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Palaces of Gold

Leon Rosselson: Palaces of Gold (Fuse CF249)

Palaces of Gold
Leon Rosselson

Acorn Records CF249 (LP, UK, 1975)
Fuse Records CF249 (LP, UK, 1979)

All titles recorded 16 track at Acorn Studios, July 1975
Recorded and produced by Colin Bateman and Colin Sanders
Sleeve design by Bob Elliott
Sleeve photographs by Ron Fielder


Leon Rosselson: vocal, guitar, mandolin, electric organ


Side 1

  1. Why Does It Have to Be Me?
  2. Tim McGuire
  3. Dead Men Never Die
  4. History Lesson
  5. Rules of the Game
  6. Jumbo the Elephant

Side 2

  1. Battle Hymn of the New Socialist Party
  2. Palaces of Gold
  3. The Ugly Ones
  4. Down the Drain
  5. She Was Crazy, He Was Mad
  6. Brass Band Music

All songs by Leon Rosselson

These are re-recordings of songs from
Track 1 from the Roy and Val Bailey children’s record on Fontana, Oats & Beans & Kangaroos (1968);
Tracks 2-3, 12 from the Bounty LP, Songs for Sceptical Circles (1966);
Tracks 4-6, 8, 11 from the Transatlantic LP, A Laugh, a Song, and a Hand-Grenade (with Adrian Mitchell) (1968);
Tracks 7, 10 from the Topic EP, Songs for City Squares (1962)