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Close the Door Lightly When You Go

[Eric Andersen]

This song, originally sung by Eric Andersen on his 1966 album Bout Changes & Things, was recorded by Fairport Convention (Ian Matthews, lead vocals; Sandy Denny, harmony vocals; Richard Thompson, slide guitar; Simon Nicol, electric guitar; Ashley Hutchings, bass guitar; Martin Lamble, drums) on May 28, 1968 in BBC Studio 1, 201 Piccadilly, for John Peel's Top Gear radio show, produced by Bernie Andrews. It was broadcast on June 2, 1968 with a repeat on June 30, 1968. The track was released on the Heyday cassette and both of its CD versions and in 2007 on the 4CD set Live at the BBC.

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