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Sleeve Notes for Fortune My Foe by Misalliance

Fortune My FoeMainly traditional tunes and songs from the Renaissance: male and female vocals, whistles, recorder, crumhorn, percussion, mandola, mandolins, guitar, keyboards.


The album features tunes and songs from the UK and France dating from the 16th Century onwards. Some lovely instrumental pieces.

The band includes Tony Hooper, formerly with The Strawbs.

Track Notes

1 Branle

2 The Loch Tay Boat Song

3 Carolans Draught

4 The Broom o the Cowdenknowes

5 Ronde Mein Freund

6 Fear an Bhata

7 A Fine Toast to Hewlett/The Road to Lisdoonvarna

8 Fortune My Foe

9 Warum/Warum Nicht

10 On Top of a Mountain

11 Tarbolton Lodge/The St Kilda Wedding

12 Ce Mois de Mai

13 The Buttermere Waltz/ Auvergne Mazurka/ Sonny Brogans Mazurka

14 Since First I Saw Your Face

15 Die Vier Branlen

16 Le Roi a Fait Battre Tambour