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Floating Verses by Mary Humphreys & Anahata

Summary

MARY HUMPHREYS AND ANAHATA sing and play their music at home in East Anglia and perform in clubs, concerts and festivals all over the UK. They specialise in finding unusual variants of songs and tunes from the English tradition and take great delight in putting them back into circulation.

Mary Humphreys: vocals, English concertinas ( treble and baritone-treble by Wheatstone & Co), Griffin banjo by James Bowen

Anahata: cello by Fent, melodeons: 1 row Hohner, 2 row Oakwood, 2 row Salterelle; Jeffreys Anglo concertina

Joined by:
Dave Holland on fiddle,
Gina Holland on recorder,
Chris Amos on guitar


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Track Listing

1 Green Grows the Laurel  
2 Darling Boy ( I wish I had never known)  
3 Geld him, lasses,geld him / Hornpipe by Purcell  
4 Cambridge May Song  
5 The Turtle Dove ( Roud No 422)  
6 Maid Freed from the Gallows (Prickly Bush) Child No 95  
7 The Willow Tree ( O take me to your arms love)  
8 Sportsmans Hornpipe/Radstock/ Whitefryers Hornpipe  
9 Searching for Lambs  
10 Fair Margaret & Sweet William (Child No 74)  
11 Hares on the Mountains  
12 Waly Waly  
13 Blow the Candles Out  
14 Harliquin Air and Tom Fowlers Hornpipe  
15 If I was a Blackbird  
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