MOON SHINES BRIGHT, THE

Latest update on 09/01/2020

Artist: Albert Beale
Author: traditional
Label: Topic
Year: 1950s

Gypsy carol from Sussex & Surrey. Peter Kennedy & Maud Karpeles recording in Cecil Sharp House. Cecil Sharp himself heard a version in 1911 by Albert Beale's sister Alice Harden and in 1908 a version by his father James Beale. On cd You Never Heard So Sweet - Songs by Southern English Traditional Singers (selected by Shirley Collins) in the Voice of the People series (2011).

Covers:

1968:

Valley Folk [on lp All Bells In Paradise]

1974:

Jasper Smith [Mike Yates recording near Epson, Surrey on album The Travelling Songster - an Anthology from Gypsy Singers, reissued on Topic series Voice of the People Vol 11]

1978:

Dolly & Shirley Collins

1979:

John Renbourn

1987:

Jean Ritchie

1998:

Coope, Boyes & Simpson

2020:

Sam Lee [with Elisabeth Fraser]

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