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Roberto 'The Banks Of The Nile' (19) RE: 'The Banks Of The Nile' 09 Sep 11

Three recordings from the tradition:
a)- the unknown singer on a cylinder recording archived at Cecil Sharp House, in A Century of Song, A Celebration of Traditional Singers since 1898, EFDSS CD02;
b) - Sidney Richards, Somerset, in A Soldier's Life for Me (The Folk Songs of Britain Volume 8, 1970;
c) - Tom Phaidin Tom, in De Danann, The Mist Covered Mountain, 1980.
Seven more recordings by musicians of the Folk Revival:
d) - Ewan MacColl, in Ewan MacColl & Peggy Seeger, Classic Scots Ballads, 1959;
e) - The Young Tradition, in Galleries, 1968;
f) - A. L. Lloyd in The Valiant Sailor: Songs and Ballads of Nelson's Navy, 1973 (with Alistair Anderson, concertina, and Bobby Campbell, fiddle);
g) - Roy Harris, in The Rambling Soldier: Life in the Lower Ranks 1750-1900 Through Soldier Songs, 1979;
h) - Martin Carthy, in Right of Passage, 1988;
i) - Nancy Kerr & James Fagan, in Song Links (England/Australia; disc one: English songs), 1998;
j) - Fay Hield, in Looking Glass, 2010.

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