Maid of Constant Sorrow See “Man of Constant Sorrow” under Bob Dylan [‘62] for this song first recorded by Emry Arthur [‘28\
The Prickle Bush “The Prickelly Bush” (Child Ballad 95) Also recorded by Julia Scadden [‘61, Folk Songs of Britain, Vol. 4, The Child Ballads I Caedmon T 1145]; also Walter Lucas [‘51, “Prickle Holly Bush”, reissued on Rounder CD], A.L. Lloyd
Wild Mountain Thyme Scottish ballad frorm the McPeake Family; see above, Joan Baez [‘65]
Tim Evans Ewan MacColl “Go Down You Murderers” by Ewan MacColl [Bad Lads and Hard Cases Riverside RLP 12-632].
Sailor's Life (trad.) Sea shanty, aka “Sailor Boy“; Martin Carthy [‘66, Second Album], Fairport Convention [‘69 Unhalfbricking]; Connie Foley [‘5?, “Irish Sailor Boy” Ireland in Song Copley DWL 9-613], Ewan MacColl & Peggy Seeger [‘5?, “My Sailor Boy” and “Sweet William” Matching Songs of the British Isles and America Riverside RLP 12-637]., A.L. Lloyd
Bold Fenian Men Richard Dyer-Bennett [‘55, I Dyer-Bennett 1000]; Clancy Brothers
Wars of Germany (trad., William Motherwell) Related to “Jack Went a-Sailing” or “Jackaroe” - see above under Bob Dylan [‘93]; Clancy Brothers
O Daddy Be Gay Child 278 “The Devil and the Farmer’s Wife” Bill & Belle Reed [‘28, “Old Lady and the Devil”], Texas Gladden [‘38 and ‘46], Burl Ives [‘55? Wayfaring Stranger Columbia CS 9041, and ‘54, “Divil and the Farmer” Coronation Concert Decca DL 8080], Andrew Rowan Summers [‘51, “Farmer’s Curst Wife” Seeds of Love Folkways FA 2021], Sam Hinton [‘55, “Farmer’s Curst Wife” Singing Across the land Decca DL 8108], Horton Barker [‘56, “Farmer’s Curst Wife” Anglo American Ballads Library of Congress AFS L 1], Gerard Campbell [‘5?, “Killyburn Brae” Wandering Minstrel London LL 1714], Seamus Ennis [‘5?, “Farmer’s Curst Wife” Bonnie Bunch of Roses Tradition T 1013], Paul Clayton [‘58, “Farmer’s Nagging Wife” Unholy Matrimony Elektra EKL 147], Ellen Stekert [‘58, “Poor Anthony Rolly” Songs of a New York Lumberjack Folkways FA 2354], Estil C. Ball on Sounds of the South [‘59, “Farmer’s Curst Wife” Atlantic], Peggy Seeger [‘59, Folksongs and Ballads Riverside RLP 12-655].
I Know Where I'm Going Burl Ives [‘55?, Wayfaring Stranger Columbia CS 9041], the Tarriers [’5?, Tarriers Glory PG 1200], Patrick Galvin [’5?, Irish Love Songs Riverside RLP 12-608], the Weavers [‘57, The Weavers at Carnegie Hall], Lori Holland [’58, Irish Folk Songs for Women Folkways FG 3518], Leon Bibb [‘60, Leon Bibb Sings Love Songs Vanguard VRS 9073], Odetta [‘60, My Eyes Have Seen Vanguard VRS-9059], Josh White [‘61, Josh White at Town Hall Mercury MG 20672].
