Fairport Convention > Records > Red & Gold

Red & Gold

Fairport Convention: Red & Gold (New Routes RUE 002)

Red & Gold
Fairport Convention

New Routes RUE 002 (LP, UK, December 1988)
Rough Trade Records ROUGH US 63CD (CD, USA, 1989)
Woodworm Records WRCD018 (CD, UK, 1991);
HTD Records 6007/CD 47 (CD, UK, 1995);
Scana STAR 2002-2 (CD, Sweden, 1996)

Fairport Convention: Red & Gold (Rough Trade ROUGH US 63CD)
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Produced by Simon Nicol;
Recorded by Tim Matyear and Simon Nicol at Woodworm Studios, Oxfordshire on 24 track analog in autumn 1988;
Mixed to RDAT by Simon Nicol and Mick Dolan;
CD mastered and record cut by John Dent at The Exchange;
Sleeve concept and art direction by Glenn Richards of ‘The George’. Barford St Michael, Oxfordshire;
Inner sleeve calligraphy and paint job on Glenn's guitar by Dave Gleeson;
Front cover photography by Dawn Richardson;
Back cover and location photography by John Woodward;
Finished artwork by Spencer Richards

Musicians

Simon Nicol: vocals [1, 3-4, 6, 8-9], acoustic guitar [1, 3-4, 6-9], electric 12-string guitar [1, 10], electric guitar solo [9], dobro [10];
Dave Pegg: bass [1-5, 7-10], vocals [4], backing vocals [1, 3, 8, 10];
Dave Mattacks: drums [1-6, 8-10], percussion [1, 5, 8], keyboards [1, 3, 5-6], MIDI drums [2], DX7 harpsichord [7];
Ric Sanders: violins [1-3, 5-10], electric violins [4], acoustic violins [4];
Maartin Allcock: electric guitar [1, 3-4, 10], acoustic guitar [1-2, 7], MIDI guitar [2, 4, 8], mandolin [4], fretless bass [6], keyboard [6, 9-10], 10-string bouzouki [7], accordion [8, 10], string quartet [9], vocals [4], backing vocals [3, 8, 10]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Set Me Up (4.18)
  2. The Noise Club (3.07)
  3. Red & Gold (6.40)
  4. The Beggar's Song (Roud 1573) (3.30)
  5. The Battle (1.05)
  1. Dark Eyed Molly (4.30)
  2. The Rose Hip (4.20)
  3. London River (2.55)
  4. Summer Before the War (4.30)
  5. Open the Door Richard (4.56)
1995/6 CD bonus track
  1. Close to the Wind (live at Cropredy 1994) (6.40)

Track 1 Dave Whetstone;
Track 2 Maartin Allcock;
Track 3 Ralph McTell arr. Fairport Convention;
Track 4 trad. arr. Maartin Allcock;
Tracks 5, 7 Ric Sanders;
Track 6 Archie Fisher arr. Dave Pegg;
Track 8 Rod Shearman arr. Maartin Allcock;
Track 9 Huw Williams arr. Fairport Convention;
Track 10 Bob Dylan;
Track 11 Stuart Marson

Fairport Convention > Records > The Five Seasons

The Five Seasons

Fairport Convention: The Five Seasons (New Routes RUECD  005)

The Five Seasons
Fairport Convention

New Routes RUE 005/RUE CD 005 (LP/CD, UK, 1990)
Woodworm Records WRCD019 (CD, UK, 1991)

Fairport Convention: The Five Seasons (Woodworm WRCD019)
Fairport Convention: The Five Seasons (Scana STAR 2007-2)

The Five Seasons
Fairport Convention

Scana STAR 2007-2 (CD w/ bonus track, Sweden, 1996)
Talking Elephant TECD019 (CD w/ bonus track, UK, 2001)

Produced by Simon Nicol;

Produced by Simon Nicol;
Recorded by Tim Matyear at Woodworm Studios, Oxfordshire in Spring/Summer 1990;
Mixed by Barry Hammond with Simon Nicol and Dave Mattacks;
Bunus track 11 recorded live at the 1994 Cropredy Festival direct to DAT by Rob Braviner;
Mastered by Mark Tucker at Woodworm Studios, Oxfordshire

Musicians

The track numbers refer to the New Routes LP

Simon Nicol: vocals [1, 3-6, 8], acoustic guitar [1-7, 9], 12-string guitar [1];
Dave Pegg: bass [1, 3, 5-9], double bass [2], fretless bass [4], mandolin [2, 5], mandola [3], vocals [3, 8], backing vocals [4];
Dave Mattacks: drums [1-9], percussion [4, 8-9], organ [1, 5], clavinet [4], bass synthesiser [4], electric piano [6];
Ric Sanders: violin [1-9];
Maartin Allcock: acoustic guitar [3, 6], 12-string acoustic guitar [3], electric guitar [4-5, 7-9], mandolin [8], double bass [9], accordion [1-2, 4], piano [2, 5, 8], string synthesiser [9], banjo [2], bodhrán rim [2], vocals [8], backing vocals [3-4]

Tracks

LP Side 1LP Side 2
  1. Claudy Banks (Roud 266; Laws N40; G/D 5:1036; Henry H5, H693) (5.53)
  2. Cup of Tea! / A Loaf of Bread / Miss Monahan's (3.16)
  3. All Your Beauty (2.55)
  4. Sock in It (5.29)
  5. Gold (5.06)
  1. Ginnie (4.10)
  2. Mock Morris '90 (The Green Man / The Cropredy Badger / Molly on the Jetty) (4.53)
  3. The Card Song (Roud 884; G/D 3:571) / Shuffle the Pack (4.26)
  4. The Wounded Whale (Roud 2004) (6.43)

