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Posted By: masato sakurai
13-Aug-03 - 10:08 PM
Thread Name: Recordings: 'Hangman' (Child 95)
Subject: RE: Recordings: 'Hangman' (Child 95)
Info from Folk Music - An Index to Recorded Resources:
Hangman(, Hangman) [Ch 95/Sh 28]
Rt - Maid Freed From the Gallows
At - Miller's Daughter
1. American Ballads and Songs, Scribners, Sof (1922/1972), p 31/# 13 (Hangman Song)
2. American Songbag, Harcourt Brace Jovan..., Sof (1955), p385
3. Ballad of America, Grosset & Dunlap, Bk (1967), p 14 (Sycamore Tree)
4. Ballad of America, Grosset & Dunlap, Bk (1967), p207 (Hangman, Slack on the Line)
5. Viking Book of Folk Ballads of the English-Speaking World, Viking, sof (1956/1963), p136 (Gallows Tree)
6. Viking Book of Folk Ballads of the English-Speaking World, Viking, sof (1956/1963), p137
7. Folk Songs of the Americas, Oak, Sof (1966), # 29 (Gallows Tree)
8. Songs for Swinging Housemothers, Fearon, Sof (1963/1961), p224
9. Sing Out! Reprints, Sing Out, Sof (196?), 2, p62 (Gallows Pole)
10 Abe and Malka. 100 Guitar Accompanyment Patterns, Amsco, Sof (1974), p167 (Gallows Pole)
11. Anderson, Casey. Casey Anderson Sings Folk Songs, Forum Circle FCS-9108, LP (196?), cut#A.01 (Gallows Pole)
12. Art and Paul. Hangin', Drinkin' and Stuff, Columbia CL 1702, LP (196?), cut# 11
13. Broudy, Saul. Cowboy Songs, National Geographic Soc. 07786, LP (1976), cut#B.09
14. Drain, Mary. Ozark Folksongs. Volume I, British Ballads and Songs, University of Missouri, Bk (1980/1946), p146/# 24E
15. Driftwood, Jimmy. Wilderness Road and Jimmy Driftwood, RCA (Victor) LPM-1994, LP (1959), cut#B.03 (Slack Your Rope (Hangman))
16. Hall, Jeannie Pendleton. Ozark Folksongs. Volume I, British Ballads and Songs, University of Missouri, Bk (1980/1946), p144/# 24C
17. Johnson, Nora. Southern Folk Ballads, Vol. 1. American Originals: A Heritage..., August House, Sof (1987), p. 86 (Jimmy Loud)
18. Kingston Trio. Make Way, Capitol T 1474, LP (1961), cut#B.01
19. Leadbelly. Leadbelly. A Collection of World Famous Songs by Huddie Ledbe..., Folkways, sof (1959), p60 (Gallis Pole)
20. Limeliters. Fourteen 14K Folk Songs, RCA (Victor) LSP-2671, LP (1963), cut#B.05
21. McCord, May Kennedy. Ozark Folksongs. Volume I, British Ballads and Songs, University of Missouri, Bk (1980/1946), p145/# 24D
22. McDonald, Mrs. H. L.. Ozark Folksongs. Volume I, British Ballads and Songs, University of Missouri, Bk (1980/1946), p147/# 24F
23. Mitchell Trio. Chad Mitchell Trio Arrives!, Colpix CP 411, LP (1964), cut#B.05 (Gallows Tree)
24. Niles, John Jacab. Best of John Jacob Niles, Tradition S-2055, LP (196?), cut#A.01
25. Odetta. Odetta at Carnegie Hall, Vanguard VSR-9076, LP (1961), cut#A.04 (Gallows Pole)
26. Peter, Paul & Mary. See What Tomorrow Brings, Warner Bros WS 1615, LP (1965), cut#B.01
27. Riddle, Almeda. Traditional Music at Newport, 1964, Part 2, Vanguard VSD 79183, LP (1965), cut#B.06
