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Marc Ellington: Rains / Reins of Changes

Rains / Reins of Changes (TECD066)

Rains / Reins of Changes
Marc Ellington

B&C CAS 1033 (LP, UK, 1971)
Philips 6404 022 (LP, Netherlands, 1971)
Talking Elephant TECD066 (CD, UK, 2004)

Rains / Reins of Changes (Philips 6303 022)
Alligator Man (B&C CB 161)

Alligator Man / Song for a Friend
Marc Ellington

B&C CB161 (single, UK, 1971)
Philips 6000 035 (single, Norway, 1971)

Alligator Man (Philips 6000 035)

All arrangements by Marc Ellington
Produced by Marc Ellington and Tony Cox for September Productions Ltd.
Engineer: Vic Gamm
Recorded at Sound Techniques Ltd., Chelsea, London, 1971

Musicians

Marc Ellington, vocals, accoustic guitar, Highland bagpipes [12];
Richard Thompson, electric guitar [1-5, 8-9, 11-12], backing vocals [6, 10];
Mike Deighan, acoustic guitar [2, 5, 7, 9], banjo [10];
Sneaky Pete, steel guitar [2-5, 8, 11];
Gordon Huntley, steel guitar [6-7, 10];
Karen Ellington, banjo [3];
Chris Hillman, mandolin [1, 4-5], backing vocals [1, 11];
Tony Cox, piano [4, 8, 11];
Steve Rye, harmonica, and Mick French, fiddle [10];
Gerry Field, fiddle [12];
Dave Pegg, bass guitar, and Dave Mattacks, drums [1-4, 9, 12];
Pat Donaldson, bass guitar, and Gerry Conway, drums [5, 8, 11];
Mark Griffiths, bass guitar, and Ray Duffy, drums [6-7, 10];
Ian Matthews, backing vocals [1, 3-4, 8];
Sandy Denny, backing vocals [6, 10];
Fritz Fryer, backing vocals [6];
Trevor Lucas, backing vocals [10];
Rick Roberts, backing vocals [11];
U.S. Marine Corp. & Young Friends, additional vocals [7]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Oh No It Can't Be So (3.02)
  2. On Your Own (3.34)
  3. Saving Grace (3.22)
  4. Song for a Friend (3.05)
  5. Yarrow (5.43)
  6. I'm Leaving (America) (3.00)
  1. Rains / Reins of Changes (4.31)
  2. The Life You Love (4.15)
  3. Days Used to Be Much Warmer (5.03)
  4. Alligator Man (2.20)
  5. All the Times (2.57)
  6. Blue Suede Shoes (2.01)

All tracks written by Marc Ellington except
Track 6 Marc & Karen Ellington
Tracks 8-9 Marc Ellington, Mike Deighan
Track 10 trad. arr. Marc Ellington
Track 12 Carl Perkins

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Alistair Banfield for the Philips LP and the B&C single information