). George. Hughes. Isla Cameron. Ennis on Amos Beckett. Kennedy on “Mrs. Makem’s Kitchen”. Singers: Sarah Makem, Annie Jane Kelly, Isla Cameron, John McCormack, Amos Beckett. Instrumentalists: John Conway, Billy Cotton Band, Jimmy Shand
2. 4/10/53. PasB. Script. Hughes. The Haymakers. Karpeles on George Bunston & Syd Richards. Isla Cameron. Kennedy on Stanley Slade.
3. 11/10/53. PasB. Script. Hughes. Vincent Lowe Trio. Ennis on Alan MacDonald. Kennedy on Margaret Barry. Other singers: Betsy McCleod, Ian Blair, Josh White, Peter Pears, Phil Hamond.
4. 18/10/53. PasB. Script. Hughes. Isla Cameron. Jack Armstrong’s Band. Kennedy on Phil Hamond. George on Elizabeth Cronin. Other singers: Billy Dickeson, Barbara Mullen, Burl Ives Other instrumentalists: The Parlophone Quartet, Glen Miller Orchestra.
5. 25/10/53. PasB. Script (partly unreadable). Hughes. Ennis on Wales. Kennedy on Frank McPeake. Other singers: Andrew Thomas, Emrys Cleaver, Fred Hartley, Josh White, Jo Stafford, Fred Jordan, Phil Tanner, Frank & Francis McPeake
6.1/11/53. PasB. Script. Hughes. Henderson on Jimmy McBeath. Kennedy on Rory & Alex McEwan. Instrumentalists: Jim Cameron & his Scottish Dance Band. Other singers: Frank Steele, Edith White.
7. 15/11/53. PasB. Script. Hughes. Cameron. The Haymakers Band. Ennis on Colm Keane. Kennedy on Devon (Cann, Endacott & Westaway). Singers: Bill Westaway, George Endacott, Colm Keane, Isla Cameron. Instrumentalists: Bob Cann, William Robinson & Wilf Peel, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Seamus Ennis
8. 22/11/53. PasB. Script. Hughes. Kennedy on Ulster tinkers (Paddy Doran, Paddy Ryan & Mary O’Connors). Ennis on Togo Crawford. Singers: Paddy Doran, Paddy Ryan, Winifred Ryan, Mary O’Connors, Togo Carwford. Instrumentalists: LisBreen Ceilidhe Band, Spike Hughes Quintet.
9. 29/11/53. PasB. Script. Hughes. Ennis on the Doherty clan from Donegal. Kennedy on Bob Roberts. Instrumentalists: Michael Coleman, Denis Murphy, Neil O’Boyle, John Doherty, Mickey Doherty. Singers: Bob Roberts, Ewan MacColl.
10. 6/12/53. PasB. Script. Hughes. Ennis on Andrew Thomas. Kennedy on East Sussex (Coppers & Mark Fuller and Luther Hills). Singers: Copper Family, Mark Fuller & Luther Hills Instrumentalists: Jack Armstrong & his Band, London Symphony Orchestra, Seamus Ennis, Andrew Thomas.
11. 13/12/53. PasB. Script. Hughes. Ennis. George Ennis on Buckinghamshire. Hughes on different songs using the same tune. George on Mary Joyce. Singers: Ted Keane, Ted Lambourne, Amos Beckett, H.G. Walker, Joseph Warner & Will Phillips, Phil Hamond, Annie Jane Kelly, Frank Steele, Mary Joyce. Instrumentalists: The Victorian Quartette, Spike Hughes Sextet.
12. 20/12/53. PasB. Script. Hughes. Karpeles. Kennedy. Ennis. Kitching. Karpeles & Kennedy on folk carols. Ennis on Irish lullabies. Singers: Choir of Westminster Abbey, Peter Jones, John Partridge, Emily Bishop, Seamus Ennis, Gwen Harris, Frances Kitching. Instrumentalists: Spike Hughes Orchestra, Padraig O’Keefe, John Doherty.
13. 25/12/53. PasB Script (brief). Chistmas ceilidhe. George. Ennis. Kennedy. Singers: Bob & Ron Copper, Isla Cameron, Seamus Ennis. Instrumentalists: Kennedy, Ennis.
14. 3/1/54. PasB. Script. Hughes, Cameron, MacColl & Frances Kitching. Kennedy on Wassailling in Cornwall, Herefordshire, Somerset & the Gower. Hughes on Seamus in Wales. Singers: Isla Cameron, Ewan MacColl, Harold Tozer & Cornish chorus, Emily Bishop, Phil Tanner, Mr. Adams, Andrew Thomas, Frances Kitching. Instrumentalists: Spike Hughes Orchestra.
15. 10/1/54. PasB. Script. Hughes. Ennis on Pembrokeshire. Kennedy on Jingey Wells and the Bampton Morris. Singers: Ben Phillips, William Howell, John Thomas, Francis Mon Jones & Emrys Cleaver, Seamus Ennis. Instrumentalists: Billy (Jingey) Wells, Spike Hughes Sextet.
16. 17/1/54. PasB. Script. Hughes. Kennedy and Bob Arnold on the Cotswolds. Ennis on Barra in the Outer Hebrides. Singers: Peter Kennedy & Bob Arnold, Albert Peachey, Frank Rose, Arthur Smith, Bob Arnold, Annie Johnston. Instrumentalists: Kennedy & Ennis, Jim Small, Seamus Ennis.
17. 24/1/54. PasB. Script. Hughes, Cameron. Kennedy on Lincolnshire, plough jags and “Brigg Fair”. Ennis on Frank Cassidy of South-West Donegal. Singers: Barrow Plough Jags, Bill Stanley, Luke Stanley, Joseph Taylor, John Taylor, Isla Cameron. Instrumentalists: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Frank Cassidy, Spike Hughes Sextet.
18. 31/1/54. PasB. Script. Hughes. “Collectors Corner”: Ennis/Kennedy discuss carols, ceremonies, and balladsinging. Paddy Galvin on Irish street ballads. Ennis on an Irish shanty and Kennedy on work songs. Kennedy, with fiddler Jim Coleman, on Morris dance tunes, and with George Tremain on Yorkshire sword dance tunes. Ennis on Yorkshire and Northumbrian tune variants. Galvin on his Cork grandmother’s stories and song. Singers: Dorothy Furbur, Padstow Village Chorus, Paddy Galvin, Seamus Ennis, Portland Stone Quarrymen, Beckett Whitehead. Instrumentalists: Harry Wolsey, Sheila Tritton & Seamus Ennis, Leroy Anderson & his ‘Pops’ Concert Orchestra, Jimmy Coleman, Peter Kennedy, George Tremain, Anthony Charlton. (7”RTR-0142)
19. 7/2/54. PasB. Script. Hughes. George. MacColl. Ennis on collecting with Hamish Henderson in the North-east of Scotland. Kennedy on Harry Cox. Singers: Jean Matthews, Frank Steele, Dodie Chalmers, Jean Elvin, Seamus Ennis, Harry Cox, Ewan MacColl. Instrumentalists: Ian Burnett, Harry Cox.
20. 14/2/54. PasB. Script (incomplete). Hughes & Sextet. Kennedy on David Thomas of Glamorgan. Sean O’Boyle on the people and music of Armagh. Singers: David Thomas, Michael Gallagher, Frank ‘Wings’ Campbell, Nicholas Hughes. Instrumentalists: Spike Hughes Sextet, John & Vincent McCusker, Peter Neilly.
21. 21/2/54. PasB. Script. Hughes. Kitching. Kennedy on Saturday evening at “The Ship” in Suffolk: Cyril Poacher, step dancing, and Bob Scarce. Marie Slocombe on Cecilia Costello. Singers: Cyril Poacher, Bob Scarce, Frances Kitching, Cecilia Costello.
22. 28/2/54. PasB. Script. Hughes. Kennedy on Sidbury (Devon) children’s games, Kentish Town children’s games, and gypsy children’s songs (Sheila Smith). Ennis on Irish fairies, fiddlers and pipers. Singers: Children of Sidbury, Children of Kentish Town, Sheila Smith, Seamus Ennis. Instrumentalists: Spike Hughes Sextet, Seamus Ennis, Micky Doherty. (see CASS-0458)
23. 7/3/54. PasB. Script (incomplete). Hughes. Pat Shaw on the Shetland Islands. John Harries on Ben Phillips of Pembrokeshire. Singers: John Stickle, Pat Shuldham-Shaw, Ben Phillips. Instrumentalists: Tommy Anderson, Papa Stour Sword Dancers, Peter Scollay, Willie Hunter, Snr., Willie Hunter, Jnr. & Willie Johnson, Freddie Phillips.
