Cyril Tawney (1930 - 2005)

English singer of traditional and contemporary songs.

(Cyril has also recorded with Louis Killen) 


Between Decks1963  
Outlandish Knight1969Polydor236577B
Children's Songs From Devon and Cornwall1969ArgoZFB4
A Mayflower Garland1970ArgoZFB9
In Port1972ArgoZFB28
I Will Give My Love1973ArgoZFB87
Down Among the Barley Straw1976 TrailerLER2095 
In The Naval Spirit1989 NeptuneNEP000 
Round The Buoy1989 NeptuneNE00 
Sally Free and Easy 1989 NeptuneNEP002 
Sailor's Delight1990 NeptuneNEP003 
Seamen Bold1992 NeptuneNEP005 
Little Boy Billie1992 NeptuneNEP006 
Down the Hatch1994 NeptuneNGL101
Man of Honour1997 NeptuneNGL102 
Live at Holsteins. Chicago 1981 2007Ada 109CD


Navy Cuts - The Songs of Cyril Tawney 2001Ada101CD
Nautical Tawney - Songs of the Old Seafarers2003 Ada104CD
The Song Goes On2007 Ada108CD

Various artists - Ian Campbell, Bob Davenport, Lou Killen, Redd Sullivan, Dave Swarbrick, Cyril Tawney.

Farewell Nancy: Sea Songs and Shanties 1964Topic12T110 
[Reissued as "Blow The Man Down"] (*) 1993Topic TSCD464

(* Extra tracks by Ewan MacColl, Harry H Corbett, Sam Larner, The Watersons, Bob Hart, A.L. Lloyd ).

Collaboration - A.L. Lloyd, Ewan MacColl and Harry H. Corbett.

The Singing Sailor (EP)1956Topic  TRL3
[Reissued as "Blow The Man Down"][with bonus tracks]1993TopicTSCD464

(* See "Farewell Nancy" above).

Collaboration: Shirley Collins, Cyril Tawney, Steve Benbow and Seamus Ennis.

A Pinch of Salt1960 HMVCLP 1362 

Best albums(*).

In Port 1972

(*)Based on critical opinion.

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 Song 1992 Fellside FECD 87 


Last updated on 28/09/2010