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Mary had a baby

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Mary had a baby (sung here in Malcolm Sargent’s arrangement) is believed to have originated on St Helena Island, off the coast of South Carolina. It was collected by the Sierra Leonean scholar and researcher of West African music Nicholas G. J. Ballanta-Taylor.

from notes by Phillip Borg-Wheeler © 2016


Adeste fideles
Studio Master: SIGCD460Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 2 on SIGCD460 [1'58] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD460 track 2

Recording date
25 April 2015
Recording venue
Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Alistair Dixon
Recording engineer
Mike Hatch & Dave Rowell
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  1. Adeste fideles (SIGCD460)
    Disc 1 Track 2
    Release date: November 2016
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