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Bird on a Wire

[Leonard Cohen]

Sandy Denny, vocals;
Ian Matthews, vocals;
Richard Thompson, electric guitar;
Simon Nicol, acoustic guitar;
Ashley Hutchings, bass guitar;
Martin Lamble, drums

This song was recorded on 2 December 1968 in BBC Studio 2, Aeolian Hall, for the Stuart Henry Show and broadcast on 8 December 1968. It was produced by Johnny Beerling. The track was released on the Heyday cassette and both CD reissues and included in 2004 on the Fledg’ling’ 5CD Sandy Denny anthology A Boxful of Treasures.

A Dutch television broadcast of mid-September 1968 and two BBC radio versions from the “Night Ride” programme on 25 November 1968 and the “Radio One Club” on 6 January 1969 are not available.


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