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House Full

Fairport Convention: House Full (Hannibal HNCD1319)

Live at the L.A. Troubadour
Fairport Convention

Island Help 28 (LP, UK, January 1977)

House Full
Live at the L.A. Troubadour
Fairport Convention

Hannibal HNBL1319 (LP, UK, 1986)
Hannibal HNCD1319 (CD, UK, 1990)
Island IMCD 289 (CD, UK, October 2001)

Fairport Convention: House Full (Island IMCD 289)

Original live 8 track recordings engineered by John Wood at the Troubadour, Los Angeles, September 4, 5, and 6, 1970;
Produced by Joe Boyd & Frank Kornelussen;
Mixed by Jerry Boys, Livingston Studios, London, April 7 and 8, 1986;
Except Island tracks 9 and 10 produced by Joe Boyd & Fairport Convention

Musicians

Richard Thompson, vocals, lead guitar, dulcimer;
Dave Swarbrick, violin, vocals;
Simon Nicol, rhythm guitar, mandolin;
Dave Pegg, bass mandolin;
Dave Mattacks, drums

Tracks

Island LP Live at the L.A. Troubadour

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Lark in the Morning Medley (3.49)
  2. Matty Groves (Roud 52; Child 81) (8.42)
  3. Bonnie Kate / Sir B. McKenzie's (4.52)
  4. Poor Will and the Jolly Hangman (5.23)
  1. Sloth (11.43)
  2. Banks of the Sweet Primroses (Roud 586; G/D 8:1841) (3.58)
  3. Jenny's Chickens / The Mason's Apron (6.14)
  4. Yellow Bird (3.06)

Track 1 is shown on the LP sleeve as Toss the Feathers;
Track 3 is listed just as Bonnie Kate but is in fact that tune followed by the three tunes that made up the Sir B. McKenzie's single B-Side played in a different order;
Track 4 is actually an out-take from the Full House sessions with new vocals by Richard & Linda Thompson overdubbed in March 1975;
Track 7 is listed only as Mason's Apron

All tracks trad. arr. Fairport Convention except
Track 3b trad arr. Dave Swarbrick;
Track 4, 5 Richard Thompson, Dave Swarbrick;
Track 8 Marilyn Keith, Alan Bergman, Norman Luboff

Hannibal LP / CD

Side 1Side 2
  1. Sir Patrick Spens (Roud 41; Child 58; G/D 1:17) (3.06)
  2. Banks of the Sweet Primroses (Roud 586; G/D 8:1841) (4.28)
  3. The Lark in the Morning Medley (3.46)
  4. Sloth (11.56)
  1. Staines Morris (Roud V18894) (3.52)
  2. Matty Groves (Roud 52; Child 81) (8.42)
  3. The Mason's Apron (4.36)
  4. Battle of the Somme (5.02)

This LP contains some tracks recorded at the same time as those issued on Live at the L.A. Troubadour and some that were actually released on that LP.
Track 2 is re-edited and remixed and is longer than the original version;
Tracks 3 is re-mastered and listed wrongly as Toss the Feathers;
Track 4 is a different take from that released on the earlier LP;
Track 6 is re-mastered;
Track 7 is re-edited and remixed and is shorter than the original version and is just listed as Mason's Apron

All tracks trad. arr. Fairport Convention except
Track 4 Richard Thompson, Dave Swarbrick;
Track 8 Pipe Major Robertson

2001 Island CD Reissue

  1. Sir Patrick Spens (Roud 41; Child 58; G/D 1:17) (3.28)
  2. Banks of the Sweet Primroses (Roud 586; G/D 8:1841) (4.37)
  3. The Lark in the Morning Medley (3.53)
  4. Sloth (12.18)
  5. Staines Morris (Roud V18894) (3.44)
  6. Matty Groves (Roud 52; Child 81) (8.43)
  7. Jenny's Chickens / The Mason's Apron (4.41)
  8. Battle of the Somme (5.01)
  9. Bonnie Kate / Sir B. McKenzie's (4.56)
  10. Yellow Bird (2.17)

All tracks trad. arr. Fairport Convention except
Track 4 Richard Thompson, Dave Swarbrick;
Track 7b trad arr. Dave Swarbrick;
Track 9b Dave Swarbrick, Richard Thompson;
Track 10 Marilyn Keith, Alan Bergman, Norman Luboff