John Riley see under Joan Baez [‘61]
Pretty Saro (trad.) Ed McCurdy [‘56, Ballad Singer’s Choice Tradition TLP 1003], Shirley Collins [‘59, Sweet England], Ritchie Sisters [‘59, Ritchie Family of Kentucky Folkways FA 2316], the Gateway Singers [‘59, On the Lot Warner WS 1296], Chad Mitchell Trio [’60? ‘64? , Arrives! Colpix CP 411]]
The Rising of the Moon (John Keegan Casey, trad.) Richard Dyer-Bennett [‘51, Folk Songs Remington RLP-199-34, and ‘57, 4 Dyer-Bennett 4000], the Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem [‘56, The Rising of the Moon Tradition TLP 1006], Theodore Bikel [‘60, From Bondage to Freedom Elektra EKL-200]
Golden Apples of the Sun (W.B. Yeats) Burl Ives [‘58, Songs of Ireland Decca 8444].
Bonnie Ship the Diamond Ewan MacColl & A.L. Lloyd [‘56, Thar She Blows! Riverside RLP 12-635]. Dave Guard & the Whiskeyhill Singers [‘62, Capitol T-1728], A.L. Lloyd.
Little Brown Dog (trad.)
Twelve Gates to the City gospel; Reverend Gary Davis [pre-war version, and Pure Religion! Prestige PR-7805], Blind Boy Fuller [pre-war], the Weavers [‘59, Traveling On With the Weavers Vanguard VDS-2022], Dave Van Ronk [‘59, Dave Van Ronk Sings Ballads, Blues and Spirituals Folkways FS 3818, and ‘65 Gambler’s Blues Verve/Folkways VF 9007]
Christ Child's Lullaby
Great Sulchie of Shule Skerry See above as “Silkie” under Joan Baez [‘61]
Tell Me Who I'll Marry
Fannerio See above as “Pretty Peggy-O” under Bob Dylan [‘62]
Crow on the Cradle (Sydney Carter) Anti-war lullaby by Sydney Carter & Donald Swann [‘61]; also Pete Seeger [‘61]
Lark in the Morning Ballinakill (Ceildhe) Band [‘51, reissued on Rounder CD], John Langstaff [‘49-‘56, John Langstaff/Lark in the Morning reissue on Revels CD], Paddy Tunney [‘5?, Lark in the Morning, Songs and Dances from the Irish Countryside Tradition TLP 1004], Seamus Ennis [‘5?, Bonnie Bunch of Roses Tradition TLP 1013], the Beers Family [‘60, Walkie in the Parlor Folkways FA 2376]; later by Fairport Convention [‘69, Liege and Lief] and Steeleye Span [‘70, Please to See the King]
Sing Hallelujah (Settle) Also by the Limeliters [‘62, Folk Matinee RCA Victor LPM-2457], Oscar Brown Jr. [‘63, Tells It Like It Is!]
Shule Aroon Pearl Jacobs Borusky [‘40, “I’ll Sell My Hat, I’ll Sell My Coat” Folk Music of Wisconsin Library of Congress AFS-L55], Patrick Galvin [‘5?, Irish Love Songs Riverside RLP 12-608], Elizabeth Cronin [rec ‘51?/rel. ‘61 Folk Songs of Britain, Vol. 1, Songs of Courtship Caedmon TC 1142], Sam Hinton [‘56, “Shule Agra” Family Tree of Folk Songs Decca DL 8418]
JUDY COLLINS #3 (1963)
Anathea (Roth, Lydia Wood)
Bullgine Run (trad.) aka “Let the Bullgine Run”
Hey Nelly Nelly (Shel Silverstein, Jim Friedman) The Womenfolk at the hungry i [‘63, RCA Victor LPM 2991].
Ten O'Clock All Is Well (Hamilton Camp, Bob Gibson) learned from performance. Recorded by Just IV [‘63, First Twelve Sides Liberty LRP-3340], the Womenfolk [‘64, Never Underestimate the Power of the Womenfolk RCA Victor LPM 2919].
The Dove (Ewan MacColl)
Masters of War (Bob Dylan) Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan [‘62]
In the Hills of Shiloh (Shel Silverstein, Jim Friedman) learned from authors; recorded by New Christy Minstrels [‘63, Tell Tall Tales! Columbia CS 8817]
The Bells of Rhymney (Idris Davies [poem], Pete Seeger) 1926 by Welsh poet Idris Davies, set to music by Pete Seeger [‘60, Columbia]. Byrds [‘65]; Roger McGuinn played on the Judy Collins version. George Harrison admitted using it for his guitar riff in “If I Needed Someone” [‘66, Beatles].
Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos (Woody Guthrie, Marty Woodman) 1948 lyrics by Woodie Guthrie, set to music 10 years later by Marty Woodman. Said to have been performed live by Pete Seeger in ‘58 or ‘59. Recorded by Dave Guard & the Whiskeyhill Singers [‘62, Capitol T-1728], Cisco Houston [‘61, Sings the Songs of Woody Guthrie Vanguard VRS 9089], Odetta [’64, Odetta Sings of Many Things RCA Victor LSP 2923], the Kingston Trio [’64, Time to Think Capitol T-2011]. Collins learned it in person from Hoffman
Settle Down (Mike Settle) learned from a tape; also recorded by Peter, Paul & Mary [‘63, Moving Warner W 1473]. Aka “Going Down That Highway”
Come Away Melinda (Fran Minkoff, Fred Hellerman [of the Weavers]) The Weavers [Reunion at Carnegie Hall 1963 (Part 1) Vanguard VSD 2150], Theodore Bikel [‘64, Folksinger’s Choice Elektra EKL 250].
Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season) (Ecclesiastes, Pete Seeger) Biblical text (Ecclesiastes 3:1) adapted and set to music by Pete Seeger, recorded in 1962 [5/6 The Bitter and the Sweet, Columbia 8716 and 7/15/62 for Folkways]; recorded first by the Limeliters [4/7/62, Folk Matinee, RCA Victor 2547] later by Judy Collins [‘63, Judy Collins #3, Elektra 7243] and a big hit for the Byrds [’65, Columbia 43424] Jim McGuinn of the Byrds was back-up musician for the Limeliters and arranger for Collins.
Winter Sky (Billy Edd Wheeler) Billy Edd Wheeler [’64 A New Bag of Songs ‘64 Kapp 3351, ‘65, Memories of America/Ode to the Little Brown Shack Out Back Kapp 3425]
The Last Thing On My Mind (Tom Paxton) From Tom Paxton’s Rambling Boy [‘64, Elektra], the Mitchell Trio [‘65, Typical American Boy Mercury MG 20992], Peter, Paul & Mary [‘65, See What Tomorrow Brings Warner WS 1615].
Tear Down the Walls (Fred Neil) Martin & Neil (Vince Martin & Fred Neil) [‘64, Tear Down the Walls Elektra 7248], Joe & Eddie [‘64, Tear Down the Walls GNP Crescendo GNP 2005]
Bonnie Boy Is Young (trad.) See above under “The Trees They Do Grow High”, Joan Baez [‘61]
Me and My Uncle (John Philips) Unrecorded by Philips, who at the time was with the Journeymen and later with the Mamas and Papas. Later recorded by the Grateful Dead.
Wild Rippling Water (trad.) aka “One Morning in May”. Recordings by Coon Creek Girls [‘38?, “Soldier and the Lady”], Burl Ives [‘56, “Hear the Nightingale Sing” Burl Ives Sings…In the Quiet of the Night Decca DL 8247], Alan Lomax [‘58, “Wild Rippling Water” Texas Folk Songs Tradition TLP-1029], Wilfrid Brown with John Williams [‘61, “Nightingale” Folk Songs L’Oiseau-Lyre SOL 60034], Raymond & Frederick Cantwell [‘61, “Soldier and the Lady” Folk Songs of Britain, Vol. 2, Songs of Seduction Caedmon TC 1143], Dave Guard & the Whiskeyhill Singers [‘62, “Wild Rippling Water” Capitol T-1728], Richard Dyer-Bennett [‘64, “Soldier and the Lady” Dyer-Bennett 13]
The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll (Bob Dylan) From Dylan’s The Times They Are a-Changing’ [‘64].
