Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Wagoner's Lad
2:14
2 The Trees They Do Grow High
2:59
3 The Lily of the West
3:21
4 Silkie
4:01
5 Engine 143
3:32
6 Once I Knew a Pretty Girl
2:56
7 Lonesome Road
2:23
8 Banks of the Ohio
3:09
9 Pal of Mine
2:50
10 Barbara Allen
4:17
11 The Cherry Tree Carol
3:30
12 Old Blue
2:36
13 Railroad Boy
2:31
14 Plaisir d'Amour
3:11
15 I Once Loved a Boy
2:39
16 Poor Boy
2:55
17 Longest Train I Ever Saw
3:15

Credits

CD 1

composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 5–6, 9–11, 13)
Jim Waters (1954) (track 4)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 4–6, 9–11, 13)
performer:
The Greenbriar Boys (tracks 8–9)
vocals:
Joan Baez (tracks 1–6, 8–11, 13)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1–3, 8)
publisher:
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 31) (track 2)
Child Ballads (number: 54) (track 11)
Child Ballads (number: 84) (track 10)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 54) (track 10)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 157) (track 8)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 409) (track 13)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 414) (track 1)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 453) (track 11)
arrangements:
Banks of the Ohio (track 8)
Barbara Allen (Roger Quilter arrangement) (track 10)
The Cherry-Tree Carol (Sir Malcolm Sargent arrangement) (track 11)
The Cherry-Tree Carol (David Willcocks arrangement) (track 11)
The Great Selkie (track 4)
cover recording of:
Barbara Allen (track 10)
Wagoner's Lad (track 1)
is based on:
The Butcher Boy (or I Wish I Was a Maid Again) (track 13)
is the basis for:
Railroad Boy (track 13)
Sad Wedding Day (track 10)
later versions:
Baled Y Welsh Not (track 8)
Barbara Allen (Ritchie Blackmore version) (track 10)
Lily of the West (track 3)
Rambler, Gambler (track 1)
recording of:
Banks of the Ohio (track 8)
Engine 143 (track 5)
Pal of Mine (track 9)
Railroad Boy (track 13)
The Great Silkie of Sule Skerry (Jim Waters tune) (track 4)
The Trees They Grow So High (Original folksong) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
The Great Silkie of Sule Skerry (trad tune: if you don't know which tune, it's probably the Waters tune, not this one) (track 4)
The Lakes of Pontchartrain (aka Creole Girl) (track 3)

Release

ASIN: US: B00005MKGN [info]