FTX-255 - AS I ROVED OUT - May 1956 - MUSIC OF THE WATERS
In the first half-hour programme, transmitted 10th May, Peter Kennedy
introduces some of the singers and instrumentalists he met on a recording trip
to the Orkneys including the Anderson Band, John & Ethel Findlater, Dot
Fourbister, Jimmy Garson, the Mayal brothers, Peter Pratt and the members of
The Orkney Strathspey & Reel Society. In the second, which went out on the
20th May, he introduces a programme of sea music with his own Haymakers
AS I ROVED OUT Prog #1
1. Signature tune and introduction by Marie Slocombe with THE PENTLAND CROSSING
played by members of The Orkney Strathspey & Reel Society (leader: Ronnie
Aim) - 3'02"
2. Marie continues over the same music then Peter talks about his visit and
wonders what music he will hear over music by The Jimmy Garson Trio plaing THE
GREENY HILL MARCH - 4'49"
3. Meeting with Jack Tait and the Findlaters singing THE STANDING STONES BALLAD
4. MARCH again and further talk and The Garson Trio play THE VICTORIA WALTZ
5. TWO QUADRILLE TUNES played by Peter Pratt (tin-whistle) - 1'08"
6. SANDAY WALTZES played by Jimmy & Billy Mayal (fiddles) - 2'03"
7. NORTH RONALDSAY NEW YEARS EVE CAROL sung by Sidney Scott and other fishermen
8 . Introducing BINNORIE (ballad) sung by Dorothy Fourbister of Flotta - 3'18"
9. SCAPA FLOW played by The Anderson Band of South Ronaldsay -1'43"
10. Introducing the Reel & Strathspey Society: ORCADIAN MARCH TUNES with
talk by Ronnie Aim - 4'29"
AS I ROVED OUT Prog.#2
11. Marie Slocombe introduces Peter and his Haymakers Band playing two jigs,
THE STEAMBOAT QUICKSTEP & THE LADY IN THE BOAT - 4'10"
12. Peter introduces ON BOARD OF THE KANGAROO sung by Stanley Slade with accordion
and chorus 3'26"
13. FIRE DOWN BELOW (shanty) sung by Norwegian shantyman A.H.Rasmussen -1'31"
14. STILL I LOVE HIM sung by Phil Hamond (with melodeon) -1'49"
15. Marie Slocombe introduces MY JOHNNY LIES OVER THE OCEAN sung by Cecilia
Costello (unace.) sung by "The Country Maids" (Orpington Junior Singers) - 4'57"
16. STILL I LOVE HIM (again) sung by "The Country Maids" -1'27"
17. STORMY WEATHER BOYS sung at sea, on board his Thames barge, The Cambria,
by Capt Bob Roberts (rec by Peter) - 0'47"
18. WAITING FOR THE DAY sung by Bob - 2'13"
19. HIGH BARBAREE sung by Peter (unacc) & Bob Roberts (with melodeon) -
20. PRINCESS ROYAL sung by Harry Cox followed by the Morris dance tune played
by The Haymakers Band (fiddles then by the full band led by Peter Kennedy) -