My Ramblin' Boy (Tom Paxton) As “Ramblin’ Boy”, title song of Tom Paxton’s ‘64 debut [Elektra], previously recorded by the Weavers, featuring Pete Seeger [‘63, Reunion at Carnegie Hall Vanguard VSD-2150].
Red-Winged Blackbird (Billy Edd Wheeler)
Coal Tattoo (Billy Edd Wheeler) Also by the Kingston Trio [’64, Time to Think Capitol T-2011], Billy Edd Wheeler [’64 A New Bag of Songs ‘64 Kapp 3351, ‘65, Memories of America/Ode to the Little Brown Shack Out Back Kapp 3425]
Cruel Mother (Ewan MacColl) Traditional song (Child Ballad 20, also collected by Cecil Sharp in Virginia). Recorded by James Chisholm in 1918. Folk recordings: English Peter Kennedy recording by Cecilia Costello [‘50], Irish Seamus Ennis recording by Thomas Moran [‘54], Scottish Peter Kennedy & Hamish Henderson recording by Duncan Burke [‘55, “The Dry Well”]; Paul Clayton [‘56, Bloody Ballads Riverside RLP 12-615], Shirley Collins [‘59], John Lang staff [‘59, reissued on Revels CD], Thomas Moran [‘61, Folk Songs of Britain, Vol. 4, The Child Ballads I Caedmon T 1145], Bonnie Dobson [‘61, Dear Companion Prestige Folklore FL 14007], Ian & Sylvia [‘64, “The Greenwood Side”].
Bottle of Wine (Tom Paxton) First recording of Tom Paxton song that also appeared on his LP Ain’t That News [‘64, Elektra 7298], the Kingston Trio [’65, Stay Awhile Decca 74656]. A 1968 hit for the Fireballs [Atco 6491] .
Medgar Evers Lullaby (Richard Weissman)
Pack Up Your Sorrows (Richard Fariña, Pauline Marden) Song by Richard & Mimi Fariña [‘65, Vanguard]; Richard also accompanies Collins.
The Coming of the Roads (Billy Edd Wheeler) Also by Randy Burns [‘66, Of Love and War ESP-Disk 1039].
So Early, Early in the Spring (trad.) Peggy Seeger [‘58, Folksongs and Ballads Riverside RLP 12-655], David Hammond [’59, I Am the Wee Falorie Man, Folk Songs of Ireland Tradition TLP 1028], Bonnie Dobson [‘64, For the Love of Him Mercury SR 60987], Pentangle [‘69, Sweet Child]
Tomorrow Is a Long Time (Bob Dylan) Written for Ian & Sylvia [‘63, Four Strong Winds Vanguard 79133]; also Bud & Travis [’64, Perspective on Bud and Travis Liberty 7341]. Dylan’s ‘63 recording was released in ‘71 on More Greatest Hits. Also by Hamilton Ca,p [‘64].
Daddy You've Been On My Mind (Bob Dylan) Dylan song - see above, Joan Baez [‘64]
Thirsty Boots (Eric Andersen) Eric Andersen [‘65, ‘Bout Changes and Things Vanguard 79206], Randy Burns [‘66, Of Love and War ESP-Disk 1039].
Mr. Tambourine Man (Bob Dylan) From Bringing It All Back Home [‘65], and a hit for the Byrds [‘65]. The first released version was by the Brothers Four [‘65, The Honey Wind Blows Columbia 2305].
Lord Gregory (trad. - Child 76) Jean Ritchie [‘61, “Fair Annie of Lochroyan” Traditional British Ballads in the Southern Mountains, Vol. 1 Folkways FA 2301], Elizabeth Cronin Moran [‘61, Folk Songs of Britain, Vol. 4, The Child Ballads I Caedmon T 1145], Peg Clancy Power [’63, Down by the Glenside Folk Legacy FSE 008], Bonnie Dobson [‘64, For the Love of Him Mercury SR 60987]
In the Heat of the Summer (Phil Ochs) Phil Ochs [‘65, I Ain’t Marching Anymore Elektra 7287].
