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The Fox Jumps over the Parson's Gate

The Fox Jumps over the Parson's Gate
and Other Songs & Ballads

Peter Bellamy

Topic Records 12T200 (LP, UK, 1969)

The cover picture and title track of this album are from Randolph Caldecott's picture book The Fox Jumps over the Parson's Gate (1883).

Recorded at City of London Studios, 1969;
Produced by A.L. Lloyd

the ensemble
 
Peter Bellamy, vocals, Anglo concertina [1, 12];
Barry Dransfield, fiddle [7-8];
Chris Birch, harmony vocals [4, 10]
 
 

the tracks

side one
 
1. The Spotted Cow (2.34)
 
2. Two Pretty Boys (The Two Brothers) (2.19)
 
3. Female Drummer (3.41)
 
4. Here's Adieu Sweet Lovely Nancy (2.28)
 
5. The Ghost Song (The Cruel Ship's Carpenter) (3.25)
 
6. The Carnal and the Crane (1.55)
 
7. The Little Black Horse (The Penny Wager) (2.51)

side two
 
1. Yarmouth Town (2.28)
 
2. Just As the Tide Was Flowing (2.42)
 
3. Fakenham Fair (2.00)
 
4. The Lofty Tall Ship (2.32)
 
5. Butter & Cheese & All (2.30)
 
6, The Turtle Dove (2.11)

All tracks trad. arr. Peter Bellamy

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