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As I went down to Horsham


Mabs & Gordon Hall

(click on the artistes name to see a photo and /or a short biography)


The Hall family home was a singing house and here we have two generations of the family. Mabs learned many of her songs from her parents and her son Gordon was always intrigued by his mother’s ‘quaint old songs’. He realised how important they were and learned many himself.

These are two fine traditional folk singers who together sing a remarkable selection of songs from Victorian children’s singing games to ancient ballads. More of Mabs and Gordon can be heard on the following Veteran CDs: VTC1CD  VTC4CD  VTC5CD & VT131CD






Tracks (click on the title to see the words of each song and read notes about it)

1. Come Write me Down - Mabs & Gordon *
2. Studying Economy - Mabs
3. The Royal George - Gordon
4. Old John Brown - Mabs *
5. A Fair Maid walking in the Garden - Mabs
6. My Old Wife’s a Good Old Creature - Gordon
7. Ginny Jones - Mabs
8. Poor Joe the Marine - Mabs *
9. Still I Love him - Mabs *
10. Salonika - Gordon
11. Ripest Apples - Mabs
12. The Dumb Wife - Mabs *
13. We Won’t go Home until the Morning  /Push the Business On - Mabs *
14. Sweet Lavender - Gordon
15. The Outlandish Knight - Gordon *
16. William Taylor - Mabs *
17. Polly Perkins - Mabs *
18. The Horsham Ram - Gordon
19. Cecilia - Mabs
20. Cruel Frederick - Mabs *
21. Coming Home Late - Mabs *
22. The Bitter Whaling Grounds - Gordon
23. Little Mike - Mabs
24. Banks of Inverness - Mabs
25. Blandford in the Mud - Gordon
26. A Sailor from Dover - Mabs & Gordon *
27. Sweet Mother Dear - Mabs *
28. The Molecatcher - Gordon

Tracks marked with * are previously unreleased


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