Artist Title Album Label
Tim Hart and Maddy Prior The False Knight on the Road (Child 3) Summer Solstice
Dick Gaughan Jock O'Hazeldean (Child 283) No More Forever
Karine Polwart The Wife of Usher's Well (Child 79) Fairest Floo'r
Joan Baez Lady Gay (Child 79) Very Early Joan (Concerts 1960-1963)
Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer Willie's Lady (Child 6) Child Ballads
Naomi Bedford Lord Thomas and Fair Ellendor (Child 73)
Sam Amidon How Come That Blood (Child 13)
Stephanie Hladowski and C Jones Lord Bateman (Child 53)
Lucy Stewart The Beggar King (Child 279) Lucy Stewart: Traditional Singer from Aberdeenshire, Scotland, Vol. 1 - Child Ballads
Ellie Bryan Sheath and Knife (Child 16) Am I Born to Die
Fairport Convention Tam Lin (Child 39) Liege & Lief

Child Ballads 2




This week on Fair Folk I share some more songs from the Child Ballads collection, you'll learn a traditional Michaelmas charm the British used to protect themselves from poverty in the coming year, and you'll hear how elves are disrupting road maintenance in Iceland.


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