> Folk Music > Records > Ian Matthews: If You Saw Thro' My Eyes

Ian Matthews: If You Saw Thro' My Eyes

Ian Matthews: If You Saw Thro' My Eyes (Vertigo 6360 034)

If You Saw Thro' My Eyes
Ian Matthews

Vertigo 6360 034 (LP, UK, 1971)
Vertigo VEL-1002 (LP, USA, 1971)

Ian Matthews: If You Saw Thro' My Eyes (Vertigo VEL-1002)
Ian Matthews: If You Saw Thro' My Eyes / Tigers Will Survive (Vertigo 514 167-2)

Vertigo 514 167-2 (CD, UK, 1993) (together with Tigers Will Survive)
MK2 Records MK2-001 / IRCD 702 (CD, UK, 2003)

Ian Matthews: If You Saw Thro' My Eyes (MK2 Records MK2-001)
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Two of the three tracks with Sandy Danny are also available on Ian Matthews's compilation Discreet Repeat.

Produced by Ian Matthews
Engineered by Robin Black at Morgan Studios
Mastering Gilbert Kong

Musicians

Ian Matthews, vocals;
Gerry Conway, drums;
Pat Donaldson, bass;
Tim Renwick, electric and acoustic guitar;
Keith Tippett, piano;
Richard Thompson, electric and acoustic guitar;
Andy Roberts, acoustic guitar;
Sandy Denny, piano [2, 11], harmonium [3], backing vocals [11]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Desert Inn (3.30)
  2. Hearts (3.12)
  3. Never Ending (2.48)
  4. Reno Nevada (4.47)
  5. Little Known (2.55)
  1. Hinge (0.25)
  2. Southern Wind (3.10)
  3. It Came Without Warning (4.01)
  4. You Couldn't Lose (3.35)
  5. Morgan the Pirate (6.41)
  6. If You Saw Thro' My Eyes (2.34)

All tracks by Ian Matthews except
Tracks 4, 10 Richard Fariña;
Track 8 Jacobs, Burnham

> Folk Music > Records > Ian Matthews: Discreet Repeat

Ian Matthews: Discreet Repeat

Ian Matthews: Discreet Repeat (Line LICD 9.00560)

Discreet Repeat
Ian Matthews

Rockburgh Records ROCD 109 (2 LP, UK, 1980)
Line Records (2 LP, Germany, 1980)
Line Records LICD 9.00560 (CD, Germany, October 1994)

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Musicians

Ian Matthews, vocals;
Gerry Conway, drums;
Pat Donaldson, bass;
Tim Renwick, electric and acoustic guitar;
Keith Tippett, piano;
Richard Thompson, electric and acoustic guitar;
Andy Roberts, acoustic guitar;
Sandy Denny, piano on Hearts, piano and backing vocals on If You Saw Thro' My Eyes

Tracks

The original double LP had 27 tracks; 21 of them are on the CD. The CD sleeve notes have a small error: they list I'll Be Gone and Darkness Darkness as tracks 5 and 6 instead of Darkness Darkness and I Don't Want to Talk About It.

Double LP Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Lonely Hunter (4.40)
  2. Knowing the Game (2.35)
  3. Ol' 55 (3.14)
  4. Gimme an Inch Girl
  5. If You Saw Thro' My Eyes (2.39)
  6. Louise
  7. I'll Be Gone

Track 1 Ian Matthews, Tommy Nunes;
Tracks 2, 5, 7 Ian Matthews;
Track 3 Tom Waits;
Track 4 Robert Palmer;
Track 6 Paul Siebel

  1. Darkness Darkness (4.50)
  2. I Don't Want to Talk About It (3.51)
  3. Man in the Station
  4. Da Doo Ron Ron (2.15)
  5. Let There Be Blues
  6. A Wailing Goodbye (2.52)
  7. Bride 1945 (3.08)

Track 1 Jesse Colin Young;
Track 2 Danny Whitten;
Track 3 J. Martin;
Track 4 Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich;
Tracks 5, 6 Ian Matthews;
Track 7 Paul Siebel