24. 14/3/54. PasB. Script. Hughes. Robert Irwin. Hughes on St. Patrick’s Day. Ennis on a tour on Irish counties, singers, and fiddlers. Brian George on Kate Moynihan and Maire O’Sullivan. Singers: Elizabeth Cronin, Art O’Keefe, Patrick Fitzgerald, Sean McDonagh, Robert Irwin, Kate Moynihan, Marie O’Sullivan. Instrumentalists: Denis Murphy, Julia Murphy & Padraig O’Keefe, Spike Hughes Sextet.
25. 21/3/54. PasB. Script (incomplete). Hughes. Kennedy, Ennis & Isla Cameron with Bob Roberts at the “Butt and Oyster Inn” at Pin Mill. Singers: Bob Roberts, Seamus Ennis, Hazel Booth, Isla Cameron, A. H. Broom. Instrumentalists: Kennedy, Ennis.
26. 28/3/54. PasB. Script. Hughes. Cameron. Ennis. Kennedy. Kitching. Retrospective of songs and tunes sung and played in previous programs. Kennedy on Sarah Makem & Phil Hamond. Ennis on Scottish and Welsh songs. Singers: Cameron, Ennis, Sarah Makem, Phil Hamond, Jean Elvin, Frances Mon Jones & Emrys Cleaver, Kitching. Instrumentals: Spike Hughes Orchestra.
As I Roved Out - Second Series (1955)
The second series, comprising twelve programs, was broadcast between April and June 1955.
1. 3/4/55. Recorded 18/2/55. PasB. Script. George. Cameron. Kennedy on Northumberland. Ennis on Western Ireland. Kennedy & John Harries on Wales. Collinson on arranging folk music, with opinions from Kennedy and Ennis.
2. 10/4/55. Recorded 21/11/54. PasB. [No Script.] “Scotland” Collinson. Ennis. Singers: Togo Crawford, Catherine Laing, Alan Macdonald, and Flora MacNeil.
3. 17/4/55. Recorded 15/12/54. PasB. Script. “Ulster” O’Boyle. Ennis. Malachy McCusker. McCusker Brothers Ceilidhe Band. Singers: Bob McCreesh, Jimmy McKee, Mrs McGarvey, Mrs Roise Green.
4. 24/4/55. Recorded 21/2/55. PasB. Script. “Northumberland” Armstrong. Kennedy. Jack Armstrong’s Barnstormers and various other Northumbrian musicians. Singers: Adam Jackson and Jimmy White.
5. 1/5/55. Recorded 17/2/55. PasB. Script. “Wales” Harries. Kennedy. Ennis. Singers: Robert Davies, Llansannon Choir, Elizabeth & John Thomas, Frances Mon Jones & Emrys Cleaver, William Lloyd Jones, Bob Lloyd, Hassel Morgan, Owen Williams, Mrs. Farraday, and Ben Phillips.
6. 8/5/55. Recorded 2/2/55. PasB. Script. “Sussex & Kent” Collinson. Bob Copper. Singers: Copper Family, George Attrill, Gladys Stone, Lily Cook, Noah Gillette, Ned Adams, Bob & Ron Copper, Mrs Apps, Frances Kitching.
7. 15/5/55. Recorded 28/4/55. PasB. Script. “Music of the Travelling People” Harold Rogers. Kennedy. Singers and instrumentalists include Sarah Makem, Charlie Scamp, Winnie Ryan, Christy Purcell, Wally Fuller, Steve Baldwin, Jim Small, John Doherty, Manfrie Wood, Paddy Doran, Mary Connors, Jeannie Higgins, and Sheila Smith.
8. 29/5/55. Recorded 18/4/55. PasB. Script. “Ireland” Ennis. Slocombe. Singers include: Sean McDonagh, Brigid McDonagh, Burl Ives, Colm Keane, Mrs Mamo Clancy, and Thomas Moran.
9. 5/6/55. Recorded 28/4/55. PasB. Script. “West Country” Ralph Wightman. Kennedy. Moonrakers Band. Singers include Fred Perrier, Mrs Rumble & Albert Collins, Andrew Curtis, Charlie Lucas, A.H. Rasmussen, Portland Quarrymen, and Jock Stewkesbury.
10. 12/6/55. Recorded 17/5/55. PasB. [No Script] “Norfolk” Reginald Gamble. Ennis. Kennedy. Singers include: Ben Baxter, Leslie Lawson, Les Baines, Sid Loads, Phil Hamond, Harry Cox. Kennedy plays melodeon.
11. 19/6/55. Recorded 11/1/55. PasB. Script. “Northern Ireland” O’Boyle. Kennedy. Singers include John McLaverty, Charles O’Boyle, Margaret Langhran, Bridget Tunney, Paddy Tunney, Michael Gallaghan, and Maureen Melley. Instrumentalists include John Maguire, Sean Maguire, Francis McPeake, and Joe Tunney.
12. 26/6/55. Recorded 15/6/55. PasB. Script. “The Midlands” Georgie Henschel. Bob Arnold. Kennedy. George. Birmingham Square Dance Band. Singers include Bert Edwards, Fred Jordan, Bob Arnold.
As I Roved Out - Third Series (1956)
Seven programs [Third Series], broadcast between May and July 1956.
[NB. print quality of scripts is poor: fuzzy and, in parts, unreadable; # 7 is missing.]
1. 20/5/56. Recorded 18/4/56. PasB. Script. “Songs of the Sea”. Slocombe. Kennedy. Haymakers Band. Singers: Stanley Slade, A. H. Rasmussen, Phil Hamond, Cecilia Costello, Bob Roberts, The Country Maids.
2. 27/5/56. Recorded 11/4/56. PasB. Script (poor quality). “Songs of the Land” Slocombe. Ennis. Haymakers Band. Singers: Harry Cox, Jim & Bob Copper, Togo & Burns Crawford, John Mearns, Bob arnold, Dorothy Furbur, Becket Whitehead, The Country Maids.
3. 3/6/56. Recorded 17/4/56. PasB. Script. “Music of Orkney” Slocombe. Kennedy. Haymakers Band. Orkney Strathspey and Reel Society. Jimmy Garson Trio. Other instrumentalists include Peter Pratt, Jimmy & Billy Neil, and the Anderson Family. Singers include Mr & Mrs Findlater, Sydney Scott, and Mrs Fourbister.
4. 17/6/56. Recorded 6/4/56. PasB. Script. “An Irish Journey” Slocombe. Ennis. Haymakers Band. Instrumentalists include Pat Cronin, Thomas Cannavan, and Michael Colman. Singers include John Connell, Kate Moynihan, Eileen Sheridan, Michael Doherty, and Thomas Moran.
5. 24/6/56. Recorded 27/4/56. PasB. Script. “Songs from Sussex” Slocombe. Kennedy. Haymakers Band. Recorded at the Cherry Tree Inn, Copthorne. Singers include Peter King, George Maynard, Jean Hopkins, Mervyn Plunkett, and George Spicer.
6. 1/7/56. Recorded 2/5/56. PasB. Script. “I’ll Sing You One-O” Slocombe. Kennedy. Ennis. Haymakers Band. Singers include: Ennis, Richard Pearce, Harry Holland, Ben Baxter, Jack Jones, Ben Phillips, Frank McPeake, Bing Crosby & the Andrews Sisters, The Country Maids.
7. 8/7/56. Recorded 25/4/56 & 8/7/56. PasB. [no script] “Songs That Emigrated” Slocome. Jean Randolph. Ennis. Kennedy. The Haymakers. Singers: Randolph, Ennis, Kennedy, Colm Keane, Jack Weefer, The Country Maids.
As I Roved Out - Fourth Series (1957)
This fourth series consisted of only five programs, broadcast during July/August 1957.
1. 31/7/57. Recorded 18/7/57. PasB. Script. Rogers. Ennis. Kennedy. Kennedy on Cornwall. Ennis on “Freight Train”. Singers: Cadgwith Villagers, Bill Barber, Bill Cameron Snr., Bill Cameron Jnr., John Casley, Nancy Whiskey, Peggy Seeger, Crowd at Ceilidhe Club, Cecil Sharp House. Instrumentalists: The Moonrakers, Chas McDevitt Skiffle Group, Michael Gorman, Sam Mason.
2. 7/8/57. Recorded 18/7/57. PasB. Script. Rogers. Ennis. Kennedy. Ennis on the Hebrides. Kennedy on “Cumberland Gap”. Singers: Calum Johnston & Flora McNeil, Mrs Hamilton, Joan Campbell, Nan McKinnon, Lonnie Donegan, Peggy Seeger. Instrumentalists: The Moonrakers, Ian Burnett, Jock Riach, C. B. Wohlford, Shoreham Country Dance Club Band
3. 14/8/57. Recorded 24/7/57. PasB. Script. Rogers. Kennedy. Ennis. Kennedy on the Channel Islands. Ennis on a travelling tune. Singers: Philip Hamon, Jack Le Feuvre, Mrs. Guille, Sidney McEwan, Guy Mitchell, Frances Mon Jones. Instrumentalists: The Moonrakers, Leonard Belloeil, Pipe-Major Forsyth.
