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Shadowfall - John Barleycorn 
(Traditional)

John Barleycorn, the personification of the barley, suffers a cruel life and unpleasant death only to live again as alcohol. It has an obvious religious parallel – life, death and resurrection.

 

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Tracks

1. Staines Morris 
2. On Board a ‘98’ 
3. Blacksmith 
4. Polly on the Shore 
5. Barley Straw 
6. Our Captain Cried 
7. John Barleycorn 
8. Lowlands Low 
9. Lorelei 
10. A Thousand Ships 
11. Bold Astrologer 
12. Shadowfall 
13. Warp and Weft