Lark in the Morn, The

 

And other folksongs and ballads recorded at Abbey Road Studios between 1949 and 1956.

 
 
Price: $6.95
 
Item Number: CD2004
 
In the final issue of this archival collection, once again John Langstaff reveals himself to be a master singer and storyteller. He is accompanied here by some of the finest musicians of the day including pianists Sir Gerald Moore, Sam Mason and the singer's wife, Nancy Woodbridge. The accompanying booklet contains a Foreword by Sir George Martin, Langstaff's original producer. The CD contains 37 selections (some with arrangements by British folk song collector Cecil Sharp). 

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Songlist

Hear samples from select pieces.

1.
Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair
 
2.
Bingo
 
3.
I Wish I Was a Child Again
 
4.
Hares on the Mountain
 
5.
The Two Magicians
 
6.
Lady Maisry
 
7.
Edward
 
8.
As I Walked Through the Meadows
 
9.
The Lark in the Morn
10.
The Gypsy Laddie
11.
Go and Tell Aunt Nancy
 
12.
Soldier, Soldier, Won't You Marry Me?
 
13.
Cripple Creek Girls
 
14.
The Tottenham Toad
 
15.
The Frog in the Well
16.
Dance to Your Daddy
 
17.
As I Was Going to Banbury
 
18.
The Swapping Song
 
19.
Dashing Away With the Smoothing Iron
 
20.
O My Love, Will You Wear Red?
 
21.
The Frog and the Mouse
 
22.
Cocky Robin
 
23.
What'll We Do With the Baby?
 
24.
The Mocking Bird (Hush Up, Baby)
 
25.
Tiny Man
 
26.
Weekdays and Sundays
 
27.
Oh Jacky, Stand Still
 
28.
Turn Round, Turn Round
 
29.
A Basket Full of Nuts
 
30.
Our Baby Prince
 
31.
All the Ducks
 
32.
Polly Perkin
 
33.
Follow the Leader
 
34.
Poor Doggie
 
35.
Baby's Song