A Country Christmas

Here We Go Again
Handsworth and Handsworth Wood
And Birmingham
Like An Old Fashioned Waltz
Gold Dust - Live at the Royalty
Charles Dickens 1812-1870
Scrooge (A Christmas Carol) 1951
London Odds and Ends
Plain Capers
Fire and Sleet and Candlelight
Fi Fraser and Jo Freya
Eclection Words
Rhythm & Blues
The Dog and Dustbin
Hark! The Villages
The Battle Of The Field
The Albion Country Bands
Old Sir Simon The King
Pace Egging
Umps and Dumps
Gorse Hall
Arborfield, Berkshire
Tall Ships
Norman Thelwell
A Garland of Carols
Harvest Home
Triple Echo
Rubber Folk
In Town Tonight
Forest and Vale and High Blue Hill
Between The Severn and The Wye
A Country Christmas
Al Bowlly's In Heaven
Ghost Stories of an Antiquary
Canon Alberic's Scrap-book.
Lost Hearts
The Mezzotint
The Ash-tree
Number 13
Count Magnus
'Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad'
The Treasure of Abbot Thomas
Appearances Of A Different Sort
Robin Hood

A Country Christmas (1997)An anthology of prose, poetry, carols, songs and folklore, capturing all the excitement of Christmas and New Year. Selected by Johnny Coppin.
Based on Johnny's Christmas concerts, the book includes extracts from many of Britain's finest writers such as Thomas Hardy, Laurie Lee, Mary Webb, Dylan Thomas and Charles Causley. Many of the haunting songs and carols from Johnny's two Christmas albums are included with words and music for the first time, and it is all blended together with country folklore and customs - from Stir-up Sunday right through Christmas and New Year to Plough Monday and Candlemas. This is a selection of British country lore and song evoking the spirit of a country Christmas past and present.
Paperback with B&W illustrations.

  • Paperback 128 pages (October 10, 1996)
  • Publisher: Weidenfeld Nicolson. Illustrated  
  • ISBN: 0900075775
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