Side 3Side 4
  1. Just One Look (2.58)
  2. Keep on Sailing (4.37)
  3. Tribute to Hank Williams (2.47)
  4. For the Second Time (3.50)
  5. Biloxi (4.15)
  6. Hearts (3.01)
  7. Carefully Taught (1.02)

Track 1 Ian Matthews, Jay Lacy;
Tracks 2, 4, 6 Ian Matthews;
Track 3 Tim Hardin;
Track 5 Jesse Winchester;
Track 7 Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein

  1. One Day Without You (3.52)
  2. Reno Nevada (4.40)
  3. Met Her on a Plane (3.34)
  4. Midnight on the Water (2.49)
  5. Seven Bridges Road (4.01)
  6. You Couldn't Lose

Track 1 John Martyn;
Track 2 Richard Fariña;
Track 3 Jimmy Webb;
Tracks 4, 6 Ian Matthews;
Track 5 Steve Young

CD Tracks

  1. Lonely Hunter (4.40)
  2. Knowing the Game (2.35)
  3. Ol' 55 (3.14)
  4. If You Saw Thro' My Eyes (2.39)
  5. Darkness Darkness (4.50)
  6. I Don't Want to Talk About It (3.51)
  7. Da Doo Ron Ron (2.15)
  8. A Wailing Goodbye (2.52)
  9. Bride 1945 (3.08)
  10. Just One Look (2.58)
  11. Keep on Sailing (4.37)
  12. Tribute to Hank Williams (2.47)
  13. For the Second Time (3.50)
  14. Biloxi (4.15)
  15. Hearts (3.01)
  16. Carefully Taught (1.02)
  17. One Day Without You (3.52)
  18. Reno Nevada (4.40)
  19. Met Her on a Plane (3.34)
  20. Midnight on the Water (2.49)
  21. Seven Bridges Road (4.01)

Track 1 Ian Matthews, Tommy Nunes;
Tracks 2, 4, 8, 11, 13, 15, 20 Ian Matthews;
Track 3 Tom Waits;
Track 5 Jesse Colin Young;
Track 6 Danny Whitten;
Track 7 Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich;
Track 9 Paul Siebel;
Track 10 Ian Matthews, Jay Lacy;
Track 12 Tim Hardin;
Track 14 Jesse Winchester;
Track 16 Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein;
Track 17 John Martyn;
Track 18 Richard Fariña;
Track 19 Jimmy Webb;
Track 21 Steve Young

> Folk Music > Records > Plainsong: Sister Flute

Plainsong: Sister Flute

Plainsong: Sister Flute (Line 9.01327)

Sister Flute
Plainsong

Line Music 9.01327 (CD, Germany, 1996)

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Produced by Plainsong;
Recorded by Andy Roberts, assisted by Iain Matthews, at Tosh Studio, Little Glemham,
by Pat Alexander, Andy Roberts and Iain Matthews at Soundbach Studio, Ipswich,
and by Mark Harwood at Springvale Studio,Sproughton;
Mixed by Iain Matthews at Soundbach Studio, Ipswich;
Mastered by Jerry Tubb at Terra Nova Digital, Austin, Texas;
Album design by Martin Design

Musicians

Iain Matthews, vocals, acoustic guitar, rhythm eggs, tambourine;
Andy Roberts, acoustic guitar, bouzouki, Appalachian dulcimer, bodhrán;
Mark Griffiths, guitar, mandolin, bass;
Julian Dawson, acoustic guitar, harmonica, 5-string banjo

Tracks

  1. Pilgrims (5.00)
  2. Spirits (4.23)
  3. I Love This Town (3.16)
  4. People's Park (4.46)
  5. Reality (3.34)
  6. I Can't Explain (2.03)
  7. Spanish Town (2.52)
  8. Roll Away the Stone (5.33)
  9. Freedom of the Highway (4.21)
  10. Mountshannon (1.39)
  11. Baby's Calling Me Home (3.00)
  12. Falling Stars (3.48)
  13. Loser's Lounge (3.09)

Tracks 1, 5, 9, 13 Julian Dawson;
Tracks 2, 4, 8, 12 Iain Matthews;
Track 3 Clive Gregson;
Track 6 Pete Townshend;
Tracks 7, 10 Andy Roberts;
Track 1 Boz Scaggs

