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Prevailing Winds by Tom & Barbara Brown

Summary

This collection brings together a broad range of accompanied and unaccompanied songs, mostly from Englands West Country traditions, but spanning some four hundred years. Some of them, Tom and Barbara grew up with, others have been acquired along the way during nearly forty years of involvement with English songs and tunes. The strong supporting cast includes:

Ralph Jordan Duet Concertina, guitar, mandolin, bass guitar
Keith Holloway Melodeon,
Melanie Barber Percussion feet
Barry Lister Tuba and chorus vocals
Francis Verdigi Fiddles and viola

and an all too rare appearance of
Charley Yarwood Bones and chorus vocals

Plus other chorus vocals by Cathy Barclay, Brenda Bernside, John Garrick, Rowan Walker-Brown


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Track Listing

1 Coming-in Song  
2 Cottage Well Thatched With Straw  
3 The Farmer & His Wife  
4 Devon & Somerset Staghounds  
5 Young Girl Cut Down In Her Prime  
6 Soap Starch & Candles  
7 Louisa’s Journey  
8 Down In The Diving Bell  
9 Bitter Withy  
10 Tithe Pig  
11 Egloshayle Ringers  
12 The Man of Dover  
13 Nancy Myles  
14 Sir Francis Drake/The Bold Privateer  
15 Pleasant & Delightful  
Prevailing Winds album cover
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Tom & Barbara Brown
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