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England

The Critics Group

As We Were A Sailing

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  • As We Were A Sailing
    • 1971 - Argo ZDA 137 LP
  • Side One
    1. Slave Ho (fragment of capstan shanty) — Aldwyn Cooper and chorus
    2. Billy Riley (halyard shanty) — John Faulkner and chorus
    3. Sir Francis Drake — John Faulkner and Terry Yarnell
    4. Farewell To Tarwhathie — Ewan MacColl
    5. The New York Trader — John Faulkner
    6. Sailing Over The Dogger Bank — Aldwyn Cooper and chorus
    7. The Bold Pirate — Dick Snell
    8. The Alabama (halyard shanty) — Terry Yarnell
    9. So Handy (halyard shanty) — Brian Pearson
    10. The Flying Cloud — Ewan MacColl
  • Side Two
    1. The North Sea Holes — Ewan MacColl and chorus
    2. Loss Of The Ramillies — Brian Pearson
    3. As We Were a-Sailing — John Faulkner
    4. The Press Gang — Terry Yarnell
    5. The Dockyard Gate — Dick Snell
    6. Bottle-O (halyard shanty) — Terry Yarnell and chorus
    7. Long Time Ago (halyard shanty) — John Faulkner and chorus
    8. Nancy Of Yarmouth — Ewan MacColl
    9. John Dameray (short-haul shanty) — Brian Pearson and chorus
    10. Bold Benjamin — Terry Yarnell and chorus

  • Musicians
    • The Critics Group: Ewan MacColl, Aldwyn Cooper, John Faulkner, Brian Pearson, Dick Snell & Terry Yarnell (Vocals)
    • John Faulkner: Mandolin, Fiddle
    • Sandra Kerr: Guitar, Dulcimer, Whistle
    • Peggy Seeger: Guitar, Concertina, Banjo
  • Credits
    • Producer: Harley Usill
    • Engineer: Kevin Daly
    • Sleeve Design: Dave Scott