> Folk Music > Records > Iain Matthews: If You Saw Thro' My Eyes—Live

Iain Matthews: If You Saw Thro' My Eyes—Live

Iain Matthews: If You Saw Thro' My Eyes—Live

If You Saw Thro' My Eyes—Live
Iain Matthews

Vinyl Japan (CD, Japan, 2006)

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Recorded live in 2003

Musicians

Ian Matthews, vocals, acoustic guitar;
Ad Vanderveer, electric and acoustic guitar;
Egbert Derix, keyboard;
Eric Coenen, bass;
Arthur Lijten

Tracks

  1. Desert Inn (4.01)
  2. Hearts (4.05)
  3. Never Ending (3.45)
  4. Reno Nevada (5.46)
  5. Little Known (3.39)
  6. Hinge 1 (3.00)
  7. Hinge 2 (0.26)
  8. Southern Wind (3.36)
  9. It Came Without Warning (4.50)
  10. You Couldn't Lose (3.57)
  11. Morgan the Pirate (7.04)
  12. If You Saw Thro' My Eyes (4.02)

All tracks by Ian Matthews except
Tracks 4, 11 Richard Fariña;
Track 9 Jacobs, Burnham

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Iida Yozo for telling me about Ian Matthews' live CD

> Folk Music > Records > Iain Matthews & Searing Quartet: Joy Mining

Iain Matthews & Searing Quartet: Joy Mining

Iain Matthews & Searing Quartet: Joy Mining (Fledg'ling FLED3083)

Joy Mining
Iain Matthews & Searing Quartet

Fledg'ling Records FLED 3083 (CD, UK, October 19, 2009)

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Produced by Leon Bartels;
Recorded by Leon Bartels at the CK Theater, Roermond, and at Leon's Farm, Boekend, The Netherlands, April-July 2008;
Layout and cover photo by Brendan van der Beuken;
All other photos by Egbert Derix and Iain Matthews

Musicians

Iain Matthews, vocals;
Egbert Derix, piano;
Peter Hermesforf, saxophone;
Norbert Leurs, bass;
Sjoerd Rutten, drums and percussion

Tracks

  1. St. Theresa's Ghost (6.09)
  2. In Spite of Myself (7.25)
  3. Fishing (3.37)
  4. My Town (6.39)
  5. Randolph Scott (6.40)
  6. God's Eye View (6.23)
  7. Waves (5.31)
  8. Reservoir (5.44)
  9. The Solid Stuff (5.48)
  10. Another Night in Paradise (6.50)
  11. Shakespeare's Typewriter (5.33)
  12. 1944 (6.20)

All tracks words Iain Matthews, music Egbert Derix except
Track 5 words Iain Matthews, music Egbert Derix, Andy Roberts;
Tracks 9, 12 words Iain Matthews, music Iain Matthews, Egbert Derix

> Folk Music > Records > Iain Matthews & Egbert Derix: In the Now

Iain Matthews & Egbert Derix: In the Now

Iain Matthews & Egbert Derix: In the Now (Fledg'ling FLED3092)

In the Now
Iain Matthews & Egbert Derix

Fledg'ling Records FLED 3092 (CD, UK, February 4, 2013)

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Produced by Leon Bartels;
Recorded at The Tiendschuur, Horst, The Netherlands, August 8-10, 2011, and at Leon's Farm, Boekend, The Netherlands, August 18-19, 2011;
Mixed and mastered at Leon's Farm, October 2011;
Photography by Brendan van der Beuken;
Graphic design by Rob Becker, Beeldverhaal

Musicians

Egbert Derix, grand piano, melodica;
Iain Matthews, vocals, acoustic guitar;
Norbert Leurs, acoustic bass;
Jasper van Hulten, drums and percussion;
Leo Janssen, tenor saxophone;
Ton Engels, electric guitar;
Limburgs Strijkkwartet:
    Michael Awouters, Veronique Henderex, violins;
    Cecilia Awouters, viola;
    Bert Maesen, cello

