SHIRLEY COLLINS ~ Adieu To Old England FLED 3023

fled3023.jpgAnother classic Shirley Collins recording, this time from 1974 and long out of print. Beautiful interpretations of Southern English songs and toasts with some fine arrangements by her sister – Dolly Collins. Contributing musicians include Dolly Collins, Simon Nicol, Terry Potter, Ian Holder, Geoff Singleton and John Watcham.

Released by arrangement with our pals at Topic Records.

track listing:
Mistress’s Health : Lumps Of Plum Pudding
Down By The Seaside
Chiner’s Song
Adieu To Old England
Ashen Faggot Wassail
I Sing Of A Maiden That Is Makeless
The Banks Of The Mossom
The Ram Of Derbish Town
Horkstow Grange
Come All You Little Streamers
paniards Cry : Sherborne Jig
One Night As I Lay On My Bed
The Death Of Nelson
Coronation Jig

Albion Morris Men : dancing
Dolly Collins : flute organ
John Harrington : concertina
Ian Holder : accordion
Bill Molan : melodeon,
Simon Nicol : electric guitar
Terry Potter : mouth organ
Geoff Singleton : fiddle
Bob Stewart : plucked psaltery
Roger Swallow : drums
John Watcham : anglo concertina
Bill Molan, Geoff Singleton & John Harrington : vocals & percussion

release date: May 24th 1999
barcode number: 5020393 302326