MOON SHINES BRIGHT, THE

Latest update on 30/04/2020

Artist: Valley Folk
Author: traditional
Label: Topic
Year: 1968

Gypsy carol from Sussex and Surrey. On lp All Bells In Paradise - Carols for All Seasons.

Covers:

1974:

Jasper Smith [on album The Travelling Songster: An Anthology from Gypsy Singers and on Voice of the People series Vol 11]

1978:

Shirley Collins [with sister Dolly on flute organ]

1987:

Jean Ritchie

1990:

John Renbourn

1998:

Coope, Boyes & Simpson

2011:

Emily Portman

2012:

Freda Black [Sam Lee's inspiration]

2020:

Sam Lee [with Elisabeth Fraser]

Peter Kennedy and Maud Karpeles recorded a version in the 1950s by Albert Beale in Kent, released on You Never Heard It So Sweet in the Voice of the People series in 2011. Cecil Sharp heard a version by Albert's sister Alice Harden in 1911 and by his dad James Beale in 1908, collected in Steve Roud's folk compendium Still Growing - English Traditional Songs and Singers from the Cecil Sharp Collection (2003).

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