Tracks

  1. Buddha Dials Your Number (4.26)
  2. Jewel of Illusion (7.03)
  3. When the Floyd Were on the Prowl (5.53)
  4. Restless Wings (7.12)
  5. Monkisms (6.27)
  6. Pebbles in the Road (6.35)
  7. Joy Mining (6.31)
  8. Be Small (8.34)
  9. Gone Is Gone (5.23)

All tracks words Iain Matthews, music Egbert Derix except
Track 1 words Iain Matthews, music Iain Matthews, Egbert Derix;
Track 7 words Iain Matthews, music Iain Matthews, arr. Egbert Derix

> Folk Music > Records > Iain Matthews: The Art of Obscurity

Iain Matthews: The Art of Obscurity

Iain Matthews: The Art of Obscurity (Fledg'ling FLED3096)

The Art of Obscurity
Iain Matthews

Fledg'ling Records FLED 3096 (CD, UK, January 27, 2014)

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Produced and recorded by Bradley Kopp at Red Boot Studio, Buda, Texas, in April 22–May 5, 2013;
Mastered by David Glasser at Airshow mastering, Boulder, Colorado;
Photography by Iain Matthews, Marly Kleeven and Lorrie Singer;
Album design by David Suff

Musicians

Iain Matthews, vocals, acoustic guitar;
Bradley Kopp, acoustic and electric guitars;
David Webb, keyboards;
Lorrie Singer, background vocals

Tracks

  1. Ghost Changes (3.29)
  2. When I Was a Boy (6.31)
  3. Music (5.43)
  4. Time Zone Cowboy (4.22)
  5. Ash in the Wind (3.54)
  6. The Letter (1944) (5.25)
  7. In Paradise (3.51)
  8. Ode for Jackie Paris (4.39)
  9. The Emperor's New Clothes (4.50)
  10. Pebbles in the Road (5.54)
  11. The Sweet Hereafter (3.56)
  12. Home (Pt. 2) (5.36)

Tracks 1-2, 4-5, 9, 11-12 words Iain Matthews, music Iain Matthews, Egbert Derix;
Track 3 Nemo Jones;
Tracks 6-8 Iain Matthews;
Track 10 words Iain Matthews, music Egbert Derix

> Folk Music > Records > Plainsong: Reinventing Richard: The Songs of Richard Fariña

Plainsong: Reinventing Richard: The Songs of Richard Fariña

Plainsong: Reinventing Richard: The Songs of Richard Fariña (Fledg'ling FLED3098)

Reinventing Richard: The Songs of Richard Fariña
Plainsong

Fledg'ling Records FLED 3098 (CD, UK, September 11, 2015)

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Recorded at Andy Robert's house in Brighton and at Mark Griffiths' house in Bringhurst;
Mixed and mastered by Bradley Kopp ar Red Boot Studio, Buda, Texas, in March and April 2015;
[5] recorded and mixed by John Wood at The Congress House Studio, Austin, Texas, in 1999; originally released on the Plainsong album New Places Now;
Photograph of Mimi and Richard Fariña by Daniel Kramer

Musicians

Andy Roberts, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, mandolin, bouzouki, mountain dulcimer;
Iain Matthews, vocals, acoustic guitar;
Mark Griffiths, bass, mandolin;
Clive Gregson, acoustic guitar, harmony vocals [5]

Tracks

  1. The Quiet Joys of Brotherhood (Prelude) (2.16)
  2. Pack Up Your Sorrows (4.51)
  3. Sell-Out Agitation Waltz (3.31)
  4. One Way Ticket (4.29)
  5. Another Country (4.25)
  6. Lemonade Lady (2.34)
  7. Mainline Prosperity Blues (4.26)
  8. The Falcon (3.44)
  9. Almond Joy (2.29)
  10. Hard Lovin' Loser (3.37)
  11. Michael, Andrew and James (5.40)
  12. Children of Darkness (4.06)
  13. Reflections in a Crystal Wind (4.11)
  14. Sombre Winds (3.34)
  15. The Quiet Joys of Brotherhood (Conclusion) (2.57)

All tracks written by Richard Fariña

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