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Lowlands Of Holland - Steeleye Span - Hark! The Village Wait


2006
Label: Arcàngelo - ARC-7149 • Series: Arcàngelo Art-Rock Series • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Remastered • Country: Japan • Genre: Rock • Style: Folk Rock
Download Lowlands Of Holland - Steeleye Span - Hark! The Village Wait

The Village Wait. Note : A 'waits' is a musician employed by a town to play on Feathers - Breathe Out - Breathe Out occasions historical and in plural persons who welcome in Christmas by playing or singing out of doors at night.

All tracks trad. Special thanks to Gerry Conway who played drums on tracks two, three, five, six, seven and eight; and to Dave Mattacks who played drums on tracks four, ten, eleven and twelve.

Songs similar to this one are used by the leaders of rapper and long sword dance teams to preface the dancing and to drum up a crowd. The duration of these songs depended on how long it took for a satisfactory audience to assemble. It was customary to introduce each member of the team as the son of a famous person such as Bonaparte, Nelson, Wellington, etc.

Maddy collected this version from a number of texts in the Folk Song Journals. This Southern English song, like the better known Twanky-Dillouses the blacksmith as an epitome of virility with the hammer filling the bill as a phallic symbol. The words by Ewan MacColl, Proud Mary - Tom Jones - The Very Best Of to a traditional Scots tune, manage effectively to convey the quiet despair of the fisherman's wife resigned to the frequent absence of her husband with lapsing into self-pity but rather extending an underlying feeling of pride at her lot in life.

The song was first heard in the Radio Ballad Singing the Fishing. It is strange that a song as powerful and as singable as this should be so rare, yet it has only once been collected, from a man in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, in Seghill and Seaton Delaval presumably the Delaval mentioned in the song are adjacent mining villages about six miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne, but it is difficult to date the song due to the innumerable mining strikes which have occurred. I believe it was suggested by Tim.

A song after the fashion of John Riley commonly found on broadsides. It must be remembered that sea voyages a few centuries ago could take years to complete and it is not surprising that the two lovers should each take one half of Lowlands Of Holland - Steeleye Span - Hark! The Village Wait ring as a token of their enduring love. Geoff Wood, a song collector from Leeds, found this hidden away in the Cumberland County Library in Carlisle a few years ago.

It had been recorded directly onto a 78rpm record sometime during the s and then filed away for posterity. A similar song, titled The Hiring Fairwas recorded by the current incarnation of Fairport Convention on a s album, Gladys' Leap. A woman's lament for her husband who has been abducted from his bed and press ganged into the navy. But take heed; although this system Freestyle - Tony Touch - Power Cypha 3 The Grand Finale impressment had almost faded out by it has never been abolished by Act of Parliament.

But a little known one. Do we detect a Monigan in the hunt? Although it happens quite often in the field of folk music that many versions of a particular song are reported, it is rare that, so in the case of Lowlands of Hollandcompletely differing story lines are recorded.

Synchrony No. 2 - Kronos Quartet - Early Music (Lachrymæ Antiquæ) tune was learned from Andy Irvine, a former member of Sweeney's Men. First printed in Motherwell's Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border in it is one of the most popular of the Scottish ballads. For those unused to the dialect the two birds are discussing the pros and cons of eating a newly Lowlands Of Holland - Steeleye Span - Hark!

The Village Wait knight. Why not a foot soldier? Collected by H. Hammond from a Mr. House of Beaminster, Dorset, inthis ballad can perhaps claim to have the most discreet ending of any folk song. Similar Lowlands Of Holland - Steeleye Span - Hark!

The Village Wait are quoted frequently in 16 th and early 17 th century literature, musical and otherwise; even Robert Burns re-wrote a version calling it As I Lay on My Bed on a Night. I first heard Ewan MacColl sing the song. He has led every band in which he subsequently played—to a listener, the ratio of democracy and dictatorship seems to depend on the confidence Ashley Hutchings has in both the ability and the loyalty of the musicians under his control.

Traditional Sound Discogr. A bit of non-musical advertisement for very talented students of my department. The Village Wait Hark! Sleeve Notes A Calling-On Song Songs similar to this one are used by the leaders of rapper and long sword dance teams to preface the dancing and to drum up a crowd. Fisherman's Wife The words by Ewan MacColl, set to a traditional Scots tune, manage effectively to convey the quiet despair of the fisherman's wife resigned to the frequent absence of her husband with lapsing into self-pity but rather extending an underlying feeling of pride at her lot in life.

A similar song, titled The Hiring Fairwas recorded by the current incarnation of Fairport Convention on a s album, Gladys' Leap All Things Are Quite Silent A woman's lament for her husband who has been abducted from his bed and press ganged into the navy. A Calling-On Song 1.


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