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As You Were

Meanwhile Somewhere In The West Country
Show Of Hands
Show Of Hands Live
Beat About The Bush
Lie of the Land
Live at the Royal Albert Hall
Dark Fields
The Warlike Lads Of Russia
Folk Music
Cold Frontier
Cold Cuts
The Path
Country Life
Country Life Video
Hidden Voices Rural Disadvantage
As You Were
The Setting/Mary From Dungloe
Witness Sample Shop
If I Needed Someone
Innocent's Song
Stairway to Devon
South Australia 2001
Live at the Farnham Maltings 2006
Live At The Royal Albert Hall 2007
Show Of Hands Side Projects
Tour Dates
Track Of Words
Western Approaches
Cruel River

Released: 2005
Recorded: November and December
                 2004 at various venues in England
Label: Hands on Music HMCD22
Producer: Mick Dolan

All songs written by Steve Knightley except where noted.

Sydney Carter  (1915-2004)

Crow On The Cradle
(Sydney Carter)

The sheep's in the meadow, the cow's in the corn
Now is the time for a child to be born
He'll cry for the moon and laugh at the sun
If he's a boy, he'll carry a gun
Sang the crow on the cradle

If it should happen that our baby's a girl
Never you mind if her hair doesn't curl
Rings on her fingers and bells on her toes
And a bomber above her wherever she goes
Sang the crow on the cradle

Rockaby baby the dark and the light
Somebody's baby is born for a fight
Rockaby baby, the white and the black
Somebody's baby is not coming back
Sang the crow on the cradle

Your mammy and pappy, they'll scrape and they'll save
Build you a coffin and dig you a grave
Hushaby little one, why do you weep
We've got a toy that will put you to sleep
Sang the crow on the cradle

Bring me a gun and I'll shoot that bird dead
That's what your mammy and pappy once said
Crow on the cradle, oh what should I do
That is a thing that I leave to you
Sang the crow on the cradle.
Copyright Stainer & Bell, Ltd.

As You Were 2005
Hands On Music HMCD22 2005

1. Longdog
2. You're Mine
3. Willin (Lowell George)
4. Mary From Dungloe (Trad) /
     The Setting (Ralph McTell)
5. The Oak
6. The Blue Cockade (Trad)
7. Crazy Boy
8. Crow On The Cradle" (Sydney Carter)
9.  I Promise You
10. Maybe
11. Be Lucky
12. The Blind Fiddler (Trad) /
      Galway Farmer
13. Captains
14. Corrina, Corrina (Bob Dylan)
15. Smile She Said
16. Crooked Man
17. Are We Alright
18. Cousin Jack
19. The Train / Santiago /
      The Soldier's Joy (Trad)
20. Widecombe Fair
21. Country Life
22. Don't Be A Stranger

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