4. 21/8/57. Recorded 24/7/57. PasB. Script (incomplete). Rogers. Ennis. Kennedy. Ennis on Ireland. Kennedy on “Maggie May”. Singers: Maire O’Sullivan, Martha Gillon, Sean McDonagh, The Vipers Skiffle Group, Bob Roberts, Commander Halliday, The Travellers, Joy Hyman Instrumentalists: The Moonrakers, Tom Cannavan, Frank Cassidy.
5. 28/8/57. Recorded 22/8/57. PasB. Script. Rogers. Ennis. Bob Copper. Copper on Hampshire. Ennis on “The Hungry Fox”. Singers: Enos White, Freddie Hewett, Ben Butcher, Frank Bond, Turp Brown, Elizabeth Cronin, Jim & Bob Copper, Harry Belafonte, Choir of the Rotterdam Municipal High School for Girls, The Orpington Junior Singers. Instrumentalists: The Moonrakers.
As I Roved Out - Fifth & Last Series
The fifth and last series comprised only four programs, broadcast during August/September 1958.
1. 17/8/58. Recorded 13/8/58. PasB. Script. “The North”. Rogers. Kennedy. Shuldham-Shaw. Kennedy on Jack Armstrong, Tyneside songs and the music of the Northumbrian and West Yorkshire countryside. Shuldham-Shaw on the Shetland Islands. Singers: Kennedy, Jimmy White, Moore Sedgwick, John Stickle, Shuldham-Shaw. Instrumentalists: The Haymakers, Jack Armstrong & his Barnstormers, Tom Edmondson, Bobbie Jamieson, Willie Hunter, Snr., Willie Hunter, Jnr., Jimmy Scollay, Peter Fraser, Tommy Anderson.
2. 24/8/58. Recorded 13/8/58. PasB. Script (incomplete). “The South”. Rogers. Kennedy. Copper. The Haymakers. Bob Copper on collecting in Somerset, Sussex and Hampshire. Peter Kennedy on the Channel Islands. Singers: George Blackman, Mrs. Chapman, Frank Bond, Jim Swain, Phil de Caux, Adolphus le Ruez, Mrs. Guille. Instrumentalists: The Haymakers, Mary Sauvage.
3. 31/8/58. Recorded 20/8/58. PasB. Script. “The East”. Rogers. Bob Roberts. Ennis. Bob Roberts on East Anglia. Seamus Ennis on North East Scotland. Singers: Bob Roberts, Phil Hamond, Ned Adams, John Mearns, Frank Steele, Jimmy MacBeath, Jean Elvin. Instrumentalists: The Haymakers, Jimmy McLeod & his Band, Ian Burnett,
4. 7/9/58. Recorded 26/8/58. PasB. Script. “The West”. Rogers. Ennis. Harries. Ennis on Ireland. Harries on Wales. Singers: Mamo Clancy, Mary Joyce, Colm Keane, Thomas Moran, Mrs. Faraday, Ben Phillips, Andrew Thomas, Phil Tanner. Instrumentalists: The Waggoners, Sean & James Maguire, Christopher Droney.
AS I ROVED OUT TO VIEW THE FLOWERS - Macaronic Engl/Gaelic -- Len GRAHAM (unacc) rec Sidmouth Festival on Radio 2 16/11/82 CASS-15- 0784
AS I SAILED or A SAILOR'S FAREWELL - comp by MG -- Martin GRAEBE: FTX-049
AS I SAT ON A SUNNY BANK - "I saw three ships come sailing in" - Carol/ Children's game - ROUD#700 & 12971 - see DEAN-SMITH p76 for discussion on "Greensleeves" tune - HUSK 1868 - BURNE: SFL (Shropshire Folk-Lore) 1883 p.564 - BROADWOOD: ECC (English County Songs)1893 p.111 (unusual tune variant) - SANDYS CC 1833 pp112-3 Cornwall - ADDY FT&S 1895 pp108-9 Eckington, Derbysh - BARING-GOULD GCS 1895 p27 (sent to him from Pinner, Middx & Coln-upon-Rhine version) "The Sunny Banks" - BROADWOOD ECS 1893 (unusual tune variant) - SHARP EFC 1911 pp.28-29 (2var) & 1913 School Songs - GILLINGTON OCCSC 1910 pp12-13 Hampsh - WHITTAKER NCB 1921 (North Countrie Ballads Songs & Pipe-Tunes) #2 pp.116-117 - JFSS 30 1926 p291 Tune only (Isle of Man) - OXFORD 1928 #3 Wiltsh - DUNSTAN CSB (Cornish Song Book) 1929 #2 p4 - JEFDSS 1946 p31 with article on "The Three Kings of Cologne" - OPIE ODNR 1951 p382/- OPIE SG 1985 #29 pp156-8 "Glasgow Ships" ("come sailing in - on a fine summers morning - you dare not stamp" etc) - GREIG-DUNCAN 8 2002 #1881 p134 (2var w/o) "Glasgow Ships come sailing in" - KARPELES CSC 2 pp.477-478 - SHEPARD: HSL (History of Street Literature) p.185 - SHARP-KARPELES CSC 1974 #359 vol 2 p477-8 (3var) - Tune: NANCY DAWSON - - CROININ 2000 #147 pp224-5 --- RITCHIE: FSSA (Folk Songs of the Southern Appalachians) p.49 - WPA Collection, Univ. of Virginia, Charlotteville, No.606 (version a) -- Elizabeth CRONIN rec by Jean Ritchie & George Pickow, Ballyvourney, Co Cork 24/11/52: FOUR COURTS CD-2 #29 "The Bells of Heaven" - John THOMAS rec by PK, Camborne, Cornwall 1956: RPL 23654/ FTX-010, FTX-218 & FTX-504/ SAYDISC (CD) SDL-425 1997 "English Customs & Traditions" (Revised and enlarged version of LP) - Charlie Bate & ch in RPL Prog 1957 "Sing Christmas" ROUNDER-CD-11661-1850-2 2000/ FTX-950 --- Jean RITCHIE (voc with recorder) & Robert ABRAMSON (harpsichord) rec by David Hancock: TRADITION TLP-1031 1959/ Jean RITCHIE family & friends GREENHAYS GR-90717 1987 CASS-60-0792 "I saw 3 ships" -
AS I STROLLED OUT ONE MORNING - BONNY LABOURING BOY
AS I TRAVELLED ONE DAY UP TO STAFFORDSHIRE CITY - ROUT IT HAS COME FOR THE BLUES
AS I WALKED DOWN BY THE SEASIDE - SAILOR SONG
AS I WALKED OUT - AS I ROVED OUT - BANKS OF THE SWEET PRIMEROSES - BIRDS IN THE SPRING - BOLD FISHERMAN - DAWNING OF THE DAY - DEATH AND THE LADY - FALSE YOUNG MAN - HEAVE AWAY MY JOHNNY - I'M A DAY TOO YOUNG - IRISH GIRL - IRISH MOLLY-O - MAID LAMENTING - PULL THE STRING - SWEET EUROPE - ONE MAY MORNING - TARRY TROUSERS
AS I WALKED OUT ONE HOLIDAY - JEW'S DAUGHTER
AS I WALKED OVER LONDON BRIDGE - GEORGIE
AS I WALKED THROUGH BRISTOL CITY - BRISTOL CITY
AS I WALKED THROUGH DUBLIN CITY - SPANISH LADY
AS I WALKED THROUGH THE MEADOWS - QUEEN OF THE MAY
AS I WALKED UP A LONDON STREET - PRESS GANG
AS I WANDERED BY THE BROOKSIDE - ROUD#2277 - CREIGHTON MFS 1961 p35 Barton Young, NS 1951
AS I WAS A FARMER - FARMYARD SONG
AS I WAS A-GOING - RAMBLEAWAY - WHITECHAPEL ROAD
AS I WAS A-GOING TWEEDSIDE - MASON 1877
AS I WAS A-RIDING TO MARKET - MAID WITH THE LONG BREECHES
AS I WAS A-TRAVELLING THE NORTH COUNTRIE - PENNY WAGER
AS I WAS A-WALKING - AS I ROVED OUT - BANKS OF THE SWEET PRIMEROSES - GREEN BUSHES - HAPPY STRANGER - HIGH GERMANIE - I'M GOING TO GET MARRIED - I'M OBLIGED TO LIE ALONE - I DESIGNED TO SAY NO - I MUST LIVE ALL ALONE - INDIAN LASS - JIMMY WILL BE SLAIN - LARK IN THE MORN - LEAVE ME ALONE - LEMONAY - LOVER'S LAMENT - OYSTER GIRL - ROUT IT HAS COME - SAILOR FROM SEA - SWEET ENGLAND - TARRY TROUSERS - TOORALOO - WATCHET SAILOR - WHAT'S THE LIFE OF A MAN -
