Old and New Music from England

The program for November 14, 2015, ranged from classics of the ballad tradition to the newest singer-songwriter music.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
A.L. Lloyd Geordie Bramble Briars and Beams of the Sun (Fellside)
Mary Ann Haynes The Young Officer My Father’s the King of the Gypsies (Topic)
The Copper Family of Rottingdean Spencer the Rover Come Write Me Down: Early Recordings (Topic)
New Set
The Young Tradition Idumea Oberlin 1968 (A Wing and a Prayer Ltd.)
The Watersons The Broom of the Cowdenknowes Early Days (Topic)
Shirley Collins All Things Are Quite Silent The Sweet Primeroses (Topic)
Mary Hampton Silver Pebble Book Two (s/p)
Music Under Announcements
Eliza Carthy No Man’s Jig / Hanoverian Dance Anglicana (Topic)
Eliza Carthy Just as the Tide Was Flowing Anglicana (Topic)
Spiers & Boden Tom Padget The Works (Navigator)
The Full English Fol the Day-O The Full English (Topic)
New Set
June Tabor & Martin Simpson Davy Lowston A Cut Above (Green Linnet)
Olivia Chaney Loose Change The Longest River (Nonesuch)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Keith Christmas Fable of the Wings Fable of the Wings (Talking Elephant, 1972)
Keith Christmas Western Man Light of the Dawn (BECN, 2006)
Chris Wood Caesar (Uncivilized Version) From the Mourning of the World (Dark Mountain)
New Set
Maggie Holland Time Is Flying Circle of Light (Irregular)
Robb Johnson Touch & Go Margaret Thatcher: My Part in Her Downfall (Irregular)
Evi Vine My Hands Are Tied Reading the Ashes (Dark Mountain)
New Set
Rosi Lalor Love’s Shadows Flowers for the Living (s/p)
Lorraine Jordan Your Love A Light over There (Hazellville Music)
Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker Now You Know Nothing Can Bring Back the Hour (Folkroom)
New Set
Telling the Bees St. Kevin and the Blackbird Steer by the Stars (Black Thrustle)
Circulus Within You Is the Sun Thought Becomes Reality (Mythical Cake)
Jon Boden Beating the Bounds From the Mourning of the World (Dark Mountain)
New Set
Allen Toussaint Tipitina and Me Our New Orleans (Nonesuch)
Allen Toussaint Java (faded under outro) Heavenly Baby (Marylebone)