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Songs of Cricket

An unmissable CD for lovers of cricket. The London Quartet cover centuries of cricket music. Our wonderful guest artists are Richard Stilgoe, Rory Bremner, Eliza Lumley, Tim Rice, Chris Hatt and Alexander L' Estrange. (Signum Classics SIGCD127)

Richard Bryan, Steven Brooks, Mark Fleming, Michael Steffan

with Richard Stilgoe, Rory Bremner, Eliza Lumley, Tim Rice, Chris Hatt and Alexander L' Estrange

  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