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The Guard Years
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For your convenience, the following table of contents outlines the liner notes from the volume that accompanied The Guard Years 10 CD boxed set offered by Bear Family Records. The page numbers on the right refer to the pages in the original book. As the book is very heavily illustrated, the missing page numbers generally reflect pages that contain photos.

- kgerald

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Introduction - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 >>>>>
Dave Guard - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 >>>>>
Bob Shane - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4 >>>>>
Nick Reynolds - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5 >>>>>
Their Story - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8-24 >>>>>
Song Annotations by Ben Blake    
PART I: Hard, Ain't it Hard * Three Jolly Coachmen * Scotch and Soda * Tom Dooley * Sloop John B (The Wreck of the "John B") * Coplas * Santy Anno * Fast Freight * Bay of Mexico * Banua - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 25-32 >>>>>
PART II: Saro Jane * Wimoweh (Mbube) * Little Maggie * Dodi Lii * Medly: Tanga Tika/Toeru * Sally (Don't You Grieve) * Blue Tattoo * Scarlet Ribbons (Fro Her Hair) * When the Daints Go Marching In * Saro Jane * Santy Anno * - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 33-xx >>>>>

 

1  
1. Hard, Ain't It Hard (p) 1958 2. Three Jolly Coachmen (p) 1958 3. Scotch And Soda (p) 1958 4. Tom Dooley (p) 1958 5. Sloop John B (p) 1958 6. Coplas (p) 1958 7. Santo Anno (p) 1958 8. Fast Freight (p) 1958 9. Bay Of Mexico (p) 1958 10. Banua (p) 1958 11. Saro Jane (p) 1958 12. Wimoweh (Mbube / The Lion Sleeps Tonight) (p) 1997 13. Little Maggie (p) 1958 14. Dodi Lii (p) 1996 15. MEDLEY: Tanga Tika / Toerau (p) 1997 16. Sally (Don't You Grieve) (p) 1958 17. Blue Tatoo (p) 1958 18. Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair) (p) 1958 19. When The Saints Go Marching In (p) 1997 20. Gue' Gue' (p) 1997 21. New York Girls (p) 1997 22. Como Se Viene, Se Va (p) 1958 23. Ruby Red (p) 1958 24. Sally (Don't You Grieve) (p) 1958 25. Raspberries, Strawberries (p) 1958

 

2
1. Blow Ye Winds (Disk 2, Track 1) 2. M.T.A. (Disk 2, Track 2) 3. Getaway John (Disk 2, Track 3) 4. Remember The Alamo (Disk 2, Track 4) 5. I Bawled (Disk 2, Track 5) 6. Corey Corey (Disk 2, Track 6) 7. All My Sorrows (Disk 2, Track 7) 8. The Long Black Rifle (Disk 2, Track 8) 9. The Seine (Disk 2, Track 9) 10. Early In The Morning (Early Mornin') (Disk 2, Track 10) 11. Tijuana Jail (Disk 2, Track 11) 12. Good News (Disk 2, Track 12) 13. Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair) (Disk 2, Track 13) 14. Oh Cindy (Disk 2, Track 14) 15. Sail Away Ladies (Disk 2, Track 15) 16. Goober Peas (Disk 2, Track 16) 17. Haul Away (Disk 2, Track 17) 18. Across The Wide Missouri (Disk 2, Track 18) 19. Round About The Mountain (Disk 2, Track 19) 20. The Unfortunate Miss Bailey (Disk 2, Track 20) 21. A Worried Man (Disk 2, Track 21) 22. The Unfortunate Miss Bailey (remake) (Disk 2, Track 22) 23. A Worried Man (remake) (Disk 2, Track 23) 24. The Wanderer (Disk 2, Track 24) 25. San Miguel (Disk 2, Track 25) 26. Rollin' Stone (Disk 2, Track 26) 27. Oleanna (Disk 2, Track 27)

 

