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The Fivepenny Piece Discography

The Camera And The Song
Various Artists

BBC Super Beeb BELP006

Release Date: 1975

This album is a compilation of songs from the BBC2 TV series The Camera & The Song, broadcast in the early 1970s. The Fivepenny Piece found themselves in the illustrious company of some of the country's leading singers and songwriters - a measure of the esteem in which the team of Meeks & Radcliffe were held. Apart from Mountain Climber, the LP contains some fine tracks, including the lugubrious but humorous Yorkshire performer Jake Thackray; the brilliantly satirical Jeremy Taylor; one of England's finest songwriters Harvey Andrews; and Alex Glasgow, who conceived the programme with producer John Bird.

Side 1

  1. Mountain Climber - The Fivepenny Piece
  2. Boat Song - Leo O'Kelly & Sonny Condell (formerly Tir Na Nog)
  3. Paradise Flats - Alex Glasgow
  4. Michael In The Garden - Ralph McTell
  5. The Apprentice's Song - The Ian Campbell Folk Group
  6. Duw It's Hard - Max Boyce

Side 2

  1. Backbreaker - GRIMMS
  2. Two White Horses - Leo O'Kelly & Sonny Condell
  3. All In A Day - Alex Glasgow
  4. For My Fathers - Harvey Andrews
  5. Country Bus - Jake Thackray
  6. Blackpool - Jeremy Taylor
The Fivepenny Piece CD cover


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