AS I WAS A-WALKING BY MYSELF ALL ALONE - evening - river - maid lamenting lover's absence - ROUD#1056 - REEVES EC 1960 p198 Gardiner: Edward Ross, Fareham, Hampsh 1906 (w/o) --- CAREY ASS 1976 pp46-7 Timothy O Connor Ms songbook 1777-9 (w/o)
AS I WAS A-WALKING ONE MORNING IN MAY- (lines drawn from different songs) - PURSLOW 1965 p82 coll Gardiner:, Hampsh 1907 "An S-O-N-G" - FMJ 1:5 1969 pp330-1 John R Baldwin: Freda Palmer, Witney, Oxfordsh - WALES WWD 1976 p51 Mrs Powell (via Canada), Southwick, Sussex "The Fair Maid" ("Green hay") -- Freda Palmer rec by Mike Yates, Witney, Oxfordsh: TOPIC 12-T-254 1975 (tune: "William & Dinah")
AS I WAS FIRST BOUND PRENTICE BOY - OXFORD GIRL
AS I WAS GOING TO BANBURY - Ch:"Ri fol" - I saw a fine codling apple tree" - ROUD#2423 - SHARP-KARPELES CSC 1974 #326 p379 Sister Emma, Clewer, Berksh 1909 6v/m - JFSS 5:11 1916 p292-4 Mrs Godfrey Arkwright (c) "A Shoulder of Mutton" Notes by Lucy Broadwood & Anne Gilchrist - OPIE ODNR 1951 p312-3 Mrs Godfey Arkwright/ "As I was walking o'er little Moorfields, I saw St Paul's steeple a-running on wheels" (from ROXBURGHE) notes - REEVES IP p69 Sharp: Sister Emma (w/o) --- PEACOCK SNO 1965 1 p14 George Reid, Nfl 1960 "A Leg of Mutton went over to France" -- Bob ARNOLD & YETTIES: ARGO ZFB-83 1972 - "Son Of Morris On": EMI SHSM-2012 1976
AS I WAS GOING TO HOCKEY/ TURKEY - I'M GOING TO KENTUCKY
AS I WAS GOING TO - BEGGARS AT THE FAIR - DURHAM OLD WOMEN - HORNCASTLE FAIR - RAM SONG - ROAD TO BALLYNURE - STRAWBERRY FAIR
AS I WAS GOING TO St IVES - "I met a man with 7 wives" -- Nursery Rhymes arr Nigel Pegrum & Vince Cross 1989 CASS-1173
AS I WAS GOING TO SCHOOL ONE DAY - "I jumped on board of a pirate ship" - Children's song by adult - version of I JUMPED ON BOARD A CHINAMAN'S SHIP -- Dave ANDREWS rec by Neil Lanham, Helions Bumpstead, Haverhill, Suffolk 1970s: NLCD 8/9 2002
AS I WAS IN THE FIELDS ONE DAY - cribs of hay - come into head to marry - ROUD#2476 - WILLIAMS Ms #245 Frank Cook, Burford, Oxfordsh (w/o) - FMJ 1:5 1969 p313 Williams: Frank Cook (w/o)
AS I WAS IN THE KITCHEN/ PARLOUR - "doing a bit of stitching in came a bogeyman and chased me out" - Children's Skipping rhyme -- rec by Damian Webb, 3/3 St Michaels Juniors Workington, Lancs 1960: FTX-197 #43 - rec by Damian Webb, 11/17 St John's Junior Girls Keswick 1960: FTX-197 #74 "Mother in the kitchen" - TOPIC 12-TS-276 1975 OLDHAM TINKERS
AS I WAS KISSED YESTREEN - Scots Jig -- John MACDONALD (mel) rec by PK, Elgin, Moraysh 1955: FTX-061 aft "Tenpenny Bit"
AS I WAS OUT HUNTING - GOLDEN GLOVE
AS I WAS SITTING BY THE FIRE - ONE-EYED REILLY
AS I WAS TAKING MY EVENING WALK - WILLIAMS Ms #24 Alfred Smith, Watchfield, Berksh (w/o)
AS I WAS TRAVELLING IN THE NORTH COUNTRIE - PENNY WAGER
AS I WAS WALKING - DOWN IN YON VALLEY
AS I WAS WALKING ALL ALONG - GOOD MORNING, MOLL
AS I WAS WALKING ALONG A CHINESE ROAD - "I met a lot of Chinese people - and they were saying: Iss Bissy Bing Bong Boo" - Chanted Children's rhyme used for "Counting Out" - RITCHIE GC p44 -- rec by Alan Lomax, Norton Park School, Edinburgh 1952: FTX-181 - also rec by schoolmaster James Ritchie 1953: RPL 19925
AS I WAS WALKING ONE BRIGHT SUMMER'S MORNING - WILLIAMS Ms #528
AS I WAS WALKING OUT ONE MORN - WIND BLOWS OUT OF THE WEST COUNTRY
AS I WAS WALKING OUT ONE DAY - YOUNGER THE BETTER
AS I WENT A WALKING ONE FINE SUMMERS DAY - BRAES OF STRATHBLANE
AS I WENT BY MY LITTLE PIG STYE - JACKET AND PETTICOAT
AS I WENT DOWN TO DUBLIN - LITTLE PACK OF TAILORS
AS I WENT DOWN TO SALISBURY PLAIN - SAUCY PLOUGHBOY
AS I WENT OUT ONE MAY MORNING - AS I ROVED OUT - ONE MAY MORNING -SEARCHING FOR LAMBS
AS I WENT OUT UPON THE ICE - Polka - BREATHNACH CRE 2 #122 p65 Am from Denis Murphy, Co Kerry - MOYLAN 2 #52 p31 (##A) from John O Leary (melodeon) has words: "One day as I went out to skate, the ice was rough and stony - the ice it bent so in I went - and wet my Taglioni"
AS I WENT TO MY COT - ROLL ALONG, SILVER MOON
AS IT FELL OUT - BITTER WITHY - DIVES & LAZARUS - HOLY WELL
AS JACK AND HIS MISTRESS WERE RIDING - BUNCH OF NUTS
AS JAN WAS HURRYING DOWN THE GLADE - BARLEY STRAW
AS JEAN SAT BY HER SPINNING WHEEL -- Ewan McCOLL & Peggy SEEGER (v/gtr) learned from McColl's mother rec at the McColl-Seeger Tribute Concert, Ccecil Sharp House, London: Radio 2 12/11/87: CASS-0425
AS JIMMY WENT A-HUNTING - POLLY VAUGHAN
AS JOHNNY WAS WALKING - SEARCHING FOR YOUNG LAMBS
AS JOSEPH WAS A-WALKING -- Clare CLAYTON rec by Geoff Biggs, Hassocks 1971: FTX-147
AS JOSEPH WAS WALKING - CHERRY TREE CAROL
AS LOVELY NANCY WAS LAMENTING - LOVELY NANCY
AS MAGGIE WAS MILKING - KIDSON EPS 1929
AS ME AND ME MARRER WAS GANNIN TO WARK - COLLIER'S RANT
AS MY LOVE AND I WERE WALKING - GOWN OF GREEN
AS NOBLE SIR ARTHUR ONE MORNING DID RIDE - SIR ARTHUR & CHARMING MOLLY
AS NOW WE ARE SAILING - "out of Sheet Harbour Bay" - Canadian - ROUD#1810 - CREIGHTON SBNS 1932 p216 Charlie Hartlan NS (w/o)
AS ON MY BED WITH GRIEF OPPRESSED - LITTLE ROOM
AS OUR KING LAY DREAMING/ MUSING - HENRY V AND THE KING OF FRANCE
AS OUR SHIP WAS SAILING -- Johnny COLLINS & friends: TRADITIONAL SOUND TSR-014 1973
AS POLLY WALKED - YOUNG AND SINGLE SAILOR
AS ROBIN WAS DRIVING - "his wagon along" - damsel - well done, Robin - ROUD#1396 - DAWNEY PG 1977 p8 George Butterworth: 'Blue' Fisher, Tibenham, Norfolk 1911
AS SALLY SAT A-WEEPING or AS SILVIE WAS WALKING - ONCE I HAD A SWEETHEART
AS SHEPHERDS WATCHED - "their fleecy care" - Carol - ED&S 43:4 p10 Thomas Hardy Ms - see also WHILE SHEPHERDS WATCHED
AS THEY ROVED OUT - Radio series on Folksong Collectors 1959-60 -- Alfred WILLIAMS & Lady Herbert LEWIS Dec 1959: RPL LP 25787-8 - Lucy BROADWOOD (presenter: Frank Howes) & P W JOYCE Jan 1960: RPL LP 25789-90 - Gavin GREIG (Hamish Henderson) & Marjorie KENNEDY FRASER (Francis Collinson) Jan 1960: RPL LP 25791