Early Morning Rain (Gordon Lightfoot) Ian & Sylvia [‘65, Early Morning Rain Vanguard 79175]. Gordon Lightfoot’s ‘64 recording was released in 1966.
Carry It On (Gil Turner) The Broadside Singers [‘64, Smithsonian Folkways].
It Isn't Nice (Malvina Reynolds, Barbara Dane) Jackie Washington At Club 47 [‘65, Vanguard VRS 9172]
IN MY LIFE (1966)
Tom Thumb's Blues (Bob Dylan) From Highway 61 Revisited.
Hard Lovin' Loser (Richard Fariña) [‘65, Refections in a Crystal Wind Vanguard 79204/Fontana 6075]
Pirate Jenny (Brecht, Weill, Blitzstein) “Piaten Jenny” from the 1928 German musical Die Dreigroschenoper [The Three Penny Opera] was a 1928 German musical by Berthold Brecht and Kurt Weill. Blitzstein’s translation was produced on Broadway in 1954. Lotte Lenye sang it in both productions. Revived by Nina Simone [‘64, Nina Simone In Concert Philips 600135]
Suzanne (Leonard Cohen) First release of Leonard Cohen’s song, released by him in ‘68 [Songs of Leonard Cohen Columbia 9533], as well as by Noel Harrison [Reprise 0615, and LP Collage Reprise 6263].
La Colombe (Jacques Brel, Clayre) By the Belgian songwriter Jacques Brel [‘59, French Mercury]
Marat/Sade medley (Peaslee) Marat/Sade is the short form of a lengthily-titled 1963 German play by Peter Weiss. The 1964 Broadway production was translated by Geoffrey Skelton, lyrics adapted by Adrian Mitchell, directed by Peter Brook, in a Royal Shakespeare Company production starring Ian Richardson, Patrick Magee and Glenda Jackson. Music for the production was written by Richard Peaslee, the cast album released on Caedmon. A film version was made in 1967 with most of the same people.
I Think It's Going to Rain Today (Randy Newman) First recorded by Julius LaRosa [‘66, You’re Gonna Hear from Me MGM]. Subsequent recordings by Eric Burdon & the Animals [‘67, Eric Is Here MGM 4433], Bobby Darin [‘67, Inside Out Atlantic 8142], the song’s author Randy Newman [‘68] and Dusty Springfield [‘68].
Sunny Goodge Street (Donovan) Donovan [‘65, Fairytale Hickory 127]
Liverpool Lullaby (Stan Kelly) Writer Stan Kelly(-Bootle) was a performer in the late ’50s and earfly ’60s. This song was published in 1960 (with a 1959 award), anthologized in Kelly’s 1964 songbook - arranged by Kelly, tune traditional “Dollia”. Recorded by the Ian Campbell Folk Group [‘66, Contemporary Campbell Transatlantic], the Spinners (the British folk group) [’67, EP The City Sings Back Fontana TE 17487]. Aka “Oh You Are a Mucky Kid”. Later recorded by Cilla Black [‘69].
Dress Rehearsal Rag (Leonard Cohen) Later by Leonard Cohen [‘71, Songs of Love and Hate Columbia 30103]
In My Life (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) From the Beatles’ Rubber Soul [‘65]
WILDFLOWERS (1967) With 3 songs written by Collins
Michael from Mountains (Joni Mitchell) Later on Joni Mitchell [‘68, Reprise 6293].
Sisters of Mercy (Leonard Cohen) Leonard Cohen [‘68, Songs of Leonard Cohen Columbia 9533].
Priests (Leonard Cohen)
Lasso! Di Donna (a ballata of Francesco Landini [1335-1397])
Both Sides Now (Joni Mitchell) First recording of this song, recorded by Harpers Bizarre [‘68, Warner Brothers 7200] and many others; finally by Joni Mitchell on Clouds [‘69].