28. Riddle, Almeda. Bad Man Ballads, Prestige International INT 25009, LP (196?), cut# 4 (Hangman Tree)
29. Riddle, Almeda. Southern Journey. Vol. 5: Bad Man Ballads, Rounder 1705, CD (1997), cut# 6 (Hangman Tree)
30. Ritchie, Jean. O Love Is Teasin', Elektra BLP-12051, LP (1985), cut#2.10 (Hangman Song)
31. Ritchie, Jean. Best of Jean Ritchie, Prestige International 13003, LP (196?), cut# 13
32. Ritchie, Jean. British Traditional Ballads in the Southern Mountains (Vol. 1), Folkways FA 2301, LP (1961), cut# 3
33. Ritchie, Jean. Singing Family of the Cumberlands, Oak, Bk (1955), p.139
34. Roth, Kevin. High on a Mountain, Folk Tradition R-003, LP (1983), cut#A.02
35. Russell, Linda. Good Old Colony Days, Prarie Smoke PS 001, LP (1984), cut#B.07
36. Russo, Mike. Mike Russo, Arhoolie 4003, LP (197?), cut#A.03 (Gallis Pole)
37. Seeger, Peggy. Folksongs and Ballads, Riverside RLP-12-655, LP, cut# 6
38. Shiflett, Robert. Anglo-American Folksong Style, Prentice-Hall, Sof (1968), 3-2
39. Smothers Brothers. Two Sides of the Smothers Brothers, Mercury MG 20675, LP (196?), cut#A.02
40. Stowe, Mrs. I. L.. Texas Folk Songs, SMU Press, Bk (1950/1976), p 27 (Hangman's Rope)
41. Unknown Singers. Sweet Bunch of Daisies, Colonial Press, Bk (1991), p 41
42. Walker Family. I Kind of Believe It's A Gift, Meriweather Meri 1001-2, LP (198?), cut#4.06
43. Walker Family. Southern Folk Ballads, Vol. 1. American Originals: A Heritage..., August House, Sof (1987), p. 88
44. Wilson, Ella. Ballad Book of John Jacob Niles, Bramhall House, Bk (1961), N 39A
45. Wrinkle, Melvin. Rackensack. Volume 1, Driftwood LP 278, LP (1972), cut#B.08 (Slack Your Rope (Hangman))

The Maid Freed From the Gallows [Ch 95/Sh 28]
Rt - Prickle Holly Bush ; Derry Gaol ; Hangman(, Hangman) ; Gallows ; Old Rabbit, the Voodoo
At - Freed from the Gallows ; By a Lover Saved ; Maid Saved ; Down by Green Willow Tree ; Girl to be Hanged for Stealing a Comb ; Ropeman/Ropeman's Ballad
1. American Songbag, Harcourt Brace Jovan..., Sof (1955), p 72
2. Viking Book of Folk Ballads of the English-Speaking World, Viking, sof (1956/1963), p132
3. Viking Book of Folk Ballads of the English-Speaking World, Viking, sof (1956/1963), p134
4. Boone, Sina. English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians, Vol 1, Oxford, Bk (1932/1917), p213/# 28J
5. Bowyer, Molly E.. English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians, Vol 1, Oxford, Bk (1932/1917), p214/# 28K
6. Buckner, Sarah. English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians, Vol 1, Oxford, Bk (1932/1917), p208/# 28B
7. Caldwell, Nell. Traditional Ballads Mainly from West Virginia, WPA, Bk (1939), 9 (Slack Your Rope (Hangman))
8. Callahan, Clara. Song Catcher in the Southern Mountains, AMS, Bk (1937/1966), p197,408 (Hangman's Son)
9. Chambliss, Emma Baird. Ozark Folksongs. Volume I, British Ballads and Songs, University of Missouri, Bk (1980/1946), p144/# 24B