AS THROUGH THE GROVES - THROUGH THE GROVES
AS TOM(MY) WAS A-WALKING - climb up to me for the apple but he falls - ROUD#8723 - DIXON SOP 1846 & BELL SOP 1857 (w/o) noted by Wm Sandys from leader of parish choir, in Cornish dialect - ED&S 58-2 (1996) p8 - Roy Palmer from Desmond Byatt of Gloucestersh (2v & m) "When Tommy went walking"- HUDLESTON Songs of the Ridings 2001 frfom Bert Dobson & Mrs Gow
AS WE SAILED FROM THE DOWNS - "near fair London town" - fog - shipwreck - ROUD#2397 - JOYCE OIFMS 1909 p149 J McKenzie, Newtownards, Co Down 1v/m
AS WE WERE SAILING - FEMALE WARRIOR - GOOD LUCK SHIP - JOHNNY JARMIN - WARD THE PIRATE
ASCENT OF EVEREST, THE - comp by Leslie Haworth 1963 -- rec by PK at Festival at CSH 1959: RTR-0492 (first part only lasts 4mins) - rec by PK, Kelsall 26/2/54 the whole song is on RPL disc
ASH GROVE, THE - LLWYN ONN
ASH MALEY HOUSE - Reel - SHASKEEN 2 #25 p19 (D) says it's related to MULLINGAR RACES
ASH PLANT, THE - Irish Reel - BREATHNACH 1 116 p48 (G) from Felix Doran -- BALLINAKILL CEILIDH BAND rec Alan Lomax 1951: 7"RTR- 0589 & DAT bef "Grouse in the Gob" - Felix DORAN (U-pipes) rec by PK, Keele Univ Staffs 1965: FTX-172/ TOPIC 12-T-288 1976 "Last of the Travelling Pipers"/ OSSIAN OSS 63 on CASS #1278 - Dave SWARBRICK (fid) with Martin CARTHY (guitar): FONTANA TL-17490 1967 - B & C PEG-6 1971/ PEG-PSI "Clogs Sampler" 1972 - Bernard O Sullivan & Tommy Mc MAHON (concertinas) Co Clare: TOPIC 12-TFRS-502 1975 with "Maid of Mount Cisco" - DANSK 2000 Fiddle, gtr, drum group bef "Kate from Ballinamore"
ASH PRIORS WASSAIL, THE -- Walter & Harry SEALY 2var rec PK Ash Priors, Somerset 24/1/57 RPL LP 26368
ASH WEDNESDAY - Children's traditions - OPIE LLSC p240 Hampsh & Sussex -- FTX-199 #10 Hampsh (1) "I live at Hawkley: I take a bit of ash to school & stamp on the toes of those without ash"(2) "I live at Egdean: "I burn an ash twig and when anyone tries to pinch me or tread on my toes I show em the white powder"
ASHBOURNE - Derbyshire - JEWITT 1867 p284 (6v) Football Song: "I'll sing you a song of a neat little place" comp by a Mr Fawcett, Ashbourne, Derbyshire 26/2/1821
ASHCROFT'S REEL - possibly originally a Hornpipe -- James B ANDREWS & Bob SMITH (ham dulc duet) rec 1930: TOPIC 12-T-319 1977
ASHEN FAGGOT - Annual New Year Custom in Somerset -- Burning the faggot & History of custom by Mr Weaver with WASSAIL SONG rec "King William" Curry Rivel Somerset 5/1/49: RPL 9650 - Sidney RICHARDS rec by PK, Curry Rivel 2/5/52: RPL 17780 Talk about custom & "Wassail Song"
ASHEVILLE JUNCTION -- Frank WARNER with Jeff & Gerret: MINSTREL JD-204 1976
ASHFORD CARD GAME, THE - or "A LAD FROM ASHFORD" comp GM 1960 -- Graeme MILES: 231 1979: FTX-231
ASHLEY'S FLAG - Hornpipe - MITTEL #64 p25 (G)
ASIKATALI - Children of Africa Freedom Song (Ian Campbell) -- ROGUE'S GALLERY Radio 2 13/4/88 CASS-90-0848
ASK A POLICEMAN - Music Hall Song popularised by James Fawn -- SAYDISC SDL-232 1972 cass: Musical Box
ASK MY FATHER - Single Jig or Highland - BREATHNACH FMDI 1971 p144 from Pat Mitchell/ CRE #62 p27 - MITCHELL #143 p105 from Willie Clancy - O NEILL MOI #941/ DMI #367 (G) -- Billy ANDREWS (U-pipes), rec Dublin 1928: TOPIC 12-T-262 1975 - Willie CLANCY (U-pipes) Sean CASEY (fid) rec by PK 1956: FTX-173 - Seamus ENNIS (U-pipes): CLADDAGH (TARA) TA-1002 1973 bef "Pat Ward's"
ASK MY FEET AND THEN MY NODDLE - AYE DRUNK SELDOM SOBER
ASPINWALL HORNPIPE, THE - (G) - COLE #6 p96 - KERR MM 2 #371 p41 - KENNEDY FTB 1998 #6 p4 (G)
ASSES - see also DONKEY - DORAN'S ASS - PADDY AND THE ASS - MILLER'S SHE-ASS - SONG OF THE ASS
ASSIST ME ALL YE MUSES - ADIEU TO BOGIESIDE
ASTLEY'S HORNPIPE - (different from ASTLEY'S RIDE) - WILSON p135 (G) (with dance descr)
ASTLEY'S RIDE (or DRUMLEY'S) - Hornpipe/ Polka - Astley was a circus-master - Hornpipe but used as polka or CD tune - KENNEDY FTB 2 p26 - Tunebook Ms (D) #9 p89 (Hornpipe) - Cf KERR I p27 Jig "The Derry Boat" - WILSON p82 (with dance descr) -- George TAYLOR (mel) rec by PK, Rennington, Northumberland 1954: FTX-121
ASTON VILLA SUPPORTER, THE - Bad patch for team in 1930's - Recitation -- Tom LANGLEY: TOPIC 12-TS-210 1971
ASTROLOGER, THE - BOLD ASTROLOGER
ASYLUM BALLADS - BEDLAM
AT HOME WAD I BE - ROUD#2608 - POLWARTH FSN 1967 p11 J Bell Ms 1812 Northumberland w/m
AT LIVERPOOL THERE IS A SCHOOL - "and in that school there uis a room - desk - book ABCDEF
." etc - Children's skipping rhyme - RITCHIE SS p30 "In Leicester Square" with "ghost" ending -- rec by PK, Titchmarsh Northamptonsh Oct 1952: FTX-202
AT OKEHAMPTON FOUR SCORE SHEEP ARRAY - Devon -- Derek CARTER (unacc) rec by PK Dartington 19/4/75: CASS-45-0620
AT SEVENTEEN YEARS OF AGE - "I was young - mind fixed on a pretty maid - poor silly heart betrayed - when I was but a boy and so young" - ROUD#1479 - SHARP-KARPELES CSC 1974 #181 p686 Charles Tanner, Bampton, Oxfordsh 1909 - WILLIAMS #204 Charles Tanner (w/o)
AT THE ATCHING TAN - ATCHING TAN SONG
AT THE BACK OF BENACHIE - BACK OF BENACHIE
AT THE END OF THE DAY - END OF THE DAY (Jig)
AT THE FOOT OF NEWRY MOUNTAIN - SLIEVE GALTEE
AT THE SETTING OF THE SUN - MOLLY VAUGHAN
AT THE SIGN OF THE BONNY BLUE BELL- NEXT MONDAY MORNING
AT TWENTY-ONE - "I first began to court my neighbour's child" - False Love - HENRY SOP #33 from Houston Coll 4v/m - Composite version would make 6v -- Robert CINNAMOND rec by Sean O Boyle, Belfast, 1955: RPL 24839/ FTX-159 3v
ATAGO - Emigration Song to Australia/ NZ - comp by Graeme Miles -- Martin WYNDHAM-READ (unacc): Radio 2 12/11/87: CASS-0425
ATCHING IN THE PADDEN KEN - (Stopping at the boarding house)-- Frank CONNOR rec PK Friday Bridge, Wisbech, Cambridgesh., 1956: RPL LP 23099/ 5"RTR-0978-9/ FTX-423 #32