3
1. Molly Dee (Disk 3, Track 1) 2. E Inu Tatou E (Disk 3, Track 2) 3. The Hunter (Disk 3, Track 3) 4. Green Grasses (Disk 3, Track 4) 5. Green Grasses (remake) (Disk 3, Track 5) 6. The Hunter (remake) (Disk 3, Track 6) 7. Coo Coo U (Disk 3, Track 7) 8. The Worlds Last Authentic Playboys (Disk 3, Track 8) 9. Bimini (Disk 3, Track 9) 10. MEDLEY: Tanga Tika / Toerau (Disk 3, Track 10) 11. Don't Cry Katie (Disk 3, Track 11) 12. Just Once Around The Clock (Disk 3, Track 12) 13. El Matador (Disk 3, Track 13) 14. Raspberries, Strawberries (Disk 3, Track 14) 15. Farewell Adelita (Disk 3, Track 15) 16. With You My Johnny (Disk 3, Track 16) 17. With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm (Disk 3, Track 17) 18. The Mountains O' Mourne(Disk 3, Track 18) 19. The Tattooed Lady (Disk 3, Track 19) 20. Home From The Hill (Disk 3, Track 20) 21. Mangwani M'Pulele (Disk 3, Track 21) 22. Carrier Pigeon (Disk 3, Track 22) 23. Everglades (Disk 3, Track 23) 24. Escape Of Old John Webb (Disk 3, Track 24) 25. Leave My Woman Alone (Disk 3, Track 25)

 

4
1. Bad Man's Blunder (Disk 4, Track 1) 2. When I Was Young (Disk 4, Track 2) 3. This Land Is Your Land (Disk 4, Track 3) 4. Who's Gonna Hold Her Hand (Disk 4, Track 4) 5. The Tattooed Lady (Disk 4, Track 5) 6. Coast Of California (Disk 4, Track 6) 7. This Mornin', This Evenin', So Soon (Disk 4, Track 7)
8.
South Wind (Disk 4, Track 8) 9. Buddy Better Get On Down The Line (Disk 4, Track 9) 10. Colorado Trail (Disk 4, Track 10) 11. To Morrow (Disk 4, Track 11) 12. Goodnight My Baby (Disk 4, Track 12) 13. Mary Mild (Disk 4, Track 13) 14. Bye Bye Thou Little Tiny Child (Disk 4, Track 14) 15. A Round About Christmas (Disk 4, Track 15) 16. All Through The Night (Disk 4, Track 16) 17. We Wish You A Merry Christmas (Disk 4, Track 17) 18. Follow Now, Oh Shepherds (Disk 4, Track 18) 19. Somerset Glouchestershire Wassail (Disk 4, Track 19) 20. The Last Month Of The Year (What Month Was Jesus Born In?) (Disk 4, Track 20) 21. Go Where I Send Thee (Disk 4, Track 21) 22. The White Snows Of Winter (Disk 4, Track 22) 23. Sing We Noel (Disk 4, Track 23)

 

5
1. Utawena (Disk 5, Track 1) 2. The River Is Wide (Disk 5, Track 2) 3. Specled Roan (Disk 5, Track 3) 4. Hard Travelin' (Disk 5, Track 4) 5. Sea Fever (Disk 5, Track 5) 6. Hangman (Disk 5, Track 6) 7. Don't Weep Mary (Disk 5, Track 7) 8. Blow The Candle Out (Disk 5, Track 8) 9. Come All You Fair And Tender Ladies (Disk 5, Track 9) 10. Blue Eyed Gal (Disk 5, Track 10) 11. En El Agua (Maria Christina) (Disk 5, Track 11) 12. Jug Of Punch (Disk 5, Track 12) 13. Bonny Hielan' Laddie (Disk 5, Track 13) 14. Oh, Yes, Oh (Disk 5, Track 14) 15. Billy Goat Hill (Disk 5, Track 15) 16. Pastures Of Plenty (Disk 5, Track 16) 17. Guardo El Lobo (Disk 5, Track 17) 18. Mary Was Pretty (Disk 5, Track 18) 19. Run Molly Run (Disk 5, Track 19) 20. You Don't Knock (Disk 5, Track 20) 21. Lemon Tree (Disk 5, Track 21) 22. The Wines Of Madeira (Disk 5, Track 22) 23. Adieu To My Island (Disk 5, Track 23) 24. You're Gonna Miss Me (Disk 5, Track 24) 25. Senora (Disk 5, Track 25) 26. The Golden Spike (Disk 5, Track 26) 27. Razors In The Air (Disk 5, Track 27) 28. It Was A Very Good Year (Disk 5, Track 28)

