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Running time: 1hr18min

"Twas in the merry month of May..."

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Hearts Of Oak
by Terence Blacker
from the album "Lovely Little Games" (2012)

Jock Hawk's Adventures In Glasgow by Robyn Stapleton
from the album "Fickle Fortune" (2015)

Spider's by The Peatbog Faeries
from the album "Blackhouse" (2015)

Between The Pines by Rura
from the album "Despite The Dark" (2015)

Nottamun Town / Pretty Polly by TradArrr
from the album "Cautionary Tales" (2015)

The King Of The Sea (Ree NY Marrey)
by Barrule
from the album "Manannan's Cloak" (2015)

Colli Llanwddyn by The Foxglove Trio
from the album "These Gathered Branches" (2015)

The River by Fabian Holland
from the album "A Day Like Tomorrow" (2015)

You Want Holy War You Got It by James Black
unreleased (2015)

Warface by Mike Reinstein
from the album "A Long March Home" (2015)

by Ian Roland
from the album "How That Dust Jumps" (2015)

The Week Before Easter by Peter Knight's Gigspanner
from the album "Layers Of Ages"(2015)

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The Story Behind The Song

Where Is Colin?

by David Hughes

from the box set "Cropredy Capers" (2004)

Being the true tale of how one Fairport Convention fan got to be on-stage at the Cropredy Festival ... posthumously! And then vanished...
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Peggy Airey by Gilmore & Roberts
(from their forthcoming album to be released in September 2015)

Rubber Chicken by Chad Mason
from the album "May 14 And More" (2015)

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