Bushes and Briars (Thistles and Thorns)
This song from Sandy's solo album Sandy features a guitar obligato by Richard Thompson, although not in his usual style.
A live studio recording from 25 October 1972 for the BBC Radio 1 show “Sounds of the Seventies”, hosted by Bob Harris, was broadcast on 20 November 1972 and first published on the 1997 CD The BBC Sessions 1971-73. In 2004, it was included in the 5CD Fledg'ling Sandy Denny anthology A Boxful of Treasures and in 2007 on the 3CD+DVD set Live at the BBC. The BBC box set contains a further live recording from November 1972 for the BBC Radio 1 show “Sounds on Sunday”, hosted by Johnny Moran, and broadcast on 3 December 1972.
- Iain Matthews with No Grey Faith on their album Secrets All Told (2000),
- Dave Pegg and PJ Wright on their album Galileo's Apology (2007),
- Sam Carter on his album Home Waters (2020)
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