Track 1 trad. arr. Fairport Convention;
Tracks 2ab Maartin Allcock;
Tracks 2c, 8a trad.;
Track 3 Barry Lowe, Martin White;
Tracks 4 Dave Whetstone;
Track 5 Peter Blegvad;
Track 6 Huw Williams;
Track 7, 8b Ric Sanders;
Track 9 Archie Fisher

CD

  1. Claudy Banks (Roud 266; Laws N40; G/D 5:1036; Henry H5, H693) (5.53)
  2. All Your Beauty (2.55)
  3. Cup of Tea! / A Loaf of Bread / Miss Monahan's (3.16)
  4. Gold (5.06)
  5. Rhythm of the Time (5.52)
  6. The Card Song (Roud 884; G/D 3:571) / Shuffle the Pack (4.26)
  7. Mock Morris '90 (The Green Man / The Cropredy Badger / Molly on the Jetty) (4.53)
  8. Sock in It (5.29)
  9. Ginnie (4.10)
  10. The Wounded Whale (Roud 2004) (6.43)

Scana / Talking Elephant CD bonus track

  1. Caught a Whisper (6.43)
    live at Cropredy 94

Track 1 trad. arr. Fairport Convention;
Track 2 Barry Lowe, Martin White;
Tracks 3ab Maartin Allcock;
Tracks 3c, 6a trad.;
Track 4 Peter Blegvad;
Tracks 5, 8, 11 Dave Whetstone;
Track 6b, 7 Ric Sanders;
Track 9 Huw Williams;
Track 10 trad. / Archie Fisher

Fairport Convention > Records > Close to the Wind

Close to the Wind

Fairport Convention: Close to the Wind (Mooncrest CRESTCD 035)

Close to the Wind
Fairport Convention

Mooncrest CRESTCD 035 (CD, UK, December 1998)

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This is a compilation of tracks from the two albums Red & Gold and The Five Seasons. There are no details of musicians and track sources given in the album notes.

Musicians

Simon Nicol: vocals, guitars, dobro;
Dave Pegg: bass, vocals;
Dave Mattacks: drums, percussion, keyboards;
Maartin Allcock: guitars, mandolin, bouzoki, accordion, keyboard, vocals

Tracks

  1. Red & Gold (6.40)
  2. All Your Beauty (2.55)
  3. Summer Before the War (4.30)
  4. Cup of Tea! / A Loaf of Bread / Miss Monahan's (3.16)
  5. London River (2.55)
  6. Gold (5.06)
  7. The Wounded Whale (Roud 2004) (6.43)
  8. Set Me Up (4.18)
  9. Open the Door Richard (4.56)
  10. Rhythm of the Time (5.52)
  11. Mock Morris '90 (The Green Man / The Cropredy Badger / Molly on the Jetty) (4.53)
  12. The Beggar's Song (Roud 1573) (3.30)
  13. Dark Eyed Molly (4.30)
  14. Claudy Banks (Roud 266; Laws N40; G/D 5:1036; Henry H5, H693) (5.53)
  15. Sock in It (5.29)
  16. Close to the Wind (live at Cropredy 1994) (6.40)

Tracks 1, 16 Ralph McTell arr. Fairport Convention;
Track 2 Barry Lowe, Martin White;
Track 3 Huw Williams arr. Fairport Convention;
Tracks 4ab Maartin Allcock;
Track 4c trad.;
Track 5 Rod Shearman arr. Maartin Allcock;
Track 6 Peter Blegvad;
Track 7 trad. / Archie Fisher;
Tracks 8, 10, 15 Dave Whetstone;
Track 9 Bob Dylan,
Track 11 Ric Sanders;
Track 12 trad. arr. Maartin Allcock;
Track 13 Archie Fisher arr. Dave Pegg;
Track 14 trad. arr. Fairport Convention
Track 16 Stuart Marson

Tracks 1, 3, 5, 8-9, 12-13 are from Red & Gold;
Tracks 2, 4, 6-7, 10-11, 14-15 are from The Five Seasons;
Track 16 is a bonus track from newer Red & Gold CD reissues.

Fairport Convention > Records > Rhythm of the Times

Rhythm of the Times

Fairport Convention: Rhythm of the Times (Pickwick 751062)

Rhythm of the Times
Fairport Convention

Pickwick Records 751062 (CD, UK, 3 February 2003)

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This is a compilation of tracks from the albums Gladys' Leap, Red & Gold and The Five Seasons.

Tracks

  1. Claudy Banks (Roud 266; Laws N40; G/D 5:1036; Henry H5, H693) (5.55)
  2. Open the Door Richard (4.57)
  3. Head in a Sack (4.23)
  4. Dark Eyed Molly (4.31)
  5. The Card Song (Roud 884; G/D 3:571) / Shuffle the Pack (4.27)
  6. All Your Beauty (2.55)
  7. Bird from the Mountain (4.49)
  8. Set Me Up (4.20)
  9. Gold (5.06)
  10. Summer Before the War (4.33)
  11. Rhythm of the Time (5.52)
  12. The Hiring Fair (5.52)
  13. Red & Gold (6.44)

Tracks 1, 5a trad.;
Track 2 Bob Dylan;
Tracks 3, 8, 11 Dave Whetstone;
Track 4 Archie Fisher arr. Dave Pegg;
Track 5b Ric Sanders;
Track 6 Barry Lowe, Martin White;
Track 7, 13 Ralph McTell;
Track 9 Peter Blegvad;
Track 10 Huw Williams;
Track 12 Ralph McTell, Dave Mattacks

Tracks 3, 7, 12 are from Gladys' Leap;
Tracks 2, 4, 8, 10, 13 are from Red & Gold;
Tracks 1, 5-6, 9, 11 are from The Five Seasons