FREEBORN MAN

Latest update on 27/04/2010

Artist: Ewan MacColl
Author: Ewan MacColl
Label: BBC/Argo/Topic
Year: 1964

Written for The Travelling People, last of a series of eight BBC radio documentaries (released in '68 on Argo) made by MacColl, Peggy Seeger and Charles Parker. Rest of the series: one about railwaymen, highway workers, herring fishermen, the mines, polio patients, teenagers in England and witchcraft.

Covers:

1965:

Liam Clancy [as I'm A Freeborn Man]

1966:

Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem [idem]

1966:

Johnstons [n°1 IRE as Travelling People shortly before Mick Moloney and Paul Brady joined this family band]

1967:

Dubliners [idem]

1968:

Donovan [idem but shelved]

1970:

Davy Graham & Holly [as I'm A Freeborn Man]

1983:

Ewan MacColl & Peggy Seeger

1998:

Shanachie [as Travelling People]

2001:

Cherish The Ladies [as Freeborn Man Of The Travelling People]

2005:

North Sea Gas [idem]

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