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Please to See the King - Steeleye Span
Track Listing
  1. The Blacksmith
  2. Cold, Haily, Windy Night
  3. Bryan O'Lynn/The Hag with the Money
  4. Prince Charlie Stuart
  5. Boys of Bedlam
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  1. The Blacksmith
  2. Cold, Haily, Windy Night
  3. Bryan O'Lynn/The Hag with the Money
  4. Prince Charlie Stuart
  5. Boys of Bedlam
  6. False Knight on the Road
  7. The Lark in the Morning
  8. Female Drummer
  9. The King
  10. Lovely on the Water
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The debut of Steeleye Span (Mark II), with Peter Knight on fiddle and Martin Carthy on guitar, is more solid in almost every area from repertory to production. The group still had its feet in both modern and traditional sounds simultaneously, so Please to See the King mixes very beautiful, distinctly archaic sounding songs such as "Boys of Bedlam" with amplified, electric numbers like the rousing, ironic "Female Drummer" (which was a highlight of their concerts). Although a second female voice would've been nice, the ...

Please to See the King 1991, Shanachie Records

UPC: 016351797520

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