The Record Collection

Shirley Collins: The Power of the True Love Knot (1968)

Polydor 583 025 (1968)
Fledg’ling FLED 3028 (2000)

Track list:

01 – Bonnie Boy
02 – Richie Story
03 – Lovely Joan
04 – Just As The Tide Was Flowing
05 – The Unquiet Grave
06 – Black-Eyed Susan
07 – Seven Yellow Gipsies
08 – Over The Hills And Far Away
09 – Greenwood Laddie
10 – Lady Margaret And Sweet William
11 – The Maydens Came
12 – Polly Vaughan
13 – The Barley Straw
14 – Barbara Allen

Personnel:

Shirley Collins – lead vocals, 5-string dulcimer, arranger
Dolly Collins – pipe-organ, arranger
Bram Martin – cello (#01,09)
Mike Heron – Indian finger cymbals (#02), African drum (#02), handclaps (#07)
Robin Williamson – Japanese sticks (#02), tin whistle (#02), handclaps (#07), chanter from Indian Shahanhai (#11)

Producer: Joe Boyd

Photography: David Montgomery (inlay card), Michael Ward (Shirley & Dolly)
Drawings: David Suff

Liner notes (November 1967): Shirley Collins

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