The Child Ballads 1 (The Folk Songs of Britain)

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The Folk Songs of Britain, Vol 4. The Child Ballads 1 [2-95]. Topic Records 12T160. Original issue Caedmon TC1145 (USA), 1961.


  1. The Elfin Knight (An Acre of Land; Strawberry Lane) - Bob & Ron Copper, Rottingdean, Sussex, Thomas Moran, Mohill, Co. Leitrim
  2. The False Knight on the RoadFrank Quinn, Coalisland, Co. Tyrone
  3. Lady Isabel and the Elf Knight (The Outlandish Knight) – Fred Jordan, Aston Munslow, Salop.
  4. The Twa Sisters (Binnorie) – John Strachan, Fyvie, Aberdeenshire
  5. Lord Randal (Lord Donald, My Son) – Jeannie Robertson, Aberdeen; Elizabeth Cronin, Macroom, Co. Cork; Thomas Moran, Mohill, Co. Leitrim; Colm McDonagh, Carna, Galway; Eirlys and Eddis Thomas, Glamorgan, South Wales
  6. Edward (My Son David) - Jeannie Robertson, Aberdeen; Paddy Tunney, Beleek, Co. Fermanagh; Angela Brasil, Kent
  7. King OrfeoJohn Stickle, Lerwick, Shetland
  8. The Cruel MotherThomas Moran, Mohill, Co. Leitrim
  9. The Broomfield WagerCyril Poacher, Blaxhall, Suffolk
  10. Captain Wedderburn’s CourtshipSeamus Ennis, Dublin
  11. The Twa BrothersLucy Stewart, Fetterangus, Aberdeenshire
  12. Lord Bateman (Young Beichan) – Thomas Moran, Mohill, Co. Leitrim; Jeannie Robertson, Aberdeen
  13. Lord Thomas and Fair EllenJessie Murray, Buckie, Banffshire
  14. Lord Lovel - Mrs Ethel Findlater, Dounby, Orkney
  15. Lord Gregory (The Lass of Roch Roy): Elizabeth Cronin, Macroom, Co. Cork
  16. Barbara AllenJessie Murray, Buckie, Banffshire; Fred Jordan, Aston Munslow, Salop; Charlie Wills, near Bridport, Dorset; May Bennell, Amersham, Bucks.; Thomas Moran, Mohill, Co. Leitrim; Phil Tanner, Gower, South Wales
  17. George CollinsEnos White, Axford, Hants
  18. The Prickelly Bush (The Maid Freed From the Gallows) – Julia Scaddon, Chideock, Dorset

See Francis J Child