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Thread #154408   Message #4015225
Posted By: Gavin Paterson
24-Oct-19 - 03:31 PM
Thread Name: Bill Leader / Trailer Records
Subject: RE: Bill Leader / Trailer Records
Playlist for Ballads & Balladeers with Gavin Paterson, Tuesday 15th October 2019.

Celebrating the huge contribution of Bill Leader - the man who has produced more folk LPs/CDs/etc than anyone else. Starting around 1955 and still active today. Most of his work is on legendary labels such as Topic, Transatlantic and his own Leader & Trailer labels.

Was anyone in "The Massed Choirs Of The Glasgow Socialist Singers And The Glasgow Y.C.L. Choir "? - get in touch if you were.

There will be a part two before too long.

First Hour
Come In Come In (Theme) - Andy Stewart
Blow The Man Down - Ewan MacColl, A.L. Lloyd with Harry H Corbett as shanty master.
Haul Away Joe (Away Haul Away) - Stan Kelly
Zoological Gardens - Dominic Behan
The Twa Corbies - Ray & Archie Fisher
Anji - Davy Graham
The Anti-Galician Privateer - Louis Killen
The Peat-Bog Soldiers - The Ian Campbell Folk Group
The Butcher Boy (My Parents Gave Me Learning) - Enoch Kent
Hot Asphalt - Bob Davenport
The Red Flag (White Cockade & Maryland) - The Massed Choirs Of The Glasgow Socialist Singers And The Glasgow Y.C.L. Choir
Carriag Dun - The McPeake Family
Jazz Bo's Holiday - Clive Palmer & Robin Williamson
The Wild Rover - Luke kelly and the dubliners
Rap Tap Tap - Matt McGinn Lives On (Official)
The Girl On The Greenbriar Shore - Tom Paley & Peggy Seeger
Roberta - Alexis Korner - Musician Vocals Herbie Goins)
Needle Of Death - Bert Jansch (Official)
Catch up link -

Second Hour - catch up link
Dido Bendigo - The Waterson Family: A Mighty River of Song
Drumdelgie - Dave Campbell (The Singing Campbells)
Pound A Week Rise - The Exiles (Gordon McCulloch with mandola)
Byker Hill - The Young Tradition
Henry My Son - Frank Harte
The Bridge Below The Town - The Glenside Ceili Band
Reynardine - Archie Fisher
Willy O Winsbury - Andy Irvine/Sweeney's Men
The Jute Mill Song (Oh Dear Me) - Mary Brooksbank
Lazlo Feher (Jim Lloyd intro) - Dave & Toni Arthur
Crooked Jack - Al O'Donnell
The Lichtbob's Lassie - Cilla Fisher & Artie Trezise
The Lonesome Boatman - Finbar and Eddie Furey
Her Father Didn't Like Me Anyway - The Humblebums
The Cliffs of Dooneen - Christy Moore
The John MacLean March - Dick Gaughan
Bright Phoebus - Lal & Mike Waterson

For the second show, I'd like to feature some more work from the Leader/Trailer labels. If anyone has digital copies of any such LPs and willing to share with me, please get in touch at
gavin dot paterson at ntlworld dot com.