10. Chisholm, N. B.. English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians, Vol 1, Oxford, Bk (1932/1917), p210/# 28Da
11. Donald, Laura Virginia (V.). English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians, Vol 1, Oxford, Bk (1932/1917), p212/# 28G
12. Gibson, Addie. Song Catcher in the Southern Mountains, AMS, Bk (1937/1966), p200
13. Jones, Laurel. English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians, Vol 1, Oxford, Bk (1932/1917), p213/# 28I
14. Keeton, Orilla. English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians, Vol 1, Oxford, Bk (1932/1917), p209/# 28C
15. Knight, Cecil R.. Song Catcher in the Southern Mountains, AMS, Bk (1937/1966), p199,409 (Hangman, Hold Your Rope)
16. Lewis, Willaim. Ozark Folksongs. Volume I, British Ballads and Songs, University of Missouri, Bk (1980/1946), p143/# 24A (Hold Your Hands, Old Man)
17. Mitchell, Effie. English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians, Vol 1, Oxford, Bk (1932/1917), p213/# 28H
18. Niles, John Jacab. Folk Festival at Newport. Vol. 3, Vanguard VRS 9064, LP (1960?), cut#A.06
19. Riddle, Almeda. Singer and Her Songs. Almeda Riddle's Book of Songs, Louisiana State U. Press, Bk (1970), p110 (Hangman on the Gallows Tree)
20. Short, Mary Anne. English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians, Vol 1, Oxford, Bk (1932/1917), p211/# 28E
21. Singleton, Augusta. Ballad Book of John Jacob Niles, Bramhall House, Bk (1961), N 39B (Granny and the Golden Ball)
22. Sloan, Alice. English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians, Vol 1, Oxford, Bk (1932/1917), p212/# 28F
23. Smith, Betty. English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians, Vol 1, Oxford, Bk (1932/1917), p210/# 28Db
24. Stockton, T. Jeff. Eighty English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians, MIT Press, Sof (1968), p 35
25. Stockton, T. Jeff. English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians, Vol 1, Oxford, Bk (1932/1917), p208/# 28A

Prickle Holly Bush [Ch 95]
Rt - Maid Freed From the Gallows
1. Cook, Judy. Far from the Lowlands, Cook CEI-JC02-0005, CD (2000), cut#16
2. Dobson, Bonnie. She's Like a Sparrow, Prestige Folklore FL 14015, LP (196?), cut# 5
3. Hellman, Neal. Dulcimer Songbook, Oak, Sof (1977), p53
4. Lucas, Walter. World Library of Folk and Primitive Music. Vol 1. England, Rounder 1741, CD (1998), cut#25

Derry Gaol
Rt - Maid Freed From the Gallows
At - Dreary Gallows
1. Irvine, Andy; and Paul Brady. Andy Irvine, Paul Brady, Mulligan LUN 008, LP (197?), cut#B.04 (Streets of Derry)
2. Lyons, Tim. Easter Snow. Traditional Irish Songs, Green Linnet SIF 1014, LP (1978), cut#B.02 (Streets of Derry)
3. Makem, Sarah. Folk Songs of Britain, Vol 7. Fair Game and Fowl, Caedmon TC 1163, LP (196?), cut#B.09
From folktrax:
