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Rising for the Moon

Fairport Convention: Rising for the Moon (Island IMCD 155)

Rising for the Moon
Fairport Convention

Island ILPS 9313 (LP, UK, July 1975)
Island IMCD 155 (CD, UK, August 1992)
Island IMCD 312 (CD with bonus tracks, UK, August 2005)
Island 271 925-2 (Deluxe Edition( (2 CD, UK, August 26, 2013)

Fairport Convention's Rising for the Moon lineup

Produced and engineered by Glyn Johns, assisted by Benny King at Olympic Sound Studios, September-October 1974, February-March 1975;
Cover painting by Marion Appleton

Musicians

Sandy Denny, vocals, acoustic and electric pianos, acoustic guitar;
Dave Swarbrick, vocals, violin, viola, mandolin, autoharp, dulcimer;
Dave Pegg, bass, electric guitar, backing vocals;
Jerry Donahue, electric, acoustic and slide guitars;
Trevor Lucas, vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica;
Dave Mattacks, drums, percussion [1, 2, 3, 8, 11];
Bruce Rowlands, drums, percussion [4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Rising for the Moon (4.09)
  2. Restless (4.09)
  3. White Dress (3.44)
  4. Let It Go (2.01)
  5. Stranger to Himself (2.53)
  6. What Is True (3.34)
  1. Iron Lion (3.28)
  2. Dawn (3.43)
  3. After Halloween (3.39)
  4. Night-Time Girl (2.56)
  5. One More Chance (7.53)

Tracks 1, 5, 6, 9, 11 Sandy Denny;
Track 2 Trevor Lucas, Pete Roach;
Track 3 Dave Swarbrick;
Track 4 Sandy Denny, Dave Swarbrick, Dave Pegg;
Track 7 Trevor Lucas;
Track 8 Sandy Denny, Jerry Donahue;
Track 10 Dave Swarbrick, Dave Pegg

Bonus tracks of the 2005 CD reissue:

  1. Tears (4.09)
    Session out-take; previously released as B side of the single White Dress and on The Attic Tracks
  2. Rising for the Moon (3.06)
  3. Stranger to Himself (2.17)
  4. One More Chance (3.46)
    three demos by Sandy Denny solo

Tracks 13-15 Sandy Denny;
Track 12 Trevor Lucas

Bonus tracks of the 2013 Deluxe Edition reissue:

CD 1CD 2: Live at the LA Troubadour, 1974
  1. White Dress (3.45)
    live on LWT August 9, 1975
  2. Dawn (4.11)
    alternative version
  3. What Is True (3.16)
    studio demo
  4. After Halloween (3.01)
    home demo
  5. The King and Queen of England (3.11)
    home demo alternative take
  1. Down in the Flood (3.13)
  2. The Ballad of Ned Kelly (4.00)
  3. Solo (5.40)
  4. It'll Take a Long Time (5.36)
  5. She Moves Through the Fair (Roud 861; Henry H141) (4.11)
  6. The Hens March Through the Midden & The Four Poster Bed (3.17)
  7. The Hexhamshire Lass (2.44)
  8. Knockin’ on Heaven's Door (4.28)
  9. Six Days on the Road (3.44)
  10. Like an Old Fashioned Waltz (4.20)
  11. John the Gun (5.11)
  12. Down Where the Drunkards Roll (4.17)
  13. Crazy Lady Blues (4.04)
  14. Who Knows Where the Time Goes? (6.55)
  15. Matty Groves (Roud 52; Child 81) (7.05)
  16. That'll Be the Day (3.27)

Track 12 Dave Swarbrick;
Track 13 Sandy Denny, Jerry Donahue;
Track 14-16 Sandy Denny

Tracks 1, 8 Bob Dylan;
Tracks 2, 9 Trevor Lucas;
Tracks 3-4, 10-11, 13-14 Sandy Denny;
Track 5 Padraic Colum / trad.;
Tracks 6, 7, 15 trad.;
Track 12 Richard Thompson;
Track 16 Jerry Alison, Buddy Holly, Norman Petty