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Songs of Cricket

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Having taken part in many evenings at Lord’s Cricket Ground, The Pub at Hambledon and elsewhere, all celebrating the music and poetry of cricket, under the watchful eye of cricket historian and ex-BBC Producer, David Rayvern Allen, it seemed crazy not to commit some of this material to tape. Signum Records agreed to release this cricket disc and Songs of Cricket was born. Read more.

1. Cricket Theme Medley Various, arr. Alexander L'Estrange
2. The Cricketers of Hambledon Bruce Blunt / Peter Warlock
3. School Songs Medley (five school songs) Various
4. The Summer Game (from Cricket: Hearts and Wickets) Tim Rice / Andrew Lloyd Webber
5. Lillian Thomson Richard Stilgoe
6. Radnage Cricket Song (Bucks. folk song) Traditional, collected by Horace Harman
7. Four Jolly Bowlers John Arlott / The Yetties
8. The Rules of Cricket – A Psalm Chant The London Quartet / W.H. Havergal
9. You've Got to be a Cricket Hero (to Get Along with the Beautiful Girls)
Al Sherman/Buddy Fields /Al Lewis and Fred Tupper/ Cliff Nichols
10. Jiggery Pokery Neil Hannon / Thomas Walsh
11. Village Rondo Matthew Holst, arr. Chris Hatt
12. Eton and Winchester R.T. Warner / F.S. Kelly
13. I made a Hundred in the Backyard at Mum's Greg Champion
14. Australian Cricket Medley Various
15. The Barmy Army Richard Stilgoe
16. That's Not Cricket - from At Home Abroad Howard Dietz / Arthur Schwartz
17. Cricket Tea Towel: The Ins and Outs of Cricket Anon. / The London Quartet
18. Andy Flower Duet Richard Stilgoe / Léo Delibes
19. Jerusalem Richard Stilgoe / C. Hubert Parry
20. When an Old Cricketer Leaves the Crease Roy Harper
21. 'Stop it, Aggers!' Rory Bremner