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Folk & Jazz fan, specialising in vinyl restoration. Although I would prefer to only post albums that I have paid for, or those of close friends, I am open to suggestions and offers of rare Folk items that need tender care and restoration, provided the supplier has the right of ownership of the physical item. NOT JUST an MP3 COPY of it. To give you an idea, I am prepared to restore vinyl belonging to another person, IF I receive a decent quality scan of the front, back and any relevant information that comes with the LP, preferably at least 2400 by 2400 quality, (600DPI scans for back) along with the sound files in FLAC format as waves are a bit too large to transfer. Then I will check their suitability for restoration. I try to maintain the requirement for a decent set of scans for each item, where possible, as I feel the music is incomplete without it. Sometimes this is just not possible as a lot of my stock came from broadcasting organisations that had their own heavy card sleeves, with information relevant to their prime function, that of providing the disc-jockies with basic details to pass on to listeners. I do wonder what happened to all the original artwork?

Sunday, 28 December 2008

Here NOW! "When Sheepshearing's Done" (1975)

Southern England Traditional songs collection on TOPIC 12T254

This features artists:

FredaPalmer, George Newman, Bill Whiting, Wisdom Smith
Bob Blake, Harry Holman, George Spicer & Bill Dore.

Singing countryside songs, including "The Threshing Machine"

Tracks:

Side One:

01/1 ; Freda Palmer ; The Fox and the Grey Goose
02/1 ; Freda Palmer ; The Wandering Girl
03/1 ; George Newman ; All For the Grog
04/1 ; Bill Whiting ; The Broken Down Gentleman
05/1 ; Bill Whiting ; I'm Going to the Woods
06/1 ; George Newman ; Sing Ovy and Sing Ivy
07/1 ; Freda Palmer ; The Warickshire R H a
08/1 ; Freda Palmer ; Oxford City
09/1 ; Wisdom Smith ; The Galloway Man
10/1 ; Bob Blake ; When Sheepshearing's Done

Side Two:

01/2 ; Freda Palmer ; As I Was a-Walking
02/2 ; Freda Palmer ; Up in the North
03/2 ; Harry Holman ; The Life of a Man
04/2 ; George Spicer ; The Threshing Machine
05/2 ; George Spicer ; The Lily White Hand
06/2 ; Bob Blake ; The Grey Hawk
07/2 ; Freda Palmer ; The Bailiff's Daughter of Islington
08/2 ; Freda Palmer ; William and Mary
09/2 ; Freda Palmer ; Maria Marten
10/2 ; Bill Dore ; Jolly Jarge

Music HERE

Password for RAR is gonzoWSD

2 comments:

Bernie Stocks said...

Thanks for all this old stuff! More please!

Kelvin Pawsey said...

A wonderful collection. Being from Sussex on the fringe of the marsh, these songs are even more delightful. Thank you Gonzo!