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Thread #140832 Message #3238240
Posted By: GUEST,Shimrod
13-Oct-11 - 05:05 AM
Thread Name: George Collins Is Innocent!
Subject: RE: George Collins Is Innocent!
Enos White's singing of 'George Collins', in Bob Copper's recording of him, is one of my all time favourites. I think it's a truly great performance. On the strength of this one recording I would say that Enos White was one of the great English tradional singers - but does anyone know what other songs he had in his repertoire and were any more recordings made?
I think (without dragging my vinyl discs out of the 'attic' and checking) that I first heard this recording on the Topic/Caedman 'Folk Songs of Britain' set. But it's also on one of the Topic 'Voice of the People' CDs (Vol 3., 'O'er his grave the grass grew green: Tragic ballads').