Frankie Armstrong (b 1941)

(female) English singer singing mainly traditional English folksongs.


Lovely On The Water1972Topic 12TS 216
[Reissue] 2000FellsideFECD151
Out of Love, Hope and Suffering 1973BayBay 206
Frankie Armstrong 1975Topic12TS 273 
Songs and Ballads1976 Topic12TS 273
And the Music Plays so Grand 1980Sierra/BriarSBR-4211
I Heard a Woman Singing1984Flying Fish Records (USA)FLY 332 
[Reissue]1985 Fuse RecordsCF 389
[Reissue]1998 Flying Fish Records (USA)CDFLY 332
Let No One Deceive You 1992 Flying FishCDFLY 557 
Ways Of Seeing (Vinyl) 1990Harbourtown RecordsHAR 009 
[Reissue] (CD)1996 Harbourtown RecordsHARCD 009
Till The Grass O' Ergrew The Corn 1996Fellside FECD 116
The Fair Moon Rejoices 1997Harbourtown RecordsHARCD 027
The Garden Of Love1999 FellsideFECD 144 
Encouragement2008 Fellside 

Bert Lloyd, Anne Briggs and Frankie Armstrong.

The Bird In The Bush1966 Topic12TS 135 

Collaboration - Alison McMorland, Frankie Armstrong and Sandra Kerr.

Title. year. Label. Number
My Song is My Own: Songs From Women Over the Centuries 1980 PlaneTPL 001

Collaboration - Frankie Armstrong, Brian Pearson, Blowzabella, Jon Gillaspie.

Tam Lin 1984Plant Life PLR 063 

Collaboration - Frankie Armstrong, Naomi Littlebear Morena, Holly Near, Margo Random, Peggy Seeger,  et al.

We Have a Dream1984 One World Peace Songs1 WPS-1

Best albums(*).

Lovely On The Water 1972

(*) Based on critical opinion.

Popular downloads.

The Crafty Maid's Policy
The Bird in the Bush
The Maid on the Shore
Lady Margaret
The Old Man From Over The Sea
Lovely on the Water

Anthology - Maddy Prior, John Kirkpatrick, Frankie Armstrong, Nic Jones, Gordeanna McCulloch et al.

Ballads1997 Fellside 

Anthology - Maddy Prior, Withches of Eastwick, Linda Adams, Frankie Armstrong et al.

Women Folk2005Fellside FESC2

Anthology - Various artists including Ewan MacColl, Roy Harris, Louis Killen, Peter Bellamy, A.L. Lloyd and Frankie Armstrong.

Round Cape Horn1998 TopicTSCD 499

Anthology - Peter Bellamy, Frankie Armstrong, Bob Fox and Stu Luckley, Martin Carthy, Malinky, Alva, Magpie Lane et al.

Title. year. Label. number.
Songs of Witchcraft and Magic2007 ? 

Anthology - Frankie Armstrong, Maddy Prior, Cyril Tawney, The Watersons, Peta Webb, A.L. Lloyd, Roy Bailey, Linda Adams, Peter Bellamy, Patti Reid, John Kirkpatrick, Martin Carthy, Shirley Collins, Swan Arcade, June Tabor et al.

Title. year. Label. number.
Voices - English Traditional Songs 1992 Fellside FECD 87
[Reissue]1999 Musica PangaeaMP10004

The Critics (including Frankie Armstrong).

Title. year. Label. number.
The Female Frolic1968 ArgoDA 182 
Waterloo - Peterloo1968 ArgoDA 86

Frankie Armstrong as session singer.

Artists.Title.yearLabel. number
Leon RosselsonTemporary Loss of Vision1983Fuse   CF 384

Albums tracks.

Till The Grass O' Ergrew The Corn. Released 1996. Running time: 67 minutes 4 seconds. Frankie Armstrong (vocals), John Kirkpatrick (accordian, melodeon), Maddy Prior (vocals) 

1. The Broomfield HillTrad
2. Lady DiamondTrad
3. Hares On The Mountain Trad
4. Fair LizzieTrad
5. Young OrphyTrad
6. The Proud GirlTrad
7. The Lover's GhostTrad
8. The Wife of Usher's WellTrad
9. John BluntTrad
10. Child WatersTrad
11. The Well Below The ValleyTrad
12. Clerk ColvenTrad

Last updated on 26/08/2010