TURTLE DOVE, THE

Latest update on 04/05/2020

Artist: English Singers
Author: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Label: Roycroft
Year: 1928

Vaughan Williams wrote it in 1919. Lyrics based upon The True Lover's Farewell in songbook The Roxburgh Ballads (1710).

Covers:

1939:

Aunt Molly Johnson [as Ten Thousand Miles]

1939:

Maxine Sullivan

1944:

Burl Ives [idem]

1951:

Andrew Rowan Summers [as True Lover's Farewell]

1956:

A.L. Lloyd

1960:

Joan Baez [as Fare Thee Well (Ten Thousand Miles)]

1965:

Marianne Faithfull [idem]

1968:

Blues Project

1968:

Peter Bellamy

1977:

Nic Jones [as Ten Thousand Miles; learned it from A.L. Lloyd]

1984:

Mary Black [as Fare Thee Well My Own True Love]

1987:

Jerry Garcia [released in '10]

1992:

June Tabor [as Ten Thousand Miles]

1996:

Mary-Chapin Carpenter [idem, in film Fly Away Home]

1996:

Eliza Carthy [learned it from Nic Jones]

2005:

Coope, Boyes & Simpson

2008:

Tia Blake

2008:

Mike Seeger & Peggy Seeger [as Poor Little Turtle Dove]

2020:

Sam Lee

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