Various – The Voice Of The People
The Voice of the People is a tremendous collection of Traditional Music recordings from the British Isles – England, Ireland, Scotland & Wales. The series runs to 20 CDs and presents an extensive and varied picture of traditional singing, instrumental music-making and dancing throughout the course of the 20th century.
This specially priced twenty-track introduction to the Voice of the People series features a track from each of the original 20 albums together with an introductory note.
Paddy Tunney: 1. When A Man's In Love He Feels No Cold - 3:32 Sam Larner: 2. In Scarborough Town - 4:07 Belle Stewart: 3. The Two Brothers - 4:06 Margaret Barry & Michael Gorman: 4. Farewell, My Own Dear Native Land - 2:48 Joe Heaney: 5. The Rocks Of Bawn - 3:50 Joseph Taylor: 6. Bold William Taylor - 3:50 Charlie Wills: 7. Up To The Rigs Of London Town - 2:30 Sarah Makem: 8. The Wind That Shakes The Barley - 3:24 Scan Tester & Rabbity Baxter: 9. Untitled Polka - 2:37 Pop Maynard: 10. The Seeds Of Love - 3:58 Phoebe Smith: 11. The Tan Yard Side - 2:23 Harry Cox: 12. Just As The Tide Was A-Flowing - 3:38 Davie Stewart: 13. I'm Often Drunk And Seldom Sober - 3:25 Phil Tanner: 14. The Four Hand Reel - 2:38 Jimmy McBeath: 15. I'm A Stranger In This Country - 2:38 The Sailor's Hobby Horse: 16. Live Performance - 1:51 Jeannie Robertson: 17. The Gypsy Laddies - 6:11 Walter Pardon: 18. The Poacher’s Fate - 4:38 Will Atkinson: 19. Hexham Races / The Stool Of Repentance – Jigs - 2:00 Fred Jordan: 20. We Shepherds Are The Best Of Men - 3:00
“Great music in really vital – and absolutely unique – performances. An indispensable resource for anyone genuinely interested in traditional folk songs and their performance”
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