ATCHING TAN SONG, THE - "When it is raining, the first thing in mind" - ROUD#1732 - KENNEDY FSBI 1975 p763 Charlie Scamp 1954 - FMJ 3:1 1975 p64-5 Mike Yates: Mary Anne Haynes, Sussex 1973 4v/m - McCOLL-SEEGER TSES 1977 p361-2 Caroline Hughes -- Charlie SCAMP (gipsy) rec by PK, Chartham Hatch, Canterbury, Kent 1954: FTX-031 (with mel)/ FTX-140 - Carolyne HUGHES (gypsy) rec PK Blandford, Dorset - Mary Anne HAYNES rec by Mike Yates, Sussex, 1973 (4 v): TOPIC 12-T-253 "At the Atchin Tan"
ATHENRY - Co Galway - EILEEN DEELISH - FIELDS OF ATHENRY
ATHLONE - Co Westmeath - CONNAUGHT MAN'S TRIP TO BELFAST - MAID OF ATHLONE - TRIP TO ATHLONE
ATHLONE HORNPIPE, THE - TARA BROOCH
ATHOLL AND BREADALBANE GATHERING - Scots Reel -- Jim McHARDY (accordion solo): BELTONA BL/ FTX-363
ATHOLL BROSE (or BRAES) - March/ Highland/ Strathspey - comp Abraham Mackintosh (b 1769) son of famous Robert Mackintosh - KOHLER 1 p7 (D) -- J SCOTT-SKINNER (fid + piano) rec 1922; TOPIC 12-TS-268 1975 - SILLY WIZARD: TRANSATLANTIC XTRA-1158 1976
ATHOLE CUMMERS - Strathspey - KERR MM 3 #208 p24 (Am) -- John BURGESS (H-pipes): TOPIC 12-T-199 1969 with "Thomson's Dirk" (reel)
ATHOLL GATHERING, THE -- BATTLEFIELD BAND rec Fylde Fest Radio 2 17/8/83: CASS-15-0777
ATHOLL HIGHLANDERS, THE - 6/8 Pipe March (A) - Perthshire - BALMORAL #6 p23 "Pibroch" - BRODY p27 also has the reel: "Athol Highlander's Farewell to Loch Katrine" composed by Pipe Major William Ross rec by John Scott-Skinner ("The Strathspey King") on TOPIC 12-T-280) - KERR MM 3 #265 p29 (G) - Cf KERR MM 1 #9 p31 "Pibroch of Donald Dhu" & MM 1 #9 p47 "Highland Pibroch" - MIDDLETON'S Budget p48 6pts "The Duke of Athole's March" - Cf O'NEILL MOI #946/ DMI #172 "Black Donald, the piper" - see Reel-time version from Shetland: HEADS (Heids) O VIGON, DA -- Bob SMITH'S IDEAL BAND rec 1930: TOPIC 12-T-320 1977 - Chrissie LEATHAM (accordion & piano): BELTONA BL/ FTX-363 - P/M Jock RIACH (H-pipes) rec by Seamus Ennis 9/7/52: RPL 18133 (remade as RPL LP 26506) - Glenlivet Bothy Band: Charlie BREMNER (fid) & Alec KERR & Willie FRASER (harmonicas) rec by Hamish Henderson 1956: TANGENT TNGM-109 1971 - STEELEYE SPAN: CHRYSALIS CHR-1199 1978 - Instrum DAMBUSTER DAM-006/ CASS-0350 -- Ciaran TOURISH, Dermot McLAUGHLIN, Tommy PEOPLES, Seamus GIBSON, Seamus & Kevin GLACKIN, Proinsias & Mairead O Maonaigh, Paula Doohan, Liz Doherty & others (fids) rec at "Fiddlesticks" Festival organised by Traditional Music Society of University College, Cork 1991: NIMBUS NI-5320 aft "Irish Washerwoman"
ATHOLL HIGHLANDERS FAREWELL TO LOCH KATRINE - Reel (A) comp by P/M Wm Ross - BRODY p27 from Topic record -- John Scott Skinner (fid): TOPIC 12-T-280
ATHOLL PLAID, THE - MY WOOER BE MERRY
ATLANTIC - WRECK OF "THE ATLANTIC"
ATLANTIC ROAR(ING), THE - or ATLANTIC SOUNDS - Descriptive fiddle piece comp by Johnny Doherty/ Hornpipe - FELDMAN NF 1979 p.83 from Doherty - KENNEDY FTB 2 1997 publ Mallinson #2 p3 (G) -- John DOHERTY (fid) rec by PK Donegal, 1952: RPL 19532 with talk/ FTX-074/ FTX-308 A-ROVING 1968 #2/ COMHALTAS CEOLTOIRI EIREANN CL-10 1974/ rec by David Hammond 1975: GAEL-LINN CEF-072-3 1978/ RTR dub - Frank CASSIDY (fid) rec by PK, Carrick, Co Donegal 1953: FTX-370 "The Atlantic Sounds"
ATOMIC BOMB, THE - WAR
ATOMIC ENERGY CALYPSO - "The Atomic researchers we have today" -- Neville MARCANO "The Growling Tiger" (with Lord Iere, Indian Prince & group) rec by Alan Lomax, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad 17/8/62: ROUNDER 1717 p1998
ATTEND YOU SONS OF HIGH RENOWN - BONEY'S LAMENTATION
ATTUNE THE PIPE - March/Polka or Quickstep - Tune Ms 2/4 (G) #81 p377
ATTWOOD HORNPIPE, THE - KERR MM 1 #12 p43 (G)
AU BORD D'UNE FONTAINE - ("Twas there beside a fountain") "En revenant de noces" - DONCIEUX/ TIERSOT 1904 Study of this song - BARBILLAT/ TOURAINE 1931 Vol IV p96 - LECLERC/ LEFEBVRE 1934 p28 - MUSEE ATP 50/8/15 - 53/1/46-7 - GAGNON/ GIBBON "A la claire fontaine" CANTELOUBE 1951 II p383 & IV p308 "En revenant de noces" & p90 - KENNEDY FSBI 1975 #97 Gallienne -- John GALLIENNE, rec by PK, Torteval, Guernsey, Channel Islands, 6/5/57 RPL 23844/ FTX-012 - Morrison TORODE, Guernsey rec by PK 6/5/57 - Jack HARQUOIL, La Bottelerie, Jersey, Ch Is, rec by PK 28/4/60: RPL 26235
AU CLAIR DE LA LUNE -- Jack Le Feuvre, rec by PK, Sark, Channel Islands, 3/5/57: FTX-245
AU LOGIS DE MON PERE - Version of "Au pres de ma Blonde" - MILLIEN vol 2 1908 p8 - CANTELOUBE 1951 1 p343 - MARCEL-DUBOIS Coll 1940 - KENNEDY 1975 #98 Le Ruez - Cf BOURGEOIS 1931 p26 "Aupres de ma blonde" (Poitou., Vendee) - D'INDY-TIERSOT 1890 1 p134 "Au jardin de mon pere" (Languedoc, Ardeche) -- Adolphus LE RUEZ, rec by PK, Bonne Nuit, Jersey, Ch Is 24/4/57: RPL 23841/ FTX-012
AU PRES DE MA BLONDE - Leonard BELLOEIL (melodeon) rec by PK, Sark, Ch Is 1957: FTX-245 - Clari NOEL (banjo instr) rec by PK, St Helier, Jersey, Ch Is : 5"RTR-0739-50/ incl in radio prog
AUCHAN LOCHAN - Highland March comp by J McD -- John MACDONALD (mel) rec PK Elgin, Moray,1954: FTX-061 #4/ A-ROVING 1968 #4: FTX-310
AUCHDON HOUSE - Grand March used in Unst before the first Wedding Dance led by bride & broom, best man & maid and wedded folk in Shetland -- Jimmy JOHNSTON (fid) with Pat SUTHERLAND (harmonium): TANGENT TNGM-117 1973
AUCHENGEICH (MINING) DISASTER, THE - sung to tune of "Skippin barfit through the heather" -- Dick GAUGHAN with Alister ANDERSON (E-concertina): TOPIC TSCD-486 1997
AUCHTERMUCHTY - OVERGATE
AUCTION BLOCK -- ODETTA: VANGUARD SRL-7624 1965 set of 4 LPs titled "Folk Song & Minstrelsy" by The Book of the Month Club) "No more Auction Block for me"
AUCTIONS - see also under WIFE AUCTIONS - SHIP CARPENTER'S WIDE -- Auction of Theatre Royal Bristol Opening & Closing: RPL 9594
AUGHALEE - AGHALEE
AUGHRIM- LAMENT FOR AUGHRIM
AULD - OLD
AUNT HESSIE'S WHITE HORSE - South African (?) Dance-tune -- YETTIES: ARGO ZFB-32 1971
AUNT JEMIMA'S PLASTER - "A J she was old" - ROUD#974 - COX FSMWV 1939 pp63-4 Mrs Bowmen, Beckley, W.Va, USA 1925 - see SHEEP SKIN AND BEES WAX
AUNT LUCY BROADWOOD - comp by Bob Pegg -- Mr FOX: TRANSATLANTIC TRA- 236 1971
