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The Hermit

Mountain Ash Band: The Hermit (Hiatus HTCD9004)

The Hermit
Mountain Ash Band

Witches' Bane LKLP 6036 (LP, UK, 1976)
Hiatus HTCD9004 (CD, UK, 2017)

Recorded by Look Records on 13-14 December 1975;
Research, original concept, music for songs by Colin Cripps;
Lyrics by Ray King

Musicians

Colin Cripps: guitar;
Sean Mansley: narration [1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13];
Geoff Bowen: fiddle, recorder;
Martin Carter: vocals, guitar;
Alan Rose: vocals, fiddle;
Graham Jones: bass guitar, vocals, recorder;
Lynda Hardcastle: vocals, recorder;
Kevin Slingsby: drums

Tracks

LP Side 1LP Side 2
  1. Birth
  2. Journeys
  3. Stone on Stone
  1. Journeys (Part 2)
  2. A Long Winter
  3. Who Knows
  4. I'll Sing For My Supper
  5. A Long Winter (Part 2)
  6. The Outcast / Rebirth

2017 CD

  1. Birth (Part 1) (1.00)
  2. Birth (Part 2) (4.06)
  3. Journeys (Part 1) (1.23)
  4. Journeys (Part 2) (7.51)
  5. Stone On Stone (Part 1) (1.17)
  6. Stone On Stone (Part 2) (2.43)
  7. A Long Winter (Part 1) (1.07)
  8. A Long Winter (Part 2) (5.05)
  9. Who Knows (Part 1) (1.12)
  10. Who Knows (Part 2) (4.07)
  11. I'll Sing For My Supper (Part 1) (1.40)
  12. I'll Sing For My Supper (Part 2) (2.30)
  13. The Outcast (1.18)
  14. Rebirth (5.08)
  15. Leading Lady / November (5.09)
  16. The Patient's Song (3.45)
  17. English Birds (previously unreleased bonus track) (2.33)