1981 : Green Fields

 

The Watersons

Side One:

01 : Stormy Winds
02 : Sedgefield Fair group, Mike lead
03 : Fare Thee Well, Cold Winter Lal & Norma
04 : Young Banker
05 : While Gamekeepers Lie Sleeping Mike
06 : The Prickle-Holly Bush group, Martin lead
07 : We’ll All Go A-Hunting Today

 

Side Two:

01 : Hares in the Old Plantation
02 : Rosebuds in June
03 : The Furze Field Mike & Martin
04 : I Went to Market group, Mike lead
05 : Three Pretty Maidens Lal & Norma
06 : The Lincolnshire Shepherd group, Mike lead
07 : The Brave Ploughboy group, Mike lead

First released in the UK 1981 by Topic Records 12TS 415

Re-issued on CD with additional tracks by Topic Records TSCD 500

CD tracklist:

01 : Stormy Winds group
02 : Sedgefield Fair group, Mike lead
03 : Fare Thee Well, Cold Winter Lal & Norma
04 : The Wensleydale Lad Mike & chorus
05 : Young Banker
06 : While Gamekeepers Lie Sleeping
07 : The Prickle-Holly Bush group, Martin lead
08 : We’ll All Go A-Hunting Today
09 : The Unfortunate Lass Norma
10 : The Brisk Lad Mike
11 : Hares in the Old Plantation
12 : Rosebuds in June
13 : The Furze Field Mike & Martin
14 : I Went to Market group, Mike lead
15 : Three Pretty Maidens Lal & Norma
16 : The Lincolnshire Shepherd group, Mike lead
17 : The Brave Ploughboy group, Mike lead

Of the additional tracks, 4 and 10 are from Mike Waterson’s “Mike Waterson” (1977) and 9 is from Lal and Norma Waterson’s “A True Hearted Girl” (1977).

Personnel:
Mike, Lal & Norma Waterson and Martin Carthy: vocals

Credits:
Produced by Tony Engle
Recorded at Gateway Studio – April 1980
Engineer: Dave Ward

Photography by Keith Morris
Design by Tony Engle

One Response to 1981 : Green Fields

  1. […] There” is a virtuoso guitar performance that, for me, hasn’t been matched since. “The Prickle Holly Bush” is the sole contribution here from The Watersons and is still a track that makes me wish […]

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