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Anthologies

A Cold Wind Blows
Songs in traditional styles composed and sung by Cyril Tawney, Matt McGinn, Johnny Handle and Alasdair Clayre

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  • A Cold Wind Blows
    • 1966 - Elektra EUK 253 LP
  • Side One
    1. Five Foot Flirt — Cyril Tawney
    2. Hawthorne Berries — written & sung by Alasdair Clayre
    3. Get Up, Get Out Matt McGinn
    4. Dust — Johnny Handle
    5. Tiny Newman — Alasdair Clayre
    6. The Champagne Flows — Matt McGinn
    7. The Trepanner Song — Johnny Handle
    8. On a Monday Morning — Cyril Tawney
    9. Mr. Rising Price — Matt McGinn
  • Side Two
    1. Fill up the Pints Again — Johnny Handle
    2. Old Man's Song — Alasdair Clayre
    3. I've Packed up My Bags — Matt McGinn
    4. Sammy's Bar — Cyril Tawney
    5. The Old Pubs — Johnny Handle
    6. A Cold Wind Blows — Alasdair Clayre
    7. Jeannie Gallacher — Matt McGinn
    8. Because It Wouldn't Pay — Johnny Handle
    9. The Oggie Man — Cyril Tawney

  • Musicians
    • Matt McGinn: Vocals
    • Johnny Handle: Vocals, Banjo, Accordion, Melodeon
      • w/Ellis Holliday: Vocals on "The Old Pubs"
    • Alasdair Clayre: Vocals
      • w/Peggy Seeger: Guitar, Banjo, Concertina & Dulcimer
      • w/Martin Carthy: Guitar on "Hawthorne Berries"
    • Cyril Tawney: Vocals
  • Credits
    • Produced by Joe Boyd
    • Recorded:
      • Edinburgh, January 1966 — Matt McGinn
      • Newcastle, January 1966 — Johnny Handle
      • London, January 1966 — Alasdair Clayre
      • London, April 1966 — Cyril Tawney
    • Cover Photo: John Hopkins
    • Cover Design: William S. Harvey

  • Sources:
    • Information on this recording comes from Reinhard Zierke's" Mainly Norfolk" website, and other sources.