Thursday, October 11, 2018

Sandy Denny - North Star Grassman and The Ravens - 2CD (England 1971) [2011 Deluxe Edition] @320


The North Star Grassman and the Ravens is a 1971 album by English folk rock singer-songwriter Sandy Denny. Built mostly around her own compositions, The North Star Grassman and the Ravens is distinguished by its elusive lyrics and unexpected harmonies.

CD1
01 - Late November
02 - Blackwaterside
03 - The Sea Captain
04 - Down In The Flood
05 - John The Gun
06 - Next Time Around
07 - The Optimist
08 - Let's Jump The Broomstick
09 - Wretched Wilbur
10 - The North Star Grassman and The Ravens
11 - Crazy Lady Blues
12 - Next Time Around (demo)
13 - Walking The Floor Over You (duet with Richard Thompson)
14 - Lord Bateman (instrumental)
15 - If You Saw Thru' My Eyes (duet with Ian Matthews)

CD2
16 - The Sea Captain (demo)
17 - The Optimist (demo)
18 - Wretched Wilbur (demo)
19 - Crazy Lady Blues (demo)
20 - Lord Bateman (demo)
21 - Late November (BBC Session Bob Harris)
22 - The Lowlands of Holland  (BBC Session Bob Harris)
23 - Blackwaterside (BBC Session Sounds on Sunday)
24 - The North Star Grassman and The Ravens (BBC in Concert)
25 - Bruton Town (BBC in Concert)
26 - Next Time Around (BBC in Concert)
27 - John The Gun (BBC in Concert)


Sandy Denny - lead vocals, acoustic guitar (2/3/11), piano (1)
Jerry Donahue - electric guitar (1)
Richard Thompson - electric guitar (1-5/7-9), accordion (2), vocals (4), acoustic guitar (6-7/9-10), bass (7/11)
Trevor Lucas - acoustic guitar (1/5/8)
Buddy Emmons - pedal steel guitar (11)
Pat Donaldson - bass (1-3/8-10)
Tony Reeves - bass (4/6)
Gerry Conway - drums (1-4/6-7/9-11)
Roger Powell - drums (8)
Ian Whiteman - piano (4-8/10-11), flute organ (10)
Barry Dransfield - violin (5)
Royston Wood, Robin Dransfield - backing vocals (5)
Harry Robinson - string arrangements (6/9)

3 comments:

CrimsonKing said...

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Unknown said...

thank you

Walter Sigolo said...

I'm sorry but this time I do not like the proposal ... I also saw the video on you tube and confirms a "smart" choice with electronic drums and "free" ethnic suggestions. I did not keep them :-(it's very rare :-) - thanks anyway for your research work

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