MAID FREED FROM THE GALLOWS, THE - "Hold up your hand, dear Judge" Ch: "O the Prickle Holly Bush that pricks my heart so sore" - CHILD #95 - ROUD#144 - SUMNER BM 1888 - BROADWOOD ECS 1893 pp112-113 Sumner Somerset/ Buckinghamsh "The Prickly Bush" - GREIG-DUNCAN 2 p222 1v/m - BROADWOOD ECS 1893 pp112-113 from Sumner BM/ Buckinghamsh "The Prickly Bush" - SHARP-MARSON FSS 5 pp54-55 Mrs Overd, Langport, Somerset "The Briery Bush" - Sel Ed 2 pp4-5 - Novello School Series 5 - SHARP-KARPELES CSC 1974 pp118-121 Mrs Overd, Langport 1909/ Mrs Betsy Pike, Somerton, Somerset 1906 1v/m/ Wm Major, Flamborough, Yorksh 1910 1v/m ("O the Prickerly Bush") - JFSS 19 pp228-38 (notes & related cante-fable & singing game) - JFSS 35 p304 - UDAL DF 1922 pp323-4 Procs of Dorset Field Club 27 1906 Herbert Pentin (c) "The Prickly Bush" - WILLIAMS FSUT 1923 pp281-3 #498 Robert Little, South Marston, Wiltsh & Tim Fox, Bampton, Oxfordsh 1v/ch/ #218 Charles Tanner, Bampton, Oxfordsh 5dv/ch (w/o) "The Prickly Brier" - REEVES IOP 1958 pp153-5 Miss Bertha Paul: Langport, Somerset 1908 (w/o) - REEVES EC 1960 pp184-5 2var Gardiner: Hampsh 1907 & Hammond: Marlborough, Wiltsh 1908 (w/o) "Prickty Bush" - PURSLOW WS 1968 p95 Gardiner: Charles Chivers, Basingstoke, Hampsh 1906 "The Prickly Bush" - COPPER SSB 1973 pp282-3 Fred Hewett, Mapledurwell Hampsh 1959 "Prickle-Holly Bush" - PALMER EBECS 1979 #60 pp113-4 Mike Yates: Bill Whiting, Longcot, Berksh 1972 ("Oh slack thy horse cried George") --- SHARP FSSA1917/32 #28 (vol 1 208-14) 11 var: T.Jeff Stockton, Flag Pond, Tenn 1916/ Mrs Sarah Buckner, Black Mountain, NC 1916 Mrs Orilla Keeton, Mount Fair, Va 1916/ N.B.Chisholm & Mrs Betty Smith, Woodridge, Va 1916/ Mrs Mary Anne Short, Pine Mt, Harlan Co., Ky 11917/ Miss Alice Sloan, Barbourville, Knox Co., Ky 19117/ Mrs Laura Donald, Dewey, Va 1918/ Mrs Effie Michell, Burnsville, NC 1918/ Mrs Laurel Jones, Burnsville 1918/ Mrs Sina Boone, Shoal Crek, Burnsville 1918/ Mrs Molly E.Bowyer, Villamont, Va 1918 - FUSON BKH 1930 pp113-4 Lizzie Dills, Ky (w/o) "The Hangman's Song" ("Through the pines (x2) - where the sun never shines") - HUDSON FSM 1936 pp111-114 Jessie Harvey/ Lois Womble, Mi (w/o) "The Girl FFTG"/ Ala (w/o) "The Hangman's Song" ("I went down to the old depot as the train was passing by")/ Mrs Flora Stafford Swetnam Mi (w/o) "The Hangman's Song" - HENRY FSSH 1938 pp93-8 Cora Clark, NC 1929/ Mary Riddle, NC 2v (w/o)/ Laura Ferrara, NJ 3v (w/o)/ Hettie Twiggs, NC 1931 (w/o)/ Mrs Calvina S Brown, Ala (w/o)/ James Taylor, Va (w/o)/ Wilma Clark, Mi (w/o)/ T D Clark, Mi (w/o)/ Mrs Flora Stafford Swetnam, Mi (w/o) "The Hangman's Song" - FLANDERS-BROWN-BARRY NGMS 1939 p117 - BELDEN Mo 1940 p66 - RANDOLPH OFS 1 pp143-8 Wm Lewis, Mi 1927/ Mrs Emma Baird Chambliss, Mi 1929 1v (w/o)/ Mrs Jeannie Pendleton Hall, Tex 1930 (w/o)/ Mrs May Kennedy McCord, Mi 1938/ Mary Drain, Ark 1942/ Mrs H L McDonald, Ark 1942 "Hold your hands old man" - COFFIN-RENWICK BBNA 1950 p243 - BROWN NC 1952 2 p143 - WARNER TAFS 1984 #105 pp268-9 Frank Proffitt, Watuga Co, NC 1960 8v/m "Hang Man" - McINTOSH FSSGIO