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Lal Waterson & Oliver Knight: Once in a Blue Moon

Lal Waterson & Oliver Knight: Once in a Blue Moon (Topic TSCD478)

Once in a Blue Moon
Lal Waterson & Oliver Knight

Topic Records TSCD478 (CD, UK, 1996)
Three Black Feathers TBFLP004 (LP, UK, 2010)

Lal Waterson & Oliver Knight: Once in a Blue Moon (Topic TSCD478)

Recorded at Panda Sound at Robin Hood's Bay and North Dalton;
Engineered by Oliver Knight and Ray Williams;
Produced by Oliver Knight,
except Stumbling On produced by Oliver Knight and Jim Boyes,
Midnight Feast produced by Oliver Knight and John Tams;
Edited at Beaumont Street Studios with Warwick Pilmer;
Sleeve design and illustrations by Maria Gilhooley;
Sleeve artwork and typesetting by Bryan Ledgard;
Photograph by Miles Evans.

Love and thanks to Jim and Georgina Boyes, Mike Waterson, Maria Gilhooley, all the members of No Masters Co-op, Dave Waddington and all who contributed to this album. Special thanks to Ray Williams.

Musicians

Lal Waterson, vocals;
Oliver Knight, guitars, bass, effects, vocals;
Charles O'Connor, fiddles [1];
Jo Freya, sax, clarinet, bass clarinet, vocals [3, 4, 5];
Martin Carthy, acoustic guitar [4];
Ray Williams, drums [7];
Troy Donockley, whistle [8];
Maria Gilhooley, vocals [3, 13];
Norma Waterson, vocals [4, 13];
Jim Boyes, Barry Coope, Lester Simpson, vocals [13]

Tracks

  1. At First She Starts (4.09)
  2. Flight of the Pelican (3.44)
  3. Stumbling On (4.06)
  4. How Can I Leave (2.43)
  5. Altisidora (2.58)
  6. Dazed (3.39)
  7. Phoebe (2.58)
  8. Cornfield (2.21)
  9. Midnight Feast (3.36)
  10. So Strange Is Man (3.55)
  11. Wilson's Arms (3.07)
  12. Her White Gown (2.49)
  13. Some Old Salty (2.51)

All tracks written and arranged by Lal Waterson and Oliver Knight except
Track 5 written by Lal Waterson, arranged by Jo Freya;
Track 6 from a poem by Arthur Rimbaud