 

6
1. Saro Jane (with Introduction to 1st Set) (Disk 6, Track 1) 2. Santo Anno (Disk 6, Track 2) 3. Three Jolly Coachmen (Disk 6, Track 3) 4. I Bawled (Disk 6, Track 4) 5. South Coast (Disk 6, Track 5) 6. Gue' Gue' (Disk 6, Track 6) 7. Dodi Lii (Disk 6, Track 7) 8. The Zombie Jamboree (Disk 6, Track 8) 9. Go Where I Send Thee (Disk 6, Track 9) 10. Ruby Red (Disk 6, Track 10) 11. Scotch And Soda (Disk 6, Track 11) 12. Watsha (Disk 6, Track 12) 13. Sloop John B (Disk 6, Track 13) 14. Hard, Ain't It Hard (Disk 6, Track 14) 15. Banua (with Introduction to 2nd Set) (Disk 6, Track 15) 16. Bay Of Mexico (Disk 6, Track 16) 17. New York Girls (Disk 6, Track 17) 18. Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair) (Disk 6, Track 18)

 

7  
CLUB SHOW, JULY 13, 1958, PART 2, (cont.)
1. Shady Grove / Lonesome Traveler (p) 1986 2. Coplas (p) 1997 3. Fast Freight (p) 1997 4. Tic Tic Tic (The Lost Watch) (p) 1997 5. Lei Pakalana (p) 1986 6. Pay Me My Money Down (p) 1986 7. Across The Wide Missouri (p) 1986 8. Little Maggie (p) 1986 9. Tom Dooley (p) 1997 10. Wimoweh (p) 1997 11. When The Saints Go Marching In (and farewell) (p) 1997
LIVE FROM THE HUNGRY I
12. Tic Tic Tic (The Lost Watch) (p) 1959 13. Gue' Gue' (p) 1959 14. Dorie' (p) 1959 15. South Coast (p) 1959 16. Zombie Jamboree (p) 1959 17. Wimoweh (p) 1959 18. New York Girls (p) 1959 19. They Call The Wind Maria (p) 1959 20. The Merry Minuet (p) 1959 21. MEDLEY: Shady Grove / Lonesome Traveler (p) 1959 22. When The Saints Go Marching In (p) 1959

 

8  
THE EL PASO CONCERT, DECEMBER 15, 1958
1.
Banua (p) 1959 2. Three Jolly Coachmen (p) 1959 3. South Coast (p) 1959 4. Coplas (p) 1959 5. They Call The Wind Maria (p) 1959 6. Zombie Jamboree (p) 1959 7. Tom Dooley (p) 1959 8. The Merry Minuet(p) 1959 9. Raspberries, Strawberries (p) 1959 10. When The Saints Go Marching In (p) 1959
THE NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL CONCERT, JULY, 1959
11. Introduction By George Wein (p) 1994 12.
Saro Jane (p) 1994 13. Coplas (p) 1994 14. M.T.A. (p) 1994 15. All My Sorrows (p) 1994 16. Remember The Alamo (p) 1994 17. E Inu Tatou E (p) 1994 18. Hard, Ain't It Hard (p) 1994 19. The Merry Minuet (p) 1994 20. When The Saints Go Marching In (p) 1994 21. Three Jolly Coachmen (p) 1994 22. South Coast (p) 1994 23. Scotch And Soda (p) 1994 24. Zombie Jamboree (p) 1994

 

