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Fiddlestix - The Best of Fairport 1972-1984

Fairport Convention: Fiddlestix (Raven RVCD-47)

Fiddlestix - The Best of Fairport 1972-1984
Fairport Convention

Raven Record RVCD-47 (CD, Australia, November 1998)

Compiled by John Penhallow for Raven Record, featuring Richard Thompson, Sandy Denny, Trevor Lucas, Jerry Donahue, Simon Nicol, Dave Mattacks, Bruce Rowland, Dave Pegg and Dave Swarbrick. 16 original recordings, many of them recent set list favourites, plus 3 rare live tracks from the vaults. Includes copious and comprehensive sleeve notes by John Falstaff in a 16 page booklet.

Tracks

  1. Fiddlestix (The Devil in the Kitchen) [trad. arr. Lucas, Swarbrick, Donahue, Mattacks, Pegg] (2.49)
  2. Sir Patrick Spens (Roud 41; Child 58; G/D 1:17) (3.38)
  3. Banks of the Sweet Primroses (Roud 586; G/D 8:1841) (4.37)
  4. The Plainsman [Trevor Lucas, Pete Roche] (3.20)
  5. The Hexhamshire Lass (Roud 3182) (2.31)
  6. Polly on the Shore (Roud 811) (4.56)
  7. Days of '49 (Roud 2803) (6.36)
  8. Possibly Parsons Green [Trevor Lucas, Pete Roche] (3.43)
  9. Down in the Flood [Bob Dylan] (3.23)
  10. Rising for the Moon [Sandy Denny] (4.08)
  11. White Dress [Dave Swarbrick] (3.44)
  12. The Eynsham Poacher (Roud 1268) (2.25)
  13. Adieu, Adieu (Roud 30101) (2.30)
  14. Three Drunken Maidens (Roud 252) (2.39)
  15. Reynard the Fox (Roud 190) (2.59)
  16. The Widow of Westmorland (Roud 228; G/D 7:1439) (3.18)
  17. Close to the Wind [Stuart Marson] (4.44)
  18. It Suits Me Well [Sandy Denny] (5.11)
  19. Jenny's Chickens / The Mason's Apron [trad.] (8.20)