Scottish folk ballads

May 22, 2017
And Scottish folk ballads

TSCD480 webThe folk ballad, ’ blogged A.L.Lloyd, ‘is a folk tale put into verse and set to songs. Among British ballads are some of the earliest along with biggest folksongs we.’ His claim is trenchantly justified by this excellent collection, as dramas of the remote last are restaged in radiant performances by Ewan MacColl, Anne Briggs, Louis Killen, Mike Waterson, Norman Kennedy and Lloyd himself.

1 A.L.Lloyd with Alf Edwards : Henry Martin
2 Ewan MacColl : The Baron of Brackley
3 Anne Briggs : Reynardine
4 Louis Killen : The Bramble Briar
5 A.L.Lloyd with Dave Swarbrick : Jack Orion
6 Mike Waterson : The Cruel Ship’s Carpenter
7 A.L.Lloyd with Alf Edwards : The Cruel mommy
8 Ewan MacColl : Lord Randal
9 A.L.Lloyd with Alf Edwards : The Bitter Withy
10 Norman Kennedy : The Forester
11 Anne Briggs : Willie o Winsbury
12 Ewan MacColl with Alf Edwards : The ‘Sweet Kumadie’
13 A.L.Lloyd : The Demon Lover
14 Louis Killen : Young Edwin when you look at the Lowlands
15 Ewan MacColl with Alf Edwards : Hughie the Graeme
16 Norman Kennedy : Drumdelgie

Source: www.topicrecords.co.uk
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