AUNT MARY'S CANADIAN - French Canadian Jig learned from a fiddler from Oxfordshire -- Willie TAYLOR (fid), Joe HUTTON (N-pipes) & Will ATKINSON (harmonica) rec by Burt Feintuch 1994: SMITHSONIAN-FOLKWAYS SFW-40473 1999 aft "Danse de Chez Nous"
AUNT NANCY or RHODY - GO AND TELL
AUNT SAL'S SONG -- Jean RITCHIE (unacc) rec New York Sept 1950: RPL 16043
AUNT SALLY - ROUND THE CORNER, SALLY
AUNTIE MAGGIE'S REMEDY (George Formby) -- SPINNERS EMC-3044 1974
AUNTIE MARY HAD A CANARY tune of "Cock o the North" -- Hamish HENDERSON rec by Alan Lomax London 6/3/51 7"RTR-0680
AUNTIE MONICA - "I had an Auntie Monica - and when she goes out shopping shopping they all say: Oo La la - and so her hat is swaying her feathers swishing so - muff is swinging - skirt is swishing" - Kids skipping rhyme with cumulative chorus: "skirt, muff, hat, feathers" - OPIE SG 1985 #74 pp310-11 "Ancient Auntie" cites Norwegian version - Girl Guide Jubilee Songbook (Canada) -- rec by Damian Webb, Tralee, Co Kerry 1960: IRE/19 / FTX-179
AUNTIE NANNY - THREAD THE NEEDLE (K)
AUSTIN TIERNEY'S REEL - BREATHNACH 3 1985 #111 p55 (D)- - KILFENORA CEILI BAND (West Clare): TRANSATLANTIC TRA-283 1974
AUSTRALIA [see also NEW GUINEA - PAPUA] -- CUNAMULLA STOCKMAN'S JIG - HARRY COTTER'S SCHOTTISCHE - I'VE A SWEETHEART(K) - Mc CARTY - MAID OF AUSTRALIA - MANCHESTER GALOP - MUDGEE SCHOTTISCHE - NED KELLY'S FANCY - ON THE BANKS OF THE REEDY LAGOON - REEDY RIVER (Lawson) - SINGING LAND (Dougie McLean) - Recordings - see AREA Listing
AUSTRALIA - Song - "Come all ye young fellows - send us poor lads to Australia" - Transportation Song - ROUD#1488 - PALMER EBECS 1979 #48 pp94-95 Bob Hart 1973 - RICHARDS-STUBBS EFS 1979 p209 Rod Stradling: Bob Hart (contains verse from VAN DIEMAN'S LAND) - HOWSON SSIS 1992 pp78-9 Geoff Ling, Blaxhall, Suffolk (w/o) -- Bob SCARCE rec by Neil Lanham, Blaxhall, Suffolk 1963-5 CD n/n & n/d - Bob HART/ rec by Neil Lanham, "The Crown" Snape 1970s: NLCD 09 2003/ rec by Tony Engle, Snape, Suffolk: TOPIC 12-TS-225/ 12-TS-243/ TSCD-600 "Hidden English" - Cyril POACHER rec by Tony Engle, Grove Farm, Blaxhall, Suffolk: TOPIC 12-TS-252 1975/ TOPIC TSCD-654 1998 (Emigration Ballads)/ rec Tony Engle and a second rec by Ginette Dunn, Grove Farm, Blaxhall 1974: MT-CD-303 - Rod Stradling with OAK: TOPIC 12-TS-212 1971
AUSTRALIA-I-O - CANADA-I-O
AUSTRALIAN LADIES - Scots March -- Alec LINDSAY (acc), rec by PK Pitlochry, Perthsh 1955: FTX-363
AUSTRIA - UNCLE AWRAM (Rooke) - Recordings -- see AREA Listing
AUSTRIAN YODELLER, AN - "on a mountain top high" - met up with a pretty girl - Children's Rhyme with thigh-smacking & cumulative chorus -- rec by Damian Webb, Tralee, Co Kerry 1960: IRE/20/ FTX-179
AUTHORITY - Children - CONDOLENCE - KEEPING LOOKOUT - PLAYING TRUANT - POLICE - TEACHERS -- FTX-289 #19
AUTHWAITE FELLS -- Alan NELSON (70) rec by PK, Brackenthwaite, Cumberland 1959: FTX-120
AUTO HARP:-- Recordings - see INSTRUMENTS Listing -
AUTOGRAPH HORNPIPE, THE - KENNEDY FTB 1998 #7 p4 (A)
AUTUMN DANCE, THE -- Bob STEWART (psaltery & synth): ARGO ZDA-207 1975 Own comp
AUTUMN WOODS - Hornpipe - O'NEILL MOI #1709/ DMI #900 (G)
AVALANCHE HORNPIPE, THE - KENNEDY FTB 1998 #8 p4 (A)
AVIATOR'S HYMN, THE -- John GALUSHA rec by Frank & Anne Warner NY 1940s: FTX-921
AVINGTON POND - "Come gentleman all and I'll sing you a song" Local Hampshire song about "mud-plumpers" with "Derry down" chorus - garbled text restrored by editor - ROUD#1654 - PURSLOW CL 1972 p2 Gardiner: Richard Hall, Itchen Abbas, Hampsh 1905 -- Steve JORDAN: FOREST TRACKS FT-2006 1975
AVONDALE - comp by Dominic Behan - Avondale was the home of Charles Stewart Parnell -- Al O'DONNELL: LEADER LER-2073 1972
AVONDALE MINE DISASTER, THE - 20m south of Scranton, Penn. fire broke out 6/9/1869 -- John J QUINN rec by George Korson, Wilkes-Barre, Penn 1/2/46: ROUNDER 1500 1997 #22
AVONMORE, THE - Reel - BANKS OF AVONMORE
AW - I
AWAKE AND JOIN THE CHEERFUL CHOIR - Carol local to Britford, Wiltsh - HILL WFC 1904 pp19-20
AWAKE, ARISE, GOOD CHRISTIANS - "let nothing you dismay (Ch:) Hosannah to Jesus we'll sing - Our Saviour our King" Carol -- rec in a S Yorkshire pub: LEADER LEE-4065 1974
AWAKE, AWAKE - DROWSY SLEEPER
AWAKE, AWAKE, GOOD PEOPLE ALL - "awake and ye shall hear" May Carol - ROUD#305 - EAST ANGLIAN Notes & Queries 1898 9 p245 - JFSS !:4 1902 pp180-1 RVW "Hoppy" Flack 16v/m - VAUGHAN WILLIAMS 8ETEC 1919 #5 pp20-21 "Hoppy" Flack, Fowlmere, Cambridgesh 5v/m - OXFORD BC 1928 #47 p98 - PALMER RVW 1983 #4 pp6-7 "Hoppy" Flack
AWAKE, AWAKE, O NORTHERN WIND - "blow on my garden fair - let my lover come to me - drops of rain - waters cannot quench my love - roses of the plain" - Comp -- STEELEYE SPAN: CHRYSALIS CHR- 1151 1977
AWAKE, AWAKE, YE DROWSY SLEEPER (or SOULS) - "and hear what I shall tell" New Year Carol - A Good Christmas Box 1847 - JFSS 18  p14 - JFSS16  Sharp: Shropshire 1911 (10v)- SHARP EFC 1911 - SHARP-KARPELES CSC 1974 #366 II p498 incl another tune from Shropshire - ROUTLEY Engl Carol p64 - ROUTLEY: Univ Carol Bk #168 p220 - DEAN-SMITH Appendix p120 "Chestnut" - Tune Cf MOON SHINES BRIGHT - WARNER TAFS p427 -- Lee Monroe PRESNELL OF of N.C. rec by Frank & Anne Warner, Watauga Co., NC 1951: APPLESEED APR-CD-036 2000 "Awake, awake, my own true Lovyer" - Rebecca King JONES rec by F & A Warner, 1941: APPLESEED APR-CD-1036 2000 - (Dillard CHANDLER of N.C. FOLKWAYS 2309) - John WRIGHT (unacc): TOPIC 12-TS-348 1978
AWAKE, AWAKE, SWEET ENGLAND - New Year Carol - Good Christmas Box 1847 p14 - LEATHER 1912 p194 Noted by R Vaughan Williams, Pembridge, Leominster, Herefordsh - JFSS 14  p7 Notes on tune pp3-11 - ROUTLEY p90 Ex12 (1st v only)
'WAKE, LADY, 'WAKE -- The INN FOLK rec by PK, Dartington Ciderhouse, Totnes, Devon 1975: FTX-095
AWAY - see also WAY
AWAY DOWN ALBERT SQUARE - LAMORNA