pp39-41 Mrs Lessie Parrish, Ill 1937 "My Golden Ball" - Cf DAUGHTER ELLEN (Children's Ring Game with relations) -- Various Versions CASS-30-0528 - "Charlie" (Walter) LUCAS (hurdlemaker) rec by Francis Collinson, Sixpenny Handley, Wiltsh 1949: RPL 9497 (78) "The Prickle Holly Bush"/ rec by PK at "Village Barn Dance" March 1951: 7T-008/ COLUMBIA SL-206 1952/ 502/ Marjorie WESTBURY (soprano), John RUNGE (tenor) & choir of The Red Maids School Bristol in an arrangement by Francis Collinson of Lucas's song rec 31/3/55: RPL 21750 - Ted KEEN rec by Seamus Ennis, North Marston, Bletchley, Buckinghamsh, 25/6/52: RPL 18140 "Prickle-lie Bush" - Sarah Ann TUCK & Julia SCADDON rec by PK, Chideock, Dorset 1952: CAEDMON TC-1145/ TOPIC 12-T-160/RPL 18694 (Mrs E BARNES & Sarah Ann TUCK 1952: talk bef)/ 502 "The Prickelly Bush" - Fred HEWETT rec by Bob Copper, Mapledurwell, Hampsh 1955: RPL 21859/ 426/ TOPIC 12-T-317 1977/TSCD-653 1998 (Tragic Ballads)/ ARGO ZDA-71 "The Prickle Holly Bush" - George "Pop" MAYNARD (frag) rec by PK, Copthorne, Sussex 1956: 279 "Prickle Thorny Bush" - A L Lloyd: RIVERSIDE RLP-12-623 1956 (coll by Fuller-Maitland, Somerset) - Steve BENBOW (voc/gtr) with Vic PITT (bass) rec by PK, London Jan 1959 RTR-0494/ 091 "Slack your rope, hangman" (from Leadbelly) - Ewan McCOLL & Peggy SEEGER: ARGO ZDA-71 1967 (Hewett & Ky) - Mrs Cunningham (Susie Phaidi Oig), rec by Hugh Shields, Teelin, Co Donegal: LEADER LEA-4055 1968 "The Weary Gallows" - Finbar & Eddie FUREY: TRANSATLANTIC TRA-191 1969 - DRUIDS (Group): ARGO ZFB- 22 1970 - WATERSONS: TOPIC 12-TS-415 1981 coll in Berksh by Mike Yates) "Slack your rope, hangman": on Radio 2: 30/9/87: CASS- 0404/ rec Farnham Folk Day on Radio 2: 4/1/83 CASS-15-0788 --- Bascom Lamar LUNSFORD rec 1949 (unacc & with gtr) & Bradley BROWNING rec by Alan & Elizabeth Lomax, Arjay, Kentucky 1937: RPL 13795 (Lib of Congress) "Hangman's Tree" - Jean RITCHIE (unacc) rec New York Sept 1950: RPL 16043/ (voc/ dulc): COLLECTOR CLE-1201 1956 "The Hangman" - Jean JENKINS (unacc) rec by PK, London 2/4/57: 915 - ODETTA (with gtr) rec USA: TRADITION TLP-1025 1958 "The Gallows Tree" (from Leadbelly) - ORIGINAL RIVERSIDERS Skiffle Group rec by PK, London 1958: RPL LP 24159 "The Gallows Pole" - Almeda RIDDLE rec by Alan Lomax, Arkansas 1959: ROUNDER CD-1705 1997 "Hangman Tree" - KINGSTON TRIO: EMI T-1474 1961- Frank PROFFITT rec by Frank & Anne Warner 1960 9v learnt from Nancy Prather, father's sister: 931/ APPLESEED APR-CD-036 2000 "Hangman" - LEADBELLY: TRANSATLANTIC XTRA- 1126/ ISLAND FOLK 101 (boxed set) 1975 - John Jacob NILES: VANGUARD SRL-7624 1965 "The Hangman" - Jimmy DRIFTWOOD (voc/ gtr/ auto harp): RCA Victor LSP-1994 1959 - LED ZEPPELIN III (WE-421) /CASS-60-0812 - Frank PROFITT Jr (unacc): CLOUDLANDS (Tenn) CLC-008 1992 CASS-1356- Hobart SMITH (voc with gtr) rec Saltville, Va 1942/ AFS 8723 B1/ ROUNDER 11661-1799-2-2001 --- Swedish Version: "Den Bortsalda" RELP-5004