9  
1. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up / The Hunter (p) 1960 2. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up / Oh, Cindy (Disk 9, Track 2) (p) 1960 3. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up / Goober Peas (p) 1960 4. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up / Blow Ye Winds (p) 1960 5. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up / The Hunter/Oleanna (p) 1960 6. Kingston Trio Sings or 7-Up / Corey, Corey (p) 1960 7. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up / A Worried Man (p) 1960 8. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up / Molly Dee (p) 1960 9. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up / Oh, Cindy (p) 1960 10. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up / Goober Peas (p) 1960 11. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up / Three Jolly Coachman (p) 1960 12. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up (p) 1960 13. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up / Scarlet Ribbons (p) 1960 14. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up (p) 1960 15. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up / M.T.A. (p) 1960 16. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up / A Worried Man (p) 1960 17. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up (p) 1960 18. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up (Disk 9, Track 18) (p) 1960 19. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up / With You My Johnny (p) 1960 20. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up / The Hunter (p) 1960 21. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up / Blow Ye Winds (p) 1960 22. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up / A Worried Man (p) 1960 23. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up / M.T.A. (60 seconds version) (p) 1960 24. Kingston Trio Sings For 7-Up / M.T.A. (20 seconds version) (p) 1960

 

10  
1. Tom Dooley (with German intro) (p) 1958 2. Tanga Tika (medley: a) (p) 1997 3. Toerau (medley: b) (p) 1997 4. Don't Cry Katie (p) 1997 5. The Mountains O' Mourne (p) 1997 6. Home From The Hill (p) 1997 7. Mangwani M'Pulele (p) 1997 8. Carrier Pigeon (p) 1997 9. Run Joe (TV) (p) 1960 DAVE GUARD TRIO: 10. Cha Cha Boom (The Dave Guard Trio) (p) 1997 11. Come Back Liza (p) 1997 12. Jamaica Farewell (p) 1997 13. Kisses Sweeter Than Wine (p) 1997 14. Lolly Tu Dum (Disk 10, Track 14) (p) 1997 15. Without My Lover (p) 1997 16. Fast Freight (Disk 10, Track 16) KINGSTON TRIO: 17. Without My Lover (Disk 10, Track 17) 18. Run Joe (Disk 10, Track 18) GRAYSON & WHITTER: 19. Tom Dooley (p) 1929 LONNIE DONEGAN: 20. Tom Dooley MERLE KILGORE: 21. Tom Dooley, Jr. CLINTON BROOKS: 22. Tom Duley Rock CURTIN HABACK: 23. Tom Dooley Rock And Roll NILSEN BROTHERS: 24. Tom Dooley (German) (p) 1958 25. Tom Dooley II (German) (p) 1959

 

PHOTOS & ILLUSTRATIONS: R.A. ANDREAS, BRAD BENEDICT, CARLOS DOWNEY, EL PASO PUBLIC LIBRARY, JURGEN FEUSS,
GEORGE J. ELIA KARRAS, OTTO KITSINGER, MICHAEL OCHS ARCHIVES, LESLIE YERGER REYNOLDS, NICK REYNOLDS, PAUL SURRATT
ARTWORK: SYLKE HOLTROP & WOLFGANG TAUBENAUER
THANKS TO: NICK REYNOLDS, BOB SHANE, FRANK WERBER, JURGEN KOOP, DAVE SAMUELSON, HANS-PETER ZDRENKA
CAPITOL RECORDS, INC. RECORDINGS licenced from EMI Germany, a division of EMI Electrola GmbH
(p) 1997 & (c) 1997 BEAR FAMILY RECORDS - MADE IN GERMANY

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Papa K's input:

This is an absolute MUST HAVE for any serious fan of the Dave Guard era Trio!

OK, so it requires the outlay of a couple o' hundred bucks; but look at what you get . . . you get it all! . . . plus a great book, and more.

So if you love the early Trio, and haven't managed to aquire their works on earlier CD re-issues on Capitol and Folk Era, this one is definitly for you!

kgerald

 

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