MY FATHER HAD AN ACRE OF LAND

Created on 31/08/2019
Latest update on 31/08/2019

Artist: Jim & Bob Copper
Author: traditional
Label: Topic
Year: 1952

Seamus Ennis recording for the BBC. Variation on The Elfin Knight (Child ballad #2). Reissued on Come Write Me Down - The Copper Family of Rottingdean.

Covers:

1956:

Charlie Potter [as Sing Ivy; on Topic anthology The Voice Of The People Vol 14]

1965:

Fred Jordan [as An Acre Of Land]

1971:

John, Bob & Ron Copper [as Heigh Ho, Sing Ivy]

1972:

George 'Tom' Newman [as Sing Ivy, Sing Ivy]

1998:

John Kirkpatrick [as An Acre Of Land]

2018:

P.J. Harvey & Harry Escott [idem, in film Dark River]

Ralph Vaughn Williams adapted An Acre Of Land in his choir suite Folk Songs Of The Four Seasons (1950).

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