La Chanson des Vieux Amants (The song of Old Lovers) (Jacques Brel) By Jacques Brel [‘67, Barclay].
Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye (Leonard Cohen) Leonard Cohen [‘68, Songs of Leonard Cohen Columbia 9533].
Hello, Hooray (Rolf Kempf) Later recorded by Alice Cooper [‘73, Warner 7673].
Story of Isaac (Leonard Cohen) First recording of this, which was on Cohen’s Songs from a Room [‘69, Columbia 9767]
Someday Soon (Ian Tyson) Ian & Sylvia [‘64, Northern Journey Vanguard 79154], Kingston Trio [‘65, The Kingston Trio (Nick-Bob-John) Decca 74613]
Who Knows Where the Time Goes (Sandy Denny) First released version of the song, from the film The Subject Was Roses. There is a 1967 demo by Sandy Denny, who later recorded it as part of Fairport Convention [‘69, Unhalfbricking].
Poor Immigrant (Bob Dylan) From John Wesley Harding.
First Boy I Loved (Robin Williamson) From the Incredible String Band’s The 5000 Spirits or Layers of the Onion [‘67].
Bird on the Wire (Leonard Cohen) First recording of song recorded by Cohen in ‘69 [Songs from a Room Columbia 9767]
Pretty Polly (trad.) With roots in an English broadside ballad, around 1750, collected in Kentucky in 1916. Recordings by Dock Boggs [‘27, Brunswick], the Coon Creek Girls [‘38], the Stanley Brothers [‘51], Jean Ritchie [‘54], Pete Seeger [‘58], Burl Ives [‘59]; Bob Dylan [‘62] as “Pretty Peggy-O”
Song for David (Joan Baez) Joan Baez [‘70, One Day At a Time Vanguard VSD 79310]
Sons of (Eric Blau, Jacques Brel, Gerard Jouannest, Mort Shuman) "Fils de.." By Jacques Brel [’68, J’arrive]; from the revue Jacques Brel Is Alive and Living in Paris [1968].
The Patriot Game (Behan) Dominic Behan [‘57]. See above “With God On Our Side”, Bob Dylan [‘62]
Prothalamium (Aaron Kramer, Michael Sahl) Poem by Kramer in 1948 The Thunder of the Grass collection.
Oh Had I a Golden Thread (Pete Seeger) Written by Seeger in 1958, perhaps based on “Nearer My God To Thee”; on Rainbow Quest [‘60, Folkways FA 2454].
Gene's Song (trad., adap./arr. By Gene Murrow) Murrow is a musician on the album.
Farewell to Tarwathie (trad.) written in 1850 by George Scroggie; see above “Farewell Angelina” under Joan Baez [‘65]
Time Passes Slowly (Bob Dylan) Bob Dylan [‘70, New Morning Columbia 30290].
Marieke (Jacques Brel, Gerard Jouannest) Jacques Brel [‘61, Jacques Brel 5 aka Marieke Philips B 76.513 R]
Simple Gifts (trad.) 1848 Shaker dance song written by Elder Joseph Bramlett. This theme was used by Aaron Copeland in Appalachian Spring [‘44] and again in Old American Songs (‘50, for voice and piano).
Amazing Grace (John Newman) 1779 English hymn, set to music by Wiliam Walker in 1844. See in part 2 for more detail.
LIVING (1971)
Joan of Arc (Leonard Cohen) Leonard Cohen [‘71, Songs of Love and Hate Columbia 30103]
Four Strong Winds (Ian Tyson) Ian & Sylvia [‘63, Four Strong Winds Vanguard 79133], the Chad Mitchell Trio [‘63, Singin‘ Our Mind Mercury 60838], the Journeymen [‘63, New Directions in Folk Music Capitol ST-1951], many others.
Vietnam Love Song (Eric Bentley, Arnold Black) Bentley had written plays translating Brecht, also recorded Brecht songs; Black collaborated with him sometimes on music. I can’t find any information about this song.