AWAY DOWN EAST, AWAY DOWN WEST - "Away down Alabama - the only girl that I love best her name is Susie Anna - I took her to a ba one night - and sat her down to supper - the table fell and she fell too - and stuck her nose in the butter" - Children's skipping rhyme - RITCHIE SS p26 - Cf OLD DAN TUCKER -- rec by Damian Webb, St Mary's Junior School, Edinburgh, 1961: DW14/5/ 190 - rec by Alan Lomax, Norton Park School, Edinburgh 1953: RPL 19925 - 2 versions: St Mary's & Norton Park Schools: FTX-181
(A)WAY DOWN IN COLUMBUS, GEORGIA - Negro road gang song - WARNER 1984 #137 p314 (3 v & ch) - COLUMBUS STOCKADE -- Frank PROFFITT (+ guitar), rec by Frank & Anne Warner, Beech Mt., Watauga Co., NC, 1959: FTX-933 - Mrs Esca Kilgrove, Va, 1939: LIB OF CONGRESS AAFS-2831 - Mrs N SHANKLIN rec HH, Kentucky 1948: AAFS 9744 - J E Mainer Band rec by Alan Lomax, Concord NC USA Oct 1959: RPL LP 26150/ ROUNDER CD-1705 1997 "Columbus Stockade"
AWAY DOWN SOUTH - Shanty -- THE TEES-SIDE FETTLERS: TRADITIONAL SOUND TSR-016 1974 aft "Saltpetre shanty" & bef "Lowlands"
AWAY DOWN TO LAMORNA/ PROMONA etc "Twas away down Albert Square I never will forget" - "evening it was wet wet wet" - ROUD#5187 -- Bill CAMERON (with acc) rec by PK, St Mary's, Scilly 21/11/56: RTR-1023-6/ FTX-309 A-ROVING 1968 #3 ("way down to Promona") - MATTHEWS Brothers rec by PK, Logan Rock, Cornwall 1956: FTX-010 & FTX-217 - YETTIES: ARGO ZFB-32 1971 - Pub chorus at "The Nap" Boscastle 1975: FTX-096 - SPINNERS (Folktrax copyright acknowledged) - Brenda WOOTON
AWAY IDAHO -- Frank WARNER with Jeff & Gerret: MINSTREL JD-204 1976
AWAY IN A MANGER - Carol -- played on musical box: SAYDISC SDLL- 327 1981 cass
AWAY LET THE BULLGINE RUN - CLEAR THE TRACK
AWAY RIO - RIO GRANDE
AWA' TAE CYPRUS - CYPRUS
AWAY TO THE BOGS - Jig - GIBLIN #80 p37 (A)
AWA' TAE THE SCAP - FISHERMAN'S WIFE
AWAY UP IN HOLLAND - "the land of the Dutch 0 - I know a wee lassie I love very much" - Children's ball-bouncing game -- rec by Damian Webb, 16/3 rec Moss Park Junior Girl's 1961 (solo 1st Att best) "Away up in Holland" - rec by Damian Webb, 16/5 Moss Park Junior Girls 1961 (Solo) "Away up in Scotland" - rec by Damian Webb, 16/21 rec St James Juniors Paisley 1961 (8 yr old) "Away up in Paisley"
AWA' WI' MA LADDIE - "O the Stoody Mill for poverty and the Brothock Mills for pay" - Cf GREIG/ DUNCAN 1 p129 "Sailor Laddie" -- Mabel SKELTON Arbroath, Angus 14/7/64: RPL LP 28571 (4 v & ch)
AWAY YOU GAY LANDSCAPES - LOCH NA GARR
AWAY YOU NEW YORK GIRLS - CAN'T YOU DANCE THE POLKA ?
AWFUL EXECUTION OF JOHN BIRD BELL - "Ye parents who have tender hearts" - last dying speech - hanged at 16 for murder of younger boy at Maidstone. Kent - ROUD#1108 - KIDSON TT 1891 pp128-130 BS (notes on song)-- tune is variant of ADMIRAL BENBOW
AWFUL HAY comp Graeme Miles
AWKWARD CLOWN'S ANTICS, THE - Jig - ROCHE 3 #97 p30 (G)
AXE - Recordings see SUBJECTS Listing
AYE - "What horses eat" - "Straw's cheaper" - Cf "WELL- Children's Repartee or Retort - see OPIE LLSC on Juvenile One-up-man-ship - see also WELL -- rec by Sasha Morsom: FTX-198
AYE CHICKA TONY see CHICKA TONY
AYE DRUNK, SELDOM SOBER - "Aye fu' ere I get home - ask my feet and then my noddle" Scots Drinking Song - GREIG-DUNCAN 3 1987 §583 "O foo well I get hame" -- Andra STEWART PRESTIGE INT-25016 "Berryfields of Blair"
AYE FOR SATURDAY NIGHT - "Sunday is a coming (Ch:) O for some rum rum rum, gin and brandy, my young man's a dandy" - ROUD#1124 - ED&S 34:1 1972 p21 Charles Parker/ Roy Palmer/ Pam Bishop: Cecilia Costello, Birmingham 1971 - PALMER SOM 1972 p33 Costello - Cf HEXHAMSHIRE LASS - I KNOW WHERE I'M GOING - LICHT BOB'S LASSIE -- Mabel SKELTON, Arbroath, Angus 14/7/64: tape & RPL LP 28571 (2 v) "Aye wakin O" - Joan SMITH (acc whistle): TOPIC 12-TS-210 1971 -- Heather HEYWOOD: LIVING TRADITION LTCD-001 1994 from GREENTRAX CDTRAX-054 1993
AYE OR NO - BONNY LASSIE'S ANSWER WAS AYE OR NO
AYE SHE LIKIT THE AE NICHT - IT RAINS IT HAILS
AYLESBURY GIRL, THE - "As I was going to Aylesbury" ("AG" = "Aylesbury Girl") "her garter it came untied" - ROUD#364 - D'URFEY 1719 "The Maid of Tottingham" - EBSWORTH Choyce Drollery (Boston Linc) 1886 p45 "The Maid of Totnam" - BARING GOULD SOW 1898 - Ms #102 "As I went down to Salisbury" from Wm Setter, Postbridge (3v noted the rest "coarse") - SHARP Cf 1 p253 - SHARP-KARPELES CSC 1974 #179 pp680-1 Tom Symes, Bredon Puckington, Somerset 1903/ Wm Burland, Stogursey, Somerset 1906 "The Hazelbury G" - SHARP: Sel Ed #49 - JFSS 8:31 1927 p26 Sharp (after his death): Wm Burland 1v/m (Broadwood says tune is version of "Ally Crocker") - PINTO-RODWAY CM 1957 #110 "The Maid of Totnam" from Ebsworth - REEVES IP 1958 #41 pp123-5 Sharp Ms#57 Tom Lymes. Packington, Somerset 1903 (w/o) - PURSLOW MB 1965 p97 Gardiner: E Frankham, Petersfield, Hampsh 1908 "The Ups and Downs" - KENNEDY FSBI 1975 p104 Harry Cox 1953 - HOWSON SSIS 1992 p153 Gordon Woods, Framsden, Suffolk (w/o) "The Ups and Downs" -- see SAUCY PLOUGHBOY -- Harry Cox, rec by PK, Catfield, Norfolk 1953 - Tom WILLETT (gypsy) rec by PK, Paddock Wood, Kent 1953: TOPIC 12-T-84 1962 - Bill LOWNE, rec by Seamus Ennis, Cley-0n-Sea, Norfolk 17/11/55: RPL 22173 "Happisburgh Market" - George MAYNARD rec by PK "The Cherry Tree" Copthorne, Sussex 23/3/56: RPL LP 23092/ FTX-017/ FTX-279/ TOPIC TSCD-665 1998 Courtship - Martin CARTER: TRADITIONAL SOUND TSR-012 1972 "Ups & Downs" - Bob HART rec by Neil Lanham, "The Crown" Snape, Suffolk 1970s: NLCD 09 2003"As I strolled out by Haisboro"/ rec by Tony Engle, Snape, Suffolk: TOPIC 12-TS-225 1973 "As I strolled out to Aylesbury" - STEELEYE SPAN: CHRYSALIS CHR-046 1973 - Jack GOODBAN rec by Mike Yates, St Margaret-at-Cliffe, Kent: TOPIC 12-TS-285 1976 - (Allen STOLLERY rec Keith Summers, Suffolk: TOPIC 12-TS-375) "Strolling down to Hastings"
AYRSHIRE - BAKER O' THE TOWN O' AYR - BANKS OF THE AYR - BRIDGE OF AYR - BURNS AND HIS HIGHLAND MARY - LAIRD O LOGIE - ROBERT BURNS (K) - SOFT COUNTRY CHIEL -- Recordings see AREA Listing
AZERBAYAN -- Recordings - see AREA Listing