Annotation

United States:
Label: Vanguard - Catalog #: VRS-9094 (mono vinyl)
Label: Vanguard - Catalog #: VSD-2097 and VSD-79094 (stereo vinyl)
Label: Vanguard - Catalog #: VTC-1638 (reel to reel tape)
Label: Vanguard - Catalog #: M-81638 (8-track tape)
Label: Vanguard - Catalog #: CV-81638 and CV-2097 (cassette tape)
Label: Vanguard - Catalog #: VMD-2097 (CD)

United Kingdom:
Label: Fontana - Catalog #: TFL-6025 (mono vinyl)
Label: Fontana - Catalog #: STFL-6025 (stereo vinyl)

Annotation last modified on 2006-07-09 10:57 UTC.

Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Wagoner's Lad
2:14
A2 The Trees They Do Grow High
2:59
A3 The Lily of the West
3:21
A4 Silkie
4:00
A5 Engine 143
3:32
A6 Once I Knew a Pretty Girl
2:56
A7 Lonesome Road
2:23
B1 Banks of the Ohio
3:09
B2 Pal of Mine
2:50
B3 Barbara Allen
4:17
B4 The Cherry Tree Carol
3:30
B5 Old Blue
2:36
B6 Railroad Boy
2:31
B7 Plaisir d'Amour
3:07

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

additional lyricist:
Joan Baez (track B7)
composer:
Martini Il Tedesco (Plaisir d'amour) (track B7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks A5–A7, B2–B4, B6)
Jim Waters (1954) (track A4)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks A4–A7, B2–B4, B6)
performer:
The Greenbriar Boys (tracks B1–B2)
vocals:
Joan Baez (tracks A1–B7)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks A1–A3, B1, B5)
publisher:
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 31) (track A2)
Child Ballads (number: 54) (track B4)
Child Ballads (number: 84) (track B3)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 54) (track B3)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 157) (track B1)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 409) (track B6)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 414) (track A1)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 453) (track B4)
arrangements:
Banks of the Ohio (track B1)
Barbara Allen (Roger Quilter arrangement) (track B3)
The Cherry-Tree Carol (Sir Malcolm Sargent arrangement) (track B4)
The Cherry-Tree Carol (David Willcocks arrangement) (track B4)
The Great Selkie (track A4)
cover recording of:
Barbara Allen (track B3)
Wagoner's Lad (track A1)
is based on:
Plaisir d’amour (track B7)
The Butcher Boy (or I Wish I Was a Maid Again) (track B6)
is the basis for:
Railroad Boy (track B6)
Sad Wedding Day (track B3)
later versions:
Baled Y Welsh Not (track B1)
Barbara Allen (Ritchie Blackmore version) (track B3)
Lily of the West (track A3)
Rambler, Gambler (track A1)
recording of:
Banks of the Ohio (track B1)
Engine 143 (track A5)
Lonesome Road (track A7)
Old Blue (track B5)
Pal of Mine (track B2)
Plaisir d'Amour (Joan Baez version) (track B7)
Railroad Boy (track B6)
The Great Silkie of Sule Skerry (Jim Waters tune) (track A4)
The Trees They Grow So High (Original folksong) (track A2)
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 A4)
The Lakes of Pontchartrain (aka Creole Girl) (track A3)

Release

guitar: Joan Baez
design/illustration: Jules Halfant
liner notes: Nat Hentoff
photography: William Claxton
producer: Maynard Solomon
vocals: Joan Baez
remastered versions: Joan Baez, Volume 2
ASIN: US: B000000EDW [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/503343 [info]