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Fairport Live Convention (Island IMCD 95)

Live
Fairport Convention

Island ILPS 9285 (LP, UK, July 1974)
Island IMCD 95 (CD, UK, April 1990)

A Moveable Feast
Fairport Convention

Island ILPS 9285 (LP, USA/Canada, October 1974)
Island IMCD 311 (CD with bonus tracks, UK, August 2005)

Tracks 3, 8 & 9 recorded live by John Wood on December 15, 1973 at The Rainbow Theatre and on December 16, 1973 at Fairfield Hall, Croydon;
All other tracks—including the CD bonus tracks—recorded live by John Wood on January 26, 1974 at two shows at the Sydney Opera House, Australia;
Mixed at Sound Techniques;
Produced by Trevor Lucas and John Wood.

This album was released in the USA and Canada as A Moveable Feast.

Musicians

Sandy Denny, vocal, piano;
Jerry Donahue, guitar;
Trevor Lucas, acoustic guitar, vocal;
Dave Mattacks, drums;
Dave Pegg, bass;
Dave Swarbrick, violin, vocal

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Matty Groves (Roud 52; Child 81) (7.32)
  2. Rosie (4.08)
  3. Fiddlestix (2.44)
  4. John the Gun (5.03)
  5. Something You Got (2.31)
  1. Sloth (11.19)
  2. Dirty Linen (3.50)
  3. Down in the Flood (3.14)
  4. Sir B. McKenzie's Daughter's Lament For the 77th Mounted Lancers Retreat From the Straits of Loch Knombe, in the Year of Our Lord 1727, on the Occasion of the Announcement of Her Marriage to the Laird of Kinleakie (5.22)
    Sir B. McKenzie's on this occasion consisted of Bonnie Kate / Up the Chimney / The Kilfenora Road / Biff, Bang, Crash / Tail Toddle / Boston Tea Party

2005 CD bonus tracks

  1. The Hexhamshire Lass (Roud 3182) (4.09)
  2. Polly on the Shore (Roud 811) (5.12)
  3. Bring 'Em Down (11.39)
  4. Far From Me (3.16)
  5. That'll Be the Day (3.19)

Tracks 1, 9a-e trad. arr. Fairport Convention;
Tracks 2, 9f Dave Swarbrick;
Track 3 Pipe Major W. Ross / trad. arr. Fairport Convention;
Track 4 Sandy Denny;
Track 5 Chris Kenner;
Track 6 Richard Thompson, Dave Swarbrick;
Track 7 trad. arr. Dave Swarbrick;
Track 8 Bob Dylan;
Track 10 Bob Davendorf, trad. arr. Fairport Convention;
Track 11 trad. arr. Dave Swarbrick / Trevor Lucas;
Track 12 Trevor Lucas;
Track 13 John Prine;
Track 14 Jerry Alison, Buddy Holly, Norman Petty