The Carthy Chronicles: A Journey Through the Folk Revival

Martin Carthy

Initial release : 2001

Free Reed

A 4 CD box set.


  • Scarborough Fair (Traditional)
  • Byker Hill (Traditional)
  • Cold, Haily, Windy Night (Traditional)
  • Skewbald (Traditional)
  • Creeping Jane (Traditional)
  • Old Horse (Traditional)
  • A Question of Sport (Carthy)
  • Lovely Joan (Traditional)
  • The Maid and the Palmer (Traditional)
  • Begging Song (Carthy / Traditional)
  • I Was a Young Man (Traditional)
  • Prince Heathen (Traditional)
  • Prickle Holly Bush (Traditional)
  • Lord Franklin (Traditional)
  • Lemady/Arise and Pick a Posy (Traditional)
  • Famous Flower of Serving Men (Traditional)
  • Glorishears (Traditional)
  • New St. George (Thompson)
  • Carthy's March/The Lemon Tree (Swarbrick)
  • I Haven't Told Her, She Hasn't Told Me (?)
  • My Girl (Leadbetter)
  • Boys of Bedlam (Traditional)
  • Oh, Had I a Golden Thread (Seeger)
  • Anc Song (Azicatal) (Carthy)
  • Wimoweh (Campbell)
  • Young Banker (Traditional)
  • The Postman's Knock (Traditional)
  • Constant Billy (Traditional)
  • Lakes of Cold Flynn (Traditional)
  • Irish Washerwoman/Ash Plant (Traditional)
  • Arthur McBride (Traditional)
  • The Royal Forester/Bald-Headed End of the Broom (Traditional)
  • Nafarroa (Martinez)
  • The Wren (Traditional)
  • The King (Traditional)
  • Joy, Health, Love and Peace (Traditional)
  • Hunting the Wren (Traditional)
  • Hunting the Cutty Wren (Barker / Traditional)
  • Byker Hill (Traditional)
  • Nothing Rhymed (O'Sullivan)
  • Lord of the Dance (Carter)
  • Rivers of Babylon (Gelineau)
  • History Lesson (Rosselson)
  • January Man (Goulder)
  • Ballad of Alfie Hinds (Houlton)
  • The Humane Turnkey, Pt. 2 (Bellamy)
  • Farewell, Farewell (Carthy)
  • Dust to Dust (Kirkpatrick)
  • Stitch in Time (Waterson)
  • Trimdon Grange (Armstrong)
  • Palaces of Gold (Rosselson)
  • Springhill Mine Disaster (MacColl / Seeger)
  • Coal Not Dole (Sutcliffe)
  • Perfumes of Arabia (Holland)
  • Such a War Has Never Been (Barker / Carthy)
  • The Wife of the Soldier (Brecht / Gema / Scott)
  • The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll (Dylan)
  • The Ant and the Grasshopper (Rosselson)
  • Company Policy (Carthy)
  • On a Monday Morning (Hutchinson)
  • Rave On (Petty / Tilghman / West)
  • Oor Hamlet (McNaughtan)
  • The Harry Lime Theme (Third Man Theme) (Karas)
  • Jack Orion (Carthy)
  • The Seven Virgins (Leaves of Life) (Traditional)
  • Duncan and Brady (Leadbetter)
  • Geordie (Traditional)
  • Sir Patrick Spens (Traditional)
  • King Henry (Traditional)
  • Sovay the Female Highwayman (Traditional)
  • Man of Newlyn Town (Traditional)
  • The Bows of London (Traditional)
  • Lucy Wan (Traditional)
  • Lord Randall (Traditional)
  • The Whale Catchers (Traditional)
  • Rufford Park Poachers (Carthy)
  • John Barleycorn (Traditional)
  • Hard Times of Old England (Traditional)
  • Hard Cheese of Old England (Barker / Traditional)
  • Over the Hills and Far Away (Traditional)
  • The Farmer's Servant (Traditional)
  • False Knight on the Road (Traditional)
  • The Elfin Knight (Traditional)
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