June Tabor (born 1947)

English singer of traditional and contemporary songs.

(June Tabor has also recorded with Maddy Prior, Blowzabella, Les Barker and Savourna Stevenson)
(Martin Simpson has also recorded solo)
(Mark Emerson has recorded with Pyewackett)

Original Studio Albums.

Airs And Graces1976 Topic12TS298 
[Reissue]1994 TopicTSCD 298
Ashes And Diamonds1977 Topic12TS360 
[Reissue]1995 TopicTSCD 360
A Cut Above 1980Topic12TS410 
[Reissue]1994 TopicTSCD 410
Abyssinians1983 Topic12TS432 
[Reissue]1995 TopicTSCD 432
The Peel Sessions1986 Kitty-Yo  
[Reissue]? Strange Fruit SFPS 015
Aquaba1988 Topic12TS449 
[Reissue]1993 TopicTSCD 449
Some Other Time1989 HannibalHNCD 1347
Angel Tiger1992  Cooling VinylCOOKCD 031 
[Reissue]2002 Cooling Vinyl 
Against The Steams 1994  
[Reissue]2000 Cooking Vinyl 
Aleyn1997 TopicTSCD490 
A Quiet Eye1999 TopicTSCD510 
Rosa Mundi2001 Topic 
An Echo Of Hooves2003 TopicTSCD543
At the Wood's Heart2005 Topic 
Apples2007 Topic 


Savourna Stevenson, June Tabor and Danny Thompsonyear.Label.number.
Singing the Storm1996 Cooking Vinyl 


Aspects1990 Conifer Request CDRR 501
Anthology1993 Music Club 
The Definitive Collection2003 Highpoint 
Always (*)2005 Topic 

(*) Boxed set of 4 CDs, containing rare tracks plus old tracks.

Anthology - Various artists including Rosie Hardman, Peter Bellamy, Nic Jones, Dave Burland, Vin Garbutt, English Tapestry.

Title. year. Label. number
The First Folk Review Record (*)1974 Folksound RecordsFS 100

(* "The Fair Maid of Wallington" by June Tabor, "Bushes and Briars" by June Tabour, "Bonny Banks O'Fordie" by Nic Jones, "Peggy Bawn" by Peter Bellamy).

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

Anthology - June Tabor, Swan Arcade, Sandy Denny, John Tams, Richard Thompson, Andrew Chronshaw et al.

Album title. year Label. Number.
Cricle Dance - The Hokey Pokey Charity Compilation 1990Hokey PokeyConeD

Various artists - Tribute album: Bonnie Raitt, June Tabor, Maddy Prior, Martin Carthy, REM, David Byrne, Graham Parker et al.

Beat The Retreat (vinyl) 1994 EMIEST 2242 (UK)
[Reissue] (CD)1994 Capitol95929 (USA)
[Reissue] (CD)2006 EMI7243 8 31482 2 6/CDEST 2242

Anthology - Rubber Folk: a Folk Tribute to the Beatles.

Album title. year Label. Number.
Rubber Folk: a Folk Tribute to the Beatles (*) 2006 Keltia Musique- KMCD63
(* One track only - "In My Life")

Anthology - Eliza Carthy, Norma Waterson, June Tabor, Fairport Convention et al

Title. year. Label. No.
Mr Straw's Hallway 2006? ? ?

Anthologies - various artists including June Tabor, Seamus Ennis, Dick Gaughan, Bothy Band.

Title. year. Label. No.
Green Linnet 20th Anniversary Collection (2 CDs)1996 Green Linnet 106 

Best albums(*).

Airs And Graces 1976
Echo of Hooves2003
Angel Tiger1992
Abyssinians 1983
A Cut Above 1980
At the Wood's Heart2005
Against the Streams1994

(*)Based on critical opinion.

Popular downloads.

Lay this Body Down
A Place Called England
The Band Played Waltzing Matilda
While Gamekeepers Lie Sleeping
The King of Rome
The Rigs of Rye
Lord Maxwell's Last Goodnight

Album tracks.

an echo of hooves Recorded 2003. June Tabor (vocals), Huw Warren (piano, cello, piano accordion), Mark Emerson (viola, violin, piano), Tim Harries (double bass), Martin Simpson (guitar), Kathryn Tickell (Northumbrian pipes). 



1. Bonnie James Campbell (Child 210) words: Trad/ tune: Tabor
2. The Duke of Athole's Nurse (Child 212) Trad
3. The Battle of Otterburn (Child 161) Trad
4. Lord Maxwell's Last Goodnight (Child 195) words:Trad/tune: Tabor
5. Hughie Graeme (Child 191) words:Trad/tune: Tabor & Emerson
6. The Border Widow's Lament Trad
7. Fair Margaret and Sweet William (Child 74) Trad
8. Rare Willie (Child 215) Trad
9. Young Johnstone (Child 88) words:trad/ tune: trad & Tabor & Simpson
10. The Cruel Mother (Child 20) Trad
11. Sir Patrick Spens (Child 58) words:Trad/ tune: trad & Tabor

Last updated on 05/02/2011