Innisfree (Hamilton Camp, Yeats) Hamilton Camp [‘64, Paths of Victory Elektra 7278]. Musical setting of William Butler Yeats’ poem “The Lake Isle of Innisfree” from The Roses [1893].
All Things Are Quite Silent (trad.) Collected from Tom Baines [1904], found in The Penguin Book of English Folk Songs. Recorded by Shirley Collins [‘67, The Sweet Primeroses Topic 170] and Steeleye Span [‘70, Hark! The Village Wait].
Easy Times (Stacy Keach) her lover at the time
Chelsea Morning (Joni Mitchell) Dave Van Ronk [‘68, Dave Van Ronk & the Hudson Dusters Verve Forecast FVS 3041], Fairport Convention [‘68, Fairport Convention Cotillon 9024], Joni Mitchell [‘69, Clouds Reprise 6341]
Famous Blue Raincoat (Leonard Cohen) Leonard Cohen [‘71, Songs of Love and Hate Columbia 30103]
Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues (Bob Dylan) From Highway 61 Revisited, recorded by Collins on Wildflowers.
Cook With Honey (Valerie Carter)
So Begins the Task (Stills) There is a ‘68 demo by Stephen Stills; he later recorded it with Manassas [‘72, Manassas Atlantic 903]
The Dealer (Down and Losin') (Bob Ruzicka)
The Hostage (Tom Paxton) Tom Paxton [‘72, Peace Will Come Reprise 2096].
JUDITH (1975)
The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress (Webb) Jimmy Webb song, recorded by Joe Cocker [‘74, I Can Stand a Little Rain A&M 3633] arranged by Webb, who also plays piano, Glen Campbell [‘74, Reunion] produced by Webb, and later by Webb himself [‘77, Mirage].
Angel, Spread Your Wings (O'Keefe) Danny O’Keefe [‘73, Breezy Stories Atlantic 7264]
The Lovin' of the Game (Pat & Victoria Garvey) Rosalie Sorrels [‘72, Travelin’ Lady Philo 1049], Steven Goodman [‘73, Somebody Else’s Troubles Buddah BDS 5121]
Send in the Clowns (Sondheim) From the Stephen Sondheim musical A Little Night Music, performed by Glynn Johns [‘73, Columbia]. Others who recorded it before Collins include Cleo Laine [‘73,rel. 74, Live!!! At Carnegie Hall RCA Victor 5015], Frank Sinatra [‘73, Ol‘ Blue Eyes Is Back Reprise 2155], George Shearing, in an unfortunate vocal [‘74, My Ship Verve/MPS 821664], Sarah Vaughan [‘74, Mainstream single 5541, LP Send in the Clowns Mainstream MRL 412 (one of her worst!)] and Bing Crosby [‘75-6, That‘s What Life Is All About United Artists 554].
Salt of the Earth (Jagger, Richards) From the Rolling Stones’ Beggars Banquet [‘68].
Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? (Gorney, Harburg) From 1932 Broadway revue Americana, performed by Ray Weber, with hit recordings by Bing Crosby [Brunswick 6414] and Rudy Vallee [Columbia 2725-D].
City of New Orleans (Goodman) Steve Goodman song [‘70, Gathering at Earl of Old Town Mountain Railroad 52670] and a hit for Arlo Guthrie [‘72, Reprise 1103]
I'll Be Seeing You (Fain, Kahal) Introduced by Tamara in the 1938 musical Right This Way. Recordings by Mitchell Ayres , featuring Mary Ann Mercer [‘40, Bluebird B-10620], Dick Todd [‘40, Bluebird B-10636], Henry King, featuring Bob Carroll [‘40, Decca 3072], Tommy Dorsey, featuring Frank Sinatra [‘40, Victor 20-1574], Bing Crosby [‘44, Decca 18595].
Pirate Ships (Waldman) Wendy Waldman [‘73, Love Has Got Me Warner Brothers 2735]